North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology ( NERIST )

NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE)

The NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE) is conducted at three Levels viz.. NEE-I. NEE-II and NEE-III for admissions to Base Module. Diploma Module & Degree Module of Engineering & Technology branches of Technology stream: and to Degree Module of Forestry stream through NEE-II only). The entrance examination is conducted at various centers located in the North Eastern States of India viz.. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam. Meghalaya. Manipur. Mizoram. Nagaland. Sikkim & Tripura. The selection of candidates is done in order of merit under various reservation categories. The notification for NEE-I, II & III is published in national newspapers and regional newspapers of the North Eastern region in the month of December every year.

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Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK-UGET)

The Karnataka Private Medical & Dental Colleges Association, in their endeavour to offer an effective, fair and objective testing procedure to determine merit of students seeking admission to the member institutions, have formed “Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka” (COMEDK).

Jamia Millia Islamia Engineering Entrance Exam (JMI-EEE)

Jamia Millia Islamia, an institution originally established at Aligarh in United Provinces, India in 1920 became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. In Urdu language, Jamia means ‘University’, and Millia means ‘National’.


PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT)

As part of the admissions process PESSAT is taken by all students who are applying for PES University programs.

The entrance test will be of online mode and if students need to get into PES UNIVERSITY, they must take up the PESSAT (entrance test). This applies to all the courses offered at our university.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, 'A' Grade accreditation with NAAC, established by Government of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 read with its Amendment in 1999.

Vision: “The University will stimulate both the hearts and minds of scholars, empower them to contribute to the welfare of society at large; train them to adopt themselves to the changing needs of the economy; advocate them for cultural leadership to ensure peace, harmony and prosperity for all.”


Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET)

Manipal University is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) APEX Board

(Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi)

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)  [JEE (Advanced) ] will be conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs


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SRM Engineering Entrance Examination (SRM-EEE)

SRM University is one of the top ranking universities in India with over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campus, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities.


West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WB-JEE)

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board was formed in the year 1962 for the purpose of holding Common Entrance Examinations for the Undergraduate Level Engineering Courses in the State of West Bengal. The endeavour of the Board has always been directed towards enhancement of transparency in conducting Common Entrance Examinations for various professional Undergraduate and Postgraduate level courses in the State through effective state-of-the-art technology. Online application and admission through e–Counselling is operational for the undergraduate level Engineering and Medical courses of the State.


Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)

The entrance examination for degree level engineering institutions and other professional colleges has been assigned to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow by Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. Further, the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Technical Education Department, has consented for the constitution of Central Admission Board (CAB) under the Chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow to supervise and control the State Entrance Examination herein after referred as UPSEE being conducted by Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow. The CAB has absolute rights for conducting UPSEE-2014, and to decide about modalities of admissions and allotment of seats. The jurisdiction of CAB extends to colleges / institutes affiliated to UPTU, Lucknow. The CAB is authorised to take every decision regarding conduct and admissions through UPSEE.

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Engineering Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test (EAMCET)

The Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance (EAMCET) 2014 is being conducted by JNT University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). This examination is the prerequisite for admission into various professional courses offered in University / Private Colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) situated in the heart of Andhra Pradesh state’s capital city, Hyderabad at Kukatpally is a major landmark, has an environment of Academic Excellence. Bringing the spark of knowledge to young minds and instilling a new confidence and vigour to face the world, it is providing quality Education for nearly four decades. Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has delegated the task to JNTUH for conducting the most prestigious entrance examination of Andhra Pradesh - Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) for this year .

“On behalf of APSCHE and JNTUH, we wish all the EAMCET aspirants GOOD LUCK for the examination!”


VIT University , Vellore

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination Sample Questions Paper





1. Chitin, a component of fungal cell walls, is a polymer of

A) N-acetylglucosamine


VIT University , Vellore

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination

VIT is emerging as a benchmark for continuous journey towards excellence, among the institutions of higher education in the field of technology in the country. Its values of equality, transparency and healthy collaboration have been ably guided by the leadership of its founder Dr. G. Viswanathan, renowned for his principled life devoted to public service.

