Vidya Academy of Science and Technology in Kerala is approved by the AICTE. The institute is affiliated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. It is part of the Vidya International Charitable Trust.
The college has B.Tech as UG program and M.Tech and MCA as post-graduation courses. Candidates can apply online to get admission. The application fee is INR 500/-. The institute has admission through entrance-exam and seats allocated to those who seek admission with a fee waiver.
Vidya Academy of Science and Technology Highlights
|Established | Type||Private|
|Also known as||VAST|
|Courses offered||BTech and Postgraduate courses|
|Admission criteria||Entrance exam|
|Facilities available||Library, hostel, labs, auditorium|
VAST Thrissur Courses
VAST Thrissur offers 3 full-time courses. Following are the details of the courses:
|B.Tech.||Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Students with more than 45 percent in 10+2 exams with science
Selection criteria: Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical exam or JEE
Specializations: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
|M.Tech.||Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 60 percent in Engineering exam for government quota; 55 percent for management quota
Specializations: Power Electronics, Computer Science & Engineering, Structural Engineering, Embedded Systems
Selection criteria: GATE exam
|MCA||Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50percent in BCA or BSc
Selection criteria: MCA entrance exam
The institute also accepts Lateral entry in B.Tech program.
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VAST Thrissur Admissions
Admissions to B.Tech are based on the KEAM entrance exam.
Students are selected for B.Tech lateral based on the ranks secured by them in Lateral Entry Test (LET).
For admissions in M.Tech, students must have appeared and qualified in GATE examination.
Admissions to MCA are accepted based on Marks obtained by the student in MCA Entrance Exam of Kerala.
Apart from direct admission, the college admits students laterally and has a set of seats left for those availing fee waiver.
How to Apply?
- Fill the online application form available on the website.
- Pay the application fee of INR 500./- online.
- Appear for the required entrance exams and keep the scores handy.
- When the college declares the merit list, go for admission with entrance scores and exam results of 10+2 and degree for postgraduate candidates.
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VAST Thrissur Placements
The institute BAST Thrissur has a training and placement cell to prepare the students for specific job roles.
Mr. Paul J. Chakola is the Head of the Training and Placement Department. Statistics showing that 184 students were placed from the batch of 2020. While 241 offers were made.
The Institute industry tie-up range is over 110. Wipro, Infosys, ICICI Bank, IBM, TCS Ltd, Coca Cola, Amazon, and Byzu's are some of the top industrial tie-ups.
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VAST Thrissur Facilities
Hostel: The college has hostel facilities for both boys and girls. 400 girls and 20 boys can be accommodated. Students have to pay 8000 as a one-time payment and 4500 for mess each month.
- Online Classes: The college has the facility to provide its students with online lessons as well.
- Training and Placement: The college has tied up with Infosys for placements ad is accredited by TCS. TCS, Wipro and other companies come to campus for recruitment.
- Extracurricular activities: The institute has a gym, playground and a music club to provide students recreation.
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VAST Thrissur Faculty
100 percent faculty are with post-graduation or above qualification. Details of the faculty are always posted on the website.
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VAST Thrissur FAQs
Ques. Does the college allow cancellation of admission?
Ques. Does the college provide a fee concession?
Ques. Does the college have a research and development cell?
Ques. What scholarships are available for students?
Ques. What does the green club do?