VIT University Chennai (VIT UNIV CHEN) - Admission 2023

Deemed to be University


Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Deemed to be University


Chennai, Tamil Nadu

VIT University Chennai Admission 2023- Courses, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - December 14 2022 by Swagota Nandi

VIT or Vellore Institute of Technology is a private deemed to be university located in Chennai and Vellore and was established in the year 1984. VIT University Chennai is spread out over 185 acres, situated on the Vandalur-Kelambakkam road. It is globally engaged, competitive, comprehensive, and research-enriched. The institution offers 20 undergraduates, 34 postgraduate, four integrated, and four research programs. The university has schools named as School of Advanced Sciences, School of Architecture, VIT School of Design, School of Biosciences & Technology, School of Social Sciences & Languages, School of Electronics Engineering, VIT School of Law, etc.

Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai Admission 2023 Highlights

Check the basic information of the Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai nearby;
University NameVellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Chennai
University TypeDeemed to be University
Establishment Year1984
Basic Admission CriteriaB.Tech: VITEEE+ Counselling
BA-LL.B/ BBA-LL.B: CLAT/ LSAT or any other National Level Entrance Test
M.Tech/ MCA/ M.Tech by Research/ Int. Ph.D.­: VITMEE
M.Phil+ Ph.D.: VITREE+ Interview
Application ModeB.Tech: Online and Offline both
BA-LL.B/ BBA-LL.B: Online followed by submission at the university address
M.Tech/ MCA: Online

Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai Admission 2023 Dates

EventsTentative Dates
 Application form11th November 2022
Last day to apply (MBA)31st March 2023
VITEEE 2023 Exam15th – 21st April 2023
Last Date to Register for XATNov 30, 2021
XAT Test Date8 Jan 2023

VIT Chennai Admission 2023

There are different ways through which candidates can take admission.
  • B.Tech admission through VITEEE
  • BBA-LL.B or B.A LLB admission through CLAT or LSAT Score
  • MBA admission through CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT 

    How to Apply for VITEEE

    Following are the steps for applying to VIT Vellore :

    1. Visit the Official website of the Institute.
    2. Then click on Apply now.
    3. Start filling the form.
    4. The form should be filled correctly, authentically, and with all the required fields properly.
    5. Then upload all the asked documents in the prescribed format only.
    6. Upload the Applicant's signature and Recent Passport size photograph in the prescribed format.
    7. Pay the Application Fee of Rs. 900 through the prescribed mode of payment.
    8. Then take out the printout of the Application form for further proceedings.

VIT Chennai UG Admission 2023 

VIT Chennai offers various undergraduate courses like B.Tech, B.Sc and Integrated law courses in various specializations, all are discussed below in the given table;
Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
B.TechComputer Science and EngineeringCandidates seeking to apply for this course must have passed 10+2 examination in PCM/Biology with minimum 60% marks.On the basis of marks obtained in VITEEE followed by counselling
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Cyber-Physical Systems
Electrical & Electronics
Electronics & Communication
Electronics & Computer Engineering
Fashion Technology
B.ScFashion DesignShould have passed 10+2 level of examination in any discipline.Merit Basis - On the score of the qualifying exam
BA-LL.B (Hons.)-----Should have a score of 60% marks at 10+2 level or equivalent. CLAT or LSAT Score followed by GD and PI
BBA-LL.B (Hons.)

VIT Chennai Admission 2023 for PG Courses

Seeking aspirants can also check the postgraduate courses of VIT Chennai with their all relevant information below in the given table:
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.TechComputer-Aided Design / Computer-Aided ManufacturingShould hold a degree of BE/ B.Tech or Bachelor’s degree in the related discipline or M.Sc in the relevant discipline with aggregate 60% marks.On the basis of marks obtained in VITMEE OR a valid GATE score
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
CSE (Big Data Analytics)
CSE (Cloud Computing)
Embedded Systems
Communication Engineering
Power Electronics and Drives
Structural Engineering
VLSI Design 
Integrated M.TechSoftware Engineering10+2 (PCM) with 70% marks in aggregateMerit in the last qualifying examination
M.Tech by ResearchComputer ScienceMaster’s degree in Engineering or M.Sc OR MCA (Mathematics & Physics) with at least 60% marks in aggregate OR AMIE (Part A and Part B)VITMEE score followed by an interview
Mechanical & Building Science
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
MCA-B.Sc (IT/CS) or BCA with Mathematics at 10+2 or Graduation level with 60% marks in aggregate.
MBAFinancePassed in graduation with at least of three-year duration with 60% marks in aggregate. Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT score followed by Essay Writing and Personal Interview
Human Resource
Operation Systems


Corporate Law Passed in graduation with at least of three-year duration with 60% marks in aggregate.  CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT score followed by Essay Writing and Personal Interview
Intellectual Property Rights
International Law


Chemistry Passed in graduation with at least of three-year duration with 60% marks in aggregate.  CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/ NMAT or CMAT score followed by Essay Writing and Personal Interview
Data Science
  • The application form for M.Tech and MCA programmes can be filled out online for a charge of INR 1121. The application form does not need to be mailed.
  • Internal (Full-Time), Internal (Part-Time), and External (Part-Time) M.Tech by Research programmes are available.
  • The application form for International M.Tech can be filled out online and then sent to VIT, Vellore. INR 826 is the application fee.

