VIT Engineering Entrance Examination 2024 (B.Tech. Admission)


VIT Entrance Examination

Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) is conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in VIT group of Institutions. VITEEE will be conducted between 19 and 30 April 2024 at designated centres across India and abroad (No.of days will vary for test cities). The duration of the examination will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. Candidates can appear only once for VITEEE-2024. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions and one mark for the right answer and zero for the wrong answer. Those who score '0' in total will be declared as 'Not qualified' and will not be eligible to participate in the counselling process. There will be a total of 125 questions divided into the section Maths/Biology (40 questions), Physics (35 questions), Chemistry (35 questions), Aptitude (10 questions), and English (5 questions). The question paper will be in English only. The fee towards application and subsequent counselling is non-refundable. The method of Equi-percentile is adopted for the merit list preparation of VITEEE-Computer Based Examination.

The complete syllabus is available here.

Please refer B.Tech. prospectus 2024 for more details

How to fill application form
School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC)
School of Civil Engineering (SCE)

Application Process

STeP 01

New User Registration

New User Registration
1. Valid e-mail address and active mobile number are required.
2. Enter all the relevant details carefully.
3. An OTP will be sent to your Registered Indian Mobile Number for verification.
4. Once OTP is validated, a password will be sent to your registered email address.
5. All the correspondence shall be made to the registered email address and mobile number only.
STeP 02

Sign in for Registered User

Sign in for Registered User
Valid e-mail address and active mobile number are required.
STeP 03

Filling Online Application Form

Filling Online Application Form
1. Fill in the relevant fields carefully. An Application Number will be generated after filling primary details.
2. Refer this application number in all your future correspondence.
STeP 04


1. Application cost of Rs.1350 should be paid through Net Banking Account/ Credit/ Debit Card/ Paytm
2. For Abroad test centre : Equivalent to USD 90 in INR
3. Application cost is non-refundable
STeP 05

Photo & Signature Upload

Photo & Signature Upload
The photograph must be in color and should be taken professionally in a studio with the following specifications:
STeP 06

Download filled-in Application

Download filled-in Application
1. Download and save the filled-in application for your reference and further correspondence.
2. Applicants NEED NOT SEND hard copy of the filled-in Application Form to VIT.

Programmes Offered

Admission Guidelines

  • The applicant should be a Resident / Non-Resident Indian National / PIO / OCI.
  • NRI applicants can directly apply under 'NRI Category' through NRI application form. (
  • Foreign applicants who studied/studying abroad can apply directly through the International application form.(Will be available shortly)
Age Limit
  • Applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 2002 are eligible to apply for Engineering admission 2024.
  • The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate will be considered authentic.
  • Applicants should produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counseling/admission, failing which their candidacy for admission will be disqualified.
Qualifying Examination

Applicants applying for UG Engineering admission should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2024, in any one of the following qualifying examinations:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system of Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State Board; Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi), The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE),New Delhi.
  • Intermediate or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. (Physics & Mathematics - HL, Chemistry - SL)
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Srilanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • Regular 'NIOS' board candidates are also eligible for Undergraduate Engineering programmes. Applicants should produce the Migration Cum Transfer Certificate at the time of joining.

Applicants who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 Examination with grade/CGPA converted to percentage.

For Indian nationals appearance in VITEEE 2024 is mandatory to be eligible for B. Tech. admission.

In case VITEEE 2024 gets cancelled due to natural calamities, qualifying criteria may be substituted with higher secondary marks or JEE-24 or a valid SAT. Applicants will be informed with specifics in such case.

Qualifying Examination Performance
  • Applicants applying for the Undergraduate Engineering admission in 2024 should have secured minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate).
  • Applicants applying for the Undergraduate Engineering admission in 2024 should have passed with minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate) for the following categories:
    1. Applicants belonging to SC/ST
    2. Applicants hailing from Jammu and Kashmir/ Ladakh and the Northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. Certificate to prove community / nativity should be produced at the time of counselling, failing which they will not be considered for admission.
Subject Eligibility

PCMB/PCM applicants who have attempted Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Aptitude in VITEEE 2024 are eligible for all B. Tech Programmes.
PCMB/PCB applicants who have attempted Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Aptitude in VITEEE 2024 & PCB applicants who have attempted Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Aptitude in VITEEE 2024 are eligible only for the following programmes :

  1. B.Tech. Biotechnology (VIT, Vellore)
  2. B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Bioinformatics) VIT, Vellore
  3. B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering (Biomedical Engineering) VIT, Vellore
  4. B.Tech. Health Science Technology VIT, Vellore
  5. B.Tech. Bioengineering (VIT-Bhopal)
  6. B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Health Informatics) VIT-Bhopal
  • Selection is based on the rank secured through CBT (Computer Based Test) VITEEE 2024.
  • Selected candidates can participate in online counseling based on their ranking. They can give options for specific campus, programme and category of fees. Allotment will be based on the matching of the rank obtained and available options.
  • Candidates with rank Upto 1 Lakh are eligible for counselling to all the four campuses, VIT - Vellore, VIT - Chennai, VIT - AP and VIT - Bhopal. Rank holders above 1 lakh are eligible for counselling to VIT - AP and VIT - Bhopal campuses only.
  • VIT will verify the eligibility of candidates after completing the tuition fee payment on or before the stipulated date. Candidates are required to produce documents on the day of coming to the campus or as and when asked for, by the Office of Admissions. Provisional Admission offered during counselling will be valid ONLY if the eligibility is fulfilled.


