Amrita University VS Vellore Institute Of Technology


Amrita University VS Vellore Institute Of Technology

Wanna become successful in your career? Then choose the best institution and apt course that would fulfil your dream. Because, these are two inevitable and are just like two faces of a coin. If one is scrapped, the value is void or questionable. Hence choose a top notch institution that serves your purpose ultimately. Here is a comparison study of two best universities in India – Amrita University and VIT. In the below article, we have broken down the facts and points that every student should know.

Life at Amrita University and VIT

Amrita University
Students attending classes at Amrita University


Known for its academic excellence and state of art built facilities, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham alias Amrita University offers a best experience for students joining its new age smart courses post AEEE 2021. The National Institute Of Ranking Framework (NIRF) has ranked the top notch university in Tamilnadu – Amrita University at fourth place. As a multidisciplinary research institute with six campuses in South India, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has secured first place in our result. All thanks to its institutional framework that ensures 95% of its graduates get placed in top companies such as Microsoft,  every year. The  average salary package received by its students is 5.5 to 6 Lakh per annum.  The highest paid CTC of passed outs are between 73- 75 lakh.



Amrita University VIT

Global Rank

860 1001


1651 1973








India Today


Vellore Insitute of Technology

NIRF has ranked  Vellore Institute Of Technology, well known as VIT at 16 place for its academic excellence and placement opportunities. Thus, the institute is a haven for students with visionary dreams, as it supports and nurtures them in a progressive path.  All thanks to an updated curriculum that meets the international standards. VIT has set its own curriculum for students to study which is regularly revised to meet the job requirements and international standards. Hence the university ensures, “No VITIAN goes unemployed.” So, VIT has placed more than 93% students at top companies such as Microsoft.

Academic advantages of studying at Amrita University & VIT

  1. Amrita University houses the best infrastructure, built aesthetically with state of art facilities meeting the demands of students and its stakeholders. Thus, with modern infrastructure and robust academic framework, it helps its students to become successful.
  2. When it comes to academics, Subject matter experts and facilities play a major role. Amrita is no exception, as it has wide experienced staff and facilities meeting international demands.
  3. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has six campuses and 13 constituent colleges across India. Through six campuses, it offers 207+ UG and PG courses with industry 800+ industry experienced faculties. 
  4. As of now, more than 20% of students finishing off UG and PG courses at Amrita University join Abroad or top notch universities in India for higher studies. This shows the academic credibility of Amrita University.

Admission Details

Amrita University


Entrance Exam AEEE, JEE, SAT, Pearson UG


12th Marks 60%


Approved By UGC, AICTE



  1. VIT is popular for its academic excellence, as it owns the best infrastructure and SME with wide experience in their field. 
  2. The institute nurtures students in a progressive standard meeting the global demands. Thus students finishing off UG and PG courses from VIT, get unique opportunities from abroad universities to pursue higher studies.
  3. It has signed MoU with more than 300 international universities for student exchange programmes and educational collaboration benefiting students.
  4.  The institution allots more than 15% of its revenue on research and development of curriculum and certificate programmes that mould students with new skills.
  5. Above all, to cater the needs of students and help them become multiskilled, VIT has started offering intermediate courses and training programmes  to support them. 

Merits and Achievements Of Amrita University and VIT 

  1. Amrita University has achieved a highest placement record of 95% – according to NIRF. Also, the university is working on a plan that would help recruiters employ 100 % of graduates. 
  2. Amrita follows a robust Job-related curriculum and syllabus meeting international standards. 
  3. It houses State of the art research facilities like Bosch Lab, Intel Intelligent Lab, IOT Lab, etc and conducts regular workshops on new age skill sets.
  4. The institute offers over 207 UG and PG courses under the guidance of 800 plus faculties at six campuses in South India.
  5. It has partnered with 150+ reputed international universities and colleges to support students with international curriculum.


Achievements / Accolades Amrita University



150+ 400+




Placement Ratio 95%


Academic Score 98%


  1. So far, 93% of students are placed at reputed firms at good pay grade.
  2. The median scale of CTC received by the students of previous year was between 5  to 5.5 lakh per annum.
  3. On an average, 15% of students have opted for higher education, finishing undergraduate at VIT. This proves the academic strength of VIT.
  4. VIT has made tie-ups with more than 700 reputed firms including Microsoft, Amazon and Udaan.
  5. NAAC has ranked VIT with A Grade for academic excellence.

