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  • 1. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST CIVIL ENGINEERINGStrength of Materials : Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beam.Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses,stress transformation, Mohr’ s circle Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses,unsymmetrical bending, shear centre. Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, bucklingof column, combined and direct bending stresses.Structural Analysis: Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables andframes, displace- ments in statically determinate structures and analysis of staticallyindeterminate structures by force / energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slopedeflection and moment distribution methods), influence lines for determinate andindeterminate structures. Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis.Concrete Structures: Concrete Technology- properties of concrete, basics of mix design –Special Concretes - Concrete design basic working stress and limit state design concepts,analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear,compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete,analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads, IS Code provisions.Steel Structures: Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams andbeam-columns, column bases. Connections- simple and eccentric, beam-column connections,plate girders and trusses Plastic analysis of beams and frames, IS Code provisions.Soil Mechanics: Origin of soils, soil classification, three - phase system, fundamentaldefinitions; relationship and interrelationships, permeability and seepage, effective stressprinciple, consolidation, compaction, shear strength.Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations- scope, drilling bore holes, sampling,penetration testplate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopes-infinite slopes finite slopes. Foundation types-foundation design requirements. Shallowfoundations- bearing capacity effect of shape, water table and other factors, stressdistribution, settlement analysis in sands and clays. Deep foundations - pile types, dynamicand static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, negative skin friction.Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass,momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentumand Bernoulli’ s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Conceptof boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow inchannels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flowmeasurements in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling.Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines.Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, stage dischargerelationships, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channelrouting. Well hydraulics.Page 1 of 35
  • 2. Irrigation: Duty, delta, estimation of evapo-transpiration. Crop water requirements. Designof: lined and unlinedcanals, waterways, head works, gravity dams and spillways. Design ofweirs on permeable foundation. Types of irrigation system, irrigation methods. Water loggingand drainage, sodic soils.ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERINGWater requirements: Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for watertreatment. Drinkingwater standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surfacewater treatment,distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics ofwastewater. Primary,secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards.Domesticwastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary andsecondary treatmentUnit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal.Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, airpollution control, air quality standards and limits.Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solidwastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/recycle, energy recovery,treatment and disposal).Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution, measurement ofnoise and control of noise pollution.TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGHighway Planning: Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of pavingmaterials, design of flexible and rigid pavements.Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, theory of traffic flow, intersection design,traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity. - END -Page 2 of 35
  • 3. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST MECHANICAL ENGINEERING / ENERGY SYSTEMSSyllabus for Energy Systems: (The candidates having Mechanical Degree have to attend MechanicalEntrance Examination along with candidates applied for Mechanical Engineering.The candidates having Electrical Degree have to attend Electrical Entrance Examination along withcandidates applied for Electrical Engineering). 1. Thermodynamics. Laws. Properties of ideal and real gases and vapors, Power Cycles, Gas Power Cycle, Gas Turbine Cycles, Fuels and Combustion. 2. I. C. Engine. C.I and S.I. Engines, Detonation. Fuel injection and carburetion. Performance and Testing. Turbo prop. Engines, Rocket Engines. Elementary knowledge of Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Fuels. 3. Steam Boilers, Engines, Nozzles and Steam Turbines. Modern boilers. Steam Turbines, Types. Flow of steam thorough nozzles. Velocity diagrams for Impulse and Reaction Turbines. Efficiencies and Governing. 4. Compressors, Gas Dynamics and Gas Turbines. Reciprocating, centrifugal and axial flow compressors. Energy transfer equation. Velocity diagrams. Efficiency and Performance. Gas Turbine Cycle with multistage compression. Reheating and Regeneration. 5. Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Conduction. Convection and Radiation. Heat Transfer, Heat Exchangers, Boiling and condensation. Refrigeration and heat pump cycles. Refrigeration systems. Coefficient of performance. Psychometric and psychometric chart. Comfort indices. Cooling and dehumidification methods. Industrial Air-conditioning Processes. Cooling and heating loads calculations. 6. Fluid Mechanics and Machines. Fluids-Properties, Pressure. Forces, Buoyancy and stability. Laminar and turbulent flow, equation of continuity. Energy and momentum equation. Bernoulli’s Theorem. Dimensional analysis. Critical Reynolds number Layer concepts. Film lubrication. Incompressible flow through pipes, critical velocity. Friction loss due to sudden enlargement and contraction. Compressible flow through nozzles. 7. Theory of Machines. Velocity and acceleration of moving bodies; in machines. Inertia forces in machines. Cams; Gears and Geartrains, Flywheels and Governors. Balancing of Rotating and Reciprocating Masses. Free and Forced vibrations of systems. Critical speeds and whirling of shafts. 8. Machine Design. Design of : Joints-Threaded fasteners and Power Screws-Keys, Cotters, Couplings-Welded Joints. Transmission system :-Belt and chain drives-wire ropes-shafts. Gears-Sliding and Rolling bearings. 9. Engineering Mechanics. Forces and moments-Equilibrium and analysis of force systems-friction-centre of gravity, moment of Innertia-Kinetics. 10. Strength of Materials. Stress and strain in two dimension ; Mohr’s circles ; Relations between Elastic Constants. Beams :- Bending Moments, Shear forces and deflection.Page 3 of 35
  • 4. Shafts :- Combined bending, Direct and torsional stresses. Thick :-Walled cylinders and spheres under Pressure, Spring, Struts and Columns. Theories of failure. 11. Engineering Materials. Alloys and Alloying Materials, Heat treatment ; Composition Properties and uses. Plastics and other newer engineering materials. 12. Metallurgy. Phase diagrams of Alloy systems, Iron carbon system, Solidification, Heat treatment Processes. 13. Production Engineering. Metals Machining :-Cutting tools ; Tool Materials, Wear and Machinability, Measurement of cutting forces. Process :- Machining-Grinding, Boring, Gear Manufacturing, Metal forming, Metal Casting and Joining, Basic special purpose Programme and Numerically controlled machine Tools, Jigs and Fixtures (locating elements). 14. Welding Proceres. Gas welding, Arc welding, resistance welding-welding equipment. 15. Industrial Engineering. Work study and work measurement. Wage incentive. Design of Production Systems and Product Cost. Principals of plant Layout. Production Planning and Control. Material Handling. Operations Research. Linear Programming. Queuing Theory. Value Engineering. Network Analysis. CPM and PERT. Use of Computers. - END -Page 4 of 35
