Students will be nominated for admission to the respective M. Tech programs. Admissions will be offered an entrance exam. Students can complete the form online by producing their copy upon admission. Admission will be granted according to the qualifications obtained by the candidate in the entrance examination.
The Vellore Engineering College Master’s Entrance Exam is known as [VITMEE]. The Computer Test (CBT) Objective Question Paper consists of 100 questions with a maximum of 100 points, of which 80 are from the chosen technical subject and 20 from communication in English. There are NO negative marks for wrong answers.
BM – BIO-Medical Engineering
Mathematics: calculus, linear algebra, numerical methods, differential equations, probability theory.
Basic concepts of circuits: Kirch off laws, meshing and nodal analysis, circuit theorems. One and two-port networking features. Static and dynamic characteristics of measurement systems. Analysis of errors and uncertainties. Statistical data analysis and curve fitting.
Transducers and measurement: capacitive, resistive, inductive, and piezoelectric transducers. Speed and acceleration (translational and rotational), measurement of displacement, force, torque, vibrations, and shocks.
Analog electronics: diode, BJT, JFET and MOSFET characteristics, diode circuits. Low and high-frequency transistors, Amplifiers, mono and multistage, Feedback amplifiers. Operational amplifiers, characteristics, and circuit configurations. Instrumentation amplifier, precision rectifier. V to I and I to V converter. Active filters based on Op-Amp. Oscillators and signal generators.
Digital electronics: combinatorial logic circuits, minimization of Boolean functions. IC, TTL, MOS, and CMOS families. Arithmetic circuits. Comparators, Schmitt trigger, timers, and monostable multivibrator. Sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers. Multiplexer, S / H circuit. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. Basic concepts of the digital system. Microprocessor, memory, and I / O interface applications. Microcontrollers.
Signals, systems, and communications: response to impulses, periodic and aperiodic signals. Transfer function and frequency response of first and second-order systems. Convolution, correlation, and characteristics of time-invariant linear systems. Discrete timing, impulse response, and frequency system. Pulse transfer function. IIR and FIR filters. Amplitude and frequency modulation and demodulation. Sampling theorem, pulse code modulation. Frequency and time 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 Expansion of instrument ranges. Q-meter and waveform analyzer. Voltmeter and digital 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, LED, laser, photodiode, photoresistor sources and detectors, and their characteristics. Interferometers, metrology applications. Fiber optic basics. EEG, ECG, and EMG, clinical measurements, ultrasonic transducers, and ultrasound. Principles of computer-assisted tomography.
CI – Civil Engineering
The strength of Materials & Structural Analysis
The resistance of materials: simple relationship stress and deformation. Two-dimensional stress and strain, principal stresses, stress transformation, Mohr’s circle. Bending moment and shear stress in statically determined beams. Simple bending theory, bending and shear stresses, asymmetric bending, shear center. Thin-walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, column buckling, combined and direct bending stresses.
Structural analysis: arches, beams, cables, and frames, analysis of statically determined trusses, displacements in statically determined structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deviation method), influence lines to determine and indeterminate structures. Basic concepts of matrix structural analysis methods.
Reinforced concrete structures: the basic principles of the design of mixtures, concrete technology – concrete properties. The design of concrete is based on the concepts of work stress and limit state design, analysis of the ultimate load capacity, and design of elements subjected to bending, shear, compression, and tension. torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections in transfer and service loads.
Steel structures: column bases, analysis and design of tension and compression elements, beams, and column girders. Simple and eccentric connections, beam to column connections, flat and firm beams. Plastic analysis of beams and frames.
Soil mechanics: soil classification, soil origin, triphasic system, fundamental definitions, relationships and interrelations, permeability and infiltration, the principle of effective stress, consolidation, compaction, shear resistance.
Foundation engineering: well drilling, sampling, penetration testing, plate load testing. Theories of earth pressure, subsurface scope studies, the effect of soils in water-soluble layers.
Slope stability: infinite slopes, finite slopes. Typical Foundation Design Requirements. Bearing capacity of shallow foundations, shape effect, water table, and other factors, stress distribution, analysis of settlement in sand and clay. Deep foundations – pile types, dynamic and static formulas, pile bearing capacity in sand and clay, negative surface friction.
Water Resources Engineering
Fluid mechanics and hydraulics: the principle of conservation of mass, moment, properties of fluids, energy, and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of moment and Bernoulli’s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, duct networks. The concept of boundary layer and its growth.
Uniform flow, critical flow, and gradually varied flow in the channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on submerged bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks, and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Flow kinematics, speed triangles, and specific speed of pumps and turbines.
Hydrology: stage-flow relationships, precipitation, evaporation, hydrological cycle, infiltration, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir, and canal design. Well, hydraulics.
Irrigation: Delta, duty, evapotranspiration estimate. Crop water requirements. The design of lined and unlined canals, streams, headwaters, gravity dams, and spillways. The design of landfills on permeable foundations. Types of the irrigation system, irrigation methods. Puddling and drainage, sodium soils.
Water requirements: basic unit processes and water treatment operations, quality standards. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations, and unit processes for surface water treatment, water distribution. Wastewater and wastewater treatment, quantity, and characteristics of wastewater.
Primary, secondary, and tertiary wastewater treatment, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, number of domestic wastewater characteristics, primary and secondary treatment unit operations, and domestic wastewater unit processes, sludge removal.
Air pollution: types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards, and limits.
Solid urban waste: generation, characteristics, collection and transport of solid waste, technical systems for solid waste management (reuse/recycling, energy recovery, treatment, and disposal).
Noise pollution: admissible limits of noise pollution, acoustic impacts, noise measurement, and control of noise pollution.
Road planning: tests and specifications of paving materials, geometric design of roads, design of flexible and rigid pavements.
Traffic engineering: traffic characteristics, traffic theory, intersection design, design of traffic signs and signals, road capacity