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Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology - Chennai

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT) Website

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT) was established in the year 1998 as an affiliated institution under the University of Madras. It was later affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. Subsequently in 2004, the institution was included in the ambit of Vinayaka Missions University, Salem. AVIT is located on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road) in a sprawling 48.7 acre campus, with a built-up area of 5.65 lakh 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 14 different disciplines and five Post Graduate programmes including Master of Computer Applications and Master of Business Administration. The institution also offers part–time programmes in five undergraduate streams and five Post Graduate streams. The campus is provided with broadband Wi-Fi connectivity enabling the students to access the internet 24 X 7.

AVIT is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution and the major programs offered are accredited by the NBA - AICTE. The institution has an adequate number of classrooms and excellent infrastructure for labs with state-of-the-art- equipment. There is a central computing facility in addition to the computer facilities attached to every department. The college has a well-stocked library with adequate textbooks, reference books and national and international journals. The management believes in the overall development of the students and therefore motivates them in a number of co–curricular and extracurricular activities. The institution encourages participation and membership in professional societies for both students and the staff. The professional society chapters in the college are the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), IEEE – Communication Society, IEEE - Computer Society, IEEE - Power and Energy Society, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Indian Institute of Production Engineers (IIPE), IEEE – Women In Engineering Society (IEEE – WIE), Broadcasting Engineers Society of India (BES) and Madras Metallurgical Society (MMS).
In the pursuit of creating an awareness of and meeting the energy requirement of the nation, AVIT is very committed to the use of renewable energy sources in the campus. The campus has solar street lights, a windmill and a biogas power plant. The power generated using the above facilities is fully utilized by the college. There are further plans to increase the generating capacity.

The college regularly conducts technical activities like seminars, industrial visits and training programmes through the technical associations of the various departments. Every department is active in conducting intercollegiate seminars, workshops, national conferences and Faculty Development Programmes. The students are prepared for community orientation through the NSS units. Three NSS units with 300 members (boys and girls) and 3 NSS officers actively conduct blood donation camps, the village adoption programme and literacy programmes.

The management believes in collaborative projects and hence has established tie-ups with industries and research organizations. The institution has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Hewlett Packard, the Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Numerical Simulation Tech (NST), Tokyo, Japan, Hindustan Teleprinters Limited (HTL), Nature Soft and many more. Such tie-ups enhance faculty research, technical and professional training, technical consultancy, project quality and technology exchange.

The Career Development and Placement Cell (CDPC) conducts pre-placement training to the pre final year students on analytical skills, logical reasoning, language proficiency, group discussion and interview techniques. The institution conducts on–campus recruitment drives and participates in off-campus placements. The companies that have visited the campus on this initiative include Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Lionbridge, Syntel, FL Smidth, Wartsila Diesel India Ltd, Carborundum Universal Murugappa Industries Limited, Sundaram Clayton, Sutherland Global Services, Hindustan Computers Limited , Slash Support, etc.

The college has hostel facilities for boys and girls in individual blocks, each with a capacity of 1000 and 400 respectively. The hostel mess caters to the requirement of all the inmates with both North Indian and South Indian food varieties in their regular menu. The college has a huge play ground with football and basketball courts. Indoor games facilities and recreational facilities are available both in the campus and in the hostel. There are separate gymnasiums for boys and girls in the hostel. The gymnasiums are equipped with the best gear in the field. An ambulance facility is also available round-the-clock. There is an ATM center in the campus provided by ICICI Bank. The institution is well-connected to the city through its own transport facility. The buses ply between Chennai and the suburban areas of Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Thirukalukundram and Kalpakkam.

AVIT encourages merit, discipline and commitment. Every year, athletic awards and championship awards are presented to the students (separate assessments for boys and girls) on the Annual Sports Day. Talent in the fine arts is showcased and prizes are awarded during the annual cultural competitions - CREA. The academic toppers of every branch are presented with meritorious awards and certificates on the College Day. Every year, the best out going student of the institution is awarded with the Mrs. Annapoorani Gold Medal and cash prize for overall excellence in academic, co-curricular and extra–curricular activities. This award is presented to the student in the final semester of study. The academic topper of the institution is awarded with the Dr. A. Shanmugasundaram Gold Medal during the Convocation Day along with a cash prize.

The management is committed to recognize excellence and constantly motivates the students to be competent professionals and good citizens of the nation.

The UG courses offered at AVIT are as follows:-

1. Computer Science and Engineering
2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4. Mechanical Engineering
5. Biotechnology
6. Bioinformatics
7. Biomedical Engineering
8. Information Technology
9. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
10. Automobile Engineering
11. Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
12. Civil Engineering
13. Computer Science and Software Engineering
14. Mecahtronics

The PG courses offered are as follows:-

1. M. E. Applied Electronics
2. M. E. Power Systems
3. M. E. Computer Science and Engineering
4. Master of Business Administration ( M.B.A )
5. Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A)

Part Time Undegraduate Courses:

1. B.E. Mechanical Engineering
2. B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
3. B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering
4. B.E. Civil Engineering

Part Time Post Graduate Courses:

1. M.E. Applied Electronics
2. M.E.Power Systems Engineering
3. M.E. Computer Science Engineering

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