Founded in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College, the institute was declared as a university in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India in 2001 and was renamed as VIT University.
In the last 31 years, it has established itself as a leading institute in teaching and research. The university has now 32,000 students, 20 UG, 34 PG and 4 research programmes and >200 research collaborations with universities abroad. The university has two different campuses now, the main campus is in Vellore and the other one is in Chennai. Both the cities are situated in the southern part of India. The institute has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe.
Experienced and learned teachers of VIT University are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. In addition to that the institute has established world class facilities, environment for research and teaching which have brought International accreditations like ABET- USA, IET-UK and national accreditation from NAAC with the highest grade. Govt. of India has ranked the Institute as the best private engineering institute of India in 2016 which is also listed in the top 200 institutes of QS-BRICS ranking, 2015.
VIT University is also proud of its significant progress in research collaborations, world class research centres and graduate outcome. It has strong alumni network all over world. VIT University has been a consistent topper for several years in the list of campus placement records in India. It is proud that its graduates are highly rated by employers from industry and commerce in the private and public sectors. The growth of the University is in line with its Vision and Mission statements.
For more information about VIT University, please visit http://www.vit.ac.in