The Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) - 2020 is being conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). This Examination is the pre-requisite for admission into various professional courses offered in the University/Private Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has entrusted the task of conducting the prestigious Entrance Examination of the State “AP EAMCET” to JNTUK for the first time after reorganization of the State of Andhra Pradesh. The APSCHE has instilled confidence and faith in JNTUK for the smooth conduct of the AP EAMCET for 2 times (2015 & 2016) in offline mode and 2 times (2017,2018 &2019) in Online mode in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
- B.E. / B.Tech. – Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology
- B.Tech.(Bio-Technology) (M.P.C.) – Bachelor of Technology (Bio-Technology) (M.P.C.)
- B.Tech.(Dairy Technology) – Bachelor of Technology (Dairy Technology)
- B.Tech.(Ag. Engg.) – Bachelor of Technology (Agricultural Engineering)
- B.Tech. (Food Technology (FT)) – Bachelor of Technology (Food Technology (FT))
- B.Pharm (M.P.C.) – Bachelor of Pharmacy (M.P.C.)
- Pharm-D (M.P.C.) – Doctor of Pharmacy (M.P.C.)
AGRICULTURE AND MEDICAL STREAM
- B.Sc. (Agriculture)
- B.Sc. (Horticulture)
- B.Sc. (Forestry)
- B.V.Sc. & Animal Husbandry
- B.F.Sc. – Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences
- B.Pharm.(Bi.P.C) – Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bi.P.C)
- B.Tech.(Bio-Technology) (Bi.P.C.) – Bachelor of Technology in Bio-Technology (Bi.P.C.)
- Pharm-D (Bi.P.C.) – Doctor of Pharmacy (Bi.P.C.)
Nationality: Candidate applying for AP EAMCET 2020 should be Indian national or PIO/OCI card holder.
Domicile: Applying candidate should belong to Andhra Pradesh or Telangana state. Applying candidate should satisfy Non-Local/Local status requirements as per the Andhra Pradesh /Telangana Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974.
- In the case of Engineering, Pharmacy courses, candidates should have completed 16 years of age by the date of commencement of admissions or on such other date as may be notified by the common entrance test committee, There is no upper age limit
- In the case of B.Tech. (Dairy Technology), B.Tech. (Ag. Engineering), B.Tech. (FS&T) candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission(2020) and an upper age limit of 22 years for all the candidates and 25 years in respect of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates as on 31st December of the year of Admissions(2020).
Qualifying Examination: Candidate must have passed his 10+2 level with PCM as optional or related vocational courses in Engineering & Technology or its equivalent recognized by BIE Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana.
AGRICULTURE AND MEDICAL STREAM
Nationality: Candidate applying for AP EAMCET 2020 should be Indian national or PIO/OCI card holder.
Domicile: Applying candidate should belong to Andhra Pradesh or Telangana state. Applying candidate should satisfy Non-Local/Local status requirements as per the Andhra Pradesh/Telangana Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974.
Candidate should have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) or any examination recognized as equivalent to the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana, with any two / three of the subjects indicated against each course given below:
1.B.Sc. (Agriculture) (i) Physical Sciences
(ii) Biological or Natural Sciences
(iv) Vocational Course in Agriculture
2. B.Sc. (Horticulture) (i) Physical Sciences
(ii) Biological or Natural Sciences
(iv) Vocational Course in Agriculture
3. B.V.Sc. & A.H. (i) Physical Sciences
(ii) Biological or Natural Sciences
(iii) Vocational Courses in Veterinary Sciences
4. B.F.Sc. (i) Physical Sciences
(ii) Biological or Natural Sciences
(iii) Vocational Course in Fishery Sciences.
5. B.Tech. (Food Science &Technology) (i) Mathematics
(ii) Physical Sciences
(i) Physical Sciences
(ii) Biological or Natural Sciences
i) Irrespective of the subjects taken at the qualifying examination, candidates seeking admission to the above courses should appear for Biology, Physics and Chemistry in AP EAMCET 2020 (AM Stream).
ii) Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission and an upper age limit of 22 years for all the candidates and 25 years in respect of SC / ST candidates as on 31st December of the year of Admission.
B. For B. Pharm Course:
(i). Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of the intermediate examination (10+2 pattern) with Biology, Physics and Chemistry as optionals, conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana as equivalent there to.
(ii).Candidates should have completed 16 years of age by the date of commencement of admission or on such other date as may be notified by the CET committee. There is no upper age limit
C. For B.Tech. (Bio-Technology) Course:
Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of the intermediate examination (10+2 pattern) with Biology, Physics and Chemistry as optionals, along with the bridge course examination in mathematics conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana shall be eligible.
D. For Pharm –D Course :
(i). Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana or any other examination recognized by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana as equivalent thereto or should have passed or appeared at the final year of the diploma examination in pharmacy course conducted by the Andhra Pradesh / Telangana State Board of Technical Education and Training or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana.
(ii). Candidate should obtain at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belongs to reserved category) in the subjects specified taken together in the qualifying examination.
(iii).The candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission (2020) to the above course.
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|Agriculture & Medical||500|
|Both (Engineering and Agriculture & Medical)||1000|
- It is an Online Examination,Computer Based Test (CBT).
- Duration of Examination is 3 Hours (180 Minutes).
- No Negative marks for wrong answer.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
AGRICULTURE AND MEDICAL STREAM
- It is an Online Examination, Computer Based Test (CBT).
- Duration of Examination is 3 Hours (180 Minutes).
- No Negative marks for wrong answer.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Commencement of submission of Online Application||4th week of February,2020|
|Last date to submit Online application form without late fee||Last week of March,2020|
|Last date to submit application form with late fee of Rs.500/-||1st week of April,2020|
|Last date to submit application form with late fee of Rs.1000/-||2nd week of April,2020|
|Last date to submit application form with late fee of Rs.5000/-||3rd week of April,2020|
|Last date to submit application form with late fee of Rs.10000/-||3rd week of April,2020|
|Application correction window||3rd week of April,2020|
|Downloading of Admit Cards||3rd week of April,2020|
|Exam date||3rd to 4th week of April,2020|
ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURE AND MEDICAL STREAM
The candidate should download the Hall Ticket from Website: https://sche.ap.gov.in
Syllabus of AP EAMCET:
a) Functions: Types of functions – Definitions - Inverse functions and Theorems - Domain, Range, Inverse of
real valued functions.
b) Mathematical Induction: Principle of Mathematical Induction & Theorems - Applications of
Mathematical Induction - Problems on divisibility.
c) Matrices: Types of matrices - Scalar multiple of a matrix and multiplication of matrices - Transpose of
a matrix - Determinants - Adjoint and Inverse of a matrix - Consistency and inconsistency of Equations-
Rank of a matrix - Solution of simultaneous linear equations.
d) Complex Numbers: Complex number as an ordered pair of real numbers- fundamental operations -
Representation of complex numbers in the form a+ib - Modulus and amplitude of complex numbers –
Illustrations - Geometrical and Polar Representation of complex numbers in Argand plane- Argand diagram.
Multi-conceptual Problem on the above concepts
e) De Moivre’s Theorem: De Moivre’s theorem- Integral and Rational indices - nth roots of unity-
Geometrical Interpretations – Illustrations.
f) Quadratic Expressions: Quadratic expressions, equations in one variable - Sign of quadratic expressions –
Change in signs – Maximum and minimum values - Quadratic inequations.
g) Theory of Equations: The relation between the roots and coefficients in an equation - Solving the equations
when two or more roots of it are connected by certain relation - Equation with real coefficients, occurrence of
complex roots in conjugate pairs and its consequences - Transformation of equations - Reciprocal Equations.
h) Permutations and Combinations: Fundamental Principle of counting – linear and circular permutations-
Permutations of ‘n’ dissimilar things taken ‘r’ at a time - Permutations when repetitions allowed - Circular
permutations - Permutations with constraint repetitions - Combinations-definitions, certain theorems and their
i) Binomial Theorem: Binomial theorem for positive integral index - Binomial theorem for rational Index
(without proof) - Approximations using Binomial theorem.
j) Partial fractions: Partial fractions of f(x)/g(x) when g(x) contains non –repeated linear factors - Partial
fractions of f(x)/g(x) where both f(x) and g(x) are polynomials and when g(x) contains repeated and/or nonrepeated
linear factors - Partial fractions of f(x)/g(x) when g(x) contains irreducible factors.
a) Trigonometric Ratios upto Transformations: Graphs and Periodicity of Trigonometric functions -
Trigonometric ratios and Compound angles - Trigonometric ratios of multiple and sub- multiple angles -
Transformations - Sum and Product rules.
b) Trigonometric Equations: General Solution of Trigonometric Equations - Simple Trigonometric Equations
c) Inverse Trigonometric Functions: To reduce a Trigonometric Function into a bijection - Graphs of Inverse
Trigonometric Functions - Properties of Inverse Trigonometric Functions.
d) Hyperbolic Functions: Definition of Hyperbolic Function – Graphs - Definition of Inverse Hyperbolic
Functions – Graphs - Addition formulae of Hyperbolic Functions.
e) Properties of Triangles: Relation between sides and angles of a Triangle - Sine, Cosine, Tangent and
Projection rules - Half angle formulae and areas of a triangle – Incircle and Excircle of a Triangle.
a) Addition of Vectors : Vectors as a triad of real numbers - Classification of vectors - Addition of vectors -
Scalar multiplication - Angle between two non zero vectors - Linear combination of vectors - Component of a
vector in three dimensions - Vector equations of line and plane including their Cartesian equivalent forms.
b) Product of Vectors : Scalar Product - Geometrical Interpretations - orthogonal projections - Properties of
dot product - Expression of dot product in i, j, k system - Angle between two vectors - Geometrical Vector
methods - Vector equations of plane in normal form - Angle between two planes - Vector product of two
vectors and properties
- Vector product in i, j, k system - Vector Areas - Scalar Triple Product - Vector equations of plane
in different forms, skew lines, shortest distance and their Cartesian equivalents. Plane through the
line of intersection of two planes, condition for coplanarity of two lines, perpendicular distance of a
point from a plane, angle between line and a plane. Cartesian equivalents of all these results - Vector
Triple Product – Results.
