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The Vellore Institute of Technology located at Vellore, Tamil Nadu is one of the leading institutes in the field of both Engineering and Technology. The institute was founded and established in the year 1984, as a private self financing institution, known as Vellore Engineering College.

The Vellore Institute of Technology was established under the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956, but its only in the year 2001, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, conferred the University Status to this Private Engineering College.

The Vellore Institute of Engineering has 2 Campuses; the first one is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu and the second one is located in Chennai. Both these campuses offer degree level programs and courses in Engineering & Technology.

Programs offered by VIT Vellore Campus:

  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering ( in Bioinformatics)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical ( Automotive Engineering)
  • Mechanical ( Chemical Process Engineering)
  • Mechanical ( in Energy Engineering)
  • Production and Industrial Engineering

Programs offered by VIT Chennai Campus:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination:

Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination, also known as VITEEE, is an entrance test that is conducted by the VIT University itself, for the purpose of admissions to full time B. Tech courses, offered at its Vellore and Chennai Campus.

This entrance examination is held annually, all across India as well as Abroad; all students that appear and clear this examination are eligible to be admitted to the University for its full time Graduation Programs.

Basis of Admissions to the University:

  • Admission will be based only on the rank/marks secured by the candidate in VITEEE.
  • Candidates who have not appeared for VITEEE are not eligible for admission at any of its campus.
  • Candidates will be short-listed based on their ranks and will be called for counselling.

Application Procedure:

Candidates can obtain the VITEEE 2016 application form, both online or offline, but after completing the application form a hard copy of it must be sent to VIT University address via speed/registered post.

Candidates must register on VITEEE official website and a password will be sent to email id of the candidate. Application form to be filled up online by logging in with the email id and password. If paying fees offline, obtain a demand draft payable at Vellore and then fill the form along with the DD details. Else by choosing online payment option, application fees of 925/- can be paid through Credit/Debit card or Net banking.

Candidates can obtain application form along with the prospectus, information brochure for B. Tech programs along with all the necessary enclosures against the cash payment of 975/- from the various post offices as given in the university’s website. Application form can also be obtained from VIT Vellore campus or VIT Chennai campus or VIT Chennai Administrative office.

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