The Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai is managed by the Vaels Educational Trust. Founded in the year 1992 , the trust is governed by the Governing Board / Board of Management. The members of this Board belong to various renowned agencies. The President / Chancellor Dr. Ishari K Ganesh is the Chairman of the Board and the board meets periodically to frame policies and programmes for the growth and advancement of VISTAS for a better future to all its students.
The university aims at promoting a student-friendly learning environment. It follows the semester pattern and choice-based credit system for all its academic programmes both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. This system is expected to promote multi-point entry and flexibility to suit the needs of the individual learners . The programmes are approved by AICTE and other statutory bodies such as Pharmacy Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Directorate General of Shipping, Bar Council of India, National Council of Teacher Education. The university is accredited with NAAC ‘A’ Grade. In addition, the Management (MBA) programmes and the Computer Science and Engineering / Mechanical engineering programmes and the B.Pharmacy programmes are also accredited by NBA.
Vels provides UGC approved courses with qualified and experienced faculty for holistic education and is one of the leading universities in the South.
With 100% Placement assistance, the placements at Vels have also registered an average starting salary of 4.38 lakhs annually.
At Vels you have the unique opportunity to collaborate with the most esteemed international &; national companies for research &; industrial exposure.