VIT University

VIT University

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VIT University, Vellore is a private deemed university located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. The university began its journey as an engineering college in 1984 with 3 branches under the Madras University. With excellence as its backbone, the college gained deemed university status in 2001. Today, VIT University offers 20 UG & 34 PG programs and is described as one of country’s finest university in Engg. Taking this tradition forward, the university inaugurated a new campus at Chennai in 2010.

List of Contents

  1. Location.
  2. Ranking.
  3. Programs Available.
  4. Admission Procedure.
  5. Fee & Expenses.
  6. Campus.


VIT University is located in the city of Vellore. Vellore city lies in the middle of Chennai (145km) and Bangalore (200 Km), 2 major cities of south India. Though Vellore has a great railway and road connectivity, but it still lacks air connectivity.

Apart from the Vellore campus, VIT University is also stationed in following cities:

  1. VIT, Chennai.
  2. VIT, Bhopal.
  3. VIT, Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh.


VIT University has consistently been a part of the best engineering colleges in the country since inception. In 2016, HRD ministry ranked the university at 13th spot in the list of best Engg. colleges in the country. Also, the university was placed at the 4th spot by IndiaToday Survey in the list of best engineering institutes in 2016. At EduPadhai, we have ranked VIT University at the 32nd spot in the list of 50 best Engg colleges.

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Programs Available

UG Programs
  1. Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech).
  2. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc).
  3. Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A).
  4. Bachelors of Architecture (B.Arch).
  5. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com).
  6. B.B.A + LLB (Integrated 5-years).
  7. BA + LLB (Integrated 5-year).
  8. School of Fashion.
PG Courses
  1. Master of Science (M.Sc).
  2. Master of Computer Application (M.C.A).
  3. Masters of Technology (M.Tech).
  4. Masters of Bussiness Administration (MBA).
Doctorate Courses
  1. Doctor of Philosophy (P.hD).

For detailed description of the above courses, follow the link

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Admission Procedure

B.Tech Admissions

Admission to VIT University’s B.Tech program at Vellore & Chennai campus is through VIT Engineering entrance exam (VITEEE).

VITEEE is an annual entrance exam, held across various centers in India, for admission to UG programs at VIT University. Every year nearly 0.2 million candidates appear for the exam.

BCA/B.Sc (Computer science/Hotel & Catering/Multimedia & Animation)/B.Com/BBA Admissions

There is no entrance exam for admission to these fields of study. Admissions are solely based on previous academic performances of candidates in 10th and 12th std. For more details, follow the link

B.Arch Admissions

B.Arch admissions at VIT University are through NATA scores. For details, follow the link

Law school admissions (LLB)

For LLB admissions at VIT University, aspirants performance in 10th, 12th and law entrance exams is considered. For more details, follow the link

M.Tech/MBA/MCA/M.Sc/P.hD Admissions

Masters admissions at VIT University are through VIT Masters Entrance Examination (VITMEE). For details, follow

Fees and Expenses

The tuition fee for B.Tech Programs at VIT University is based on the discipline a candidate chooses. These disciplines are classified into 2 groups as shown below.

Group A:  Biotechnology, Biomedical, Computer Science and Engg (Spec. in Bioinformatics), Civil, Mechanical with specialization in Energy Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Production and Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics, and Instrumentation Engineering.

Group B: Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering.

  Group A Group B
Tuition Fees(Per Annum) 1,33,000 1,55,000
Exam fee + library fee etc. (Per annum) 30,000 30,000
Total (Per Annum) 1,63,000 1,83,000
One time charges

At the time of admission, apart from above charges, a candidate has to pay the following fee too.

Admission Fees: Rs. 10,000.
Caution Money (Refundable): Rs. 3000.

These charges are same for all disciplines.

Hostel and Mess charges
Vellore Campus
  Single Bedded Double Bedded Triple Bedded Four Bedded Six Bedded
  A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C
Accommodation Charges 43000 33000 29000 24000 25000 19000 19000 16000 15000 13000
Electricity Expenses 9000 9000 7000 7000 7000 7000 6000 6000 6000 6000
A/C Electricity 16500 0 13000 0 12000 0 11500 0 10500 0
Total(Per Annum) 68500 42000 49000 31000 44000 26000 36500 22000 31500 19000
Onetime Charges

Admission Fee: Rs. 10,000.
Caution Fee (Refundable): Rs.10,000.
Admission Processing (Non-Refundable): Rs. 1000.

The Onetime expenses are same for all types of accommodations.

Mess Charges

South Indian (Veg.): Rs. 39500.
South Indian (Non-Veg.): Rs. 45000.

North Indian (Veg.): Rs. 43000.
North Indian (Non-Veg.): Rs. 48500.

Special Mess: Rs. 51500.

Chennai Campus
  Double Bedded Triple Bedded Four Bedded Six Bedded
  A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C A/C Non-A/C
Accommodation Charges 35000 30200 31500 26000 27000 21500 20000 18000
Electricity Expenses 7000 7000 7000 7000 7000 7000 7000 7000
A/C Electricity 25000 0 25000 0 25000 0 25000 0
Total(Per Annum) 67000 37200 63500 33000 59000 28500 52000 25000

One time Charges

Admission Fee: Rs. 10,000.
Caution Fee (Refundable): Rs.10,000.
Admission Processing (Non-Refundable): Rs. 1000.

The Onetime expenses are same for all types of accommodations.

Mess Charges

Veg.: Rs. 46500.

Non-Veg.: Rs. 52000.

Special Mess: Rs. 57500.


VIT University is situated in the city of Vellore, in the state of Tamil Nadu. The university campus is spread over an area of 350 – acres, covered in lush green grass. Credited as being a fully residential campus, the natural

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VIT University Vellore campus Swimming pool

characteristics bore by the campus add greatly to the beauty of the campus. Apart from the scenic ambiance that the campus boasts of, the university also offers a great pool of facilities to its students. These facilities include the following.

  1. Banks
  2. Shopping Mall.
  3. Souvenir shop.
  4. Sports fields.
  5. Medical facilities.
  6. Hostels.
  7. Banks & ATMs.

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