About Coimbatore Institute of Technology

The V. Rangasamy Naidu Educational Trust devoted to the cause of promoting technical and scientific literacy, established Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) in 1956. CIT is one of the most reputed and prestigious educational institutions in South India since 1956. The Institute backed by World Class research and development attained autonomous attained autonomous status in 1987and is affiliated to the Anna University of Technology.

The Institute boasts of strong academic-industrial interaction and a high quality of research and consultancy. CIT, managed by a pedigreed lineage for the past 50 years, enjoys national repute. The Institute has the services of competent qualified faculty, and visionary management to enhance the quality of education at all levels and maintain its position in emerging global scenario.

Campus & Infrastructure

All the departments are well staffed and well equipped to meet the needs of latest technological trends and International standards.The total campus area is 25.4 hectares. The red buildings in the campus houses Laboratories for various departments. CIT has 40,000sq.m. of built up area for academic and administration purposes and all facilities for most of the sports and games. There are currently around 3000 students pursuing their technical education. There is a separate library block, state of the art auditorium, a guest house, a canteen, hostel blocks, gymnasium, sports, recreational facilities and a bank.


Coimbatore Institute of Technology was founded in the year 1956 by V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust (VRET) with the noble aim of disseminating knowledge in the fields of science, engineering and technology to the student community.


The philanthropic founders envisioned a unique professional learning order with special emphasis on industrial training. CIT was affiliated to Madras University from 1956 to 1980. In the year 1980, the Institute got affiliated to Bharathiar University and subsequently to Anna University in 2001. CIT is a Government-aided institution, recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE). The Institute was granted autonomous status in the year 1987 and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation(NBA).

CIT offers 9 Under Graduate Academic Programmes and 12 Post Graduate Academic Programmes in addition to M.S. and Ph.D. Research Programmes. As part of the invaluable service rendered to the society by V. Rangaswamy Educational Trust, the CIT Sandwich Polytechnic College was started in 1961. Presently, 8 Engineering Diploma Programmes are offered by the polytechnic in various engineering disciplines. The National Board of Accreditation has accredited the Mechanical Engineering

S.R.K.Prasad_ Correspondent

Dr. S.R.K. Prasad



Managing Trustee,VRET Chairman,

Governing Council,CIT

Dr.R.Prabhakar_ Secretary

Dr. R. Prabhakar


B.Tech, M.S.(OSU),Ph.D.


Dr.V.Selladurai_ Principal

Dr. V. Selladurai



V. Rangasamy Naidu Educational Trust
Established in 1955 by
Philanthropists and Founder Trustees

Sri.V.Rangaswamy Naidu

Sri. V. Rangaswamy Naidu

Founder Managing Trustee

Sri.R.Venkataswamy Naidu

Sri. R. Venkataswamy Naidu

B.Sc.(Tech) Manchester
Founder Correspondant

Prof.P.R.Ramakrishnan, Founder Principal, CIT

Prof. P. R. Ramakrishnan

Founder Principal
Former Member of Parliament



The mission of CIT is to “impart high quality education and training to its students to make them World-class engineers with a foresight to the changes and problems, and pioneers to offer innovative solutions to benefit the nation and the world at large”.


The Institute strives to inculcate a sound knowledge in engineering along with realised social responsibilities to enable its students to combat the current and impending challenges faced by our country and to extend their expertise to the global arena.

  • Dr.S.R.K.Prasad (Chairman)
    Correspondent, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-641014
  • Mrs.Rajeswari Ramakrishnan
    No.12, Satyanarayana Avenue, Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai-600028
  • Thiru.Kumar Jayanth
    Commissioner of Technical Education, O/o Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai-600025
  • The Registrar
    Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore Academic Campus, Mettupalayam Road, Jothipuram, Coimbatore-641047
  • Thiru.Rajkumar Venkatasamy Naidu
    “Kamala Nilayam”, 1339 Avinashi Road, Peelamedu, Coimbatore-641004
  • Prof.N.A.Gnanam
    13 Second Street, S.K.S.Hospital Road, Salem-636004
  • Dr.V.Lakshmi Prabha
    Principal, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore-641013
  • UGC Nominee-Dr.Rajpal S.Hande
    Director, Board of College and University Development, University of Mumbai, M.G.Road, Fort, Mumbai-400032
  • Mr.M.Sundaresan
    Dy.Director & Regional Officer, Southern Regional Office-AICTE, Sastri Bhavan, 26 Haddows Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600006
  • Dr.R.Prabhakar
    23 Subramaniam Road, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore-641002
  • Dr.V.Selladurai
    Principal, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-641014

The curriculum is characterised with a global vision and self-expression with a spirit of openness. The Institute functions in collaboration with reputed Colleges and Universities abroad in cutting edge technologies.

CIT is enjoying the constant guidance of a dynamic management whose escalating statures styled with finesse and driven by aspiration inspires students and the faculty to reach the acme of their abilities. The quality manpower with ambition as fuel, fosters excellence in all activities. Reputed academicians and technical experts are invited from various countries to the Institute for interaction and exchange of expertise. The Institute offers pioneering programs with innovations. CIT endeavours great leaps than small steps to counter technological and scientific advancement in the global arena. A warm and welcoming environment with high quality living conditions is the most significant aspect of life in CIT.

With the increasing competitiveness and expectations in the educational sphere, CIT specialises in high quality teaching with emphasis on fundamentals and innovative concepts. The Institute offers liberty for the faculty and students to think and implement their ideas with a focus on the time lines maintaining competent and high academic standards. The faculty and students possess an immense range of adaptable skills to the ever changing technology. Group dynamics is the strengthening factor unique to the Institution. The process of learning in CIT is based on a global outlook to prepare the students to work in the global economy making them ready to encounter challenges from new frontiers.


Dr.S.R.K.Prasad, Correspondent,

Coimbatore Institute of Technology
receives the award on 24th September, 2014 in Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai.