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SII Scholarship at Vellore Institute of Technology-VIT

SII Scholarship at Vellore Institute of Technology-VIT

If you are a Bangladeshi student; and if you wish to Study in India under the SII Scholarship Scheme, Vellore Institute of Technology - VIT, Vellore could be your first choice. There are many institutions enlisted with the SII, there may have a general question why you will choose VIT as the 1st preference. 

World class infrustracture

VIT has four well- planned campuses with comprehensive infrastructure in Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amaravati. VIT Vellore and Chennai are comparatively old campuses and to cater the growing demand, VIT has opened two more campuses located at Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh and at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. All campuses are large and varied with academic blocks, auditorium and conference facilities, IT infrastructure, smart classrooms, sports facilities, cafeterias, hostel blocks and many more. The VIT University is known for state of the art infrastructure which is provided for both students and faculty.

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Global Ranking

VIT has always been ranked among the best universities and aspires to emerge as a world leader. VIT has already been ranked by major global ranking agencies like Shanghai ARWU Ranking, QS, Times Higher Education, US News, RUR and others. VIT sets the record, as Seven of the subjects made room for the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (WUR) per subject in 2021. These seven subjects of VIT are within the top 550 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

VIT is accredited on a national scale by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Govt. of India with A++ grade IN 2021(4th Cycle). Fourteen engineering programs of VIT, Vellore and 9 engineering programs of VIT, Chennai are accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), USA. VIT is India's 12th best research institute and 12th best engineering institute in 2021 NIRF ranking published by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has been recognized as an Institution of Eminence by Government of India.

According to the Shanghai ARWU Ranking 2021, VIT is among the top 10 institutions in India and within the top 801-900 Universities in the world. FICCI, Industry Consortium of India, awarded VIT as “the University of the Year 2016”, "Excellence in faculty for the year 2017", Excellence in Internationalization for the year 2018 and Excellence in Research for the year 2019.

High quality research publications

VIT published the largest number of research publications in India in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 according to the Elsevier data base (Scopus). VIT established some leading-edge laboratories in collaboration with industry and govt. of India. VIT has 17 research centres in futuristic fields, as well as 280 global academic partnerships. Committed to the excellence of fundamental research and the development of innovative technologies for the future, VIT provides its students with a quality research training experience. It maintains its relevance to world-class research by connecting with industry and business through local and international research networks.

Broad variety of programs and flexibility

VIT offers 64 Undergraduate, 35 Postgraduate, 16 Integrated Programmes, 2 Research programmes and 2 M. Tech Industrial Programmes. In addition to full-time Ph.D Degrees in Engineering and Management Disciplines, Ph.D. in Science and Languages and Integrated Ph.D. programmes in engineering disciplines. The research centres, which are an integral part of the respective school, encourage inter-ministerial collaboration among students in exciting research projects. VIT allow students a lot of flexibility, as they can take a lot of diverse subjects and explore different fields before zeroing in on a major. This helps to expand their horizons and increase exposure to various sectors, which can stand them in good stead for a future career. Many VIT students pursue research projects in foreign universities and are an important part of high-quality contributions. Such work and student achievements have been a constant source of pride for the university.

Developing the Cross-cultural mindset

The university has over 36,000 students, of which nearly one-third of them are girls. These include students from across 60 different countries and from each state in India. Students are able to interact with people from different backgrounds, and can gain a cross cultural mindset. VIT has established a right culture of diversity and inclusivity in the campus; it welcomes unconventional thoughts, cross fertilization of ideas, autonomy, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches. It offers a range of world class, extracurricular facilities and support to students where they feel that it is their own campus for learning. The growing number of foreign students on campus to pursue their education and research stands as a testimony to VIT's transformation into an International Institute.

Career opportunity and strong alumni network

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) facilitates training activities of the students and makes sure they get placed in the best of both national and international companies. Some of the reputed companies such as Intel, Ebay, Amazon, Dell, GE, Texas Instruments, Schneider Electric, DE Shaw & Co, Hitachi, HP, PayPal, Tata Motors, and Infosys have participated in hiring from VIT. There are internships, summer and winter schools available all over the globe for the students to earn a fellowship, valuable work and study experience in abroad. VIT has also strong alumni network worldwide and international linkages which are helping the students and faculty members to establish global contacts for collaborations.

Student Welfare for international students

The International Students Welfare overlooks the foreign students’ academic progress, and if there is any issue, they step in and support them so they can have a general fruitful academic stay. To make sure that every student is looked after, each faculty is assigned around 20 students and they hold meetings with the students where they solve all their problems together. Except this, several welfare activities are hosted too.

Student counselling

VIT offers confidential and professional one to one counselling and psychological support for its students to empower students to develop their potential, improve mental health and wellness, define and achieve academic and personal goal including their international students. The primary responsibilities of these counselling centers alleviate distress and promote healthy functioning by providing short -term counselling services also.

Quality teaching and education

VIT also brings in over 175+ faculty from foreign universities to take up teaching and research assignments at VIT. The institution has developed a student-centred success culture and offers the highest importance to ensuring consistently high quality learning, teaching and research experiences. VIT attracts thousands of students each year. The biggest reason for such popularity is the experienced and industry-oriented faculty here, who nurture the students. The focus on research is another strong reason for student success here. This is making the students ready for industry and attracting reputed companies to recruit them. The university has over 1700 faculty and 1090 other staff. In addition to this, more than 1500 industry experts visit the campus to give classroom lectures on various contemporary topics across subjects.

Programs at VIT is now focusing on niche areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cyber Safety and Security, FinTech and many more. The university is also launching innovative UG and PG programmes, in collaboration with Indian industries and reputed universities abroad.

International collaboration

VIT has strong international presence across the world and partnerships with over 300 foreign universities. VIT provides options to study 2 years at VIT and 2 years at a partner foreign university. One may also study a semester abroad or engage in international research collaboration. Students have a huge opportunity to get global exposer through these two programs.

?International Transfer Program (ITP):

VIT University has launched international transfer programmes in partnership with nine universities in the US, Australia and UK. After studying for two years at VIT, students can choose from any one of the nine partner universities – four each in US and Australia and one in UK – for the next two years of the engineering programme.

?Semester Abroad Programme (SAP):

The students get a chance to visit other international partner universities in their final semester under the Semester Abroad Programme (SAP). VIT’s Semester Abroad programme aims to encourage students from all streams to pursue their courses and capstone project in one of the international partner universities abroad. The SAP programme is pursued by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Benefit of SII Scholarship at VIT

International students may qualify for up to 100% tuition fee waiver at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) through the SII Scholarship Scheme. However, it will depend on various parameter.

Other Scholarships at VIT

Apart from SII Scholarship, VIT offers a 40% scholarship facility to international students from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Maldives and African countries. However, 40% international scholarship is not applicable for some courses.

How to apply for SII Scholarship at VIT

To apply for the SII Scholarship at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), international students have to register through the website

After successful registration, please check your email and follow the instructions.

N B: While filling up the SII Application From, you have to keep Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) as the 1st preference. Otherwise, you may not qualify for the SII Scholarship at VIT.

SII Scholarship assistance at VIT

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) assigned GEE Bangladesh as the authorized Student Information Center for assisting applicants. Therefore, international students especially from Bangladesh may contact GEE Bangladesh for any assistance. An expert will guide you from the beginning to the end of the process.

Contact Details of VIT Authorized Student Information Center in Bangladesh

GEE Bangladesh

238/1 Outer Circular Road, Maruf Market, 1st Floor, Mouchak Market Circle, Malibagh, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh.


+88 018 39 95 98 76

+88 017 12 57 10 98




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