VIT University, AP : Courses, Fees, Placements, Ranking, Admission 2022

About

Established in 2017, VIT AP University (also known as VIT Amaravati or VIT-AP or VIT University Amaravati) is one of the four campuses under VIT Vellore University started by VIT Group of Institutions. It is the first private University located in the capital region of Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati. The University offers high-quality education to students in various streams of education such as Engineering, Management and Law. It also provides national and international industrial exposure to its students for their holistic academic development. VIT AP University is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), with ‘A’ grade. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Industry Consortium of India, awarded VIT as ‘Excellence in Faculty of the year 2017’ and ‘The University of the Year 2016’ in India.

Latest Update

December 1, 2020: VITEEE registration process has begun. The last date to submit the application form is March 30, 2021.

Also read: VITEEE 2021 Exam: Eligibility, Application Form, Dates, Pattern, Admit Card

VIT AP University offers Full Flexible Credit System (FFCS) and unique teaching-learning process with flexible programmes, and a unique student-oriented mentoring scheme. Along with extra-curricular activities, the University focus on continuous assessment and gives extra-emphasis on practical learning. VIT AP University offers BBA and BTech at UG level, MTech at PG level and PhD at doctorate level in various specialisations of Engineering and Management. Additionally, the University also offers three integrated programmes, namely BBA+LLB, BA+LLB and BTech+MTech. The ratio of the student vs faculty at VIT AP University is 10:1. Most of the faculty members are PhD holders from reputed IIMs, IITs, NITs and VIT Vellore campus. The faculty members are well-experienced, qualified, and knowledgeable. VIT AP University comprises a total of six schools, namely:
  • VIT-AP School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • VIT-AP School of Electronics Engineering
  • VIT-AP School of Mechanical Engineering
  • VIT-AP School of Business
  • VIT-AP School of Sciences and Languages
  • VIT-AP School of Law

Spread across an area of 200 acre, VIT-AP University offers state-of-the-art infrastructure with separate academic and accommodation blocks. Various in-campus facilities such as five computer labs, two research scholar spaces, three seminar halls, eight Mechanical labs, six Electronics and Communication (ECE) labs, and one each of language lab, computer centre, workshop hall, and auditorium. Several other amenities at VIT Amaravati include cafeteria, Wi-Fi facility, smart classes, transport facility and a health centre. The central library of VIT Amaravati has wide range of books, journals and other resources in the fields of Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Biotechnology, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. These books are available for students in printed format, e-book format, back-volumes, and CDs/DVDs. VIT AP University provides good quality sports facilities to nurture students’ talent in various sports such as Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Table-tennis, and Chess.

VIT AP University is a hub of new initiatives, one of which is Support the Advancement of Rural Students (STARS) which aims to offer opportunities to the under-privileged rural kids to pursue quality higher education.

VIT AP University Highlights

Below mentioned are some of the key facts about VIT AP University, Amaravati:

ParticularsStatistics

Year of establishment

2017

Also known as

VIT-A, VIT-AP, VIT University Amaravati

Campus location

Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh

Campus type

Private

Campus size

200 acre

Recognised by

UGC

Accredited by

NAAC- ‘A’ grade

Entrance exam accepted

VITEEE, JEE Main, SAT, CLATLSAT, VITMEE, VITREE

Mode of education

Full-time

International collaborations

- Purdue University, Indiana

- Australian National University, Canberra

- Queen Mary University

No. of schools

6

Total number of courses

19 courses across 6 streams

Total no. of faculty

75+

Gender intake

Co-ed

Application mode

Online

No. of books

2.20 lakh+

Highest placement package (2020)

Rs 41.6 LPA

Average placement package (2020)

Rs 7.25 LPA

Top recruiter

Microsoft

No. of hostels

Male: 8
Female: 4

Official website

vitap.ac.in

VIT AP University International Collaborations

VIT AP University has close collaborations of unhindered communication at inexpensive travel cost with many international universities. Several international institutes/universities, from across the world, seek most of the possibilities by forming global partnerships and fostering relationships with VIT AP University, some of which are mentioned below:

VIT AP International Collaborations

The United States

The United Kingdom

Australia

Purdue University, Indiana

Queen Mary University

Australian National University, Canberra

State University of New York

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts

Deakin University, Victoria

VIT AP University Admission Process

VIT AP University admission process is conducted in online mode, since 2013. Admission to undergraduate (BTech and BBA), postgraduate (MTech), integrated and doctorate programmes is entrance-based. Candidates must get themselves registered for the respective entrance exam to be considered for admission at the University. Before seeking admission into any course, candidates must ensure their candidature based on different types of reservations, and minimum eligibility criteria. Every year, VIT AP University accepts score of VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE), an entrance exam conducted and managed by the main University, VIT Vellore. But, due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic this year, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has cancelled the VITEEE 2020 exam. The admission of students, now, will be based on Class 12/pre-university marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology for BTech.

