Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore

(Deemed University)


VIT UNIVERSITY, which was founded in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College, has since grown from strength to strength to its present position as a premier academic institution in this part of the country devoted to education and research in Science, Engineering, Technology, Management and Humanities.

Declared as a Deemed University by UGC in 2001, VIT University comprises of six Schools and their constituent Centres.

VIT is the first educational institution in India to be awarded the ISO 9002 certificate and has been accredited by NBA (AICTE) and also by NAAC (UGC) with ‘A’ Grade. It is the first University in India to get international accreditation by Institute of Engineering & Technology [IET-UK] and Energy Institute [EI-UK].

Courses Offered

School of Mechanical & Building Sciences
Undergraduate Programmes

  1. B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering – [Regular & Evening]
  2. B.Tech. Civil Engineering
  3. B.Tech. Mechanical & Energy Engineering  a collaborative programme with University of Applied Sciences, Aachen, Germany, Technical University, Eindhoven, The Netherlands and IIT, Chennai.

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M.Tech. Automotive Engineering – in collaboration with ARAI, Pune
  2. M.Tech. CAD / CAM
  3. M.Tech. Energy & Environmental Engineering
  4. M.Tech. Mechatronics
  5. M.Tech. Structural Engineering

School of Computing Sciences
Undergraduate Programmes

  1. B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. B.Tech. Information Technology
  3. BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
  4. B.Sc. Computer Science

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. M.Tech. Information Technology – Networking
  3. MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
  4. M.S. Software Engineering (5-Year Integrated programme)
  5. M.Sc. Computer Science

School of Science & Humanities
Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M.Sc.Chemistry – Organic / Inorganic / Analytical
  2. M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  3. M.Sc. Electronics

School of Electrical Sciences
Undergraduate Programmes

  1. B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  2. B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. B.Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M.Tech. Automotive Electronics – in collaboration with Tifac-Core industry partners
  2. M.Tech. Communication Engineering
  3. M.Tech. Nanotechnology
  4. M.Tech. Power Electronics & Drives
  5. M.Tech. Sensor System Technology
  6. M.Tech. VLSI Design

School of Biotechnology, Chemical & Bio-medical Engineering
Undergraduate Programmes

  1. B.Tech. Bioinformatics
  2. B.Tech. Biomedical Engineering
  3. B.Tech. Biotechnology
  4. B.Tech. Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M.Tech. Biotechnology
  2. M.Tech. Biomedical Engineering
  3. M.Sc. Applied Microbiology
  4. M.Sc. Biomedical Genetics
  5. M.Sc. Biotechnology (2 Years)
  6. M.Sc. Biotechnology – 5 year Integrated Programme

VIT Business School
Undergraduate Programmes

  1. B.Com (Computer Applications)

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. M B A (Master of Business Administration)
  2. M B A – International Business
  3. M B A (5-Year Integrated programme)
  4. B.Tech. with M B A – 5 year Integrated Programme

Innovative Programmes

  1. Dual degree programme and integrated PG programmes are also offered for students desirous of studying two degrees simultaneously.
  2. Ph.D. (Full-Time & Part-time), M.Phil., MS (by Research) Degree Programmes are also offered.


School of Mechanical & Building Sciences

Industrial Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering; Environmental Engineering (Ecosustainable waste Management); Cryogenics; Remote Sensing & GIS application, Ground Water Resources; Structural Engineering; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Robotics; Tribology (Wear Research); Special alloys and Steels Technology; Environmental Fluid Mechanics; Computational Mechanics; Biomaterials; Surface Engineering; Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials.

School of Bio-Technology, Chemical & Bio-Medical Engg.

Bio-Medical Engineering; Bio-Medical Genetics; Bio-informatics; Bio-sciences; Applied Microbiology; Medical Biotechnology; Plant Biotechnology; Protein Engineering; Medical Image Processing; Bio-Remediation; Computational Biology; Biomaterials; Surface Engineering; Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials.

School of Computing Sciences

Computer Graphics; Image Processing; Cryptography; Computational Intelligence; Wireless Networks; Data Mining; Software Engineering.

School of Electrical Sciences

Power Systems; Energy Systems; Biomedical Engineering; Optical Communication; Fiber Optics, Lasers, Microwave Antennas; Imaging; Semiconductor Device modeling; MEMS; Nano Fabrication; Nanomaterials; Modelling of Nanoscale Devices; Experimental Surface Science; Nano catalysis Nano Sensors and Materials.

VIT-Business School

Organizational Dynamics; Marketing; Finance; Operations; International Business.

