Knowledge Institute of Technology (KIOT), Salem is awarded ‘Best Upcoming Engineering College’ in Tamil Nadu in Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership Award by Society for Educational and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) and ‘Best Performing Institution for Innovation of Engineering & Technology IET’ by Recruitment Analysis Council. The institute has a record of providing more than 90% placement every year and international placement with a salary package worth INR 18.5 lakhs per annum.

KIOT Salem offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in the discipline of Engineering and Technology. Admissions are done on the basis of merit and cutoff criteria. The other institute under KIOT is as follows:

Knowledge Institute of Technology Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2009 | Private
Accredited by NAAC & NBA
Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai
Entrance Exam State: TNEA/ TANCA
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode Online
Seats Available 618
Top Recruiters Cognizant, Infosys, TATA Consultancy Services, Tech Mahindra, Hexaware, Wipro, HCL, Aspire
Campus Area 16 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Sports, Medical Centre, Labs, etc
Official Website https://www.kiot.ac.in/
Admission Helpdesk +91 98947 01234
Location KIOT-Campus, NH47, Kakapalayam,
Salem, Tamilnadu - 637504 India

Quick Facts

  • World-Class Education at Affordable Cost 
  • Degree on Time 
  • 100 % Career Success 
  • Ethics and Values-based Education 
  • Overall Personality Development 
  • Culture of Innovation and Creativity
  • Institution promoted by 22 Eminent Engineering College Professors, first of its kind the world. 
  • Leadership of an IITian with Global Exposure in Engineering Education

Knowledge Institute of Technology Awards and Ranking

  • Awarded ‘Center of Excellence Award’ for Implementing Cambridge English Exams through Cambridge English Language Assessment.
  • Best Rotaract Club Award at National Level.
  • Awarded ‘Best Practice in Higher Education’ in Tamil Nadu by ICT academy at India Convergence Summit, Chennai.
  • Ranked 6th in Top Engineering Colleges of Excellence by Competition Success.
  • Ranked among the Top 3 Colleges across India in AICTE-CII Survey of Industry Linked Technical Institutes in the category of Emerging Engineering College.
  • Ranked amongst the Top - 50 Performing College across India in IBM The Great Mind Challenge.
  • Top 3 at National Level in Industry Institute Interaction by AICTE CII Survey.
  • Best Principal Award, Best HOD Award, Best Administrator Award, Best Researcher Award & Women Faculty Awards at National Level from ISTE, CSI etc. 
  • Best Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) Award 
  • 40+ Students’ Awards Every Year 
  • Man of the Match Award for Best Placements from Virtusa 
  • Best IEEE Chapter Award from 2014 to 2020

Knowledge Institute of Technology Course

KIOT Salem offers UG, PG & Ph.D. in the discipline of Engineering and Technology. Tabulated below are the details for same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.E Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • 10+2 in PCM with a minimum of 50% equivalent marks
  • Obtained a valid score in TNEA
B.Tech  Information Technology, Computer Science & Business Systems
M.E Industrial Safety Engineering, VLSI Design, Computer Science & Engineering, Embedded System Technologies
  • B.E/ B.Tech with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in TANCA
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering
  • Post Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in Entrance Test
Electronics & Communication Engineering

Check: KIOT Salem Courses and Fees

Knowledge Institute of Technology Admission

Admission is done on the basis of merit and marks obtained in entrance exams. 

How to apply?

  • Applicants need to apply online for the admission.
  • Students can obtain the application form from the official website of the institute.
  • Take a print out of the duly filled application form and submit the same along with the application fee to the Director of Admissions, Anna University or to the Principal of the College.
  • Keep a copy of the form for future reference.

Selection Criteria

Course Entrance Test Read more
B.E/ B.Tech TNEA Click here
M.E TANCA Click here
Ph.D Entrance Test + Interview -

Check: KIOT Salem Admission

Knowledge Institute of Technology Placement

KIOT Salem has a placement cell which is professionally managed and contributes to organizing campus interviews, where the student gets the choice of opting for the job or organization of their own choice. The institute provides proper training, guidance and counseling on how to prepare for a resume, develop divergent thinking, crack interview, communication skills, group discussions and all other skills. Students are trained for interviews by taking mock interviews for practice. The institute has a record of providing more than 90% on-campus recruitment every year.

Placement Record of 2020 Batch

No. of Offers 534
No. of Dual Offers 85
No. of Companies 81
No. of Students Placed 455
% Placement 94%
Average Salary (INR) 3.02 LPA
Highest Salary (INR) 18.50 LPA
Top Recruiters Cognizant, Infosys, TATA Consultancy Services, Tech Mahindra, Hexaware, Wipro, HCL, Aspire, ZOHO, VVDN, Hirotec, Exotic, Quest, Virtusa 

Check: KIOT Salem Placement

Knowledge Institute of Technology Facilities

KIOT has a state of the art infrastructure along with the following facilities:

  • Media Center
  • ICT Enabled Classroom
  • Smart Classroom
  • Internet & Computing Facilities
  • Learning Management System
  • Library
  • Sports & Games
  • Hostel Accommodation

Knowledge Institute of Technology Faculty

KIOT Salem has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The faculty is known for its leadership in education. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The faculty includes the Principal, HOD, Assistant Professors.

The institute has a team of highly qualified faculty members, the majority of them have a long teaching experience and are associated with the institution for many years.

Check: KIOT Salem Faculty

Knowledge Institute of Technology FAQs

Ques. Does the institute provide scholarships?

Ans. Yes, the institute provides scholarships on the basis of various forms. To know more, click here

Ques. What is the intake capacity for admission?

Ans. The following is the intake capacity for admission:

Course Specialization Intake
B.E. Mechanical Engineering 120
Electronics and Communication Engineering 120
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 120
Computer Science and Engineering 120
Civil Engineering 60
M.E. Industrial Safety Engineering 24
VLSI Design 18
Computer Science and Engineering 18
Embedded Systems Technologies 18

Ques. I have done my B.Tech from Distance Education. Am I eligible to apply for the M.E entrance test?

Ans. Candidates with B.E/ B.Tech degrees obtained through Distance Mode/ Weekend Courses are not eligible for TANCA Counseling.

Ques. What is the weightage criteria for reservation?

Ans. The weightage criteria for reservation are tabulated below:

Category Reservation of Seats
Open Competition (OC) 31%
Backward Class (BC) 26.5%
Backward Class – Muslim (BCM) 3.5%
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC & DNC) 20%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Caste - Arunthathiyars (SCA) 3%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 1%

Ques. How is the placement of KIOT Salem?

Ans. The institute has an excellent placement record of providing more than 90% placement every year. More than 534 students got placed in 2019-2020. Some of the details are tabulated below:

Name of the Company Number of Students Selected
Outsourcing Technologies 12
Cognizant (Japanese) 26
Cognizant 04
Aspire Systems 23
Virtusa 21
Paragon Digital Services 48
Exotic Innovations 51
Hexaware Technologies 04
HCL Technologies 07