VIT University, Chennai

Vellore Institute of Technology, commonly known as VIT University, Chennai, is a Deemed University recognized by the UGC and approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The Institute started its operations in the academic year of 1984. The institute has also been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited with Grade ‘A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

VIT ensures the best in class learning environment for its students. Institute has been recognized with various rankings & accreditations. VIT University has also received Limca Book of Records for the 8th time for making an unbeatable record of placement. University has offered over 7000 placements to their students till date, with the highest package of INR 41.6 Lakhs per annum. University offers a wide range of courses catering 19 Undergraduate, 34 Postgraduate, 2 Integrated, 4 Research Programmes and many more to their students. University focuses on building strong international relations and till date has been partnered with over 300 universities across the world. The institute is spread over 372 acres with well-maintained infrastructure provided for both students and faculty members.


VIT University Highlights

Established | Institute Type

1984 | Deemed University

Also Known as

Vellore Institute of Technology

Located In


Official Website

Approval and accreditation

AICTE, UGC, ABET & IET approved

Category 'A' by MHRD and Grade 'A' by NAAC

Entrance Exam


Courses Offered

19 Undergraduate

34 Post graduate

2 Integrated

4 Research Programmes

Application Mode | Fees

Online and Offline | Rs. 1200

Admission Criteria

Entrance Exam

Hostel Facility 

Available for both Boys & Girls separately 

How to Reach

Railway: Central Railway Station, about 20km away 

Airport: Chennai Airport is 130km away from the campus

Awards and Rankings

  • VIT University ranked at 19th position in University Category, 32nd position over all category, 18th position in Engineering Category and 46th position at Management Category as per NIRF in 2019
  • VIT University positioned between 801 – 1000 number across worldwide as per the ranking of QS World Ranking 2020
  • Vellore Institute of Technology ranked at 28th positioned as per QDS World Ranking 2019


VIT University - Courses and Fees

VIT University offers various courses to their students in the stream of Engineering, Arts, Management, Law and Computer Applications. Students can take a fair idea from the below table mentioning the Fee Structure for the major courses offered by the university.



Total Fees (In Rs.)

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

4 year(s)


Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]

5 year(s)


Master of Technology [M.Tech]

2 year(s)


Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB]

5 year(s)


Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Laws [BBA LLB]

5 year(s)


Master of Computer Application [MCA]

2 year(s)


 Fee Structure (Annually)

  • University offered a B.Tech course fee starting from INR 173,000 to INR 198,000 per annum.
  • BA LLB course is offered at a fee of INR 162,000 per year.
  • MCA course fee at VIT Chennai is INR 162,000 annually.
  • M.Tech + B.Tech integrated course fee at VIT Chennai is INR 960,000 (it’s for the whole course period).

Hostel Fees

Hostel facility is one of the most important facilities that every student seeks for before applying for any college. VIT University provides comfortable, safe and secure hostel facilities to their students. The institute has two separate exclusive boys and girls hostel with numerous in house facilities like Dining Hall, Canteen, AC & Non-AC Rooms, Basic Furniture, Gym, Food Kiosks, Swimming Pool, Laundry & Wi-Fi Services, Beauty Salon, Tailoring and many more to attract and give ease to the students.


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Three Bedded

Four Bedded


Non A/C


Non A/C


Non A/C

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Mess Charges

Mess Type

Amount (INR)

Veg Mess


Non Veg Mess


Special Mess



VIT University Admission 2020

VIT University, Chennai presently provides B.Tech, BA-LLB, BBA-LLB, M.Tech, MBA and MCA courses at UG and PG level. To take admission in any of the courses students should have to follow below criteria.

