Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham conducts a national level Engineering Entrance Examination to offer admissions to candidates in the institute’s four year BTech Degree programme.
The University offers engineering courses at its three campuses which are located at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bengaluru and Ettimadai (Coimbatore).
Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria for Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam 2017 (AEEE 2017) will be offered admissions in the educational institution’s BTech programmes through counselling, based on their ranks in the entrance examination.
To meet the eligibility criteria for AEEE 2017, candidates have to fulfill the below mentioned pointers:
- Age: The age limit for AEEE suggested that candidates born on or after July 1, 1995 are eligible to apply for the exam
- Educational Qualification: Cleared their 10+2 (class XII) or its equivalent while securing an aggregate of 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with not less than 55% marks in each of these three subjects. ( OR )
- A three year Diploma in Engineering with minimum 60% marks, awarded by any State Board of Technical Education.
Note: Those who appeared for the above examinations in March / April 2017 and expected to secure minimum marks as above, are also eligbile to apply.
Aspirants are also eligible to appear for this engineering entrance exam if they have:
- A three year Diploma in Engineering with minimum 60% marks, awarded by any State Board of Technical Education or its equivalent.
Note: Candidates who have appeared for AEEE in March/April 2017 are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
Seat allotment through AEEE Counselling is based on the eligibility and rank obtained by the candidate in Amrita Entrance Examination – Engineering 2017.
Aspirants who wish to appear for Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam 2017 have to ensure that they perform the below mentioned tasks as per the exam schedule declared by the engineering institute.
Step 1: Fill AEEE Application Form
Candidates can apply online for AEEE either by post, or by sending a demand draft. Apart from this candidates can even apply for the entrance exam online and pay the exam fee through Net banking.
Candidates who appear for the exam can get the application form via following ways:
- Requeste application form by sending a post to the Admission Co-ordinators of Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore. In order to receive the application form aspirants have to put-in a written request indicating their full communication address along with a Demand Draft.
- Sent DD at the University Counter of Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore.
- Purchase application on payment of Rs.1000 at the designated branches of Post Office, Dhanalaxmi Bank Ltd. and Federal Bank.
Step 2: Download AEEE Admit Card
Aspirants can download their AEEE 2017 Hall Ticket from the University website by entering their Application Number and Date of Birth.
No admit card will be sent to them by post.
Candidate will not be allowed to appear for AEEE without a valid hall ticket. In the Examination hall, each candidate has to show their admit card as and when demanded by the invigilator.
The admit card generated to candidates contains the Registration Number allotted to the candidate along with the name and address of the Exam Centre of the candidate.
Step 3: AEEE Exam Day
On the exam day, each candidate is asked to sign the attendance sheet. Candidates have to ensure that their signature is identical with the one mentioned in their AEEE Application Form and admit card.
During this engineering entrance examination, the left hand thumb impression of the candidate is also taken for identification. Candidates need to note that even after the AEEE result declaration, their thumb impression will be taken for comparison with the one taken at the time of the exam.
Candidates are advised to retain their AEEE admit card which has the invigilator’s signature. This has to be done because candidate’s will be asked to produce this admit card at the time of AEEE counselling.
Any candidate who is not able to produce the same will not be allowed to sit for counselling.
Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam is conducted in two modes, which are:
- Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Paper & Pencil Based Test (P&P)
Candidates have to mention their preference in the application form of Amrita School of Engineering itself. However, they should refrain from selecting both the modes as on doing this their application would stand cancelled.
AEEE 2017 exam duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
AEEE question paper contains 100 questions and the candidates are evaluated out of 300 marks. The question paper bifurcation for this engineering entrance exam is as follows:
- Mathematics- 40 questions
- Physics – 30 questions
- Chemistry – 30 questions
For every correct answer in AEEE 2016, candidates are awarded 3 marks and for every wrong answer one mark is deducted from the candidate’s total score.
AEEE 2017 exam will be conducted at the below mentioned cities and centers.
