Calcutta Institute of Technology, founded in 2004, situated in Banitabla, Uluberia, Kolkata is one of the leading Institutes in the field of engineering. It is a private Institute with affiliation to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The Institute offers Diploma courses for engineering, B.Tech courses, M.Tech, and M.C.A. in various disciplines of Engineering. 

In order to apply for B.Tech., candidates must have qualified for their higher secondary education or equivalent, that is, 10+2 from a recognized board. Apart from this, they need to have a valid scorecard of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) which is conducted by the state or All India Engineering Examination (AIEEE) conducted by CBSE, for studying the UG course in Calcutta Institute of Technology.

The institute offers courses such as M.Tech. and M.CA. in a specified discipline. Candidates require graduation in any engineering field with PGET counseling conducted by WBUT, to apply for PG in technology. Candidates who have applied for MCA are admitted by WBJECA conducted by the state and they shall be considered eligible only if they possess a graduation degree in the related field. The selection of applicants is based on merit in the previously qualifying exam and the number of available seats for a course.

Some of the leading companies like TCS, BYJU'S, Extramarks, Infosys, Amazon, Flipkart conduct their placement drives in the campus. 

Calcutta Institute of Technology College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2004 | Private
Approved by AICTE
Entrance Exam WBJEE 
Courses Offered Diploma in Engineering, B.Tech, M.Tech, M.C.A.
Popular Courses Computer Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria For Diploma in Engineering: Selection will be based on the marks scored in JEXPO organised by the state
For B.Tech: Selection will be based on the marks obtained in JEE-Mains or WBJEE
For M.Tech: Selection will be based on the marks scored in WBUT PGET, conducted by MAKAUT
For M.C.A.:Selection will be based on marks obtained in WBJEE
Top Recruiters BYJU'S, Infosys, Extramarks, Wipro, TCS, Amazon and Flipkart
Campus Area 33 Acres
Facilities Available  Separate hostel for boys and girls, transport facilities available for the nearby cities, a cafeteria with a capacity of 100 people, a vast library with 54487 volumes of books.
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Calcutta Institute of Technology Courses 

As CIT is an engineering college, it offers Diploma courses, B.Tech, M.Tech and M.C.A. in various disciplines. 

Course Name Details
Diploma  Duration- 3 Years
Subjects- Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical engineering
Eligibility: The candidate with 35% marks in 10th or equivalent
B.Tech  Duration- 4 Years
Subjects- Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
Eligibility: The candidate must have passed 10+2 with 45% aggregate marks
M.Tech. Duration- M.Tech- 2 Years
Subjects- M.Tech in Chemical Engineering and Master in computer Application
Eligibility: The candidate should hold a graduation degree in the relevant discipline
MCA Duration- MCA- 2 Years
Subjects- Computer Application
Eligibility: The candidate should hold a graduation degree with 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates)

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The CIT offers a total of 3 courses in the Engineering discipline, viz. Diploma courses, B. Tech courses and Post-graduate courses.

  • Admission Criteria for Diploma Courses- The candidate with 35% marks in 10th or equivalent is eligible to apply for the JEXPO (West Bengal Polytechnic Entrance). The selection for Diploma courses will be based on the marks obtained in JEXPO.
  • Admission Criteria for B.Tech Courses- The students seeking admission in B.Tech courses must have passed 12th Standard from any recognised Board or equivalent, the ones suitable in this criteria will apply for Joint Engineering Entrance conducted by the State. The selection of the students will be based on the marks scored in WBJEE.
  • Admission criteria for M.Tech Courses- In order to apply for an M.Tech course, the eligibility criteria is to graduate in any discipline of Engineering. Selection in the Institute will be done on the basis of PGET counseling conducted by WBUT(West Bengal University of Technology).
  • Admission criteria for M.C.A. Course- The candidate willing to pursue M.C.A. from CIT should hold a graduation degree in any of the relevant disciplines. The admission will be based on the marks obtained in JECA (Joint Entrance Examination for Masters of Computer Application)

How to Apply?

The application for admission in CIT for undergraduate and postgraduate courses are done online. The process for the online application is undergiven.

  • Visit the official website of CIT i.e.,
  • On the home page a 'ADMISSIONS 2020-2021 Apply Online' tab is available. Click on the link.
  • A new window will appear with a menu, choose "new application" tab from the menu column.
  • Fill all the required details and submit.
  • A new window will appear with a form requiring your personal and academic details. 
  • Do not go back before the submission of the form.
  • Keep a printout of your application form for further use during the time of your admission.
  • The Institute releases a list with the name of admitted student, and after that the student has to visit the campus for counseling.
  • Following documents are required during the time of admission 

1- Printout of the application form

2- 2 passport size photos

3- Candidate's valid government ID proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter Id Card/ Driving license/ Pan Card)

  • Once the candidate's admission is confirmed, the submission of fees should be done within the date. Your failure in the submission of fees will withdraw your admission. Try to fill in all the required details correctly, as the administration checks all the details and any detail found incorrect can debarr you from the admission.

Note: The reservation criteria completely depend on the reservation provided by the government of the state.

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Calcutta Institute of Technology Placements

The placement cell of the CIT caters to get the cent percent placements. The placement drive is conducted almost for every discipline. Some of the leading brands join the placement drive of the institution and select the best-required candidates. The highest package is offered at INR 9 LPA and the average package is offered at INR 3 LPA whereas the median package is offered at INR 1.5 LPA. Some of the potential recruiters are TCS, Wipro Technologies, ACE Pipeline, Ionics, Sportix India, A-I Fence, Jai Bharat Maruti, IBM, Asahi India Glass Ltd., Cyient Ltd., BMW Industries, Bentley Systems and many more. Major Industries that employ Mechanical Engineers include Automobiles, Space research, Aeronautical, Energy and utilities, Air conditioning, Bio-Mechanical industry. Other major employers include giant manufacturing plants, the Air conditioning and refrigeration industry, turbine manufacturing plants, Oil and Gas exploration and refining industries and the Agricultural sector.

