Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination


  Vellore Institute of Technology is one of the best University referred by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development. The campus of VIT is spread over an area of 250 acres with all world class amenities like Smart Classrooms, Multicuisine Restaurant, Auditoriums and Conference halls, Sports Club, Separate hostels for girls and boys and a well equipped infrastructure. The admissions to various disciplines in engineering course are conducted through Entrance Examination. The entrance examination is conducted for the following branches;Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)

  • Bio-Informatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Energy Engineering


The age limit of the candidate must be 21 years or more. The candidate must have completed the 10th and 12th with a minimum aggregation of 60% in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in the State board or Central Board of Education. The SC/ST and other north region candidates must have 50% aggregate in all the subjects referred above. The candidates who are likely to prefer Biotechnology, Bio-Medical and Bio-Informatics must have taken Biology as their subject in the 12th board exam. For other disciplines, the candidate can take any subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Candidates who have studied full time, regular and formal education are eligible for Entrance exam. National Institute of Open Schooling candidates are also eligible for the entrance exam.

Exam Pattern

The exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions with two and half hours time duration. The Questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English. Depending on the branch preferred the candidate have to answer biology or Mathematics paper. The Physics subject consists of 40 questions. The Chemistry subject consists of 40 questions. The Biology/Mathematics subject consists of 40 questions. The English paper consists of four questions. The questions are based on their higher secondary education syllabus. There is no penalty for wrong answer.

The selected candidates from entrance exam are called for counseling process. The candidates who are selected for the Counselling process must submit the original of the following documents;

  • E Admit card, VITEEE result card, Counselling admit card
  • Copy of Provisional Admission letter
  • 10th mark sheet or age proof certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate/Conduct Certificate
  • Community Certificate (SC/ST candidates)
  • Nativity Certificate (for Northern State Candidates)
  • Photocopy of all the above certificates

After the counselling process, the commencement of classes are noticed at the official website of the University.


The syllabus is mainly from the Higher Secondary Education subjects. The exam is mainly conducted at the month of April of every year.

How to Apply

  • Log onto the official website
  • Fill all the mandatory details
  • Pay the fees for the exam using Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards
  • Select the test centre
  • Check the application
  • Submit the application
  • Take the printout for future reference

For offline submission

  • Fill the application form
  • Pay the fees using Bank Challan

Send the application to the address referred below;


UG admission

VIT University, Vellore


UG entrance fees is Rs 975/-

International Transfer Programme

The VIT University has implemented a new International Transfer Programme for Under Graduate students. The students who are willing can study two years engineering Course in VIT campus, Vellore and the next two years the students can study in any foreign countries. The graduation will be provided by any Foreign University that have tie up with Partner Universities .The first batch for the programme will be commenced from the current year .The system established for the three main courses;

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Institute of Technology:

                  VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) is one of the most popular and prestigious University in India which was established in the 1984. It was declared as a deemed University under the Act of UGC. VIT has its campuses situated at Vellore and Chennai. It provides numerous UG courses, PG courses, and Integrated and research programs.

Programs offered by Vellore Institute of Technology:

Let us check few important and unique courses offered at both Vellore and Chennai campus. The University offers 20 UG courses, 34 PG courses, 4 integrated programmes and four research programs.

UG courses in Vellore Campus:

  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Mechanical ( Specialization in Automobile, in Chemical process and in Energy Engineering)
  • Computer science and Engineering with specialization in Bioinformatics.
  • Other usual courses available in all engineering colleges

UG Courses in Chennai campus:

  • All usual courses like Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, etc.,

PG Courses in Vellore campus:

  • Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in cloud computing
  • Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Big data analysis
  • Tech Automotive Engineering in collaboration with ARAI, Pune
  • Tech Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • Tech CAD/CAM

PG Courses in Chennai campus:

  • Tech Mechatronics
  • Tech Structural Engineerning

Integrated courses offered:

  • Tech software Engineering (5 years course)
  • Sc Biotechnology (5 years course)

Fee structure:

Let us check out the Annual fees for few of the popular courses.

