NEE 2023 Exam  Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Answer Key, Result, Counselling
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About NEE 2023
NERIST NEE 2023 The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology will release the official notification for NERIST 2023 soon on the official websitenerist.ac.in. Candidates who are preparing for the exam will have to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam NERIST NEE admission form 2023.
The application process will consist of NERIST NEE 2023 registration, filling application form, uploading documents, and payment of fee. . Candidates must read the eligibility criteria before applying for the application form. In the exam pattern of NERIST NEE 2023, all the questions will be in the format of multiplechoice questions. For every wrong answer candidate, a 1/4 mark will be deducted. North Eastern Regional Institute Of Science & Technology (NERIST) will release the NERIST NEE 2023 Answer Key. Candidates have to download the provisional answer key from the official website neeonline.ac.in. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of results that will be called for the NERIST NEE 2023 counselling process. Candidates can also submit objections in the provisional answer key before the last date.
What is NERIST NEE?
NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 is conducted by the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Arunachal Pradesh for providing admission to various courses offered by the institute. NERIST conducts NEE as an offline exam in pen and paperbased mode. The NERIST NEE entrance exam is held across seven states including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim, and Tripura. NERIST NEE exam is conducted for three levels for candidates seeking admission to Base Module (NEE1), Diploma Module (NEE2) and Degree Module of Engineering branches of Technology stream (NEE3) and Degree Module of Forestry stream through NEE2 (PCB).
NEE 2023 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 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The exam conducting authority has released the NERIST NEE eligibility criteria in the official notification. The eligibility criteria of NERIST NEE 2022 comprises age limit and educational qualification. Applicants appearing for the exam are advised to check the NEE eligibility criteria before filling the application form. NERIST NEE 2022 eligibility criteria will varies per the level. For more details, candidates can refer to the table given below.
NEE NEEI Eligibility Criteria
Particulars  Details 
Age Limit  He/She should not be more than 19 years of age as on July 31, 2023 ( born on or after August 1, 2002) 
Educational Qualification  Candidates should have passed class 10 or should have appeared in class 10 exams 
NEE NEEII Eligibility Criteria
Particulars  Details 
Age Limit  (PCM)  Candidate should not be more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2023 
(Vocational)  Candidate must not be more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2023  
(PCB)  Candidate should not be more than 23 years of age as on August 1, 2023  
Educational Qualification  (PCM)  Candidate should have passed class 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 
Vocational  The candidate should have passed in 10+2 (Vocational)/ITI/ NERIST Certificate in any one of the following streams or trades.
 
NEEII (PCB)  Candidate 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, 2023 
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 2023 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking  Credit Card  Debit Card
The exam conducting authority will release the NERIST NEE application form at the official website. The candidates preparing for the exam must have to fill out the NEE application form from the candidate portal. Candidates will have to complete the registration of NERIST NEE 2023 followed by filling details in the application form.
Documents required to fill NERIST NEE application form 2023
A valid Email ID and mobile number
A recent 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
Step 1: Registration: Candidates will have to visit the official website and click on the link to 'New Registration'. After that candidates have to fill in the information given below:
Candidate's email ID
Password
Name of the applicant
Date of birth
Sex
Father’s name
Mobile number
After successful submission of the registration form, candidates shall get an activation code in the email.
Click on the link to activate the email ID.
Step 2: Application Form: In the next step, the candidate will have to fill in the details in the NERIST NEE 2023 application form. Applicants have to provide their personal details, educational qualification, communication details, and others.
Step 3: Uploading Photographs & signature: After filling in details in the application form, applicants have to upload scanned images of photographs and signatures as per the specifications mentioned.
Step 4: Payment of application fee: The final step is to pay the NERIST NEE 2023 application fee in online mode. Applicants will be able to pay the application fee through net banking/credit/debit Card. After successful payment, candidates have to submit the application form.
Application Fees
Category  Quota  Mode  Gender  Amount 

OBC, General  Online  Female, Male  ₹ 1000  
ST, SC  Online  Female, Male  ₹ 600  
EWS, General, ST, SC, OBC  PWD  Online  Female, Male  ₹ 600 
NEE 2023 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 non uniform 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; 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 
Refraction of lightreflection through a rectangular glass slab, refraction by spherical lenses, sign convention with spherical lenseslens 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 current electric 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; 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 systemthe 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 number 20; atomic number, mass number, isotopes and isobars; radioactivity 
Classification of elements 

Mendeleev and modern periodic table, periodic trend of metallic and nonmetallic character, atomic size, nature of bonding, 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, C1₂ 
Elementary metallurgy of Cu, Fe, Al, and 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 
Nonmetals 

Physical and chemical properties, reactions with O₂, 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, teflon) and condensation polymers ( nylons and polyesters) 
Rubber and its vulcanization; soaps, detergents; cleansing action of soaps and detergents 
Biomass as fuel 

Fossil fuel, coal, petroleum, natural gas; classification of fuels 
Calorific value of fuels, ignition temperature, combustion of fuels, characteristics of an ideal fuel 
Environmental pollution 

Types of pollution and pollutants, acid rain, green house effect, eutrophication and soil erosion 
Conservation and protection of environment 
Mathematics
Algebra 

Number system: Whole numbers, integers, rational and irrational numbers, surds and rationalization of surds, 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 and 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 
Quadratic equations: Arithmetic progression (AP)sum of finite number of terms an AP 
Geometry 

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 
Lines, angles, and triangles: 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 
Circles: Chord of a circle intersecting in a point, alternate segments and its angles, common tangents to circles 
Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios of angles of measures 0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°. Trigonometric ratios of some specific angles, solution of right triangles; trigonometric ratios of complementary angles; simple problems on heights and distances 
Trigonometry: Angles of elevation and depressions 
Mensuration: Area of a triangle, quadrilateral, circle, sector, and segment of a circle, trapezium, concept of perimeter of these figures. Lateral and total surface area of right triangular prisms, volume of a right triangular prism 
Mensuration: 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 
Mensuration: 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, examples of gravitational, electromagnetic and nuclear forces from dailylife experiences (qualitative only) 
Need for measurement, units of measurement, systems of units, SI 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 

