Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (Karunya University) is the materialisation of the vision of Late Dr. D. G. S. Dhinakaran and the incumbent chancellor Dr. Paul Dhinakaran. Established in 1986 as an engineering college, it was granted an autonomous status in 1999 and declared Deemed-to-be University by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resources Development under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.
Accredited by NAAC, the institution offers a wide array of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programmes in several branches of Engineering, Biotechnology, Food processing and Agricultural Sciences.
The university library is stocked with 78191 books, 221 international and national journals and online access to several journals through Science Direct, IEEE Journals, J-Gate and Ebsco, 3300 CDs. The campus also has auditoria, extracurricular clubs, book store, gymnasiums, water recycling plant, restaurant and canteens.
The other campus amenities include bank counter, post office, BSNL Telephone Exchange, hospital, police station, guest house, music club, guest house, indoor sports hall and extensive playgrounds. There is also the Karunya Residential International School and Karunya Matriculation Higher Secondary School within the campus.
The university computer centre houses 1757 computers and offers 100 Mbps LAN with exhaustive software support provided with 15 kms of fibre optic backbone, there are internet centres in hostels enabled through 100 Mbps connectivity and 1 Gbps, 700 phone connections, five mobile phone towers and power backup using diesel-bio-diesel generators (1450 KVA).
Aerospace Engineering; Bioinformatics; Biotechnology; Civil Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Electronics and Communication Engineering; Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering; Electronics and Media Technology; Food Processing and Engineering; Information Technology; Mechanical Engineering
Applied Electronics; Bioinformatics; Biomedical Instrumentation; Biotechnology; Communication Systems; Computer and Communication; Computer Science and Engineering; Control and Instrumentation; Embedded Systems; Food Processing Engineering; Integrated Water Resources Management; Mechanical Engineering; Multimedia Technology; Nanotechnology; Network and Internet Engineering; Power Electronics and Drives; Software Engineering; Structural Engineering; VLSI Design; Renewable Energy Technologies; Mechanical Engineering (Lateral Entry)
MTech Integrated Programme
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Marketing; Finance; HR; International Business and Operations; Logistics and Shipping Management
Chemistry; Math; Medical Biochemistry; Networking Technology; Physics; Microbiology; Industrial Mathematics; Visual Communication; Nano science and Technology
Intellectual Property Rights
Advanced Manufacturing Technology (In collaboration with CMTI, Bangalore); Petroleum and Natural Gas Flow Measurements and Instrumentation (In collaboration with FCRI, Palakkad)
BTech in Aerospace; Civil; Computer Science; Electrical and Electronics; Electronics and Communication; Electronics and Media Technology; Mechanical Engineering:- A pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50 percent marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 50 percent marks in Mathematics is compulsory.
BTech in Biotechnology/ Food Processing and Engineering:- A pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50 percent marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (or) a pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50 percent marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Zoology / Botany / Computer Science.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 50 percent marks from any recognised university. Candidates with work experience are preferred and candidates appearing for final year degree may also apply. MBA admissions are based on CAT/MAT/XAT scores. Students can appear for Karunya Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) followed by Group Discussions and/or Personal Interviews on the day of selection process.
BSc (CS/IT/CT) / BCA or equivalent degree/BCom (CA) or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55 percent marks
MSc Networking Technology:
BCA, BSc (IT/CS/SE/CT/Computer based degree or equivalent)
BTech (Mechanical Engineering) passed with 50 percent marks.
Petroleum and Natural Gas flow Measurements and Instrumentation: 50 percent marks in BE/BTech (Mechanical/Aerospace/Chemical/Electronics and Instrumentation/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and Communication Engineering) or equivalent.
BSc with 50 percent marks in the concerned subject.
BE/ BTech in the specific stream/discipline and minimum of 50 percent in the qualifying examinations (ECE/EIE/EEE/ICE).
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Karunya University is accredited by the NAAC with Grade A and all technical programmes conform to prescribed norms of the AICTE (Govt. of India).
Karunya University boasts 72 MoUs with reputed institutions across the globe with focus on fields relating to thermal management, nanotechnology, and renewable energy. The research projects are funded by the government. The university spends INR 80,00,000 for infrastructure development and INR 15,00,000 is earmarked every year as Short Term Research Grant (STRG). STRG is offered to junior faculty members to introduce them to research based on project mode.
The university hosts 15 hostels that can house 8061 students in total. The hostel rooms offer single bed, double bed and four bed occupancy. Each hostel accommodates about 600 students.