Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Institute of Technology:

                  VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) is one of the most popular and prestigious University in India which was established in the 1984. It was declared as a deemed University under the Act of UGC. VIT has its campuses situated at Vellore and Chennai. It provides numerous UG courses, PG courses, and Integrated and research programs.

Programs offered by Vellore Institute of Technology:

Let us check few important and unique courses offered at both Vellore and Chennai campus. The University offers 20 UG courses, 34 PG courses, 4 integrated programmes and four research programs.

UG courses in Vellore Campus:

  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Mechanical ( Specialization in Automobile, in Chemical process and in Energy Engineering)
  • Computer science and Engineering with specialization in Bioinformatics.
  • Other usual courses available in all engineering colleges

UG Courses in Chennai campus:

  • All usual courses like Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, etc.,

PG Courses in Vellore campus:

  • Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in cloud computing
  • Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Big data analysis
  • Tech Automotive Engineering in collaboration with ARAI, Pune
  • Tech Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • Tech CAD/CAM

PG Courses in Chennai campus:

  • Tech Mechatronics
  • Tech Structural Engineerning

Integrated courses offered:

  • Tech software Engineering (5 years course)
  • Sc Biotechnology (5 years course)

Fee structure:

Let us check out the Annual fees for few of the popular courses.

M.Tech Software Engineering:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 96,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 1,59,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 3: INR 1,92,000 per annum

M.Tech CAD/CAM/ M.Tech Energy and Enviromental Engineering/ M.Tech Biomedical Engineering:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 1,50,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,30,000 per annum

M.Tech Manufacturing Engineering/ M.Tech Communication Engineering/ M.Tech Nanotechnology:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 2,60,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,96,000 per annum

M.Tech Embedded systems/ M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in cloud

computing/ M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 1,90,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,99,000 per annum

 

B.E/B.Tech Programs:

Group A: Biotechnology, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical with spec in energy engineering, IT, EEE, E&I

Total fees to be paid per annum: INR 1,76,000

Group B: Mechanical Engineering, CSE, E&C, Mechanical in spec with automotive Engineering.

Total fees to be paid per annum: INR 1,98,000

About VITEEE:

             VITEEE (Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination) is a national level

engineering entrance examination conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology for the admission to the

B.Tech programs in VIT campuses (Vellore and Chennai).

Eligibility criteria for this exam:

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen to take part in the exam.
  • Candidate must have either completed or appearing for the qualifying examination conducted by State board, CBSE or ICSE board.
  • Candidates must have secured at least 60% of marks in all the major subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Candidates should not be more than 22 years.

Exam pattern:

Mode of examination: Online or offline mode

Total duration of the exam: 2 hours 30 minutes

Students can either choose Mathematics or Biology during the slot booking of VITEEE. According to the choice of subjects, question booklet differs for all the students. All subjects will be carrying 40 marks each. No negative marks are applicable for the incorrect attempts. Students who are in merit lists are called for the VIT counselling session, and admitted to their desirable courses according to their ranks and seat availability.

Placements in VIT:

                     Nowadays, this is a common question among students that which is the best college to provide “On campus” facility for the students. VIT is one of the famous institutes for placing maximum of its students in its campus drives. It has proved to be a consistent topper for placement records among all the private institutes of India. Most of the MNCs such as Wipro, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Honda, Intel, Accenture, etc., have appointed many of the students from VIT for the past several years.

Facilities in VIT campus:

  • Hostels and Dining facility:

                   VIT provides best Hostel and dining facilities which provides students affordable food services within the campus.

  • Placement facilities:

               As mentioned above, VIT stands in the leading position among all the private Engineering institutions in placing numerous numbers of students every year.

  • Sports Facilities:

           VIT provides all facility regarding sports. It gives its full support for the students who are excellent in sports. It provides special training for those students and helps in building up their confidence and competitive spirit.