M.Tech Software Engineering:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 96,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 1,59,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 3: INR 1,92,000 per annum

M.Tech CAD/CAM/ M.Tech Energy and Enviromental Engineering/ M.Tech Biomedical Engineering:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 1,50,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,30,000 per annum

M.Tech Manufacturing Engineering/ M.Tech Communication Engineering/ M.Tech Nanotechnology:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 2,60,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,96,000 per annum

M.Tech Embedded systems/ M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in cloud

computing/ M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives:

For Scholarship category 1: INR 1,90,000 per annum

For Scholarship category 2: INR 2,99,000 per annum


B.E/B.Tech Programs:

Group A: Biotechnology, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical with spec in energy engineering, IT, EEE, E&I

Total fees to be paid per annum: INR 1,76,000

Group B: Mechanical Engineering, CSE, E&C, Mechanical in spec with automotive Engineering.

Total fees to be paid per annum: INR 1,98,000


             VITEEE (Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination) is a national level

engineering entrance examination conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology for the admission to the

B.Tech programs in VIT campuses (Vellore and Chennai).

Eligibility criteria for this exam:

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen to take part in the exam.
  • Candidate must have either completed or appearing for the qualifying examination conducted by State board, CBSE or ICSE board.
  • Candidates must have secured at least 60% of marks in all the major subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Candidates should not be more than 22 years.

Exam pattern:

Mode of examination: Online or offline mode

Total duration of the exam: 2 hours 30 minutes

Students can either choose Mathematics or Biology during the slot booking of VITEEE. According to the choice of subjects, question booklet differs for all the students. All subjects will be carrying 40 marks each. No negative marks are applicable for the incorrect attempts. Students who are in merit lists are called for the VIT counselling session, and admitted to their desirable courses according to their ranks and seat availability.

Placements in VIT:

                     Nowadays, this is a common question among students that which is the best college to provide “On campus” facility for the students. VIT is one of the famous institutes for placing maximum of its students in its campus drives. It has proved to be a consistent topper for placement records among all the private institutes of India. Most of the MNCs such as Wipro, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Honda, Intel, Accenture, etc., have appointed many of the students from VIT for the past several years.

Facilities in VIT campus:

  • Hostels and Dining facility:

                   VIT provides best Hostel and dining facilities which provides students affordable food services within the campus.

  • Placement facilities:

               As mentioned above, VIT stands in the leading position among all the private Engineering institutions in placing numerous numbers of students every year.

  • Sports Facilities:

           VIT provides all facility regarding sports. It gives its full support for the students who are excellent in sports. It provides special training for those students and helps in building up their confidence and competitive spirit.

  • Conference Facility:

             VIT often conducts symposiums/ workshops/ National and international conferences which provides students a great exposure in every fields. VIT campus has numerous conference halls and Auditoriums for this purpose. Few of them are:


  1. Anna Auditorium with a capacity of 1800 persons
  2. M.Channa Reddy Auditorium which can occupy 469 persons
  3. Kamaraj Auditorium which occupies 128 persons

    Conference halls:

  1. Rajaji Hall with capacity of 120 people
  2. Seminar hall at CDMM block which can occupy 120 people
  3. Navalar Neduchezian Hall which can occupy 38 people

Smart classrooms:

             VIT has enabled a new facility called Smart classroom with hi-tech equipments which allows the faculties to conduct classes very easily just through single click of a button. This is a very special learning environment with a projector, computer and a touch screen white board. This touch screen board serves also as a electronic board where everything written can be saved for the future reference.

               Right now, there are two smart classrooms inside the VIT campus. More smart classrooms are planned to be derived in the near future for the welfare of the students of VIT. Thus, VIT University has dedicated itself to provide education through modern and innovative techniques. It is a cosmopolitan campus with students from all over the country. Thus, studying at VIT gives you a guaranteed success to your life and career.

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VITEEE 2015 Eligibility Conditions:

VITEEE 2015 Eligibility: 

1.1   Nationality:
 The applicant for admission should be a Resident / Non Resident Indian National.

1.2   Qualifying Examination:

Candidates appearing for the VITEEE-2015 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2015, in any one of the following qualifying examinations:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system of Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the State Board; Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi); The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE, New Delhi).
  • Intermediate or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) Level.

Candidates who have studied in Regular, Full time and Formal Education alone are eligible to apply.

1.3    Eligibility Criteria in Qualifying Examination: 

Candidates appearing for the VITEEE in 2015 should have secured an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate).

