Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT) was established in the year 1998 as an affiliated institution under the University of Madras. Later it was affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT), Chennai courses include B.Tech and M.Tech programs in many disciplines. The college also offers a full-time MBA program. The university has implemented a Structured Choice-based Credit System (SCBCS) for all programs and embraced Outcome-based Education (OBE). The college has incorporated Research-based Learning, Skill-based Learning in Learning and Teaching process.
AVIT, Chennai has established Eleven Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the field of Alternate fuels, Intel IOT, Nano Technology and Renewable Energy Technology. The college also has an excellent research facility in the field of Bio-fuels, Communication System, Renewable Energy and Bio-Technology.