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VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2023: Eligibility, Age, and Qualification


VIT Eligibility Criteria: The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) released the eligibility criteria along with the information brochure on the official website. Candidates willing to appear for the exam must be well aware of the eligibility requirements before they fill out the application form to avoid disqualification. The detailed PDF of the VITEEE 2023 eligibility criteria is given here on this webpage. VITEEE 2023 will be tentatively conducted between April 15 to 21, 2023.

It is compulsory for the candidate to obtain a minimum aggregate of 55% in PCM/ PCB for the B.Tech programme, and candidates belonging to the reserved category must secure 45% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination. Continue reading the article to know the eligibility requirements that candidates must fulfil to appear for CUSAT CAT.

Latest Updates:
– VIT released the VITEEE 2023 revised schedule on the official website, i.e. viteee.vit.ac.in
– VITEEE Information Brochure 2023 Released (Check PDF Here)
– Apply for VITEEE 2023 Exam Now! (Direct Link Here)
– Check the latest VITEEE Syllabus 2023 here.

VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2023: Highlights

Candidates can go through the below table to get an overview of the exam:

Name of the ExamVITEEE
Exam LevelUniversity Level Exam
VITEEE Full FormVellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination
Exam Conducting BodyVellore Institute of Technology
Application Submission ModeOnline
Examination ModeComputer-based Test (Online)
Total Questions125 Questions
Duration of the Exam2 Hours 30 Minutes  
Exam FrequencyOnce a Year
Official Websiteviteee.vit.ac.in

VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Details

Candidates willing to appear for the VITEEE examination must fulfil the required eligibility criteria. The VITEEE eligibility criteria have been given in detail for each parameter below.

Age Limit

The CUSAT CAT eligibility criteria related to the age limit are as follows:

  • Candidates who wish to apply for VITEEE 2023 must be born on or after July 1, 2001. Also, the authorities will only consider the date of birth mentioned in the Class 10th/ SSC/ High School certificate.
  • Candidates are required to produce the same documents as proof of age during counselling. 


The eligibility criteria related to nationality are as follows:

  • An applicant must be a resident or non-resident Indian national or a PIO.
  • International students studying abroad may apply directly through the foreign category. A separate application form is available for Foreign applicants, who should apply for this exam through vit.ac.in/admissions/international.

Educational Qualification

The eligibility criteria related to the educational qualification are as follows:

  • Candidates who are appearing/appeared in 10+2/ HSC from the State Board, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE).
  • Also, those candidates who have appeared for any pre-university examination or intermediate by a recognised board or university can apply for VITEEE.
  • Those with high school certification from Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva, can apply.
  • Candidates possessing a General Certificate of Education (GCE) from Cambridge/ London/ Sri Lanka with an advanced ‘A’ level can apply.
  • Aspirants from the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) can also apply for the entrance exam.
  • Candidates who have completed full-time, regular, and formal education will be eligible for the VITEEE 2023 exam.
  • For Indian nationals/ NRI/ PIO card holders, appearance in VITEEE-23 is mandatory to apply for B. Tech admissions in participating colleges.

Minimum Marks

The minimum marks required for the VITEEE exam are as follows:

  • Candidates applying for VITEEE 2023 must have a minimum of 55% in 10+2 or other qualifying exams.
  • Also, candidates of the reserved category will have to secure 45% marks in the qualifying examination. 

Subject Eligibility

For B.Tech Programmes: Those candidates who have opted for Physics, Chemistry, English, Aptitude, and Mathematics (MPCEA) for VITEEE 2023 are eligible for all B.Tech courses.

For Bio Programmes: Candidates who have opted for Biology, Physics, Chemistry, English, Aptitude (BPCEA) in VITEEE 2023 are eligible for the Bio stream programmes given below:

  • B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering with a specialisation in Bioinformatics (VIT, Vellore)
  • B.Tech. Biotechnology (VIT, Vellore)
  • B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Health Informatics (VIT, Bhopal)
  • B.Tech. Bio-Engineering (VIT, Bhopal)

Candidates must note that after joining the college, candidates will have to take Mathematics as a bridge course.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Candidates and NRI Candidates

Foreign candidates and NRI applicants for VITEEE 2023 can check the detailed eligibility criteria for the exam in this section.