Uniform motion in a straight line, position time graph, speed, and velocity, uniform and nonuniform motion, average speed, and instantaneous velocity 
Uniformly accelerated motion, 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 

Centre of mass of two particle system, generalization to Nparticles, momentum conservation and center 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 and its physical significance, radius of gyration, parallel and perpendicular axis theorem (statement only) MI 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 behavior, stressstrain relationship, Hooke's law, Young's modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity, and 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, and Archimedes principle, viscosity, Stoke's law, terminal velocity, stream line flow 
Fluids: Trubulent 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, concept of pressure, 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 Petit's 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 motionperiod, frequency, 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, wave motion, 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, charges, and their conservation, 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 behavior 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 
General concept of a capacitor and capacitance: Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates; Van De Graff generator 
Current electricity 

Electric current, flow of electric charge in a metallic conductor, 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; super conductivity (elementary idea); carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors, combination of resistancesseries 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 lawsillustration by simple application 
Wheatstone bridge and its applications for temperature measurements 
Metre bridgespecial case of Wheatstone's bridge 
Potentiometerprinciple and application to measure potential difference, and for comparing EMF 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 Leclanche, Dry Daniel) and secondary rechargeable cells (lead accumulators, alkali accumulators) solid state cells 
Thermoelectricityorigin, elementary idea of Seebeck effect; thermocouple 
Thermo EMF neutral and inversion temperatures 
Measurement of temperature using a thermocouple 
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism 

Concept of magnetic field, Oersted's experiment, 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 currentcarrying conductors, definition of ampere 
Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field, moving coil galvanometerits 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, magnetic field intensity due to magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along the axis and perpendicular to the axis 
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 
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents 

Electromagnetic induction, Faraday's laws, induced EMF and current, Lenz's law, eddy currents, self and mutual inductance 
Alternating currents peak and RMS values of altemating 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); transverse nature of electromagnetic waves 
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 application, 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 instrumentscompound 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); interferenceYoung'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, DeBroglie relation, DeBroglie wave length of an electron 
DavissonGermer experiment 
Atomic nucleus 

Alphaparticle scattering experiment, size of the nucleus, composition of the nucleus, protons and neutrons, nuclear instabilityradioactivityalpha, beta, and gamma particles/ rays and their properties, radioactive decay law 
Simple explanation of decay, betadecay, and gammadecay 
Mass energy 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), difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors using band theory; intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, pn junction, semiconductor diodecharacteristics 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, AND, 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 atom, understanding electron behavior, Bohr's model of hydrogen and hydrogen like atoms, spectrum of hydrogen, dual behavior 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 +, PCI₅, SF₆, C₂H₄ and C₂H₂ 
Molecular orbital theory with reference to simple homodiatomic 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 behavior of gases, deviation from the ideal behavior; Van Der Waals equation of state for real gases 
Concept of critical constants, liquefaction of gases 
Solid state: Structure of simple ionic compounds, closepacked structure, ionic radii; silicates, imperfections in solids, properties of crystalline solids and amorphous solids 
Solutions 

Types of solution, vapor 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 

Equilibrium involving physical changes and chemical systems, law of mass action and its application to equilibrium 
LeChatelier's principle and its applications 
Ionic equilibrium; 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, and 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, phosphorus, oxygen, sulphur, and halogens 
Characteristics of group18 elements, and chemistry of xenon 
Metallurgy of aluminum 
dand 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 and 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 radio active 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 medicines, chemistry of rocket propellants, chemicals in food, soaps, and detergents 
Mathematics
Algebra 

Sets: 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 
Sets: 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 and 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 (A.P.)first term, common difference and nth term, sum to n terms of an A.P., arithmetic mean (A.M.), insertion of A.M. between any two given numbers 
Geometric progression (G.P.)first term, common ratio, and nth term, sum to n terms and infinite number of terms of a G.P., recurring decimal numbers as G.P., geometric mean (G.M.) insertion of G.M. between any two given numbers, harmonic progression 
Harmonic mean (H.M.), relationship among A.M., G.M., and H.M., arithmeticogeometric series, special cases of Ʃn, Ʃn², Ʃn³, 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 seriesinfinite 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 (n, r), combination, meaning of C (n, r), application of permutations and 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, and cofactors of determinants, applications of determinants in(i) finding area of a triangle, (ii) solving a system of linear equations 
Applications of determinants in(ii) 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: Vectors and 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 
Vectors: Scalar (dot) product of vectors, projection of a vector on a line, vector (cross) product of two vectors, application of dot and cross products in(i) finding area of a triangle and a parallelogram (ii) problems of plane geometry and trigonometry 
Vectors: Application of dot and cross products in(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 
Vectors: Application of dot and cross products in(iv) coplanarity 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 linesvarious 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 orthocenter and circumventer of a triangle, equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines, homogeneous equation of second degree in x and 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 center, equation of a circle in the parametric form, equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given 
Points of intersection of a line and a circle in the center 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 intersection of two circles 
Condition for two intersecting circles to be orthogonal 
Conic sectionssections 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, dc's and dr's of a line joining two points, projection of the join of two points on a given line 
Angle between two lines whose dr's are given, Cartesian and vector equation of a line through(i) a point and parallel to a given vector, (ii) through two points, colinearity of three points, coplanar and skew line, shortest distance between two lines 
Cartesian and vector equation of a line through(ii) condition for the intersection of two lines, Cartesian and vector equation of a plane(i) when the normal vector and the distance of the plane from the origin is given 
Cartesian and vector equation of a plane(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 
Cartesian and vector equation of a plane(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 center and radius 
Diameter form of the equation of a sphere 
Calculus 

