VITEEE 2021 Registration (Open), Exam Date (Out), Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and Preparation

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VIT Universitry has released VITEEE 2021 Application Forms on November 30, 2020 in online mode. VITEEE Registration will be open until March 30, 2021. Tentative VITEEE Exam dates have also been made available, VITEEE 2021 will be conducted from 2nd  – 3rd week of April 2021. Apply for VITEEE 2021

VITEEE or Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination is a national level exam conducted by VIT University, Vellore. The eligibility criteria to apply for VITEEE 2021 will be a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Mathematics in Class 12. VITEEE 2021 application forms in offline mode are expected to be released in January 2021 after the schools reopen.

VITEEE 2021 test duration will be 2.5 hours. The test will have 125 MCQs from Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Mathematics, Aptitude, and English sections. Eligible candidates will compete for 5000 engineering seats. Check VITEEE Exam Pattern

VITEEE 2021 Highlights

VITEEE Full Form

Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination

Conducting Body

VIT University, Vellore 

Exam Level


Mode of Application

Online (Open)


Mode of exam

Computer-based Test (Online)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

2.5 hours

Number of Questions


Question Type


Application Fee

Offline: INR 1200 + 50 (DD)
Online: INR 1150
For NRIs: USD 50

Applications Per Year

About 2 Lakh

Number of Exam Centers


Accepting Colleges

VIT Vellore
VIT Chennai
VIT Bhopal 
VIT Amravati

Official Website 

VITEEE Helpline

Toll-free number: 1800-102-0536;
Email: ;
WhatsApp: 9566656755

Exam Dates 2021

VITEEE 2021 Exam Dates

VIT Vellore will soon announce the final VITEEE 2021 exam dates. The tentative dates for VITEEE 2021 have been tabulated in the section below. Read More

Events Tentative Dates
Release of the Application form (Online) November 30, 2020
Release of the Application form (Offline) January 2021
Last Date for the Submission of Application form March 30, 2021
Release of Admit Card Once the test slots are booked, you’ll receive it
Date of Examination 2nd to 3rd week of April 2021
Announcement of Results Last week of April 2021
VITEEE Counselling 1st week of May 2021
Commencement of Classes 2ndweek of July 2021

VITEEE 2021 Exam Sessions

VITEEE is usually conducted in 3 shifts per day with each paper duration of 2.5 hours. The exam days can prolong depending on the number of registrants and exam centers.

Sessions  Timing 
Session 1  9 am to 11:30 am
Session 2  12:30 pm to 3 pm
Session 3 4 pm to 6:30 pm
Eligibility Criteria 2021

VITEEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear in VITEEE 2021 must ensure that they satisfy VITEEE Eligibility Criteria as stated by the Vellore Institute of Technology. The table below shows the eligibility criteria for VITEEE 2021:

Criteria Qualification
Nationality Indian Nationals/ NRI/ PIO/ OCI holders
Qualification Exam 10+2
Minimum Marks Minimum aggregate score of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology (PCM/ PCB) in Class 12 or equivalent exam
Age  Born on or after July 1, 1999

NOTE: Candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir, North Indian states or SC/ST category will have to score an aggregate of 50% in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Biology in Class 12. Also, Class 12 appearing students can also apply for the exam. 

Registration 2021

VITEEE 2021 Application Process

Eligible candidates can complete VITEEE Application Form 2021 in both online and offline mode depending on their convenience. The online forms for VITEEE 2021 are available until the March 30, 2021. Interested students can visit the official website- to fill the online forms. And the ones who are applying offline must collect the application forms from VIT campuses.

VITEEE Registration 2021 – Online Mode

The online application forms are available on the official website of VIT University. Online registration  includes few steps listed below:

  1. Visit the official website of Vellore Institute of Technology –

  2. Complete the registration process and confirm the application number and password via valid email ID and password. 

  3. Fill the VITEEE 2021 Application form and make the payment via NET Banking/Credit card/Debit card/ Paytm. 

  4. Once that is done, download the application form for future reference.

VITEEE Registration 2021 – Offline Mode

  • Eligible candidates can apply online or offline (application form from the VIT campuses). Once you fill the application, it should reach the University by registered post or speed post. 
  • Candidates can send the filled-in application forms to the address specified below:
  • Admission Officer, VIT University, Vellore – 632014 Tamil Nadu, India

VITEEE 2021 Application Fee

The application fee for VITEEE 2021 is listed below in the tabular form: 

Mode of Application  Application fee
Offline Application INR 1200 + 50 (DD)
Online Application  INR 1150
For NRI’s USD 50

VITEEE Slot Booking and Exam Centers

VITEEE exam is held for several days and slots and the candidate can book a slot on a particular day as per his/her convenience. The  slot booking  can be done in OTBS (Online Test Booking System) and VIT will open it on a date which will be notified soon. Various options for the selection of VITEEE 2021 Exam Centers will be available there.

