Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Institute Of Technology

VIT is also known as Vellore Engineering College was founded in July 1984 by Dr. G Viswanathan, a former parliamentarian and a Minister in the government of Tamil Nadu. Over this period of about 30 years, VIT has witnessed some of India’s best minds and talented individuals as students and excellent professors.

Motto

“A place to learn, a chance to grow.”

Branches and cut-off ( For Vellore and Chennai Campus)

Campus Engineering Branch Closing Rank
VIT University, Vellore Computer science and Engineering. (Specialization in Bioinformatics) 7500
VIT University, Vellore Bio-Medical Engineering 13000
VIT University, Vellore Biotechnology 13500
VIT University, Vellore Civil Engineering 14300
VIT University, Vellore Computer Science and Engineering 15000
VIT University, Vellore Electronics and Communication Engineering 15500
VIT University, Vellore Electrical and Electronics Engineering 16000
VIT University, Vellore Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 16500
VIT University, Vellore Information technology 17000
VIT University, Vellore Mechanical Engineering 19000
VIT University, Vellore Mechanical (Spec. in Automotive Engineering) 20000
VIT University, Vellore Mechanical (Spec. in Chemical process Engineering) 23000
VIT University, Vellore Mechanical (Spec. in Energy Engineering) 25000
VIT University, Vellore Production and Industrial Engg. 27500
VIT University, Chennai Civil Engineering 29000
VIT University, Chennai Computer Science and Engineering 33000
VIT University, Chennai Electronics and Communication Engineering 39000
VIT University, Chennai Electrical and Electronics Engineering 39000
VIT University, Chennai Mechanical Engineering 39500

The rankings shown here are taken from 2015 results for VITEEE.

Fests

Gravitas and Riviera are the two fests organized by Vellore Institute of technology every year.

VIT was the first Engineering college in India to be awarded International Organization for Standardization 9002 certificate for three years by the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) of Netherlands for the management of the cultural festival ‘Riviera’ in 2011.

Ranking

VIT has been ranked among the top 1% private engineering college in India and 13th overall best university ahead of many government-run colleges in India, by National Institutional Ranking Framework published by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in April 2016.

Placement and Research

VIT University has consistently been the topper for several years in the list of campus placement records among private institutions in India.

Campus recruiters include Cognizant, Wipro, Microsoft, Google, Delphi, Capital, IQ ,Cisco, Honeywell, Cerner, HCL

VIT is increasingly orienting itself to a more research focused college with CoE’s and other exciting lab facilities. Research-based learning is encouraged in students here.VIT’s research strength spans disciplines like CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping, Manufacturing, Product Design, Energy, Biomedical Research, Information Technology, Optoelectronics, and Materials Engineering.

Alumni

The most notable alumni from VIT include:

  1. Krishna Gupta: Founder and CEO of propterry.com
  2. Nishank Magoo: Founder and Managing Director of Multigroce, Multiverse Technologies.
  3. Vivek Gupta: Vice President – Business, Delhivery

Among the many others who have proved that an amalgamation of quality education with a disciplined environment is the perfect concoction for a successful career.

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