VITEEE 2017 is the VIT Engineering Entrance Exam. VIT University is conducting VITEEE 2017 for admission to B.Tech engineering programmes. All eligible students can apply for VITEEE 2017 starting from the second week of November. The university will organize online computer based tests in more than 115 cities in India as well as in few cities abroad. Also, exam dates are from 5th April 2017 to 16th April 2017. Applicants can opt for suitable date and time slot for VITEEE 2017 during slot booking and download admit card. Exam consists of 120 questions on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology, and 5 questions on English. PCME students are eligible for eighteen engineering programmes, and PCBE students are eligible for three bio-stream engineering programmes admission on basis of VITEEE 2017 results. Get here complete details of VITEEE 2017 such as eligibility, dates, exam pattern, application form, admit card, results.
Latest – VITEEE 2017 important dates announced.
VIT University, for its Vellore and Chennai campuses engineering admissions, is organizing VITEEE 2017. Engineering aspirants can appear in VIT Engineering Entrance Exam on any one slot between 5th April and 16th April, 2017. This is an all India level engineering entrance exam. Moreover, VITEEE is known for attracting an immense number of applications each year. So much so that the University has its own entry in the Limca book of records for highest number of applicants. Undoubtedly this makes the competition to get admission in VIT University engineering difficult, yet worthwhile.
VITEEE 2017 Important Dates
In the first place, you can note all important dates of VITEEE 2017. They pertain to commencement and end of application form availability, slot booking, exam dates, and results. Avoid last minute rush and complete pre-exam, post-exam formalities on time.
|Important event related to VITEEE 2017||Dates|
|Start of online / offline application form submission||November 2016, second week [exact date will be available soon]|
|Last date to apply online for VITEEE 2017 (expected)||February / March 2017|
|Slot booking to open on (expected)||March 2017|
|End of window to book test date and slot (expected)||March 2017|
|Conduct of VIT Engineering Entrance Exam||April 5, 2017, to April 16, 2017|
|Declaration of VITEEE 2017 results on or before||April 24, 2017|
VITEEE 2017 Eligibility
All students who wish to fill application form of VITEEE 2017 must note eligibility criteria. Overall the norms specify educational qualification, and age limit.
Age limit: Date of birth should be on or after July 1, 1995.
Educational qualification: Should have studied PCM / PCB in 10+2 level and scored 60% (or 50% for SC / ST / NE state candidates) aggregate in PCM / PCB. NIOS students can also apply. Moreover one needs to have studied in regular, full time, formal education.
Eligibility for admission: Those who have studied Mathematics alongside Physics and Chemistry can get admission in one out of 18 B.Tech Engineering programmes. On the other hand if you have studied Biology, you are eligible for one of 3 B.Tech bio-stream programmes. Hence apply and appear for VITEEE 2017 accordingly.
VITEEE 2017 Exam Pattern
About the Exam: VITEEE will be a computer-based test (CBT) of 2.5 hours duration. Each paper shall have 125 questions based on the exam syllabus. Specifically, 40 questions are each from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology, and 5 questions on English. Exam conducting body will calculate scores are calculated based on the number of correct answers in the exam and then use equating methodology to arrive at the VITEEE 2017 result and merit list for admission and seat allotment.
Exams will be held in three sessions – Session I from 09:00 am to 11:30 am, Session II from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Session III from 4:00 pm to 6:30 PM. B.Tech Admission 2017-18 will be done through Entrance Exam known as VIT Engineering Entrance Examination.
Key points regarding VITEEE 2017 Exam Pattern
- Mode of exam – Computer based test.
- Duration – 2.5 hours.
- Number of questions – There will be 125 questions in PCM and 125 in PCB question paper; 40 questions per subject. There will also be 5 questions on English.
- There will not be any negative marking for incorrect answers.
VITEEE 2017 Application Form
If you are an individual student, you need to apply online at www.vit.ac.in. VITEEE 2017 Application form is to be filled between first and last date of application form submission (note exact dates in important dates table above). Then again, institutes can purchase VITEEE 2017 application form in bulk for the university.
How to apply online
- Keep ready scanned copies of documents including recent passport size photograph, and signature. It is important to realize that photograph should be a proper one adhering to norms. Do not use a “selfie” photo.
- Go to VITEEE Application Form 2017 and click on apply online link.
- Enter personal details, academic qualifications, upload documents.
- Then upload photograph and signature.
- Ultimately, pay requisite application fee (Rs 970 for online applications).
- Submit online application form after checking that all data entries are correct.
VITEEE 2017 Slot Booking / OTBS
VITEEE 2017 Slot Booking refers to the activity of booking date and slot to appear in VIT Engineering Entrance Exam. Only those who have applied for the exam can complete this step. Prior to selecting slot for VITEEE exam, please check your calendar once. You might be appearing for more engineering entrance exams such as JEE Main. Therefore, select such a date and time slot for VITEEE 2017 when you will be able to take the exam. The facility to book slots is given in the Online Test Booking System, also referred to as OTBS.
VIT University Slot Booking 2017 shall involve the following:
- Candidate can select Test City, same as selected in the application form.
- Then select the date and batch of exam.
- Candidate can thus easily book and schedule a test slot available in the selected date.
Please note that the VITEEE 2017 slot booking is done on a first come first serve basis. You should complete this process soon so that you get test city, center, date and slot of your choice.
You will get the online test booking password by e-mail and it should be kept safely and not shared with anyone.
After slot booking, the next thing to do is to download the admit card.
VITEEE 2017 Admit Card
Admit card of VITEEE 2017 shall be the document that enables you to enter exam hall. Of course you might need to present more documents, details of which you will get in exam instructions. The admit card conveys important information about exam such as exact date and time allotted, exam center name and address. In addition you also get to know precise instructions for exam day. You can download admit card after booking test slot.
How to book slot and download admit card
- Log in to VITEEE OTBS using application number and password.
- Select the city you wish to appear in.
- Chose a preferred test date to appear for VIT Engineering Entrance Exam.
- Available slots will be shown. You can select any as per availability.
- On successful booking, e-hall ticket will be displayed.
- Print the VITEEE Admit Card and keep it safely. It will be required on the day of exam.
With the VITEEE admit card 2017 in your hand, the entrance exam must be fast approaching. Go through these quick tips on VITEEE preparation to gear up for the exam.
How to prepare for VITEEE?
Information given below includes books to refer for VIT preparation, guidance to score high, relevant mock tests, and important preparation tips.
Preparation for VIT Engineering Entrance Exam needs planning and proper execution. First of all you need to analyze your present situation. Have you completed class 12th studies for board exams? If yes, it is a good time to revise class 11 course as well. Check the VITEEE Syllabus and know the exact topics from where questions will be asked.
Students and engineering aspirants often ask for previous year VITEEE papers. As the test is held in online mode, past year papers are not made available officially.
You can however study from books that have good VITEEE sample papers based on syllabus of VIT Engineering Entrance.
Good reference books to prepare for the exam are listed below.
- 15 Mock Tests & Solved Papers (2007-2013): For VIT Engineering by Arihant publications.
- Comprehensive Guide to VIT Engineering Entrance Exam by Disha Experts.
- Target VIT EEE Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam : 7 Mock Test + Solved Papers (2006 – 2012) by Disha Experts.
VITEEE sample paper download is available. If you are preparing for the exam, download official sample papers provided by VIT University. The model test papers of VIT University Engineering Entrance Exam contain questions similar to those asked in the actual exam. As they are published officially by the university, students can expect actual similarity in pattern. You can download the sample papers here – Sample Papers.
VITEEE question papers are generated in the computer based test. Candidates are not provided with print out or hard copy of the question paper. Hence, it is not possible to retrieve or publish past year papers of the exam. Candidates must refer to the syllabus and prepare accordingly. After the exam they will be intimated of their result after a certain time. VITEEE answer key could be made available officially. However in the past no solutions or keys have been published by the university. Whether answer key will be available or not is yet to to be ascertained.
