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Eligibility and Procedure

Eligibility and Procedure

How do you get into VIT?

NRI and Foreign candidates: Candidates, should fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria to seek admission under NRI / FOREIGN category.

FOR NRI CANDIDATES

  • English as one of the subjects in the qualifying Examination.
  • For admission to B.Tech courses, candidates should have completed 12 years of schooling (equivalent to the 10+2 system of Indian Education) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology or Biotechnology as compulsory subjects
  • Minimum average of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) or Biology or Biotechnology (PCB) in standard XII or Equivalent Degree -Usually it is Grade ‘C’, to be produced with equivalent marks
  • In case if they have studied Physical science with a combination of Physics and Chemistry as subjects in the qualifying examination, they should produce the certificate of approval from the school to that effect and also proper approval from AIU / Board of Studies.
  • Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for all the B.Tech. Degree programmes
  • Candidates having studied Biology/Physics/Chemistry in +2/ Higher Secondary Board are eligible for the following Bio stream programmes only. Upon joining, the students need to mandatorily register for a bridge course in Mathematics
    • B.Tech. Bio-engineering(VIT-Bhopal)
    • B.Tech. Biotechnology(VIT, Vellore)
    • B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Bioinformatics(VIT, Vellore)
    • B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Health Informatics(VIT-Bhopal)
    • B.Tech. Electronics and Communication with specialisation in Biomedical Engineering(VIT, Vellore)
  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1999 are eligible to apply.
  • For candidates having NRI status, the Sponsorship should be given only by the parent (either father or mother ONLY) living abroad [Sponsorship by a relative/friend is not acceptable]
  • NRI candidates should produce Employer Certificate of the sponsor (either Father or Mother)
  • A valid passport and Visa copies

FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES

  • English should have been studied in the higher secondary level OR the candidate should have studied in an English medium school.
  • Mathematics and Physics are compulsory two subjects at A level/Form VI/ Senior VI or its equivalent.
  •  The third subject can either be Chemistry / Computer Sciences / Electronics / Biotechnology / Biology. For those interested in pursuing B.Tech. Biotechnology or Biomedical engineering, the eligible combination is either Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) OR Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB).
  •  Minimum of 60% aggregate marks in these subjects (usually it is “C” grade) in standard XII or its equivalent. For candidates from Nepal, minimum of 60% aggregate in the above subjects for Class 11 and Class 12 put-together is mandatory.
  • For grade points, equivalency marks card attained from the school is to be produced.
  • Candidate must present proof of foreign nationality, i.e., Valid Passport or National ID.

 

BOARD OF EXAMINATION IN GENERAL

The following are considered equivalent to the 10+2 system of Indian Education. They should also produce equivalent marks for the corresponding grades.

  • GCE Examination of UK with Higher grades in five subjects at the Ordinary level (O level) and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology at the Advanced level (A level)
  •  High School Certificate Examination, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, UK.
  • International Baccalaureate Examination of Geneva.
  • High School Graduation from accredited institutions of USA.
  • 12 years High School - Grade 12 pass from the accredited institutions of Canada
  • 12 years High School Graduation / Diploma / Certificate of an approved Board Schools of China, Thailand, Indonesia, Bhutan, Syria, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Gulf Countries.
  • 12 years Secondary Stage qualifications of National Examination Board / Council of Ministry of Education of Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.
  • High School Certificate HSC and Cambridge School Certificate A level from the accredited institutions of Mauritius.
  • Any other examination of the foreign country as found equivalent to 10+2 examination of India by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

How to Apply - NRI \ Foreign

How to Apply - NRI \ Foreign

  • Steps involved in the process of filling NRI/Foreign online application form.
  • Stage 1: New User Registration
  • Enter all the relevant details carefully.
  • A password will be sent from VIT to your registered e-mail id.
  • All the communications will be sent to your registered e-mail id. Request for change of e-mail id will not be entertained under any circumstances.
  • Stage 2: Confirmation of password
  • Login to registered users with the email id and password received from VIT.
  • Stage 3: Filling Online application form
  • Provide all relevant details carefully, before submission.
  • An application number will be generated after completion.
  • Refer your application number for all your future correspondence.
  • Stage 4: Photo Upload
  • Photograph Size should be between 10kB to 200 kB with the dimension of 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm.
  • Selfie photo is also allowed.
  • Stage 5: Documents Upload

    NRI Category

    Foreign Category

    1.Proof of Age & Nationality (Passport/Birth Certificate).

