Is VIT Vellore better than IITs

Vellore Institute of Technology

The Vellore Institute of Technology was founded in 1984 and is located in Vellore, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The VIT is a private university with currently around 15,000 students. It enjoys a very high reputation in India as a provider of primarily technical courses. The university has nine faculties offering courses such as information technology, communications engineering, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering and many more. 17 hostels are available for local and international students. The VIT attaches great importance to internationality and has one of the best international offices in the country.


As part of the partnership, it is possible to stay at VIT for one or two semesters.

Subject area

Leibniz University students can take all courses offered at this university.

For more information, please refer to the overview of the university's range of courses.

Semester times

Semester 1: August - December

Semester 2: January - May

Conditions / requirements

Students in their first year of study can apply.

Good English skills are expected.


  • Tuition fees are waived
  • Estimated cost: EUR 200 per month