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Frequently Asked Questions


General FAQs

CMR Institute of Technology offers academic programmes in these fields of engineering.

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Information Science Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility criteria for UG programmes can be found here.

Eligibility criteria for PG programmes can be found here.

Eligibility criteria for Doctoral programmes can be found here.

Yes. The CMR Institute of Technology is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, and is approved by AICTE New Delhi. Recognizing the high standards maintained by the college in offering quality technical education, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), a national body setup under AICTE has awarded accreditation status to all departments at CMRIT.

The admission to various programmes takes place between January and October each year The exact dates vary depending on the programme. Please visit the Courses tab for further details.

Tentative admissions schedule is below:


Classes start around August or September each year, but the exact dates are fixed by the University.

CET is held in Karnataka for students with Karnataka domicile (details on these eligibility clauses can be found at www.kea.kar.nic.in). Students from Karnataka with SC/ST or OBC certificates and under General Merit can avail seats based on their CET ranking.

COMEDK entrance exam is held in Karnataka for both Karnataka and Non-Karnataka students. Admission can be availed during counseling based on the COMEDK exam ranking.

Yes, there are hostel facilities available to students. Accommodation is available to both Indian and International students, with separate facilities provided for boys & girls. The hostel rooms are in high demand, therefore students are allotted these on first-come, first-served basis.

CMRIT provides hostel accommodation on the campus, with separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. Vigilant wardens and a team of round the clock security staff ensure the safety of students and maintain the security of the facilities. The hostel rooms are well lit and well ventilated. There is access to Wi-Fi internet.

An experienced team of kitchen staff cooks healthy and tasty meals of both North Indian and South Indian recipes. For students who stay in the hostel accommodation, three meals with snacks are provided daily.

In the case of any medical emergency, immediate arrangements will be made for the best medical care. The college library is open till 10.00 pm, and students may avail of this facility. There is also a well equipped fitness centre on the campus.

CMRIT has a well-qualified and highly committed team of faculty members. The teaching staff are strong in their academic qualifications and will engage students in an interesting, innovative and positive learning experience in the classroom.

CMRIT’s Career Guidance & Placement Bureau assists all CMR students in finding the best placement opportunities. The Placement Bureau has strong connections with a number of recruiting companies, and assists numerous students in finding excellent job opportunities at leading corporates every year.

Some of the major companies that have recruited CMRIT students in the past are: Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro, Subex, Sonata Software, Sungard,  Sony, Microsoft, Sasken, Accord, I-Gate, Birlasoft, Mphasis, HP, HCL, Huawei Tech, Tech Mahindra, IBM, JP Morgan, Zenith Software, Tata Elxi, Patni Computers, DELL, Deloitte, Standard Chartered Bank, HDFC Bank, Metlife Insurance,  GE Capital, L&T Infotech, ICICI Prudential, Bosch, Oracle, Max New York Life Insurance, Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young, Razor Think, Amazon, Marine Services Ltd, CISCO. Many Indian and multinational companies continue to visit the campus every year for recruitments.

Students’ dress should reflect high standards of personal self-image so that each student may share in promoting a positive, healthy and safe atmosphere within the college community. Recommended dress code for students: Girls can wear Salwar Kameez or Jeans with long tops or Kurtis. Boys can wear formal trousers and shirts or collared T-shirts/ Polo shirts and jeans.

For admission enquiries:

E: admission@cmrit.ac.in

Admissions Hotline: 93429 00666

T: 080-65357115, 28524477, 28524466

Office Timings:

Monday to Friday: 8 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 8 am – 12.30 pm

FAQs for International Students

Indian universities do not insist on the above scores. However, since the academic programmes are taught in English medium, proficiency in English is a must. One should have studied Higher Secondary in English medium or English should have been one of his/her subjects.

Admission to undergraduate programmes in Engineering is open to NRI / Foreign candidates who have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination recognized by AIU with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Electronics / Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Science as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study. Students must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.

The campus is equipped with its own campus clinic, where students can be treated for minor ailments requiring basic first aid. In the event of a serious medical illness/injury, immediate arrangements will be made with local hospitals to provide the best medical care. Consulting doctors are available on call. If a student wishes to obtain medical insurance, the institute can assist with that as well.

CMRIT provides accommodation for international students, with separate hostel facilities available for boys and girls. The hostels are located in close proximity to the CMR IMS and OMBR campuses. A team of vigilant, dedicated, round the clock security staff ensure the safety of students and maintain the security of the facilities.

The hostel rooms are well-lit and well-ventilated. Each room is equipped with hi-speed internet access, and state-of-the-art kitchenettes are present on every floor. Students have the option of choosing either a single or double (twin-sharing) room. Since these rooms are in high demand, students are encouraged to submit their requests for accommodation early in order to ensure that they receive the housing of their choice.

As an alternative to the international students’ hostel, there are additional hostel facilities located on the CMRIT campus as well. Students who do not wish to stay in the on-campus hostel facilities, can opt for private accommodation or rented flats in the area instead.

All international students staying in India for longer than 6 months are required to register with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO).

The following documents are required for registration:

  1. Photocopy of the passport and initial visa
  2. Four photographs of the applicant
  3. Details of residence in India
  4. HIV test report from one of the WHO recognized institutions for people in the age group of 15 to 60
  5. Bonafide certificate from the university/college/institution
  6. Proof of Bank Account/sufficient funds for non-scholarship students

Documents required for international students coming to India are:

  1. Valid passport (minimum for six months)
  2. Confirmed letter of acceptance or a provisional admission certificate from a university or a college or institution.
  3. Proof of availability of sufficient funds for the duration of studies in India for self-financing for NRI students.
  4. Health certificate and AIDS-free certificate
  5. Student Visa (not required for the children of Indian Diaspora)
  6. Proof of long term (at least three years)/permanent residence in the country (not for the children of Indian Diaspora)
  7. Application

The academic year for CMRIT begins around the July/August time-frame. Please check with the individual colleges for admission dates and application deadlines. Prospective students who are interested in joining should apply well in advance.

India offers various kinds of visas, depending on the purpose of visit. The student visa is a visa specifically for students who wish to come to India  to pursue an education programme.

Student visas are issued for the duration of the academic course of study or for a period of five years whichever is less, on the basis of letters of admission from Universities/ recognised colleges or educational institutions in India. The children of NRIs and PIOs cardholders need not procure a student visa. Other international students will require a student visa or a research visa for Doctoral level courses.

Students need to procure a confirmed letter of admission from the recognized colleges or institution, prior to applying for a student visas. Student visas can be obtained from any of the Indian Missions.