Procedure to book your exam center and slot: 

Step1: visit the official website – Click on “Book a seat”

Step 2: Select your preferred state and city for the test.

Step 3: choose the test center and time slot as per your convenience.

Step 4: Click on Book to confirm the slot booking.

VITEEE Slot Booking is done on the basis of first come first serve. VITEEE OTBS 2021 is a real-time application; therefore, the booking window will be open for 1 minute and the candidates must fill in all the particulars in that allotted time period only. Slot booking can be done only once. Further changes cannot be made.

Admit Card 2021

VITEEE 2021 Admit Card

  • Once the candidates book their exam slot online, VITEEE 2021 admit card will be released immediately.

  • To book slots, the candidates will have to log in to the online test booking system with the help of the application number and online test booking password.

  • Every candidate receives the online test booking password via E-mail.

  • The  Admit card contains all the important exam details including the Date, time, roll no. etc.

  •  It is mandated for the candidate to carry the admit card at the time of their examination. 

  • Candidates won’t be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card.

Exam Pattern 2021

VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern

The paper consists of 5 sections including the newly added Aptitude section having 10 questions. It is very important for the candidates to know the VITEEE 2020 Exam Pattern as it will guide them well for the exam.

  • Mode of Exam: Online

  • Exam Duration: 2.5 hours

  • Language: English

  • Paper type: MCQ

  • Total Number of Questions: 125

  • Sectional subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, Aptitude and English subjects.

  • Slots: exam will be structured in 3 sessions each day.

  • Marking scheme: each right answer will fetch you 1 mark.

  • Negative marking: there is no negative marking.

Know More  VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

VITEEE Exam Pattern

VITEEE Section-wise Pattern 

VITEEE section-wise pattern consisting of questions from Physics, English, Aptitude, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology is represented in the tabular form below. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers; selection of pattern must be done at the time of slot booking.

Subjects  Number of Questions  Maximum Marks  Duration
Physics 35 35 2 hours 30 minutes
Chemistry 35 35
Mathematics/Biology 40 40
Aptitude 10 10
English 5 5
TOTAL 125 Questions 125 Marks 150 minutes

Syllabus 2021

VITEEE 2021 Syllabus

VITEEE 2021 question paper comprises of 125 MCQs from 5 subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English and Aptitude. Candidates are expected to go through the  syllabus  well so that they can prepare for the exam. VITEEE 2021 Syllabus has the curriculum of Class 12 and Class 11 (Science) including both CBSE and Tamil Nadu State Board of Higher Secondary. Some of the important topics for VITEEE 2021 are: 

VITEEE Mathematics syllabus Matrices and their Applications, Vector Algebra, Differential Equations, Trigonometry and Complex Numbers, Analytical Geometry of two dimensions, Differential Calculus, Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions, Integral Calculus and its Applications, Probability Distributions and Discrete Mathematics
VITEEE Biology syllabus Taxonomy, Cell and Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, Genetics and Evolution, Human health and diseases, Biochemistry, Human Physiology, Biotechnology and its applications, Biodiversity and ecology, Reproduction, and environment
VITEEE Chemistry syllabus Atomic Structure, p,d and f – Block Elements, Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics, Isomerism in Organic Compounds, Alcohols and Ethers, Carbonyl Compounds, Electrochemistry, Carboxylic Acids, and their derivatives and Organic Nitrogen Compounds, Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry, and Biomolecules (Carbohydrates – Distinction, Amino acids, and Lipid)
VITEEE Physics Syllabus Laws of Motion & Work, Properties of Matter, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic, Effects of Electric Current, Energy and Power, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Optics, Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics and Nuclear Physics Semiconductor Devices and their Applications
VITEEE Aptitude syllabus Verbal and Logical Reasoning, Time and Work, Directions, Puzzles, Blood Relations, Series, Coding-Decoding, Rank and Order etc.
VITEEE English syllabus Reading Comprehension, Grammar and vocabulary 

VITEEE 2021 Sample Papers

VITEEE Sample papers play a vital role in the exam preparation; to understand the test pattern and improve the level of prep. VIT University will release its official mock tests on its website before VITEEE 2021 exam.

