Exam Pattern of VITEEE 2018

Last Updated - February 12 2018

Exam Pattern of VITEEE 2018

VITEEE 2018 Exam Format for the academic year 2018-19 will be same as last year. However, from 2016, questions from English are also asked. Initially, there were 3 sections as per VITEEE 2018 exam format.

  • The paper will consist a total of 125 multiple choice questions.
  • The exam is set to be organizeed online from April 5 to 16, 2018.
  • VITEEE 2018 will have 4 sections in total viz. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English.

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  • Aspirants must clear VIT Engineering Entrance Exam within 2 hours 30 minutes only.
  • As for the marking scheme, 1 mark is honoured for every accurate response and there is no penalty for inaccurate responses

Check  VITEEE Sample Question Papers 2018 

In VITEEE 2017, there was a mix of conceptual and direct formulae questions. We hope all you candidates this year will prepare better and score excellent marks in VITEEE 2018. Check VITEEE 2017 Response Key with Solutions, Question Paper & Analysis It was a quick test of your speed and concepts together. Overall, the exam was moderate in its difficulty level. The questions weren’t difficult but lengthy and tricky.

Read on to know the subject-wise important questions, marking scheme, advisable books and sample questions that are essential while preparing for VITEEE 2018.


Exam Format Highlights of VITEEE 2018

2 hr 30 min

Duration

Exam period is 2 hours 30 minutes

+1 mark

Score

Each Accurate Response will be honoured 1 mark

No -ve mark

-ve Score

No mark will be deducted on an inaccurate response

Online

Exam type

VITEEE 2018 is a computer-based test

Objective

Question type

Questions will be of objective type

125

Total questions

There are 125 questions in VITEEE 2018

Mode VITEEE 2018 will only be held online (Computer Based Test). Aspirants will have to mark responses on a computer screen by selecting the right radio button.

Exam Duration- The exam will be held in three slots, which are given below.

SlotTime
I09:00 am – 11:30 am
II12:30 pm – 03:00 pm
III04:00 pm – 06:30 pm

Sections- VITEEE 2018 will be divided into Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English section.

Number of Questions- Each section will carry 40 questions, except English section, which will carry only 5 questions.

Types of Question- All the questions will be Objective in nature. Aspirants have to appear for either of the two groups- For each question, four options will be given out of which only one will be correct.

  1. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English OR
  2. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English.

The distribution of questions in VITEEE 2018 is given below:

SubjectTotal No. of Questions
Physics40
Chemistry40
Mathematics/ Biology40
English5

Marking Scheme- As per the proposed VITEEE 2018 exam format, each accurate response will be honoured 1 mark. Here is the section-wise marking scheme for your reference. The negative marking will not be eligible for the exam.

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks in Each Section
Physics4040
Chemistry4040
Mathematics/Biology4040
English55
Total125125

Read about VITEEE Result 2018


Exam Format VITEEE 2018 for Physics

  • There is no negative marking.
  • Each accurate response will be honoured 1 mark.
  • In VITEEE 2017, Physics section had a mix of moderate-difficult level questions. Some questions were out of syllabus, but manageable by students. Some questions were tricky while others were direct.
  • Physics section in VITEEE 2018 will include of 40 questions. 
  • In VITEEE 2018, topics with maximum weightage are given below:
TopicNumber of Questions
Electrostatics5
Present Electricity3
Magnetic Effects of Electric Present and Magnetism5
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current5
Optics3
Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Optics5
Atomic and Nuclear Physics7
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter5

Syllabus for Physics of VITEEE 2018

Some of the most important topics in Physics paper of VITEEE 2018 comprise:

Important Chapters
Laws of Motion & WorkEnergy and Power
Properties of Matter Electrostatics
Present ElectricityMagnetic Effects of Electric Current
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Present OpticsDual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics
Nuclear PhysicsSemiorganizeor Devices and their Applications

Physics Books for VITEEE 2018

Other than the standard NCERT books, aspirants can also refer to some of the most advisable Physics books given below:

Name of the BookAuthorISBN
Understanding Physics Series (Set of 5 Books)DC Pandey978-9350941737
Concepts of Physics (both volumes)HC VermaVol 1: 978-8177091878 Vol 2: 978-8177092325
MCQ Question BankD Mukherjee9788177098570

Sample Questions for Physics in VITEEE 2018


Exam Format VITEEE 2018 for Chemistry

  • Each accurate response will be honoured 1 mark.
  • In VITEEE 2017, a lot of questions were out of syllabus. Majority of questions were asked from electro-chemistry. 
  • In VITEEE 2018, topics with maximum weightage are given below:
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The Chemistry paper in VITEEE 2018 will have 40 questions.
TopicNumber of Questions
Atomic Structure4
P,d and Block Elements4
Co-ordination chemistry and Solid state chemistry4
Thermodynamics, Chemical equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics4
Electro Chemistry2
Isomerism in Organic Compounds2
Alcohols and Ether4
Carbonyl Compounds4
Organic Nitrogen Compounds2
Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives2
Biomolecules6

Syllabus for Chemistry of VITEEE 2018

Some of the most important topics in Physics paper of VITEEE 2018 comprise:

