VITEEE 2021: Application Form (Extended), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus


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 2021 will get an opportunity to study at 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.

What is VITEEE Exam?

VITEEE Exam is conducted by the Vellore Institute of Technology every year to grant admission for undergraduate engineering courses (BTech) of participating institutes. Every year, VITEEE is held to enrol students for various undergraduate courses. Read the full article to know more about the important dates, application process, slot booking, counselling and more of VITEEE 2021.

Around two Lakh students apply for VITEEE every year. Candidates who submit their application form before the last date will only be allowed for admission to the university and its different campuses. Candidates can fill the VITEEE application form online as well as offline. The number of seats and the mode of selection will be purely at the discretion of the Management.

VITEEE 2021 Latest Notification – The Vellore Institute of Technology has released the application form for VITEEE 2021 online on 30th November 2020. The last date to fill the application form was 30th March 2021 which is now extended. Candidates aspiring for admission to VIT University can visit the official website to fill VITEE 2021 application form.

For admission to all the courses offered by different campuses of the institute, VITEEE 2021 counselling will be conducted by the VIT University in offline mode and seats will be allotted to candidates as per the ranks obtained by candidates in VITEEE 2021, preferences by candidates, and availability of seats.

VITEEE 2021 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

18th to 26th June 2021

Available Application Forms

VITEEE Exam 2021 Important Dates

VITEEE 2021 Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Availability of application form

30th November 2020

Closing date to submit form

30th March 2021 (Extended)

Slot booking starts

April 2021

When to download admit card

April 2021

VITEEE 2021 exam date

18th to 26th June 2021

Result announcement

05th August 2021

Counselling commencement

To be announced

VITEEE 2021 Exam Schedule

The VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2021 will be conducted in 3 shifts a day. The overall duration of each paper is 2.5 hours.

VITEEE 2021 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 2020 – Changes Made in Admission Criteria

This year, the Vellore Institute of Technology has cancelled the VITEEE 2020 entrance exam amidst the COVID-19 crisis and sudden surge of infection risk. As per the authorities, the VITEEE 2020 admissions will be completed based on the Class 12 marks secured by the students in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology. Other than this, students with a valid JEE Main score will also be eligible to get weightage for the admissions. Applicants are also requested to update VITEEE applications at the earliest. In case the results of the Board Examination taken are not declared, they may upload the marks as soon as the results are available.

The applications for VITEEE 2021 are available online from 30th November 2020 to 30th March 2021. Interested students can apply for the same at

VITEEE Exam 2021 Courses Offered

BTech Courses offered

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Information Security
  • Computer Science and Engineering and Business systems (in collaboration with TCS)
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Data Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in the Internet of Things
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Data Analytics
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Networking & Security
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in AI and Machine Learning
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Gaming Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication with a specialisation in Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in Embedded Systems
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in VLSI
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • Fashion Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical with specialisation in Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering

B.Des. Course offered

  • B.Des. Industrial Design

VITEEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

VITEEE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The CBT mode VITEEE Entrance Exam 2021 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 2021

VITEEE 2021 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

The number of questions (section-wise) in the VITEEE question paper is mentioned below along with the respective marks:


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To know about the marking scheme and question distribution, candidates must refer to the VITEEE question papers for previous years.

VITEEE Syllabus

The VITEEE syllabus is released by the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT). As mentioned above the VITEEE question paper comprises of four sections. The syllabus for all sections is as under:

Physics - Properties of Matter, Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics, Law of Motion & Work, Energy and Power, Current Electricity, Optics, Electro-Statics, Current, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Semiconductor Devices and their Applications, Nuclear Physics.

Chemistry - Atomic Structure, Isomerism in Organic Compounds, Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives, Carbonyl Compounds, p block elements, d and f - block elements, Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry, Electro-chemistry, Alcohols and Ethers, Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules, Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, and Chemical Kinetics.

Biology - Human Health and Diseases, Taxonomy, Biotechnology and its Applications, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Genetics and Evolution, Reproduction, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment.

Mathematics - Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Probability Distributions, Integral Calculus and its Applications, Analytical Geometry of Two Dimensions, Trigonometry and Complex Numbers, Differential Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions, Matrices and their Applications.

English - English Grammar, Reading Comprehension (Short Passage or Line of Poems), Grammar.

VITEEE Exam 2021 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 the Intermediate or 2-year pre-university exam from a recognised university/board.
  • Or, should have completed the 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 2021 should have either passed or will be appearing in any one of the above-mentioned exams in 2021.

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 2021 Application Process

The online VITEEE 2021 application forms are available on the official website; meanwhile, candidates can access the form till 30th March 2021. The VITEEE Application form 2021 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 2021 Online?

Candidates can either download the offline VITEEE application form 2021 or apply it online via the official website of VIT University.

  • Visit the official website of VIT, i.e.
  • Click on the ‘VITEEE 2021 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 (₹ 1150/-) through net banking, credit card and debit card.

How to Apply for VITEEE 2021 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 them before the last date of the application submission to the following address -
Admission Officer, VIT University,
Vellore – 632014, Tamil Nadu, India.

VITEEE 2021 Application Fee

While filling the online VITEEE 2021 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

How to check the VITEEE Application Status 2021?

