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Vellore Institute of Technology

About Vellore Institute of Technology(VIT):

VIT has made a mark in the field of higher education in India imparting quality education in a multi-cultural ambience, intertwined with extensive application-oriented research. VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education at par with institutions of international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education in all fields of science and technology. VIT was established by the well-known educationalist and former parliamentarian, honorable Dr. G. Viswanathan, the Founder and Chancellor, a visionary who transformed VIT into a Centre of excellence in higher technical education.  VIT is ranked among the top 601-700 universities of the world and one among the top 3 institutions in India (Shangai ARWU Ranking 2022). It is ranked the 9th best university and 10th best research institution and the 12th best engineering institution in India (NIRF ranking, Govt. of India 2022). Engineering and technology subjects areas of VIT are the 240th best in the world and 9th best in India as per QS university rankings by Subject 2023.  It is ranked within the top 175 universities in Asia (QS — Asia University rankings 2022) and has got A++ in the 4th cycle of NAAC accreditation.

About VIT Chennai:

VIT Chennai is a globally engaged, competitive, comprehensive and research-enriched campus strategically positioned in the capital city of Tamil Nadu, to respond to major industrial, social, economic and environmental demands and challenges. VIT Chennai is ably spearheaded by Vice Presidents Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Dr. Sekar Viswanathan, Mr. G.V. Selvam, Assistant Vice President Ms. Kadhambari S. Viswanathan, Vice Chancellor Dr. Rambabu Kodali, and Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. V.S. Kanchana Bhaaskaran. They share in the mission to make VIT a global center. The focus is:

  • To maximize the Industrial Connectivity
  • To create centres of Excellence in niche areas of research
  • To enrich technological and Managerial Human Capital nurtured in a multicultural ambience
  • To provide a common platform for the agglomeration of ideas of personnel from various walks of life for learning
  • To create opportunities and exploit the available resources to benefit industry/society
  • To encourage participation in the National Agenda of knowledge building
  • To foster international collaborations for mutual benefits in areas of research.

About the School:

The School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) at VIT includes Divisions of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.  It offers Ph.D program in these disciplines. The faculty of the school comprises qualified and goal-oriented members whose research expertise includes major frontier areas in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. There are more than 70 faculties and 150+ research scholars in this school.