Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is located in Vellore Tamil Nadu India founded in 1984 as a self-financing institution. It has a cosmopolitan campus with an area of sprawling 372 acres in a serene sylvan atmosphere which consists of students from every corner of the globe. Moreover, it has memoranda of understanding with various international universities around the world and it exchanges its students and faculties and encourages joint research projects for the mutual benefits of all participating institutions, that is why it has become the number 1 private institution among all other private institutions in India in Engineering Category in the NIRF table in 2021. It was granted university status by the Human Resources Development Ministry, Government of India in 2001 for its outstanding performance in the field of education.
In this analysis, we are going to analyze the institute’ students’ stats, courses offered, faculty, graduations outcomes & placements, top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where VIT Vellore gave its reports.
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore offers a massive number of 18 courses in undergraduate programmes and even more courses, that is, 21 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science and technology and engineering, however, it does not offer any courses in dual degree programmes.
Students Intake at VIT Vellore
Students Intake at VIT Vellore
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore admitted a colossal number of 7660 students to UG, 1788 students to PG, and 900 students to integrated PG in 2021; 7140 students to UG, 2010 students to PG and 660 students in integrated PG in 2020; and 6883 students to UG and 660 students to integrated PG in 2019.
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore has eminent professors and research scholars who have been publishing many research papers in many reputed international and national publishers for many years. There are 2031 professors at its faculty. The faculty-to-student ratio at the institution is 1:16, that is, one professor is available for every 16 students.
VIT Vellore Annual Expenditures
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore spent Rs. 76 crores as capital expenditure in the year 2021, of which it spent 3.05% on the library for acquiring research journals, books and e-resources for reading, whopping 77.28% of funds spent on buying new equipment and software for conducting quality research, 0.54% on engineering workshops, and 19.13% on capital creations like build new buildings. It spent Rs. 51 crores as capital expenditures in 2020 and Rs. 48 crores in 2019. VIT Vellore spending as a capital expenditure is increasing significantly when compared with the last two years.
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore spent Rs. 611 crores as an operational expenditure in 2021, of which it spent 50.24% on salary for professors and supporting staffs, 49.31% on maintaining academic infrastructures in the institution, and the remaining 0.45% on conducting Seminars, Conference and Workshops at this institution. It spent Rs. 590 crores as an operational expenditure in 2020 and spent Rs. 539 crores in 2019.
VIT Vellore Research Details
As Vellore Institute of Technology has good infrastructures and a fantastic faculty, it was able to file 161 patents in 2021 and got 5, filed 39 patents in 2020 and got 3, and filed 21 patents and got 4 in 2019.
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore has published many scholarly and innovative articles on engineering science & technology for years. So, in 2021, 19 agencies have funded 105 projects at VIT Vellore and it earned Rs. 9.2 crores through these projects. In 2020, 34 agencies funded 171 projects, through which it earned Rs. 15.8 crores, and in 2019, it earned Rs. 16 crores from 145 projects sponsored by 22 agencies.
VIT Vellore Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
Integrated PG Graduations & Placements
PG Graduations & Placements
PhD Research Programmes
At Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore, 2063 students were admitted to PhD programmes in engineering science & technology and 299 students were awarded degrees in 2021, 282 students in 2020 and 177 students in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of PG graduates at top recruiters: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.92 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 5.2 LPA in 2019.
Median Salary of Integrated PG graduates at top recruiters: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.8 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019.
Students Diversity at VIT Vellore
Facilities on VIT Vellore Campus
How to Get Admission at VIT Vellore
For UG courses at VIT Vellore: VIT Vellore conducts VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) at VIT Vellore. Candidates need to pass the VITEEE, and JEE final exam results are also being considered for admission to VIT Vellore.
For PG courses: VIT Vellore conducts VIT Masters Entrance Exam (VITMEE) at VIT Vellore. Candidates need to pass the VITMEE, and GATE exam results are also being considered for admission to VIT Vellore.
Fee Structure at VIT Vellore
VIT Vellore Scores by NIRF
Perception: VIT Vellore has fantastic faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 49.73% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.