MEASURES OF DISPERSION AND PROBABILITY
a) Measures of Dispersion - Range - Mean deviation - Variance and standard deviation of ungrouped/grouped
data - Coefficient of variation and analysis of frequency distribution with equal means but different variances.
For Ungrouped Data- For Grouped Data
b) Probability : Random experiments and events - Classical definition of probability, Axiomatic approach and
addition theorem of probability - Independent and dependent events - conditional probability- multiplication
theorem and Baye’s theorem.
c) Random Variables and Probability Distributions: Random Variables - Theoretical discrete distributions –
Binomial and Poisson Distributions.
a) Locus: Definition of locus – Illustrations - To find equations of locus - Problems connected to it.
b) Transformation of Axes: Transformation of axes - Rules, Derivations and Illustrations - Rotation of axes -
Derivations – Illustrations.
c) The Straight Line: Revision of fundamental results - Straight line - Normal form – Illustrations - Straight
line - Symmetric form - Straight line - Reduction into various forms - Intersection of two Straight Lines -
Family of straight lines - Concurrent lines - Condition for Concurrent lines - Angle between two lines -
Length of perpendicular from a point to a Line - Distance between two parallel lines - Concurrent lines -
properties related to a triangle.
d) Pair of Straight lines: Equations of pair of lines passing through origin - angle between a pair of lines -
Condition for perpendicular and coincident lines, bisectors of angles - Pair of bisectors of angles - Pair of
lines - second degree general equation - Conditions for parallel lines - distance between them, Point of
intersection of pair of lines - Homogenizing a second degree equation with a first degree equation in x and y.
e) Circle : Equation of circle -standard form-centre and radius equation of a circle with a given line segment
as diameter & equation of circle through three non collinear points - parametric equations of a circle -
Position of a point in the plane of a circle – power of a point-definition of tangent-length of tangent - Position
of a straight line in the plane of a circle-conditions for a line to be tangent – chord joining two points on a
circle – equation of the tangent at a point on the circle- point of contact-equation of normal - Chord of contact
- pole and polar-conjugate points and conjugate lines - equation of chord in term of its midpoint - Relative
position of two circles- circles touching each other externally, internally- common tangents –centers of
similitude- equation of pair of tangents from an external point.
f) System of circles: Angle between two intersecting circles - Radical axis of two circles- properties-
Common chord and common tangent of two circles – radical centre - Intersection of a line and a Circle.
g) Parabola: Conic sections –Parabola- equation of parabola in standard form-different forms of parabolaparametric
equations - Equations of tangent and normal at a point on the parabola ( Cartesian and parametric)
- conditions for straight line to be a tangent.
h) Ellipse: Equation of ellipse in standard form- Parametric equations - Equation of tangent and normal at a
point on the ellipse (Cartesian and parametric) - condition for a straight line to be a tangent.
i) Hyperbola: Equation of hyperbola in standard form- Parametric equations - Equations of tangent and
normal at a point on the hyperbola (Cartesian and parametric) - conditions for a straight line to be a tangent-
j) Three Dimensional Coordinates: Coordinates - Section formulae - Centroid of a triangle and tetrahedron.
k) Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios: Direction Cosines - Direction Ratios.
l) Plane: Cartesian equation of Plane - Simple Illustrations.
a) Limits and Continuity: Intervals and neighbourhoods – Limits - Standard Limits – Continuity.
b) Differentiation: Derivative of a function - Elementary Properties - Trigonometric, Inverse Trigonometric,
Hyperbolic, Inverse Hyperbolic Function – Derivatives - Methods of Differentiation - Second Order
c) Applications of Derivatives: Errors and approximations - Geometrical Interpretation of a derivative -
Equations of tangents and normals - Lengths of tangent, normal, sub tangent and sub normal - Angles
between two curves and condition for orthogonality of curves - Derivative as Rate of change - Rolle’s
Theorem and Lagrange’s Mean value theorem without proofs and their geometrical interpretation - Increasing
and decreasing functions - Maxima and Minima.
d) Integration : Integration as the inverse process of differentiation- Standard forms -properties of integrals -
Method of substitution- integration of Algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse
trigonometric functions - Integration by parts – Integration by Partial fractions method – Reduction formulae.
e) Definite Integrals: Definite Integral as the limit of sum - Interpretation of Definite Integral as an area -
Fundamental theorem of Integral Calculus (without proof) – Properties - Reduction formulae - Application of
Definite integral to areas.
ii) Differential equations: Formation of differential equation-Degree and order of an ordinary differential equation -
Solving differential equation by i) Variables separable method, ii) Homogeneous differential equation, iii) Non -
Homogeneous differential equation, iv) Linear differential equations.
Scope and excitement of Physics, Physics, technology and society, Fundamental forces in nature, Gravitational Force, Electromagnetic Force, Strong Nuclear Force, Weak Nuclear Force, Towards Unification of Forces, Nature of physical laws.
UNITS AND MEASUREMENTS
Introduction, The international system of units, Measurement of Length, Measurement of Large Distances, Estimation of Very Small Distances, Size of a Molecule, Range of Lengths, Measurement of Mass, Range of Masses, Measurement of time, Accuracy, precision of instruments and errors in measurement, Systematic errors, random errors, least count error, Absolute Error, Relative Error and Percentage Error, Combination of Errors, Significant figures, Rules for Arithmetic Operations with Significant Figures, Rounding off the Uncertain Digits, Rules for Determining the Uncertainty in the Results of Arithmetic Calculations, Dimensions of Physical Quantities, Dimensional Formulae and dimensional equations, Dimensional Analysis and its Applications, Checking the Dimensional Consistency of Equations, Deducing Relation among the Physical Quantities.
MOTION IN A STRAIGHT LINE
Position, path length and displacement, average velocity and average speed, instantaneous velocity and speed, acceleration, kinematic equations for uniformly accelerated motion, relative velocity.
MOTION IN A PLANE
Introduction, Scalars and vectors, position and displacement vectors, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by real numbers, addition and subtraction of vectors - graphical method, resolution of vectors, vector addition - analytical method, motion in a plane, position vector and displacement, velocity, acceleration, motion in a plane with constant acceleration, relative velocity in two dimensions, projectile motion, equation of path of a projectile, time of maximum height, maximum height of a projectile, horizontal range of projectile, uniform circular motion.
LAWS OF MOTION
Introduction, Aristotle’s fallacy, The law of inertia, Newton’s first law of motion, Newton’s second law of motion, momentum, Impulse, Newton’s third law of motion, Conservation of momentum, Equilibrium of a particle, Common forces in mechanics, friction, types of friction, static, kinetic and rolling frictions, Circular motion, Motion of a car on a level road, Motion of a car on a banked road, solving problems in mechanics.
WORK, ENERGY AND POWER
Introduction, The Scalar Product, Notions of work and kinetic energy, The work-energy theorem, Work, Kinetic energy, Work done by a variable force, The work-energy theorem for a variable force, The concept of Potential Energy, The conservation of Mechanical Energy, The Potential Energy of a spring, Various forms of energy, Heat, Chemical Energy, Electrical Energy, The Equivalence of Mass and Energy, Nuclear Energy, The Principle of Conservation of Energy, Power, Collisions, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, Collisions in one dimension, Coefficient of Restitution and its determination, Collisions in Two Dimensions.
SYSTEMS OF PARTICLES AND ROTATIONAL MOTION
Introduction, Rigid body motion, Centre of mass, Centre of Gravity, Motion of centre of mass, Linear momentum of a system of particles, Vector product of two vectors, Angular velocity and its relation with linear velocity, Angular acceleration, Kinematics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, Moment of force (Torque), Angular momentum of particle, Torque and angular momentum for a system of a particles, conservation of angular momentum, Equilibrium of a rigid body, Principle of moments, Moment of inertia, Theorems of perpendicular and parallel axes, Dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, Angular momentum in case of rotation about a fixed axis, Rolling motion, Kinetic Energy of Rolling Motion.
Introduction, Periodic and oscillatory motions, Period and frequency, Displacement, Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.), Simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion, Velocity and acceleration in simple harmonic motion, Force law for Simple harmonic Motion, Energy in simple harmonic motion, Some systems executing Simple Harmonic Motion, Oscillations due to a spring, The Simple Pendulum, Damped simple harmonic motion, Forced oscillations and resonance.
