Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) - Vellore

  • Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • 3.8

    Academics & Faculty

    3.8

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.4

    Placements & Internships

    3.8

    College Infrastructure

    4.1

    Clubs & Associations

    4.1

    International Exposure

    3.7

    Hostels & Food

    3.6

    Social Atmosphere

    3.9

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    International Exposure

    3.7

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Ishani Mishra Updated on Oct 6, 2022 by Ishani Mishra
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VIT Vellore Overview

VIT Vellore was established in 1984 in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Vellore Institute of Technology provides quality higher education along with placement offers that are on par with international standards. Vellore Institute of Technology was formerly called the Vellore Engineering College and is a self-financing institution. The college provides education in various fields like engineering, management, architecture, law, language, science, etc. Vellore Institute of Technology has signed over 200 MoUs with various organizations to increase the scope of research and education. It was ranked 9th in the university category by NIRF 2022 Ranking. Admissions to VIT Vellore are open. The exams that are accepted at VIT Vellore include CAT, VITEEE, and XAT, UGC-NET, JRF, CSIR-NET. 

VIT Vellore Latest Updates

  • October 7, 2022: VIT Vellore Admission 2023 are open for B.Tech program
  • September 17, 2022: VIT PhD Admission 2022 are open for December 2022 Session. The last date to apply is till November 10, 2022.

Vellore Institute of Technology offers admission to 64 undergraduate courses, 35 postgraduate courses and 16 integrated courses. The admissions are based on a written test and merit. VIT Vellore has established itself as an institute of excellence and has tie-ups with 300 international universities and has recorded its name in the Limca Book of World Records for 100% exceptional placements as well. The highest package offered was 75lakhs and over 700 companies participated in the placement drive. 

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VIT Vellore Quick Insights

VIT Vellore has been accredited by NAAC with an 'A++' grade. NIRF 2021 has ranked Vellore Institute of Technology 13 in the university category. The highlights of VIT Vellore such as university type, approvals, VIT Vellore facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

VIT Vellore
Year of Establishment 1984
Type of University Public
Campus Area 192.13 acre
Approval UGC, MHRD
Affiliations UGC
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Integrated Program, Research
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Library, Laboratories, Medical, Sports
Campus Area 372 acres
Location Vellore

VIT Vellore Ranking

VIT Vellore has been securing the highest ranks in the field of engineering. It is honoured by various national and international institutions/organizations for its outstanding contribution to academics. Below is an overview of the VIT Vellore ranking

  • VIT Vellore was ranked 13 among universities by NIRF 2021. 
  • Vellore Institute of Technology ranked 3rd in the ARIIA 2020 rankings.
  • VIT Vellore was ranked 16th in the Engineering Institutions category by NIRF.
  • VIT Vellore was also ranked 16th among all Universities of India in 2018 by MHRD, Govt. of India Ranking, and the National Institutional Ranking Framework.
  • Vellore Institute of Technology ranked within the "201-250" range by Times Higher Education in 2018.
  • Times Higher Education ranked Vellore Institute of Technology within the range of "801-1000" in 2018.
  • Outlook Survey ranked VIT Vellore institute 9th among all institutes of India and 2nd among Private Institutions in 2018.
  • VIT Vellore was ranked within “801‐1000” among World Universities in 2019 by QS World Ranking.
  • VIT Vellore was ranked within “271‐280” among all Asian Universities in 2018
  • VIT Vellore ranked within the “201-250” range in BRICS by QS University Rankings BRICS, 2018.
  • VIT Vellore entered the Limca Book of Records for Campus Recruitment.

VIT Vellore Courses

VIT Vellore offers a variety of courses in various fields consisting including science, management, law, etc. Vellore Institute of Technology offers 40 Undergraduate, 37 Postgraduate, and 13 integrated (UG/PG) programs. A Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) is followed in the institution. Given below is a list of courses offered by the Vellore Institute of Technology in various disciplines. 

