Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology

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Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology logo.png
Motto Swayam Tejaswin Bhava
Established 1979
Type Education and research institution
Principal B. Chennakeshav Rao
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Campus Urban, 30 acres (0.12 km2) of land

Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT) is a college located in Gandipet, near Financial District, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The college was affiliated to Osmania University from 1979 to 2012 and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation. The institute received an autonomous status in 2013.


CBIT was established in 1979. The institute was initially affiliated to Osmania University, with three undergraduate programmes and an intake of 200 students. By 2014 this had grown to nine undergraduate and seven postgraduate courses with a total intake of 9000 students. It was inaugurated by late Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy. The founder and the first principal of the college was Vundela Malakonda Reddy.

CBIT is the first private engineering college in Telangana region.

One of the milestones for the college was when its students were part of the team involved in the design and successful launch of a satellite, STUDSAT, with the Indian Space Research Organisation. STUDSAT was successfully placed in the orbit and received the first signal on 12 July 2010 at 11:07am IST.


CBIT is located at Gandipet near Financial City in Hyderabad. The campus is 25 km from Secunderabad Railway Station and 28 km from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It is well connected with radial roads and outer ring road (ORR) for an easy access by road.

With a total of 12 blocks in the campus, eight blocks are assigned to ECE, EEE, CSE, IT, Mechanical, Industrial Production, Civil, Chemical, Bio-Tech, MBA, and MCA departments. Four blocks are for the library, R&D, physical education department (sports), cafeteria and assembly halls. Workshop sheds and laboratories are found between the blocks.

All the blocks have well equipped laboratories, workshops and computer centers. Elevators, two staircases and fire safety equipment are also present in all the blocks. WIFI internet service is provided throughout the campus.

A huge library is built up in 18,500 sq.ft. with 1,00,000+ volumes, 5000+ e-journals, and 100+ print journals. It was inaugurated by the late Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy in 2005. It can accommodate 250+ readers at a time.

Training and Placement Office is situated above the cafeteria. Cafeteria is in the middle of the college which provides all kinds of south Indian and north Indian foods. A four storied sports block is located beside the library. Table tennis courts, caroms lounges, gym, indoor badminton stadium, basketball courts, and restrooms for players are there in the block. CBIT has two playgrounds which are used for cricket, football, and athletics.

A separate building with a post office, Andhra Bank, and ATM is on the campus. A stationery store and photocopy (XEROX) center are near the library. CBES hostel is located half a kilometer from the campus. Hostel facilities are available only for boys at Rs. 40,000 per year with 6 people sharing the room in the first year and 4 in the subsequent years. Shuttle buses ply from campus to hostel for hostelers.

Parking facility to park around 200 cars and 50 buses is available in the campus. Transport facility is available to students and staff with 50 college buses providing services to 5000 students and staff members per day. TSRTC bus stop is located opposite to the campus gate. CBIT- exclusive RTC buses ply between campus and Mehedipatnam. Sharing-auto services are also available to reach campus from Narsingi, Langerhouse.


The college admits undergraduates and postgraduates. Undergraduate students are admitted through the statewide EAMCET examination and postgraduate students through GATE and ICET, which are conducted every year. Apart from EAMCET, GATE, and ICET exams, students are also admitted through B-Category (selection based on IITJEE, AIEEE, EAMCET ranks) and NRI quota.

CBIT offers undergraduate courses in BE and BTech. Bachelor of Engineering (BE) course is for multiple disciplines of ECE, EEE, CSE, IT, Mechanical, Industrial Production, Civil and Bachelor of Technology (BTech) for Chemical and Bio-Tech. Postgraduate courses are offered in the streams of ME, MTech, MBA, MCA. The Master of Technology (MTech) course is offered to Computer Science Engineering students. Master of Engineering (ME) courses are offered in other disciplines. The college also offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) courses through its department of management.

Apart from the regular undergraduate program the college also has an International Center (IC-CBIT) that offers a dual degree programs with foreign universities in engineering. It provides the facility for attending various workshops on multi topics which avail students a great opportunity to progress in every opportunity they utilize.


University rankings
Engineering – India
Outlook India[1] 41
CSR-GHRDC*[2] 109
Private colleges:
Mint[3] 16
Medical - India
Business – India
* Limited participation

CBIT was ranked 41 in the Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012 survey.[1] It was ranked 16th in the list of top 50 Private Engineering Colleges of India by Mint, which is India's second largest business newspaper as well as the official partner of The Wall Street Journal in India. The college was given a score of 514.4/1000 by central technical ranking unit. It has been accredited twice in 1998 and again in 2004 by NBA (AICTE). It is also the first ISO 9001-2000 certified Engineering Institute of AP. The total constructed area is 4,45,467 sq. ft. worth about Rs 25.00 crores spread on 30 acres. The grants received from AICTE are worth about Rs. 1.3 crores. The college offers 9 UG and 7 PG courses. Brilliant and meritorious candidates with 196 EAMCET rank onwards are seeking admission in CBIT especially in ECE, EEE, CSE, IT, and Mechanical Engineering. The percentage has also been consistent with 95% on an average. Out of them, 80% of the students are passing either in distinction or in first class.[4]

