AP,Gujarat and Delhi students bags the top 3 ranks in VITEEE-2016
Sevakula Vamshi, a student of Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Andhra Pradesh secured the first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2016 which was held from April 6 to 17 in 118 selected cities across India, as well as in Dubai, Kuwait and Muscat. The entrance exam was held for admission to the various B.Tech. programmes offered by VIT University at its Vellore and Chennai campuses.
Releasing the results here on Friday, Dr. G. Viswanathan, Founder & Chancellor, VIT, said that a record number of 2,12,238 candidates had registered for the VITEEE-2016. The other nine rank-holders among the top 10 are:
Second rank—Mohil Patel (St. Anns School, Gujarat); 3rd rank—Satyajit Ghosh (D.A.V. Public School, Delhi); 4thrank—Jeevan Chandra N. (Sri Chaitanya Narayana Junior College, Karnataka); 5th rank—Shubanker Jauhari (Sri Chaitanya Narayana Junior College, Telengana); 6th rank—Sanit Gupta (Navrachana Higher Secondary School, Sama, Jammu & Kashmir); 7th rank—Kumaresh Ramesh (Pace Junior Science College, Thane); 8th rank—Sai Saketh Aluru (FITJEE Junior College, Telengana); 9th rank—Vishal Jain S.D. (Jain Modern School, Gujarat); 10thrank—Charit Verma (Bal Niketan Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh).
Dr. Viswanathan said that admissions would be only on merit, based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the VITEEE.
The results will be released through the following websites: www.vit.ac.in, https://www.careers360.com/ , https://learn.careers360.com/ , https://www.shiksha.com/ , https://www.minglebox.com/ , on April 28 2016.
Counselling for candidates who obtained ranks up to 8000 would be held on May 9, for ranks from 8001 to 12,000 on May 10, ranks from 12,001 to 16,000 on May 11, and for ranks from 16,001 to 20,000 on May 12. Counselling would be held simultaneously in the Vellore and Chennai campuses of VIT University, Dr. G. Viswanathan said.
Scholarships: The Founder & Chancellor said that under the G.V. School Development Programme, [GVSDP] central and state board toppers would be given 100% fee waiver for all the four years. Candidates with ranks up to 10,000 would be given a tuition fee waiver of Rs.50,000 for all four years, while rank-holders from 10,001 to 20,000 would be given a fee waiver of Rs.25,000 for all the four years.