Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies

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VELS Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies
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Former names
Vel's College of Science (1993-2008)[1]

Vel's College of Pharmacy (1992-2008)[1]

Vel's College of Physiotherapy (1993-2008)[1]

Vel's Srinivasa College of Engineering & Technology (2001-2008)[1]

Vel's Academy of Maritime Education & Training (2004-2008)[1]
MottoKnowledge Is Power
Academic affiliation
ChancellorIshari K. Ganesh[2]
Vice-ChancellorDr. V. Thamizh Arasan[3]

Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS) is an institute of higher education located in pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.[4] It was established in 1992 and granted Deemed University status in 2008 by University Grants Commission under section 3 of UGC Act 1956.


School of Engineering and Computing Sciences[edit]

The school is equipped with a separate hardware laboratory to solve the purpose of assembly language programming which includes microprocessor trainer kits and interfacing devices. Periodic inter-university seminars and symposia are conducted. For the benefit of outgoing students, the institution’s placement cell has ties with software houses for conducting campus interviews.[5]

School of Physiotherapy[edit]

The Department of Physiotherapy was established in 1993 under Vels College of Physiotherapy and now has been brought under the university.

Infrastructure facilities[edit]

The school is equipped with therapeutic laboratories, a research laboratory with EMG and treadmill facilities, and an anatomy museum with all soft parts and cadaver for the dissection of students.[6]

School of Law[edit]

The Department of Legal Studies was established under Vels school of Law and recognized and approved by the Bar Council Of India. This institution have running successful manner and B.A., LL.B (5years) and LL.B (3years) courses.[7]



There are separate hostels for men and women on the campus. A laundry facility is available to the students for a charge. A qualified medical attendant is available at the campus. Medical and hospital facilities are available at Pallavaram and the cost is met by the students. Mess and canteen facility is available.,[8]


College and university rankings
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2018)[9]1

Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies was ranked 43 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) pharmacy ranking in 2018.[9]


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  4. ^ "26 kids from state to participate in NCSC". THE TIMES OF INDIA. 25 December 2010. Retrieved 10 February 2011.
  5. ^ School of Computing Sciences
  6. ^ School of Physiotherapy
  7. ^ School of Law
  8. ^ Facilities
  9. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.

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