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VITEEE 2020 - Vellore Institute of Technology will conduct VITEEE 2020 from April 13 to 19. The examination, which will be conducted as a computer based test, will be held to provide B.Tech admissions to candidates in the various campuses under the institute. Since the examination is approaching, the candidates are expected to know the preparation tips, important topics and books of VITEEE 2020 which can boost their preparation. It is essential for candidates preparing for VITEEE 2020 to know the official syllabus and exam pattern well beforehand. This will allow the candidates to accordingly strategize their study schedule. Along with the syllabus and exam pattern, the candidates can also check the best books, important topics of VITEEE and gain motivation from past toppers and expert opinions. Read the full article on VITEEE 2020 to know the detailed preparation tips, important books and more.Latest: The application form of VITEEE 2020 is now available till February 29
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Name of Exam
Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination
Commonly Known As
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Test (CBT)
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Medium of Paper
Type of Questions
Multiple-Choice Based (Objective)
Mode of Application
Online and Offline
Number of Applicants
More than 2 lakhs
To provide B.Tech admissions into the campuses of VIT University.
Candidates are expected to know the important dates of VITEEE 2020 to commence their preparation well before the examination. By being familiar with the important dates, the candidates can know the timeline and accordingly plan their studies.
Release of application form
September 27, 2019
Final date to submit the application form
February 29, 2020
Start of slot booking process
Third week of March 2020
Release of VITEEE 2020 admit card
April 13 to 19, 2020
Declaration of result
April 30, 2020
Commencement of Counselling
Second week of May and First week of June 2020
To prepare well for the upcoming examination, the candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of VITEEE 2020. Using the exam pattern, the candidates are able to know the particulars related to the examination such as duration, mode, medium and more. While preparing their study schedule, the exam pattern can be checked and the candidates can accordingly prepare their strategy to crack the examination.
Online (Computer Based Test)
2 Hour 30 Minutes (150 minutes)
Types of Questions
Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
The examination will be conducted in three sessions per day
Session 1 - 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Session 2 - 12:30 PM to 3 PM
Session 3 - 4 PM to 6:30 PM
Physics - 35 Questions
Chemistry - 35 Questions
Mathematics/Biology - 40 Questions
Aptitude - 10 Questions
English - 5 Questions
One mark will be awarded for each correct answer
There will be no negative marking
Candidates are advised to check the official syllabus of VITEEE 2020 before starting off their preparation for the examination. Through the syllabus, the candidates will know which subjects, topics and units have to be studied for the upcoming exam. By being familiar with the syllabus, the candidates will be able to prepare accordingly for the exam. All of the questions in the examination will be prepared on the basis of the syllabus which will be according to the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and CBSE. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English will be included in the syllabus. Biology has to be studied by those candidates who will opt for Biotechnology.
English and Aptitude
Around 1.62 Lakh candidates had applied for VITEEE 2019. The entrance examination was conducted at 163 centres in India, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar from April 10 to 21, 2019. According to the candidates who appeared for the examination, the question paper gave around 60% weightage to 12th standard. For Physics section, the paper focused mainly on Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Modern Physics. In the Chemistry section, there were many questions from Physical Chemistry while less questions were present from Inorganic Chemistry. Candidates could analyze that in the Mathematics section, more focus was given to Coordinate Geometry and Calculus. Most of the questions for English were from NCERT textbook of 12th standard.
Sai Saketika Chekuri
Gurajala Joel Moses
G Bala Ratna Swamy
Mohit Kumar Goyal
Candidates are advised to check the tips listed below to know how to prepare for VITEEE 2020. While preparing for the examination, a number of things have to be taken into consideration by the candidates to ensure that they bring good results. To help boost the preparation process, the given tips can be followed by the candidates:
Be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus - The first and most important tip for a good study strategy is to be familiar with the official exam pattern and syllabus of VITEEE 2020. Along with these, the candidates can also check the important books and topics.
Make notes - While studying, the candidates are advised to make small notes so that they can revise through it anytime, anywhere. This will allow the candidates to strengthen their preparation by constantly checking their notes whenever they have a doubt.
Solve sample papers - By solving sample papers, the candidates will be able to know the exact pattern and the type of questions usually asked in the examination. Since the sample papers will be an exact replica of the real examination, the candidates will be able to figure out the areas in which they need to improve and also learn to manage their time.
