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Anand Institute Of Higher Technology (AIHT) Salient Features Of Academic,
R & D, Institute Interaction With Industries - Activities & General Facilities

Anand Institute of Higher Technology was established in the year 2000 by the indefatigable and conscious efforts founder Chairman (late) “Kalvi Vallal” Thiru. T. Kalasalingam B.Com., He was a true Gandhian, an ideal educationist and a philanthropist. He devoted his full time for the upliftment of backward classes in particular by promoting higher education institution. AIHT is one of the many professional institutions run by Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities with the background success of running professional institutions for more than 25 years.

AIHT is situated in the prime location of IT Corridor surrounded by IT giants Corporates, and in the midst of the hub of the technological future of Tamil Nadu.

AIHT is offering 7 U.G. (Engineering Programmes) and 6 P.G. (Engineering Programmes) & MBA, affiliated by Anna University and Approved by AICTE, NEW DELHI. All the UG courses have been accredited by National Board of Accreditation, A wing of Ministry of Human Resource Development. The Accreditation is for recognition of offering for good quality education.

Infrastructure & Technical

AIHT is located in a sprawling area of 25 acres, having separate buildings for all the UG & PG Programmes, with well equipped laboratories, class rooms, seminar hall and conference hall provided with wi-fi connectivity. The lab facilities are kept well maintained with qualified technical laboratory assistants.

The total no. of faculty members & non-teaching staff members, is nearly 400. 20 faculty members are Ph.D. Degree holder with different specialization, relevant to UG & PG Programmes offered. About 55 faculty members are pursuing Ph.D programme. More than 10 faculty members are having industrial experience for more than 10 years. Good coordination and collaboration with Industry for research & development consultancy, in-plant training for students, doing their final year project works and faculty members. As a consequence, College has got recognition for:

  • Guidance of research for pursuing Ph.D Programmes in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, since Research Centre is approved by Anna University.
  • Funds for R & D activities have been granted, by the centralized agencies like All India Council for Technical Education, Department of Science and Technology, Defence Research and Development Organization, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, to the tune of Rs.2,00,00,000 (Rupees Two Crores only).
IEDC - Innovation And Entrepreneurship Development Centre

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) has been established in the year 2012. Department of Science and Technology, NSTEDB, Government of India had sanctioned Rs.40 lakhs for five years 2012 -2017 for establishment of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre which includes funding for five innovative projects every year.

Some industries are interested in the outcome of the above project for producing for the future products


Entrepreneurship Development Cell was established in the year 2011 and it is functioning vibrantly in our institution. All India Council for Technical Education, Government of India had sanctioned Rs.8,00,000/- (Rupees Eight Lakhs only) with special reference to thrust areas. More than 10 Alumni of AIHT become entrepreneurs.

We have a strong Industry Institution Interaction Cell, for the Purpose of Curriculum Development, Guest Lectures, In-Plant and Industrial Visit, Exchange of human resources, Value added courses, R&D activities. MOU signed with Industries and Universities.


We have fully air-conditioned central library with 10000 sq.ft. Subscribing IEEE, Springer, ACM, Cengage Learning and Online journals – around 600 nos. Resource materials – GATE, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL/IELTS, CAT, NAC Test etc

The library – the treasure house of books and periodicals – is a centre of intellectual activity of any institution. The Central Library strives to its readers in the interest of creativity and innovation, the predecessors of Research and Development. The library started along with the institution in the year 2000.

It has a well-equipped library stacking more than 34710 volumes of choice books in various engineering subjects, management, basic sciences and general. The library subscribes to more than 200 periodicals in print. Besides, the library has 689 bound volumes of periodicals. The audiovisual educational programmes and video courses are often carried out in the library.

The services provided by the library includes Lending service, Reference service, Inter Library Loan, Internet Browsing, Current Awareness Service(CAS), and Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) Service.

A separate Digital Knowledge Centre has been established in order to enable the users to browse the e-journals, e-learning materials, digital library collections of this campus and other online journals. This facility is available in the intranet of this campus. Recently IIT Web courses were added. The library has one file server for digital library and 10 nodes for the purpose of Information Retrieval system.

The library services have been automated with the software named "MODERNLIB". It is a menu driven, interactive, user-friendly package, designed with utmost care to meet the students' information needs, such as the availability of books, status of the books, user details etc. The library has one file server and two computers for the automation. One system is placed at circulation counter and another system is kept at the entrance of the library for the purpose of searching Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).