  • Solving practice papers will give you a rough idea about the questions that can likely appear in VITEEE 2021.

  • Candidates can analyse and plan the amount of time that should be spent on each section.

  • Practicing mock tests on a regular basis can help in knowing the strong and weak areas of the candidates.

Therefore, it is advisable to solve the mock tests on a frequent basis to excel in VIT entrance examination.

Result 2021

VITEEE 2021 Result

  • Once the exam commences, the results of VITEEE 2021 will be published on the official website -

  • In addition to the results, a rank list according to the marks secured by the candidates will also be published on the site.

  • There is no provision to send the rank card to the candidates by post, instead, an email will be sent to the registered phone number of the candidates.

  • No revaluation or re-totalling of the answer sheets will be done.

VITEEE 2021 Counselling

  • The seats will be allocated soon after the VITEEE 2021 counselling process.

  • The important details regarding the date and time of the counselling will be notified to you on the official website.

  • There will not be any change in the date and time of the counselling under any circumstances.

  • During the counselling process, the seats will be allocated to the candidates based on their All India Rank and the choices filled by them.

  • Candidates are expected to carry the following documents at the time of  VITEEE Counselling.

  •  VITEEE 2021 Admit Card, Exam Result copy, class 10th Board certificate or any evidence of age, mark sheet of the qualifying exam, community certificate (for SC/ST only), Nativity Certificate (for candidates belonging to J&K, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura.), Demand draft of INR 30,000 drawn in favour of VIT University is payable at Vellore.

Cutoff 2021

VITEEE 2021 Cutoff

VITEEE 2021 cutoff will depend on a number of factors such as the number of students who appeared for VITEEE, total seats available, level of difficulty of the exam and average performance by the students. Cutoff for all the campuses is released separately, based on the availability of seats in the form of opening and closing ranks for admission to various courses in engineering.

  • Admission will be granted on the basis of rank list as released on the official site. 
  • Examinees in the top merit i.e. from 1 to 20,000 are called for participating in Phase 1 counselling on multiple dates.
  • The below table and graph describes the expected VITEEE Cutoff:
Marks obtained in VITEEE Expected Rank Range
118+ 250-1
113-117 500-250
90-113 2500-501
81-90 5000-2501
72-81 5001-6500
60-72 6501-8500

Cutoff for all the campuses is released separately on the basis of the availability of seats that is in the form of opening and closing ranks for admission to a range of courses in Engineering. Students will be granted admission based on the rank list on the official website. Candidates with the top rank, that is from 1 to 20,000 are invited to participate in phase 1 counselling on multiple dates.

About VIT University

VIT University provides quality education to their students and here is why every candidate should definitely join VIT:

  • VIT has a NAAC accreditation of ‘A’ grade.

  • VIT, Vellore is a 360-acre eco-friendly campus with about 50.83 lakh square feet area.

  • Chennai campus is a 170-acre eco-friendly campus with 24,000 students and nearly one-third of them are women.

  • Students from different Indian states as well as from other countries study in VIT.

  • There are over 1400 full-time faculties and 1413 staff members.

  • VIT is accredited by companies such as TCS, Wipro and Cognizant for placements and other academic collaboration. 

  • VIT has been registered in the Limca Book of Records for their best campus recruitment.

VITEEE Fee Structure 2021

Courses in VIT are grouped into two – Group A and Group B. The total fee for courses in Group A is INR 1,76,000 and for Group B is INR 1,98,000. 

Note that, Hostel fee will be applied separately. The academic fee structure is tabulated below and fee structure is subject to change as per the policies of the University.

