VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu registered 2,12,238 applications for its VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) in 2016, seeking admission to 5,500 seats in the B Tech programmes of the university. It was the highest number of such applications received for a single programme in a private university. The exam was conducted at 145 centres in 118 cities across the country and overseas from April 6-17, 2016.