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 
Function, limits, and continuity: 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 
Function, limits, and continuity: 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, difference, 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 and 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∫ dx/ a + b cosx, ∫ dx/ a + b sinx and ∫ sin m x cos n 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 instandard form between two ordinates and xaxis, area between two curves (line and circle, line and parabola, line and 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(x) whose p(x) and Q(x) are functions of x, solution of second order differential equations 
Statics and dynamics: Elementary staticsintroduction, 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 
Statics and dynamics: 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 like 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, 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 favorable 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's 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; interand 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, micropropagation, and sexual reproduction; floweringphotoperiodism, vernalization; pollination; double fertilization; parthenogenesis and parthenocarpy; reproduction in animal 
Embryonic 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, liliaceae, fabacae, solanaceae and asteraceae; meristematic and permanent tissues; anatomy of root, stem and leaf 
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; biopesticide; biopiracy 
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 
VocationalPhysics
Units and dimensions 

Units for measurements, systems of units, fundamental and derived units, SI units 
Dimensional analysis and their applications 
Motion in one and two dimensions: Objects in motion in one dimension, motion in a straight line, uniform motion, its graphical representation and formulae, speed and velocity, instantaneous velocity, uniformly accelerated motion, its positiontime graph 
Velocitytime graph and formulae 
Vectors and scalars, representations of vectors in two dimensions, unit vector, vector addition and multiplication, resolution of vectors in plane, rectangular components, scalar and vector products, motion in two dimensions, projectile motion 
Uniform circular motion 
Laws of motion 

Force and inertia, first law of motion, momentum, second law of motion, impulse, third law of motion, examples of third law, linear momentum, conservation of linear momentum, equilibrium of concurrent forces, static and kinetic friction, laws of friction 
Rolling friction, lubrication 
Work, energy, and power: Work done by a constant force, kinetic and potential energy, power, work energy principle, spring constant, gravitational potential energy, conservation of energy, elastic collision in one dimension 
Rotational motion 

Centre of mass of a twoparticle system, centre of mass of a rigid body, general motion of a rigid body, motion of centre of mass, nature of rotational motion, rotational motion of a single particle in two dimensions 
Uniform circular motion and their examples, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum, moment of inertia, and its physical significance 
Gravitation 

Newton's law of gravitation, universal gravitational constant 'G', acceleration due to gravity 'G', mass and density of the earth, inertial and gravitational mass, variations of 'G' 
Gravitational potential energy near the earth's surface, gravitational potential, orbital velocity, escape velocity, geostationary satellite 
Properties of matter 

Inter atomic and intermolecular forces, states of matter, elastic properties of solids, Hooke's law, Young's modulus, bulk modulus, and modulus of rigidity 
Fluid pressure, Pascal's law, buoyancy, flotation, Archimedes' principle, atmospheric pressure 
Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, capillary rise, viscosity, Stokes law, streamline and turbulent flow, Reynolds's number, Bernoulli's theorem, and its applications 
Heat and thermodynamics 

Kinetic theory of gases, pressure exerted by a gas, kinetic energy, and temperature, measurement of temperature, absolute temperature scale, Gas laws, and Avogadro's number 
Specific heat of solids and liquids, latent heats of fusion and vapourisation, transfer of heat 
Oscillations and waves 

Periodic motion, simple harmonic motion, equation of simple harmonic motion, kinetic and potential energy in simple harmonic motion, oscillations due to a spring mass system, simple pendulum, time period of a simple pendulum 
Wave motion, speed of a wave, principle of superposition, reflection of wave, standing waves in string (graphical representation only), sound wave and its propagation in different media, effect of pressure, and temperature on velocity of sound waves 
Characteristics of sound waves 
Electrostatics 

Frictional electricity, charges, and their conservation, Coulomb's law, electric field, and potential due to a point charge, dipole, its fields along the axis, concept of dielectric and dielectric constant, conductors and insulators 
Presence of free charges and bound charges inside a conductor, capacitance, parallel plate capacitor with air and dielectric medium between the plates, series and parallel combination of capacitors, energy stored in a capacitor, Van De Graaff generator 
Current electricity 

Electric current, Ohm's law, resistivity, resistance of different materials, temperature dependence of resistance, resistances in series and parallel, Kirchhoff's lawillustrations by simple examples 
Wheatstone bridge and its applications for comparing EMF of two cells and determination of internal resistance of a cell, electric power, and heating effects of current 
Magnetic effect of current 

Oersted's experiment, force on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field, force on a current carrying conductor and torque on current loop in a magnetic field, forces between two parallel current carrying conductors, definition of ampere 
Moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter, and voltmeter 
Magnetism 

Natural and man made magnets, properties of bar magnet, current loop as magnetic dipole, lines of force in a magnetic field, comparison of bar magnet and solenoid, earth's magnetic field, tangent galvanometer, vibration magnetometer 
Electromagnets and permanent magnets 
Electromagnetic induction and alternating current 

Induced EMF, Faraday's laws, Lenz's law, electromagnetic induction, self and mutual inductance 
Ray optics and optical instruments 

Sources of light, luminous intensity, luminous flux, reflection of light at plane and spherical surfaces, curved mirrors, mirror formula 
Refraction of light, refractive index, total internal reflection, spherical lenses, thin lens formulae, lens maker's formula, magnification 
Refraction and dispersion of light due to prism, spectrometerits use for the determination of refractive index of material of a prism, scattering of light in atmosphere, primary rainbow, optical instrumentssimple and compound microscopes 
Refracting and reflecting telescopes 
VocationalChemistry
Structure of atom 

