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Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, [RIT] Chennai

About Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, [RIT] Chennai

Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology is an integral part of Rajalakshmi Institutions, a name synonymous with student empowerment through excellence in higher education. Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology started in 2008, is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and has NBA accredited courses. Admission to the various courses offered by the institute is done on the basis of TNEA Counselling (B.E/ B.Tech) and entrance exams.

The institute aims to set a benchmark in providing quality technical education that fosters the spirit of learning and research. Furthermore, it believes in imparting education that caters to the growing challenges of the industry and social needs of our nation. RIT not only emphasis on knowledge, technology, information and communication but also aspires to empower the youth morally and ethically to serve society selflessly.

The following are the highlights that provide an overview of the information that will be helpful for the students who are aspiring to get admitted to the institute.

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RIT Chennai Highlights

The highlights of RIT Chennai, such as college type, affiliations, facilities, etc., are mentioned below:

RIT Chennai Highlights
Year of Establishment 2008
Type of College Private  
Approvals & Accreditations UGC, AICTE
Affiliations Anna University, Chennai
Courses B.Tech, B.E
Entrance Exams TNEA
Faculty Strength 157
Total Students 2400
Campus Area 15+ Acres
Infrastructure Facilities Air-Conditioned Classrooms, Laboratories, Cafeteria, Library, Hostel, Wi-Fi Campus
Official Website https://ritchennai.org/
Application Online/Offline

Why Choose RIT Chennai?

RIT Chennai enables the students to have an enriching academic experience by providing resources and modern infrastructure facilities. The institute aims to improve the quality of life by imparting high-quality education by providing training and development services, fostering research, giving consultancy services to industry and disseminating knowledge through the publication of books, journals and magazines. Here are some of the facts that justify considering RIT Chennai:

  • 275+ recruiters in core domains.
  • Centre of Excellence in NICHE areas.
  • AICTE funded research laboratory.
  • AICTE funded centre excellence in following technologies such as AR/VR, Centre of advance Manufacturing.
  • Highest Package: 12 LPA, Average Package: 4.7 LPA
  • 40+ MoUs signed in past three academic years under Industry-Institute Initiative
  • 60 percentage of Doctorates in every department.
  • All departments accredited by NBA.
  • Internship in foreign universities for students.
  • Regular industrial visits for students for better industrial exposure. 
  • AICTE funded projects in future technologies.
  • Backed by industries in Chennai by providing machinery form BMW and car donated by FORD India Pvt Ltd.

RIT Chennai Ranking

The following are the rankings procured by RIT Chennai:

  • Only UG College in Tamil Nadu to be ranked by NIRF.
  • Youngest in UG colleges in Tamil Nadu to be ranked by NIRF.
  • One of the top 5 non-autonomous engineering colleges in Tamilnadu to be ranked by NIRF.
  • The only college in the district to be ranked by NIRF.
  • Ranked in top 250 among all IITs, NITs, Central, State and Private universities.

RIT Chennai Courses

The institute offers undergraduate courses in engineering and technology. Below are the courses offered by the institute with their specializations:

Courses Specializations
BE Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer and Communication Engineering
B.Tech Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Computer Science and Business Systems

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RIT Chennai Admission

Admission for BE/B.Tech is initiated by filling up an online application form on the official website and filling in all the relevant information. The candidates can also download the application form online from the official website or collect it from the campus and submit it to the institute via post or in person. The selection criteria for the courses are based on the marks scored on TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission), a state-level entrance examination.

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RIT Chennai Eligibility Criteria

The college currently offers B.E. and B.Tech courses under 4 and 3 specializations respectively. Candidates from Tamil Nadu state who have completed their 10+2 level from another state must produce a certificate of Nativity in order to seek admission under the community quota. Mentioned below are the eligibility criteria for the courses offered by the college:

RIT Chennai BE Eligibility

The institute offers a BE course for a duration of 4 years, consisting of 8 semesters. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Higher Secondary Examination qualified from a recognized board of education.
  • Minimum 50% marks should be secured in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible for applying.

RIT Chennai B.Tech Eligibility

The institute offers a B.Tech course for a duration of 4 years, consisting of 8 semesters. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Higher Secondary Examination qualified from a recognized board of education.
  • Minimum 50% marks should be secured in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible for applying.

RIT Chennai Campus Details

The Institute offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure with a student-centric approach. The college provides a friendly atmosphere that gives the students full scope to learn and grow. The classrooms are designed to encourage close interaction between students and faculty. Some of the facilities offered within the campus are:

  • RIT Chennai has a library having national and international periodicals and journals. 
  • The institute has a fully Wi-Fi-enabled campus, with the access points kept at prominent positions to ensure a high-speed connection.
  • The institute has various modern labs equipped to conduct advanced experiments.
  • The institute provides IT infrastructure facilities to the staff, students, and research community.
  • RIT has a centrally air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 1000.
  • RIT Chennai has a canteen offering healthy and nutritious food to ensure a well-balanced diet.
  • The institute offers various indoor and outdoor sports facilities to the students.

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RIT Chennai Hostel Details

RIT Chennai provides excellent spacious living spaces for the boys and girls separately. The institute makes sure that the students get all the state-of-the-art amenities so that their stay becomes smooth and comfortable. Following are the hostel facilities provided by the institute:

  • The institute has separate in-campus hostels for boys and girls.
  • Round-the-clock surveillance is available.
  • The hostels provide a 24/7 medical facility.
  • Well-trained and experienced wardens oversee the activities in the hostels.

RIT Chennai Placements

Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology offers placements to candidates through its dedicated placement cell. The candidates are well trained by the cell in order to make them placement-ready. The cell also organizes events for knowledge enhancement, guidance and hand-holding of the students. The cell communicates the dates for campus visits for each recruiter by considering factors like student preferences, job profile, etc. Mentioned below are some highlights of the recent placement season at the institute: 

  • 1100+ students placed from UG courses
  • 275+ Recruiters
  • Highest Package: 12 LPA
  • Average Salary: 4.7 LPA

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RIT Chennai Scholarships

RIT Chennai offers scholarships to students based on different governmental and non-governmental schemes. Candidates with excellent academic records, economically poor backgrounds, underprivileged students, and athletes are eligible to apply for different scholarships.

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Courses and Fees Structure of Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, [RIT] Chennai

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Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, [RIT] Chennai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.15 Lakh
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] {Lateral Entry}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.61 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] {Lateral Entry}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 9 Student's Reviews 7.5/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 5/9 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE; affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Kuthambakkam Post, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Website : http://www.ritchennai.org

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2021

Classes are taken up regularly. The method of teaching is good and so was my experience in college.



There are many clubs like the sports club. The life in college was good.


Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
  • Daily routines at Rajalakshmi Engineering College starts at 8 am to 3 pm and a separate test is conducted at evening for 1 hour and internal exams for every month apart from the class test.
  • Assignments are given regularly for each unit for every subject.
  • The teaching is overall good and faculty is much more experience and senior faculties give great guidance towards a project.
  • The information about the various universities around the globe are given through fair, seminars etc are arranged.

  • Around 10 clubs are available at Rajalakshmi Engineering College and one of the leading club like Rotaract which stands at distinction at CHENNAI.
  • Sports are made available for the students and the college has won several awards especially cricket.
  • The life in college is purely enjoyable in every aspect of things.

Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017
  • Our classes starts from 8 AM and continue till 3 PM, and this duration is allotted as such we can learn new things in our every domain each day including the practical sessions and projects. We have many graduates faculty who are skilled in their respective domain in which they teach us.
  • The Overall experience in our college is overwhelming. We have good infrastructure perfectly blended with nature (encourage afforestation) which injects us with enthusiasm.

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