VIT University Admission 2018 for International Student

Last Updated - March 08 2018

­Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) provides admission to international students under several categories like Under Graduate (B. Tech & Technology), Post Graduate & Integrated courses. Separate dates have been allocated to NRI & foreign students regarding application proceedings VIT University also provide exchange programmes to foreign students in various languages via internships. These courses have been provided in two semesters (Fall & Winter) starting from December 01 & July 01 every year.

Foreign nationals/ Person with Indian Origin PIO/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/Non Residential Indians (NRI)/Students whose parents are working in abroad are applicable to apply. 

Official Website of Vellore Institute of Technology

    15th Oct, 2017 - 31st Mar, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

VIT University Admission Important Dates

BE/B.Tech , B.Sc , B.Com , BCA & MCA
Application form15th Oct, 2017

VIT University Admission Eligibility Criteria


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (Provided at Chennai campus also)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Provided at Chennai campus also)
  • Production & Industrial Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (Provided at Chennai campus also)
  • Mechanical with specialization in Chemical Procedure Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics & Instrumentation  Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering (Provided at Chennai campus also)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Provided at Chennai campus also)

Duration: 4 years

Course Name: Bachelor of Technology

  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: Students who have studied only PCB at 10+2 level are applicable offered that they have to clear Mathematics bridge course after joining the course.

Eligibility (for NRI’s):

  • 10+2 with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics /Biology/Biotechnology
  • If you have studied Physical science along with the combination of Physics & Chemistry. In that case, you have to offer an approval certificate from school you have attended last.
  • Those who have studied Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics are applicable for all B. Tech courses.

Note: For students having NRI status, sponsorship should be given by parents living in abroad only not by any other whether relative or friend.

Eligibility Criteria (foreign students):

  •  English is mandatory as one of the subjects at qualifying level.
  • 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (considered equivalent to Grade C for engineering programmes)
  • Proof of foreign nationality ie need

Equivalent Qualifications:

Apart from exams mentioned in eligibility details below mentioned qualifying exams will also be considered:

  • 12 years if High School of Education/ Diploma/ certification from school of China, Thailand, Indonesia, Bhutan, Syria, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Behrain, Oman, Yeman, Saudi Arabia, UAE & other gulf countries.
  • High school & Cambridge school certificate of ‘A’ level from institutions of Mauritius. 
  • High school certificate examination from University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, UK.
  • 12 years secondary stage qualification approved by National Examination Board of Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda & Rwanda.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) examination of Geneva.
  • GCE examination of UK with higher grades at ordinary (‘O’)level in five subjects & Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology at advanced (‘A’) level.
  • Grade 12 passed from accredited institutions of Canada.
  • Any other examination of foreign countries which establish equivalent to 10+2 examination of India authorized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science) & Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.]

Pass in HSC from state or Central Board of Secondary Education with 70% (50% For Foreign)marks & Mathematics as one mandatory subject.


Pass in HSC from state or Central Board of Secondary Education with 70%(50% For Foreign) marks & Commerce/ Accountancy as one mandatory subject.

User facts:

  • Valid visa & passport
  • Employer certificate of the sponsor (whether Mother or Father)
  • Students born on or after July 01, 1995 are applicable to apply.
  • Students must have finished 12 years of education (equivalent to 10+2 system of India).

Note: For students having NRI status, sponsorship should be given by parents living in abroad only not by any other whether relative or friend.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Microbiology) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

B. Sc. degree in any discipline of Biological science which must comprise Botany/Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Nutrition/ Home science/ Agricultural science or Medicine.


The aspirant should possess the graduate degree in any branch from a recognised university.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry)

B. Sc. degree in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Applied science along with Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics as supportive subjects.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics)

B. Sc. degree in Applied science/ Electronics/Physics.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

  • Students in final year of their degree are applicable offered that they have to clear the degree before Interview & must secure the final year marks sheet before August 15, 2016.
  • B. Sc. degree in Computer science/ Computer Applications.
  • Students must have obtained full-time graduation degree with 50% marks.


B. Sc. (IT/Computer science)/BCA of at least three year period with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 or graduate level with 60% marks.

Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Automotive Engineering)

B.E/ B.Tech.  in Mechanical / Automobile / Production / Manufacturing Engineering/Mechatronics 

Note: This programme has been run in collaboration with Automotive research association of India (ARAI) Pune

Master of Technology [M.Tech] (CAD/ CAM)

  • B.E/B. Tech. in Civil / Mechanical / Biotechnology / Chemical / Electrical / Biochemical / Environmental
  • Or M.Sc. in Chemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry.


in Mechanical / Automobile or Production Engineering 
  • B.E/B. Tech.
  • Master of Technology [M.Tech.] (Mechatronics)

    B.E/B. Tech in Mechanical / Automobile / Manufacturing / Production / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics & Communication / Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Control / Computer Science / Information Technology / Mechatronics .

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Manufacturing Engineering)

    B.E/B. Tech in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Automobile Engineering 

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Structural Engineering)

    B.E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering / Civil & Structural Engineering.

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology)

    • MCA or any other equivalent degree with valid GATE score in Computer Science.
    • B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.
    • B.E/B. Tech in any stream.
    • M.S / M.Sc. in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Software Engineering.


