VIT University

country rank  10
world rank  732

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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 35 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.

University Identity

Name
Name VIT विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym VIT
Founded 1984
Motto A place to learn; a chance to grow

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office
Vellore 632 014
+91 (416) 220 2168 / 220 2157

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019