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.

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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.

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