  • Students need to clear different entrance examinations for different course offer by the university such as:
  1. Undergraduate – VITEEE
  2. Postgraduate – VITMEE
  3. Research - VITREE
  • Candidates must have to clear VITEEE 2020 which is conducted by VIT University to get admission in B.Tech program
  • University offers BA-LLB and BBA-LLB admission on the basis of a valid score in CLAT or LSAT or any other national level entrance test followed by GD and PI
  • Admission to BArch is done only on the basis of NATA score followed by the counselling round
  • Valid marks scored in VITMEE 2020 for MCA, & M.Tech courses and final admission is based on the interview
  • Candidates who qualify in CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ XAT/GMAT or NMAT exam are eligible to apply for the MBA program
  • For admission in MPhil & PhD courses, candidates must have to appear for VITREE 2020 followed by an interview round.
  • Students who have already qualified in CSIR NET or UGC NET or any other national level entrance test will get the direct call for an interview from the respective department of the university.


VIT University Application Process 

Students who are willing to take admission at VIT University can apply through both the medium, online and offline. 

Steps to apply online:

Step 1: Students first need to create their login credentials and then proceed further.

Step 2: Candidates for the general category can pay a sum of Rs 1150/- through Net banking/ Credit card/Debit card/Paytm 

Step 3: NRI candidates and candidates who are choosing abroad test centres have to pay USD 50 through online mode

Step 4: Online applicants do not have to send the hardcopy of the application form to the college. 

Steps to apply offline:

The candidates can also opt for offline application form by paying Rs.1200/- through the following modes:

  • From the designated list of post offices.
  • By giving the Demand Draft (DD) for Rs.1200/- in favor of 'Vellore Institute of Technology' in person from any of the VIT campuses.


VIT University Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech



B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering


Candidate appearing for VITEEE 2020 should have a minimum aggregate of 60% or 50% (reserved category) in Intermediate exams

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Computer Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Fashion Technology

Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech



M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering

Candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 60% in graduation for admission in M.Tech. Degree programmes.

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cloud Computing.

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Big Data Analytics

M.Tech CAD / CAM

M.Tech Mechatronics

M.Tech Structural Engineering

M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives

M.Tech Embedded Systems

 M.Tech VLSI Design

Eligibility Criteria for Other Courses

Master of Computer Application [MCA] / Master of Technology [M.Tech]

  • Candidates should score a minimum aggregate of 60% in graduation for taking admission in MCA and M.Tech. Degree programmes.
  • Candidates who are preparing for their final semester exam are also eligible to apply.
  • It is compulsory for candidates to complete their final Semester exams before the selection interview.
  • Candidates who got selected have to submit their final year marks sheets and Provisional degree certificate before August 15th. Otherwise their admission will be cancelled.


  • Candidate should be an Indian National and must have to study full time in the last two years in the school located in India.

  • Candidates should have to score a minimum aggregate of 70% overall in +2 exams conducted by the State/CBSE board.

  • Candidates must have cleared for any widely recognized Law test like CLAT / LSAT and should have secured an impressive score in each component of the test.

  • Candidate belonging to the reserved category (SC / ST) or hailing from Jammu & Kashmir and the North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Mizoram, and Tripura must have to score at least 60% in +2 exams.


Important Dates

Students who want to take an admission in VIT University should keep a record of below mentioned important dates 



Last Date to apply for B.Tech

21 Mar, 2020


10 Apr - 21 Apr, 2020

B.Tech Merit List (VITEEE)

27 Apr, 2020

BA-LL.B/ BBA-LL.B Application (VITEEE)

04 Apr - 18 Jun, 2020


20 Jun, 2020

BA-LL.B/ BBA-LL.B Counselling (VITEEE)

27 Jun, 2020

Last Date to apply for MBA 

15 Mar, 2020

MBA Essay Writing Interview (VITMEE)

25 Mar, 2020

MBA Merit List (VITMEE)

21 Apr, 2020

M.Tech/ MCA Application Start Date (VITMEE)

24 Mar, 2020

M.Tech/ MCA Merit List (VITMEE)

07 Jun, 2020

M.Tech/ MCA Counselling/ Interview (VITMEE)

17 Jun, 2020

Ph.D. Counselling/ Interview (VITREE)

