KCET Syllabus 2019

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KCET Syllabus 2019

KCET Syllabus 2019-The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) organizes Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) on behalf of Karnataka University. KCET is a state level examination and offering admissions in various engineering, pharmacy and other courses to the aspiring applicants. The organizing authority has prescribed the KCET syllabus 2019 on their official website. Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State prescribed the KCET syllabus for engineering courses in two parts i.e. first and second PUC syllabus for all subjects namely, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics  KCET examination will be held in the 3rd week of April 2019.

Applicants must be familiar with the KCET Syllabus before proceeding further. KCET Syllabus 2019 is one of the most important key of the examination that plays a major role for the applicants to fulfill their dreams. Without getting the proper knowledge about the syllabus you can do better in the examination. For the better results one must have the better knowledge about the syllabus. Syllabus will provide a great direction to the learning process and helps in learning the most appropriate topics for the examination. Applicants have to read the full length article that states the KCET Syllabus 2019 and take full benefit from the preparation point of view.

KCET Syllabus 2019

The KCET syllabus for engineering courses  has contains the subjects for the examination as mentioned below:

KCET Syllabus 2019 for Chemistry   

For the convenience of applicants, we are proving here the topic wise description of Chemistry subject for KCET examination.

1st Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Chemistry

1.Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

  • General introduction: Importance and scope of chemistry
  • Properties of matter and their measurement
  • Laws of chemical combination
  • Dalton’s atomic theory
  • Atomic and molecular masses
  • Avogadro constant, mole and molar mass
  • Reactions in solutions, etc

2.Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

  • Significance of classification
  • Mendeleev periodic law
  • Henry Moseley examination based on X- ray spectra of elements, account of groups, periods, s, p, d and f blocks
  • Periodic trends in properties of elements along with reason, etc

3. Thermodynamics

  • Thermodynamic terms–concepts of system, surroundings
  • Internal energy
  • Exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Heat capacity, specific heat
  • Thermochemical equations- examples, enthalpy of a reaction
  • Spontaneous and non-spontaneous processes, etc

4. Redox reactions

  • Concept of oxidation and reduction
  • Redox reactions
  • Oxidation number
  • Oxidation, reduction, oxidizing agent/oxidant
  • Types of redox reactions, etc

5. Hydrogen

  • Position of hydrogen in the periodic table, reaction with halogens, dioxygen, physical properties, chemical properties, dinitrogen
  • Hydrides – classification
  • Dihydrogen as a fuel-meaning of hydrogen economy

6. S-Block Elements

  • Group-I and Group-II: elements electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in ionization enthalpy, hydration enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii
  • Anomalous properties of lithium
  • Preparation and properties of some compounds
  • Biological importance of sodium and potassium, etc

7. Some p – Block Elements

  • Introduction of p-block elements-electronic configuration, oxidation states, inert pair effect, anomalous behaviour of first member of each group, Group 13 elements and Group -14 elements
  • Carbon: anomalous behaviour, reason, catenation, allotropic forms, etc

8. Environmental chemistry

  • Environmental pollution
  • Air pollution or troposphere pollution
  • Stratospheric Pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Soil pollution
  • Strategies to control environmental pollution
  • Green chemistry, etc
  • 2nd Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Chemistry

9. Solid State

  • General characteristics of solids: amorphous and crystalline solids
  • Classification of crystalline solids
  • Definitions-lattice point, crystal lattice, unit cell, coordination number and close packing in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices
  • Point defects-types
  • Electrical properties, etc

10. Solutions

  • Types of Solutions-binary-gaseous, liquid and solids
  • Solution of liquid in liquid
  • Solution of a solid in a liquid
  • Raoult’s law
  • Numerical problems on determination of molar mass using colligative properties, Abnormal molar mass, etc

11. Surface chemistry

  • Adsorption: adsorbate, adsorbent, examples, distinction between adsorption and absorption
  • Physisorption and chemisorptions
  • Catalysis: homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
  • Classification of colloids-types of colloidal systems
  • Properties of colloids: Tyndall effect
  • Brownian movement, etc

12. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

  • Principles & methods of extraction: concentration of ores, magnetic separation, froth floatation, leaching of alumina from bauxite, hydraulic washing, roasting and calcination, extraction of different metals
  • Refining: principles and examples each for distillation, etc

