Army Institute of Technology

Army Institute of Technology is an engineering college located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is affiliated to the University of Pune. Only wards of army personnel are allowed admission. AIT is operated by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES)[3] and has the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army (COAS), as the president of its board of governors.

Army Institute of Technology
AIT, Pune logo
MottoOnward To Glory
PrincipalB. P. Patil[1]
DirectorAbhay A. Bhat [2]
Location, ,
18°37′5.76″N 73°52′36.34″E
ColorsMaroon and Yellow          
AffiliationsUniversity of Pune


AIT has a one-tier governance structure. At the highest level is the Board of Governors with the COAS as President, and the VCOAS and all Army Commanders (except the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command) as Vice Presidents. The Managing Director of AWES is designated as the Member Secretary, with the following officers being Members: DCOAS (IS & T), DCOAS (P & S), Adjutant General (AG), Quartermaster General (QMG), Master General Ordnance (MGO), Military secretary (MS), Engineer-in-Chief, three Heads of Arms/Services in rotation, Director General (Discipline, Ceremonials & Welfare) and the Judge Advocate General (JAG). This is followed by a twelve-member Governing Body, which includes nominees from AICTE, the University of Pune and the Government of Maharashtra, and a ten-member Local Managing Committee, which includes representatives from each of the teaching faculties.[4]


College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2019)[5]91

Army Institute of Technology was ranked 88 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[5]


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  2. "Army Institute of Technology".
  3. "AWES". Archived from the original on 19 June 2009.
  4. "Governing Body". Army Institute of Technology. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  5. "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
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