Department Courses
Engineering BTech, MTech
Science BSc, MSc
Business BBA, MBA, BCA, MCA

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VIT Vellore Departments

VIT Vellore has various departments under disciplines such as Science, Engineering, Management, and Medicine. Every department is under the guidance of separate faculty members. Given below are the departments of Vellore Institute of Technology

Advance Science Electronics Engineering Architecture
Law Design IT & Engineering
Mechanical Civil Biosciences & Technology
Electrical Business Social Sciences & Language

VIT Vellore Admission 

VIT Vellore admission 2022 is initiated by filling out the application form from the official website of Vellore Institute of Technology. While filing up the form, students must be careful about entering the required details and attaching the right scorecards. VIT Vellore admission is based on various entrance examinations like JEE Mains, SAT, CLAT, CAT, etc. Admission to various courses depends upon the marks scored in the entrance examination and the eligibility of the candidate. B.Tech admissions are based on JEE Mains marks and VITEEE marks. 

VIT Vellore Eligibility Criteria

VIT Vellore offers numerous courses in the fields of science, engineering, management, design, architecture, and law. Admission is based on strict eligibility criteria and if the student fails to fulfill them, admission will not be given for that respective course. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Vellore Institute of Technology with their eligibility criteria

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed the 10+2 examination in science from the recognized board. 
  • The candidate must have scored a valid score in JEE Mains and VITEEE exams

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed B.tech from a recognized university scoring aggregate of 50% marks
  • The candidate must have scored a valid score in the GATE examinations
  • The candidate must have scored good marks in VITMEE

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have completed Bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
  • Students have to clear the national level entrance examinations like CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT

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Why Choose VIT Vellore?

VIT Vellore has its name written in the Limca Book of World Records for the highest number of placements. The campus has students from different parts of the world. The institution organizes an international culture and sports festival termed “Riviera”, which was started in 2002. NIRF has ranked Vellore Institute of Technology at the 28th position in the overall category. The institute also offers the option of a change of B.Tech branch. Vellore Institute of Technology offers students the option to choose from a variety of courses across various disciplines. 

VIT Vellore Academic Advantages

VIT Vellore has collaborated with several international universities and organizations to serve the purpose of international exposure and research activities. The college has set up 13 research centres for students. Some of the academic advantages of Vellore Institute of Technology are

  • Wide choice of courses 
  • Choice-Based Credit System
  • Updated technology in laboratories
  • Well experienced professionals
  • Good placement opportunities with a high salary package 

VIT Vellore CutOff

VIT Vellore cutoff 2022 for the B.Tech program is expected to be between 1 to 250 if the student scored 118+ in the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination(VITEEE). Cutoff is released every academic year for admission to UG and PG courses. It is released based on the scores scored by students in the entrance exam on the closing rank. Given below are the factors depending on which the cutoff is decided

  • Difficulty Level of VITEEE 2022
  • Previous year’s cutoff trends analysis
  • The number of candidates who appeared for VITEEE 2022 in that year
  • Total number of seats available for admissions in that year

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VIT Vellore Results

VIT Vellore results in 2022 are published on the official website of the institute. Both entrance exam results, as well as the university semester exam results, will be published on this site. Additionally, results will also be available through SMS to the registered phone number. Given below are the steps to check the results on the official website

  1. Visit the official website of Vellore Institute of Technology 
  2. Click on the “Result” link.
  3. Enter the application number and password
  4. Click on” Submit”.
  5. VITEEE result 221 will be displayed on the screen.

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VIT Vellore Infrastructure 

VIT Vellore campus is built on 192.13 acres of land and provides all the facilities to its students, teachers, and staff members. Vellore Institute of Technology has 4 campuses in Amravati, Bhopal, Chennai, and Vellore. The campus has a counseling facility for students, and teachers to provide them with mental support. The auditorium has a seating capacity of 2,500 people at a time. The library has a collection of more than 81500+ documents, 60000+ volumes of books, 1200+ back volumes, and 4000+ CDs and DVDs. Given below are some of the other facilities offered

  • Cafeteria
  • Labs
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Security & Parking
  • Solar Panels
  • Radio 
  • Healthcare
  • Bank
  • Guesthouse
  • Sewage Treatment
  • Transport

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VIT Vellore Placements

VIT Vellore placements 2022 successfully placed 7462 candidates so far while the place. The Career Development Centre (CDC) is responsible for all the placement activities conducted on the campus. It conducts various training sessions to prepare students for placements. The placement cell at Vellore Institute of Technology is known as PAT. The highest package offered for candidates in 2022 is INR 75 LPA and the average package is INR 8.19  LPA. 

Top Recruiters

eBay Amazon Dell
HP L&T Deloitte
Bosh Wipro PayPal
Tata Motors

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VIT Vellore Scholarships

Vellore Institute of Technology offers scholarships every year to meritorious students and need-based financial assistance to economically disadvantaged students. These include

  • Free education to rural students from Tamil Nadu who secure ranks on the district level. 
  • Fee waiver to VITEE Top rank holders, and GATE rank holders.
  • Scholarships under the Semester Abroad Programme (SAP)
  • 100% scholarship to State and Central board toppers

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VIT Vellore Collaborations

VIT Vellore has collaborated with national as well as international institutions for research and academic purposes. The Vellore Institute of Technology International Relations team helps the institution in connecting with peers from foreign institutions. Candidates are given the opportunity to do a Semester Abroad Program(SAP) in their final semester. Given below is the list of institutions that have partnered with VIT Vellore

International collaborations

Country Partnering University
US Kent State University, Oklahoma State University, Clarkson University, Clemson University
Canada Universite Laval, University of Alberta
Paris Institut Supérieur D’électronique De Paris [ISEP]
Scotland University of Aberdeen
UK Cranfield University, The University of Northampton, University of Westminster

National collaborations

  • CSIR-IICT
  • AP University
  • HICCER – Hariterde International Council of Circular Economy Research, Kerala
  • ORDI India

VIT Vellore Faculty

VIT Vellore has a total of 1732 faculty members. Faculty members are given accommodation within the campus and proper medical care facilities are provided. Teaching faculties are well experienced in their field and use innovative teaching methods. A large number of research papers are prepared by the faculties that make VIT Vellore stand out from the rest.

VIT Vellore Alumni

VIT Vellore has an alumni association termed VITAA. Alumni have to register themselves on the portal and they can share their memories, exchange opportunities, and connect with their fellow mates. Vellore Institute of Technology conducts webinars and events for its alumni. Alumni can recruit from the portal, share their achievements, can become a mentor for current students. They also released a mobile application for alumni

Notable Alumni Profession
Bindu Madhavi Indian Actress
Shubhangi Swaroop First Female Pilot-Indian Navy
Indhuja Ravichandran Indian Actress
Dhyan Sreenivasan Indian Actor, Screenwriter

VIT Vellore Highlights

Institution Type Private
Faculty Student Ratio 1:19
Total Faculty 1732
Year of Establishment 1984
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 192 Acres

VIT Vellore Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
13 Engineering
90 MBA
12 Engineering

Exams Accepted by VIT Vellore

VITEEE

Exam Date: Jun 30, 2022

Result Date: Jul 08, 2022

CAT

Exam Date: Nov 27, 2022

XAT

Exam Date: Jan 08, 2023

MAT

Exam Date: Oct 10, 2022

GMAT

Exam Date: Jan 01, 2022

FAQs

What are the courses offered at VIT Vellore?

Many courses including B.Tech, B.Sc., M.Tech, M.Sc., MBA, and PhD. are offered at VIT Vellore.

What is the ranking of VIT Vellore?

VIT Vellore was ranked 9th in the university category by NIRF 2022 Ranking and was ranked the top no.1 private university in AIIRA, Government of India Ranking in 2019.

What are the entrance exams accepted at VIT Vellore?

Admission to engineering courses is based on VITEEE, and Management courses is based on CAT/XAT/GMAT scores.

What is the placement scenario of VIT Vellore?

