Velammal Engineering College

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Velammal Engineering College
Velammal engineering college crest.jpg
Motto in English Dedication, Determination and Distinction
Established 1995
Type Private
Chairman M.V.Muthuramalingam
Principal Dr. N.Duraipandian
Academic staff ~250
Students ~2900
Undergraduates ~2400
Postgraduates ~500
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
13°09′0.08″N 80°11′31.22″E / 13.1500222°N 80.1920056°E / 13.1500222; 80.1920056
Campus ~50 acres (230,000 m2)
Nickname VEC
Affiliations Anna University
Website velammal.edu.in
Vision of Velammal Engineering College

Velammal Engineering College, is a private institution located in Chennai, India. Established in 1995. It was the first private engineering College to obtain an ISO 9001:2000 certificate from the National Board of Accreditation.

History[edit]

The Velammal Educational Trust is a registered non-minority service organization established in the year 1986 by Thiru. M.V. Muthuramalingam.

Velammal Engineering College was established in the year 1995-96. It is a self financing non-minority institution, affiliated to Anna University and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) also ISO and Accreditation .

Departments[edit]

All programmes have been Accredited by the NBA.


Research[edit]

Department of Computer Science and Engineering The Department 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". A project titled "Predictive texting in mobile phones" with a funding grant of Rs. 2.15 Lakhs is under consideration in Tamil Virtual University. 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 Department of TIFAC-CORE IN PERVASIVE COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES Velammal Engineering College (VEC) signed an MOU with Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) on September 23 2005 to create a Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) in Pervasive Computing Technologies. With this, VEC joins an exclusive club of 25 other top institutions who have created COREs in various domains.

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Coordinates: 13°08′59″N 80°11′31″E / 13.149737°N 80.191891°E / 13.149737; 80.191891