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#Note : The aptitude section in VITEEE will be in addition to the existing subjects; Maths or Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English.
Now, VITEEE 2021 entrance examination comprised of Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry/ English/ Aptitude for B.Tech Courses
and
Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ English/ Aptitude for Biostream programmes.
The Syllabus for VITEE entrance exams is mostly based on NCERT textbooks. The foundation for the entrance exam can easily be established by a thorough learning of NCERT academic textbooks.
This year, a new aptitude section is also included for the VITEEE entrance examination. The decision to include this section is based on the feedback and inputs from various academic school, and industries.
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In VIT Entrance Examination, the sections of Physics, and Chemistry will now contain 35 questions each.
The number of questions for the respective sections in VITEEE will be :
Maths or Biology

40 questions

Physics

35 questions

Chemistry

34 questions

Aptitude

10 questions

English

05 questions

Aptitude Section
The aptitude section in VITEntrance Examination will consist 10 questions. These questions will be deemed to tests ones numerical, and verbal ability.
Following topics are a few examples of topics that would be included in the entrance examination. The topic in the VITEEE entrance exam will cover for the aptitude section would include :
 Data Interpretation
 Data Sufficiency
 Syllogism
 Number series
 Coding/ Decoding and Clocks
 Calendars and Directions.
Syllabus :
Physics :
 1. Laws of Motion & Work, Energy and Power
Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Static and kinetic friction  laws of friction  rolling friction  lubrication.
Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy  workenergy theorem  power.
Conservative forces: conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies)  nonconservative forces:
motion in a vertical circle  elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.
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 2. Properties of Matter
Elastic behaviour  Stressstrain relationship  Hooke’s law  Young’s modulus  bulk modulus  shear modulus of rigidity
 Poisson’s ratio  elastic energy. Viscosity  Stokes’ law  terminal velocity  streamline and turbulent flow  critical velocity. Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications. Heat  temperature  thermal expansion: thermal expansion of solids  specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv  latent heat capacity. Qualitative ideas of Blackbody radiation: Wein’s displacement
Law  Stefan’s law.
3. Electrostatics
Charges and their conservation; Coulomb’s lawforces 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 differenceelectric potential due to a point charge and dipoleequipotential surfaces  electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges.
Electric fluxGauss’s theorem and its applications. Electrostatic inductioncapacitor 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  Van de Graaff generator.
4. 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  VI characteristics  electrical resistivity and conductivityclassification 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  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.
5. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Magnetic effect of electric current  Concept of magnetic field  Oersted’s experiment  BiotSavart lawMagnetic 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.
6. 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.
 7. 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 lightblue colour of sky and reddish appearances of the sun at sunrise and sunset.
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  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.
8. Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics
Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics  Electromagnetic spectrum  Photoelectric effect  Light waves and photons  Einstein’s photoelectric equation  laws of photoelectric emission  particle nature of light  photo cells and their applications.
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.
9. Nuclear Physics
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  Radioactive decay law  half life  mean life  artificial
radioactivity  radio isotopes  effects and uses  Geiger  Muller counter. Radio carbon dating. Nuclear fission  chain reaction  atom bomb  nuclear reactor  nuclear fusion  Hydrogen bomb  cosmic rays  elementary particles.
10. Semiconductor Devices and their Applications
Semiconductor basics  energy band in solids: difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors  semiconductor doping  Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors. Formation of PN Junction  Barrier potential and depletion layerPN Junction diode  Forward and reverse bias characteristics  diode as a rectifier  Zener diodeZener diode as a voltage regulator  LED. 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  De Morgan’s theorem  Laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.
 CHEMISTRY
 1. Atomic Structure
 Bohr’s atomic modelSommerfeld’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:
 pblock 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 4coordinate, 6coordinate 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. XRay 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.
 5. Electrochemistry
 Theory of electrical conductance; metallic and electrolytic conductance. Faraday’s laws – theory of strong electrolytes – Specific resistance, specific conductance, equivalent and molar conductance – Variation of conductance with dilution – Kohlrausch’s Law – Ionic product of water, pH and pOH – buffer solutions – use of pH values. Cells – Electrodes and electrode potentials – construction of cell and EMF values, Fuel cells, Corrosion and its prevention.
 6. Isomerism in Organic Compounds