The average marks obtained in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM / PCB) in +2 (or its equivalent) put together should be 50% for the following categories:

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category
  • Candidates hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and the North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.



VITEEE 2015 Important Dates

VITEEE 2015 Important Dates 

  • VIT Engineering Entrance Examination  will  be  conducted  from  08.04.2015  to 19.04.2015 
  • For slot  booking further details refer the website: from March – 2015 onwards.
  • Last Date for issue/receipt of Application Forms : 27th Feb, 2015 (Saturday).
  • VITEEE-2015 – Declaration of Results (Tentative) : 30th April, 2015 (Thursday).

Commencement of classes (Tentative): Vellore Campus

B.Tech – ECE, EEE, EIE: 3rd July, 2015 (Friday)

B.Tech- CSE, IT Computer science Engg with (spec in Bioinformatics): 6th July, 2015 (Monday)

B.Tech. – Bio-Medical, Biotech, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Mech(spec. in Energy Engg), Mech(spec. in Chemical Process Engg), Mech (spec. in Automotive Engg), Production & Industrial Engineering: 8th July, 2015 (Wednesday)

Commencement of classes (Tentative): Chennai Campus

B.Tech -ECE, EEE, CSE, Civil, Mechanical: 6th July, 2015 (Monday)


VITEEE 2015 Exam Centres

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VITEEE 2015 Exam Centre
Test City Test City Code
State: Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Port Blair 101
State: Andhra Pradesh
 Ananthapur 102
Guntur 103
Kurnool 104
Nellore 105
Rajahmundry 106
Tirupati 107
 Vijayawada 108
Vishakapatnam 109
State: Telangana
Hyderabad 110
Warangal 111
State: Arunachal Pradesh
 Ita Nagar 112
State: Assam
Dibrugarh 113
 Guwahati 114
 Silchar 115
State: Bihar
Bhagalpur 116
 Gaya 117
 Muzaffarpur 118
 Patna 119
State: Chandigarh
Chandigarh 120
State: Chhattisgarh
Bhilai 121
Bilaspur 122
Raipur 123
State: Delhi
Delhi 124
State: Goa
Goa 125
State: Gujarat
Ahmedabad 126
Rajkot 127
  Surat 128
Vadodara 129
State: Haryana
Faridabad 130
Gurgaon 131
 Hissar 132
 Kurukshetra 133
State: Himachal Pradesh
Dharmasala 134
Shimla 135
State: Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu 136
Srinagar 137
State: Jharkhand
Bokaro 138
Dhanbad 139
Jamshedpur 140
Ranchi 141
State: Karnataka
 Bangalore 142
Hubli 143
 Mangalore 144
State: Kerala
 Kochi 145
Kozhikode 146
Thiruvananthapuram 147
 Thrissur 148
State: Madhya Pradesh
 Bhopal 149
Gwalior 150
Indore 151
 Jabalpur 152
 Ujjain 153
State: Maharashtra
Amravati 154
Aurangabad 155
Latur 156
 Mumbai 157
Nagpur 158
Nashik 159
Pune 160
Thane 161
State: Manipur
 Imphal 162
State: Meghalaya
Shillong 163
State: Mizoram
 Aizwal 164
State: Orissa
Berhampur 165
Bhubaneswar 166
Rourkela 167
State: Puducherry
Puducherry 168
State: Punjab
 Amritsar 169
Bathinda 170
Jalandhar City 171
Jalandhar City 172
State: Rajasthan
Ajmer 173
Bikaner 174
Jaipur 175
 Jodhpur 176
 Kota 177
 Udaipur 178
State: Sikkim
Gangtok 179
State: Tamil Nadu
 Chennai 180
Coimbatore 181
Kumbakonam 182
 Madurai 183
Salem 184
 Tiruchirapalli 185
Tirunelveli 186
 Vellore 187
State: Tripura
Agartala 188
State: Uttar Pradesh
Agra 189
Aligarh 190
 Allahabad 191
 Bareilly 192
Gorakhpur 193
 Jhansi 194
Kanpur 195
Lucknow 196
Mathura 197
Meerut 198
Moradabad 199
Noida 200
Rae Bareli 201
 Saharanpur 202
Varanasi 203
State: Uttarakhand
Dehradun 204
 Pant Nagar 205
Roorkee 206
State: West Bengal
Asansol 207
Durgapur 208
Kolkata 209
Siliguri 210
Dubai 211
Kuwait 212


VITEEE 2015 Exam Pattern

  • VITEEE 2015 Exam Pattern for entrance exam shall have 3 part of tests i.e Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology.
  • All Questions will be of Objective type.

