|Location||Vellore, India||Funding Type||Private|
|No of Students||39000||Establishment||University|
|Founded In||1984||Estimated Cost of Living||2500 USD|
VIT was established in 1984 as a self-financing institution called the ‘Vellore Engineering College’ with 180 students. Since then the institution has grown from strength to strength. VIT today is a home to over 39000 students from 52 countries and from every state of India, one third of whom are women. VIT is the first university in India to get 4-STAR rating from QS, the international ranking agency. Besides being ranked consistently in the TOP 20 institutions in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of Government of India since 2016, recently VIT entered the prestigious QS World University Ranking by Subject for the first time. VIT has got rank in three subjects in the first year of participation itself as below:
Computer Science and Information Systems (Rank: 451-500)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Rank 501-550)
Chemistry (Rank 501-550)
For more details www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2019
VIT is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation council of India (NAAC) and 10 under graduate engineering programs at Vellore Campus & 4 under graduate engineering programs at Chennai Campus are accredited by ABET of USA.
VIT, ranked No.1 private institution for Innovation Achievements (ARIIA 2019 Award) by Govt. of India.
VIT offers programs at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels in Engineering, Management & Sciences. VIT also offers programmes in Hotel Management, Architecture and Law at Undergraduate levels.
Please check our website www.vit.ac.in for further details.
Some of the quick facts about VIT University are as follows:
A 350 acres eco-friendly campus with over 5 million sq.ft built up space