Important Chapters
Atomic Structure, p,d and f – Block ElementsCoordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry
ThermodynamicsChemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics
ElectrochemistryIsomerism in Organic Compounds
Alcohols and EthersCarbonyl Compounds,
Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives-

Chemistry Books for VITEEE

Other than the standard NCERT books, aspirants can also refer to some of the most advisable Chemistry books given below:

Name of the BookAuthorISBN
Handbook Chemistry: Key Notes Terms Definitions & FormulaeHansraj Modi 9789350941799
Chemistry MCQ (Multiple-Choice-Question Bank)Vinod Kumar Ahluwalia, Ashish Kumar Ghosh9788177097979
Organic ChemistryO P Tandon9789382314417

Sample questions for Chemistry in VITEEE 2018


VITEEE Exam Format 2018 for Biology

  • The Biology paper in VITEEE 2018 will have 40 questions.
  • Each accurate response will be honoured 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking.

VITEEE 2018 Syllabus for Biology

Some of the most important topics in Biology paper of VITEEE 2018 comprise:

Important Chapters
TaxonomyCell and Molecular Biology
ReproductionGenetics and evolution
Human health and diseasesBiochemistry
Plant physiologyHuman physiology
Biotechnology and its applicationsBiodiversity
Ecology and Environment-

VITEEE Biology Books

Other than the standard NCERT books, aspirants can also refer to some of the Biology books given below:

Name of the BookAuthorISBN
S. Chand's Biology for Class XIP.S. Verma and B.P. Pandey978-8121927758
Pradeep’s Biology GuideP.S. Dhami978-8193218082

Sample questions for Biology in VITEEE 2018


VITEEE Exam Format 2018 for English

  • The English paper in VITEEE 2018 will have 5 questions 
  • Each accurate response will be honoured 1 mark.
  • The passages, lines of poems, dialogues, grammar, etc. are selected according to the level of this exam. 
  • There is no negative marking.

VITEEE Syllabus 2018 for English

The English section will have only 5 questions, which will be from number 121 to 125. Aspirants should read the passages and the questions that follow cautiously. They have to choose the best appropriate response from the options given for each question.

Question number 121- 123Reading comprehension: Short passages (30-50 words) or lines of poems (2-3) or a dialogue (2 exchanges)
Question number 124 and 125Grammar and Pronunciation

English Books for VITEEE

Other than the standard NCERT books, aspirants can also refer to the English books given below:

Name of the BookAuthorISBN
Target VITEEE (English) 4th EditionDisha Publications9785111100440

Books for VITEEE Mock Test Preparation

Preparation for any exam remains incomplete if you do not attempt a few mock tests. They help you plan your preparation in a better way. Practicing VITEEE Mock Test Papers give you a fair idea of which are your weak and strong areas.

Check VITEEE Sample Question Papers 2018

We recommend you to exercise them as much as possible. VITEEE Mock Tests can be attempted online as well as offline. Here are some of the most advisable books for VITEEE Mock Test Preparation.

Name of the BooksAuthor
15 Mock Tests & Solved Papers (2007-2013): For VIT Engineering (Old Edition) Paperback – 30 Nov 2013Arihant Experts
VIT (VELLORE) EDGE SOLVED PAPERS & 10 MOCK TESTS (2007-2015)Experts Compilation
VITEEE Chapter wise Solutions (English) (Paperback, MTG Editorial Board)MTG

Important Instructions for VITEEE 2018

Aspirants can follow the below instructions while they sit for VITEEE 2018.

Login

  • After entering Username and Password click on “Sign In” button
  • At the scheduled time (usually 10 minutes before the exam), aspirants have to enter ‘Username’ as instructed in Admit Card
  • On the allotted computer, aspirant’s details (Name, photograph etc.) will be displayed

Reading Instructions

  • Timer count starts after clicking the button “I am willing to begin”.
  • Read instructions cautiously as they will offer all the exam concerned information.
  • Click on “I am willing to begin” button

Test Taking Procedure

  • Submit button will not be available until the completion of the exam time. The system will automatically submit your responses after Exam Closure time.
  • There is an option click on the question number in the Question Palette at the right of the screen to go to that numbered question straight.
  • To save your response, you MUST click on the Save & Next button, otherwise, it will not be saved
  • Exam summary will be displayed on the screen with Subject Name, Number of questions, Responses, Not Responses, Marked for Review, and Not Visited.
  • In case, you seeking to mark the question for review, click on the Mark for Review & Next button. If a question is marked for Review, that response will be considered in the evaluation.
  • Please confirm by clicking ‘Yes’ button
  • To change the already chosen response, you can click on the circle button of another option. If you seeking to cancel the response, click on Complete answer button.
  • Select any response out of the four options, by clicking on the circle button beside the option.

Timer

  • The countdown timer in the top right corner of a computer screen will display the remaining time available to clear the examination.
  • When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. There will be no required to end or submit your examination.
  • The countdown timer will start ticking down after you click the button “I am willing to begin”.

Sections (Subjects) Navigation 

  • Questions in each section can be viewed by clicking on the name of the section.
  • Sections in this question paper will be displayed on the top bar of the screen.
  • The section, aspirant is presently attempting is highlighted.
  • The aspirant can change the section by clicking on the respective section name, anytime within the exam.


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