The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology was established in 1996 by the Bannari Amman Group, serves as one of the citadels of higher education in the Southern part of India. BIT aids to impart knowledge, teamwork, innovation, entrepreneurship, courage, sacrifice and duty which are innards of a meaningful life.BIT has transformed and ingrained various cutting edge administrative and academic reforms. The Institute caters to the needs of the students and members of faculty in realising thier dreams and aspirations. BIT has been conferred with a number of accolades and recognitions from top-notch forums of high eminence.
The Department of Textile Technology was established in the year 1996. It offers a four year B.Tech. Textile Technology programme, which is accredited by NBA, New Delhi. The Department also offers Ph.D. & M.S. (by Research) programmes. The members of the faculty have rich teaching, research and industrial experience. The members of the faculty have published more than 250 papers in leading national and peer reviewed international journals and actively participate in seminars and conferences. The spacious laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in Yarn Manufacture, Fabric Manufacture, Textile Chemical Processing and Textile Testing. The Department has undertaken many sponsored projects funded by DBT, DST, DRDO, FICEA and AICTE, etc. The Department library is facilitated with good collection of books and journals with internet connection, besides central library (Learning Centre) facility. The Department has Patron membership with SDC (UK).