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About VIT
VIT University is a progressive educational institution that is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. Students here are encouraged on this journey by our committed faculty, world-class facilities and student-friendly educational systems.  Founded in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College, the Institute was upgraded to a University conferred in recognition of its academic excellence in 2001. The University has since grown by leaps and bounds – establishing excellent infrastructure replete with state-of-art laboratories, digital library, smart class rooms, hostels, gyms, swimming pools, auditoria , in-door and out-door stadiums spread over an impeccably clean and green 350 acre campus – on way to fulfil the vision of the founder and chancellor Dr. G. Viswanathan to make it truly world class. VIT today comprises of ten constituent schools and interdisciplinary research centres offering undergraduate, post graduate and research programmes in various disciplines. VIT has organized many International and National conferences in the recent past utilizing its awesome facilities. VIT is the first educational institution in India to get ISO 9002 certification by the DNV of The Netherlands and few of the programmes were accredited by IEE (UK) and NBA (India). The University was recently re-accredited for the third cycle by NAAC (UGC) and Ranked No.1 Private Engineering Institution by MHRD, Govt. of India. VIT has signed Memorandum of Understanding with many institutions within India and abroad including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, UK and USA. Such understanding are aimed towards exchange of faculty and students, joint academic programmes involving courses as well as research and improvement of laboratory and library facilities. The University offers 20 Undergraduate, 34 Postgraduate, 4 integrated programmes and 4 Research programmes. The various programmes in VIT are offered through ten Schools and Centres.
About School of Information Technology & Engineering
The School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE) emphasizes the fields of Information Technology, Software Engineering and Domain Specific Applications so as to facilitate the evolution of skills in students to help them attain a higher degree of knowledge, global competency and excellence, for the betterment of the society. The prime focus is to promote the effective integration of technology with state-of-the-art facilities in teaching and research activities. The curriculum of various programs offered by the school focuses on problem solving, design, development and application of various emerging technologies. Research programs of the school aim to establish a strong component of practical engagement with private enterprises. The school has always established a strong industry-institute relationship.
The School aims to provide the best Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-based solutions and value-added services. The focus is on holistic learning to help the students to make significant contributions at all levels and to meet the expectations of stakeholders. The School has 4,600 students and 182 committed members of the faculty, apart from many visiting professors and distinguished professionals from the industry and academia. The placement record of the school had always been impressive. The faculty members are highly motivated and devoted in delivering the highest quality professional education to students, and strive to excel in their research areas.
The school has the following technical departments: Information Technology, Software & Systems Engineering, Digital Communications, Computer Applications & creative Media. The School has a track record of organizing various seminars, workshops, symposia and conferences in areas of emerging technology.
The school has the following laboratories with IBM rack-mounted servers X3650, an IBM XEON-E server and a Wipro net power server. The laboratories have NETOP installed, a centrally managed teaching tool for assisting students in laboratory sessions.

  • Software Testing and Verification Laboratory
  • Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems Laboratory
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing Laboratory
  • Operating Systems Laboratory
  • Software Development and Management Laboratory
  • Web Technologies and Open Source Programming Laboratory
  • Multimedia and Animation Laboratory
  • Networking and Pervasive Computing Laboratory
  • Information and Network Security Laboratory
  • Database and Computational Intelligence Laboratory
  • Image Processing , Computer Graphics and Vision Laboratory

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How to reach Vellore, VIT
The VIT campus is located on a 370 acre site on the Ranipet – Katpadi Road. It is 2½ hours drive from Chennai (Formerly Madras) by Road and 4 hours from Bangalore (considered the silicon valley of India). Both the cities are well connected by road, rail and air routes with all parts of the country and also have international airports.  The airport nearest to Vellore is in Chennai. From the airport, one can take taxi (by making online booking via, › All Ads › Services). Train and bus services to Vellore are frequently available. Either journey takes about 2½ hours. If one choose to travel by train, nearest railway station is Katpadi Railway Junction which is just 3 km away from VIT. Buses from Chennai will bring one to the centre of the town of Vellore from where one can reach VIT which is about 5 km from the bus stand.
Transportation in Vellore
Auto Rickshaws (on share basis) are easily available from both Railway station and bus stand to  Chitoor bus stop. Government Buses will fly between Chittoor bus stop to VIT. One could also hire an exclusive taxi / auto rickshaws to reach VIT from Vellore bus stand & railway station.

Places to visit - Near Vellore
Vellore is the headquarters of Vellore District, located on the bank of Palar River in the north-eastern part of Tamilnadu. Vellore is  located about 145 km west of the state capital Chennai and 211 km east of Karnataka capital Bengaluru. Vellore Fort, Government  Museum, Science Park, Vainu Bappu Observatory, Amirthi Zoological Park,  Jalakandeswarar Temple, Srilakshmi Golden Temple, Big Mosque, St. John's  Church and Yelagiri Hill station are the tourist attractions in and around Vellore.
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Places to visit – in Tamilnadu
Tamil Nadu is well renowned for its temple towns and heritage sites, hill stations, waterfalls, national parks, local cuisine and the fabulous wildlife and scenic beauty. Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Kancheepuram, Madurai, Udagamandalam (Ooty), Kodaikanal, Yercaud, Yelagiri, Sirumalai, Kalrayan  The Nilgiri hills, Palani hills, Shevaroy hills are some of the tourist attractions.

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Delegates are responsible for making their own arrangements for travel and accommodation. Few rooms are available in VIT guest house on first come first serve basis.
Double bedded A/C Room : Rs.3000.00/person/day (24hrs basis) 
Four bedded A/C Rooms : Rs.800.00/person/day (24hrs basis) 
Dormitory : Rs.300.00/person/day (daily basis) 
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