Revision - Along with studying new topics, the candidates are advised to constantly revise whatever they have studied to keep it fresh in their mind.
Be Motivated - Candidates are advised to be motivated and prepare in a stress-free environment.
Perhaps, the best source of inspiration comes from the people who have faced similar struggles. In relation to this thought, candidates can check some preparation tips from the previous years’ toppers. This will allow the candidates to know what should be focused on and how they can strategize their preparation.
According to Shubham Agarwal (AIR 6 VITEEE 2018), the candidates should given main focus to NCERT books and solving questions present in them. Since there is no shortcut to success, the candidates should focus and work hard in achieving good results in the examination.
VITEEE 2018 AIR 1, Kalash Gupta focused mainly on completing the syllabus of the examination first and then started to practice and solve mock tests and sample papers intensively. He believes that consistency in the preparation is the key for cracking any entrance examination.
Meanwhile, Sai Anirudh (AIR 4, VITEEE 2018), attempted mock tests at least once a week. According to Sai, it is important to be quick and not commit silly mistakes. It is also okay for the candidates to relax and prepare according to their caliber.
Candidates can also check some preparation tips given below for VITEEE 2020 from R.L Trikha (FIITJEE Director):
Candidate should be consistent in their studies and regular studies should be done.
While preparing for the examination, daily revision should be done by the candidates. All doubts should also be cleared by the candidates.
Revision is a must and should be done regularly.
Students should always remain motivated and focused.
Sample papers and mock test of VITEEE 2020 should be solved on a regular basis. This will let the candidates know their strengths and weaknesses and they can work on it accordingly.
Candidates can check the following books to prepare for the upcoming examination. All of the books have been listed on the basis of candidate and expert recommendations. By referring to these books, the candidates will be able to boost their preparation.
Name of the Book
Understanding Physics Series
Concept of Physics Part-1 & Part-2
Problems in General Physics
Objective Physics Vol 1 Or 2
DC Pandey and Arihant team
A Problem Book in Physics for IIT JEE
Textbook for Class XI & XII
Handbook of Chemistry
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations
R. C. Mukherjee
O. P. Tandon & Morrison Boyd.
Degree level Differential Calculus
A Das Gupta
Problems in Calculus of One Variable
Hall and Knight
Objective Mathematics Part 1 and Part 2
The subject-wise important topics of VITEEE 2020 will let the candidates know which units will probably have more weightage and should be focused on. However, the candidates are advised to refrain from studying just these topics. Since the manner of deciding the questions will be unknown, the candidates are advised to study all of the topics mentioned in the official syllabus.
Oscillation and Waves
Electromagnetic Induction and AC
Heat & Thermodynamics
Simple Harmonic Motion
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
s,p,d,f- Block Elements
General Principles and Process of Isolation of Metals
Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds
Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry,
Some Basic concepts in Chemistry
States of Matter
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Permutations & Combinations
Application of Derivatives
Definite Integral in Calculus
Vector & 3D Geometry
Continuity & Differentiability
Matrices in Algebra: Circle, Parabola, Hyperbola in Coordinate Geometry
Functions & Limits
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VITEEE 2020 registration dates have been extended. You can register and fill in the application at their official website:
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VITEEE is the entrance exam for joining VITs. The admissions are based on the rank obtained in VITEEE. The marks that you obtain will decide the rank.
Although there is no official cutoff, general trend shows that candidates getting rank below 15k are eligible for B.Tech(CSE) in VIT, Vellore.
This rank translates to gaining a mark greater than 45. This is a general prediction based on previous trends and may vary with plus or minus 4-5 marks every year.
Refer the following link for complete and updated info:
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Tips to crack VITEEE examination in one year of the preparation are as follows :-
1) Make the proper notes
2) Make the proper Time Table
3) Seek the Guidance
4) Practice the Mock Tests
5) Make the proper Time Management
6) Practice previous years question papers
7) Do the proper revision
8) Check the proper Negative Marking
For more information related to the Tips, you can go through the link given below.
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Yes. Last date for VITEEE application has been extended
. You can visit the official site at https://viteee.vit.ac.in/register.jsp and apply for the same by paying 1150 rupees and filling the online application form.
VITEEE exam dates has also been postponed due to COVID-19 epidemic and new dates will be announced by the University shortly.
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