AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 FAQs

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) : 

Qn.- 1. What is the procedure to get admission for B.Tech. in Amrita University ?

Ans: A candidate should have a pass in 10+2 ( class XII ) or its equivalent securing an aggregate of 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with not less than 55% marks in each of these three subjects (or) a three year Diploma in engineering with minimum 60% marks, awarded by any State Board of Technical Education and also should appear for Amrita Entrance Exam to be eligible to get admission based on his / her rank in the entrance exam. Age restrictions apply.

Qn.– 2. Can a candidate who has scored high rank in any other national or state entrance exam get direct admission in Amrita?

Ans : No. Only candidates who appeared for Amrita Entrance exam 2014 are eligible for admission.

Qn.– 3. Is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham affiliated to any University for purpose of recognition of degrees?

Ans : No. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a University established under sec 3 of UGC Act 1956. Being a University, the question of affiliation to another university does not arise. Since the university is recognized by UGC and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, the courses offered by Amrita University are recognized. The University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council ( NAAC ) with ‘A’ Grade in 2009. The HRD Ministry’s Panel Report(2010) on Deemed Universities has graded Amrita in Category ‘A’.

Qn.– 4. How is Amrita B.Tech.Programme designed?

Ans : Choice Based credit system with continuous evaluation is followed in semester pattern.

Qn.– 5. Is campus transfer possible after joining the B.Tech. programme in anyone of the Amrita campuses?

Ans : No. There is no provision for campus transfer.

Qn.– 6. How many students are presently studying in the University?

Ans: At present around 15,000 students are studying in the five campuses of the University.

Qn.– 7. Where should I attend the counselling for B.Tech. admission?

Ans : You can attend the counselling in any one of the three campuses at your convenience and opt any branch in any one of the three campuses according to the availability of seat at the time of your counselling.

Qn.– 8. At the time of counselling, is the presence of candidate compulsory?

Ans : Yes, the candidate along with his parent or guardian shall be present at the counselling desk.

Qn.– 9. If I do not receive call letter in time to attend the counselling, what can I do?

Ans : The rank list and counselling schedule will be published in the university website. Candidates who do not get the intimation letter shall check the website and if their rank is included for counselling, they may attend the counselling with all their original certificates as specified. Moreover they may contact the university office in this regard before the date of counselling. (Ph : 0422 2685169/170)

Qn.– 10.In XII class exam my average marks for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is above 60% but in Physics the score is less than 55%. Can I attend the counselling?

Ans : No. You should get 55% or more in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry each together with 60% aggregate in these three subjects.


AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 General Instructions

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 General Instructions for the students :-

  • Sealed question booklet will be in 4 versions A, B, C & D. The version code of the question booklet, the number of pages and question booklet number will be printed on the front page of the question booklet.
  • Using blue / black ball point pen, candidate shall write his / her name, registration number and signature in the spaces provided in the question booklet.
  • Answer sheet :  An OMR answer sheet is used for marking the answers. Specimen of the OMR answer sheet .
  • Distribution of Question Booklet and Answer Sheet :  Question booklet and coded answer sheet will be distributed in the examination hall 15 minutes before the actual time of commencement of examination, so that the candidates shall have sufficient time to read the instructions and fill up the required information on question booklet and answer sheet.
  • Important Points to note :   The candidate should not do any rough work on the answer sheet. All rough work should be done in the space provided for the purpose in the question booklet.
  • Extra care is needed while handling the coded answer sheet in the following respects.
  • DO NOT: (i) pin or staple (ii) punch or tag (iii) make hole anywhere (iv) wet or soil (v) tear or mutilate (vi) wrinkle or fold the coded answer sheet.

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 OMR Sheet

(a) Use the OMR answer sheet carefully ; no spare sheet will be issued under any circumstance.

(b) Do not fold or make any stray mark on the OMR Sheet.

(c) Use HB pencil or Blue / Black  ball point pen shading the bubbles and use ball point pen for writing.

(d) In the OMR answer sheet , make the following entries

1) write the Registration Number, Question Booklet Number and Question Booklet Version code using ball point pen.

2) Fill the oval corresponding to the  Registration number, Question Booklet Number and Question Booklet Version code using HB pencil/Ball point pen.

3) Write your Name and Signature  using ball point pen.

(e) Rough work should not be done on the Answer Sheet.

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Updates

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Information Updates :

  1. AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 OMR Sheet
  2. AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 General Instructions
  3. AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 FAQs
  4. AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Important Notes
  5. AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Check List

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Exam Centre

  • Entrance examination will be conducted in schools / colleges situated in major cities / towns throughout India.
  • Examination will be conducted in a centre only if there are sufficient candidates.


