Student Exchange Program - Incoming Students & Outgoing Students
Students Exchange Programme2020-02-21T11:07:44+00:00

Students Exchange Programme

Incoming Students


Students registered for a degree programme from a recognized Institute/University and those who are officially sponsored by that Institute/University are expected to carry out Coursework / Research for a period of not exceeding two semesters can be accepted as visiting students under the Student Exchange Program based on the MoU or otherwise.
Students willing to do their thesis/ project work/research work may preferably contact the faculty members in advance to take their approval for guidance and for finalizing the research topic.
Admission of students is subjected to the terms and conditions of MoU / Students Exchange Agreement signed with Vel Tech and the rules and regulation of both the Country/ University/Institution concerned.
No tuition fee will be levied for the Students from partner Universities. Students have to bear the living and personal expenses such as boarding, lodging and travel. Accommodation will be provided in the International Guest House / Hostels on payment basis (approx. Rs.12,000/- per month which includes Airport Transfers, Local Transportation, Food, Wi-Fi, Access to Gym etc).

Curriculum & Syllabi


Application Deadline
Autumn / OddJuly – December1st May
Spring / EvenJanuary – May1st November

Applications in prescribed format with necessary documents to be submitted to:
Director for International Relations
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology Deemed to be University
400 Feet Outer Ring Road – Avadi, Chennai – 600062.
Tamil Nadu, India.

Procedure to apply:
Exchange programme (UG/PG)

  • Students are expected to have a proficiency of English. Certificate for English proficiency to be submitted from the Home University.
  • All students must come under a student visa and not a tourist or entry visa.
  • Flyer for Incoming Students may be download HERE.
  • Instructions to be followed, view details

Online Application for Incoming Students Mobility

Student Visa

– Students must enter into India only with the Student Visa. No other visa’s will be permitted as per the Immigration rules.

– Student must report to Directorate of International Relations for FRRO procedures

– Immigration procedure : Click Here

Outgoing Students


Vel Tech encourages the UG and PG students to take up one or two semesters at Partner Universities Abroad. Student will be allowed to do Course Work and / or Project Work. In case of work, prior course mapping has to be done through the student’s home department Board of Studies. Students may be encouraged to pursue internships in foreign universities /laboratories, and other facilities when such an internship has a clear link to the students’ academic or research pursuits. Internships should be pursued during vacation periods.

Procedure to apply:
Exchange programme (UG//PG)

  • Most of the Partner University typically offer Tuition Fee waiver.
  • Details of the opportunities and deadline will be sent to the official email IDs of students.

Application Form For Semester Abroad Programme/Project Abroad Programme (Outbound)

Procedure for Course Work

Procedure for Project Work

  • High Speed Bearing Test Facility
  • Automotive Engine Test Facility
  • E-Waste Management Facility
  • Aerospace Propulsion Centre
  • Centre for Industrial Automation
  • Centre for Autonomous System Research
  • Composite Research Centre
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engg Lab
  • Tinkering / 3D Printing Lab
  • Material Science Research Lab
  • Rocket Motor Testing and Aero Propulsion Engine Research Laboratory
  • Structural Engineering Research Lab
  • DASSAULT SYSTEMES Centre for Design, Engineering and Manufacturing (CDEM)
  • Cyber Security Lab
  • R&D Lab for Innovative Devices (with FranceCol)
  • Centre for Computational Fluid Flow Modelling
  • Centre of Excellence on Virtual Instrumentation

Vel Tech regularly hosts students from Partnering Organisations for their Internships / Semester Abroad Programmes, has excellent facilities for accommodation and catering and for sports activities. Chennai is a friendly city with nice tourist spots nearby for spending weekends. More than 20 Students were hosted by the University during 2016 for taking up internship Projects and/or Courses from French Universities such as

Research Internship for UG/PG students at Global Institutions with World class research facilities:

Internship Details:  Vel Tech UG students are encouraged/facilitated/sponsored to take up research internship starting from their 6th semester.