Coorg Institute of Technology, [CIT] Kodagu was established in 1999 by the Kodava Education Society with the primary aim of providing quality technical education to aspiring students from Kodagu district and other parts of the country. CIT is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum and recognized by Government of Karnataka.
The college's main is to provide excellent technical education and training that develops skills, which contribute to the success of the individual and the country's economy. It leads the implementation of comprehensive strategic plans that aims at leveraging the Institute's existing strengths and ensures its rapid progress into a deemed university. The Governing Council meets periodically to frame policies and programs for the growth of CIT.
At Coorg Institute of Technology, impart relevant technical education, instill high standards of discipline through dedicated teaching faculty who inspire students to expand their minds and meet new levels of intellectual challenges, and assist them in securing employment.
Provide students, especially from rural areas, easy access to highest quality technical education, striving to prepare them to excel in their chosen disciplines.