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

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Approved by : UGC, NAAC
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Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies

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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Top Courses & Fees

  • BSc 22 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 82 K
  • B.Tech 13 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.12 Lacs
  • BA 6 Courses Available
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  • B.Pharm 3 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.63 Lacs
  • Pharm.D 2 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.83 Lacs
  • BBA+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.5 Lacs
  • B.Com+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.5 Lacs
  • MBBS 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 9.68 Lacs



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

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    + 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

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