All you need to know about Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination
About UniversityAmrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a University established in 1956. The university focuses on wider areas of higher education and research in the fields of Engineering, Management, Medicine, Education, Science, Mass Communication and Social Work. The University has 5 wide spread campuses at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bangalore, Coimbatore, Cochin and Mysore.
About ExamEvery year during the month of April (2nd Week), the University conducts it's Engineering Entrance Examination (EEE) on an all India basis for admission to the Engineering degree program which is offered in the 3 campuses (Amritapuri, Bangalore, Coimbatore) across south India. Candidates clearing the entrance exam are admitted through counseling based upon their ranks in the entrance exam.
ConductedThe exam is conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University every year, throughout the country, for admission into the B.Tech program in its 3 schools of Engineering.
Exam typeUndergraduate Entrance Examination.
Exam CentersIn 2014, the exam was conducted in more than 77 cities across India. Approximately 33000+ students took up the exam. This year, it was conducted in more than 97 centers.
Universities considering the scoresThis entrance examination is exclusively for admission into the 3 schools of engineering which is affiliated to the Amrita University. But apart from that, Chandigarh Engineering College (Mohali, Punjab) also accepts the scores of this exam.
Type of ExamAEEE has only one paper to attend which will have 100 questions for 300 marks as follows:
- Mathematics - 40 questions
- Physics - 30 questions
- Chemistry - 30 questions
SyllabusThe syllabus includes Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and is given elaborately as follows:
MATHEMATICS - Complex Numbers, Linear Inequalities, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sequences and Series, Matrices and Determinants, Quadratic Equations, Relations and Functions, Trigonometry, Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Probability, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Two Dimensional Geometry, The straight line and pair of straight lines, Circles and Family of Circles, Conic Sections, Vector Algebra, Three Dimensional Geometry
PHYSICS - Units and dimensions, Mechanics, Gravitation, Solids and fluids, Oscillations and waves, Heat and thermodynamics, Electrostatics,current electricity and magnetostatics, Electromagnetic induction and electromagnetic waves, Ray and wave optics, Modern physics
CHEMISTRY - Basic concepts, Atomic structure, chemical bonding and molecular structure, Equilibrium and thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, kinetics and surface chemistry, Solid state and solutions, Hydrogen, P - block elements, D & f - block elements, Co-ordination compounds, Basic organic chemistry and techniques, Hydrocarbons, haloalkanes and haloarenes, Alcohols, phenols and ethers iupac, Aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and amines, Polymers and biomolecules, Environmental chemistry, Chemistry in everyday life
Mode of ExaminationThe exam will be conducted in 2 separate modes i.e. Offline and Online. Students can therefore take the exams according to their convenience. The offline mode is nothing but Pen and Paper based test while the On-line mode is Computer based Test.
Score needed to clear the examA minimum score of 60% aggregate in the board exams (55% in each Maths, Physics and Chemistry) and at the least 160 (out of 360) is needed for clearing the exam in the General category and 120 for the SC/ST Candidates.
Examination descriptionThe total exam duration is about 3 hour's time. The total questions will be 120 and the maximum marks 360. Therefore, each question carries 3 marks. There is negative marking allotted i.e. each wrong answer carries -1 mark and so it is safe to leave the unknown question answered.
It is always better to know one's own strengths and weakness so that it will be easy to prepare a study plan accordingly.
Following the study plan religiously is the most important thing to enhance one's own preparation.
Time management is very important therefore learn to manage the time between preparation and revision as this will help to manage time in the examination.
Practice a lot of model question papers. Make sure to thorough all the previous year question papers by heart as most of the question paper setters refer and choose from the previous year question papers.
During leisure time, practice easy tips and tricks to solve complex calculations so that most of the time used for these calculations in the examination can be saved.
Once most of the preparation is covered, start revising. This can be done by using Online Mock Tests to test the preparation level.
The application form costs Rs. 1000 irrespective of gender and caste. Therefore every candidate has to pay Rs. 1000 to buy a form. The application form can be purchased either online or by post or by sending a DD (demand draft). Apart from the application fee, after the candidate clears the entrance exam, Rs. 5000 have to be paid through demand draft for the counseling.
Exam Notification - 5th week of October 2016
Availability of Online Application form - 5th Nov 2016 onwards
Last date for On-line submission - 6th April 2016
OMR Application form sale starts - 17th Nov 2016
Last date for issue of OMR application forms - 6th April 2016
Last date for receiving completed application for Offline Exam - 10th April 2016
Admit Card availability - 26th March onwards
Online Exam date (Computer based test) - April 17-19, 2016 (Time slots: 9.00 AM - 11.30 AM, 12.30 PM - 3.00 PM, 4.00 PM - 6.30 PM)
Offline Exam date (Paper & Pencil based test) - April 23, 2016 (Time slot: 10 AM - 12.30 PM)
Declaration of Result - 8th May 2016
Tentative counseling - 28th May - 13th June 2016
*all the dates mentioned are tentative and so are liable for change
Exam guide Link:https://www.amrita.edu/sites/default/files/HB_2015_new.pdf
Contact Details:Website: www.amrita.edu
Address: The Executive Director, (JAB), Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapeetham, Amritanagar, Coimbatore - 641112,
Phone: +91-422-2685169/170, +91-9047084597 (Mon-Fri: 9.00 AM - 4.00 PM) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org