PART-I – Physics (40 Questions)
PART-II – Chemistry (40 Questions)
PART-III – Mathematics / Biology (40 Questions)

  • Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for all the B.Tech. Programmes.
  • Candidates attempting Parts-Physics, Chemistry & Biology are eligible for B.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering, Biotechnology and Computer Science and Engg (Spec. in Bioinformatics) programmes only.
  • All the questions will be mostly from the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and the CBSE syllabus only. Each part has 40 questions and each question carries one mark.
  • Each question is followed by 4 alternative answers.
  • The candidate will have to choose the correct answer and click the same.  
  • No negative marks for wrong answers. The Question paper will be only in English. 
  • VIT 2015 entrance exam will be held in online mode as computer based test and the duration is 2 hours 30 minutes.


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VITEEE 2015 Chemistry Syllabus


Atomic Structure:

  • Bohr’s atomic model-Sommerfeld’s extension of atomic structure; Electronic configuration and Quantum numbers; Shapes of s,p,d,f orbitals – Pauli’s exclusion principle – Hund’s Rule of maximum multiplicity- Aufbau principle. Emission spectrum, absorption spectrum, line spectra and band spectra; Hydrogen spectrum – Lyman, Balmer, Poschen, Brakett and Pfund series; deBroglie’s theory; Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle – wave nature of electron – Schrodinger wave equation (No derivation). Eigen values and eigen functions. Hybridization of atomic orbitals involving s,p,d orbitals.

 p,d and f – Block Elements:

  • P block elements – Phosphorous compounds; PCl3, PCl5 – Oxides. Hydrogen halides, Inter halogen compounds. Xenon fluoride compounds. General Characteristics of d – block elements – Electronic Configuration – Oxidation states of first row transition elements and their colours; Occurrence and principles of extraction: Copper, Silver, Gold and Zinc. Preparation, properties of CuSO4, AgNO3 and K2Cr2O7. Lanthanides – Introduction, electronic configuration, general characteristics, oxidation state – lanthanide contraction, uses, brief comparison of Lanthanides and Actinides.

 Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry

  • Introduction – Terminology in coordination chemistry – IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. Isomerism, Geometrical isomerism in 4-coordinate, 6-coordinate complexes. Theories on coordination compounds – Werner’s theory (brief), Valence Bond theory. Uses of coordination compounds. Bioinorganic compounds (Hemoglobin  and chlorophyll). Lattice – unit cell, systems, types of crystals, packing in solids; Ionic crystals – Imperfections in solids – point defects. X-Ray diffraction – Electrical Property, Amorphous solids (elementary  ideas only).

 Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics

  • I and II law of thermodynamics – Spontaneous and non spontaneous processes, entropy, Gibb’s free energy – Free energy change and chemical equilibrium – significance of entropy. Law of mass action – Le Chatlier’s principle, applications of chemical equilibrium. Rate expression, order and molecularity of reactions, zero order, first order and pseudo first reaction – half life period. Determination of rate constant and order of reaction Temperature dependence of rate constant – Arrhenius equation, activation energy.


  • Theory of electrical conductance; metallic and electrolytic conductance. Faraday’s laws – theory of strong electrolytes – Specific resistance, specific conductance, equivalent and molar conductance – Variation of conductance with dilution – Kohlraush’s law – Ionic product of  water, pH and pOH – buffer solutions – use of pH values. Cells – Electrodes and electrode potentials – construction of cell and EMF values, Fuel cells, Corrosion and its prevention.

Isomerism in Organic Compounds

  • Definition, Classification – structural isomerism, stereo isomerism – geometrical and optical isomerism. Optical activity- chirality – compounds containing chiral centres – R – S notation, D – L notation.

Alcohols and Ethers

  • Nomenclature of alcohols – Classification of alcohols – distinction between 10, 20 and 30 alcohols – General methods of preparation of primary alcohols, properties. Methods of preparation of dihydric alcohols: Glycol – Properties – Uses. Methods of preparation of trihydric alcohols – properties – uses. Aromatic alcohols – preparation and properties of phenols and benzyl alcohol. Ethers – Nomenclature of ethers – general methods of preparation of aliphatic ethers – Properties – Uses. Aromatic ethers – Preparation of Anisole – Uses.

