VITEEE

VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) grants admissions to students opting for various B.Tech programmes, conducted by the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).
Info About VITEEE
  • Field
    Engineering
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology and English
  • Applicants
    Over 2.23 lakh
  • Seats
    5000
  • Region
    Vellore
  • Paper Pattern
    Objective MCQs
  • Colleges
    VIT University (Vellore and Chennai)
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to hard
  • Time to Prepare
    2 Years
  • When
    March to April
What you will learn

Physics

You will learn about charges, light waves and their applications, and physical laws at the nuclear level.
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Chemistry

You will learn more about organic reactions and their mechanisms and be introduced to physical and coordination chemistry.
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Maths

You will master new concepts in calculus, statistics, probability, permutations and combinations and complex numbers.
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Biology

You will learn variations in ecology, environment, the application of biological tools and theories on evolution and inheritance.
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English

You will focus on reading and comprehension to improve your proficiency in the language.
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All you need to know about VITEEE

Sections

Facts, syllabus and pattern

  • What is VITEEE?
  • Syllabus for VITEEE

How to apply

  • Eligibility Criteria for VITEEE
  • Exam Pattern for VITEEE

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for VITEEE
  • Registration for VITEEE
  • VITEEE Offline Application Form
  • Admit Card for VITEEE

Results and Cut-off

  • Answer Key for VITEEE
  • Result for VITEEE
  • Cut-off for VITEEE
  • Counselling for VITEEE

How to Prepare for VITEEE

  • Preparation Tips for VITEEE
  • Study Material for VITEEE
  • Previous Years’ Papers for VITEEE

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is VITEEE?

Founded in 1984 by Mr. G. Viswanathan, the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is a private university. It conducts the VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) – offering admissions to students opting for various B.Tech programmes.

  • Every year, over 2 lakh candidates register for this test and compete for 5000 B.Tech seats in VIT Vellore and Chennai
  • The University operates from two campuses - the main campus is in Vellore and the second campus in Chennai
  • Two new campuses have been set up in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, Bhopal and Madhya Pradesh, which have started operating from July 2017
  • Overall, the institution offers 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, 4 integrated and 4 research programmes

Syllabus for VITEEE

Physics Physics
  1. Laws of Motion and Work, Power and Energy
  2. Properties of Matter
  3. Electrostatics
  4. Current Electricity
  5. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  6. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  1. Optics
  2. Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics
  3. Nuclear Physics
  4. Semiconductor Devices and their Applications
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. Atomic Structure
  2. P, D and F-Block Elements
  3. Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry
  4. Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics
  5. Electrochemistry
  1. Isomerism in Organic Compounds
  2. Alcohols and Ethers
  3. Carbonyl Compounds
  4. Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
  5. Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules
maths Mathematics
  1. Matrices and their Applications
  2. Trigonometry and Complex Numbers
  3. Analytical Geometry of Two Dimensions
  4. Vector Algebra
  5. Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions
  1. Differential Calculus
  2. Integral Calculus and its Applications
  3. Differential Equations
  4. Probability Distributions
  5. Discrete Mathematics
biology Biology
  1. Taxonomy
  2. Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. Reproduction
  4. Genetics and Evolution
  5. Human Health and Diseases
  6. Biochemistry
  1. Plant Physiology
  2. Human Physiology
  3. Biotechnology and its Applications
  4. Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment
english English
  1. Reading Comprehension MCQs: 3 questions based on a passage and 2 questions based on English Grammar and Pronunciation

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Eligibility Criteria for VITEEE

  • Age:

    You should be born on or after 1st July, 1995.

  • Nationality:

    All residential and non-residential Indians qualify for this examination.

  • Subjects:

    You must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology during 10+2.

  • Score in 12th grade (or equivalent) examination:

    The minimum should be an aggregate of 60% for general category.

    50% for the reserved category as well as residents of North Eastern states.

    If you are a PIO or OCI candidate, here’s some information about eligibility.

    As a PIO and OCI category candidate, you must have studied in schools located in India for at least two years prior to the examination. Only those candidates who have completed their qualifying examination from regular, full-time and formal institutions are eligible – including NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling).

Exam Pattern for VITEEE

Particulars Details
Sections 4
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology, and English
Type of questions Objective (MCQs)
Number of questions 125 (5 for English and 40 for each of the others)
Mode of examination Online and Offline
Exam duration 2.5 hours
Marking scheme 1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking None

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Exam dates for VITEEE

The tentative VITEEE 2018 exam dates and deadlines are as follows:
Registration Deadlines
VITEEE application form for NRI and foreign students 30th September 2017 00:00 AM
VITEEE application form released 9th November 2017 00:00 AM
Last date for issue or receipt of the application form for NRI candidates 30th April 2018 11:59 PM
Last date for issue or receipt of the application form for foreign candidates 10th June 2018 11:59 PM
Last date for issue or receipt of the application form for general candidates 15th March 2018 11:59 PM
Last date for editing the submitted online application form 15th March 2018 11:59 PM
Computer based test slot booking 19th - 22nd March 2018 00:00 AM
Admit card download 19th -22nd March 2018 00:00 AM
Exam Dates
Slot 1 5th to 16th April 2018 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Slot 2 5th to 16th April 2018 12:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Slot 3 5th to 16th April 2018 04:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Result Dates
Results 23rd April 2018 00:00 AM

Registration for VITEEE

Online Application

VIT slot booking 2018 is a provision for applicants to schedule their exam dates within the specified period as assigned by VIT University.

