Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT Vellore- College Details

Vellore, a district capital in Tamil Nadu, has long been known for its stately fort and temple, renowned hospital and medical college, Parry’s factories and the vast government industrial estate in nearby Ranipet. Vellore’s history records several dynasties and powers. The Pallavas, Cholas, Pandyas, Hoysalas, Sambhurvarayars, Chalukyas, Vijayanagar, Bijapur Sultans, Mughals, Marathas, French and the British have all ruled the area at one point of time or the other. The twenty or more palaces and forts in the district reflect ancient styles and traditions. The most striking of these is the famous Vellore Fort, built in the 16th Century by Chinna Bommi Nayak of Vijayanagar. The fort was declared a national monument in 1992.

College Details

College Name: VIT University Vellore
Affiliated To: Autonomous Institute
Category: Co-Educational
Address: VIT University Vellore Campus Vellore – 632 014, Tamilnadu, India
Phone: 91-416-2243091 / 93Fax: 91-416-2243092  91-416-2240411
Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech

Streams at Graduate Level

School of Bio Sciences and Technology (SBST) School of Mechanical and Building Sciences (SMBS)
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Bio informatics
  • B. Tech. Biomedical Engineering
  • B. Tech. Biotechnology

Postgraduate Programmes



  • M. Tech. Biotechnology
  • M. Tech. Biomedical Engineering
  • M. Sc. Applied Microbiology
  • M. Sc. Biomedical Genetics
  • M. Sc. Biotechnology
  • M. Sc. Biotechnology (5 Year Integrated Programme)
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Civil Engineering
  • B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering
  • B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering (specialization in Energy Engineering)
  • B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering (specialization in Chemical Process Engineering)
  • B. Tech. Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering (jointly with ARAI, Pune)

Postgraduate Programmes


  • M. Tech. Automotive Engineering – in collaboration with ARAI, Pune
  • M. Tech. Automotive Engineering with specialization in Engine Technology ((jointly with ARAI & Industry)
  • M. Tech. CAD / CAM
  • M. Tech. Energy & Environmental Engineering
  • M. Tech. Mechatronics
  • M. Tech. Manufacturing Engineering
  • M. Tech. Structural Engineering
  • M.Sc Manufacturing Engineering

School of Computing Sciences and Engineering (SCSE)

School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT)

Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  • B. Sc. Computer Science

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  • M. Sc. Computer Science
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B. Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. Tech. Power Electronics and Drives
School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE) School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE)
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Information Technology
  • B. C. A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
  • B.Sc (Multimedia & Animation)

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. Tech. Information Technology – Networking
  • M. Tech. Software Technology
  • M. Tech Software development & Management (Cognizant Employees)
  • M. C. A. (Master of Computer Applications)
  • M. S. Software Engineering (5 Year Integrated Programme)
  • M.Sc in Software Technology (in Collaboration with State University of Newyork)
  • M.S. Information Technology (For employees of WIPRO Technologies)
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. Tech. Automotive Electronics in collaboration with TIFAC-CORE industry partners
  • M. Tech. Communication Engineering
  • M. Tech. Nanotechnology
  • M. Tech. Sensor System Technology
  • M. Tech. VLSI Design
School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) School of Social Science & Languages (SSL)
Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. Sc. Chemistry (Organic / Inorganic / Analytical)
  • M. Sc. Electronics
  • M. Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Com. (Computer Applications)
VIT Business School (VIT BS) Innovative Programmes
Undergraduate Programmes

  • BBA Bachelor of Business Administration

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M. B. A. Master of Business Administration
  • M. B. A. – International Business
  • 5-year Integrated B. Tech-MBA degree
  • Integrated PhD. Programmer
  • Integrated PG Programmers
  • M. S. (By Research) ,M. Phil, PhD. (Full-Time & Part-time)

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

Tuition Fee (Per Annum) 89,000 *
Special Fees (Inclusive of examination fee, library fee & etc.) [per annum] 21,000
Total fees (per annum) 1,10,000
  • after concession
One time payment of Admission fee 10,000and caution deposit (refundable) 3000 will be extra
TUITION FEES [per annum] 1,50,000
Admission Fee [One time payment] 5,000
Special Fees [Inclusive of Examination, Library Fee etc] [per annum] 65,000
Caution Deposit [Refundable] 3,000


Placements : VIT University has been a consistent topper for several years in the list of campus placement records among private institutions in India. It is proud that its graduates are highly rated by employers from industry and commerce in the private and public sectors. Offering information, advice, guidance and support for job-seeking students is considered a primary responsibility at the University


Campus:It is an article of faith at VIT to complement the academic component of the university and enhance the overall educational experience of students through a wide range of extra-curricular programmers, facilities, services and activities. These events provide students and other members of the university exposure to a variety of social, cultural, intellectual, recreational opportunities and challenges.Such experiences enrich the lives of students and help them fulfill their potential. An exclusive office headed by a Students’ Welfare Officer plans and executes these activities.Co-curricular and extracurricular activities are planned and executed through a number of associations, clubs, societies and students’ chapters of professional bodies. They are owned and managed by representatives of students and are monitored by the faculty in-charge.

Central library:The Central library has been built to International Standards, Spreads over to four floors with an area of 5000 sq.m. It is centrally air-conditioned, well-protected with fire alarm, CCTV and 3M-book security system. Specialized collections of Books, Journals & Non-book materials are available in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Biotechnology, Humanities and Social Sciences. The Collection replete with

Hostel:17 hostels are located in VIT campus. There are Thirteen Men’s Hostels, which accommodate 7000 students in single, two and three bedded, four bedded and six bedded rooms. A gym facility is also attached with well maintained swimming pool.The Four Woman’s Hostels have room for 3200 students. Women students have access to gym facilities and a newly built swimming pool inside one of these hostel premises. Individual metering service for those who want air-conditioning facilities is also provided. Optional washing services are provided in well maintained separate washing areas.


Events Details : VIT University has celebrated its silver anniversary in the year 2009, marking 25 years since our inception. It is with immense pleasure, that we announce “RIVIERA ’10 An International Sports and Cultural Fest” to be held between 30th January to 2nd February 2010 at our campus. For this International Meet, we expect over 4000 students from over 200 colleges across the globe to participate in addition to our own students who are 15,000 in number.


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