VIT Chennai 2020-21: Admission, Fee, Courses & Much More!

VIT Vellore

Vellore Institute of Technology is popularly known as VIT Chennai was established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, in 1984. VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis. It has campuses in Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal, Amravati and Andhra Pradesh and it offers various Undergraduate, Integrated and Postgraduate courses in addition to PhD research programs.

Throughout this article, we have discussed the VIT Chennai admission procedure, eligibility criteria, courses offered, fees structure, placements, facilities, ranking and more information.

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Latest Update: In this acadmic year conducting VITEEE-2020 in various cities with rising infections has become risky and dangerous. To keep the student and parent community safe, VITEEE-2020 stands cancelled. The admission will be based on 10+2 / Pre-University marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology.

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[Page Index]
1. Useful Resources
2. College Summary
3. Courses Offered
4. Admission Procedure
5. Eligibility Criteria
6. Fee Structure
7. Sholarship
8. Placement Details
9. VIT Vellore Cutoff
10. Ranking & Reputation
11. Contact Details
12. Freqently Asked Question

Useful Resources

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Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai

College Summary

Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of the Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai.

University NameVellore Institute of Technology Chennai
Popular NameVIT Chennai
Institute TypePrivate
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
Year of Establishment1984
Approved byUGC (University Grants Commission)
Courses OfferedVarious UG, PG and PhD Courses
Hostel FacilitiesYes
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CategoryTop University in India

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement

  • Affiliated By: UGC
  • Approved By: MHRD
  • Aid Status: Private


  • ATM, Auditorium
  • Canteen, Classrooms
  • Laboratories, Library
  • Media Centre, Placement Cell
  • Sports Facilities, Hostel
  • Transportation Facility
  • Health and Care
  • Swimming Pool, Guest House
  • Conference Hall and much more…

Courses Offered

VIT University Chennai is providing various courses with several departments with Undergraduate, postgraduates and PhD courses you can check the complete list of courses and eligibility criteria.

VIT Chennai UG Courses

Courses (B.Tech Programme)Duration
Computer Science and Engineering4 years
Computer Science and Engineering with Specialisation in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning4 years
Computer Science and Engineering with Specialisation in Cyber-Physical Systems4 years
Electronics and Communication Engineering4 years
Electronics and Computer Engineering4 years
Mechanical Engineering4 years
Civil Engineering4 years
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4 years
Courses (Design)Duration
B. Tech Fashion Technology4 years
B.Sc Fashion Design3 years

VIT Chennai Law Courses

B.A., LL.B (Hons.)5 years
BBA., LLB (Hons.)5 years
LLM Corporate Law1 year
LLM International Law and Development1 year
LLM Intellectual Property Law1 year

VIT Chennai PG Courses

Courses (M.Tech)Duration
Computer Science & Engg2 years
Computer Science and Engineering with Specialisation in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning2 years
Computer Science and Engineering with Specialisation in Cyber-Physical Systems2 years
Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Big Data Analytics2 years
M.Tech (Software Engineering)- Integrated5 years
M. Tech – Computer Science and Engineering with Specialisation in Business Analytics (integrated programme) 5 years
Courses (Mechanical and Building Sciences)Duration
M.Tech in (CAD / CAM, Mechatronics and Structural Engineering)2 years
Courses (Electronics Engineering)Duration
M.Tech in (Embedded Systems and VLSI Design2 years
Courses (Business School)& Computer ScienceDuration
MBA (Master of Business Administration)2 years
MCA (Master of Computer Application)2 years

Research Programme

MPhilInternal full-time, Internal part-time and External part-time
M.Tech. by ResearchInternal full-time, Internal part-time, External part-time & International Candidates
PhDInternal full-time, Internal part-time and External part-time

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Admission Procedure

Below we have mentioned admission procedure of Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai you can check the complete details about admission procedure, how to fill the application form info, entrance exam details and other some important details.

