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VIT Vellore

VIT Vellore

Vellore Institute of Technology [VIT], recognized as an Institution of Eminence by the Government of India is a premier institute located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. It was ranked the 15th best Engineering College in India among 20 other best engineering institutes in 2016 by NIRF. It is also accredited a grade A by NAAC, Government of India and this is just one of the many laurels and rankings awarded to VIT. VIT Vellore has started the application process for undergraduate Science & Humanities courses. Candidates can register themselves through the official website i.e  VIT offers 36 undergraduate, 32 postgraduate, and 10 UG/PG integrated programs. The curriculum follows the ‘Choice Based Credit System’ pattern which is fully flexible and also offers a credit-transfer option too. The B. Tech program offered by VIT is the most sought-after program and takes admissions through the popular VITEEE (VIT Engineering Entrance Exam). VIT also caters to the research domain and PhD students have a plethora of options to research. The other programs offered are BCA, BBA, MCA, B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Des, B.Arch, B.Com, M.Tech and MSW. Admissions are done on the basis of merit or entrance tests.

According to the VIT Vellore 2022 Placement Record, the average package offered is INR 8.19 LPA. VIT also has strong partnerships with 300 foreign universities and allows you to study a semester abroad and engage in international research collaboration.

VIT Vellore Quick Facts

  • In 2021, more than 1109 high-paying jobs have been offered by top-class companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Paypal and so on.
  • It has secured sponsorship for 50 research projects of up to INR 100 million. It also offers consultancy services worth INR 2.2 million for the DRDO, India.
  • VIT also holds the record for the highest number of recruitments done in a single year by the IT sector companies like Cognizant, TATA Consultancy Services, Accenture and so on.
  • VIT boasts of a 372-acre eco-friendly campus with approximately 62 lacs sq. feet built up space.
  • The university hosts 190+ foreign adjunct professors which give students all the exposure they need and makes their education truly global.
  • VIT also introduced the Fully Flexible Credit System, so that students have complete freedom and autonomy over their course.
  • VIT also has a strong international presence with more than 300 MOUs spanning across Europe, USA, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa and so on.
  • The SAP (Semester Abroad Programme) lets undergraduate and postgraduate students pursue their final semesters abroad in the VIT’s partner universities.

VIT University Vellore Rankings

  • VIT has been ranked 28th in the overall category, 15th in Engineering, 16th in University and 55th rank in Management by the NIRF ranking in 2020.
  • VIT Vellore is also among the 3% (801-1000) of the world universities in the rankings by the QS Global World Rankings.
  • VIT also has been ranked first in private institutes by the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA)
  • It is ranked as the 2nd cleanest institute under the SWACHH Campus Ranking 2019.
  • It offered the highest number of placements in WIPRO from a single institution- recognised by the Limca Book of Records Ranking.

VIT University Vellore  Courses and Fees


Program Details

Selection Basis


  • Fees 1st year: INR 1,76,000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 examination in PCM/B with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

 Valid Score in VITEEE

B. Des

  • Fees 1st year: INR 1,76,000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 examination in PCM/B with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

Valid Score in VITEEE

B. Arch

  • Fees 1st year: INR 2,88,000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject and with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

Valid score in NATA


  • Fees 1st year: INR 57000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Mathematics as the main subject with at least 70% marks in aggregate

Merit based

B. Com

  • Fees 1st year: INR 57000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Mathematics/ Accountancy or Commerce as one of the main subjects with a minimum of 70% aggregate marks

Merit Based


  • Fees 1st year: INR 57000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Mathematics/ Accountancy or Commerce as one of the main subjects with a minimum of 70% aggregate marks

Merit based

Integrated M. Tech

  • Fees 1st year: INR 96,000- 1,92,000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 (PCM) with a minimum of 70% aggregate marks

Valid Score in VITMEE/ GATE

Integrated M. Sc

  • Fees 1st year: INR 75000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Zoology or Botany with a minimum of 70% aggregate marks

Merit Based


  • Fees 1st year: INR 80,000- 1,10,000
  • Eligibility: B.Sc. degree in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Applied Science with Physics or Mathematics OR B. Pharm along with Biology/ Botany/Zoology as ancillary subjects with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks

Merit Based


  • Fees 1st year: INR 351500
  • Eligibility: Passed in graduation at least three-year duration with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

Valid score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT


  • Fees 1st year: INR 140000
  • Eligibility: Students must have passed B.Sc (IT/CS) or BCA with Mathematics at 10+2 or Graduation level with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

Valid Score in VITMEE


  • Fees 1st year: INR 43,000
  • Eligibility: Master’s degree in a relevant Science discipline with 60% marks

Valid Score in VITREE


Why VIT Vellore?