The ubiquitous sense of joy and enthusiasm observed in the campus bears testimony to the positive learning and living experiences enjoyed by every student at VIT. Ours is a place where opportunities for learning as well as recreation are maximized and distractions are minimized.

VIT Students get to feel the taste of a borderless world through a heterogeneous mixture of students from across the globe, who have made VIT as their institution of choice.


VIT University , Vellore

:: Syllabus ::

Part – 1 - Physics

1. Electrostatics

  • Charges and their conservation; Coulomb’s law-forces between two point electric charges - Forces between multiple electric chargessuperposition principle.

  • Electric field – electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field intensity due to a dipole - behaviour 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.

2. 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 – 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 - Potentiometer principle - comparing the emf of two cells.

3. 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 electric 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 to ammeter and voltmeter
    – current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment
    - Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron.

  • Para, dia and ferro-magnetic substances with examples – Electromagnets – Permanent Magnets

4. 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.

5. Optics

  • 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.

6. 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.

7. Atomic and Nuclear 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.

  • 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.

8. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

  • Photoelectric effect - Light waves and photons - Einstein’s photoelectric equation - laws of photoelectric emission - particle nature of light - photo cells and their applications.

  • Matter waves - wave nature of particles – de Broglie relation – de Broglie wavelength of an electron –Davisson Germer experiment – electron microscope

9. Semiconductor Devices and their Applications

  • Semiconductor theory - energy band in solids (Qualitative ideas only) - difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors based on band theory - semiconductor doping - Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors.

  • 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

Part – II - Chemistry

1. 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, Paschen, 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 (Haemoglobin 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).

4. 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 order reaction – half life period. Determination of rate constant and order of reaction . Temperature dependence of rate constant – Arrhenius equation, activation energy.


VIT University , Vellore

:: Admission Procedure ::

Admission Procedure

  • The admission will be purely on the basis of the marks secured in the VITEEE , conducted by VIT University.

  • Candidates who have not appeared for the VITEEE are not eligible for admission.

  • The candidates will be short-listed based on their entrance examination marks and will be called for the counselling.

Application Forms

(a). Issue of Application Forms - Online

  • Candidates can also apply online at through the following mode :
    • Net banking /Credit card/Debit card
    • DD mode (online applicants need to pay ` 940/- only).
  • The online applicants applying through DD mode should send the hardcopy of the application form to the University addressed to the "Director - UG Admissions”, VIT University, Vellore-632014.

(b). Issue of Application Forms - OMR

  • The Prospectus and the information brochure for the B.Tech. programme, along with the necessary enclosures which include the Application Form and a printed self addressed envelope, can be obtained against cash payment of ` 990/- from the various post offices as given in the VIT website:
  • Candidates can obtain the application form in person from the
  1. VIT University, Vellore Campus
  2. VIT University, Chennai Campus
  3. Anna Nagar Office,

New No. 6, (Old No. W-73), Second Street (Opposite Towers Club), Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 040 , by handing over a Demand Draft for ` 990/- drawn in favour of ‘VIT University’, payable at Vellore.

  • Candidates can also obtain the application form through post by sending a Demand Draft for `990 /-drawn in favour of ‘VIT University’, payable at Vellore, with a covering letter addressed to “Director - UG Admissions”, VIT University, Vellore-632014, requesting for the application form and indicating their complete postal address. On receipt of the DD, the application form with the enclosures will be sent by post. The postal charges will be borne by the Institute. Candidate should write his/her name, Mobile Number and address on the reverse of the DD.
  • Candidates are advised to purchase the information brochure/ application form only through means mentioned above and not from any private publishers/ vendors. Fake application forms will not be processed and will be rejected.

Your application should be sent either by Registered Post or Speed Post in the self-addressed envelope provided by VIT so as to reach the office positively on or before February 27, 2015. Before despatching the application form ensure that you have filled in the correct Test City Code and tick the checklist on the envelope provided.