The following table represents the placement scenario of 2018-19:

Departments Name of Companies Annual Package
Department of Chemical Engineering Tata Consultancy Services 3.0 to 6 LPA
Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd.  3 to 8 LPA
Wipro Technologies  3.5 LPA
Himadri Chemicals 2 LPA
Cyient Ltd.  3.25LPA
Department of Computer Science Engineering Tata Consultancy Services 3.0 to 6 LPA
Hitachi Consulting Pvt. Ltd. 4.5 LPA
Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd. 3 to 8 LPA
Optimus Information Inc. 3.5 LPA
Wipro Technologies  3.5 LPA
Flipkart 2.40 LPA
Amazon Pvt. Ltd. 3 LPA
Infosys 4 LPA
Department of Electrical Engineering  Infosys 4LPA
Amazon Pvt. Ltd. 3 LPA
BYJU'S (Think and Learn pvt. Ltd.) 10LPA
Unimark Remedies pvt. Ltd. 1.8LPA
Cyient Ltd. 3.25LPA
Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering  Infosys 4 LPA
Amazon Pvt. Ltd. 3 LPA
BYJU'S (Think and Learn pvt. Ltd.) 10 LPA
Wipro Technologies  3.5 LPA
Pratian Technologies (India) Private Limited 3.5 to 4.0 LPA
Department of Master of Computer Application Hitachi Consulting PVT Ltd 4.5 LPA
TCS 3.0 to 6 LPA
CloudKaptan 3 LPA
Daffodil 3.5 LPA
Department of Mechanical Engineering Crescent Foundry, Badve Group, Kiswok Industries Pvt. Ltd., Videocon Pvt. Ltd., Telbros Engineering Ltd., Ognibane India Pvt. Ltd., Amazon, L&T Infotech, Linde Group, many more -

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Calcutta Institute of Technology Scholarships

Calcutta Institute of Technology provides various scholarships to deserving students. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

Oasis Scholarship

Scholarship name Eligibility
Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students You should be studying at the post-secondary or post-matriculation level and belong to SC/ST category. The annual income of parents/guardians should not be more than INR 2.5 Lakh from all sources.
Post-matric scholarship for OBC students You should be studying at the post-secondary level and belong to the OBC category. The annual income of the family/guardian from all sources should not be more than INR 1 Lakh.

WBMDFC Scholarship (Students belonging to Minority Communities)

Merit Cum Means Scholarships

  1. The student must be a domicile of West Bengal.
  2. The annual family income of the student should not be more than Rs. 2.5 lakh.
  3. The student must have secured at least 50% marks in the last Higher Secondary/ Graduation examination.0
  4. The students residing in West Bengal but pursuing studies in listed institutions with WBMDFC but located outside West Bengal are also eligible to apply.

Post-matric Scholarship

  1. The student must be a domicile of West Bengal.
  2. The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.
  3. The student must have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
  4. Students studying in institutes outside West Bengal will not be eligible for the pre-matric or post-matric scholarship.
  5. The student must be studying in a School/ Institution recognized by an educational Board/ Council/ University of the State/ Central Government.

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Calcutta Institute of Technology Facilities 

The undergiven as the facilities which the Institute offers to the students.

Hostel: The campus has a separate girls and boys hostel, with amenities like furnished rooms, sufficient water supply, and an electricity generator for power backup.

Library: The Institute is fulfilled with a vast library with 54487 volumes of books including 2071 book titles, 115 national journals, 9 international journals, vast collection of E-journals, audio and video lectures, and research publications etc.

The library is well equipped with wifi connection, spacious reading area. Here students also have a book bank facility in which students can issue 5-6 books throughout a semester for reading at home.

Canteen: The Institute has a spacious canteen with hygienic workers and a capacity of 100 persons. The canteen serves hygienic lunch, tea, coffee and snacks at reasonable prices.

Wifi Enabled campus: The campus has a wifi connection in almost every corner.

Transport: The Institute provides College Bus route Jadavpur 8b Bus stand - Bypass Baguihati - Airport - Dunlop - Bally - Dhulagarh - Panchla - College. Public transport route:

  • From Mednipore /Panshkurah/Bagnan Via train to Uluberia Station to college by auto (8 minutes)
  • From Airport/Baguihati/Kestopur/Dunlop/Bally by bus to College gate (Shyambajar - Bagnan bus, Dunlop to Digha bus, Airport to Ghatal bus)
  • From Tarakeswar /Haripal /Serampore Via train to bally then by bus to college gate. 

Calcutta Institute of Technology Faculty

The Institute has well-qualified and experienced professors for every discipline, who work hard for the success of their students. The Institute has in total 70 professors among which there are 55 assistant professors and 11 lecturers.

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Calcutta Institute of Technology FAQs

Ques. What is the fee structure of Calcutta Institute of Technology?

Ans. The overall fee structure for the Engineering Diploma is INR 1.61 lakhs for 3 years.

Ques. Is CIT a government college?

Ans. No, CIT is a private, self-financed college, affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology.

Ques. Where is CIT college situated?

Ans. It is located by the side of National Highway NH-6 and is 45 min to 1 hour away from the metropolitan city Kolkata.

Ques. Does CIT guarantee placement?

Ans. No, CIT does not practically guarantee placements but, as it has collaborated with a no. of different industries the chances of getting placed increases.

Ques. What is the maximum package provided during the placement drive?

Ans. The maximum package provided till now is INR 9 LPA.