Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology (AIT), Chikmagalur was established in 1980 under Adhichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust. The institute is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. It is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institute. The objective of the institute is committed to quality education, training & research and to provide quality technical education and molding the younger generation with the spirit of service to society. The institute is located in the famous Chickmagalur city which is 240 kms from Bangalore, capital of Karnataka and well connected by bus routes to all the major cities and towns of the state. The nearest railway station is at Kadur (or Birur) on Bangalore - Bombay broad guage line, which is 35 kms away.


  • Department of Civil Engineering

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  • Department of Information Science & Engineering

  • Department of Physics

  • Department of Chemistry

  • Department of Mathematics

  • Department of Business Administration

  • Department of Structural Engineering

  • Department of Thermal Power Engineering

  • Department of Machine Design



A huge amphi theatre built provides platform for all cultural and academic activities of the Institute.


The Institute has a well equipped library housed in a spacious building which has a collection of about 46,000 volumes covering all branches of science, engineering and management subjects. There are about 120 subscribed technical journals and periodicals at the reference section.


The Institute provides a good residential hostel accommodation to the students. There are 02 Boys Hostels with an accommodation for 700 male students and 01 Girls Hostel with an accommodation for 300 female students.