State City City Code Mode of Exam Andaman & Nicobar Island Port Blair 01 CBT Andhra Pradesh Anantapur 02 CBT Kakinada 03 CBT Kurnool 04 CBT Nellore 05 CBT Tirupati 06 CBT Vijayawada 07 CBT Visakhapatnam 08 CBT Assam Guwahati 09 CBT Bihar Patna 10 CBT Chandigarh Chandigarh 11 CBT Chhattisgarh Bhilai 12 CBT Raipur 13 CBT Delhi Delhi 14 CBT Goa Goa (Panaji) 15 CBT Gujarat Ahmedabad 16 CBT Rajkot 17 CBT Surat 18 CBT Vadodara 19 CBT Haryana Gurgaon 20 CBT Himachal Pradesh Shimla 21 CBT Jharkhand Dhanbad 22 CBT Jamshedpur 23 CBT Ranchi 24 CBT Karnataka Bengaluru 25 CBT P&P Davangere 26 P&P Hubli 27 CBT Mangalore 28 CBT Mysore 29 CBT Raichur 30 P&P Shimoga 31 P&P Udupi 32 P&P Kerala Alappuzha 33 P&P Amritapuri (Kollam) 34 CBT P&P Kalpetta 35 P&P Kannur 36 CBT P&P Kasaragod 37 P&P Kochi 38 CBT P&P Kollam 39 P&P Kottayam 40 CBT P&P Kozhikode 41 CBT P&P Malappuram 42 P&P Palakkad 43 CBT P&P Pathanamthitta 44 P&P Thiruvananthapuram 45 CBT P&P Thodupuzha 46 P&P Thrissur 47 CBT P&P Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 48 CBT Gwalior 49 CBT Maharashtra Mumbai 50 CBT Nagpur 51 CBT Pune 52 CBT Odisha Bhubaneswar 53 CBT Punjab Amritsar 54 CBT Rajasthan Jaipur 55 CBT Kota 56 CBT Tamil Nadu Chennai 57 CBT P&P Coimbatore 58 CBT P&P Cuddalore 59 P&P Dindigul 60 P&P Erode 61 CBT P&P Hosur 62 CBT P&P Karur 63 P&P Madurai 64 CBT P&P Nagercoil 65 CBT Namakkal 66 CBT P&P Ooty 67 CBT Puducherry 68 CBT P&P Pudukkottai 69 P&P Salem 70 CBT P&P Thanjavur 71 CBT Tirunelveli 72 CBT Tiruppur 73 P&P Trichy 74 CBT P&P Tuticorin 75 P&P Vellore 76 P&P
The syllabus for AEEE which BTech aspirants have to take to secure admission at Amrita School of Engineering is as follows:
AEEE 2017 Mathematics Syllabus
Unit 1: Complex Numbers
Complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane. Argand diagram. Algebra of complex numbers, Modulus and argument (or amplitude) of a complex number, square root of a complex number. Cube roots of unity, triangle inequality.
Unit 2: Linear Inequalities
Linear inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line.
Unit 3: Permutations and Combinations
Fundamental principle of counting; Permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection, Meaning of P(n,r)and C(n,r).Simple applications.
Unit 4: Binomial Theorem
Binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle. General and middle terms in binomial expansions, simple applications.
Unit 5: Sequences and Series
Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Insertion of Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic means between two given numbers. Relation between A.M., G.M. and H.M. Special series n, n2, n3. Arithmetico-Geometric Series, Exponential and Logarithmic Series.
Unit 6: Matrices and Determinants
Determinants and matrices of order two and three, Properties of determinants. Evaluation of determinants. Addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and inverse of matrix. Solution of simultaneous linear equa– tions using determinants .
