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VITMEE 2024 Syllabus

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) will release the VITMEE syllabus 2024 on its official website, Applicants who plan to take the VITMEE 2024 should familiarise themselves with the curriculum and prepare their study plan accordingly. The VITMEE 2024 syllabus varies as per the specialization. According to the VITMEE exam pattern 2024, there will be two sections namely English Communication and Technical Subject. The syllabus of English Communication is same the for all the papers and for the technical subject it varies. 

Together with the syllabus, applicants must check the VITMEE exam pattern 2024 to comprehend key components such as marking scheme, duration, medium, etc. Candidates can refer to the page below for further information about the VITMEE syllabus 2024.

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VITMEE Syllabus 2024 - Bio Medical Engineering

Chapters of BM Engineering

Topics Covered


Linear algebra, calculus, differential equations, numerical methods, probability theory

Basics of Circuits

Kirchoff ’s laws, mesh and nodal Analysis. Circuit theorems. One port and two-port Network Functions. Static and dynamic characteristics of Measurement Systems. Error and uncertainty analysis.

Statistical analysis of data and curve fitting

Transducers and Measurement

Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive and piezoelectric transducers. Measurement

of displacement, velocity and acceleration (translational and rotational), force, torque, vibration and shock

Analog Electronics

Characteristics of diode, BJT, JFET and MOSFET. Diode circuits. Transistors at low and high

frequencies, Amplifiers, single and multi- stage. Feedback amplifiers. Operational amplifiers, characteristics

and circuit configurations. Instrumentation amplifier. Precision rectifier. V-to-I and I-to-V converter. Op-Amp

based active filters . Oscillators and signal generators

Digital Electronics

Combinational logic circuits, minimization of Boolean functions. IC families, TTL, MOS and

CMOS. Arithmetic circuits. Comparators, Schmitt trigger, timers and mono-stable multi-vibrator. Sequential

circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers. Multiplexer, S/H circuit. Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to- Analog

converters. Basics of number systems. Microprocessor applications, memory and input-output interfacing.


Signals, Systems and Communications

Periodic and aperiodic signals. Impulse response, transfer function

and frequency response of first and second order systems. Convolution, correlation and characteristics of line-

ar time invariant systems. Discrete time system, impulse and frequency response. Pulse transfer function. IIR

and FIR filters. Amplitude and frequency modulation and demodulation. Sampling theorem, pulse code modulation. Frequency and time division multiplexing. Amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying and pulse shift

keying for digital modulation

Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Bridges and potentiometers, measurement of R, L and C. Measurements of voltage, current, power, power factor and energy. A.C & D.C current probes. Extension of instrument ranges. Q-metre and waveform analyzer. Digital voltmeter and multimeter. Time, phase and frequency

measurements. Cathode ray oscilloscope. Serial and parallel communication. Shielding and grounding

Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation

Mass spectrometry. UV, visible and IR spectrometry. X-

ray and nuclear radiation measurements. Optical sources and detectors, LED, laser, photo-diode, photo-

resistor and their characteristics. Interferometers, applications in metrology. Basics of fibre optics. EEG, ECG

and EMG, Clinical measurements, Ultrasonic transducers and Ultrasonography. Principles of Computer Assist-

ed Tomography

VITMEE 2024 Syllabus for Civil Engineering

Chapters in VITMEE CE Syllabus

Topics Covered

Process Calculation and Thermodynamics

Laws of thermodynamics - reversible and irreversible process - concept of ideal gas and real gas - equations of states - Maxwell relations - adiabatic and isothermal compression

- phase equilibrium - Gibbs phase rule - system of variable composition - vant Hoff's equation - applications

of Gibbs - Duhem equation

Momentum Transfer

Classification of fluids - fluid statics - basic equations of fluid flow - Bernoulli’s equa-

tion - laminar flow – friction in flow through beds of solids - packed beds - fluid moving machinery - classification of pumps and its characteristics

Particle Technology

Introduction to particulate solids - particle separation - size reduction - motion of a particle through fluid - classification of particulate solids - centrifugal classifier - sedimentation techniques - flotation - filtration equipments - agitation and mixing of liquids

Heat Transfer and Chemical Reaction Engineering

Fourier’s law of heat conduction - concept of thermal

conductivity - heat transfer through fins - convective heat transfer - transfer of heat in flowing fluids - laminar

and turbulent flow - heat transfer with and without phase change - types of evaporators - multiple effect


