The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is a private university that aims to transform life through excellence in education and research. Initially, VIT was opened as an engineering college, in 2001 it received the status of a higher educational institution. VIT actively cooperates with national and international industries, universities to increase productivity and economic development.
In the 2020-2021 academic year, the university offered to study 36 bachelor's programs, 32 programs of pre-degree education and 10 integrated (UG/PG) courses.
Every year, more than 36,000 students from 60 countries study here, a third of them women. The teaching staff consists of 1700 highly qualified specialists, 1090 administrative staff.
The VIT residential campus is designed for a comfortable, safe, inclusive and diverse life. It represents 24 dormitories:
Upon entry, students pay a deposit of Rs 15,000. Fines for disorder are levied from Rs 51,500 to Rs 66,300.
The dining room for students, relatives and guests presents many different cuisines, among which you can find vegetarian dishes, fast food, specialized food. Dining areas are open from 7:00 am, night dining rooms are open from 22:30 to 12:30.
In the dormitories regularly arranged various events aimed at communication, development of socialization skills, physical training, creative potential.
VIT has several training branches, the main of which is located in Vellore. The eco-friendly campus of 372 acres is planted with greenery, which is constantly cared for by the university staff.
Southern Railways, in partnership with VIT, has provided an underground bridge connecting the two parts of the campus. University buses and fixed-route taxis run daily along this road, taking students from all over Wellora.
A distinctive feature of VIT are well-planned rooms for training: seven blocks, specialized in different areas:
Since VIT is focused on environmental friendliness, solar panels, high-tech pipeline channels, separate garbage collection are located on the territory of the university.
Training at the university is conducted according to the flexible credit system FFCS.
FFCS is a way in which students have complete freedom to adapt their course as they wish. Students have the opportunity to realize their interests in sports or club activities – the schedule of classes will be drawn up in the process.
Classes are held from Monday to Friday; on weekends and international/national holidays students rest.
All future VIT students should submit the following documents and pass the entrance exams:
It is worth submitting documents in the spring - from April to mid-June. The cost of the application is from 50 to 1200 ind. rupees.
The STARS program allows low-income students to study in higher education institutions, covering 100% of tuition fees and basic medical expenses.
Also, initiative students who offer the best ideas for startups, VIT pays a grant for one year.
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.