    1.Proof of Age & Nationality (Passport/Birth Certificate/National ID).

    2.11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).

    2.11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).

    3.Visa/Resident Card authenticating NRI status of parent.

    3.Both 11th and 12th Marksheets (for Nepal Education Board Candidates)

    4.Employer certificate / Sponsership letter (Optional at the time of application)

  • Stage 6: Download Application
    • • The application will be available for download after completion.

NRI Category

Foreign Category

• Indian students whose parents work abroad.

• Any foreign national with valid passport.
• For Nepal and Bhutan Candidates, passport is not mandatory.
• OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Candidates.

Note:

  • Each uploaded file must be within 1 MB and the file type should be (.jpg) or (.pdf) format only.
  • Upload the relevant documents as per specifications. In case of violation, the application will not be considered for evaluation.

Note:

  • Kindly refer the Eligibility and selection procedure in https://vit.ac.in/admissions/international/eligibilityandprocedure
  • No need to send the hardcopy of the application form to the Institute.
  • Do not enclose any Demand Draft.
  • For any query, please contact us through email
  • An Acknowledgement towards the receipt of the application form complete in all respects will be sent within 5 working days

 

Basic Checklist

  • A valid E-mail Address
  • An active mobile number
  • Scanned files in the format of .jpg of your photo (3.5 cm width x 4.5 cm height; 10-200 kB size) and signature (3.5 cm width x 1.5 cm height; 10kB-200 kB size)
  • Relevant documents as per the application form requirement

Documents to be uploaded

Foreign Students

  • Proof of age and nationality
  • 11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).
  • Both 11th and 12th Marksheets (for Nepal Education Board Candidates)

NRI students

  • Proof of Age & Nationality (Passport/Birth Certificate).
  • 11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).
  • Visa/Resident Card authenticating NRI status of parent.
  • Employer certificate (Optional at the time of application)

Precautions

Precautions

  • The relevant fields should be filled carefully and with valid details.
  • Ensure the email address and phone number used is valid. All further communications will be through these details. Request for change in the future will not be entertained.
  • Make sure you upload a passport sized picture and not a selfie!
  • Note down the application number generated while registering for future reference.
  • Download the soft copy of the filled-in online application for further reference

Admission and Selection Procedure

ADMISSION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE

Admission is based on merit (marks/grades obtained in the qualifying examination-refer the Eligibility Norms) and availability of seats. NRI candidates have the privilege to apply under two ways.

  • (I) DIRECT ADMISSION
    NRI/Foreign candidates can apply directly through NRI/Foreign category for admission to B.Tech. Degree programme. VITEEE is not mandatory for Direct Admission. Refer the website for the link: https://admissions.vit.ac.in/ugirapplication
  • (II) ADMISSION THROUGH VITEEE-2021
    Interested NRI candidates can also apply through VITEEE-2021 Entrance Examination. Refer the website for the link: https://viteee.vit.ac.in/
  • SELECTION PROCEDURE
  • Step 1- Scrutinizing the  documents received from the candidate.

    Note: The filled-out application form along with necessary enclosures* are to be duly uploaded along with the form.

    NRI Category

    Foreign Category

    1.Proof of Age & Nationality (Passport/Birth Certificate).

    1.Proof of Age & Nationality (Passport/Birth Certificate/National ID).

    2.11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).

    2.11th grade marksheet/AS Level/Form V(for appearing candidates) & 12th grade mark sheet/A Level/Form VI (for passed out candidates).

    3.Visa/Resident Card authenticating NRI status of parent.

