About NEE 2020
NERIST Entrance Examination 2020  North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) has cancelled NERIST NEE 2020 exam. NEE II and III was to be held on August 8 and NEE I was scheduled on August 9. The admissions will now be done on the basis of meritbased admission criteria specified by the authorities. The authorities had also allowed registered candidates to change the choices of exam centres between June 19 and 28. The NERIST NEE admit cards will be available for download from July 10. The authorities released the application form of NERIST NEE 2020 on January 10 and was available till March 21. The university released a detailed notification about NERIST Entrance Exam (NEE) on January 6. NERIST NEE 2020 will be conducted in pen and paperbased mode across seven states includes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim and Tripura. NERIST NEE 2020 will be held in three different levels for seeking admission to Base Module (NEE1), Diploma Module (NEE2) & Degree Module of Engineering branches of Technology stream (NEE3) and Degree Module of Forestry stream through NEE2 (PCB). The candidates will get their seats based on their merit in the NERIST NEE exam 2020.
MeritBased Admission Criteria
ProgrammeSpecific Eligibility Criteria for Calculation of Meritbased admission to Base Module, NEE I applicants
 Merit shall be determined on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Maths and Science in class 10th or equivalent.
 In case of a tie, priority will be given to Maths.
ProgrammeSpecific Eligibility Criteria for Calculation of Meritbased admission to B.Tech, NEE II (PCM) applicants
 Merit shall be determined on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths in class 12th or equivalent.
 In case of a tie, priority will be given to Maths, then Chemistry, and then Physics.
ProgrammeSpecific Eligibility Criteria for Calculation of Meritbased admission to B.Sc Forestry, NEE II (PCB) applicants
 Merit shall be determined on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in class 12th or equivalent.
 In case of a tie, priority will be given to Biology, then Chemistry, and then Physics.
ProgrammeSpecific Eligibility Criteria for Calculation of Meritbased admission to B.Tech, NEE II (Vocational) applicants
 Merit shall be determined on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths in the qualifying examination.
ProgrammeSpecific Eligibility Criteria for Calculation of Meritbased admission to B.Tech, NEE III applicants
 An aggregate of 60% marks in the qualifying examination.
 Merit shall be determined on the basis of CGPA/scores in the respective discipline of the qualifying examination.
NEE 2020 Highlights
Full Exam Name  NERIST Entrance Examination 
Short Exam Name  NEE 
Conducting Body  North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
Frequency of Conduct  Once a year 
Exam Level  University Level Exam 
Languages  English 
Mode of Application  Online 
Application Fee (General)  1000 Rs [Online] 
Mode of Exam  Offline 
Mode of Counselling  Online 
Exam Duration  3 Hours 
NEE 2020 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
19 Jun, 2020  28 Jun, 2020
Choice of Exam City  Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2020  21 Mar, 2020
Application  Mode: Online
NEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
NEE NEEI Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to read the prospectus or brochure thoroughly before applying for the NERIST NEE 2020. It is informed that the candidates should check the eligibility section carefully to make sure that they are eligible for the NERIST NEE 2020. Check below to get the complete eligibility criteria for the NEEI. NEEII & NEEIII separately.
Particulars  Details 
Age Limit  He/She should not more than 19 years of age as on July 31, 2020 ( born on or after August 1, 2001). 
Educational Qualification  A pass in 10th class or equivalent exam with Maths & Science. 
NEE NEEII Eligibility Criteria
Particulars  Details 
Age Limit  NEEII (PCM)  He/She should not more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2020. 
NEEII (Vocational)  He/She must not be more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2020.  
NEEII (PCB)  He/She should not be more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2020.  
Educational Qualification  NEEII (PCM)  A pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 
NEEII (Vocational)  The candidates should have passed in 10+2 (Vocational)/ITI/ NERIST Certificate in any one of the following streams or trades.
 
NEEII (PCB)  He/She should have passed Class 12 (PCB)/ Higher Secondary (PCB) with Chemistry, Physics & Biology. 
NEE NEEIII Eligibility Criteria
Particulars  Details 
Age Limit  The applicants should not be more than 40 years of age as on August 1, 2020. 
Educational Qualification  The candidates passed a 3year diploma degree with minimum 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or NERIST Diploma level with a minimum of CGPA 6.0. 
NEE 2020 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking  Credit Card  Debit Card
NEE Application Form 2020
The application form of NERIT NEE was released on January 10 in online mode and was available till March 21. Candidates who met the eligibility criteria for the entrance test could fill the online application form of NERIST NEE 2020. The application form could be filled in online mode in five steps which include registration, login and the application form, uploading the photo & signature, payment of application fee and the printout of the confirmation page. Candidates can find the steps below for reference.
Candidates were advised to keep the following things ready in hand before applying for NERIST NEE 2020,
A valid Email ID and mobile number
A recent scanned passport size photo in JPEG/JPG format (max. 100 KB)
A scanned image of the signature in JPEG/JPG format (max. 100 KB)
Online payment facility  Net Banking or Credit/Debit Card
Aadhaar card, if available
How to fill NERIST NEE 2020 application form
Step1: Registration
Click on the ‘Apply for admission’ button on the web page of NERIST NEE 2020 portal.
Then, search and press the ‘New Registration’ link.
Fill the following required information on the website without any mistakes,
Email ID
Password
Name of the Applicant
Date of Birth
Sex
Father’s Name
Mobile Number
After successful submission of registration form, candidates received an activation code in the email.
Candidates need to click on the link to activate the email ID.
Step2: Login and filling of basic particular details
On clicking on the activation mail, the web page was redirected to a new window.
Enter the user name and activation code on the web page.
After that, candidates had to choose the course of choice and they had to start filling the online application form.
Login to the website by using the registration number and password.
Choose the programme Type and programme name and click on proceed.
Fill all necessary details as per the instructions and proceed to the next step by clicking on the ‘Save and Continue’ button.
Step3: Uploading the photograph & signature Click on the ‘Upload Photograph and Signature’ button to upload the passport size photo and signature in the prescribed format.
Step4: Fill Academic details and Exam centre The candidates had to enter all necessary fields of academic details on the web page and then choose the desired ‘Preferred Examination Centre’ before clicking on the ‘Save & Continue’ button.
Step5: Application fee payment
Click on the ‘Proceed to Payment’ button on the web page to pay the application fee.
Now, select the payment type as ‘online’ and choose the desired online payment mode (net banking & Credit/Debit Card).
Click on the ‘Pay Now & Submit Application’ button for final submission.
Step6: Printout of the confirmation page After successful payment and application form submission, the candidates can take the print of the same and save for future use.
Application Fees
Category  Quota  Mode  Gender  Amount 

General, OBC  Online  Male, Female  ₹ 1000  
ST, SC  Online  Male, Female  ₹ 600 
NEE 2020 Syllabus
NEE NEEI Syllabus
Physics
Measurement in science and technology 

Measurements and measurement systems 
Historical developments in measurement science 
The modern measurement system 
The international system of units (SI) 
Maintenance of standards of measurements 
Multiples and fractions 
Indian national standards of measurements 
Structure of atom 

Fundamental experiments and discharge tube and the discovery of the electron 
Canal rays or positive rays 
Xrays and radioactivity 
Atomic nucleus 
Structure of atom 
Discovery of the neutron 
Atomic number and atomic mass 
Isotopes 
Motion 

Motion of living and nonliving objects 
Distance and displacement 
Uniform and nonuniform motion 
Velocity 
Non uniform motion and acceleration 
Graphs and their uses 
Uniform circular motion 
Gravitation 

Universal law of gravitation 
Motion of particles under gravity 
Motion of a projectile 
Mass and weight 
Geotropism 
Work, energy and power 

Work 
Work done when the force is not along the direction of motion 
Energy 
Power 
Transformation of energy 
Conservation of energy 
Heat 

Heat and temperature 
Thermal equilibrium 
Mercury thermometer 
Heat as a form of energy 
Effects of heat 
Changes of state 
Wave motion and sound 

Simple pendulum 
Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave 
Transverse and longitudinal waves 
Graphical representation of simple harmonic waves characteristic of harmonic waves 
Relation between wave velocity 
Frequency and wave length for a periodic 
Nature and propagation of sound 
Speed of sound 
Range of hearing in humans 
Reflection of sound 
Practical applications of reflected sound 
Echoes 
Sonar and application of ultrasound 
Light reflection and refraction 

Nature of light 
Reflection of light by mirrorsby plane mirror 
Spherical mirrors 
New Cartesian sign convention for reflection by spherical mirrors and derivation of mirror formula 
Magnification 
Refraction of lightthe refractive index 
Reflection through a rectangular glass slab 
Refraction by spherical lenses 
Sign convention with spherical lenses  lens formula 
Power of a lens 
Total internal reflection 
Some optical phenomena in nature 
Dispersion of white light by a glass prism 
Colour of objectsprimary colours of light and pigments 
Optical instruments 

The human eye 
Defects of vision and their correction 
Microscope and the astronomical telescope 
Electricity, its heating and chemical effects 

Electric charges and its properties 
Conductors and insulators 
Electric currentcharges in motion 
Electric potential and potential difference 
Circuit diagram 
Ohms lawresistance 
Resistivity 
Resistors in series and in parallel 
Heating effect of electric currentelectric energy and electric power 
Magnetic effects of electric current 

Magnetic field and field lines 
Magnetic field around a current carrying straight conductor 
Force on a currentcarrying conductor in a magnetic field 
Electric motors 
Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction 
Electric generators 
Domestic electric circuits 
The electric fuseA safety device 
Nuclear fission and fusion 

Nuclear reactions 
Nuclear fission 
Fission products 
Energy released in fission reactions 
Chain reaction 
Theory of nuclear fission 
Nuclear reactors 
Nuclear hazards and safety measures 
The universe 

The solar system the sun 
The terrestrial planets 
The Jovian planets 
Asteroids 
Meteorites and comets 
The structure and evolution of the earth 
The stars and constellations 
Milky way galaxy and other galaxies 
Space explorationspace programme in India 
Chemistry
Matter around us 

Physical nature of matter 
States of matter 
General concept about mixture 
Solution 
Colloidal solution 
Suspension 
Distillation 
Condensation 
Evaporation 
Sublimation and fusion 
Effect of pressure and temperature on states of matter 
Atomic structure 

Dalton's atomic theory 
Elements 
Compounds 
Cathode ray 
Xray 
Thomson's model of an atom 
Rutherford's model of atomic structure 
Bohr's model of atomic structure 
Electronic configuration (in terms of shells only) of elements up to atomic no 20 
Atomic Number 
Mass number 
Isotopes and isobars, radioactivity 
Classification of elements 

Atomic size 
Nature of bonding 
Oxides and related chemical properties 
Prediction of properties of an atom 
Mendeleev and modern periodic table, periodic trend of metallic and nonmetallic character 
Oxides and related chemical properties, prediction of properties of an atom 
Chemical bonding 

Octet rule or inert gas configuration as criteria of stability, ion, atom and valency 
Ionic bonds, covalent bonds (in simple cases) 
Shape of molecules of H2o, NH3, CH4, CC14, C2H2, C2H4, SF6, PCI5, CO2, BeCl2, BF3 
Chemical reactions and some basic concepts 

