Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
|Hindustan College of Engineering|
|Founder||K. C. G. Verghese|
|Hindustan Group of Institutions|
|Chancellor||Dr. Elizabeth Verghese|
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), informally Hindustan University, formerly Hindustan College of Engineering, is an institute deemed-to-be-university of engineering headquartered in Chennai, India. It was founded in 1985 by K. C. G. Verghese and was granted deemed-to-be-university status from the University Grants Commission in 2008. It is a member of the Hindustan Group of Institutions which also includes the Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology, KCG College of Technology, Hindusthan College of Arts and Science and more.
The campus is situated in the south eastern suburb of Chennai, Padur. The institute is on the main arterial road Rajiv Gandhi IT Highway (also called Old Mahabalipuram Road). 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.
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Public transport buses service is in common use by day scholars . 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.
HITS is governed by a Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Registrar of the varsity. The Vice-chancellor is the head of the institute and oversees day-to-day administration. Each department is led by a Head of the Department (HOD).
Since the college is grouped into different categories, Dean is the head of each school.
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science follows the credit-based system of performance evaluation and student-teacher relation, with proportional weighting of courses based on their importance. The total marks (usually out of 100) form the basis of grades, with a grade value (out of 10) assigned to a range of marks. For each semester, the students are graded by taking a weighted average of all the courses with their respective credit points. Each semester's evaluation is done independently with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) reflecting the average performance across semesters.
HITS has been contributing to the society and has gained recognitions for it in many sectors..
- Anand Jacob Verghese, CEO of Hindustan Group of Institutions
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- "Accolades of Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science". CollegeSearch.in.
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