Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT Vellore (Tamilnadu)

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT Vellore) is popularly known as VIT university was established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956,  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.

VITEEE Books 2017

VIT Vellore

VIT Vellore was conferred a University status by the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development in 2001. Since then the college has become one of the top ranking universities in India. VIT University is a family of more than 24,000 students and more than 1400 faculties across all the campus, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Science and Humanities.

About Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore (Tamilnadu):

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement:

  • Recently the University has been ranked as the Best Private Engineering College in India by the Ranking Conducted by Ministry of HRD, New Delhi.
  • The University has been re-accredited with an ‘A’ grade by ‘NAAC’.
  • VIT Vellore is approved by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India in Category ‘A’.
  • The University offers a mixed cosmopolitan ambience spread across 360-acre of Eco-friendly campus with over 50.83 lakh sq.ft. built-up space at Vellore and about 170 acres of Eco-friendly campus at Chennai.
  • VIT University strongly promotes and encourage the Gender Equivalency. With Over 24,000 students the college nearly has 1/3rd of them are women.
  • VIT Vellore is truly an international University by its Faculty, programs and by students itself. VIT have students from 50 countries as well as from every state in India.
  • The University signed Different MOU’s with the Institution all across the globe for students and Faculty exchange programs as a result, the University has Over 1400 national and International faculty and almost 1400 staffs to provide the students with the best possible outcome.
  • VIT Vellore has almost 100% Placement assistance. The university has been accredited by TCS, Wipro, and Cognizant for academic collaboration and placements.
  • It was the Popularity of VIT that the year 2014 saw Over 1,93,000 applicants for the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE 2017).

Facilities at VIT Vellore

  • ATM
  • Auditorium
  • Canteen
  • Classrooms
  • Laboratories
  • Library
  • Media Centre
  • Placement Cell
  • Sports Facilities
  • Transportation Facility
  • Hostel
  • Health and Care
  • Swimming Pool
  • Guest House
  • Conference Hall

Courses Offered by VIT Vellore

The institution offers a wide range of career options to choose from. Currently, the college offering almost 19 Undergraduate, 34 Postgraduate, 2 Integrated and 4 Research Programs. Some of the Best Courses Offered by VIT Vellore are as followed


4 years B.Tech Engineering Courses

Some of the Best Engineering Courses offered by Vellore Institute of Technology with the approximate intake Capacity are as followed.

BioTechnology 153
Bio-Medical Engineering 52
Chemical Engineering 52
Civil Engineering 52
Computer Science & Engineering 153
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 102
Electronics & Communication Engineering 153
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 52
Information Technology 102
Mechanical Engineering 153

2 Years M.Tech Courses

Applied Electronics


Bio Technology


Biomedical Engineering Computer Science & Engineering


Electrical Engineering-Power Electronics & Drives


Electronics & Communication Engineering


Information Technology


Manufacturing Engineering


Mechanical Engineering – CAD/CAM




Software Engineering


Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Engineering


Management Courses

The University Offers some of the Best MBA Courses with the finest Faculties on Board. Some of the Management Courses offered by Vellore Institute of Technology are as followed.

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • International Business & Foreign Trade
  • Marketing
  • Operations

Other Courses

  • BBA
  • BCA
  • MCA
  • B.Arch

Admission Procedure:

  • Admission to the various Engineering programs offered by VIT Vellore University is made by VIT Engineering Entrance Examination(VITEEE). It is the All India Entrance Examination conducted by VIT University for admission into different engineering courses offered by Manipal.
  • Students having a Good score in JEE Mains Result can also apply for Manipal University.
  • For Management and M.Tech Courses, One has to clear GATE/CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT etc Rank Card. University Conducts its very own Selection Test and Interview for the selection Purpose.

Read Complete Details of VITEEE 2017


S.No Courses Course Fees
1. 4 Years Engineering(B.Tech) Rs. 6,65,000
2. Bachelor’s of Business Administration(BBA) Rs. 1,62,000
3. Bachelor’s of Computer Application(BCA) Rs. 1,10,000
4. Bachelor of Architecture(B.Arch) Rs. 2,88,000
5. 2 Years Engineering(M.Tech) Rs. 2,84,000
6. Master of Computer Application(MCA) Rs. 3,47,500
7. Master of Business Administration(MBA) Rs. 4,38,000

Faculty & staff at VIT Vellore:

VIT Vellore University is headed by a team of young, energetic, prudent and visionary technocrats. It’s an institution boasting around 1500+ well skilled & educated and dynamic Faculties members and sufficient technical and non-technical staff that managing and regulating the institution. It is the quality of education that VIT Vellore gives that the university has ranked 3rd among the top 30 research-oriented institutes in India.

VIT Vellore Placement details:

Vit Vellore has always been very proactive in placing the students into the profiles of their preference. The institute has a well-organized placement team headed by some of the brilliant Minds in of the Business. On an average, over 100+ recruiting teams visit VIT Vellore for UG & PG campus placements & internship recruitment every year.  The VIT University has Tied up with some of the best Academic Partners and Placement Services to provide 100% Placement assistance to each and every deserving student.VIT University has been consistently been setting records and breaking them over the past several years. The latest was with close to 8000 job offers made to our students by Accenture, Wipro, TCS and Infosys.

 Top IT Recruiters in VIT Vellore

  • 2012-13 -Accenture(1492), Cognizant(803) and Wipro(1308)
  • 2013-14 -Accenture(1688), Cognizant(1084) and Wipro(1162)
  • 2014-15 -Accenture(1324), Cognizant(1911), Infosys(1452) & Wipro(1141)

VIT Vellore Dream Offers

The university has successfully launched “Dream Offer Campaign” in 2007-08 to help students bag the dream package they aspired to. Software companies that offer more than 4 lakhs per annum are offered the ‘Dream status’.  Some of the Core IT Companies that offers Dream offers are as followed.

  • Microsoft, Amazon, De Shaw: Package of more than 10 lakhs per annum.
  • Flipkart, Intel, Akamai, Cisco, Yahoo, Oracle, Google, KLA-Tencor, Dolcera: Packages of more than Rs. 7,00,000 per annum.
  • SAP Labs, VM Ware, Commvault, GE Healthcare, Athena, Citrix, Honeywell, eBay, Capital IQ:  Packages over Rs. 5,00,000/-

***Indian Armed Force and Indian Navy have VIT as a nodal centre for their selection process.

Placement Stats

VIT Vellore Placement Stats

PC: VIT Vellore

  • Highest Package Offered: Rs 16 Lakh/ Annum (LinkedIn) in the year 2014
  • Average Package Offered: Rs 4.5 Lakh/Annum

Top Recruiters

Some of the Major Companies that Visit VIT Vellore University is as followed.

VIT Vellore Top Recruiters

VIT Vellore Top Recruiters

Rankings and Reputation:

Ministry of HRD places VIT University in Category A. Some of the salient features of Manipal is as followed.


Vellore Campus

VIT University
Vellore – 632014, Tamil Nadu, India

Chennai Campus

Vellore Institute of Technology,
Vandalur – Kelambakkam Road Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600 127
Phone: +91 44 3993 1555

Bhopal Campus

Vellore Institute of Technology,
Airport By-Pass Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Pin: 462033
Phone:099924 91765

Low Rank in JEE Mains? Check out These Engineering Colleges in Delhi/NCR

5 tips on How to choose Best Engineering College in India

Review Date
Reviewed Item
VIT University, Vellore (Tamilnadu University)
Author Rating
Let us know if something is missing in the above article! waiting for your feedback in the comment box

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this:
Get Direct Admission Call 09873308055 Click Here
Hello. Add your message here.