Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is going to conduct the VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) 2021 on May 28, 29 and 31, 2021. The registration process for the same has started on the official website vit.ac.in and the deadline to apply for the exam is May 20, 2021. The examination shall be conducted through the remote-proctored mode in which candidates can use their laptops or computers to appear for the same. By qualifying this exam, aspirants can get admission for B.Tech courses at VIT Vellore and VIT Chennai.
To apply for the exam, candidates must click on the “VITEEE 2021 / B. Tech. Admissions 2021 – Apply now” link present on the homepage of the website vit.ac.in. Thereafter, they must click on the “new registration” option and enter important details such as name, address, education qualification, etc. Candidates are also required to upload certain important documents in the format prescribed by the VIT authorities. Lastly, they must pay the application fee, submit the application form and take a printout of the same for future reference.
Previously, VITEEE 2021 was to be held from June 18 to 26, 2021 as a centre based exam at the designated examination halls. However, due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the exam has been preponed. Furthermore, it shall be conducted through the remote-proctored format in which invigilators shall be assigned to keep a watch on the candidates. Invigilators shall do so through the web-camera facility. Authorities had the choice to either cancel the exams or conduct it through the proctored format.
Last year, the institute decided to cancel the VITEEE exam and instead permit students based on their Class 12 scored. However, this year, students are required to qualify the entrance test. They shall be granted admission to the institute based on their test scores. VIT shall be announcing the counselling dates for the qualified candidates after the conduction of the examination.
Candidates appearing for the VITEEE 2021 examination must have a clear idea of the exam paper pattern. The exam shall comprise of questions from subjects like Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology, Aptitude and Physics. Chemistry and Physics sections shall contain 35 questions, Mathematics/Biology shall contain 40 questions, English shall contain 5 questions while 10 questions will be asked from the Aptitude section.
VITEEE 2021 shall contain objective-type multiple-choice questions in which candidates have to mark one option as the correct one out of the four options provided. These questions shall be displayed only in the English language. Each correct answer shall be provided 1 mark while no marks shall be deducted for wrong answers. Candidates shall get a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the paper.