Higher education is very important in shaping the career of an individual. The students need to compete with others to get admission into a reputed institute. The institutes which offer quality education and placement enroll only the students who score high merit in their entrance tests. Some institutes like IIT’s and NIT’s are institutes of national importance and offer high quality education and placement but not everyone get admission in such institutes. There are some other institutes in the country which are highly prestigious and offer quality education and excellent placement to its students. Vellore Institute of Technology and SRM University are two such institutions.So,here is the answer to VIT University or SRM University?

Compare Ranking of VIT and SRM by Different Agencies

Here we have listed the rankings of SRM and VIT University as given by different agencies.

Ranking Agency SRM VIT
World Ranking 15 30
Webometrics 1651 1973
Career 360 10 6
Outlook 32
Times 21 29
India Today 16 6
Average 301.5 346


About VIT University

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University has an infrastructure campus of 300 acres with 7 academic blocks and smart classrooms with whiteboards and projectors. Near about 55 servers have been installed in different departments to manage the high-speed data transmission within the campus.

  1. The university has an ultra modern large auditorium with a seating capacity of 1800 students.
  2. It has a sports complex built in 20 acres region which consists of 2 cricket, 2 hockey, 4 football, 4 handball stadiums, 5 tennis and 7 volleyball courts.
  3. VIT has 17 hostels for boys and 6 hostels for girls with gymnasium and 3 canteens and food courts.
  4. It has an 18-bed hospital with 3 ambulances for treatment of students and staff.
  5. The research facility for M.Tech, M.Phil and Ph.D. is supported by funding from the government.
  6. VIT has achieved Limca Guinness world record for more than 1000 students placed in a single company. This is the highest placement record in the university.

About SRM University

SRM University was first started with small steps as a primary school and with quality and excellence in education grown to an internationally recognized university.

  1. It has a modern infrastructure and 250 acres campus with 42 blocks in a lush green environment.
  2. SRM University has three campuses at Chennai and one at Delhi.
  3. The university has a central library with multiple books on every subject and language labs where students learn various foreign languages.
  4. The university has a 3-star swimming pool and banquet halls with all the facilities.
  5. The entire campus is equipped with Wi-Fi facility and smart classes.
  6. A 4000-seated world class auditorium is meant for the conferences and functions within the university.
  7. The university has 40 buses to pick and drop the staff and students.
  8. 15 canteens in different departments and multi-cuisine restaurants where students dine in the lunch breaks and free time.
  9. Strong focus on research activities supported by various departments.
  10. The information technology and knowledge management support over 5000 computers and IT applications.

Fee Structure

The fee structure of an institute is also an important factor to be considered while making a decision to take admission in a professional institute. The fee should be reasonable and affordable by the candidates. The students should study the fee structure of the institutes in where they want to take admission. To help the students, we are presenting the fee structure of VIT and SRM University.

Fee Structure at VIT University

VIT University runs the Bachelor of Technology courses under two categories group A and group B. Here we are providing the fee structure of both the Group A and Group B category of engineering courses. The students can check the fee structure of both categories of courses from these tables.

Group A: Biomedical, Biotechnology, Civil, Chemical, Computer Science and Engg. (Spec. in Bioinformatics), Mechanical with specialization in Energy Engineering, Mechanical with specialization in Chemical Process Engineering, Production and Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Group A (B.Tech) Programmes


Tuition Fee (Per Annum) Rs 1,33,000 (after concession)
Special Fees [Inclusive of Examination, Library Fee etc] [per annum] Rs 25,000
External Placement Training Fee Rs 4,500
Placement Fee Rs 500

Total fees (per annum)

Rs 1,63,000
Admission Fees (One Time payment) Rs 10,000
Caution Deposit (Refundable) Rs 3,000
Total fees to be paid for the first year Rs 1,76,000

Group B: Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering.

Group B (B.Tech) Programmes Fee
Tuition Fee (Per Annum) Rs 1,55,000 (after concession)
Special Fees [Inclusive of Examination, Library Fee etc] [per annum] Rs 25,000
External Placement Training Fee Rs 4,500
Placement Fee Rs 500
Total fees (per annum) Rs 1,85,000
Admission Fees (One Time payment) Rs 10,000
Caution Deposit (Refundable) Rs 3,000
Total fees to be paid for the first year Rs 1,98,000

Fee Structure at SRM University

B.Tech Branch Description

Annual Tuition Fee in Rupees

Aerospace Engineering


Automobile Engineering


Biomedical Engineering




Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering


Computer Science and Engineering


Electrical and Electronics Engineering


Electronics and Communication Engineering


Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering


Genetic Engineering


Information and Telecommunication Engineering


Information Technology


Mechanical Engineering


Mechatronics Engineering




Software Engineering


Campus Placements

The placements of students in an institute are very important to start a career. The companies visiting the universities for On-campus placements offer good salary packages to the candidates which is not possible in Off-campus placements. Before making a decision to get admission into an institute the previous year placements should also be considered. Here we are presenting the placement statistics of both VIT and SRM University for the past academic years.

Placement statistics of VIT University

The above graph shows the placement statistics of VIT University up to the year 2014-15. The graph shows that the numbers of placements are increasing year by year. Intel, IBM, VM care, Continental, Honeywell,  Alcatel-Lucent, Accenture, Wipro, ST Microelectronics, Tata Technologies, Deloitte, Cognizant, Infosys, Robert Bosch, Flipkart, Ebay and Deshaw were the major recruiters.

Placement Statistics of SRM University

Now let’s have a look at the placement statistics of SRM University in the year 2014.


No. of B.Tech students placed
























63 %


The above table shows the data of placement of B.Tech students in SRM University in the year 2014. The SRM University made a 63% placement record in the year 2014. The major recruiters were TCS, Wipro, I-Gate, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Virtusa, Scope, L&T ECC, Capgemini and MU Sigma.

We have presented the data of rankings, fee structure and campus placement of both the VIT and SRM University.  However, both universities are goods in terms of education quality, infrastructure, facilities and placement. Top organizations visit both the universities for campus placements. However, the students should check the fee structure of the course in which they want to take admission as there is a little difference in fee structure of both the universities. The students should also check the stream in which they want to take admission. One should not decide to take admission only on the basis of institute’s ranking or reputation. If a candidate gets the stream of his choice in any of the institutes he should definitely take admission in that institute. By hard work and dedication in studies, any student can start a successful career and great future in any of these universities.

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