Subject No.of Questions
Mathematics 40
Physics 35
Chemistry 35
English 5
Aptitude 10


Subject No.of Questions
Biology 40
Physics 35
Chemistry 35
English 5
Aptitude 10

Exam Duration : 2 Hours and 30 Minutes

(Click the subject to view the syllabus)

Important Dates

April 10th, 2024

Last Date for Online Application

April 19th- 30th, 2024


03rd - May - 2024 (Tentatively)

Result Declaration

To be Announced



Frequently Asked Questions

Which branch in Engineering would have the best scope?
All engineering programmes have an equally good scope. Much depends on your passion for the program and your endeavor to excel.

Are candidates appearing for Improvement/Privately also eligible to apply for VITEEE?
'Yes'. They are eligible to apply for VITEEE and should produce their marks sheet at the time of counseling/ admission.

What is the cost of the VITEEE Application form?
Application Cost - Rs.1350/-

Where can I find the fee structure for various programmes?
Please follow the link

How many campuses does VIT have?
Under VIT Group there are: VIT Vellore, VIT Chennai, VIT AP and VIT Bhopal. The first two come under Deemed to be University and VIT-AP and VIT-Bhopal are state private Universities.

Will I be offered the option of choosing campus and program while filling application?
'No'. Only at the time of counseling you will be offered the option of choosing campus and programme. This would depend on the availability of the programme and campus as per your rank in the order of merit.

What is the closing date for issue of applications?
Applications will be issued till end of March 2024 (tentative)

Does VIT offer admissions through Management quota?
There is no Management Quota in VIT. Admissions to B.Tech. programme is based on the merit rank obtained in the VITEEE 2024 and for other Undergraduate programmes, it is based on the merit of your XII/ Higher Secondary Boards by which you would be ranked accordingly.

Is there lateral entry admission available for Diploma candidates?
'No'. There is no lateral entry admission offered for B.Tech and UG programmes. Diploma holders (10+3) are eligible for B.Sc. Multimedia and Animation, Visual Communication, Fashion Designing (Chennai) with an overall aggregate of 60%.

Is VITEEE mandatory or would merit of XII/ Higher Secondary Board, JEE Main/ SAT scores be considered for admission to the B.Tech. Degree programme?
'Yes'. VITEEE is mandatory for admission to the B.Tech. Programme in VIT. Higher Secondary Board, JEE Main/ SAT scores will not be considered for admission to the B.Tech. Degree programme

What would be the syllabus and Question pattern (QP) for the VITEEE?
  • Please visit the admission guidelines link for the syllabus.
  • Math's or Biology (40 questions), Physics (35 questions), Chemistry (35 questions), Aptitude (10 questions) and English (5 questions) in two and half-an-hour without negative marking.

  • Could I have some information on the VITEEE?
  • VIT Engineering Entrance Examination will be conducted between 19th April - 30th April 2024 (Tentatively) however the number of days for each city will vary. CBT - Computer based test.
  • The duration of the Entrance Examination will be of 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • The details on the sessions and timings would be intimated before slot booking.

  • If a student has selected / allotted a particular branch of Engineering through counseling, in a selected campus, under a specific category, would it be possible to change the branch, campus or category later after allotment?
    Once allotted. There is no Sliding/ up gradation in category / change of campus/ change of branch option offered further to admission.

    What would be the valid ID proofs needed to be produced in the entrance examination hall, in addition to the E-admit card with photograph?
    You should bring original of either Aadhar card/ Driving license/ PAN card / Passport/ Voter ID card or else School ID card.

    Is there an option to 'Edit' the application form in web?
    'Yes'. Once you complete the application form, you will be able to edit your application. (After making the payment and uploading your photo & Signature)

    How do I edit my application?
    You will find the 'Edit' option on the left side of the screen at the application- download stage. (You would be able to edit all fields inclusive of test city and uploaded documents).

    What am I supposed to do if my PIN code is not found in application form ?
    Kindly mail to

    When will be the mock exam for VITEEE?
    Mock test will be scheduled after slot booking.

    I have secured 62% overall in +2 examination, but 53.35% in PCM/ PCB. In such case, am I eligible for admission?
    'No'. You should satisfy the eligibility criteria of obtaining a minimum aggregate of 60% in PCM/PCB for the B.Tech. Programme. Refer information brochure for detailed eligibility criteria.

    Is there a specific age limit to apply for VITEEE?
    'Yes'. Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 2002 are only eligible to apply for VITEEE-2024.