ParticularsAdmission Procedure
B. Tech Admission in B. Tech courses candidates has to clear the university entrance exam which is VITEEE-2020 and also full fill the eligibility criteria. For filling the online application form of VITEEE-2020 Click Here.
B. Sc. (Design)Admission in B. Des course candidates can fill the form at the official website of VIT through Netbanking/ Debit card/ Credit card / Paytm mode and also full fill the eligibility criteria of particular courses. Candidates must have a valid score in UCEED entrance exam
MBA CoursesAdmission in MBA Program candidates should have clear the anyone of the tests- CAT/XAT/MAT/NMAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA and the scores should be made available to the admissions offices before the last date of application.
Research Admissions-PhDApplications will be invited by open advertisement in all leading newspapers / local announcement for all categories of candidates mentioned in section 2. Doctoral candidates should take VITREE (VIT Research Entrance Examination) choosing a field of their specialization. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview conducted at the campus where the admission is sought.
Research Admissions-Integrated PhD Applications will be invited by open advertisement in all leading newspapers/ local announcement for all categories. Out of the applications received, the Schools/Centers will short-list the candidates to be called for written test and interview to be conducted at the Institute on a pre-announced date. Selection will be based on the overall merit index of the candidate which will be arrived at by taking into account the candidate’s performance in the previous university examinations at Bachelor’s and Master’s level and the performance in the written test and / the interview.
International AdmissionsFor NRI/Foreign candidates admissions check the complete info by clicking here

Application Form Fee

CoursesApplication Fee
B. Sc. (Design)500/-
Integrated M. Tech Programmes850/-
M. Tech1200/-

Eligibility Criteria

Below we have mentioned the eligibility criteria of Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai candidates are advised to read all the information of eligibility criteria.

UG & Integrated Courses Eligibility

CoursesVIT Chennai Eligibility Criteria
B. TechQualification: Candidates appearing for the VITEEE in 2020 must-have secured minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination 10+2. For SC/ST/and other reserved the average marks obtained in the subjects PCM/PCB in 10+2 with 50% marks.
Nationality: The applicant for admission should be a Resident / Non-Resident Indian National / PIO. Foreign Candidates studied/studying abroad can apply directly through foreign category only. Kindly visit the official website of VIT.
Age Limit: Applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1998 are eligible to apply for VITEEE-2020.
B. Sc. (Design)Candidates must be pass 10+2 or equivalent exam with minimum marks of 60% overall aggregate or pass in Diploma (10+3) in Fashion, Textile, Apparel and Garment stream. For SC/ST/other reserved category 10+2 or 10+3 (diploma) in Fashion, Textile, Apparel and Garment stream with a minimum of 50% overall aggregate
BA LLB and BBA LLB (Hons)Candidates must be pass 10+2 or its equivalent exam with a minimum of 60% overall aggregate marks obtained in the subjects. For SC/ST/other reserved category in 10+2 put together should be 50% minimum marks.
Candidates should have a valid scorecard of CLAT/LSAT law test.
Integrated M.TechCandidates pass in 10+2 conducted by the State / Central Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with 65% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM).

VIT Chennai PG Courses Eligibility

CoursesVIT Chennai Eligibility
MBACandidates must have a graduate degree with 60% minimum marks from a recognized university or institution and candidates also clear the anyone of the tests- CAT/XAT/MAT/NMAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA with the relevant score.
M. TechCandidates should have a full-time graduate degree with 60% minimum marks from recognized university/college/institution. M.Tech courses particular branch eligibility criteria are different from their specialization to know more information visit the official website of VIT Vellore.
MCACandidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a course at 10+2 or at the graduate level. obtained at least 60% or 1st class at the qualifying examination.
LLMCandidates must have graduation degree with relevant marks from a recognized university/institute/college and candidates should have a valid score in CLAT law entrance exam.

VIT Chennai Research Programme Eligibility

CoursesVIT Chennai Eligibility
M.PhilCandidates must have a master’s degree in relevant subject with a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5 on a 10 – point scale).
M.Tech by ResearchBachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Science or Master’s degree in Computer Applications (with Physics & Mathematics at Bachelor’s level) with a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5 on a 10 – point scale).
PhD1. PhD in Engineering: Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Business Administration with a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5 on a 10 – point scale) or equivalent like M.Sc (Engineering) / M.S. by Research.
2. PhD in Sciences / Humanities / Languages: Master’s degree with a minimum of 60% in Sciences / Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% in Humanities / Social Sciences / Languages.

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Fee Structure

Here in this section, you can get the Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai fee structure you can check the complete details about VIT Chennai Fee Structure of Chennai campus. let’s check out the complete fees structure.

