The public sector bank had registered a net profit of Rs 161.66 crore in the corresponding April-June quarter of 2016- 17 fiscal.
Total income rose to Rs 3,510.11 crore for the said quarter from Rs 3,295.05 crore a year ago, the bank said in a regulatory filing.
Likewise, net NPAs or bad loans were trimmed to 5.24 per cent as a percentage of net loans by June 30 from 5.42 per cent earlier.
In absolute terms, gross NPAs were Rs 6,812.21 crore as on June 30, 2017 as against Rs 6,589.23 crore a year ago.
However, the bank made a higher provisioning and contingencies at Rs 423.20 crore for the quarter under review from Rs 267.82 crore a year ago.
Of this, provisions for NPAs were of the order of Rs 410.99 crore, up from Rs 253 crore a year ago.
The bank said as per the Reserve Bank's directives on insolvency process, Vijaya Bank is required to provide an estimated amount of Rs 132 crore in respect of NPA accounts covered under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) effective from July 1, 2017.
The provision coverage ratio of the bank as on June end stood at 56.01 per cent.
The bank has declared a final dividend of Rs 1.50 per share for fiscal ended March 2017.