VITEEE 2021 Exam: Registration (Started), Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

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VITEEE exam 2021 is conducted by the Vellore Institute of Technology each year for admission to undergraduate engineering courses (BTech) from participating institutes. Each year, VITEEE exam is held to enroll students in various undergraduate courses. Read the full article to learn more about the important dates, the application process, the reservation of spaces, the advice and more of VITEEE exam2021.

Around two Lakh students apply for VITEEE exam each year. Candidates who submit their application form before the last date will only be able to enter the university and its different campuses. All eligible candidates will be offered admission to the B.Tech programs at VIT Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal, and Amravati. Candidates can complete the VITEEE application form online and offline. Since 2018, the university also offers admissions to BDes (Industrial Design) through VITEEE. The number of seats and the selection method will be solely at the discretion of the Management.VIT University has published the application form for VITEE 2021 online on November 30, 2020. The last date to complete the application form is March 30, 2021.

In 2020, a total of 1,83,059 candidates appeared in the VITEEE admissions process conducted in 28 states, 8 union territories and 12 other countries (Middle East, Indonesia, Nepal, Nigeria, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Singapore) of the world. . For admission to all courses offered by the different institute campuses, VITEEE 2021 counseling will be conducted by VIT University in offline mode and seats will be assigned to candidates according to the ranks obtained by candidates in VITEEE 2021 the preferences of the candidates and availability of places.

VITEEE 2021 Highlights

Exam Name    

Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam

Exam Frequency         

Once a year

Exam Mode    


Exam Duration           

2 hours 30 minutes

Test Takers     

Around 2 lakh

Accepting Colleges    

5 colleges

Official Website 


VITEEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Applicant for admission must be a resident / non-resident Indian citizen / PIO holder.

Age Limit: Candidates whose date of birth is on or after July 1, 1999 are eligible to apply for VITEEE 2021. The date of birth recorded on the high school certificate will be considered authentic. Candidates must present this original certificate as proof of their age at the time of the assessment, failing which they will be disqualified.

Qualification Exam: Candidates applying for VITEEE 2021 must have completed or will appear in 2021 in any of the following qualification exams:

  • The final exam of the Class 12 high school exam system conducted by the State Board; Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi), Council for the Examination of School Certificate of India (ISCE), New Delhi
  • Intermediate or two-year pre-college exam conducted by a recognized Board / University
  • Cambridge University High School Certificate Exam or International Baccalaureate Diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Exam (London / Cambridge / Srilanka) at Advanced (A) level
  • According to the VIT Standards, regular candidates for the "NIOS" board are also eligible for VITEEE. They must present the Certificate of Accumulated Migration Transfer at the time of joining
  • Candidates who have studied in regular, full-time and formal education are the only ones eligible to apply.

Eligibility criteria in the qualifying exam

Candidates applying for the VITEEE in 2021 must have achieved a minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology on the qualifying exam (+ 2 / Intermediate)

The average mark obtained in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology in the qualification exam (+ 2 / Intermediate) together must be 50% for the following categories:

  1. Candidates belonging to the SC / ST Community
  2. Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir / Ladakh and the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

CERTIFICATE OF DEMONSTRATING NATIVITY must be presented at the time of counseling, otherwise they will not be considered for admission. In the event that the candidates do not present the qualification note at the time of admission, the decision of the Directorate regarding their eligibility and admission to the program will be final. For Indian citizens / NRI / PIO cardholders, the appearance on VITEEE-2021 is mandatory to be eligible for BTech admission. In the event that VITEEE is canceled due to natural calamities, the grading criteria may be substituted for higher secondary grades or JEE Main 2021 scores or a valid SAT.

Subject eligibility criteria:

Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics on the qualifying exam are eligible for all B.Techs. Degree programs. Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology on the qualifying exam are eligible for B.Tech only. Bio-stream degree programs as below, but after joining, registering for Mathematics as a bridge course is mandatory BTech Bioengineering, Biotechnology, CSE with a specialization in Bioinformatics, ECE with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering programs

Even though admission is made according to the VITEEE ranking, the candidate must meet the mentioned eligibility standards.

VITEEE 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)

VITEEE 2021 Event     

VITEEE 2021 Dates

Salient Features

Online/offline application forms


Applications will be available online and offline. Application fee for candidates will be announced at the time of the release of the brochure.

Last date to submit the application forms


The last date to fill the application form and pay the application fee online.

Last date to edit the application form

March last week 2021

Candidates can correct their details and change image/ signature.

Commencement of slot booking

April 1st week 2021

It is important as the slot is booked for choosing an exam date and time for appearing in VITEEE 2021.

Availability of admit cards

April 1st week 2021

Download the admit card from

Exam date

April 2nd or 3rd week 2021

VIT University will conduct the exam for admission of candidates to BTech and BE courses

Result announcement

April last week 2021

Download VITEEE 2021 scorecard from its official website


May 1st week 2021

During the VITEEE 2021 Counselling, seats will be allotted to candidates as per their ranks, seat availability and choices filled by them

Classes at different campuses

In July



VITEEE 2021 courses offered

BTech Courses offered

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Information Security
  • Computer Science and Engineering and Business systems (in collaboration with TCS
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Data Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in the Internet of Things
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Data Analytics
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Networking & Security
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisationin AI and Machine Learning
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Gaming Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Cybersecurity& Digital Forensics
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication with a specialisation in Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in Embedded Systems
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in VLSI
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • Fashion Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering

B.Des. Course offered

  • B.Des. Industrial Design

Colleges accepting VITEEE 2021 Score

  • VIT, Vellore Campus
  • VIT Bhopal
  • VIT, Chennai Campus
  • VIT Amaravati

VITEEE 2021 admission process

Highlights of the admissions process

  • It is imperative that students attend VITEEE 2021 is for admission to undergraduate engineering programs from different VIT campuses.
  • Admission is based on the ranks obtained by the applicant in the VITEEE-2021.
  • Applicants will be called for counseling at designated centers in India on a particular day decided based on the VITEEE 2021 rank.
  • The applicant or authorized consanguineous relative must appear in person with the pertinent documents in original for verification. The candidate will not be allowed to attend counseling more than once under any circumstances.
  • A provisional admission letter will be issued based on the candidate's choice of program and campus.
  • Once admitted, no change of campus or branch will be accepted.
  • VIT does not have any agent and all payments will be made by money order or bank transfer only in favor of "VIT or Vellore Institute of Technology".

Admission process

Step 1: fill out the application form

Interested candidates can apply for VITEEE 2021 online or offline. An application fee of Rs. 1150 / - (including GST) - for general candidates must be paid online via Netbanking / credit / debit card. NRI students must pay USD 50 through online mode. The cost of the offline application forms (in draft demand form) is Rs 1250 / - (including GST). Offline Application Forms (OMR) will be available at select post offices and VIT campus. Check the list of post offices here.

Candidates who wish to complete the online application form should visit the official VITEEE 2021 website where they can register for the entrance examination. In this official portal, candidates must fill in their details and also provide their email ID. Once they complete this task, they must confirm their password and complete the full application form for VITEEE 2021. Candidates are encouraged to pay special attention when entering their date of birth (DOB) on the application form and choosing the center tests. The VITEE 2021 test center once selected cannot be changed.

Step 2: Download the VITEEE 2021 admission card

The admission card for VITEEE will be issued to candidates online. Candidates should download the VITEEE electronic admission card, make a hard copy of this card and bring it with them on the day of the entrance exam. Please note that the VITEEE electronic admission card will be generated for candidates only if they have booked their schedule through the Online Test Booking System.

Candidates are advised to keep their admission card in a safe place until the admissions process is complete, as if they were shortlisted based on their VITEEE 2021 score, they must show their admission card at the time of the assessment of VITEEE 2021.

Step 3: Take the VITEEE 2021 exam

Candidates must sit for the exam based on the exam date they have selected. To learn more about the VITEEE exam pattern, scroll down.

Candidates are shortlisted and thereafter called into the advisory round primarily based on the ranks secured by them at VITEEE 2021. Therefore, candidates should pay particular attention when preparing for the VITEEE study program. 2021, so that they can do well in the entrance exam.

Step 4: Show up for the counseling round

The advising dates for VITEEE 2021 will be announced by VIT University after the results of the exam are declared. The documents that candidates must bring with them for the VITEEE 2021 assessment are the following:

  • Class X Board Certificate as proof of date of birth or any certificate of proof of age
  • Community certificate (only for SC / ST)
  • Mark the grading exam sheet (if available)
  • VITEEE-2021 electronic admission card.
  • DD for Rs 30,000 / - drawn in favor of "VIT University", payable in Vellore
  • Nativity Certificate (for candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura)

Candidates must provide the original and photocopies of the documents listed above at the time of VITEEE's advice.

Guidelines for VITEEE 2021 Exam Day

What needs to be done for VITEEE 2021

  • Be present at the test center according to the reporting time mentioned on the electronic admission card
  • Please register your name at the registration desk and bring the e-Admit card and valid proof of identification for verification
  • Sit in your assigned seat only
  • Keep perfect silence and work alone on your testing process
  • Sign the attendance sheet in the presence of the supervisor

Don'ts for VITEEE 2021

  • Candidates may not bring any text, printed or written material, pieces of paper or any material except the electronic admission card into the testing room.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic device such as mobile phones, tracking devices, calculators, spy cameras, bluetooth devices and music systems.
  • Students will not be allowed to leave the testing room until the entire exam time is completed.
  • Eating or drinking of anything (snacks, tea, coffee, and cold drinks, etc.) is not allowed inside the testing room. Bottles of water without anything written or printed will be allowed in the exam room.
  • Violation of any instruction and the adoption of any unfair means in the examination room will render the candidate ineligible for admission.

Important FAQs about VITEEE Exam 2021

Q. When will VITEEE 2021 take place?

A. VITEEE 2021 will be tentatively held in the second or third week of April. Candidates who wish to sit for the exam must complete the VITEEE 2021 application form and reserve their places.

Q. Since the exam was canceled in 2020, will the same procedure be followed in 2021 for student admission?

A. In 2020, VIT University canceled the exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, VIT University will conduct the VITEEE exam for all applicants.

Q. When will VIT release the VITEEE 2021 application forms?

A. VIT University has released the VITEEE 2021 application forms on November 30, 2021. The last date to complete the application form is March 30, 2021.

Q. Is it mandatory to complete the VITEEE 2021 application form?

A. Yes, it is mandatory to complete the VITEEE 2021 application form as, without it, candidates will not be able to participate in the admission process.

Q. Will VITEEE 2021 also take place in offline mode?

A. No, VITEEE 2021 will take place online only.

Q. I need to edit the mistakes I made on my application form. Will there be an application correction window?

A. Yes, it is likely that VIT will offer the ability to edit the VITEEE 2021 application forms. The university will make the correction window available in the first week of April 2021.



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