Vels University

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Former names

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

Vel's College of Pharmacy(1992-2008)[2]

Vel's College of Physiotherapy(1993-2008)[3]

Vel's Srinivasa College of Engineering & Technology(2001-2008)[4]

Vel's Academy of Maritime Education & Training(2004-2008)

Motto Knowledge Is Power
Type Deemed University
Established 1992(Established) 2008(Deemed)
Academic affiliation
Chancellor Ishari K. Ganesh[6]
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. V. Thamizh Arasan[7]
Students 5000
Location Chennai

The VELS University is a private university located in Pallavaram, a suburb of Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India.[8]


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 tied up with software houses for conducting campus interviews.[9]

School of Physiotherapy[edit]

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

Infrastructure facilities

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.[10]



There are separate hostels for men and women within the campus. A laundry facility is available to the students on a chargeable basis. A qualified Medical Attendant is available at the campus. Medical and hospital facilities are available at Pallavaram and the cost of the same would have to be met by the students. Mess and Canteen facility is available for the inmates.[11]


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