Sl State No City / Town City
No City / Town City
1 Tamilnadu 1 Chennai 101 11 Ooty 112
2 Coimbatore 102 12 Pudukottai 113
3 Cuddalore 103 13 Puducherry 114
4 Dindigul 104 14 Salem 115
5 Erode 105 15 Thanjavur 116
6 Hosur 106 16 Tirunelveli 117
7 Karur 107 17 Tirupur 118
8 Madurai 108 18 Trichy 119
9 Nagercoil 109 19 Tuticorin 120
10 Namakkal 110 20 Vellore 121
2 Kerala 1 Alappuzha 201 9 Kozhikode 209
2 Amritapur 202 10 Malappuram 210
3 Ernakulam 203 11 Palakkad 211
4 Kalpetta 204 12 Pathanamthitta 212
5 Kannur 205 13 Thiruvananthapuram 213
6 Kasaragod 206 14 Thrissur 214
7 Kollam 207 15 Thodhupuzha 215
8 Kottayam 208
3 Karnataka 1 Belgaum 301 7 Raichur 310
2 Bengaluru 302 8 Shimoga 311
3 Davangere 304 9 Udupi 312
4 Hubli 306
5 Mangalore 308
6 Mysore 309
4 Andhra
1 Anantapur 401 5 Tirupati 405
2 Hyderabad 402 6 Vijayawada 406
3 Kakinada 403 7 Vishakhapatnam 407
4 Nellore 404 8 Cuddapah 408
9 Kurnool 409
10 Warangal 410
5 Assam 1 Guwahati 411
6 Bihar 1 Patna 416
7 Chandigarh 1 Chandigarh 421
8 Chhattisgarh 1 Raipur 426
9 Delhi 1 New Delhi 431
10 Goa 1 Panaji 436
11 Gujarat 1 Ahmedabad 441 2 Vadodara 442
12 Jharkhand 1 Ranchi 447
13 Madhya Pradesh 1 Bhopal 451
14 Maharashtra 1 Mumbai 456 2 Nagpur 457
3 Pune 458
15 Orissa 1 Bhubaneswar 461
16 Rajasthan 1 Jaipur 471 2 Kota 472
17 Uttaranchal 1 Dehra Dun 476
18 Uttarpradesh 1 Lucknow 481 2 Varanasi 482
19 West Bengal 1 Kolkatta 487
20 Andaman &
1 Port Blair 491
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AMRITA Engineering 2014 Chemistry Syllabus

AMRITA Engineering 2014 Chemistry Syllabus for Under Graduate Students :



Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry.


Bohr’s model, de Broglie’s and Heisenberg’s principles, Quantum mechanical model, Orbital concept and filling up of electrons; Bond formation and bond parameters; Valence bond and molecular orbital theory; VSEPR theory; Hybridization involving s, p and d orbital; Hydrogen bond.


Law of chemical equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant; Homogeneous and Heterogeneous equilibria; LeChatelier’s principle, Ionic equilibrium; Acids, Bases, Salts and Buffers; Solubility product; Thermodynamic state; Enthalpy, Entropy and Gibb’s free energy; Heats of reactions; Spontaneous and non- spontaneous processes.


Specific, molar and equivalent conductance of weak and strong electrolytes; Kohlrausch law; Electrochemi cal cells and Nernst equation; batteries, fuel cells and corrosion Rate of a reaction and factors affecting the rate: Rate constant, order and molecularity, collision theory. Physisorption and chemisorptions; colloids and emulsions; homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.


Molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids; amorphous and crystalline solids; crystal lattices and Unit cells; packing efficiency and imperfections; electrical and magnetic properties. Normality, molarity and molality of solutions, vapour pressure of liquid solutions; ideal and non-ideal solutions, colligative properties  abnormality.


Position of hydrogen in the periodic table; dihydrogen and hydrides- preparation and properties; water, hydrogen peroxide and heavy water; hydrogen as a fuel.


Group 1 and 2 Alkali and Alkaline earth elements; general characteristics of compounds of the elements; anomalous behavior of the first element; preparation and properties of compounds like sodium and calcium carbonates, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide; biological importance of sodium, potassium and calcium.


Groups 13 to 17 elements: General aspects like electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties of all the families of elements; compounds of boron like borax, boron hydrides and allotropes of carbon; compounds of nitrogen and phosphorus, oxygen and sulphur; oxides and oxyacids of halogens.


Electronic configuration and general characteristics of transition metals; ionization enthalpy, ionic radii, oxidations states and magnetic properties; interstitial compounds and alloy formation; lanthanides and actinoids and their applications.


Werner’s theory and IUPAC nomenclature of coordination compounds; coordination number and isomerism;  Bonding in coordination compounds and metal carbonyls and stability; application in analytical  methods, extraction of metals and biological systems.

