Velalar College of Engineering and Technology is an autonomous college, affiliated to Anna University, Tamil Nadu and approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college has been accredited 'A' Grade by NAAC. It is a private college that provides co-educational services to both the genders. 90% of the students get placements from the on-campus interview held in the college. The top recruiting companies lists include Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, and many other IT companies. The only mission of VCET is to expose the students to world-class education and convey a wide range of quality knowledge to them. VCET has Ranked in 140th position for B.Tech, by Indiatoday 2020.
VCET Erode Highlights
|Established in | Type||2001 | Private|
|Affiliated to||Anna University, Tamil Nadu|
|Accredited by||NAAC & NBA|
|PG Entrance exam||TANCET, MAT, GATE|
|UG Entrance exam||TNEA|
|Courses offered||8 UG courses & 6 PG courses|
|Facilities||Hostel, Sports, Transportation, Wi-Fi, Theatre|
|Top recruiters||Infosys, Accenture, Wipro|
|Location||Erode district, Tamil Nadu, India|
VCET Erode Courses
Tabulated below are the courses offered by the college under various specializations:
|B.Tech.||Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering||Eligibility: Intermediate Graduate with a minimum of 50% and TNEA merit rank
Duration: 4 years
|MBA||Banking, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing.||Eligibility: Graduate with a minimum of 50% and TANCET or MAT merit rank
Duration: 2 years
|MCA||Computer Applications||Eligibility: Graduate with TANCET or MAT merit rank
Duration: 3 years
|MCA (Lateral)||Eligibility: BCA or B.Sc. IT with TANCET or MAT merit rank
Duration: 2 years
|M.E||Computer Science and Engineering. VLSI Design. Applied Electronics. Embedded System Technologies.||Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. with 50%. and TANCET or GATE merit rank
Duration: 2 years
|Ph.D||Management Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering||Eligibility: Postgraduate in relevant courses
Duration: 3 years
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VCET Erode Admission
Every year, Velalar College of Engineering and Technology admissions are conducted for the students on the basis of cut off marks which is declared by VCET Management. The VCET Admission application for the 2020 batch can be found online and the students can apply for admission on the college website.
VCET also offers undergraduate lateral entry applications for second-year students to directly apply for the B.Tech/B.E course.
How to Apply?
Follow the steps to fill the web form to apply for admissions at the college. This is usually required after getting merit rank of requisite entrance exam:
- Go to the college website.
- Register yourself with a valid email address and a phone number.
- Fill in the required details in the specific area found in the admission application.
- After filling in the details, submit the application by paying a fee for the final submission of the admission application.
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VCET Erode Placement
VCET provides a placement and training cell, which helps the students to build their careers and allows them to get placed in renowned and reputed Multinational Companies like Wipro, Infosys, Accenture, and many other organizations. The training and placement cells also organize guest lectures, seminars, and conferences from great professors for the benefit of the students. The Campus placement training (HR, Technical, Group Discussions, Written Test, Aptitude Test) is given in the pre-final year for all eligible candidates by the college. Below is the placement details for UG programs in the past 3 years:
|Academic Year||Students placed||Median salary|
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VCET Erode Scholarship
The institute offers merit-based scholarships for all students from different communities during the start of the semester. The students who are interested in sports can also avail of a sports quota scholarship.
The institute offers merit scholarships for students on the basis of merit. In the year 2018-19, nearly 400 students received scholarships.
- All Fee Waiver Scheme: This is given to students who have scored more than 195 in the entrance exam. No fees for college, hostel, transport, and exam are charged from them.
- Tuition fee waiver scheme: This scheme is given to students scoring between 190 to 194.75 in the entrance exam. The limit is up to INR 40,000 per year.
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VCET Erode Facilities
Velalar College of Engineering and Technology provides many infrastructural facilities to the students and faculty. Some of the facilities are described below:
- Hostel: A separate on-campus hostel for both boys and girls with facilities of gymnasium and cafeteria.
- Digital library: It is a collection of books in the library. The digital library gives access to unlock the e-books and e-documents.
- Computer cafe: A computer lab for the software minds to innovate new ideas and technology.
- Auditorium: An auditorium for large gatherings and a conference hall for seminars and workshops which can accommodate more than 1000 students.
- Grievance Redressal Committee: here the members make sure that there are no discrimination disputes among the students based on caste, religion, etc.
- Additional facilities: Emergency Healthcare facilities, theatre facility, ATM access, WiFi access in the campus, transportation services for the students as well as the faculties.
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VCET Erode Faculty
Velalar College of Engineering and Technology is proud to have a 212 committed team of faculty members with excellent knowledge and teaching caliber. Sixty percent of faculty members have served VCET for more than a decade. The faculty members strive to achieve the all-round development of the students. There are a total of 208 faculty members.
- Professor: 22
- Assistant Professor: 152
- Associate Professor: 34
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VCET Erode FAQs
Ques. Is Velalar College of Engineering and Technology Erode a government college?
Ans. No, VCET is an autonomous private college.
Ques. Do students get placements?
Ans. Yes, almost 75% of eligible students get placements from top companies.
Ques. How is the cutoff mark calculated in VCET?
Ans. The cutoff mark is calculated by,
- Mathematics Mark / 2
- Physics Mark / 4
- Chemistry Mark / 4
Ques. Which course is demanded by the students mostly?
Ans. Velalar College of Engineering and Technology offers multiple Courses in the undergraduate as well as postgraduate departments, but most of the students demand B. E/B. Tech and MBA programs.
Ques. How to reach Velalar College of Engineering and Technology?
Ans. If you're taking the bus, then take Thindal stop, to reach the college.
Ques. Does VCET organize industrial visits?
Ans. Yes, Velalar College of Engineering and Technology has an industrial cell, which organizes industrial visits to the companies for the students to have a clear view of how the Industrial fields work.