Science in India and VITEEE


India ranks third among the most attractive investment destinations for science and technology in the world. Some institutes like VIT are taking admission through VITEEE to ensure admission of quality science and technology students.

The Department of Science and technology studies is decided to research and teaching about science and technology in its social context, where the research examines science and technology both in contemporary societies and through historical investigations and their associated forms of knowledge, expertise, social organization, and controversy, this also includes interest in developing science and technology studies own knowledge production techniques methodology and interventions. The high quality with the multidisciplinary field of science and technology studies, including contributions from anthropology, sociology, history, philosophy, political science, educational science and communication studies.

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Importance of Science

Science is a systematic way of acquiring knowledge about a particular field of study. Science helps us to gain knowledge, through an organized system of observation and experimentation. This system is used to describe different natural phenomena. The description is that of pure science, and biology, chemistry, physics, and Earth science are the basic fields of pure science. Technology can be defined as the products, tools, and processes used to accomplish tasks in daily life. According to the Use of Technology, technology is the application of science to solve a problem. The technology involves the application of engineering and applied sciences to solve the practical problems of human lives.


VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) is the all India level entrance examination organized by the VIT University. By this examination, admission to 5,000 B.Tech seats in the Vellore and Chennai campus of VIT University is provided, the examination is conducted in 118 cities of India.

The Eligibility Criteria of the Candidates

The candidates who are appearing /passed his/her higher secondary examination from the state board, CentralBoard of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi), The Council for Indian School Certified Examination (ISCE, New Delhi) are eligible to apply for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE), The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) candidates are also eligible to apply, minimum 60% marks in aggregate is required in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology at 10+2, the candidates belonging from SC/ST category or North Eastern states are required to obtain 50% aggregate marks in PCM at 12th standard, students studied in Regular, Full Time and Formal Education are alone eligible to apply, Students from National Institute of Open Learning (NIOP) can also apply for VITEEE.

The exam pattern for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination is as follows,

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VIT Engineering Entrance Examination is conducted for admission to B.Tech programme, total 125 questions will appear in the examination of VITEEE, question paper type – the question asked in the examination are object type having four alternative options, number of sections – the questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subjects, exam mode will be computer-based test, exam duration – total time of 2 hours and 30 minutes will be provided for the VITEEE computer-based test, number of sessions it includes 3 sessions – I session is from 9.00 am to 11.30 am /II session from  12.30 pm to 3.00 pm / III section from 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm, making scheme for every correct response 1 mark is awarded and no mark will be deducted for the wrong as there will be no negative marking.

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Mathematics/Biology 40 40
English 5 5
Total 125 125


The question paper will consist of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology and English subjects. Most of the questions asked in the examination will come from the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and the CBSE syllabus.

The syllabus of VITEEE has been determined to assess the knowledge and aptitude of the aspirants for higher education in engineering, it is mostly based on class X and XII syllabus.

The sample paper of VITEEE are available online, the candidates may use it to understand the patter of the paper and to evaluate their preparation level.


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