Vellore Institute of Technology, informally known as VIT University was established during the year 1984 in Vellore city of Indian state Tamil Nadu. The private institute has attained the status deemed university by University Grants Commission.
Vellore Institute of Technology was ranked 801-1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018. The institute has also been ranked 22nd overall and 14th among universities in the year 2017 by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The institute has been ranked 5th by India Today and 9th by Outlook India in 2017.
Vellore Institute of Technology encourages students to participate in various extra-curricular activities. The institute also organizes various seminars, conferences, workshops, guest lectures etc. to provide knowledge to the students apart from academics. The institute also provides a platform to the students to exhibit their skills and talent.
Vellore Institute of Technology is located in a place surrounded by various attractions like Jamadhi Hill, Aascars Cinemas, Rajathopu Dam, Durgam Fort, Dharani Resorts and many such entertaining places to visit during free hours.