Introduction, Kepler’s laws, Universal law of gravitation, central forces, the gravitational constant, Acceleration due to gravity of the earth, Acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of earth, Gravitational potential energy, Escape speed, Orbital Speed, Earth satellites, Energy of an orbiting satellite, Geostationary and polar satellites, Weightlessness.
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS
Introduction, Elastic behaviour of solids, Stress and strain, Hooke’s law, Stress-strain curve, Elastic moduli, Young’s Modulus, Determination of Young’s Modulus of the Material of a Wire, Shear Modulus, Bulk Modulus, Poisson’s Ratio, Elastic Potential Energy in a Stretched wire, Applications of elastic behaviour of materials.
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS
Introduction, Pressure, Pascal’s Law, Variation of Pressure with Depth, Atmospheric Pressure and Gauge Pressure, Hydraulic Machines, Archimedes’ Principle, Streamline flow, Bernoulli’s principle, Speed of Efflux, Torricelli’s Law, Venturi- meter, Blood Flow and Heart Attack, Dynamic Lift, Viscosity, Variation of Viscosity of fluids with temperature, Stokes’ Law, Reynolds number, Critical Velocity, Surface tension and Surface Energy, Angle of Contact, Drops and Bubbles, Capillary Rise, Detergents and Surface Tension.
THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER
Introduction, Temperature and heat, Measurement of temperature, Ideal-gas equation and absolute temperature, Thermal expansion, Specific heat capacity, Calorimetry, Change of state, Triple Point, Regelation, Latent Heat, Heat transfer, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Black body Radiation, Greenhouse Effect, Newton’s law of cooling and its experimental verification.
Introduction, Thermal equilibrium, Zeroth law of thermodynamics, Heat, Internal Energy and work, First law of thermodynamics, Specific heat capacity, Specific heat capacity of water, Thermodynamic state variables and equation of State, Thermodynamic processes, Quasi-static process, Isothermal Process, Adiabatic Process, Isochoric Process, Isobaric process, Cyclic process, Heat engines, Refrigerators and heat pumps, Second law of thermodynamics, Reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot engine, Carnot’s theorem.
Introduction, Molecular nature of matter, Behaviour of gases, Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law, Kinetic theory of an ideal gas, Pressure of an Ideal Gas, Kinetic interpretation of temperature, Law of equipartition of energy, Specific heat capacity, Monatomic Gases, Diatomic Gases, Polyatomic Gases, Specific Heat Capacity of Solids, Specific Heat Capacity of Water, Mean free path.
Introduction, Transverse and longitudinal waves, displacement relation in a progressive wave, amplitude and phase, wavelength and angular wave number, period, angular frequency and frequency, the speed of a travelling wave, speed of a transverse wave on stretched string, speed of a longitudinal wave (speed of sound), the principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves and normal modes, beats, Doppler effect: source moving and observer stationary, observer moving and source stationary, both source and observer moving.
RAY OPTICS AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS
Introduction, Reflection of light by spherical mirrors, sign convention, focal length of spherical mirrors, the mirror equation, refraction, total internal reflection, total internal reflection in nature and its technological applications, refraction at spherical surfaces and by lenses, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact, refraction through a prism, dispersion by a prism, some natural phenomena due to sunlight, the rainbow, scattering of light, optical instruments, the eye, the simple and compound microscopes, refracting telescope and Cassegrain reflecting telescope.
Introduction, Huygens principle, refraction and reflection of plane waves using Huygens principle, refraction in a rarer medium (at the denser medium boundary), reflection of a plane wave by a plane surface, the Doppler effect, coherent and incoherent addition of waves, interference of light waves and Young‘s experiment, diffraction, the single slit diffraction, resolving power of optical instruments, the validity of ray optics, polarisation, polarisation by scattering, polarisation by reflection.
ELECTRIC CHARGES AND FIELDS
Introduction, Electric charge, conductors and insulators, charging by induction, basic properties of electric charges, additivity of charges, conservation of charge, quantization of charge, Coulomb’s law, forces between multiple charges, electric field, electric field due to a system of charges, physical significance of electric field, electric field lines, electric flux, electric dipole, the field of an electric dipole for points on the axial line and on the equatorial plane, physical significance of dipoles, dipole in a uniform external field, continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law, applications of Gauss’s law, field due to an infinitely long straight uniformly charged wire, field due to a uniformly charged infinite plane sheet, field due to a uniformly charged thin spherical shell.
ELECTROSTATIC POTENTIAL AND CAPACITANCE
Introduction, Electrostatic potential, potential due to a point charge, potential due to an electric dipole, potential due to a system of charges, equipotential surfaces, relation between field and potential, potential energy of a system of charges, potential energy in an external field, potential energy of a single charge, potential energy of a system of two charges in an external field, potential energy of a dipole in an external field, electrostatics of conductors, electrostatic shielding, dielectrics and polarisation, electric displacement, capacitors and capacitance, the parallel plate capacitor, effect of dielectric on capacitance, combination of capacitors, capacitors in series, capacitors in parallel, energy stored in a capacitor, Van de Graaff generator.
Introduction, Electric current, electric current in conductors, Ohm’s law, drift of electrons and the origin of resistivity, mobility, limitations of Ohm’s law, resistivity of various materials, colour code of resistors, Temperature dependence of resistivity, electrical energy, power, combination of resistors – series and parallel. Cells, EMF, internal resistance, cells in series and in parallel, Kirchhoff’s rules, Wheatstone Bridge, Meter Bridge, Potentiometer.
MOVING CHARGES AND MAGNETISM
Introduction, Magnetic force, sources and fields, magnetic field, Lorentz force, magnetic force on a current carrying conductor, motion in a magnetic field, helical motion of charged particles, motion in combined electric and magnetic fields, velocity selector, Cyclotron, magnetic field due to a current element, Biot – Savart’s law, Magnetic field on the axis of a circular current loop, Ampere’s circuital law, the solenoid and the toroid, force between two parallel current carrying conductors, the ampere (UNIT), torque on current loop, magnetic dipole, torque on a rectangular current loop in a uniform magnetic field, circular current loop as a magnetic dipole, the magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron, the Moving Coil Galvanometer; conversion into ammeter and voltmeter.
MAGNETISM AND MATTER
Introduction, The bar magnet, the magnetic field lines, bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, The dipole in a uniform magnetic field, the electrostatic analog, Magnetism and Gauss’s Law, The Earth’s magnetism, magnetic declination and dip, magnetisation and magnetic intensity, susceptibility, magnetic properties of materials; Diamagnetism, Paramagnetism, Ferromagnetism, Hysteresis loop, permanent magnets and electromagnets.
Introduction, The experiments of Faraday and Henry, magnetic flux, Faraday’s Law of induction, Lenz’s law and conservation of energy, motional electromotive force, energy consideration - a quantitative study, Eddy currents, inductance, mutual inductance, self inductance, AC generator.
Introduction, AC voltage applied to a resistor, representation of AC current and voltage by rotating vectors - Phasors, AC voltage applied to an inductor, AC voltage applied to a capacitor, AC voltage applied to a series LCR circuit, Phasor – diagram solution, analytical solution, resonance, sharpness of resonance, power in AC circuit, the power factor, LC oscillations, transformers.
Introduction, Displacement current, Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic waves, sources of electromagnetic waves, nature of electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum: radio waves, microwaves, infrared waves, visible rays, ultraviolet rays, X-rays, gamma rays.
DUAL NATURE OF RADIATION AND MATTER
Introduction, Electron emission, Photoelectric Effect, Hertz’s observations, Hallwachs and Lenard’s observations, experimental study of photoelectric effect, effect of intensity of light on photocurrent, effect of potential on photoelectric current, effect of frequency of incident radiation on stopping potential, Photoelectric effect and Wave theory of Light, Einstein’s Photoelectric equation, Energy Quantum of Radiation, particle nature of light, the photon, wave nature of matter, photocell, Davisson and Germer experiment.
Introduction, Alpha particle scattering and Rutherford’s nuclear model of atom, alpha particle trajectory, electron orbits, atomic spectra, spectral series, Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, energy levels, Franck – Hertz experiment, the line spectra of the hydrogen atom, de Broglie’s explanation of Bohr’s second postulate of quantization, LASER light.
Atomic masses and composition of nucleus, discovery of neutron, size of the nucleus, Mass - Energy and Nuclear Binding Energy, Nuclear Force, Radioactivity, Law of radioactive decay, Alpha decay, Beta decay, Gamma decay, Nuclear Energy, Fission, Nuclear reactor, nuclear fusion, energy generation in stars, controlled thermonuclear fusion.
SEMICONDUCTOR ELECTRONICS: MATERIALS, DEVICES AND SIMPLE CIRCUITS
Introduction, Classification of metals, conductors, and semiconductors on the basis of conductivity and energy bands, Band theory of solids, Intrinsic semiconductor, Extrinsic semiconductor, p-type semiconductor, n-type semiconductor, p-n junction formation, semiconductor diode, p-n junction diode under forward bias, p-n junction diode under reverse bias, Application of junction diode as a rectifier, special purpose p-n junction diodes, Zener diode, Zener diode as voltage regulator, Optoelectronic junction devices, Photodiode, light emitting diode, solar cell. Junction transistor, structure and action, Basic transistor circuit configurations and transistor characteristics, transistor as a switch and as an amplifier (CE – Configuration), Feedback amplifier and transistor oscillator, Digital Electronics and Logic gates, NOT, OR, AND, NAND and NOR Gates, Integrated circuits.
