VAEL'S EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established in 1992 with the aim of transforming an individual into a complete man with character and ability committed to national service & development. The Trust was founded by Dr.Ishari K Ganesh, M.Com, MBA, B.L, Ph.D, a visionary and an eminent educationist, in fond memory of his father Shri.Isari Velan, the Former Minister in the popular Govt. of Dr. MGR. Vael's Educational Trust always served for taking education to the humble thresholds of first generation learners and weaker sections of the society.
The University status was conferred to Vel's Group of Institutions, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. As a logical consequence of this, the founder Chairman Dr.Ishari K.Ganesh has become the Chancellor and now he leads the implementation of strategic plan that aims to shape the institute's future growth. He visualizes an University which will be globally more competitive and internationally recognized institution. The University is governed by Governing Board or otherwise known as Board of Management and this is the highest statutory body of this University. The members of this Board is drawn from various agencies. The Board has members representing University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, Industry, Eminent persons out side Academia, Senior Academic persons and senior officials of the University. The Chancellor is the Chairman of the Board and the board meets periodically to frame policies and programmes for the growth and improvement of VISTAS.
It is a pleasure to notice that VISTAS presents a cosmopolitan culture. Students from a wide variety of social, cultural and geographical backgrounds live and study together at VISTAS. The students are shaped and fine tuned as per the requirements of global industries. The environment-friendly Green campus is equipped with all facilities, where every need of both student and faculty have been provided for. To promote a student-friendly learning environment, the University is following the semester pattern and choice based credit system for all its academic programme both at the under-graduate and post graduate levels. The system is expected to promote multipoint entry and flexibility to suit the needs of individual learners. The programmes offered are approved by AICTE and other statutory bodies such as Pharmacy Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapists and Director General of Shipping. The pride of VISTAS is its' Computing Centre, sophisticated labs, well-furnished class rooms along with Wi-Fi internet facilities. The strength of the University can be attributed to
the commitment and determination of the Chancellor and his team of distinguished educators and dedicated students.
VELS University, Chennai has 29 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
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