Carbonyl Compounds

  • Nomenclature of carbonyl compounds – Comparison of aldehydes and ketones. General methods of preparation of aldehydes – Properties – Uses. Aromatic aldehydes – Preparation of benzaldehyde – Properties and Uses. Ketones – general methods of preparation of aliphatic ketones (acetone) – Properties – Uses. Aromatic ketones – preparation of acetophenone – Properties – Uses, preparation of benzophenone – Properties. Name reactions; Clemmenson reduction, wolff – kishner reduction, cannizaro reaction, Claisen Schmidt reaction, Benzoin Condensation, aldol Condensation. Preparation and applications of Grignard reagents.

Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives

  • Nomenclature – Preparation of aliphatic monobarboxylic acids – formic acid – Properties – Uses. Monohydroxy mono carboxylic acids; Lactic acid – synthesis of lactic acid. Aliphatic dicarboxylic acids; Preparation of oxalic and succinic acid. Aromatic acids; Benzoic and Salicylic acid – Properties – Uses. Derivatives of carboxylic acids; acetyl chloride (CH3COCl) – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Preparation of acetamide, Properties – acetic anhydride – preparation, Properties. Preparation of esters – methyl acetate – Properties.

Organic Nitrogen Compounds

  • Aliphatic nitro compounds – Preparation of aliphatic nitroalkanes – Properties – Uses. Aromatic nitro compounds – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds. Amines; aliphatic amines – General methods of preparation – Properties – Distinction between 10, 20 and 30 amines. Aromatic amines – Synthesis of benzylamine – Properties, Aniline – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic amine. Aliphatic nitriles – Preparation – properties – Uses. Diazonium salts – Preparation of benzene diazoniumchloride – Properties.


  • Carbohydrates – distinction between sugars and non sugars, structure and formulae of glucose, fructose and sucrose, with their linkages, invert sugar – definition and examples of polysaccharides, amino acids, peptides.


VITEEE 2015 Physics Syllabus



  • Charges and their conservation;Coulomb’s law-forces between two point electric charges – Forces between multiple electric charges-superposition principle.
  • Electric field – electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field intensity due to a dipole – behavior of a dipole in a uniform electric field.
  • Electric potential – potential difference-electric potential due to a point charge and dipole-equipotential surfaces – electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges.
  • Electric flux-Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to (i) infinitely long straight wire (ii) uniformly charged infinite plane sheet (iii) two parallel sheets and (iv) uniformly charged thin spherical shell (inside and outside).
  • Electrostatic induction-capacitor and capacitance – dielectric and electric polarisation – parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium – applications of capacitor – energy stored in a capacitor – Capacitors in series and in parallel – action of points – Lightning arrester – Van de Graaff generator.

Current Electricity

  • Electric Current – flow of charges in a metallic conductor – drift velocity and mobility and their relation with electric current.
  • Ohm’s law, electrical resistance – V-I characteristics – electrical resistivity and conductivity-classification of materials in terms of conductivity – Superconductivity (elementary ideas) – Carbon resistors – colour code for carbon resistors- combination of resistors – series and parallel – temperature dependence of resistance – internal resistance of a cell – potential difference and emf of a cell- combinations of cells in series and in parallel.
  • Kirchoff’s law – illustration by simple circuits – Wheatstone’s Bridge and its application for temperature coefficient of resistance measurement – Metrebridge – special case of Wheatstone bridge – Potentiometerprinciple – comparing the emf of two cells.

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current and magnetism

  • Magnetic effect of electric current – Concept of magnetic field – Oersted’s experiment – Biot-Savart law-Magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and circular coil – Tangent galvanometer – construction and working – Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid –magnetic field lines.
  • Ampere’s circuital law and its application.
  • Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic field and electic field – cyclotron – Force on current carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field – Forces between two parallel current carrying conductors – definition of ampere.
  • Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field – moving coil galvanometer – conversion toammeter and voltmeter –current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment- Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron.

