Founded in 1984 by Harvard alumnus and former MP from Tamil Nadu G Viswanathan, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), has already made its mark in providing quality education in the field of research, technology and management. With over 25,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate and graduate programmes, VIT offers B Tech (in all streams), B Arch, BA LLA, B Com, BCA, BBA, and B Sc multimedia and animation besides M Tech, MCA and M Sc in biotechnology. “VIT has been to able to create a student-friendly learning environment through its fully flexible credit system (FFCS) that allows students complete freedom to tailor their own course timetable and choice of professors. Also, to impact a sense of responsibility in its students, the institute makes them organise a job fair for non-VIT students and places them in addition to its near 100 per cent placement for its own students,” says G Viswanathan, Chancellor, VIT.
Popular courses B Tech in computer science engineering, biomedical engineering and civil engineering
USP VIT has been accredited by TCS, Wipro and Cognizant for academic collaboration and placements. The university holds a record in Limca Book of Records for its campus recruitment Entry Through VIITEE entrance exams
Fee structure ` lakh to `2 lakh a year for B Tech courses; `42,000 to `55,000 a year for BBA and BCA; `2.8 lakh a year for B Arch programme