Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VU) Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)   Estd : 1992 Approved by : UGC, NAAC


VELS University (Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies - VISTAS) is a deemed-to-be-University, declared in 2008 by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The beautiful campus of Vels University is located at Pallavaram, Chennai, approx 4 kms from Chennai Airport. Vels University has total 15 schools, 42 departments with 49 UG courses and 45 PG courses along with various diplomas and certification courses. Vels University also offers Ph.D program. Vels University has following departments under itself:

School of Basic Sciences

School of Life Science

School of Computing Sciences

School of Mass Communication

School of Ocean Engineering

School of Management Studies and Commerce

School of Languages

School of Education

School of Hotel and Catering Management

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Physiotherapy

School of Maritime Studies

School of Engineering

School of Music and Fine Arts

Department of Aviation

School of Law

Department of Vedic Astrology

Vels University offers various  Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Engineering, Management,  Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Computer Application, Education, Mass Comm, Sciences, Maritime studies, Languages, Commerce, Music, Tourism and Aviation, Law, Fine Arts and Vedic Astrology. The university is approved by UGC, AICTE and accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade.


The Founder-Chancellor of Vels University is honorable Dr Ishari K Ganesh.

On June 6, 1992, Vaels Educational Trust was registered and Vels College of Pharmacy was the first institute that was started with the strength of 36 students in 1992 followed by the Colleges of Physiotherapy,  Arts & Sciences and Hotel Management in the span of 4 years. With every successful passing year, new educational institutions were set up with various courses in UG & PG. The campus is spread over 29.17 acres.


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    Merit Scholarship Worth over Rs. 10 Crores *

    Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Scholarship 2016 - 2017

    For Engineering Programmes only:

    Scheme 1:

    S.No Entrance Exam Ranks Waiver
    1 Ranks 1-3 (all India) 100% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    2 Ranks 4-10 (all India) 75% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    3 Ranks 11-50 (all India) 50% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    4 Ranks 51-200 (all India) 30% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    5 Ranks 201-1000 (all India) 25% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    6 Ranks 1001-5000 (all India) 20% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year
    7 Above Rank 5000 (all India) 10% in the Tuition Fee for the 1st Year


    Scheme 2:

    Marks in the qualifying Exam (any government recognized board)

    95% and above aggregate in PCM – 50% waiver in the Tuition fee for 1st Year

    90% – 94.99% Aggregate in PCM – 40% waiver in the Tuition fee for 1st Year

    80% – 89.99% Aggregate in PCM – 25% waiver in the Tuition fee for 1st Year

    70% – 79.99% Aggregate in PCM – 10% waiver in the Tuition fee for 1st Year

    Scheme 3:

    A 10% Fee Concession will be given for First Graduate in UG Engineering Courses for every year. 

    Scholarship for MBA Programmes:

    1. For a minimum aggregate score of 60% and above in the qualifying degree and a pass in VEE-2016 – 10% scholarship in the Tuition fee for the 1st year only.

    * conditions apply

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Vels University have a separate team for placement and training - Centre for Career Development (CCD). This team assures that all the students get themselves registered at the CCD Cell and the team trains them for the soft skills, personality development skills,  body language, Resume writing, Interview handling etc to get placed in the best of both national and ...

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Contact Details of Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies, Chennai

  • Contact No:
    + 91 - 44 - 2266 2500 / 2501 / 2502 / 2503
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  • Address:
    Velan Nagar, P.V. Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram, Chennai - 600 117, Tamil Nadu, India