    3.Both 11th and 12th Marksheets (for Nepal Education Board Candidates)

    4.Employer certificate / Sponsorship letter (Optional at the time of application)

    * Documents to be uploaded along with the application form

    DO NOT ENCLOSE ANY DEMAND DRAFT

    Step 2 - Issue of offer Letter

    • On satisfying all the eligibility requirements, the branch allotment order will be e-mailed to the registered email id (candidates are requested to give valid email address)
    • The provisional admission letter will be issued, only if the students meet the eligibility requirements
    • Allotment of branch will be done on the basis of the application and documents received at our end
    • Branch once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances

    Step 3 – Payment of Advance Fees

    • Selected candidates are required to pay the Advance Fees in USD, as mentioned on the offer letter

    Step 4 - Payment of Balance Fee

    • The candidate is requested to pay the balance Tuition fee as per the provisional admission letter along with the copy of the XII mark statement / website copy [if available ] /  Copy of XII Hall Ticket or Admit card either through Demand Draft mode or Fund Transfer mode in USD.

    Step 5 - Intimation on other Admission Formalities

    • On receipt of the balance fee, the details regarding the commencement of the programme, route to VIT, Hotel details, affidavit [pdf format], student profile to be filled through online etc., will be intimated through email after receipt of fee.
    • Candidates are requested to report to the University with the required original documents as per the provisional admission letter.
    • Only on completion of admission formalities, the candidate will be allowed to stay in the hostel.
    • All the NRI / Foreign students are requested to register in International Relations office (IR office) on the day of admission.

    Payment of Hostel Fees

    • The Hostel fee should be sent separately along with the balance tuition fee. [ by means of separate DD drawn in favour of VIT University/ or through Fund Transfer mode]
    • Allotment of room will be done on first cum first served basis.
    • Refer the Hostel fee structure on our VIT website

Important Instructions

INSTRUCTIONS

The candidate should fulfil the academic eligibility criteria for confirming the admission.

  • After admission, while scrutinizing the records if a candidate is found not eligible, the admission will stand cancelled at the discretion of the Management.
  • In case of a student found not eligible, the refund will be given as per the norms of VIT.
  • International students are expected to abide by the rules of the University. The code of conduct that is applicable to Indian students studying in the university is applicable to them as well.

GENERAL DISCIPLINE

  • All candidates admitted to the Institute shall maintain good conduct, pay the requisite tuition fees and other charges by the due dates, attend their classes regularly and abide by the rules and regulations of the Institute. If at any point of time, the conduct and character of a candidate is not satisfactory or is of a suspicious nature, the Management reserves the right, without assigning any reason, to make him /her vacate the hostel or expel him/her from the university.
    MEASURES FOR PREVENTION OF RAGGING AT THE INSTITUTION LEVEL:

Ragging is totally prohibited in the institution and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, whether actively or passively, or being a part of a conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished in accordance with these regulations as well as under the provisions of any penal law for the time being force.

  • Ragging juniors in any form are forbidden. If anyone found ragging his / her juniors, he/she can be rusticated from the institute.
  • It is mandatory that candidates and parents have to sign an undertaking at the time of admission Format will be issued by the Admissions office

For any query relating to admission, Please contact us through email: global@vit.ac.in

Important Dates

PARTICULARS NRI \ FOREIGN
Issue of application form First week of January, 2021
Last date to fill Application form April, 2021

Note: The filled-out application form along with necessary enclosures* are to be duly uploaded along with the form. Kindly do not send the hardcopy of the application form.

Documents to be uploaded along with the application form:

  • Copy of X Mark statement or any age proof certificate

  • Copy of XI Mark statement (if available) or a copy of pre-final semester mark statement

  • Copy of XII Mark statement / Equivalent degree Examination marks -if passed out- or a copy of XI Mark Statement -For pursuing candidate-

  • Employment Certificate (if available)

  • Valid Passport and Visa Copies of the candidate and the parent / Copy of citizenship card -for foreign candidates-

  • Passport size photograph

  • It is mandatory to submit the Employment Certificate and Sponsorship letter at the time of admission

For more details visit the VIT website given below!

https://vit.ac.in/viteee

Sponsorship Letter and Employers certificate format

Contact Us

Dr C Vijayakumar
Director (International Relations)
VIT University, Vellore – 632014
Phone: +91-416-220-2131
Email: global@vit.ac.in

Contact Us

General queries:

  • International Relations Office
  • # 109, Floor I, Dr.M.G.R. Block
  • VIT Vellore - 632014
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Phone :+91-416-220 2131 / 3118
  • Fax : +91-416-2243118 / 2243092
  • Email :international@vit.ac.in