Engineering Entrance Exams

The engineering entrance exams are considered, as significant, especially in India, because most of the students in the country aim for engineering studies, immediately after their 12th standards.
Find top Engineering Entrance Exams in India.

 

1. AIEEE: (All India Engineering Entrance Examination)

All India Engineering Entrance Examination  (AIEEE) is one of the most prestigious engineering Entrance Examination of India. It is the gateway for admission into first year's professional degree courses i.e. Engineering, Pharmacy and  Architecture (B.E, B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, B.Des Etc) offered through various AIEEE Colleges across India like National Institute of Technology (NITs ), IIITs, Deemed Universities etc.

2. IIT JEE (IIT Joint Entrance Exam)

IIT Joint Entrance Exam, popularly known as IIT JEE, is conducted every year on a rotational basis, by the 15 Indian Institutes of Technology, as well as Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU) Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad. The entrance test is conducted for admission of candidates into various undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in the field of engineering, Pharmacy and design, offered by these institutes.

3. BITSAT(BITS Admission Test)

BITSAT 2012 is an entrance examination for admission in B.E Hons, B.Pharm Hons, M.Sc Hons and M.Sc Tech in Birla Institute of Technology & Science – BITS, Pilani. Students who have passed class 12th, or who are studying in class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects, are eligible to write the BITSAT.

4.NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)

NATA 2012 – National Aptitude Test in Architecture is entrance exam for admission into Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree program. NATA 2012 score is admission criteria in different Government, Govt. Aided & unaided schools / colleges of Architecture. NATA 2012 score is used as parameter for accessing architecture aptitude of engineering aspirants.

5.VITEEE(Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam)

VITEEE - Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) is an admission test conducted by VIT, Vellore. On the basis of score in VITEEE candidates get admission in the first year of engineering degree programs like B.E (Bachelor of Engineering) and B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) etc.

6.IIIT-PGEE(International Institue of Information Technology-Post Graduate Entrance Examinations)

International Institue of Information Technology-Post Graduate Entrance Examinations (IIT PGEE) is an admission test conducted by International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) for admission to PG programmes.

7. AEEE (Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination)

Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE) is an admission test conducted by Amrita University, for admission into undergraduate level programme in technology (Bachelor of Technology).

8. SRMEEE (SRM Engineering Entrance Exam)

SRM Engineering Entrance Exam  (SRMEEE) is conducted every year by SRM University in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, which is a deemed university. The entrance examination is mandatory for admission into engineering, technical, architecture and designing program at both undergraduate as well as at postgraduate level along with Master of Business Administration, Computer Application, and M.S. program in Total Quality Management (TQM), Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

9. MP-PET(Madhya Pradesh Pre Engineering Test)

MP PET 2012 - Madhya Pradesh Pre Engineering Test conducted by Professional Examination Board (PEB), Bhopal also known as Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or VYAPAM. The MP PET 2012 examination is meant for those candidates, who want to take admission in any of the engineering colleges of the state for under graduate program. All the colleges situated within Madhya Pradesh offers seats in Under Graduate courses into different engineering degree programs on the basis of MP PET merit.

10. JMIEE (Jamia Milia Islamia entrance examination)

Jamia Milia Islamia entrance examination (JMI 2012 EE) for admission to the various courses offered by Jamia Milia Islamia University.Jamia Milia Islamia conducts separate entrance examination for admission to its B.Tech course every year. Students have to give their best in this exam in order to get admission in their course of interest. Admission to B.Tech is based on an entrance test and an interview.

11.GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2012 (GATE 2012), is an all India examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board - GATE 2012, Ministry of Human Resources Development.

12.EAMCET(Engineering,Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test)

EAMCET- Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University(JNTU), Hyderabad for entry into the professional and technical colleges in Andhra Pradesh on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education.

13.AMUEEE (Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Examination)

AMU EEE - AMU Engineering Entrance Examination is conducted by Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for the purpose of admission into different Under Graduate (UG) engineering degree programs offered at Faculty of Engineering & Technology – Aligarh Muslim University.

14. SMIT UGET 2012 | 2011

Sikkim Manipal University Engineering Entrance Examination is conducted by Sikkim Manipal University for admission to the 4 year B.Tech and 5 year B.Tech MBA integrated course.

15. UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination)

Uttar Pradesh State Government conducts State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) every year for admitting students to degree courses in Engineering / Pharmacy / Architecture / Hotel Management and Post Graduate courses MCA / MBA of State Government aided and private unaided institutions affiliated to U.P. Technical University along with some other Universities of Uttar Pradesh.

16.WB JEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)

WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is conducted by the WBJEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board) for admission into various undergraduate courses in Engineering / Technology / Medical / Dental / Veterinary and Pharmacy in Universities / Colleges in West Bengal and B. Arch Course in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur and Jadavpur University.

17. TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions)

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions(T.N.E.A) conducted by Anna University, Chennai for Admission to the first year B.E/ B.Tech Degree Courses in University Departments of Anna Universities, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and for the seats surrendered by the Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

18. K-CET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)

Karnataka Engineering Entrance Exams, known as Common Entrance Test, is held every year to select students for admission in engineering courses in the institutions/colleges in Karnataka. It is under the Karnataka Examinations Authority, Government of Karnataka.

19. RPET (Rajasthan Pre-Entrance Test)

RPET 2012 - Rajasthan Pre Entrance Test is conducted by Rajasthan Technical University, Akelgarh, Rawatbhata Road, KOTA on behalf of Board of Technical Education, Rajasthan fOr admission into first-year of different undergraduate engineering / architecture / pharmacy / diploma in pharmacy programs offered into various colleges across the state of Rajasthan.

20. Orissa-JEE (Orissa Joint Entrance Examination)

Orissa Joint Entrance Examination is an entrance examination for admission into a number of professional courses like engineering, medical, pharmacy, management, Computer applications, architecture, and hotel management etc in the professional colleges of Orissa.

21. PTU CET( Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test)

Punjab Technical University (PTU) Jalandhar (Punjab) conducts a Combined Entrance Test (CET) for admission into undergraduate programs for engineering, architecture and pharmacy courses in the colleges affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjabi University, Patiala

22. GUJCET (Gujarat Common Entrance Test)

Gujarat Common Entrance Test is entrance examination for admission into first-year degree programs of engineering / technology / pharmacy / medical sciences.GUJCET is common entrance test for students who have completed class 12th or equivalent examination with physics, chemistry, biology / mathematics.

23. KEAM(Kerala Engineering, Agriculture And Medical Entrance Exam)

Kerala Engineering, Agriculture And Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM) is conducted on the behalf of the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala for admission into first-year degree programs of engineering / agriculture / medical / architecture.

24. MHT-CET( Maharashtra-Common entrance test)

Common entrance test-Maharashtra (MHT-CET 2012) is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, and Director, Medical Education and Research, Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra, for all health sciences, Engineering and Pharmacy degree courses.

25. COMEDK(Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka)

Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka  (COMED-K) Undergraduate Entrance Test (COMEDK 2012 UGET) is a competitive entrance test, students seeking their admission to various undergraduate level programs in the fields of medical, dental and engineering in Karnataka have to appear in the entrance test.

26.CUSAT-CAT (Cochin University of Science and Technology)

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT 2012), popularly known as CUSAT is an entrance examination for admission in to undergraduate level programs in the field of engineering, science and law, conducted by the University.

27. GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)

Goa Common Entrance Test is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa for admission into bachelor degree programs in Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Dentistry and Pharmacy conducted by various government / government aided and private colleges / institutes in Goa. The admission test for B Arch is held at Goa College of Architecture, Panaji and Government Polytechnic, Panaji.

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AMIETE (Associate Membership of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers)

The IETE is the National Apex Professional body of Electronics and Telecommunication, Computer and IT Professionals. The IETE focuses on advancement of the Science and Technology of Electronics, Telecommunication, Computers, Information Technology and related areas. Towards this end the Institution promotes and conducts basic engineering and continuing technical education programmes for human resource development.

 

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The IETE conducts Graduateship (AMIETE) Examination in

 

 

  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Information Technology streams

 


Diploma (DIPIETE) Examination in
 

  • Electronics &Telecommunication

  • Computer Science & Engineering streams.


Postgraduate level course ALCCS (Advanced Level Course in Computer Science)

which is also recognised by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, as equivalent to M.Tech in Computer Science for the appointment to superior posts & services under the Central Government.
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A candidate desirous of taking up the Graduateship (AMIETE) Examination should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics & Maths conducted by a recognised Board of Education or possessing qualification of any 3 year Diploma course in Engineering / Technology covering subjects of Maths and Physics to 10+2 level and working experience in relevant field or studying for higher qualification with physics/electrical/electronics/computer field. Candidates applying for studentship for AMIETE examination shall not be less than 16/18 years of age for 10+2/Diploma holders respectively.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

A candidate is required to enroll himself/herself as a student member before he/she becomes eligible for appearing in AMIETE examination. The enrollment fee and other conditions are listed in Regulations and Syllabi for AMIETE examinations.  

MINIMUM PERIOD OF MEMBERSHIP

A Student member shall be allowed to appear in the AMIETE Examination only after he/she has enrolled as a Student member with the Institution. Only those Student members who get enrolled on or before 31st August and 28/29th February will be allowed to appear in the next AMIETE Examination, held in December and June respectively. Such membership should be current at the time of submitting the examination application form.

VALIDITY PERIOD

The student membership will be valid for 10 consecutive examinations from the date of enrollment. Thereafter, the student members not completing their AMIETE Examination are to seek re-enrollment by remitting applicable amount before or immediately after the expiry of the membership period to continue their membership to enable them to appear in the remaining papers and complete AMIETE. Any examination chance not availed by a student due to whatsoever reason will be counted within 10 examinations.

TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE AMIETE

A student is required to complete AMIETE Examination within 2 enrollment periods from the date of initial enrollment.  The student will, therefore, be permitted to seek only one renewal of membership. Renewal is to be applied for before or immediately after the expiry of initial enrollment with continuity of enrollment maintained by the student. Any delayed enrollment entailing missed chances will be counted towards total number of examinations and no relaxation in this regard will be permissible. If the request for renewal is made after the stipulated period of 2 enrollments, admission will be treated as a fresh enrollment and no benefit in terms of exemptions in respect of subject(s) passed or exempted during the earlier enrollment will be granted. Students must renew their membership in time, otherwise they will not be allowed to appear in the AMIETE examination.

 

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AMIETE examination IS diVided in two Sections viz Section A and Section B with a total of 20 theory papers (11 In Section A and 9 ,n Section B) and 4 Labs (2 Labs in Section A and 2 Labs In Section B) Each Section is diVided In two parts viz. Part-I and Part-II. In addition a student has to undergo a project work, seminar and a Course in Communication Skills & Technical Wrlhn9 The course on Communication Skills & Technical Writing IS mandatory but would not count towards overall CGPA.

Distribution of subjects is as under:


(a) SECTION A


(I) PART-I Five subjects & 1 Lab
 

       SNO    SUBCODE        TITLE
            1    AE51         Engineering Mathematics – I *
            2    AE52         C & Data Structures *
            3    AE53         Electronic Devices & Circuits *
            4    AE54         Linear ICs & Digital Electronics *
            5    AE55         Principles of Electrical Engineering
            6    AE91         Analog Electronics Lab

 

( II) PART-II Six subjects & 1 Lab

     
    SNO    SUBCODE        TITLE
        1    AE56         Engineering Mathematics – II *
        2    AE57         Signals & Systems *
        3    AE58         Materials & Processes
        4    AE59         Circuit Theory & Design
        5    AE60         Instrumentation & Measurements
        6    AE61         Control Engineering
        7    AE92         Digital Electronics Lab

 

(b) SECTION B

(i) PART-I Five subjects & 1 Lab


   SNO    SUBCODE        TITLE
        1    AE62         Operations Research & Engineering Management *
        2    AE63         Electromagnetics & Radiation Systems
        3    AE64         Telecommunication Switching Systems
        4    AE65         Analog Communications  
        5    AE66         Microprocessors & Microcontrollers *  
        6    AE93         μP & C Programming Lab

 

(ii) PART-II Four subjects & 1 Lab


     SNO    SUBCODE        TITLE
        1      AE67         Digital Communications 4 -
        2      AE68         Embedded Systems Design 4
        3      Elective I  
        4      Elective II  
        5      AE94         Analog & Digital Communications Lab - 4
        6      AE69         Project Work - 8
        7      AE70         Seminar


(Two compulsory & two from Elective Subjects)

(c) PROJECT WORK
(d) SEMINAR
(e) COURSE IN COMMUNICATION SKILLS & TECHNICAL WRITING
(Any time during the course)

For Electives I & II, students can chose any two of the following elective subjects

SlNo    Sub Code         Title
1     AE71             Data Communication & Computer Networks ***
2     AE72             Microwave Theory & Techniques
3     AE73             Information Theory & Coding
4     AE74             VLSI Design
5     AE75             Optoelectronics & Communication
6     AE76             Wireless & Mobile Communications
7     AE77             DSP †
8     AE78             Radar & Navigational Aids


NOTE:
* Subjects common to ET / CS / IT Streams
*** Syllabus is same as that of the core subject for AMIETE (CS / IT)
† Elective common to ET / CS streams

 

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AMIE (Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers)

The Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (popularly known as AMIE) is a professional certification given by Institution of Engineers (India). The qualification can be earned by passing Section A, Project Work and& Section B examination of the Institution.

IE (I) conducts an examination for Associate Membership. This examination is considered to be on par with B.E. / B.Tech. when contemplated as an eligibility qualification to write competitive examinations like the Civil Services, Indian Engineering Services, GATE, etc., and for placement in government, the public and private sectors.

There are 2 sections, namely Section A and Section B, in this examination. Section A is common for all candidates aspiring to acquire an AMIE (India). Under Section B, a particular discipline of engineering has to be chosen from among the streams offered.

 

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A list of qualifying examinations is given below:

 

  • Intermediate science examination with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • B.Sc. examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • First-year examination of a three-year Bachelor's degree course in any one of the subjects - Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The candidate should also have passed the Pre-University or Higher Secondary Examination with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • The final examination of the two-year course (10+2+3 system) with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, conducted by any State Board of Higher Secondary Education or recognised Indian University after 10 years of formal school education.
  • Pre-professional examination in Engineering or the first-year examination of the five-year integrated course in Engineering. Pre-engineering Examination.
  • The Board of Apprenticeship Training Admission examination, West Bengal.
  • The preliminary examination of B.Arch. held by Calcutta University.
  • The first-year examination of B.Tech. (Education) of Regional College of Education, Ajmer.
  • The two-year course carried out by the Indian Military Academy / National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and Dehradun.
  • The Vocational Higher Secondary Course from the Directorate of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Kerala.
  • The Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination of National Open School, New Delhi.
  • Diploma in: - Diesel Mechanics - Electrical Instrument Mechanics - Surface Coating Technology from the Board of Technical Examinations, Maharashtra - Vocational Training for Fitter conducted at Sumant Moolgaonkar Engineering Institute, Kymore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Computer Science conducted at Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch.

 

Eligibility Conditions for various classes of membership: (Technician / Senior Technician Members)
 
I Technician Members:


Candidates can directly become Technician Members if they have a minimum qualification of a pass in the Standard XII Examination (45% minimum aggregate).

II Senior Technician Members:

For selection as a Senior Technician Member or for transfer from being a Technician Member to a Senior Technician Member, candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • A minimum age of 18 years on the date of application for selection or transfer.
  • He / she should be an engineer by profession working under a Corporate Member or a person qualified to be elected as a Corporate Member. The candidate should also be striving to acquire the qualifications for Corporate Membership (temporary unemployment is not an impediment to being elected).
  • The candidate should have passed a diploma examination in engineering or technology or its equivalent recognised by the Council, or an examination recognised by the Council as exempting from passing Section A of the Institution of Engineers examination in the non-diploma stream.
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Exam Pattern:

There are 2 sections, namely Section A and Section B, in this examination. Section A is common for all candidates. Under Section B, a particular discipline of engineering has to be chosen from among the streams offered.
Section-A Examination
Tech Members who have been on the roll of the Institution of Engineers for a year are eligible to appear in the non-diploma stream examination based on their date of election to membership.Sr Tech Members can appear in the diploma stream.
The examinations are held twice every year, called Summer and Winter examinations, normally in May / June and November / December respectively.


Subjects in Section A examination are:

Diploma Stream:

 

  • Material Science and Engineering

  • Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing

  • Computing and Informatics

  • Society and Environment


Non-Diploma Stream:

 

  • Fundamentals of Design & Manufacturing

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Engineering Drawing and Graphics

  • Electrical Science

  • Mechanical Science

  • Engineering Physics And Chemistry

  • Material Science and Engineering

  • Electronics & Instrumentation

  • Computing and Informatics

  • Society and Environment


NOTE: Section A examination is common for all. Basic Sciences, Engineering Sciences andCommunication are covered to prepare the candidate, after project work, to move on to Section B by choosing a particular discipline from among the streams offered.

Section B Examination
After Section A, the student has to complete a project work over a period of one year and only on the basis of satisfactory professional competence report, he / she will be admitted to appear for the Section B examination.
This consists of 9 papers of which 6 are compulsory and 3 optional. Currently, only the following branches of engineering are covered:

    Architecture Engg
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Computer Science & Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Electronics and Communications Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Metallurgical and Material Science Engineering
    Mining Engineering
    Production Engineering
    Textile Engineering

 

Scheme of the Examination:

Each paper is 3 hours long (unless specifically mentioned otherwise in the list of subjects).
The maximum number of papers a candidate can appear at a time is:
Section A : 4 papers
Section B : 4 papers
By virtue of this, Section B can not be completed in less than 1.5 years, section A can not be completed in less than 2 years for Non-Diploma stream and 1 year for Diploma stream. Six months are devoted to Project and/or laboratory work. In addition, person shall be employed and engaged in engineering activities during the period.

