The Mission is : Technical ingenuity is promoted through Excellence in academic achievement, Continuous assessment Seminars and workshops.
The V. Rangasamy Naidu Educational Trust devoted to the cause of promoting technical and scientific literacy, established Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) in 1956. CIT is one of the most reputed and prestigious educational institutions in South India since 1956. The Institute backed by World Class research and development attained autonomous attained autonomous status in 1987 and is affiliated to the Anna University.
Coimbatore Institute of Technology was founded in the year 1956 by V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust (VRET) with the noble aim of disseminating knowledge in the fields of science, engineering and technology to the student community.
The philanthropic founders envisioned a unique professional learning order with special emphasis on industrial training. CIT was affiliated to Madras University from 1956 to 1980. In the year 1980, the Institute got affiliated to Bharathiar University and subsequently to Anna University in 2001. CIT is a Government-aided institution, recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE).
As part of the invaluable service rendered to the society by V. Rangaswamy Educational Trust, the CIT Sandwich Polytechnic College was started in 1961. Presently, 8 Engineering Diploma Programmes are offered by the polytechnic in various engineering disciplines.
1. Coimbatore Institute of Technology is ranked 62 in the National Institutional Ranking Framework engineering ranking of 2018.
2. Signed MOU with various Universities like Bergen University,University of Kazan to promote in conduct of Summer/winter Schools,Sabbatical Exchange of Faculty and Sabbatical Exchange of Faculty
3. Scholarships are available for deserving students. A student aspiring for a scholarship should satisfy the regulations stipulated by the institute
4. Awarded International Diamond Prize for excellence in Quality 2017 in the Diamond category,ESQR,Vienna,Austria which is the only recipient from India.