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Important Dates
Registration Date
Nov 09, 2016
Admit Card Date
Mar 26, 2017
Test Date
Apr 05, 2017
Result Date
Apr 24, 2017

VITEEE 2017 - Counselling Updates

VITEEE Selection Process and Counselling Process
VITEEE Selection Process and Counselling Process
February 06, 2017 04:47 PM

Admission to various undergraduate programmes offered by Vellore Institute of Technology is done on the basis of VITEEE.

Selection Process:

  • The first basis of selection is the qualifying eligibility criteria set by the institute. Candidates must have scored the minimum marks required for admission.
  • Candidates must also have cleared the minimum cutoff marks of VITEEE set by the institute. Only, then will the candidate be considered for selection process.
  • All the seats in the B.Tech programmes are filled either on the basis of merit list prepared on the basis of VITEEE scores or on preferences.

Counselling Process:

  • After the announcement of VITEEE Result, admission counselling is organized by the institute.
  • According to the marks scored in VITEEE, candidates can select the streams of UG engineering programmes.
  • Candidates with higher score are considered on top of the chain and are granted their choices first.
  • Counselling can be held for multiple days depending on the vacancies of seats and admission procedure. Candidates with ranks up to 8000 in VITEEE are called for counselling on the first day.
  • Document verification and seat allotment is done on the campus of VIT.

VITEEE Counselling FAQ

1) What are the programmes offered at Vellore & Chennai Campus?

Programme offered at VIT 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 (Spec. in Energy Engineering)
  • Mechanical (Spec. in Chemical Process Engineering)
  • Mechanical (Spec. in Automotive Engineering)
  • Mechanical Engineering

Programmes offered at VIT Chennai Campus:-

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

2) Does the University offer any scholarships to meritorious candidates?

Yes. We offer scholarship under ‘GV school development programmes (GVSDP)‘

  • Rank holders of 1 to 50 in VITEEE will get 75% tuition fee wavier for all the 4 years.
  • Rank holders of 51 to 100 in VITEEE will get 50% of tuition fee wavier for all the 4 years.

3) May I know about the hostel accommodation and the facilities available in the campus?

We have separate hostels for both boys and girls inside the campus. For hostel fee details you can refer the information brochure. The other facilities like, Banks/ ATM, Post Office, Cafeteria and Departmental Stores etc., all are also available inside the campus.

4) Can parents attend the counselling instead of the candidate?

For B.Tech Programme, it is mandatory that the candidate attends the counselling. However, if the candidate is unable to attend due to some genuine reason, we can permit parents to represent the candidate. In such a case, the candidate should give an authorization letter in favour of his/her parents. The decision taken by the parents is final and binding.

5) Under the Nativity state what should i fill?

Under the nativity state kindly mention the place where you have born. The candidates hailing from north-eastern states may have to produce the Nativity certificate at the time of counseling.

6) What is the generalised selection procedure?

  • VIT has a separate entrance examination altogether for enrolment. The exam date is variable and generally it is held during April and the results are out shortly after, generally during 1st week of May.  
  • Following this is an in person counselling in VIT Vellore or Chennai, where students from AIR 1- AIR 99,999 are called.

7) How is the student accommodation in VIT?

VIT, Vellore can be credited with having one of the best, if not the best infrastructure and facilities available amongst engineering colleges. Strict rules are followed in hostels and there is a time deadline. There are 13 boys’ hostels providing accommodation to 7000 students and there are 4 girls’ hostels providing accommodation to 3200 students. A gym, a swimming pool as well as paid Air-conditioning facilities are available in the hostels.

8) How are the placements in VIT?

At last, we come to perhaps what is the most important question of them all. VIT University, because of being a reputed private university is known for good placements. The university was credited for 3042 undergraduate placements in 2013-14 batch.  
A total of 248 companies attended the university for on campus placements. Major recruiters include Accenture, Cognizent, Wipro and Infosys.