Karnataka Girl Tops in VITEEE
Karnataka Girl Tops VITEEE for Admission to B.Tech Courses
SAI SAKETIKA CHEKURI, a student of Sri Chaitanya Techno School-Bangalore, Karnataka has secured the first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2019 which was held from April 10 to 21, 2019 in 124 selected cities across India, as well as Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar. The entrance exam was held for admission to the various B.Tech programmes offered by VIT at its Vellore, Chennai, Amaravati (AP) & Bhopal.
Releasing the results here on April 29, 2019(Monday), VIT Chancellor Dr.G Viswanathan said that 1,62,426 candidates had registered for the VITEEE-2019. The other rank holders among the top 10 are 2nd rank: GURAJALA JOEL MOSES (Sri Chaitanya Jr. Kalasala ,Andhra Pradesh), 3rd rank: TUSHAR JAIN (Subodh Public School-CBSE, Jaipur), 4th rank: DISHANK JINDAL (Bhavan Vidyalaya, CBSE, Chandigarh), 5th rank : G BALA RATNA SWAMY (Tirumala Junior Kalasala, Andhra Pradesh ), 6th rank : THOMAS JACOB (Delhi Public School, Bhilai , Chattisgarh), 7th rank : YASHICA PATODIA (Delhi Public School Megacity- ICSE, Kolkata,West Bengal) , 8th rank : RAGHAVAN GOPALAN (National Public School-CBSE, Tamil Nadu), 9th rank : MOHIT KUMAR GOYAL (Indian Convent School-CBSE, Kota, Rajasthan) and 10th rank : SIDHARTH GIRI (Fr. Agnel School, Noida-CBSE, Noida, Uttar Pradesh).
Dr.G. Viswanathan said that admissions would be done only on merit, based on the marks secured by the candidates in the VITEEE. The results have been released in VIT’s website www.vit.ac.in.
Counselling for candidates who secured ranks upto 10,000 would be held on May 9, 2019, counselling for students with ranks from 10,001 to 30,000 will be on May 10, for those who secured ranks between 30,001 to 50,000 counselling will take place on May 11, candidates with ranks from 50,001 to 70,000 need to attend counselling on May 13, counselling for ranks 70,001 to 90,000 would be on May 14 and counselling for students with ranks 90,001 to 1,10,000 would be held on May 15. The counselling would be held simultaneously at Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amaravati (AP).
Under the G V School Development Programme central and State board exam toppers would be given 100 percent fee waiver for all the four years. Candidates with ranks upto 50 would be given 75 percent tuition fee waiver, those with ranks 51 to 100 would get 50 percent tuition fee waiver and candidates in ranks 101 to 1,000 would be given 25 percent tuition fee waiver.
Admission for other 3-year Undergraduate and 5-year UG Integrated programmes is also open and students can visit VIT’s website for more information about the programmes and for registering for admission.