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CIT Coimbatore Admission 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on September 15th, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

CIT, Coimbatore was founded in 1956 by V. Rangaswamy Naidu Education Trust, a government-aided institute that attained autonomous status in 1987. It is currently affiliated to Anna University (from 2001) by AICTE, the institute has been given accreditation by NBA and NAAC. It has been awarded “A” grade by NAAC, the institute is ranked in the position of 90 by the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) in Engineering 2020.

CIT offers seven UG, nine PG and four Integrated MSc and nine PhD programmes. The institute conducts two midterm exams and term-end exams in each semester.

Admission to CIT for all the courses are made on the marks secured in respective entrance exams and 10+2 or equivalent qualifying exams followed by a counselling session. The accepted entrance exams are- JEE Mains, TNEA, CIT-CET, TANCET, GATE, CIT-MSc depending on the course applied for.

For UG courses the admission for BE is based on TNEA rank. A valid score in CIT-MSc Entrance Exam is required for admission to integrated MSc. For PG courses the Admission to CIT ME is based on marks scored in TANCET or GATE. CIT MCA admission is based on TANCET MCA.

CIT Coimbatore Admission: Important Dates 

Events  Date
TANCET Application Start Date April 2, 2021
TANCET Exam May 19, 2021- May 20, 2021
TNEA Application May 3, 2021- June 2, 2021
GATE Will be NOTIFIED on 3rd week of July

CIT Coimbatore BTech/ BE Admission Criteria 2021

The Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) is conducted by Anna University for getting admission in BE and B.Tech and applicants who belong to Tamil Nadu will only be considered for the application in this course. The specializations offered for BE are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Communication Engineering and for BTech are Chemical Engineering, Information and Technology.

 BTech/ BE Eligibility Criteria 

  • The accepted exam for admission to BE and B.Tech programmes is TNEA and the total seat capacity is 600 and 120 respectively. The category wise percentage required in class 12 for admission to BE and B.Tech-
    • General category- 50% aggregate
    • BC- 45%
    • MBC and DNC- 40%
    • SC/ST- 40%

 BTech/BE Selection Criteria

  • The admission will be done through the TNEA Rank list only. The Institute gives admission based on TNEA conducted by Anna University.
  • Single Window Counselling by Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Chennai, as per their norms.

CIT Coimbatore BTech/ BE CUT-OFF: 

Cut-offs TNEA (round 1) 2020 

Courses  General  OBC  SC  MBC  BCM
BE Electronics and Communication Engineering 1368-3554 2717-3910 2944-6880 3618-6581
BE Computer Science and Engineering 362-2855 1969-3212 7255-7255 3166-6189 3956-7100
B.Tech Information Technology 2912-3724 3731-4112 6396-7438 6534-8700
BE Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1031-4952 3718-5567 4048-9730 6550-8536
BE Mechanical Engineering 2713-6108 4287-8174 5212-9723 6706-9744
B.Tech Chemical Engineering 1755-7150 5552-7609 6805-6805 6185-9814 7866-8015
BE Civil Engineering 3995-6471 6546-9339 7373-9736

How to Apply? 

  • Applicants aspiring for admission to undergraduate engineering degree courses have to appear for TNEA. The application can be filled through the Website of Anna University.
  • For online mode- The candidates have to pay INR 500/-
  • For offline mode- The candidates have to pay INR 700/- (general category) and INR 450/-

Documents Required 

  • Class 10 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Class 12 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Bachelor Degree Certificate
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Passport size photographs.

CIT Coimbatore ME Admission Criteria 2021

CIT Coimbatore offers 2 year ME courses in Computer Methods and Applications, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Construction Engineering, Heat Power Engineering, Applied Electronics, Computer Science and Engineering. The minimum eligibility to get admission is completion of Graduation and selection is on the basis of marks obtained in GATE. The Fees is ₹2.12 Lakhs for ME 1st year.

 ME Eligibility Criteria: 

  • BE/B.Tech in the relevant field with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks and the Qualifying exam: TANCET/GATE

 ME Selection Criteria: 

  • Admission to ME/M.Tech courses at the institute is provided based on the performance of the candidates in the TANCET entrance examination.
  •  GATE qualified candidates admitted to the full-time ME programme are eligible for a stipend of Rs12000/- per month paid by the government of India.
  • Selection is based on Single Window Counselling by Anna University, Chennai.

How to Apply? 

  • The application form for TANCET can be downloaded from the official website.
  • Candidates have to get registered and then fill the form using the login Id and password obtained during registration.
  • Then they have to pay the application fees online. INR 500/- for general and INR 250/- for the rest.

