Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the VIT-AP campus located??
The campus is located at Inavolu, Amaravati which is about 2 km away from the AP secretariat.
When will the campus infrastructure be ready?
Currently, the Academic Block 1 with Ground + 2 floors is under construction. It will be completed before classes
commence from 19th July 2017.
The ground and first floors have classrooms, labs, computer centres, workshop, cafeteria, faculty and administrative
offices. The second floor has the library. The facilities will be as per AICTE norms. Free internet through WiFi will be
available on campus and in the hostels. More infrastructure will be added every year. The rest of the floors of the
Academic Block 1 will be completed by end of the year.
Note: Our classes will be conducted in our own building on our own campus.
Is the curriculum going to be on par with VIT, Vellore campus?
Yes, the curriculum will be on par with our Vellore campus. In addition, Amaravati campus has a mandatory full semester
co-op programme (internship). This will provide work experience to the students and boost their placement
What are the placement opportunities at VIT-AP?
The placement service is centrally organized for all the campuses, therefore, the placement opportunities at the VIT-AP
campus would be the same as that in the main Vellore campus. Most companies are expected to visit Amaravati
campus for recruitment, however, there might be a few companies for which Vellore visit might be required. .
How would you describe VIT-AP’s International Relations?
Our experience of running VIT for the past 33 years in Vellore is being put to full use at VIT-AP at Amaravati. Our
partnerships with reputed foreign universities like Purdue and RIT would continue at VIT-AP, thereby benefitting the
students to participate in programmes such as Semester Abroad Programme (SAP) with scholarships and 2+2 degree
programme through International Transfer Programme (ITP). We would also get many of the professors from abroad
through our partner universities to visit our Amaravati Campus to teach the students. The global VIT alumni network will
be of immense help to the VIT-AP students.
Are ITP and SAP available at VIT-AP?
International Transfer Program allows you to complete the second half of your programme at a reputed international
university. Semester abroad programme lets you study one semester abroad. Both opportunities are available at VIT-AP
based on the performance of the student.
Will CSE (Data Analytics) and CSE (Networking & Security) students be eligible for CSE jobs?
Yes, they will be and will have the same placement opportunities.
Is the 2 + 2 ITP applicable to all branches at VIT-AP?
Yes, it is applicable to all the branches at VIT-AP.
I have balance fee payment to be made and I would like to do it through Demand Draft. How should the balance
payment be made?
You can do it online by visiting our website. Alternatively, you can draw the DD in favour of “VIT-AP” payable at “Guntur”
and send it to the following address:
VIT-AP Administrative Office
Siva Green Valley
Guntur, AP 522034
Where are the hostels situated?
Currently, the hostels in Guntur are leased. The leased hostels are independent exclusive new buildings which are
compounded and well protected. They have all the facilities required.
We will be shifting the Men’s hostel to the campus before the next academic year. The following year, Women's hostel
will be shifted.
How is the hostel room allotment done?
The allotment is done based on the preference of your room type and availability. The rooms are allotted on a first-come
first-serve basis, after payment of hostel fees.
What are the hostel facilities available?
Each hostel room is furnished with a cot, chair, reading table and cupboard. Provision stores are located on the ground
floor of the apartments where students can buy essentials such as mattresses, pillows, buckets, mugs, locks,
stationeries, books, soaps.
Apart from this, there is space for indoor games such as carrom and other board games. There will also be a gym in the
hostel. Outdoor sports facilities like cricket ground, basketball and volleyball will be at the main campus. A reading room
for students will also be provided in the hostels.
How far are the hostels located from the main campus?
They are located around 23 km away from the main campus.
What transport facility is available for the students?
New WiFi enabled and secure buses have been provided for the students.
Hostellers: The transportation is free for hostellers.
Day scholars: Routes will be based on the day scholars’ home locations and will be updated on the website by the first
week of July, 2017.
What are the food options available to students in the hostels?
The mess is arranged in the Ground floor of both Men’s and Women’s hostels.
Lunch will be provided for all the hostellers in a dining hall on campus, close to the academic building. Canteen is also
available for day scholars.
What are the facilities for sports and extra-curricular activities?
There will be various sports, clubs, chapters and vibrant activities to enable holistic development at VIT-AP. Many will be
student driven to develop Leadership skills in them and aid overall growth of the students.
Chapters and clubs available in the first year include Debate Club, Dance Club, Dramatics Club, Photography Club.
Moreover, provisions will be made for various indoor and outdoor sports like Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball and Table-
tennis, Gymnasiums, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Social Entrepreneurship Cell, IEEE, ISTE, ASME
chapters and more.
How often are outings permitted?
During weekends, outing permission will be given to hostellers.
Is there a health centre in case of any emergency?
Yes, there will be health care centre and ambulance facility.