Vellore Institute of Technology


VIT utilizes international accreditation as an important means to benchmark its programs against the best in the world and assure that they meet the quality standards established by global professional organizations. Consequently, VIT became the first university in India to seek and receive accreditation for its engineering programs from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Energy Institute, United Kingdom in 2004. 

  • ABET, 111 Market Place, Ste. 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, USA ( has accredited the following engineering programs at VIT University, Vellore, India:
    • B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering
    • B.Tech. – Civil Engineering
    • B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering 
    • B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • VIT University obtained the highest possible grade of "A" from NAAC for all the programs offered by the University during the re-accreditation process in January 2009. 
  • Vellore Engineering College was the first educational institution in India to be awarded the ISO 9002 certificate by the DNV (Det Norske Veritas), of the Netherlands, for three years. 
  • Programmes at VIT have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). 
  • VIT is the first educational institution to be honoured with the TVN-KIDAO-NIQR award instituted by the National Institute of Quality and Reliability (NIQR) for maintaining exceptional quality. 
  • Programmes of VIT have been accredited by the Institution of Engineers, India (IEI). 
  • Multinational companies such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have accredited VIT to the highest level enabling VIT students to earn higher starting salary scales.
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