Decomposition, displacement reactions 
Isomerization, combination, reversible and irreversible reactions, chemical equilibrium 
Law of chemical equilibrium, chemical formula and equations 
Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept, gram atomic mass and gram molecular mass 
Mole concept, gram atomic mass and gram molecular mass 
Determination of formula of unknown compounds, balancing of chemical reactions 
Energetics 

Bond energy 
Energy involved in a reaction 
Photochemical reactions and generation of free radicals 
Electrolysis of water and NaCl 
Electrochemical cells (galvanic cell) with reference to dry cells and storage cells 
Sun and nuclear energy 
Sun and its source of energy (nuclear fusion) 
Nuclear fission 
Chain reaction 
Nuclear reactors 
Nuclear hazards 
Simple nuclear reactions 
Metals 

Physical and Chemical properties 
Reaction with O2 
Dilute acid Cl2 
Elementary metallurgy of Cu, Fe, Al 
Uses of the metals 
Washing soda 
Baking soda 
Lime 
Preparation of bleaching powder 
Plaster of paris 
Cement 
Glass 
Steel 
Some common alloys of copper 
Iron and aluminium 
Corrosion of metals 
Reactions with O2 
Nonmetals 

Acid 
C12 
H2 
Preparation and properties of Si, P, S 
Ammonia 
Hydrogen and sulphuric acid 
Carbon and its compounds: allotropes of carbon 
Hydrocarbon: alkanes, isomerism in alkanes 
Petroleum 
Preparation and properties of methanol, Ethanol, Methanal, Propanone 
General properties of organic acids and esters 
Synthetic polymers 
Addition polymers (PE, PP, PVC and teflon) 
Condensation polymers (nylons and polyesters) 
Rubber and its vulcanization 
Soaps 
Detergents 
Cleansing action of soaps and detergents 
BioMass as fuel 

Fossil fuel 
Coal 
Natural gas 
Biomass as fuel 

Classification of fuels 
Calorific value of fuels 
Ignition temperature 
Combustion of fuels 
Characteristics of an ideal fuel 
Types of pollution and pollutants 
Acid rain 
Greenhouse effect 
Eutrophication and soil erosion 
Environmental pollution 

Conservation and protection of environment 
Mathematics
Number system 

Whole numbers 
Integers 
Rational and irrational numbers, number system 
Real numbers 
Polynomials 

Definition of a polynomial 
Factorization of polynomials factorization of quadratic and cubic expressions 
HCF and LCM of polynomials 
Rational expressions 

Addition 
Multiplication and division of rational expressions 
Linear equations in one & two variables 

Solution of linear equations in one and two variables by cross multiplication and other simple methods 
Application to practical problems 
Quadratic equations 

Zeros of quadratic equations 
Solution of quadratic equations by (i) factorization (ii) method of completion of square: quadratic formula 
Application quadratic equations 
Arithmetic progression (AP): Definition, Nth term of an AP, sum of finite number of terms an A 
Lines, angles and triangles 

Geometrical concepts of a point 
Angle and a triangle 
Angles made by a transversal with two lines 
Sum of the angles of a triangle 
Different criteria for congruence of two triangles 
Properties of isosceles triangle 
Similar triangles 
Proportionality theorems 
Concurrent lines in a triangle 
Parallelograms 

Definition, properties of a parallelogram 
Types of parallelograms 
Some theorems on parallelograms 
Circles 

Definition 
Congruence of circles 
Chords of a circle arcs of a circle 
Angles subtended by arcs and chords at a point on a circle 
Angles in a cyclic quadrilateral 
Tangents to a circle 
Properties of tangents to a circle 
Chord of a circle intersecting in a point 
Alternate segments and its angles 
Common tangents to circles 
Trigonometry 

Trigonometric ratios of angles of measures 00, 300, 450, 600, 900 
Trigonometric ratios of some specific angles 
Solution of right triangles 
Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles 
Simple problems on heights and distances 
Angles of elevation and depressions 
Mensuration 

Area of a triangle 
Quadrilateral 
Circle 
Sector and segment of a circle 
Trapezium 
Concept of perimeter of triangle, quadrilateral, circle, trapezium 
Lateral and total surface area of right triangular prisms 
Volume of a right triangular prism 
Lateral surface area and volume of a right pyramid 
Surface area and volume of a tetrahedron 
Lateral and total surface area and volume of a cuboid 
Cube 
Right circular cylinder 
Right circular cone hemisphere and surface area and volume of a sphere 
Surface area and volumes of combinations of these solids 
Volume and surface are of a frustum of a right circle cone 
Statistics and probability 

Mean, median, mode and their properties 
Measures of central tendency 
Probability as a measure of uncertainty 
Coordinate geometry (2D) 

Distance between two points, section formula between two points 
NEE NEEII Syllabus
Physics
Physical world and measurement 

Physics scope and excitement 
Physics 
Technology and society 
Forces in nature 
Conservation laws: Mass, momentum (integral and differential form) 
Examples of gravitational, electromagnetic and nuclear forces from dailylife experiences (qualitative only) 
Need for measurement 
Units of measurement 
Systems of units 
S.I Units 
Fundamental and derived units 
Length 
Mass and time measurement 
Accuracy and precision of measuring instruments 
Errors in measurement 
Significant figures 
Dimensions of physical quantities 
Dimensional analysis and application 
Elementary concept of differentiation and integration for describing motion 
Kinematics 

Position time graph 
Speed and velocity 
Uniform and nonuniform motion 
Average speed and instantaneous velocity 
Uniformly accelerated motion, velocitytime, positiontime graphs, for uniformly accelerated motion ( graphical treatment ) 
Velocity time graph 
Relations for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical method) 
Scalar and vector quantities 
Position and displacement vectors 
Equality of vectors 
Multiplications of vectors by real number 
Addition and subtraction of vectors 
Unit vector 
Resolution of a vector in a plane 
Rectangular components 
Scalar and vector, products of two vectors 
Vectors in 3 dimensions (elementary idea only) motion in a plane 
Uniform velocity and uniform acceleration 
Projectile motion 
Uniform circular motion 
Laws of motion 

Force and inertia 
Newton's first law of motion 
Momentum 
Newton's second law of motion 
Impulse 
Newton's Third law of motion 
Conservation law of linear momentum and its application 
Equilibrium of concurrent forces 
Friction 
Static and dynamic friction 
Laws of friction 
Rolling and sliding friction 
Lubrication 
Dynamics of uniform circular motion 
Centripetal force 
Vehicle on a level road 
Vehicle on a banked road 
Inertial and noninertial frames (idea only) 
Work, energy and power 

Work done by a constant force and variable force 
Kinetic energy 
Potential energy 
Workenergy theorem 
Power 
Potential energy of a spring 
Conservative and nonconservative forces 
Conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies) 
Collisions 
Elastic and inelastic collision in 1 dimension and 2 dimensions 
Different forms of energies in nature 
Massenergy equivalence (qualitative idea) 
Motion of system of particles and rigid body 
Motion of system of particles and rigid body 

Centre of mass of two particle system 
Generalization to nparticles 
Momentum conservation and centre of mass motion 
Application to familiar systems 
Centre of mass of a rigid body 
Gravitation 

The universal law of gravitation 
Gravitational constant 
Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude, latitude, depth and rotation of earth 
Mass of the earth 
Gravitational potential energy near the surface of earth 
Gravitational potential 
Escape velocity 
Orbital velocity of a satellite 
Weightlessness 
Motion of satellites 
Geostationary and polar satellites 
Kepler's laws of planetary motion 
Proof of second and third law 
(for circular orbit) inertial and gravitational mass 
Moment of force 
Torque 
Angular momentum 
Physical meaning of angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples (planetary motion) 
Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion. 
Moment of inertia & its physical significance, radius of gyration, parallel and perpendicular axis theorem (statement only) 
M.I. of circular ring, disc, cylinder and thin straight rod. 
Rolling of a cylinder without slipping, examples of binary system in nature (binary stars, earthmoon system, diatomic molecules) 
Mechanics of solids and fluids 

States of matter, inter atomic and inter molecular forces 
Solids: elastic behaviour 
Stressstrain relationship 
Hooke's law 
Young's modulus 
Bulk modulus 
Modulus of rigidity & some practical examples 
Fluids: pressure due to fluid column 
Pascal's law and its application (hydraulic lift and brakes) effect of gravity on fluid pressure 
Buoyancy 
Flotation 
Archimedes principle 
Viscosity 
Stoke's law 
Terminal velocity 
Stream line flow 
Turbulent flow 
Reynold's number 
Bernoulli's theorem and its applications 
Surface energy and surface tension 
Angle of contact 
Application of surface tension 
Excess pressure inside a liquid drop and bubble 
Capillary rise and action of detergent 
Heat and thermodynamics 

Kinetic theory of gasesassumptions 
Physical meaning of angular momentum 
Kinetic energy and temperature 
RMS speed 
Degree of freedom 
Law of equipartition of energy (statement only) 
Mean free path and Avogadro's number 
Thermal equilibrium and temperature (zeroth law of thermodynamics) heat 
Work and internal energy 
Thermal expansionthermometry 
First law of thermodynamics 
Specific heat 
Specific heat of gas at constant volume and pressure (mono atomic,diatomic gases) 
Specific heat of solids (Dulong and Petits' law) 
Thermodynamic variables and equation of state 
Phase diagram 
Ideal gas equation 
Isothermal and adiabatic processes 
Reversible and irreversible processes Carnot's engine and refrigerator or heat pump 
Efficiency and coefficient of performance 
Second law of thermodynamics (statement only) 
And some practical applications 
Transfer of heatconduction 
Convection and radiation 
Thermal conductivity of solids 
Black body radiation 
Kirchhoff's laws 
Wein's displacement law 
Stefan's law (statement only) Newton's law of cooling 
Solar constant and determination of surface temperature of sun using Stefan's law 
Oscillations 

Periodic motion period 
Conservation of angular momentum with some examples (planetary motion) 
Displacement as a function of time and periodic functions 
Simple harmonic motion (SHM) and its equation 
Expression for velocity and acceleration of SHM 
Oscillations of a spring 
Restoring force and force constant 
Energy in SHMkinetic and potential energies 
Simple pendulum derivation of its time period 
Free, forced and damped oscillations (qualitative idea only) 
Resonance 
Coupled oscillations 
Waves 

Longitudinal and transverse wave 
Equilibrium of rigid bodies 
Displacement relation for progressive wave 
Principle of superposition of waves 
Reflection of waves 
Standing waves in strings and pipes 
Fundamental and higher harmonics 
Beats 
Doppler's effect 
Speed of sound in media 
Electrostatics 

Frictional electricity 
Rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion 
Coulomb's law 
Forces between two point electric charges 
Forces between multiple electric charges 
Superposition principle and continuous charge distribution 
Electric fields and its physical significance 
Electric field due to a point charge 
Electric field lines 
Electric field due to a dipole and behaviour of a dipole in a uniform electric field 
Electric potentialphysical meaning 
Potential difference 
Electric potential due to a point charge 
A dipole and system of charges 
Equipotential surfaces 
Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipole in an electrostatic field 
Electric flux 
Statement of Gauss's Theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire 
Uniformly changed infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell 
Conductors and insulators 
Presence of free charges and bound charges inside a conductor 
Dielectrics and electric polarization 
General concept of a capacitor and capacitance: combination of capacitors in series and parallel 
Energy stored in a capacitor 
Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates 
Van de Graff generator 
Current electricity 