  • 5. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERINGMICRO ELECTRONICSSemi conductor physics, semiconductor Devices, single and multistage amplifiers, feedbackamplifiers, oscillators, high frequency transistor circuits, and power amplifiers, linear andnon-linear wave shaping circuits, differential amplifiers, operational amplifiers, linear andnonlinear applications of op-amp, PMOS, NMOS, CMOS, Bi-MOS technologies, VLSItechnology,VLSI circuit design process, gate-level design using PLAs, FPGAs, CPLDs andPALs-design approach.DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGNLogic families, Bipolar Logic & Interfacing, Digital ICs: Standard 74xx & CMOS 40xxseries, Boolean Algebra, Combinational Circuits and their design, Design using VHDL,Sequential circuits and their design, Threshold Logic,8085&8086 microprocessors-architecture, instruction set, addressing modes, 8051 microcontroller- architecture, modes ofoperation, interrupt structure, memory and I/O interfacing. Embedded systems-generalpurpose processors, state machine and concurrent process models, RTOs.COMMUNICATIONSNeed for modulation, FDM, Analog modulation, AM and FM transmitters and receivers.Sampling, TDM, PCM, DM and ADM systems. Comparison of PSK, FSK, ASK and QPSKwith reference to BW and Probability of error, matched filter, optimum filter, coherent andnon-coherent reception, average information, Shannon’s theorem, channel capacity, errordetecting and error correcting codes, fundamentals of optical communication, types of fibers,attenuation, losses, dispersion, light sources and detectors. OSI and TCP/IP Models, networkservices, switching concepts, congestion, routing, error control, flow control and security.ISDN channels, services, ATM fundamentals, Multiple access techniques, co-channelinterference, cell splitting Handoff mechanism, frequency response concept, basics ofsatellite communication, Spread Spectrum.DIGITAL SIGNAL AND IMAGE PROCESSINGLinear Time invariant Systems, Analysis of signals and systems using Fourier transforms, z-transforms and Laplace transforms, DFT, FFT, multirate signal processing, power spectralestimation, and finite word length effects. Image processing fundamentals, enhancement inspatial and frequency domains. Lossless and Lossy compression methods, Image codingmethods, compression standards, Edge detection using derivation operators, transformation,segmentation based on region growing methods.ELECTRO MAGNETIC FIELDS, ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVESElectrostatic and Magneto static fields, Maxwell’s equations, EM wave characteristics,Guided waves, wave guides, Transmission lines, Antenna Fundamentals, Antenna Arrays,Low Frequency and High frequency antennas and Antenna Measurements wave propagation,Microwave tubes, solid state devices and components, microwave measurements. - END -Page 5 of 35
  • 6. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERINGCircuit Theory: Single phase RC, RL, and RLC circuits, resonance, Three phase circuits,Network topology, Network theorems, RC, RL, RLC transients, ABCD, Z and Y parameters,two port networks.Electro mechanical energy conversion, performance analysis of all types of DC generatorsand DC motors. Single phase transformers, equivalent circuit efficiency regulation paralleloperation.Induction motor torque calculations slip torque characteristic, equivalent circuit, performanceanalysis and speed control.Synchronous generator emf calculation armature reaction regulation calculation using emf,mmf and ZPF methods. Synchronizing torque, parallel operation and effect of change ofexcitation and mechanical power input. Steady state, transient and subtransient reactances.Synchronous motor torque calculation V and inverted V curves.Control Systems: Time domain analysis, Routh stability criterion and Root locus techniqueand frequency domain analysis compensation techniques and state variable method.Power Systems: Transmission line parameters, performance of short, medium and long linessurges, traveling wave phenomenon, carona, insulators and cables. Power flow studies,economic operation, load frequency control symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysisand power system stability. Principles of over current, differential, impedance mho relays andtheir application. Different types of circuit breakers. Arc quenching methods, restrikingvoltage rate of restriking voltage.Power electronics: Converters and Inverters and Choppers. AC voltage regulators,control of DC motors using single phase and three phase converters and choppers.Control of induction motors with voltage source and current source inverters. - END -Page 6 of 35
  • 7. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING1. Programming and Data Structures:Algorithm, flowchart, C Language, Control Statements, Functions, Structures, union andfiles, pointers in C, C programming covering all aspects. Simple and abstract data types anddata structures stacks, queues, linked list, Trees balanced trees, Graphs, classes and objects,complexity of algorithms, divide and conquer, greedy, dynamic programming searching andtraversal techniques, backtracking, Branch & Bound, NP Hard and NP complete problems.2. Computer Organization and Architecture:Processor basics, CPU organization, Data representation, Arithmetic representation, ALU’scontrol design, Micro Programming, Nano programming. Memory Heirarchy, Cache andVirtual memory concepts. Parallel processing: PP in Uniprocessor, pipelining, SIMD andVector processing, Multi programming, Data Flow computing. Introduction to VLSIcomputing.3. Computer Networks:Evolution of Data Communication and Networks, Transmission fundamentals, signals,media, encoding and modulation, switching techniques. OSI & TCP/IP models, functions andperformance details of all layers. Network Security and communication security. Networkprogramming, Sockets, TCP client server, Multiplexing and Socket options. UDP Sockets.IPC and Remote login.4. Operating Systems and system Programming.Process, CPU scheduling, Process synchronization, deadlocks, memory management, filesystem interface I/o systems assembles, Macros and MACRO Processors, Linkers.Distributed systems communication, synchronization, deadlocks, filesystems, shared memoryUnix Utilities, Problem solving approaches in Unix, Unix Internals, Unix process, Threadsand signals and Inter Process Communication.5. Automata, compilers and OOPS:Chomsky Heirarchy of languages, Grammers, machines and their designs. NP Hard and NPcomplete problems, Lexical, Syntax and Semantic analysis. Top down, Bottomup parsing.Intermediate code forms and code generation. Principles of Programming Languages, BNFmotation, functional programming, LISP. Scope & Extent overloading, concurrency. Objectoriented programming and features. C++ and Java programming.6. Data Base Management Systems.File systems, various data models, Relational algebra and calculus, Query optimization andevaluation, Database design, Concurrency control and recovery, Storing and IndexingDistributed data base design, Distributed Transaction Management, Reliability, Data MiningPage 7 of 35
  • 8. primitives, Languages and system Architectures, Mining association rules, classification andprediction, Cluster Analysis.7. Software Engineering:Generic View of Process, Process models, Software requirements, requirement engineeringprocess, system models, Design Engineering, Object-oriented Design, performing userinterface design, Testing Strategies, Plans for testing, preparing for the tests. Management ofSoftware Engineering, Software Engineering Tools and Environments. Introduction to UMLConcepts.8. Computer Graphics and Image Processing.Raster Scan Graphics, 2D & 3D Transformations, Viewing, Projection Variable surfacedetection, Shading, Animation. Digital Image processing fundamentals, Image enchancementtechniques, Morphological Image processing, Image Segmentation, Knowledgerepresentation. Reasoning Techniques, Gameplaying, Learning and Natural languageProcessing. HTML, Javascript/j script, Dynamic HTML, AJPs, XML and Multimediasystems. - END -Page 8 of 35
