VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.
The School of Mechanical Engineering comprises of the Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Engineering disciplines. The School has about 174 faculty members trained in reputed institutes such as the IITs and the Indian Institute of Science.
The pride of the school lies in the significant research funding received from several government agencies such a DRDO, BRNS, ISRO, UGC, AICTE, and DST. Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with various industries, research, organisations and leading universities, such as CMTI, Bangalore; IGCAR, Chennai, IIT Madras and Anna University have also been signed. The school has regularly benefited from international linkages facilitated by University-level MoUs with a number of leading foreign Universities. Industrial relationships with L&T,Hindustan Corporation ltd., DLF,CCL,Indian Oil, Gammon India, TATA Consultancy and godrej etc,. have helped enhance teaching and research in the school.