Centre for Bioseparation Technology (CBST)

Recovery and Structure/ Function studies of therapeutic proteins using Bio Chromatography; Setting up Chemical Molecule Screening for Proteins and drugs; Involvement of autologus antibodies in the antibodies in the erythrocyte degradation in the case of Leukemia.

Centre for Disaster Mitigation & Management (CDMM)

Natural Disaster Mitigation & Management; Technology & Applications of GIS; Remote Sensing; GPS; Environmental Risk Assessment Urban; Regional & Environmental Planning & Management.


Languages [English]:

ELT-Teaching Poetry; Black American Literature; Indian Writing in English-Fiction, Afro-American Plays; American Literature; Folklore, Grammar Current Literature; Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching Common Wealth Literature; Indian Writing in English Stylistics, New Historicism; Computer Assisted Language Teaching and Testing;


Complex Analysis; Fluid Dynamics; Algebra; Graph Theory; Operational Research.


Thin Films / Sensors / Energy Conservation / Crystal Growth / Gel Dosimetry / Laser Spectroscopy; Nonlinear Fiber Optics/ Photonics; Nuclear Physics; Condensed Matter Physics; Material Science; Medical Physics/Nuclear Physics; X-Ray Crystallography; Ultrasonics; Thin Film Technology; Bio-Materials; Surface Engineering; Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials.


Analytical Chemistry; Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Batteries; Nano Materials: Luminescent Materials; Bioanalytical Chemistry; Bioremediation; Electroanalytical; Inorganic solid state chemistry & materials science-Bioceramics; Catalytic materials; Electrochemical & Bio-chemical Sensors; Electron-Transfer reactions; Electrocatalysis; Thin Films; Chemically modified electrodes; Phyto Chemistry; Environmental Analytical chemistry; Sensor Systems; Mechanisms of inorganic reactions in solutions; In Vitro drug metal ion interactions through kinetic studies; Kinetic and catalytic studies using metal ions and their complexes; Biochemistry; Drug development; Biotechnology; Pharma chemistry; Synthetic Organic Chemistry.

Admission Process
B.Tech. Degree Programme
Admission to B.Tech. Degree Programme is based on VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) conducted all over India.

MBA / MBA (International Business) DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • Candidates, should apply separately to VIT for admission with score card of the specified examination.
  • Selection of candidates is done based on the CAT / XAT / MAT  Score and the performance in Interview and Group Discussion conducted by VIT in major cities.

M.Tech. And MCA Degree Programmes
Admission to MCA and M.Tech. Programmes is based on VIT Master’s Entrance Examination (VITMEE) conducted by VIT in major cities across India.

Procedure of Admission

  • Advertisement issued in all leading newspapers regarding the issue of application forms, important dates etc.,
  • Application forms can be purchased at select post offices / or obtained through post.
  • Entrance examination conducted in major cities all over India.
  • Selection is through counselling based on the rank secured in the Entrance Examination. Preference is given to the candidates with GATE score in M.Tech. admission.


  • There will be no entrance examination for admissions.
  • Candidates will be called for an interview in the order of merit based on:
      • The aggregate of total marks secured in the +2 / Higher Secondary Examination for UG / M.Sc. Biotechnology (5 year  integrated) programmes. The aggregate of total marks secured in the +2 / Higher Secondary Examination and also based on the performance in Group Discussion and Personal Interview for MBA (5 year integrated) programme.
      • The aggregate marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the +2 / Higher Secondary Examination for M.S. Software Engineering programme.

Candidates will be called for an interview in the order of merit of their aggregate marks secured in their undergraduate degree programmes calculated upto the fourth semester or second year, whichever is applicable (This is inclusive of Languages / EOP and all the subjects they have studied upto pre-final year).

    • Candidates for admission to other UG programmes will be selected based on the performance in the H.Sc., / Intermediate, and for PG programmes based on the performance in the UG degree.
    • Eligible candidates shall be called for counselling and the admission is decided based on the marks in the qualifying examination.

Selection Procedure
The candidates, who satisfy the criteria prescribed, will be called for a written test and / or interview to be conducted at the University. Selection will be based on the previous academic performance and the performance in the test and / or interview.

Vellore Institute of Technology
(Deemed University)

Ranipet, Katpadi Rd,
Vellore 632014
Tamil Nadu

Tel : 0416-2248701, 2248701, 2249720, 2202138
Fax : 0416-2243092 /2240411
Email : [email protected]
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VC: Dr P Radhakrishnan
Reg: Dr Anand A Samuel