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Origin & Growth

Vel Tech Group of Educational Institutions was established in the year 1990 with the vision and commitment in the service of education of Dr. R. Rangarajan and Sakuntala Rangarajan. The institutions were built on a strong foundation embedding their rich experience in the development of industries and international trade. From a modest beginning as a school with couple of hundred students, the institution by now evolved into a full-pledged Deemed to be University with more than 12000 students on its rolls.

The inbuilt professionalism and the special courses being developed and offered earned a special status and place for Vel Tech University in Chennai city. Today, the University offers a wide choice of graduate and postgraduate academic programmes, more than 59 in number, with the committed involvement of highly qualified and competent staff, state of the art infrastructure, all in a serine and homely atmosphere.

The unprecedented growth with inseparable quality guidelines in the short span of two and half decades is a reflection of the unparalleled vision and perception interlaced the hard work, discipline and dedication of the founders in the service of education in the country. Vel Tech University now encompasses a number of educational institutions established under the trust created by the founders:

   Vel Tech Multi Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College.
   Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College.
   Vel Tech (Owned by R.S. Trust)
   Vel R.S.Medical College (College of Nursing)
   Vel Tech Ranga Sanku Arts College
   Vel Rangarajan Sakunthala College of Management and Science.
   VelTech Polytechnic College.
   Vel Academy Nursery and Primary School.
   Vel Rangarajan & Dr.Sakunthala Research Foundation of Medicine and Technology.
   Vel Rangarajan Sakunthala College of Education.
   Vel Tech Study Centre (for TNOU, Madurai Kamarajar University & Manonmaniam Sundaranar University)

Established on a sprawling serine environment, science and technology ushers in every corner of the campus. The unique blend of academics and industrial exposure in the curriculum has provided a pivotal position in the region. The highly successful placement records of the University are a testimony to the high quality education, innovation and knowledge nurtured and imparted to the students on its campus. The accreditation by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi is yet another valuable jewel in the academic crown of Vel Tech.

More than 50 well-equipped laboratories supported by 24x7 wireless and wired internet connectivity with state of the art communication including the dynamic web based support defines the pace at which theory and practice are twinned developed. The quantum and quality of exposure and experience gained by the students as a part of their regular curricular under industrial training/visits gave the Vel Tech students an edge over others in every arena. The vast library resources and highly healthy and homely atmosphere and food provided in the hostels makes the students feel ‘at home’ and focussed on their academics and career.