Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore – 2021

Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (KITS) was established in 1986 in Coimbatore Tamilnadu as a minority private institution in an area of 700 acres in a placid pleasant atmosphere by D. G. S. Dhinakaran to raise professionals of high academic caliber with a flawless character. In 1999, it was declared autonomous status, and in 2004, it was granted a deemed university status.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where KITS gave its reports.

Courses Offered at KITS Coimbatore

KITS offers a considerable 28 courses in undergraduate programs and a modest 12 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at KITS Coimbatore

Students Intake
KITS admitted 985 students in 2021, 1240 students in 2020 and 1518 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 128 students in 2021 and 210 students in 2020 at PG programs.
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Faculty
KITS has 387 distinguished professors at its faculty, and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

KITS Coimbatore Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
KITS spent Rs. 4.2 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 12.02% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a massive 81.21% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 0.23% spent on workshops, and the remaining 6.54% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 8 crores and it was around Rs. 8.5 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
KITS spent over Rs. 82.1 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 53.24% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 45.98% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.78% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 89.64 crores in 2020 and Rs. 93 crores in 2019.

KITS Coimbatore Research Details

Patents
As KITS has some distinguished professors and research scholars with a conducive atmosphere for innovative research, it was able to file 15, 3, and 10 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, it got 2 patents in 2021.
Sponsored Projects
As KITS has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2.7 crores through 40 sponsored research projects from 13 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 1.6 and Rs. 1.2 crores through 21 and 15 sponsored research projects from 10 and 8 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
KITS has a decent faculty, modest infrastructures, and many talented research scholars, therefore, many companies are willing to get consultation for their projects, due to this, KITS received Rs. 2.1 crores through 271 consultancy projects from 173 companies in 2021. It received Rs. 71 and Rs. 81.7 lakhs through 416 and 607 consultancy projects from 235 and 265 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

KITS Coimbatore Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At KITS, a massive 1506 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 91.03% of them graduated, of whom 63.01% got placements at top companies and 130 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 88.59% of students graduated, of whom 65.68% got placements and 171 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 87.38% of students graduated, of whom 77.57% got placements and 147 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, 94.62% of students graduated, of whom 13.79% got placements at top companies and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; 98.54% of students graduated, of whom 50.76% got placements, and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 98.12% of students graduated, of whom 43.22% got placements and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 341 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 59 students graduated in 2021, 28 students graduated in 2020, and 20 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 2.4 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 2.6 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3 LPA in 2021, Rs. 2.4 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of KITS are Amazon, Healthplix, Roots irrigation, Kilofarms, Bannari Amman Sugar Limited, DHAN Foundation, Health Plix, Shefa, etc.

Students Diversity at KITS Coimbatore

At KITS a massive 5029 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 71.13% are boys, a decent number of 28.87% are girls, 2426 students are from within the state, 2601 students are from outside of the state, and 2 students are from outside the country.

Facilities on KITS Coimbatore Campus

KITS has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, a wi-fi campus, a shuttle service, a design studio, convenience stores, a saloon, guest houses, post office, banks & ATMs, a telephone exchange, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at KITS Coimbatore

KITS celebrated Tech Fest every year in March where many technical events on various subjects are conducted to provide a platform for students to exhibit their technical skills and to get known in current trending technologies around the world. Besides this, conferences, workshops, and symposiums on various topics are organized to make students update their knowledge at par with national and international standards.

Accessibility

KITS is near Coimbatore, an industrial city of Tamilnadu, therefore, it has a good transport system. Both Coimbatore Junction Railway Station is around 27.3 km away and Coimbatore International Airport is around 39.6 km away from the institution are available to reach, so students from anywhere can reach this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at KITS Coimbatore

For UG courses at KITS: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or any other equivalent recognized exams are eligible to apply, however, admission is based on the candidate’s performance in +2 exams and Karunya Entrance Examination (KEE) conducted by KITS.

For PG courses: Admission to the PG course is purely based on the merit of the candidate in the UG graduation.

Fee Structure at KITS Coimbatore

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 7.25 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at KITS, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.30 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within two-and-half years.

KITS Coimbatore Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: KITS has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 52.14%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: KITS has a decent faculty and modest infrastructure, therefore, it scored 26.57%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As KITS has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 43.78%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: KITS has students from every section and every part of India, besides this, it accommodates a decent number of girl students, so it scored 51.97%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: KITS has a decent faculty, modest infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, however, it is a minority private technical institution, and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 8.07%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

KITS Coimbatore got 38.38% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 105.

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