• Autonomous | Affiliated to Bharathiar University | Approved by AICTE | Re- accredited by NAAC
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About Us

Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology (CIMAT) was established in 1996, by Kovai Kalaimagal Educational Trust.

The institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi, affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and has been granted autonomy by the University Grants Commission.

It is located at the foothills of Western Ghats and South India’s Manchester -Coimbatore sprawling over a land area of about 10 acres, surrounded by green hillocks, we are in close proximity to some of the leading manufacturing hubs in the city, pioneers in manufacturing Mechanical components, Textiles,Automobile and consumer product companies, giving us the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.We have centres of excellence that offer courses and conduct research on interesting questions facing various sectors of industry.

We are committed to make a deep social impact using technology-enabled education. Towards this end, we offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). We offer MOOCs on the edX platform. We are also the coordinating institute for management education for SWAYAM, GoI’s online education platform.We have taken several steps to meet the vision set for CIMAT. These include hiring high quality faculty, enhancing the quality of research, emphasizing internationalization, expanding our activities in the field of entrepreneurship, in both research and mentoring, scaling up in terms of student intake in all the programmes, deepening our engagement with the alumni, improving infrastructure, and improving administration and governance.We have a vibrant Student Exchange Programme with several partner universities across South India.

CIMAT gives ample opportunities for students to interact with various professional bodies/ Associations in order to enhance their skill level. The Institute had entered into MoU with Coimbatore Productivity Council to award PG Diploma in Personnel Management (PGDPM) to our students. CIMAT has signed a MoA with Open University Malaysia (OUM) to offer a certificate course in leadership to enhance the leadership abilities of the young budding managers.Today the nation needs young and competent professionals who can perform to the expectations of the changing economy. To be effective in the current environment, professional education should provide broad intellectual understanding of the new paradigm, newer techniques of decision-making with the support of newer technologies and ability to work in different cultures and environments.

Keeping this in mind, CIMAT provides value based education and develops the overall personality of the students by providing opportunities for enhancing creativity, self - confidence, assertiveness, communication and leadership skills.

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  • Good Academic Scores
  • Absence of Arrears
  • Recognition to the special talents of students
  • Add-on knowledge


To achieve high level of competency as measured by

  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-confidence through development of leadership qualities, Self-Motivation, Industry - Institute - Interface.
  • Developing dynamism in outlook and approach.
  • Promotion of proactive attitude to achieve a work culture encouraging team spirit and Social – Ethical Values.


Free International Internship*

Focus on Case Method of teaching

A most conducive learning environment

Exclusive Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Guest lectures by Industry and Subject experts

Convenient Bus Facility from City

Highly qualified faculty with Industrial exposure

Digital Training labs for communication and NPTEL

Interactions with corporate executives through seminars & workshops

Excellent Placement system

Campus to Corporate training for career development


Dr.P.Natarajan Academic Director

With a 40+ years of Teaching, Research and Training experience, Dr. P. Natarajan leads CIMAT in its growth path.

Dr. P. Natarajan has M.A. in Psychology, M.B.A. and Ph.D in Behavioral Sciences. With this combination he has brought a unique and special perspectives to his teaching and training programs.

As the Principal of NTC Staff college ,Dr. P. Natarajan has organised numerous national level management development programmes and catered to the HR development needs of the whole of NTC. He has served on the Board of Directors of NTC (TN &P) Ltd. He was the Honorary Vice President and Honorary Secretary of Coimbatore Management Association. He is a member of the Governing body of both the Coimbatore Management Association and Coimbatore Productivity Council. He was also a Director of the Coimbatore Stock Exchange. He is a member of the planning board of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

His expertise and experience paved him to serve as Expert Member of AICTE, New Delhi, Bharathiar University and NAAC. He started his career as a faculty member in psychology at University of Madras and later at PSG college of Technology. He was instrumental for formation of M.B.A. Department in Anna University, Chennai. He has guided several doctoral Scholars in the field of Management.

Currently he heads CIMAT as Academic Director with a clear vision and mission.



Dr.K.A.Chinnaraju has a rich academic knowledge and teaching experience of more than 25 years. He has guided several doctoral and M.Phil Scholars in Management.

He is an Examiner and Chairperson of academic bodies of several Universities and Autonomous Colleges in India. He is the University Nominee to the College Committee of various colleges.

He is nominated as an Academic Council member in various colleges and universities. He is nominated as Planning Board member in Periyar University, Planning Board member in Bharathiar University, Planning and Managing Board member in St.Peter’s University. He is nominated as Syndicate member of various universities and colleges. He is the recipient of Rashtriya Ratan award by Global Economic Council, New Delhi.

He has served as a resource person for various institutes in higher education, especially in redesigning and restructuring of curriculum, besides developing innovative teaching/ learning methods in Management.

He is the secretary of Kovai Kalaimagal Educational Trust and actively involves himself in successful running of all the institutions under the trust viz., Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, Kovai Kalaimagal College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Technology, School of Architecture- Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Technology.



Dr.K.Ramamurthi has more than 25 years of experience in Teaching besides 9 years of Industrial experience. His areas of specialization are Finance and Accounting, Investment Management and Research Methods.

He is the visiting faculty for various Institutes like, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountant of India and Bharathiar University. He has contributed immensely for their growth and excellence. He has several publications in reputed Journals and also participated/ presented a number of papers in National/International seminars, conferences, symposiums and workshops.

Dr. K. Ramamurthi is the Chairman for Board of Studies, Member Secretary & Academic Council, Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology. He is also a Member of Coimbatore Management Association and Computer Society of India.

Presently he is serving as a syndicate member of Bharathiar University.


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CIMAT provides value based higher education and develops the overall personality of the students by providing opportunity for enhancing creativity, self-confidence, assertiveness, communication and leadership skills.