Vision: To provide a wide range of Academic and Research Programmes and strive to develop a Centre of Excellence for Learning
Academic andResearch Programmes offered in VCET maintain a high standard.The entire teaching learning process is supported by the state-of-the-art facilities. Our institution provides quality and affordable higher education to therural community students many of whom are first generation learners. Besides ensuring excellence in academics, research and development, VCET has a clear focus on inculcating a sense of entrepreneurship and social responsibility. VCET also strongly believes that it is obligatory to complement academic training with personality development since both go a long way in shaping responsible citizens. Fostering harmony in the body, mind, and environment is the ultimate goal of education, and VCET leaves no stone unturned when it comes to achieving this goal.
At present, VCET offers 8 UG programmes and 4 PG programmes
Efficient faculty members,interactive class rooms and well equipped, modernized laboratory practice sessions help us achieve the vision. VCET has a strong IT enabled network. All the departments have ICT enabled class rooms. VCET has a well-structured Choice Based Credit System with a focus on Outcome Based Education. Elective courses are framed in accordance with the needs of the industry. The Regulations and Syllabi are monitored by the well framed Board of Studies and Academic Council.Activity based learning is project based and performance based .VCET was recognized as a District Nodal Resource Centre for Spoken- Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay , 615 students and 66 faculty members have successfully completed various courses through NPTEL.‘FAST TRACK’ system of VCET supports the students to take up a maximum of two courses additionally during their sixth or seventh semesters and join industries as an intern during 8thsemester to pursue their industry based project.
VCET has a committed, well qualified and experienced set of professors with 30% of the team holding a Doctoral degree and 25% pursuing research. VCET received Rs 29,31,078 lakhs from various funding agencies like AICTE, CSIR, ICMR, TNSCSTand DST NIMATduring the AY 2020-21. 47 papers were published in journals withhigh impact factor and more citations. VCET provides a forum for the students to showcase their Innovative thinking.Our students have won prizesin Smart India Hackathon 2020. 16 patents and 11 copy rights were awarded.VCET offers incentives to the faculty for paper presentations and publications.
Entrepreneurship Cell in coordination with IIC is functioning on generating excitement in the young engineering brains to produce innovation thereby laying the stones of entrepreneurship. Itis recognized and authorized by MHRD, Government of India. The workshops, seminars, invited talks by successful entrepreneurs kindle the young minds to develop entrepreneurial skills.
To impart social responsibility, various clubs like, Green Club and Rotaract Club are functioning effectively. The NSS unit of VCET provides hands on experience to the young technocrats. Our NSS unit has been awarded ‘Best NSS Unit’ award by the Anna University. The VCET RotaractClub was awarded with ‘Outstanding Campus based Club Award’ and‘Super Active Status Award’. NCC has been added as an elective course in curriculum. Our extension activities include programmes and activities conducted by English Literary Association, Toastmasters Club, Fine Arts Club, Viscom Club, Fit India Youth Club, Women Empowerment Celland all Professional Associations.
VCET with prestigious NAAC (‘A’ Grade) and NBA accreditations occupies a noteworthy position when it comes to ranking. As per India Today Ranking 2019,VCET secured first position in All India level in terms of lowest fee structure, and 9th position in state level as far as career progression and placement. Competition Success Review places VCET in the 2ndposition in All India Level in terms of excellence in education. Data Quest 2019 ranking of India’s Top Engineering Colleges (Govt. and Private) places VCET in the 5th position in State level. The Week 2019 ranking of Best Private Engineering College, VCET occupies 10th position in State level.
Mentoring system identifies and promotespro-social characteristics,guidance and counselling are also offered to accelerate personal and professional development of students. Interpersonal skill, adaptability and stress management have been effectively handled by conducting student development programmes.Yoga education helps in self discipline and self-control, leading to immense amount of awareness, concentration and higher level of consciousness. A three-week Student Induction Program (SIP) based on Universal Human Values (UHV) is conducted every year. The course Universal Human Values is also integrated into the curriculum.
VCET has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with more than 40 industries.VCET provides various training activities for the students through its Placement and Training Cell. Over 90 % of the students are placed in reputed multinational companies every year. VCET also motivates students to pursue higher education and helps them in their preparation for GATE and all other competitive examinations.
Various scholarships are offered by the institution to enable students to obtain education they may not have access to otherwise. In recognition of the service rendered by the faculty,VCET’s facultyare granted financial aid for their wards who are studying in other institutions run by the Vellalar Educational Trust. VCET’s alumni base is yet another support group that makes a lot of positive contribution in terms of curriculum design and placement.
The combination of a vision to establish a Centre of Excellence for Learning and a commitment to provide the best education to the rural community at an affordable cost has given the institution a unique attraction. The college's proven track record in producing skilled workforce in all walks of life has given VCET and its alumni a worldwide reputation.