CIT offers under-graduate (B.E.,) and post-graduate (M.Tech. & Master of Business Administration (MBA)) programs. The academic year normally commences in the month of August/September. Admission to the institute is made in accordance with the prescribed rules of Government of Karnataka for all categories of candidates. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) of Govt. of Karnataka administers under-graduate admission for the qualifying students.
All post-graduate admissions are made through one of the common entrance tests for M.Tech. (PGCET/GATE) and for Master of Business Administration (MBA) (PGCET/KMAT/MAT).
Other students seeking admission to any of the programs are required to apply directly to the institute under management quota. Candidates desirous of applying to CIT (B.E., M.Tech., & Master of Business Administration (MBA) Courses) under Management quota should send completed applications to the Secretary/Director before the last date for admission fixed by the State Government & Universities, based on entrance test and filling up of seats by the KEA. The candidates may also submit their application forms online. The following documents should be enclosed while submitting the application, failing which the application will be rejected.
Note: An Eligibility certificate issued by their respective institute is a must for students applying for admission from outside Karnataka.