Delhi boy tops VITEEE for admission to B.Tech
Kalash Gupta, a student of Delhi has secured first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2018 which was held from April 4 to 16. The exam was conducted in 124 selected cities across India besides Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar for admission to the various B.Tech programmes offered by VIT at its Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amaravati(AP) branch.
Releasing the results here recently, VIT also announced the newly set record where 2,12,000 candidates registered for the VITEEE-2018. The other rank holders among the top 10 are Sarikonda Ananda Ramarao,Telangana state (2nd rank), Anirudh Panigrahi, Odhisha state (3rd rank), Sai Anirudh M, Karnataka state(4th rank), Shubham Kar, Jharkhand state (5th rank), Shubham Agarwal, West Bengal state(6th rank), Pranav Goyal, Chandigarh state (7th rank), Sanchit Agrawal, Delhi state (8th rank), S Vishal, Tamil Nadu state (9th rank) and Anmol Gupta, Uttar Pradesh (10th rank).
Press note released by VIT said that VITEEE results have been declared through www.vit.ac.in and admissions would be only on merit, based on the marks obtained by the candidates in VITEEE.
Counselling for candidates, who obtained ranks upto 8,000 would be held on May 9, whereas for ranks 8001 to 14,000, it will be conducted on May 10. Those who secured ranks from 14001 to 20000, can attend the counselling on May 11. The counselling would be held simultaneously in Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal and Amaravati (AP).
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 upto 50 would be given 75% tuition fee waiver, Rank 51 to 100 would be given 50% tuition fee waiver and rank 101 to 1000 would be given 25 % tuition fee waiver.