VIT University ,earlier known as Vellore Engineering College, is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. It was founded in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College by G.Viswanathan. VIT offers academic programs in Engineering, Technology, Applied Sciences, and Management. It offers 20 undergraduate programs, 34 postgraduate, four integrated MS courses, and four doctoral programs. VIT has been accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Energy Institute, United Kingdom with the highest validity of five years and also re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an 'A' grade.
VIT, Vellore is the main campus of the university in the city of Vellore in India's southern state, Tamil Nadu, between Chennai and Bangalore extending upto 250 acres of land. The campus resembles a city, with lake, gardens, lawns, residential complexes, food courts, hair salons and wide roads. The campus has its own water supply and backup electricity supply along with shopping complexes to cater to the needs of residents.
VIT, Vellore campus has hostel facilities for both boys and girls and the hostels are named after pioneers in science, literature and peace. Two main college fests are conducted in VIT: GraVITAs and Riviera. GraVITAs is a techfest (technology oriented festival) conducted in August/September while Riviera is a sports and cultural festival.
|Name||Vellore Institute of Technology|
|Area Covered||250 Acres|
|Address||Vellore Institute of Technology, Near Katpadi Road, Vellore
City- Vellore , State- Tamil Nadu, 632014
|Landline||0 416 2243091|
|Space Covered||250 Acres|