|A town renowned for its historical importance of a wide range of ruling dynasties from the Pallavas to Chalukyas and foreign rulers ranging from Sultans to the French, Vellore in the state of Tamil Nadu is also known for the Christian Medical College Vellore and other educational institutions. The diocesan post secondary schools are seventeen, with twenty secondary schools, 27 middle schools, eighty primary schools and twenty three pre-primary schools. Thirty one technical schools run by the diocese of Vellore groom professionals for the neighbouring industrial town of Ranipet and other parts of the country. Among the schools in Vellore, The top ranking schools are run by Don Bosco as well as convents in the district which offer yeoman service of education in Vellore.
The VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) University is well known for its programs in management and engineering courses like 5 year MBA, B.Tech, in bioinformatics, biomedical engineering and biotechnology, civil and mechanical engineering, M.Sc in applied microbiology, biotechnology, M.Tech in mechatronics, structural engineering, energy and environmental engineering etc. Graduation and post graduation courses are offered also in computer science and engineering, information technology, master of computer applications, nanotechnology etc. Application forms, entrance exam details, syllabus, exam dates and other information is available on the university website.
Vellore Medical College
Christian Medical College CMC
A range of programs are offered by this prestigious college of education in Vellore. Outstanding for providing quality health and training in research along with an excellent community based system, CMC offers summer admissions 2010, programs in higher specialties, masters in public health course, BSc optometry 2010 course among several others. Students can download the information given on several options provided on the university page online. Details regarding prospectus, application form, entrance exams etc are released on the site. The public health course is offered to students qualified in MBBS, MSc Nursing MOT, MPT, BDS or BVSc.
Distance Education in Vellore
Fellowship in Diabetes Management DFID is offered through distance education in Vellore through Christian Medical College. The last date for submission of application form is declared on the website of the institution. The eligibility criteria for the fellowship course is MD are general medicine or PGD FM from CMC Vellore or MBBS with experience of diabetic patients. Preference to candidates working in rural or tribal areas, women and age group 35-50 years is also mentioned on the College display board and the website which students can access and download for if required for information