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VIT University, Amaravati: Courses, Fees, Eligibility Criteria, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 31st, 2021 by Mansi Topa

VIT University Amaravati was established in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh in 2017. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the university with an ‘A’ grade. The campus at Amaravati is under the prestigious Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Group of Institutions that was awarded ‘Excellence in Enabling Research Environment’ in 2019 and ‘Excellence in Faculty of the Year 2017’ by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

VIT University Amaravati offers various UG, PG, and Doctoral programs in various streams like Engineering, Management and Law, among others. The major courses include B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Tech (Integrated). Admission is done on the basis of performance in the entrance examinations or candidates’ marks in their qualifying examinations. The B.Tech course admissions are done through VITEEE, AP EAMCET, or JEE Main scores, while M.Tech admissions are based on VITEEE scores, except for the integrated M.Tech course.

VIT University Amaravati Key Points

  • VIT AP is the first private university in Amaravati, the capital region of Andhra Pradesh.
  • In its first placement drive in 2020, VTI AP secured 419 jobs from over 73 recruiters. The highest salary package offered was 20 LPA, and many students Super Dream offers worth more than 10 LPA.
  • VTI AP is known for its international collaborations. Global partnerships include those with the University of Massachusetts in the USA, Queen Mary University in the UK, and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
  • VIT AP has a unique student-oriented mentoring program that helps students make informed academic decisions.
  • Most of the faculty members are Ph.D. graduates from reputed universities like IITs, IIMs, NITS, and the VIT Vellore campus. The student to teacher ratio is 10:1.
  • VIT University also has its name in the Limca Book of Records for the highest number of recruitments through placements done from a single institution by IT sector companies for 7 years.

VIT University Amaravati Courses and Fees

VIT University offers B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc., M.tech (Integrated), and Ph.D. courses. Tabulated below are the details of the same – duration, specialization,

Program Program Details Selection Criteria
  • Duration: 4-5 years
  • Fees: ₹ 4.82 L – 7.83 L
  • Eligibility: An aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in +2/Intermediate
  • Specialization: Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Robotics, Data Analytics, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Embedded System & IoT, VLSI System Design, Business System
M.Tech (Integrated)
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Fees: ₹ 2.95 L – 5.83 L
  • Eligibility: Passed +2 or equivalent examination with 65% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Specialization: CSE, Software Engineering
An aggregate of total marks secured in the +2 / Higher Secondary Examination or equivalent examination
M.Tech – VLSI Design
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: ₹ 1.93 L – 3.02 L
  • Eligibility: A aggregate of 60% or equivalent in B.Tech degree programmes from any recognised University/Institute.
Dual Degree Programme – B.Sc. + M.Sc.
  • Duration: 3+2 years
  • Fees: ₹ 1.53 L for the first year
  • Eligibility: First Class with a minimum of 60% marks at +2 level or equivalent with Mathematics /Statistics /Computer Science/Business Mathematics as one of the subjects
  • Specialization: Data Science
Marks in +2/Equivalent
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: ₹ 1 .53 L for the first year
  • Eligibility: Aggregate marks secured in their undergraduate degree programmes calculated up to the pre-final semester.
  • Specialization: Data Science, Physics, Chemistry
Marks in undergraduate programme calculated up to the pre-final semester, Statement of Purpose (SoP), online-personal interview
B.Com ( Finance )
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: ₹ 1.53 L for the first year
  • Eligibility: Commerce or Accounting or Mathematics in +2/Equivalent with overall 60%.
Marks in Qualifying examination
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: ₹ 2.75 L for the first year (Merit-Based Fee structure)
  • Eligibility: 60% aggregate or equivalent grade in Class 12
  • Specialization: Business Analytics, General, Digital Marketing, Fintech
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Fees: ₹ 1.64 L for the first year
  • Eligibility: Pass in 10 +2/Equivalent
  • Fees: ₹ 43000 per annum
  • + ₹ 10000 thesis fee
  • Eligibility: Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with a first-class or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5
  • Specialization: Economics, English, Human Resource, Marketing, Computer Science And Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics And Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Anthropology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Law, Finance
Performance at the Master’s level, research output and the performance in a personal interview at VIT.

