Today, we bring you an institute that was established keeping ‘compassion’ in mind. Not only established but was named after the meaning of the same word. Staying true to its name, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (KITS) addresses the problems of humanity through technical education, research & development, products, patents, and extensions. The faculty and students at Karunya nurture in character, ethics, and spiritual insight to serve the society with fervor and zeal.
KITS imparts quality education in a sprawling 720-acre campus amidst the green vegetation and misty mountains. It is nestled in the verdant valley of Siruvani Hills, at a distance of 25 Km from Coimbatore city.
The origin of KITS dates back to the year 1986. Back in the year, it functioned as an Engineering College affiliated to the Bharathiyar University. Since then, it has grown rapidly after receiving Autonomy in October 1999. Later, it was conferred the Deemed to be University status in 2004.
Currently, Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, a visionary, astute leader, and able administrator helm the Chancellor duties at the University. It is his leadership that has steered the institution to heights of excellence and national prominence.
Student Life at KITS
KITS is as diverse as it gets. Here, students hail from all the States and Union Territories of India, while interns represent different continents. The institute is of the opinion that when students of all backgrounds come together, they create the potential for innovation, achievements, and recognitions.
Being a Residential Institution, KITS believes that students must learn in an environment that complements their personality. By living, dining, studying, working on projects students together, build ample opportunities for themselves to hone skills and develop into professionals. Further, learning coupled with extracurricular activities such as tournaments and several other events, which happen at regular intervals ensure their overall development.
The course of Study at KITS
KITS is one of the few institutions where students can have their education right from primary level to Doctoral level Programs. As such, it offers a wide range of courses in Engineering, Agriculture, Business, Arts, Sciences, Optometry, Commerce, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, and Media.
Furthermore, Postgraduate Programs in basic sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience and technology and Nanomediacal science are also offered. Additionally, the MBA is also counted as a flagship program of the institution. KITS also hosts programs in the domains of commerce such as B.Com with a specialization in Banking and Capital Markets and Specialization in Financial Technologies.
All Engineering and Management Programs are approved by AICTE and UGC. With the institution being NAAC accredited, the institute ranks among the top 100 institutions in NIRF Ranking.
On the other hand, the M.B.A and B.Com programs are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), one of the prestigious and globally acclaimed Professional bodies of Accountants. On completion, the students get an opportunity of international placements with attractive salary package.
Moving beyond the traditional classroom norms, for industrial exposure, KITS has signed MoUs with diverse bodies. This includes foreign universities, technical institutions, industries, etc. Moreover, it has several collaborations with Industries, Government, and Private Research Organizations.
For Research & Development to be on par with the global research fraternity, KITS has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Agriculture Research Organization (ARO), Government of Israel. From here, it facilitates cooperation in the fields of micro-irrigation, precision farming, biological control, plant biotechnology, food processing, and wastewater reuse.
The knowledge, skill sets, and exposure to a wide range of courses provides the needed leverage for the students to develop as Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Academicians, and Professionals.
Big Names to Join
The Centre for Training and Placement at KITS is well-equipped for interviews and counseling. The Centre recognizes students for their skills and competence and prepares them for relevant jobs in the private and public sectors. Providing relevant information, advice, guidance, support, soft skills training are some of the distinct features of the Center.
Coming to the career front, graduates from KITS have secured positions in reputed companies such as Accenture, Nutanix, Amazon, Tech Mahindra, 2adpro, KPIT, ZIFO. The list continues with KPMG, Cognizant, IBM, Infosys, BOSCH, Nestle and Wipro, and many more. During the current academic years, industry giants such as Amazon, MaxBupa, Sutherland, INOX Leisure, and Focus Edumatics were on campus with job offers.
The growth of KITS in Academics and Research has been phenomenal over the years. This is reflected in the facts and figures pertaining to publications, projects, patents, and consultancy. The rate at which the institution has kept pace with advancements has turned out to be beneficial for the staff and students. They are more than ready to face the challenges of the industry with confidence.
Further, the industrial revolution and technology up-gradation is reflected in KIT’S curriculum, teaching, and learning pedagogy. Consequently, all of this makes Karunya one of the most vibrant and dynamic institutions in the country.
Visit www.karunya.edu to know more.