Notification For Admission- By Anna University, Chennai in leading daily newspapers and also in Anna University website. Reservation Criteria: 69% of seats are reserved for (ST/SC/OBC/PWD). The Remaining 30-31% seats are free for open competition.

Documents Required

  • Class 10 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Class 12 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Bachelor Degree Certificate
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Photograph

MCA Admission Criteria 2021

CIT Coimbatore offers 2 year MCA full time courses in general and lateral entry. The minimum eligibility to get admission is completion of Graduation and selection is on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET. Candidates can also apply for MCA through lateral entry. The total intake for this programme is 45.

 MCA Eligibility Criteria: 

  • A minimum of 50% aggregate (45% in the case of reserved category candidates) in BCA or equivalent and maths in class 12 and graduation.

 MCA Selection Criteria: 

  • Admission to MCA is based on the marks scored in TANCET. Selection is based on Single Window Counselling by Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Chennai.

 MCA CUT-OFF: 

TANCET (round 1) 2016 

Courses  General  OBC  SC  MBC  BCM  SCA
M.C.A 44 41 29 39 43 42
M.C.A Lateral 57 51 39 48

How to Apply? 

  • The application form for TANCET can be downloaded from the official website.
  • Candidates have to get registered and then fill the form using the login Id and password obtained during registration.
  • Then they have to pay the application fees online. INR 500/- for general and INR 250/- for the rest.

Notification For Admission- By Anna University, Chennai in leading daily newspapers and also in Anna University website. Reservation Criteria: 69% of seats are reserved for (ST/SC/OBC/PWD). The Remaining 30-31% seats are free for open competition.

Documents Required

  • Class 10 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Class 12 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Bachelor Degree Certificate
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Photographs

CIT Coimbatore Ph.D Admission 2021

CIT Coimbatore offers 2 year PhD courses in Civil Engineering|Electrical And Electronics Engineering|Electronics And Communications Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Mechanical Engineering, Applied chemistry. The minimum eligibility to get admission is completion of PostGraduation and selection is on the basis of marks obtained in entrance test along with Interview and written test.

 PhD  Eligibility Criteria 

  • ME/M.Tech or equivalent from a recognized university
  • To apply for part-time PhD in applied chemistry
  • For a part-time PhD, M.Phil. Applied chemistry is required.

 PhD Selection Criteria

  • For Ph.D. selection is based on Written Test and Interview

CIT Coimbatore Integrated Courses Admission 2021

CIT, Coimbatore provides an integrated MSc course. For Integrated M.Sc the selection is based on the marks of CIT-M.Sc Entrance Test and interview for shortlisted candidates. The total number of seat intake is 60 in each course. The fees at the time of (only) admission are RS 4,800. The offered specializations are Software System, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for candidates seeking admission.

 Integrated Courses Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Candidates scoring above 80% aggregate in class 12 with Maths, Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science
  • Class12 with one subject with Maths/Business Mathematics/Statistics and 2 subjects from Commerce/Economics/Accounts/Computer Science.

 Integrated Courses Selection Criteria: 

  • For Integrated M.Sc the selection is based on the marks of CIT-M.Sc Entrance Test and interview for shortlisted candidates.

How to Apply? 

  • Students can fill up the application form online.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called to submit the documents and fees.

Documents Required 

  • Class 10 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Class 12 mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Bachelor Degree Certificate
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Passport size photographs.

CIT Coimbatore Admission: FAQ’s 

Ques: How is the faculty of CIT Coimbatore?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: The faculty members are really knowledgeable and helpful. CIT updates its curriculum very often so that it is in sync with the current industry standards.

Ques: Is there a management quota in CIT Coimbatore?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: Yes, 10% of management quota seats are available in CIT Coimbatore. The capitation fees have to be paid in order to get admission under management quota.

Ques: Who are the notable alumni of CIT?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans:

  • Natarajan Chandrasekaran (chief operating officer and executive director of TCS in 2009)
  • Subbiah Arunan (Indian Scientist ISRO)
  • Narayanswamy Balakrishnan (Indian Aerospace Scientist and Padma Shri awardee).
Ques: Does CIT provide any financial Scholarships to students of other states?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir which is applicable to the students of Jammu and Kashmir from families with Family income less than INR 6Lakhs.

  • Government of Arunachal Pradesh for students coming from Arunachal Pradesh with less than a family income of INR 3.5lakhs.
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