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Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore: Rankings, Courses, Fees, Admission Process, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on September 16th, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

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 within 20 other best engineering institutes since 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 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 the research domain and Ph.D. students have a plethora of options to research on. 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.

VIT also saw some incredible placements in 2021 with the highest CTC of 44 L.P.A .

VIT also has strong partnerships with 300 foreign universities and allows you to study a semester abroad and engage in international research collaboration.

VIT University Vellore Admission Updates

UG and PG admissions for batches 2021 are now open:

  1. Slot booking for VITEEE -21 is open. VITEE is going to be conducted online via a remote proctored mode. The last date to fill the application is 20th May, 2021.
  2. The applications for B. Des are open. The last date to fill the application is 30th June, 2021.
  3. The applications for B. Arch are open. The last date to fill the application is 30th June, 2021.
  4. The applications for BCA, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc Degree programmes are open. The last date to fill the application is 30th June, 2021.
  5. The applications for MBA are closed. The last date to fill the application is 14th April, 2021.
  6. The applications for M.Tech/ MCA are open. The last date to fill the application is 31st May, 2021.
  7. The applications for M. Des are open. The last date to fill the application is 31st May, 2021.
  8. The applications for M. Sc are open. The last date to fill the application is 21st May, 2021.
  9. The applications for integrated M.Tech, M.Sc are open. The last date to fill the application is 30th June, 2021.

Quick Facts

  • In 2021, more than 1109 high paying jobs have been offered by top class companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Paypal and so on.
  • VIT has secured sponsorship for 50 research projects of upto INR 100 million. It also offers consultancy services worth INR 2.2 million for the DRDO, India.
  • VIT also holds the record of 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.
  • VIT hosts 190+ foreign adjunct professors which gives 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 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 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 Program Details Selection Basis
B.Tech Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 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
BCA Duration: 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 Duration: 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
BBA Duration: 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
Meit based
Integrated M. Tech Duration: 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 Duration: 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
M.Sc Duration: Fees 1st year: INR 80,000- 1,10,000
Eligibility: B.Sc. degree 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
MBA Duration: Fees 1st year: INR 351500
Eligibility: Passed in graduation at least of three-year duration with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
Valid score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT
MCA Duration: 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
PhD Fees 1st year: INR 43,000
Eligibility: Master’s degree in a relevant Science discipline with 60% marks
Valid Score in VITREE

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 by January every year. A training session takes place in February and placements start by July. VIT classifies its placements as Super Dream, Dream offers and internships.

Super dream offers are offers with CTC of 10 lacs and above per annum. 2020 saw 140 companies offering 1021 super dream placement offers, Microsoft offering the highest CTC of 41.60 lacs per year.

Dream offers are offers with CTC of 5.5 lacs or above per annum. More than 386 companies have provided dream offers to several students every year.

The placement cell also provides internships for students in their final year. Students have previously gotten internships in USA, UK, Ireland, Japan, China, UAE, Kenya, Italy and such countries.

Placement Statistics from 2020-21

No. of Companies 659
No. of super dream offers 859
No. of dream offers 1703
No. of regular offers 1862
No. of Internships 852
Top recruiter Microsoft, Wipro
Highest Package INR 44 LPA
Average CTC INR 6.41 LPA

VIT University Vellore Scholarships

VIT mainly offers 2 kinds of scholarships.
Scholarships for B. Tech students:

  • Toppers from state board and central board get a 100% tuition fee waiver for all the 4 years.
VITEEE Rank % of tuition fee waived
1-50 75
51-100 50%
101-1000 25%

*students need to maintain a GPA of 8.0 or above to continue availing 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 University Vellore FAQs

Ques. Does VIT Vellore provide hotel facilities for stay?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

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

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

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans. Yes, The campus has a central library an area of 7770 sq m with quite an illustrious list of 2. 40,802 books and several other sources of literature.

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

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans. Yes, The institute houses an anti-ragging committee for the students’ welfare and safety.

Ques. Does the institute hold any research centres ?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

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?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

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

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