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All India Engineering Entrance Examination

Programme of Action (PoA), 1992 under the National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986 envisaged conduct of a common entrance examination on all India basis for admission to professional and technical programmes in the country. For admission to Engineering and Architecture/Planning programmes, Government of India vide Resolution dated 18th October 2001 has laid down a Three - Exam Scheme (JEE and AIEEE at the National Level and the State Level Engineering Entrance Examinations (SLEEE) for State Level Institutions - with an option to join AIEEE).


MATHEMATICS
UNIT 1 : SETS, RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS:
Sets and their representation; Union, intersection and complement of sets and their algebraic properties; Power set; Relation, Types of relations, equivalence relations, functions;. one-one, into and onto functions, composition of functions.

UNIT 2 : COMPLEX NUMBERS AND QUADRATIC EQUATIONS:
Complex numbers as ordered pairs of reals, Representation of 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, triangle inequality, 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 3 : MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS:
Matrices, algebra of matrices, types of matrices, determinants and matrices of order two and three. Properties of determinants, evaluation of determinants, area of triangles using determinants. Adjoint and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and elementary transformations, Test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using determinants and matrices.

UNIT 4 : 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 5 : MATHEMATICAL INDUCTION:
Principle of Mathematical Induction and its simple applications.

UNIT 6 : BINOMIAL THEOREM AND ITS SIMPLE APPLICATIONS:
Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, general term and middle term, properties of Binomial coefficients and simple applications.

UNIT 7 : SEQUENCES AND SERIES: Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, insertion of arithmetic, geometric
means between two given numbers. Relation between A.M. and G.M. Sum upto n terms of special series: S n, S n2, Sn3. Arithmetico – Geometric progression.

UNIT 8 : LIMIT, CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY:
Real - valued functions, algebra of functions, polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, inverse functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, continuity and differentiability. Differentiation of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions. Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite and implicit functions; derivatives of order upto two. Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems. Applications of derivatives: Rate of change of quantities, monotonic- increasing and decreasing functions, Maxima and minima of functions of one variable, tangents and normals.

UNIT 9 : 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 trigonometric identities. Evaluation of simple integrals of the type Integral as limit of a sum. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Properties of definite integrals. Evaluation of definite integrals, determining areas of the
regions bounded by simple curves in standard form.

UNIT 10: DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS:
Ordinary differential equations, their order and degree. Formation of differential equations. Solution of differential equations by the method of separation of variables, solution of homogeneous and linear differential equations of the type: dy+ p (x) y = q (x) dx

UNIT 11: CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY:

Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates 10 in a plane, distance formula, section formula, locus and its equation, translation of axes, slope of a line, parallel and perpendicular lines, intercepts of a line on the coordinate axes. Straight lines Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concurrence of three lines, distance of a point from a line, equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines, coordinates of centroid, orthocentre and circumcentre of a triangle, equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines. Circles, conic sections Standard form of equation of a circle, general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre, equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and a circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent to a circle, equation of the tangent. Sections of cones, equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms, condition for y = mx + c to be a tangent and point (s) of tangency.

UNIT 12: THREE DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRY:
Coordinates of a point in space, distance between two points, section formula, direction ratios and direction cosines, angle between two intersecting lines. Skew lines, the shortest distance between them and its equation. Equations of a line and a plane in different forms, intersection of a line and a plane, coplanar lines.

UNIT 13: VECTOR ALGEBRA:
Vectors and scalars, addition of vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three dimensional space, scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product.

UNIT 14: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY:
Measures of Dispersion: Calculation of mean, median, mode of grouped and ungrouped data calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data.
Probability: Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability, Baye’s theorem, probability distribution of a random variate, Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution.

UNIT 15: TRIGONOMETRY:
Trigonometrical identities and equations. Trigonometrical functions. Inverse trigonometrical functions and their properties. Heights and Distances.
UNIT 16: MATHEMATICAL REASONING:
Statements, logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if.
Understanding of tautology, contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

PHYSICS:

The syllabus contains two Sections - A and B.

Section - A pertains to the Theory Part having 80% weightage,

Section - B contains Practical Component (Experimental Skills) having 20% weightage.
SECTION – A

UNIT 1: PHYSICS AND MEASUREMENT
Physics, technology and society, S I units, Fundamental and derived units. Least count, accuracy and precision of measuring instruments, Errors in measurement, Dimensions of Physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.

UNIT 2: KINEMATICS
Frame of reference. Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion. Scalars and Vectors, Vector addition and Subtraction, Zero Vector, Scalar and Vector products, Unit Vector, Resolution of a Vector. Relative Velocity, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion.

UNIT 3: LAWS OF MOTION
Force and Inertia, Newton’s First Law of motion; Momentum, Newton’s Second Law of motion; Impulse; Newton’s Third Law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications, Equilibrium of concurrent forces. 
Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force and its applications.

UNIT 4: WORK, ENERGY AND POWER
Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic and potential energies, workenergy theorem, power. Potential energy of a spring, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and nonconservative forces; Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.

UNIT 5: ROTATIONAL MOTION
Centre of mass of a two-particle system, Centre of mass of a rigid body; Basic concepts of rotational motion; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications. Rigid body rotation, equations of rotational motion.

UNIT 6: GRAVITATION
The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo-stationary satellites.

UNIT 7: PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS
Elastic behaviour, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s Law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, streamline and turbulent flow, Reynolds number. Bernoulli’s principle and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension - drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat capacity, calorimetry; change of state, latent heat. Heat transferconduction, convection and radiation, Newton’s law of cooling.

UNIT 8: THERMODYNAMICS
Thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, concept of temperature. Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes. Carnot engine and its efficiency.

UNIT 9: KINETIC THEORY OF GASES
Equation of state of a perfect gas, work doneon compressing a gas.Kinetic theory of gases - assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature: rms speed of gas molecules; Degrees of freedom, Law of
equipartition of energy,applications to specific heat capacities of gases; Mean free path, Avogadro’s number.

