Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT) is an engineering college located in Gandipet, near Financial District, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The college was affiliated to Osmania University from 1979 to 2012 and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation. The institute received an autonomous status in 2013. One of the milestones for the college was when its students were part of the team involved in the design and successful launch of a satellite, STUDSAT, with the Indian Space Research Organisation. STUDSAT was successfully placed in the orbit and received the first signal on 12 July 2010 at 11:07am IST.