VIT University


VIT University is a progressive educational institution which is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.
VIT University was founded in 1984 by Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former parliamentarian and minister in the Tamil Nadu Government, as a self-financing institution called the ‘Vellore Engineering College’. Since then the institution has grown from strength to strength. Conferred as a ‘Deemed University’ in 2001 by the UMHRD, VIT University currently offers 62 degree programs to over 29,000 students in its 2 campuses at Vellore and Chennai. VIT has two campuses, one each in Chennai and Vellore.

VIT University 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.


VIT offers academic programs in engineering, technology, applied sciences and management. It offers 20 undergraduate programs(UG),34 post graduate(PG),4 integrated MS courses and 4 doctoral programs. VIT has consolidated its disciplines into 10 “Schools of Study” with the recent addition of the VIT Law School at its Chennai campus.[5] Research centers are part of the schools, to encourage collaboration between the research and coursework areas and provide opportunity for coursework students to participate in research projects. The University organizes many industrial workshops like Automotive Engineering workshops.

Some of the courses offered have been accredited by :

1. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
2. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
3. Institution of Engineers (IEI)
4. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

The admission is through an online entrance exam VITEEE.

Placements Records

• VIT has entered into Limca Book of Records Thrice:
* 2009 (TCS-1075)
* 2011 (Cognizant-1643)
* 2012 (Cognizant-1820)

For the highest number of campus placements done from a single Institution by a single company.

VIT holds the national record in Slot-1 placements (Software Services Companies) for the past 5 years.

Web Address:
VIT University
Vellore Campus
Vellore – 632 014
Tamilnadu, India
Tel: 91-416-2243091 / 93
Fax: 91-416-2243092


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