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NANNAYA CET Syllabus :
SYLLABI FOR ENTRANCE TESTS IN SCIENCE, ARTS & COMMERCE
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Life Sciences : (Test code: 101)
1. Cell Biology: Ultrastructure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell, Structure and function of cell organelles.
Cell division – Mitosis and Meiosis. Chromosomes structure, Karyotype
2. Genetics : Mendelian principles, Gene Interaction, Linkage and Crossing over, Sex determination, Sex linkage, Mutations – Genic and chromosomal (Structural and numerical); Chromosomal aberrations in humans. Recombination in prokaryotes transformation, conjugation, transduction, sexduction. Extra genomic inheritance.
3. Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering : Structure of eukaryotic gene, DNA and RNA structure, DNA replication in pro and eukaryotes, Transcription and translation in pro and eukaryotes, genetic code. Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes, Principles of recombinant DNA technology. DNA vectors, Transgenesis. Applications of genetic engineering.
4. Biotechnology : Plant and animal cell culture, cloning, Fermentors types and process, Biopesticides, biofertilizers, Bioremediation, Renewable and non – renewable energy resources, Non-conventional fuels.
5. Biomolecules : Carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, lipids, vitamins and porphyrins. Enzymes – classification and mode of action, enzyme assay, enzyme units, enzyme inhibition, enzyme kinetics, Factors regulating enzyme action.
6. Immunology : Types of immunity, cells and organelles of immune system, Antigen – antibody reaction. Immunotechniques, Hypersensitivity, Vaccines.
7. Techniques : Microscopy – Light and Electron, Centrifugation, Chromatography, Eletrophoresis, Calorimetric and Spectrophotometric techniques, Blotting techniques, PCR, DNA finger printing.
8. Ecology, Environment and Evolution: Theories and evidences of organic evolution, Hardy – Weinberg law. Components of an ecosystem, Ecological pyramids, Biogeochemical cycles, Ecological adaptations. Climatic and edaphic and biotic factors. Ecological sucession – Hydrosere and xerosere, Natural resources, Biodiversity, current environmental issues, Environmental pollution, Global warming and climate change.
9. Physiology : Structure and function of liver, kidney and heart, composition of blood, blood types, blood coagulation, Digestion and absorption, Endocrinology, Muscle and Nervous system.
10. Metabolism : Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, aminoacids and nucleic acids. Biological oxidation and bioenergetics.
11. Animal Science : Biology of invertebrates and chordates, Embryology of chordates, Classification of marine environment – Physical and chemical parameters, Marine, estuarine, reservoir and riverine fisheries, Cultivation of fin and shell fish. Culture practices.
12. Plant Science : Classification of cryptogams and phanerogams. General characteristics of taxonomic groups at class and family level Water relations and mineral nutrition of plants, Plant growth regulators, Ethnobotany and medicinal plants, Biology of plant seed, Photosynthesis.
13. Microbiology : Microbes – Types, distribution and biology. Isolation and cultivation of bacteria and virus. Staining techniques. Bacterial growth curve, Microbial diseases – food and water borne, insect borne, contact diseases in humans. Microbial diseases in plants – by bacteria, fungi and virus, Plant microbe – interactions.
14. Nutrition : Biological value of proteins, protein malnutrition, disorders, Chemistry and physiological role of vitamins and minerals in living systems.
Physical Sciences : (Test code: 102 )
ELECTRICITY, MAGNETISM AND ELECTRONICS
1. Electrostatics : Gauss law and its applications-Uniformly charged sphere, charged cylindrical conductor and an infinite conducting sheet of charge. Deduction of Coulmb’s law from Gauss law Mechanical force on a charged conductor Electric potential – Potential due to a charged spherical conductor, electric field strength from the electric dipole and an infinite line of charge. Potential of a uniformly charged circular disc.
2. Dielectrics : An atomic view of dielectrics, potential energy of a dipole in an electric field. Polarization and charge density, Gauss’s law for dielectric medium- Relation between D,E, and P. Dielectric constant, susceptibility and relation between them. Boundary conditions at the dielectric surface. Electric fields in cavities of a dielectric-needle shaped cavity and disc shaped cavity.
3. Capacitance : Capacitance of concentric spheres and cylindrical condenser, capacitance of parallel plate condenser with and without dielectric. Electric energy stored in a charged condenser – force between plates of condenser, construction and working of attracted disc electrometer, measurement of dielectric constant and potential difference.
4. Magnetostatics : Magnetic shell – potential due to magnetic shell – field due to magnetic shell – equivalent of electric circuit and magnetic shell – Magnetic induction (B) and field (H) -permeability and susceptibility – Hysteresis loop.
5. Moving charge in electric and magnetic field : Hall effect, cyclotron, synchrocyclotron and synchrotron – force on a current carrying conductor placed in a magnetic field, force and torque on a current loop, Biot -Savart’s law and calculation of B due to long straight wire, a circular current loop and solenoid.
6. Electromagnetic induction : Faraday’s law -Lenz’s law – expression for induced emf – time varying magnetic fields -Betatron -Ballistic galvanometer – theory – damping correction – self and mutual inductance, coefficient of coupling, calculation of self inductance of a long solenoid -toroid – energy stored in magnetic field – transformer – Construction, working, energy losses and efficiency.
7. Varying and alternating currents : Growth and decay of currents in LR, CR and LCR circuits – Critical damping. Alternating current relation between current and voltage in pure R,C and L-vector diagrams – Power in ac circuits. LCR series and parallel resonant circuit – Q-factor. AC & DC motors-single phase, three phase (basics only).
8. Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves : A review of basic laws of electricity and magnetism – displacement current – Maxwell’s equations in differential form – Maxwell’s wave equation, plane electromagnetic waves -Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves, Poynting theorem, production of electromagnetic waves (Hertz experiment).
9. Basic Electronics : Formation of electron energy bands in solids, classification of solids in terms of forbidden energy gap. Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, Fermi level, continuity equation – p-n junction diode, Zener diode characteristics and its application as voltage regulator.
Half wave and full wave, rectifiers and filters, ripple factor (quantitative) – p n p and n p n transistors, current components in transistors, CB.CE and CC configurations – transistor hybrid parameters – determination of hybrid parameters from transistor characteristics -transistor as an amplifier — concept of negative feed back and positive feed back -Barkhausen criterion, RC coupled amplifier and phase shift oscillator (qualitative).
10. Digital Principles : Binary number system, converting Binary to Decimal and vice versa. Binary addition and subtraction (1’s and 2’s complement methods). Hexadecimal number system. Conversion from Binary to Hexadecimal – vice versa and Decimal to Hexadecimal vice versa.
Logic gates: OR,AND,NOT gates, truth tables, realization of these gates using discrete components. NAND, NOR as universal gates, Exclusive – OR gate,De Morgan’s Laws – statement and proof, Half and Full adders. Parallel adder circuits.