VITEEE 2020: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Pattern, Syllabus & Other Details


To filter out students of the highest calibre, the Institute conducts the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination for admission to UG, PG and research programmes. This year, too, the exam will be conducted for 5,000 B.Tech seats. Students clearing VITEEE 2020 will get an opportunity to study in VIT campuses. Currently, VIT has two campuses in Vellore and Chennai. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Tamil Nadu has emerged as one of the finest institutions in the field of technology in India.

VITEEE 2020 Latest Notification – The officials of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has declared the exam dates for VITEEE 2020. Candidates must know that the entrance exam to conduct admission in BTech courses is all set to starts from 29th July to 02nd August 2020. The decision had been taken after the announcement of JEE main exam dates, which will going to happen from 18th April to 23rd April 2020

Read below the further details about the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2020.

VITEEE 2020 Overview:

Name of Exam

Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination

Popularly Known


Exam-conducting Body

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

Purpose of Exam

Admission to UG, PG and Research Programmes for 5,00 seats

Exam Type


Exam Mode





150 minutes

Question Pattern


Applications Submitted Every Year

More than 2 lakhs

Official Website

Colleges accepting VITEEE Score

VIT, Vellore Campus, VIT Bhopal, VIT, Chennai Campus, VIT Amaravati

Exam Commences

29th July to 02nd August 2020

VITEEE Exam 2020 Important Dates

VITEEE 2019 Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Availability of application form

27th September 2019

Closing date to submit form

26th May 2020

Slot booking starts

02nd June 2020

When to download admit card

June 2020

Exam date

29th July to 02nd August 2020 (Announced)

Result announcement

August 2020

Counselling commencement

August- September 2020

VITEEE 2020 Exam Schedule

The VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2020 will be conducted in 3 shifts a day. The overall duration of each paper is 2.5 hours.

VITEEE 2020 Sessions

Session I

9.00 am to 11.30 am

Session II

12.30 pm to 3.00 pm

Session III

4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

VITEEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

VITEEE Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The CBT mode VITEEE Entrance Exam 2020 will have 125 objective type questions, which must be completed within 2.30 hours. The language of the questions will be English and there will be no negative marking scheme.

About VITEEE 2020

VITEEE 2020 Details

Type of question

Objective type

Total number of questions


Duration of exam

2hours and 30 minutes.

Number of sessions

3 sessions

Marking scheme

1 marks for each question

Negative marking scheme

No marks deduction for wrong answers

Mode of exam


Marking and Question Distribution


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VITEEE Exam 2020 Eligibility


  • Indian citizens, NRI (Non-Resident Indian), PIO and OCI holders are eligible to submit the application form.
  • OCI/PIO candidates need to produce the certificate of schools located in India (in the previous 2 years). 

Educational Qualifications

The concerned persons should have completed Class 12th either from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), State Board and The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination.

  • Or, they have completed Intermediate or 2-year pre-university exam from a recognised university/board.
  • Or, should have completed GCE (General Certificate Education) exam (Sri Lanka/London/Cambridge) at Advanced-A level
  • Or, must have passed HSCE from Cambridge University

Note: Candidates applying for VITEEE 2020 should have either passed or will be appearing in any one of the above-mentioned exams in 2020.

Minimum Marks Required

  • The candidates need to score minimum aggregate marks of 60% in the PCM subjects in the qualifying exam. The reserved candidates and the North-eastern candidates are required to have scored a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in the prescribed subjects.

Age Limit

  • The applicants must be 17 years old (minimum).
  • They should have been born on or after 1st July 1997.

The DOB recorded in the SSC/High School Certificate will be considered valid.

VITEEE Exam 2020 Application Process

The online VITEEE 2020 application forms are available at the official website; meanwhile no last date has been confirmed by the authorities. The VITEEE Application form 2020 can be availed both online as well as offline. The candidates wishing to fill their application form online should visit the official VIT website. And those candidates who want to fill their Application form offline can obtain the hard copies through the Post Offices, specified on the VIT official website.

How to Apply for VITEEE 2020 Online?

Candidates can either download the offline VITEEE application form 2020 or apply it online via official website of VIT University.

  • Visit the official website of VIT, i.e.
  • Click on the ‘VITEEE 2020 exam application’ option.
  • It is a 3-stage process - Registration, Filling Application Form and Pay Application Fee.
  • Get registered by providing basic details like name, email id, mobile number and address. 
  • Upon registration, the login credentials (login ID and password) will be sent on the registered e-mail of the applicant.
  • Access the application form by entering the login credentials.
  • Fill all the requisite details like educational qualification, certificates, age, name, address, parent’s details, etc.
  • Upload the scanned copies of his/ her Photograph and Signature in the required sizes.
  • Pay the application fee (INR 970/-) through net banking, credit card and debit card.

