• Rank: # 18th NIRF
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Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

VIT is a progressive educational institution that is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. Students here are encouraged on this journey by our committed faculty, world-class facilities and student-friendly educational systems.Dr.GV founded Vellore Engineering College in 1984 at Vellore. He envisaged that this institution would offer world-class education to students who would in turn create an indelible impact on the society. The engineering college that started with an intake of 180 students in 1984 has evolved as a university with two campuses. Over 25,000 students are enrolled in 53 undergraduate and graduate programs with nearly 16,000 residing on the campus. It attracts students and professors from different parts of the world. It houses more than 1000 international students on campus. For the past two years, VIT University has been ranked #1 private engineering institution in India. ISO Certification from Holland, International accreditation from the United Kingdom and the USA, and the highest accreditation grade from the Government of India reflect the University’s penchant for excellence on all fronts. 

Ranking

# 18th

NIRF 2019

Engineering

# 46th

NIRF 2019

Business Management

# 16th

NIRF 2018

Engineering

# 29th

NIRF 2018

Business Management

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Ranking Explanation
The university was ranked 5th among all Institutions in 2017 (2nd among private Institutions) engineering in India by the India Today magazine.The University Awarded Best ‘University of the Year’ 2016 (30 years) In The Category Of Engineering.Also Awarded as Best Innovation Award By ASSOCham For The Year 2016.
Campus
VIT University campus is just off the Katpadi-Ranipet state highway. Its campus is divided into two by the Chennai-Bangalore railway line. The academic portion of the campus and the women's hostels are to the south of the railway tracks while the northern portion houses the men's hostels and the outdoor stadium. The campus has ATM facilities and the southern side also houses four major auditoriums along with two major food service areas. The university campus houses 17 hostels that accommodate 7000 students in single-, two-, three-, four- and six-bedded rooms. A gym facility and a swimming pool are also available.
Library
The central library of the university has been built to international standards and spans six floors. It is centrally air-conditioned and equipped with fire alarms, CCTV and 3M-book security system. It has a specialised collection of resources replete with over 2,00,000 documents and volumes of books, over 25,000 back volumes, around 13,000 CDs and DVDs, more than 550 video cassettes and 300 audio cassettes. It also subscribes to more than 400 national and international print journals and over 13,250 e-journals. The library also provides video conferencing facilities and NPTEL video courses. Each department at the university also has its own separate library.
Facilities
Some of the facilities provided to students on campus include:
     •    Computing Centres
     •    Conference facilities
     •    Guest house & quarters
     •    Health services
     •    Library facilities
     •    Smart classrooms
     •    Sports & gymnasia
     •    Swimming pool
     •    Transport
Placement
The university provides placement services to the students. It has a Placement and Training Centre that acts as a single point of contact between the organisations and the students. The cell not only looks into the placement of the students, but also into their training and grooming for interviews. The placement Centre is provided with a well-equipped conference training room and separate well-furnished rooms for interviews and counselling. Top companies where students have secured placements include:
     •    Accenture
     •    Agilent
     •    AIG Software
     •    APC India
     •    Ashok Leyland
     •    Avtec
     •    Bank of America
     •    Biocon
     •    Bluestar Infotech

Contact Details

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, 632014

Phone: + 91- 416- 224-3091
Phone: + 91- 416- 220-2157
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