Unit 7: Quadratic Equations
Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions. Relation between roots and co-efficients, Nature of roots, formation of quadratic equations with given roots;
Unit 8: Relations and Functions
Definition of a relation. Domain, codomain and range of a relation. Function as special kind of relation and their domain, codomain and range. Real valued function of a real variable. Constant, identity, polynomial, rational. Modulus, signum and greatest integer functions. Sum. Difference, product and quotient of func– tions. Types of relations: refelexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions.Composite functions, inverse of a function.
Unit 9: Trigonometry
Trigonometrical identities and equations. Inverse trigonometric functions and their properties. Properties of triangles, including centroid, incentre, circumcentre and orthocentre, solution of triangles. Heights and distances.
Unit 10: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
Calculation of Mean, Median and Mode of grouped and ungrouped data. Calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data.
Unit 11: Probability
Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability and their applications; Conditional probability; Bayes’ theorem, Probability distribution of a random variate; Binomial and Poisson distributions and their properties.
Unit 12: Differential Calculus
Polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, Continuity; differentiation of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions. Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite and implicit functions; deriva– tives of order upto two. Applications of derivatives: Maxima and Minima of functions one variable, tangents and normals, Rolle’s and Langrage’s Mean Value Theorems.
Unit 13: Integral Calculus
Integral as an anti derivative. Fundamental integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Integration by substitution, by parts and by partial fractions. Integration using trigono– metric identities. Integral as a limit of sum. Properties of definite integrals. Evaluation of definite integral; Determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves.
Unit 14: Differential Equations
Ordinary differential equations, their order and degree. Formation of differential equation. Solutions of differ– ential equations by the method of separation of variables. Solution of Homogeneous and linear differential equations, and those of type d2y/dx2= f(x).
Unit 15: Two Dimensional Geometry
Review of Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates in a plane, distance formula, area of triangle, condition for the collinearity of three points, slope of a line, parallel and perpendicular lines, intercepts of a line on the coordinate axes.
Unit 16: The straight line and pair of straight lines
Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concur– rence of three lines, distance of a point from a line .Equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines, equation of family lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines, homoge– neous equation of second degree in x and y, angle between pair of lines through the origin, combined equation of the bisectors of the angles between a pair of lines, condition for the general second degree equation to represent a pair of lines, point of intersections and angles between two lines.
Unit 17: Circles and Family of Circles
Standard form of equation of a circle, general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre, equation of a circle in the parametric form, equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent, equation of a family of circles through the intersection of two circles, condition for two intersecting circles to be orthogonal.
Unit 18: Conic Sections
Sections of cones, equations of conic sections ( parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms, condi– tions for y = mx+c to be a tangent and point(s) of tangency.
Unit 19: Vector Algebra
Vector and scalars, addition of two vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three dimensional space, scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product. Application of vectors to plane geometry.
Unit 20: Three Dimensional Geometry
Distance between two points. Direction cosines of a line joining two points. Cartesian and vector equation of a line. Coplanar and skew lines. Shortest distance between two lines.Cartesian and vector equation of a plane. Angle between (i) two lines (ii) two planes (iii) a line and a plane Distance of a point from a plane.
AEEE 2017 Physics Syllabus
Unit 1: Units and Dimensions
Units for measurement, system of units, SI, fundamental and derived units, dimensions and their applica-tions.
Unit 2: Mechanics
Motion in straight line, uniform and non-uniform motion, uniformly accelerated motion and its applications Scalars and Vectors, and their properties; resolution of vectors, scalar and vector products; uniform circular motion and its applications, projectile motion Newton’s Laws of motion; conservation of linear momentum and its applications, laws of friction, Concept of work, energy and power; energy-kinetic and potential; conservation of energy; different forms of energy. Elastic collisions in one and two dimensions.
Center of mass of a many particle system; center of mass of a rigid body, rotational motion and torque. Angular momentum and its conservation. Moments of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem, moment of inertia for a thin rod, ring, disc and sphere.
Gravitation: Acceleration due to gravity and its properties. One and two dimensional motion under gravity. Universal law of gravitation, planetary motion, Kepler’s laws, artificial satellite-geostationary satellite, gravi-tational potential energy near the surface of earth, gravitational potential and escape velocity.