Electric current (current electricity) 
Drift velocity and mobility and their relation with electric current 
Ohm's law 
Electrical resistance 
VI characteristics 
Exception Of Ohm's law (nonlinear VI characteristics) 
Electrical resistivity and conductivity 
Classification of materials in terms of conductivity 
Superconductivity (elementary idea) 
Carbon resistors 
Colour code for carbon resistors 
Combination of resistances series and parallel 
Temperature dependence of resistance 
Internal resistance of a cell 
Potential difference and EMF of a cell 
Combinations of cells in series and in parallel 
Kirchhoff's laws  illustration by simple application 
Wheatstone bridge and its applications for temperature measurements 
Metre bridge special case of Whetstone's bridge 
Potentiometer principle and application to measure potential difference, and for comparing e.m.f. of two cells 
Electric power 
Thermal effects of current and Joule's law 
Chemical effects of current: Faraday's laws of electrolysis 
Electrochemical cells primary (voltaic Lechlanche, dry Daniell) 
Secondary rechargeable cells (lead accumulators, alkali accumulators) 
Solid state cells 
Thermoelectricity origin 
Elementary idea of Seebeck effect 
Thermocouple 
Thermo EMF 
Neutral and inversion temperatures 
Measurement of temperature using a thermocouple 
Magnetic effects of current & magnetism 

Concept of Magnetic Field 
Radius of gyration 
BiotSavart law 
Magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and a circular loop: Ampere's circuital law and its application to straight and toroidal solenoids 
Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields 
Cyclotron 
Force on a current carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field 
Forces between two parallel current carrying conductors 
Definition of ampere 
Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field 
Moving coil galvanometer its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter 
Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment 
Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron 
Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field 
Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid 
Magnetic field lines 
Earth's magnetic fields and magnetic elements: para, Dia and ferromagnetic substances with examples 
Electromagnets and permanent magnets 
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism 

Magnetic field intensity due to magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along the axis and perpendicular to the axis 
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents 

Electromagnetic induction 
Parallel and perpendicular axis theorem (statement only) M.I. of circular ring, disc, cylinder and thin straight rod 
Induced EMF and current 
Lenz's law 
Eddy currents 
Self and mutual inductance 
Alternating currents peak and RMS 
Values of alternating current/voltage 
Reactance and impedance 
LC oscillations 
LCR series circuit (Phasor diagram) resonant circuits and Qfactor 
Power in AC circuits 
Wattless current 
AC generator and transformer 
Electromagnetic waves 

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative idea only) 
Electromagnetic spectrum (radiomicrowaves,Infrared, optical, ultraviolet, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses 
Propagation of electromagnetic waves in atmosphere 
Optics 

Refraction of light 
Total internal reflection and its applications 
Spherical lenses 
Thin lens formula 
Lens maker's formula 
Magnification 
Power of a lens 
Combination of this lenses in contact 
Refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism 
Scattering of light 
Blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sun set 
Optical instruments – compound microscope 
Astronomical telescope (refraction and reflection type) and their magnifying powers 
Wave front and Huygens's principle 
Reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts (qualitative idea) 
Interference Young's double slit experiment and expression for fringe width 
Coherent sources and sustained interference of light 
Diffraction due to a single slit 
Width of central maximum 
Difference between interference and diffraction 
Resolving power of microscope and telescope 
Polarizationplane polarized light 
Brewster's law 
Use of plane polarized light and polaroid 
Dual nature of matter and radiation 

Photoelectric effect, Einstein's photoelectric equation 
Particle nature of light, photo cell, matter waves, wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation 
De Broglie wave length of an electron, DavissonGermer experiment 
Atomic nucleus 

Alphaparticle scattering experiment 
Size of the nucleus 
Composition of the nucleus 
Protons and neutrons 
Nuclear instability radioactivityalpha 
Beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties 
Radioactive decay law 
Simple explanation of decay 
Beta decay and gammadecay 
Massenergy relation, mass defect, binding energy per nucleon, Its variation with mass number 
Nature of nuclear forces 
Nuclear reaction 
Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion 
Solid and semiconductor devices 

Energy bands in solids (qualitative idea only) 
Examples of binary system in nature (binary stars) 
Insulators and semiconductors using band theory 
Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors 
PN junction 
Semiconductor diode characteristics in forward and reverse bias 
Diode as a rectifier 
Solar Cell 
Photodiode 
LED 
Zener diode as a voltage regulator 
Junction transistor 
Transistor action 
Characteristics of a transistor 
Transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator 
Logic gates (or, not, nand and nor) 
Elementary ideas about IC 
Chemistry
Some basic concepts of chemistry 

Nature of matter,properties of matter and their measurements 
Law of chemical combination 
Dalton's atomic theory 
Atomic and molecular masses 
Mole concept 
Stoichiometry and stoichiometric calculations 
Structure of atoms and chemical bonding 

Constituent of the atom 
Electronic structure of atoms 
Understanding electron behaviour 
Bohr's model of hydrogen and hydrogen like atoms 
Spectrum of hydrogen 
Dual behaviour of matter 
De Broglie equation 
Heisenberg's uncertainty principle 
Quantum numbers 
Shapes of orbital 
Aufbau principle 
Pauli's exclusion principle 
Hund's rule of maximum multiplicity 
Electronic configuration of elements up to atomic numbers 30 
Chemical bonding: Lewis structure, Hybridization and VSEPR theory with reference to BeC12, BF3, CH4, CC14, NH3, H2O, NH4+, H3O+, PCl5, SF6, C2H4 and C2H2 
Molecular orbital theory with reference to simple homo diatomic molecules up to atomic number 10 
Hydrogen bond 
Dipole moment in simple molecules 
States of matter 

The gaseous state: kinetic molecular theory of ideal gases 
Laws governing the ideal behaviour of gases 
Deviation from the ideal behaviour of gases 
Van der Waals equation of state for real gases 
Concept of critical constants 
Liquefaction of gases 
Solid state 

Structure of simple ionic compounds, crystal imperfections (point defects only) 
Close–packed structure 
Ionic radii 
Silicates 
Imperfections in solids 
Properties of crystalline solids and amorphous solids 
Solutions 

Types of solution 
Vapour pressure of solution and Raoult's law 
Ideal and nonideal solutions 
Colligative properties 
Abnormal molecular masses 
Chemical thermodynamics 

Some basic concepts 
Energy changes during a chemical reaction 
Internal energy and enthalpy 
Enthalpy of reaction 
First law of thermodynamics 
Concept of entropy and free energy 
Spontaneity of a process 
Second and third law of thermodynamics 
Chemical equilibrium 

Equilibria involving physical changes and chemical systems 
Law of mass action and its application to equilibrium 
LeChatelier's principle and its applications 
Ionic equilibria 
Ostwald's dilution law 
Arrhenius 
BronstedLowry and Lewis concept of acids and bases 
Ph scale 
Buffer solutions and solubility product 
Chemical kinetics 

Rate of reaction 
Instantaneous rate of a reaction 
Molecularity and order of a reaction 
Factors affecting the rate of a reaction 
Elementary and complex reactions 
Determination of the order of a reaction 
Dependence of reaction rate on temperature and catalyst 
Photochemical reactions 
Mechanism of a reaction 
Surface chemistry 

Adsorption 
Colloidal solutions 
Emulsions 
Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis 
Redox reactions 

Oxidation and reduction as an electron transfer process 
Oxidation number 
Balancing of redox equations 
Electrochemistry 

Electrolytic conductance 
Equivalent and molar conductivities 
Galvanic cell 
Electrode potential and EMF of a galvanic cell 
Dependence of EMF on concentration and temperature electrochemical cell and free energy 
Electrolysis 
Quantitative aspect of electrolysis 
Faraday's laws 
Criteria for product formation 
Some commercial batteries 
Corrosion 
Sblock elements 

General trends 
Characteristics of compounds of alkali and alkaline earth metals 
Anomalous behaviour of lithium and beryllium 
Some important compounds of sodium and calcium 
Chemistry of hydrogen 
Water and hydrogen peroxide 
Pblock elements 

General trends 
Anomalous behaviour of boron and carbon 
Allotropy: different allotropes of carbon, sulphur, phosphorus and tin 
Chemistry of some important compounds of Boron, Carbon, Silicon, Nitrogen, Oxygen and halogens 
Characteristics of group18 elements 
Chemistry of xenon 
Metallurgy of aluminium 
D and fblock elements 

General trends 
Characteristic properties of transition and inner transition elements 
General properties of first row transition metal compounds 
Metallurgy of iron and copper 
Manufacture of steel 
Chemistry of some heavy metals like Silver, Gold, Zinc, Mercury, and compounds such as Potassium permanganate and Potassium dichromate 
Coordination and organometallic compounds 

Coordination compounds 
Isomerism and bonding in coordination compounds 
Stability of coordination compounds in solution 
Importance of coordination compounds 
Organometallic compounds 
Organic chemistry 

Classification and nomenclature of organic compounds 
Isomerism and stereochemistry 
Fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanism 
Methods of purification 
Qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic compounds 
Modern methods of structure elucidation 
Hydrocarbons: preparation and properties of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes 
Aromatic hydrocarbons 
Aromaticity 
Preparation, properties and structure of benzene 
Organic compounds with functional group: general methods of preparation 
Physical and chemical properties and important uses of haloalkanes, haloarenes, polyhalogen compounds,alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives of carboxylic,acids, cyanides, isocyanides, amines, nitro, azo compounds 
Polymers: nomenclature and classification of polymers 
Types of polymerization 
Molecular mass of polymers 
Some commercially important polymers 
Biomolecules: Structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and vitamins 
Nuclear chemistry: discovery of radioactivity and nature of radiation from radioactive substances 
Chemical equations for nuclear changes 
Radioactive series 
Rate of radioactive decay 
Artificial transmutation radioactivity 
Synthetic elements 
Nuclear fission 
Nuclear fusion 
Applications of radioactivity and radioisotopes 
Chemistry in everyday life 

Dyes 
Chemicals in medicinesAnalgesies,tranquilizers,antiseptics,disinfectants,antimicrobials,antifertility drugs,antibiotics,antacids,antihistaminstheir meaning and common examples 
Chemistry of rocket propellants 
Chemicals in food, soaps and detergents 
Mathematics
Algebra 

Sets and their representations 
Finite and infinite sets 
Subsets 
Empty or null set 
Universal set 
Equal sets 
Power set and complement of a set 
Union and intersection of sets and their algebraic properties 
Difference of sets 
Venn diagrams 
Application of sets 
Relations and Functions 

Ordered pairs, Cartesian product of sets 
Relations 
Domain 
Codomain and range 
Into and onto functions 
One one into and one one onto functions 
Constant function 
Identity function 
Composition of functions 
Invertible functions 
Binary operations 
Complex numbers 

Complex number in the form (a+ib) 
Representation of complex numbers by points in plane 
Argand diagram 
Algebra of complex numbers 
Real and imaginary parts of a complex number 
Triangle inequality 
Modulus and argument (or amplitude) of a complex number 
Conjugate 
Square root of a complex number 
Cube root of unity 
Polar representation of a complex number 
Theory of quadratic equation 

Solution of a quadratic equation in the complex number system by (i)factorization (ii) using formula, relation between roots & coefficients, the nature of roots, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots 
Equations reducible to quadratic forms 
Sequences and series 

Sequence and examples of finite and infinite sequences 
Arithmetic progression (AP) first term 
Common difference and nth term 
Sum to n terms of an AP 
Arithmetic mean (AM) 
Insertion of am between any two given numbers 
Geometric progression (GP) first term 
Common ratio and nth term 
Sum to n terms and infinite number of terms of a GP 
Recurring decimal numbers as GP 
Geometric mean (GM) 
Insertion of gm between any two given numbers 
Harmonic progression 
Harmonic mean (HM) 
Relationship among am, gm and hm 
Arithmetic geometric series 
special cases of ån,ån2 ,ån3 
Exponential series concept of e as the sum of an infinite series 
Proof of 2<e<3 
Exponential function (ex) as the infinite series 
Logarithmic series infinite series for loge (1+x), loge(1x) and related problems 
Permutations and combinations 

Fundamental principle of counting 
The factorial notation 
Permutation as an arrangement 
Meaning of P (nr) combination 
Meaning of C(nr) 
Application of permutations & combinations 
Mathematical induction 

The principle of mathematical induction, simple applications 
Binomial theorems: statement of binomial theorem 
Proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral exponent using the principle of mathematical induction 
General and middle terms in binomial expansions 
Binomial theorem for any index (without proof) 
Application of binomial theorem for approximation and properties of binomial coefficients 
Mathematical logic 

Mathematical logic statement 
Venn diagrams 
Negation 
Basic logical connectives and compound statement including the negations 
Truth tables 
Duality algebra of statements and applications of logic in solving simple problems 
Matrices and determinants: types of matrices 
Equality of matrices 
Operations of addition 
Scalar multiplication and multiplication of matrices 
Statements of important results on operations of matrices and their verification by numerical problems only 
Linear equations in matrix notation 
Determinants 
Determinant of a square matrix 
Properties of determinants 
Minors & cofactors of determinants 
Applications of determinants in (i) finding area of a triangle (ii) solving a system of linear equations 
Cramer's rule 
Transpose 
Adjoint and inverse of a matrix 
Consistency and inconsistency of system of linear equations 
Application of matrices in solving simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables 
Boolean algebra 

Boolean algebra as an algebraic structure 
Principle of duality 
Boolean function 
Conditional and biconditional statements 
Valid arguments 
Switching circuits 
Application of Boolean algebra to switching circuits 
Trigonometry 

Trigonometric functions of sum and difference of numbers 
Trigonometric functions of multiples and submultiples of numbers 
Conditional identities for the angles of a triangle 
Solution of trigonometric equations 
Solution of triangles 
Concept of inverse trigonometric functions and their use to reduce expression to simplest form 
Vectors & scalars 
Magnitude and direction of a vector 
Types of vectors 
Position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio 
Components of a vector 
Addition of vectors 
Multiplication of a vector by a scalar 
Scalar (dot) product of vectors 
Projection of a vector on a line 
Vector (cross) product of two vectors 
Application of dot & cross products in (i) finding area of triangle and a parallelogram (ii) problems of plane geometry and trigonometry (iii) finding work done by a force (iv) vector moment of a vector about a point 
Scalar triple product and its applications 
Moment of a vector about a line 
Co planarity of three vectors or four points using scalar triple product 
Vector triple product 
Coordinate geometry 

Two dimension: (i) area of a triangle 
Condition for the collinearity of three points 
Centroid and incentre of a triangle 
Locus and its equation 
The straight line and pair of straight lines –various forms of equations of a line 
Intersection of lines 
Angles between two lines 
Condition for concurrency of three lines 
Distance of a point from a line 
Coordinates of orthocentre and circumcentre of a triangle 
Equation of family of lines passing through the point of inter section of two lines 
Homogeneous equation of second degree in x & y 
Angle between pair of lines through the origin 
Combined equation of the bisectors of the angles between a pair of lines 
Condition for the general second degree equation to represent a pair of lines 
Point of intersection and angle between two lines represented by S=0 and the factors of S 
Circles 

Standard form of the equation of a circle 
General form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre 
Equation of a circle in the parametric form 
Equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given 
Points of inter section of a line and a circle in the centre at the origin and condition of a line to be tangent to the circle 
Length of tangent 
Equation of the tangent 
Equation of a family of circles through the inter section of two circles 
Condition for two intersecting circles to be orthogonal 
Conic sections sections of cones 
Equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse, hyperbola) in standard forms 
Conditions for y = mx + c to be a tangent and points of tangency 
Geometry of three dimension (3D) 

Coordinate axes 
Planes in three dimensional space 
Coordinates of a point in space 
Distance between two points 
Section formula 
D c's and d r's of a line joining two points 
Projection of the join of two points on a given line 
Angle between two lines whose d r s are given 
Cartesian and vector equation of a line through (i) a point and parallel to a given vector (ii) through two points 
Co linearity of three points 
Coplanar & skew line 
Shortest distance between two lines 
Condition for the intersection of two lines 
Cartesian & vector equation of a plane (i) when the normal vector and the distance of the plane from the origin is given 
(ii) passing through a point and perpendicular to given vector 
(iii) passing through a point and parallel to two given lines through the intersection of two other planes 
(iv) containing two lines 
(v) passing through three points 
Angle between two lines (ii) two planes (iii) a line and a plane 
Condition of coplanarity of two lines in vector and Cartesian form 
Length of perpendicular of a point from a plane by both vector and Cartesian methods 
Vector and Cartesian equation of a sphere, its centre and radius 
Diameter form of the equation of a sphere 
Function, limits and continuity 

Concept of real function 
Its domain and range 
Types of functions 
Limit of a function 
Meaning and related notations 
Left and right hand limits 
Fundamental theorems on limits 
Limit at infinity and infinite limits 
Continuity of a function (i) at a point (ii) over an open/closed intervals 
Sum 
Product and quotient of continuous functions 
Continuity of special functionspolynomial 
Trigonometric exponential 
Logarithmic, inverse trigonometric functions 
Differentiation 

Derivative of a function, its geometrical and physical significance 
Relationship between continuity and differentiability 
Derivative of some simple functions from first principle 
Derivative of sum 
Derivative of difference 
Derivative of product and quotient of functions 
Derivative of polynomial, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric and implicit functions 
Derivative of functions expressed in parametric form 
Chain rule and differentiation by substitution 
Derivatives of second order 
Application of derivatives 

Rate of change of quantities 
Tangents and normals 
Increasing and decreasing functions and sign of the derivatives 
Maxima & minima 
Greatest and least values 
Rolle's theorem and mean value theorem (without proof ) 
Curve sketching of simple curves 
Indefinite integrals 

Integration as inverse of differentiation 
Properties of integrals 
Integration by substitution by parts 
Partial fractions and their use in integration 
Integration of rational and irrational functions 
Integration of trigonometric functions of the type ò dx/ a+b cos x' ò dx/ a+b sin x and òsinm x cosn xdx 
Definite integrals 

Definite integral as limit of a sum 
Fundamental theorems of integral calculus (without proof) 
Evaluation of definite integrals by (i) substitution (ii) using properties of definite integrals 
Application of definite internals in finding the areas bounded by a curve 
Circle 
Parabola and ellipse in standard form between two ordinates and xaxis 
Area between two curves (line and circle, line & parabola and line & ellipse) 
Differential equations 

Definition 
Order and degree 
General and particular solution 
Formation of a differential equation whose general solution is given 
Solution of differential equation by the method of separation of variables 
Homogeneous differential equations 
Linear differential equation of the type dy/dx + py = Q (x) whose p(x) & Q(x) are functions of x 
Solution of second order differential equations 
Statics and dynamics 

Elementary statics introduction 
Basic concepts 
Laws of mechanics 
Force 
Resultant of forces acting at point 
Parallelogram law of forces 
Resolved parts of a force 
Equilibrium of a particle under three concurrent forces 
Triangle law of forces and its converse 
Lami's theorem and its converse 
Two parallel forces 
Like and unlike parallel forces 
Couple and its moment 
Elementary dynamics 

Basic concept 
Displacement 
Speed 
Velocity 
Average speed 
Instantaneous speed 
Acceleration and retardation 
Resultant of two velocities 
Motion of a particle along a line when moving with constant acceleration 
Motion of a particle under gravity 
Projectile motion 
The path of a projectile and its horizontal range 
Velocity at any instant 
Greatest height and time of flight 
Probability 

Random experiment and associated sample space events as subsets of sample space 
Occurrence of an event 
Impossible events 
Sure events 
Combination of events through the operations “and”, “or”, “not” and their set representation 
Meaning of equally likely outcomes 
Definition of probability of an event as the ratio of the number of favourable equally likely outcomes to the total number of outcomes 
Equally likely events 
Addition rule for mutually exclusive events 
Conditional probability 
Independentevents 
Independent experiments 
Calculation of probability of events associated with the independent experiments P (A or B), P (A and B) 
Bayes' theorem and its application 
Recall of concept of random variables and its probability distribution 
Mean and variance of random variables 
Binomial and Poisson's distributions, their mean, Variance and application of these distributions in commerce and industry 
Biology
Origin and evolution of life 

Theories and evidences of origin of life 
Concept of species 
Speciation and isolation 
Homeostasis 
Scope of biology 
Classificationartificial 
Natural and phylogenetic 
Binomial nomenclature 
Status of bacteria and virus 
Cell biology 

Ultra structure of cell 
Cell organelles and their function 
Cell division 
Karyotype analysis 
Chromosomal basis and other patterns of inheritance 
Linkages and crossing over 
Mutation and chromosomal aberrations 
Gene mapping 
Human genetics 
Structure of RNA and its role in protein synthesis 
Gene expression and its regulation 
Nuclear basis of differentiation and development 
Oncogenes 
DNA as a genetic material 
Recombinant DNA Technology 
Gene bank 
DNA fingerprinting 
Genomicsprinciples and applications 
Transgenic plants 
Animals and microbes 
Physiology of plants and animals 

Plant water relations 
Transpiration 
Photosynthesis 
Respiration 
Glycolysis 
Kreb's cycle 
Compensation point 
Respiratory quotient 
Food and vitamins 
Inter and intracellular digestion 
Role of hormones and enzymes in digestion 
Malnutrition 
Respiration and circulation in animals 
Blood, its composition and related disorder 
Osmoregulation and excretion 
Reproduction and growth in plants and animals: vegetative 
Micro propagation and sexual reproduction 
Floweringphotoperiodism 
Vernalization 
Pollination 
Double fertilization 
Parthenogenesis and parthenocarpy 
Reproduction in animalembryonic development 
Growth 
Repair 
Aging and death 
Movement and locomotion in plants and animals 
Nervous coordination in animal 
Phytochromes 
Seed germination 
Role of growth regulators in seed dormancy 
Ecology and environment 

