Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech (BUAT - 2016)

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Q - When will the Banasthali University Aptitude Test for M. Tech results be declared?

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Results will be available on the website Second week of JUNE .

How to Prepare


(A) Logical Reasoning

(B) Mathematics

(C) Computer Fundamentals

(D) Computer Science(for CS/IT/SE)

(E) Electronics(for VLSI)


Logical Reasoning:

Analytical reasoning

Statements Assumptions

Non Verbal Tests (Visual reasoning)

Analogy Test


Statements and assumptions

Statements Arguments

Cause and effects

Statements and conclusion

Ranking Tests

Linear arrangements

Matrix arrangements

Blood relationship test

Matrix arrangements

Symbol based problems

Sequencing, coding and decoding problem

Number series

Direction and Distance test



Algebra: Group, subgroups, Normal subgroups, Quotient Groups, Homomorphisms, Cyclic Groups,  permutation Groups, Cayley’s Theorem, Rings, Ideals, Integral Domains, Fields, Polynomial Rings.  Linear Algebra: Finite dimensional vector spaces, Linear transformations – Finite dimensional inner  product spaces, self-adjoint and Normal linear operations, spectral theorem, Quadratic forms.

(ii)  Analysis

Real Analysis: Sequences and series of functions, uniform convergence, power series, Fourier  series, functions of several variables, maxima, minima, multiple integrals, line, surface and volume  integrals, theorems of Green, Strokes and Gauss; metric spaces, completeness, Weierstrass  approximation theorem, compactness.  Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex  integration: Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem and applications for evaluating real integrals.

(iii)  Topology and Functional Analysis

Topology: Basic concepts of topology, product topology, connectedness, compactness, countability  and separation axioms, Urysohn’s Lemma, Tietze extension theorem, metrization theorems,  Tychonoff theorem on compactness of product spaces.  Functional Analysis: Banach spaces, Hahn-Banach theorems, open mapping and closed graph theorems, principle of uniform boundedness; Hilbert spaces, orthonormal sets, Riesz representation theorem, self-adjoint, unitary and normal linear operators on Hilbert Spaces.

iii) Differential and integral Equations

Ordinary Differential Equations: First order ordinary differential equations, existence and uniqueness theorems, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential  equations of higher order with constant coefficients; linear second order ordinary differential equations  with variable coefficients, method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.  Partial Differential Equations: Linear and quasilinear first order partial differential equations, method  of characteristics; second order linear equations in two variables and their classification; Cauchy,  Dirichlet and Neumann problems, Green’s functions; solutions of Laplace, wave and diffusion  equations using Fourier series and transform methods.  Calculus of Variations and Integral Equations: Variational problems with fixed boundaries; sufficient conditions for extremum, Linear integral equations of Fredholm and Volterra type, their iterative  solutions, Fredholm alternative.

(v)  Statistics & Linear Programming

Statistics: Testing of hypotheses: standard parametric tests based on normal, chisquare, t and F-  distributions.

Linear Programming: Linear programming problem and its formulation, graphical method, basic  feasible solution, simplex method, big-M and two phase methods. Dual problem and duality  theorems, dual simplex method. Balanced and unbalanced transportation problems, unimodular  property and u-v method for solving transportation problems. Hungarian method for solving  assignment problems.


Computer Fundamentals


Operating System: Process Management System, CPU Scheduling, Memory management and Virtual memory, File systems, Deadlock, synchronization, Inter-process communication, I/O Systems. Disk operating System; Computer Network: ISO/OSI stack, Routing algorithms, IP addressing , internet protocol, X.25, Transmission medium, Signal encoding techniques, Application protocols, Security and cryptography; Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, Instruction pipelining, main memory, RISC and CISC; Automata Theory: Regular languages and finite automata , Chomsky Classification of languages, Context free grammars , Chomsky normal form, Greibach normal form, Turing machine , Recursive enumerable sets; Algorithms: Analysis, Notions of space and time complexity, Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, array, Tree , Heap, Binary search tree ; Sorting, Searching, upper and lower bounds; Databases: Relational model(relational algebra, Relational calculus), Query languages (SQL, MS-Access), Database design, Transactions control; Software Engineering: information gathering, process life cycle; Programming: Programming in C, C++: Functions, Recursion, Parameter passing, Abstract data types, Arrays, Trees, Binary search trees, Binary heaps, File handling; Machine learning: Bayesian Learning Theory, Linear Analysis.


