(Admission) B.Tech. Programmes at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham: 2012

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita University conducts entrance exam every year in various cities across the country for admission to the B.Tech. programmes at its three Schools of Engineering located at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore.

About the Exam:

Exam Name: B.Tech. Programmes

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

  • A pass in the final examination of 10+2 ( class XII ) or its equivalent securing 60% or above marks in Mathematics, 55% or above separately in Physics and Chemistry with an aggregate of 60% in the three subjects. (OR)

  • A three year Diploma in Engineering with minimum 60% marks, awarded by any State Board of Technical Education.
  • Note: Those who appear for the above examinations in April / May 2012 and expect to secure minimum marks as above, may also apply.
  • Seat allotment through Counselling will be based on the eligibility and rank obtained by the Candidate in the Amrita Entrance Examination - Engineering 2012.

Age - Candidates shall be born on or after 1st July 1991.

Entrance Examination Pattern:

The duration of the Examination is 3 hours (10 AM to 1 PM). There will be only one question paper containing objective type questions in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Each question will be followed by four answers of which only one is correct / most appropriate. The question booklet will be in English. Each question carries 3 marks. Negative mark (-1) will be awarded for each wrong answer.

  • Subject Combination:

  • Mathematics - 60 questions
  • Physics - 30 questions
  • Chemistry - 30 questions

Total No. of Questions - 120 questions

Fee Structure:

Sr. No.
FEES (in Rupees)
01. Tuition Fee
Annual 1,15,000 1,15,000
02. Additional charges


26,000 27,500 32,500
03. One time charges at the time of admission 10,500 10,500 10,500
  Total   1,51,500 1,53,000 1,68,000

Scholarship Scheme: Norms

  • Scholarship will be provided to 15% of the top ranking candidates, who passed the qualifying examination from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and admitted in the respective campuses.
  • Scholarship amount of Rs. 50,000/- per annum will be waived from the tuition fees.
  • Award of scholarship will be governed by the rules framed for the purpose.

How To Apply:

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader(OMR).
  • Cost of Application kit is Rs. 850/-, which covers the cost of Application form, University Brochure, Information Handbook and Examination fee. Application fee once paid will not be refunded. (OR)
  • By post, from the Admission Co-ordinators of Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore, on a written request indicating their full communication address together with a Demand Draft for Rs. 850/- drawn in favour of Amrita School of Engineering payable at Coimbatore. (OR)
  • From the University counter of Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore on producing a demand draft for Rs. 850/- as above.(OR)
  • From the designated branches of Post Office, AXIS Bank, Dhanalaxmi Bank Ltd., Karur Vysya Bank (Tamil Nadu) & Federal Bank on payment of Rs. 850/-. Click here to view the branches. (OR)
  • Online Application : Apply through website and submit the application printout in an A4 sheet along with a demand draft for Rs. 850/- and a passport size colour photograph affixed in the specified location.

Important Dates:

  • Date of Entrance Examination 22 - 04 - 2012 ( Sunday - FN)
  • Issue of Application forms begins 20 - 12 - 2011
  • Last date of issue of application forms 27 - 03 - 2012
  • Last date for receiving completed applications 30 - 03 - 2012

Important Links:

Courtesy: amrita.ed