Hindustan University

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Hindustan University
இந்துஸ்தான் ப‌ல்கலைக்கழகம்
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Former names
Hindustan College of Engineering (1985–2008)
Motto To Make Every Man A Success And No Man A Failure
Established 1985
Type Private
Affiliation Christian
Chancellor Elizabeth Verghese
Vice-Chancellor S. Ramachandran
Director Aby Sam, Ashok Verghese
Registrar Pon. Ramalingam
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Bay Range Campus, 150 acres (610,000 m2)
Affiliations UGC, AICTE, NBA
Website www.hindustanuniv.ac.in

Hindustan University is a university of engineering headquartered in Chennai, India. It was founded in 1985 by K. C. G. Verghese as Hindustan College of Engineering and was granted university status from the University Grants Commission in 2008 as the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), which it still uses as a subtitle.


The campus is situated in the south eastern suburb of Chennai, Padur. The University is on the main arterial road Rajiv Gandhi Salai(also called OMR). It is close to SIPCOT IT park,Siruseri which is about 25 km from the Chennai City and is also accessible by East coast Road through Kovalam.

Academic programmes[edit]

Hindustan University consists of the following academic programmes

U.G Programmes:

  • Aeronautical Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Aerospace Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Automobile Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Chemical Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Civil Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Information Technology (B.Tech)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.Tech)
  • School of Architecture (B.Arch)

P.G Programmes:

  • Aeronautical Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Automobile Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Civil Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Information Technology (M.Tech)
  • Mechanical Engineering (M.Tech)

Integrated Programs:

  • B. Tech. MTM (5-1/2 year Integrated Programme)
  • M.Tech. Construction Engineering and Management


National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi (All India Council for Technical Education) has accredited the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

  • BE Civil Engineering
  • BE Mechanical Engineering
  • BE Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • BE Automobile Engineering
  • B.Tech Information Technology
  • BE Aeronautical Engineering
  • BE Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • BE Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • MCA


Hindustan University assigns top priority to sports activities and encourages students who are sportspersons by providing them a complete scholarship for studies. The University has excellent state-of-the-art infrastructure for sports and provides professional coaching in sports to students. Apart from scholarships the university also completely sponsors the tournament expenditure of students.

Hostels and boarding[edit]

Hindustan University has separate hostels for boys and girls with well furnished rooms and modern amenities. There are seven hostels within the campus catering to the needs of the students. The hostel is managed by Dean –Admin, Chief Warden, Hostel Manager & Wardens (Residential and Non-residential)


The University is on the main arterial road to the Chennai city. Scores of public transport buses ply before the University campus and many day scholars use this service. Comfortable air conditioned buses are also available. The University operates a fleet of 50 buses to all the important city spots for the benefit of students and staff. The services of University buses are utilized for industrial visits, and excursions.

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