  • Conference Facility:

             VIT often conducts symposiums/ workshops/ National and international conferences which provides students a great exposure in every fields. VIT campus has numerous conference halls and Auditoriums for this purpose. Few of them are:

     Auditotium:

  1. Anna Auditorium with a capacity of 1800 persons
  2. M.Channa Reddy Auditorium which can occupy 469 persons
  3. Kamaraj Auditorium which occupies 128 persons

    Conference halls:

  1. Rajaji Hall with capacity of 120 people
  2. Seminar hall at CDMM block which can occupy 120 people
  3. Navalar Neduchezian Hall which can occupy 38 people

Smart classrooms:

             VIT has enabled a new facility called Smart classroom with hi-tech equipments which allows the faculties to conduct classes very easily just through single click of a button. This is a very special learning environment with a projector, computer and a touch screen white board. This touch screen board serves also as a electronic board where everything written can be saved for the future reference.

               Right now, there are two smart classrooms inside the VIT campus. More smart classrooms are planned to be derived in the near future for the welfare of the students of VIT. Thus, VIT University has dedicated itself to provide education through modern and innovative techniques. It is a cosmopolitan campus with students from all over the country. Thus, studying at VIT gives you a guaranteed success to your life and career.

Career Choice with VITEEE

Career choice with VITEEE:

             Vellore Institute of Technology is one of the top most Universities of India. This University conducts Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) every year to select the best candidates for the admission to the Vellore Institute of Technology. The level of difficulty is moderate when compared to the other competitive exams like IIT JEE, JEE Main etc., There is no negative marking scheme in VITEEE exam. Thus, the students can attend every possible question without missing anyone. Candidates who are preparing for IIT JEE can also apply for this exam since most of the syllabus for VITEEE is covered from IIT JEE.

 

After VITEEE?

               What after VITEEE? Students those who are preparing for the VITEEE must have questioned themselves “What after VITEEE?”

However, after scoring well in VITEEE exam, you can get desired seats either in VIT Vellore or VIT Chennai campus according to your ranks. Any course in VIT adds more importance to your life and career since it is one of the Top ten Colleges of India.

 

Brief information about VIT Education:

       VIT is a unique University which offers courses through different schools of VIT. They are:

  • SENSE (School of Electronics Engineering)
  • SAS (School of Advanced Sciences)
  • SSL (School of Social science and Languages)
  • SCSE (School of Computing Science and Engineering)

 

Now, lets see few important courses in VIT after VITEEE:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology:

                   Biotechnology is an area which uses living organisms for manufacturing chemical products, medicines, day to day life products to qualify the human life. In this engineering course, you will learn how to make use of the living organisms, cells and micro organisms to produce best medicines that will never harm the environment. Biotechnology can be explained with three main topics such as Biochemistry, Gene Technology and Molecular Biology.

 

Scope for Biotechnology:

              Biotechnology has become one of the most demanding engineering courses which have widely opened opportunities for all Biotechnologists in India. The growing demand for Biotechnology in India has made many foreign companies to seek the help of Indians to set up their Biotechnology companies here. There are wide ranges of jobs available for a Biotechnologist such as in Chemical Industries, Textile Industries, Drug and Pharmaceutical research industries, Food processing and Bio processing Industries. Government sectors like Thapar Group, Biocon India Ltd, Hindustan Antibiotics, IDPL , etc., are ready to hire fresh engineering graduates from this Biotechnology groups.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Engineering:

              This is one of the engineering courses which attract more women candidates than any other usual courses. Also, Biomedical engineering stream is selected as a best area to work according to a survey conducted by IEEE’s Spectrum magazine. Biomedical Engineers must have sound knowledge in both the theoretical and practical concepts of medical sciences.

 

Opportunities in Biomedical Engineering:

  1. Successful Biomedical Engineer is able to get opportunity in the government sectors like ESIC (Employment State Insurance Corporation), RGBC (Rajiv Gandhi center for Biotechnology and biomedical engineering), National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) etc.,
  2. A Biomedical engineer can also work in the designations such as Physical therapist, research scientist, patent analyst and technical writers in any Government sectors of India.
  3. Biomedical engineer is responsible for building, developing and maintaining new biomedical engineering devices which are used for monitoring and treating diseases.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering/Chemical Process Engineering/Energy Engineering:

                           These are the courses which are uniquely available only in VIT since it is the main center for higher technical education in the country. Bachelor of Technology Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering program is offered by VIT along with ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India), Pune which is an industrial research organization to encourage the graduates with high skills and creativity in Automobile field.