Chemical Technology

Basic principles of unit operation and unit process - schematic representations of

unit operations - manufacture of sulphur, hydrochloric acid, cement, glass, products used in photography, ceramics and refractory, industrial gases, paints, pigments, fertilisers - fermentation process for the production of ethanol - manufacture of citric acid, antibiotics, penicillin, soaps, detergents – petroleum refining pro-

cess - process for the production of petrochemical precursors - production of resins, nature and syn-

thetic rubber

Mass Transfer

Diffusion in liquids - development of rate equation for mass transfer - contracting devices for

improving mass transfer characteristics - humidification, drying and crystallisation - distillation, continuous

rectification operation, absorption, liquid -liquid extraction and leaching - fundamental principles and de-

sign of the pressure, reaction vessels and related equipments in the above process

Biochemical Engineering

Overview of industrial biochemical processes – industrially important microbial strains - enzymes used in industry, medicine and food - industrial production, purification and immobilization of enzymes - reactors types, characteristics and design-growth characteristics of microbial

cells - free cell and immobilised cell reactors - downstream processing and effluent treatment

VITMEE Syllabus 2024 - Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Chapters in VITMEE EE Syllabus

Topics Covered

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Analysis of complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Transform Theory

Electrical Engineering

  • Electric Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives

VITMEE Syllabus 2024 - Instrumentation Engineering

Chapters in VITMEE IE Syllabus

Topics Covered

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Analysis of complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Transform Theory

Instrumentation Engineering

  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems
  • Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Signals, Systems and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Control Systems and Process Control
  • Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation

VITMEE Syllabus 2024 Electronics & Communications Engineering

Chapters in VITMEE EC Syllabus

Topics Covered

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Analysis of complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Transform Theory


  • Network Graphs
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Control Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Electromagnetics

VITMEE 2024 Syllabus for Biotechnology

Chapters in VITMEE Biotechnology

Topics Covered


Levels of structures in biological macromolecules. Basic strategies in biophysics. Forces that

determine protein and nucleic acid structure, prediction of protein structures in nucleic acids,

properties of lipid bilayers, biochemical kinetics studies, unimolecular reactions, methods of determining

macromolecular structures inclusive of the spectroscopic techniques like UV-vis absorption, IR

absorption, circular dichroism, fluorescence, NMR, X-ray and neutron diffraction techniques


Structure and properties of Amino acids, peptides, proteins and conjugated proteins, pro-

tein hydration, coagulation, denaturation - gelation, protein-protein interactions, cytosolic and membrane

properties, purines, pyrimidines, nucleosides, nucleotides, polynucleotides, ribonucleic acids and

deoxyribonucleic acids, TCA cycle, glycolysis, pentose phosphate pathway, urea cycle, metabolic regulation,

respiratory chain, TP cycle, energy rich compounds, integrated metabolism, Carbohydrates - linear and

branched carbohydrates, N containing carbohydrates, cell wall carbohydrates, metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and oil-structure and properties of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, glycerolipids, phospholipids, sphingolipids, glycolipids, steroids, vitamins and mineral-types, structure and functional properties of vit-

amins, utility of essential minerals sources and trace elements

Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Industrial biotechnology – Isolation; preservation and strain improve-

ment for the overproduction of primary and secondary metabolites. Medium formulation, optimization and

sterilisation; biological waste treatment processes. Bioprocess - Types of reactors; volumetric oxygen mass

transfer coefficient and its estimation; models for i d e a l a n d non-ideal flow. Downstream processing-

Unit operations in downstream processing, cell disruptions method, solid liquid separation methods, precip-

citation methods, extraction methods, membrane based separation methods, different types of purification

and chromatographic techniques.

