Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology (HIET), Chennai was promoted by the Hindustan Engineering Training Centre Educational Society (registered under the Societies Act, XXI of 1860) in 1986 to churn out skilled technicians. Its diploma courses offered by its Polytechnic division (etsb.1979) in Automobile, Computer, Mechanical, Civil and Electronics & Electrical Engineering, are approved by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu and the New Delhi-based All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The courses offered under its Aviation division are approved by the Director General of Civil Aviation, Government of India.
HIET has its own training and placement cell. Some of the top companies recruiting from HIET Polytechnic are Ashok Leyland, HCL Technologies, Delphi-TVS, Visteon India Ltd, and Maruti Services. Big names like Air India, Indian Airlines recruit aviation engineers from HIET.
HIET boasts an eco-friendly college campus housing state-of-the-art academic and co-curricular facilities. Campus facilities include smart classrooms, laboratories, workshops, hostels, canteens, transport facilities and various sports and cultural clubs.
Diploma in Automobile Engineering/Civil Engineering/Computer Engineering/Electrical & Electronics Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Stream (Category B1)
Avionics Stream (Category B2)
(Option to do simultaneously:)
Short Term Courses:
Advanced Automobile Servicing – 10 Days
CNC Operation – 10 Days
Welding – 15 Days
Air Conditioner Maintenance – 10 Days
Electrical and Plumbing – 15 Days
DTP Operator – 15 Days
For admission to HIET Polytechnic, candidates should have passed secondary school leaving certificate examination (class 10) or an equivalent examination approved by Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu.
Candidates seeking admission to courses offered by HIET Aviation division should have passed higher secondary (10+2) examination with mathematics, physics and chemistry as their subject from a recognized board/university or equivalent. They also need to have a medical fitness certificate issued by a competent doctor.
Fees: For information on fees for courses offered by HIET Polytechnic, please contact the institute office.
Fees for Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course (Mechanical) ranges from Rs.1,00,000 to Rs.1,30,000 annually. For avionics, it ranges from Rs.80, 000 to Rs.1,05,000 annually.
Scholarships and fee-waivers too are available. Details can be obtained from the institute office.
HIET is reckoned as a premier technical education institute in Asia and has so far produced 42,000 highly skilled technicians and engineers.
HIET has been ranked among the top 20 private engineering colleges in the Education World India Engineering Colleges Rankings 2020-21.
Hostel facilities are available for boys at Guindy with double and triple-bed rooms. Hygienically prepared food is served to the students with minimum charges for boarding & lodging. While no hostel facility for girls is available, there are many ladies hostel close by in St.Thomas Mount.