More about Vellore Institute of Technology
VIT University aims to impart world level education to its students who would grow up to contribute significantly to the society. Established in 1984, the institution has evolved over the years. With over 25,000 students, 53 undergraduate and graduate courses, it attracts students from all over the world. It has been ranked Number 1 University for the past two years. It boasts of ISO Certification from Holland, International accreditation from the United Kingdom and the USA. It has the following schools under it: School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) which has research going on in the areas such as Geometric Function Theory, Stochastic Process, Numerical & Analytical Methods, Fuzzy Theory, Wavelet Analysis & Applications, Fluid Dynamics, Algebra, Graph Theory, Operational Research; School of Architecture (V-SPARC); School of Bio Sciences & Technology (SBST) which has research going on in the areas such Bio-medical Engineering, Bio-informatics, Bio-sciences, Applied Microbiology, Plant Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Clinical/Biomedical Research (CBMR), Biomolecules & Genetics Protein Engineering, Medical Image Processing, Bio-Remediation, Computational Biology, Medical Biotechnology; School of Civil and Chemical Engineering (SCALE); School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCOPE) which has research going on in the areas such as Computer Graphics, Image Processing, Wired/Wireless Computer Networks, Data Mining, Software Engineering, Theoretical Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Cryptography and Network Security, Computational Intelligence; School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) which has research going on in the areas such as Control Optimization Computational Electromagnetics, Power Systems, Protection Switchgear & Control, Power Electronics, Optimization Techniques for Power Electronics & Drives; School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE) which has research going on in the areas such as Data mining, Information retrieval, Network and information security, databases, Image processing, Operating systems, Computer networks, Computer architecture, Mobile computing, Enterprise systems, Soft computing, Knowledge based systems, Virtualization and cloud computing, Web services High performance computing; School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE) which has research going on in the areas such as Nanoelectronics, MEMs, Sensors RF & Microwaves, Communication & Networking; School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC); School of Social Sciences & Languages (SSL) which has research going on in the areas such as Commerce, Economics, Languages (Tamil, English & Hindi); VIT Business School (VIT-BS) which has research going on in the areas such as Technology Management, Women Issues, HR, Marketing & Finance, VIT School of Law (VITSOL) and VIT Fashion Institute of Technology (VFIT).
The University has various research centres such as Center for Disaster Mitigation and Management, Center for Bio-separation Technologies, Center for Advanced Manufacturiing technologies, Centre for Micro ElectroMechanical Systems, Center for Nanotechnology Research, Centre for Nanobiotechnology, Centre for Advanced Integrated Circuit Design, Automotive Research Centre, Carbon Dioxide and Green Technologies Centre, CAD/CAM Centre, Crystal Research Center, TIFAC-CORE, Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics (CBCMT).
Researches are funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoepathy (AYUSH), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Department of Coal (DOC), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and many more.