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.