JiT is one of the institutes at JU, the birthplace of the Communiity Based Education in the history of public higher education in Ethiopia
JiT offers a large array of academic programs taught by faculty working at the frontiers of their disciplines. Students can choose from among more than eight majors, over twenty four concentrations, and a number of electives, which range widely over Engineering and Technology. Besides these curricular resources, there are also extensive cultural, sport, and recreational resources available to students at JiT.
In trying to respond to the changing demands of the job market and the impact of the very considerable expansion of access to and enrolments in tertiary education, the institute offers programs under different schools & departments