Velammal Engineering College (VEC), Chennai was established in 1995. This is an autonomous and self-financing institution, affiliated to Anna University. It is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is also an ISO certified institution. The college offers UG and PG courses in Engineering. It also offers an MBA programme.
Location: Velammal Engineering College (VEC) is situated at Ambattur Red Hills Rd, Velammal Nagar, Surapet, Chennai. It is 23 km away from the Chennai International Airport. Dr. MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station is about 16 km away and the nearest bus station is about 4 km away from the institution.
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Cells Societies and Clubs:
- Entrepreneurship Cell: Entrepreneurship Development Cell of VEC inculcates an entrepreneurial environmental across the campus. The club promotes potential innovative startups from the college and aids them in the initiation of industries and business.
- Corder Club: Coders club is the hub for enhancing and showcasing the coding skills to compete and shine in the computer era. The club is the platform for practicing coding.
- Maths Club: The club fosters a community of students around a common interest in mathematics. The members of the club get opportunities to apply and improve math skills by participating in math competitions and learning circles.
- NCC: NCC fortifies character, command, and discipline among the students. It provides framing for a career in the forces. VEC's NCC Cadet Crop organises and trains youth and provides leadership in all walks of life including the Armed and Navy forces. It also creates a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the armed forces.
- NSS: NSS volunteers of VEC conduct a variety of activities, such as orphanage visits, awareness programs, and health camps. In addition, the NSS holds annual camps in a rural location, where students assist the residents in the development of their village.
Youth Red Cross: The vision of the Youth Red Cross of VEC is to become a leading humanitarian organization serving vulnerable people. The members of the club regularly take part in the various events and promote humanitarian services in society.
VEC Green Club: Club is concern about the environment and regularly organises activity focusing on the protection of the environment.
Women Empowerment Cell: The VEC cell was established to address the practical issues related to the welfare of and equal opportunities for women faculty members, staff and students.
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This College is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 16 Mar 2021 and the score is 3.07 .
Exams and Cutoffs
To get admission to B.E and B.Tech engineering courses offered by the Velammal Engineering College (VEC), Chennai students need to appear for the state level counselling - Tamilnadu Engineering Admission (TNEA), conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu. There is no entrance test for TNEA counselling and the merit list will be prepared based on the candidates score at 12 class, choice filling, choice locking and document verification. Admission to M.E, M.Tech and MBA is based on the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). To get an admission to Ph.D, candidates have to follow the guidelines of the Anna University.
For BE/ B.Tech:
- Students need to register for Tamilnadu Engineering Admission (TNEA), conducted by the Department of Technical Education of Tamil Nadu.
TNEA authority will conduct the counselling based on the ranking in the entrance examination.
For appearing in counselling round students need to register in TNEA portal.
During the counselling, they have to give first preference to Velammal Engineering College (VEC), Chennai.
The merit list will be prepared accordingly the weightage to percentile obtained by the candidate in TNEA and board exam.
- Students need to appear for the entrance examination - (TANCET), conducted by Anna University.
- Students can visit the official website of Anna University to register themselves for TANCET.
- Candidates with valid GATE score are eligible for direct admission.
- Counselling is conducted based upon the ranking in the entrance examination and the final list will be prepared.
- Students need to appear for the entrance examination - TANCET, conducted by Anna University.
Students can visit the official website of Anna University to register themselves for TANCET.
Counselling is conducted based on the ranking of the candidates in the entrance examination.
The merit list will be prepared based on the score obtained in the counselling round.
Engineering and Architecture (B.E /B.Tech)
Engineering and Architecture (M.E /M.Tech.)
The Velammal Engineering College (VEC), Chennai has the facilities of the library, hostel for boys and girls, canteen, mess, health care. The college also provides facilities for sports, gym, ATM, and transportation.
Library: The library of VEC has a vast collection of volume, which includes textbooks, reference books & Bound volumes of Journals, Standards etc. Books are arranged and classified according to the Universal Decimal Classification Scheme. Open Access System is followed in the library. The library is also equipped with a number of Educational Video / Audio Cassettes and CDs on Science and Engineering.
