VEL TECH group of educational institutions was established in 1990 by a well known philanthropist couple, Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr.R. Sakunthala Rangarajan. With an experience of 30 long years in industries and international trade, the founders ventured into education by starting off a school which now is expanded into an educational haven for thousands of aspiring students. The ability to dream and willingness to convert the dreams into reality made the founders to reach the heights through diligent and relentless hard work and perseverance. Altogether, the group offers at least 59 under and postgraduate courses. In addition, Dr.R.Rangarajan contributes his ideas as the Syndicate Member of University of Madras and Anna University.
Campus & Its Facilities
Set up in a sprawling campus, VEL TECH Engineering College was established with the approval of AICTE, New Delhi, to provide high quality technical education. Since then, it has been offering programmes in B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech, and MBA degrees of Anna University, Chennai. The high-quality technical education at VEL TECH was recognized and accreditated by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi for all the degree programmes. VEL TECH has been duly declared as DEEMED to be UNIVERSITY u/s 3 of the UGC Act 1956 by the UGC and notified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi. The university is offering 25 engineering courses in Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, Information Technology, Information and Computing, and Management. It is supported by more than 50 well equipped laboratories, Computer facilities with 24*7 internet connectivity, dynamic web support system. Approximately, 300 highly qualified and experienced teachers mentor students in academic progress.