Introduction, Elements of a Communication system, basic terminology used in electronic communication systems, bandwidth of signals, bandwidth of transmission medium, propagation of electromagnetic waves, ground waves, sky waves, space wave, modulation and its necessity, size of the antenna or aerial, effective power radiated by an antenna, mixing up of signals from different transmitters, amplitude modulation, production of amplitude modulated wave, detection of amplitude modulated wave.
Sub- atomic particles; Atomic models –Rutherford’s Nuclear model of atom; Developments to the
Bohr’s model of atom; Nature of electromagnetic radiation; Particle nature of electromagnetic
radiation- Planck’s quantum theory; Bohr’s model for Hydrogen atom; Explanation of line spectrum
of hydrogen; Limitations of Bohr’s model; Quantum mechanical considerations of sub atomic
particles; Dual behaviour of matter; Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle; Quantum mechanical model
of an atom. Important features of Quantum mechanical model of atom; Orbitals and quantum
numbers; Shapes of atomic orbitals; Energies of orbitals; Filling of orbitals in atoms. Aufbau
Principle, Pauli’s exclusion Principle and Hund’s rule of maximum multiplicity; Electronic
configurations of atoms; Stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals.
CLASSIFICATION OF ELEMENTS AND PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES
Need to classify elements; Genesis of periodic classification; Modern periodic law and present form
of the periodic table; Nomenclature of elements with atomic number greater than 100; Electronic
configuration of elements and the periodic table; Electronic configuration and types of elements
s,p,d.and f blocks; Trends in physical properties:
(a) Atomic radius, (b) Ionic radius (c) Variation of size in inner transition elements, (d) Ionization
enthalpy,(e) Electron gain enthalpy, (f) Electro negativity; Periodic trends in chemical properties: (a)
Valence or Oxidation states, (b) Anomalous properties of second period elements - diagonal
relationship; Periodic trends and chemical reactivity.
CHEMICAL BONDING AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
Kossel - Lewis approach to chemical bonding, Octet rule, Representation of simple molecules,
formal charges, limitations of octet rule; Ionic or electrovalent bond - Factors favourable for the
formation of ionic compounds- Crystal structure of sodium chloride, General properties of ionic
compounds; Bond Parameters - bond length, bond angle, and bond enthalpy, bond order, resonance-
Polarity of bonds dipole moment-Fajan rules; Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR)
theory; Predicting the geometry of simple molecules; Valence bond theory-Orbital overlap concept-
Directional properties of bonds-overlapping of atomic orbitals-types of overlapping and nature of
covalent bonds-strength of sigma and pi bonds-Factors favouring the formation of covalent bonds;
Hybridisation- different types of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals- shapes of simple
covalent molecules; Coordinate bond - definition with examples; Molecular orbital theory -
Formation of molecular orbitals, Linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO)-conditions for
combination of atomic orbitals - Energy level diagrams for molecular orbitals -Bonding in some
homo nuclear diatomic molecules- H2, He2, Li2, B2, C2, N2 and O2; Hydrogen bonding-cause of
formation of hydrogen bond - Types of hydrogen bonds-inter and intra molecular-General properties
of hydrogen bonds.
STATES OF MATTER: GASES AND LIQUIDS
Intermolecular forces; Thermal Energy; Intermolecular forces Vs Thermal interactions; The
Gaseous State; The Gas Laws; Ideal gas equation; Graham’s law of diffusion - Dalton’s Law of
partial pressures; Kinetic molecular theory of gases; Kinetic gas equation of an ideal gas (No
derivation) deduction of gas laws from Kinetic gas equation; Distribution of molecular speeds - rms,
average and most probable speeds-Kinetic energy of gas molecules; Behaviour of real gases -
Deviation from Ideal gas behaviour - Compressibility factor Vs Pressure diagrams of real gases;
Liquefaction of gases; Liquid State - Properties of Liquids in terms of Inter molecular interactions -
Vapour pressure, Viscosity and Surface tension (Qualitative idea only. No mathematical derivation).
Some Basic Concepts - Properties of matter - uncertainty in Measurement-significant figures,
dimensional analysis; Laws of Chemical Combinations - Law of Conservation of Mass, Law of
Definite Proportions, Law of Multiple Proportions, Gay Lussac’s Law of Gaseous Volumes,
Dalton’s Atomic Theory, Avogadro Law, Examples; Atomic and molecular masses- mole concept
and molar mass. Concept of equivalent weight; Percentage composition of compounds and
calculations of empirical and molecular formulae of compounds; Stoichiometry and stoichiometric
calculations-limiting reagent; Methods of Expressing concentrations of solutions-mass percent, mole
fraction, molarity, molality and normality; Redox reactions-classical idea of redox reactions,
oxidation and reduction reactions-redox reactions in terms of electron transfer; Oxidation number
concept; Types of Redox reactions- combination, decomposition, displacement and
disproportionation reactions; Balancing of redox reactions - oxidation number method Half reaction
(ion-electron) method; Redox reactions in Titrimetry.
Thermodynamic Terms; The system and the surroundings; Types of systems and surroundings; The
state of the system; The Internal Energy as a State Function. (a) Work (b) Heat (c) The general case,
the first law of Thermodynamics; Applications; Work; Enthalpy, H- a useful new state function;
Extensive and intensive properties; Heat capacity; The relationship between Cp and Cv;
Measurement of U and H: Calorimetry; Enthalpy change, rH of reactions - reaction Enthalpy (a)
Standard enthalpy of reactions, (b) Enthalpy changes during transformations, (c) Standard enthalpy
of formation, (d) Thermo chemical equations (e) Hess’s law of constant Heat summation; Enthalpies
for different types of reactions. (a) Standard enthalpy of combustion (ΔcH), (b) Enthalpy of
atomization (ΔaH), phase transition, sublimation and ionization, (c) Bond Enthalpy (ΔbondH ), (d)
Enthalpy of solution (ΔsolH) and dilution-lattice enthalpy; Spontaneity. (a) Is decrease in enthalpy a
criterion for spontaneity? (b) Entropy and spontaneity, the second law of thermodynamics, (c) Gibbs
Energy and spontaneity; Gibbs Energy change and equilibrium; Absolute entropy and the third law
CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM AND ACIDS-BASES
Equilibrium in Physical process; Equilibrium in chemical process - Dynamic Equilibrium; Law of
chemical Equilibrium - Law of mass action and Equilibrium constant; Homogeneous Equilibria,
Equilibrium constant in gaseous systems. Relationship between KP and Kc; Heterogeneous
Equilibria; Applications of Equilibrium constant; Relationship between Equilibrium constant K,
reaction quotient Q and Gibbs energy G; Factors affecting Equilibria.-Le-chatlier principle
application to industrial synthesis of Ammonia and Sulphur trioxide; Ionic Equilibrium in solutions;
Acids, bases and salts- Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis concepts of acids and bases;
Ionisation of Acids and Bases - Ionisation constant of water and its ionic product- pH scaleionisation
constants of weak acids-ionisation of weak bases-relation between Ka and Kb-Di and poly
basic acids and di and poly acidic Bases-Factors affecting acid strength- Common ion effect in the
ionization of acids and bases-Hydrolysis of salts and pH of their solutions; Buffer solutionsdesigning
of buffer solution-Preparation of Acidic buffer; Solubility Equilibria of sparingly soluble
salts. Solubility product constant Common ion effect on solubility of Ionic salts.
HYDROGEN AND ITS COMPOUNDS
Position of hydrogen in the periodic table; Dihydrogen-Occurence and Isotopes; Preparation of
Dihydrogen; Properties of Dihydrogen; Hydrides: Ionic, covalent, and non-stiochiometric hydrides;
Water: Physical properties; structure of water, ice. Chemical properties of water; hard and soft
water, Temporary and permanent hardness of water; Hydrogen peroxide: Preparation; Physical
properties; structure and chemical properties; storage and uses; Heavy Water; Hydrogen as a fuel.
THE s - BLOCK ELEMENTS (ALKALI AND ALKALINE EARTH METALS)
Group 1 Elements : Alkali metals; Electronic configurations; Atomic and Ionic radii; Ionization
enthalpy; Hydration enthalpy; Physical properties; Chemical properties; Uses; General
characteristics of the compounds of the alkali metals: Oxides; Halides; Salts of oxo Acids;
Anomalous properties of Lithium: Differences and similarities with other alkali metals, Diagonal
relationship; similarities between Lithium and Magnesium; Some important compounds of Sodium:
Sodium Carbonate; Sodium Chloride; Sodium Hydroxide; Sodium hydrogen carbonate; Biological
importance of Sodium and Potassium.
