VIT University

VIT University Ranking

country rank: 9
world rank: 1231

University Overview

VIT University, founded in 1984, is a non-profit private higher education institution situated in the medium-sized city of Vellore (population range of 250,000-499,999), Tamil Nadu. A branch campus of this school may be found in Chennai. VIT University (VIT) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. VIT University (VIT) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 36-year-old Indian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an admission rate of 50-60%, this Indian higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. VIT also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

VIT University Ranking

University Identity

Name VIT University
Acronym VIT
Founded 1984
Motto A place to learn; a chance to grow

University Location

Address Katpadi-Thiruvalam Road Vellore 632 014 Tamil Nadu India
Tel +91 (416) 224 3091
Fax +91 (416) 224 3092
Other locations Chennai

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Vellore 632 014 (416) 220 2168 / 220 2157

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

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