Organism and the environment 
Population 
Community 
Ecosystem and biosphere 
Major biomes 
Ecological succession 
Productivity 
Energy flow in ecosystem 
Nutrient cycling 
Natural resources and its conservation 
Biodiversity 
Environmental pollution 
Global environmental changes 
Environmental ethics and legislation 
Morphology of plants and animals 

Morphology and modification of root, stem and leaf 
Inflorescence 
Flower 
Fruit 
Seed structure and types 
Description of family Poaceae 
Description of family Liliaceae 
Description of family Fabaceae 
Description of family Solanaceae and Asteraceae 
Meristematic and permanent tissues 
Organization, organelles, cytoskeleton, anatomy of root, stem and leaves 
Secondary growth 
Animal tissuesstructure and function of epithelial, connective, muscular and nervous tissues 
Salient features of Earthworm, cockroach and rat 
Application of biology 

Human population growth and factors 
Common problem of drug, alcohol and tobacco 
Mental and addictive disorder 
Common human diseases 
Technology for medical application 
Plant tissue culture and its application 
Bioenergy 
Bio pesticide 
Bio piracy 
Bioethics 
Domestication and improvement of plants and animals 
Biomedical technologies such as radiography, angiography, sonography, ECG,EEG,ELISA test 
Types, detection and diagnosis of cancer 
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Physics
Mechanics 

Fundamental & derived units with particular reference to S.I. unitsillustrations 
Explanation of dimensions with examples 
Explanation of vector and scalar quantities with examples 
Displacement as vector quality 
Concepts of instantaneous velocity 
Acceleration 
Equations of motion 
Definition and explanation of laws of motion 
Force 
Mass and weight with mathematical expressions 
Universal laws of gravitation and projectile motion 
Explanation of circular motion 
Satellite motion in an orbit: Kepler's laws 
Escape velocity 
Rigid body motion 
Moment of inertia 
Angular momentum 
Torque 
Centre of mass 
Conservation of angular momentum 
Simple harmonic motion and its geometric representation 
Derivation of its equation 
Concepts of amplitude 
Oscillation 
Time period, frequency and phase with their mathematical expressions 
Definition and explanation of work 
Power and energy with mathematical relation 
Problems involving potential and kinetic energies and conservation of energy 
Conservative and nonconservative forces 
Static and dynamic friction 
Properties of solids 

Definition and explanation of strain, stress, elastic limit, ultimate strength 
Hooke's law and young's modulus 
Compression bending 
Twisting and shear 
Elastic moduli and their relations 
Poisson's Ratio 
Concepts and examples of properties e.g. hardness, malleability, ductility, brittleness, toughness, abrasion, resistance, fatigue 
Properties of liquids 

Thrust of a liquid and pressure 
Pressure at different depths 
Pascal's law and hydraulic press 
Buoyancy 
Archimedes' principle: definition and explanation with illustration 
Surface tension 
Viscosity 
Fluidity and volatility 
Heat and thermodynamics 

Heat and temperature 
Construction of mercury thermometers 
Measurement 
Measuring scales and devices 
Definition and explanation of linear expansion 
Area and volume expansion with mathematical relation 
Expansion of gas at constant temperature and at constant pressure 
Ideal gas equation 
Measurement of specific heat capacity 
Relation between Cp and Cv 
Isothermal and adiabatic process 
Explanation of change of state of matter with change of temperature 
Definition of latent heat of fusion and vaporization and numerical examples 
Transfer of heat 
Explanation and examples of conduction 
Convection and radiation processes 
Thermal conductivity 
Idea of black body radiation 
StefanBoltzmann law 
Explanation of first and second laws of thermodynamics with examples 
Sound 

Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave 
Concept of longitudinal and transverse waves 
Definition of period 
Frequency 
Wave length 
Amplitude and phase 
Speed of sound wave 
Wave propagation in a medium 
Doppler effect 
Properties of sound waves 
Reflection 
Refraction and superposition of waves 
Stationary waves 
Beats 
Vibration of strings and air columns 
Concept of resonance 
Echo 
Reverberation 
Light 

Explanation of light wave 
Wave front ray 
Velocity of light 
Laws of reflection 
Reflection in different types of mirrors (plane, spherical, cylindrical, parabolic) with their geometrical drawing) 
Definition of image 
Focal length 
Radius of curvature 
Magnification with formula 
Numerical examples and application 
Laws of refraction 
Refractive index 
Total internal reflection 
Concave and convex lenses and image formation through them 
Formula connecting object and image distances 
Application in telescopes, microscopes, theodolite etc. 
Refraction through prism 
Elementary ideas of electromagnetic waves 
Wave nature of light 
Young's double slit experiment and fringe width 
Single slit diffraction 
Polarisation 
Electrostatics 

Explanation of charge on the basis of electron theory 
Charging by friction 
Force between electric charges 
Concept of unit charge 
Electric field and electric potential, P.D. and its measurement 
Definition of capacitance of parallel plate capacitor 
Capacitors in series and parallel 
Dielectric constant 
Current electricity 

Definition of EMF 
Potential difference 
Current with illustrations 
Basic direct current circuits: units of current 
Resistance and conductance 
Ohm's law and solution of simple problems 
Effect of temperature on resistance 
Parallel connections of resistors 
Kirchoff's rules, their applications and examples 
Magnetic properties of materials 

Type of magnetic substances 
Magnetic flux 
Flux density 
Relative permeability 
Magnetic properties of soft iron and steel 
Electromagnetism 

Nature of magnetic field due to a straight conductor 
A circular conductor and a solenoid 
Fleming's left hand and right hand rules 
Effect of current flowing through two parallel conductors 
Biot  Savart law 
Electromagnetic induction 

EMF induced in a coil by magnet, calculation of EMF 
Direction of induced EMF Lenz's law 
Faraday’s law of induction 
Explanation of eddy current and explanation of self and mutual induction 
Calculation of self and mutual inductance 
Generation of alternating EMF 
Concept of reactance: capacitive and inductive 
Impedance 
Simple AC circuit analysis 
Modern physics 

Photoelectric effect 
Structure of atom 
Atoms and molecules 
Intermolecular forces 
Chemical bonding 
Crystal structure with simple examples 
Radioactivity 

Explanation of fission and fusion processes 
Semiconductors 

Properties and basic principles, p and n types 
Action of transistors 
Chemistry
States of matter 

Gaseous state: postulates of kinetic theory of ideal gases 
Derivation of ideal gas equation 
Continuity of states 
Liquefaction of gases 
Solid state: structure of solids 
Unit cell 
Solid state: structure of solids, unit cell, FCC, BCC, CCP structure of solids 
Solution and colloidal solution 

Concentration of solutions: mass percent 
Mass fraction 
Mole fraction 
Molality 
Normality 
Molarity 
Dilute solutions: Raoult's law, its statement and explanation 
Ideal and nonideal solutions 
Colligative properties: relative lowering of vapour pressure 
Elevation in boiling point 
Depression in freezing point 
Osmotic pressure and its determination 
Determination of molecular masses based on colligative properties 
Van't Hoff theory of dilute solutions 
Van't Hoff factor 
Colloidal solutions 

Definition, classification and Preparation of colloidal solutions 
Properties of colloidal state: Tyndall effect, Electrophoresis, Brownian movement 
Protective colloids 
Thermodynamics and thermochemistry 

First law of thermodynamics 
Mathematical formulation of the law 
Isothermal and adiabatic changes 
Relation between heat capacities at constant pressure and constant volume 
Second law of thermodynamics: Carnot cycle and derivation of an expression for efficiency of a reversible engine 
Concept and physical significance of entropy 
Gibbs energy and workfunction relation 
Gibbs energy change and chemical spontaneity 
Thermochemistry: heats of reaction 
Hess's law of constant heat summation 
Kinetics and chemical equilibrium 

Rate of reaction 
Law of mass action 
Velocity constant 
Reversible reactions and chemical equilibrium 
Equilibrium constant 
Le Chatelier's principle (statement) 
Molecularity and order of reaction 
First and second order of reactions 
Rate law equation and mechanism of reactions, equilibrium constant 
Ionic equilibria 

Modern ionic theory 
Modern concepts on acids and bases 
Strength of acids and bases 
Ionic product for water 
Ph scale 
Commonion effect and solubility product 
Their applications in qualitative inorganic analysis and indicators 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding 

Electrons, protons and neutrons 
Their charges and relative masses 
The early models of the atom 
Rutherford's model 
Hydrogen spectra 
Failure of Rutherford's model 
Bohr's model of hydrogen and hydrogen like atoms 
Dual nature of electron 
DeBroglie equation 
Uncertainty principle 
Quantum numbers (i.e. quantum numbers and their application to electronic structure of atoms) 
Concept of atomic orbital 
Pauli's exclusion principle 
Hund's rule 
Aufbau principle 
Ionic bonds 

Definition, factors influencing the formation of ionic compounds 
Lattice energy of ionic compounds 
Covalent bonds 

Covalent bonds: nature of covalent bond (Lewis concept) 
Concept of orbital overlap in bond formation 
Sigma and pi bonds 
Hybridization of atomic orbital (sp, sp,2 sp3, hybridization) 
Properties of covalent compounds 
Structure of simple molecules such as H2O, NH3,CH4, C2H4, C2H2, PCI5 and SF6 
Coordinate covalent bonds: Lewis concept 
Structure of H3O+ and NH4 + ions on the basis of hybridization 
Properties of coordinate covalent compounds, Sigma and pi bonds 
Metallic bonds 

Metallic bonds, bonding in metals (elementary treatment only) 
Insulators, conductors and semiconductor, extrinsic semiconductors (ntype and ptype) 
Hydrogen bond 

Types of hydrogen bond 
Consequences of hydrogen bonding 
Periodic properties of elements 

Mendeleev's periodic table and periodic law, long form of periodic table, its merits and demerits 
General characteristics 
Properties of sblock, pblock and dblock elements 
Trend of periodic properties of elements such as atomic volume, atomic radii, ionization potential 
Electron affinity and electronegativity in periodic table (qualitative treatment only) 
Metallurgy 

General principles of extraction of metals 
Occurrence of metals 
Sources of different metals 
General method of extraction of metals by pyro metallurgical process and by electrolysis (different principles only) 
Ferrous metallurgy 

Ores of iron 
Metallurgy of iron and manufacture of steel 
Properties of cast iron 
Wrought iron 
Steel 
Nonferrous metallurgy 

Effects of carbon, silicon, phosphorous, sulphur, manganese on cast iron and steel 
Ores of aluminium and copper 
Metallurgy of aluminium and copper 
Properties and uses of Lead, Zinc, Tin and Chromium 
Alloys 

Effects of carbon and other alloying elements on the properties of steel 
Composition and uses of the following alloys: Brass, , Bronze, German silver, Bell metal, Gun metal, Duralumin, Nanganin, Type metal, Nichrome and Solder. 
The chemistry of some chemicals 

Ammonia 
Nitric acid 
Sulphuric acid 
Hydrochloric acid 
Hydrogen and oxygen 
Organic chemistry  introduction 