Particulars  Group A Group B
Admission fee 10,000 10,000
Caution deposit  3,000 3,000
Tuition fee per annum 1,33,000 1,55,000
Additional fee (examination, library) per annum 30,000 30,000
TOTAL 1,76,000 1,98,000

VITEEE 2021 Courses Offered

On successful completion of VITEEE 2020, the candidates can choose any one of the following courses at the different campuses of VIT University.

Campus Courses
Vellore Campus  B.Tech - Biotechnology B.Tech - Civil Engineering B.Tech - Chemical Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Bioinformatics B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Information Security B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in IoT B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering and Business Systems B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Data Science B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering B.Tech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Communication with spl. in Biomedical Engineering B.Tech - Information Technology B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering B.Tech - Mechanical with spl. in Automotive Engineering B.Tech - Production and Industrial Engineering
Chennai campus  B.Tech - Civil Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Computer Engineering B.Tech - Fashion Technology B.Tech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Cyber-Physical Systems
Bhopal campus  B.Tech - Bioengineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering B.Tech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering B.Tech - Aerospace Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in AI & Machine Learning B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Gaming Technology B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. in Cyber Security & Digital Forensics
Amaravati Campus B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. In Data Analytics B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. In Networking and Security B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering with spl. In Artificial Intelligence B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering with spl. in Embedded Systems B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering with spl. in VLSI

VITEEE Contact Information

VIT University- Vellore Campus

Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu, India

Tel: 0416-220 2157/ 2168 (Monday – Friday – 9.00 AM TO 6.00 PM)

VIT University- Chennai Campus

Vandalur - Kelambakkam Road, Chennai - 600 127

VIT Admission Help Line No.: 0416- 330 5555



Frequently Asked Questions


Ques: Can I change my campus from Vellore to Chennai?

Ans: The campus will be finalized at the time of counselling. Course and college will be allotted to candidates based on their rank, preference and availability of seats. One cannot change the course or college after seat allotment.

Ques: What is the duration of the exam?

Ans: The duration of the VITEEE Examination is 2 hours and 30 minutes. A total of 125 questions will be asked out of which correct answers will fetch you 1 mark. There is no negative marking.

Ques: What is the application fee for VITEEE 2021?

Ans: Offline application form – INR 1200 (Including GST) + INR 50 for Demand Draft

Online Application form- INR 1150

Ques: How can I pay exam fee?

Ans: The exam fee can be paid both by online and offline mode, for offline payment the chalan will be generated and payment is to be done at the bank.

Ques: Can I edit my application form after submitting it?

Ans: Yes, The form can be edited after submission. For that, the Exam authority will open a correction window after the application process is over.

Ques: How many attempts are allowed in VITEEE 2021?

Ans: There is no set limit for the number of attempts in VITEEE 2021, but the candidates must not exceed the age of 22 years to be eligible to apply for the exam.

Ques: What is the mode of exam for VITEEE 2021?

Ans: The exam will be conducted in online(computer-based test) mode only for a duration of 2 hours and 30 min.

Ques.  I am an NRI. How much registration fee am I supposed to pay?

Ans. You must pay a demand draft of USD 50 as your application fee. It should be enclosed with your application form and submitted to the office. The last to apply for VITEEE 2020 is March 30, 2021 . For more information, visit

Ques. Can I change my campus from Vellore to Chennai?

Ans. Campus will be confirmed at the time of counselling only. During the time of counselling, course and college will be allotted to candidates based on their preference, rank and number of seats available. No candidate can change his/her course or college after seat allotment.

Ques.  Where are the test centers located abroad?

Ans. There are 4 VITEEE 2021 Exam Centers abroad- Dubai, Muscat, Qatar, and Kuwait. The last date to apply for the exam has been extended till further notice. After successful registration you can book an online slot.

Ques. How will the questions be marked in VITEEE 2021?

Ans. Each question carries one mark. No negative marks for wrong answers. There will be a total of 125 questions in the exam. A maximum number of questions will be asked form Maths/Biology Section and a minimum number of questions will be asked from the English section. A new section that is Aptitude has been added in VITEEE 2021.

Ques. Can I give VITEEE in offline mode?

Ans. No, you do not have the option to give the exam in offline mode. VITEEE 2021 will be conducted in online mode only. 

Ques. Can Diploma students apply for VITEEE exam?

Ans. No, diploma students cannot apply for VITEEE 2021. The minimum eligibility criteria to appear for the exam is aggregate of 60% marks in class 12. 