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

  • Electromagnetic induction – Faraday’s law – induced emf and current – Lenz’s law.
  • Self induction – Mutual induction – self inductance of a long solenoid – mutual inductance of two long solenoids.
  • Methods of inducing emf – (i) by changing magnetic induction (ii) by changing area enclosed by the coil and (iii) by changing the orientation of the coil (quantitative treatment).
  • AC generator – commercial generator. (Single phase, three phase).
  • Eddy current – applications – transformer – long distance transmission.
  • Alternating current – measurement of AC-AC circuit with resistance – AC circuit with inductor – AC circuit with capacitor – LCR series circuit – Resonance and Q – factor – power in AC circuits.


  • Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibers, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens maker’s formula. Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact, combination of a lens and a mirror.Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism.
  • Scattering of light-blue colour of sky and reddish appearances of the sun at sunrise and sunset.

Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Optics

  • Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics – Electromagnetic spectrum-radio, microwaves, infra-red, visible, ultra-violet, X rays, gamma rays.
  • Wavefront and Huygens’s principle – Reflection, total internal reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts.
  •  Interference – Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width – coherent source – interference of light-Formation of colours in thin films – analytical treatment – Newton’s rings.
  • Diffraction – differences between interference and diffraction of light- diffraction grating.
  • Polarisation of light waves – polarisation by reflection – Brewster’s law – double refraction – nicol prism – uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids – rotatory polarisation – polarimeter.

Atomic Physics

  • Atomic structure – discovery of the electron – specific charge (Thomson’s method) and charge of the electron (Millikan’s oil drop method) – alpha scattering – Rutherford’s atom model.
  • Bohr’s model – energy quantization – energy and wave number expressions – Hydrogen spectrum – energy level diagrams – sodium and mercury spectra – excitation and ionization potentials.
  • Masers and Lasers – spontaneous and stimulated emissions – normal population and population inversion – Ruby laser – He-Ne laser – properties and applications of laser light – holography.

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

  • Photoelectric effect – Light waves and photons – Einstein’s photoelectric equation – laws of photoelectric emission – particle nature of energy -experimental verification of Einstein’s photoelectric equation – work function – photo cells and their application.
  • Matter waves – wave mechanical concept of the atom – wave nature of particles – De Broglie relation – De Broglie wavelength of an electron – electron microscope.

Nuclear Physics

  • Nuclear properties – nuclear radii, masses, binding energy, density, charge- isotopes, isobars and isotones – nuclear mass defect – binding energy – stability of nuclei – Bainbridge mass spectrometer.
  • Nature of nuclear forces- Neutron – discovery – properties – artificial transmutation – particle accelerator.
  • Radioactivity – alpha, beta and gamma radiations and their properties-α -decay, β -decay and  γ -decay – Radioactive decay law – half life – mean life – artificial radioactivity – radio isotopes – effects and uses – Geiger – Muller counter.
  • Radio carbon dating – biological radiation hazards.
  • Nuclear fission – chain reaction – atom bomb – nuclear reactor – nuclear fusion – Hydrogen bomb- cosmic rays – elementary particles.

Semiconductor Devices and their Applications

  • Semiconductor theory – energy band in solids – difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors based on band theory- semiconductor doping – Intrinsic and Extrinsic semi conductors.
  • Formation of P-N Junction – Barrier potential and depletion layer-P-N Junction diode – Forward and reverse bias characteristics – diode as a rectifier – Zener diode-Zener diode as a voltage regulator – LED – seven segment display – LCD.
  • Junction transistors – characteristics – transistor as a switch – transistor as an amplifier – transistor as an oscillator.
  • Logic gates – NOT, OR, AND, EXOR using discrete components – NAND and NOR gates as universal gates -Laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.

VITEEE 2015 Mathematics Syllabus


1. Applications of Matrices and Determinants 

  • Adjoint, inverse – properties, computation of inverses, solution of system of linear equations by matrix inversion method.
  • Rank of a matrix – lementary transformation on a matrix, consistency of a system of linear equations, Cramer’s rule, non-homogeneous equations, homogeneous linear system and rank method.

2. Complex Numbers

  • Complex number system – conjugate, properties, ordered pair representation.
  • Modulus – properties, geometrical representation, polar form, principal value, conjugate, sum, difference, product, quotient, vector interpretation, solutions of polynomial equations, De Moivre’s theorem and its applications.
  • Roots of a complex number – nth roots, cube roots, fourth roots.