Classification and nomenclature of organic compounds 
Qualitative detection of nitrogen 
Sulphur and halogens 
Hydrocarbons 

Saturated and unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons 
Preparation and properties with special reference to methane 
Ethane 
Ethylene 
Acetylene 
Aromatic hydrocarbons: preparation and properties of benzene 
Structure of benzene 
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 

Preparation, properties and uses of halo alkanes and polyhalogen derivatives such as CHCL3, CHI3, DDT 
Compounds with functional groups containing oxygen 

General methods of preparation and properties of alcohols and phenols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acid and acid derivatives 
Compounds with functional groups containing nitrogen 

Preparation and properties of nitrocompounds, amines and azocompounds 
Industrial chemistry: plastics & polymers 

Definition of a polymer 
Polymerization (addition and condensation) 
Thermoplastic and thermosetting resins 
Some commercially important plastics 
Rubbers and their vulcanization 
Fuels 

Definition of fuel 
Classification of fuels with examples 
Calorific value (gross and net) 
Solid fuels: different types of solid fuels 
Ignition point 
Carbonization of coal 
Destructive distillation of wood (name of different products only) 
Liquid fuels: fractional distillation of crude oil (only names of different fractions 
Boiling ranges and uses of different fractions) 
Properties of liquid fuels: flash point, power point, viscosity, specific gravity carbon residue 
Octane and cetane number 
Gaseous fuels: different commercial gaseous fuels with their composition and calorific value 
Manufacture of producer gas and water gas (principles with physicochemical reactions only) 
Water 

Hard and soft water 
Boiler feed water 
Scale formation 
Priming and foaming 
Caustic embrittlement 
Water softening methods 
Treatment of water for town supply and sewage disposal 
Corrosion and its protection 

Definition, theories of corrosion 
Factors affecting rate of corrosion 
Rusting of iron 
Demerits of corrosion 
Prevention of corrosion by various methods 
Environmental pollution 

Air and water pollution: causes and remedy 
Mathematics
Algebra 

Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions 
Permutation and combination 
Middle term 
Greatest term 
Binomial expansion for general index 
Determinants up to third order 
Their properties and application to solve linear algebraic equations (Cramer's rule) 
Concept of a matrix 
Types of matrices 
Equality of matrices 
Operations of addition 
Scalar multiplication and multiplication of matrices 
Determinant of a square matrix 
Transpose 
Adjoint and inverse of a matrix 
Consistency and inconsistency of a system of linear equations 
Solving a system of linear equations in two or three variables using inverse of a matrix 
Trigonometry 

Inverse trigonometric functions, solution of inverse trigonometric equations 
Coordinate geometry (2D) 

Points and their coordinates in a plane 
Distance formula 
Area of a triangle 
Condition for the collinearity of three points and section formula 
Various forms of equations of a line 
Intersection of lines 
Angles between two lines 
Condition of concurrency of three lines distance of a point from a line 
Pair of lines 
Circle 
Tangents and normal to a circle 
Simple problems on parabola 
Ellipse and hyperbola 
Differential calculus 

Partial derivatives 
Maxima & minima of single & two variables 
Tangent and normal 
Curvature and derivative of arc 
Integral calculus 

Integration of rational and irrational functions 
Integration of transcendental functions 
Definite integration 
Area bounded by curves 
Length of arc and volume of surface revolution 
Differential equation 

Linear differential equations of first and second order & their applications 
Vector calculus 

Gradient, divergence & curl 
Line integral 
Surface integral & volume integral 
Coordinate geometry (3D) 

Points and coordinates on 3dimensional space 
Distance between points 
Direction cosines 
Direction ratios 
Projections 
Equation to a plane 
Angle between planes 
Distance of a point from a plane 
Angle between lines & planes 
Condition of co planarity of two lines 
Shortest distance between two lines 
Condition for the intersection of two lines 
Probability 

Problems on probabilities 
Conditional probability 
Bye's theorem 
Binomial & Poisson distributions 
Agricultural engineering
General engineering science 

Laws of thermodynamics: Zeroth law, first law, second law 
Concept of enthalpy 
Internal energy 
Entropy and absolute temperature 
Properties of pure substances and mixtures 
Reversibility and irreversibility 
Thermodynamic cycles 
Carnot cycle and steam power cycles 
Otto 
Diesel and dual cycles 
Equivalent forces at a point 
Simplest resultants in two and three dimensions 
Equations of equilibrium 
Free body diagrams and reactions 
Two dimensional frames and trusses 
Principle of virtual work 
Frication forces 
Belt, rope and chain drive and power screws 
Centroids 
Mass centres 
Second moment and product of inertia of plant area 
Velocity 
Acceleration 
Rectilinear 
Curvilinear coordinate system and relative motion 
Particle dynamics 
Equation of motion 
Concept of stress and strain 
Normal and shearing stresses and strains 
Stressstrain diagrams for uniaxial loading 
Deformation of axially loaded members 
Torsion of circular shafts 
Stress and deflections in closed coiled helical strings subjects to flexural loads 
Reactions for statically determine beams 
Relationships between load 
Shearing force and bending moment 
Shear force and bending moment diagrams 
Theory of simple bending stresses 
Shearing stresses in beams 
Principal stresses and principal planes 
Principle strains 
Principal stresses in 3D 
Relation between elastic constants 
Combined torsion and bending 
Pressure vessels 
Biaxial 
Stresses 
Yield theories 
Deflection of beams 
Properties of fluids 

Pressure and its measurement 
Hydrostatic forces on surface 
Kinematics and dynamics of fluid flow 
Dimensional analysis and similitude 
Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes 
General equation for head loss 
Energy loss trough pipe fittings 
Measurement of distance and areas 

Principle and methods of chain surveying 
Prismatic compass and chain traversing 
Theodolite traversing 
Plane table surveying including two point and three point problems 
Levelling and contouring 
Measurement of areas and volumes 
Engineering properties of granular materials 
Soil classifications 
Fundamental definitions and relationships 
Determination of index properties of soil 
Permeability and seepage analysis 
Stress distribution 
Shear strength 
Mohr's circle of stresses 
Compaction 
Active and passive earth pressures 
Stability analysis of earthen slopes 
Farm power and machinery 

Salient features of various source of farm power used in India 
Farm engine, tractors and power tillers, their selection, operation and adjustment 
Principles of working and construction of IC engine 
Engine valves and operating mechanism 
Fuel and combustion 
Different systems of I.C. engine such as fuel, lubrication, cooling, intake, exhaust etc. 
Study of clutch, brake, gearbox, differential, final drive hydraulic and electrical system of farm tractors 
Use of electrical motors as a source of farm power 
Scope, need and constraints of mechanization 
Types of implements 
Field capacities 
Constructional details 
Design criteria and principals of operations of different types of hand tools 
Animal, power tiller and tractor operated primary and secondary tillage implements such as indigenous plough, mould board plough, disk plough, rototillers, harrow, cultivator, subsoilar, leveler etc. 
Types principles and constructional details of weeder 
Seed and fertilizer drill 
Planters 
Transplanters 
Sprayer 
Duster 
Mower 
Vertical conveyor reaper 
Threshers and combine harvesters 
Soil and water conservation engineering 

Water resources utilization in India 
Ground water resources development and utilization 
Hydraulics of wells 
Open well and tube well design and construction 
Water lifts and irrigation pumps 
Measurement of irrigation water 
Water conveyance and its control 
Irrigation efficiencies 
Irrigation scheduling 
Design of irrigation channel and seepage analysis 
Design of underground pipelines 
Soilplantwater relationships 
Land grading and field layout for efficient irrigation 
Introductory concept of farm irrigation methods: border 
Check basin 
Furrow 
Sprinkler and drip 
Drainage: importance, problems, types and requirements in agriculture, drainage coefficient, dynamics of soilwater, measurement of soil permeability, field drainage layout 
Problems 
Types and requirements in agriculture 
Drainage coefficient 
Dynamics of soilwater 
Measurement of soil permeability 
Field drainage layout patterns 
Hydrology 

Hydrologic cycle 
Precipitation 
Infiltration 
Evaporation 
Runoff and its estimation and measurement 
Types and mechanics of wind and water erosions 
Biological and engineering measures of controlling erosion 
Gully control and gully control structures 
Drainage: importance, problems, types and requirements in agriculture, drainage coefficient, dynamics of soilwater, measurement of soil permeability, field drainage layout 
Stream bank erosion and its control 
Design 
Construction and maintenance of farm ponds 
Introduction to watershed management 
Postharvest/process, food engineering and farm structures 

Engineering properties of biological materials 
Mixing and mixers 
Psychrometry 
Theory of grain drying 
Different types of grain dryers and dryer efficiency 
Sizereduction and energy requirement 
Kick's law and Rittinger's law 
Roller mill 
Burr mill and hammer mill 
Storage of grains 
Lateral and vertical pressure relationship 
Importance of agricultural processing 

Importance of agricultural processing: process of cleaning 
Grading and sorting 
And related equipment 
Material handling equipment 
Processing of cereals 
Pulses 
Oil seeds 
Layout 
Maintenance and testing of related machinery and plant 
Byproducts utilization 
Combustion 
Gasification and other chemical and bio chemical transformations 
Properties and classification of building material like bricks 
Lime 
Cement 
Sand 
Coarse aggregates 
Timber 
Asbestos 
Glass etc. 
Animal shelters and storage structures in fans 
Civil engineering
Strength of materials and theory of structures 

Normal stress 
Shearing stress 
Normal strain 
Hooke's law 
Stressstrain behaviour of mild steel 
Poisson's Ratio 
Shearing strain 
Torsion of circular shaft 
Relations among load 
Shear and bending moment 
Shear and bendingmoment diagrams 
Pure bending 
Bending of members made of several materials 
Shearing stresses in a beam 
Mohr's circle for plane stress 
Principal stresses 
Maximum shearing stress 
Euler's formula for pinended columns and columns with other end conditions 
Equation of the elastic curve by double integration method 
Slope and deflection of determinate beams by momentarea theorems 
Deflections and slope by energy methods 
Castigliano's theorem 
Stability and degree of indeterminacy 
Rolling loads and influence lines for determinate beams 
Trusses 
And floor girders 
Cables and threehinged arch 
Water resources engineering 

Hydrology: rainfall, stream flow measurements, runoff, hydrographs, flood studies, reservoir and channel routing, flood forecasting, flood protection measures, river training works, well hydraulics 
Irrigation: Command area, duty and delta, canal outlets, cropwater requirement 
Fluid mechanics 

Properties of fluid 
Manometry 
Forces on plane and curved surfaces 
Flow classification 
Continuity equation 
Momentum equation 
Energy equation and their applications 
Orifices 
Venturimeter 
Weirs and notches 
Laminar and turbulent flow through pipes 
Darcy Weisbach equation 
Moody diagram 
Steady uniform flow in open channels 
Manning's formula 
Geotechnical engineering 

Preliminary definitions & relationship 
Determination of index properties 
Classification of soils 
Soil structure and clay mineralogy 
Permeability 
Darcy's law 
Seepage analysis 
Compaction 
One dimensional consolidation 
Terzaghi's theory 
Shear strength 
Theoretical consideration and tests 
Shallow and deep foundations 
Soil exploration 
Highway and railway engineering 

