VITEEE Exam Pattern has revised by VIT, the exam will be conducted in Online Remote Proctored Examination (ORPE) due to COVID-19 pandemic. This year, there will be a total of 80 questions in VITEEE 2021 which candidates can attempt in a duration of 90 minutes. Last year a new section i.e Aptitude section was added. Now, the exam will consist of 5 sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, English and Aptitude. Check VITEEE Syllabus
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There will be no negative marking in the exam. In VITEEE 2021, the maximum number of questions will be asked from Biology/Maths that is 25 and the minimum number of questions will be asked from English that is 5.
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VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights
|Number of sections||5|
|Duration of exam||90 minutes|
|Number of questions||80|
|Type of questions||MCQs|
|Mode of examination||Online Remote Proctored|
|Marking scheme||1 mark for each correct answer no negative marking|
VITEEE 2021 Question Paper
- All the questions will be MCQs type.
- MCQs will be divided into 5 parts.
- Part 1 – Mathematics/Biology, Part 2 – Physics, Part 3 – Chemistry, Part 4 – English, Part 5 – Aptitude.
- MPCEA – Candidates appearing for Maths/Physics/Chemistry/English/Aptitude will be eligible for all the engineering degree programs.
BPCEA – Candidates appearing for Biology/Physics/Chemistry/English/Aptitude will be eligible for only B.Tech Bio Stream degree programs as follows:
- Bio-engineering - VIT Bhopal
- Biotechnology - VIT Vellore
- CSE with specialization in Bioinformatics - VIT Vellore
- ECE with specialization in Biomedical Engineering programmes - VIT Vellore
NOTE: BPCEA candidates have to register for Mathematics as a bridge course.
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VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern
The section-wise number of questions and maximum marks for VITEEE 2021 are tabulated below:
|Name of the Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Physics||25||25||Cumulative duration of 90 minutes|
|Total||80 Questions||80 Questions||90 minutes|
VITEEE Syllabus Important Topics
VITEEE Syllabus for Physics
The physics section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 25 questions. The questions are majorly asked from the following topics:
|VITEEE Important Topics in Physics|
|Laws of Motion & Work, Energy, and Power||Optics|
|Properties of Matter||Electrostatics|
|Current Electricity||Magnetic Effects of Electric Current|
|Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current||Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics|
|Nuclear Physics||Semiconductor Devices and their Applications|
Sample Questions for Physics in VITEEE 2021
VITEEE Syllabus for Chemistry
Chemistry section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 25 questions from the following topics:
|VITEEE Important Topics in Chemistry|
|Atomic Structure, p,d and f – Block Elements||Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics||Organic Nitrogen Compounds and Biomolecules|
|Electrochemistry||Isomerism in Organic Compounds|
|Alcohols and Ethers||Carbonyl Compounds|
|p,d and f – Block Elements||Carbohydrates, Amino acids, Lipids|
Sample Questions for Chemistry in VITEEE 2021
VITEEE Syllabus for Mathematics
The maximum number of questions are asked from this section. Mathematics section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 25 questions from the following topics:
|VITEEE Important Topics in Mathematics|
|Matrices and their Applications||Differential Calculus|
|Trigonometry and Complex Numbers||Integral Calculus and its Applications|
|Analytical Geometry of two dimensions||Differential Equations|
|Vector Algebra||Probability Distributions|
|Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions||Discrete Mathematics|
Sample Questions for Maths in VITEEE 2021
VITEEE Syllabus for Biology
Those who have opted for BPCEA will get the maximum number of questions from this section. Biology section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 25 questions from the following topics:
|VITEEE Important Topics in Biology|
|Taxonomy||Cell and Molecular Biology|
|Reproduction||Genetics and evolution|
|Human health and diseases||Biochemistry|
|Plant physiology||Human physiology|
|Biotechnology and its applications||Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment|
Sample Questions for Biology in VITEEE 2021
VITEEE Syllabus for Aptitude
This is a newly added section in the VITEEE exam. This section will have questions from Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. With good and regular practice you can master this part. Aptitude section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 3 questions from the following topics:
|VITEEE Important Topics in Aptitude Section|
|Data Interpretation||Data Sufficiency|
VITEEE Syllabus for English
- English section in VITEEE 2021 will comprise 2 questions on Reading Comprehension, Grammar, and Pronunciation.
- The passages, lines of poems, dialogues, grammar, etc. will be asked as per the level of this exam.
- Candidates should read the passages and the attached questions carefully.
