Hindustan University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Janki Sharma Janki Sharma | Feb 24, 2023
Janki Sharma
Janki Sharma

Updated on - Feb 24, 2023

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science was established in the year 1985 in the Padur area in the outskirts of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Its campus is spread across an area of more than 100 acres. Later in 2008, Hindustan College has conferred the "University Status" status from the University Grants Commission, and its name was changed to Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) Chennai, Tamil Nadu often also referred to as Hindustan University.

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Latest Updates

  • February 24, 2023: HITSEEE 2023 exam date announced; exam to be held from May 03 to May 10, 2023. Apply before  April 30, 2023.
  • February 24, 2023: HITSEEE 2023 counselling is scheduled between May 24 to May 31, 2023. 

NAAC has accredited HITS Chennai with an ‘A’ grade. Hindustan University is recognized by many national bodies like ABBS, NAFSA, AUAP, WTU etc. HITS Chennai offers diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses in the fields of engineering, law, science, arts, commerce, management, computer applications, design, architecture and planning among other fields. The latest placement percentage has been recorded as 78.32% over 2020-21. Accenture, Cpegemini, Wipro,Mphasis, HCL,Tech Mahindra and Cognizant are some of the chief recruiters at Hindustan University.The median salary package for 2020-21 for UG 4-Year is INR 4.5 LPA and UG 3-Year is INR 3 LPA respectively.

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Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Highlights

Some of the key highlights of the Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, approvals, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.


Year of Establishment


Type of University








Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, PhD

Infrastructure Facilities

Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Medical Centre, Cafeteria, Hostel, etc

Campus Area

100+ Acres

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Rankings

Hindustan University has secured commendable ranks in the books of various national and international ranking agencies like National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), The Week, QS World University Rankings, India Today, Education World, Business Line, Outlook and many more. This is due to the focus on the quality of education and the overall experience that is on offer at HITS Chennai. Some of the most prominent ranks secured by Hindustan University are given below.

  • HITS has been named one of the Top Private Engineering Institutes in Tamil Nadu, and is ranked Third overall in the Times Engineering Rankings Survey 2021.
  • In India Today Rankings 2021, HITS joins the top 50 spots in the All India Ranking - SPADE (School of Planning, Architecture, and Design Excellence) has entered the top 20 in the All India Ranking.
  • In the 7th Global Education and Skill Submit Leadership Award 2021, HITS was awarded for Outstanding Community Contribution.
  • HITS Chennai was ranked 79th by Business Line in 2019 among private B-schools in India.
  • The college was ranked 10th by Education World among private universities in India.
  • NIRF ranked Hindustan University 107th among engineering colleges in 2020.
  • HITS Chennai was ranked 58th by The Week in 2020 among Engineering colleges in India.
  • HITS Chennai was ranked 50th by Outlook in 2020 among Engineering colleges in India.
  • The institute was also ranked 19th by the Times in 2020 among Engineering colleges in India.
  • QS World University Asia Rankings 2021 put Hindustan University in the 600+ band in Asia Rankings 2021.

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Courses

HITS Chennai offers diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses in the fields of engineering, law, science, arts, commerce, management, computer applications, design, architecture and planning and many more. Given below are the courses offered by Hindustan University and their specializations.

Engineering Courses

Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Automobile, Chemical, Biotechnology, Civil, Computer Science, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Electrical, Computer
Avionics, Aircraft Maintenance, Design of Mechanical Systems, Robotics & Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, Structural and Construction Engineering Management, Sustainable Environment, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, IoT & Embedded System, Smart Grid Electric Vehicle Technology, Digital Image Processing, Embedded and Real-Time Systems
Aircraft Maintenance

Management Courses

General, Banking & Finance, Aviation Management, Logistics, Hospital & Healthcare, Engineering Management, Automobile Management
General, Aviation Management, Finance & Marketing & Human Resources, Tourism Management, Hospital Management, Logistics Management, Sports Management, Media & Entertainment, Green Business, Business Analytics

Science Courses

Visual Communication, Fashion Design, Food Technology, Physical Education & Health Education & Sports, Aviation, Avionics, Engineering, Automobile Maintenance, Cardiovascular Technology, Perfusion Technology, Anesthesia Technology, Physician Assistant, Food Science & Nutrition & Dietetics
Chemistry, Material Science, UX Design

Computer Applications Courses

Computer Application, Database Systems, Multimedia and Animation, Cyber Security
General, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing

Design Courses

Interior Design, Fashion & Apparel Design, Communication Design

Liberal Arts Courses

English, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Psychology
English Language & Literature

Law Courses

International Law

Read More: HITS Courses and Fees 

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Departments

The academic activities at HITS Chennai are segregated based on the following departments.

Aeronautical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Information Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Department of Liberal Arts & Science
The Department of Psychology
Health Sciences

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Admission

HITS Chennai admissions happen purely based on a merit list that is composed of scores of qualifying exams, entrance exams and subsequent stages of the admission process. These stages of the admission process are different for all programmes, but most of them include appearing for entrance exams, applying for admission on the official website of Hindustan University, and then going through the counselling process and/or interview. The admission form is to be submitted along with the admission fee and soft copies of all the necessary documents like mark sheets, certificates, photo ID proof etc.

