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Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (KITS), Coimbatore or Karunya University was started in the year 2004. The institute was started by Late Dr D.G.S.Dhinakaran, who aimed at starting a technical university which produced trained engineers with some professional leadership qualities. The institute was awarded an autonomous status and declared Deemed-to-be University in the year 1999. KITS, Coimbatore is accredited by NAAC. The institute is the first self-financing autonomous engineering college of the country. The university is AICTE approved. Karunya University is a Christian minority institution. Karunya University has UGC approval for the fields of Arts, Science and Agriculture. In the Engineering category of NIRF Ranking 2021, the college has secured 105th rank. The university was ranked 80 in NIRF Engineering Ranking 2020.

Initially having a capacity of 180 students, the Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore now houses nearly 7482 students and has a strength of around 397 faculty members. There are a total of 18 academic departments in the institution. The institute believes in rendering the vision of its founders. Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore is involved in carrying research and development for human problems in the streams of Food, Water, Energy and Healthcare. The institute is popularly known as KITS (Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences). 

Karunya University offers courses in Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programmes. Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore offers graduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of Engineering and Arts and Science. The institute also offers programmes in the fields of Agriculture and Management. The institute conducts its own entrance examination, Karunya Entrance Examination (KEE) for BTech and BSc admissions and Karunya Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) for MBA admi

Courses and Fees


    Rs 7,74,000 to Rs 11,84,000

Admission Process

  • The candidate must fill and submit an online application form on the KITS, Coimbatore website

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the merit of the qualifying exam.

  • The shortlisted candidates will be given provisional admission and will have to pay the initial fee amount.

  • Final admission will be granted based on document verification, fee payment and qualification of eligibility criteria.


10+2 with 50 % aggregate in Physics and Mathematics. Biotech/ Chemistry /CS/ Biology /Technical Vocational subject/IT/Information Practices/Engineering Graphics/Agriculture/Business studies should be one of the compulsory subjects.


10+2 Vocational stream (with subjects Electrical machines and appliances/Auto Mechanic/General Machinist/Textile Technology/Electronic Equipment etc. An average of 50% in one of the subjects Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry

B.Tech Biotechnology and Food Processing and Engineering - Minimum 50 percent in 10+2 or equivalent exam in PCM or Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Botany /Zoology/ Computer Science

Document Required

  • Passport size colour photograph.

  • Scanned or digitally photographed signature in black or dark blue ink on a white paper (Size limit max 500 KB in JPEG format).

  • Marksheet of Class 10th or equivalent for proof of name and DoB (Size limit max 500 KB in JPEG format). 


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  • Karunya Institute of Technology ranked 107th in Engineering Category by NIRF Ranking 2022.
  • The institute has been ranked 66th in the Management category by Outlook Ranking 2020
  • Karunya Institute of Technology & Sciences has been ranked 20th as ‘Best Institute’ by Knowledge Review Magazine
  • It has also received Educational National Excellence Award 2016 -Best University Serving Social Cause – CSR by ASSOCHAM India
  • The institute is awarded ad Asia Education Summit & Awards 2016- Best Deemed University in Tamil Nadu by Worldwide Achievers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Karunya University has received Education Excellence Award 2016- Best University in South for Research and Consultancy Initiatives by Education Post.
  • QS Intelligence Unit has rated Karunya as a Three Star Institution, awarding Four Star for Teaching and Five Star for Facilities and Inclusiveness.
  • QS I·GAUGE has awarded Diamond rating for Teaching and Learning, Employability, Facility, Social responsibility, and Research; Gold rating for Faculty Quality and Overall contribution towards Higher Education.


Particulars     Statistics
Number of students in a batch     1922
Number of eligible students     1742
Number of students placed     959
Median salary offered     Rs. 2,40,000
Number of students opted for higher education     123


Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore has a sprawling campus of 700 acres. The campus is surrounded by mountains. The nearest airport is the Coimbatore Airport which is 26 km away from the campus. The Coimbatore railway station is 27 km and the Coimbatore bus stand is 29km from the campus.

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