Group 2 Elements: Alkaline earth elements; Electronic configuration; Ionization enthalpy;
Hydration enthalpy; Physical properties, Chemical properties; Uses; General characteristics of
compounds of the Alkaline Earth Metals: Oxides, hydroxides, halides, salts of oxoacids
(Carbonates; Sulphates and Nitrates); Anomalous behavior of Beryllium; its diagonal relationship
with Aluminium; Some important compounds of calcium: Preparation and uses of Calcium Oxide;
Calcium Hydroxide; Calcium Carbonate; Plaster of Paris; Cement; Biological importance of
Calcium and Magnesium.
p- BLOCK ELEMENTS GROUP 13 (BORON FAMILY)
General introduction - Electronic configuration, Atomic radii, Ionization enthalpy, Electro
negativity; Physical & Chemical properties; Important trends and anomalous properties of boron;
Some important compounds of boron - Borax, Ortho boric acid,diborane; Uses of boron, aluminium
and their compounds.
p-BLOCK ELEMENTS - GROUP 14 (CARBON FAMILY)
General introduction - Electronic configuration, Atomic radii, Ionization enthalpy, Electro
negativity; Physical & Chemical properties; Important trends and anomalous properties of carbon;
Allotropes of carbon; Uses of carbon; Some important compounds of carbon and silicon -
carbonmonoxide, carbon dioxide, Silica, silicones, silicates and zeolites.
Definition of terms: Air, Water and Soil Pollutions; Environmental Pollution; Atmospheric
pollution; Tropospheric Pollution; Gaseous Air Pollutants (Oxides of Sulphur; Oxides of Nitrogen;
Hydrocarbons; Oxides of Carbon (CO, CO2). Global warming and Green house effect; Acid Rain-
Particulate Pollutants- Smog; Stratospheric Pollution: Formation and breakdown of Ozone- Ozone
hole- effects of depletion of the Ozone Layer; Water Pollution: Causes of Water Pollution;
International standards for drinking water; Soil Pollution: Pesticides, Industrial Wastes; Strategies to
control environmental pollution- waste Management- collection and disposal; Green Chemistry:
Green chemistry in day-to-day life; Dry cleaning of clothes; Bleaching of paper; Synthesis of
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY-SOME BASIC PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES AND
General introduction; Tetravalency of Carbon: shapes of organic compounds; Structural
representations of organic compounds; Classification of organic compounds; Nomenclature of
organic compounds; Isomerism; Fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanisms; Fission of
covalent bond; Nucleophiles and electrophiles; Electron movements in organic reactions; Electron
displacement effects in covalent bonds: inductive effect, resonance, resonance effect, electromeric
effect, hyper conjugation; Types of Organic reactions; Methods of purification of organic
compounds; Qualitative elemental analysis of organic compounds; Quantitative elemental analysis
of organic compounds.
Classification of Hydrocarbons; Alkanes - Nomenclature, isomerism (structural and conformations
of ethane only); Preparation of alkanes; Properties - Physical properties and chemical Reactivity,
Substitution reactions - Halogenation(free radical mechanism), Combustion, Controlled Oxidation,
Isomerisation, Aromatization, reaction with steam and Pyrolysis; Alkenes- Nomenclature, structure
of ethene, Isomerism (structural and geometrical); Methods of preparation; Properties- Physical and
chemical reactions: Addition of Hydrogen, halogen, water, sulphuric acid, Hydrogen halides
(Mechanism- ionic and peroxide effect, Markovnikov’s, antiMarkovnikov’s or Kharasch effect).
Oxidation, Ozonolysis and Polymerization; Alkynes - Nomenclature and isomerism, structure of
acetylene. Methods of preparation of acetylene; Physical properties, Chemical reactions- acidic
character of acetylene, addition reactions- of hydrogen, Halogen, Hydrogen halides and water.
Polymerization; Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Nomenclature and isomerism, Structure of benzene,
Resonance and aromaticity; Preparation of benzene. Physical properties. Chemical properties:
Mechanism of electrophilic substitution. Electrophilic substitution reactions- Nitration,
Sulphonation, Halogenation, Friedel-Craft’ alkylation and acylation; Directive influence of
functional groups in mono substituted benzene, Carcinogenicity and toxicity.
General characteristics of solid state; Amorphous and crystalline solids; Classification of
crystalline solids based on different binding forces (molecular, ionic, metallic and covalent solids);
Probing the structure of solids: X-ray crystallography; Crystal lattices and unit cells. Bravais
lattices primitive and centred unit cells; Number of atoms in a unit cell (primitive, body centred
and face centred cubic unit cell); Close packed structures: Close packing in one dimension, in two
dimensions and in three dimensions- tetrahedral and octahedral voids- formula of a compound and
number of voids filled- locating tetrahedral and octahedral voids; Packing efficiency in simple
cubic, bcc and in hcp, ccp lattice; Calculations involving unit cell dimensions-density of the unit
cell; Imperfections in solids-types of point defects-stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric defects;
Electrical properties-conduction of electricity in metals, semiconductors and insulators- band theory
of metals; Magnetic properties.
Types of solutions; Expressing concentration of solutions - mass percentage, volume percentage,
mass by volume percentage, parts per million, mole fraction, molarity and molality; Solubility:
Solubility of a solid in a liquid, solubility of a gas in a liquid, Henry’s law; Vapour pressure of
liquid solutions: vapour pressure of liquid- liquid solutions. Raoult’s law as a special case of
Henry’s law -vapour pressure of solutions of solids in liquids; Ideal and non-ideal solutions;
Colligative properties and determination of molar mass-relative lowering of vapour pressureelevation
of boiling point-depression of freezing point-osmosis and osmotic pressure-reverse
osmosis and water purification; Abnormal molar masses-van’t Hoff factor.
ELECTROCHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL KINETICS
ELECTROCHEMISTRY: Electrochemical cells; Galvanic cells: measurement of electrode
potentials; Nernst equation- equilibrium constant from Nernst equation- electrochemical cell and
Gibbs energy of the cell reaction; Conductance of electrolytic solutions- measurement of the
conductivity of ionic solutions-variation of conductivity and molar conductivity with concentrationstrong
electrolytes and weak electrolytes-applications of Kohlrausch’s law; Electrolytic cells and
electrolysis: Faraday’s laws of electrolysis-products of electrolysis; Batteries: primary batteries
and secondary batteries; Fuel cells; Corrosion of metals-Hydrogen economy.
CHEMICAL KINETICS: Rate of a chemical reaction; Factors influencing rate of a reaction:
dependance of rate on concentration- rate expression and rate constant- order of a reaction,
molecularity of a reaction; Integrated rate equations-zero order reactions-first order reactions- half
life of a reaction; Pseudo first order reaction; Temperature dependence of the rate of a reaction -
effect of catalyst;Collision theory of chemical reaction rates.
Adsorption : Distinction between adsorption and absorption-mechanism of adsorption-types of
adsorption- characteristics of physisorption-characteristics of chemisorptions-adsorption isothermsadsorption
from solution phase-applications of adsorption; Catalysis: Catalysts, promoters and
poisons-auto catalysis- homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis-adsorption theory of
heterogeneous catalysis-important features of solid catalysts: (a)activity (b)selectivity-shapeselective
catalysis by zeolites-enzyme catalysis-characteristics and mechanism- catalysts in industry;
Colloids; Classification of colloids: Classification based on physical state of dispersed phase and
dispersion medium- classification based on nature of interaction between dispersed phase and
dispersion medium- classification based on type of particles of the dispersed phase- multi molecular,
macromolecular and associated colloids- cleansing action of soaps-preparation of colloidspurification
of colloidal solutions-properties of colloidal solutions: Colligative properties, Tyndal
effect, colour, Brownian movement-charge on colloidal particles, electrophoresis; coagulationprecipitation
methods-coagulation of lyophilic sols and protection of colloids- Emulsions; Colloids
around us- application of colloids.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF METALLURGY
Occurrence of metals; Concentration of ores-levigation, magnetic separation, froth floatation,
leaching; Extraction of crude metal from concentrated ore-conversion to oxide, reduction of oxide
to the metal; Thermodynamic principles of metallurgy – Ellingham diagram-limitationsapplications-
extraction of iron, copper and zinc from their oxides; Electrochemical principles of
metallurgy; Oxidation and reduction; Refining of crude metal-distillation, liquation poling,
electrolytic refining, zone refining and vapour phase refining; Uses of aluminium, copper, zinc and
GROUP-15 ELEMENTS : Occurrence- electronic configuration, atomic and ionic radii, ionisation
enthalpy, electronegativity, physical and chemical properties; Dinitrogen-preparation, properties and
uses; Compounds of nitrogen-preparation, properties and uses of ammonia; Oxides of nitrogen;
Preparation and properties of nitric acid; Phosphorous-allotropic forms; Phosphine-preparation,
properties and uses; Phosphorous halides; Oxoacids of phosphorous
GROUP-16 ELEMENTS: Occurrence- electronic configuration, atomic and ionic radii, ionisation
enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, physical and chemical properties;
Dioxygen- preparation, properties and uses; Simple oxides; Ozone-preparation, properties, structure
and uses; Sulphur-allotropic forms; Sulphur dioxide-preparation, properties and uses; Oxoacids of
sulphur; Sulphuric acid- manufacture, properties and uses.
