Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology (AIT) was established in the year 1980 at Chikmagalur (240 km from Bangalore), with the blessings of revered Jagadguru Padmabhushana Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Maha Swamiji, pontiff, of Sri Adichunchanagiri Maha Samsthana Math. Chikmagalur city is 30 kms from the world- famous sculpture Belur Temple. The renowned temple of Sringeri Sharadamba and Sri Shankaracharya Mutt is just 100 kms away. The nearest railway station is at Kadur (23 kms away). Spread out over 65 acres of land with green surroundings and picturesque hillocks, the college has conducive atmosphere for education. The weather is salubrious and pleasant through out the year.
The Institute has highly qualified and experienced faculty with reputation in their areas of specialization, well equipped laboratories, seminar halls with projectors, sufficient books and periodicals in the library, hygenic canteen facility with hostels for both girls and boys, a huge amphi theater for cultural exposure and fleet of buses for transportation.
The Institute is providing a good training for students to excel in academics as well as in industry requirements and aiming towards 100% placements to give a better future for students.