After the registration process of the VITEEE exam is over, VIT University will open a window where candidates can check the status of their VITEEE application form 2021. Take a look at how you can check the VITEEE application status 2021.

  • Visit the official website of VIT University
  • Navigate to the ‘VITEEE 2021 Application Status’ link
  • Fill in your VITEEE 2021 application number and verification code displayed on the screen
  • Click on the Submit button
  • The status of the application form will be displayed.

Other Details

VITEEE 2021 Slot Booking

The candidates are required to book an examination slot for them to appear in the VITEEE 2021 computer-based exam. The exam slots are assigned to candidates on a first come first serve basis. For the 2021 session, the slot booking will be held in the month of April. 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 the slot booking process.

Check out the below steps to book the slot for VITEEE 2021 –

  • Log in to your account using your 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 2021 Best Books To Buy

You can refer to the below-mentioned books for VITEEE 2021 exam preparations:

  • 5 New Pattern Mock Tests for NTA JEE Main 2020 Exam - 75 Question per Test - 3rd Edition Paperback – 10 October 2019 - Click here.
  • Target VITEEE - Past 12 Years (2017-2006) Solved Papers + 10 Mock Tests Paperback – 7th Edition - Click Here.
  • Comprehensive Guide to VITEEE Online Test with 3 Online Tests Paperback – 30 September 2018 - Click Here.
  • VITEEE Chapterwise Solutions Paperback – 1 January 2015 - Click Here.
  • Target VITEEE (11 Years Solved Papers, 2006-2016/10 Mock Tests) Paperback – 1 September 2016 - Click Here.

VITEEE Admit Card 2021

VITEEE Admit Card 2021 will be released by the VIT University tentatively in the first week of April. 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 2021 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 identity proof on the day of the examination.

To download the admit card of VITEEE 2021, candidates will need their application form number and Online Test Booking password. Students will also receive the exam e-admit cards on their registered mail IDs which will comprise important details of eligible aspirants. Candidates will not be allowed to attend the test, without the following documents. Candidate should report to the selected test centre with:

  • e-Admit card
  • Photocopy of the application form and any one of the following for photo identification:
    • School or college Photo ID card
    • Twelfth Standard board exam hall ticket (or) admit card bearing photo
    • Aadhar Card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Voter ID card
    • IT Pan Card

How to download VITEEE admit card 2021?

Aspirants can download VITEEE admit cards by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of VITEEE 2021
  • Navigate to the ‘Download VITEEE 2021 admit card’.
  • Enter your VITEEE 2021 application number
  • Enter your password and click on the 'Login' button.
  • VITEEE 2021 admit card will be displayed on the screen once you login
  • Take a print out of the same and keep it safe.

VITEEE Answer Key 2021

The Institute will not release the official VITEEE 2021 answer key dates. However, students can check for the unofficial answer key by unofficial sources to get an idea about their score on the test.

VITEEE Rank Predictor 2021

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 Result 2021

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 2021 are –

  • Visit -
  • Click on ‘VITEEE 2021 Result’
  • Use VITEEE application number 2021 and DOB to log in
  • There you go!

Note: The admission for this session will be conducted according to a candidate’s score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology in the 10+2 or Pre-University Examination. A merit list of all the selected candidates will be prepared by the university who will be eligible for the process of counselling and seat allotment.

VITEEE result includes candidates’ names, application number, gender, scores obtained in class 12 and All India Rank (AIR). Exam qualifiers will also receive an official mail about their results. Based on the ranks secured in the exam, candidates will be called for counselling.

VITEEE Cut-off 2021 -

The VITEEE 2021 cutoff is likely to be available soon after the VITEEE Counselling 2021 will be over. It is to be noted here that the university will NOT announce any cut off marks for any course. The closing rank for any engineering stream will be considered as the cutoff for the VITEEE 2021. The university will assign the percentile rank to candidates based on their performance in the exam. The university will use the equating methodology to predict the candidates rank. Following are the determining factors for VITEEE cutoff:

  • Number of candidates who appeared in the exam
  • Number of candidates qualified in the exam
  • Highest marks obtained by any candidate
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Availability of seats

VITEEE Counselling Process

To participate in the counselling procedure students are required to log in using their login credentials which have been mailed to the students on their registered email ID. After logging, students are required to read through the instructions and enter the choices in the fields provided. The process of choice filling and locking will be provided to the students according to the schedule given. Students are also required to submit a registration fee of ₹ 5000/-Students are required to fill and submit the choices in two days following which the seat allotment will be announced for each round.

Candidates have to select the campus and branch of their choice during the registration for the counselling. After registration, authorities will verify candidates, documents. After the verification is done, the candidates will be allotted seats according to their rank, preference and availability of seats. Candidates who will be allotted seats have to upload their photograph/fingerprint/digital signature. Every candidate must ensure that they bring relevant documents and a demand draft for ₹ 50,000 drawn in favour of VIT University, payable at Vellore to participate in the counselling process for VITEEE 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: When will VITEEE 2021 be held?

A: The VITEEE 2021 exam is likely to be held from 18th to 26th June 2021.

Q:  What is the pattern of the VITEEE exam?

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 a 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 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 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.