- You have to choose the best suitable answer from the options given for each question.
|3 Questions||Reading comprehension: Short passages (30-50 words) or 2-3 lines of poem or a dialogue|
|2 Questions||Grammar and Pronunciation|
VITEEE 2021 Reference Books
VITEEE 2021 Physics Books
Other than the standard NCERT books, candidates can also refer to some of the most recommended Physics books given below:
|Name of the Book||Author|
|Understanding Physics Series (Set of 5 Books)||DC Pandey|
|Concepts of Physics (both volumes)||HC Verma|
|MCQ Question Bank||D Mukherjee|
VITEEE 2021 Chemistry Books
Other than the standard NCERT books, candidates can also refer to some of the most recommended Chemistry books given below:
|Name of the Book||Author|
|Handbook Chemistry: Key Notes Terms Definitions & Formulae||Hansraj Modi|
|Chemistry MCQ (Multiple-Choice-Question Bank)||Vinod Kumar Ahluwalia , Ashis Kumar Ghosh|
|Organic Chemistry||O P Tandon|
VITEEE 2021 Mathematics Books
|Name of the Book||Publication|
|Objective Mathematics Volume – 1||Arihant|
|Objective Mathematics Volume – 2||Arihant|
|Complete Mathematics||Mcgraw Hill|
VITEEE 2021 Biology Books
Other than the standard NCERT books, candidates can also refer to some of these recommended Biology books:
|Name of the Book||Author|
|S. Chand's Biology for Class XI||P.S. Verma and B.P. Pandey|
|Pradeep’s Biology Guide||P.S. Dhami|
VITEEE 2021 Mock Test Series
The authorities will release the VITEEE Mock Test series for candidates who have applied for the exam. These tests series will help you in getting a better idea about the type of questions, difficulty level of questions, etc. By solving these papers regularly, you can improve your time management skills, increase the speed and accuracy level required before taking the actual exam.
Besides the mock tests, VIT will also release VITEEE sample papers and questions for all the subjects of the exam - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English, and Aptitude. Check Here
VITEEE 2021 Important Instructions
Candidates can follow the below instructions while they sit for VITEEE 2021.
- On the allotted computer, candidate’s details (Name, photograph etc.) will be displayed
- At the scheduled time (usually 10 minutes before the exam), candidates have to enter ‘Username’ as instructed in VITEEE 2021 Hall Ticket
- After entering username and Password click on “Sign In” button
VITEEE Reading Instructions
- Read instructions carefully as they will provide all the exam related information.
- Click on “I am ready to begin” button
- Timer count starts after clicking the button “I am ready to begin”.
VITEEE Test Taking Process
- There is an option to click on the question number in the Question Palette at the right of the screen to go to that numbered question directly.
- Select any answer out of the four options, by clicking on the circle button beside the option.
- To change the already chosen answer, you can click on the circle button of another option. If you want to cancel the answer, click on the Clear Response button.
- To save your answer, you MUST click on the Save & Next button, otherwise, it will not be saved
- In case, you want to mark the question for review, click on the Mark for Review & Next button. If a question is marked for Review, that answer will be considered in the evaluation.
- Submit button will not be available till the completion of the exam time. The system will automatically submit your answers after Exam Closure time.
- Exam summary will be displayed on the screen with Subject Name, Number of Questions, Answered, Not Answered, Marked for Review, and Not Visited.
- Please confirm by clicking ‘Yes’ button
- The countdown timer will start ticking down after you click the button “I am ready to begin”.
- The countdown timer in the top right corner of the computer screen will display the remaining time available to complete the examination.
- When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. There will be no need to end or submit your examination.
VITEEE Sections (Subjects) Navigation
- Sections in this question paper will be displayed on the top bar of the screen.
- Questions in each section can be viewed by clicking on the name of the section.
- The section which the candidate is currently attempting is highlighted.
- Candidates can change the section by clicking on the respective section name, anytime within the exam. Check VITEEE 2021 Expected Cutoff
VITEEE 2021 Exam Pattern FAQs
Ques. What is the duration of VITEEE?
Ans. VITEEE is a 90 minutes long exam. A total of 80 questions will be asked from 5 different sections: Maths/Biology, Physics, Chemistry, English, Aptitude. Aptitude is the newly added section in VITEEE exam.
Ques. Is there negative marking in VITEEE?
Ans. No. There is no negative marking for any question answered wrongly in VITEEE. +1 Mark will be awarded for every correct answer. Candidates can attempt all the questions. A maximum number of questions will be asked from the Biology/Maths section that is 25 and minimum number of questions will be asked from English that is 2.
Ques. Will I be allowed to carry a calculator to the VITEEE exam?
Ans. No, you are not permitted to carry a calculator in the exam hall.
Ques. Has VITEEE 2021 paper pattern changed?
Ans. Yes, the exam pattern of VITEEE has changed. This year, there will be a total of 80 questions in VITEEE 2021 which candidates can attempt in a duration of 90 minutes.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.