The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) released the application forms for the Vellore Institute Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE 2021) at its official website, vit.ac.in. The interested and eligible candidates can apply online till March 30. The exam is likely to be held in the third week of April, 2021.
The Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the VIT engineering entrance exam (VITEEE 2021) annually at a national level in a computer based test (CBT) mode. The candidates who crack this examination will get admission in UG engineering courses offered by the institute.
The application process is open at the official website: vit.ac.in and the last date to apply is March 30. The exam will be held during the second to the third week of April.
To apply, candidates must be 10+2 passed/appearing in 2021. The marks needed in 10+2 is 60 per cent aggregate in PCM / PCB. However, for the SC / ST candidates and candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir / Ladakh, North Eastern states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura – the minimum marks criteria is 50 per cent.
The candidates with math, physics, chemistry in 10+2 are eligible for all BTech specialisation. Other combinations apply to BTech Bio-engineering at VIT Bhopal, BTech Biotechnology in VIT Vellore, BTech CS with bioinformatics, BTech EC with biomedical in VIT Vellore.
The first step towards a successful preparation starts with a thorough analysis of the syllabus. The exam consists of subjects like maths, physics, chemistry, English, aptitude and biology. Thirty five questions are asked each from physics and chemistry, 40 from mathematics/biology, 5 from English and 10 from aptitude.
The question asked in the exam will be objective in nature and the candidate will require to mark one option out of 4 given. The language of the question paper will be only English. Each correct answer accounts for one mark while there will be no negative marking in the exam. The total duration of the exam will be 2 hours 30 minutes.
To prepare for VITEEE, candidates must do a smart study. For that candidates can use mock tests available for the exam online. This will help the candidates in getting an idea of the exam pattern. Reportedly, questions are often repeated from previous years in the VITEEE exam. Therefore, candidates preparing for the engineering entrance must refer to previous year papers and sample papers.
Some of the most recommended books for the preparations include Target VITEEE 2020 by the Disha Experts, VITEEE Chapterwise Solutions by MTG Editorial Board, A Plan That Actually Works: Handbook for the Indian teenager to excel at JEE by Anagh Prasad, and 5 Mock Tests & Solved Papers For VIT Engineering by the Arihant Experts.
The candidates successful in the engineering entrance, get an opportunity to apply for admission in any of the four campuses of VITEEE- VIT Vellore, VIT Chennai, VIT Andhra-Pradesh and VIT Bhopal.
Education: Candidates appearing for or class 12 or those who have cleared plus two or equivalent level of education can apply.
Age limit: The candidates’ age below 21 can only apply.
Paper pattern: The paper will have a total of 125 multiple choice questions. There will be no negative marking. Most of the questions will be from the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and the CBSE syllabus.
There will be questions on Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English. For both PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) and PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) you will get 40 questions per subject and five questions for English.
Those attempting PCM will be eligible for 20 Bachelor of Technology (BTech) courses. Those attempting PCB will be eligible for BTech Bio-Medical Engineering, BTech Biotechnology and BTech Computer Science programmes.
Application fee: The candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs.1,150, while for foreign nationals, the fee would be $50, excluding bank charges.
How to apply for VITEEE 2021
- Visit the official website, vit.ac.in
- On the homepage, click on the link ‘VITEEE 2020’
- You will be redirected to a new page
- Click on ‘apply now’
- Click on ‘new user register here’ link
- Fill details, verify OTP and generate registration number
- Log-in using registration number, fill the form
- Make payment
- Download, take a print out for further reference.
Candidates selected can take admission in BTech and BDes course in VIT Vellore, Chennai, Andhra Pradesh and Bhopal campuses.
Launch of web application : 30th November, 2020
Last date to apply : To be announced
Tentative dates for VITEEE-21 : 18th June 2021 to 26th June 2021
Counselling date (Tentative) : To be announced
Class commencement (Tentative): To be announced