VIT Chennai UG Courses Fee

ParticularTuition Fee (P.a)Caution Deposit (Refundable)1st year Fee
B.Tech (Group-A)1,73,000/-3,000/-1,76,000/-
B.Tech (Group-B) 1,95,000/-3,000/-1,98,000/-
BA LLB (Hons)1,62,000/-2,000/-1,64,000/-
BBA LLB (Hons)1,62,000/-2,000/-1,64,000/-

Group – A – Civil, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Fashion Technology
Group – B – Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering

PG & Research Programme Fee

CoursesTuition FeeCaution Money
Management Course1st year Fee2nd year Fee
Research ProgrammeTuition FeeThesis Fee IRS (One-time)
PhD in Internal Part-Time Faculty5,900/-10,000/-
PhD of Internal Full Time20,900/-10,000/-
PhD External part Time (Teachers)40,900/-10,000/-
PhD in External part Time (Industry)50,900/-10,000/-
Integrated PhD20,900/-10,000/-
M.Tech. by Research15,900/-8,000/-

VIT Chennai M.Tech (Software Eng.) Fee

M.Tech (Software Engineering)Category-1Category-2Category-3
Tuition Fee95,000/-1,58,000/-1,91,000/-
Caution Deposit1,000/-1,000/-1,000/-
Total Fees (Category wise)96,000/-1,59,000/-1,92,000/-

M.Tech Degree Programme

ProgrammeCaution MoneyCategory-1 (Tuition Fee)Category-2 (Tuition Fee)
M.Tech. in (CAD / CAM, Mechatronics, Power Electronics and Drives and Structural Engineering)2,000/-1,48,000/-2,28,000/-
M.Tech. in (Computer Science and Engineering, CS and Engineering with Spl. in Big Data Analytics, CS and Engineering with Spl. in Cloud Computing, Embedded Systems and VLSI Design)2,000/-1,88,000/-2,97,000/-

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The scholarships recognize the merit and talent of students. Students may apply for the Scholarships at the beginning of the academic year. College may offer a scholarship to a deserving candidate under the following categories.

  • College / University Merit Scholarships.
  • Students belonging to the economically weaker sections may ask for fee concession (*depends on the college administrations).
  • Merit cum means based scholarships are also awarded by the college to deserving students.
  • Merit & National Scholarships for brilliant students under Central & State Govt.

NOTE: Apart from above mentioned scholarship scheme you can alos check these scholarship.

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Apart from these scholarship schemes, one can also apply for various educational loan offered by banks in India. You may also check these popular educational loans.

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Placement Details

VIT has always been very proactive in placing the students into the profiles of their preference. The institute has a well-organized placement team headed by some of the brilliant Minds in of the Business. On an average, over 1630+ Dream Offers, 650+ Super Dream Offers 900+ Dream & Super Dream Internship offers, 1306+ Regular Offers, 7000+ Overall Offers and Limca Book of Records for the 8th time for unbeatable placement records. VIT University has been consistently been setting records and breaking them over the past several years. The latest was the Highest CTC: 41.6 Lakhs per annum.

Placement Status

Top Recruiters

Some of the Major Companies that Visit VIT University is as followed.

Intel, eBay, Amazon, Dell, GETexas Instruments
Schneider Electric, DE Shaw & CoHitachi, HP, PayPal
L&T, Dr Reddy’s, Bosch, DeloitteMorgan Stanley
Ashok Leyland, Honda, FordGlobal Analytics
Cognizant, AccentureWipro, Tata Motors
Google, TCSInfosys etc.

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VIT Vellore Cutoff

Courses (Engineering)Closing Rank (2017)
Computer Science7000
Electronics and Communication14500
Electrical and Electronics15500
Mechanical (spec. in Automotive Engg.)12300
Mechanical (spec. in Energy Engg.)20000
Information Technology12000
Computer Science (Specialization in Bioinformatics)13500
Electronics and Instrumentation18500
Production and Industrial50000
Chemical Engineering19500
ECE (Spec.Internet of Things and Sensor)14800
Comp.Science Engg. ( Information Security)7500

Ranking & Reputation

University NameVellore Institute of Technology Chennai
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ’s)

Q. Is the fee Structure of VIT Vellore high?

A. Fee Structure of VIT Vellore is very high as compared to GFTI but it is similar to other private deemed university like Amity, Thapar, LNMIT, Manipal, SRM etc.

Q. Can I join VIT without clear VITEEE?

A. No. it is impossible to get into VIT University without clear VITEEE. However, it is not mandatory to have a rank 5k, 10k or so to get the admission in VIT University.

Q. What is the highest placement of VIT University?

A. The latest was the Highest CTC: 41.6 Lakhs per annum.

Q. Is the VIT exam very difficult?

A. VIT entrance exam is not really hard but you have to manage more accuracy while attempting the paper and make sure you are good in your basics of 11th and 12th in order to crack VITEEE, it’s a big exam with around 3,00,000 applicants, so be fast and accurate.

Q. Is VIT better than NIT?

A. You can get good NIT and some NIT are better than VIT so, NIT will be a good choice to study. VIT is far better than many of the NITs. It has excellent faculties and an uncomparable infrastructure. But it’s a private institute as you know, other than that VIT is far better an option.

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