 Definition, Classification – structural isomerism, stereo isomerism – geometrical and optical isomerism. Optical activity chirality – compounds containing chiral centres – R – S notation, D – L notation.
 7. Alcohols and Ethers
 Nomenclature of alcohols – Classification of alcohols  distinction between 10, 20 and 30 alcohols – General methods of preparation of primary alcohols, properties. Methods of preparation of dihydric alcohols: Glycol – Properties – Uses. Methods of preparation of trihydric alcohols  Properties – Uses. Aromatic alcohols – preparation and properties of phenols and benzyl alcohol. Ethers – Nomenclature of ethers – general methods of preparation of aliphatic ethers  Properties – Uses. Aromatic ethers – Preparation of Anisole – Uses.
 8. Carbonyl Compounds
 Nomenclature of carbonyl compounds – Comparison of aldehydes and ketones. General methods of preparation of aldehydes – Properties – Uses. Aromatic aldehydes – Preparation of benzaldehyde – Properties and Uses. Ketones – general methods of preparation of aliphatic ketones (acetone) – Properties – Uses. Aromatic ketones – preparation of acetophenone – Properties – Uses, preparation of benzophenone – Properties. Name reactions; Clemmenson reduction, Wolff – Kishner reduction, Cannizzaro reaction, Claisen Schmidt reaction, Benzoin Condensation, aldol Condensation. Preparation and applications of Grignard reagents.
 9. Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives
 Nomenclature – Preparation of aliphatic monobarboxylic acids – formic acid – Properties – Uses. Monohydroxy mono carboxylic acids; Lactic acid – Synthesis of lactic acid. Aliphatic dicarboxylic acids; Preparation of oxalic and succinic acid. Aromatic acids; Benzoic and Salicylic acid – Properties – Uses. Derivatives of carboxylic acids; acetyl chloride (CH3COCl) – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Preparation of acetamide, Properties – acetic anhydride – Preparation, Properties. Preparation of esters – methyl acetate – Properties.
 10. Organic Nitrogen Compounds
 Aliphatic nitro compounds – Preparation of aliphatic nitroalkanes – Properties – Uses. Aromatic nitro compounds – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds. Amines; aliphatic amines – General methods of preparation – Properties – Distinction between 10, 20 and 30 amines. Aromatic amines – Synthesis of benzylamine – Properties, Aniline – Preparation – Properties – Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic amine. Aliphatic nitriles – Preparation – properties – Uses. Diazonium salts – Preparation of benzene diazoniumchloride – Properties.
 11. Biomolecules
 Carbohydrates – distinction between sugars and non sugars, structural formulae of glucose, fructose and sucrose, with their linkages, invert sugar – definition, examples of oligo and polysaccharides,
 Amino acids – classification with examples, Peptidesproperties of peptide bond,
 Lipids  Definition, classification with examples, difference between fats, oils and waxes.
 MATHEMATICS
 1. Matrices and their Applications
 Adjoint, inverse  properties, computation of inverses, solution of system of linear equations by matrix inversion method.
Rank of a matrix  elementary transformation on a matrix, consistency of a system of linear equations, Cramer’s rule,
nonhomogeneous equations, homogeneous linear system and rank method. Solution of linear programming problems (LPP) in two variables.
2. Trigonometry and Complex Numbers
Definition, range, domain, principal value branch, graphs of inverse trigonometric functions and their elementary properties.
Complex number system  conjugate, properties, ordered pair representation.
Modulus  properties, geometrical representation, polar form, principal value, conjugate, sum, difference, product, quotient,
vector interpretation, solutions of polynomial equations, De Moivre’s theorem and its applications.
Roots of a complex number  nth roots, cube roots, fourth roots.
3. Analytical Geometry of two dimensions
Definition of a conic  general equation of a conic, classification with respect to the general equation of a conic, classification of conics with respect to eccentricity. Equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola)
in standard forms and general forms Directrix, Focus and Latusrectum  parametric form of conics and chords. 
Tangents and normals  Cartesian form and parametric form  equation of chord of contact of tangents from a point (x1 ,y1) to all the above said curves.
Asymptotes, Rectangular hyperbola  Standard equation of a rectangular hyperbola.
4. Vector Algebra
Scalar Product  angle between two vectors, properties of scalar product, and applications of dot product. Vector product, right handed and left handed systems, properties of vector product, applications of cross product.
Product of three vectors  Scalar triple product, properties of scalar triple product, vector triple product, vector product of four vectors, scalar product of four vectors.
5. Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions
Direction cosines  direction ratios  equation of a straight line passing through a given point and parallel to a given line, passing through two given points, angle between two lines. Planes  equation of a plane, passing through a given point
and perpendicular to a line, given the distance from the origin and unit normal, passing through a given point and parallel to two given lines, passing through two given points and parallel to a given line, passing through three given noncollinear points, passing through the line of intersection of two given planes, the distance between a point and a plane, the plane which contains two given lines (coplanar lines), angle between a line and a plane.
Skew lines  shortest distance between two lines, condition for two lines to intersect, point of intersection, collinearity of three points.
Sphere  equation of the sphere whose centre and radius are given, equation of a sphere when the extremities of the diameter are given.
6. Differential Calculus
Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions  Derivative as a rate of change, velocity, acceleration, related rates, derivative as a measure of slope, tangent, normal and angle between curves.
Mean value theorem  Rolle’s Theorem, Lagrange Mean Value Theorem, Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s series, L’ Hospital’s Rule, stationary points, increasing, decreasing, maxima, minima, concavity, convexity and points of inflexion.
Errors and approximations  absolute, relative, percentage errors  curve tracing, partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem.
7. Integral Calculus and its Applications
Simple definite integrals  fundamental theorems of calculus, properties of definite integrals.
Reduction formulae  reduction formulae for and , Bernoulli’s formula. Area of bounded regions, length of the curve.
8. Differential Equations
Differential equations  formation of differential equations,order and degree, solving differential equations (1st order), variables separable, homogeneous and linear equations.
Second order linear differential equations  second order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, finding the particular integral if f(x) = emx, sin mx, cos mx, x, x2.
9. Probability Distributions
Probability  Axioms  Addition law  Conditional probability  Multiplicative law  Baye’s Theorem  Random variable  probability density function, distribution function, mathematical expectation, variance.
Theoretical distributions  discrete distributions, Binomial, Poisson distributions Continuous distributions, Normal distribution.
10.Discrete Mathematics
Functions  Relations Basics of counting.Mathematical logic  logical statements, connectives, truth tables, logical equivalence, tautology, contradiction.
Groupsbinary operations, semi groups, monoids, groups, order of a group, order of an element, properties of groups.
 BIOLOGY
 1.Taxonomy
Need for classification; three domains of life. Linnaean, Whittaker, Bentham and Hooker systems of classification.
Salient features of nonchordates up to phyla levels and chordates up to class levels.
2.Cell and Molecular Biology
Cell theory. Prokaryotic cell and it’s ultrastructure. Eukaryotic cell  cell wall, cell membrane, cytoskeleton, nucleus, chloroplast, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, ribosomes, lysosomes, vacuoles and centrosomes.
Cell cycle and division  amitosis, mitosis and meiosis. Search for genetic material; structure of DNA and RNA; replication, transcription, genetic code, translation, splicing, gene expression and regulation (lac operon) and DNA repair.
3.Reproduction
Asexual reproduction – binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule formation and fragmentation. Vegetative propagation in plants, sexual reproduction in flowering plants and structure of flowers. Pollination, fertilization, development of seeds and fruits, seed dispersal, apomixis, parthenocarpy and polyembryony. Human reproductive system. Gametogenesis, menstrual cycle, fertilization, implantation, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, pregnancy, parturition and lactation. Assisted reproductive technologies.
4.Genetics and evolution
Chromosomes  structure and types, linkage and crossing over, recombination of chromosomes, mutation and chromosomal aberrations. Mendelian inheritance, chromosomal theory of inheritance, deviation from Mendelian ratio (incomplete
dominance, codominance, multiple allelism, pleiotrophy), sex linked inheritance and sex determination in humans.
Darwinism, neo Darwinism, Hardy and Weinberg’s principle and factors affecting the equilibrium: selection, mutation, migration and random genetic drift.
5.Human health and diseases
Pathogens, parasites causing human diseases (malaria, dengue, chickengunia, filariasis, ascariasis, typhoid, pneumonia, common cold, amoebiasis, ring worm) and their control. Basic concepts of immunology, vaccines, antibiotics, cancer, HIV and AIDS. Adolescence, drug and alcohol abuse.
6.Biochemistry
Structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Enzymes  types, properties and enzyme action. Metabolism  glycolysis, Kreb’s cycle and pentose phosphate pathway.
7.Plant physiology
Movement of water, food, nutrients, gases and minerals. Passive diffusion, facilitated diffusion, and active transport.
Imbibition, osmosis, apoplast and symplast transport and guttation. Transpiration, photosynthesis (light and dark reactions) and electron transport chain. Hormones and growth regulators, photoperiodism and vernalization. Nitrogen cycle and biological nitrogen fixation.
8.Human physiology
Digestion and absorption, breathing and respiration, body fluids and circulation, excretory system, endocrine system,
nervous system, skeletal and muscular systems. Locomotion and movement, growth, aging and death. Hormones  types of hormones, functions and disorders.
9.Biotechnology and its applications
Recombinant DNA technology, applications in health, agriculture and industries; genetically modified organisms;
Human insulin, vaccine and antibiotic production. Stem cell technology and gene therapy. Apiculture and animal husbandry. Plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, fortification, Bt crops and transgenic animals. Microbes in
food processing, sewage treatment, waste management and energy generation. Biocontrol agents and biofertilizers. Biosafety issues, biopiracy and patents.
10.Biodiversity, ecology and environment
Ecosystems: components, types, pyramids, nutrient cycles (carbon and phosphorous), ecological succession and energy flow in an ecosystem; Biodiversity  concepts, patterns, importance, conservation, hot spots, endangered organisms,
extinction, Red data book, botanical gardens, national parks, sanctuaries, museums, biosphere reserves and Ramsar sites.
Environmental issues: pollution and its control. Population attributes  growth, birth and death rate and age distribution.
 English
 3 questions are Comprehension questions. They are based on short passages (30 50 words) or lines of poems (2 3) or a dialogue (2 exchanges)
2 questions are based on English Grammar and Pronunciation.
The passages, lines of poems, dialogues, grammar and pronunciation items are chosen to suit the level of higher secondary or equivalent education.