About VIT Vellore

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.

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It was established under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, and was founded in 1984 as a self-financing institution called the Vellore Engineering College. The Union Ministry of Human Resources Development conferred University status on Vellore Engineering College in 2001. The University is headed by its founder and Chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former Parliamentarian and Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government. In recognition of his service to India in offering world class education, he was conferred an honorary doctorate by the West Virginia University, USA. Sankar Viswanathan, Sekar Viswanathan and G.V. Selvam are the Vice-Presidents; Dr. Anand A. Samuel is the Vice-Chancellor and Dr. V. Raju and Dr. S. Narayanan are the Pro-Vice-Chancellors.


VIT campus is spread across a vast area of 250 acres. A striking feature of VIT is the well- planned and comprehensive infrastructure provided for both students and faculty. Fully furnished and well-equipped labs decorate every building in the University with over 55 servers to manage all the data transmissions. Moreover, the university is blessed with ample features that support all kinds of events - Auditoriums, plush open spaces, outdoor stages and much more.

Academic Blocks

A striking feature of VIT is the well-planned and comprehensive infrastructure provided for both students and faculty. There are seven academic blocks in VIT which are extremely specialised in their own particular field, namely- MB, GDN, CDMM, SMV, CBMR, TT and SJT. The layout has been excellently planned to make the maximum utilisation of the 250 acre campus. The idea behind these separate blocks is to make every block equipped with the necessary amenities whilst providing the perfect atmosphere for both studies and research.
  • Main Building
  • Silver Jublee Tower
  • Technology Tower
  • Sir M Vishveshvaraiya Building
  • CBMR
  • G.D. Naidu Block
  • CDMM Building
  • A.L. Mudailar Block

Auditoriums & Conference Facilities

Our University firmly believes in providing its students exposure to national and international knowledge experts, through regular national and international conferences / symposia and workshops hosted on campus. It is with this view that a wide choice of modern conference facilities have been meticulously planned and incorporated into the VIT campus. ‘Anna Audi ‘ commonly used by students is nothing short of being a marvel. Able to accommodate 1800 students and spread over an area of 15436 sq. feet , it has been built with centralised air conditioners , Wi-fi service and a spectacular stage along with green rooms and perfect amount of lighting. This auditorium is used for various events and conferences.

It is located beside the volleyball and basketball courts and serves as THE landmark in VIT.

  • Anna Auditorium (Seating capacity – 1400)
  • Dr. M. Channa Reddy Auditorium (Seating capacity – 469)
  • Dr. M. Channa Reddy Auditorium (Seating capacity – 469)
  • Dr. Ammbedkar Auditorium (Seating capacity – 198)
  • Kamaraj Auditorium (Seating capacity – 128)
  • Conference Facilities

VIT University, [VIT] Vellore Fee Structure

Course Duration Fees
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 year(s) 7,14,000
Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 year(s) 5,19,545
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] 3 year(s) 1,65,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 year(s) 6,00,000
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] 3 year(s) 1,17,000
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] 3 year(s) 2,25,000
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] 5 year(s) 3,66,200
Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 year(s) 1,38,000
Bachelor of Design [B.Des] 3 year(s) 5,19,000
Master of Design [M.Des] 2 year(s) 4,06,000
Bachelor of Arts [BA] 3 year(s) 2,25,000
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] 5 year(s) 14,25,000
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] 3 year(s) 1,32,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA] 3 year(s) 4,05,000
Ph.D 3 year(s) 62,700

Quick Facts about the VIT University, [VIT] Vellore


Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Established in







NIRF, Grade 'A' by NAAC, ABET, USA; IET, UK; The Energy Institute,

Campus Area

360 acres 

Corporate Participations

Wipro, Cognizant, Syntel, Siemens, Accenture, IBM, HCL, Sasken, CSC, Hexaware, Accenture, TCS, Cognizant, Wipro, Infosys, Igate, CSC, HCL


The University of Rwanda, University of Botswana, University of Sydney, University of Maryland

Courses Offered

 B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Sc, BBA, B.Com, BCA,  M.Tech, MBA, M.Sc, MCA, M.Phil

About VITEEE 2020

The Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) will now include an aptitude section. The exam authorities say that the introduction of aptitude section for VITEEE Exam has been based on the feedback of various stakeholders including industries and academic experts. The Aptitude Section has been implemented by the VIT University as part of its screening process for VITEEE 2020 exam.

VITEEE 2020 New Exam Pattern Details

Post the introduction of Aptitude Section, the VITEEE 2020 exam will now consist of five key sections namely – Mathematics/Biology (40 Questions), Physics (35 Questions), Chemistry (35 Questions), Aptitude (10 Questions), and English (5 Questions) respectively.

