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 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.

VITEEE 2020 Latest Notification – The Vellore Institute of Technology has activated the VITEEE 2020 counselling window link. VITEEE 2020 online counselling procedure starts from 10th August 2020 and will conclude on 22nd August 2020. The counselling process will be conducted in four phases. According to reports, the students will be called for the VITEEE 2020 counselling procedure as per the ranks secured in the VITEEE 2020 examinations.

More than this, the institute has released the B.Tech rank list on the official website on 05th August 2020. The institute has cancelled the VITEEE 2020 examinations and decided to conduct the admissions based on Class 12 with weightage being given to JEE Main (January) exam scores.  Earlier, VITEEE result 2020 has been announced on the official website where the B. Tech applicants can check if they have made it to the university.

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 (Cancelled)

VITEEE Exam 2020 Important Dates

VITEEE 2020 Exam Events

Important Dates

Availability of application form

27th September 2019

Closing date to submit form

15th July 2020

Slot booking starts

July 2020

When to download admit card


Exam date

29th July to 02nd August 2020 (Cancelled)

Result announcement

05th August 2020

Counselling commencement

10th August 2020 to 22nd August 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 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 2020 are available online until 15th July 2020. Interested students can apply for the same at

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

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 2020 Best Books To Buy

You can refer to the below-mentioned books for VITEEE 2020 exam preparations:

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 candidates can access the form till 15th July 2020. 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.

Note: No slot-booking process will be held this year.

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 2020 Best Books To Buy

You can refer to the below-mentioned books for VITEEE 2020 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 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. For the year 2020, the exam conducting authority has cancelled the exam and decided to offer admission based on candidates 12th results and JEE mains score.

VITEEE Answer Key 2020

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

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!

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 2020 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.

As per the counselling schedule, the students who have secured ranks between 1 to 20,000 will be called for the counselling from today – 10th August 2020. Students from rank 20001 to 60,000 will be called from 14th August 2020. Students between rank 60001 to 1 Lakh will be called on 18th August 2020, and students falling under rank 1 lakh and above will be called from 22nd August 2020, onwards.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: When will VITEEE 2020 be held?

A: The VITEEE 2020 exam has been cancelled by the officials for the 2020 session.

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.