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Back in 1998

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT) was established in the year 1998 as an affiliated institution under the University of Madras. Later it was affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. In 2004, the institution attained the status of university under the ambit of Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (VMRF) – Deemed to be University Salem under sec.3 of UGC act 1956.AVIT is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Council of Architecture (COA), Govt of India. The institution is located on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road) in a sprawling 24.11-acre land with a built-up area of 5.65 Lakhs Sq.ft. The institution is committed to impart quality education to the students from different socio-economic backgrounds. The institution offers under-graduate programmes in ten different disciplines including B.Arch and seven post-graduate programmes including Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Full-time (Regular) mode. The institute is also offering five undergraduate programmes and six post graduate programmes in Part-Time (Regular) mode. The campus has a Broadband Wi-Fi connectivity enabling the students to access internet 24 X 7 with 200 Mbps bandwidth.

The institution is NAAC accredited. Major programmes were accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).The University has introduced Structured Choice based Credit System(SCBCS) for all the programmes and adopted Outcome based Education(OBE).The Institution has introduced Skill based learning, Research based learning in the Teaching and Learning process.

The institution has adequate number of classrooms and infrastructure for labs with state of the art equipments. The Institution has central computing facility in addition to the computer facilities attached to every department. The Institution has a well-stocked Library with adequate textbooks, reference books, National and International journals, DVD Library and e-learning facilities in the digital library. The Library has National Digital Library (NDA) access and installed Swayam Prabha DTH Channel facility for Swayam/NPTEL and other MOOC online courses.

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Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology is committed to the Vision of imparting Quality Technical Education focusing on the betterment of the Society, emphasizing on the ethical values.



To Create and Develop “Centres of Excellence” in Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology offering Engineering, Technology and Management Education providing opportunities for the rural students to enrich their knowledge to contribute to the Society, the Nation and the World.