Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology (KIT) Coimbatore was established in 2008. The College offers UG and PG Courses such as B.E, M.Tech, MCA and MBA . Apart from regular MCA program, the institute also offers Lateral Entry in MCA. Admission to B.E programs is usually through TNEA and M.Tech selection process will be as per TANCET score followed by TANCA Counselling. Further, admission to MBA and MCA will also be granted as per TANCET score. Application form can be filled in online mode .

KIT Coimbatore Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2008 | Private
Approved By AICTE
Affiliation Anna University
Established By Vijayalakshmi Palanisamy Charitable Trust
Entrance Exam TNEA/TANCET
Courses Offered B.E, M.E, MCA and MBA
Popular Courses B.E. & MBA
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters Amazon, Bosch, Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Service
Campus Area  5 Lakhs Square Feet
Facilities Available Library, Auditorium, Hostel, Transport, Conference Hall
Official Website http://kitcbe.com/

KIT Coimbatore Rankings

  • KIT Coimbatore featured in the India Today rankings for B.E./B.Tech programs and secured 109th place in 2019.

KIT Coimbatore Courses

KIT Coimbatore offers B.E. courses in as many as 8 specializations. At the postgraduate level, it offers an M.E. degree with 5 specializations along with MBA and MCA programs.

Course Name Specializations Eligibility
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Duration: 4 Years Aeronautical Engineering 10+2 with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics + TNEA rank.
Agricultural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Computer Science And Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Master of Engineering (M.E.) ees Duration: 2 years Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor’s degree in Engineering + TANCET + TANCA Counselling
VLSI Design
Applied Electronics
Power Systems Engineering
Engineering Design
Master of Computer Application (MCA) Duration: 3 Years - Graduation with at least 50% Marks with mathematics as one of the subjects in either 10+2 level or graduation. + TANCET Score
Master of Computer Application (MCA): Lateral Entry Duration: 2 Years - Pass BCA or B.SC (Computer Science/IT) degree with at least 50% marks. Mathematics should be studied at either 10+2 or in graduation level.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Duration: 2 Years - Graduate Degree + TANCET Score

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KIT Coimbatore Admission 

  • Students need to either need to appear in either the TNEA or TANCET examination organized by Anna University depending upon the course of their choice.
  • After appearing and securing a valid rank in the entrance examination, students need to take part in the online seat allotment process of Anna University and choose KIT Coimbatore as their preferred institution. The TNEA counselling code of the institute is 2750.
  • Following the publication of the merit list, selected students need to visit the institute with all the required documents and the prescribed fees as and when instructed by the institute and/or by the university.

How To Apply?

Candidates seeking admission to any of the courses offered at KIT Coimbatore are advised to follow the steps detailed below:

  • Visit the Official Website of KIT Coimbatore.
  • Register forAdmission with valid email and Mobile no. 
  • Fill in the Application Form with all the required details.
  • Upload scans of the following documents:
    • Class 10th/ 12th, and Graduation Mark sheet.
    • Caste Certificate if applicable
    • Birth Certificate and Govt. ID Proofs.
    • Passport Size Photograph of size not more than 30 KB in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • Save a copy of Application for future reference.

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KIT Coimbatore Cut-offs

The following table is intended to give you a rough idea about the cut-offs of the institute for the last couple of years.

KIT Coimbatore TNEA Cut-Off (Round 1) 

Course Name 2019 General Cut-Off 2018 General Cut-Off
B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2910 -
B.E. Biomedical Engineering 6741 -
B.E. Computer Science and Engineering 6743 6857
B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering 8582-9144 7125
B.E. Mechanical Engineering - 10142

KIT Coimbatore TANCET Cut-Off (Round 1) 

Course Name General Cut-Off OBC Cut-Off SC Cut-Off
M.C.A. 28 - -
M.C.A. Lateral Entry 24 - -
MBA 28 24 24

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KIT Coimbatore Placement 

KIT Coimbatore offers decent campus placement opportunities for the students. 

  • In the 2018-19 session, a total of 501 offers were made by 79 different companies. The highest salary offered was 10 LPA while the average offer was around 5 LPA. 
  • The highest sector-wise offers were made by the Software and Manufacturing sectors.
  • Some of the top companies that visited the KIT campus include Amazon, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Bosch, Cognizant, AS and many more.

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KIT Coimbatore Scholarships

The KIT Scholarship is aimed at meritorious students who wish to pursue their studies at KIT. The Scholarship amount varies depending on the performance of the student in the entrance examination.

Score/ Rank in the entrance examination Scholarship Amount
Above 190 Tuition fee and hostel fee waiver
181-190 Tuition fee waiver
171-180 50% tuition fee waiver
161-170 As per the discretion of the institute

Dr Vidhya Scholarship

This scholarship is aimed at girl students and it grants 50% waiver tuition and hostel fees. First graduates in the family, single girl child and those who are raised by a single parent are eligible for this scholarship.

Sports Scholarship

Sportspersons who have represented their state or country are eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship also entails a 50% concession on tuition and hostel fees.

KIT Coimbatore Facilities

Located around 12 km away from the Coimbatore railway station, KIT Coimbatore offers a calm and peaceful atmosphere which is ideal for education and living. The spacious campus is spread across 5 lakh square feet and houses a number of academic and residential buildings.

  • Library: The KIT library boasts an impressive collection of 7376 titles and more than 21000 subscriptions. It also features a digital library and a special section for civil services coaching.
  • Hostels: The institute has separate and well-equipped hostels for boys and girls. Rooms are offered on a double and triple sharing basis. MBA students can even opt for air-conditioned rooms.
  • Transport: The institute offers regular bus services for the students and employees. The service covers almost 70 kilometres from the campus. The complete bus schedule can be found on the official website of the college. 
  • Conference hall: The KIT Coimbatore is equipped with a 300 seater conference hall with all modern amenities. It regularly hosts various seminars and conferences.

KIT Coimbatore FAQs 

Ques. Are degrees obtained in distance mode accepted by KIT Coimbatore?

Ans. All degrees obtained in either regular or distance mode from a government recognized institute are accepted by KIT Coimbatore. But it is necessary to satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the institute.

Ques. Can GATE qualified students directly join KIT Coimbatore?

Ans. Students who have qualified GATE need not appear in TANCET to join KIT Coimbatore. They are eligible to directly apply to TANCA for admission.

Ques. Is there a lateral entry scheme in KIT Coimbatore?

Ans. Yes, students who satisfy the eligibility criteria set out by the institute can opt for lateral entry. Currently, lateral entry is possible in the MCA & B.E. program.

Ques. Does KIT have a canteen?

Ans. Yes, KIT has a spacious food court on its campus. It has both veg and non-veg options and the menu is periodically revised by the authorities.

Ques. Is KIT Coimbatore autonomous?

Ans. Yes, KIT Coimbatore is an autonomous institute recognized by NAAC and NBA. It is currently affiliated with Anna University.