Highway geometric design: cross sectional elements, sight distances, horizontal and vertical alignments 
Types and components of pavement structures 
Design of flexible pavements 
Traffic characteristics: road user and vehicular characteristics 
Traffic volume studies 
OD studies and traffic capacity studies 
Railways 

Components, construction and maintenance of rail tracks 
Points and crossings 
Surveying 

Contouring 
Theodolite and its adjustment 
Measurement of angles and setting out lines 
Trigonometrical levelling 
Tacheometry 
Curves and different methods of setting out curves 
Introduction to electronic theodolites and total stations 
Structural design 

Working stress methods of design 
Singly and doubly reinforced sections 
Rectangular and tee beams 
Shear 
Torsion and development length 
One and two way slabs 
Short and long column 
Design of isolated footings 
Introduction of limit state design 
Design for flexure 
Shear and compression 
Design of riveted and welded connections 
Tension and compression members 
Splicing and lacing 
Beam column connection 
Roof trusses 
Environmental engineering 

Estimation of quantity of water 
Per capita demand 
Population forecasting 
Water quality parameters 
Treatment of water 
Distribution system 
Estimation of quantity of sewage 
Dry weather flow and storm runoff 
Sewer appurtenances 
Characteristics of sewage 
Treatment and disposal of sewage 
Sludge digestion 
Computer science and engineering
Operating system and system software 

Overview of operating systems 
Operating systems structures 
Uses 
Types and functions of operating systems 
File systems 
File system implementation 
Concept of ProcessProcess Management, Process Synchronization and Deadlocks, Interprocess Communications, CPU Scheduling 
Memory management – Allocation schemes, paging segmentation, virtual memory, demand paging, paging replacement algorithms 
Disk management – disk scheduling algorithms 
System software functions and uses of system software 
Assemblers 
Loaders 
Linkers 
Pass structure of an assembler 
Loading schemes 
Macro and coroutines 
Macro processing and macro calls 
Subroutines and subroutine calls 
Digital electronics and elements of logic design 

Various number systems and their implementation 
Binary arithmetic 
1's complement 
2's complement 
9's complements & 10's complements of a number 
Floating point numbers 
Boolean algebra and logic functions 
Different methods of minimizing Boolean functions 
Design of combinatorial circuits – adders, multiplexer, demultiplexer, decoder, parity generator and checker, comparator etc 
Switching algebra 
Function decomposition 
Symmetric function 
Contact networks 
Design of sequential circuits (synchronous & asynchronous) flipflops 
Register 
Counter fault tolerant 
Hazard 
Stuckatfault 
Bridging fault 
Stuckopenfault 
Microprocessor, computer architecture and organisation 

8085 microprocessor: Architecture, programming and interfacing 
Instruction set 
Assembly language program 
Counters and delays 
Interrupts 
Interfacing data converters 
Programmable interface devices : 8155 multipurpose programmable device, 8279 keyboard/display interface, 8254 interval timer, 8259 interrupt controller, 8237 DMA controller 
CPU structure and function 
Basic idea of hardware and software 
Instruction sets: characteristics 
Functions and formats 
Addressing modes 
Computer arithmetic 
Control unit: microprogram control, hardwired control 
Memory : Internal memory organization, external memory (magnetic disk, RAID, optical memory, magnetic disk), cache memory and mapping procedures 
I/O Organization : interrupts, programmed I/O, interruptdriven I/O, DMA, I/O channels, standard I/O interfaces 
RISC and CISC processor 
Basics of parallel processing 
Pipelining 
Programming language concepts 

Programming in C and C++ 
Syntax 
Preprocessor directives 
Builtin data types 
Userdefined data types 
Operators and precedence 
Loops and conditional flow of control 
Enumerated types 
Arrays 
Variable types and scope of variables 
Global 
File and namespace 
Functions 
Pass by value 
pass by reference 
Input and output handling 
File handling 
Operator and function overloading 
Single inheritance 
Polymorphism 
Virtual member functions 
Constructor and destructor 
Information hiding 
Encapsulation 
Data members 
Member functions 
Public and private access 
Data structures 

Arrays 
Link lists 
Stacks 
Queues 
Trees 
Graphs: representations, implementations and their applications 
Arithmetic expression evaluation 
Recursion, priority, queues etc. 
Graph and tree traversals 
Basic search techniques 
Tree searching: Binary search, trees, AVL trees etc. 
Hashing techniques 
Basic sorting techniques : bubble sort, insert sort, selection sort, radix sort 
Tree indexes : mway, search trees, btrees, b+trees 
Electronics and communication engineering
Analog devices and circuits 

Physics of semiconductor materials & components 
Energy band diagram 
Fermi level 
Hall effects 
Devices 

Diodes 
BJTs, FETs 
Thyristor 
Tunnel diodes 
Basics of ICs and operational amplifiers 
Circuits 

Biasing circuits of transistors 
Design of power supplies using diodes and transistorsvoltage regulator circuits transistor amplifier (BJT & FET ) 
Power amplifiers 
Feedback amplifiers 
Oscillators (qualitative analysis only) 
Multi vibrators 
Time base circuits 
Regulated power supply 
Time base circuit sawtooth voltage and current generators 
Transistor switches 
Wave shaping circuit (diode and transistors) electrostatic and magnetic deflection methods 
Low frequency hparameter transistor & FET models 
Pi models 
Digital devices and circuits: number systems 

Logic gatesBoolean algebratransistor as a switch logic families 
Arithmetic and logic circuitscounters and shift registersA/D and D/A converters 
Multiplexer 
Demultiplexer 
Encoder 
Decoder 
Microprocessors 

Architectureassembly language programming of 8085 peripheral devices 
Interfacing of memory and devices 
Semiconductor memories: RAM, ROM, storage devices, printer, connectors, floppy drives, organization of computer, simple programme 
Electronic instrumentation and measurements 

Systems 
Units and standards of measurement 
AC and DC indicating instruments 
AC and DC bridge circuits 
Error analysis of generalized measurement systems 
Transducers (strain gauge, LVDT, thermistor, thermocouple etc.) 
Electronic measuring instruments 
CRO 
Digital ammeter 
Millimetre 
Voltmeter 
Time and frequency measurements 
Signal generators 
Qmeter 
Wattmeter 
Energy meter 
Networksfilters and microwave engineering 

Network theorems 
Single and two port networks 
Ttype 
IItype ladder type networks 
Transmission lines: characteristics impedances 
Attenuators 
Equalizers 
Basics of wave guidestransmission line charts 
Filters 

Types, simple design problems 
Basics of electromagnetic theory 
Maxwell's equations 
Basics principles of wave propagation 
Fundamentals of antennas and radar 
Basics of microwaves 
EM spectrum principles of microwaves devices and circuits 
Communication engineering 

Introduction to signal analysisFourier series and Fourier transform 
Sampling theorem, Parseval's theorem, convolution, transmission through linear systems: AM,FM PM 
Pulse modulation 
PCM: amplitude limiting in FM,preemphasis, deemphasis, Noise in AM and FM: multiplexingFDM, TDM 
ASK, FSK, Block schematic of different transmitters for AM,FM,SSB, ISB systems 
Superheterodyne receivers, mixers, AGC, AFC, spectrum of EM waves 
Propagation of EM wavessky waves sky wave, ground wave, space wave, skip distance, maximum usable frequency 
Antenna fundamentals and radiation 
Communication systems: principles of telegraphy, telephony and television broadcasting 
Basics of satellite and optical fibre communications: fundamentals of telematics 
Electrical engineering
Electrical circuits 

Phasors and phasor algebra 
Balanced and unbalanced polyphase circuit 
Test signals 
Stardelta transformation 
Network theorems 
Parameters of electromagnetic circuits 
Resonance in RLC series and parallel circuits 
Network analysis by mesh and node methods 
Electrical engineering materials 

Conducting 
Insulating materials and magnetic materials 
Properties and applications 
Electrical instruments and measurements 

Principles of measurements: Classification, accuracy and sensitivity, damping and control forces, shunt and multiplier 
Measurement of resistance: Low, medium and high 
Principle and uses of DC potentiometers 
Ac bridges 
Indicating instruments: Multimeter, PF meters, synchroscope 
Electrical machines 

Classification of DC machines 
Constructional features 
EMF 
Torque 
Excitations 
Motor performance 
Speed 
Power 
Size considerations 
Speed control 
Efficiency 
Transformers 

Induced EMF 
Equivalent circuits 
Regulation 
Different efficiencies 
Three phase induction machines: Torque characteristics, starting, equivalent circuits 
Three phase synchronous machines: generation 
Voltage regulation 
Parallel operation 
Synchronous motor 
Starting and Vcurves 
Single phase motors: type, starting characteristics 
Generation 

Thermal, hydel and nuclear power stations 
Prime movers and alternators 
Transmission 

Voltage levels 
Line conductors 
Electrical line parameters of short and medium lines 
Voltage regulation 
Corona 
Distribution 

D.C. and A.C. systems 
Voltage level 
Types of distribution feeders and distributors 
Voltage drop and effects 
Power factor improvement plant 
Substation 

Different types 
Site selection 
Equipment 
Electrical earthing 
Switchgear 

Switches 
Isolators 
Circuit breakers and their types 
Protection: fault current and protective devices 
Fuses 
Relay functions 
Alternator 
Transformer protection 
Thermal relays 
Over voltagecauses 
Effect and protective devices 
Electrical estimation and costing 

Estimation of materials for industrial and residential installations 
Ups and small diesel generatingset and accessories 
Cost estimation of materials and selection criteria 
Design and calculation of the cost of 400 v/230 v three phase 4 wire 
100500 kw overhead line 
Tenders 
Electrical power utilization 

Design of lighting system 
Electrical heating: Resistance heating, induction heating, arc heating and dielectric heating 
Types of electric welding electrochemical process: principles, equipment and procedure 
Electrical drives: characteristics of various electric drives 
Speed control 
Starting and breaking 
Mechanical consideration 
Selection of motors 
Power electronics 

Power diodes and Darlington pair 
Thyristor: principle 
Thyristor family 
Firing circuits 
Applications 
Selenium rectifiers 
Uncontrolled and controlled rectification 
Power MOSFET 
Digital electronics 

Digital signals 
Gates 
Boolean algebra 
Logic families 
Multiplexer /demultiplexer 
Encoders/decoders 
Flipflops 
Registers 
Counters and applications of logic gates 
Opamps in timing circuits 
A/D and D/A conversion 
Computer programming 

Concept of low level and high level languages 
Blockdiagram 
Concept of flow chart 
And algorithm 
Assemblers 
Macros 
Subroutines 
Coroutines 
Loaders 
Linkers 
Editors and compilers 
Programming and file handling in C and C++ 
Mechanical engineering
Engineering mechanics and strength of materials 

