VITEEE 2017 Exam Pattern – Knowing the exam pattern of VITEEE 2017 will assist candidates in preparing well for the examination. By knowing the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to know the sections, subjects, question type, the number of questions, marking scheme and more. Learning all the details of VITEEE 2017 paper pattern, in advance, will also save candidate’s time in the exam hall, as they don’t need to pay too much attention to the instructions part. However, it also must not be completely ignored. So, without further delay, read the article below and know all about the VITEEE 2017 exam pattern.
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VITEEE 2017 Exam Pattern
The notice for the VITEEE 2017 has been released and no particular change has been notified in the paper pattern. It is exactly like the last year. The candidates may check it in detail from below.
The VITEEE exam pattern 2017 is vividly explained below:
Mode – The VITEEE 2017 will only be held in online or Computer Based Mode. The candidates will have to mark answers on the computer screen with the help of the mouse, by moving the cursor. The candidates will be allowed to jump back and forth among the questions.
Duration – The exam will be held in slots and will be of 2 hours 30 minutes. Last year, there were three slots from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
Sections – Earlier there were three sections as per the VITEEE 2017 exam pattern. However, last year onward, the English section has also been incorporated. Hence, now the examination will be divided into Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English section.
Number of Questions – Each section will carry 40 questions, except in English section because it will carry only 5 questions.
Types of Question – All the questions will be of Multiple Choice Type. For each question, four options will be given but only one will be correct. In the English section, three questions will be asked from reading comprehension and two will be regarding grammar and punctuation.
Marking Scheme – As per the proposed VITEEE 2017 exam pattern, each correct answer will be awarded 1 marks. Hence, in all, the exam will be of 125 marks. Fortunately, the negative marking will not be applicable in the exam.
Below the VITEEE 2017 marking scheme has been shown in the tabular form:
|Section||Number of Questions||Marks in Each Section|
Scheme for the English Section:
As stated above, the English section will have only 5 questions, which will be from number 121 to 125.
- These questions will be of Multiple Choice questions.
- The first three questions, i. e. question number 121- 123 will from the reading comprehension. They will be based on short passages (30-50 words) or lines of poems (2-3) or a dialogue (2 exchanges).
- The question number 124 and 125 will assess candidate’s English Grammar and Pronunciation.
- Candidates must read the passages and the questions that follow carefully. They must choose the correct/best suitable answer from the options given for each questions.
The candidates who wish the crack VITEEE 2017 by securing the highest merit must also check the VITEEE 2017 Syllabus. The syllabus released by the University is well defined and will also help candidates in understanding the important and trivial chapters.
The University will also release VITEEE 2017 Mock Test. It will be available after the release of the application form, on the official website. It is one of the best media to understand the test and level of difficulty in it.
On the ending note, would like to mention that though the English section will only contain 5 questions, as per VITEEE 2017 exam pattern, but it can become a game changer. Hence, candidates must prepare well for it.