UNIT 10: OSCILLATIONS AND WAVES
Periodic motion - period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring -restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M. - kinetic and potential energies; Simple pendulum - derivation of expression for its time period; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, Standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect in sound

UNIT 11: ELECTROSTATICS
Electric charges: Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-forces between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field: Electric field due to a point charge, Electric field lines, Electric dipole, Electric field due to a dipole, Torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, Gauss’s law and its applications to find field due to infinitely long uniformly charged straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Electric potential and its calculation for a point charge, electric dipole and system of charges; Equipotential surfaces,
Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitor, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, Energy stored in a capacitor.

UNIT 12: CURRRENT ELECTRICITY
Electric current, Drift velocity, Ohm’s law, Electrical resistance, Resistances of different materials, V-I characteristics of Ohmic and nonohmic conductors, Electrical energy and power, Electrical resistivity, Colour code for resistors; Series and parallel combinations of resistors; Temperature dependence of resistance.
Electric Cell and its Internal resistance, potential difference and emf of a cel l, combination of cells in series and in paral lel. Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications. Wheatstone bridge, Metre bridge. Potentiometer - principle and its applicat ions.

UNIT 13: MAGNETIC EFFECTS OF CURRENT AND MAGNETISM
Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire and solenoid. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force
between two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; Moving coil galvanometer, its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferro- magnetic substances. Magnetic susceptibility and permeability, Hysteresis, Electromagnets and permanent magnets.

UNIT 14: ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND ALTERNATING CURRENTS
Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LCR series circuit, resonance; Quality factor, power in AC circuits, wattless current. AC generator and transformer.

UNIT 15: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics. Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves.
Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays). Applications of e.m. waves.

UNIT 16: OPTICS
Reflection and refraction of light at plane and spherical surfaces, mirror formula, Total internal reflection and its applications, Deviation and Dispersion of light by a prism, Lens Formula, Magnification, Power of a Lens, Combination of thin lenses in contact, Microscope and Astronomical Telescope (reflecting and
refracting) and their magnifyingpowers. Wave optics: wavefront and Huygens’ principle, Laws of reflection and
refraction using Huygen’s principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes, Polarisation, plane polarized light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarized light and Polaroids.

UNIT 17: DUAL NATURE OF MATTER ANDRADIATION
Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric ef fect , Hertz and Lenard’s observat ions; Einstein’s photoelectric equation; part icle nature of light . Matter waves-wave nature of part icle, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment.

UNIT 18: ATOMS AND NUCLEI
Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity-alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission and fusion.

UNIT 19: ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Semiconductors; semiconductor diode: I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias; diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.
UNIT 20: COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere; Sky and space wave propagation, Need for modulation, Amplitude and Frequency Modulation, Bandwidth of signals, Bandwidth of Transmission medium, Basic Elements of a Communication System (Block Diagram only).

SECTION –B

UNIT 21: EXPERIMENTAL SKILLS
Familiarity with the basic approach and observations of the experiments and
activities:
1. Vernier callipers-its use to measure internal and external diameter and depth
of a vessel.
2. Screw gauge-its use to determine thickness/diameter of thin sheet/wire.
3. Simple Pendulum-dissipation of energy by plotting a graph between square
of amplitude and time.
4. Metre Scale - mass of a given object by principle of moments.
5. Young’s modulus of elasticity of the material of a metallic wire.
6. Surface tension of water by capillary rise and effect of detergents.
7. Co-efficient of Viscosity of a given viscous liquid by measuring terminal
velocity of a given spherical body.
8. Plotting a cooling curve for the relationship between the temperature of a
hot body and time.
9. Speed of sound in air at room temperature using a resonance tube.
10. Specific heat capacity of a given (i) solid and (ii) liquid by method of
mixtures.
11. Resistivity of the material of a given wire using metre bridge.
12. Resistance of a given wire using Ohm’s law.
13. Potentiometer –
(i) Comparison of emf of two primary cells.
(ii) Determination of internal resistance of a cell.
14. Resistance and figure of merit of a galvanometer by half deflection method.
15. Focal length of:
(i) Convex mirror
(ii) Concave mirror, and
(iii) Convex lens
using parallax method.
16. Plot of angle of deviation vs angle of incidence for a triangular prism.
17. Refractive index of a glass slab using a travelling microscope.
18. Characteristic curves of a p-n junction diode in forward and reverse bias.
19. Characteristic curves of a Zener diode and finding reverse break down
voltage.
20. Characteristic curves of a transistor and finding current gain and voltage
gain.
21. Identification of Diode, LED, Transistor, IC, Resistor, Capacitor from mixed
collection of such items.
22. Using multimeter to:
(i) Identify base of a transistor
(ii) Distinguish between npn and pnp type transistor
(iii) See the unidirectional flow of current in case of a diode and an LED.
(iv) Check the correctness or otherwise of a given electronic component
(diode, transistor or IC).

 

CHEMISTRY

SECTION: A

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

UNIT 1: SOME BASIC CONCEPTS IN CHEMISTRY
Matter and its nature, Dalton’s atomic theory; Concept of atom, molecule, element and compound; Physical quantities and their measurements in Chemistry, precision and accuracy, significant figures, S.I. Units, dimensional analysis; Laws of chemical combination; Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept, molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formulae; Chemical equations and stoichiometry.

UNIT 2: STATES OF MATTER
Classification of matter into solid, liquid and gaseous states.
Gaseous State: Measurable properties of gases; Gas laws - Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Graham’s law of diffusion, Avogadro’s law, Dalton’s law of partial pressure; Concept of Absolute scale of temperature; Ideal gas equation; Kinetic theory of gases (only postulates); Concept of average, root mean square and most probable
velocities; Real gases, deviation from Ideal behaviour, compressibility factor and van der Waals equation.
Liquid State: Properties of liquids - vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension and effect of temperature on them (qualitative treatment only).
Solid State:
Classification of solids: molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea); Bragg’s Law and its applications; Unit cell and lattices, packing in solids (fcc, bcc and hcp lattices), voids, calculations involving unit cell parameters, imperfection in solids; Electrical, magnetic and dielectric properties.