  • 9. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST METALLURGICAL ENGINEERINGThermodynamics and Rate Processes: Laws of thermodynamics, activity, equilibriumconstant, applications to metallurgical systems, solutions, phase equilibria, Ellingham andphase stability diagrams, thermodynamics of surfaces, interfaces and defects, adsorption andsegregation; basic kinetic laws, order of reactions, rate constants and rate limiting steps;principles of electro chemistry- single electrode potential, electro-chemical cells andpolarizations, aqueous corrosion and protection of metals, oxidation and high temperaturecorrosion - characterization and control; heat transfer - conduction, convection and heattransfer coefficient relations, radiation, mass transfer - diffusion and Ficks laws, masstransfer coefficients; momentum transfer - concepts of viscosity, shell balances, Bernoullisequation, friction factors.Physical Metallurgy: Crystal structure and bonding characteristics of metals, alloys,ceramics and polymers, structure of surfaces and interfaces, nano-crystalline and amorphousstructures; solid solutions; solidification; phase transformation and binary phase diagrams;principles of heat treatment of steels, cast iron and aluminum alloys; surface treatments;recovery, recrystallization and grain growth; industrially important ferrous and non-ferrousalloys; elements of X-ray and electron diffraction; principles of scanning and transmissionelectron microscopy; industrial ceramics, polymers and composites; electronic basis ofthermal, optical, electrical and magnetic properties of materials; electronic and opto-electronic materials.Mechanical Metallurgy: Elasticity, yield criteria and plasticity; defects in crystals; elementsof dislocation theory - types of dislocations, slip and twinning, source and multiplication ofdislocations, stress fields around dislocations, partial dislocations, dislocation interactions andreactions; strengthening mechanisms; tensile, fatigue and creep behaviour; super-plasticity;fracture - Griffith theory, basic concepts of linear elastic and elasto-plastic fracturemechanics, ductile to brittle transition, fracture toughness; failure analysis; mechanical testing- tension, compression, torsion, hardness, impact, creep, fatigue, fracture toughness andformability.Manufacturing Processes: Metal casting - patterns and moulds including mould designinvolving feeding, gating and risering, melting, casting practices in sand casting, permanentmould casting, investment casting and shell moulding, casting defects and repair; hot, warmand cold working of metals, Metal forming - fundamentals of metal forming processes ofrolling, forging, extrusion, wire drawing and sheet metal forming, defects in forming; Metaljoining - soldering, brazing and welding, common welding processes of shielded metal arcwelding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and submerged arc welding;welding metallurgy, problems associated with welding of steels and aluminium alloys,defects in welded joints; powder metallurgy; NDT using dye-penetrant, ultrasonic,radiography, eddy current, acoustic emission and magnetic particle methods. Mechanics ofmachining, single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life andwear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principlesof work holding, principles of design of jigs and fixtures. - END –Page 9 of 35
  • 10. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST BIOTECHNOLOGY1. Introduction to Biotechnology: Introduction to biotechnology Chronological development of industrial biotechnology, Range of biotechnology products.2. Chemical foundations of biology: pH, pK, acids, bases, buffers, weak bonds and covalent bonds.3. Biochemistry: Structure and functions of Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Amino acids and Nucleic acids.4. Separation techniques: Electrophoretic and chromatographic techniques (Affinity, Ion-exchange, Gel filtration TLC and HPLC) for separation of different biomolecules.5. Enzymes: Introduction to enzymes, kinetics, inhibition and allosteric enzymes.6. Microbiology : Morphological, Structural and Biochemical characteristics of prokaryotes; Pure culture techniques; The definition of growth, mathematical expression of growth; Principles of microbial nutrition, construction of culture media; Culture collection and maintenance of cultures.7. Molecular biology: DNA & RNA Structure, Replication: Transcription Translation; Recombination Plasmids, Transposable elements, TY Elements.8. Process engineering principles: Role of process engineering principles in biotechnological industries, Brief overview of fundamentals of chemical engineering - concepts of unit operation & unit processes. - END -Page 10 of 35
  • 11. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST SPATIAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYI. DBMS and Geographical Information Systems: • Spatial and Non-Spatial Data, Classification of GIS, Geographically referenced data, Georelational model. • Data base system concepts – Relational model, Network model, Data base design and querying, ER model. • Web fundamentals, Web interfaces to databases, Object oriented data base and XML, XML applications. • Decision support systems, Data analysis and OLAP. • Spatial data inputs – Vector data model, Vector data input, Attribute date input, Topology. • Elements of raster model, Map design, Map scale, Choropleth map. • Spatial interpolation, Thiessen polygon, Ordinary Krigging and Universal Krigging, Network and applications, Dynamic segmentation. • Data for Terrain Mapping, DEM, TIN, Terrain Analysis. • GPS data processing, DGPS principles, Errors and accuracy assessment.II. Principles of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing: • Characteristics of aerial photographs, Mapping with aerial photographs, Ground control, Relief displacement. • Remote sensing satellites – IRS series, High resolution satellite and their spatial resolution, spectral resolution, spectral signatures, FCC, Microwave remote sensing principles. • Thematic Applications to Agriculture, Environment, Urban sprawl, Forestry, Hydrology and Coastal and Marine studies. • Image pre processing, Image enhancement – Low and high pass and band pass filters, Image filter, Contrast stretch, Band rations, Histogram equalization. • Image classification – Supervised and Unsupervised Classification, Confusion matrix, Accuracy assessment, Classification of mixed pixels, Data merging and GIS.Recommended Books: 1. Geographical Iinformation Systems – Dr. Kang-Rsung Chnag – Published by Tata Mcgraw Hill. 2. Database system concepts by A Silberschatz and HE Korth and S Sudershan – Published by Mcgraw Hill – International edition. 3. Remote Sensing and Image interpretation by TL Lillesand, R W Kiefer, J W Chipman – Published by Wiley International. - END -Page 11 of 35
  • 12. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST WATER RESOURCES1. ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT: (15 Marks) Nature of Ecosystems, Energy flow in Ecosystems, Energy Fixation by Autotrophs,Energy beyond the Producers, Biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems, Population growth,Dynamics of ecological communities, National water Resources problems with reference tothe environment of major river valley projects, global climate, Indian monsoon systems,Climate change its impact on water and Environment.Suggested Reading Material: 1. Concepts of Ecology by E.J.Kormondy.2. WATER POLLUTION AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT: (15 Marks) Water Quality requirements for drinking, Agricultural and Industrial uses, Surfaceand Groundwater Pollution problems with reference to BOD, COD and suspended matter inthe surface water, Fluoride, Nitrate, Arsenic and Iron pollution problems in ground water ofIndia. Water Treatment process, Sedimentation, Coagulation and Filtration, Water Treatmentprocess, Sedimentation, Coagulation and filtration, advanced water treatment technologies-Reverse Osmosis, ultra filtration, microfiltration, secondary treatment and tertiary treatment.Suggested Reading Material: 1. Elements of Public Health Engineering by K.N.Duggal 2. Environmental Engineering by G.S.Birdie 3. Wastewater Treatment and Disposal by Metcalf and Eddy3. FUNDAMENTALS OF SURFACE HYDROLOGY: (15 Marks) Hydrologic Cycle- Precipitation: Different types and forms of precipitation and theirMechanism. Rain Gauges, Evaporation and Transpiration: Concepts, measurements andfactors affecting evaporation and transpiration. Infiltration-Concept, measurement and factorsaffecting infiltration, runoff, definition and factors affecting runoff, stream gauging –computation of runoff, rainwater harvesting, soil moisture measurement and management,methods of irrigation – Furrow, border strip, drip, Sprinkler, Soil and water conservationtechniques.Suggested Reading Material: 1. A Text book of Hydrology by P.Jayarami Reddy 2. Hydrology by H.M.Raghunath4. FUNDAMENTALS OF GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY: (15 Marks) Occurrence of groundwater in consolidated and unconsolidated formations – Types ofaquifers, Properties – porosity, Specific Yield, Storativity, Hydraulic Conductivity andTransmissivity- Darcy’s Law, Groundwater Management – Artificial recharging methods,geological and geophysical exploration of groundwater, well logging techniques, Types ofwells, open wells, tube wells, construction of wells, groundwater modeling techniques.Suggested Reading Material: 1. Groundwater Hydrology by D.K.Todd 2. Groundwater by H.M.Raghunath. - END -Page 12 of 35
  • 13. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCESUNIT-I Ecology and EnvironmentDefinition, scope and principles of ecology, Physical, chemical, environmental factors andtheir relation to organisms; Climatic factors; Topographic (Physiographic) factors; Edaphicfactors (Soil Science); Ecological adaptations; Population ecology; Ecological pyramids;Structure and functions of an ecosystem; Biomes and biodiversity. Ecological energetics -Energy flow in ecosystem; Food chains - role of producers and consumers. Nutrient cycles inecosystem - biogeochemical cycles; Environmental management and pollution; Sustainabledevelopment; Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental audits; Environmental laws.Energy resources - renewable and non-renewable; Major ecosystems and ecosystemmodeling.UNIT-II Environmental ChemistryBasic concepts and scope of environmental chemistry; Environmental segments- Atmosphere -Structure and composition of atmosphere, temperature inversion, Atmosphere photo-chemistry,Ozone depletion, Greenhouse effect, CFCs, SMOG, Acid rain. Hydrosphere- Water resources,hydrological cycle, unique physical and chemical properties of water, complexation in naturaland wastewater, role of microorganisms in aquatic chemical reactions, redox reactions.Lithosphere- Composition of lithosphere, soil, inorganic and organic compounds in soil, microand macro nutrients, ion exchange in soils, soil pH, trace elements in soil, organic matter in soil,macro-nutrients in soil, nitrogen pathways and NPK in soil. Environmental toxicology-Toxicchemicals in the environment and their biochemical effects.UNIT-III Environmental MicrobiologyDiversity of microorganisms; General characters, important uses and harmful effects ofa) Protozoa, b) Algae, c) Fungi, d) Bacteria, e) Virus; Microbial nutrition, macronutrients,micronutrients, trace elements and growth factors; Nutrient media (selective, differential,enriched and enrichment) and growth conditions, Nutritional types; Bacterial growth curve,diversity, growth and nutritional requirements; Control of microorganisms- Inhibition ofgrowth and killing, sterilization and disinfections; Characteristics of an antimicrobial agent;mode of action and factors affecting antimicrobial agent.UNIT-IV Environmental Geology, Remote Sensing and GISOrigin and age of earth, internal constitution of earth, geological processes, basic principles ofstructural geology, geomorphic cycle, definition and types of weathering, erosion cycle,denudation. Map terminology and map reading, map projections, evolution of map projection,explanations of reference lines on earth, developable projection surfaces- cylindrical, conical,azimuthal; map classifications. Aerial photogrammetry, classification of aerial photographs,air photo interpretation key elements. Basics and fundamental concepts of remote sensing,Electromagnetic radiation, Electromagnetic spectrum, Remote Sensing Platforms andSensors, Image processing methods. Basic concepts of GIS, components of GIS, GIScategories, Fundamental operations of GIS, Theoretical framework of GIS, Basic spatialanalysis in GIS. Introduction & components of GPS.Page 13 of 35
  • 14. UNIT-V Air Pollution and Control TechnologiesAir pollution - types and sources; Air pollutants - classification and properties;Meteorological aspects of air pollution; Air pollution - sampling and measurement; Controlmethods-particulate and gaseous emissions; Automobile pollution; Air pollution laws andstandards; Air quality modeling, data requirements for air quality modeling, modelingprocedures.UNIT-VI Water and Wastewater Treatment TechnologiesWater resources - availability and use; Water management and conservation; Waterpollution-types, sources and impacts; Water pollutants-types and measurement/analysis;Instrumental methods of analysis. Water treatment processes - Layout of treatment plant.Characterization and degree of treatment of wastewater, primary treatment, sedimentation,flotation, secondary (biological) treatment, design principles in biological treatment facilities,activated sludge process, trickling filters, sludge treatment and disposal; advanced wastewatertreatment. Wastewater treatment for specific industries- sugar, paper and pulp, tannery etc.Recommended Books: 1. Ecology, E.P. Odum, 1983, Holt-Saunders International Edition 2. Ecology & Environment, P.D.Sharma, Ashish publications,1994. 3. Environmental Chemistry, A.K. De, New Age Intt. Pub. Co., New Delhi, 1990 4. Environmental Chemistry, B.K.Sharma S.H.Kaur Goel Publishing House, Meerut, 1992. 5. Waste Water Treatment, Metcalf & Eddy 6. Remote Sensing and GIS, M. Anji Reddy 7. Microbiology, Pelczar Reid & Chan, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., 1996 8. Remote sensing and image interpretation, T.M. Lillesand and R.W. Keifer 9. Environmental Impact Assessment, Canter, L.W., 1977, McGraw Hills New York. 10. Hofmann wellenhof, B. Lichtenegger, H. and Collins, J. Global positioning system, Springer - Verlag, New york, 1994. 11. A text book of Geology by P.K. Mukharjee - END -Page 14 of 35
  • 15. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES I. Pharmaceutical Analysis: Principles, instrumentation and applications of the following: Absorption Spectroscopy (UV, visible & IR). Fluorimetry, Flame Photometry, Potentiometry, Conductometry and Plarography. Pharmacopoeial assays. Principles of NMR, ESR, Mass Spectroscopy, and different chromatographic methods. Concepts of qualitative and quantitative analysis, fundamentals of volumetric analysis concepts of GMP and GLP. II. Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Structure, nomenclature, classification, synthesis, SAR and metabolism of the following category of drugs & Stereochemistry of drug molecules. Hypnotics and Sedatives, Analgesics, NSAIDS, Neuroleptics, Antidepressants, Anxiolytics, Anticonvulsants, Antihistaminics, Local Anaesthetics, Cardio Vascular drugs – Antianginal agents Vasodilators, Adrenergic & Cholinergic drugs, Cardiotonic agents, Diuretics, Antihypertensive drugs, Hypoglycemic agents, Antilipedmic agents, Coagulants, Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet agent. Chemotherapeutic agents – Antibiotics, Antibacterials, Sulphadrugs. Antiproliozoal drugs, Antiviral, Antitubercular, Antimalarial, Anticancer, Antiomoebic drugs. Diagnostic agents. Preparation and storage and used of official Vitamins and Hormones. III. Pharmacology: General pharmacological principles including Toxicology. Drug interaction, Pharmacology of drugs acting on central nervous system, cardiovascular system, Autonomic nervous system, Gastro intestinal system and Respiratory system. Pharmacology of Autocoids, Hormones, Hormone antagonists, Chemotherapeutic agents including anticancer drugs. Bio assays, immuno Pharmacology. Drugs acting on the renal system. Drug – Drug interactions and Drug-Food interactions. Adverse drug reactions. IV. Pharmocognosy: Pharmacognosy of crude drugs that contain the following constituents. Alkaloids, Glycosides, Terpenoids, Steroids, Bioflavanoids, Purines, volatile oils, resins, seponines. Chemistry, tests, isolation, Characterization and estimation of phyto pharmaceuticals belonging to the above groups. Study of mineral drugs like bentonite, kaolin, talc and kieselguhr. Standardization of raw materials and herbal products. Quantitative microscopy including modern techniques used for evaluation of crude drugs. Biotechnological principles and techniques for plant development, Tissue culture. Fermentation technology and its applications in pharmacy. V. Pharmaceutics: Development, manufacturing standards Q.C. limits, labeling, as per the Pharmacopoeal requirements, Storage of different dosage forms like solid dosage forms, liquid dosage forms, semi-solid dosage forms and aerosols and of new drug delivery systems Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics and their importance in formulation. A details study of buffers and isotonic solutions, solubility of pharmaceuticals, interfacial phenomena, colloids, stability of colloids, rheology, thixotropy and its applications, micro meritics. A details study of the concept of chemical kinetics and their application in pharmacy. - END -Page 15 of 35
  • 16. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST NANO SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY1. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRYATOMIC STRUCTURE : HYDROGEN SPECTRUM, PLANK’S QUANTUM THEORYBohr’s theory of hydrogen atom, Energy levels and explanation of hydrogen spectra, limitationsof Bohr’s Theory. Quantum numbers, wave nature of electron and uncertainty principle –Schrodinger wave equation Dependence of probability functions on distance from nucleus anddirections – shapes of atomic orbitals (Calculation involving frequency and Rydberg’s constants),Concept of chemical bonding ionic bonding and covalent bonding.CHEMICAL EQUILIBRUM : Reversibility – Dynamic nature of equilibrium Kp, Kc andtheir interrelation, derivation of quantitative expression for equilibrium constants for a fewtypical reactions, factors effecting the equilibrium constants.GASEOUS STATE: Kinetic theory of gases – Derivation of kinetic equation and deduction ofgas laws – Mean free path, collision number and collision diameter – principles of equipartitionof energy – Heat capacities for mono, di and tri atomic molecules deviation from gas laws –Vander wall’s equation Critical phenomena – Isotherms of carbon dioxide – Determination ofcritical constants – Derivation of relation between Vander wall’s constants and critical constants– law of corresponding states and its usefulness / applications.2. SOLID STATE DEVICES & QUANTUM MECHANICSSemiconductors: Intrinsic semiconductors, electrons and holes, Fermi level. Temperaturedependence of electron and hole concentrations. Doping; impurity states, n and p typesemiconductors, conductivity, mobility, Hall effect, Hall coefficient.Origin of the quantum theory: Failure of classical physics to explain the phenomena such asblack-body spectrum, photoelectric effect, Ritz combination principle in spectra, stability ofan atom. Planck’s radiation law, Einstein’s explanations of photoelectric effect, Bohr’squantization of angular momentum and its applications to hydrogen atom, limitations ofBohr’s theory.Wave-particle duality and uncertainty principle: De Broglie’s hypothesis for matter waves;the concept of wave and group velocity evidence for diffraction and interference of‘particles’.Page 16 of 35
  • 17. Consequences of De Broglie’s concepts; quantization in hydrogen atom; energies of a particlein a box, wave packets, Heiesnberg’s uncertaintity relation for p and x, its extension to energyand time.Consequences of the uncertainty relation: Gamma ray microscope, diffraction at a slit,particle in a box, position of electron in Bohr orbit.Quantum Mechanics : Schrodinger’s equation. Postulatory basis of quantum mechanics;operators, expectation values, transition probabilities, applications to particle in a one andthree dimensional boxes, harmonic oscillator, reflection at a step potential, transmissionacross a potential barrier.3. NANO TECHNOLOGY Synthesis of Nano materials – various methods; Thinfilm fabrication methods;Biological building blocks, Nucleic acids – DNA double Nano wires, genetic code; MEMS &NEMS, Nano biosensors, DNA computing and quantum computing,, size effects andproperties of nano materials; various methods of Nano materials characterization, Molecularelectronics quantum electronic devices, short channel M O S Transistor, RTD, RTBTmultiplexer; Spintronics, spatial al computing as molecular electronics, carbon nano tubessynthesis and types, fullerenes, applications.4. NANO MATERIIALS FOR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT AND NANO ETHICS: Energy characteristics – Fundamentals of environment, Environmental impact assessmentof nano materials used in energy and environmental applications and their properties. Deviceapplications, Energy – Hydrogen storage and production – Fuel cells – Solar energy conversion;Nano materials in Automoibiles. Nano ethics, Impact on society and environment.5. PROGRAMMING IN C, DATA STRUCTURES & DISCRETE MATHEMATICS: Data types, Operators and Expressions, Input Output Statements, Control Statements,Functions, Arrays, Pointers, Structures & Unions, Preprocessors, Programming in C. Searching and Sorting Techniques, Expression, Evaluation, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists,Trees, Graphs and applications. Sets and relations, Fundamentals of prepositional logic, inference, elementarycombinatories, Probability, Mathematical Induction.6. ELECTRONICS & CONTROL SYSTEMS:POWER SUPPLY : Diode as a circuit element, load line concept, rectification, ripple factor,zener diode, voltage stabilization, IC voltage regulation, characteristics of a transistor in CB, CEPage 17 of 35
  • 18. and CC mode, graphical analysis of the CE configuration, low frequency equivalent circuits, h-parameters, bias stability, thermal runaway.System concept – mathematical models of physical systems – block diagram algebra – feedbackcharacteristics – reduction in parameter variations by use of feed back – PID controllers – timeresponse analysis – concept of stability – frequency response analysis.References: 1. Introduction to Nano Technology by Charles. P. Poole Jr & Frank J. Owens. Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. 2. Solid State physics by Pillai; Wiley Eastern Ltd. 3. Nano Technology and Nano Electronics – Materials, devices and measurement Techniques by WR Fahrner – Springer. 4. Nano: The Essentials – Understanding Nano Science and Nanotechnology – by T.Pradeep; Tata Mc.Graw Hill. 5. Bio Nano Technology by Good Sell – Wiley Liss. 6. A text book of Quantum Mechanics by P.M.Mathews and K.Venkatesan, Tata Mcgraw. 7. Modern quantum mechanics By Sakurari addition.Wesly Longman inc. Hill. 8. Inorganic material synthesis and fabrication by JN Lalena etall John Welly and Sons inc. 9. James J Allen Micro Electro Mechanical System Design, CRC Press 10. K. Subramanyam – Micro Electro Mechanical system – A design Approach. Springer 2008 11. Tai – Ran HSW – MEMS & Micro systems design and manufacture Tata Mcgraw, New Delhi. 12. Thin Film Phenomenon by K.L Chopra Mcgraw Hill 13. Renewable energy sources by JJ.Twidell and Tweir E&F Spon Ltd., 14. Fuel Cell Technology Hand book by Hoogers, CRC Press. 15. Characterization of nao Structured materials by ZL Wang. - END -Page 18 of 35
  • 19. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST PHYSICS Differential equations – Complex analysis – Matrices- Lagrange equations – Hamiltonian – Central forces – Canonical Transformations –Principle of Least action. Schroedinger wave equation – Boundary conditions – Uncertainty Principle – Generalformalism of wave mechanism – Harmonic Oscillator – Hydrogen atom – Special theory ofrelativity. Micro canonical, canonical & Grand canonical ensembles – Ideal gas – Maxwellvelocity distribution – Gibbs paradox – Sackur Tetrode equation – Entropy and probability –Partition functions – Molecular, Translational, Rotational and Vibrational Partition function. Maxwell’s equations – Propagation of EM waves in different medium – Pointingtheorem – TE, TM & TEM waves – Attenuation – Impedances – Rectangular and Circularwave guides. Crystallography – Bragg’s law – X-Ray Diffraction techniques – Optical, Magnetic &superconducting properties of solids. Nuclear models – Fission & Fusion reactions – Nuclear reactor – Decay theories. Physics of Semiconductor devices and their characteristics (BJT, JFET, MOSFET,.MESFET), Photonic devices (LED, Laser, Photo Conductors Detectors and Solar cells). Principles and characteristics of laser – Einstein Coefficient – Laser rate equations –Principles of Optical Fibers – Numerical aperture – Acceptance angle – Fibers incommunication. - END -Page 19 of 35