13. Coordination Compounds

  • Introduction of salts, difference between double salt and coordination
  • Coordination entity, central metal ion, coordination number
  • Werner’s theory, CFT (crystal field theory)
  • Spectrochemical series, compare weak field ligand, Isomerism
  • Stereoisomerism
  • Importance of coordination compounds, etc

14. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

  • Classification based on hybridization of carbon
  • Preparation from alcohols
  • Physical properties
  • Reactions of haloalkanes
  • Nucleophilic substitution reactions
  • Optical isomerism
  • Elimination reaction
  • Reaction with metals, etc

15. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

  • Brief Classification: mono, di, tri, allylic, and benzylic alcohols, mono, di and trihydric phenols
  • Preparation of alcohols
  • Preparation of phenol
  • Physical and Chemical properties of primary alcohols
  • Esterification and acylation of alcohols/phenols
  • Reactions of phenol, etc

16. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

  • Amines: Structure of amines, classification
  • Manners of preparation: Reduction of nitrobenzene, reduction of nitrile and amide
  • Physical and Chemical properties
  • Diazonium salts
  • Retention of diazo group, etc

17. Biomolecules

  • Carbohydrates: classification-based on hydrolysis
  • Glucose
  • Disaccharide
  • Polysaccharides
  • Proteins
  • Classification of α-amino acids
  • Hormones
  • Vitamins
  • Nucleic acids, etc

18. Polymers

  • Polymer, monomer, polymerization, macromolecule
  • Classification: source, structure, types (mode) of polymerization
  • Methods of polymerization
  • Name of monomer/s and partial structure of polymers
  • Rubber
  • Non-biodegradable polymers, etc

19. Chemistry in Everyday Life

  • Chemicals in medicines: drugs, chemotherapy-different classes of drugs-antacids, etc.
  • Chemicals in food: artificial sweetening agents, preservatives
  • Cleansing agents: soaps, process of saponification with equation, etc

KCET Syllabus 2019 for Physics   

Here is the topic wise description of Physics for KCET examination.

1st Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Physics   

1. Physical world

  • Scope and excitement of physics
  • Physics, technology and society
  • Mention of fundamental forces in nature
  • Nature of physical laws, etc

2. Units and measurement

  • Unit of measurement
  • System of units
  • SI units
  • Fundamental and derived units
  • Length, mass and time measurements
  • Accuracy and precision of measuring instruments
  • Dimensions of physical quantities
  • Dimensional analysis and its applications, etc

3. Motion in a straight line

  • Meaning of path length and displacement
  • Meaning of average speed and average velocity, instantaneous speed and instantaneous velocity & uniform and non-uniform motion
  • Uniformly accelerated motion
  • Basic concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion, etc

4. Gravitation

  • Kepler’s laws of planetary motion
  • Acceleration due to gravity
  • Derivation of relation between g and G
  • Gravitational potential energy: Derivation of gravitational potential energy
  • Earth satellites, etc

5. Mechanical properties of solids

  • Elasticity and plasticity
  • Elastic behavior of solids
  • Stress and strain
  • Hooke’s law
  • Stress-strain curve
  • Elastic moduli: Definitions and expressions of Young’s modulus
  • Bulk modulus, etc

6. Mechanical properties of fluids

  • Pressure
  • Derivation of pressure at a certain point inside a liquid
  • Gauge pressure
  • Pascal’s law: Statement and its applications
  • Streamline flow
  • Bernoulli’s principle
  • Viscosity, Reynolds number, Surface tension, etc

7. Thermodynamics

  • Thermal equilibrium
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Adiabatic process
  • Heat engines
  • Refrigerators
  • Reversible and irreversible processes, etc

8. Kinetic theory

  • Equation of state of a perfect gas
  • Kinetic theory of an ideal gas
  • Degrees of freedom
  • Law of equipartition of energy
  • Concept of mean free path, etc

9. Oscillations

  • Periodic & oscillatory motion (Definitions of Period and Frequency)
  • Displacement as a function of time
  • Periodic functions
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Oscillations due to a spring, etc

2nd Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Physics

1. Magnetism and Matter

  • Bar magnet: Properties of magnetic field lines
  • Gauss law in magnetism
  • Earth’s magnetic field and its elements
  • Magnetic properties of materials
  • Hysteresis
  • Hysteresis loop, definitions of retentivity and coercivity, etc

2. Electromagnetic Induction

  • Experiments of Faraday and Henry
  • Lenz’s law
  • Inductance - Mutual inductance
  • Self-inductance
  • AC generator, etc

