VIT University

country rank 7
world rank 800

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University Overview

Established in 1984, VIT University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Vellore (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chennai. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, VIT University (VIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. VIT University (VIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. VIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

VIT विश्वविद्यालय

Acronym
VIT

Founded
1984

Motto
A place to learn; a chance to grow

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University Location

Address
Katpadi-Thiruvalam Road
Vellore (population range: 250,000-499,999)
632 014 Tamil Nadu India

T +91 (416) 224 3091

F +91 (416) 224 3092

Other locations
Chennai

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office

Vellore 632 014
+91 (416) 220 2168 / 220 2157


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to VIT University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

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Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

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Academic Structure

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