Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
VISTAS (Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies)
Located in Pallavaram, Chennai.

Entrance Exam VEE 2020 for Professional Courses cancelled. Admissions will be based on marks scored in XII.

  • All courses are approved by statutory bodies
    • UGC - University Grants Commission
    • AICTE - All India Council for Technical Education
    • PCI - Pharmacy Council of India
    • BCI - Bar Council of India
    • NCTE - National Council for Teacher Education
    • DG Shipping - Directorate General of Shipping

  • Status of Accreditation
    • NAAC 'A' Grade
    • NBA Accreditation for B.E. Mech, B.E.CSE and MBA
    • NBA Accreditation awaited for B.Pharm and B.E.Marine Engg

  • Infrastructure
    • Wifi enabled campus
    • Smart class rooms
    • State of art of Laboratories
    • Video conferencing facilities
    • Common Instrumentation Research Lab worth of 12 Crores
    • Central Library
    • Basket ball ground, Football ground and Cricket ground
    • Gym and Swimming Pool
    • Vasantha Bhavan
    • Ladies and Gents hostel
    • Transport etc....
    • Pls refer our website.

  • 1. Where is the location of Admission office?
    a) University Campus:
    Velan Nagar, P.V.Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram, Chennai 600117.
    Nearby Pallavaram Railway Station.
    b) City Office :
    521/2, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai 600035.
  • 2. How can I enquire the details about the course?
    All the details about all our courses are available in website
    In website, online enquiry and Chat-box options are available
    Admission Helpline: 0 73051 11222
    Maritime Courses: 0 93618 52531
    Entrance Exam: 0 94441 05611
    M.Phil / Ph.D Admission: 0 63694 09337
  • 3. What are courses offered in VISTAS @ Vels University?
  • 4. Where Maritime and Physiotherapy courses are offered?
    In Thalambur Campus - Located at Navalur, Chennai, on the IT Highway
  • 5. How can I get the Application Form?
    Walk in directly to Admission Office in University or You can get it from Chennai Nandanam City Office or You can Apply Online also by paying application fee. Application fee is Rs 1000 for professional courses (Engineering, Law, Pharmacy & MBA) and Rs 500 for all arts and science courses.
  • 6. What is the admission process/procedure?
    Walk in directly to University Admission Office in Pallavaram or you can approach Chennai Nandanam City Office or you can Apply Online Admission Process in website.
    1. You have to submit application form along with Xerox copies of the certificates, later on, originals also need to be submitted after you received from School/College.
    2. An initial amount should be paid during the time of admission to block the seat. Later on the balance fees should be paid before reopening of classes. For Maritime Courses and Physiotherapy, you can also approach our Chennai Thalambur Campus also.
  • 7. Will other qualifying examinations (like MAT, CAT) etc be considered for the admission?
  • 8. Can I apply through counselling?
    Being deemed to be university, admissions will be done directly at university office as per the norms.
  • 9. What all the documents which need to be submitted during admission?
    For UG Admission
    a) 10th mark sheet
    b)12th mark sheet
    c) TC
    d) Aadhaar Card
    e) Community certificate
    f) 2 passport size photos
    For PG Admission
    a) 10th mark sheet
    b)12th mark sheet
    c) UG Mark Sheet
    d) TC
    e) Aadhaar Card
    f) Community certificate
    g) 2 passport size photos
    For NIOS
    a) 10th mark sheet
    b)12th mark sheet
    c) UG Mark Sheet (For PG admission)
    d) Migration certificate
    e) Aadhaar Card
    f) Community certificate
    g) 2 passport size photos
  • 10. How can I apply for admission?
    You can apply online as well as offline. But for the confirmation of admission, you have to come directly to the campus with necessary original certificates.
  • 11. How can institute support, if the candidate wants to apply bank loan?
    We will provide bonafide certificate after the payment of 1st sem fee/ submission of all necessary original certificates, with that you can approach for bank loans.
