(Syllabus) Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test "General English" Syllabus


Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test Syllabus
Part (A) : General English (Marks-25)

General English Syllabus:

  1. Reading Comprehension.
  2. Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling.
  3. Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
  4. Transformation of Sentences - Simple, Compound and Complex. Voices,
    Direct Speech and Indirect Speech.

(Syllabus) Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test "Zoology" Syllabus



Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test Syllabus
Zoology (Marks-50)

Zoology Syllabus:

Biology of Invertebrates and Cell Biology

1. General characters and classification of Major Invertebrate phyla with examples upto orders,

2. Protozoa: (i) Polystomella - type study, (ii) Trypansoma life cycle only

3. Porifera : Canal system, Histology & Spicules.

4. Coelentereta: (i) obelia type study, (ii) Polymorphism in Siphonophora, (iii) Corals and Coral reef formation.

5. Helminthes - Fasciola - Detailed type Study.

6. Annelida: (i) Metamerism - (ii) Comparative study of the following systems of Leach and Nereis - External Characters - Digestive system - Reproductive system - Coelom and Coelomoducts,

7. Arthopoda: Comparitive study of Palasmon and Scorpion with reference to External features, appendages, Respiration, Circulation Excretion. Peripastus : Structure and affinities.

(Syllabus) Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test "Physics" Syllabus



Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test Syllabus
Physics (Marks-100)

Physics Syllabus:

1. Vector Analysis: Scalar and Vector fields, Gradient of a scalar field. Divergence and curl of a vector field

2. Mechanics of particles: Laws of motion, Motion of variable mass system. Conservation of energy and momentum.

3. Mechanics of Rigid bodies: Definition of Rigid body, rotational kinematics relations, equation of motion for a rotating body, angular momentum. Eulers equation, precession of a top.

4. Central forces: Central forces - definition and examples, Conservative nature of central forces. Equation of motion under a central force, Gravitational field, motion under inverse square law, derivation of Kepler's laws.

(Admission Info) IIT Hyderabad - Admission for PhD Programmes in Physics : 2011


Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Admission for PhD Programmes in Department of Physics : 2011

the Department of Physics proposes to carry out research in the areas of Condensed Matter Physics and High Energy Physics. In condensed matter Physics, magnetism, semiconductors and DFT methods for band structure studies are some of the areas of interest. Some of the areas of interest in High Energy Physics are B Physics, Neutrino Physics and Astro-particle Physics. The Department is currently offering Ph.D (Physics) in the areas mentioned above.

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and highly motivated students willing to pursue research in the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad in the following Research Area of the Physics:

  • High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics (Theory) and Computational Material Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics (Experimental)
  • Micro-Elecromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Statistical Mechanics/Biological Physics

(Syllabus) Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test "Social Studies - History" Syllabus



Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test Syllabus
Social Studies : History (Marks-30)

History Syllabus:

I. History of India up to 1526 A.D.

  1. Pre historic, Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic culture.
  2. Harappa Civilization - origin, extent, urban planning - Nature of polity and economic organization.
  3. Rise of new Religious movements: Jainism and Buddhism in 6th century B.C.
  4. The Mouryan empire - Ashoka's dhamma, its nature and propagation, Mouryan Administration State, Economy, Art and Architecture.
  5. Post-Mouryan period, Socio-cultural developments with special reference to Satavahanas and Kushans.
  6. Developments in the Gupta period - Administrative system, society, Economy, An and Architecture, Literature, Philosophy, Science and Technology.
  7. Chalukyan period - vatapi Chalukyas, Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi, Rashtra Kutas - Development of society, economy and culture, Religious movements.
  8. Pallavas and Their contribution to society and culture - Art and Architecture.
  9. Rise and fall of Delhi sultanate- Socio- Economic and cultural study.
  10. Impact of Islam on Indian culture and Bhakti and Sufi movement.
  11. Vijayanagar - Bahamani Kingdoms - Society, economy, Art and Architecture.

