Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) B.Tech Admission 2020: Application form, Eligibility, Result

Visvesvaraya Technological University is a collegiate public state university in Karnataka State, India. It was established by the Government of Karnataka. Every year, the university offers admission in various UG (Under Graduate), PG (Post Graduate) and Ph.D. courses.

B.Tech is a full time 4 year program. To be eligible for admission to B.Tech program in Visvesvaraya Technological University, candidates must have passed class 12 with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ ST).

VTU offers B.Tech under 23 different specialisations, candidates can seek and choose accordingly. Specialisations are:-

Aeronautical engineeringAutomobile engineeringBiotechnologyBiomedical engineering
Ceramics & Cement technologyChemical engineeringCivil engineeringComputer Science engineering
Electrical & Electronics engineeringElectronics & Communication engineeringEnvironmental engineeringIndustrial & Production engineering
Industrial engineering & managementInformation Science & engineeringInstrumentation technologyManufacturing science & engineering
Mechanical engineeringMedical electronicsMining engineeringPolymer Science & technology
Silk technologyTelecommunication engineeringTextile Technology-

The registration for admission to B.Tech program has started already. Students who wish to apply can submit their application form on the official website of VTU. Candidates have to pay an application fee of INR 3000 at the time of registration process. Check VTU Admission 2020

The selection is done on the basis of written test KCET. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in the entrance test. Qualified candidates will be considered for admission.

KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is a state level offline test conducted for admission to undergraduate programs in Karnataka. For the academic year. The exam is conducted in three parts- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology. Each paper consists of 60 multiple choice questions with the duration of 70 minutes. Every question carries one mark, there is no negative marking for incorrect and unanswered questions.

Application Procedure

The registration for admission to B.Tech program. Eligible candidates can submit their application form on the official website of Visvesvaraya Technological University. Applications received after the due date will not be accepted.

All the information which is mentioned on the application form must be correct and similar with the information of original documents. If any candidate found ineligible at the time of admission process his/ her candidature will be cancelled. Students have to mention a valid email address or phone number on the application form. All the information regarding admission process will be sent by the email only.

Steps to Apply:

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  2. Click on Admission tab
  3. Select your applied program
  4. Fill application form with all the required information
  5. Upload all the required documents and pay application fee
  6. Verify all the information and click on submit button
  7. Take the print out for future reference.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for admission to B.Tech program in VTU, have to fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Applicants must have passed class 12 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subject along with any one of the following subjects, namely, Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Computer Science, Biology and Electronics) from a recognized university or institute.
  • Students must have at least 45% marks in class 12 or equivalent examination.
  • There is relaxation of 5% marks for reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC).

Selection Process

The selection process consists of written test. Candidates who wish to apply must qualify the entrance test KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test). Qualified candidates will be considered for admission. KCET.

Candidates successfully qualified KCET can apply for admission to B.Tech program in VTU. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in the written test.

Merit list for KCET will be published on the official website, i.e. The merit list of qualified candidates is prepared after evaluating their cumulative score of the opted subjects in class 12 or equivalent exam and in KCET.

KCET Counselling

Candidates successfully qualified KCET , have to participate in counselling process which is conducted by the official authority of KCET. KCET Counselling is conducted in three rounds in both online and offline mode, for the convenience of students.

KCET Counselling has begun. Candidates will have to report for the document verification with the original documents as per the schedule announced by the authority. All the eligible candidates taking admission to B.Tech program in Visvesvaraya Technological University through KCET, have to participate in the counselling.

Before participate in counselling, candidates must complete their document verification to be able to go for option entry and other stages of seat allotment.

Documents Required

Here we have listed the documents required at the time of document verification:

  • KCET Admit card
  • KCET  Scorecard
  • SSLC/ 10th class mark sheet
  • 2nd PUC/ 12th class mark sheet
  • Copy of filled KCET Application Form
  • Two latest passport size photographs
  • Aadhar Card
  • Medical Certificate (In case of Physically Handicapped Candidates)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

Visvesvaraya Technological University Contact Details

Visvesvaraya Technological University is one of the largest universities in India with 212 colleges affiliated to it with an intake capacity of over 467,100 undergraduate students and 12,666 postgraduate students. It has three regional centers in Bangalore, Gulbarga and Mysore.

The university encompasses technical and management fields which offers a total of 30 under graduate and 71 postgraduate courses. The university has around 1800 Ph.D. candidates.

Address: Jnana Sangama, Machhe, Belagavi, Karnataka 590018

Phone: 0831 249 8196


*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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