At VIT-AP, we aim to apply knowledge and conduct pioneering research to contribute to society in the field of science, technology, and humanities. The institute provides support for a large number of students to get involved in research at all levels of the educational programs. The aim is to enable the active translation of research towards social sustainability, and growth. The scholars at VIT-AP are provided with a unique opportunity to work with highly qualified faculty members and experts from the industry. The Research Program at VIT-AP is headed by Prof. Ravindra Dhuli, Dean, Academic Research.

The major thrust areas we focus at VIT-AP are:

VIT-AP provides avenues to all faculty members for publication of research papers, promotion of collaborative research activities with industries. The institute provides seed grants to faculty and encourages them to work in relevant areas of research. Apart from faculty and Ph.D. scholars, the curricula of all the programmes are designed to provide fundamentals of engineering, science, and humanities along with a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary research.

Engineering clinics, an important component of all degree programmes of VIT-AP, provides an opportunity to identify research problems relevant to academic and industrial needs. The participation of students and faculty members in research ensures a team effort towards problem-solving activities. The faculty, students, and scholars are provided free internet, free wi-fi, and access to several popular scientific journals. All the Ph.D. scholars are offered a monthly stipend and financial support for consumables, tools, travel, and other related expenditure.

Year wise Publications



Year-wise & School wise Publications of VIT-AP University
Sl. No. School 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Total
1 SCOPE 0 3 30 40 85 50 208
2 SENSE 0 12 33 38 89 40 212
3 SMEC 0 7 10 15 26 12 70
4 SAS 5 17 33 25 46 9 135
5 VISH 0 0 1 1 4 1 7
6 VSB 0 0 2 1 2 0 5
Total 5 39 109 120 252 112 637


Note: The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given author/journal has published h papers that have each been cited at least h times.

h-index of the VIT-AP University: 25

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Contact Us

Dean – Academic Research
VIT-AP University
Beside AP Secretariat
Near Vijayawada, 522 237,
Andhra Pradesh

Email: dean.acadresearch@vitap.ac.in