How to Apply for VITEEE 2020 Offline?

Candidates filling their application form offline should get the same from the specified Post Office.

  • Pay the application fee through the Demand Draft drawn in favour of the specified authority.
  • Fill all the required columns and submit it before the last date of the application submission to the following address -
Admission Officer, VIT University,
Vellore – 632014, Tamil Nadu, India.

VITEEE 2020 Application Fee

While filling the online VITEEE 2020 application form, candidates need to pay the application fee as per their eligible category.

Application Mode

Application Fee

Online Application Fees

₹ 1150

Offline Application Fees

₹ 1200 + 50 (DD)

For NRI Applicants

 US $50

Other Details

VITEEE 2020 Slot Booking

The candidates are required to book an examination slot for them to appear in the VITEEE 2020 computer-based exam. The exam slots are assigned to candidates on the first come first serve basis. It is important to note that it is mandatory to book an examination slot, without which the candidates will not be able to take the exam. To book the slot, login and provide important details such as the application number and password. VIT opens Online Test Booking System (OTBS) for slot booking process. The option for completing VITEEE 2020 slot booking process will begin from 02nd June 2020 (tentatively). Check out the below steps to book the slot for VITEEE 2020 –

  • Log in to your account using application number and password
  • Confirm the test centre, select time and date as per the availability
  • If booked, no candidate can change the slot under any circumstances
  • If fails to book within the given time, the Authority will book the slot on behalf of the candidates – based on the information provided by them in the application form. The candidates will have no other choice but abide by the decision.
  • Admit card will be issued after the slot booking is done.

VITEEE Admit Card 2020

After booking the examination slots, candidates can download the VITEEE admit cards online using the application number and password. Check for these details on the VITEEE 2020 hall tickets – admit card number, test date and time, address, the photo of the candidate, etc. Candidates who have registered valid email IDs will receive the call letter right in their inbox. They should carry a printed copy of the admit card and an identity proof on the day of the examination i.e. 29th July to 02nd August 2020.

VITEEE 2020 Answer Key

The Institute will not release the official VITEEE 2020 answer key. However, students can check for the unofficial answer key by unofficial sources to get an idea about their score in the test.

VITEEE 2020 Rank Predictor

Use the rank predictor tool by Exams Planner to predict the probable rank. It will help you predict the college that might consider your scores for admission.

VITEEE 2020 Result

It is expected that the VITEEE 2020 result will be announced in the month of August 2020. The candidates can check their results on the official website of the Vellore Institute of Technology. There is also a provision of SMS service through which they will be alerted about the result on their registered mobile. The steps to check the VITEEE result 2020 are –

  • Visit -
  • Click on ‘VITEEE 2020 Result’
  • Use VITEEE application number 2020 and DOB to login
  • There you go!

VITEEE 2020 Counselling Process

The counselling of the successful candidates is done soon afterwards the announcement of the results. VITEEE Counselling is expected to be held in the month of August- September 2020. The students will be required to download the provisional admit card, fill up the details and appear for the counselling. They will be given preferences and seats on the basis of their All India Ranks. They will have to appear at the venue for document verification. They must carry the admit card, VITEEE result copy, counselling admit card, community certificate (if applicable), Board certificates for DOB proof, nativity certificate, etc. The counselling is done at Chennai and Vellore University campuses.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: When will VITEEE 2020 be held?

A: The VITEEE 2020 exam will be held from 29th July to 02nd August 2020.

Q:  What is the pattern of VITEEE 2020?

A: It has three sections with a total of 125 questions. The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

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

A: For each correct answer, one mark is given.

Q:  Is there negative marking scheme in the exam?

A: There is no scheme for negative marking in the exam.

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

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

Q: What should be the minimum age to take up the VITEEE test?

A: A candidate should be at least 17 years old at the time of the admission.

Q: What is the mode of the exam?

A: It is a computer-based exam.

Q: I’m residing in Delhi. Will I need to travel to Chennai to take the exam?

A: Not necessarily. VITEEE 2020 will be conducted in 124 cities in the country. Check the ‘Information Brochure’ on the official website to see the list of cities that would organise the test.

Q: Do I have the opportunity to change the time and venue of the exam?

A: Not at all. Slots once booked cannot be modified or altered under any circumstances.

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

A: An All India Rank list is prepared by VIT on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates.

Q: Who decides in which VIT campus a candidate should get admission into?

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