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).

CIT offers 7 Under Graduate Academic Programmes, 9 Post Graduate Academic Programmes, 3 Five Year Integrated M.Sc. Programmes in addition to 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.


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 1987 and is affiliated to the Anna University.

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.

S.R.K.Prasad_ Correspondent

Dr. S.R.K. Prasad



Managing Trustee,VRET Chairman,

Governing Council,CIT


Mr.S.Rajiv Rangasami



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 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.



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”.


Core Values of the Institution

♦   Aiding Social Advance ments through Technologies: We strongly believe that technologies are the instru ments par excellence in promoting the individuals and the society as well. Thus, the curricula and syllabi offered along with effective teaching-learning methodologies h ere at CIT will enable the student comm nity towards a holistic progress with a de dication to uplift the society. 

♦   Employability for Stu dents: Understanding various global job avenues, the institution strives continuously and sincerely to mould the studen ts as qualified manpower by imparting deeper knowledge, critical skills an d transferable competencies. 

♦   Quality Education: The institution ensures quality of education through quality teaching, state-of-the-art infrastructure, research and development, preparation of curricula and syllabi i n cutting-edge technologies, better industry-institution interaction, healthy and productive academic ambience, co-curricular and extracurricular activities in cluding internships. 

♦   Appreciation of Intellectual Excellence: The institution duly recognises the intellectual accomplishme nts of both students and faculty memb Numerous endowment awards institut ed for suitably appreciating the achievers in all occasions. 

♦   Transparency, Accountability and Empathy are also the core values embedded in the administration.

The Commissioner of Technical Education
Directorate of Technical Education,
Chennai – 600 025.

Dr.(MS) Santosh Satya
Professor & Head
Centre for Rural Development and Technology
Indian Institute of Technology
New Delhi – 110 016.

Tmt. Rajeswary Ramakrishnan
No.12 Satyanarayana Avenue
Raja Annamalaipuram
Chennai 600 028

Dr.S.R.K.Prasad (Chairman)
Correspondent – CIT
8-10 Rajeswari Nagar
Udayampalayam Road
Sowripalayam Post
Coimbatore 641 028

The Regional Officer
Southern Regional Office – AICTE
Sastri Bhavan, 26 Haddows Road
Chennai 600 006

23 Subramaniam Road
Coimbatore 641 002

Department of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai – 600 036

The Registrar
Anna University
Chennai – 600 025

Trust Nominee
8-10 Rajeswari Nagar
Udayampalayam Road
Sowripalayam Post,
Coimbatore 641 028

Sri.S.Rajiv Rangasami
Trust Nominee
8-10 Rajeswari Nagar
Udayampalayam Road
Sowripalayam Post
Coimbatore 641 028

Advisor & Secretary
Coimbatore Institute of Technology
Coimbatore – 641 014.

General Manager
District Industries Centre
No.2, Raja Street, Town Hall
Coimbatore – 641 001.