    I am an Indian but have completed my 10+2 system of Higher Secondary Education abroad. What would I enter under the 'Nationality' field in such case?
    NRI (Non Resident Indian)

    Which Engineering stream would I be eligible to apply for if I opt for Physics, Chemistry and Biology?
    If you have opted for Physics, Chemistry and Biology in VITEEE 2024, you would be eligible only for (1) B.Tech Bio-Engineering, (2) B.Tech Biotechnology, (3) B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Bioinformatics), (4) B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Health Informatics). (5) B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering (Biomedical Engineering) (6) B.Tech Health Science Technology

    What's the cut off / rank in VITEEE required for my desirable course?
    Admissions for B.Tech Programmes are based on the merit rank from VITEEE and therefore it differs from year to year. It is only after you are ranked from the VITEEE and attend counselling that you may tentatively guess the rank range required for a particular branch. Higher the rank higher the chances to get your desirable course.

    Marking Scheme of VITEEE ranking?
    Each question contains one mark; there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

    What do I do if I have made the payment but not received a confirmation?
    Please read this important instruction related to payment issues given below and also in the VITEEE page.
  • At the time of transaction, the amount is debited, kindly wait for an hour in the same login page.
  • If Amount debited more than one time, it will be refunded to your account in 5 to 7 days.

  • Would there be a refund if I have made two payment transactions for my VITEEE application?
    'Yes'. If the amount towards the VITEEE application form has been paid twice for the same application, the excess amount paid will be refunded to your account within 7 working days.

    What If I haven't received within 5-7 working days?
    You will be receiving within 5-7 working days; it's depending on the source through which the transaction was made. If not, you can connect with

    How can I get the admit card?
    After the slot booking, you would be able to download the admit card.

    What is slot booking in VIT?
    Slot booking refers to you choosing your venue, date and time for the VITEEE at your desired test city.Vellore Institute of Technology VIT starts the online VITEEE Slot Booking at VIT's Online Test Booking System.(OTBS). The candidates have to use their VITEEE 2024 application number and password to enter the VIT OTBS. The slot booking is done in the first come first serve basis. After the VITEEE 2024 Slot booking the candidates can check their admit card that is generated just after. The candidates have to download the same and complete the process.

    Can student change their slots?
    A slot once booked cannot be changed.

    Where could I find information about the 'Test cities' ?
    Please refer information brochure

    Can student change their Test city?
    'Yes' Can be changed till the application close for VITEEE 2024. Change of test city from abroad to India - No extra payment. Change of test city from India to abroad - $90 Extra payment (or equivalent INR)

    If student missed the slot booking, can he still apply?
    It is the responsibility of the candidates to book their test schedule in OTBS within the given time frame. The Institute will not be held accountable for the non-bookings. The application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances for such cases.

    What was the last year's intake for B.Tech?
    Admissions to various B.Tech Branches are based on the merit rank from VITEEE and therefore differ from year to year. It is only after you are ranked from the VITEEE and attends counselling that you could briefly estimate the rank range required for a particular branch. Do not believe any social media sources as they might mislead you.

    Does VIT provide scholarships to students from rural areas and underprivileged meritorious students?
    STARS (Support the Advancement of Rural Students Scheme) helps students from under privileged backgrounds of Tamil Nadu/ Andra Pradesh to achieve their dreams by giving them 100% fee waiver for their academic, hostel and basic medical expenses. Top boys and girls from Rural Government schools are shortlisted for the scheme.

    What is the hostel facilities offered on campus? Is living on the campus compulsory for freshers?
    Please visit the link: . It is compulsory for fresher's to live on campus, unless parent/guardian stays with the student.

    Where can I find details on Hostel fees?
    Please visit the link

    Where can I find info on the M.Tech Integrated and M.Sc. integrated/PG programs?
    Please visit the link: you could mail or contact: 0416-220 2070

    What are the other Undergraduate Degree programs offered in VIT?
    Please find details of Undergraduate programs offered in VIT at the link:

    What is Fully Flexible Credit System?
    In a Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCS), a candidate has the complete freedom to select time table with the choices on the teacher, time. In addition, they may register less or more number of courses (subject to minimum/ maximum criteria) to finish early and take more than 6 month project in final year.

    What is International Transfer Program (ITP)? Where can I get to know more?
    In an International Transfer program (ITP) - A student completes the first two years of his B.Tech Degree program in VIT and the next two years of his Degree at a partner university abroad. Call for ITP details+91 416 2202075.

    What is the Semester Abroad Program (SAP)?
    In a Semester Abroad program (SAP) - .the student is provided an opportunity to pursue the final Semester in a partner university abroad. (Contact: +91-416-2202131/ for more details)

    How are placements at VIT?
    Please refer to the link (VIT had achieved highest placement in 2022 also)

    • Indian passport holders whose parents are employed abroad can apply for both NRI as well as VITEEE (separate application and admission procedures).
    • PIO card holders can also apply for VITEEE but those holding only foreign passports are not eligible.
    • To know the admission procedure under NRI/ Foreign categories, kindly visit the below links.
    • Click here for Eligibility Procedure
      Click here for Fee Details
    • For details on NRI admissions :
    • For details on Foreign admissions:



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