VITMEE 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Last Updated - February 13 2018

VITMEE 2018 will be held in the first week of June 2018. It is organized by VIT University for admission into different postgraduate courses of M.Tech, MCA and integrated Ph.D. programs for the academic year of 2017-2018.

  • The exam will include a total of 100 questions.
  • VITMEE 2018 will consist of objective questions in the form of multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • Each question carries 1 mark so the maximum marks a candidate can score in this test is 100.
  • Negative marking scheme will not be eligible.
  • The period of VITMEE is 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • It is a computer-based test (CBT) i.e. the method of the exam is online.
  • The syllabus of the entrance test will be based on graduation level knowledge in the respective field. There has been no change in the format of VITMEE exam and it will be the same as that for 2017.
  • The medium of the entrance test will be English only.

VITMEE 2018 Exam Format Highlights

The exam format of VITMEE 2018 will give participants an idea of what to expect in the exam. The details about different aspects concerned to the entrance exam like the type of questions that will be asked in the test, marking scheme, the total number of questions, method of the exam, the time period of the exam, etc. are given in the table that follows:

Exam Format Highlights
Exam modeOnline
Number of sections2
Question Paper typeObjective (MCQs)
Questions from Technical Subject80
Questions from English Communication20
Total number of questions100
Total number of marks100
Negative markingNil
Period of exam2 hours (120 minutes)
Medium of languageEnglish

VITMEE Exam Format 2018 in detail

VITMEE 2018 will be held in the first week of June 2018. The subjects tested in the exam will depend on the technical subject chosen for the specialization course. The test will include of 100 objective type questions to be responses in 120 minutes. The test will include a single paper scheduled to be organized on 2 consecutive days. The student will be honored 1 mark for every accurate response, the maximum obtainable marks being 100. The details about the exam format are explained completely in this article.

Method of exam: VITMEE 2018 is a computer-based test (CBT). The exam will be organized through the online mode. Candidates are expected to know the basic working of computers to attempt the exam.

Duration: All aspirants will be given 2 hours to clear the exam. No extra time will be given to any aspirant.

Language: The test paper will be available in the English language only. It will not be offered in any other language and any request to do so will not be entertained.

Type of Question: The test will have objective type questions. All the questions will be in the form of MCQs. Every question will have 4 alternative options suggested as responses, out of which the student must choose one that seems the most suitable response.

The number of questions: The candidate will need to solve a total of 100 MCQs. The test paper will have 80 questions concerned with the technical subject chosen and 20 questions about English Communication.

Marking Scheme for VITMEE 2018

The participants must know the marking scheme in order to decide how to attempt the questions in the Post Graduate entrance exam. It is similar to the marking scheme used in VITEEE. No change is expected in the marking scheme and it is the same as it was for the year 2017. The marking scheme of VITMEE 2018 is said as follows:

  • No mark will be deducted from the score of the participant for leaving a question blank or failure in attempting it.
  • The marking of two options is not possible as it is an online test.
  • No penalty will be charged for marking incorrect or wrong responses i.e. negative marking is not eligible. Hence, no mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • 1 mark will be honored to the students for marking every correct response.

Qualifying Marks for VITMEE 2018

VIT University has not specified any qualifying marks for VITMEE as such. Participants will be admitted to the different courses based on merit only. A merit list of shortlisted aspirants for respective courses will be declared and these participants must attend VITMEE 2018 Counseling.

Exam Syllabus for VITMEE 2018

The syllabus for VITMEE 2018 is based on the entire syllabus of graduation level in a particular field. The important topics for the Technical Subject of each course that required to be studied are given below: The questions will be advanced in level and will require the application of the candidate’s knowledge so as to select the best participants. The syllabus of different programs for the test will be given in the prospectus available on the official website.

Bio-Medical EngineeringMathematics, Basics of Circuits, Transducers and Measurement, Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics, Signals, Systems and Communications, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation.
Civil EngineeringStrength of Materials and Structural Analysis, Geo-Technical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering
Chemical EngineeringProcedure Calculation and Thermodynamics, Momentum Transfer, Particle Technology, Heat Transfer and Chemical Reaction Engineering, Chemical Technology, Mass Transfer, Biochemical Engineering.
ChemistryAtomic Structure, Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics, d and f block elements, Solid State, Instrumental methods of analysis, Stereochemistry, Reaction Mechanism, Organic synthesis, Heterocyclic compounds, Biomolecules.
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringEngineering Mathematics Electrical Engineering
Instrumentation EngineeringEngineering Mathematics and Instrumentation.
Electronics and Communication EngineeringEngineering Mathematics, Network, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, Control Systems, Communication Systems, Electromagnetics.
Life SciencesBiophysics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Mechanical EngineeringMathematical Fundamentals, Applied Mechanics and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Present Trends in Design and Manufacturing
Information Technology and Computer and Communication EngineeringEngineering Mathematics, Algorithmic Analysis and Data Structures, Software Engineering and Programming,
MCAMathematics, Programming in C, Database Management Systems, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture

Syllabus for English Communication

This section will test the aspirant’s knowledge of English language. The main topics are: The total number of questions asked in this section will be 20. A candidate can score well in this section.

  • Writing Technical Instructions
  • Proof Reading
  • Transcoding
  • Preparing Questionnaire
  • Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement, Tense forms, Voices, Articles and Preposition, Use of Conjunctions.
  • Writing Memos and Writing Minutes

VITMEE 2018 Important Instructions

Students must ensure that they follow some rules and regulations to maintain the decorum of the exam hall and to ensure that the examination proceeds properly.

  • Students must only bring their VITMEE 2018 Hall Ticket and blue or black ball-point pen. Forbidden items like slide rulers, calculator, logarithm table, mobile phones etc. will not be allowed inside the exam center.
  • Participants must report at their respective center 1 hour before the exam commences. They will miss the general instructions given in the exam hall if they arrive late.
  • To choose a response, simply click on the appropriate option using the mouse. To change your answer, click on the option you wish to and that will be marked as your response.
  • The computer screen will display the time left for the exam to get over at the top right corner.

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