SRM located at Kattankulathur, which is an hour drive from Chennai. It is easily accessible by bus or train. VIT located at Vellore, which is 2.5 hours drive from Chennai and 3 hours drive from Bangalore. One can drop at Chennai or Bangalore either from train or flight and can take bus or cab.
SRM considered as one of the top college in India has built up in 250 acres land whereas VIT is built up in bigger area of 350 acres land with fabulous infrastructure .
Currently SRM has approx 20,000 students population in Kattankulathur campus where VIT has 24,000 students population at Vellore Campus.
SRM is ranked 36 among university rank under MHRD NIRF ranking than VIT is ranked top 18. VIT is also ranked No. 1 among Institutions under ARIIA 2019.
SRM was established in 1985 and VIT was established in 1984 with Engineering college named as Vellore Institute of Technology.
SRM has aprox 1,40,518 books in library where VIT has 2,23461 books in library, so from here you can imagine how big is VIT library.
SRM has 17 hostels for accommodations and is been one of the costliest hostel facility in country. VIT has 23 hostels at Vellore for students accommodations for students.
SRM has 2 football Ground, 5 Tennis court, 1 Basketball court. VIT has 2 foot ball ground, 2 basketball court, 2 tennis court, and more area for sports.
SRM intake for undergraduate is 4745 and Post Graduate is 315 students and VIT intake is 6883 for under graduate and 3361 students for Post Graduate. Here why we say VIT has much more students population than any other students.
The faculty ratio at SRM is 1:11, means 1 teacher or faculty looks after 11 students in average. VIT faculty ratio is similar as its is 1: 12 faculty. Only 35.6% of faculties are Phd holders while VIT has 63.6% Phd faculty at campus.
SRM Placement is considered best as 4351 students graduated 2874 students got placed and 1384 students went for higher study which considered as 97% of students were placed. Companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Wipro, HP, Dell, L&T, more visits campus for placement. It has average salary package of 3.8Lack per annum. VIT placement is 3891 graduated 2311 were placed and 1032 students went for higher studied. It has fully flexible credit system which is allowed to students before starting of course. Two hour window is open to select credit wise course. It has 5.20 Lakh Companies like Google, Amazon, Congizant, ZOHO, Wipro, HP, Dell, L&T, more visits campus for placement.
Funding For Research
SRM has received 15.2 Cr for Research on the campus and VIT has received 16.2 Cr for Research on the campus.
SRM expended 43.4 Cr on lab, library and infrastructure last year and VIT expended 48 Cr. SRM expends aprox 314 Cr annually on salary and maintenance of campus where as VIT expends 636 Cr.
Above we have seen much favours towards VIT and its true it has been highest ranked and best campus in the country. At the end we still say its your choice.