Discovery and properties of subatomic particles (electron, proton, and neutron), Rutherford's atomic model, Bohr's model of hydrogen and hydrogenlike atoms, spectrum of hydrogen, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, dual nature of electron 
DeBroglie equation, quantum numbers, concept of atomic orbital, Pauli's exclusion principle, Hund's rule of maximum multiplicity, Aufbau principle, electronic configuration of elements up to atomi c number 20 
Chemical bonding 

Ionic, covalent, coordinate covalent, hydrogen and metallic bonds, properties of compounds having these bonds 
Hybridization and VSPER theory for the molecular shape of simple molecules such as BeC1₂, BF₃, CH₄, CC1₄, NH₃, H₂O, NH₄⁺, H₃O⁺, PCl₅, SF₆, C₂H₄, and C₂H₂ 
Periodic properties of elements 

Mendeleev's periodic table and long form of the periodic table (main features, merits and demerits), periodic properties (metallic characters, ionization potential electron affinity, and electronegativity) 
Classification of elements into s, p, d, and fblocks, general trends of periodic properties of sand pblock elements 
Gaseous state 

Physical properties of gases, laws governing their behavior (Boyle's law, Charles's law, GayLussac's law, Avogadro's law, Dalton's law of partial pressure, Graham's law of diffusion), ideal gas equation, kinetic molecular theory of ideal gases 
Deviation from ideals behaviour, Van Der Waals equation of state; continuity of states, importance of critical constants, liquefaction of gases 
Chemical equilibrium 

Reversible reaction, law of mass action and its application to chemical equilibrium, homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibrium, Le Chatelier's principle and its application, ionic equilibria 
Theory of electrolytic dissociation, Ostwald's dilution law; Arrhenius, BronstedLowry and Lewis concepts of acids, and bases 
Redox reactions 

Oxidation and reduction processes (classical and modern concepts), oxidation state, calculation of equivalent mass of oxidizing and reducing agents, balancing of redox reactions using oxidation number and ionelectron methods 
Electrochemistry 

Faraday's laws of electrolysis (statement, explanation and application), numerical problems; electrical conductance, specific conductance, equivalent and molar conductance's; general concept of galvanic cell and its representation; electrode potential 
Standard hydrogen electrode and reference electrode, electrochemical series and its applications, EMF of a galvanic cell, Nernst equation for electrode and cell potentials; some commercial cells and batteries 
Organic chemistry 

Classification of organic compounds, nomenclature of hydrocarbons and compound containing one functional group, homologous series, isomerism 
General methods of preparation and properties of alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes 
Aromatic hydrocarbons, structure of benzene 
Electrophilic substitution reactions in benzene 
Organic compounds with one functional group 

Simple methods of preparation and properties of haloalkanes, alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, derivatives of carboxylic acid, amino, cyano, isocyano, azo, and nitrocompounds 
VocationalMathematics
Trigonometry 

Trigonometric ratios of compound, multiple and submultiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations, properties and solution of triangles, inverse circular functions 
Algebra 

Complex numbers: Complex number and its properties, different forms of complex numbers, roots of complex numbers, cube roots of unity and their properties, DeMoivre's theorem 
Progressions: Arithmetic and geometric progressions, arithmetic and geometric means, harmonic progression, sum of nterms and nth terms of AP, and GP 
Permutation and combinations, binomial theorem for positive integral index, middle term, greatest term, binomial coefficients 
Partial fractions of different forms 
Determinants of order two, three, and their properties 
Coordinate geometry (2D) 

Coordinates of a point in a plane, distance between two points, division of a line segment in a given ratio (internal and external division), different forms of equation of a straight line, distance of a point from a line, angle between two lines 
Bisector of an angle between two lines, pair of straight lines, equation of a circle, tangent and normal to a circle, equation of second degree representing a conic section, basic ideas about parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola 
Coordinate geometry (3D) 

Coordinates of a point in three dimensions, distance between two points, division of join of two points 
Angle between two lines, direction cosines, and direction ratios of a line, projection of a point on a line 
Equation of a plane, different forms of equation to a plane, angle between two planes, plane through three given points, angle between a plane and line, equation of a straight line in space, coplanar lines, shortest distance, centre and radius of sphere 
Vector algebra 

Vector and its components, different kinds of vectors, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products of two and three vectors 
Differential calculus 

Functions and their representation limit, continuity and differentiability of a function, derivatives of elementary functions, derivatives of sum, product, and quotient of functions, derivatives of exponential, logarithmic, and hyperbolic functions 
Successive differentiation and Leibniz theorem, Rolle's theorem, and Lagrange's mean value theorem, L`hospital's rule, curvature, asymptotes, and concepts of curve tracing, maxima and minima of functions of one variable 
Integral calculus 

Integration, integral of elementary functions, integration by parts and by substitution, integral of rational functions and trigonometric functions, integration of irrational functions, definite integrals, area under simple curves 
Statistics 

Mean, median, mode and standard deviation of discrete, and grouped data 
VocationalAgricultural engineering (farm equipment trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting, maintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective) 
Workshop: Various operationsmaterials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical, and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Farm equipment trade 

Tractors and power tillers: History of tractor and power tillers, technical specifications of various types and models of tractors, and power tillers. Working principles of tractor and power tiller engines including fuel system, cooling system 
Tractors and power tillers: Lubrication, air intake and exhaust system. Working principles of clutch, gear box, final drive, steering, brake, hydraulic and electrical system. PTO and belt pulley. Wheels and ballasting 
Farm machinery: Agricultural mechanization, scope, benefits, and limitations. Land reclamation machinery. Equipment required for seedbed preparation, sowing, planting, interculture, irrigation, plant protection, harvesting and threshing 
Farm machinery: Implement hitching, safety in operation, machinery management. Servicing and maintenance: Selection of site for establishing centre for repair and overhaul of tractors. Selection of hand tools, workshop machines, materials 
Farm machinery: Seals and packing. Repair and preventive maintenance of general purpose machine components like fasteners, bearing, coupling, spring, and elements of rotary motion drive. Fault diagnosis of various systems of engine 
Farm machinery: Tractor and power tiller, checking of wear and tear, repair of worn out components and maintenance. Routine and preventive maintenance of tractor, repair, and maintenance of farm equipment and land reclamation machinery 
VocationalAgricultural engineering (food processing trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting, maintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective) 
Workshop: Various operationsmaterials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Food processing trade 

