Top private engineering college in Tamilnadu based on NIRF ranking 2021

VIT or Vellore institute of technology is one of the reputed institutes of India in technical education. It has been ranked at the 12th position among the engineering colleges in India. It is a private deemed university located in Vellore, India. Read this article to know details about this university.

VIT was established in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College by G. Viswanathan under the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956. It offers various programs in the field of engineering. The institute offers 64 Undergraduate, 35 Postgraduate, 16 Integrated Programmes, and 2 Research programs. Moreover, full-time Ph.D. Degrees in Engineering and Management Disciplines, Ph.D. in Science and Languages, and Integrated Ph.D. programs in engineering disciplines are also offered. It has been recognized as an institute of eminence by the Govt of India. it has got the ARIIA 2019 award for innovation by the Govt of India. It has been accredited with an A++ grade by NAAC. It has been also accredited by the International accrediting agencies ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). ACBS(Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) has accredited the VIT Business School. BBA program has been accredited by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). It includes three other campuses located in Bhopal, Chennai, and Amaravati, and is controlled by the VIT Group of Institutes.

NIRF Ranking of Vellore institute of technology

NIRF ranked VIT 21 in the overall category in India and 13 among Indian universities. VIT got rank 12 among engineering colleges in India in2021 and 13 by outlook in India. Vellore institute of technology is the third-best among NIRF-ranked colleges in Tamil Nadu in 2021.


VIT Vellore has a very decent campus. It has all the necessary infrastructure, facilities, and equipment spread over 372 acres. It contains seven academic blocks, each one specialized in a particular field. VIT Vellore has modern labs with the latest technologies. The classrooms are big which has a good capacity for students seating. The library is very spacious with a lot of books & journals. There are very good sports facilities whether indoor or outdoor games like swimming pool, badminton courts, etc. There is a good hostel where all facility is provided. Most hostels are comfortable, neat & well maintained.


This institute is having good faculty. Some teachers are highly qualified and have a very innovative method of teaching so the students can easily understand the topic.


Many student who studied from this college got good placement. Approx 80% of students are getting placed every year. The quality of placements is really good, even though it is a private college. A large number of the student were placed in decent companies. The highest CTC was 75 LPA in 2021 which was offered by Microsoft to a CSE Core student. The placement process is not complicated. This college follows strict rules and guidelines.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

For admission to UG programs, the candidate should have passed the 10+2 exam with a minimum of 45% marks in physics, chemistry, and mathematics/Biology. For the PG program, the candidates must have a graduate degree in any relevant branch. Admission is done through an entrance examination known as the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE). It is conducted every year in April and May.

Contact information

Vellore institute of technology
Vellore Campus,
Tiruvalam Rd, Katpadi,
Tamil Nadu 632014
Phone: 0416 2202188


Author: Sharmistha Panda13 Oct 2021 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

VIT is definitely a student's first choice in engineering in Tamil Nadu, but besides the various UG and PG courses in engineering , VIT is also known for various other courses in fashion, interiors, and even animation. Aspirants throughout the country look forward to getting admitted in the animation and multimedia courses in VIT as it is not only proved itself in this field but also provides the courses at reasonable fees.

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