Bioinformatics - Biological databases, File formats , sequence alignment, Database searches ,

phylogenetic tree construction and validation, Homology modelling, Drug discovery, DNA mapping and sequencing, sequence assembly and gene prediction, molecular predictions with DNA strings, Visualisation


Cell Structure and Function of the Organelles

Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells, cell division, mitosis & meiosis cell cycle and molecules that control cell cycle, endocytosis and Exocytosis. Ultrastructure of cellular

organelles, viz. Mitochondria, ER, Golgi, Chloroplast, plasma membrane, centriole, nuclear and membrane

bound receptors, Signal Transduction, Signal Amplification Techniques of propagation of prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, Autocrine, Paracrine and Endocrine models of action, Cell line, generation of cell lines

Molecular Biology

Structure of DNA and histone molecules, Replication of eukaryotic chromosomes, nucleoid the complex replication apparatus, process of transcription and, Structure of tRNA, mRNA, rRNA,

Deciphering of the genetic code, Translation, Mutation. General principles of cloning, inhibitors of replication,

transcription and translation

Recombinant DNA

Genetic elements that control gene expression, method of creating recombinant DNA

molecules creating transgenic animals, plants microbes, Safety guidelines for creating recombinant DNA

research, restriction enzymes and mapping of DNA, plasmid and phage and other vectors. Construction of

genomic and cDNA libraries, methods of nucleic acid. Patents and methods of application of patents


Classical genetics, Mendel’s genetics, crossing over, linkage, Chromosome maps, chromosomal

theory of heredity, cytoplasmic inheritance, Sex determination, sex linked inheritance, microbial genetics,

population genetics, polyploidy, pedigree analysis, eugenics, mutation


Basic concepts of microbiology, classification, morphology, physiology of bacteria, viruses,

fungi, parasites. Microbes of various plant and animal diseases . Industrial microbiology, Microbial bio-

technology, Microbial diversity and ecology


Basic concepts of immunology, types of immunity, organs of immune response, Innate and

adaptive immunity, clonal selection theory, hypersensitivity, hybridoma-technology, vaccine develop-

ment, epitope mapping and immunomics, immunological tolerance and transplantation biotechnology

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Taxonomy and systematic botany, Plant structure and development,

morphology and anatomy embryogenesis of monocots and dicots. Phytohormones, respiration, nutrition,

transpiration. Photosynthesis, C3 and C4, & CAM plants, photoperiodism, concepts of ecosystems and energy

flow in the biosphere. Ecosystems, energy flow, ecological succession, pollution. Conventional and Non conventional

sources of energy. Biogeo chemical cycles. Biodiversity and wildlife conservation. Social issues and the

environment. Legal implications in bioremediation

VITMEE Syllabus 2024 Mechanical Engineering

Chapters in VITMEE ME Syllabus

Topics Covered

Mathematical Fundamentals

  • Algebra & Complex Analysis
  • Calculus & its applications
  • Numerical Methods
  • Descriptive statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis

Applied Mechanics And Design

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Vibrations
  • Technical drafting

Fluid Mechanics And Thermal Sciences

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat-Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Power Engineering
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Turbo machinery

Manufacturing And Industrial Engineering

  • Engineering Materials
  • Metal Casting
  • Forming
  • Joining
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  • Metrology and Inspection
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Operations Research

Somecurrent Trends In Design And Manufacturing

  • Mechatronics System Design
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering

VITMEE 2024 Syllabus - Computer Science Engineering & Information Technology

VITMEE CSE & IT Syllabus

Topics Covered

Engineering Mathematics

  • Mathematical Logic
  • Linear Algebra & Transforms
  • Calculus
  • Differential & Integral equations
  • Analysis of complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Transform Theory
  • Algebra & Complex Analysis
  • Descriptive statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Theory of Computation
  • Programming Language Processors

Algorithmic Analysis and Data Structures

  • Analysis of Algorithms and Computational Complexity
  • Algorithms for Problem Solving
  • Data Structures
  • Electronics
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Operating Systems

Software Engineering and Programming

  • System & Program Development Methodology
  • Programming Methodology
  • Computer Networks & Data Communications
  • Computing Technologies
  • Databases Management Systems

