VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.


We at VIT will impart futuristic technical education and instil high patterns of discipline through our dedicated staff, who shall set global standards, making our students technologically superior and ethically strong, who in turn shall improve the quality of life of the human race.


Our mission is to educate students from all over India, including those from the local and rural areas, and from other countries, so they become enlightened individuals, improving the living standards of their families, industry and society. We will provide individual attention, world-class quality education and take care of character building.

Employee Advantages

  • We have revised the salary structure based on 7th Pay Commission recommendations effective July’2018. Details will be shared shortly
  • Employment Provident Fund & Gratuity
  • Mediclaim Insurance / Accidental Policy with United India Assurance for Employees and Dependents
  • Free Health Centre benefits (extended to family members also)
  • Encashment of Earned Leave
  • Special Pay to Staff Members for Continuous Service
  • 25% Concession to avail Bus Facility to Staff Members
  • Sabbatical Leave to pursue Higher Education / Research
  • Laptops are issued to Faculty members while at service to pursue Research and Academic work
  • Faculty members are encouraged to take up consultancy, projects and research work.
  • Faculty members are sponsored to
  • Pursue further studies
  • Present papers in conferences abroad periodically.
  • VIT is an equal opportunity employer.
  • VIT attracts the brightest and best talent pool available in the industry.
  • Our human resource policies and practices are geared towards attracting and recruiting the best, rewarding, recognising and retaining them. These policies and practices are comparable to some of the best in the industry.
  • In our work environment, all employees are valued and respected and have opportunities to develop their full potential and pursue a career path of their choice.

Our History

The begining VIT University as VEC

It was established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, and was founded in 1984 as a self-financing institution called the Vellore Engineering College. The Union Ministry of Human Resources Development conferred University status on Vellore Engineering College in 2001. The University is headed by its founder and Chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former Parliamentarian and Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government. In recognition of his service to India in offering world class education, he was conferred an honorary doctorate by the West Virginia University, USA. Sankar Viswanathan, Sekar Viswanathan and G.V. Selvam are the Vice-Presidents; Dr. Anand A. Samuel is the Vice-Chancellor and Dr. V. Raju and Dr. S. Narayanan are the Pro-Vice-Chancellors.

Quick Facts

      • Over 1,93,000 appeared for the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) in 2014
      • The institution offers 19 Undergraduate, 34 Post graduate, 2 Integrated and 4 Research Programmes.
      • NAAC has re-accredited VIT with an ‘A’ grade.
      • A 360-acre eco-friendly campus with over 50.83 lakh sq.ft. built-up space at Vellore.
      • A 170 acre eco-friendly second campus at Chennai.
      • Over 24,000 students, with nearly 1/3rd of them women
      • Students from 50 countries as well as from every state in India
      • Over 1400 faculty and 1413 staff.
      • VIT has been accredited by TCS, Wipro and Cognizant for academic collaboration and placements.
      • Entered the Limca Book of Records for Campus Recruitment.
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