  • In the recent NIRF Rankings 2022, VIT Vellore has been ranked at the 12th and 18th position in the Engineering and Overall categories respectively. 
  • VIT Vellore has signed international MoUs with over 350 foreign universities across the globe in countries such as the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and South America to promote student exchange and transfer programs. 
  • Over the years, the institute has established several student clubs and committees that are responsible for conducting and managing a variety of student activities at the institute campus.
  • The VIT Vellore currently has 15 different schools across the faculties of Engineering and Technology, Basic Sciences and Humanities, Management, Architecture, Design, and agricultural innovations.
  • Almost 90-98% of the faculty members at VIT Vellore are Ph.D. holders from the prestigious institutes of India and abroad such as IITs. Also, the faculty members are highly experienced to deliver world-class education quality to the students
  • To support students financially, a wide variety of scholarships is being offered to the students of VIT Vellore on the basis of their merits in the entrance exam, caste categories, annual family income, and other factors. 
  • The university is recognized as an Institution of Eminence by the Govt of India and No. of 1 private university for innovation as recognized by ARIIA, Govt of India.
  • VIT Vellore is ranked among the top 3% of world universities by the QS Global World Ranking. The university is also ranked among the top 301-400 universities in the world for Computer Science, by The Times Higher Education World Ranking.
  • The university has achieved a place in the Limca Book of Records for the 8th time for its placement records. VIT Vellore placements offer the highest CTC up to INR 41 LPA with 1306+ regular offers and 7000+ overall offers.
  • VIT Vellore has 190+ Foreign Adjunct Professors and 300+ International Partners.



VIT University Vellore Placements

The placement cell (PAT) in VIT plays an integral role in creating the record placements VIT boasts of every year. The campus placement process starts in January every year. A training session takes place in February and placements start in July. VIT classifies its placements as Super Dream, Dream offers and internships. The placement cell also provides internships for students in their final year. Students have previously gotten internships in the USA, UK, Ireland, Japan, China, UAE, Kenya, Italy and such countries.

Placement Statistics from 2022

No. of Companies


No. of super dream offers


No. of dream offers


Total Students Placed


Top recruiter

Microsoft, Amazon, Paypal, Cisco, intel, Bank of America

Highest Package


Average CTC

INR 8.19 LPA

VIT University Vellore Scholarships

Scholarships for B. Tech students

  • Toppers from the state board and central board get a 100% tuition fee waiver for all 4 years.









*students need to maintain a GPA of 8.0 or above to continue availing of their scholarship

Scholarships for MBA students

CAT/XAT/GMAT score of 95 percentile

100% tuition fee waiver

CAT/XAT/GMAT score of 90 percentile

50% tuition fee waiver

MAT score >790

100% tuition fee waiver

MAT score 760-790

50% tuition fee waiver

NMAT score > 345

100% tuition fee waiver

NMAT score: 325- 345

50% tuition fee waiver

VIT Vellore Facilities

VIT Vellore is a state-of-the-art campus with a sprawling green area. You can avail of the following facilities:

  • Auditorium: Multiple auditoriums and conference halls complete with A/c and Wifi for holding seminars, events, etc.
  • Sports: VIT has a number of centers for physical education and sports activities that help the students maintain fitness and develop a competitive spirit.
  • Smart Classrooms: The wide spacious classrooms contain a whiteboard and a projector that is used for teaching.
  • Other facilities include Canteen, Hostel, Transport, etc. 
  • Clubs: The university facilities various clubs for the students to explore in domains as per their interests. The clubs are themed in technical, artistic, research, public speaking, etc.


VIT University Vellore FAQs

Ques. Does VIT Vellore provide hotel facilities for stay? 

Ans. Yes, The institute itself has several hostels and a guesthouse inside its campus. Details for the same are available on their website.

Ques. Does the campus have a library or information centre?

Ans. Yes, The campus has a central library an area of 7770 sq m with quite an illustrious list of books and several other sources of literature.

Ques. Does the college have any measures in place to avoid ragging and harassment? 

Ans. Yes, The institute houses an anti-ragging committee for the student's welfare and safety.

Ques. Does the institute hold any research centres?

Ans. Yes, The institute has several research centres on automotive research, crystal research, nanotechnology research, and so on to boost research-based learning in the students.

 Ques. Does the college provide any patent filing centres? 

Ans. Yes, The VIT IPR Cell helps in facilitating the patenting process for innovations made by the faculty or any research scholar in VIT.

Contact Details

For further details and one-on-one help, please contact the undersigned

8088888710, Career Advisor

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