Boys Hostel: VEC has hostel facilities for boys, which is located on the campus and is equipped with all the infrastructure facilities. Single room accommodation is given to the final years and PG Students.
Girls Hostel: VEC has hostel facilities for girls, which is located on the campus and is equipped with all the infrastructure facilities. Single room accommodation is given to the final years and PG Students.
Canteen: Canteen provides breakfast, mini-lunch, and tiffen at a subsidized rate. Snacks, tea, coffee, cool drinks, and ice creams are also available for the students.
Mess: VEC's mess is spacious with a dining hall and kitchen. Separate seating arrangements are made for both boys and girls, as well as for Vegetarians and Non-Vegetarians.
Sports: The college has indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Indoor games like carrom, table tennis, chess are available in the hostel.
GYM: The college has well-equipped gym facilities for the healthy lifestyle of the students.
ATM: An Automated Teller Machine (ATM) has been installed at the entrance of UCET. This ATM caters to the requirements of the students and the staff since it is located on the campus.
R.O Power Plant: The college has Reverse Osmosis (R.O) water plants in the campus to provide clean drinking water to the students and staff.
Lab Facility: The labs equipped with machinery & measuring instruments. This not only meets the student's course requirement but also expose them to industry practices.
Medical/Hospital: The Institute has a medical unit-cum-hospital with outdoor and indoor facilities.
Stationery shop: The stationery shop is located at the canteen which caters to the need of the students in the hostel.
Transport: VEC's buses and vans are provided for the staff and students from all parts of the city. The college provides free transport facility for the teaching staff. Special buses are available after college hours for the convenience of the staff and students involved in sports and other activities.
Alumni Association: Alumni association meets once in a year. Alumni who are working in the companies regularly inform the college about the requirement of the companies.
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Questions related to Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
Choosing chemical engineering is better?What are scopes in it?People who are weak in chemistry can learn chemical engineering??
Yes definitely chemical engineering has very good scope in future as all the industries require a chemical engineer.
Specially in the field of research, medicine, cosmetics, food industry etc.
Yes, if you are weak at chemistry you can easily learn chemical engineering. You just need to focus on the lectures properly.
I hope this help
which is easy and useful to get job in tamilnadu? B.E mechanical or B.E electronics and communication engineering ?
You can get jobs from any of these branches if you will do engineering from any good college.Although there will be more opportunities in mechanical as compares to electronics and communication engineering but i would suggest that you should study the one which interests you more because if you become good at something then you will not search for jobs but jobs will search you.
Is it difficult to get seat in Velammal engineering college,Madurai?What is the cut off marks to get into this college?Do they also refer JEE main percentile along with our cut off marks for our admission?
- Inorder, to get a seat in Vellamal engineering college in UG Courses the student must have passed (10+2) or equivalent examination. They consider the candidates TNEA Score for admission process.
Closing ranks for general category students.
CIVIL ENGG- 777
COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGG- 9187
ELECTRONICS & COMM. ENGG- 9830
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Which college is best,whether Psna college or velammal college,madurai
I willing to join 2 ND year onwards in Chennai velammal engineer college the dept of EEE if the vacancy to join in the college it will be free I will visit your college
I got TNEA 173.5 cutoff and my Rank is 12620. Can I get a seat for B.Tech Mech. Or EEE in Velammal
Congratulations on your TNEA rank. You have a good rank with which you can definitely get your seat. Here is a list of courses and their closing ranks:
1. Velammal College of Technology, Chennai (Mechanical Engineering) - 42002
2. Velammal College of Technology, Chennai (EEE)-38028
3. Velammal College of Technology, Madurai(Mechanical Engineering) - 102613
4. Velammal College of Technology, Madurai (EEE) - 37671
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Approval of this College:
Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programme is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practised within an institute are robust and relevant.
Accreditation of this College:
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Validity : 16 Mar 2021 ; CGPA : 3.07