30 Jun, 2020


VIT University Placements

VIT University is recipient of Limca Book of Record 8th time by setting unbeatable placement record. Every year the majority of students get placed with reputed companies’ with fairly good packages. The Placement Cell of the VIT University organizes various placement activities to ensure every student gets placed every year. The Cell arranges various Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures to benefit the students at the time of placements. The University ensures their students to get placed in both national and international companies. In the year 2018-2019 more than 600 companies has visited the campus. The highest offer to the student is given by Microsoft of INR 39 lakhs per year by Microsoft. The University also offers international internships and placements. Every year an average of 10 students are placed in leading MNCs in the USA, UK, Ireland, Japan, China, Israel, Taiwan, UAE, Kenya, Germany, Nigeria and Italy. Some of the top companies that the students of VIT have got placed into are mentioned below.

Total Companies Visited – 690
Highest Package – 39 Lakhs / annum  
Average Package – 6 Lakhs / annum

Top Recruiters










Ernst and Young


MU Sigma

Tata Capital






Cafe Coffee Day



VIT University Scholarship

VIT Chennai provides scholarships to the top 1000 rank holder’s students in VITEEE entrance exam under GV School Development Program (GVSDP). Following table shows the percentage of fee waiver according to the rank acquired by the candidate:



Central and State Board Toppers

100% waiver on Tuition Fees (for all 4 years)

1 to 50 Rank Holder in VITEEE 

75% waiver on Tuition Fees (for all 4 years)

51 to 100 Rank Holder in VITEEE 

50% waiver on Tuition Fees (for all 4 years)

101 to 1000 Rank Holder in VITEEE 

25% waiver on Tuition Fees (for all 4 years)

Terms and Conditions:

  1. First year scholarship will be applicable on the basis of rank as above. 

  2. Second year onwards, Scholarship will be applicable for those students who scored 8.0 or above CGPA, maintain the required Attendance and do not involve in any disciplinary activities.


VIT University - Infrastructure & Facilities

VIT University given extremely comfortable and well maintained infrastructure to their students. Campus is spread across 177 acres with well-equipped & fully furnished facilities available for both students and faculty.

Academic Zone


Air Conditioner

Medical Facilities


Practical Labs





Computer Lab



VIT University - Frequently Asked Questions 

Ques: What are the benefits of FFCS System in VIT?
The Fully Flexible Credit System of the university gives the students the flexibility to select their courses for each semester, choice of preparing his / her own Timetable and Academic Plan and many other such benefits.

Ques: What are the placement opportunities in VIT University?
VIT offers best campus placements and has entered into the Limca Book of records for the highest number of IT services placements.

Ques: What are the courses offered in VIT?
The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated courses under various specialisations.

Ques: Does the college have a hostel facility?
Yes, the college offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with Wi-Fi connectivity and other modern amenities.

Ques: What are the eligibility and selection criteria for MBA at VIT Chennai?
For admissions at MBA in VIT Chennai, candidates should have passed the three year duration graduation with 60 percent marks in aggregate. Selection is based on CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT score followed by Essay Writing and Personal Interview.

Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for getting admission in MPhil at VIT Chennai?
To get admission in MPhil at VIT Chennai, students need a master’s degree in relevant discipline with 60 percent marks or 6.5 out of 10 CGPA.

Ques: What are the selection criteria for admission in BA LLB (Hons)?
For admissions in BA LLB (Hons) at VIT Chennai, the applicant needs have a valid CLAT or LSAT score followed with group discussion and personal interview.

Ques: What is the application process for BA LLB at VIT Chennai?
For admissions at BA LLB, candidates are required to fill the application form by visiting the official website of VIT. After this, register as a new user and fill the application form, followed with paying the application fee of Rs 1200 by Credit/Debit or Net-Banking. In the end, send the form to Director, UG Admissions, VIT University, Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu.

Ques: Does VIT Chennai have any reservations?
At VIT Chennai, there is ten percent relaxation in qualifying exam for SC/ST/Jammu and Kashmir, as well as North Eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.


College Details



Kelambakkam - Vandalur Road, Rajan Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600127

Email ID 

[email protected]