VITEEE 2013, Eligibility, Pattern, Course details

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What is VITEEE(VIT Engineering Entrance Exam) – VIT University (formerly Vellore Institute of Technology) has been conducting an entrance examination, VITEEE for admission to various programs offered at campus.

VIT University, commonly called Vellore Institute of Technology or VIT, is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. VIT University, established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, was founded in 1984 as a self-financing Institution called the Vellore Engineering College. The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development conferred University status on Vellore Engineering college in 2001.VIT has nine schools and two university campuses.

VITEEE 2013 Eligibility Conditions

The applicant for admission should be a Resident / Non Resident Indian National.

Qualifying Examination:
Candidates appearing for the VITEEE 2013 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2013, 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.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) Level.

Candidates who have studied in Regular, Full time and Formal Education are alone eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination: 
Candidates appearing for the VITEEE  in 2013 should have secured an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate).

The average marks obtained in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM / PCB) in +2 (or its equivalent) put together should be 50% for the following categories:

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category
  • Candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
  • Candidates who have attempted Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the VITEEE are eligible for all the 13 B.Tech. Degree Programmes.
  • Candidates who have attempted Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the VITEEE are eligible only for B.Tech. Bioinformatics, Bio-Medical Engineering and Biotechnology programmes.

Age Limit:
Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1991  are eligible to apply for VIT Entrance Exam  2013. The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate /Birth proof certificate will be considered authentic.

Pattern of the VITEEE Examination 

Question Paper:
The question paper will contain 4 [Four] parts as indicated below. All Questions will be of OBJECTIVE TYPE. 

  • PART-I – Physics / PART-II – Chemistry / PART-III – Mathematics /  PART-IV – Biology
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics candidates shall attempt PARTS – I, II & III.
  • Physics, Chemistry and Biology candidates shall attempt PARTS–I, II & IV.
  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology candidates can attempt either Part-I, II, III or Part-I, II, IV as per their choice.
  • Each part has 40 questions and each question carries one mark. Each question is followed by 4 alternative answers.
  • NO negative marks for wrong answers.

The Question paper will be only in English.

Courses offered

B. Tech. Programmes offered at Vellore Campus

  • Bioinformatics
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical ( Spec. in Automotive Engineering )
  • Mechanical ( Spec. in Chemical Process Engg. )
  • Mechanical ( Spec. in Energy Engineering )

B. Tech. Programmes offered at Chennai Campus

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering