Chendamarai Ramanujam Educational Service Trust was founded in the year 2007 by Thiru C. Subramanian, an Industrialist with a vision to empower the rural youth by imparting Technical education.
In the year 2008 the institution began inducting students into Engineering in UG programs. JIT is a self financing Engineering College, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
The College offers six UG courses B.E ECE, CSE, EEE, CIVIL, Mechanical and B.TECH Artificial intelligence and data science and five PG courses M.E CSE, Power Systems, Embedded Systems, CAD/CAM and MBA HR, Finance and Marketing.
Surrounded by hills on all sides the campus is located in Thoppur along the Bangalore – Salem Highway. With a wide and varied view of the Thoppur forest – Hills the campus has a serene atmosphere that is conducive for learning and growth.