VIT Vellore has one of the best placements in the country. In 2022, 771 companies participated, over 12000 offers were made, and the highest CTC was 75LPA.

VIT Vellore Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.8

Based on 492 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

248

>3-4 star

185

>2-3 star

13

1-2 star

2

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

3.8

Fees and Scholarship

3.4

Placements & Internships

3.8

College Infrastructure

4.1

Clubs & Associations

4.1

International Exposure

3.7

Hostels & Food

3.6

Social Atmosphere

3.9

Harikambaiim | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2024

Reviewed on May 09, 2022

  • 3.7
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
Placements & Internships

University offers a industrial internship in 3rd year and it is must for everyone where as the others internships depends on our own interests. We will receive mails regarding internship opportunities so, we can make use of them. Average salary is around 6 to 7 lpa where as highest is 75lpa as vit claims. We will get many placement opportunities but we have to be good at coding.

Fees and Scholarship

I got seat in 5th category so my fee is around 5 lakhs per year (excluding hostel and mess fee). The scholarships are available to students. Student loans are also available. You can get them from bank in vit. Aroung 8000 people get scholarships every year but amount is not high.

Chaitanya | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 3.9
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • International Exposure 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Social Atmosphere 4
Academics & Faculty
  • College starts from 8 am in the morning and it is quite suitable for students, the faculty are well qualified and experienced, almost all of the professors working have more than 6 years of teaching experience, and everyone has completed a PhD or is pursuing one currently, they all are easily accessible to students for clearing doubts.
International Exposure
  • College has tie-ups with various universities, around the world its include some of the reputed university as well, Semester Abroad Programme, was introduced with an aim to encourage students from both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses to pursue their final semester in a university abroad, and large number of foreign languages courses like Spanish, German are offered to students, due to diversity of students.
  • English is the medium of communication around the campus.

Hemanth | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 4.1
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • International Exposure 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Social Atmosphere 5
Academics & Faculty
  • VIT is one of the premier engineering colleges in India.
  • The professors are strict inside the class while equally friendly outside the class.
  • One can approach the faculty in their cabin to get the doubts cleared.
  • The college follows FFCS system that is Fully Flexible Credit System in which we can choose the slot, the timings, teachers, classroom etc. as per our need.
  • The class timings are quite hectic.
International Exposure
  • VIT has collaborative arrangements with  various Universities of countries like Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Gulf.
  • The Semester Abroad Programme (SAP) was introduced with an aim to encourage students from both the undergraduate and postgraduate streams to pursue their final semester in a university abroad.
  • Every student should compulsory learn a foreign language of his choice like German, French, Sp

Gundreddy | , batch of 0

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 4.4
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • International Exposure 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • Social Atmosphere 4
Academics & Faculty
  • VIT has a very strict academic calendar.
  • The Faculties are very dedicated and experienced.
  • Lab sessions are given a high importance which results in real practical knowledge.
International Exposure
  • The Semester Abroad Programme (SAP) has been introduced with an aim to encourage students from both the undergraduate and postgraduate streams to pursue their final semester in a university abroad.
  • Every student should compulsory learn a foreign language of his choice.German,French,Spanish,Chinese etc. Professors from well reputed universities around the world come to give their lectures.
  • Also, have relationships with research centres of other countries.

Gangineni | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 3.2
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • International Exposure 1
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • Social Atmosphere 1
Academics & Faculty
  • The professors, especially in the school of mechanical and building sciences, are extremely qualified.
  • An environment that encourages research is actively fostered. 
  • Faculty and academics are good over here. They are supportive and the quality of education definitely has a standard here.
  • The college just went for ABET accreditation and is still undergoing the whole accreditation process.
  • Hopefully, the college will get accredited as it will be a benefit for students who aspire to go abroad for further studies.
  • Further, our faculties drive us to put up projects every semester in every subject that we take up.
  • So it is a learning experience when you put efforts towards your projects.
International Exposure
  • International exposure is not something you would not get when you are from VIT Vellore.
  • Being a r
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