Andhra Pradesh Boy Tops VITEEE for Admission to B Tech Courses
VELLORE: Sevakula Vamshi, a student of Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Andhra Pradesh has secured the first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2016 which was held from April 6 to 17 in 118 selected cities across India, as well as Dubai, Kuwait and Muscat. The entrance exam was held for admission to the various B.Tech programmes offered by VIT University at its Vellore and Chennai campuses.
Releasing the results here on Thursday, VIT chancellor G Viswanathan said that a record 2,12,238 candidates had registered for the VITEEE-2016. The other rank-holders among the top 10 are 2nd rank: Mohil Patel (St Anns School, Gujarat), 3rd rank: Satyajit Ghosh (DAV Public School, Delhi), 4th rank: Jeevan Chandra N (Sri Chaitanya Narayana Junior College, Karnataka), 5th rank: Shubanker Jauhari (Sri Chaitanya Narayana Junior College, Telangana), 6th rank: Sanit Gupta (Navrachana Higher Secondary School, Sama, Jammu & Kashmir), 7th rank: Kumaresh Ramesh (Pace Junior Science College, Thane), 8th rank: Sai Saketh Aluru (FITJEE Junior College, Telangana), 9th rank: Vishal Jain S D (Jain Modern School, Gujarat) and 10th rank: Charit Verma (Bal Niketan Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh).
Viswanathan said that admissions would be only on merit, based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the VITEEE. The results have been released through the following websites: www.vit.ac.in, www.careers360.com, www.entrancecorner.com, www.shiksha.com, www.minglebox.com
Counselling for candidates, who obtained ranks up to 8,000 would be held on May 9 and counselling for ranks 8001 to 12,000 would be held on May 10 while for those who secured ranks from 12,001 to 16,000 will be held on May 11. Counselling for ranks 16,001 to 20,000 will be held on May 12. The counselling would be held simultaneously in the Vellore and Chennai campuses.
Under the G V School Development Programme Central and State board toppers would be given 100 percent fee waiver for all the four years. Candidates with ranks up to 10,000 would be given a tuition fee waiver of Rs 50,000 for all four years, while rank-holders from 10,001 to 20,000 would be given a fee waiver of Rs 25,000 for all the four years.