VIT
International Admissions


Over the years VIT has established good linkages with many developing countries for admission of students to various programmes. This is being accomplished by conducting periodic exhibitions in these countries. VIT has so far 19 Undergraduate / 34 Postgraduate programmes and Research Programme.
The students are admitted from many countries like

  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bhutan
  • Canada
  • China
  • Congo
  • Durban
  • Egypt
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Ghana
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Republic of Yemen
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Srilanka
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • UAE
  • UK
  • USA
  • West Indies
  • Zambia

Who can Apply

Admission of Foreign / NRI candidate is direct. VIT University has no middlemen or any agent for admission. Parents/ Candidates are requested to contact the Admissions Office directly for any query.

  • Foreign Nationals
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Overseas Citizen of India
  • Children of Indian workers in abroad
  • Non Resident Indians (NRI)

The above mentioned candidates (Except Foreign candidates) are also eligible to appear for the VIT Entrance Examination [VITEEE].
In case of their selection under VITEEE (Merit category through counselling), the fee paid under NRI category will be adjusted against Merit admission

Courses Offered

To view all the Courses offered for the International Students Click Here

Important Dates (B.Tech)
Event Date
Availability of online Application Forms 2nd December 2013
Last date for receipt of filled out Application form along with necessary documents 28th February 2014
Announcement of short listed candidates Third week of March 2014
Last date for payment Advance fee of 1,000 USD 10th April 2014
Last date for payment of balance fee 10th June 2014

Eligibility & Procedure
  • Foreign Nationals
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Children of Indian Nationals working abroad
  • Non Resident Indians (NRI)

Candidates, should fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria to seek admission under NRI /FOREIGN category, otherwise their admission will stand cancelled

FOR NRI CANDIDATES

Completed 12 years of schooling (Equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education) / Diploma awarded with
  • For admission to B.Tech courses, candidates should have completed 12 years of schooling (equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology or Biotechnology as subjects.
  • Minimum average of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) or Biology or Biotechnology (PCB) in standard XII or Equivalent Degree (Usually it is Grade ‘C’, to be produced with equivalent marks)
  • In case if they have studied Physical science with combination of Physics and Chemistry as subjects in the qualifying examination, they should produce the certificate of approval from the school to that effect and also proper approval order from the AIU / Board of Studies.
  • Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for all the 14 B.Tech. Degree programmes
  • Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible for B.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering and Biotechnology programmes. They are eligible for B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (spec. in Bioinformatics), but after joining, registering Mathematics as bridge course is mandatory.
  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1992 are eligible to apply
  • For candidates having NRI status, the Sponsorship should be given only by the parent (either father or mother) living abroad [Sponsorship by relative / friend is not acceptable]
  • NRI candidates should produce Employer Certificate of the sponsor (either Father or Mother)
  • Valid passport and Visa copies
FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES

Completed 12 years of schooling (Equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education) / Diploma awarded with
  • Mathematics and Physics as compulsory two subjects
  • The third subject being either Chemistry / Computer Sciences / Electronics / Bio-technology / Biology
  • Minimum of 60% aggregate marks in these subjects (Usually it is “C” grade) for all engineering programmes (Instead of MPC only) other than Bio-technology / Bio-medical Engg
  • For grade points, equivalency marks card attained from the school to be produced
  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1992 are eligible to apply
  • Proof of the foreign National
  • Valid passport and Visa copies

    The following are considered equivalent to the 10+2 system of Indian Education. They should also produce equivalent marks for the corresponding grades.
  • GCE Examination of UK with Higher grades in five subjects at the Ordinary level ('O' level) and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology at the Advanced level ('A' level).
  • High School Certificate Examination, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, UK.
  • International Baccalaureate Examination of Geneva.
  • High School Graduation from accredited institutions of USA.
  • 12 years High School - Grade 12 pass from the accredited institutions of Canada.
  • 12 years High School Graduation / Diploma / Certificate of an approved Board Schools of China, Thailand, Indonesia, Bhutan, Syria, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Gulf Countries.
  • 12 years Secondary Stage qualifications of National Examination Board / Council of Ministry of Education of Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania Uganda and Rwanda.
  • High School Certificate (HSC) and Cambridge School Certificate ('A' level) from the accredited institutions of Mauritius.
  • Any other examination of the Foreign country as found equivalent to 10+2 examination of India by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

