The University is a Leader in Innovative Engineering Education, founded with an objective of serving the student fraternity with quality teaching and research. The University is accorded with grade 'A' by NAAC, an autonomous organ of the UGC. The aeronautical and mechanical programmes of the University are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). CDIO Worldwide initiative selected us as the FIRST MEMBER from India, an innovative framework in the field of engineering that equips engineers with knowledge in state-of-the-art of technology.
THE Young University Ranking 2017 ranked us 1st in India and &74th in the world. THE Asia University Ranking 2017 ranked us 1st in India among private universities and 43rd in Asia.
Vel Tech Technology Business Incubator, is one of the six centres of Excellence all over India under the NIDHI-CoE schemes with funding of 23 crore from Government of India to nurture startups fostering student entrepreneurs. A dedicated research park with well-equipped laboratories in the domains of Autonomous Vehicles, Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing, Nano composites and renewable energy is established to support research projects under the aegis of national and international agencies. Veltech Centers of Excellence in collaboration with GTRE DRDO, ARAI, IBM, DASSAULT Systems and National Instruments established for enabling industry-standard works in advance areas. The University has established an Engineering Workspaces to support and encourage hands-on learning of product, process, and system building, disciplinary knowledge, and social learning.
The University has interaction 2842 industries, 210 MOUs, 10 industry integrated PG programmes, innovative electives, and internship / in-plant trainings students. University has joint-centres /special-labs with the support of industries. Ongoing collaborative research work at campus with DRDO, NAL, IGCAR and MBDA missiles France, UCAL fuel systems and Rane valves.
The University has working relationships with more than 364 Institutions in 22 countries across the globe. Students travel to foreign universities for internships and project work. Joint programmes with Indo German Centre for higher education Germany, University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA, National Ilan University, Taiwan are offered as options of higher education.
Prominent Industries have established MOUs to offer training and internships, about 579 recruiters congregated to give away the best offers to the budding engineers.