April 03, 2015

VITEEE Counselling Schedule 2015

A total of 1,95,302 candidates have registered for the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) to be held in the form of a computer-based test (CBT) in 134 centres in 112 cities from April 8 to 19 for admission to the B. Tech programmes offered by VIT University. Dubai and Kuwait are among the centres. Uttar Pradesh accounts for the largest number of 27,604 registrations, followed by Andhra Pradesh (25,087), Bihar (17,314), Maharashtra (15,932), Telangana (13,134) and Tamil Nadu (13,647). Among the cities, Delhi has registered the largest number of 14,219 candidates, followed by Hyderabad (13,846), Kota (10,009), Vijayawada (9,165) and Patna (8,585). Chennai has registered 6,229 and Vellore 2,409 candidates. 

Counselling or admissions will be held from May 11 to 16, with each day divided by the ranks in ascending order. Counselling for those with ranks up to 8,000 will be held on May 11, followed by ranks up to 12,000 on May 12, ranks up to 16,000 on May 13, and ranks up to 20,000 on May 16.

Central and State Board toppers will be awarded 100 per cent fee waiver for all the four years. VITEEE rank-holders between 1 and 50 will be given 75 per cent fee waiver, while those with ranks from 51 to 100 will be given 50 per cent fee waiver. Those with ranks between 101 and 1000 will be given a 25 per cent tuition fee waiver. The country’s higher education potential and the ability to compete with international universities would be fully realised if the university affiliation system is abolished and more colleges are given autonomy, said G. Viswanathan, founder and chancellor, VIT University, Vellore.

Mr. Viswanathan said more than two lakh applications have been received for the computer-based VITEEE to be held from April 8 to 19, covering 112 cities, including Dubai and Kuwait. The results of the examination will be announced online on April 30. The counselling session would be held between May 11 and 16. This year, 276 companies visited VIT for campus interviews wherein 3,479 students were placed, and this works out to about 92 per cent placement.

The results will be announced on or before April 30 at the following websites: www.vit.ac.in, www.schools9.com, www.indiaresults.com, www.minglebox.com, www. shiksha.com, www.bharathedu.com and www. examresults.net, www.manabadi.net.in.