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Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai was founded in 1984 recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC). The aim of the institute is providing quality education with international standard.

VIT is headed by its founder Dr. G. Viswanathan offering world-class education recognized by Government of Tamil Nadu.

VIT provides excellent student exchange programs and faculty encourages program to route the curriculum at VIT.

VIT was the first institute in India to put into practice the Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCS) which gives students freedom to make their own time tables by selecting the subjects & faculties under whose direction they want to study.

A vision of the institute:

  • To impart futuristic technical education through high patterns of discipline by providing dedicated staff members.
  • To establish global standard technologically and ethically to improve quality of life.
  • To educate the students from rural and urban areas to become a enlightened individual improving the living standard of society

Important artifacts about VIT:

  • 360-acre campus with 50.83 lakh sq.ft. built up space.
  • 6285 students were studied at VIT.
  • 381 faculty and 147 staff members.
  • Limca book of records for campus recruitment
  • 170-acre campus at Chennai

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai - Quick Highlights

Eligibility Criteria 10+2 with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks
Bachelor Degree Yes, required
Course Duration 2 Years
Annual Course Fees (approx) Rs 1,35,000 (Per year)
Top Recruiters PayU, snapdeal, myntra, Godrej, Honeywell, Microsoft, Flipkart, Zomato etc.

Awards and Ranking

  • 16th rank among top engineering institutions of India by MHRD, Govt. of India.
  • Ranked between 801-1000 among world universities by QS university ranking.
  • 9th among all institutions in India by outlook survey.
  • Best university of the year by FICCI .
  • Best innovation award by ASSOCHAM .

Accreditation and Recognition

  • Recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC)
  • NAAC accreditation with ‘A’ grade
  • Accredited by TCS, Wipro, Cognizant

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai - MCA Course Fee Structure 2019

Particulars Course Fee
Fees in USD $ 1957.14
Fees in Indian Rupees (including caution fees) Rs.1,37,000
Hostel Fees Rs.63,000
Total Rs.2,00,000

Note: 1$ = Rs.70

  • For detail course fees click here.
  • For detail hostel fees click here.

Admission Process at VIT: For MCA course

  • Admissions to MCA programme are conducted through VIT Master Entrance Examination (VITMEE) at VIT.
  • Follow the detailed advertisement regarding the issue of application forms, important dates from the newspaper, leading authority.
  • Application forms can be received at respective post offices or obtained through a post.
  • Selection totally depends on the counseling process & ranked obtained in VITMEE score.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applying for MCA course, candidates should have a bachelor degree from recognized university with a aggregate of 60%.
  • Candidate should be Xth & XIIth passed with preferred subjects Mathematics/Statistics.
  • The candidate who currently appearing for final year exam or awaiting for results is also eligible to apply for MCA course.
  • It is obligatory for the candidates to submit final year mark sheet, provisional degree certificate before 15th August.

Courses offered at VIT

Course Duration
B.Tech 4 Years
BA.LLB. (Hon) -
BBA.LLB(Hon) -
MCA 2 Years
M.Tech 2 Years
MBA 2 Years

Facilities at VIT


Hostel and Accommodation

  • Separate accommodation for boys and girls with two or three bedded rooms.
  • High-speed wifi facility.
  • In-house medical care unit & ambulance facility available.
  • Entertainment hall with television facility.
  • 24/7 security.
  • RO & cool water supply available for drinking purpose.
  • Hot water supply available for bathing.


  • Spacious and well-designed dining halls are available catering needs of students.
  • VIT cuisine having a vegetarian, non-vegetarian, south-Indian, north-Indian categories of food.
  • Special menus are available during festival occasions.
  • Separate canteens also provided in the college.


  • Cultural committee at VIT are enthusiastic and actively organized sports events for the students.
  • Sports include Athletics, cricket, basketball, tennis, volleyball, football, chess, carrom, table tennis etc.

Auditorium & Conference halls

  • Institute has a conference hall with a capacity of 400 students.
  • Cultural activities, seminars, guest lectures are organized by a respective committee at Auditorium.
  • VIT also has a seminar hall with a capacity of 150 students.

Banks & ATM

  • VIT has attached ATM for retrieving money transactions.

Transport Facilities

  • Bus facility provided for students and staff members.

Placements at Vellore Institute of Technology


  • To conduct the campus placements for final year students.
  • To prepare the students by arranging training programs such as group discussions,aptitude test, technical & HR interviews through professional trainers and VIT alumni.
  • To encourage career counseling for the students.

Top Recruiters at Vellore Institute of Technology

  • Honeywell
  • PayU
  • Myntra
  • Flipkart
  • Godrej
  • Microsoft
  • Snapdeal
  • PayPal
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