                           Bachelor of Technology Mechanical with specialization in Energy Engineering which is a useful course for the betterment of human life and also nation’s prosperity. This course well equips the students to face the challenges faced in the energy production, energy conservation & management and distribution of energy. Students who have successfully completed Bachelor of Technology Mechanical with specialization in Chemical Process can work in the designations such as Refining engineer, Production engineer, Process design engineer, Chemical equipment engineer and so on. These students can get opportunities in Government sectors like LPSC, ISRO, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, IIST, etc.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology Production and Industrial Engineering:

                 Production and industrial Engineer has wide variety of opportunities in government, private and public sectors. The duty of any production engineer is to produce better working prototype for any industry which can help in saving money and time. On the other hand, Industrial engineers are responsible for predicting and analyzing engineering principles and methods for an Industry along with the knowledge of Mathematics, Physics and Social Sciences.

               Thus, on the whole, Production and Industrial Engineering equips a person with every type of essential skills like technical, analytical and managerial which is required to run the industry successfully with limited time, money and other resources.

They can get opportunities in the following sectors such as :

  • Automobile companies for checking the operations of automotive equipments
  • Railways
  • Food processing industries
  • Space and other research industries
  • Defense
  • IT Sectors

       They can work for the designations such as Plant Engineer, Industrial Managers, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer and Quality Control Engineer. Government sectors like NALCO, SAIL, TATA STEEL, ISRO, FACT, HAL, etc., provide wide opportunity for the production and industrial engineers.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Bioinformatics:

       Bioinformatics is a course which concentrates in application and development of computing tools used in the field of Biology. Bioinformatics has provided many latest tools for maintaining and analyzing the datasets which are really complex for manual maintenance and analysis. This course of Bachelor of Technology in Computer science and Engineering with specialization in Bioinformatics deals with the development of computational tools and related theories, algorithms for analyzing and maintaining the biological data in large databases. Thus, a Bioinformatics course is a combination of Molecular Biology, Chemistry and Computer Science.

Career opportunities in CSE with specialization in Bioinformatics:

  1. These are the computer engineers who work for the welfare of Biotechnology and Biology fields. Since they have to design, store, maintain the biological datas and derive algorithms they can get opportunities in any of the Bio-production or Bio-processing industries.
  2. They can also get opportunities in Government sectors like Institute of Microbial Technology, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, National-Agro Biotechnology Institute, Department of Biotechnology of Government of India, etc.,

 

  • Other courses:

              Just like other colleges, VIT consists of general category courses such as B.E. Computer Science and Engineering, B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.E. Electrical and Communication Engineering, B.Tech Information Technology ,etc. These courses have the same standard and the scope according to the industry standards. But however, when completed such courses in VIT, it adds additional importance to your resume.

             On the whole, above mentioned courses are all 4 year professional degree courses. You can choose any of the courses according to your interest and skill set. No matter whatever course you choose in VIT, you are assured to get best job opportunities in top most Private and Government sectors due to the brand name “VIT”. Also, the initial pay for any VITians (more or less equal to IITians) will be higher when compared to other Private colleges.

 

VITEEE 2014 Additional Information

  • It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission.
  • Having been called for the test / counselling does not necessarily mean acceptance of the eligibility.
  • It is mandatory that all the original relevant documents (such as Marks statement, Transfer Certificate, Conduct Certificate, etc.,) should be submitted to the Admissions Office at the time of admission.
  • Admission to various programmes will however be subject to verification of facts from the original certificates/documents of the candidates. In case any discrepancy arises, even at a later point of time after admission, the management reserves all right to cancel the candidate’s admission and this decision shall be final.
  • Age Limit :

Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1992 are  eligible to apply for VITEEE-2014. The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate will be considered authentic. Candidates should produce this certificate in original as a proof of their age at the time of counselling, failing for which they will be disqualified.