GROUP-17 ELEMENTS: Occurrence, electronic configuration, atomic and ionic radii, ionisation
enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, physical and chemical properties; Chlorinepreparation,
properties and uses; Hydrogen chloride- preparation, properties and uses; Oxoacids of
halogens; Interhalogen compounds- preparation, properties and uses.
GROUP-18 ELEMENTS : Occurrence, electronic configuration, ionization enthalpy, atomic radii,
electron gain enthalpy, physical and chemical properties(a) Xenon-fluorine compounds- XeF2,XeF4 and
XeF6 -preparation, hydrolysis and formation of fluoro anions-structures of XeF2, XeF4 and XeF6 (b)
Xenon-oxygen compounds XeO3 and XeOF4 - their formation and structures-uses of noble gases.
d AND f BLOCK ELEMENTS & COORDINATION COMPOUNDS
d AND f BLOCK ELEMENTS : Position in the periodic table; Electronic configuration of the dblock
elements; General properties of the transition elements (d-block) -physical properties,
variation in atomic and ionic sizes of transition series, ionisation enthalpies, oxidation states, trends
in the M²+/M and M³+/M²+ standard electrode potentials, trends in stability of higher oxidation
states, chemical reactivity and Eθ values, magnetic properties, formation of coloured ions,
formation of complex compounds, catalytic properties, formation of interstitial compounds, alloy
formation; Some important compounds of transition elements-oxides and oxoanions of metalspreparation,
properties and uses of potassium dichromate and potassium permanganate-structures of
chromate, dichromate, manganate and permanganate ions; Inner transition elements(f-block)-
lanthanoids- electronic configuration-atomic and ionic sizes-oxidation states- general characteristics;
Actinoids-electronic configuration atomic and ionic sizes, oxidation states, general characteristics
and comparison with lanthanoids; Some applications of d and f block elements.
COORDINATION COMPOUNDS: Werner’s theory of coordination compounds; Definitions of
some terms used in coordination compounds; Nomenclature of coordination compounds-IUPAC
nomenclature; Isomerism in coordination compounds- (a)Stereo isomerism-Geometrical and optical
isomerism (b)Structural isomerism-linkage, coordination, ionisation and hydrate isomerism;
Bonding in coordination compounds. (a)Valence bond theory - magnetic properties of coordination
compounds-limitations of valence bond theory (b) Crystal field theory (i) Crystal field splitting in
octahedral and tetrahedral coordination entities (ii) Colour in coordination compounds- limitations
of crystal field theory; Bonding in metal carbonyls; Stability of coordination compounds;
Importance and applications of coordination compounds.
Classification of Polymers -Classification based on source, structure, mode of
polymerization, molecular forces and growth polymerization; Types of polymerization reactionsaddition
polymerization or chain growth polymerization-ionic polymerization, free radical
mechanism-preparation of addition polymers-polythene, teflon and polyacrylonitrile-condensation
polymerization or step growth polymerization-polyamides-preparation of Nylon 6,6 and nylon 6-
poly esters-terylene-bakelite, melamine-formaldehyde polymers; copolymerization- Rubber- natural
rubber-vulcanisation of rubber-Synthetic rubbers-preparation of neoprene and buna-N; Molecular
mass of polymers-number average and weight average molecular masses- poly dispersity
index(PDI); Biodegradable polymers-PHBV, Nylon 2-nylon 6; Polymers of commercial importancepolypropene,
polystyrene, polyvinylchloride (PVC), urea-formaldehyde resin, glyptal and bakelite -
their monomers, structures and uses.
Carbohydrates - Classification of carbohydrates- Monosaccharides: preparation of glucose from
sucrose and starch- Properties and structure of glucose- D,L configurations and (+), (-) notations
of glucose-Structure of fructose; Disaccharides: Sucrose- preparation, structure; Invert sugar-
Structures of maltose and lactose- Polysaccharides: Structures of starch, cellulose and glycogen-
Importance of carbohydrates; Proteins- Aminoacids: Natural aminoacids-classification of
aminoacids - structures and D and L forms-Zwitter ions; Proteins: Structures, classification, fibrous
and globular- primary, secondary, tertiary and quarternary structures of proteins- Denaturation of
proteins; Enzymes: Enzymes, mechanism of enzyme action; Vitamins: Explanation-namesclassification
of vitamins - sources of vitamins-deficiency diseases of different types of vitamins;
Nucleic acids: chemical composition of nucleic acids, structures of nucleic acids, DNA finger
printing biological functions of nucleic acids; Hormones: Definition, different types of hormones,
their production, biological activity, diseases due to their abnormal activities.
CHEMISTRY IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Drugs and their classification: (a) Classification of drugs on the basis of pharmocological effect (b)
Classification of drugs on the basis of drug action (c) Classification of drugs on the basis of
chemical structure (d) Classification of drugs on the basis of molecular targets; Drug-Target
interaction-Enzymes as drug targets (a) Catalytic action of enzymes (b) Drug-enzyme interaction,
receptors as drug targets; Therapeutic action of different classes of drugs: antacids, antihistamines,
neurologically active drugs: tranquilizers, analgesics-non-narcotic, narcotic analgesics,
antimicrobials-antibiotics, antiseptics and disinfectants- antifertility drugs; Chemicals in foodartificial
sweetening agents, food preservatives, antioxidants in food; Cleansing agents-soaps and
synthetic detergents – types and examples.
HALOALKANES AND HALOARENES
Classification and nomenclature; Nature of C-X bond; Methods of preparation: Alkyl halides and
aryl halides- from alcohols, from hydrocarbons (a) by free radical halogenation (b) by electrophilic
substitution (c) by replacement of diazonium group(Sandmeyer reaction) (d) by the addition of
hydrogen halides and halogens to alkenes-by halogen exchange reactions; Physical propertiesmelting
and boiling points, density and solubility; Chemical reactions: Reactions of haloalkanes
(i)Nucleophilic substitution reactions (a) SN² mechanism (b) SN¹ mechanism (c) stereochemical
aspects of nucleophilic substitution reactions-optical activity (ii) Elimination reactions
(iii) Reaction with metals-Reactions of haloarenes: (i) Nucleophilic substitution (ii)Electrophilic
substitution and (iii) Reaction with metals; Polyhalogen compounds: Uses and environmental effects
of dichloro methane, trichloromethane triiodomethane, tetrachloro methane, freons and DDT.
ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING C, H AND O (Alcohols, Phenols,
Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids)
ALCOHOLS, PHENOLS AND ETHERS
Alcohols, phenols and ethers -classification; Nomenclature: (a)Alcohols, (b)phenols and (c) ethers;
Structures of hydroxy and ether functional groups; Methods of preparation: Alcohols from alkenes
and carbonyl compounds, from Grignard reagents; Phenols from haloarenes, benzene sulphonic
acid, diazonium salts, cumene; Physical propertics of alcohols and phenols; Chemical reactions of
alcohols and phenols (i) Reactions involving cleavage of O-H bond in alcohols-Acidity of alcohols
and phenols, esterification (ii) Reactions involving cleavage of C- O bond- reactions with HX, PX3,
dehydration and oxidation (iii) Reactions of phenols- electrophilic aromatic substitution, Kolbe’s
reaction, Reimer - Tiemann reaction, reaction with zinc dust, oxidation; Commercially important
alcohols (methanol,ethanol); Ethers-Methods of preparation: By dehydration of alcohols,
Williamson synthesis- Physical properties-Chemical reactions: Cleavage of C-O bond and
electrophilic substitution of aromatic ethers (anisole).
ALDEHYDES AND KETONES
Nomenclature and structure of carbonyl group; Preparation of aldehydes and ketones-(1) by
oxidation of alcohols (2) by dehydrogenation of alcohols (3) from hydrocarbons -Preparation of
aldehydes (1) from acyl chlorides (2) from nitriles and esters(3) from hydrocarbons-Preparation of
ketones(1) from acyl chlorides (2)from nitriles (3)from benzene or substituted benzenes; Physical
properties of aldehydes and ketones; Chemical reactions of aldehydes and ketones-nucleophilic
addition, reduction, oxidation, reactions due to α-
Hydrogen and other reactions (Cannizzaro reaction,electrophilic substitution reaction); Uses
of aldehydes and ketones.
Nomenclature and structure of carboxylgroup; Methods of preparation of carboxylic acids (1)from
primary alcohols and aldehydes (2) from alkylbenzenes(3)from nitriles and amides (4)from
Grignard reagents (5) from acyl halides and anhydrides (6) from esters; Physical properties;
Chemical reactions: (i) Reactions involving cleavage of O-H bond-acidity, reactions with metals
and alkalies (ii) Reactions involving cleavage of C-OH bond- formation of anhydride, reactions with
PCl5, PCl3, SOCl2, esterification and reaction with ammonia (iii) Reactions involving-COOH groupreduction,
decarboxylation (iv) Substitution reactions in the hydrocarbon part - halogenation and
ring substitution; Uses of carboxylicacids.
ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING NITROGEN
Structure of amines; Classification; Nomenclature; Preparation of amines: reduction of nitro
compounds, ammonolysis of alkyl halides, reduction of nitriles, reduction of amides, Gabriel
phthalimide synthesis and Hoffmann bromamide degradation reaction; Physical properties;
Chemical reactions: basic character of amines, alkylation, acylation, carbyl amine reaction, reaction
with nitrous acid, reaction with aryl sulphonyl chloride, electrophilic substitution of aromatic amines
(aniline)-bromination, nitration and sulphonation.
