The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT) is located in the town of Sathya Mangalam, which lies in the Erode district of Tamil Nadu state. It was set up by the Bannari Amman Group (BAG) in the year 1996 Courses are available here at the BIT right from the UG till the doctoral levels. At the UG level, B.E. programmes may be taken up in the engineering areas of – Aeronautical, Agricultural, Civil, Automobile, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Electrical & Electronics, and in General Engineering. Besides this, B. Tech programmes are also available in the areas of- Food Technology, Bio Technology, Textile Technology, Fashion Technology and for Information Technology. At the master’s level, M.E. programmes may be pursued in more specialized areas. One’s available here are for- Engineering Design, Applied Electronics, Structural Engineering, VLSI Design, Communication Systems, Embedded Systems, CAD/CAM, Computer Science & Engineering, Industrial Automation & Robotics, Software Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Industrial Safety & Engineering and for Power Electronics & Drives. The M. Tech can here be pursued only for Biotechnology.