    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Or M.Sc. Physics with Specialization in Electronics / Material Science / Solid State Physics /Nanotechnology
    • Or B. Tech in Nanotechnology
    • B.E/B. Tech  in ECE / EEE / E&I

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Sensor System Technology)

    • Or M.Sc. Physics with Electronics / Electronics or any equiva
    • B.E/B. Tech in EEE / ECE / E&I / CSE / Instrumentation & Control

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (VLSI Design)

    • B.E/B. Tech in Electrical / Electronics / EEE / ECE / E&I
    • M.Sc. Physics with Electronics / Electronics.

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Power Electronics and Drives)

    B.E/B. Tech. in Electrical / Electronics / EEE / ECE / E&I

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering)

    • B.E/B. Tech in any discipline
    • M.S / M.Sc. in Computer Science/IT/Software Engineering
    • MCA. 

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Biotechnology)

    • M.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Bio-Physics/Biology/Botany/Zoology/Genetics
    • Or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
    • Or M.Sc.(Ag)
    • B.E/B. Tech in Chemical/Leather Technology/Biotechnology/Industrial Biotechnology/Biochemical/Bio-Medical/Bio-Informatics
    • Or MBBS
    • Master of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc).

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Biomedical Engineering)

    • Or MBBS/Degree in Physiotherapy/Occupational therapy of 4 years duration
    • B.E/B. Tech in Bio-Medical Engg/Bio-Medical Instrumentation/Medical Electronics/ECE/EIE/Biotechnology/Bio-Informatics
    • Or M.Sc. in Biophysics/ Electronics/Physics/Bio-Medical Sciences/ Bio-medical Instrumentation/Bioinformatics

    Master of Technology [M.Tech.] (Embedded Systems)

    B.E/B. Tech in ECE/ EEE/ Mechatronics or EIE

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Control & Automation)

    • B. Tech. Tech. in EEE/(ECE)/E&I)
    • Any other Under Graduate degree

    User Facts:

    • A degree should be in full-time method with 60% marks for M. & 50% for MCA
    • Final year students are also applicable to apply.

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Software Engineering)

    Higher Secondary Examination organized by the state / central board of examination with 70% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM).

    Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

    Higher Secondary Examination organizeed by the state / central board of examination in Physics/ Chemistry/Botany/ Zoology or Biology with 70% marks.

    Foreign Exchange Programmes:

    Internships have been provided by VIT University in several languages.

    Name of Exchange Programme:

    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Chinese

    How To Apply for VIT University Admission


    Students have to fill the application form by navigating to the official link of international admissions. Documents need to be uploaded are

    • Scanned copy of class Xth marks sheet or age proof certificate of size not more than 2MB in JPG/pdf pattern.
    • Scanned copy of class XIIth marks sheet
    • Colour photograph of size 50 to 200kb (3.5 cm to 4.5 cm) in JPG/JPEG pattern
    • Signature of size 50 to 200kb (3.5 cm to 1.5 cm) in JPG/JPEG pattern
    • Sponsorship letter, need to be given by father or mother
    • Passport & Visa copies of student & Parent or visa citizenship card (if eligible)
    • Certificate allowed by employer & clear details about the designation of parents

    Note: No requirement to enclose Demand Draft.

    Check the fee structure for courses provided by VIT

    ME/M.Tech, MBA/PGDM & B.Sc

    Students have to fill the separate application form for each course. Link for the same is available on:

    Send the application to:-




    TEL: +91-416-2202131, 2244, 2243, 2038, 2041

    VIT University Admission Procedure


    Students can straight apply for B. Tech. without application cost & VITEEE is not compulsory for them. Selection is clearly based on grades obtained in qualifying exam. It comprises following steps:

    • Balance fee:

    Students need to pay the balance fee after receiving the provisional allocation letter. Balance fee payment should match with the Performa sent along with the acknowledgment mail.

    • Admission formalities:

    After receiving the balance fee receipt details regarding the commencement of classes, address to VIT, affidavit & student profile (to be filled online) will be sent via mail.

    • Confirmation of Eligibility:

    Documents uploaded by the students will be scrutinized to confirm the eligibility norms.

    • The issue of allocation letter:

    Once the authorities confirmed the eligibility & cross-checked the documents uploaded at the time of application, a discipline allocation letter will be emailed on student’s registered ID.

    Note: Discipline once allotted will not be changed under any situation.

    • Registration fee:

    Only selected students to have to pay the non-refundable registration & procedure fee of 1000 US dollars. This amount will be comprised of the tuition fee after final admission.

    Note: 1. Students are requested to bring original documents & provisional admission letter on the day of joining of course.

    Note: 2. NRI/foreign students are advised to register themselves in International Relations officer (IR-Office) on the day of admission.

    For Admission Queries Contact to:

    Dr. C Vijaya Kumar

    Director, International Relations

    VIT University, Vellore- 632 014

    Tamil Nadu India

    Contact No- 91 416 220 2041

    E-mail ID- [email protected]

    ME/M.Tech, MBA/PGDM & M.Sc

    Selection of the aspirants will be done on the basis of qualifying degree examination merit.

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