VITMEE 2024 Physics Syllabus

  • Mathematical Physics: Fourier series - Fourier transform - properties - convolution theorem - Application to solve differential equations - Laplace‘s transform - properties - application to ordinary and partial differential equations - Cayley Hamilton Theorem - Eigenvalue problems
  • Classical Mechanics: Conservation laws, Variational principle - Lagrange’s and Hamilton’s formalisms, equation of motion, poisson bracket , special theory of relativity - Larentz transformations, relativistic kinematics, mass - energy equivalence
  • Spectroscopy: Atomic and Molecular Physics, Spectra of one - and many - electron atoms; LS and jj coupling; hyperfine structure; Zeeman and Stark effects; electric; electric dipole transitions and selection rules; X-ray spectra; rotational and vibrational spectra of diatomic molecules; electronic transition in diatomic molecules, Franck-Condon principle; Raman effect; NMR and ESR Laser, Basic principle and concepts of laser - Types of Laser - Ruby laser - Nd - YAG laser - Helium - Neon laser - Carbon dioxide laser - semiconductor lasers
  • Electromagnetic Theory: Faraday’s laws of induction - Maxwell’s displacement current - Maxwell’s equations - vector and scalar potentials - Gauge invariance - wave equation and plane wave solutions - Coulomb and Lorentz Gauges - energy and momentum of the field - Poynting’s theore
  • Quantum Mechanics: Time Independent and Time Dependant Schrodinger equations, Justification of Schrodinger equation - the Schrodinger recipe - probabilities and normalisation - Applications - particle in a box - simple harmonic oscillator - Dirac relativistic equations
  • Statistical Mechanics: Equation of state - gas degeneracy - Bose-Einstein condensation - thermal properties of Bose -Einstein gas -liquid Helium - Tisza’s two fluid model - Landau’s theory of liquid Helium II-Black body radiation - phonons - Einstein and Debye models for lattice specific heat.
  • Experimental Design: Measurement of fundamental constants e, h, c - Measurement of High & Low Resistances - L and C - Detection of X-rays - Gamma rays, charged particles - neutrons etc - Ionization chamber - proportional counter - GM counter - Scintillation detectors - Solid State detectors - Measurement of Magnetic field - Halo effect, magneto resistance - X-ray and neutron dIffraction - Vacuum Techniques - basic idea of conductance - pumping speed etc - Pumps - Mechanical pump  Diffusion pump - Gauges Thermocouple - Penning - Pirani - Hot Cathode - Low Temperature - Cooling a sample over a range up to 4 K and measurement of temperature
  • Solid State Physics: Types of lattices - Miller indices - Simple crystal structures - Crystal diffraction - Bragg’s law - Reciprocal Lattice (BCC, FCC) - Brillouin zone - Structure factor - Atomic form factor - Cohesive energy of ionic crystals - Madelung constant - Types of crystal binding. Concept of Phase diagram - phase rule - single component system - binary phase diagram - Applications of phase diagram
  • Electronics: Semiconductor devices; Bipolar junction Transistors, Field effect Transistors, amplifier and oscillator circuits - operational amplifier, negative feedback circuits, active fillers and oscillators; basic digital logic circuits, sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters, registers, A/D and D/A Conversion

VITMEE 2024 MCA Syllabus

Chapters in VITMEE MCA

Topics Covered



Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations


Functions of single variable, limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, indeterminate forms and L'Hospital rule, Maxima and minima, Taylor's series, Fundamental and mean value-theorems

of integral calculus, total derivatives, Lagrange method of multipliers

Differential Equations

Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations

with constant coefficients, homogeneous linear differential equations


Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case

analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide-and conquer; Connected components,

Spanning trees, Shortest paths. Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, upper

and lower bounds


Probability theory, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures

of dispersions, Skewness and Kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, Binomial, Poisson, normal distributions

Algebra and Complex Analysis

Algebra of matrices, rank and determinant of matrices, linear equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, Cayley-Hamilton theorem. Matrix representation of linear trans-

formations. Canonical forms, diagonal forms, triangular forms, Quadratic forms, reduction and classification

of quadratic forms Analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann equations. Contour integral, Cauchy’s theorem, Cau-

chy’s integral formula, Taylor series, Laurent series, calculus of residues. Conformal mappings, Mobius trans-

formations—Fourier series—harmonics

Calculus and its Applications

Linear ordinary differential equations (ODEs), variation of parameters, Sturm-Liouville problem. Partial differential equations (PDEs) - Classification of second or-

der PDEs, General solution of higher order PDEs with constant coefficients, Method of separation

of variables for Laplace, Heat and Wave equations. Transformation techniques —Laplace transformation—Fourier transforms—z—transformation to solve differential and difference equations