3. Alternating Current

  • Define expression for instantaneous, peak and rms values of alternating current and voltage
  • AC voltage applied to a resistor
  • AC voltage applied to an inductor
  • AC voltage applied to series LCR circuit
  • Mention of expression for power in ac circuit
  • LC oscillations, etc

4. Electromagnetic Waves

  • Displacement current
  • Need for displacement current
  • Expression for displacement current
  • Expression for Ampere-Maxwell law
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Electromagnetic spectrum, etc

5. Atoms

  • Alpha particle scattering
  • Schematic diagram of Geiger-Marsden experiment
  • Rutherford’s model of an atom
  • Atomic spectra
  • Bohr model of hydrogen atom
  • Derive the energy of electron in stationary states of hydrogen atom, etc

6. Nuclei

  • Definition of atomic mass unit
  • Isotopes, isobars and isotones
  • Explanation of mass defect and binding energy
  • Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion
  • Radioactivity, etc

7. Communication Systems

  • Block diagram of generalized communication system
  • Transducer
  • Signal
  • Noise
  • Transmitter
  • Receiver
  • Attenuation
  • Amplification
  • Range
  • Bandwidth, free space and optical fibers, bandwidth of transmission medium for coaxial cable
  • Propagation of electromagnetic waves, etc

KCET Syllabus 2019 for Mathematics   

Here is the topic wise description of Mathematics for KCET examination.

1st Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Mathematics

1. Introduction to 3D Geometry

  • Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions
  • Coordinates of a point
  • Distance between two points
  • Section formula and problems

2. Mathematical Reasoning

  • Definition of proposition and problems
  • Logical connectives, compound proposition, problems
  • Quantifiers, problems, negation, proving a statement by the method of contradiction by giving counter example

3. Statistics

  • Measure of dispersion, range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation of ungrouped/grouped data
  • Examination of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances

4. Principle Of Mathematical Induction

  • Process of the proof by induction, encouraging the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers
  • Principles of mathematical induction problems summation, etc

5. Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations

  • Need for complex numbers, especially √
  • Brief description of algebraic properties of complex numbers
  • Explanation of quadratic equations the complex number system
  • Square-root of a Complex number, etc

6. Linear Inequalities

  • Linear inequalities
  • Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable
  • Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables along with examples
  • Solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables-graphically along with examples

7. Permutation And Combination

  • Fundamental principle of counting
  • Definition of Factorial n Permutations along with examples and derivation of formulae nPr
  • Permutation
  • Combinations: Definition, examples
  • Proving nCr= nPr r!, nCr = nCn-r; nCr +nCr-1 = n+1Cr
  • Problems based on above formulae

8. Binomial Theorem

  • History, declaration and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices
  • Pascal’s triangle, general and the middle term in binomial expansion
  • Problems based on expansion, finding term, the term independent of x, the middle term and coefficient of xr

9. Sets

  • Empty set
  • Finite and Infinite sets
  • Equal sets
  • Subsets
  • Subsets of the set of real numbers of intervals (with notations)
  • Power set
  • Universal set
  • Union and intersection of sets
  • Difference of sets
  • Complement of a set
  • Properties of Complement sets
  • Basic practical problems on union and intersection of two sets, etc

2nd Year PUC KCET Syllabus of Mathematics

1. Inverse Trigonometric Functions

  • Definition, range, domain, principal value branches
  • Mention the domain and range of trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions
  • Convert one inverse trigonometric function to another, etc

2. Matrices

  • Column matrix, row matrix, square matrix, rectangular matrix, zero matrix, scalar matrix, diagonal matrix and unit matrix
  • Equality of matrices
  • Addition, multiplication, scalar multiplication of matrices
  • Transpose of a matrix
  • Symmetric and skew-symmetric matrices
  • Concept of elementary row and column operations, etc

3. Application of Integrals

  • Area under the curve: area under simple curves, arcs of circles/parabolas/ellipses
  • Area bounded by two above said curves: problems

4. Linear Programming

  • Introduction of L.P.P
  • Description of constraints, optimization, constraint equations, objective function, non- negativity restrictions
  • Mathematical formulation-mathematical formulation of L.P.P
  • Different types of L.P.P, etc

We are advising the applicants to start the preparation on the topics as mentioned above in this article for the better results and to get admission in the desiring campuses.

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