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KCET 2022 Chemistry Syllabus - Chapter-Wise Topics, PDF, Weightage

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: April 27, 2022 06:13 pm IST | KCET

With the help of the detailed KCET 2022 syllabus for the Chemistry paper, students can start preparing for the entrance exam scheduled to be held in April.

KCET Syllabus for Chemistry 2022

It is very important that the KCET 2022 aspirants should start looking for the KCET 2022 Chemistry syllabus. With the help of the Chemistry syllabus, the students can start preparing for the state-level engineering entrance exam. The following things about the 2022 syllabus for KCET Chemistry will prove to be very useful for the students appearing for the exam.

The KCET Syllabus 2022 will be announced in the KEA information booklet, which is published each year. However, because the KEA changed the KCET Syllabus in 2021 for all four subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology), no major changes in the KCET Syllabus 2022 are expected. The KCET Syllabus is based on the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State's syllabus for the 11th  and 12th. You must be familiar with the complete test curriculum and pattern in order to prepare for KCET 2022.

Because the syllabus has been cut by 30%, the KCET syllabus has been shortened.

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KCET 2022 Chemistry Important Topics

The following section will deal with the topics and sub-topics from where questions in the Chemistry paper will be asked:

Name of Topic

Weightage

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

08

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

08

Redox Reactions

04

Thermodynamics

04

s-Block Elements

06

Hydrogen

03

Environmental Chemistry

02

p-Block Elements

07

Solutions

07

Solid State

07

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

04

Surface Chemistry

06

Haloalkenes and Haloarenes

06

Coordination Compounds

06

Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

05

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

07

Polymers

05

Biomolecules

06

Chemistry in Everyday Life

04

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KCET 2022 chemistry syllabus

From each of these topics mentioned above, the following sub-topics will be a major force to reckon with:

Name of Topic

Sub-Topics

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Periodic Trends in Properties of Elements with Reason, s/p/d/f block elements, periods, Account of Groups, X-Ray Spectra of Elements (based on Henry Moseley’s observations), Mendeleev Periodic Law, Significance of Classification

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Reactions in Solutions, Mole and Molar Mass, Avogadro Constant, Atomic and Molecular Masses, Dalton’s Atomic Theory, Laws of Chemical Combination, Properties of Matter and their Measurements, General Introduction

Redox Reactions

Types of Redox Reactions, Oxidant/Oxidising Agent, Reduction, Oxidation, Oxidation Number, Redox Reactions, Concept of Oxidation and Reduction

Thermodynamics

Spontaneous and Non-Spontaneous Reaction, Enthalpy of a Reaction, Thermochemical Equations (examples), Specific Heat, Heat Capacity, Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions, Work and Heat, Internal Energy - as a State Function, Surroundings, Thermodynamic Terms

s-Block Elements

Biological Importance of Sodium (Na) and Potassium (K), Preparation and Properties of Some Compounds, Anamolous Properties of Lithium, Atomic and Ionic Radii, Hydration Enthalpy, Trends in Ionization Enthalpy, Occurrence, Group I and II - Elements Electronic Configuration

Hydrogen

Dihydrogen as a Fuel - Meaning of Hydrogen Economy, Hydrides - Classification, Dinitrogen, Chemical Properties, Physical Properties, Dioxygen, Reaction with Halogens, Position of Hydrogen in Periodic Table

Environmental Chemistry

Green Chemistry in Day-to-Day Life, Introduction to Green Chemistry, Strategies to Control Environmental Pollution, Soil Pollution, Water Pollution, Stratospheric Pollution, Air Pollution or Troposphere Pollution, Environmental Pollution

p-Block Elements

Allotropic Forms, Catenation, Carbon - Reason and Anamolous Behaviour, Group - 14 Elements, Group - 13 Elements, Anamolous Behaviour of First Member of Each Group, Inert Pair Effect, Oxidation States, General Introduction to p-Block Elements (Electronic Configuration)

Solutions

Abnormal Molar Mass, Numerical Problems to Determine Molar Mass (with the help of Colligative Properties), Raoult’s Law, Solution of a Solid in a Liquid, Solution of a Liquid in a Liquid, Types of Solutions

Solid State

Electrical Properties, Point-Defects Types, Close Packing 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Lattices, Coordination Number, Unit Cell, Crystal Lattice, Lattice Points Definition, Classification Crystalline Solids, General Characteristics of Solids - Amorphous and Crystalline Solids

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Refining - Principles and Examples each for Distillation, Extraction of Different Metals, Roasting and Calcination, Leaching of Alumina from Bauxite, Froth Floatation, Magnetic Separation, Hydraulic Washing, Principles and Methods of Extraction - Concentration of Ores

Surface Chemistry

Properties of Colloids - Brownian Movement & Tyndall Effect, Classification of Colloids, Catalysis - Homogenous and Heterogenous Catalysis, Physisorption and Chemisorption, Difference Between Absorption and Adsorption, Adsorption - Adsorbent, Adsorbate (Examples)

Haloalkenes and Haloarenes

Reaction with Metals, Electrophilic Substitution Reactions for Chlorobenzenes, Haloarenes, Elimination Reaction (β - Elimination), Optical Isomerism, Neclueophilic Substitution Reactions, Reactions of Haloalkanes, Physical Properties, Preparation from Alcohols, Classification Based on Hybridisation of Carbon

Coordination Compounds

Importance of Coordination compounds, Stereoisomerism, Isomerism, Compare Weak Field Ligand, Spectrochemical Series, Crytal Field Theory (CFT), Werner’s Theory, Coordination Number, Central of Metal Ion, Coordination Entity, Difference Between Double Salt and Coordination, General Introduction to Salts

Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

Retention of Diazo Group, Diazonium Salts, Physical and Chemical Properties, Reduction of Nitrile and Amide, Methods of Preparation - Reduction of Nitrobenzene, Amines - Classification and Structure of Amines

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Reactions of Phenol, Esterification and Acylation of Phenols/Alcohols, Physical and Chemical Properties of Primary Alcohols, Preparation of Phenol, Preparation of Alcohols, Classification - All Types of Alcohols and Phenols

Polymers

Non-Biodegradable Polymers, Rubber, Name of Monomer/s and Partial Structure for the Polymers, Methods of Polymerization, Classification - Structure, Source and Types of Polymerization, Macromolecule, Polymerization, Monomer, Polymer

Biomolecules

Nucleic Acids, Vitamins, Hormones, Classification of ɑ - Amino Acids, Proteins, Polysaccharides, Disaccharide, Glucose, Carbohydrates - Classification based on Hydrolysis

Chemistry in Everyday Life

Process of Saponification and Equation, Cleansing Agents - Soaps, Chemicals in Food - Artificial Sweetening Agents, Preservatives, Chemicals in Medicine - Chemotherapy, Drugs, Different Classes of Drugs - Antacids etc

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