With a vision of providing quality higher education to be at par with international standards, 1984 established Vellore Engineering College received its university status in the year 2001. The University is headed by its founder and Chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former Parliamentarian and Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government. The university aims to impart futuristic technical education and instill high patterns of discipline through a dedicated staff. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research looks for excellence. The university persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education making students technologically superior and ethically strong. The campus today, has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe and is driven by highly motivated youngsters who are a constant source of their pride. Their MoUs with various international universities is their major strength. Providing student exchange and encouraging joint research projects for mutual benefits, the University, take strides in bringing about a global change in the higher education sector. With steady steps, VIT University continues to march forward.