Viteee 2021 – weightage , exam pattern , cutoffs , all details

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VITEEE 2021 will be conducted from 28 to 31st may 2021. VIT Universitry has released VITEEE 2021 Application Forms on November 30, 2020 in online mode. VITEEE Registration will be open until 20th may 2021.

VITEEE or Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination is a national level exam conducted by VIT University, Vellore. VITEEE Eligibility Criteria requires candidates to have scored a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Mathematics in Class 12. Moreover, VITEEE 2021 Score will be compulsory for B.Tech admissions into all campuses of VIT.

VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern has been revised, there will be a total of 80 questions in the paper that can be answered in a total duration of 90 minutes, this year. VITEEE or Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination is a national level exam conducted by VIT University, Vellore. 

In the wake of COVID – 19 pandemic, the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2021 will be conducted as an online, remote proctored examination on May 28, 29 and 31, 2021.

Applications will close on May 20. Candidates are requested to complete their applications at the earliest and take the examinations in a safe environment.

For further details please check Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) website

VITEEE 2021 Highlights

VITEEE Full FormVellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination
Conducting BodyVIT University, Vellore 
Exam LevelUniversity
Mode of ApplicationOnline (Open) Offline
Mode of examComputer-based Test (Online)
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam Duration90 min
Number of Questions80
Question TypeMCQs
Application FeeOffline: INR 1200 + 50 (DD)
Online: INR 1150
For NRIs: USD 50
Applications Per YearAbout 2 Lakh
Number of Exam Centers120+
Accepting CollegesVIT Vellore
VIT Chennai
VIT Bhopal 
VIT Amravati
VITEEE HelplineToll-free number: 1800-102-0536;
Email: [email protected] ;
WhatsApp: 9566656755

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

EventsTentative Dates
Release of the Application form (Online)November 30, 2020
Release of the Application form (Offline) – 
Last Date for the Submission of Application form20 may 2021
Release of Admit CardOnce the test slots are booked, you’ll receive it
Date of Examination28,29 & 31st may 2021
Announcement of Results4th week of June 2021
VITEEE CounsellingJuly 2021
Commencement of ClassesJuly 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:

NationalityIndian Nationals/ NRI/ PIO/ OCI holders
Qualification Exam10+2
Minimum MarksMinimum 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. 

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 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.NOTE FOR THE STUDENTS: 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.

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.

VITEEE 2021 Exam 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.

VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (Remote-proctored test)
Exam Duration90 minutes
SectionsMathematics – 25 QuestionsPhysics – 25 QuestionsChemistry – 25 QuestionsAptitude – 3 QuestionsEnglish – 2 Questions
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions80 questions
Marking SchemeFor each correct response, one mark will be awarded
Negative MarkingThere is no negative marking

VITEEE 2021 Syllabus & Weightage

VITEEE Syllabus has been released by VIT University. 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: 

Dowload weightage + Syllabus VITEEE

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

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.

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 VITEEEExpected Rank Range

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 Universityprovides 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.

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