Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),

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Popularized and promoted by Dr. G. Vishwanathan, a former Parliamentarian and minister in the government of Tamil Nadu in 1984, Vellore Institute of Technology (recognized as VIT) is today being recognized as a Deemed University. As the fruits of efforts of the promoter, it has been ranked by ‘India Today’ as the best private engineering college in India. Also VIT was awarded the ISO 9002 certificate for three years by the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) of Netherlands, in 1999, it being the first Indian Institute to get the award.

Courses Offered at VIT

  • Electrical Science

  • Computer Science

  • Mechanical and Building Science

  • Bio-technology

  • Chemical and Bio-medical engineering

  • Business School

  • School of Bio-Engineering and Bio-science

  • School of Science and Humanities


Programs and all courses at VIT have been accredited by A grade by All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) because of the unparalleled standards of the college.

The hierarchy of management and administration is taken over by its directors, Dr. B. V. A Rao, Dr. M. V Krishnamurthy, DR. M. A. Vijayalakshmi (C. B. S. T), followed by exceptionally excellent faculties, good students, farsighted management, and highly performing alumni.

It comprises seven schools including 17 undergraduate programs and 28 post-graduate programs. The institute also encourages research works helping students with their PhD and MPhil degrees.

The Institute also offers VIT Scholarships, National scholarships, International scholarship

Short Term Courses Offered at Vellore Institute of Technology

  • Digital ASIC Design Flow and FPGA Implementation


  • Courses in CCNA, FIREWALL, Windows 2003, Administration, Hardware, Assembling and Maintenance

Placement Cell

The Placement and Training Center is headed by Prof. S. R. Pullabhotla, Dean (Placement and Training), and is assisted by the Placement Officer, Mr. V. Samuel Rajkumar. PAT Center is now involved in the duty of interacting with the Industrial professionals to increase the employment opportunities of the students and to get suitable projects for staff to increase their awareness.

With its recent tie-up with the University of Mississippi the students are bound to get exposed to global education standards as well.


The Institute offers the following facilities

  • Big Library-Total no of books. 1, 13, 460

  • Conference rooms-4 Auditoriums and 3 Halls

  • State of the art Computing centers using special softwares

  • Swimming Pool

  • Gymnasium (both for men and women) &

  • Transport services for the aid of the student.

Contact Details of VIT, University

  • VIT University, Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Tel: 91 − 416 − 2243091/93
  • Fax: 91 − 416 − 2243092, 91 − 416 − 2240411
  • E-mail:
  • Official Website: