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Vellore Institute of Technology Research Entrance Examination (VITREE)
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About VITREE 2023
VIT Research Entrance Exam is conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology and popularly known as VITREE. VITREE is conducted for admission to Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. programmes in VIT group of Institutions. The authorities have released the VITREE 2023 admit card. Candidates can download the VITREE admit card 2023 from the official website for April 13, 2023 exam. VITREE July session 2023 test 1 was held on April 16 while test 2 will be conducted on April 23, 2023 in 58 cities across India.
For VITREE 2023, candidates were required to fill the VITREE 2023 application form in online mode before April 9, 2023 by paying the application fee of Rs. 1,200. It is important for applicants to mention whether they are applying for Ph.D. programme or Direct Ph.D. programme as the VITREE exam pattern for both varies. The final candidates for VIT PhD admission 2023 will be shortlisted based on their VITREE 2023 score and performance in the personal interview round. According to the VITREE 2023 important dates, the entrance exam will be held on April 16 and 23, 2023 in computer-based mode and personal interview will be conducted in online mode on May 13 and 14, 2023. The VITREE 2023 result will be announced on May 30, 2023.
What is the full form of VITREE?
VITREE full form is Vellore Institute of Technology Research Entrance Exam. Candidates can apply for Ph.D and Direct Ph.D programmes.
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.): The minimum duration of study and research from the date of registration for the Ph.D. programme to the date of submission of thesis will be 30 months for full-time research scholars and 36 months for part-time research scholars.
Direct Ph.D. : The minimum duration of study and research from the date of registration for the Direct Ph.D. programme to the date of submission of thesis will be 4 years.
Applicants can check the VIT PhD fees here:
VIT PhD fees
Tuition Fee per Annum
Ph.D. Internal Full-Time
Ph.D. External Part-Time (Teachers)
Ph.D. External Part-Time (Industry)
VITREE 2023 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Vellore Institute of Technology Research Entrance Examination|
|Short Exam Name||VITREE|
|Conducting Body||Vellore Institute of Technology|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1200 Rs [Online]|
VITREE 2023 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
30 May, 2023
Result | Mode: Online
13 May, 2023 - 14 May, 2023
Interview | Mode: Online
23 Apr, 2023
Exam | Mode: Online
16 Apr, 2023
Exam | Mode: Online
27 Jan, 2023 - 09 Apr, 2023
Application | Mode: Online
VITREE 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for the VITREE exam, applicants must check the VITREE 2023 eligibility criteria to avoid any mistake in the admission procedure. The VITREE eligibility criteria 2023 varies as per the choice of subject. The minimum eligibility criteria of VITREE 2023 is applicants need to have master’s degree in the relevant discipline. Those who are applying for the VIT Research Entrance Examination can check the eligibility criteria here.
Programme-wise VITREE 2023 eligibility criteria
Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks (of all the years /semesters) or a CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent qualifications.
Graduates must have an academic record in their Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject in order to be eligible to apply. A minimum of 75% marks or a CGPA of 7.5 is mandatory on a 10- point scale.
VITREE 2023 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Candidates were required to visit the VITREE official website - vit.ac.in/admissions/research to complete the VITREE 2023 application form. To complete the registration process, applicants needed to pay the VITREE application fee of Rs. 1,200 in online mode. Students can check the step-wise process to complete the VITREE application form 2023.
How to fill VITREE 2023 application form?
Visit the VIT official website for research programme - vit.ac.in/admissions/research
Now click on the tab ‘VITREE 2023 - Apply Now’ available on the screen
On the new page, candidates need to complete the registration process by filling their basic details such as name of the candidate, date of birth, gender, email-address, phone number and other important information as per the areas available
All the details should be correct as if there is any mistake the application form gets rejected.
Upload the scanned signature, photograph and relevant documents in the prescribed format.
Pay the application fee of Rs. 1,200 in online mode
Candidates must take the printout of the application form for future reference.
Applicants will get all the details on their registered email id. Students must keep checking their email and official website for any further information.
VITREE 2023 Exam Centre
Candidates need to choose the VITREE 2023 exam centre while filling the VITREE 2023 application form. There are 58 test centres for VITREE 2023 across the nation. Check the list below.
Test Cities-VITREE 2023 July Session
Test Cities on April 16, 2023
Test Cities on April 23, 2023
Jammu & Kashmir
|SC, OBC, General, ST, EWS||Online||Female, Transgender, Male||₹ 1200|
VITREE 2023 Preparation Tips
Candidates appearing for VITREE 2023 can use the given preparation tips to crack the exam. While the exam and syllabus for each course is different, the preparation guidelines are mostly common.
Go through the entire syllabus before preparing the study plan. Mark out the topics that you might find a little more difficult than the others.
In the study timetable, cover the less difficult portions first and allot more time to the tougher sections. Make short notes while studying for the VITREE exam.
Cover each and every topic in the VITREE 2023 syllabus.
Revision is the key to good preparation. Prepare short notes while studying as it saves a lot of time.
VITREE 2023 Exam Pattern
The exam conducting authorities set the VITREE 2023 exam pattern of VIT PhD entrance exam question papers for both Ph.D and Direct Ph.D. According to the VITREE exam pattern 2023, the VITREE 2023 exam will be conducted in computer-based mode for the total time duration of 2 hours. Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer and there will be no-negative marking for any wrong answer. Candidates can check the detailed programme-wise VITREE 2023 exam pattern in the table below.
VITREE exam pattern for Ph.D programme
Number of Questions
Total Time Duration
English communication skills
Statistics and probability
VITREE exam pattern for Direct Ph.D programme
Number of Questions
Total Time Duration
English communication skills
VITREE 2023: Marking Scheme
For each correct answer: +1 mark
No negative marking
VITREE 2023 Admit Card
Candidates can download their VITREE 2023 admit card in online mode on the official website by entering the VITREE application form number and other credentials generated at the time of the registration process.
Steps to download the VITREE 2023 admit card:
Visit the official website
Click on the "Admit Card Download" link
Enter the required credentials
Click on the view button of the 'VITREE admit card'
Download the VITREE 2023 admit card and take a printout for future use
VITREE 2023 Admit Card Details:
The following information will be present in the VITREE Admit card 2023.
Address of the candidate
Photograph and Signature of the candidate
VITREE 2023 Result
VIT will release the VIT Research Entrance Exam result in online mode on the official website. Candidates can check their VITREE 2023 result using the required credentials/credentials
VITREE 2023 Selection Process
Candidates will be selected based on their VITREE 2023 scores. Check the selection process below:
Apply for VITREE 2023 exam
Appear for the VIT Research Entrance Exam in online mode on your centre choice
Once qualified, candidates need to appear personal interview round conducted in online mode only
The final merit list will be based on the prior academics, VITREE 2023 scores, performance in personal interview round
Submit all the valid documents during the document-verification process
VITREE 2023 Documents required
Every candidate who is applying for VITREE 2023 shall be required to submit the following documents along with the application:
Tuition fee payment receipt
Marksheet of Class 10th and 12th
UG and PG (Degree / Provisional Certificate and Mark sheets -Year wise / Semester wise or Consolidated Marks sheet).
Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate/ College Leaving Certificate (Original)
Nativity certificate for North-eastern States of India.
Certificate of Physical Fitness
Affidavit by parent
Affidavit by Student
Passport size photo colour recently taken – 6 Nos.
Note: The format of all the affidavit and undertaking forms is available on the VITREE 2023 official website. Candidates can download and fill the details and then submit as per the need.
Documents Required at Counselling
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:What is full form VITREE?
VITREE full form is Vellore Institute of Technology Research Entrance Exam.
Question:When will VITREE 2023 exam be conducted?
The VITREE 2023 exam will be conducted on April 16, 2023 and April 23, 2023