VITEEE 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Full Form, Latest News, Notification, Preparation

Exam Date : April 15, 2021 To April 20, 2021
Result Date : May 10, 2021

The Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the VITEEE - Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam for all the candidates who are eligible for the entrance exam. The exam dates for the VIT entrance will be in April. Candidates wishing to pursue Engineering courses from the Vellore Institute of Technology should appear for this VITEEE 2021 Exam. 

To prepare for VITEEE the best materials one can use are the previous year question papers. VIT Cutoff will be released after the exam and one has to clear the cutoff to get admission into the prestigious VIT Engineering College. More details about rank predictor required marks and registration are provided below.

Latest Updates:

  • November 30, 2020: The application process for the VITEEE 2021 starts from today. Interested candidates can start registering with the exam website and submit the application along with the fee on or before March 30, 2021. The exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in the second or third week of April 2021. Visit the VITEEE Application Form page to learn the steps to submit your application.


What is VITEEE?

The full form of VITEEE is the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam. It is an entrance exam for admission in various campuses of VIT. Vellore Institute of Technology conducts VITEEE 2021. VIT University was formerly known as Vellore Engineering College. VIT is a private university which is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. It offers 34 postgraduate, 20 undergraduate, four research, and four integrated programs.

Level: VITEEE 2021 is a university level examination. VIT conducts VITEEE 2021 in 116 cities across India.

Frequency: VIT conducts VITEEE once a year, in April or May.

Courses: The conducting authority offers admission into various B.Tech courses through VITEEE 2021.

Schedule: VITEEE Exam 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The admission this year will be based on the candidate's 10+2 scores. 

VITEEE 2021 Introduction
Name of the Exam Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam
Acronym VITEEE
University Website
VIT Branches Vellore and Chennai (Main Campuses) Bhopal and Amaravati
Conducting Body Vellore Institute of Technology
Exam Conducted For Undergraduate Admissions
Mode of Exam Computer-based test (CBT)
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Exam Duration 2 hours 30 minutes

VITEEE 2021 Notification

According to the VITEEE 2021 notification is released by the VIT on its official website, the VITEEE 2021 Examination was scheduled to be conducted on April 15, 2021 and the VITEEE 2021 Admit Card, to be released on April 5, 2021.

However, due to the ongoing crisis, the exam for this year got cancelled. The admission will now be granted on the bases of 10+2 scores attained by candidates. Candidates can check-in regularly for further updates and information.

VITEEE 2021 Exam Date

The exam for the year 2021 has been cancelled due to the growing COVID-19 cases all around. The admission will be based on the candidate's 10+2 scores for this year. The counselling process will be based on the candidates' cut-off percentages in their school final exams. Candidates can check the important dates below. 

Important Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form released November 30, 2020
Application form Last Date March 30, 2021
Admit card release Date April 5, 2021
Slot Booking for CBT To be announced
Examination Start Date April 15, 2021
Examination End Date April 20, 2021
Result May 10, 2021

It is advised that the candidates should regularly visit this page for further updates and information regarding the VITEEE 2021 Exam Dates and other associated events so that they do not miss out any vital information regarding the exam. 

Candidates are required to go through the counselling schedule carefully. Students can go through the VITEEE Application Process for details on the steps to apply for the exam. The dates mentioned above are tentative. The schedule will be updated as soon as the official notification is released.

VITEEE 2021 Eligibility

VIT will conduct the VITEEE 2021 exam and will set the eligibility criteria for the exam. Candidates must clear the eligibility criteria else they will be subject to rejection. Some of the eligibility criteria are:

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum marks for General: Candidates should have an aggregate score of 60% in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Biology in their 12th. Candidates from NIOS are also eligible to appear in VITEE 2021. The PCBE/PCME Combined marks should be above 50%.
  • Minimum marks for SC/ST: Candidates belonging to SC/ST and North-East India should have a minimum aggregate of 50% in subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM/ PCB).

Age Limit

  • Candidates born on or after 1st July 1997 are eligible for VITEEE 2021. Candidates must have completed 17 years of age as on 1st July of the Admission year(2021).