(Syllabus) Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test "Physical Science - Chemistry" Syllabus


Ed.CET-2011 Entrance Test Syllabus
Physical Science: Chemistry (Marks: 50)

Inorganic Chemistry

1. Atomic Structure and Elementary Quantum Mechanics

Black Body radiation, Plack's Radiation law, Photoelectric effect, heat capacity of solids, Comption effect. De Broglie's hypothesis, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Sinusoidal wave equation, Hamiltonian operator, Schordinger's wave equation and its importance, physical interpretation of the wave function

2. Chemical Bonding

Lonic solids - lattice and salvation energy, solubility of ionic solids rule, power and oplarisability of ions, covalent nature of ionic bond covalent bond - Stereochemistry of inorganic molecules - common hybridization and shapes of molecules Molecular orbital theory - Shapes and sign convention of atomic orbital, modes of overlapping, concepts of sigma and pi bonds, criteria for forming molecular orbital from atomic orbital, LCAO - concept, types of molecular orbital - bonding, antibonding and non-bobding, electron density distribution diagram for H2 +, MOED of homonuclear - H2, He2+, B2, C2, N2, O2, F2 and their ions (unhybridised diagrams only) and heteronuclear diatomic molecules CO, CN-, NO, NO- and HF. Bond order and magnetic properties.

3. Periodic properties

Review of trends in atomic and ionic radii - covalent radii - single, double and triple bond covalent radii, van der Waal radii, radii of cations, anions isoelectronic ions, ionization energy, Electropositivity, basic nature, reducing behavior, electron affinity and electro negativity - Methods of determination and evaluation - Pauling's and Mulliken's approach, application in predicting and explaining chemical behavior - nature of bond, bond length and bond angles, diagonal relationship.

4. s-block and p-block elements

Comparative study, salient feature of hydrides - ionic and covalent, ploynuclear, complex hydrides, reducing properties. Oxides - monoxide, peroxide and super oxide - basicity, oxidizing nature. Complexation tendencies.

Comparative study of group 13-17. Hydrides - Classification - ionic, covalent, metallic and complex hydrides. Synthesis of each class of hydrides. Structure of (a) covalent hydrides, electron deficient hydrides. Diborane, decaborane. (b) complex hydrides - borohydrides. Reactivity - stability, hydrolysis and reducing properties. Oxides - Classification - a) Normal - acidic, basic amphoteric and neutral, b) mixed, c) sub oxide, d) peroxide, e) super oxide. Structure of oxides of C, N, P, S and Cl. Reactivity - thermal stability, hydrolysis. Halides - Classification - ionic, covalent and complex halides. Structure of halides of B, C, Si, N, P, S. Reactivity - stability, hydrolysis. Lewis acid nature of boron trihalides. Oxy - acids - Oxy - acids of B, C, N, P, S and Cl - structure and acidic nature. Carboranes - Nomenclature, classification - closo, niod and arachno -*  preparation and structure. Borazole - Preparation, properties and structure.
Carbomyls - Classification - mono and ploynuclear, general preparation, structure and bonding in Ni(CO4), Fe(CO)5 and Co2(CO)8.

5. d - block elements

Chemistry of elements of First Transition series - electronic configuration, metallic nature, atomic and ionic radii, ionization potential - Oxidation state - relative stability of various oxidation states, ionic and covalenet character, acidic and basic nature, oxidizing and reducing nature of various oxidation states, redox potential - Frost and Latimer diagrams - stability, disproportionation and comproportionation of different oxidation states. Colour - d-d transition, colour and spectral behaviour of transition metal ions with respect of d1-d2 configuration. Magnetic behavior - determination of magnetic moment, Gou's balance, paramagnetism, diamagnetism. Complexation behaviour, stability of complexes - oxidation states, pi complexes, class-a, class-b and class-a/b acceptors. Catalytic properties - important examples.
Chemistry of elements of Second and Third Transition series - comparative treatment with their 3d analogues with respect to oxidation state, magnetic behavior, spectral properties. Study of Ti, Cr and Cu triads - Titanium triad - electronic configuration, reactivity of +III and +IV states - oxides, halides. Chromium triad - reactivity of +III and +VI states. Copper triad - reactivity of +l, +II, and +III states.

6. f- block elements

Chemistry of Lanthanides - electronic structure, position in periodic table, oxidation state, Atomic and ionic radii, Lanthanide contraction - cause and consequences, anomalous behaviour of post lanthanides, basicity, Complexation - type of donor ligands preferred, agnetic properties - paramagnetism. Colour and spectra - f-f transition. Occurrence and separation - ion exchange method, solvent extraction.
Chemistry of Actinides - General features - electronic configuration, oxidation state, actinide contraction, and colour and complex formation. Comparison with lanthanides.