An open reading area of 6000 Sq.ft for the students has been provided in the Library.

Sanctioned Funds from Industries for Consultancy Project

Shasun Pharmaceuticals, Cuddalore – Conducting Harmonics distortion and Analysis – A.R. Dairy Food – Dindigul – Monitor and Data Logger of the temperature to the channels – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., - Chengalpattu – Conducting Harmonics Distortion and Analysis, Tamilnadu State Council for Science & Technology – Students Projects - successfully carried out.

Students – Academic Performance

The students of our Institution have been consistently performing up to the mark, in the University Examinations, besides active participation in Cocurricular & Extracurricular activities. The first batch of our UG Completed students in April 2004 secured 97 % and presently in April 2014 secured 93% under Anna University. Our College has secured 27th rank out of 495 in affiliated colleges of Anna University, Chennai in Nov- Dec 2012 examinations.

11,17,15 ,29 University Ranks obtained for 2011,12,13,14 respectively.


17 Mbps – Aircel connectivity provided with all the departments, Wi-fi connection is available for each block.

Placement Status
  • 2012 - Eligible students 436. Placement obtained 374. Higher studies 46
  • 2013 - Eligible students 420. Placement obtained 333. Higher studies 77
  • 2014 - Eligible students 367. Placement obtained 288. Higher studies 45
  • 2015 – Eligible students 353.Placement obtained 310. Higher Studies 35
  • Mr. Rahul and other 21 members from Mechanical Engineering Students contested for CART BAJA, a National Level Car Fabrication (Design Competition) organized by SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers, USA-India Chapter). 64th Position out of 150 teams held at Pithambur, Madhya Pradesh in the month of February 2014.
  • Mr. Mahendran and other 14 members from Mechanical Engineering Students contested for ECOCART, a National Level Electric Operated Vehicle (Design Competition) organized by SAE. 12th Position out of 125 teams held at Noida, UP in the month of September 2013.
  • Under AICTE-BSNL “Employability Enhancement Training programme (EETP)” for 2013 -14 & 2014 – 15, AIHT has been selected for above programme from the department of ECE

General Facilities :


Separate hostels for boys and girls are available inside the college campus. Both boys and girls have two hostels for UG and PG, which can accommodate about 450 students each with good infrastructure. A college van is available all the time to attend the emergency needs of the hostellers. A well equipped Gym is established for both the hostel students to develop the physical fitness of the boys and girls. They have facilities for indoor games also. Each hostel is under the care of one Dy. Warden, assist by 2 Assistant Wardens


A canteen is functioning within the premises of our College. This food court caters the needs of students during working days (week days) as well as weekends. It is speckless and maintained very well. It provides fresh Snacks, cool drinks, coffee, tea, and other food items supplied in a hygienic, healthy way to suit the pockets of the students.


The college is easily accessible from Adyar, the heart of the City by the State operated transport buses. In addition, the college owns a fleet of Fourty three buses one Mahindra van, one Tata sumo and these buses operate along various routes starting from different points in Chennai city covering entire Chennai Metropolitan as well as suburban areas.

Our booming transport facilities ensure that the students and staff can reach college in time with ease. The buses are also provided for field trips, educational tours and industrial visits.


Above the pleasant environment, AIHT satisfies the necessary needs of the students. It has Photocopy Shop which is located at the entrance of the college campus. It opens from the morning to evening and it costs lower prices to the students for photocopying than the other shops.


Stationary shop is also located near to the photocopy shop. All essential things related to theory and practical classes are available here. A selection of cool drinks and snacks item are available at particular time.

Medical center

AIHT understands that physical health is more important for a student to concentrate well on his studies. The college takes special care in students' health. It has a health centre with all facilities inside the campus and a well experienced physician takes care of this. Moreover it is located near Chettinad Hospital. AIHT medical service vehicle is at ready position around the clock.

Dr. Viji Vasudev attend almost all the students.    She attends to the ailment of the students and administers treatment to them.  After  treatment if they need rest, facilities are offered separately for boys and girls.

In case of any serious ailment, the students are taken to the nearest hospital by College vehicle for treatment.


AIHT is provided with Indian Bank that saves time and energies of students. Automated teller machine which is part of the Indian Bank is located near the bank. HDFC bank, State Bank of India ATMs are also available just the entrance of the college.

Courier service

Courier service is also provided by AIHT to the students to save their precious time .They can send applications for higher education and mailing DDs and other allied postal services. To avail this service they have to contact the college office.