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VIT University, formerly called Vellore Engineering College, is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed universityunder Section 3 of the UGC Act. Founded in 1984, as Vellore Engineering College, by Mr. G. Viswanathan, the institution offers 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, 4 integrated and 4 research programs. It has campuses both at Vellore and Chennai, Tamil Nadu,India. VIT University has ranked as one of Top Private Universities in India by Careers 360 (Magazine) in 2015. VIT University was initially founded as Vellore Engineering College on 5 July 1984 by Dr. G Viswanathan, a former parliamentarian and minister in the government of Tamil Nadu. Started initially with a relatively small campus and only three undergraduate engineering courses — civil, mechanical, and electronics and communication — the college continued to progress under the able leadership of G. Viswanathan. The college was initially affiliated with Madras University. In 1999 Vellore Engineering College was awarded the ISO 9002 certificate for three years by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) of the Netherlands, making VEC the first educational institute in India to achieve this recognition. In June 2001 the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development conferred VEC as a ‘deemed university’ and the college became VIT University.

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Near Katpadi Rd Vellore, Tamil Nadu - 632014
12.9303536, 79.13449489999994
+91 416 2243091/93

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