Methods of preparation of diazonium salts (by diazotization) Physical properties; Chemical reactions:
Reactions involving displacement of Nitrogen; Sandmeyer reaction, Gatterman reaction, replacement by
i) iodiode and fluoride ions ii) hydrogen, hydroxyl and Nitro groups; reactions involving retention of
diazo group; coupling reactions; Importance of diazonium salts in synthesis of aromatic compounds.
CYANIDES AND ISOCYANIDES
Structure and nomenclature of cyanides and isocyanides; Preparation, physical properties and chemical
reactions of cyanides and isocyanides.
DIVERSITY IN THE LIVING WORLD
The living world: What is living? Diversity in the living world; Taxonomic categories and
Biological Classification: Five kingdom classification - Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and
Animalia, Three domains of life (six kingdom classification), Viruses, Viroids, Prions & Lichens.
Science of plants – Botany: Origin, Development, Scope of Botany and Branches of Botany.
Plant Kingdom: Salient features, classification and alternation of generations of the plants of the
following groups - Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms.
STRUCTURAL ORGANISATION IN PLANTS- MORPHOLOGY
Morphology of flowering Plants
Vegetative: Parts of a typical Angiospermic plant; Vegetative morphology and modifications-
Root, Stem and Leaf- types; Venation, Phyllotaxy.
Reproductive: Inflorescence - Racemose, Cymose and special types (in brief).
Flower: Parts of a flower and their detailed description; Aestivation, Placentation.
Fruits: Types- True, False and parthenocarpic fruits.
REPRODUCTION IN PLANTS
Modes of Reproduction: A sexual reproduction, binary fission, Sporulation, budding,
fragmentation, vegetative propagation in plants, Sexual reproduction-in brief, Overview of
angiosperm life cycle.
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants: Stamen, microsporangium, pollen grain. Pistil,
megasporangium (ovule) and embryo sac; Development of male and female gametophytes.
Pollination - Types, agents, Out breeding devices and Pollen - Pistil interaction. Double
Fertilization; Post fertilisation events: Development of endosperm and embryo; development of
seed, Structure of Dicotyledonous and Monocotyledonous seeds, Significance of fruit and seed.
Special modes - Apomixis, parthenocarpy, polyembryony.
Taxonomy of angiosperms: Introduction. Types of Systems of classification (In brief). Semi-
Technical description of a typical flowering plant. Description of Families: Fabaceae, Solanaceae
CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
Cell - The Unit of Life: Cell- Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life- overview of the cell. Prokaryotic and
Eukoryotic cells , Ultra Structure of Plant cell (structure in detail and functions in brief), Cell membrane, Cell
wall, Cell organelles: Endoplasmic reticulum, Mitochondria, Plastids, Ribosomes, Golgi bodies, Vacuoles,
Lysosomes, Microbodies, Centrosome and Centriole, Cilia, Flagella, Cytoskeleton and Nucleus. Chromosomes:
Number, structural organization; Nucleosome.
Biomolecules: Structure and function of Proteins, Carbohydrates, Lipids and Nucleic acids. Cell cycle and Cell
Division: Cell cycle, Mitosis, Meiosis - significance.
INTERNAL ORGANISATION OF PLANTS
Histology and Anatomy of Flowering Plants: Tissues - Types, structure and functions:
Meristematic; Permanent tissues - Simple and Complex tissues. Tissue systems - Types, structure
and function: Epidermal, Ground and Vascular tissue systems. Anatomy of Dicotyledonous and
Monocotyledonous plants - Root, Stem and Leaf. Secondary growth in Dicot stem and Dicot root.
Ecological Adaptations, Succession and Ecological Services: Introduction. Plant communities and
Ecological adaptations: Hydrophytes, Mesophytes and Xerophytes. Plant succession. Ecological services-
Carbon fixation, Oxygen release and pollination (in brief).
Transport in Plants: Means of Transport- Diffusion, Facilitated Diffusion, Passive
symports and antiports, Active Transport, Comparison of Different Transport Processes, Plant-
Water Relations- Water Potential, Osmosis, Plasmolysis, Imbibition, Long Distance Transport
of Water- Water Movement up a Plant, Root Pressure, Transpiration pull, Transpiration-
Opening and Closing of Stomata, Transpiration and Photosynthesis - a compromise
Uptake and Transport of Mineral Nutrients- Uptake of Mineral Ions, Translocation of Mineral
Ions, Phloem transport: Flow from Source to Sink-The Pressure Flow or Mass Flow Hypothesis.
Mineral Nutrition: Methods to Study the Mineral Requirements of Plants, Essential Mineral
Elements-Criteria for Essentiality, Macronutrients, Micronutrients, Role of Macro- and
Micronutrients, Deficiency Symptoms of Essential Elements, Toxicity of Micronutrients,
Mechanism of Absorption of Elements, Translocation of Solutes, Soil as Reservoir of Essential
Elements, Metabolism of Nitrogen-Nitrogen Cycle, Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Symbiotic
nitrogen fixation, Nodule Formation. Enzymes: Chemical Reactions, Enzymatic Conversions,
Nature of Enzyme Action, Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity, Temperature and pH, Concentration
of Substrate, Classification and Nomenclature of Enzymes, Co-factors. Photosynthesis in Higher Plants: Early
Experiments, Site of Photosynthesis, Pigments Involved in Photosynthesis, Light Reaction, The Electron
Transport-Splitting of Water, Cyclic and Noncyclic Photo-phosphorylation, Chemiosmotic Hypothesis, Biosynthetic
phase- The Primary Acceptor of CO2, The Calvin Cycle, The C4 Pathway, Photorespiration, Factors affecting
Photosynthesis. Respiration of Plants: Cellular respiration, Glycolysis, Fermentation, Aerobic Respiration -
Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, Electron Transport System (ETS) and Oxidative Phosphorylation, The
Respiratory Balance Sheet, Amphibolic Pathway, Respiratory Quotient. Plant Growth and
Development: Growth- Plant Growth, Phases of Growth, Growth Rates, Conditions for
Growth, Differentiation, Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation, Development, Plant Growth
Regulators- Discovery, Physiological Effects of Plant Growth Regulators, Auxins,
Gibberellins, Cytokinins, Ethylene, Abscisic acid, Seed Dormancy, Photoperiodism,
Bacteria: Morphology of Bacteria, Bacterial cell structure - Nutrition, Reproduction-Sexual
Reproduction, Conjugation, Transformation, Transduction, The importance of Bacteria to Humans.
Viruses: Discovery, Classification of Viruses, structure of Viruses, Multiplication of
Bacteriophages – The lytic cycle, The Lysogenic Cycle, Viral diseases in Plants, Viral diseases in
Principles of Inheritance and Variation: Mendel’s Experiments, Inheritance of one gene
(Monohybrid Cross)-Back cross and Test cross, Law of Dominance, Law of Segregation or
Law of purity of gametes, Deviations from Mendelian concept of dominance - Incomplete
Dominance, Co-dominance, Explanation of the concept of dominance, Inheritance of two genes-
Law of Independent Assortment, Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance, Linkage and
Recombination, Mutations, Significance of mutations.
Molecular Basis of inheritance: The DNA- Structure of Polynucleotide Chain, Packaging of DNA
Helix,The Search for Genetic Material, Transforming Principle, Biochemical Characterisation
of Transforming Principle, The Genetic Material is DNA, Properties of Genetic Material (DNA
versus RNA), RNA World, Replication - The Experimental Proof, The Machinery and the
Enzymes, Transcription-Transcription Unit, Transcription Unit and the Gene, Types of RNA and
the process of Transcription, Genetic Code-Mutations and Genetic Code, tRNA- the Adapter
Molecule, Translation, Regulation of Gene Expression-The Lac operon.
Principles and processes of Biotechnology: Principles of Biotechnology-Construction of
the first artificial recombinant DNA molecule, Tools of Recombinant DNA Technology-
Restriction Enzymes, Cloning Vectors, Competent Host (For Transformation with Recombinant
DNA), Processes of Recombinant DNA Technology- Isolation of the Genetic Material (DNA),
Cutting of DNA at Specific Locations, Separation and isolation of DNA fragments, Insertion
of isolated gene into a suitable vector, Amplification of Gene of Interest using PCR, Insertion of Recombinant
DNA into the Host, Cell/Organism, Selection of Transformed host cells, Obtaining the Foreign Gene Product,
Downstream Processing. Biotechnology and its applications: Biotechnological Applications in
Agriculture-Bt Cotton, Pest Resistant Plants, Other applications of Biotechnology - Insulin,
Gene therapy, Molecular Diagnosis, ELISA, DNA fingerprinting, Transgenic plants, Bio-safety and
Ethical issues- Biopiracy.