Food material characteristics and properties 
Chemistry and microbiology of food, its processing and preservation 
Food additives, browning reaction 
Adulteration and food laws 
Nutritive value of foods 
Unit operation in food processing like washing, cleaning, sorting, grading, sizing, screening, heating, cooling, blanching, smoking and material handling etc, and related equipments 
Food preservation principles and methods 
Food processes such as drying, dehydration, heat treatment, refrigeration, freezing, fermentation, irradiation, evaporation, and concentration etc 
Food packaging materials and methods 
Processing and preservation methods of fruits, and vegetables, milk, fish, meat, and egg etc, and manufacture of their different products 
Instrumentation in food industry, instruments for measurement of process parameters, steam generation, refrigeration, and plant utilities in a food processing plant, equipment servicing 
Repair and maintenance of common post harvest (including pulse and cereal milling), food and milk processing operations 
Food grade engineering materials 
Cleaning, hygiene, sanitation, and sterilization of food processing, and handling equipment 
VocationalCivil engineering (construction technology or draftsman/ surveyor trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting, maintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective) 
Workshop: Various operationsmaterials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Construction technology or draftsmanship/ surveyor trade 

Construction material: Rocks, bricks, tiles, sand, cement, lime, and cement mortar, concrete, timber, steel, paints, and varnishes, distemper, plastics, glasses, asphalt, sound, and heat insulating materials 
Construction and maintenance: Building constructiontypes of rick and stone masonry; types and components of foundations, floors, doors and windows, arches and lintels, walls, stairs and roofs; roads: Geometric features of road WBM and BBM pavements 
Construction and maintenance: Equipments used in road construction; railways: Components, construction, and maintenance of tracks, points, and crossings; hydraulic structure: Types and construction of dams, and canals 
Surveying: Various surveying instruments; Methods of chain surveying, compass surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite surveying, leveling, and contouring 
Water supply and sanitation: Sources of water, pumps, types of distribution systems, appurtenances in distribution system, sanitary system, construction and maintenance of sewers. Different types of water supply and sanitary fittings, septic tanks 
Civil engineering drawings: Signs and symbols used in civil engineering drawings, drawings related to: Different types of masonry bonds, substructure details, timber joints, riveted, bolted and welded joints, and steel and timber trusses 
Estimation and quantity surveying : Types and methods of estimates; estimation of earthwork, masonry, RCC works, flooring, plastering, white washing and painting, sanitary fittings; specifications of construction materials and various items of works 
VocationalElectronics and communication engineering (electronics technology or electronics maintenance trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes, and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting, maintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective) 
Workshop: Various operationsmaterials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Electronics technology or electronics maintenance trade 

Circuits and devices: Semiconductors, type of semiconductors, doping, pn junction diodes and their characteristics, bipolar transistor, transistor, biasing, CE, CB and CC configurations, and their characteristics 
Circuits and devices: Principles of class A, AB, B, and C amplifier, gain, bandwidth, introduction to feedback amplifiers, sinusoidal oscillator, clipping and clamping circuits, monostable and astable multivibrators 
Fundamentals of communication and radio engineering: EM wave propagationground wave, space wave, and sky wave, antenna radiation, different types of antenna, analog communication, AM, FM, principles of multiplexingFDM and TDM 
Fundamentals of communication and radio engineering: Introduction to digital communication, multichannel telephony, super heterodyne receiver, typical circuits of various stages of transistorized receivers, working principle, RF and IF alignment 
Fundamentals of communication and radio engineering: AVC and AGC TV and audio systemmonochrome TV Interlace scanning, synchronization, blanking pulses, bandwidth requirement, VSB, picture resolution, typical circuits of the video amplifier and EHT stages 
Fundamentals of communication and radio engineering: Function of keyed AGC, AFC, various controls in a TV receiver, acoustics, high fidelity and high quality sound, sound recordingdisc and tape, pool recording systems, equalization 
Fundamentals of communication and radio engineering: Microphones and speakers, PA system, record player, concept of HiFi stereo 
Instruments: Resistors, capacitors, and inductors, printed circuit board 
Ammeter and voltmeterdifferent types and their working principle 
Analog and digital multimeters, DC power supply, cathode ray oscilloscope, and signal/ function generators 
VocationalElectrical engineering (electrical technology or electrical maintenance trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting, maintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective) 
Workshop: Various operationsmaterials for machine components and tools 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical, and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Electrical technology or electrical maintenance trade 

Basic electricity: Primary, secondary cell, and charging of lead acid batteries, capacitance and inductance their series, and parallel connection, and energy storage, AC fundamental, wave shape, cycle, frequency, time period, peak, average and RMS value 
Basic electricity: Form factor, phase difference, peak factor, power factor, series AC RLC circuit 
Electrical machine: Magnetic effect of current, Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, force acting on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field and torque production, DC machineworking principle of DC motor and DC generator 
Electrical machine: DC motor starting and speed control, common faults, causes, testing, and applications, single phase transformerworking principle 
Turns ratio, voltage, current, power relation and applications, single phase AC motorcommonly used single phase AC motors, starting, speed control, installation, testing, common faults and their causes, and testing, universal motor 
Instruments: Permanent magnet moving coil and moving iron, voltmeter and ammeter, dynamometer type wattmeter, ohmmeter, megger, induction type energy meter, their connection, and application for measurement 
Electrical appliances: Construction, principles, connection, common faults their causes and testing of the following equipments, electric room heater, electric iron, electric stove, geyser, electric kettle, electric fans, (ceiling and table fan) 
House wiring: Cleat wiring, casing, and capping wiring, batten wiring, conduit wiring and PVC wiring, controlling of lamps from two of three places. Schematic diagram of service connection 
Testing and connection of domestic wiring installation, wiring faults and rectification, installation of plate and pipe earthing, procedure for measurement of earth resistance 
Electrical drawing: Symbols used for common electrical equipments/ appliances, simple schematic and wiringdiagrams 
VocationalMechanical engineering (mechanical craftsmanship trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and its use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting 
Workshop: Various operationsmaintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective), materials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Mechanical craftsmanship trade 

