VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Age, Qualification, Qualifying Marks

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    VITEEE Eligibility Criteria mandates candidates to have secured at least an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in the +2/Intermediate examination. Candidates from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) are also eligible to appear in VITEEE 2020. 

    The last date to apply for VITEEE 2020 has been extended till further notice due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Candidates can visit the official website to fill the online application forms.  Click Here for VITEEE 2020 Registration

    To become eligible for VITEEE 2020 candidates have to fulfill various criteria like age limit, nationality, etc. Those who have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are eligible for B.Tech. Bioengineering and B.Tech. Biotechnology programmes. They are also eligible for ECE with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering, B.Tech. Computer Science and Engg ( Bioinformatics) but after joining, registering for Mathematics as a bridge course is mandatory.

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    Highlights of VITEEE Eligibility 2020

    VITEEE Eligibility CriteriaSpecifications
    NationalityIndian nationals/NRI/PIO/OCI holder
    AgeBorn on/after July 01, 1998.
    Qualifying Exam 10+2
    Minimum Marks60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM/PCB) in +2 (or its equivalent)

    VITEEE Eligibility Criteria

    VITEEE 2020 ELigibility Criteria


    Candidates applying for VITEEE 2020 should be a: 

    • Resident of India
    • Non-Resident Indian National (NRI)
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

    Note: PIO/OCI candidates should have studied in schools located in India in the preceding 2 years.

    Age Limit

    • Candidates should be born on or after July 1, 1998. 
    • The Date of Birth recorded in High School/SSC/Class 10 Certificate will be considered final.
    • They should produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counselling, failing which, they will be disqualified.
    • They must have completed the age of 17 years as on July 1, 2020.

    Qualifying Examination

    VITEEE 2020 aspirants should have either completed or appearing in 2020 in the following eligible qualifying examinations:

    • Class 10+2 conducted by the State Board/CBSE/ISCE.
    • Intermediate or 2-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
    • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva.
    • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Srilanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

    Note: As per VIT norms, NIOS candidates are also eligible to apply. They should submit the Migration-Cum-Transfer Certificate at the time of admission or VITEEE Counselling.

    Minimum Marks/Percentage

    • Aspiring candidates must have secured an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology in the qualifying examination. 
    • Reserved category (SC/ST) candidates are given a concession of 10% marks that is they can apply for VITEEE 2020 registration with 50% marks also.

    Reservation Criteria in VITEEE

    Candidates belonging to SC/ST

    • Candidates have to provide the SC/ST certificates. 
    • Candidates have to fill Certificate to Prove Nativity who hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North-Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. 
    • If candidates fail to provide the community or nativity certificate during the time of admission then the decision taken by the institute related to his/her admission would be considered final.

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    Subject Criteria Eligibility

    • Candidates with Physics, Chemistry, Maths in the qualifying exam are eligible for all B.Tech Degree Programs.
    • Candidates with Physics, Chemistry, Biology in the qualifying exam are eligible for B.Tech Bio Stream Programs only like B.Tech. Bio-engineering, Biotechnology, CSE with specialisation in Bioinformatics, ECE with specialisation in Biomedical Engineering programmes.

    Foreign Students Eligibility

    Eligibility criteria for NRI/Foreign Students

    NRI candidates also need to fulfill the eligibility criteria to get admission in VIT.

    NRI CategoryForeign Category
    • Indian students whose parents work abroad.
    • Any foreign national with valid passport.
    • For Nepal and Bhutan Candidates, passport is not mandatory.
    • OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates

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    VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Additional Information

    1. The documents required for filling up the VITEEE application form are as follows:
    • Softcopy or scanned copy of recently taken passport size colour.
    • The size of the photograph should be between 50 KB – 100 KB and dimensions- 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm.
    • Soft copy or scanned copy of the signature of the candidate with 20 KB – 50 KB with dimensions of 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm in JPG/JPEG format.
    1. It is important to fulfil the VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2020 to be eligible for admission.
    2. In case of any discrepancy, while scrutinizing the documents, the candidature will be liable for cancellation.
    3. If the application form is rejected, the refund of fee will be made as per the rules of VIT University. 

    Note: It is mandatory that candidates and parents have to sign an undertaking at the time of admission, the format for which will be issued by the admissions office.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    VITEEE 2020 Eligibility FAQs

    Ques. How many people wrote VITEEE in 2019? 

    Ans. More than 2 Lakh students had appeared for VITEEE 2019. This year exam is scheduled to be held in 120 test cities across India and 4 international cities, Dubai, Muscat, Qatar, and Kuwait. VITEEE is conducted in computer based mode in the English language only. The duration of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes. One mark will be awarded for every correct answer. 

    Ques. Is there any dress code for VITEEE 2020? 

    Ans. No, there is no dress code to be followed while appearing for the exam. All the details related to exam center, exam timings and other rules and regulations will be mentioned in your admit card. VITEEE 2020 is an online entrance exam that has four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English. Candidates going for B. Tech Biotechnology have to opt for Biology instead of Mathematics. 

    Ques. Can only Indian nationals apply for VITEEE 2020? 

    Ans. Candidates who are residents of India will be able to apply for VITEEE 2020. Non-residents of India will be eligible for the examination and admission process. Foreign applicants will be able to apply through the application form for foreign nationals.

    • Candidates should have studied from an English medium school.
    • They should have completed 10+2 years with Physics, Chemistry, Maths/ Biology 
    • It is mandatory to secure a minimum score of 60% in all of the subjects 

    Ques. What are the degree requirements for foreign applicants?

    Ans. The candidate should have any pre-University examination or intermediate through a recognized board or University 


    The candidate should have a high school certification from Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva 


    The candidate should possess General Certificate Education (GCE) from Cambridge / London / Sri Lanka with an advanced “A” level 


    All candidates who have studied full time, regular and formal education will be eligible for VITEEE 2020 

    Ques. What are the eligibility requirements for applicants from the SC / ST Category? 

    Ans. Applicants hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North-Eastern conditions of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura need identification proofs to prove nationality. 

    Candidates who are unable to provide the documents won’t be considered for admission to the University. Also, applicants have to provide given certificates in original form as proof of their age at the time of counselling. 

    *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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    1 Comment

    I had both biology and maths as my subject in class 12 and i got 52 in maths 80 in biology 63 in physics and 69. In chemistry in vit i have opted for pcb am i elegible to take admission?

    29 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sayanee, as aggregate scored by you in PCB is more than 60%, thus, you are eligible for this exam.

    03 Jan, 2020 17:49

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