Velammal Engineering College

Velammal Engineering College

Velammal Engineering College (VEC), is an engineering college located in Puzhal near Chennai, India. Established in 1995, this college is managed by Velammal Education Trust, which was founded in 1986

VEC is an institution which has been approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and is affiliated to Anna University, South India. The College is an certified institution as on May 2007.

Velammal Engineering College is widely rated as one of the 5 best engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.

94% of the successful students of the 2006-07 batch are placed in blue-chip companies and 3% students are pursuing higher studies in India and abroad. Post graduation courses like ME, MCA, M. Sc and MBA from Velammal institutions are the most sought after ones in the state of Tamil Nadu today.

VEC and VCMCS are governed by Velammal Educational Trust that has over 22 years of experience in the field of education with schools, engineering and management colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. Many students have passed out of the portals and made a successful career in leading positions in major organizations.

Velammal Engineering College has recently been rated as one of the top 3 engineering colleges in terms of student performance in Tamil Nadu by TCS. []

According to the 2007 research on engineering colleges conducted by Loyola College Students, Velammal Engineering College was rated as the 5th best reputed college in Tamil Nadu. Data for this survey was collected in a survey to students spanning 50 colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Velammal Engineering College was ranked as the 2nd best engineering College in a recent survey. []


* State-of-the-art fully equipped laboratories, library and sports facilities.
* College transport and Government buses from all over the city.
* Separate hostel facility for boys and girls within the campus.
* 2006 -2007 passed out batch achieved 98.6% in academics of which 90.5% were placed in bluechip companies and 3% opted for Higher studies.
* 44 University Rank holders (2006-07 batch).
* 83% of the present final year students are already placed in TCS, Wipro, HCL, Caritor and HP within the first 5 days of academic session (2007-2008).
* Overall academic results of the 2nd & 3rd year students (2006-2007) was 84%.
* Accredited by NBA - AICTE & ISO 9001:2000 certified.
* More add - on courses for the industry need and foreign languages like German, Japanese and French are included in the curriculum.
* Mow signed with well known organizations & statutory bodies.
* Extra care for communication skill, G.D, P.D and mock interviews by external experts.
* R & D projects worth Rs. 1.67 crores are undertaken.
* Funding projects a responsored by AICTE, DRDO, CSIR, TIFAC & Tamil Virtual University.
* Total number of projects by the staff and students -128 Nos.
* Total number of National level conferences - 5, Seminars - 41, International Conference -1 (2006-2007).
* Faculty development programs-11.Total no. of guest lectures - 85.
* Paper presented by staff & students -177 Nos.
* Cash prizes worth 16.14 laksh was awarded for both staff & students for academic excellence, 100% attendance, excellence in sports, outstanding / service awards, equal amount of cash won from outside competitions by students.
* Zonal championship in sports since inception &twice won the girls overall championship in TIES.
* One among the 60 colleges and Universities invited by the Chairman, Wipro Technologies for an interaction at Bangalore.
* TCS has ranked VEC as one among the top three colleges in terms of performance of students.

Under Graduation Courses Offered

* B.E. Civil Engineering.
* B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering.
* B.E. Mechanical Engineering.
* B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
* B.E. Electronics & Communication Engineering.
* B.E. Computer Science & Engineering.
* B.Tech. Information Technology.
* B.E. Production Engineering

Post Graduation Courses Offered

* B.E Applied Electronics.
* M.E Computer Science & Engineering.
* M.E Power Systems & Engineering.
* M.E Internal Combustion Engineering.
* MCA (Master of Computer Applications).
* MBA (Master of Business Administration).
* M.Sc. Information Technology (2 years course).
* B.Sc. Computer Technology (5 years integrated course).


UG Programmes (All programmes have been Accredited by the NBA):
* Computer Science & Engineering
* Electrical and Electronics Engineering
* Electronics and Communication Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Information Technology
* Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
* Civil Engineering
* Production Engineering

PG Programmes (All programmes have been Accredited by the NBA):
* Applied Electronics & Engineering
* Communication Systems
* Computer Science & Engineering
* Mobile and Pervasive Computing
* Power Systems & Engineering
* IC Engines
* Master of Computer Applications
* Master of Business Administration
* M.Sc. Computer Technology
* M.Sc. Information Technology
* M.Sc. Computer Technology (Five year integrated course)

Research and Development activities

* The Department of Computer Science has been in the forefront of establishment of the TIFAC-CORE on pervasive computing technologies at a cost of Rs.5.14 crores in the college. One Asst. Professor and 2 Lecturers have been deputed from the department to work in the CORE.
* The department has received a funding grant of Rs. 2.01 Lakhs from Tamil Virtual University for a project titled "Language Localization for Tamil in Mobile Phones" which was executed by a staff-student team comprising of Mr.Shriram Asst. Prof, Mr.S.R.Vasanth, Mr.K.P.Logeshwaran and Mr.N.Vikranth
* A project titled "Predictive texting in mobile phones" with a funding grant of Rs. 2.15 Lakhs is executed by the same team
* The Department is in collaboration in the computational studies aspect in a project prepared by Chemistry Department which is under consideration by Indian Council for Medical Research.
* A staff student team of the Department has won the second prize in the State level Project competition conducted under the auspices of kanithamizh sangam.
* During the year 2002-2003, the college sponsored several student scientific and technological projects as a part of celebrating "Year of Science". It is estimated that about 25 lakhs has been spent during this time to encourage innovative projects from students.

External links

* [ Velammal Engineering College]
* [ Rankings - Top 5 engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu]
* [ Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu]
* [ Velammal, ranked 2nd best engineering college in Tamil Nadu]
* [ Complete profile of Velammal Engineering College]
* [ Profile of Velammal Engineering College]
* [ Innovation by Velammal Engineering College Students]

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