1st December 2017, Amaravathi: The Vice President Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N. Chandra Babu Naidu inaugurated the VIT-AP University Academic and Hostel Blocks (Vellore Institute of Technology- AP University) at Amravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh. While delivering the inaugural address the Vice President said that Education is not only for employment but also for enlightenment and empowerment. He further said that the Destiny of a country is shaped in the Class Room.
“VIT-AP University has created its brand equity in a short period. Good educational institutions are the prime feature of good cities. Mr. Naidu said and added that India has always valued education and Andhra Pradesh is pioneering as an Educational Hub in the country. The purpose of education is for emancipation, enlightenment, empowerment, empathy, and employment, building character and making an ideal human being. Mr. Venakaiah Naidu opined that everyone should carry forward their inherited values and culture towards the development of a vibrant society. Shri. Naidu further emphasized that economic disparities and social evils should be eradicated. Irrespective of caste, color, creed, religion and sex people should come forward to unite together for the development of the nation.
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N. Chandra Babu Naidu said that VIT-AP University is established in Amaravati with the aim of providing excellent learning experiences. He appreciated the speedy establishment of VIT-AP University in Amaravati has seen their vision of ensuring international exposure for the students of Andhra Pradesh. He also said that VIT-AP is marching towards making AP as a Knowledge Hub. On this occasion, the Chief Minister thanked each and every farmer who gave away their lands for the construction of a new capital. Without the support of farmers land pooling of 33,500 acres would not be possible, he added. Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of VIT-AP University, local MLAs, MPs and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Programs offered in VIT-AP campus:
- B.Tech in CSE, CSE (Data Analytics), CSE (Networking and Security), ECE, ECE (Embedded Systems), ECE (VLSI) and Mechanical Engineering.
- M.Tech in Software Engineering (5-year Integrated. Admission after 12th Std. No Entrance exam)
- Ph.D. in Engineering / Science / Management / Humanities
Admissions to the B.Tech degree programs are through VIT Engineering Entrance Examinations – VITEEE, which is common for all the four VIT campuses (Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal, and Amaravati). VITEEE-2018 will be held as Computer Based Test (CBT) between April 4 and 15, 2018 at 124 locations at all important towns and cities in the country (including the four campuses) and also in Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar, and Muscat.
The application forms can be collected from 30 Head Post Offices all over India or the four campuses by paying INR 1,200 as the cost for the application form or with a demand draft drawn in favor of VIT for INR 1,200. Those who wish to apply online can visit www.vit.ac.in and also for further details. The last date for applying is February 28, 2018.
VIT Chancellor Dr. G. Viswanathan spoke in the function, VIT Vice President Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Dr. Sekar Viswanathan, Mr. G. V. Selvam and VIT AP Vice Chancellor Dr. Subhakar, VIT AP Executive Director Sandhya Penta Reddy, Assistant Vice President Kadhambari S Viswanathan, Participated in the event.
Key features of the VIT AP campus include:
- 200-Acre fast-growing campus
- Application-oriented academics
- Engineering Clinics, to implement and innovate
- Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCS)
- Mandatory internship experience (co-op program) in the industry
- International Transfer Program (ITP) and Semester Abroad Program (SAP)
- Vibrant Campus Life with Cosmopolitan atmosphere
- On-Campus hostels with modern facilities
- Unbeatable Placement advantage
For further details visit: www.vitap.ac.in