UNIT 3: ATOMIC STRUCTURE
Thomson and Rutherford atomic models and their limitations; Nature of electromagnetic radiation, photoelectric effect; Spectrum of hydrogen atom, Bohr model of hydrogen atom - its postulates, derivation of the relations for energy of the electron and radii of the different orbits, limitations of Bohr’s model; Dual nature of matter, de-Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Elementary ideas of quantum mechanics, quantum mechanical model of atom, its important features, ?? and ??2, concept of atomic orbitals as one electron wave functions; Variation of ?? and ??2 with r for 1s and 2s orbitals;
various quantum numbers (principal, angular momentum and magnetic quantum numbers) and their significance; shapes of s, p and d - orbitals, electron spin and spin quantum number; Rules for filling electrons in orbitals – aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of elements, extra stability of half-filled and completely filled orbitals.

UNIT 4: CHEMICAL BONDING AND MOLECULAR STRUCURE
Kossel - Lewis approach to chemical bond formation, concept of ionic and covalent bonds.
Ionic Bonding: Formation of ionic bonds, factors affecting the formation of ionic bonds; calculation of lattice enthalpy.
Covalent Bonding: Concept of electronegativity, Fajan’s rule, dipole moment; Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) theory and shapes of simple molecules. Quantum mechanical approach to covalent bonding: Valence bond theory - Its important features, concept of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals; Resonance.
Molecular Orbital Theory - Its important features, LCAOs, types of molecular orbitals (bonding, antibonding), sigma and pi-bonds, molecular orbital electronic configurations of homonuclear diatomic molecules, concept of bond order, bond length and bond energy. Elementary idea of metallic bonding. Hydrogen bonding and its applications.

UNIT 5: CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS
Fundamentals of thermodynamics: System and surroundings, extensive and intensive properties, state functions, types of processes. First law of thermodynamics - Concept of work, heat internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity, molar heat capacity; Hess’s law of constant heat summation; Enthalpies of bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, hydration, ionization and solution.
Second law of thermodynamics; Spontaneity of processes; DS of the universe and DG of the system as criteria for spontaneity, Dgo (Standard Gibbs energy change) and equilibrium constant.

UNIT 6: SOLUTIONS
Different methods for expressing concentration of solution - molality, molarity, mole fraction, percentage (by volume and mass both), vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult’s Law – Ideal and non-ideal solutions, vapour pressure - composition, plots for ideal and non-ideal solutions; Colligative properties of dilute solutions - relative lowering of vapour pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point and osmotic pressure; Determination of molecular mass using colligative properties; Abnormal value of molar mass, van’t Hoff factor and its significance.

UNIT 7: EQUILIBRIUM
Meaning of equilibrium, concept of dynamic equilibrium. Equilibria involving physical processes: Solid -liquid, liquid - gas and solid – gas equilibria, Henry’s law, general characterics of equilibrium involving physical processes.
Equilibria involving chemical processes: Law of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constants (Kp and Kc) and their significance, significance of DG and DGo in chemical equilibria, factors affecting equilibrium concentration, pressure, temperature, effect of catalyst; Le Chatelier’s principle.
Ionic equilibrium: Weak and strong electrolytes, ionization of electrolytes, various concepts of acids and bases (Arrhenius, Br??nsted - Lowry and Lewis) and their ionization, acid - base equilibria (including multistage ionization) and ionization constants, ionization of water, pH scale, common ion effect, hydrolysis of salts and pH of their solutions, solubility of sparingly soluble salts and solubility products, buffer solutions.

UNIT 8: REDOX REACTIONS AND ELECTROCHEMISTRY
Electronic concepts of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, rules for assigning oxidation number, balancing of redox reactions. Eectrolytic and metallic conduction, conductance in electrolytic solutions,
specific and molar conductivities and their variation with concentration: Kohlrausch’s law and its applications.
Electrochemical cells - Electrolytic and Galvanic cells, different types of electrodes, electrode potentials including standard electrode potential, half - cell and cell reactions, emf of a Galvanic cell and its measurement; Nernst equation and its applications; Relationship between cell potential and Gibbs’ energy
change; Dry cell and lead accumulator; Fuel cells.

UNIT 9 : CHEMICAL KINETICS

Rate of a chemical reaction, factors affecting the rate of reactions: concentration, temperature, pressure and catalyst; elementary and complex reactions, order and molecularity of reactions, rate law, rate constant and its units, differential and integral forms of zero and first order reactions, their characteristics and half - lives, effect of temperature on rate of reactions – Arrhenius theory, activation energy and its calculation, collision theory of bimolecular gaseous reactions (no derivation).

UNIT-10 : SURFACE CHEMISTRY
Adsorption- Physisorption and chemisorption and their characteristics, factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids - Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherms, adsorption from solutions. Colloidal state - distinction among true solutions, colloids and suspensions, classification of colloids - lyophilic, lyophobic; multi molecular, macromolecular and associated colloids (micelles), preparation and properties of colloids - Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, dialysis, coagulation and flocculation; Emulsions and their characteristics.

SECTION – B

INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

UNIT 11: CLASSIFICATON OF ELEMENTS AND PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES
Modem periodic law and present form of the periodic table, s, p, d and f block elements, periodic trends in properties of elements atomic and ionic radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, valence, oxidation states and chemical reactivity.

UNIT 12: GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES OF ISOLATION OF METALS
Modes of occurrence of elements in nature, minerals, ores; Steps involved in the extraction of metals - concentration, reduction (chemical and electrolytic methods) and refining with special reference to the extraction of Al, Cu, Zn and
Fe; Thermodynamic and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of
metals.
UNIT 13: HYDROGEN
Position of hydrogen in periodic table, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen; Physical and chemical properties of water and heavy water; Structure, preparation, reactions and uses of hydrogen peroxide; Hydrogen as a fuel.

UNIT 14: S - BLOCK ELEMENTS (ALKALI AND ALKALINE EARTH METALS)
Group - 1 and 2 Elements General introduction, electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationships. Preparation and properties of some important compounds - sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide; Industrial uses of lime, limestone, Plaster of Paris and cement; Biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca.