Foreign Candidates

Foreign candidates can appear for the VITEEE entrance exams for 2023, provided the following requirements are met:

  • The medium of education should be English.
  • Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics as two mandatory subjects at A level/ Form VI or Senior VI or its equivalent. For the third subject, candidates can have either Chemistry/Computer Sciences/Electronics/Biotechnology/Biology as a part of their course curriculum.
  • Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the subjects mentioned above in 10+2 or an equivalent exam.

NRI Candidates

Non-resident Indian candidates should fulfil the following requirements to be eligible for VITEEE 2023 exams:

  • Candidates should have studied English as one of the subjects in the qualifying examination as it is an essential VITEEE subject eligibility condition.
  • Candidates must have completed 12 years of schooling with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/ Biotechnology as compulsory subjects.
  • A minimum average of 55% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) or Biology or Biotechnology (PCB) in 10+2 or an equivalent examination is mandatory.

Vellore Institute of Technology: Admission Criteria 2023

Only those candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam will be eligible for the counselling and admission procedure. As per their merit ranks, the candidates will be called for the counselling procedure along with the required documents. Candidates who are accepted into the course and campus of their choice will be allowed to enrol by paying the required admission fees. 

Important Points for VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2023

The following are some of the important points regarding the eligibility criteria for VITEEE 2023:

  • In case a candidate does not meet VITEEE 2023 eligibility criteria at any later stage, then their candidature will be cancelled immediately. 
  • For all the B.Tech courses, candidates must have Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in 10+2, whereas those who will opt for the Bio stream must have Biology along with Chemistry and Physics in Class 12.
  • Candidates willing to apply must score at least 55% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology in their 10+2 or intermediate qualifying examinations. Candidates from the reserved categories should score a minimum of 45% to apply for the exam.

VITEEE Application Form 2023

Candidates willing to apply for the exam must check the eligibility criteria for VITEEE. To fill out the application form for the entrance exam, candidates will have to follow these steps:

1st Step: Complete the registration process on the official website.
2nd Step: Fill in the detailed application form.
3rd Step: Payment of fees.
4th Step: Uploading of images.
5th Step: Final submission of the application form. 

Colleges in India Accepting VITEEE

There are several colleges in India accepting VITEEE 2023 scores. Candidates can check the list below as a reference for the VITEEE colleges:

  • VIT – Vellore Institute of Technology
  • VIT – Chennai – Vellore Institute of Technology
  • VIT Bhopal – VIT University
  • VIT – AP University, Amaravati
  • Woxsen University, Hyderabad

FAQs on VIT Eligibility Criteria 2023

Below, we have provided some FAQs on VIT eligibility criteria that aspirants generally search:

QI am a NIOS student. Can I apply for VITEEE 2023?

Ans: Yes, the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) students can also apply for VITEEE 2023.

Q: What is the minimum percentage required to apply for VIT?

Ans: A student must score a minimum of 55% marks in Class 12 in their subjects to apply for VITEEE.

Q: What is the age limit to apply for VITEEE 2023?

Ans: Candidates born on or after July 1, 2001, are eligible to appear for the VITEEE exam 2023.

Q: Does VIT consider board marks?

Ans: The class 12 board marks are considered for eligibility. Admission to various programmes is made through the marks scored by the candidates in VITEEE.

Q: Can international candidates apply for VITEEE exams 2023?

Ans: Yes, candidates outside India can apply for VITEEE 2023 exams through the foreign category, provided they fulfil the eligibility requirements for foreign candidates.

Also, check:

VITEEE Sample Papers VITEEE Mock Tests
VITEEE CounsellingVITEEE Exam

We hope the above article has answered all your doubts and queries. Embibe wishes you good luck and all the best for VITEEE.

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