VIT University, formerly called Vellore Engineering College, is a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Founded in 1984, as Vellore Engineering College, by Mr. G. Viswanathan, the institution offers 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, 4 integrated and 4 research programs. VITEEE is the yearly entrance examination conducted by VIT to offer admissions to the two campuses of VIT vis-a-vis VIT, Vellore & VIT, Chennai. VITEEE 2018 started from 5th April, 2018 and the last slot is the last slot of 16th April, 2018. In this article we shall discuss the VITEEE Cut off, opening & closing ranks in previous years, to help you gauge your VITEEE performance this year. Let’s talk a bit about VITEEE Answer Key first.

VITEEE 2018 Answer Key

VITEEE results are out. VITEEE 2018 counselling procedure is out too.  Answer keys will be provided subject-wise vis-a-vis Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology. It is popularly known that a candidate must score at least 90 Marks to secure a seat in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the Vellore Campus, in the first category itself. You can get the same seat, in 1st category, at VIT Chennai if your rank is around 12000. Let’s discuss a bit about these categories.

VITEEE Categories

VIT admissions follow four categories – 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th. As you move from a lower numbered category to a higher numbered one, your chances of landing a good department improve. The catch being that your admission fee goes up by 1 lac INR for a category jump. So, if your rank is 12000 you can either land a CSE seat at VIT Chennai through 1st category or land the CSE department at VIT Vellore, of course paying a higher fees. In this article we shall limit to category-1 VITEEE cut off.

VITEEE Cut Off – 1st Category

It is expected that if a candidate’s score lies between 70 & 80 marks, they’d get a call for first round of VITEEE counselling. The table below shows how your rank goes with your VITEEE score.

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Range of VITEEE Score Expected Rank
115 — 119 500 -250
90 — 114 2,500 – 501
80 — 90 5,000 -2,501
70 — 79 5,001 – 6500
60 — 69 6,501 – 8500
42 — 59 8,501 – 11000
31 — 41 15,001 -20000
Less than 31 20, 000

VITEEE Opening & Closing Ranks 2016

Let’s go over opening & closing ranks of both the VIT campuses.

VIT, Vellore Opening & Closing Ranks

Department Opening Rank Closing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 7000 15000
Information technology 12000 17000
Computer science and Engg. (Specialisation in Bioinformatics) 13500 7500
Bio Medical Engineering 45000 13000
Biotechnology 20000 13500
Civil Engineering 35000 14300
Electronics and Communication Engineering 14500 15500
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 15500 16000
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 18500 16500
Mechanical Engineering 19500 19000
Mechanical (Spec. in Automotive Engineering) 12300 20000
Mechanical (Spec. in Energy Engineering) 20000 25000
Production and Industrial Engg. 50000 27500
Chemical Engineering 19500
ECE (Spec.Internet of Things and Sensor) 14800
Comp.Science Engg.(Spec.in Information Security) 7500

VITEEE, Chennai Campus Opening & Closing Ranks

Department Opening Rank Closing Rank
Civil Engineering 40000 29000
Computer Science and Engineering 14000 33000
Electronics and Communication Engineering 25000 39000
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28000 39000
Mechanical Engineering 32000 39500
Fashion Technology 55000
Electronics and Computer Engineering 42000

Hope this article gives you a fair idea of your chances of getting a seat in one of the campuses of Vellore Institute of Technology. Check out the table below if you qualify for the GVSDP (GV School Development Programme) Scholarship.

Merit Category Waiver
Central & State Board Topper 100% Tuition fee waiver for 4 years of B.Tech at VIT
VITEEE 2018 AIR 1-50 75% Tuition fee waiver for 4 years of B.Tech at VIT
VITEEE 2018 AIR 51-100 50% Tuition fee waiver for 4 years of B.Tech at VIT
VITEEE 2018 AIR 101-1000 25% Tuition fee waiver for 4 years of B.Tech at VIT

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