Army Institute of Technology, Pune

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Army Institute of Technology
AIT Pune logo.gif
AIT, Pune logo
Motto Onward To Glory
Type Graduate
Established 1994
Principal Dr B P Patil[1]
Director Brig. Dr S K Lahiri[2]
Undergraduates 1260
Location Dighi Hills, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Campus Suburban
Acronym AITP
Colors Blue and Maroon          
Affiliations University of Pune

Army Institute of Technology (AIT) is a postgraduate engineering college located in the Dighi Hills in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is affiliated to the University of Pune. Only wards of army personnel are allowed admission. AIT is operated by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES)[3] and has the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army (COAS), as the President of its Board of Governors.


AIT has a one-tier governance structure. At the highest level is the Board of Governors with the COAS as President, and the VCOAS and all Army Commanders (except the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command) as Vice Presidents. The Managing Director of AWES is designated as the Member Secretary, with the following officers being Members: DCOAS (IS & T), DCOAS (P & S), Adjutant General (AG), Quartermaster General (QMG), Master General Ordnance (MGO), Military secretary (MS), Engineer-in-Chief, three Heads of Arms/Services in rotation, Director General (Discipline, Ceremonials & Welfare) and the Judge Advocate General (JAG). this is followed by a twelve-member Governing Body, which includes nominees from AICTE, the University of Pune and the Government of Maharashtra, and a ten-member Local Managing Committee, which includes representatives from each of the teaching faculties.


  1. ^ "Army Institute of Technology". 
  2. ^ "Army Institute of Technology". 
  3. ^ "AWES". 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 18°37′5.76″N 73°52′36.34″E / 18.6182667°N 73.8767611°E / 18.6182667; 73.8767611