VITEEE 2018 is the engineering entrance exam conducted by VIT University. The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) conducts VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) for admission in B.Tech Degree courses. The examination is held in the month of April, in a window of multiple days. The upcoming VITEEE 2018 will be a computer based examination, the registration process for which will begin in the month of November 2017. It is a national level examination and will be held across India.

The VIT University is a popular choice among the aspirants of UG engineering course. It is a private university, which has campuses in Vellore, Chennai, Amravati, and Bhopal. The latter two campuses are the latest addition and started functioning from last year onwards. The admission in VIT University will only be granted on the basis of VITEEE 2018. The candidates will not be able to take admission on the basis of any other entrance exam.

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The aspirants of VITEEE 2018 will also have to ensure the eligibility criteria. The University strictly states that the ineligible candidate will not be allocated seat. During the Round 1 counselling and seat allotment, nearly 20000 top qualifiers will be called. The admission procedure usually ends in the mid of the Round 2, for which upto 99999 rank holders were called last year. Read the article below to know more details about VITEEE 2018, like the exam pattern, eligibility criteria, syllabus, application process, cut off, and more.

Tentative Schedule for VITEEE 2018

The below mentioned duration have been derived on the basis of the previous year data. However, the candidates may still have a look at it to know when the events of VITEEE 2018 will take place.

Events Tentative Dates
VITEEE 2018 Application form issue begins from 1st week of November 2017
Last date for submitting the application form 3rd week of March 2018
Opening of slot booking portal 3rd week of March 2018
Issuance of admit card 3rd week of March 2018
VITEEE 2018 will be conducted on 1st week of April 2018
Result of the exam will be announced on 4th week of April 2018
Counselling will commence in 1st week of May 2018

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Syllabus of VITEEE 2018

The syllabus of VITEEE covers topics related to Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The syllabus also covers English language. Mostly, the syllabus is similar to that of class XI and XII.

VITEEE Exam Pattern 2018

VITEEE 2018 is only conducted online. The medium of the question paper will be in English language only. The questions will be of objective type and there will be NO NEGATIVE MARKING for any wrong answers. The duration of the examination will 2 hours and 30 minute. The exam is divided into three sections i.e., Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/BIology and English.

The candidates may check the distribution of question and marks from below:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Mathematics/ Biology 40 40
English 5 5
Total 125 125

Sample Paper Preparation Tips for VITEEE 2018

Nearly 2 lakh students appear for this entrance exam for for near about 5000 seats. Clearly, the competition is very high. VIT University does not provide previous year question papers for VITEEE. Studying from the sample paper will give the students an idea of the questions to be asked in the entrance exam. You can even sign up for mock test and test series conducted online for VITEEE.

VITEEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

It is advised to candidates to check the eligibility criteria. Any candidate found ineligible or with incomplete documents at any time of the admission process shall find their candidature cancelled.

Age Limit: The candidate should have been born or after July 1, 1995.

Nationality: The candidate should be a Resident or fall under the category of NRI/PIO/OC. However, the candidates who studied or are studying abroad can also apply directly through foreign category only.

Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed any of the following:

  • 10+2 under CBSE/ICSE/NIOS
  • Two-year Pre-University Examination
  • HSC Examination of the Cambridge University
  • General Certificate Education (GCE)

Note – NIOS candidates will have to submit the Migration-Cum-Transfer certificate during the final admission.

Candidates who have studied PCM i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 are eligible to apply for 20 B.Tech programmes. However, they must have secured an aggregate of 60% marks in the qualifying exam (50% for reserved SC/ST candidates)

Candidates who have studied PCB i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2 are eligible to apply for B.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering and B.Tech. Biotechnology programmes. They are also eligible for B.Tech. Computer Science and Engg (Spec.in Bioinformatics) but after joining, it is mandatory to register for Mathematics as bridge course. These candidates must have also have secured 60% marks in the same (50% for reserved SC/ST candidates).

VITEEE 2018 Application Form

Interested candidates can apply for VITEEE 2018 on VIT’s official site vit.ac.in. Any application form submitted after the last date, due to any reason will not be accepted. Read all the instructions carefully, before filling the application form. Application form once sent, no changes in the form will be entertained, whatsoever. The applicants can apply by either ONLINE mode or OFFLINE mode. For online mode candidates need to apply through VIT official website. But before filling the application forms, you will need to register on VIT, in order to fill in the details. You will need to upload a photograph and signature in the prescribe format.

