Recognized as Institution of Eminence(IoE), Govt. of India
Vellore Institute of Technology was founded by Dr. G. Viswanathan who is also the Chancellor of the Institute. Under the leadership of the Chancellor, VIT stands as a center of excellence in the higher technical education. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has emerged as one of the best institutes of India and is aspiring to become a global leader. Quality in teaching-learning, research and innovation makes VIT unique. VIT attracts students from all the 29 states of India and more than 41 different countries because of its academic excellence. VIT has the record of publishing maximum number of SCOPUS Indexed Research Journal papers, among Indian Universities, overtaking all the premier institutions. VIT has also completed 3 cycles of NAAC accreditation and has been rated as an "A++" grade institution. In addition, VIT also has obtained the coveted ABET accreditation by US agency. VIT is also ranked by QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, QS and THE Asia Ranking, QS and THE BRICS Ranking, THE Young university ranking of the world universities and others. 10 engineering programs of Vellore and 4 engineering programs of Chennai campus are accredited by ABET, USA. VIT is the first institute of India to receive QS 4-Star rating in overall category and QS 5-Star rating in teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness.

VIT Chennai is ably spearheaded by

Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Vice President
Dr. Sekar Viswanathan, Vice President
Mr. G. V. Selvam, Vice President
Dr. Rambabu Kodali, Vice Chancellor
Dr. V. S. Kanchana Bhaskaran, Pro Vice Chancellor

About DEAKIN University

Deakin's innovation and excellence in both education and research generate ideas that transform lives and communities. Deakin has a track record of leveraging strong partnerships to maximise the social, cultural and economic impacts, regionally, nationally and internationally. Energy research at Deakin spans numerous Faculties, Schools, Research Institutes and Centres. Research teams come together from across the University to deliver projects. Deakin's Future Economy Precinct at the Waurn Ponds Campus provides an important link between technological innovation and commercial outcomes. This Precinct links Deakin's high-level research capabilities in a variety of fields with specialised research equipment and industrial-scale infrastructure.

About School of Electrical Engineering, VIT Chennai

In VIT Chennai, the School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) was established in the year 2010. Since the inception of the institute, the department developed the state-of-art infrastructure for teaching and research. To mention, Smart Grid lab is one of its kind in the country. The school has highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The school offers B.Tech. program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Tech(by Research) and Ph.D program. There are four major research groups: Power Systems, Power Electronics, Control & Instrumentation and Electrical Machines & Drives. The research findings of these groups are published in several peer reviewed International Journals with high impact factor. The School has also signed MoUs with various industries for collaborative works. Eminent professors from reputed Indian and Foreign Universities share their expertise for the benefit of the students. International Journals with high impact factor. The school is listed in 251 - 300 of the QS World University ranking by subject.

About cSPER and School of Engineering, Deakin University

The Centre for Smart Power and Energy Research (cSPER) sits under sustainable energy research theme within the School of Engineering at Deakin university. The centre vision is to lead university research through extensive engagement with other research centres, communities, industry and government in the areas of power and energy sector. The key objective of the centre is to address challenges in the areas of power grid operation and stability, control of power and energy systems, renewable energy, electric vehicle applications, energy storage, and cyber-physical energy systems. The School of Engineering at Deakin University offers courses in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and management, and Environmental Engineering. Our courses are hands-on and industry-led. At the heart of our engineering courses is the project-based learning. Whether you're building robots in our state-of-the-art lab spaces, or solving complex problems on industry placement, the skills you'll be learning will prepare you for your dream career. Our engineering degree courses focus on the employability of our graduates and the future needs of industry. Our graduates are well-rounded engineers with significant exposure to professional engineering practices, well-equipped to meet the challenges of the future, including those caused by climate change and sustain ability issues.