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Institutional Distinctiveness

Pioneering Excellence in Academics

  • Velammal Institute of Technology, located at “Velammal Knowledge Park” on the Chennai-Kolkata Highway in Ponneri, Thiruvallur district, is approved by AICTE, New Delhi, and affiliated with Anna University, Chennai. With CSE, ECE, and IT departments accredited by NBA, our institute is dedicated to providing excellent education and service orientation.
  • Velammal Institute of Technology offers a range of B.Tech and B.E courses including Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (AIDS), Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechatronics Engineering.
  • We strive for academic excellence, ensuring our students are well-prepared for future challenges through a transformative educational experience. Our commitment to providing excellent education and service orientation is reflected in our diverse programs, designed to equip students with the skills needed for their respective fields.

Empowering Students from Rural Backgrounds

  • The majority of the students that enrol in this college are from rural areas. The parents of many pupils are not graduates. Students rely entirely on this institution and, more specifically, its faculty.

Academic Achievement at the State and District Levels

  • April/May 2023: 4th position among 310 non-autonomous affiliated engineering colleges and 1st ranks among 4 districts Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai.
  • April/May and November/December 2022: 5th position each semester among 313 non-autonomous affiliated engineering colleges 1st rank in Thiruvallur district.
  • April/May and November/December 2021: 24th position each semester among 393 non-autonomous affiliated engineering colleges and 7th rank in Thiruvallur district.
  • November/December 2020: 7th position among 411 non-autonomous affiliated engineering colleges and 8th rank in Thiruvallur district.
  • April/May 2020: Ranked 89th out of all non-autonomous institutions affiliated with Anna University, Chennai.

Consistent development: Our dedication to academic achievement is demonstrated by our steady development, which saw us move from the 89th to the 4th place.

Top 10 Non-Autonomous Colleges

  • Positions our institute among the top 10 non-autonomous colleges under Anna University, Chennai.

NPTEL Success

  • Our students’ participation and success in NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) courses further highlight our academic process.
  • In recent academic years, 208 students successfully cleared NPTEL courses.

Google Certification through Coursera

  • More than 300 students completed the Google certification course through Coursera, offered free of cost by our placement cell.
  • A few students have completed multiple courses successfully, showcasing their dedication to expanding their knowledge and skills.
    Emphasis on National-Level Assessments.
  • The increasing enrolment numbers highlight our institute’s strong emphasis on preparing students for national-level assessments and competitive exams.

Recognition as Best Performing Institute

  • For the period of 2020-2024, our institute was recognized as the best performing institute in NCAT.
  • Top 10% Achievement in Tamil Nadu Based on AMCAT Performance.
  • Our institute takes immense pride in the outstanding performance of our final year students in the AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test), a widely recognized employability assessment. Demonstrating exceptional aptitude and skills, our students have consistently ranked in the top 10% among all participating institutions in Tamil Nadu.

Financial Support and Scholarships

Recognizing the importance of financial support in higher education, our institute has awarded the Founder Chairman Scholarship to 271 students, amounting to a total of 11 lakhs 12 thousand rupees. This scholarship program underscores our commitment to supporting deserving students and ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder their academic and professional growth.


Our institute’s distinctiveness lies in its unwavering commitment to academic excellence, holistic development, and societal impact. From remarkable improvements in university rankings to outstanding achievements in NPTEL and NCAT, our journey reflects our dedication to nurturing talent and fostering an environment of continuous growth and learning. With strong industry connections, innovative teaching practices, and a focus on research and community engagement, we are poised to achieve greater heights. By setting clear future goals, such as attaining autonomous status, securing a position within the top 200 in NIRF, and having all engineering departments recognized as research centers, we are charting a path towards sustained excellence and global recognition.

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