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VisionThe 21st century poses a lot of challenges that could be overcome with the help of education and technology. Keeping this in mind Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute University was started with a vision of providing a better foothold for the students of today to face the challenges. To succeed in the world today you need more than just academics. The modern adult is expected to have a combination of technical know-how and ambitious confidence. Being aware of the demand that is placed on the youth today, Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University has preserved to nurture and groom young men and women through Engineering, Medical, Dental and Humanities and Sciences.
Vels University is a deemed to be university established in the year 1992. The varsity is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the university with an ‘A’ grade. Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies ranked 43rd in NIRF pharmacy ranking 2020 and 100 in the NIRF ranking for engineering category. As per the NIRF ranking 2021, the institute has been ranked 125 amongst engineering institutions with an overall score of 36.63. The university has been ranked 37th in the NIRF 2021 rankings in the pharmacy category. It has 703 faculty members and the campus is spread over an area of 29 acres. As per the official website of Vels University, its mission is to impart knowledge and promote innovative thinking.
The varsity offers diploma, UG, PG and doctoral courses. Vels University has integrated courses as well. Admission to courses is offered on the basis of marks of the last qualifying exam and entrance exam conducted by the varsity, depending upon the programme. Candidates' scores in CAT, MAT, XAT are accepted for admission in the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) programme. Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies provides global exposure to students and has tie-ups with overseas universities.
Vels University Location
The university is situated at PV Vaithiyalingam Road, Velan Nagar, Krishnapuram, Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport to the university with a distance of 7.1 km. Tambaram Railway Station is the nearest railway station to the varsity. It is located 7 km away from the campus. With a distance of 9.8 km, Thirumudivakkam-SIDCO Bus Stop is the closest bus stop to Vels University.