Origin and Growth
Vel Tech Engineering College was born in 1997 under the Trust founded by the Educational-Philanthropic Personalities- Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan, the Founder President and Foundress respectively . The university has since grown persistently over the years impacting student lives under the able guidance and leadership of the founder couple.
The impact created by the growth of the University was acknowledged by the student community in these lines,
- A Place to learn & Progress
- A Temple of Learning
- A Paradise for Learners & Inventors
- A frontier of knowledge
- A positive transformation, creating student engineers impacting the emerging society “
Vel Tech University history speaks out loud the growth of the University over the years by the uncompromising vision, leadership and guidance of the founder couple and matured as the Best University in India u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956 in 2008. Since then it has been sprawling its wings not only in horizontal and vertical but also in all dimensions. Presently the university has been marching towards its goal by achieving all-round excellence. With the highly professional services of our honourable Chancellor and the phenomenal guidance and meticulous execution of our Vice Chancellor and the able administration of the Registrar. A committed group of well qualified faculty members have also been striving hard to achieve the vision of the university through concurrent achievement of the mission.
The university offers Under Graduate , Post Graduate & Doctral programmes in Engineering and technology, Science , Media Technology and Communication and Management Studies.The university is linked with 200 MoUs with government Institutes/Universities, Industries/MNCs, International Universities, Public Sector Units and R&D labs. Research park houses projects in the areas such as Autonomous System Vehicle, High Speed Bearing Testing, Automotive Engine Testing and Advanced Materials & Waste Management.
Innovations and best practices add more and more feathers to the cap of the university. Outcome Based Education practised imbibes Blooms Taxonomy, Choice Based Credit systems, International Internships, Student exchange programme with Internationally-reputed universities, Industry-University Interactions/Partnership/collaborations, sponsored research projects, knowledge resource centre, Centre for women Empowerment etc. The university is identified for its four best practices
(i) Industry-University Interaction/Partnership/Collaboration,
(ii) International collaboration and
(iii) Outcome Based Education.