UNIT 15: P - BLOCK ELEMENTS
Group - 13 to Group 18 Elements
General Introduction: Electronic configuration and general trends in physical and
chemical properties of elements across the periods and down the groups;
unique behaviour of the first element in each group.
Groupwise study of the p – block elements
Group – 13
Preparation, properties and uses of boron and aluminium; properties of boric
acid, diborane, boron trifluoride, aluminium chloride and alums.
Group – 14
Allotropes of carbon, tendency for catenation; Structure & properties of
silicates, and zeolites.
Group – 15
Properties and uses of nitrogen and phosphorus; Allotrophic forms of phosphorus; Preparation, properties, structure and uses of ammonia, nitric acid, phosphine and phosphorus halides, (PCl3, PCl5); Structures of oxides and oxoacids of phosphorus.
Group – 16
Preparation, properties, structures and uses of ozone; Allotropic forms of sulphur; Preparation, properties, structures and uses of sulphuric acid (including its industrial preparation); Structures of oxoacids of sulphur.
Group – 17
Preparation, properties and uses of hydrochloric acid; Trends in the acidic nature of hydrogen halides; Structures of Interhalogen compounds and oxides and oxoacids of halogens.
Group –18
Occurrence and uses of noble gases; Structures of fluorides and oxides of xenon.
UNIT 16: d – and f – BLOCK ELEMENTS
Transition Elements General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics, general trends in properties of the first row transition elements - physical properties, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, atomic radii, colour, catalytic behaviour, magnetic properties, complex formation, interstitial compounds, alloy formation; Preparation, properties and uses of K2 Cr2 O7 and KMnO4.
Inner Transition Elements
Lanthanoids - Electronic configuration, oxidation states and lanthanoid contraction.
Actinoids - Electronic configuration and oxidation states.

UNIT 17: CO-ORDINATION COMPOUNDS
Introduction to co-ordination compounds, Werner’s theory; ligands, coordination number, denticity, chelation; IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear co-ordination compounds, isomerism; Bonding-Valence bond approach and
basic ideas of Crystal field theory, colour and magnetic properties; Importance of co-ordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and in biological systems).

UNIT 18: ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Environmental pollution - Atmospheric, water and soil. Atmospheric pollution - Tropospheric and Stratospheric
Tropospheric pollutants – Gaseous pollutants: Oxides of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur, hydrocarbons; their sources, harmful effects and prevention; Green house effect and Global warming; Acid rain; Particulate pollutants: Smoke, dust, smog, fumes, mist; their sources, harmful effects and prevention.
Stratospheric pollution- Formation and breakdown of ozone, depletion of ozone layer - its mechanism and effects.
Water Pollution - Major pollutants such as, pathogens, organic wastes and chemical pollutants; their harmful effects and prevention.
Soil pollution - Major pollutants such as: Pesticides (insecticides,. herbicides and fungicides), their harmful effects and prevention. Strategies to control environmental pollution.

 

SECTION-C

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

UNIT 19: PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Purification - Crystallization, sublimation, distillation, differential extraction and chromatography - principles and their applications.
Qualitative analysis - Detection of nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and halogens.Quantitative analysis (basic principles only) - Estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, halogens, sulphur, phosphorus. Calculations of empirical formulae and molecular formulae; Numerical problems in organic quantitative analysis.

UNIT 20: SOME BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Tetravalency of carbon; Shapes of simple molecules - hybridization (s and p); Classification of organic compounds based on functional groups: - C = C - , - C h C – and those containing halogens, oxygen, nitrogen and sulphur; Homologous series; Isomerism - structural and stereoisomerism.
Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
Covalent bond fission - Homolytic and heterolytic: free radicals, carbocations and carbanions; stability of carbocations and free radicals, electrophiles and nucleophiles. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
- Inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyperconjugation.

UNIT 21: HYDROCARBONS
Classification, isomerism, IUPAC nomenclature, general methods of preparation, properties and reactions.
Alkanes - Conformations: Sawhorse and Newman projections (of ethane);
Mechanism of halogenation of alkanes.
Alkenes - Geometrical isomerism; Mechanism of electrophilic addition: addition of hydrogen, halogens, water, hydrogen halides (Markownikoff’s and peroxide effect); Ozonolysis and polymerization.
Alkynes - Acidic character; Addition of hydrogen, halogens, water and hydrogen halides; Polymerization.
Aromatic hydrocarbons - Nomenclature, benzene - structure and aromaticity;
Mechanism of electrophilic substitution: halogenation, nitration, Friedel – Craft’s alkylation and acylation, directive influence of functional group in monosubstituted benzene.

UNIT 22: ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING HALOGENS

General methods of preparation, properties and reactions; Nature of C-X bond;
Mechanisms of substitution reactions.
Uses; Environmental effects of chloroform & iodoform.

UNIT 23: ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING OXYGEN
General methods of preparation, properties, reactions and uses.
ALCOHOLS, PHENOLS AND ETHERS
Alcohols: Identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration.
Phenols: Acidic nature, electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration and sulphonation, Reimer - Tiemann reaction.
Ethers: Structure.
Aldehyde and Ketones: Nature of carbonyl group;Nucleophilic addition to >C=O group, relative reactivities of aldehydes and ketones; Important reactions such as – Nucleophilic addition reactions (addition of HCN, NH3 and its derivatives), Grignard reagent; oxidation; reduction (Wolff Kishner and Clemmensen); acidity of ı - hydrogen, aldol condensation, Cannizzaro reaction, Haloform reaction; Chemical tests to distinguish between aldehydes and Ketones. CARBOXYLIC ACIDS Acidic strength and factors affecting it.

UNIT 24: ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING NITROGEN
General methods of preparation, properties, reactions and uses. Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, basic character and identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines and their basic character. Diazonium Salts: Importance in synthetic organic chemistry.

UNIT 25: POLYMERS
General introduction and classification of polymers, general methods of polymerization-addition and condensation, copolymerization; Natural and synthetic rubber and vulcanization; some important polymers with
emphasis on their monomers and uses - polythene, nylon, polyester and bakelite.