Unit 3: Solids and Fluids
Solids: Elastic properties, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity.Liquids: Cohe-sion and adhesion; surface energy and surface tension; flow of fluids, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applica-tions; viscosity, Stoke’s Law, terminal velocity.
- Oscillations and Waves
Periodic motion, simple harmonic motion and its equation, oscillations of a spring and simple pendulum.
Wave motion, properties of waves, longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of waves, Progressive and standing waves. Free and forced oscillations, resonance, vibration of strings and air columns, beats, Doppler effect.
- Heat and Thermodynamics
Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases and their specific heats, relationship between Cp and Cv for gases, first and second laws of thermodynamics , Carnot cycle, efficiency of heat engines. Transference of heat; thermal conductivity; black body radiations, Kirchoff’s law, Wein’s Law, Stefan’s law of radiation and Newton’s law of cooling.
- Electrostatics, Current Electricity and Magnetostatics
Coloumb’s law, dielectric constant, electric field, lines of force, field due to dipole , electric flux, Gauss’s theorem and its applications; electric potential, potential due to a point charge; conductors and insulators, distribution of charge on conductors; capacitance, parallel plate capacitor, combination of capacitors, en-ergy stored in a capacitor.
Electric current : Cells-primary and secondary, grouping of cells; resistance and specific resistivity and its temperature dependence. Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s Law. Series and parallel circuits; Wheatstone’s Bridge and potentiometer with their applications.
Heating effects of current, electric power, concept of thermoelectricity-Seebeck effect and thermocouple; chemical effect of current- Faraday’s laws of electrolysis.
Magnetic effects: Oersted’s experiment, Biot Savert’s law, magnetic field due to straight wire, circular loop and solenoid, force on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field(Lorentz force),forces and torques on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field, force between current carrying wires, moving coil galvanom-eter and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter.
Magnetostatics: Bar magnet, magnetic field, lines of force, torque on a bar magnet in a magnetic field, earth’s magnetic field; para, dia and ferro magnetism, magnetic induction, magnetic susceptibility.
Unit 4: Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves
Induced e.m.f., Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, self and mutual inductance; alternating currents, impedance and reactance, power in ac; circuits with L C and R series combination, resonant circuits, transformer and AC generator.
Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics; electromagnetic spectrum from gamma to radio waves.
Unit 5: Ray and Wave Optics
Reflection and refraction of light at plane and curved surfaces, total internal reflection; optical fiber; deviation and dispersion of light by a prism; lens formula, magnification and resolving power; microscope and telescope, Wave nature of light, interference, Young’s double experiment; thin films, Newton’s rings. Diffraction: diffraction due to a single slit; diffraction grating, polarization and applications.
Unit 6: Modern Physics
Dual nature of Radiation – De Broglie relation, photoelectric effect, Alpha particle scattering experiment, atomic masses, size of the nucleus; radioactivity, alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays. Radioactive decay law, half life and mean life of radioactive nuclei; Nuclear binding energy, mass energy relationship, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.
Energy bands in solids, conductors, insulators and semiconductors, pn junction, diode, diode as a rectifier, transistor action, transistor as an amplifier.
AEEE 2017 Chemistry Syllabus
Unit 1: Basic Concepts
Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry.
Unit 2: Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Bohr’s model, de Broglie’s and Heisenberg’s principles, Quantum mechanical model, Orbital concept and filling up of electrons; Bond formation and bond parameters; Valence bond and molecular orbital theory; VSEPR theory; Hybridization involving s, p and d orbital; Hydrogen bond.
Unit 3: Equilibrium and Thermodynamics Law of chemical equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant; Homogeneous and Heterogeneous equilibria; LeChatelier’s principle, Ionic equilibrium; Acids, Bases, Salts and Buffers; Solubility product; Thermodynamic state; Enthalpy, Entropy and Gibb’s free energy; Heats of reactions; Spontaneous and non-spontaneous processes.
