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VITEEE (Vellore Engineering Entrance Examination) is a national level engineering examination, which is organized and conducted by the VIT University. It has a status of a deemed university under the Section 3 of UGC Act. It was founded in the year 1984, by the prominent personality G. Vishwanathan. The University offers 20 (UG), 34 (PG) and research programmes. Every year VITEEE Exam is conducted for 5000 seats for its undergraduate B. Tech course. It is an All India exam being conducted on 118 centres. 

Read below for further details about the VITEEE Exam 2017.

Eligibility for VITEEE Exam

Nationality Criteria - Candidates who are NRI/OCI are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit - The candidate should not have been born earlier than 1st July 1995.

Educational Qualifications-Candidates should have done their 12th class either from the board of CBSE, State Board or ISCE Board or NIOS (National Institute of open schooling).

Candidates should have obtained education for regular and full time.

Minimum Marks requirement- They should have scored a minimum percentage of 60% aggregate marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Maths. For the candidates belonging to the reserved category and North-eastern states, there is relaxation of marks. They should have scored minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of PCM. 

VITEEE Exam Admission Process

Application Form For VITEEE 2017, Exam

Candidates can get the Application form from 9th of Nov. 2016. The VITEEE Application form can be filled and submitted both online as well as offline. Candidates wishing to fill their Application Form online should visit the official website of the VIT. And those candidates who want to fill their Application form offline can obtain the hard copies of it through the post offices which addresses are mentioned on the official website of the VIT.

How To Apply Online

Candidates who are applying online they should visit the official website of the VIT. Here they will be able to access the authentic online Application Form.

  • They should first of all create their own account by providing basic information about themselves like name, valid email id, mobile number and address.  Then they will be given their login id and password, which they must keep with themselves till the end of their admission process.
  • Further they will be required to fill the Application form with their details about educational qualification and marks.
  • They should also upload digital image of their pics and signature of the required sizes.
  • They can pay their Application Fee of Rs. 970/ online through the gateway of Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card.

How To Apply Offline

Candidates who are filling their Application form offline should get it from the specified post office.

  • They should pay Rs.990/, through the Demand Draft drawn in favour of the specified authority.
  • Fill all the required columns and submit it before the final date of application submission on the following address-

Admission Officer
VIT University
Vellore – 632014
Tamil Nadu, India.

VITEEE Exam Pattern (Syllabus)

VITEEE is a computer based examination. It has an objective pattern of questions. There are total of 125 questions through which the engineering aptitude of candidates are tested.

Check below for the further details of the exam-

About the exam


Type of question

Objective type

Total number of questions


Duration of the exam

2hours and 30 minutes.

Number of sections of questions

3 sections

Number of sessions of the exam.

3 sessions

Marking scheme

1 marks for each question

Negative marking scheme

No marks deduction for wrong answers.

Mode of exam

Computer based exam.

Check below for the distribution of marks and number of questions-


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VITEEE Exam Important Dates

About Exam

Important Dates

VITEEE 2017, Exam Date

5th April, 2017 to 16th April, 2017

Avail Application Form from

9th Nov. 2016.

Closing date for submission of form

28th Feb. 2017

Booking for exam slot

3rd week of March, 2017.

Get Admit Card

At the time of booking of exam slot.

Result announcement

On or before 24th April 2017.

Counselling begins on

2nd or 3rd week of May,2017.

VITEEE 2017, Exam Slot Booking

Candidates are required to book for themselves, a slot of exam. Through this candidate reserve for themselves slot of time out of the available slots, during which computer based exam will be conducted for them. Exam slots are assigned to candidates on the first come first serve basis. It is important to note that it is mandatory for candidates to book exam slot. Without which they will not be able to appear for the exam.

Admit Card VITEEE, 2017 Exam

Candidates can download their Admit Card online. They will be able to do so after booking their examination slot. In order to download their Admit card they should fill their application form number and their online test booking password. They should carry the printed copy of the admit card along with their identity proof on the centre of the exam. They are also given the admit card on their registered email id.

Result Announcement of the VITEEE Exam 2017

It is expected that the results of the aforesaid exam will be announced on or before 24th April, 2017. Candidates can see their results on the official website of the VIT where the merit list along with the ranks of candidates will be released. There is provision of SMS also through which they will be alerted on their mobile about the publication of the result.

Counselling Process of the VITEEE Exam 2017

Counselling of the successful candidates are done soon afterwards the announcement of the results. It is expected to be held in the second week of the May. On the official website of the VIT candidates can get the updates related to the counselling. Students will be given preferences and seats will be allocated to them on the basis of their All India Ranks. Counselling is done at the Chennai and Vellore University campuses.


Q. When will the VITEEE exam for 2017 will be held?

It will be held between 5th April to 16th April, 2017.

Q. What is the pattern of VITEEE exam?

It has three sections. There are total of 125 number of questions. The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Q. What is the scheme of marking of the exam?

For each correct answer one marks is given. No mark is deducted for an incorrect answer.

Q. Is there any negative marking scheme in the exam?

There is no scheme for negative marking in the exam.

Q. If an NRI candidate is eligible to appear for the exam?

Yes, NRI/OCI are eligible to appear for the exam.

Q. What is the mode of the exam?

It is a computer based exam.

Q. How candidates are awarded ranks for the VITEEE exam?

An All India Rank list is prepared by the VIT on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in the exam. Accordingly, they are given rank.

Q. To which campus of VIT a candidate gets admission after passing the exam?

The allocation of seats and campus is done during the process of counselling of the candidates. On the basis of their marks and ranks a candidate is given choice of the campus. A candidate is given admission either at VIT Vellore campus or the VIT Chennai campus.