Infrastructure and Facilities at Amrita University

Student life at Amrita is more than just study. To fulfil the demands of the student community, amenities catering student academic and non academic needs are established inside the campus. So that no student steps off campus to meet his/her needs. Also, to give students expertise in their field, the institute organizes training sessions in the well -structured state of the art built labs such as Bosch Lab, Intel Intelligent Lab, IOT Lab. This is something many top notch universities across India lack.

Infrastructure and Facilities at VIT

VITs’ are not only meant for study, each campus is built with outstanding amenities that every student needs. The institute houses state of art built infrastructure, facilitated with new age tools and equipment needed. Also, VIT has built student centric facilities such as canteen, auditoriums, library,  sports area, etc within campus. Thus no students walk out of campus to fulfil the needs. Also, the institute has a robust transportation facility for day scholars.


Facilities  Amrita



A/C Classrooms, Auditoriums, Bosch Lab, Intel Intelligent Lab, IOT Lab, Library, Wifi Campus A/C Classrooms, Auditoriums, Labs, Library, Wifi Campus
Non – Academic Cafeteria, Health Centre, Transportation, Hostels

Cafeteria, Health Centre,  Transportation, Hostels

Sports and Extracurricular Sports complex and Gym

Sports Complex and Gym

Academic Area and Classrooms

Amrita-To ensure its students get world experience and knowledge without any hindrances, the classrooms were air conditioned and smartly built with cutting edge facilities. Thus, any doubts, students get cleared in the smart classroom with a smart wifi facility and access card to global research works and libraries.

VIT No compromise is made on academics, as its key to the success of VIT. Ensuring that, VIT upgrades its classrooms, curriculum and other academic facilities often meeting trends and academic space. Thus students pursuing courses here, get passed out well-knowledged and successful. Also, the institute houses a handful of auditoriums, where seminars on essential and inevitable topics are organized. To produce the dynamic engineers of today, intermediate programmes and training labs are introduced to the  students. To attain that, the top university of India increases capital allotted for infrastructure development every year. Through its collaborations with international universities, VIT improvises its curriculum, academic facilities such as library, laboratories, and  Auditoriums, every year.

Hostel / Accommodation Facility

Amrita – Amrita gives more importance to natural lifestyle. Hence it has built hostels and rooms as such/ The university has a total of 8 hostels in the campus to accommodate over 3500 inmates. All rooms are naturally ventilated and equipped with solar water heaters for hot water supply.  Hostelers are served with pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions. Night cafeterias are attached to all hostels. All students are expected to live in the hostel during their course. However, local students who live with their parents within a radius of 30 km from the campus will be permitted to come from their homes.  

VIT – VIT believes in one mantra, “Hostels are nothing, but a second home”. That’s why the accommodation facilities at VIT are built in an eco-friendly area inside campuses to provide  comfortable, safe, inclusive and secure living. VIT’s Vellore campus has a total of 24 hostels including 18 men hostels and 6 women hostels. The number differs at each campus. All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with water heaters for hot water supply. Based on requirement, single bed options or shared with both A/C and non-A/C rooms are available. Hostelers are served with both non- vegetarian and  pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions in the central kitchen. The VIT management committee conducts regular meetings with students to ensure their happiness and learn if there are any requirements / queries to be addressed.


Facilities  Amrita



8 24


4 6
Men  4


Rooms Both A/C & non A/C

Both A/C & non A/C

Canteen and Relax Space

To dine healthy and hygienic, the institute runs an in house canteen for students and staff. The facility is open to day scholars, staff members and visitors. To ensure, ‘Students are healthy’, the food served is prepared in a hygienic and authentic way. Most importantly, the canteen is designed in a way to bring relaxation.

Medical Facilities

What if a student falls ill? No worries, the university management has ensured availability of medical facilities through establishment of a health centre inside the campus. A dispensary with qualified doctors on-call 24/7, a day is present . Other than treating medical needs, the medical team is encouraged to conduct regular medical checkups for all students every year.