The marking scheme will not carry any negative marking. The duration of the examination will continue to be 2 hours and 30 minutes. The other new feature introduced in the paper though is the restriction of questions across different sections.

VITEEE 2020 Eligibility

VIT will conduct VITEEE 2020 exam and will set the eligibility criteria for the exam. Candidates must clear the eligibility criteria else they will be subject to rejection. The key eligibility criteria are as follows

  • 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 2020. The PCBE/PCME Combined marks should be above 50%.
  • Minimum marks for SC/ST: Candidates from SC/ST caste or North-East India should have an aggregate score of 50%.
  • Age Limit: Candidates born on or after 1st July 1997 are eligible for VITEEE 2020. Candidates must have completed 17 years of age as on 1st July of the Admission year (2020).

VITEEE 2020- Salient Features

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)


Admission to UG programmes

Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

Exam Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Types of Questions

Multiple choice based

Language of the paper


Application Procedure

Both offline & online

Number of exam takers

More than 2 lakhs

VITEEE 2020 Exam Dates

You need to know the viteee exam date and other VIT entrance exam important dates, so that you can plan ahead and prepare well for the exam. Some of the important dates are:

  • Application Form Date: You have to submit the submit VITEEE 2020 Application Form before February 29, 2020.
  • Admit Card: Once you book an exam slot, you will be able to download VITEEE 2020 Admit Card. You can download it from March 25, 2020 on the official website of VIT.
  • Exam Date: VITEEE Exam will start from April 10, 2020 and will end on April 21, 2020.

VITEEE Admit Card 2020

After the completion of slot booking, VITEEE 2020 admit card is generated online for the candidates. Candidates have to click on the download option given therein and print the admit card of VITEEE 2020. Candidates must check the details mentioned in the VITEEE admit card for discrepancies and get them corrected if any.

Details mentioned in VITEEE admit card 2020

The e-Admit card of VITEEE 2020 will indicate the following details:

  • Admit card number
  • Photograph of the student
  • Address of the test centre
  • Test date and time selected by the candidate.
  • Candidates will also receive a copy of the admit card of VITEEE 2020 on their email for which they must ensure that they provide a valid email id in their application form.

    VITEEE Eligibility Criteria 2020

    Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of VITEEE 2020 before applying for the entrance exam. Given below are the detailed VITEEE 2020 eligibility criteria.

  • Nationality- Candidate should be a Resident of India. NRIs can also apply. PIO/OCI candidates who have studied in schools located in India in the preceding two years are also eligible to apply.
  • Age Requirement- Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1997 are eligible to apply for VITEEE 2020. Candidates must have completed the age of 17 years as on 1st July of the admission year.
  • Educational Qualification- Candidates who have either completed any of the following qualifying exams or shall be appearing in 2020 are eligible to apply.

  • 1. The final examination of the 10+2 system of Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State Board, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi), The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE, New Delhi)

    2. Intermediate or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board / University.

    3. NIOS candidates are also eligible to apply.

    VITEEE Exam Pattern 2020





    Exam Mode

    Online (Computer Based Test)



    2 hours 30 minutes

    3 Sessions Session I: 9.00 AM to 11.30 AM
    Session II: 12.30 PM to 3.00 PM
    Session III: 4.00 PM to 6.30 PM


    Type of Questions

    Multiple Choice Questions



    • Physics (40 Questions)

    • Chemistry (40 Questions)

    • Mathematics/Biology (40 Questions)

    • English (5 Questions)


    Total Number of Questions

    125 Questions


    Total Marks

    125 Marks


    Marking Scheme

    1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer


    Negative Marking

    There will no negative marking

    VITEEE Syllabus 2020

    Vellore Institute of Technology will announce the detailed exam syllabus comprising of topics from Maths, Chemistry, Physics and English tentatively in November. Candidates are advised to brief themselves with VITEEE Syllabus 2020 to prepare well for the upcoming exam. Going through the VITEEE syllabus will help the students get an idea about the important topics which will ultimately help them in preparing their study plan. The syllabus of VITEEE will be based on Class 11 and Class 12.

    Courses Offered in Chennai and Vellore Campuses

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    • B.Tech-Civil Engineering
    • B.Tech-Chemical Engineering
    • B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering
    • B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering(spec. in Bioinformatics)
    • B.Tech-Electrical and Communication
    • B.Tech-Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • B.Tech-Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
    • B.Tech-Information Technology
    • B.Tech-Mechanical Engineering
    • B.Tech-Mechanical(spec. in Automotive Engineering)
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