  • 12. What is the timing for admission?
    Except Government holidays, All other days admissions are open.
    Admission Office Timings: 9.30am to 6.00pm
    Sunday: 10am to 1pm (During April to June month).
  • 1. What are the fee structures of various courses?
  • 2. What are the eligibility criteria for all courses?
  • 3. Is there any entrance examination for the admission?
    Yes, there is entrance examination for all the professional courses like
    1. All Engineering Courses
    2. All Law courses
    3. MBA and MCA
    4. B.Pharm and Pharm.D
  • 4. What will be the minimum cut off marks for engineering admissions?
    OC – 45% in PCM, BC – 42% in PCM, SC / ST – 40% in PCM
  • 5. I have completed my 12th in open school. Am I eligible for UG admission?
    NIOS alone is eligible
  • 1. Is hostel facility available?
    Yes. Available with room sharing options. Rs.80,000 per year plus Rs.5,000 caution deposit (at the time of admission only)
  • 2. Do you provide AC hostel rooms and how much is the fees?
    Yes. We provide. Depends on number of students in the room, fees will change.
  • 3. How will be the food menu? Veg or Non Veg?
    We have both Veg as well as Non Veg
  • 4. Whether outing is allowed for hostellers?
    Weekly twice full day outing will be there for hostel students (If Saturdays are not working). Also from 4.30 PM to 7.00 PM outing is allowed for students.
  • 5. When is the last date to pay the hostel fees?
    Before the commencement of regular classes (every year).
  • 6. Is laundry service available in the hostel?
    Yes, there is.
  • 1. Is transport facility available?
    Transport facility available only for students having classes from 9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
  • 2. What are the various routes and fees for transport?
  • 1. When will be the semester exams/semester holidays? Will that be informed in prior?
    Semester exam for ODD Sem will be during Nov - Dec
    Semester exam for EVEN Sem will be during April – May
    Holidays will be after semester examination and it will be informed in academic calendar.
  • 2. What is the minimum attendance percentage a student should maintain to write the semester examination in the university?
  • 1. What is the college timing?
    For Shift I Courses timings (8.30 AM to 1.20 PM)
    B.Com, BCA, B.A English, M.A English, B.Sc IT, B.Sc. Viscom, B.Sc Animation
    B.Sc CS, BBA, LLB
    For Shift II Courses timings (1.20 AM to 6.05 PM)
    B.Com, BCA, B.Sc CS
    For all the other courses, timing is from 9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
  • 2. Whether there will be ragging inside the campus?
    Absolutely NO. We have an anti ragging committee inside the campus for the student’s welfare
  • 3. What all are the events conducted in the campus?
    We have cultural as well as sports events.
    a) Vels Nakshatra b) Hostel day c) Sports day d) Inter department cultural events e) Pongalo Pongal f) Seminars g) Workshops. For more details pls refer website.
  • 1. What are the various scholarships available in VISTAS?
  • 2. Is there any sports scholarship available?
  • 3. How can I apply for sports quota?
    You have to come to the campus directly and have to meet the Director of Sports/ Physical Director. They will check all your merit certificates and performance in state and national level before admission process.
  • 1. Any Industry Collaborative Programs are offered?
    In Collaboration with IBM, B.Tech IT Cloud Computing and MBA Business Analytics, In Collaboration with CII Institute of Logistics, MBA LSM and MBA LSCM programs, In Collaboration with NIIT, BCA Hons, In Collaboration with DAVINCi Media Viscom and Animation Programs In Collaboration with iNurture, BCA Cloud Computing and BCA Data Science programmes are offered.
  • 1. How students are trained for placement drive?
    Soft Skills I, II and III are blended in syllabus for all arts and science students.
    Personality Development courses and Life Skill Courses are blended in syllabus for Engineering students. Domain specific Job oriented add-on certificate courses are offered.
    We try to offer 100 % placement for all eligible and qualified students through our Placement Cell.