Main entrance of CBIT

Co-curricular activities[edit]

The IEEE Student Branch (Branch Code STB 31231) of this institute was formed in 1993 in the spirit of providing students resources and contacts needed for the enhancement of their professional development. It provides technical competitions, tours of cutting-edge facilities and a venue to meet and speak with some of the most important working professionals. It is intended to provide a platform for students to display as well as enhance their skills. IEEE membership provides many programs and presents yet another chance for students to stay a step ahead on the path to their chosen fields. The branch hopes to create an environment where all students can learn to effectively develop and use technology both for improving their own career prospects and for the benefit of humanity. It has been conducting regular training programs like group workshops, seminars, contests, and industrial visits. The student branch has 140 student members from branches of ECE, EEE, CSE, and IT.

  • ISTE
  • ASME
  • SAE

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

Communicando - Literary Club[5]

Communicando is the literary club of CBIT. The club organizes various literary events through out the academic year. The flagship events being 'Literati' and CBIT Model United Nations. Literati is the first exclusive literary festival organized annually. The fifth edition had 1200 participants from various colleges across the country. The CBIT Model United Nations is one of India's largest student-run conferences.[6] The club also runs the college newspaper, Transcendent,[7] with three editions per semester.


Every year, as part of Shruti, the inter-department fest, an inter-department sports competition is held. Sports in the fest are basketball, football, cricket, badminton, volleyball, kabadi, handball, throwball and track and field events. There are indoor games too, along with outdoor games like carroms, chess, and table tennis. There are tournaments held within CBIT college and also with other colleges.[8]

Student activities

The college holds the cultural fest CARPE DIEM every 2 years, and the inter-department fest "Shruti" every year. Each branch has its own tech-fest scheduled at the beginning of each year under the banner of 'Sudhee'. Reunion Day for the alumni is held every year on 25 December.[9] Chaitanya Smruti is the alumni association of CBIT, established in 1984. By organizing reunions when past students pay a visit to their alma mater and met their friends, Chaitanya Smruti helps retain the bond between alumni and the college. The association has an international chapter in the USA.[10] The association organizes the reunion and a biennial cultural fest. Many cultural events are organized by Shruthi. Every year workshops on robotics, ethical hacking, and other topics, are organized during the tech-fest of the respective branches.

NSS unit

The main activities of NSS unit are plantation, blood donation camp, services at orphanages and old age homes, road safety, anti-ragging squads, medical camps in villages, environmental awareness and programs, service to physically and mentally challenged people, issue of voter ID cards to students and staff, first aid training to students and staff, and fire fighting mock drills. CBIT holds extra curricular activities for students not only permitting to studies and bringing their talents out. These helps them to be successful in all fields. Conducting street cause, NSS are meant for, serving the poor in villages by health check up and providing free medicine. Competitions on road safety measures enables for awareness in order to avoid accidents and loss of lives.

Placement cell[edit]

CBIT placement cell was established in 1996 with a prime objective of creating career opportunities for promising CBIT students in reputed corporates towards meeting aspirations of all the stakeholders. CBIT placement cell has an exclusive built up space of 8000 sqft which is well furnished with all the state of art facilities like conference hall, home theatre, LCD projector, PA system and an office which is equipped with laptop, desktops, laser printers, handy cam, digital camera, invertors, air conditioners, exclusive room for group discussion, 12 exclusive interview rooms and a self-sufficient pantry.

Placement cell in CBIT has a fruitful journey with more than 300 companies in the last 19 years . CBIT placement cell was instrumental in entering into MoUs with reputed corporate giants like CTS, Infosys, Wipro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Erricson, and Infotech in conducting various industry institute initiatives.

Major recruiters for CBIT are Microsoft, Oracle, Deloitte, Samsung, ITC, HUL, TATA, Google, Verizon, Ford, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, CTS, Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini, L&T, Infotech, IGate, Dell, mahindra and mahindra, HDFC Sonota Software, and Birlasoft.

Year Wise Offers
2005-2006 443
2006-2007 581
2007-2008 688
2008-2009 594
2009-2010 658
2010-2011 1110
2011-2012 1151
2012-2013 918
2013-2014 853
2014-2015 1155*

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Sekhar Kammula, film director in the Telugu film industry - 1991 - Mechanical Engineering
  • Y. S. Chowdary, elected member of the Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in 2010, from the state of United Andhra Pradesh and Promoter-Director of Sujana Group, ranked as one of the top 10 expanding groups of companies in India as of July, 2011
  • J. D. Chakravarthy, film actor in the Telugu film industry - 1988

Research and development[edit]

CBIT has established a research fund to nurture and harness talent from students and faculty of various disciplines.The organization provides necessary facilities for promoting basic research and communicating with R&D agencies in other sectors for expanding and enriching the knowledge base in their respective ideas. A building dedicated to research and development is being constructed in the campus.



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