UG Courses

  • Admission to BTech is based on a valid VITEEE rank (calculated as per system algorithm based on Class 12 marks)
  • Students with a valid JEE Main rank or SAT scores will be given weightage
  • Candidates appearing for the VITEEE in 2020 should have secured minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (Class 12 or equivalent)
  • Candidates, who have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the qualifying examination, only are eligible for BTech
  • BBA admission will be based on VITEEE rank through a cumulative score obtained in merit of Class 12 or equivalent and Personal Interview (PI)
  • Admission to BA+LLB and BBA+LLB is based on scores obtained in CLAT/ LSAT

PG Courses

PhD Courses

  • Candidates looking for admission to PhD programme must appear for Vellore Institute of Research Entrance Examination (VITREE), followed by PI
  • Candidates, who have already qualified CSIR NET or UGC NET, will get a direct call for PI

Read more: VIT AP University Admission Process

VIT AP University Courses

VIT AP University offers four-year full-time BTech in three specialisations, namely Computer Science (CS), Electronics & Communication (ECE) and Mechanical. Furthermore, the University offers six sub-specialisations under CS and three under ECE. The University also offers three-year full-time BBA in India and four-year full-time BBA in collaboration with University of Michigan and Arizona State University. At PG level, it offers two-year full-time MTech in ECE and MTech (Research). VIT AP University Amaravati offers PhD in four major disciplines, namely Sciences, Languages, Management and Law. Additionally, the University offers three integrated programmes, which include BA+LLB, BBA+LLB and BTech+MTech. Below mentioned are some of the details regarding VIT AP University courses along with eligibility criteria and fee:

UG Courses

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Annual Fee (in Rs)

BTech (CSE)

- Network and Security

- Computer Science

- Data Analytics

- Artificial Intelligence

- Robotics

- Business Systems

Qualifying exams: VITEEE, JEE Main, SAT

Candidates should have secured minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology in the qualifying examination (Class 12 or equivalent)

1.96 lakh

BTech (ECE)

- Electronics and Communication

- VLSI

- Embedded Systems

Qualifying exams: VITEEE, JEE Main, SAT

Candidates should have secured minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (Class 12 or equivalent)

1.96 lakh

BBA

- Regular

- Business Analytics

Qualifying exam: VITEEE

Candidates must have scored minimum 60% aggregate or equivalent grades in Class 10 and Class 12

2.75 lakh

PG Courses

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Annual Fee (in Rs)

MTech

- ECE

Qualifying exam: VITMEE

Candidate must have BE/ BTech degree in any branch/ MS/ MSc Electronics or Electrical or Instrumentation or Communications Engineering or any other equivalent degree

1.92 lakh

PhD Courses

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Annual Fee (in Rs)

PhD (Engineering)

- Computer Science

- Mechanical

- Electronics and Communication

- Electronics

Qualifying exams: VITREE, CSIR NET

Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate/ CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale from a recognised institute/ university

43,300

PhD (Management)

- HR

- Marketing

Qualifying exams: VITREE, CSIR NET

Master in Business Administration or ME/ MTech with minimum 60% aggregate/ CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale from a recognised institute/ university

43,000

Integrated Courses

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Annual Fee (in Rs)

BBA+LLB

Qualifying exams: CLAT, LSAT

Candidates must have scored minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST) aggregate or equivalent grades in Class 10 and Class 12

1.6 lakh

BA+LLB

Read more: VIT AP University Courses

VIT AP University Placements

VIT AP University Amaravati has an active training and placement cell to interact with the corporate world in order to explore the possibility of training and recruitment of students known as PAT. Over 690 recruiters visited VIT AP University placements 2020. A total of 6,180 job offers were made to the students across all the streams. Some of the leading companies that became a part of the placement process include Wipro, Microsoft, HP, Philips, TCS and Bosch. The highest placement percentage was offered in IT sector with 35% of the overall placement share. Below mentioned are the highlights of VIT AP University placements 2020:

Placement ParticularsPlacement Stats

Highest domestic package

Rs 41.6 LPA

Average package

Rs 7.25 LPA

No. of offers

7,027

Super dream offers

983

National record (Wipro Turbo)

278 (Rs 6.5 LPA)

Total internships offers

1,926

Total no. of companies

544

No. of new recruiters

203

Read more: VIT AP University Placements

VIT AP University Scholarships

As VIT AP University offers admission to various candidates based on their performance in VITEEE and other entrance exams, they may also avail scholarships based on the same as listed below:

PerformanceScholarship

Toppers of each state board and Central Board

100% tuition fee waiver for all the four years

VITEEE rank holders of 1 to 50

75% tuition fee waiver for all the four years

VITEEE rank holders of 51 to 100

50% tuition fee waiver for all the four years

VITEEE rank holders of 101 to 1000

25% tuition fee waiver for all the four years

The University also offers special scholarships to students aspiring admission to BBA programme on the basis of their academic excellence and performance in Personal Interview round. Only selected students are offered this scholarship. The academic fee of students offered with BBA Merit Scholarships can be categorised as below:

CategoryAcademic Fee (in Rs per annum)

A

50,000

B

75,000

C

1 lakh

D

1.5 lakh

E

1.75 lakh

F

2 lakh

G

2.72 lakh

Note: One-time caution deposit of Rs 3,000 has to be paid in addition to the academic fees.

Read more: VIT AP University Scholarships

VIT AP University Latest Student Reviews


FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

VIT AP University Amaravati offers distinctive education through its undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes. It has been consistently ranked among the top educational universities of the country.

VIT AP University offers scholarships to the meritorious students as per their ranks in VITEEE.

VIT Group of Institutions are considered better than some of the NITs and almost at par to IIT (BHU), IIT Mandi and IIT Indore. As far as VIT AP is considered, being a new institute (established in 2017), it is quite behind to all the aforesaid institutes.

The annual fee for BTech programme at VIT AP University is around Rs 1.96 lakh.

VIT AP University offers state-of-the-art infrastructure spread across 200 acre of land with well-equipped hostel facilities, and industry-ready curriculum.

Candidates must score a good rank in VITEEE to get a scholarship for a programme.

There is no concession available based on VITEEE rank. Only state toppers are provided with full fee waiver.

No refund of any academic fees is allowed, except caution deposit. Refund will be made only after the candidate has surrendered the ID card, original fee receipt and the due clearance certificate.

Students are not allowed to leave any course after the first year.

Group A represents branches with lesser demand such as Chemical, Biotechnology, and IT. Group B represents branches with high demand such as CSE, Mechanical, and ECE.