Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai, popularly known as Vels University, offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in 14 different fields. It is ranked fifth among the top 10 private engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu by Times of India Engineering Survey and top among 50th South India’s Private Business School by Business World. NIRF has ranked its pharmacy program at 52nd position all over India.
|Established | University Type||1992 | Private (Deemed University)|
|Accredited by||NAAC ‘A’ Grade & NBA|
|Entrance Exam||Vels Entrance Exam|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, and Doctoral|
|Top Recruiters||HDFC Bank, SBI Cards, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Bajaj Capital, Kotak Mahindra Bank|
|Campus Area||30 acres|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports|
|Admission Helpdesk||73051 11222|
|Location||Velan Nagar, P.V. Vaithiyalingam Road,|
Pallavaram, Chennai 117
The Vels University comprises a total of 18 schools offering courses in multiple disciplines. The details pertaining to the courses offered under these disciplines are as follows:
|School of Engineering||B.E., B. Tech||M.E.||PGDM|
|School of Maritime Studies||B.Sc., B.E.||DME||--|
|School of Management Studies & Commerce||B.A., B.B.A., B.Com||M.B.A.||--|
|School of Pharmaceutical Sciences||B.Pharm||M.Pharm||--|
|School of Life Sciences||B.Sc.||M.Sc.||--|
|School of Mass Communication||B.Sc||M.Sc.||Diploma in Designing, Animation, Visual Communication|
|Computer sciences||B.Sc., B.C.A.||M.Sc., M.C.A.||--|
|Hotel management||B.Sc.||M.Sc.||Diploma in Hotel Management and PG Diploma in Culinary|
|Basic Sciences||B.Sc.||M.Sc.||Green Chemistry|
|Law||B.A, LL.B, Hons||LL.B||--|
|Ocean engineering||B.Tech||M.Tech||Diploma in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering and Diploma in Petroleum Engineering|
|Education||B.Sc., B.Ed; B.Ed||--|
|School of Music & Fine Arts||B.A.||M.A.||Diploma in Music & Dance|
|Department of Aviation||B.Sc.||--|
|Department of Vedic Astrology||B.A.||M.A.||Diploma in Astrology|
Note: Vels University also offers M.Phil and Ph.D. programs.
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Vels University offers admission through online registration mode. Given below is the procedure for application in bulleted form.
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The university has a Center for Career Development (CCD) which works to facilitate the training activities of the students and make sure that they get placed in the best companies. A total of 943 students got placed in the 2020 Batch. Some of the elite companies such as Jaro education, Enrich & Excell, Crystal Hr &Solutions Pvt Ltd, Access health care, Ntrust Infotech Solutions, SS Technovation, Learnovators Pvt Ltd, TCS, Elait IT Technology Services Pvt Ltd, Visionary RCM Infotech India Pvt Ltd, Tech Mahindra Foundation (Medical Coding), Ecom Express, Hibiz Solutions (India) Private Limited, IBM, HCL, Microsoft, Revature, Fomra, Thermal Engineering, Indus Automation, LifeCell, Tablets LTD, Amazon, ZOHO Corp, Flextronics and many more were recruiters students from past over the years.
|Courses||Avg. Salary (in INR)|
|Arts & Science||3.08 LPA|
|Life Science & Pharmacy||2.80 LPA|
|Viscom & Animation||2.16 LPA|
|UG Computing, Maths, Physics||4 LPA|
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For a minimum aggregate score of 60% and above in the qualifying degree and a pass in VELS Entrance Examination (VEE) 10% scholarship in the Tuition fee for the 1 year only.
Rank Holders in Competitive Examinations
|S.No||Percentile CAT / MAT||Waiver in Tuition Fee (For 1 Semester only)|
|1.||More than 98%||50% of Tuition Fees|
|2.||96% - 97%||30% of Tuition Fees|
|3.||90% - 95%||20% of Tuition Fees|
A striking feature of this University is well-planned and comprehensive, the infrastructure provided to the students and faculty. They are:-
Sports: Excellent facilities are offered for all the indoor and outdoor games. The students get excellent training by a qualified Physical Director and his team of assistants. The students are encouraged to participate in various intercollegiate competitions to exhibit their talents and win medals and trophies. Vel's Sports Academy functions to promote sports and games.
Library: VISTAS Library building spans over an area of 20000 sq.ft. it has a seating capacity of 500 persons and follows an Open Access System blended with State-of-the-art facilities. The Library houses a collection of 121534 Books, 147525 e-Books, 12660 Back Volumes, 4539 Dissertations, and 5254 Audio Visual Resources.
Ques. How is the placement for B.Tech students at Vels University?
Ans. There is scope for placement in Veltech but you need to work hard to achieve it. People will always say that University is bad etc. but in the end what matters the most is Placement and good career opportunities.
Ques. How is Vels University for student's life?
Ans. It is pretty normal compared to other universities. I can say that its not that hardcore and all. You can enjoy your college life here . STRESS-FREE! It is like a simple, normal any other University.
Ques. How admission is offered in Vels University?
Ans. Vels University conducts admission through its own entrance exam called Vels Entrance Exam.
|B.Tech||₹1.54 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 50% + VEE|
|B.Sc||₹1.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BBA||₹68,300 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|Certification||₹3 Lakhs (Total Fees)||-|
|MBA||₹1.93 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + VEE|
|B.Sc + B.Ed||₹44,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|Diploma||₹1.31 Lakhs (Total Fees)||10 + 2|
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University - [VelTech University], Chennai||# 26 by ARIIA (private)||₹2,30,250|
|SRM Institute of Technology - [SRM IST], Kanchipuram||# 11 by Outlook||₹2,52,500|