VELS University [VISTAS], Chennai Tamil Nadu is established in the year 1992 as Deemed University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. VISTAS is having Affiliation with reputed AICTE and NAAC-B. Management of VISTAS Chennai is working under Dr. Ishari K. Ganesh (Chancellor).
VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies or VELS University is a well-known higher education institution in Chennai. The VELS Group of Institutions which has had a modest beginning in 1992 has grown manifold with passage of time. The group now owns and operates 11 campuses, including that of VELS University, highly sought after by ambitious students.
VELS University enrolls students for UG, PG, M.Phil, PhD, and certificate programs approved by AICTE, NAAC, DGS, IAP and PCI. The University offers programs in Vedic astrology, aviation, maritime studies, ocean engineering, engineering, management studies, basic sciences, and life sciences. The academy was conferred ‘deemed to be university’ status in the year 1992.
The campus comes equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and offers the ideal environment for teaching and learning to thrive. The institution employs qualified faculty, offers international exchange programs, and furnishes modern equipment and labs for promoting quality education. The promoters of the university consistently endeavors to keep students updated about the latest academic trends without sacrificing traditional values.
More about VELS University
VELS University was established under the aegis of VELS Educational Trust incepted by Dr. Ishari K Ganesh, a celebrated educationist. VISTAS, in its present form have an intensely cosmopolitan or multinational academic culture. Students arrive at the university not only from every nook and corner of India but also from abroad.
Emphasizing the university’s vision, the institute attempts to achieve excellence with respect to higher education. The institution endeavors to furnish the best quality of education, consistent with global standards coupled with thorough training. As for the chief missions, the academy makes available different learning techniques like experienced learning, experimental learning, and independent learning.
Infrastructural Facilities at VELS University
One good reason why most students choose VELS University is because the institution offers superlative academic and infrastructural facilities. Take for instance, its central library with a total floor space area of approximately 20,000 sq. ft. The library equipped with modern facilities, can accommodate up to 500 individuals at any given time.
Students can consult 1,14,644 textbooks, 4448 theses, 11680 past editions, 5067 audiovisual resources, and 141717 e-books. On the other hand, learners can go through 12381 e-journals and magazines and over 359 national and international publications. VELS’s library is an associate member of DELNET (Developing Library Network), Madras Library Network, and British Council Library.
The University is also popular with students since the institute offers excellent research opportunities as well as state-of-the-art research facilities. Those intending to carry out in-depth research, get full freedom in selecting their preferred research area or subject. UGC has also approved the academia as a research-grant university, thereby enabling it to receive funds for research projects.
One can easily reach the university campus by commuting via City Transport Corporation buses and local trains.