Specifications for Dimensions File Size
Photograph 3.5cm X 4.5 cm. Between  10 KB to 200 KB
Signature 3.5cm X 1.5 cm. Between 10 KB to 200 KB

VITEEE 2018 Application Fee

For Online Application Form, the candidates can pay the application fees through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card. Candidates of all categories need to pay Rs 970/- as application fee charge.

For Offline Application Form, the candidates can pay the application fee charge through Demand Draft. If you have obtained the application form through post office, you need to pay Rs 990/- in cash but if you have obtained the application form through the campus, then you need to hand over a Demand Draft of Rs 990/- in favour of “VIT University” payable at Vellore.

VITEEE 2018 Slot Booking and Admit Card

VITEEE Admit card 2018 will be issued by VIT University, few weeks before the commencement of examination on its official website. In order to obtain admit card for VITEEE 2018, candidates must have completed slot booking through VIT OTBS. Candidates will need to book slots few days before the exam to reserve a test date, centre and slot. In order to book the slot, the candidates will have to provide the Application Number and Online Test Booking Password. Any request for change in slot will not be entertained, for any reason. Candidates who will not do slot booking, the University will itself book the slot according to the information provided in the application form.

After candidates have completed slot booking, the option to generate the e-admit card will be generated. It is mandatory to carry the admit card for the examination. No student will be allowed to sit for the examination without the VITEEE 2018 admit card. The e-admit card for VITEEE 2018 will contain details like Application Number, Name of the candidate, Date, Time and Centre of the test, Candidate’s photograph and signature. Also you need to preserve the admit card. even after the examination is over, as it will be required during counselling and admission. Check if all the details mentioned in the admit card are correct or not. If any error or mistake is found in the admit card, report the issue to the VIT authorities.

Other than the admit card, candidates need to bring the following documents at the time of examination:

  • Photocopy of the Application form
  • For photo verification, you will can bring School or college Photo ID card/ Twelth Standard board exam hall ticket (or) admit card bearing photo/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID card/ IT Pan card

VITEEE 2018 Result

The result for VITEEE 2018 will be announced tentatively 10-15 after the Computer based examination is over. The students can check the result on VIT’s official site. When the result will be published, the same information shall be provided through SMS, if the phone number is provided. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the result of the written examination. Accordingly, a merit list will be prepared based on the total marks secured in the VITEEE 2018. The scores for VITEEE 2018 will be calculated using Equivalent Methodology.

VITEEE 2018 Counselling

After the result are declared, the short-listed candidates will be called for counselling. The procedure for counselling is solely based on the marks obtained in the entrance examination. The schedule for counselling will be updated on the VIT University official site and the same will be updated in this page. Last year, close to 20,000 students were called for first round of VITEEE 2018 counselling. The common selection and admission will be held through a single window counselling, but the candidates need to appear in front of the Admission Committee, in person.

Candidates need to produce the following list of documents at the time of counselling:

  • VITEEE-2017 e-Admit Card, Counselling Admit card and VITEEE Result copy
  • Class X Board Certificate or Birth Certificate
  • Mark sheet of Qualifying Examination (if available)
  • Community Certificate (For SC/ST only)
  • Nativity Certificate (For candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura).
  • DEMAND DRAFT for 50,000/- drawn in favour of ‘VIT University’, payable at Vellore
  • Physical Fitness Certificate.
  • 2 sets of photocopies of all original documents. (Except Affidavit & Physical Fitness Certificate)

Courses Offered through VITEEE 2018

The VIT University offers various BTech programmes at its various campuses in different states. You can check the courses that are offered in these states

B.Tech programmes offered at Vellore Campus:

  1. Bio Medical Engineering
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. Computer Science and Engineering
  6. Computer Science and Engg (Spec. in Bioinformatics)
  7. Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Information Security
  8. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  9. Electronics and Communication Engineering with Specialization with Internet of Things and Sensor
  10. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  11. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  12. Information Technology
  13. Mechanical Engineering
  14. Mechanical ( Spec. in Automotive Engineering )
  15. Mechanical ( Spec. in Energy Engineering )
  16. Production and Industrial Engineering

B.Tech programmes offered at VIT Chennai Campus:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech programmes that are offered at Bhopal , Madhya Pradesh

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering

B. Tech. Programmes offered at Amaravati , Andhra Pradesh

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Data Analytics
  6. Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Networks and Security

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  1. Sir why the councelling at Bhopal has been stopped for the admissions for 2017if it is the most convenient place for North Indians VIT should be able to manage the crowd .It is really very disappointing .Please look into this matter.

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