Vels University

country rank  407
world rank  8298

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Vels University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Vels University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vels University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Founded 1992
Motto Knowledge is Power

University Location

Address Velan Nagar P.V. Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram
Chennai (population range: over 5,000,000)
600 117 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (44) 2266 2500
F +91 (44) 2266 2513

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Vels University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018