Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies Chennai (VISTAS CHENNAI) - Admission 2020

Deemed to be University


Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Deemed to be University


Chennai, Tamil Nadu

VISTAS CHENNAI: Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process and Courses offered

Updated On - February 18 2020 by Swati Chandra

VELS University, Chennai is one of the prestigious universities in India that offer a variety of courses including Maritime Studies, Nautical Science, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Animation, Film and Television Production etc. VISTAS Chennai offers a number of courses under UG, & PG levels along with M.Phil & PhD courses. There are three modes of application: online, by post and direct mode

VELS University Admission 2020 Engineering & Technology

Candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for a B.Tech or B.E Application process. Below given is a table of specializations offered in Engg and Tech. Department.

Course NameSpecializationsEligibilitySelection Criteria
B.EComputer Science Engineering (CSE)Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory subjects.









The admission is based on  VELS Merit-Based Examination score & Merit based on the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
Automobile Engineering
Biomedical EngineeringPassed 10+2 with Biology, Physics, Maths & Chemistry OR Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology or equivalent with minimum percentage
Marine EngineeringPass in +2, with a minimum of 60% in PCM and minimum 50% in English at class 10 or 12 standards. 
B.TechInformation Technology – with specialization in Mobile & Cloud-Based Application (in association with IBM)Minimum 55% in HSC or it's equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
BiotechnologyPass in 10+2 with Biology, Physics & Chemistry OR Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology, and equivalent
Naval Architecture&Offshore Engg.10+2 with Maths, Physics, and Chemistry 60% aggregate (Maths mark should be 75% and above)
Petroleum Engineering
Coastal and Ocean Engg.

VELS University Admission 2020 Other UG Courses

Course NameSpecializationsEligibilitySelection Criteria
B.ScNautical SciencePass in 10+2 with minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics & minimum 50% in English at either 10th or 12th standard. 




















Merit-Based and The admission to these courses are on Merit- basis on VELS Merit Based Examination score & Merit based on the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

 BiotechnologyPass in +2 with Biology or Computer Science (Computer Science students have to undergo a Bridge course in Biology in the 1st semester to gain basic knowledge of Biology)
 BiochemistryPass in +2, with Biology
Bio-computingPass in +2 with Biology / Maths or Pure Science or Computer Science
MicrobiologyPass in +2 with Biology / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Nutrition & Dietetics as a paper
 ChemistryA Pass in +2, HSC or equivalent with Biology/Maths/Physics/Chemistry
B.Pharm--As per norms of PCI, should have studied Physics, Chemistry, Maths or Biology / Botany & Zoology
BPT--50% marks in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Botany & Zoology
B.Sc Computer SciencePass in +2 with Maths or Computer Science/Business Maths/Statistics
 Information Technology
BCA--Pass in +2 with Maths or Computer Science/Business Maths/Statistics
BCA Hons.--Pass in +2 with Maths or Computer Science/Business Maths/Statistics with 60% aggregate
BBA--Pass in 10+2 in any stream
B.Com. (General)--Pass in +2, with commerce as one subject
B.Com. (Computer Applications)--
B.Com (Professional)--
B.ScHotel & Catering Mgmt.Students must have passed 10+2 in any stream.
 Visual Communication
B.AEnglishPass in +2, or any equivalent examinations
B.A., LL.B., Hons--Pass in +2 or its equivalent. Age: As per norms of BCI
B.Sc AviationRegular course for Fresh students: 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry (Min. 50% in each subject) from recognized board. Class II Medical Certificate from DGCA approved Medical doctor. 
ii) For CBL Holders: Valid current C P L with class I medical certificate from DGCA Medical centers. - 2 Semesters
B.Sc+B.Ed--Pass in +2, HSC or equivalent with Biology / Maths / Physics / Chemistry
BAMusic (Vocal)Pass in +2, HSC or equivalent Diploma Courses (2 Years Course - 10th Pass)
 Music (Instrumental -Veena, Violin. Guitar, Miruthangam & Thavil)
 Dance - Bharatha Natyam

Medical Standard for Nautical Science: Candidate should be physically fit for sea service as per DG Shipping norms, with minimum unaided vision 6/6 in each eye, with no colour blindness.

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