Why AIHT ?
AIHT is one of the well-established Engineering colleges situated on Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai with easy access to all students coming from different places in Chennai. Since the college is located near Chennai’s IT and corporate heartland, it can serve as a potential catchment for the budding employees among student community.
AIHT is located in a sprawling campus of 25 acres, having separate blocks for all the UG & PG Programmes. Each department has well equipped laboratories, spacious class rooms, well-furnished and air-conditioned seminar hall and conference hall. The whole college remains vibrant with wi-fi connectivity.
The College offers 7 B.E/B.Tech Programmes (NBA accredited) and 6 PG programmes
AIHT has a strong and efficient band of highly qualified and dedicated teaching faculty. Most of them have industrial experience.
AIHT Faculty members adopt modern technology in teaching and ensure clarity, understanding and efficiency in imparting knowledge. They also bridge the gap between theory and practice, the institution and industry.
Our students bagged Hon’ble Chief Minister Award for Excellence in e- Governance in state level for the year 2015-16.
AIHT has a spacious library which has modern infrastructure with the reading capacity of 300 students. It has a very good collection of about 40,000 books covering all disciplines of Engineering, Technology and Management and caters to the academic and research requirements of students and faculty members. Multiple copies ensure that resources are easily available in both Reference section and stack area as well. It has subscribed to more than 4000 E-journals and 200 printed journals. There is an LCD projector and other allied equipments in the audio-visual library. In addition to this, all departments have their own department library. It is Wi-Fi enabled; both students and faculty can access internet services here.
The campus has separate hostels and mess for both UG and PG boys and girls. They have the accommodating capacity of 450 inmates and provide all the necessary facilities and resources that ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The whole campus including the hostel is wifi enabled.
AIHT canteens provide wholesome, hygienic and tasty food, snacks and beverages at reasonable prices.
Stationery and Photocopy facility are available within the campus for both students and faculty members.
The college houses a well-equipped health-care-centre to attend to the medical needs of the students. Dr. Viji Vasudev is the college doctor who provides immediate treatment to the students falling sick. Hospitalization cases are referred to the nearby Chettinad hospital. There is always a car kept ready round the clock for emergency situations.
AIHT provides good transport facility to students and staff with a fleet of 43 buses which ply in different routes across the city of Chennai. The buses are very comfortable and safe to travel.
AIHT offers recreational, fitness and sporting facilities. Besides indoor sporting facilities like Table Tennis, Chess and Carrom, the campus has volley ball, basketball and badminton courts; a gymnasium and a cricket cum football field. There is a separate gymnasium for boys and girls for maintain their fitness.
The campus has a 24 hour uniformed security service who can respond quickly to any emergency matter that occurs on the campus. Ragging and bullying are banned. The entire campus is a non-smoking zone. Fire safety measures have been installed in all the campus buildings.
AIHT has a vibrant placement cell which brings many reputed companies into our college campus for placement interviews and almost 90% of the final year students have got placed in many renowned companies like TCS, CTS, WIPRO, HCL, CARTECH,IBM,PAYPAL and also core companies like LNT, TVS, FLSmidth, TAFE, VERTEX,FLEXTRONICS etc.
AIHT Placement Cell helps the students identify their skills and strengths and renders them best support, advice, and guidance for building up their career. It also creates opportunities for students to meet up with prospective employers through on-campus events and recruitment drives.
AIHT has a strong Industry Institution Interaction Cell for the Purpose of Curriculum Development, Guest Lectures, In-Plant training, internship, Industrial Visit, Exchange of human resources, Value added courses, and R&D activities.
AIHT strives to promote research activities of the staff and students by encouraging them to take up the development projects sponsored and funded by National and Government agencies like EDC, IEDC, NSTEDB. MSME has recognized AIHT as a Business Incubator. Floor space of 10,000 square feet has been set aside exclusively for the dynamic environment of TBI which includes Hardware lab, Conference Hall, Incubate offices, and project display area.
AIHT is involved in the process of making a tie-up with foreign universities like Soongsil University, South Korea and Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, Washington, USA.
National Social Service (NSS), (NSS), Youth Red Cross (YRS), and Retract Club are a few public service programme going on well inside the college campus, creating ample opportunities to students to render service to society.
AIHT’s learning environment will nurture the spirit of enquiry, creativity, problem-solving, entrepreneurship, and innovation; inculcate intellectual moral, ethical and social values, and develop job and life skills. This will ensure that AIHT students are transformed into well-rounded and industry-ready individuals who are equipped to take on leadership qualities and find a smooth transition to the workplace.