Sheet metal operations, tools and their specifications, carpentry (selection and wood working), pattern making; various fitting tools and their specifications; limits, fits and tolerances; engineering and geometrical drawing; projections 
Isometric drawing; reading engineering drawings; basic manufacturing processes like casting, forming welding, and metal cutting, various casting processes, sand casting, die casting, centrifugal casting 
Casting defects, melting furnaces 
Forging hammers and presses and various forging operations like upsetting, drawing, punching, etc 
Stock calculations 
Various welding processes and equipments, arc welding, gas welding, electrode specification and is codes, arc characteristics, TIG, MIG welding, soldering and brazing 
Various machine tools like lathe, milling, shaping, drilling machines, simple calculations, various operations like turning, facing, threading, knurling, groove cutting etc., taper, thread cutting calculations, gear cutting on milling machine 
Different grinding methods; materials for machine tool components and cutting tools, cutting fluid, lubricants 
Measuring tools (that is vernier, micrometer, gauges, comparators etc) 
VocationalMechanical engineering (automobile technology trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and its use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting 
Workshop: Various operationsmaintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective), materials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Automobile technology trade 

Different types of automobiles, types of IC engine and their components, auto cycle and diesel cycle, IHP, BHP, and FHP and their calculations, cooling system, lubrication system, differential, transmission system, braking system, and lighting system 
Two stroke/ four stroke engines, valve timing diagrams, carburetor and injector repairing of trouble shooting and remedial measures, servicing of a vehicle, repairs, functions of gear box of scooter, car or truck, working of dynamo, fuel pumps 
Function of clutches, motor cycles or scooters, steering mechanism, wheels and tyres, and their repairs 
VocationalMechanical engineering (refrigeration and air conditioning trade)
Common engineering sciences 

Engineering drawing: Lines, lettering and dimensioning, geometrical construction, scales, engineering curves, conic sections, cycloid, projection of points, straight lines, planes and solids, sectional views, isometric views, auxiliary projections 
Workshop: Hand tools for carpentry and fitting, forging, welding, specification, and its use; various operations: Sawing, planning, chiseling, joining, filing, marking, chipping, gas cutting 
Workshop: Various operationsmaintenance and types of maintenance (preventive and corrective), materials for machine components 
Mechanics: Vector concept, force and force system, static equilibrium, Newton's laws of motions and derived concepts like friction, centroid, area, moment of inertia, work energy principle, and application of impulse 
Electricity: Concept of voltage, current, resistance, power, and energy, relation between electrical, mechanical and thermal units, temperature weft of resistance. Ohm's law, series, parallel, circuits and Kirchhoff's law, capacitance and inductance 
Refrigeration and air conditioning trade 

Refrigeration systems, air cycle refrigeration, vapor compression cycle, deviation of actual cycle from the theoretical cycle, study of charts and tables for refrigerants 
Refrigeration of refrigeration processes on temperatureentropy and pressure, enthalpy diagrams 
Absorptioncompressor, evaporator, pumps, valves 
Components of air conditioning, humidification and dehumidification, drying, evaporative cooling, comfort charts, year round air conditioning, air conditioning of cold storage, auditorium, aircrafts, locomotives 
Sensible and latent heat, heat load calculation, psychrometry, use of psychrometric chart, air distribution, and ventilation systems, types of fans and their ratings, and mountings 
NEE NEEIII Syllabus
Physics
Units 

Fundamental and derived units with particular reference to SI unitsillustrations 
Explanation of dimensions with examples 
Mechanics 

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 example 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 
Stefan Boltzmann law 
Explanation of first and second laws of thermodynamics with examples 
Sound 

Wave motion, 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, PD and its measurement, definition of capacitance of parallel plate capacitor 
Capacitors in series and parallel 
Dielectric constant 
Current electricity 

Definition of EMF, potential difference, and 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 
Series and parallel connections of resistors 
Kirchhoff'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, BiotSavart law 
Electromagnetic induction 

EMF induced in a coil by magnet, Faraday's law of induction, calculation of EMF, direction of induced EMF Lenz's law, 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 circuits 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
Physical chemistry 

States of matter: Gaseous statepostulates of kinetic theory of ideal gases; derivation of kinetic equation; derivation of ideal gas equation. Continuity of states, liquefaction of gases. Structure of solids, unit cell, fcc, bcc, ccp structure of solids 
Solution and colloidal solution: Concentration of solutionsmass percent, mass fraction, mole fraction, molality, normality, molarity. Dilute solutions: Raoult's law, its statement and explanation; ideal and nonideal solutions 
Solution and colloidal solution: Colligative propertiesrelative lowering of vapour pressure, elevation in boiling point, depression in freezing point, osmotic pressure and its determination 
Solution and colloidal solution: 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 
Thermodynamics and thermochemistry: Second law of thermodynamicsCarnot cycle and derivation of an expression for efficiency of a reversible engine. Concept and physical significance of entropy, Gibbs energy and work function relation 
Thermodynamics and thermochemistry: 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, explanation and it's industrial applications) 
Kinetics and chemical equilibrium: Molecularity and order of reaction, first and second order of reactions, rate law equation and mechanism of reactions 
Ionic equilibrium: 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 
Inorganic chemistry 

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 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Dual nature of electron, DeBroglie equation, uncertainty principle. Quantum numbers (that is quantum numbers and their application to electronic structure of atoms), concept of atomic orbital 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Pauli's exclusion principle, and Hund's rule,Aufbau principle, ionic bonds: Definition, factors influencing the formation of ionic compounds, Lattice energy of ionic compounds 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Covalent bondsnature of covalent bond (Lewis concept), concept of orbital overlap in bond formation, sigma, and pi bonds, hybridization of atomic orbital (sp, sp² sp³ hybridization), properties of covalent compounds 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Covalent bondsstructure 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 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Properties of coordinate covalent compounds. Metallic bonds: Bonding in metals (elementary treatment only), insulators, conductors, and semiconductor, extrinsic semiconductors (ntype and ptype) 
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Hydrogen bondtypes of hydrogen bond, consequences of hydrogen bonding 
Periodic properties of elements: Mendeleef's periodic table and periodic law; long form of periodic table, its merits and demerits. General characteristics, properties of sblock, pblock, and dblock elements 
Periodic properties of 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 pyrometallurgical 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; effects of carbon, silicon, phosphorous, sulphur, manganese on cast iron and steel 
Nonferrous metallurgy: 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, manganin, 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 haloalkanes and polyhalogen derivatatives 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 nitro compounds, amines, and azocompounds 
Industrial chemistry: Plastics and polymersdefinition 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) 
Fuels: Liquid fuelsfractional 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 
Fuels: 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 pollutioncauses and remedy 
Mathematics
Algebra 

Arithmetic, geometric, and harmonic progressions, permutation and combination, binomial expansion for positive index, 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 and minima of single, and 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, and their applications 
Vector calculus 

Gradient, divergence and curl, line integral, surface integral, and 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 and planes 
Condition of coplanarity of two lines, shortest distance between two lines, condition for the intersection of two lines 
Probability 

Problems on probabilities, conditional probability, Bayes's theorem, binomial, and 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, disel, 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 centers, 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 stains 
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 
Leveling and contouring, measurement of areas and volumes 
Engineering properties of granular materials, soil classifications, fundamental definitions and relationships 
Determination of index properties of soils 
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 IC 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 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 
Vegetative waterways and their design, stream bank erosion and its control, design, construction and maintenance of farm ponds 
Introduction to watershed management 
Post harvest/ process, food engineering and farm structures 

Engineering properties of biological materials: Rheology of agricultural products 
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: Process of cleaning, grading, and sorting, and related equipments 
Material handling equipments 
Processing of cereals, pulses, oil seeds 
Layout, maintenance and testing of related machinery, and plant 
Byproducts utilization; combustion, gasification and other chemical, and biochemical 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 
Irrigation: Cropwater requirement 
Fluid mechanics 

Properties of fluid, manometry, forces on plane and curved surfaces, flow classification, continuity equation, momentum equation, and 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 and 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 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 leveling, 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 run off, 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 managementallocation schemes, paging segmentation, virtual memory, demand paging, paging replacement algorithms 
Disk managementdisk scheduling algorithms 
System softwaresfunctions 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 and 10's complements of a number 
Floating point numbers, Boolean algebra and logic functions 
Different methods of minimizing Boolean functions 
Design of combinatorial circuitsadders, multiplexer, demultiplexer, decoder, parity generator and checker, comparator etc 
Switching algebra, function decomposition, symmetric function, contact networks, design of sequential circuits (synchronous and asynchronous), flipflops, register, counter fault tolerant, hazard, stuckatfault, bridging fault, stuckopenfault 
Microprocessor, computer architecture, and organization 

8085 microprocessor architecture, instruction set, assembly language program, counters and delays, interrupts, interfacing data converters, programmable interface devices: 8155 multipurpose programmable device, 8279 keyboard/ display interface 
Programmable interface devices: 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 
Memory: 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 applicationsarithmetic expression evaluation, recursion, priority queues, etc, graph and tree traversals 
Basic search techniques: Tree searchingbinary 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
Electronic devices and circuits 

Analog devices and circuits: Physics of semiconductor materials and components, energy band diagram, Fermi level, Hall effects 
Devices: Diodes, BJTs FETs, thyristors, 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 and FET), power amplifiers, feedback amplifiers, oscillators (qualitative analysis only). Multivibrators 
Circuits: 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 
Circuits: Low frequency hparameter transistor and FET models, Pi models 
Digital devices and circuits 

Number systems: Logic gatesBoolean algebra, transistor as a switch logic families, arithmetic, and logic circuits, counters and shift registers, A/ D and D/ A converters, multiplexer, demultiplexer, encoder, decoder 
Microprocessors 

Architectureassembly language programming of 8085, peripheral devices, interfacing of memory and devices 
Semi conductor 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, millimeter, 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 

Type, 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; super heterodyne receivers, mixers, AGC, AFC, spectrum of EM waves; propagation of EM wavessky wavessky 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, transmission, and distribution 

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: DC and AC systems, voltage level, types of distribution feeders and distributors, voltage drop and effects, power factor improvement plant 
Substation 

Different types, site selection, equipments, 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 400V/ 230V 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, delenium rectifiers, uncontrolled and controlled rectification, power MOSFETS 
Digital electronics 

Digital signals, gates, Boolean algebra, logic families, multiplexures/ demultiplexure, 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, and 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 and 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 and strain; shear stresses, principal stress, and strain, Mohr's circle for stress and strain analysis, beams and columns; shear force and bending moment diagram 
Theories of failures; columns, struts; stress and 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 and plastic behaviors; 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, springshelical and leaf types 
Hydraulics and hydraulic machines 

