WiSTA 2018

WiSTA (Wipro Software Technology Academy) is an 8-semester (4 years) off-campus collaborative M.Tech Programme with VIT offering the best IT platform, soft skills and live project exposure.

The WiSTA-VIT Partnership

The VIT University-WiSTA collaboration offering quality education to the talent pipeline of Wipro has completed more than a decade of operations and is testimonial to the Wipro commitment of nurturing and developing talent.
Vellore Institute of Technology (Vellore, Tamil Nadu) is a premier engineering institution in India. A globally recognized institution, the VIT has been conferred the 'Deemed University Status' in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and the UGC, New Delhi, apart from various international accreditations for its programs.
The pedagogy and evaluation methodologies were chosen and implemented by VIT in consultation with Wipro's Talent Transformation division while VIT arranges the faculty and awards the degree.
  • MHRD categorised VIT under "A-Category"
  • VIT University is accredited by NAAC VIT has international accreditations by ABET (USA), IET
  • (UK) Energy Institute (UK) for engineering Programs

Course Structure

The 48-month course is divided into eight semesters, with four courses per semester. The first semester will be the PRP program of Wipro. Contact classes for 16 weeks are conducted by VIT Faculty with four sessions over the weekend. During the week, you will be involved in working on live projects among various business domains in Wipro giving you first-hand knowledge and training.
The details of the WiSTA program offered by VIT are outlined below:
Course Details
No. of semesters
: 8
Duration of each semester
: 4 -5 months
First seven semesters
: Course work
Eighth semester
: Dissertation

Semester Details
Every semester comprises of:
  • Four courses per semester.
  • Sixteen weeks of contact classes
  • Four sessions are conducted every week on Saturday/Sunday
  • Every session runs for two hours

Monday to Friday
Work on projects in assigned business units at Wipro

Attend classes provided by the University

Course Eligibility

In order to ensure the best students appear for the entrance test to the WiSTA program, and taking into consideration the technical nature of the course, Wipro has established the following eligibility criteria. The program is open to final year graduates passing out in the year 2015.

WiSTA Eligibility

X – 50%
XII – 50%
Graduation – Minimum 60% Aggregate inclusive of all Subjects/Honors
No Standing Arrears/Backlogs

B.Sc. (Excluded Branches Nursing & Medical Related, Food Technology, Polymer Chemistry, Apparel & Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Costume & Interior Design),
B.com (CA)

Selection Process
Online Registration
Group Discussion
Aptitude Test
Written Communication Test (Online)
HR Interview

Monthly Stipend
First Academic Year – 13,500/-
Second Academic Year – 16,000/-
Third Academic Year – 19,000/-
Fourth Academic Year – 23,000/-

Additional Benefits
Book allowance each semester
Medical Insurance
Contingency loans and more