|Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences|
|Motto||Arise and shine|
|Founders||D. G. S. Dhinakaran, Paul Dhinakaran|
|Location||Karunya Nagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Campus||Rural, 750 Acres|
Karunya University (formerly Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, KITS) is a fully residential, Christian minority university located in Coimbatore, India. It was founded as a Christian minority institution by the late D. G. S. Dhinakaran, his son Paul Dhinakaran, Christian evangelists and the founders of Jesus Calls Ministries, India. This deemed university has been accredited by NAAC with a 'B' grade. The university has won the record for participation in the largest ever awareness program on environmental awareness organized by Coimbatore Municipal Corporation
In 1981, D.G.S. Dhinakaran envisioned the establishment of an arts college. But he changed his mind and embarked on the path to establish a technical university. The institute was inaugurated on 4 October 1986 as Karunya Institute of Technology. In 2004, the institute was awarded deemed university status in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, government of India and subsequently renamed as Karunya University.
The university grants Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) and Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in various engineering fields. Other postgraduate courses include Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Application (MCA), Master of Science (M.Sc.) in various fields, Master of Arts (M.A.) in English (M.A.) and in Development Management and various integrated (five year) M.Sc. programs. The institute also offers Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) and Master of Education (M.Ed.), as well as Ph.D and M.Phil. in Engineering and Pure sciences.
School of Mechanical Sciences, School of Civil Engineering, School of Computer Sciences, School of Electrical Sciences, School of Bio-Technology & Health Sciences, Karunya University Business School, School of Science and Humanities. School of Food Sciences and Technology
All India Ranking 2016 listed by National Institute Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India on the parameters such as teaching, learning & resources; research, professional practice & collaborative performance; graduation outcome; outreach and inclusivity; and, perception has placed Karunya University 48th rank under university category, 44th rank under engineering institutions category, 35th rank in research professional practice and collaborative performance (excellence in teaching and learning scholarship), and 5th rank in outreach & inclusivity (representation of women) category.
The southern side of the campus houses five women's hostels. The northern section of the campus houses eight men's hostels. They accommodate more than 7000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Activities (Fests, Sports and Games)
Mindkraft is a Techno-Management fest organized by students of Karunya University.
Quasar is a Technical Symposium organized by the students of E.C.E. dept. of Karunya University.
Professional Societies Chapters
- IAESTE (International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Expertise). Karunya is one of the two nodal points of IAESTE in India. The other being Manipal University. Interns from all over the globe come to Karunya University all throughout the year for research and technical experience. Active exchange of students happens between countries like Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, Poland, Thailand, Brazil and China. Karunya hosts annual festivals in its campus for interns, like IAESTE day, on the 20th of October.
- ISTE (Indian Society For Technical Education)
- CSI (Computer Society of India)
- "KEMT 2012". Retrieved 16 May 2013.
- "CSI Karunya Chapter". Accessed: ~~~~~.