About Ranking and Accreditation (RAAC)
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has emerged as one of the best institutes of India and is aspiring to become a global leader. Quality in teaching-learning, research and innovation makes VIT unique. The office of the ranking and accreditation (RAAC) prepares the strategic plan and sets goal to improve institutional ranking every year. VIT is the 12th best research and the 12th best Engineering institution of India in 2021 NIRF Ranking published by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited VIT with the highest grade A++ in 2021 (4th cycle). Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has been recognized as an Institution of Eminence by Government of India.
VIT is one of the top 10 institutions of India and within the top 801-900 Universities of the world as per Shanghai ARWU Ranking 2021. VIT is also ranked by QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, US News Ranking, Round University Ranking, Russia and others. VIT is the first institute of India to receive QS 4-Star rating in overall category and QS 5-Star rating in teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness.
FICCI, Industry Consortium of India, awarded VIT as “the University of the Year 2016”, "Excellence in faculty for the year 2017", Excellence in Internationalization for the year 2018 and Excellence in Research for the year 2019. VIT’s connection with academic institutions and industries at national and international level is one of its major strength. Professors are connected globally for innovation, research and other collaborations. The 1st World Summit on Science, Engineering and Technology was organized by RAAC at University of Cambridge, UK in January 2018 to connect major universities of the world to discuss about multi-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary issues. The 2nd World Summit was organized by RAAC at Indiana University - Purdue University (IUPUI), USA during Oct 4-6, 2019. We welcome suggestions from our well-wishers to bring VIT to the next level and to perform better in ranking and accreditation.
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Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is ranked within the top 450 Universities in the World and Number 1 Private Institution in India in Engineering and Technology as per QS subject ranking, 2021.
In the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) VIT has moved up again and reached within the top 300 EEE departments of the world and entered within the top 9 EEE departments of India. As compared to last year, Computer Science & Information Systems (CS&IS) and Chemistry moved up 50 ranks. Other subject areas ranked by QS World University Ranking by Subject 2021 are Chemical Engineering (301-350), Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (351-400), Biological Sciences (551-600) and Mathematics (451-500).
The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled every year to help prospective students to identify the leading universities in a particular subject. Research citations, h index, along with the results of major global surveys of employers and academics are used to rank university subjects.
Vellore Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 among Private Universities of India for Innovation in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), Govt. of India, 2019. The Institute is among the Top 3% of the world's universities as ranked by QS Global World Ranking. In the Times Higher Education World Ranking by subject 2021, the institute is ranked among the top 301 - 400 universities in the world for Computer Science.
Govt. of India has recognized Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore as an Institution of Eminence (IoE). This is an initiative of Govt. of India to give autonomy to the selected institutions of higher education in India, so as to encourage the institutions to take independent quality initiatives and move up in world ranking.
The Chancellor of VIT mentioned that this is recognition for VIT, for its contribution in the past, research output, innovations introduced in academics, national and international collaborations, societal contributions, agile eco system in the campus, overall development of every student, techno entrepreneurial culture inculcated in the campus along with other good practices. VIT will introduce new innovative programmes and schemes to benefit national and international society at large. This has paved the way for VIT to move up the quality ladder faster with greater efficiency. This status will also help VIT to collaborate with elite institutions of the world to do high end research.
VIT is planning to start many innovative UG and PG programmes, in collaboration with Indian industries and reputed universities of India and abroad. VIT has already established an ambience of inter and multi-disciplinary learning and research. Setting up of Technology Park, Higher Education Facilitators Training Institute, On-Line Learning Centre with Unique Selling Propositions (USP), Global Skill Development Centre for preparing Indian work force for 2025 world market place, Multi-ethnic Community Centre with representations from various countries, etc are there in VIT’s plan for near future.
VIT welcomes and ready to implement National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. VIT Students are moulded for taking up leadership in high tech digital world of 2025. VIT is aiming towards becoming one of the Top 200 institutions of the world by 2030.
Government of India announced the first ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions for Innovation Achievements) 2019 awards on 08/04/19. We are delighted to share the news that VIT has been awarded the No.1 position among the private institutions. VIT Chancellor Dr.G.Viswanathan received this prestigious award from the Hon’ble President of India Shri. Ram Nath Kovind.
We are glad to inform you that as per the NIRF ranking 2019 of Government of India, VIT has once again proven that it is one of the top institutions in India as shown below: