VEL TECH group of educational institutions was established in 1990 by a well known industrialist couple dedicated to public service. Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr.R. Sakunthala Rangarajan, who by then had 30 years of experience in developing industries and international trade. What took off as a modest school now stands as a monument of glory for “Chennai city”. A student volume of above 12,000 through the various educational institutions of VEL TECH group.
Through sheer hard work and principled living, the couple has been able to make these institutions tremendously successful by offering 59 courses including Post Graduate courses. Dr.R.Rangarajan is currently the Syndicate Member of University of Madras and Anna University. The long, dedicated, tireless and passionate journey continues to the cause of nation building.
Since 1990, the cluster of following educational institutions was established under their trusts in Avadi,Chennai.
Set up in sprawling campus VELTECH Engineering College was established with the approval of AICTE, New Delhi, for providing high quality technical education. Since then, it has been offering programmes leading to the award of B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA degrees of Anna University, Chennai. The high quality of technical education at VEL TECH earned accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi for all the degree programmes. Now VEL TECH has been duly declared as DEEMED to be UNIVERSITY u/s 3 of the UGC Act1956 by the UGC and notified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi.
VEL TECH Dr. R R & Dr. SR TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY Chennai , shortly , VEL TECH , has established more than 25 courses in engineering under six Faculties of Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, Technology , Information and Computing, and Management supported by more than 50 well equipped laboratories, Computer facilities with 24*7 internet connectivity, aided by dynamic web support system accessible to every student and parent. At VEL TECH, more than 300 highly qualified and experienced teachers take direct charge of students guiding them through out their programmes, arrange for industrial visits and projects and help select appropriate elective subjects. The hostel provides healthy accommodation and food. Vast library resources meet every student’s requirement of books for the full course.