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


Now im studying 12th std.... coming year i wanna join VIT, vellore. I want to apply for science courses. I need to view science courses available in VIT, vellore.
abdul nazir

Hi Divyasree, Available science courses at Vellore campus are:

  • B.Tech in different specialisations
  • B.Sc in different streams

To get details on eligibility and admission process visit VIT Vellore.

nekita shri a s
Will VIT offer scholorships?
abdul nazir

Hi Nekita, Yes VIT chennai offers scholarships to those with ranks within 1-1000 in VITEEE entrance test under GVSDP program. The fee waiver percentage will depend upon your rank. For central and state board toppers there is 100% tuition fee waiver applicable. To know more visit VIT scholarships.

Can I get admission in VIT to pursue CSE or mechanical engineering with 46,000 rank in VITEEE?

Dear Bhumika

Greetings from Collegedunia. The application form for VITEEE Examination is released on 30 November, 2020. It is expected to be conducted on the 2nd and 3rd week of April, 2021. You will get admission only through counselling. For more details, kindly go through this link – VITEEE Counselling

ramesh kumar gupta
Is Viteee 2020 Cancelled?

Hi Ramesh

Viteee 2020 was cancelled due to the pandamic situation. VIT University cancelled the exam but it will be conducted in 2021. So you can apply for VIteee in 2021. Visit on VITEEE Application Form to know the application process.

hashim riza
I have passed my 12th std.Biology...can i appear in VITEEE for admission in BTech.Dairy sciences plz.

Hello Hashim,

Yes, you can appear for B.Tech Dairy Sciences through VITEEE if you have at least 60% in your 12th. For the eligibility of VITEEE, kindly visit VITEEE Eligibility criteria.

alok kumar gupta
I am from Kanpur. Can I apply for VITEEE 2021?
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Alok, yes, you can apply for this exam provided you satisfy all the eligibility criteria as mentioned here: VITEEE Eligibility Criteria

rupesh kumar777
If after cracking this exam, I can't afford fees, then in this situation my admission'll be canceled? ????
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Rupesh, in that case, you may contact the authorities for scholarship policies so that they can consider your situation and do the needful.
deepankar varma
Is there any way I can get all the notifications of the upcoming competitive exams?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Deepankar, to receive all the recent updates and notification regarding competitive exams, you can subscribe our website and receive the notifications on your mail id.
aritra sanyal
my ranking is 37237 ,should expect machenical or electronics in velore or chennai campus
bhawna vedwal
To get admission in VIT Chennai or VIT Vellore the chances are very low with this rank
vipin kumar
yes you can get both the brance in vit vellore
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Vipin, thank you for your assistance.
kavyarupa gunuputi
what is the official website for checking keysheet
akansha expert
Hi Kavyarupa Gunuputi, To get the Answer keysheet please go through this link :- Answeer sheet VITEEE 2018 .
b s subramanyam
If a student fails to write exam in the slot allotted, can he appear for the exam in any other remaining slot, at the same center?
bhawna vedwal
NO, The duration of examination is 2 hours 30 minutes. Candidates have to complete their exam in this time period. No extra time is provided to candidates
ratna mythili
Thanks for your guidance for getting the mock test paper!
bhawna vedwal
Welcome for Your reviews. It means a lot Thanking you
hitanshi jhamar
send the link for viteee 2017 paper with solution
bhawna vedwal

I am providing you a link of VITEEE 2017 papers check here : Practice paper

hi...i just want to know what was the last rank ( rank for the last seat) in biotechnology in vit vellore campus for the year 2017
bhawna vedwal
Hello Kamala, The closing rank for Bio Technology in VIT Vellore is 20,000
shubham singh
question in which does mechatronics come what do we have to study
bhawna vedwal

Hello Shubham, To get information regarding what you should study you can use this link Syllabus.

binit kumar singh
I am a cbse improvement candidate going to appear in board examination in 2018.i have filled the form of viteee2018 but, i have entered my 2017 year of board passing in the section of year of passing in viteee form so is it correct or i have to replace it by year 2018 and year 2018 alloted registration number for appearing in board improvement examination ?
bhawna vedwal
Hello Binit, You should have entered the year in which you appear for improvement examination and you have to enter alloted registration number