Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies is an institute of higher education located in Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1992 and granted Deemed University status in 2008 by University Grants Commission under section 3 of UGC Act 1956.
University status was granted to the Vels group of institutions, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Gov. from India. As a logical consequence of this, the founding president, Dr. Ishari K.Ganesh became President/Chancellor and now leads the implementation of the strategic plan which aims to shape the future growth of the institute. He visualizes a University that will be a globally more competitive and internationally recognized institution.
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Approval by AICTE, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Bar Council Of India (BCI), National Institutional Ranking Framework, ARIIA & Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).
Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies Chennai of courses is offered at various levels like Diploma Degree (i.e Diploma in Marine Engineering, etc.), Undergraduate Degree (i.e BBA, B.Tech, B.Com, B.sc, etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e MBA, M.tech, M.Sc., etc.), Law Degree (i.e. BA-LLB, LLB, etc.), Pharmacy Degree (i.e. B.Pharm, D. Pharma) and Ph.D. and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
Our Campus hostel is a comfortable and affordable home with spacious rooms and air-conditioned rooms available on request. The use of free WiFi structure of the library is available for hostel students from 8:00 to 20:00.A fully qualified medical assistant is available on the medical campus and hospital facilities. near the campus, at the expense of which would be paid by the Mess students and canteen installation is available at reasonable rates, linen is available for paid students. Excellent indoor and outdoor play facilities are available, a well-equipped gymnasium is available for students. There are separate hostels for boys and girls.
VISTAS Library building spans over an area of 20,000 sq. ft.it has a capacity of 500 people and follows an open access system combined with state-of-the-art facilities. The library houses a collection of 130,236 books, 165,060 e-books, 12,660 back issues, 4,539 memoirs, and 5,254 audio-visual resources. The Library subscribes to more than 374 periodicals (national and international) and 12,535 electronic journals. To facilitate quality teaching & research, digital library access to electronic information services to ensure that the information needs of our students and faculty are met. Staff and students can access the e-Journal and e-Book from EBSCO, ProQuest, JGate, IEEE/IEL, ASME, NPTEL, Micromedex's Drugdex Systems, Bentham Science Pharmacy, InventiOnline, Nature, Law Finder, AIR Comprehensive, SCC Online, Digimat Digital Library, Vels Library Subject Gateway Digital Portal et eBook di eBrary ProQuest Academic Complete.
"Shivalayaa" is a fully air-conditioned auditorium with a capacity of 1500 seats built with the aim of organizing various school, extracurricular and cultural activities such as seminars, conferences, and inter-university cultural festivals. It is one of the largest auditoriums in this part of Chennai which offers opportunities for students to showcase their innate talents during their studies.
All kinds of sports grounds are available like Volley Ball Court, Basket Ball Court FootBall / Hockey Ground.
Recreation Room for Indoor Games available with world-class facilities with Modern Gymnasium.
Pallavaram is well allied with the local electric train network and City Transport Corporation buses and buses are available from Pallavaram station to campus and vice versa at nominal rates.
To promote a student-friendly learning environment, the University is following the semester pattern and choice based credit system for all its academic programme both at the under-graduate and post graduate levels. The system is expected to promote multipoint entry and flexibility to suit the needs of individual learners. The programmes offered are approved by AICTE and other statutory bodies such as Pharmacy Council of India.
To make the Institute an epitome of excellence in higher education by effectively providing high quality education and rigorous training to students in multiple streams of choice with ample scope for all round development to make them excel in their profession for betterment of the society.