VITEEE 2021 Syllabus

VIT tests candidates' strength in subjects which they opted in 10+2 or equivalent exam. Therefore VITEEE syllabus will be close to the syllabus of 10+2 subjects. Subjects for VITEEE 2021 are Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology, and English.

Difficulty Level: Questions asked in VITEEE 2021 are from XI and XII syllabus. VITEEE 2021 will focus on testing the candidate's understanding and analytical approach towards the subjects in XI to XII.

The syllabus overview is mentioned below subject wise. Candidates can take a look at the overview topics in each subject.

Physics Syllabus

  • Laws of Motion & Work, Energy, and Power
  • Properties of Matter
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Semiconductor Devices and their Applications

Chemistry Syllabus

  • Atomic Structure
  • p,d, and f – Block Elements
  • Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, and Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Isomerism in Organic Compounds
  • Alcohols and Ethers
  • Carbonyl Compounds
  • Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
  • Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules

Biology Syllabus

  • Taxonomy
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Human health and diseases
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant physiology
  • Human physiology
  • Biotechnology and its applications
  • Biodiversity, ecology, and the environment

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Matrices and their Application
  • Trigonometry and Complex Numbers
  • Analytical Geometry of two dimensions
  • Vector Algebra
  • Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and its Applications
  • Differential Equations
  • Probability Distributions
  • Discrete Mathematics

VITEEE 2021 Registration

Candidates can register for the exam through an online or an offline application form. VITEEE Application Form 2021 was released on the official website from November 30, 2020. Various information about VITEEE 2021 Registration, VITEEE Application Form and documents required are given below.

How to apply for VITEEE Exam?

VIT has released both online and offline application form for the exam. You can register through any one of the application forms.

Steps to Apply Online

Steps to fill Online VITEEE Registration Form for 2021 are given below. Please go through each of them to have clarity of filling the form.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of VIT.
  • Step 2: Once you are on the official website, click on the "New Applicant" icon.
  • Step 3: You will be redirected to the registration page. Enter all the required details. Now you will receive login credentials through your registered email ID.
  • Step 4: Login using the credentials and fill in all the required details.
  • Step 5: Select a payment method for paying the application fee.
  • Step 6: Upload photo and signature.

Steps to Apply Offline

Steps to fill VITEEE Application Form 2021 via offline process are given below. Please have a look.

  • Step 1: Purchase the application form from one of the VIT Campus.
  • Step 2: Fill up all the details and then proofread it once.
  • Step 3: Send the VITEEE  Application Form 2021 through registered post or speed post. Candidates must ensure that they VITEEE Application form should be submitted before the March 30, 2021.

VITEEE Application 2021 Form Details

The VITEEE 2021 Application Form is available both in online and offline mode. It is very important for the candidates to go through the instructions and information regarding the VITEEE application form prior to applying for the exam. Another important thing for them is to make sure that they clear the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Failing to do so will result in the application form to be invalid. Candidates have to fill various forms details before submitting it. Some of the important details which candidates need to be aware of are:

  • Application Availability: VITEEE Application forms were issued from November 30, 2020. Eligible candidates should submit an online or offline application form, which is available on the official VIT University website.
  • Application Fee: If you are making the payment through online mode then the fee is INR 1150, if you are paying through offline (via OMR application form) then the fee is INR 1250 and if you are paying through mobile app mode( App is available in Google Play store as VITEEE app) then the application fee is INR 1050.
  • Dimension and size of the scanned image: Dimensions of the recent photograph of candidates should be 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm and the size should be between 10kb to 200kb.
  • Dimension and size of signature: The image size of the signature should be between 10kb to 200kb and dimensions should be 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm.

Documents required to apply for VITEEE

Candidates should have the following documents when applying for VIT Entrance Exam.

  • 10th standard Marks Card.
  • 12th standard marks card (if available).
  • Income Tax certificate.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Scanned image of recent Photographs of the candidate.
  • Scanned image of the candidate's signature.
  • Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/Demand Draft for payment.

VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of the VITEEE new Paper Pattern to plan and prepare well for the exam. Candidates are required to know the Exam pattern in order to know the distribution of questions and to score better. Some of the important details for the VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern are:

  • Mode: VITEEE 2021 is a purely computer-based test. The questions are multiple-choice questions.

  • Duration: Duration of VITEEE 2021 is 2 hours 30 minutes and there will not be any negative marking.

  • Sections: As per the new notification released by VIT, the number of questions for each section has been changed and now Maths/ Biology consists of 40 questions, 35 questions from Physics & Chemistry, 10 questions from Aptitude & 5 questions from English.

VITEEE Exam Pattern 2021
VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern
Part Subject No. of questions Marks
Part I Physics 35 35
Part II Chemistry 35 35
Part III Biology/Mathematics 40 40
Part IV Aptitude 10 10
Part V English 5 5
Total 125 125

VITEEE 2021 Admit Card

All candidates who have applied for the VITEEE test will have to download the VITEEE 2021 Admit Card from the official website. VITEEE Hall Ticket is expected to be released in March. Every eligible student must complete the VIT Slot Booking process to get the admit card for VIT 2021 Exam.
Admit Card is a mandatory document and the candidates must carry it to the exam hall. VITEEE 2021 admit card will have the following details on it. The important aspects required for the VIT 2021 Admit Card are mentioned below.

Requirements of VITEEE 2021 Admit Card

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Application number
  • Course
  • Subjects
  • Address of Exam Centre
  • VITEEE 2021 Exam Date
  • Time of examination
  • Lab code
  • Photograph of the candidate

How to download the Admit Card for VITEEE 2021 

  • Visit the official website of VIT
  • Select the VITEEE section
  • Click on the Admit Card tab
  • Enter the login credentials in the login page
  • View the admit card and download the same.

VITEEE Slot Booking Guide

Candidates should book an exam slot which is convenient for them. They can choose an exam centre and the time slot of their preference. Some of the information which the candidate should know are:

  • OTBS: If candidate's applications are accepted by the institution then they can book their slots online for VITEEE 2021 exam through Online Test Booking System (OTBS).

  • Slot dates: Slot booking for VITEEE 2021 starts from November 30, 2020. To get access to the online slot booking system, VITEEE candidates need to enter their application number and password given by VIT University.

  • Slot selection: Candidates can select exam centre, dates, and timings according to their preferences. It is recommended to choose slots carefully as slots once submitted cannot be changed again. If slots are not selected by students, then the conducting authority will allocate slots as per the application details.

VITEEE 2021 Exam Centres

VIT conducts VITEEE in 113 exam centres across India. VIT was conducting VITEEE in 4 overseas countries which are Muscat, Qatar, Dubai, and Kuwait. Because of operational costs, VIT is now conducting the exam only in India.

Check VITEEE Exam Centres for detailed information about the VITEEE 2021 Exam Centres.

VITEEE 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates should follow some methods and strategies for clearing the exam with high scores. Certain tips and techniques help candidates to strategize their preparation and plan accordingly for scoring high. It helps them to how to make preparations and systematically attend the questions in the exam paper. The strategies and techniques that are very important for the preparation are mentioned below. Candidates can make a note of the following.

Planning properly

Candidates should plan very well and devise a proper strategy prior to starting the preparation for the VITEEE 2021 Exam. They should follow this plan throughout the preparation procedure, until the exam. This is for them to not deviate from the course of preparation and study accordingly. 

Knowing the Topics

The candidates are required to know the topics very well. They will have to prepare accordingly and learn all the topics in order to be clear with the concepts. This will help them to remember the concepts and answers during the examination. Another important aspect of topic-wise preparation is that candidates will be able to understand and strategically plan on the time they spend on preparing each topic, based on its difficulty or importance in the VITEEE 2021 Exam.

Time optimization

Candidates should practise attending all the questions with a stopwatch beside them. They can attend the questions within the time limit and practise accordingly until they manage to write the answers within the time limit. This will help them attend all the questions on time and not miss out any. This way of practising with stopwatches can also help the candidates to be aware of the time duration required for each question and thus, preventing them from wasting excessive time on easy questions.

Attend the known questions first

It is advised that the candidates should first attend the questions that are very familiar prior to attending the unknown questions. This way they will be able to complete the known questions first and confirm the same in the answer sheet, within the allotted time. They can use the remaining time on the unknown and doubtful questions. 

Mock Test

It is advised for the candidates to take up mock tests and practise attending them regularly. This will help them understand how the questions are being asked, and by practising the answers within the time allotted will enhance time efficiency. Hence, candidates should write many mock tests prior to the actual exam.

VITEEE 2021 Result

The VITEEE 2021 Result will be declared and announced post the exam date, on the scheduled date for the results. It can be viewed on the official website of VIT University. It is very important for the candidates to be aware that the results are entirely based on their performance in the exam. Hence, they should prepare well in order to perform very well in the exam.

  • VIT will declare VITEEE Results 2021 on the official website.
  • Candidates can check their VITEEE 2021 Result by entering their application number and password. Candidates will get notified through SMS about their VITEEE Result.
  • The VITEEE 2021 Result has been declared by the VIT and can be found on their official website.
  • The VIT has prepared the Results based on a rank list on the basis of the cut-off percentages of the applied candidates.
  • The Cut off percentage of the candidates is based on their marks in their High school and those with the minimum required mark will be shortlisted for the admission.

Candidates can regularly visit this page to keep a track of events and for further updates regarding the VITEEE 2021 Results and other associated events.

VITEEE Answer Key

The VITEEE Answer Key will be released once after the results have been declared. Answer key VITEEE 2021 gives candidates an estimate of their results and also helps them to calculate their probability to get into VIT.

Only on basis of VITEEE Result, eligible candidates will get a chance for admission to VITEEE participating institutes, which are VIT Vellore, VIT Chennai, VIT Amravati, and VIT Bhopal.

How to check VITEEE Result?

Steps to check VITEEE 2021 Results are provided below. please go through them to avoid any difficulty to check the results.

  • Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of VIT. There will be an icon that will read as VITEEE Results.
  • Step 2: Click on it and you will get redirected to the VITEEE Result page.
  • Step 3: Enter your credentials and submit it.
  • Step 4: Your VITEEE Result will be displayed on the screen.

VITEEE Counselling

VIT will decide the cut-off score based on candidates' marks and the number of seats available. Candidates will be allotted seats based on their cut-off marks through the process of VITEEE Counselling process. VIT will call a total of 8,000 candidates for VITEEE Counselling 2021. There will be 3 counselling slots per day. Other important details for the VITEEE Counselling are mentioned below.

Documents required for VITEEE Counselling

Documents which candidates should carry for VITEEE Counselling are:

  • Photocopy of Class 12th Hall Ticket
  • Class 10th certificate to verify date of birth
  • SC/ST Community Certificate
  • Student profile filled by the student
  • Affidavit by student & parent
  • Demand Draft of INR 50,000 (including INR 10000 that is nonrefundable) in favour of “VIT University”, payable at Vellore.
  • Balance fee for VITEEE 2021 as per the fee structure is to be paid on the day of reporting
  • Four recent passport size colour photos
  • Transfer Certificate/School Leaving Certificate/Migration Certificate
  • Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern states must have nativity certificate

Courses offered through VITEEE Exam 2021

B. Tech programmes offered at Vellore campus 

  1. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  2. Information Technology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Mechanical (Spec. in Automotive Engineering.)
  5. Mechanical (Spec. in Chemical Process Engineering.)
  6. Mechanical (Spec. in Energy Engineering.)
  7. Production and Industrial Engineering
  8. Bio-Medical Engineering
  9. Biotechnology
  10. Civil Engineering
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Computer Science and Engineering
  13. Computer Science and Engineering. (Spec. in Bioinformatics)
  14. Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech. programmes offered at Chennai Campus 

  1. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  2. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Computer Science and Engineering

B. Tech Programmes Offered at Bhopal (MP) Campus 

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Bio-Engineering
  6. Specialization in Gaming Technology
  7. Specialization in Digital forensics and cybersecurity

B. Tech programmes offered at Amaravati (AP) Campus 

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Data Analytics
  6. Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Networks and Security


The following graph shows the number of applicants who appeared for the VITEEE Exam in past years. The number has grown over the past years gradually.

