VITEEE 2018 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Result, Counselling

The VITEEE (Vellore Engineering Entrance Examination) is the national level engineering entrance examination, which is conducted by the VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) University. It is a deemed University under the Section 3 of the UGC Act. It was founded by the prominent personality G. Vishwanathan in the year 1984.The VITEEE Exam is conducted every year for 5000 B. Tech seats. The University also offers 20 (UG), 34 (PG) and various other research programmes.

Read below for further details about the VITEEE 2018 Exam.

Available Application Forms

VITEEE Exam Important Dates

About Exam

Important Dates (Tentative)

VITEEE 2017 Exam Date

April 2018

Avail Application Form

November 2017

Closing date for submission of form

February 2018

Booking for exam slot

3rd week of March 2018

Get Admit Card

At the time of exam slot booking

Result announcement

April 2018

Counselling begins on

2nd or 3rd week of May 2018

VITEEE Exam Pattern & Syllabus

VITEEE is a computer based examination. It has objective type questions. There are total 125 questions testing candidate’s engineering aptitude.

VITEEE 2018 Exam: Quick Review

About the exam


Type of question

Objective type

Total number of questions


Duration of the exam

2hours and 30 minutes.

Number of sections

3 sections

Number of sessions

3 sessions

Marking scheme

1 marks for each question

Negative marking scheme

No marks deduction for wrong answers.

Mode of exam

Computer based exam.

Marking and Question distribution


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Eligibility for VITEEE Exam

  • Nationality Criteria –A candidate should be a citizen of India. The NRI/OCI candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit - A candidate should not have been born earlier than 1stJuly 1995.
  • Educational Qualifications- A candidate should have done his Class 12th either from the CBSE Board, State Board, ISCE Board or NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling).
  • Minimum Marks requirement- A candidate should have scored minimum aggregate marks of 60% in the PCM subjects. The reserved candidates and the North-eastern candidates are required to have scored a minimum aggregate of 50% marks only.

VITEEE Exam Application Process

The candidates can get the VITEEE 2018 Exam Application form from November 2017. The VITEEE Application form can be availed both online as well as offline. The 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 its hard copies through the Post Offices, specified on the VIT official website.

How to Apply Online -

  • A candidate shouldvisit the Official Website of the VIT.
  • He/ she should click on the VITEEE 2017 exam application option.
  • It is a 3 stage process; Registration, Filling the Application form and paying the Application fee.
  • A candidate should get registered by providing his/ her basic details likeName, Email id, Mobile number, and Address. 
  • Upon registration, he/ she will be givena login ID and password on their email.
  • By entering the login credentials, candidates will be able to access the application form.
  • In the application form, a candidate should fill all the requisite details, like, educational qualification, certificates, age, name, address, parent’s details etc.
  • A candidate should also upload the scanned copies of his/ her Photograph and Signaturein the required sizes.
  • A candidate should pay the Application Fee of ₹ 970/. The payment can be made online through the Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card.

How to Apply Offline -

Those candidates who are filling their Application form offline should get it from the specified Post Office.

  • They should pay ₹990/ through the Demand Draft drawn in favor 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.

Other Details

VITEEE 2018: Booking Exam Slot

The candidates are required to book an examination slot for them to appear in the VITEEE 2018 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 by the candidates. Without which they will not be able to appear for the VITEEE 2018 exam.

VITEEE 2018: Admit Cards

The candidates can get their admit cards online. After booking their examination slots, candidates can download their admit card. In order to download it, they should fill their Application form number and their online test booking password. They should carry the printed copy of their admit card and identity proof on the examination centers. The admit cards are also sent to the candidate’s registered email id.

VITEEE 2018: Result Announcement

It is expected that the results of the aforesaid exam will be announced on or before April 2018.The candidates can see their results on the official website of the VIT. There is also a provision of SMS service through which they will be alerted about the result on their registered mobile.

VITEEE 2018: Counselling Process

The counselling of the successful candidates is 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 VIT, candidates can get updates related to counselling. The students will be given preferences and seats on the basis of their All India Ranks. The counselling is done at Chennai and Vellore University campuses.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will the VITEEE exam for 2018 will be held?

It will be held around April, 2018.

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.