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Chennai Institute of Technology (CIT) is a Private Institute located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and was established in the year 2010. The Institute is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). CIT secured 2nd Rank among Tamil Nadu Engineering Colleges in Anna University Results. Chennai Institute of Technology offers B.E / B.Tech, M.E. and Ph.D Programmes. Admission to these courses will be done on the basis of TNEA Counselling (B.E/ B.Tech) and Entrance Exams
– GATE/ TANCET (M.E).

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Quick Facts
- 2nd Position in Tamilnadu
- Ranked by Anna University
- 80+ Recruiters across major domains
- Highest Package: 22 LPA & Average Package: 4.2 LPA
- Industry connected Institute with more than 14+MoU’s
- Center of Excellence(CoE) for Technological Skill Development
- Corporate Training in Foreign Languages by Native Trainers
- International Exposure through Foreign Internships
- 94% pass percentage in Python
- 88% First Year Result
- 79.5% Overall Result

Chennai Institute of Technology Highlights

Established | Type 2010 | Private
Campus Area 200+ acres
Faculty Strength 197
Popular Courses B.Tech, B.E, M.E
Entrance Exams TNEA, GATE, TANCET
Approvals & Accreditations  UGC, AICTE
Official Website https://www.chennaiinstituteoftechnology.com/
Total Students 2457
Application Online/Offline

Chennai Institute of Technology Ranking and Awards

  • 2nd Position in Tamil Nadu- Ranked by Anna University
  • Chennai Institute of Technology was awarded the Best Institution Award for two consecutive years in the Innovative Building modeling contest organized by Trimble-Tekla.
  • First Prize of INR 1 Lakh by Smart India Hackathon
  • First Prize of INR 15 Lakh by Rajasthan DigiFest Hackathon
  • Second Prize by Daimler Motors, Germany.
  • Ranked 104th in Engineering category by Times Engineering Ranking 2019

Chennai Institute of Technology Courses

Chennai Institute of Technology offers several courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Details for the same are as follows:

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria
B.E Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Civil Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
  • Higher Secondary Examination qualified from a recognized board of education.
  • Minimum 50% marks should be secured in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible for applying.
B.Tech Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Computer Science & Business Systems
  • Higher Secondary Examination qualified from a recognized board of education.
  • Minimum 50% marks should be secured in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible for applying.
M.E CAD / CAM Candidates having a BE/ B.Tech. Degree (Relevant or Allied discipline) with
minimum 50% marks in aggregate are eligible.
Computer Science and Engineering
Applied Electronics
Ph.D Electronics and Communication Engineering -
Mechanical Engineering

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Chennai Institute of Technology Admission

  • For B.E., admission the course is based on the TNEA exam scores.
  • Candidates from Backward Classes who have secured a minimum of 45% marks, MBC & DNC candidates with 40% marks and SC/ ST/ SCA candidates with 40% marks are eligible.
  • Admission to M.E. is done on the basis of GATE/ TANCET scores.

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Chennai Institute of Technology Cutoff

Tabulated below is the TNEA cutoff for admission to Chennai Institute of Technology:

Specialization Cutoff
BE Mechanical Engineering 302-8279
BE Computer Science and Engineering 1887-9007
BE Electronics & Communication Engineering 3005-9182
B.Tech Information Technology 3303-9526

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Chennai Institute of Technology Placements

Chennai Institute of Technology Placements is offered to the candidates through its dedicated placement cell. The candidates are well trained in order to make them placement ready. Mentioned below are some highlights of the recent placement season at the institute: 

  • 459 students placed from UG courses
  • 80+ Recruiters
  • Highest Package: 22 LPA
  • Average Salary: 4.2 LPA

Following table shows the number of students placed in the last 3 years:

Undergraduate Students

No. of Students Graduated

No. of Students Placed

No. of Students opting for Higher Studies

200

156

6

333

251

13

373

269

7

Postgraduate Students

No. of Students Graduated

No. of Students Placed

No. of Students opting for Higher Studies

37

36

1

22

2

0

1

1

0

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Chennai Institute of Technology Faculty

Chennai Institute of Technology Chennai has a highly qualified and accomplished faculty of 197 members, making it a large and diverse faculty. All members in the faculty are highly qualified and accomplished. The faculty at CIT consists of nearly 48 members who are Ph.D. holders in their respective disciplines and departments. The faculty members are extremely cooperative towards students and introduce new and innovative learning and teaching methods for the purpose of imparting effective education. The faculty at the Institute consists of members who hold considerable experience and expertise in their fields. 

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Chennai Institute of Technology Facilities

Chennai Institute of Technology offers various facilities that students can avail of on campus. Some of these are as follows:

  • Hostel: Separate hostels are available for male and female students. The hostels are equipped with all the necessary facilities required for residence. 
  • Library: The institute has a library which is well stocked with a collection of over 23,000 books. 
  • Canteen: The canteen at the institute provides students with delicious and hygienic food. 
  • Transport: The institute offers students with a dedicated bus transport facility to various parts of the city.

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Chennai Institute of Technology FAQs

Ques. How is Chennai Institute of Technology?

Ans. Chennai Institute of Technology is one of the well-reputed engineering colleges in India. The institute provides the students with a highly qualified faculty as well as state of the art infrastructure. CIT also has a great placement record with almost 460 students getting placed during the previous placement season, with a top package of INR 22 LPA. 

Ques. How to apply for admission at Chennai Institute Technology?

Ans.  Chennai Institute of Technology fills its government quota seats students through Anna University’s admission process, viz. TNEA (UG) and TANCA counseling. The undergraduate level engineering candidates are admitted on the basis of their class XII marks through a centralized counseling process – TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions).  Post-graduate level candidates for engineering courses are admitted on the basis of their GATE/ TANCET score through TANCA (Tamil Nadu Common Admissions). For college admission, the candidate can either download the application form from the official website or can obtain the form from the college office.