Numerical Methods

Numerical solutions of algebraic and transcendental equations iteration meth-

ods and Newton—Raphson method, Solution of systems of linear algebraic equations using Gauss

elimination and Gauss-Seidel methods-Numerical differentiation and integration, Numerical solutions of ODEs and PDEs

Descriptive statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis

Sample space, discrete probability, independent

events, Bayes theorem. Random variables and distribution functions (univariate and multivariate)

- expectation and moments. Independent random variables, marginal and conditional distribu-

tions. Characteristic functions. Standard discrete and continuous univariate distributions. Corre-

lation and simple and multiple linear regression. Test of hypotheses —Large and small sample

tests confidence intervals. Chi-square test goodness of fit. Simple non parametric tests for one

and two sample problems, rank correlation and test for independence. ANOVA

Date Structures

Arrays, Stacks, Queues, linked Lists. Sorting techniques, Searching Techniques, Trees and

Graph terminology and representation in memory, binary search tree, traversal techniques of graphs and


Computer Networks

Network models, Internet model, OSI model, Physical Layer - Analog and Digital Signals,

Analog and Digital Transmission, Coding, Sampling. Data Link Layer - Error detection and correction, Data link

control and Protocols, Stop and wait, Go-back-n, Selective repeat. Network Layer - Inter-networks, Address-

ing, unicast and multicast routing, Presentation Layer

Programming in C

Data types, Declarations, Expressions, statements and symbolic constants, input-Output

functions. Operators and expressions: Arithmetic, unary, logical, bit-wise, assignment and conditional opera-

tors. Control statements: While, do-while, for statements, nested loops, if else, switch, break, Continue, com-

ma operators. Storage types: Automatic, external, register and static variables. Functions: Defining and ac-

cessing, passing arguments, Recursion

Database Management Systems

DBMS architecture, Data models, data independence, E-R model,

normalisation, Relational Model: concepts, constraints, languages. Data storage, indexing, query processing,

design and programming SQL

Operating Systems

Process management, Process States, Process Control Block, Process and Threads, CPU

Scheduling, Scheduling algorithm, Process Synchronisation and Deadlock, Memory management, Virtual

memory concepts paging and segmentation File organisation, Blocking and buffering, file descriptor, File and

Directory structures, I/O Devices

Computer Architecture

Boolean algebra and computer arithmetic, flip-flops, design of combinational and

sequential circuits, instruction formats, addressing modes, interfacing peripheral devices, types of memory

and their organisation, interrupts and exceptions. Von Neumann Computer, System Bus. Instruction Cycle,

Data Representation, Machine instruction and Assembly Language

VITMEE 2024 English Communication (Applicable to all streams)

1. Grammar

  • Subject – Verb Agreement
  • Tense forms
  • Voices
  • Articles and Preposition
  • Use of Conjunctions

2. Writing Technical Instructions

3. Writing Memos & Writing Minutes

4. Transcoding

5. Preparing Questionnaire

6. Proofreading

VITMEE Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates who plan to take the exam should familiarise themselves with the VITMEE exam pattern. 

VITMEE Particulars 

Details of VITMEE Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)



Question Type

Objective Based (MCQ)

Total Number of Questions  


Maximum Marks 



The exam duration will be 120 minutes (2 hours)

Marking Scheme 

  • 1 mark will be awarded every correct response 
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions

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FAQs about VITMEE Syllabus

Can I omit any topics in the VITMEE syllabus?

It is recommended to not omit any topics while preparing for VITMEE. Candidates can however choose less difficult topics to be covered later on during the preparatory stages.

Will there be any numerical problems in VITMEE?

The questions asked in the paper will be objective based and there will be no numerical questions. Although candidates may need to perform calculations to choose the correct answers amongst the choices.

How difficult and vast is the VITMEE syllabus?

The syllabus of VITMEE is not very vast and limited to the selected course. The syllabus is in accordance with the course structure. Candidates need not worry as the syllabus can be easier covered with the right preparation strategy.

Is Mathematics subject and topics same for all VITMEE?

Mathematics is a common subject in some VITMEE papers, but the topics within the subject vary according to the course. Candidates should the topics of the Mathematics subject applicable to their selected course.

Where can I find the syllabus of VITMEE?

The detailed syllabus can be found on this page as well as the direct link to download the VITMEE syllabus PDF. Candidates can also visit the official website -

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