  • 20. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST CHEMISTRYUnit-1: Chemistry of non- transition and transition elements: General discussion on theproperties of the non-transition elements; Allotropy of Carbon, Graphitic compounds,Carbides, Carboranes, Oxides and Oxy – acids of Phosphorous: Phosphazenes. Electronicstructure and Oxidation states of Halogens; Interhalogen Compounds; Pseudo halogens andPseudo halides; Chemistry of Xenon; Structure and Bonding in Xenon compounds. Co-ordination chemistry of transition metal ions, valence bond theory, Crystal field theorysplitting of d-orbitals, Jahn-Tellar effect, electronic spectra, Nephelauxetic effect, Zeemanand Stark effect, Spectral and magnetic properties of f-block elements.Unit-2: Catalysis: Types of Catalytic Reagents; Types of Catalysis; Theory of Homogeneouscatalysis; Theory of Heterogeneous catalysis; Kinetics of heterogeneous reactions. Specificityin Enzyme Catalyzed reactions; Michaelis- Menten mechanism; Influence of Concentrationand temperature on Enzyme-Catalyzed reactions; Acid-base catalysis.Unit-3: Chemical Kinetics: Introduction to Kinetics; first order, second order and third orderreactions; Fast reactions; Rate constants of fast reactions; their determination. Ionic reactions;Influence of solvent on the rate of reactions; Primary salt effect; Secondary salt effect;Influence of frequency factor; Influence of ionic strength.Unit-4: Stereochemistry: Classification of isomers into structural and stereo types-OpticalIsomerism - Elements of symmetry and chirality - Configuration of optically active molecules- DL and RS notations - Relative and Absolute configurations- Resolution of Racemicmixtures. Absolute asymmetric synthesis - Asymmetric induction - Stereospecific andRegiospecific synthesis - Cram’s rule - Optical Isomerism of Nitrogen compounds - Conceptof dynamic enantiomerism. Cis-Trans isomerism; E-Z configuration - Interconversion ofgeometrical isomers and determination of their configuration; Stereo chemistry of oximes andBeckmann rearrangement - Conformational analysis of acyclic systems like ethane and n-butane and cyclic systems like cyclohexane.Unit-5: Reactive intermediates: Classical and non-classical Carbocations-Carbanions-freeradicals-radical anions, radical cations- Carbenes – Nitrenes and Arynes – general methods ofgeneration, detection and reactivity – singlet oxygen – generation and reaction with organicsubstrates.Unit-6: UV-Visible and IR Spectroscopy: Introduction; Absorption Laws; Theory ofElectronic Spectroscopy; Chromophore concept; Auxochrome; Solvent effect;Instrumentation; Woodward – Fischer rules for calculating absorption maxima in dienes andα,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds; Steric hindrances and co-planarity; Estimation ofligand-metal ratio in complexes; Applications.IR Spectroscopy: IR spectrometer, Sampling techniques, Interpretation and applications of IRSpectra.Unit-7: Elimination and Substitution Reactions: Classification E1, E2, E1CB and Pyrolyticmechanism – Orientation in elimination reaction – Hofmann and Zaitsev products.Page 20 of 35
  • 21. Substitution Reactions: substitution in benzene; formation of σ and π complexes; Orientationand Reactivity in benzene ring containing one and more than one substituent; Directingeffect of substituent already on benzene ring; Effect of electrophile; Effect of leaving group ;Orientation and Reactivity in naphthalene, phenanthrene and Anthracene;Electrophilic aromatic substitution in activated benzene derivatives; Riemer-Tiemannreaction; Vilsmeier-Haack reaction; Houben-Hoesch reaction; Diazo-Coupling; Hofmann-Martius rearrangement.; Aryl halides; Low reactivity of aryl and vinyl halides; SN1, SN2 andbenzyne mechanisms; Reactivity and Orientation in nucleophilic aromatic substitution; Von-Richter rearrangement and Sommelet- Hauser rearrangement.Unit-8: Heterocyclic Chemistry: General survey and nomenclature of five and six memberheterocycles of O, N, and S – Chemistry of Pyrazole, Imidazole, Oxazole, Thiazole and studyof azines such as pyridazine, pyrimidine and pyrazine: study of oxygen heterocycles such aschromones and coumarins.Unit-9: Molecular Rearrangements: Classification and general mechanism of molecularreaarangements –Mechanism of the following rearrangements: Wagner-Meerwin, Pinacol-Pinacolone, Wolf, Tiffenov-Demjanov, Hoffmann, Curtius, Lossen, Schmidt, Beckmann andBenzil-Benzilic acid rearrangements.Unit-10: NMR Spectroscopy: Principles of NMR Spectroscopy; Characteristics of a PMRSpectrum such as number of signals, Chemical shift, Integration, Spin-Spin coupling etc.Ring current effects Aromaticity, Diamagnetic Anisotropic effects.Mechanics ofMeasurement; Instrumentation for Continuous wave PMR; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance – Acloser look; Coupling constants; Karplus Equation; Vicinal, geminal, vinylic and aromaticprotons. Protons bound to heteroatoms; Protons bound to Oxygen – Effect of hydrogenbonding & chemical exchange; Spectrum of ethanol; Protons bound to Nitrogen; Effect ofnuclear quadrupole moment; D2O exchange process; Hindered rotation; Spectrum ofDimethyl formamide. Simplification of PMR spectrum; Higher Resolution NMR; DoubleResonance technique; Lanthanide shift reagents. 13C NMR Spectroscopy; CW & FT methods;Proton Noise Decoupled and Off-Resonance Spectra; 2D – NMR spectroscopy; NOESY &COESY Techniques.Unit-11: Mass Spectroscopy and ESR Spectroscopy: Basic principles; Instrumentation –The electron –impact mass spectrometer; GC-MS and Double Focussing instruments; Typesof ions in the mass spectrometer – Meta-stable peaks – Mass spectral fragmentation patternsof some select class of organic compounds such as hydrocarbons, alcohols, acids etc. - McLafferty rearrangement:Instrumentation of ESR, Quantitative analysis; Study of free radicals; Structuredetermination; Analytical applications.Unit-12: Macromolecules: Organic polymers – Classification, Principles of polymerization,types of polymers. Elastomers – Natural rubber – processing, structure, compounding,Synthetic Rubbers. Plastics – definition, classification and types and their method ofpreparation. Fibers – natural and artificial and their methods of preparation and uses.Inorganic polymers – preparation, properties and uses of the inorganic polymers.Determination of molecular weight and size, Experimental methods of their determination. - END -Page 21 of 35
  • 22. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST MATHEMATICSBASICS AND ADVANCES UPTO P.G. LEVEL IN FOLLOWING TOPICSReal Analysis, Algebra, Mathematical Systems Theory, Mathematical Methods,‘C’ Programming Lab, Complex Analysis, Linear Algebra, Dynamical Systems, PartialDifferential Equations, Topology, Probability & Random Process, Artificial Neural Systems,Functional Analysis, Dynamical System Modeling And Simulation, Discrete Mathematics,Numerical Analysis, Operations Research, Analytic Number Theory - END -Page 22 of 35
  • 23. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCEObjective: To test the proficiency of students to do research in Business Management.Note: The syllabus is framed on the lines of UGCNET examination. There will be sixtyobjective type questions (at least five questions from each unit) from different units givenbelow: The entrance test will be of one hour duration.Unit I: Research aptitude: Meaning, characteristics and types of research, steps of research,methods of research, research ethics, Characteristics and format of Thesis. Meaning andrelevance of paper, research article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium.Analysis and Interpretation of research data using statistical tools comprising parametric andnon-parametric tests.Unit II Managerial Economics: Demand Analysis, production function, cost output relations,market structures, pricing theories and methods.Unit III Business Environment: Economic and legal Environment as applicable to Businessin India, WTO, TRIPs and TRIMs, Fiscal and Monetary Policy of Government of India.Unit IV: Organizational Behaviour: skills and roles in an organization, contemporaryorganization structures, understanding and managing individual behaviour, personality,perception, values and attitudes, learning, motivation, Understanding and managing groupbehaviour, interpersonal and group dynamics, Managing conflicts.Unit V: Human Resource Management: Human resource planning, Recruitment, selection,Induction, training and development, performance management, compensation management.Basics of Industrial relations management.Unit VI Financial Management: Valuation concepts, capital budgeting decisions, capitalstructure and cost of capital, dividend policy, long term and short term financing instruments,mergers and acquisitions.Unit VII: Marketing Management: Demand measurement and forecasting, marketsegmentation, product mix, product life cycle, new product development, branding andpackaging, pricing strategies, promotion mix, advertising and personal selling, channelmanagement, CRM, marketing of services.Unit VIII Production Management: Facility location, layout planning, PPC, Determinants ofproduct mix, production scheduling, work measurement, Time and motion study, SQC,Linear programming, Transportation models, queuing theory, decision theory, PERT/CPM.Unit IX: Strategic Management: Elements of Strategy, SWOT Analysis, strategy formulationand execution, core competence and competitive advantage, contemporary strategies forstability, growth, turnaround and expansion.Unit X: Management Information Systems: Technology issues and data processing inorganizations, MIS and Decision Making, System Analysis and Design, trends in Informationtechnology, internet and internet based applications. - END –Page 23 of 35
  • 24. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST EARTH & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES1. The Earth and the Solar System: Milky Way and the solar system. Modern theories on the origin of the Earth and other planetary bodies. Earth’s orbital parameters, Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, Geological Time Scale; Space and time scales of processes in the solid Earth, atmosphere and oceans. Age of the Earth. Radioactive isotopes and their applications in earth sciences. Basic principles of stratigraphy. Theories about the origin of life and the nature of fossil record. Earth’s gravity and magnetic fields and its thermal structure: Geoid, spheroid; Isostasy.2. Earth Materials: Gross composition and physical properties of important minerals and rocks; properties and processes responsible for mineral concentrations; nature and distribution of rocks and minerals in different units of the earth and different parts of India3. Surface features and Processes: Physiography of the Earth; weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition of Earth’s material; formation of soil, sediments and sedimentary rocks; energy balance of the Earth’s surface processes; physiographic features and river basins in India4. Interior of the Earth, Deformation and Tectonics: Basic concepts of seismology and internal structure of the Earth. Physico-chemical and seismic properties of Earth’s interior. Concepts of stress and strain. Behaviour of rocks under stress; Folds, joints and faults. Earthquakes – their causes and measurement. Interplate and intraplate seismicity. Paleomagnetism, sea floor spreading and plate tectonics.5. Oceans and Atmosphere: Hypsography of the continents and ocean floor –continental shelf, slope, rise and abyssal plains. Physical and chemical properties of sea water and their spatial variations. Residence times of elements in sea water. Ocean currents, waves and tides, important current systems, thermohaline circulation and the oceanic conveyor belt. Major water masses of the world’s oceans. Biological productivity in the oceans. Motion of fluids, waves in atmospheric and oceanic systems. Atmospheric turbulence and boundary layer. Structure and chemical composition of the atmosphere, lapse rate and stability, scale height, geopotential, greenhouse gases and global warming. Cloud formation and precipitation processes, air- sea interactions on different space and time scales. Insolation and heat budget, radiation balance, general circulation of the atmosphere and ocean. Climatic and sea level changes on different time scales. Coupled ocean-atmosphere system, El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO). General weather systems of India, - Monsoon system, cyclone and jet stream, Western disturbances and severe local convective systems, distribution of precipitation over India, Marine and atmospheric pollution, ozone depletion.6. Environmental Earth Sciences: Properties of water; hydrological cycle; water resources and management. Energy resources, uses, degradation, alternatives and management; Ecology and biodiversity. Impact of use of energy and land on the environment. Exploitation and conservation of mineral and other natural resources. Natural hazards.Page 24 of 35
  • 25. 7. Satellite remote sensing: Electromagnetic spectrum, Radiation laws, Radiative transverse equation, orbits, satellites and sensors (Atmosphere, Ocean and Land), resolutions, scanning mechanism, spectral signatures, Applications.8. Engineering Sciences: Fluid Properties: Relation between stress and strain rate for Newtonian fluids. Differential equations of mass and momentum (Euler equation), Bernoulli’s equation and its applications. Concept of fluid rotation, vorticity, stream function and potential function. Thermodynamics - Zeroth law of thermodynamics; concept of temperature; heat. First Law of Thermodynamics: Energy, enthalpy, specific heats, first law applied to systems and control volumes, steady and unsteady flow analysis.Second Law of Thermodynamics: Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statements, reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot theorems, thermodynamic temperature scale, Clausius inequality and concept of entropy, principle of increase of entropy; adiabatic and isothermal compressibilities. - END-Page 25 of 35
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  • 27. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST ENGLISH The Entrance Examination Question paper will be objective type in nature withmultiple choice type questions. Duration of the exam will be Two Hours and the maximummarks are 100. The questions for the exam will be based on M.A., (English. Litt.,) levelaimed at testing the candidates’ (a) Awareness and comprehensive understanding of English literature. (b) Knowledge of literary criticism and theory (c) Literary sensibility in analyzing the given topic (d) Clarity of thought and expression (e) Writing abilityUnit I : The Age of Shakespeare His works – Shakespearean Theatre and Audience – Shakespearean comedy, Tragedy, Romance and Historical Plays – Chief Characteristics of his Dramas.For Detailed Study: The Merchant of VeniceUnit II: Literature of the 18th Century Neo-Classicism – Satire – Rise of the English Novel – Sentimental Comedy – Transition Poetry – Periodicals Essay –Elegy. For Detailed Study: • Thomas Gray: “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” • Jonathan Swift : Gulliver’s TravelsPage 27 of 35
  • 28. • Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe • Samuel Johnson: Preface to ShakespeareUnit III: Literature of the 19th Century Romanticism – Fancy and Imagination – Dramatic Monologue – Lyric – Gothic - Historical Novel. For Detailed Study: • John Keats : “Ode To Nightingale”  “Ode On a Grecian Urn” • Charles Lamb: “Dream Children”  “Old China” • Jane Austen: “Pride and Prejudice”Unit IV: 20th Century British Literature Stream of Consciousness – Modernism and Post Modernism – Symbolism - Existentialism – Movement Poetry- Theatre of the Absurd. For Detailed Study: • T.S. Eliot : The WastelandPage 28 of 35
