VIT University, leading private education institutes of India, has offered 100 per cent fee waiver to state and central board toppers across the country.
The board toppers will be offered direct admission to four year B Tech programmes of the university. “Under the G V School Development Programme, Central and State board toppers would be given 100 per cent fee waiver for all the four years,” said Sankar Viswnathan, Vice President, VIT University.
Candidates with ranks up to 50 would be given a 75 per cent tuition fee waiver, from ranks ranging from 51 to 100 would be given a 50 per cent and from 101 to 1000 would be given a 25 per cent tuition fee waiver, he added.
He also informed that the students who appeared for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) and also secured top ranks in class XIII at district level from State Board affiliated schools will be given 100 per fee concession and free boarding and lodging in the VIT hostels under STARS scheme.
The Chancellor of the university said that admissions would be done only on merit, based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the VITEEE.