VIT University Amaravati Placements

VIT AP has witnessed an outstanding performance in its first placement drive. The varsity has a PAT Centre that takes care of the placements at VIT AP. The highlights of VIT AP Placements 2020 is as follows:

  • PAT centre invited about 700 companies on campus
  • 419 job offers secured over 73 recruiters.
  • Many of the students secured Super Dream Offers worth more than ₹ 10 L.
  • Some of the topmost recruiters are eBay, Intel, Dell, Amazon, GE, Schneider Electric, Texas Instruments, Hitachi, DE Shaw & Co, PayPal, HP, Tata Motors, Global Analytics, TCS, Cognizant, and more
  • Some of the high salary packages secured at VIT-AP include:
Company CTC offered
Microsoft ₹ 41.60 LPA
Amazon ₹ 28 LPA
CISCO ₹ 29.17 LPA
Swiggy ₹ 28. 2 L
Indian Oil Corporation (Core) ₹ 17.30 L
UDAAN ₹ 30 L

VIT University Amaravati Scholarships

Scholarships for UG Programmes (B.Sc., BBA, Law, B.Com., and B.A.):

  • GV Merit Scholarship: Board toppers across the country get 100% of their fees waivered for the entirety of the UG degree programme.
  • Tmt.Rajeswari Ammal Merit Scholarship: District toppers of every state can use this scholarship to have 50% of their fees waivered for the entirety of the UG degree programme. Female district toppers can get an additional 25% scholarship (making it a 75% scholarship).

Merit Scholarships for PG Non-engineering Programmes:

  • G. V. PG Merit Scholarship: This scholarship grants 100% of the fees waivered for candidates who have secured a CGPA of 9.0 or 90% and above (whichever is applicable) in the First 4 Semesters or 2 Years of the qualifying UG examination
  • Rajeswari PG Merit Scholarship: Candidates who have scored a CGPA of 8.0 or 80% and above (whichever is applicable) in the First 4 Semesters/Two Years of the qualifying UG examination get 50% of their fees waivered. An additional 25% is given to female candidates making it a 75% scholarship.

VIT University Amaravati FAQs

Ques. How are the hostel facilities in VIT-AP?

Last updated on July 14th, 2021

Ans. The hostels offered by VIT University, AP have a wide variety of options depending on the preferences of the students. 2 and 4 bedded hostels are available as well as AC and non-AC rooms.

Ques. What are the facilities available at VIT AP?

Last updated on July 14th, 2021

Ans. The facilities offered by VIT University, Andhra Pradesh include Wi-fi enabled campus, Wi-fi enabled buses, e-wallets, and a digital library. There is also RFID technology in the library, a specialized collection of books and journals, well-equipped laboratories, health centre, cafeteria, bank and ATM, and sports facilities.

Ques. Which credit system is followed by VIT AP?

Last updated on July 14th, 2021

Ans. The VIT University, Andhra Prades offers the credit system known as the Full-Flexible Credit System (FFCS). It is a student-centred system, where students can design their full course, including their Elective Subjects, and pace of study, as they want in their credit base.

Ques. What are the international opportunities provided by VIT AP?

Last updated on July 14th, 2021

Ans. VIT University, Andhra Prades is reputed among private universities for its international relations. VIT AP has programmes such as the Semester Abroad Programme (SAP) and the International Transfer Programme (ITP). There are also visiting faculties from outside the country.

Ques. Can one apply for VIT AP, if Class 12 results have not been released yet?

Last updated on July 14th, 2021

Ans. Yes, one can apply for VIT AP if +2/Intermediate results have not been released yet, but the results have to be submitted before the assigned date after application.