  • 29. • D.H. Lawrence “Sons and Lovers” • Virginia Woolf : “A Room of One’s Own”Unit V: Theory of Literary Criticism Literary Criticism – Function of Criticism – Various Trends And Approaches – New Criticism – Principles Of Criticism. For Detailed Study: • Matthew Arnold “ “The Study of Poetry” • T.S.Eliot : “Tradition and Individual Talent” FORMAT OF THE MODEL QUESTION PAPER Time: 2 Hrs Max Marks: 100 (Objective Type Questions)I. Choose the right alternative: 1. The remark “Shakespeare has only heroines and no heroes” was made by (a) Releigh (b) Gordon (c) Ruskin (d) Albert 2. Who is the author of “Robinson Crusoe”? (a) Horace (b) Arnold (c) Tennyson (d) Daniel Defoe 3. The Phrase “Fancy and Imagination” was used in Biographia Literaria by (a) Coleridge (b) Wordsworth (c) Shelley (d) KeatsPage 29 of 35
  • 30. 4. The concept of “Stream of Consciousness” was formulated by (a) Edward (b) William James (c) Albert (d) None 5. Which of Jane Austen’s novels begins with this sentence? “It is truth universally acknowledge that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of life.” (a) Pride and Prejudice (b) Emma (c) Mansfield Park (d) None And so on….. *END*Page 30 of 35
  • 31. FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST PHYSICAL EDUCATION1). RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & STATISTICS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION Meaning of research- scope of research- Scope of research in Physical Education- Qualities of Good Research- Hypothesis- location of problem, criteria of selecting a problem, Limitations and Delimitations Of problem. Preparation of the research report- Methods of writing research report-Statistics- Meaning – Definition- Need- Importance - Uses of Statistics-Meaning of the terms- Population- sample,- data- Frequency table- meaning- definition- uses and construction of frequency table – meaning of raw data- ungrouped and grouped data-frequency distribution converting the scores into frequency table. Mean, Median, Mode and its uses - Relationship between mean -median- and mode- .2). BIOMECHANICS IN SPORTS Biomechanics-Meaning-Scope-Force- Velocity and acceleration. Motion –Meaning, Types, Newton’s laws of motion- Equilibrium, Stability. Force-Meaning, Application to Sports-air Resistance, Spin and gyration. Levers-Types-Application to sports, Friction, Impact and Elasticity, Work, Power and Energy.3). Sports Psychology Meaning of sports psychology-Nature of sports psychology, Need and Scope of sports Psychology-. Personality theories. Emotions- Definition, , types of emotions, effects of emotions on performance, conflict, and frustration. Motivation-Definition, meaning of motivation, types of motivation. Aggression –definitions-meaning and Nature-Role of Aggression in sports, types of aggressions-degree of aggressions. Anxiety- Definition of anxiety, Meaning of anxiety , Nature of anxiety, role of Anxiety in sports, types of anxiety, -Anxiety and other psychological stages –Stress-Modeling stress-Physical stress-Perceptual stress-Measures of Control stress. Meaning ofPage 31 of 35
  • 32. emotions-Definition of Emotions-Emotional status- specific emotions, fear, anger, jealousy, joy, affection-Arousal-activation4). Exercise Physiology Introduction, Meaning, Need, and Scope of Exercise Physiology. Types of muscles –structure of skeletal muscles- fuel for muscular work-Energy for muscular contraction- blood supply for skeletal muscle . Effect of exercise on muscular system. -Mechanism of respiration- Gaseous exchange and pulmonary ventilation- Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide- Effect of exercise on the Respiratory system. Heart – structure- heart rate-Stroke volume- Cardiac out put and heart Volume-circulation of blood— Blood pressure- Effect of exercise on the Respiratory system- recovery- second wind–warming up-Ergogenic aids in exercise and sports-Effect of Alcohol,drugs and smoking on athletic performance.REFRENCES1) Bryant,J.,Gatty.(1973) Psychology in contemporary sports, Englewood Cliffs, New York2) Jersey,cax,RichardsH.(1985) Sports Psychology concepts and application,Wm C Brown publishers3) Kamlesh,M.L. (1988) Psychology in Physical Education and sports (2nd Ed.) Metropolitan Book.Co.Pvt.Ltd.Delhi4) Suinrichards,M,Psychology in sports methodsand applications.Colrado state University, Fort Williams,Colorado ,surjeet publications,delhi5) Aggarwal J.C. (1956) Education research-An Introduction ,New Delhi,Arya Book depot.6) Best,J.W., (1971) Research in education , Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall ,Inc, New jersey7) Kothari , C.R. (1992) Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi8) Clark,D.H., Clark,H.H., (1984) Research process in physical education (2nd Ed.) Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall ,Inc, New jersey9) Best,J.W., (1971) Research in education , Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall ,Inc, New jerseyPage 32 of 35
  • 33. 10) Kothari , C.R. (1992) Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi11) Kamlesh ,M,L.,Reasearch methodology in Physical Education & sports, New Delhi12) Author’s guide: Reasearch methods Appied to Health,physical Education and Recreation, Washington, D.C. Inc ,Englewood Cliffs13) Lyson Mowah,the Mechanics of Athletics Lio Mowah, Fundamentals of sports Bio-Mechanics14) Bunn,John.G.,(1972) Scientific Principals of Coaching (2nd Ed.) N.J. Prentice Hall. Inc,Englewood Cliffs15) Astrand Per-Olaf & Rodhal kaare (1986) Text book of work physiology, Physiological basis of exercise 111 Ed. New York: Mc Graw Hill16) Bruce ,J,Noble (1986) Physiology of Exercise and sports St.Louis: C.V.Mosby17) Karpovich .P.V.Physiology of muscular Activity.18) Fox E.L (1984) Sports Physiology lied .Jagan; Halt saunders19) Fallsa, H.B. (1968) Exercise Physiology NewYork: Academic press * END* FULL TIME / EXTERNAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME - 2011 SYLLABII FOR ENTRANCE TEST CHEMICAL ENGINEERINGPage 33 of 35
  • 34. Process Calculations and Thermodynamics: Laws of conservation of mass and energy; use of tie components; recycle, bypass andpurge calculations; degree of freedom analysis. First and Second laws of thermodynamics.First law application to close and open systems. Second law and Entropy Thermodynamicproperties of pure substances: equation of state and departure function, properties ofmixtures: partial molar properties, fugacity, excess properties and activity coefficients; phaseequilibria: predicting VLE of systems; chemical reaction equilibria.Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations: Fluid statics, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, Bernoulli’s equation,Macroscopic friction factors, energy balance, dimensional analysis, shell balances, flowthrough pipeline systems, flow meters, pumps and compressors, packed and fluidized beds,elementary boundary layer theory, size reduction and size separation; free and hinderedsettling; centrifuge and cyclones; thickening and classification, filtration, mixing andagitation; conveying of solids.Heat Transfer: Conduction, convection and radiation, heat transfer coefficients, steady and unsteadyheat conduction, boiling, condensation and evaporation; types of heat exchangers andevaporators and their design.Mass Transfer: Ficks law, molecular diffusion in fluids, mass transfer coefficients, film,penetration and surface renewal theories; momentum, heat and mass transfer analogies; stagewise and continuous contacting and stage efficiencies; HTU & NTU concepts design andoperation of equipment for distillation, absorption, leaching, liquid-liquid extraction, drying,humidification, dehumidification and adsorption.Chemical Reaction Engineering: Theories of reaction rates; kinetics of homogeneous reactions, interpretation of kineticdata, single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors, non-ideal reactors; residence timePage 34 of 35
  • 35. distribution, single parameter model; non-isothermal reactors; kinetics of heterogeneouscatalytic reactions; diffusion effects in catalysis.Instrumentation and Process Control: Measurement of process variables; sensors,transducers and their dynamics, transfer functions and dynamic responses of simple systems,process reaction curve, controller modes (P, PI, and PID); control valves; analysis of closedloop systems including stability, frequency response and controller tuning, cascade, feedforward control.Chemical Technology: Inorganic chemical industries; sulfuric acid, NaOH, fertilizers(Ammonia, Urea, SSP and TSP); natural products industries (Pulp and Paper, Sugar, Oil, andFats); petroleum refining and petrochemicals; polymerization industries; polyethylene,polypropylene, PVC and polyester synthetic fibers. *END*Page 35 of 35