Online slot booking system is a web based online scheduling system available at www.vit.ac.in where in you can choose your test city and then the date and batch for your exams.

To register, you need to:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Fill the online application form.
  3. Pay the registration fees.
  4. Once the booking is complete, retain a printed copy of the automatically generated e-Admit Card.

Here are some details to help you fill out your application form and make the payment

Image uploading details:
Details File Format File Size
Passport sized photograph JPEG 50 KB - 100 KB
Signature JPEG 20 KB - 50 KB

Note: Selfie photos will not be accepted.
Mode of Payment: The application fee for VITEEE 2018 can be paid via Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit card or Demand Draft.
Cost of VITEEE 2018 OMR Application Form: Rs. 990
Cost of VITEEE 2018 Online Application Form: Rs. 970
NRIs have to pay an application fee of $50 by Demand Draft.

VITEEE Offline Application Form

The VITEEE 2018 offline application form is available across some head post offices, apart from the VIT campuses at Vellore and Chennai. You should fill up this form very carefully and send the hard copy, along with the Demand Draft, to the address mentioned below:

Director, UG Admissions,
VIT University,
Vellore - 632014.
Contact Number: 0416-220 2157/ 2168

Admit Card for VITEEE

You can download the VITEEE 2018 Admit Card online in the form of an e-Admit Card, if you have booked your schedule through the Online Test Booking System (OTBS) before March 22nd, 2018.

  • You can download your e-Admit Card as soon as you complete your slot booking, which is made available from 19th March onwards
  • After the online slot booking is complete and e-Admit Card has been generated, you have to take a printout of it
  • The e-Admit Card carries specifications like the e-Admit Card number, your photograph, address of the test centre, test date and time selected by the candidate

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Answer Key for VITEEE

The VITEEE answer key helps you cross-check and match your answers (as marked in VITEEE 2017 exam). It then estimates your probable score in the entrance exam.

  • VIT University will not release any answer key for VITEEE 2018, as the entrance exam is an online test
  • The answer key may be released by leading coaching institutes after the declaration of the VITEEE 2018 result

Result for VITEEE

You can visit the official VIT website to check your rank. You will need your application number, verification code and password to access your result.

The VITEEE 2017 result has been declared by the University on 23rd April, 2017.

Here’s how the result is calculated.

The result calculation is based on the Equipercentile Equating Method. It is a statistical method where the exam conducting body, VTU, adjusts your scores on test forms. These scores are taken to conduct a comparative analysis of the merit list and the ranking. This method helps identify the percentile ranks of candidates, whereby scores on different forms with the same percentile rank will be considered equal.

If you’re a freshman taking the VITEEE, check out some important tips here.

Cut-off for VITEEE

The VITEEE 2017 Cut-off  lies between 70 & 80 marks. If you score the same, you will be called for the first round of VITEEE counselling.

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

Counselling for VITEEE

For the VITEEE Counselling, you are shortlisted on the basis of your rank. The counselling then begins on different dates, and in different phases.

  • The university had conducted the counselling for Phase I from 10th to 12th May, 2017, while counselling for Phase II was held from the 15th to the 22nd
  • The university also conducts biometric authentication for shortlisted candidates during the counselling and admission procedures
  • It follows a common selection and admission procedure through a single window counselling at the 4 campuses in Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amravati
  • If shortlisted, you will be required to attend the same campus personally

For the academic year 2015-16, a total of 1,84,483 candidates had taken the VITEEE exam, while seats were allotted only to those who ranked above or at 99,999.

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Preparation Tips for VITEEE

Knowing how to study for AP EAMCET 2017 is imperative.
  • Stick to the syllabus: Thoroughly cover each topic and don’t go beyond that. Make sure to prepare a study plan that covers all topics.
  • Be thorough with your basics: Most of the questions in this exam will test your basics.
  • Know your strengths and weaknesses: Knowing your weaknesses will allow you to work on concepts you need to get better at.
  • Familiarize yourself with the online exam environment: VITEEE 2018 will be an online Computer Based Test. Familiarizing yourself with this environment and solving the paper under a computerized clock is imperative. Solve as many sample papers and mock online tests as you can.
  • Make revision notes: Make proper notes of concepts that require regular revision. These could be mathematical formulae or important chemical reactions. Make sure to integrate practice papers for VITEEE, when you do so.

Study Material for VITEEE

Here are some recommended books for VITEEE to help you prepare:
Physics Physics
  • Arihant Series by D.C. Pandey
  • Concepts of Physics (both volumes) by H.C. Verma
  • MCQ Question Bank by D. Mukherjee
Chemistry Chemistry
  • NCERT Textbook
  • Tamil Nadu State Board Textbooks
maths Mathematics
  • Arihant Series by Dr. S.K. Goyal
  • Arihant Past Years’ AIEEE Papers
  • Objective Mathematics Part 1 and Part 2 (NCERT difficulty) by R.D. Sharma
biology Biology
  • NCERT Biology Textbook
  • Botany, A.C. Dutta (Oxford Publication)
  • Pradeep’s Biology Guide

Previous Years’ Papers for VITEEE

Going through previous years’ papers always helps you get acquainted with the type and difficulty level of the exam. Hence, it is considered good practice to solve them once.

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Q1: What colleges can I get into through VITEEE?
Ans: After clearing VITEEE, you can get into the programmes offered by VIT University (Vellore and Chennai campuses).