Engineering, Architecture, Media, Commerce, Science, Arts
NAAC, ABET - United States
Mode Of Admission
VITEEE (For engineering), 12th Marks for BCA / B.Sc. / BBA / B.Com, NATA + 12th Marks for Architecture
There is no donation fee for VIT. Though, there exists a category system to get admissions. These categories go from Category 1 to Category 5. Naturally the Category 5 admission has to pay more fee annually.
You will get into it. Just sit in VITEEE Exam and try to secure good rank else you will have to pay more. Read the Donation Fees section above. It's smart actually on part of VIT.
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Num Of Seats
~6000 every year
8.00 AM – 7:30 PM (flexible as per subject registration). Research students can stay overnight with prior permission.
ID Card Compulsion
Yes, biometric with fine is applicable if ID not present.
Students On Roll
~30000 (Yes, it's like a miny city itself)
Num Of Professors
Mostly no, but some are really good
130000 (Approx.) for UG (This is for the upper ranks. If your rank in VITEEE is not good, you need to pay more. There exists a category system to get admissions. These categories go from Category 1 to Category 5. Naturally the Category 5 admission has to pay more fee annually.
GOOD (Select your courses and profs wisely and you might score well. Passing is not difficult)
Frequent conferences / guest talks by eminent speakers / academicians of national and international repute
Too regular. Lectures are compulsory to attend along with labs. Can take a mental toll actually!!
75% Attendance is mandatory. Proxies depend on professors. Mass bunk is not option due to flexible credit based registration system.
Mostly, you will have to arrange by yourself. College provides references though.
Cisco, National Instruments, Microsoft, Ford, L&T, Fiat Chrysler
Okayish. You will get something, even if it is just for name sake.
Rivera (It is cultural and sports combined)
Rivera (Quite popular. Sees participants from many colleges acoss India. Also, popular names like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Sukhwinder Singh have performed in the fest)
* B.Tech Biotech Civil Chemical Computer ECE EEE Electronics and Instrumentation ECE with specialization in Biomedical Engineering ECE with specialization in Sensors and Wearable Technology IT Mechanical Production & Industrial Industrial Design
* BCA * BCom * BSc Multimedia and Animation * BBA * BSc Computer Science * Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management * BSc Hons Agriculture * BA Journalism and Mass Communication
* M.Tech Courses check here http://www.vit.ac.in/admissions/pg
* M.Phil * M.Tech by Reasearch * PhD
School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) School of Architecture (V-SPARC) School of Bio Sciences & Technology (SBST) School of Civil and Chemical Engineering (SCALE) School of Computing Engineering (SCOPE) School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE) School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE) School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC) School of Social Sciences & Languages (SSL) Department of Physical Education (DPE) VIT Business School (VIT-BS) VIT Law School (at Chennai Campus only) VIT School of Fashion (Both in Chennai and Vellore campus) VIT School of BSc. Catering & Hotel Management
Lectures Per Week
25-35 hours every week. Sometimes can be 7 hours every day! Each lectures are of 50 minutes.
HIGH A lot of classes are conducted where the professors mostly teach outdated stuffs. Some of the professors are good though. You are always engaged in journal, assignment, class test, attendance issues etc.
IMMENSE So many people fight for placements and day to day college tests, ranks and all that. It's competitive.
COOL but not AWESOME It’s full of something or the other. But not much to do outside campus.
Quality Of Students
SIMPLE & CONTENT DEPRESSED (Most) AMBITIOUS (Rare) NERDS (Very few though) PARTY BUFFS
DESCRIPTION: You will have very good variety of people from every part of the country.
Campus In Acres
Katapadi Railway Station (2.4 Km) Chennai Railway Station (134 Km)
Tip: For outstation people coming via Chennai, there are plenty of trains running between Chennai Central and Katpadi Jn in a day. Catching a train is a good option so as to reach faster within 2hrs 20 min on an avg. Ticket price around 80 rupees for sitting and 120+ for sleeper. Better to take reservation as sometimes there is rush.
Nearest Bus Stand
New Bus Stand (5.5 Km)
Tip: For students coming via Chennai, take an auto from Airport / Railway Station to CMBT or Koyembedu (both are same) bus stop and take a bus to Vellore. The bus will drop you at new bus stand. From new bus stand take an auto to VIT University.
Chennai Airport (121 Km)
Multiple ways to reach college from Chennai airport: 1) Just come out of the airport and take a local train from Thirusulam local railway station. Thirusulam is located right opposite to airport (just 3 mins walk). From Thirusulam take a local to Chennai Park station. Come out of Chennai Park Station and go to Chennai Central station. Chennai Central is right opposite to chennai park station at a walking distance of 200 meters. From Chennai Central take a train to Katpadi. From Katpadi station take an auto to VIT University.
2) If you want to come by cab take a cab from taxi stand outside the airport directly to VIT University. Will cost you around 2000 bucks.
3) Take an auto from Airport to CMBT or Koyembedu (both are same) bus stop and take a bus to Vellore. The bus will drop you at new bus stand. From new bus stand take an auto to VIT University.
SEMI URBAN The campus resembles a city, with lake, gardens, lawns, residential complexes, food courts, hair salons and wide roads. Modern and peaceful campus. Full of greenery. Huge campus. Very hot weather!
Hotels And Restaurants
* Tara Maa (Close to campus, cheap and best North Indian food) * China Valley (Noodles & fried rice are good here) * Calcutta Roll Center (Rolls and noodles) * Bombay ANAND BHAVAN (Snacks and sweets) * Dominos * Olive Kitchen (North Indian food; a bit expensive) * Toms Dinner (Burgers and pasta; again bit expensive) * CAFE COFFEE DAY * GRT Regencey (Damn expensive)
DESCRIPTION: Only some places are near campus. The good places are like 3- 5 Km’s away.
