VIT University, established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, 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. V. Raju is the Vice-Chancellor and Dr. Anand A. Samuel and Dr. S. Narayanan are the Pro-Vice-Chancellors.
- Over 1,93,000 appeared for the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) in 2014
- The institution offers 19 Undergraduate, 34 Post graduate, 2 Integrated and 4 Research Programmes.
- NAAC has re-accredited VIT University with an ‘A’ grade.
- A 360-acre eco-friendly campus with over 50.83 lakh sq.ft. built-up space at Vellore.
- A 170 acre eco-friendly second campus at Chennai.
- Over 24,000 students, with nearly 1/3rd of them women
- Students from 50 countries as well as from every state in India
- Over 1400 faculty and 1413 staff.
- VIT has been accredited by TCS, Wipro and Cognizant for academic collaboration and placements.
- Entered the Limca Book of Records for Campus Recruitment
- BTech. Computer Science and Engineering
- BTech. Computer Science and Engg (Spec. in Bioinformatics)
- BSc. Computer Science
- BTech. Biomedical Engineering
- BTech. (Biotechnology)
- BTech – Civil Engineering
- BTech – Chemical Engineering
- BTech – Mechanical Engineering
- BTech – Mechanical with specialization in Energy Engineering
- BTech – Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering
- BTech – Mechanical with specialization in Chemical Process Engineering
- BTech – Production and Industrial Engineering
- BTech. Information Technology
- B.C.A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
- BSc (Multimedia & Animation)
- IMPORTANT Dates
Issue of VITEEE-2015 Application Forms 5TH December ,2014 Last Date for receipt of Application Forms 27th February,2015 VITEEE-2015 (Exam date) 8th APRIL to 19th APRIL 2015
- Science Programme ((BCA, B.Sc (CS), B.Com (CA) , BBA & B.Sc Multimedia and Animation) will be updated shortly.