Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

country rank  298
world rank  6633

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University Overview

Established in 1985, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name இந்துஸ்தான் பல்கலைக்கழகம்
Acronym HITS
Founded 1985
Motto Sapientia est potens
Knowledge is power
Colours Orange and green

University Location

Address 1 Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Padur
Chennai (population range: over 5,000,000)
603 103 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (44) 2234 1389
F +91 (44) 2234 2170

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 40, G.S.T Road, St. Thomas Mount
Chennai 600 016
+91 (44) 2234 1389
1 800 425 4438

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Board of Accreditation (AICTE)
  • National Board of Accreditation (NBA)


  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
  • SAE International
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018