Engineering Entrance Examination of Vellore Institute of Technology this time has near about 1.67 lakh candidates appearing. VIT entrance test for the B.Tech programme of the University is to be held from 15th to 24th April and the exact number of the candidates is 1,66,978.
The University has three thousand seats for thirteen streams of engineering. The CBT (Computer Based Test), to be held for the first time, will be conducted at 130 centres in 112 cities including Kuwait and Dubai. Maximum of the applicants are boys i.e. 1,35,024, whereas there are only 31, 954 girl candidates.
In India, Andhra Pradesh is the biggest centre with a total of 33,170 candidates, of which, again, 23,867 are boys. The states to follow are Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu with 25,692, 18,810, 11,845 and 10,480 registrations respectively. The counseling process will start from 13th May, 2013 till the 18th depending upon ranks.