3. Analytical Geometry of two dimensions

  • Definition of a conic – general equation of a conic, classification with respect to the general equation of a conic, classification of conics with respect to eccentricity.
  • Equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms and general forms- Directrix, Focus and Latus rectum – parametric form of conics and chords. – Tangents and normals – cartesian form and parametric form- equation of chord of contact of tangents from a point (x1 ,y1 ) to all the above said curves.
  • Asymptotes, Rectangular hyperbola – Standard equation of a rectangular hyperbola.

4. Vector Algebra

  • Scalar Product – angle between two vectors, properties of scalar product, applications of dot products. vector product, right handed and left handed systems, properties of vector product, applications of cross product.
  • Product of three vectors – Scalar triple product, properties of scalar triple product, vector triple product, vector product of four vectors, scalar product of four vectors.

5. Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions

  • Direction cosines – direction ratios – equation of a straight line passing through a given point and parallel to a given line, passing through two given points, angle between two lines.
  • Planes – equation of a plane, passing through a given point and perpendicular to a line, given the distance from the origin and unit normal, passing through a given point and parallel to two given lines, passing through two given points and parallel to a given line, passing through three given non-collinear points, passing through the line of intersection of two given planes, the distance between a point and a plane, the plane which contains two given lines (co-planar lines), angle between a line and a plane.
  • Skew lines – shortest distance between two lines, condition for two lines to intersect, point of intersection, collinearity of three points.
  • Sphere – equation of the sphere whose centre and radius are given, equation of a sphere when the extremities of the diameter are given.

6. Differential Calculus

  • Derivative as a rate measurer – rate of change, velocity, acceleration, related rates, derivative as a measure of slope, tangent, normal and angle between curves, maxima and minima.
  • Mean value theorem- Rolle’s Theorem, Lagrange Mean Value Theorem, Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s series, L’ Hospital’s Rule, stationary points, increasing, decreasing, maxima, minima, concavity, convexity and points of inflexion.
  • Errors and approximations – absolute, relative, percentage errors- curve tracing, partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem.

7. Integral Calculus and its Applications

  • Simple definite integrals – fundamental theorems of calculus, properties of definite integrals.
  • Reduction formulae – reduction formulae for  sin n x dx and  cosn x dx , Bernoulli’s formula.
  • Area of bounded regions, length of the curve.

8. Differential Equations

  • Differential equations – formation of differential equations, order and degree, solving differential equations (1st order), variables separable, homogeneous and linear equations.
  • Second order linear differential equations – second order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, finding the particular integral if f (x) = emx, sin mx, cos mx, x, x2.

9. Probability Distributions

  • Probability – Axioms – Addition law – Conditional probability – Multiplicative law – Baye’s Theorem- Random variable- probability density function, distribution function, mathematical expectation, variance .
  • Theoretical distributions – discrete distributions, Binomial, Poisson distributions- Continuous distributions, Normal distribution.

10. Discrete Mathematics

  • Mathematical logic – logical statements, connectives, truth tables, logical equivalence, tautology, contradiction.
  • Groups-binary operations, semigroups, monoids, groups, order of a group, order of an element., properties of groups.


VITEEE 2015 Biology Syllabus



  • Linnaean system of classification and Binomial nomenclature; history and types of classification; status of bacteria and viruses; classification of angiosperms up to sub-class level (Bentham and Hooker’ systems); salient features of non-chordates up to phylum levels and chordates up to class levels.


  • Modern concepts of organic evolution, evidences of organic evolution (Fossil records and biochemical evidences). Darwinism and neo – Darwinism, Lamarckism, Neo-Lamarckism, sources of variation, mutation, recombination, genetic drift, migration, natural selection. Origin and concepts of species: speciation and isolation (geographical pre-mating and post-mating or post zygotic), adaptive radiations.

Cell and Molecular Biology

  • Discovery of cell, cell as a contained unit, pro and eukaryotic cells and its ultra structure. Cell division: amitosis, mitosis and meiosis. The cell: cell wall, cell membrane and cell organelles (Plastids, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, ribosomes, lysosomes, vacuoles, and centrioles).
  • DNA and RNA, DNA as genetic material, RNA as genetic material replication, transcription, genetic code, translation, gene expression and regulation, protein synthesis, DNA repair.

