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Andhra Pradesh tops the list for VITEEE-2017 applicants, over 2 lakh students set to appear

VIT University has yet again created history with a whopping 2.23 lakh students set to appear for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination 2017.

This year, the university has registered 2,23,081 students for VITEEE, whereas the number was 2,12,238 last year. In addition, the university also received 10,843 more applications this year, which shows VIT’s brand reputation among students across the nation.

Announcing the results at a press conference in VIT University Founder & Chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan said that the university’s record placement this year and its thrust to create innovation in academics has propelled the increase in patronage among students, especially from the Northern part of India and non-resident Indians.

Among the prominent states in India, Andhra Pradesh tops the chart with 34,068 registrations, which includes 25,011 male applicants and 9,054 female applicants. Second on the list is Uttar Pradesh with 23,360 registrations followed by Telangana with 19,847, Maharashtra with 19,684 and Rajasthan with 16,304 and Tamil Nadu with 16,173 registration.

As per the centre-wise calculations, while Hyderabad registered 16,856, Delhi has registered 15,079 candidates, Vijayawada has registered 13,209, Kota has registered 8,877 candidates and Chennai has registered 7,687 candidates. Patna has registered 7,321 candidates and Vellore has 2,789 candidates.

About VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) is to be held as a Computer-Based Test from 5th April to 16th April 2017, in 119 cities, with 167 centres across India, including Dubai, Kuwait and Muscat for admission to B.Tech. programs offered by VIT University in Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal (MP) and Amaravati (AP).

Dr. G. Viswanathan also said that the university would announce VITEEE results on or before 24th April (tentatively) on the official website.

The counseling for admissions will begin from 10th to 13th May 2017, with each day divided by the ranks in ascending order. The counseling for those with ranks upto 8,000 will be held on 10th May followed by those with ranks upto 12,000 on the 11th, ranks upto 16,000 will sit for counseling on 12th May and those with ranks upto 20,000 will sit on 13th May 2017.

Scholarship under GV School Development program

To help deserving students get a high-quality education at VIT, the university has instituted special Scholarships. Dr. Viswanathan said that Central and State board toppers would get 100% fee waiver for all four years.

Performance

Scholarship

Toppers of each State Board and Central Board

100% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.

VITEEE rank holders of 1 to 50

75% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.

VITEEE rank holders of 51 to 100

50% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.

VITEEE rank holders of 101 to 1000

25% Tuition fee waiver for all the four years.

 

STARS (Supporting the advancement of Rural Students)

To encourage more Tamil Nadu students to study in VIT, the university has been offering 100% waiver in tuition fees and exemption from hostel fee for two plus two toppers from each district in the state under the Supporting the Advancement of Rural Students (STARS) scheme.

“This effort has been made to ensure that high scorers from each district who have poor economic background get their due and are given the best of educations”, said Dr. G. Viswanathan.

Last Updated - 03 Apr 2017

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