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Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would formally inaugurate VIT-AP on Nov. 28. VIT-AP was constructed in 200 acres allotted by the state government in Amaravati region. The construction has finished in 11 months in 3.21 lakh sq. ft. Two newly-constructed blocks on the campus are named after former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, freedom fighter and Nightingale of India Sarojini Naidu. “The event is a landmark in not just VIT’s history, but also in AP’s history as VIT becomes the first private university to start classes in not Amaravati alone but in entire AP. As many as 630 students from 24 states of India are studying in VIT- AP” said G. Viswanathan, founder and Chancellor of the University told in a press conference here on Saturday. This University is offering the courses in B. Tech (Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Networking & Security, Electrical and Electronics, Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Data Analytics and Mechanical Engineering). This is in addition to a five-year integrated M.Tech. Software Engineering (entry after 12th standard) and PhD.
VIT-Amaravati campus inauguration on Nov 28
The first phase of the prestigious, VIT-AP, Amaravati, campus is ready for inauguration. Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the academic block and hostel block at 10.30 am on November 28 near
Inavolu village of Amaravati. The Andhra Pradesh government has allotted 200 acres land in two phases for the construction of the VIT campus. The first phase of the university is now ready due to speedy construction of multi-storied buildings in a record time of 11 months. Addressing a media conference at a hotel here on Saturday, vicepresident of VIT-Amaravati, Sekar Viswanathan, said the academic block has been named after a teacher and former President of India Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and it was built in an area of 2,11,000 square feet with five floors. The hostel block has been built in 1, 11,000 square feet area with nine floors. Sekar said the construction works of two buildings began in January 2017 and have been completed in a record time of only 11 months. He informed the total constructed area was 3, 22,000 square feet. He said two new blocks would be dedicated to the nation by VicePresident M Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the presence of Ministers, MLAs, MLCs, officials and other dignitaries on November 28. He announced that VIT becomes the first private university in the State to start classes not only in Amaravati, but also in the entire AP. He said 630 students from 24 States of India are studying in VIT-AP, Amaravati. He further said B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D courses are offered in various disciplines. He announced the VIT has 33 years of rich history and hoped the University would achieve excellent results in Andhra Pradesh. He informed that admissions to the B.Tech degree programmes are through VIT Engineering examinations, VITEEE, Which is common for all the four VIT campuses i.e. Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amravati. He added.
V-P, Naidu to inaugurate VIT building
Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the newly-constructed building of VIT University- Amaravathi campus on November 28.Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University Vice-president Sekhar Viswanathan said that the Vice-president and the Chief Minister would inaugurate the newly constructed two blocks, which were named after as Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Academic block and Sarojini Naidu hostel block, at 10:30 am on November 28 He said that the state government had allocated 200 acres of land for the VIT University campus in Amaravati and two kilometers away from the Secretariat complex. He also described the inauguration of VIT campus in AP as a landmark not only in the VIT history but also AP history as VIT is the first private University to come up in the capital Amaravati. Viswanathan also said that 630 students from 24 states were pursing higher education at the VIT Amaravati campus. Vice-chancellor Dr. Sudhakar said that the key features of the VIT University Amaravati campus were including application oriented academics, engineering clinics to implement and innovate and also mandatory internship experience in the industry. He also said the VIT University had adopted three villages Sekhamuru, Ainavole and Velagapuri to take up development activities.
Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India
Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon'ble Chief Minister of AP