HITS Eligibility Criteria

Below given are the pre-decided eligibility criteria that need to be duly fulfilled by all the candidates before applying for admission into programmes offered by Hindustan University.

HITS Chennai MBA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed a graduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. 

HITS Chennai B.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed 12th standard with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology Technical Vocational subjects, with 50% marks average score of these subjects.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Engineering Entrance Examination (HITSEEE).

HITS Chennai M.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree in engineering from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

HITS Chennai B.Sc Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed the 12th standard with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. 

HITS Chennai PhD Eligibility

  • Candidates must have at least 55% aggregate marks or 6.1/ 7 CGPA in the postgraduate degree in the relevant subject from a recognized university.

Read More: HITS Admission

Why Choose HITS, Chennai?

Choosing Hindustan Institute Chennai is a good move owing to the following reasons.

  • Multicultural campus fostering holistic learning and competitive comradeship.
  • Scholarships and Awards to encourage active, and enthusiastic learners towards academics and sports excellence.
  • Sponsorships and training for participation in National and International events and competitions.
  • Wide opportunities for semester abroad, exchange and summer programmes, and joint research at varied institutions and industry across the world.
  • Over 200 MoUs for academic and sports collaborations.
  • Corporate Trainings and Campus Placement Programmes during the entire course of study.
  • Several Clubs and Associations for students’ overall enhancement.
  • Well-balanced modules of learning giving equal emphasis to curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities.
  • Emphasis of Research at UG level and support through E-cell.
  • Great ground to showcase individual talents in cultural fronts and strike a fine balance academically.
  • Tremendous platform to outshine in sports under the guidance and training of coaches with international repute.
  • Hindustan University has collaborated with more than 100 international and national universities and organizations for superior global and industry exposure of students.
  • The institute also provides scholarships to meritorious and sports students.
  • HITS Chennai has secured many commendable rankings from national and international ranking agencies.
  • Many well-known companies visit Hindustan University for the recruitment process every year.

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Cut Off

All the diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes offered at HITS Chennai have their different cut-offs. The cut-offs of the current year programmes at Hindustan University generally depend on factors like a past academic record of the students, the total number of applicants of a particular course in the year, 12th standard score of the candidate, category of the student, cut-offs of previous years, number of available seats in the programmes offered, etc.

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HITS Infrastructure Facilities

The campus of HITS Chennai is located in the Padur area on the outskirts of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The campus has an area of more than 100 acres and holds all the required infrastructure facilities for learning and living. The entire campus of Hindustan University is wi-fi enabled, letting its students and staff connect to the internet. The campus of HITS Chennai also hosts all the extracurricular activities happening at the college, like TEDx events, symposiums, alumni reunions, seminars, sports tournaments etc. HITS Chennai offers the right amount of quality and quantity of infrastructure facilities required for imparting quality education and letting the students live a good life at the campus. The library at Hindustan University has 105832 books, 3221 project reports, 72 thesis and dissertations, 42262 online journals and magazines and many other resources for the use of their students as well as the faculties. Off-campus library online resource access is also available using the RemoteXS Facility. Other facilities at HITS Chennai are as follows.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Transport facilities
  • Medical centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports facilities

Hostel Details

Hindustan University offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. All the hostel rooms are well-furnished and have modern amenities. Many rooms also have air conditioning, attached washrooms etc. Hostel mess offers hygienic and healthy foods to the hostel students at HITS Chennai. The hostel rooms are available on a triple as well as a double sharing basis at HITS Chennai. For the well being of the students, wardens and security arrangements are also provided.

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Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Placements

Hindustan University conducts adequate training and development of their students to properly contribute to society by providing the industries with employable professionals. The training is mainly focused on developing the ability of students to crack the recruitment processes, which includes aptitude assessment, group discussions, personal interviews etc. The latest placement percent has stood at  around 78.32% for 2020-21. Below given are the names of some of the top recruiters at HITS Chennai.The median package details for the year 2020-21 are listed below.

  • For UG 4-Year, the median package has been recorded as INR 4.5 LPA.
  • For UG 3-Year, the median salary package has been recorded as INR 3 LPA.

HITS Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters at Hindustan University are listed below.

Jasmin Infotech
Indian Navy
Satyam Venture
Tech Mahindra
Godrej Infra

Read More: HITS Placements

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Scholarships

Hindustan University offers numerous scholarships to deserving students. This includes research fellowships as well as merit cum means scholarships. Most of these scholarships are aimed at supporting academically strong and financially weak students. However, there are also some provisions of scholarships based on sports and some new ones are also available for the wards of COVID Martyrs and COVID frontline warriors. Some of the most prominent scholarships offered at HITS Chennai are given below.

  • DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls
  • Covid Martyrs Scholarship
  • Covid Frontline Warrior Scholarship
  • Dr K.C.G. Verghese Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Dr Elizabeth Verghese Founder Chancellor Scholarship
  • Hindustan Loyalty Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Research Fellowship

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HITS Chennai Collaborations

Hindustan College, Chennai has made more than 100 academic collaborations with industries and national as well as international universities by signing MoUs with them for carrying out educational activities, research programmes, student abroad programs as well as student exchange programs to help them gain international exposure and perspective towards their academics and their upcoming professional lives. Below given are the names of some of the many collaborators of Hindustan University.

University of Mendoza
Deakin University
University of Western Sydney
Azerbaijan State Oil And Industry University
American International University
Daffodil International University
Officers Training Academy
Volkswagen Group Academy
The University of Cambodia
Finis Terrae University

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Chennai Alumni

Hindustan Alumni Association (HITSAA) conducts various alumni events, alumni meets, on the college campus as well as abroad to bring together the alumni, their alma mater and the current students, to improve fruitful relations between them all. Hindustan Chennai has also set up various alumni chapters in different countries. HITSAA also releases an Annual Newsletter 'My Hindustan' featuring Alumni news, achievements, articles and snippets. All of this is done to increase the collaboration between the alumni and Hindustan Engineering College, Chennai for the continuous professional and academic development of both. The following are the names of some of the notable alumni of HITS College of Engineering.

  • Aju Varghese, Actor
  • Arav, actor and model
  • Anju Kurian, actress and model

Hindustan University Highlights

Institution Type Private
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by UGC

Hindustan University Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
58 Engineering
18 Engineering
102 MBA
92 MBA
152 Engineering
79 Engineering
27 Architecture
54 MBA
15 Architecture
37 University
75 Engineering

Hindustan University Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
M.Arch ₹1,27,000 3 Years
B.Tech ₹13,02,000 4 Years
MBA ₹4,58,000 2 Years
B.Des ₹5,50,000 4 Years
LLB ₹5,01,000 3 Years
BBA ₹2,55,000 3 Years
M.Des ₹2,17,000 2 Years
M.Tech ₹1,75,000 2 Years
BCA ₹1,70,000 3 Years
B.Arch ₹9,97,000 5 Years

Hindustan University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Hindustan University

M.Arch [Master of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,27,000 (3 Years)

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: XAT MAT HITSCAT +1

₹ 4,58,000 (2 Years)

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 5,50,000 (4 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 5,01,000 (3 Years)

₹ 2,55,000 (3 Years)

M.Des [Master of Design]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,17,000 (2 Years)

₹ 1,70,000 (3 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 9,97,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,26,000 (3 Years)

B.Sc [Bachelor of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 28,02,556 (3 Years)

B.Optom [Bachelor of Optometry]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 3,06,000 (4 Years)

BPT [Bachelor of Physiotherapy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 4,70,000 (4 Years 6 Months)

₹ 1,60,000 (3 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,75,000 (1 Year)

M.Plan [Master of Planning]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,58,000 (2 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,25,000 (3 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,75,000 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 63,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by Hindustan University


Exam Date: May 03, 2023

Result Date: May 15, 2023

Hindustan University FAQs

Is HITS, Chennai campus good for Engineering under the CSE stream?

The Engineering under the CSE stream is really good where the students are guided with supportive faculty. The university trains the students with their participation in conferences, events, symposiums which help them to enrich the knowledge as well.

What is the dress code followed by the HITS, Chennai campus?

There is no such dress code but the students are not allowed inside the campus with round- neck shirts and without shoes.

How is the placement drive carried in the HITS, Chennai campus?

The University hosted nearly 74 national and MNCs this year. But, It totally depends on the students how well they improve in order to get placed in the reputed companies fulfilling all the eligibility criteria as well.

What sports facilities are available on campus?

HITS provides various facilities to promote sports participation among students. Some of them are for Horse Riding, Basketball, Football, Cricket, and Volleyball.

Is there a hostel facility for students?

Yes, the institute provides hostel facilities for both girls and boys separately.

Hindustan University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 66 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Clubs & Associations


Alokaryan67 | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

  • 5
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : You must have passed your intermediate examination with a minimum of 60% marks for admission.

Gowtham Bharathi | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Nov 01, 2019

  • 3.5
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 4
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Any UG degree completion for eligibility. You want to visit Hindustan institute of technology Chennai Guindy office. There is no entrance exam for MBA Media & Entertainment.  

Manikanta Gowd | , batch of 2019

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2019

  • 2.9
  • Placements 2.5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 2.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I wrote the exam of HIT college i.e. HITSEEE and I got 1100 in the entrance exam and my intermediate percentage i.e. 90. Easily i got the admission into this college.

Goutham Reddy | , batch of 2022

Reviewed on Sep 09, 2019

  • 3.5
  • Placements 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Every student who are interested to join in HINDUSTAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE can write entrance exam,can have greater than pass percentage of intermediate,tamilnadu cet etc., exams.For scholarship student has to score according to GPA(9.0 to 9.5 get 50%),(9.5 above get 75% scholarship).

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