Tetravalence of carbon and shapes or organic compounds; electronic displacement in a covalent bond-inductive  and electromeric effects, resonance and hyperconjugation; hemolytic and heterolytic cleavage of covalent bond – free radicals, carbocations, carbanions electrophiles and nucleophiles; methods of purification of organic compounds; qualitative and quantitative analysis.


Alkanes, alkenes,alkynes and aromatic hydrocarbons; IUPAC nomenclature, isomerism; conformation of ethane, geometric isomerism, general methods of preparation and properties, free radical mechanism of halogenations, Markownikoff’s addition and peroxide effect; benzene, resonance and aromaticity, substitution reactions; Nature of C-X bond in haloalkanes and haloarenes; mechanism of substitution reactions


IUPAC nomenclature, general methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols, mechanism of dehydration; electrophillic substitution reactions.


Nomenclature, general methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties of the group members; nucleophilic addition and its mechanism; reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; mono and dicarboxylic acids-preparation and reactions; identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines; preparation and reactions of diazonium salts and their importance in synthesis.


Natural and synthetic polymers, methods of polymerization, copolymerization, molecular weight of polymers,  Polymers of commercial  importance, Carbohydrates: mono, oligo and polysaccharides; Proteins Alpha amino acid, peptide linkage and polypeptides: Enzymes, Vitamins and Nucleic acids (DNA and RNA)


Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, acid rain; ozone and its depletion; green house effect and global warming; pollution control.


Drugs and their interaction; chemicals as analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and antihistamines; Chemicals in food-  preservatives , artificial sweetening agents; cleansing agents – soaps and detergents.

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Mathematics Syllabus


a. Complex Numbers

Complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane. Argand diagram. Algebra of complex numbers, Modulus and argument (or  amplitude) of a complex number, square root of a complex number. Cube roots of unity, triangle inequality.

b. Linear Inequalities

Linear inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line.

c. Permutations and Combinations

Fundamental principle of counting; Permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection, Meaning of P(n,r)and C(n,r).Simple applications.

d. Binomial Theorem

Binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle. General and middle terms in binomial expansions, simple applications.

e. Sequences and Series  

Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Insertion of Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic means  between two given numbers. Relation between A.M., G.M. and H.M. Arithmatic  Geometric Series, Exponential and Logarithmic Series.

f. Matrices and Determinants

Determinants and matrices of order two and three, Properties of determinants. Evaluation of determinants. Addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and inverse of matrix. Solution of simultaneous linear equations using determinants .

g. Quadratic Equations

Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions. Relation between roots and co-efficients, Nature of roots, formation of quadratic equations with given roots;

h. Relations and Functions

Definition of a relation. Domain, codomain and range of a relation. Function as special kind of relation and their domain, codomain and range. Real valued function of a real variable. Constant, identity, polynomial, rational. Modulus, signum and greatest integer functions. Sum. Difference, product and quotient of functions.  Types of relations: refelexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions.Composite functions, inverse of a function.

i. Trigonometry

Trigonometrical identities and equations. Inverse trigonometric functions and their properties. Properties of triangles, including centroid, incentre, circumcentre and orthocentre, solution of triangles. Heights and distances.

j. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion 

Calculation of Mean, Median and Mode of grouped and ungrouped data. Calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data.

k. Probability

Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability and their applications; Conditional probability; Bayes’ theorem, Probability distribution of a random variate; Binomial and Poisson distributions and their properties.

l. Differential Calculus

Polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, Continuity; differentiation of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions. Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite and implicit functions; derivatives  of order upto two. Applications of derivatives: Maxima and Minima of functions one variable, tangents and normals, Rolle’s and Langrage’s Mean Value Theorems.

m. Integral Calculus

Integral as an anti derivative. Fundamental integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Integration by substitution, by parts and by partial fractions. Integration using trigonometric  identities. Integral as a limit of sum. Properties of definite integrals. Evaluation of definite integral; Determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves.

n. Differential Equations

Ordinary differential equations, their order and degree. Formation of differential equation. Solutions of differential  equations by the method of separation of variables. Solution of Homogeneous and linear differential equations.

o. Two Dimensional Geometry

Review of Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates in a plane, distance formula, area of triangle, condition for the collinearity of three points, slope of a line, parallel and perpendicular lines, intercepts of a line on the coordinate axes.

p. The straight line and pair of straight lines

Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concurence  of three lines, distance of a point from a line .Equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines, equation of family lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines, homogeneous  equation of second degree in x and y, angle between pair of lines through the origin, combined equation of the bisectors of the angles between a pair of lines, condition for the general second degree equation to represent a pair of lines, point of intersections and angles between two lines.

q. Circles and Family of Circles

Standard form of equation of a circle, general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre, equation of a circle in the parametric form, equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent, equation of a family of circles through the intersection of two circles, condition for two intersecting circles to be orthogonal.

r. Conic Sections

Sections of cones, equations of conic sections ( parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms conditions for y = mx+c to be a tangent and point(s) of tangency.

s. Vector Algebra

Vector and scalars, addition of two vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three dimensional  space, scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product. Application of vectors to plane geometry.

t. Three Dimensional Geometry

Distance between two points. Direction cosines of a line joining two points. Cartesian and vector equation of a line. Coplanar and skew lines. Shortest distance between two lines.Cartesian and vector equation of a plane. Angle between (i) two lines (ii) two planes (iii) a line and a plane Distance of a point from a plane.