VITEEE Registration Trends

Inference: In the above graph, you can see that the students registered for VITEEE Exam are gradually increasing from the year 2013 to 2017. Students who have registered for VITEEE in the year 2017 is 2, 23,156. However, the number of students who appeared for the VITEEE 2019 examination was 2,02,000 (this is data is approximate and only for the reference purpose).

State-wise Registration Trend VITEEE 2017

The following illustration depicts the number of students appearing for the VITEEE 2017 Exam from different states in India. In 2017, the students from Uttar Pradesh was the highest amongst all.

VITEEE 2017 Registration Trends

The highest number of students: You can refer to the above graph that Uttar Pradesh has got the highest number of students registering for VITEEE in 2017, followed by Andhra Pradesh with 27,427 candidates.

State-wise Registrations: Bihar came next with 18,463 registrations, while Maharashtra accounted for 15,584 registrations. But Tamil Nadu, where the main campus of VIT is located, got only 13,867 students.

City wise Registrations: If we see it as a city wise, most numbers of registrations have come from Hyderabad and New Delhi. Chennai had 6,530 registrations, whereas, Vellore got only 2,361 registrations. There were over 500 NRI candidates registered for the VITEEE exam. VITEEE 2019 was held in 145 centres in 113 Indian cities.

Contact Information

Please feel free to contact the VITEEE helpdesk through the below details for any kind of queries.

  • Address: VIT University, Vellore - 632014, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Phone: +91-416-220 2157/2168

  • Fax: +91-416-224 5544

Frequently Asked Questions

No, it is mandatory to appear for the VITEEE exam to get admission, but this year, the admission is based on a candidate's 10+2/equivalent exam scores, due to COVID-19. 

VITEEE is difficulty level is more than that of state CET and less than that of JEE Main.

VIT is better than some NITs' and some other NITs' are better than VIT. You can consider VIT to be on the same level as that of NIT.

Yes VIT is a private university based in the town of Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

Fortunately for you, there is no Negative Marking in VITEEE. You can take advantage of this by attempting all the questions.

Slot booking is the procedure where candidates books his/her exam slot in the location and time slot of their preference.

VIT, the conducting authority of VITEEE conducts the exam only as a computer-based test.

While both the campuses are under the same administration, VIT Vellore has a far better quality of education than VIT Chennai.

While both the exam are difficult, VITEEE is relatively easier than JEE Mains.

Yes, the exam for 2020 is canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crises. But the admission is through the candidate's 10+2 scores this year.

The last date to fill up the application form has been extended until July 31, 2020.

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Discussion Forum


When is the VIT Counselling phase II will start?

Asked By: Anonymous 14 May 2018


Hello Gangadhar,

Phase II of the VITEEE Examination likely to start in the month of May, in the third week.

Answer By: Getmyuni

14 May 2018



Hi Sonu,

Candidate should have born on or after 1st July 1996 are considered as the eligible candidates.

Check VITEEE Exam to know more details about it.

Answer By: Getmyuni

08 May 2018



Hi Ganesh,

  • Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology taken together in 10+2 or equivalent exam

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories and North-East should have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology.

Check VITEEE Exam to know more about it.

Answer By: Getmyuni

08 May 2018


Can you inform VITEEE Phase II date?

Asked By: Anonymous 17 May 2018



The VITEEE 2020 Counselling Phase 2 may happen in Third week of May 2020.

Good Luck!

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 May 2018


When will the application form starts?

Asked By: Anonymous 17 May 2018



The application form for VITEEE 2020 will start from 1st week of November 2020.

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 May 2018

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