Vector concepts 
Rest and motion 
Introduction to force systems (parallel concurrent & coplanar) 
Free body diagram 
Equilibrium principle 
Static analysis of systems 
Friction and impending motion 
Rolling and sliding of cylinders 
Newton's law of motion and derived concepts 
Centroid 
Area & mass moment of inertia 
Workenergy principle 
Impulse 
Collision of two bodies 
Plane motion of particles and applications 
Static analysis of simple structures 
Method of joints and method of sections 
Virtual work 
Combined motion of rotation and translation 
Transmission of power by belt and gear drives 
Stress & strain 
Shear stresses 
Principal stress and strain 
Mohr's circle for stress and strain analysis 
Beams & columns 
Shear force and bending moment diagram 
Theories of failures 
Columns 
Struts 
Stress & strain analysis of shafts under torsion 
Analysis of springs 
Engineering materials 

Mechanical, thermal, chemical properties 
Structure of materials 
Alloys 
Iron and its alloys 
Iron carbon phase diagrams 
Steel and their important alloys of iron 
Heat treatment processes 
Elastic & plastic behaviours 
Plastic deformation 
Effect of various alloying elements on mechanical properties of iron: bearing alloys 
Powder metallurgy 
Fick's law 
Commonly used engineering materials for tools 
Engineering components and household objects 
Design of machine element 

Concept of FOS 
Material selection 
Engineering materials 
Design of rivets 
Screws 
Bolts with detail analysis 
Cotter and knuckle joints 
Shafts 
Keys and couplings 
Springs – helical and leaf types 
Hydraulics and hydraulic machines 

Properties of liquid 
Hydraulic pressure and its measurement 
Forces on immersed bodies 
Centre of pressure 
Buoyancy stability of immersed and floating bodies 
Flow of liquids: 1D, 2D & 3D flows 
Steady, unsteady, laminar and turbulent flows 
Continuity equation 
Momentum equation 
Energy equation and their applications 
Euler equation and Bernoulli's equation 
Orifice 
Mouth piece and nozzles 
Flow through pipes and piping systems 
Losses in piping systems 
Fundamentals of channel flow 
Hydraulic jump 
Flow measurements : dimensional analysis and associated theorems 
Non dimensional numbers and their significances 
Stream function and velocity potential function 
Streamline 
Streakline and pathline 
Rotational and irrigational flow 
Circulation and vorticity 
Free and forced vortex 
Basic flows like rectilinear, source, sink, doublet etc. 
Different types of pump 
Reciprocating and rotary pumps 
Operation and maintenances of pumps 
Cavitation and NPSH 
Characteristic curves of pumps 
Losses and efficiencies of pumps 
Compressors 
Blowers and fans 
Different types of turbines 
Francis 
Kaplan and Pelton turbines 
Operation and maintenance of turbines 
Characteristic curves 
Work done and efficiency of turbine 
Specific speed and selection of pumps and turbines 
Hydraulic machinery like hydraulic ram 
Hydraulic coupling and torque converter 
Hydraulic jack 
Screw pump 
Gear pump 
Vane pump 
Thermal engineering 

Basic thermodynamic concepts 
System and surrounding 
Thermodynamic properties 
Intensive and extensive properties 
Point and path functions 
Zeroth law 
First and second laws of thermodynamics and associated corollaries 
Concepts of absolute temperature 
Internal energy 
Enthalpy & entropy 
Clausius inequality 
Concept of availability 
Maxwell's relations 
Application of thermodynamic laws 
Reversibility & irreversibility 
Internal & external irreversibility 
Pure substances and mixtures 
Thermodynamic cycles: Carnot cycle 
Rankin cycle 
JouleBrayton cycle 
Air standard cycles 
Otto cycle and diesel cycles 
Ideal gas compression and compressors 
Jet propulsion 
Gas compressors 
Stream generators 
Fuel and combustion 
I.C. engine 
Calculation of efficiencies 
Testing of IC engines 
Open and closed gas turbine cycles 
Introduction to heat and mass transfer 
Heat exchanger 
LMTD and NTU methods 
Principles of refrigeration 
Air refrigeration system 
Vapour compression refrigeration system 
Refrigeration cycles 
Use of TS & PH charts for refrigeration 
Refrigerants and their properties 
Vapour absorption system 
Psychometric properties and charts 
Types of power plants 
Components of steam power plant 
Hydroelectric power plant 
Nuclear power plants 
Diesel power plant 
Elementary solar and geothermal power systems 
Theory of machines 

Kinematics and kinetics 
Mechanisms and structure 
Inversions 
Kinematic chains 
Different types of mechanisms 
Degree of freedom & its determination 
Grashof's criterion 
Velocity analysis 
Acceleration analysis 
Gear trains 
Balancing of rotating masses 
Brakes & dynamometer 
Production and industrial engineering 

Fundamentals of metal cutting 
Tool geometry 
Calculations of cutting forces and tool life 
General purpose machine tool and their operations 
Various welding techniques like arc 
Gas 
Resistance 
Metal forming methods like rolling, drawing, extrusion, press working 
Powder metallurgy 
Heat treatment of metals 
Introduction to NC and CNC machines 
Basics of measuring instruments 
Study of transducers 
Static and dynamic characteristic of instruments 
Introduction to metrology: Limits, fits and tolerance 
Mechanical and optical comparators 
Measuring instruments of angles 
Measurements of surface roughness and thread profiles 
Calibration of various measuring instruments 
Production planning 
Inventory control 
Material and wage calculation 
Elements of cost 
Network analysis 
Work study and estimating machining time 
Break even analysis 
TQM & ISO 9000 
Shop floor management 
Machines & industrial safety 
NEE 2020 Exam Pattern
NEE NEEI Exam Pattern
The NERIST NEE 2020 will be conducted in OMRbased offline mode. The questions will be asked as objective type multiple choices (MCQs). Some of the questions will carry one mark, while other questions will carry two marks. The 1⁄4th of the marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt
The exam pattern of NEEI 2020 (Paper Code: 10)
Section  Number of Questions 
Physics(SectionA)  35 Questions (35 marks) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  35 Questions (35 marks) 
Mathematics (SectionC)  55 Questions (80 marks) 
Total  125 Questions (150 marks) 
NEE NEEII Exam Pattern
Exam pattern of NEEII (PCM  Paper Code: 20)
Sections  Number of Questions 
Physics (SectionA)  45 marks (25 questions of 1mark each & 10 questions of 2marks each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  45 marks (25 questions of 1mark each & 10 questions of 2marks each) 
Mathematics (SectionC)  60 marks (30 questions of 1mark each & 15 questions of 2marks each) 
Total Marks  150 marks 
Exam pattern of NEEII (Vocational)
Sections  Number of Questions 
Physics (SectionA)  25 marks (25 questions of 1mark each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  25 marks (25 questions of 1mark each) 
Maths (SectionC)  30 marks (30 questions of 1mark each) 
Vocational Subject (SectionD)  70 marks (30 questions of 1mark each & 20 questions of 2marks each) Vocational subjects with paper codes:

Exam pattern of NEEII (Degree Module ForestryPaper Code:29)
Sections  Questions & Marking Scheme 
Physics (SectionA)  45 marks (25 questions of 1mark each & 10 questions of 2marks each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  45 marks (25 questions of 1mark each & 10 questions of 2marks each 
Mathematics (SectionC)  60 marks (30 questions of 1mark each & 15 questions of 2marks each) 
Total Marks  150 marks 
NEE NEEIII Exam Pattern
Sections  Marking Scheme & Questions 
Physics (SectionA)  25 marks (25 questions of 1mark each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  25 marks (25 questions of 1mark each) 
Mathematics (SectionC)  30 marks (30 questions of 1mark each) 
Branch subject (SectionC)  70 marks (30 questions of 1mark each & 20 questions of 2marks each) Branch subjects and corresponding paper codes:

NEE 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for NERIST NEE 2020 is released through the website. To download the admit card, candidates have to log in to the website by using the User ID and Password. Without a valid NERIST NEE 2020 Admit Card, candidates are not be allowed to appear for the entrance test. The admit card contains important details includes candidates' name, photograph, signature, date of birth, date, time & venue of the exam centre. So, the candidates need to check all the information on the admit card.
NOTE: If the candidates forget the admit card to the exam centre, they must bring the photocopy of his/her Registration Confirmation page and two colour photographs to appear for the entrance test.
How to download the NERIST NEE 2020 Admit Card
Click on the download link of admit card on the website.
Then, use either the Registration No. or user id and password to login to the website.
After login, the NERIST NEE 2020 admit card will appear on the screen.
Download the same as PDF file and take a printout for the entrance test
NEE 2020 Exam Centers
State  City 

Tripura  Agartala 
Mizoram  Aizawl 
Assam  Dibrugarh 
Guwahati  
North Lakhimpur  
Silchar  
Tezpur  
Sikkim  Gangtok 
Manipur  Imphal 
Arunachal Pradesh  Itanagar 
Pasighat  
Bomdila  
Nagaland  Kohima 
Meghalaya  Shillong 
Documents Required at Exam
 Admit card
 Printout of the confirmation page of application form
 Two passport size photo
NEE 2020 Result
The result of NEE 2020 will be announced for all three modules of NEE I, II & III. Candidates will be able to check their result from the official website only by the use of User ID and Password. You can get the necessary link from this web page. NERIST NEE 2020 Result will contain important details of selected/ waitlisted/ extended wait lists of NEEI, NEEII, and NEEIII. The merit list will be issued a few days after the declaration of result. Post the announcement of the merit list, the selected candidates will be called for the counselling and seat allotment process.
How to check the NERIST NEE Result 2020
Click on the result link
Then, select the exam module and submodule [i.e., NEEII (PCM) or NEEII (PCB)].
The result of NERIST NEE 2020 would be displayed on the screen as a PDF file.
Download the file and take the printout same for exam purpose.
NEE 2020 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online
The exact dates of NERIST NEE 2020 counselling will be published and the names of the selected/waitlisted candidates, along with the date and time of counselling uploaded on the website. After that, the eligible candidates will be able to download their counselling letter from the website only and no separate counselling letter will be issued. The candidates will have to provide all the appropriate original documents along with attested copies at the time of counselling/admission process.
NERIST NEE 2020 Counselling Process
Step1: The candidates will have to register through the website to participate in the counselling and seat allotment process. After the completed online registration, a unique registration number will be generated and appear on the screen. Take a printout of the admission form and it should be submitted at the time of counselling.
Step2: The candidate needs to bring the counsellingcumadmission form with them along with other relevant documents on the scheduled day of counselling and seat allotment process.
Step3: All candidates will have to successfully complete the document verification process that will be conducted during NERIST NEE counselling. Any candidate who fails in the process will be disqualified.
NOTE: If the candidate is absent on the day of counselling, it will be considered that the candidate is ‘Not Interested’ and his or her candidature will be abandoned. Candidates reporting late process may also lose their preferred branch during the counselling process.
Documents Required at Counselling
 Pass certificate and mark sheets and of class 10, 12 & diploma, if applicable
 Printout of counsellingcumadmission form
 Institute leaving certificate
 Migration certificate
 Caste certificate
 Government employee certificate (GEC) of parent/guardian, if applicable
 Aadhaar card, along with a photocopy
 Medical fitness certificate
 Physicalloco motor disability (PD)
 Permanent resident certificate (PRC), If applied for NE state quota
 Legal guardian certificate/affidavit from the first class magistrate
 Private business certificate, if applicable
 Income certificate of parent/legal guardian
 Online antiragging undertaking/affidavit