(Admission Info) Indian Institute of Technology Patna: Ph.D. Admission - July 2011


IIT Patna

Indian Institute of Technology Patna: Ph.D. Admission – July 2011

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, starting in July 2011 in the following Departments. The Areas of Research at IIT Patna are as follows:

Department & Area of research:

Computer Science and Engineering: Natural language processing, Information Retrieval/ Information Extraction, Bioinformatics. Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Multiobjective Optimization. Systems Security, Formal Verification, Database Systems. Theoretical Computer Science. Network Security, Networking. Peer-to-Peer Security, Distributed Systems, Dynamic Distributed Systems, Peer-to-Peer Computing, Grid Computing, Parallel Programming, Software Transactional Memory. Computer Security, Lightweight Cryptography. Mobile Computing, Wireless Sensor Networks. Machine Learning, Quantum Computing.

Electrical Engineering: Smart Material, Optical Network and Communication, Digital Signal Processing, Digital Image Processing, Biomedical Image Processing, RF and Microwave, VLSI Design, Wireless and Digital Communications.

Mechanical Engineering: Heat Transfer, Boiling and Condensation, Two-phase Flows, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulent Flows, Flow of Granular Materials, Manufacturing, Machining of Advanced Materials, Welding Process Monitoring, Metal Forming Analysis by Finite Element Method, Micro-/nano-manufacturing, Laser Material Processing, Condition Monitoring, Composite, Smart Materials, Vibration, Vibration Control, Rotor Dynamics.

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physical Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Computational Chemistry, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Chemical Dynamics, Organic Chemistry, Nanocatalysis, Supramolecular Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.

(Syllabus) GUJCET Examination Syllabus - 2011


Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board

GUJCET Examination Syllabus - 2011

Examination Pattern: Objective Type

Subject Questions Marks Time
Physics 40 40 60
Chemistry 40 40 60
Maths 40 40 60
Biology 40 40 60


  • Straight Lines and Family of Straight Lines
  • Circles
  • Parabola
  • Ellipse
  • Hyperbola
  • 3D-Geometry
  • Vectors
  • Limits and its Applications
  • Differentiations and its Applications
  • Indefinite Integration
  • Definite Integration
  • Differential Equations

(JOBS) Recruitment of Various Posts in National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur: 2011

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur was originally founded as Regional Institute of Technology in 1960 by Dr. Srikrishna Sinha, the then chief minister of Bihar with the aim of nurturing talent and setting high standards of education and excellence. Having been a freedom fighter himself, he chose the auspicious day of 15th August, 1960 to lay the foundation stone. Later upgraded to National Institute of Technology on 27th December, 2002, with the status of a Deemed University, it is now totally under the control of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, New Delhi since 1st April, 2003. The Institute has several departments in various disciplines of engineering and the pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organized on a unique pattern of functioning.

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur invites applications from Indian nationals belonging to SC/ST categories for the post of Assistant Professor in the following Departments:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Sc. &  Engineering
  3. Electrical  Engineering
  4. Electronics & Communication  Engineering
  5. Metallurgical & Materials  Engineering
  6. Mechanical  Engineering
  7. Production

(Admission Info) Ph.D Program of Department of Physics at University of Calcutta : 2011


Admission to Ph.D Program of Department-Physics at University of Calcutta : 2011

Department of Physics, Calcutta University, Kolkata,West Bengal, invites applications for admissions to PhD Programme, to be offered in the ensuing session 2011. Admissions will be made on the basis of an entrance test conducted on March 7, 2011 from 12.00 noon. UGC/CSIR (JRF)/NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship/M Phil/M Tech qualified candidates are exempted from the test.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can download the application form from the university’s official website: Candidates are required to pay Rs 100/- through a challan obtainable from College Street Campus (sales counter). The duly filled application form along with the challan should be submitted to the Office, Department of Physics.

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of submitting Application Form: February 28, 2011
  • List of Candidate eligible to sit in the written test to be display on: March 1, 2011.
  • Written Test: March 7, 2011 12-00 hr.


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