Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Chennai  Chennai, Tamil Nadu

 ESTD 1992
 Private College
 NAAC Ranking - A
  AICTE Approved

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) , Chennai

Rachna Jha

Vellore Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as VIT University, Chennai was established in the academic year of 1984. It is a Deemed University recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the Government of India. The institute has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited with Grade ‘A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The main purpose of the institute is to provide quality in teaching, learning and research that makes it different from other institutes.

The infrastructure of the institute is spread over an area of 192 acres. Being a proficient institute in all the relatable aspects, it provides all the basic amenities to its students. Basic facilities such as Boys' and Girls' hostel, Gym, Library, Sports, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Medical, IT Infrastructure, Transport, Convenience Store, Guest Room, and Bank facilities are provided to the students.

VIT Chennai Highlights




Vellore Institute of Technology

Year of establishment


Also known as

VITC, VIT Chennai, VIT University Chennai

Campus location

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Campus type


Campus size

192 Acre

Recognised by


Accredited by

NAAC- ‘A' Grade

Entrance exam accepted


Mode of education


No. of International collaborations


No. of schools


Total number of courses

19 courses across 6 streams

Total no. of faculty


International visiting faculty


Gender intake


Application mode


No. of books

2.20 lakh+

Hostel facility


Official website

VIT Chennai Courses 

VIT Chennai offers programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Besides, the university also offers a program at the Doctorate level. These programs are offered under several specializations, thus giving students a pool of options to choose from. The candidates are required to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the university. Admission to these programs depends on candidates' performance in the last qualifying examination or the entrance examinations conducted at different levels.

VIT Chennai Admissions

VIT Chennai admissions process include filling of application form available on the university's official website and passing the respective entrance examination. Candidates seeking admission to VIT Chennai must ensure that they meet the requirements set by the university.

  • For admission to the undergraduate program, the candidates must qualify VITEEE/LSAT/CLAT examination conducted for different programs.
  • For admission to the postgraduate programs, the candidates must hold a valid score in VITMEE/GATE/CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/NMAT or CMAT for respective programs.
  • In some cases, the candidates are shortlisted based on merit list prepared as per candidates' performance in the last qualifying examination.

VIT Placements:


The placement cell of the university is known as PAT center. It plays a vital role in creating admirable placement records for the university. The candidates are shortlisted based on their academic performance. The highest salary package offered at the campus has reached up to 10 LPA and the average one remains to be at 3 LPA.

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