About VIT Vellore

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.

History

It was established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, and was founded in 1984 as a self-financing institution called the Vellore Engineering College. The Union Ministry of Human Resources Development conferred University status on Vellore Engineering College in 2001. The University is headed by its founder and Chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former Parliamentarian and Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government. In recognition of his service to India in offering world class education, he was conferred an honorary doctorate by the West Virginia University, USA. Sankar Viswanathan, Sekar Viswanathan and G.V. Selvam are the Vice-Presidents; Dr. Anand A. Samuel is the Vice-Chancellor and Dr. V. Raju and Dr. S. Narayanan are the Pro-Vice-Chancellors.

Infrastructure

VIT campus is spread across a vast area of 250 acres. A striking feature of VIT is the well- planned and comprehensive infrastructure provided for both students and faculty. Fully furnished and well-equipped labs decorate every building in the University with over 55 servers to manage all the data transmissions. Moreover, the university is blessed with ample features that support all kinds of events - Auditoriums, plush open spaces, outdoor stages and much more.

Academic Blocks

A striking feature of VIT is the well-planned and comprehensive infrastructure provided for both students and faculty. There are seven academic blocks in VIT which are extremely specialised in their own particular field, namely- MB, GDN, CDMM, SMV, CBMR, TT and SJT. The layout has been excellently planned to make the maximum utilisation of the 250 acre campus. The idea behind these separate blocks is to make every block equipped with the necessary amenities whilst providing the perfect atmosphere for both studies and research.
  • Main Building
  • Silver Jublee Tower
  • Technology Tower
  • Sir M Vishveshvaraiya Building
  • CBMR
  • G.D. Naidu Block
  • CDMM Building
  • A.L. Mudailar Block

Auditoriums & Conference Facilities

Our University firmly believes in providing its students exposure to national and international knowledge experts, through regular national and international conferences / symposia and workshops hosted on campus. It is with this view that a wide choice of modern conference facilities have been meticulously planned and incorporated into the VIT campus. ‘Anna Audi ‘ commonly used by students is nothing short of being a marvel. Able to accommodate 1800 students and spread over an area of 15436 sq. feet , it has been built with centralised air conditioners , Wi-fi service and a spectacular stage along with green rooms and perfect amount of lighting. This auditorium is used for various events and conferences.

It is located beside the volleyball and basketball courts and serves as THE landmark in VIT.

  • Anna Auditorium (Seating capacity – 1400)
  • Dr. M. Channa Reddy Auditorium (Seating capacity – 469)
  • Dr. M. Channa Reddy Auditorium (Seating capacity – 469)
  • Dr. Ammbedkar Auditorium (Seating capacity – 198)
  • Kamaraj Auditorium (Seating capacity – 128)
  • Conference Facilities

VIT University, [VIT] Vellore Fee Structure

Course Duration Fees
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 year(s) 7,14,000
Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 year(s) 5,19,545
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] 3 year(s) 1,65,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 year(s) 6,00,000
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] 3 year(s) 1,17,000
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] 3 year(s) 2,25,000
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] 5 year(s) 3,66,200
Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 year(s) 1,38,000
Bachelor of Design [B.Des] 3 year(s) 5,19,000
Master of Design [M.Des] 2 year(s) 4,06,000
Bachelor of Arts [BA] 3 year(s) 2,25,000
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] 5 year(s) 14,25,000
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] 3 year(s) 1,32,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA] 3 year(s) 4,05,000
Ph.D 3 year(s) 62,700

Quick Facts about the VIT University, [VIT] Vellore

Location

Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Established in

1984

Exams

VITEEE, CAT, MAT, CMAT, CSIR NET, UGC NET, NATA

Approvals

UGC, MHRD  

Accreditations

NIRF, Grade 'A' by NAAC, ABET, USA; IET, UK; The Energy Institute,
UK

Campus Area

360 acres 

Corporate Participations

Wipro, Cognizant, Syntel, Siemens, Accenture, IBM, HCL, Sasken, CSC, Hexaware, Accenture, TCS, Cognizant, Wipro, Infosys, Igate, CSC, HCL

Collaborations

The University of Rwanda, University of Botswana, University of Sydney, University of Maryland

Courses Offered

 B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Sc, BBA, B.Com, BCA,  M.Tech, MBA, M.Sc, MCA, M.Phil

Courses Offered in Chennai and Vellore Campuses

  • B.Tech-Biotechnology
  • B.Tech-Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech-Chemical Engineering
  • B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering
  • B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering(spec. in Bioinformatics)
  • B.Tech-Electrical and Communication
  • B.Tech-Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech-Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.Tech-Information Technology
  • B.Tech-Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech-Mechanical(spec. in Automotive Engineering)
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