Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE-2013) 1,66,978 candidates have registered for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) to be held from April 15 to 24, 2013 for admission into the BTech programme offered by Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore, Tamilnadu.
For the first time the Computer Based Test (CBT) will be organised in 112 cities at 130 centres in India and overseas in Dubai and Kuwait. Of these, 1,35,024 candidates are boys and 31,954 are girls.
Andhra Pradesh tops with 33,170 registrations which includes 23,867 males. Second on the list is Uttar Pradesh with 25,692 registrations followed by Bihar with 18,810, Rajasthan with 11,845 and Tamil Nadu with 10,480 registration.
While Delhi has registered 11,728 candidates who will give the entrance examination in its four centres, Chennai has registered 4,804 candidates and Vellore 2,097.
The counseling for admissions will begin from May 13to 18, 2013, with each day divided by the ranks in ascending order. Counseling for those with ranks up to 5,000 will be held on May 13, followed by those with ranks up to 9,000 on May 14, 2013.
There are also special scholarship provisions for students. Central and State board toppers would be awarded a 100% fee waiver for all four years. VITEEE ranks holders between 1 and 50 will be given 75% fee waiver, while those in the bracket of 51 to 100 will be given 50% and between 101 and 1,000 will be awarded a scholarship to the tune of Rs 95,000.