International Under Graduate Programmes
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 9500
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 10100
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 9500
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 10100
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 9500
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 10100
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 9500
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 10100
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • External Placement Training Fee
    $90
  • Placement Fee
    $10
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 8600
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 5000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $500
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 5500
International Post Graduate Programmes
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 6,000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $ 400
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 6,400
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 6,000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $ 550
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 6,550
International Science Programmes
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 3,200
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $ 300
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 3,500
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 4,000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    $ 300
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 4,300
International Research Based Programmes
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 4,000
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    -
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 4,000
  • Tuition Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 3,500
  • Special Fee (Inclusive of Examination Fee, Library Fee etc) (Per Annum)
    -
  • Total Fee (Per Annum)
    $ 3,500

Hostel charges for 2014 - NRI Student - Vellore Campus (Amount in USD)

Particulars SINGLE BED DOUBLE BED THREE BED FOUR BED SIX BED
A/C
 
NON A/C
 
A/C
 
NON A/C
 
A/C
 
NON A/C
 
A/C
 
NON A/C
 
A/C
 
NON A/C
 
Admission Fee
[One Time Payment]
150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
Establishment Charges 860 700 600 500 480 380 380 330 280 240
Electricity Charges (General) 160 160 140 140 130 130 120 120 120 120
A/C Electricity Advance 450 - 450 - 450 - 300 - 300 -
Food & Other Charges (Advance) 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250
Total 2,870 2,260 2,590 2,040 2,460 1,910 2,200 1,850 2,100 1,760

Hostel charges for 2014 - Chinese Student - Vellore Campus (Amount in USD)

Particulars Concessional fees for Chinese (amount in USD)
SINGLE BED DOUBLE BED THREE BED FOUR BED SIX BED
A/C A/C A/C A/C A/C
Establishment Charges 850 550 480 400 300
A/C Electricity Advance 450 350 300 250 200
General Utility 100 100 100 100 100
Chinese Canteen 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,300
Total 2,700 2,300 2,180 2,050 1,900

UG (BCA, B.Sc (CS), B.Com (Computer Applications) & BBA) / FIVE-YEAR INTEGRATED PROGRAMMES
  • There will be no entrance examination for admissions.
  • Foreign Nationals
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Children of Indian Nationals working abroad
  • Non Resident Indians (NRI)
Candidates, should fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria to seek admission under NRI /FOREIGN category, otherwise their admission will stand cancelled

FOR NRI CANDIDATES

Completed 12 years of schooling (Equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education) / Diploma awarded with
  • For admission to UG courses, candidates should have completed 12 years of schooling (equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education)
  • Minimum of 60% over all average.(Usually it is Grade ‘C’, to be produced with equivalent marks)
  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1994 are eligible to apply
  • For candidates having NRI status, the Sponsorship should be given only by the parent (either father or mother) living abroad [Sponsorship by relative / friend is not acceptable]
  • NRI candidates should produce Employer Certificate of the sponsor (either Father or Mother)
  • Valid passport and Visa copies
PROGRAMMES ELIGIBILITY
B.Sc. Computer Science / BCA A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State / Central Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects with minimum of 60% overall aggregate.
B.Sc. Multimedia and Animation A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State / Central Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent examination or A pass in Diploma (10+3) in any stream with a minimum of 60% overall aggregate.
B.Com. (Computer Applications) A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State / Central Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with minimum of 60% overall aggregate. Students must have studied Commerce / Accountancy as one of the subjects.
BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State / Central Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent examination in any stream with a minimum of 60% overall aggregate.
FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES

Completed 12 years of schooling (Equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education) / Diploma awarded with
  • Minimum of 50% aggregate marks in these subjects (it is Equivalent grade) for all UG Programmes
  • For grade points, equivalency marks card attained from the school to be produced
  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 1994 are eligible to apply
  • Proof of the foreign National
  • Valid passport and Visa copies
PROGRAMMES ELIGIBILITY Minimum %
B.Sc. Computer Science / BCA A pass in Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination. Students must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects. 50 % (or) Its Equivalent grade
B.Sc. Multimedia and Animation A pass in Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination or A pass in Diploma (10+3) in any stream
B.Com. (Computer Applications) A pass in Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination. Students must have studied Commerce / Accountancy as one of the subjects
BBA
(Bachelor of Business Administration)
A pass in Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination in any stream
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