Properties of liquid, hydraulic pressure, and its measurement, forces on immersed bodies; center of pressure; buoyancy stability of immersed and floating bodies; flow of liquids: 1D, 2D, and 3D flows; steady, unsteady, laminar, and turbulent flows 
Continuity equation, momentum equation, and 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 irrotational flow, circulation and vorticity; free and forced vortex; basic flows like rectilinear 
Sourcesink, doublet 
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 etc 
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, and entropy; clausius inequality, concept of availability, Maxwell's relations 
Application of thermodynamic laws, reversibility and irreversibility , internal and external irreversibility; pure substances and mixtures 
Thermodynamic cycles: Carnot cycle, Rankine 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, IC 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, vapor compression refrigeration system, refrigeration cycles, use of TS and PH charts for refrigeration, refrigerants, and their properties, vapor 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 and its determination; Grashof's criteria; velocity analysis; acceleration analysis; gear trains 
Balancing of rotating masses; brakes and 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 etc 
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 and ISO 9000; shop floor management; machines and industrial safety 
NEE 2023 Exam Pattern
The exam conducting authority mentions the NEE exam pattern in the official notification. The exam pattern of NERIST NEE 2023 comprises a number of questions, marking scheme, duration of exam and others. With the help of the NERIST NEE exam pattern 2023, applicants can prepare effectively for the exam. For more details about the NERIST NEE exam pattern 2023, candidates can check the table provided below.
NEE NEEI Exam Pattern
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
Sections  Number of Questions 
Physics (SectionA)  45 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each & 10 questions of 2 marks each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  45 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each & 10 questions of 2 marks each) 
Mathematics (SectionC)  60 marks (30 questions of 1 mark each & 15 questions of 2 marks each) 
Total Marks  150 marks 
Exam pattern of NEEII 2023 (Vocational)
Sections  Number of Questions 
Physics (SectionA)  25 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  25 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each) 
Maths (SectionC)  30 marks (30 questions of 1 mark each) 
Vocational Subject (SectionD)  70 marks (30 questions of 1 mark each & 20 questions of 2marks each) Vocational subjects with paper codes:

Sections  Questions & Marking Scheme 
Physics (SectionA)  45 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each & 10 questions of 2 marks each) 
Chemistry (SectionB)  45 marks (25 questions of 1 mark each & 10 questions of 2 marks each 
Mathematics (SectionC)  60 marks (30 questions of 1 mark each & 15 questions of 2 marks 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 2023 Admit Card
The exam conducting authority will release the NERIST NEE admit card 2023 t the official website. Applicants who fill the NERIST NEE application form successfully were able to download the NEE admit card through their login credentials. NERIST NEE admit card mentions the candidate's personal details, registration number, application number, exam date & time, exam day guidelines, and others. Applicants appearing for the exam also need to carry one valid ID proof along with the NERIST NEE 2023 admit card. Candidates can refer to the steps given below to download the NEE admit card.
How to download the NERIST NEE admit card 2023?
Visit the NERIST NEE official website  neeonline.ac.in.
Click on the direct link to download the NEE admit card.
Enter the login details in the required fields.
Check all the details mentioned in the NEE admit card 2023.
Download NERIST NEE 2023 admit card for future reference.
NEE 2023 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 2023 Answer Key
The exam conducting authority will release the NERIST NEE answer key at the official website. The candidates who appear for the exam will have to check the NERIST answer key through their login credentials. Candidates will be allowed to raise objections in the NEE answer key from the official website. Applicants will have to pay Rs. 500 per question to raise an objection in the answer key. After considering all the objections, the exam authorities will release the NERIST NEE 2023 final answer key.
NEE 2023 Result
The exam conducting authority will release the NEE result 2023 on the official website along with the answer key on the official website. The candidates will be able to check their NERIST NEE 2023 results through login credentials. However, the candidates who will be qualified in NERIST NEE results will be called for the counselling process later. The steps to check the NEE result are given below.
How to check NERIST NEE result 2023
Visit the NERIST NEE official website  neeonline.ac.in.
Click on the direct link to check NEE results.
Enter the login credentials in the required fields.
Check all the details mentioned in the NERIST NEE scorecard.
Download NEE 2023 scorecard for future reference.
NEE 2023 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online
The authorities will start the counselling of NEE 2023 right after the declaration of the result, the exam conducting authority will commence the NERIST NEE counselling in online mode. Applicants first need to complete the NERIST NEE 2023 counselling registration from the official website. Candidates also have to complete the choice
NERIST NEE Seat Matrix
Entrance exam  Course  Seats 
NEEI  Base (Certificate)  200 
NEEII (PCM)  Diploma in Engineering and Technology  80 
NEEII (Vocational)  Diploma in Engineering and Technology (Vocational)  
NEEII (PCB)  B.Sc in Forestry  30 
NEEIII  B.Tech (Technology stream)  72 
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
General Information
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:Who will conducts NEE 2023?
Answer:
The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) conducts the NEE exam.
Question:When will the authorities release NERIST NEE application form?
Answer:
NERIST NEE 2023 application form will be released on the official website.
Question:Where can I find the NEE application form 2023?
Answer:
NERIST NEE 2023 application form will be online on the official website at neeonline.ac.in.
Question:Who can apply for NERIST NEE for admissions?
Answer:
Candidates who will qualify for the eligibility criteria NERIST NEE can appear in the exam for admissions into various courses.
Question:When will the NERIST NEE admit card be released?
Answer:
The authorities will release the admit card soon on the official website.
Question:What is NERIST NEE for?
Answer:
The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) conducts NERIST Entrance Exam for admissions into various courses.
Question:Is NERIST a government institute?
Answer:
Yes, NERIST is deemed to be University that is autonomous, fully funded, and controlled by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
Question:How do you get NERIST admissions?
Answer:
The admission criteria varies as per courses offered. The authorities will conduct NERIST NEE 2023 for admissions into various courses. Candidates who qualify the exam have to undergo counselling and admissions are offered based on their ranks.