Vellore Fort (7.7 Km) Golden Temple (15.7 Km from college) Quarry (7.6 Km behind campus, difficult to reach) Temple (2 Km behind college, 20 Mins walk from college)
DESCRIPTION: College is in Katpadi, 6-7 Km from Vellore main city.
* All mart’s are inside the campus itself. They are good enough to take care of your daily needs. * There are no such big and famous shopping complex in and around Vellore.
VIT Health Center CMC Medical College (7 Km)
DESCRIPTION: CMC is a very renowned medical hospital in India.
Raghvendra Theatre Vishu Cinema Galaxy Cinema
DESCRIPTION: Raghvendra is only Hindi movie theatre. Rest all show Telugu and regional language movies.
Parlours For Girls
Green Trends Bright and White All nearby.
Salons For Boys
Friends Green Trends Bright and White All nearby.
No much of an option as language becomes an issue plus you don't really have the time.
Outside Night Canteens
DESCRIPTION: Every hostel has its own night canteen from 10:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Options depends on the caterers but it's decent enough. Going outside the hostel block after 9:30 PM is not allowed.
Yes. Speed of about 60-70 Kbps. Okay for surfing. WiFi remains off from 12:30 AM to 5:00 AM
Not in college (But there in hostels)
You feel sleepy in some of the classrooms. The feel is good though.
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Library Night Reading Room
Library Book Issue
Yes but only for students with scholarship, others can take it for max 2 + 2 weeks, then the book has to be returned and can re-issued the next day.
Library Books Conditions
Most of the books are in really good condition.
Yes (Are well maintained and look new)
Fire Extinguisher & First Aid available in all labs.
Nope. No water facility nearby nore coffee machines.
Lab Equipment Access
Yes, after a lot of permissions.
Lab Internet Speed
Yes (2 Auditorium)
The bigger one has ~3000 seating capacity while the smaller one has ~300.
Amazing! Feels premium and modern!
Boys Hostel Numbers
Boys Hostel Timings
9:30 PM to 5:30 PM - the doors remains closed. You should have special permission to work in campus for projects. Saturday in time is 10:30 PM.
Boys Hostel Fees
70000 - 100000 per year depending on room and mess choice
Boys Hostel Guest Entry
Yes. Only till common area. Not allowed in room.
Girls Hostel Numbers
Girls Hostel Room Sharing
DOUBLE SEATED, TRIPLE SEATED, FOUR SHARING, SIX SHARING (1st year it is on 1st come 1st serve basis. 2nd year onwards there is counselling for room allotment as per CGPA)
Girls Hostel Timings
Hostel gate closes at 8 PM in night. Open’s at 5 AM. Saturday and Sundays door closes at 7:00 PM.
Girls Hostel Fees
70000 - 100000 depending on room and mess choice
Girls Hostel Guest Entry
Yes. Only till common area. Not allowed in room.
Opposite Sex Entry
Yes. Charges 2500 per day. Prior booking required at hostel office.
No (Drink responsibly and better don’t come in campus. 1 semester suspension if caught drunk. Restication if found drugged)
No dhobi but many high end automatic washing machines in the campus
Hostel Computer Room
Yes (Free but available only on call)
Hostel Room Ventilation
Yes (Very airy corridor and room)
Hostel Water Purifier
Hostel Security Guards
Yes. More than required actually!
Hostel Reading Room
Mess Monthly Bill
Mess Hygenic Condition
AVERAGE for all the mess
Yes (Three canteen available at three different location in campus)
Yes (Yes in every hostel block it is open till 12:30 AM)
Canteen Food Quality
Canteen Food Price
20-50 is enough to satisfy your hunger. Cheap actually!
Campus Doctor Availibility
Amazingly maintained inspite of being a huge campus.
Other Important Details
Extra Curricular Activities
Like crazy! Are you a painter, spiritualist, dancer, orator, singer or whatever. You are at the right place.
Music, Drama, Literary, Arts, Sports, Technical. You will find everything.
They have all what is required but gaining access to some of them can really be a headache. The equipments are mostly in good condition and staff members are not friendly and not helpful.
Boys Hostel Room Sharing
DOUBLE SEATED TRIPLE SEATED FOUR SHARING SIX SHARING
DESCRIPTION: 1st year it is on 1st come 1st serve basis. 2nd year onwards there is counselling for room allotment as per CGPA.
Hostel Room Conditons
Average. They provide a desk, cupboard, bed, curtains, chair, table in the room.
Hostel Internet Speed
Yes. 6 GB free wifi with the speed of 60-100 Kbps. Additional GB is on purchase.
Hostel TV Room
Yes (The students enjoy it to the core during IPL, cricket matches. A few of them even watch Ekta Kapoor television soaps some of the times)
Hostel Indoor Games Room
TT Table, Snooker Table
Yes The open for all free gym is below average. There's a paid one too and that is good (Has all the best and latest facilities)
Hostel Health Checkup
Yes Doctors are available 24x7. Specialist are called weekly and are available with appointment.
Hostel Cultural Events
Many. They celebrate every other festival like Holi, Diwali, Ganeshutsav, Dandia night etc.
Flats for rent are available opposite to campus gate at a decent price.
Mess Food Quality
Depends on choice of mess, North Indian Veg / Non-Veg, South Indian Veg / Non-Veg special mess. Special mess is good, other messes are okay only
Canteen Food Menu
NORTH INDIAN SOUTH INDIAN CHINESE
VIT Medical Center CMC All nearby!
FOOTBALL BASKETBALL BADMINTON CRICKET TABLE TENNIS CARROM LAWN TENNIS
DESCRIPTION: You don't need to worry if you are a sports buff. You will have all the facilities and like minded people to gel with.