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Subject : Syllabus
Topic : VIT
Tag : 2017


- Vellore Institute of Technology (also known as VIT) conducts an online entrance exam known as VITEEE for admission to its various engineering courses.
- Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) is an all India level exam, for admission to over 5000 undergraduate engineering seats across its two campuses - VIT Chennai and VIT Vellore.
- Almost 2 lakh aspirants apply for the exam every year. The University is registered under Limca Book of Records for the highest number of applicants.

2) VITEEE 2017 Eligibility:

Eligibility for VITEEE 2017 is based on the following factors:

Age Limit
- Aspirant should be born on or after 1st July, 1995.

Educational Qualification
- Candidates applying for VITEEE 2017, should have secured 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in the 10+2 level.
- For SC/ST and North Eastern candidates, the average marks should be 50%.
- 'NIOS' candidates too are eligible to appear for the VITEEE-2017.
- Those candidates who have studied in Regular, Full Time and Formal Education are eligible to apply.

Candidate appearing in PCM are eligible for all the 18 B.Tech. engineering programmes.
Candidates appearing in PCB are eligible for only 3 B.Tech. Bio-stream engineering programmes.

3) VITEEE 2017 Schedule:

The application forms for the academic year 2017 will release around the 2nd week of November, 2016.

The exam will be held in April, 2017 and the results are expected to come towards the end of April, 2017.

The counselling will commence from the 2nd week of May, 2017.

We have shared the tentative schedule on the right, and will keep you updated with the important dates as soon as any official declaration is made.

4) How to Register/Apply for VITEEE?

- Keep scanned copies of documents ready including recent passport size photograph, and scanned signature. Do not use a “selfie” photo.
- Click on apply online link.
- Enter personal details, academic qualifications, upload documents, photograph and signature.
- Pay requisite application fee.
- Submit the online application form.

5) VITEEE 2017 Syllabus:

- The syllabus of VITEEE 2017 is determined so as to assess the knowledge and aptitude of the aspirants for higher education in engineering.

- It is mostly based on the class XI and XII syllabus.

- The VITEEE syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English is elaborated below.

6) VITEEE 2017 Physics Syllabus:

VITEEE 2016 Physics Paper Review:

- VITEEE 2016 physics paper was moderate to difficult.
- Most of the questions were asked from Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Laws of Motion & Work, and Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, etc.
- Some of the questions were direct.

For VITEEE 2017 Physics Syllabus, refer to the official PDF on the right.

7) VITEEE 2017 Chemistry Syllabus:

VITEEE 2016 Chemistry Paper Review:

- The Chemistry paper in 2016 was moderate.
- Most of the questions were asked from Chemical Equilibrium, Thermodynamics, and Chemical Kinetics, etc.

For VITEEE 2017 Chemistry Syllabus, refer to the official PDF on the right.

8) VITEEE 2017 Mathematics Syllabus:

VITEEE 2016 Mathematics Paper Review:

- The VITEEE Mathematics 2016 paper was easy to moderate.

For VITEEE 2017 Mathematics Syllabus, refer to the official PDF on the right.

9) VITEEE 2017 Biology Syllabus:

VITEEE 2016 Biology Paper Review:

- The VITEEE 2016 Biology paper was quite difficult.
- The questions were asked from the Reproduction, Taxonomy, Genetics, and Evolution, etc.

For VITEEE 2017 Biology Syllabus, refer to the official PDF on the right.

10) VITEEE 2017 English Syllabus:

VITEEE 2016 English Paper Review:

- The English paper was quite easy.
- Three questions were asked from Reading Comprehension, whereas, the remaining two questions were based on English Grammar and Punctuation.

For VITEEE 2017 English Syllabus, refer to the official PDF on the right.

11) VITEEE Exam Pattern:

- VITEEE 2017 will be a computer-based test (CBT) of 2.5 hours.
- Each paper will have 125 questions (40 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and 5 questions from English).
- Exam will be held in three sessions – Session I from 09:00 am to 11:30 am, Session II from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Session III from 4:00 pm to 6:30 PM.
- B.Tech Admission 2017-18 will be done through Entrance Exam known as VIT Engineering Entrance Examination.
- There will no negative marking for incorrect answers.

12) VITEEE Cutoff:

- Candidates can analyse their performance based on the cutoffs.
- Aspirants should keep in mind that cut offs may vary from course to course.
- It also help candidates in knowing if they will be getting their desired course at the preferred campuses or not.

As per the VITEEE counselling details published in the year 2016, the key points are as follows.

- Candidates securing rank between 1 and 8,000 are expected to be called on the first day of counselling.
- Aspirants who have secured rank between 8001 to 12,000 in the VITEEE exam are expected to be called on the second day of counselling.
- Aspirants who fall in the rank slab of 12,001 to 16,000, are expected to be called on the third day of the counselling.

13) The “GV School Development Programme” (GVSDP) Scholarship:

VIT provides the scholarship under GV School Development Programme (GVSDP).

The scholarship is granted to:

Board toppers of central and each state – 100% tuition fee is waived off.
VITEEE rank holders upto 10000 – The top 10000 rank holders are granted Rs. 50000 scholarship.
VITEEE 2017 rank holders upto 2000 – The rank holders from 10001 to 20000 receive the scholarship of Rs. 25000.

Note: The scholarship will be granted as above for the first year. However, next year onwards it will be maintained only if each year the students can maintain their CGPA upto or over 8.0.