PLANTS, MICROBES AND HUMAN WELFARE
Strategies for enhancement in food production : Plant Breeding- What is Plant Breeding?, Wheat
and Rice, Sugarcane, Millets, Plant Breeding for Disease Resistance, Methods of breeding for
disease resistance, Mutation, Plant Breeding for Developing Resistance to Insect Pests, Plant
Breeding for Improved Food Quality, Single Cell Protein (SCP), Tissue Culture. Microbes in
Human Welfare: Microbes in Household Products, Microbes in Industrial Products-Fermented
Beverages, Antibiotics, Chemicals, Enzymes and other Bioactive Molecules, Microbes in Sewage
Treatment, Primary treatment, Secondary treatment or Biological treatment, Microbes in
Production of Biogas, Microbes as Biocontrol Agents, Biological control of pests and diseases,
Microbes as Biofertilisers, Challenges posed by Microbes.
Diversity of Living World
What is life?; Nature, Scope & meaning of zoology; Branches of Zoology; Need for classification- Zoos
as tools for classification; Basic principles of Classification: Biological system of classification-
(Phylogenetic classification only); Levels or Hierarchy of classification; Nomenclature - Bi &
Trinominal; Species concept; Kingdom Animalia; Biodiversity - Meaning and distribution, Genetic
diversity, Species diversity, Ecosystem diversity(alpha,beta and gama), other attributes of biodiversity,
role of biodiversity, threats to biodiveristy, methods of conservation, IUCN Red data books,
Conservation of wild life in India -Legislation, Preservation, Organisations, Threatened species.
STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION IN ANIMALS
Levels of organization, Multicellularity: Diploblastic & Triploblastic conditions;
Asymmetry,Symmetry: Radial symmetry, and Bilateral symmetry (Brief account giving one example
for each type from the representative phyla); Acoelomates, Pseudocoelomates and Eucoelomates:
Schizo & Entero coelomates (Brief account of formation of coelom); Tissues: Epithelial, Connective,
Muscular and Nervous tissues.
ANIMAL DIVERSITY-I : INVERTEBRATE PHYLA
General Characters –Classification up to Classes with two or three examples – (Brief account only).
Porifera; Cnidaria; Ctenophora; Platyhelminthes; Nematoda; Annelida (Include Earthworm as a type
study adhering to NCERT text book); Arthropoda; Mollusca; Echinodermata; Hemichordata.
ANIMAL DIVERSITY-II: PHYLUM : CHORDATA
General Characters – Classification up to Classes - (Brief account only with two or three examples).
Phylum : Chordata; Sub phylum: Urochordata; Sub phylum: Cephalochordata; Sub phylum :
Vertebrata; Super class: Agnatha, Class Cyclostomata; Super class: Gnathostomata, Super class pisces,
Class: Chondricthyes, Class: Osteichthyes; Tetrapoda, Class: Amphibia (Include Frog as a type study
adhering to NCERT text book), Class: Reptilia, Class: Aves, Class: Mammalia.
LOCOMOTION & REPRODUCTION IN PROTOZOA
Locomotion: Definition, types of locomotor structures pseudopodia (basic idea of pseudopodia
without going into different types), flagella & cilia (Brief account giving two examples each);
Flagellar & Ciliary movement - Effective & Recovery strokes in Euglena, Synchronal & Metachronal
movements in Paramecium; Reproduction: Definition, types. Asexual Reproduction: Transeverse binary
fission in Paramecium & Longitudinal binary fission in Euglena. Multiple fission, Sexual Reproduction.
BIOLOGY & HUMAN WELFARE
Parasitism and parasitic adaptation; Health and disease: introduction; Life cycle, Pathogenecity, Treatment &
Prevention (Brief account only) 1. Entamoeba histolytica 2. Plasmodium vivax 3. Ascaris lumbricoides 4.
Wuchereria bancrofti; Brief account of pathogenecity, treatment & prevention of Typhoid, Pneumonia,
Common cold, & Ring worm; Drugs and Alcohol absuse.
TYPE STUDY OF PERIPLANETA AMERICANA
Habitat and habits; External features; Locomotion; Digestive system; Respiratory system; Circulatory
system; Excretory system; Nervous system - sense organs, structure of ommatidium; Reproductive
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
Organisms and Environment: Ecology, population, communities, habitat, niche, biome and ecosphere
(definitions only); Ecosystem: Elementary aspects only, Abiotic factors- Light, Temperature & Water
(Biological effects only), Ecological adaptations; Population interactions; Ecosystems: Types,
Components, Lake ecosystem; Food chains, Food web, Productivity and Energy flow in Ecosystem,
Ecological pyramids - Pyramids of numbers, biomass and energy; Nutritient cycling - Carbon, Nitrogen
& Phosphorous cycles (Brief account); Population attributes: Growth, Natality and Mortality, Age
distribution, Population regulation; Environmental issues.
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-I
Digestion and absorption: Alimentary canal and digestive glands; Role of digestive enzymes and
gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and
fats, egestion, Calorific value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats ; Nutritional disorders: Protein Energy
Malnutrion (PEM), Disorders of digestive system- indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhea,
Breathing and Respiration: Respiratory organs in animals; Respiratory system in humans;
Mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans - Exchange of gases, transport of gases and
regulation of respiration, Respiratory volumes; Respiratory disorders: Asthma, Emphysema,
Occupational respiratory disorders - Asbestosis, Silicosis, Siderosis, Black Lung Disease in coal miners.
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-II
Body Fluids and Circulation: Clotting of blood; Human circulatory system - structure of human heart and blood
vessels; Cardiac cycle, cardiac output, double circulation, regulation of cardiac activity; Disorders of
circulatory system: Hypertension, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, heart failure.
Excretory products and their elimination: Modes of excretion - Ammonotelism, Ureotelism,
Uricotelism, Human excretory system - structure of kidney and nephron; Urine formation,
osmoregulation; Regulation of kidney function -Renin-Angiotensin - Aldosterone system, Atrial
Natriuretic Factor, ADH and diabetes insipidus; Role of other organs in excretion; Disorders:
Uraemia, renal failure, renal calculi, nephritis, dialysis using artificial kidney.
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-III
Muscular and Skeletal system: Skeletal muscle - ultra structure; Contractile proteins & muscle contraction,
Skeletal system and its functions; Joints. Disorders of the muscular and skeletal system: myasthenia gravis,
tetany, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, gout, regormortis.
Neural control and co-ordination: Nervous system in human beings - Central nervous system,
Peripheral nervous system and Visceral nervous system, Generation and conduction of nerve
impulse; Reflex action; Sensory perception; Sense organs; Brief description of other receptors;
Elementary structure and functioning of eye and ear.
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-IV
Endocrine system and chemical co-ordination Endocrine glands and hormones; Human endocrine system -
Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Pineal, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Pancreas, Gonads; Mechanism of hormone
action, Role of hormones as messengers and regulators; Hypo and Hyper activity and related disorders: Common
disorders -Dwarfism, acromegaly, cretinism, goiter, exophthalmic goiter, diabetes, Addison’s disease, Cushing’s
Immune system: Basic concepts of Immunology - Types of Immunity - Innate Immunity, Acquired
Immunity, Active and Passive Immunity, Cell mediated Immunity and Humoral Immunity,
Interferon, HIV and AIDS.
Human Reproductive System: Male and female reproductive systems; Microscopic anatomy of testis
& ovary; Gametogenesis, Spermatogenesis & Oogenesis; Menstrual cycle; Fertilization, Embryo
development up to blastocyst formation, Implantation; Pregnancy, placenta formation,
Reproductive Health: Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases
(STD); Birth control - Need and methods, contraception and medical termination of pregnancy
(MTP); Amniocentesis; infertility and assisted reproductive technologies - IVF-ET, ZIFT, GIFT.
Heredity and variations. Mendel’s laws of inheritance with reference to Drosopila (Drosophila
melanogaster- Grey, Black body colour; Long, Vestigial wings), Pleiotropy, Multiple alleles and
inheritance blood groups, Rh-factor, Codominance ( Blood groups as example), elementary idea of
polygenic inheritance, skin colour in humans, sex-determination- in humans, birds, Fumea, genic
balance theory of sex detrmination, Haplodiploidy in honey bees; Sex linked inheritance- Haemophilia
and colorblindness, Mendelian disorders in humans- Thalassemia, Haemophilia, Sickle cell anaemia,
cystic fibrosis, Phenylketonuria, Alkaptonuria; Chromosomal disorders- Down syndrome, Turner’s
syndrome, Kleinfilter syndrome; Genome, Human genome project, and DNA finger printing.
Origin of Life, Biological evolution and Evidences for biological evolution (palaeontological,
comparative anatomical, embryological and molecular evidences); Theories of evolution: Lamarckism,
Darwin’s theory of Evolution-Natural Selection with example (Kettlewell’s experiments on Biston
betularia), Mutation Theory of Hugo De Vries; Modern synthetic theory of Evolution - Hardy
Weinberg law, Evolutionary forces, Types of Natural Selection; Gene flow and genetic drift; Variations
(mutations and genetic recombination); Adaptive radiation-viz., Darwin’s finches and adaptive radiation
in marsupials Human evolution; Speciation - Allopatric, sympatric; Reproductive isolation.
Apiculture, Animal Husbandry, Pisciculture, Poultry management, Dairy management, Animal breeding,
Bio-medical Technology, Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray, CT scan, MRI), ECG, EEG, Application of
Biotechnology in health, Human insulin and vaccine production; Gene Therapy; Transgenic animals;
ELISA; Vaccines, MABs, Cancer biology, stem cells.
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