UNIT 26: BIOMOLECULES
General introduction and importance of biomolecules.
CARBOHYDRATES - Classification: aldoses and ketoses; monosaccharides
(glucose and fructose) and constituent monosaccharides of oligosacchorides (sucrose, lactose and maltose).
PROTEINS - Elementary Idea of ı - amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides;
Proteins: primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins, enzymes. VITAMINS - Classification and functions. NUCLEIC ACIDS - Chemical constitution of DNA and RNA. Biological functions of nucleic acids.

UNIT 27: CHEMISTRY IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Chemicals in medicines - Analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamins - their meaning and common examples. Chemicals in food - Preservatives, artificial sweetening agents - common examples. Cleansing agents - Soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

UNIT 28: PRINCIPLES RELATED TO PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY
• Detection of extra elements (N,S, halogens) in organic compounds; Detection of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl and amino groups in organic compounds.
• Chemistry involved in the preparation of the following:
Inorganic compounds: Mohr’s salt, potash alum. Organic compounds: Acetanilide, pnitroacetanilide, aniline yellow, iodoform.
• Chemistry involved in the titrimetric excercises - Acids bases and the use of indicators, oxalic-acid vs KMnO4, Mohr’s salt vs KMnO4.
• Chemical principles involved in the qualitative salt analysis:
Cations - Pb2+ , Cu2+, AI3+, Fe3+, Zn2+, Ni2+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Mg2+, NH4+.
Anions- CO3 2-, S2-, SO4 2-, NO2-, NO3-, CI -, Br, I.
(Insoluble salts excluded).
• Chemical principles involved in the following experiments:
1. Enthalpy of solution of CuSO4
2. Enthalpy of neutralization of strong acid and strong base.
3. Preparation of lyophilic and lyophobic sols.
4. Kinetic study of reaction of iodide ion with hydrogen peroxide at room
temperature.
SYLLABUS FOR APTITUDE TEST B. ARCH./B. PLANNING
Part - I Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.) Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build~environment. Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings. Visualising. different sides of three dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).
Part - II Three dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, substraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.),
landscape (river fronts, jungles. gardens, tre es, plants etc.) and rural life.
Note: Candidates are advised to bring pencils, own geometry box set, erasers and colour pencils and crayons for the Aptitude Test.
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List of Institutes Participated in AIEEE-2011

National Institute of Technology (NITs)

1. National Institute of Technology , Agartala (Tripura)
2. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)
3. National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
4. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)
6. National Institute of Technology, Delhi
7. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (West Bengal)
8. National Institute of Technology, Goa
9. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
10. Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
11. Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)
12. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)
13. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana)
14. National Institute of Technology, Manipur
15. National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
16. National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
17. National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
18. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
19. National Institute of Technology, Patna (Bihar)
20. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
21. National Institute of Technology, Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
22. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (Orissa)
23. National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
24. National Institute of Technology, Silchar (Assam)
25. National Institute of Technology, Hazartbal, Srinagar (J & K)
26. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)
27. National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Mangalore (Karnataka)
28. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
29. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand
30. National Institute of Technology, Warangal (Andhra Pradesh)
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs, IIITM & IIITDM)

1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)
2. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
3. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Amethi, Allahabad (U.P.)
4. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad (UP)
5. Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur (M.P.)
Other Central Government/State Government Funded Institutions

1. Assam University, Silchar (Assam)
2. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi (Jharkhand)
3. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
4. Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi (U.P.)
5. Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishawavidyalaya, Bilaspur (C.G.)
6. J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad- 211002 (U.P.)
7. Mizoram University, Aizawal-796009
8. National Insitute of Foundary & Forge Technology, P.O. Hatia, Ranchi (Jharkhand).
9. School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
10. School of Planning and Architecture, I.P. Estate, New Delhi (SPA, Delhi).
11. School of Planning and Architecture, Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh)
12. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra-182320 (J & K)
13. Tezpur University, NAPAAM, Tezpur (Assam)
Self Financed Deemed Universities/Universities/Other Institutions

1. ACME college of Engineering, Ghaziabad (UP)
2. Amity School of Engineering, Amity University, Gwalior (MP)
3. Amity School of Engineering, Amity University, Lucknow (UP)
4. Amity School of Engineering, Amity University, Jaipur Rajasthan
5. Amity School of Engineering, Amity University, Gurgaon, Haryana
6. Amity School of Engineering, Amity University, Noida, UP
7. Bhagwant University, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
8. Dr. KN Modi University, Newai, Rajasthan
9. IAMR College of Engineering, Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)
10. Institute of Technology, Management, Meerut, UP
11. Inverties University, Bareilly, UP
12. ITM University, Gwalior, MP
13. Jagannath University, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
14. Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
15. Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
16. Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Distt. Kapurthala (Punjab)
17. M M Engineering College, Ambala, Haryana
18. M M Group of Institute, Sodopur, Haryana
19. Maharishi Markendeshwar University, Solan, HP
20. Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phule University, Jaipur, Rajasthan
21. Mewar University, Chittorgarh-312901 (Rajasthan)
22. Shobhit University, Meerut (U.P.)
23. Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, UP
Final decision for allowing /not allowing candidate in Central Counseling Board or separate counseling for SFIs will be taken by Ministry of Human Resource Development for AIEEE 2012. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained by CBSE.

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Exam Pattern:
BE/B.Tech: AIEEE exam duration is of 3 hours. The pattern of the exam is objective type. The objective questions are being asked from Class XI and XII Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Equal weightage is given to all the subjects. Each question has four options and students have to choose the right option among the available. There is negative marking of ¼ marks for each wrong answer.
B.Arch/B. Planning: The duration of this exam will be of 3 hours having three sections: Mathematics, Aptitude test and Drawing test. In this exam Mathematics and Aptitude test will have objective type of questions, however, drawing test will have questions to check the drawing abilities and aptitude of the aspirants.
The exam is designed to test the abilities, skills, creativity, awareness and observation of the candidates.

Paper Subjects Types of Questions
Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective Type Questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Paper 2 Mathematics - Part I
Aptitude Test - Part II &
Drawing Test - Part III 

Objective Type Questions

Questions to test drawing aptitude

  

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