Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS) is a premier Engineering Institution in the Country which is part of the Hindustan Group of Institutions. Founded by a great visionary and educationist, Dr.KCG.Verghese with a humble beginning and a vision to “Make every man a success and no man a failure”, the Group serves more than 15,000 students through its ten Institutions under its umbrella. The Group celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2018, the Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri.Venkiah Naidu being the Chief Guest for the valedictory function.
The Institute offers Courses at Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Ph.D. Level in all branches of Engineering, Architecture, Management, Law, Liberal Arts and Science which are accredited by National Board of Accreditation.
HITS has been ranked by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) (Govt. of India) at the 107th position among top Engineering Institutions. The Institution has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “A” Grade scoring a CGPA of 3.3 out of 4.0.
HITS holds the World Record of Excellence for “HIGHEST NUMBER OF ONLINE LESSONS COMPLETED” awarded by International Book of Records. 4359 participants completed 2,20,745 online lessons under the guidance of Director, Mr.Ashok Verghese.
HITS has established 14 Research Centres in emerging areas such as Clean Energy and Nano convergence, Sustainable Technologies, Robotics and Automation, Sensors and Process control, Autotronics, Simulation and Engineering Design, Machine Intelligence and Data Science, Networking and Cyber Defence etc. These Centres have been established in collaboration with industries and academic institutions from abroad.
HITS also has partnerships with more than 100 Universities from all over the world and very strong linkage with Universities in UK. There are Five Projects funded by Royal Academy of Engineering, Joint Research Projects funded by DAAD , Germany, Govt. of Malaysia and by US -India Partnership.
In addition HITS has Dual Degree Programme in Robotics (MS from Leeds and M.Tech from HITS) with University of Leeds With University of New Haven, HITS has an arrangement for 4+1 (B.Tech and Ms) in Data Science. Similarly in the a Double Degree Programme in LLM with Chicago Kent Law School, Illinois Institute of Technology, where students of Hindustan study for a Semester in Hindustan and one Semester in Chicago Kent Law School and get two degrees, one from Hindustan & one from Illinois Institute of Technology.
More than 400 Research Scholars have registered for Ph.D. and the Faculty of HITS has been able to get funding from various Government Funding Agencies such as Defence Research & Development Organisation, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Science & Technology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Min. of New & Renewable Energy etc.