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 status in 1987 and is affiliated to the Anna University.
The Institute boasts of strong Academic–Industrial Interaction and a high quality of research and consultancy. CIT, managed by a pedigreed lineage for the past 50 years, enjoys national repute. The Institute has the services of competent and qualified faculty, and visionary management to enhance the quality of education at all levels and maintain its position in emerging globalisation.