The Alagappa Institute of Technology (AIT) is a service-oriented institution with the primary focus on providing education in emerging academic disciplines, vocational programs and in the field of performing arts. It was founded in September 2001 by Mr. R. Vairavan, the grandson of Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar, the founder of the Alagappa Schools, Colleges and the Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. AIT is an integral part of the Alagappa group of Institutions that are actively involved in primary, collegiate and post graduate education. Alagappa Institute of Technology (AIT) is the Information Technology division of the group that provides educational courses representing the latest in information technology.