Reproduction and genetics

  • Reproduction in organisms: asexual and sexual reproduction, sexual reproduction in flowering plants, structure of flowers, pollination , fertilization, development of seeds and fruits, apomixes, and polyembryony.
  • Human reproduction: reproductive system in male and female, menstrual cycles, production of gametes, fertilization, implantation, embryo development, pregnancy, parturition and lactation. Sex determination in human, XX and XY.
  • Chromosomes: structure and types, genes and genomes, linkage and crossing over, recombination of chromosomes, mutation, chromosomal aberration, Mendelian inheritance, chromosomal theory of inheritance, deviation from Mendelian ratio (gene interaction, incomplete dominance, co-dominance, complimentary gene, multiple allelism), chromosomal disorders in humans.

Microbiology and Immunology

  • Introduction to microbial diversity, history of medical microbiology, discovery of antibiotics, pasteurization, microscopes. Fungi, bacteria, virus, protozoa, algae – beneficial and harmful. Parasites and pathogens. Structure of microbes and diseases caused by them.. Microbes in households, food processing, industrial production of microbial products, Sewage treatment, waste management, and energy generation. Basic concepts of immunology: Innate and humoral immunity, lymphoid organs, lymph nodes and spleen, antibodies, vaccines, transplantation immunology, immune system disorders.


  • Sturcture and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins. Disaccharide, starch, glycogen, fats, cholesterol, amino acids, peptides. Primary, Secondary and tertiary structure of proteins. Enzymes, sturcure and mechanism of enzyme catalysis, specificity of enzymes, co factors an co-enzymes.

Physiology: Plant and Human

  • Plant Physiology: Movement of water, food, nutrients, gases and minerals. Respiration, photosynthesis (light and dark reactions), Factors affecting photosynthesis, electron transport chain (ETC), glycolysis, Kreb’s cycle, pentose phosphate pathway, hormones and growth regulators, Photo-periodism and vernalization.
  • Human Physiology: Digestion and absorption, breathing and respiration, body fluids and circulation, excretory system, endocrine system, nervous system, skeletal and muscular systems: locomotion, and movement, growth, aging and death. Hormones; types of hormones and its functions.

Biotechnology and its applications

  • Recombinant DNA technology, applications in health, agriculture and industries; genetically modified organisms; bio-safety issues, insulin and Bt cotton, transgenic plants and microbes, plant tissue culture and its application, micropropagation, protoplasmic fusions, single cell proteins, biotechnology products in animal sciences and dairy.

Biodiversity, ecology, and environment

  • Ecosystems: components, types, and energy flow in ecosystem; species, population and community, ecological adaptations, centers of diversity and conservation of bio-diversity, botanical gardens, national parks, sanctuaries and museums, environmental issues, human population explosion, green house effects, ozone layer depletion, government and Non-government agencies handling environmental issues: poverty and freshwater crisis, and management.

Applied biology and human welfare

  • Bio-pesticides, genetically modified foods, bio-war, bio-piracy, bio-pattern, sustainable agriculture and medicinal plants, economic important plants (food crops, oil seeds, fiber yielding, sugar crops and timber yielding), bio-pharming, pesticides, organic agriculture. Population and birth control, contraception and MTP, sexually transmitted diseases, infertility, cancer and AIDS. Adolescence and drug/or alcohol abuse.

Advanced Biology

  • Plant and human genome projects, DNA fingerprinting and its applications, Bioinformatics and its applications, DNA sequencing and protein structure and biological databases.


VITEEE 2016 Entrance Exam Syllabus


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  • VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) for 2016 Engineering Entrance Examination Contain 3-Parts of Syllabus  i.e

PART-I – Physics
PART-II – Chemistry
PART-III – Mathematics / Biology

  • Candidates attempting Parts-Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics are eligible for all the 14 programmes offered by VITEEE.
  • Candidates attempting Parts-Physics, Chemistry & Biology are eligible for Bio-Medical Engineering, Biotechnology and Computer Science and Engg (Spec. in Bioinformatics) programmes only.
  • All the questions will be mostly from the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and the CBSE syllabus only. The detail syllabus for the Entrance Examination is given below.

VITEEE 2016 Physics Syllabus

VITEEE 2016 Chemistry Syllabus

VITEEE 2016 Mathematics Syllabus

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