VIT M.Tech by Research Selection Criteria

These criteria are determined by the course's minimum eligibility requirements.

For AMIE degree holders: The written test would be given 40% weightage and interview 60% weightage for AMIE degree holders with a valid GATE/ UGC/ CSIR NET or NBHM result.
For a Master's in Engineering: The applicable Master's degree will be given 40% weightage, and the Written Test or Interview will be given 60%.
For M.Sc. or MCA degree holders: The Bachelor's degree will be weighted 20%, the Master's degree will be weighted 20%, and the Written Test and Interview will be weighted 60%.

VIT Chennai M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2023

At the doctoral level, VIT Chennai provides M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs. Internal (Full-Time), Internal (Part-Time), and External (Part-Time) modes are available for these courses. To be admitted to these programs, candidates must take the VITREE exam, which is administered by the institution.

A Master's degree in relevant discipline with least 60% marks is the minimum requirement for M.Phil. Master's degree in Engineering/Technology/Business Administration with minimum 60% marks or M.Sc. (Engineering) / M.S. (Engineering) / M.S. (Engineering) / M.S. (Engineering) / M.S. (Engineering) / M.S. (Engineering) / M.S. (by Research).

The candidate's overall merit in the previous qualifying examination at the Master's level, as well as performance in the written test, is used to make the final decision, which is followed by research output and performance in the personal interview.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.Phil. PhilosophyMaster’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 out of 10 CGPAMerit in the last qualifying examination (20% weightage to UG and PG degree each) and score in VITREE and interview (60% weightage)



EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering / Technology or Business Administration with a first-class or a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5 on a 10 – point scale) or equivalent like M.Sc (Engineering) or M.S. by Research.VITREE exam score followed by merit in the qualifying examination, Research Output, and Personal Interview
SciencesMaster’s degree in a relevant Science discipline with 60% marks
LawMaster’s in Law or LL.M with 55% marks in aggregate
LanguagesMaster’s degree with 55% marks in aggregate
ManagementME/ M.Tech or MBA with 60% marks in aggregate

Ph.D. Admission Details 2023

All Institute staff employees with the required basic qualifications and one year of experience at the Institute level are eligible to work part-time on Ph.D. / M.Tech by Research or M.Phil projects.
External part-time applicants, permanent teachers in other colleges, and candidates sponsored by R&D organizations of the following categories are eligible to apply to work part-time for Ph.D./M.Tech by Research) and M.Phil. degrees:

  • Public sector undertakings have R&D units, such as the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), or the Department of Space.
  • Public-sector projects with research and development units.
  • The CSIR has identified private industries that are involved in R&D or contribute to R&D initiatives. It will be necessary to present a copy of the certificate issued by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) in this regard.
  • The medical industry, institutions, and hospitals that have completed approved research and development in the relevant field. (Produce a copy of the certificate issued by the appropriate authority.)
    Sponsoring Institutions/Industries should be within 500 kilometers of each other.

To apply for M.Phil, Ph.D., and M.Tech by Research programs, follow the processes outlined below.

  • Go to the university's official website and look for the 'Research Admissions' link.
  • Fill up the application and pay the INR 900 application fee.
  • Take a printout of the completed form and mail it along with the Research Proposal, Work Experience Letter, and other needed papers to the university address.
Director, Research Admissions,
Director, Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu

VIT Chennai Scholarship Details 2023

VIT Chennai offers a number of scholarships for a variety of courses. Students can review the scholarship conditions for each subject listed below:

Course NameCriteriaBenefit
B.TechToppers of each State & Central board100% relaxation in tuition fee
VITEEE rank holders of 1 to 5075% relaxation in tuition fee
VITEEE rank holders of 51 to 10050% relaxation in tuition fee
VITEEE rank holders of 101 to 100025% relaxation in tuition fee
M.TechTop GATE scorersINR 4000 on a monthly basis
Top GATE/ VITMEE ScorersINR 2.40 lakhs for a double degree in Communication Engineering from UAS, Darmstadt, Germany (under DADD fellowship)
Top 20 GATE/ VITMEE ScorersINR 12,400 per month along with a contingency of INR 15000 per annum for M.Tech (Nanotechnology) from DST (Nano Mission Council of India).
VIT, Chennai Fees & Eligibility
B.Tech₹1.98 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 60% + VITEEE
B.Sc₹77,000 (Total Fees)10+2
M.C.A₹1.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 60% + VITMEE
M.Tech₹1.93 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + VITMEE
BALLB {Hons.}₹1.64 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 45% + CLAT
MBA₹3.54 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 60%
L.L.M₹87,000 (Total Fees)L.L.B. with 50% + CLAT

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