VITEEE 2017 Mock Test
Mock Test for VITEEE 2017 will be launched soon for all the VITEEE 2017 candidates. Mock test is provided so that test takers can prepare for the exam. A dummy log in has been given so all you need to do is just visit the official VITEEE Mock Test and familiarize yourself with the way questions are displayed in Examination. Check out the official VITEEE Mock Test before appearing for your exam.
VITEEE 2017 Result
VIT University is organizing VIT Engineering Entrance Exam in online mode. All answers that you enter in computer based test are assessed, and evaluated. You get marks based on number of correct answers. Next, marks are added up and system implements equating methodology. This is done as exam is held over a series of days in different slots.
Finally, VIT University will publish result of VITEEE 2017 on or before 24th April 2017. You can check result online at vit.ac.in. Not only will you get to know rank, but also check percentile.
VITEEE Counselling begins around a fortnight after result declaration. The university updates seat allotment and counselling status at regular intervals.
VITEEE cut off indicates the minimum score or rank required for admission. While appearing for the exam, candidates often ask about the expected cut offs. They are keen to know how much marks to score to get admission in VIT. With the help of past year data analysis, and knowing facts and figures; we can point out the following.
- Competition is very high. More than 1,50,000 students appear for the exam whereas there are only a few thousand seats.
- As it is a computer based test, immediately after the exam no predictions can be made.
- Computer science (CSE) and Electronics and communication engineering (ECE) are the two most popular branches among students.
- Among Vellore and Chennai campus, a higher rank is generally needed for VIT Vellore.
- In the first counselling, students up to rank 20,000 are called.
VITEEE 2017 Counselling and Seat Allotment
Counselling is the process wherein candidates who have obtained merit position in the VITEEE Result 2017 can select college campus and branch in order of preference, and they are allotted seats on this basis and their ranks. For the same seat, a candidate with higher All India Rank is given preference, given the seat is available for that college campus, branch and category.
Selected candidates have to pay the Counselling Fee.
VITEEE 2017 counselling schedule will be announced a few days after the result of VIT Engineering Entrance Exam 2017 is announced. Qualified candidates will have to attend the counselling on the given date and present requisite documents, pay fee.
You can keep the following documents ready as and when they are available. They will be needed at the time of counselling, in addition to other documents asked by the University.
- VITEEE 2017 admit card,
- VITEEE 2017 counselling admit card,
- VITEEE Result copy,
- Class 10 certificate as DOB proof,
- Qualifying examination mark sheet,
- Community certificate,
- Nativity certificate if applicable,
- DD of fee amount.
Scholarship under “GV School Development Programme”GVSDP) – Last Year
|Toppers of each State Board and Central Board||100% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.|
|VITEEE rank holders of 1 to 50||75% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years|
|VITEEE rank holders of 51 to 100||50% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.|
|VITEEE rank holders of 101 to 1000||25% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.|
Dr. K. Manivannan
Director – UG Admissions, VIT University, Vellore – 632014
Tamil Nadu, India
Phone : +91-416-220 2157/2168
Fax : +91-416-224 5544
Email : [email protected]
VIT University Statistics
VIT University Placement Stats are given below for recent placement session.
Statistics of VITEEE Engineering Entrance Examination
More than 200000 candidates applied for VIT Engineering Admission last year
A record number of students appeared for VIT Entrance last year. Total number of candidates who applied for VIT University Admission for Engineering was 2,02,406.
The Limca book of records says
VIT Engineering Entrance Examination of VIT University Vellore, Tamil Nadu registered 2,02,406 candidates for most online students for entrance examinations held in 112 cities besides Dubai and Kuwait from April 8-19, 2015. VIT offers 3,100 seats at Vellore and 1,100 in Chennai for 14 B.Tech programmes in Vellore and 5 B.Tech programmes in the Chennai campus.
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