Central Library

Amrita – The Central Library of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham houses the most valuable information resources, services and facilities on a carpet area of 81,000 sq feet, automated by the Libsys software. Students are encouraged to access the library through the open access system via Libsys software. The central library is air-conditioned and has the capacity to accommodate loosely packed 170 users. The library units- ASE and ASB  is  subscribed to the online e-resources/e-databases such as ACM, ASCE, ASME, ASTM, Access Engineering from McGraw-Hill, J-Gate (JET) & (SMS), IEEE Xplore (ASPP), Science Direct-Elsevier , Springer Journals and E-books, DELNET (bibliographic database), EBSCO, ProQuest, IBID , Capitaline and SUNNY BUFFALO (State University of New York).

VIT – The Central Library is a treasure of this information era, Stretched over 7770 sq.m, the Periyar EVR Central Library has the best collection of information  resources such as  books, journals & other resources in Mathematics & Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Biotechnology, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management ranging from printed books, e-books, back volumes and CDs\DVDs.






58103 2,40,802


377 412
E-books 3000


e-journals 3000


Sports and Extras

Amrita – Amrita gives equal importance to sports and encourages the student community to be involved in sports and extracurricular activities. It believes, “Sports can heal internal stress and depression of human beings.” Within a span of  22,000 sq.m of sports field, Amrita accommodates play areas.

VIT – At VIT students are encouraged  to get involved and accomplish in sports and extracurricular activities, a lot. The sports facility at VIT Shopping Complex consists of a fully air conditioned gymnasium and Snooker Hall. A separate fitness centre for men and women is also available in the campus. In order to be mentally and physically fit, play grounds, stadium and  indoor courts are installed in the campus. The Department of Physical Education conducts  inter-university, state level and national level tournaments every year, and Smt. Rajeswari Viswanathan Memorial tournaments for schools and colleges.


Amrita University



400 Mts Track and field

Ball Badminton 

Badminton(Wooden Floor, Men)

        Olympic standard swimming Pool



Badminton  (Wooden Floor,  Women)

Athletic track


Table Tennis


Squash courts (Wooden)

Departments at Amrita University and VIT


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Vellore Institute Of Technology


Departments – Amrita University

  1. Department of Engineering Electronics & Communications – (Location Icon) Coimbatore | Chennai
  2. Department of Electrical & Electronics – Coimbatore | Chennai 
  3. Department of Computer Sciences – Coimbatore | Chennai 
  4. Department of Chemical Engineering – Coimbatore
  5. Department of  Aerospace Engineering – Coimbatore
  6. Department of  Civil Engineering – Coimbatore | Chennai
  7. Department of  Mechanical Engineering – Coimbatore | Chennai
  8. Department of  Biomedical Engineering – Coimbatore

Vellore Institute of Technology – Departments

  1. School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) 
  2. School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE)
  3. School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCOPE) 
  4. VIT School of Design (V-SIGN) VIT Business School (VIT BS) 
  5. School of Architecture (V-SPARC) 
  6. School of Social Sciences and Languages (SSL) 
  7. School of Mechanical Engineering(SMEC) 
  8. School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE) 
  9. School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) 
  10. School of Civil Engineering (SCE) 
  11. School of Chemical Engineering (SCHEME) 
  12. School of Bio Sciences & Technology (SBST) 
  13. School of Hotel & Tourism Management (HOT) 
  14. VIT School of Agricultural Innovations And Advanced Learning. (VAIAL)

Placement and Opportunities 

Amrita – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a higher placement rate of up to 94%, compared to top universities in India. All thanks to its new curriculum and certificate training programmes offered. The institute offers 207 professional and vocational programmes through 6 campuses, 15 constituent schools approved with A Grade by NAAC.

VIT – As per NIRF data, Vellore Institute of Technology has a higher placement rate of up to 93%, compared to top universities in India. Like top universities in India, VIT has set its own curriculum for students to study. Most importantly, the curriculum is regularly revised to meet the job requirements and international standards. 

Placement Data




200 700

Placement Percentage

95% 93%
Average Salary 5.5 to 6 Lakh

5 to 5.5 lakh

Highest Salary 71 Lakh

41 lakh


From the above article, you would have come to a conclusion. If you want to become successful in academics and would love to explore new age things in your desired field, Amrita is the best place to study. Whereas, if your aim is to rule the corporate world securing a top position, no matter- VIT is the best place. Be it Amrita or VIT, it’s your decision. But pursuing your dream course at a top college with facilities you need incorporated matters.