21st to 22nd March 2020
Vel Tech is well-known for its renowned educational practices, which has been recognized and endowed with several awards. The founders of the Institution, Col. Prof. Vel .Dr. R. Rangarajan, Founder Chancellor & President and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan Foundress President believe in Education is for All despite their financial means which will promote and uplift the society. In accord to their vision, Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship scheme was started and has supported students since the inception. Vel Tech has bestowed 9500 scholarships worth approximately Rs.99 Crore until 2019.
Global Alliances of Vel Tech has working International Relations with more than 390 Institution across 30 countries and has entered in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 120 Institutions for various Academic and Research exchange activities. Students, Faculty members, and Researchers get the collaborative platform for Academic projects, explore leading best practices and Research work with International Universities. Vel Tech believes that there are no boundaries in the pursuit of knowledge. Through these strategic alliances with International Universities, the standard of education at Vel Tech would be on par with the best in the world.
Vel Tech e-bike challenge is a competition to explore the theoretical and technical skill of engineering and diploma students. The main motto of this competition is to manufacture an e-bike straight from design stage to manufacturing and analysis using engineering techniques and documentation of the work. The competition takes place in two stages; Firstly, design validation stage is known as Virtual Round. Secondly, Champion Round which consists of Static, Dynamic and Endurance Test. VTeC provides a platform to budding young engineers to exhibits their innovative ideas into reality. VTeC forum encouraged the team members to undergo the literature survey before design and manufacture of electric bike. VTeC recognize the team building activity and individual talent by providing various awards in different categories
The Department of Automobile Engineering was started in the year 2007 with UG programme and offers the Post Graduate Programme in Automobile Engineering with specialization in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles / Powertrain Engineering in collaboration with Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), Pune. The department has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) up to 2021.
With the support of leading automotive industry “WABCO” - a Centre of Excellence in automotive brake system was established in 2017. The department has established research oriented laboratories such as “Engine Testing lab” with the support of reputed automotive organizations such as ARAI, Ashok Leyland, TAFE and Greaves cotton Ltd and computerized wheel alignment test facility which is rare in Indian institutions.
Our students have participated and won awards and prizes in events such as SAE-Supra, SAE- BAJA, e-BAJA and SAE tier I & II Electric Vehicle events organized by SAE-India. From the year 2015, our students regularly participate in “International Student Green Car Competition” organized by the Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute, South Korea and won “Creative Technology Award”, “Outstanding team award” and “Best of Best Creative Technology Award” in the year 2015, 2016 and 2018 respectively.