Unit 4: Electrochemistry, Kinetics and Surface Chemistry
Specific, molar and equivalent conductance of weak and strong electrolytes; Kohlrausch law; Electrochemi cal cells and Nernst equation; batteries, fuel cells and corrosion
Rate of a reaction and factors affecting the rate: Rate constant, order and molecularity, collision theory. Physisorption and chemisorptions; colloids and emulsions; homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.
Unit 5: Solid State and Solutions
Molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids; amorphous and crystalline solids; crystal lattices and Unit cells; packing efficiency and imperfections; electrical and magnetic properties. Normality, molarity and molality of solutions, vapour pressure of liquid solutions; ideal and non-ideal solutions, colligative proper-ties; abnormality.
Unit 6: Hydrogen
Position of hydrogen in the periodic table; dihydrogen and hydrides- preparation and properties; water, hydrogen peroxide and heavy water; hydrogen as a fuel.
Unit 7: S – Block Elements
Group 1 and 2 Alkali and Alkaline earth elements; general characteristics of compounds of the elements; anomalous behavior of the first element; preparation and properties of compounds like sodium and calcium carbonates, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide; biological importance of sodium, potassium and calcium.
Unit 8: P – Block Elements
Groups 13 to 17 elements: General aspects like electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties of all the families of elements; compounds of boron like borax, boron hydrides and allotropes of carbon; compounds of nitrogen and phosphorus, oxygen and sulphur; oxides and oxyacids of halogens.
Unit 9: D, F – Block Elements
Electronic configuration and general characteristics of transition metals; ionization enthalpy, ionic radii, oxidations states and magnetic properties; interstitial compounds and alloy formation; lanthanides and actinoids and their applications.
Unit 10: Co-Ordination Compounds
Werner’s theory and IUPAC nomenclature of coordination compounds; coordination number and isomer– ism; Bonding in coordination compounds and metal carbonyls and stability; application in analytical meth– ods, extraction of metals and biological systems.
Unit 11: Basic Organic Chemistry and Techniques
Tetravalence of carbon and shapes or organic compounds; electronic displacement in a covalent bond – inductive and electromeric effects, resonance and hyperconjugation; hemolytic and heterolytic cleavage of covalent bond – free radicals, carbocations, carbanions electrophiles and nucleophiles; methods of purifi-cation of organic compounds; qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Unit 12: Hydrocarbons, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alkanes, alkenes,alkynes and aromatic hydrocarbons; IUPAC nomenclature, isomerism; conformation of ethane, geometric isomerism, general methods of preparation and properties, free radical mechanism of halogenations, Markownikoff’s addition and peroxide effect; benzene, resonance and aromaticity, substitu-tion reactions; Nature of C-X bond in haloalkanes and haloarenes; mechanism of substitution reactions.
Unit 13: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
IUPAC nomenclature, general methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols, mechanism of dehydration; electrophillic substitution reactions.
Unit 14: Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and Amines
Nomenclature, general methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties of the group members; nucleophilic addition and its mechanism; reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; mono and dicarboxylic acids-preparation and reactions; identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines; preparation and reactions of diazonium salts and their importance in synthesis.
Unit 15: Polymers and Biomolecules
Natural and synthetic polymers, methods of polymerization, copolymerization, molecular weight of poly – mers, Polymers of commercial importance,Carbohydrates: mono, oligo and polysaccharides; Proteins Alpha amino acid, peptide linkage and polypeptides: Enzymes, Vitamins and Nucleic acids (DNA and RNA)
Unit 16: Environmental Chemistry
Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, acid rain; ozone and its depletion; green house effect and global warming; pollution control.
Unit 17: Chemistry In Everyday Life
Drugs and their interaction; chemicals as analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and antihistamines; Chemicals in food- preservatives, artificial sweetening agents; cleansing agents – soaps and detergents.