AMRITA Engineering (UG) 2014 Syllabus



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Amrita Medical (UG) Counseling & Admission for 2014

(a) Amrita medical (UG) Counseling & admission for 2014 : Generally commence  within two weeks from declaration of results.  Dates of counseling will be published at the official website for Amrita University. Candidates are therefore advised to keep  visiting website for updates  on counseling.

(b) No separate call letters will be sent. Candidates  desirous of admission should report to the Chairman  (Admissions – Medical) on the date / time and place  announced in the web site.
(c) Admissions will be made strictly on the basis of  availability of seats. As soon as the seats are filled  admissions will be closed. Mere reason that a  candidate was present on the date of counseling will  not confer any right on him/her for a seat.
(d) Interested candidates should report at least half an  hour before the time allotted on the dates for the  concerned rank numbers. Seat allotment will be  done for the candidates present at time fixed by  the Chairman Admissions on the basis of the ranks  of candidates present at the time of allotment on the  date of counseling/allotment.
(e) If a candidate arrives late for counseling and seats  get allotted to subsequent rank holders, he/she will  have no right over the seats allotted to lower rank  holders. Failure to report in time on the date fixed  for counseling can result in a candidate forfeiting his/ her chance for admission. In the event of any such  appeals, decision of the Chairman-Admissions on  the matter shall be final & binding .
(f) (i) Counseling by proxy is not generally permitted.  In extremely exeptionall cases like where  the candidate is unable to report  physically due to illness, or tragedies at home. Chairman  Admissions at his sole discretion may permit  a close relative of the candidate to attend counseling on behalf of the candidate on  the basis of a written request and specific  authorisation from the candidate and without precedence.

(ii) In such cases of counseling by proxy the option  exercised and decision taken by the authoirised  person will be final and binding on the candidate  and will not be opened for discussions later.
(iii) Decision of the Chairman Admissions will be final  and binding on all matters relating to counseling  by Proxy.
(g) While reporting, the candidate should be accompanied  at least by one of the parents and should produce the  following documents in original along with two  additional sets of photocopies.
i. Plus Two marks list.
ii. Plus Two Pass certificate. (In case of CBSE or ICSE)
iii. A document to prove the date of birth.
iv. Transfer Certificate from the Institution last  attended.
v. Migration Certificate from the Board from where  the candidate passed his/ her Plus two.
vi. A Character and conduct Certificate from the Institution from where the student passed his/ her plus two examination mentioning the status  of his/her behavioural pattern specially in terms  as to whether the student displayed persistent  violent or aggressive behaviour or any desire to  harm others.
vii. Medical Certificate for physical fitness and mental  soundness from a Medical Officer not below the  rank of a Civil Surgeon or a Clinical Associate  Professor of a Medical College.
viii. Community Certificate in case of SC/ST candidates.
ix. Recent Passport size face close-up colour  photographs – 4 Nos.
x. Demand draft favouring AMRITA VISHWA  VIDYAPEETHAM payable at Kochi.
Amount for each course as announced at website or  intimated to the candidate over phone or by letter

Admission likely to be  denied to those who are unable to produce the certificates in original at the time of admission  

In addition to the above, Foreign Nationals will have to  produce the following documents too. Attested copies of (attested by Consulates/Embassy of  India in the respective country or a Gazetted officer in  India ) 

i. Passport with valid student VISA endorsed in the  name of Amrita School of Medicine (For foreign  nationals only).
ii. Equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
iii. PIO Certificate/Card if obtained.
iv Over Seas Citizen of India Certificate/Card if  secured.
v. Medical Fitness certificate.
vi. Translated version of all documents, if they are not in English.
vii. Foreign Nationals except overseas citizens of India will have to register with the Foreign Nationals Registrations Officer (Police  Commissioner ) within seven days of their arrival in India. A copy of the  registration certificate should be handed over to  the Admission Co-ordinator immediately after  the registration.


Amrita Medical (UG) 2014 Important Dates

Important dates for AMRITA Medical UG 2014 entrance examination :

Commencement of application : 5 March 2014
Last date of receipt of application : 25 April 2014
Date of examination :   18 May 2014

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