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B.Tech Admissions in VIT University, VITEEE-2018

Are you searching for the B.Tech admission process in Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University? Do you want to apply for VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) for the year 2018? Have a look at this article and get the details of B.Tech admission process and procedures in VIT University and how to apply for VITEEE-2018.

About Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University

VIT University is a deemed university which offers UG and PG degree programmes in Engineering, Law, Architecture, Arts, and Science. The University is operating at four campuses- Vellore and Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. The educational institution is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and it also offers unlimited opportunities for the students to get placed in dream companies. VIT supports Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCS) and International Transfer Programme (ITP).

VIT is the first university in India which has received QS 4 star rating. As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of MHRD, VIT is ranked as the 13th best engineering institution in India for the year 2016 and 2017.

B.Tech admissions in VIT University

B.Tech admission process in VIT University is purely based on the performance of the students in an Online Entrance Examination conducted by the University. Based on the eligibility and the score of the candidate in the entrance examination, the university shortlists and calls the candidates for the counselling process. Candidates can select their campus and programmes of their choice at the time of counselling based on their ranking and the availability of seats for a particular programme.

Candidates who have not appeared for the entrance examination are not eligible for admissions in VIT University. Capitation fee and management quota are not available at VIT. The University never encourages agents or middlemen for the admissions in any of the programmes offered at all the 4 campuses.

About VITEEE-2018

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE-2018) is a common entrance examination conducted by VIT University for admissions into B.Tech programmes for the academic year 2018. VITEEE-2018 is a Computer Based Test (CBT) .The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The questions in the examination will be of MCQ type (Multiple Choice Questions) covering the subjects such as English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology.

Eligibility to apply for VITEEE-2018

  1. Applicant should be a Resident/ Non-Resident Indian National.

  2. Foreign nationals can apply to the University separately through Foreign National Application form.

  3. To apply for VITEEE-2018, the date of birth of the candidates should fall on or after 1st July 1996. The date of birth mentioned in the SSC/X/ High school certificate will be considered authentic and the candidates should produce their original certificate as a proof of their age at the time of counselling

  4. Candidates who are willing to apply for VITEEE-2018 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2018 in any one the following qualifying examinations

    • Board examination of 10+2 conducted by the state board, CBSE or ISCE.

    • Two-year pre-university examination or an intermediate conducted by a recognized university/board.

    • High School Certificate examination of International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva or the Cambridge University.

    • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Srilanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

  5. Only candidates who have secured an aggregate of 60% in Mathematics/Biology, Physics and Chemistry in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate) are eligible to apply for VITEEE-2018.

  6. To apply for VITEEE-2018, candidates who belong to SC/ST must have secured an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate)

  7. For candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura, an aggregate score of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate) is required to apply for VITEEE-2018.Such candidates must produce nativity certificate at the time of counselling. Candidates who fail to produce the nativity certificate will not be considered for admission.

  8. NIOS candidates are also eligible to apply for VITEEE-2018. Such candidates must produce their Migration Cum Transfer Certificate at the time of joining.

  9. Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for all B.Tech programmes in VIT University.

  10. Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible for B. Tech Bio Stream Engineering Programmes such as Bio-engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science and Engineering (Specialization. in Bioinformatics) and Electronics and Communication with specialization in Biomedical Engineering.

How to apply

Candidates who wish to appear for VITEEE 2018 can apply through either Online or Offline mode.

Steps for filling the online application form

Step 1: User registration

Candidates who wish to apply for B.Tech admissions should first register their details in the online application portal by clicking the new applicant button.

Fill the details carefully in the registration form. Provide valid email id and mobile number because all the correspondence from the university including center booking and the issue of e-admit card details will be through email only.

After successful registration, the candidate will receive a password to the registered mobile number and email id.

Note: Request for change of mobile number / e-mail Id / address will not be entertained.

Step 2: Login

To fill the online application form, the candidates should login using the registered email id and the password received from VIT.

Step 3: Fill the online application form

After successful login, candidates should fill the application form with the relevant details and should submit the application form.

View the test cities available for VITEEE-2018 at http://www.vit.ac.in/admissions/testcities

An application number will be generated after the submission of the online application form.

Step 4: Mode of payment

The cost of online application form is Rs.1150/- (inclusive of GST). General candidates can pay the amount via Net banking/Credit card/Debit card. NRI candidates and other candidates who have selected abroad test centers can pay using a credit card for 50 USD.

Step 5: Upload photo and signature

While filling the online application form, the scanned copies of recently taken passport size colour photograph ( size: 10kb – 200 kb and dimensions : 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) and the copy of the signature of the candidate ( size: 10kb – 200 kb and dimensions - 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm ) in JPG / JPEG format should be uploaded at the necessary places.

Selfie photos should not be uploaded.


  • Candidates who have applied online are requested not to send the hard copy of the filled-in application form.

  • At the time of the transaction, if the amount is debited from your bank account, then please do not try a new application. Please wait for 24 hrs and try for the payment once again in the same registered email id.

  • At the time of the transaction, if the amount is not debited from your bank account, then try the payment again.

Offline mode

Candidates who prefer to apply via offline mode can obtain the offline (OMR) application form at the cost of Rs.1200/- (inclusive of GST) through either one of the following modes.

  1. By producing a demand draft for Rs. 1200/- in favour of VIT University, in person, from the following places

    1. VIT University, Vellore Campus

    2. VIT University, Chennai Campus

    3. VIT-Amaravati (AP)

    4. VIT-Bhopal (MP)

  2. From the designated branches of post office throughout India [To know the list of designated branches of post office visit, http://www.vit.ac.in/admissions/postoffices]

Applicants must provide a valid e-mail id and mobile number while filling the application form because all the correspondence from the university including centre booking and the issue of e-admit card details will be through email only.

While filling the offline application form, a recently taken passport size color photograph should be fixed as per the instructions mentioned in the form. Selfie photos should not be fixed on the form.

Important dates

Issue of VITEEE-2018 Application Forms: 09.11.2017
Last date to apply: 28.02.2018
VITEEE-2018: 04.04.2018 to 15.04.2018
Tentative Counselling Dates: Second week of May 2018
Declaration of Results (Tentatively): On or before 25.04.2018

VITEEE-2018 Examination pattern

The question paper will contain 125 questions. All the questions will be of MCQ type and will be from the VITEEE syllabus of VIT University (syllabus is available at the official website of the university). No negative marks for wrong answers. The question paper will be divided into 4 parts based on the question paper selection of the candidate ( PCME- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English /PCBE- Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English)

Part-I: Physics (40 questions)
Part-II: Chemistry (40 questions)
Part-III: Mathematics (40 questions)/ Biology (40 questions)
Part-IV: English (5 questions)

Note: Candidates are requested to give utmost attention while selecting VITEEE question paper because those who select PCBE will be eligible only for admission in Bio stream engineering programmes and those who select PCME will be eligible for admission in all B.Tech programmes.

Admission helpline

For queries related to admissions in VIT University, contact the Director of UG Admissions.

Address: Director-UG Admissions, VIT University, Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu, India
Helpline: +91-416-330 5555 [Number will be active from Monday to Friday-9.00 am to 6.00 pm]
Phone: +91-416-220 2157,220 2168
Fax: +91-416-224 5544,224 0411
Email: ugadmission@vit.ac.in

To know more details about VITEEE-2018, visit VIT B.Tech admissions-VITEEE 2018

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