Computer Science(for CS/IT/SE)

i) Applied Probability And Operations Research : Random Processes, Probability Distributions,Queuing Models and Simulation, Testing of Hypothesis, Design of Experiments.

ii) Discrete Mathematical Structures : Formal Language and Automata - Graph Theory.

iii) Compiler Design : Optimization – Code Generation – Implementation – Principles of Programming  Languages – Programming Paradigms.

iv) Operating Systems And System Software : Process Management, Storage Management, I/O  Systems, Design and Implementation of LINUX OS, assemblers, Loaders, Linkers, Macro Processors.

v)  Distributed Systems : Communication and Distributed Environment, Distributed Operating  Systems, Distributed Shared Memory, Protocols, Fault Tolerance and Distributed File Systems,  Distributed Object Based Systems.

vi) Programming And Data Structures : Problem Solving Techniques, Trees, Hashing and Priority  Queues, Sorting, Graph, Heap Search.

vii) Algorithm Analysis And Design Techniques : Dynamic Programming, Greedy Algorithms,  Advanced Algorithms, NP Completeness and Approximation Algorithms.

viii) Microprocessors And Microcontrollers - Computer Architecture And Organization : Digital  Fundamentals, Combinational Circuits, Synchronous and Asynchronous Sequential Circuits,  Instruction Set Architecture(RISC,CISC,ALU Design), Instruction Level Parallelism, Processing Unit  and Pipelining, Memory Organization.

ix) Digital Signal Processing : FFT, Filter Design.

x) Computer Networks : Data Communication Systems, Applications.

xi) Database Management Systems : Relational Model, Database Design, Implementation

Techniques, Distributed Databases, Object Oriented Databases, Object Relational Databases, Data  Mining and Data Warehousing.

xii) Software Engineering Methodologies : Software Product and Processes - Software Requirements  Management - Requirement Engineering, Elicitation, Analysis, Requirements Development and  Validation, Requirements Testing - Object Oriented Analysis And Design – Modular Design,  Architectural Design, User Interface Design, Real Time Software Design, System Design, Data  acquisition System - Software Testing And Quality Assurance - SQA Fundamentals, Quality  Standards, Quality Metrics, Software Testing Principles, Defects, Test Case Design Strategies,  Software Quality and reusability, Software Project Management, Software Cost Estimation, Function  Point Models, Software Configuration Management, Software Maintenance.

xiii) Artificial Intelligence : Intelligent Agents, Search Strategies, Knowledge Representation, Learning, Applications.

xiv) Mobile Computing : Wireless Communication Fundamentals, Telecommunication Systems,  Wireless Networks.

xv) Security In Computing : Program Security, Security in Operating Systems, Database and  Network Security, Scientific Computing, Information Coding Techniques, Cryptography,Network  Security.


Electronics(for VLSI)

I. Circuit Analysis: DC Circuit analysis, Thevenin’s and Norton’s equivalent circuits, Sinusoidal steady  state analysis, Transient and resonance in RLC circuits.  Electronic Devices: Diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors, FET, MOSFET, UJT, Thyristor. Electronic  Circuits: Small signal amplifiers using BJT and FET devices, Large signal amplifiers, Power supplies,  Feed back amplifiers, Oscillators, Pulse shaping circuits. Digital Electronics: Logic gates,  Combinational circuits, Sequential circuits. Linear Integrated Circuits: Operational amplifiers and its  applications, PLL, Voltage regulators, A/D and D/A converters. Measurements and Instrumentation:  Transducers, Digital Instruments, Display and Recording systems.  Microprocessor and its  applications: Microprocessors-8085 and 8086 architectures and interfaces, Micro-controller and  applications.

II. Electromagnetic Fields: Static Electric and Magnetic fields, Time varying Electric and Magnetic  fields, Maxwell equations. Transmission Lines and Networks: Transmission line equations,  impedance matching, Filters. EM waves and waveguides: Guided waves, Rectangular and  cylindrical waveguides. Antennas and Propagation: Aperture antennas, arrays, Propagation of radio  waves. Microwave Engineering: Microwave tubes, semiconductor devices, Passive components,  Microwave measurements.

III. Communication Theory and Systems: AM, FM and PM, Sampling and Quantization, PCM, DM,  ADM, Multiplexing. Digital Communication: Base band signaling, Band pass signaling, Error control  coding, Spread spectrum techniques. Computer Communication Networks: Definition of layers, data  link protocols, Network interconnection. Message routing technologies, End-End protocols. Optical  Communication: Optical Fibers, optical transmitters and receivers.

IV. Signals and Systems: Continuous time signals and systems-Fourier Transform, Laplace transform, Discrete time signals and systems-DTFT, DFT, Z-Transform. Digital Signal Processing:  IIR and FIR filters, Realization and implementation, Quantization effects. Control Systems: Transfer  function, Time and frequency response analysis, Stability analysis, state variable analysis.

Preparation Strategy

Make a proper Time Table

It is very important that you make a time table and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.

Concept clarity rather than rote learning

It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basis and concepts before moving on.

Prepare Notes

It is very important make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.

Seek guidance

It is not possible for you to know everything in your syllabus, at least not at the time of preparation. Sooner or later you will run into a concept or so which will give you trouble and then it is best you seek guidance from an instructor or a teacher. It is necessary that you clear your doubts at regular intervals and don’t prolong things for long. Getting into a good coaching class is nothing to be ashamed off and if anything a regular coaching class will enable you to avoid roadblocks in your preparation.

Sample Papers

Even though there may be a complete change in the exam pattern or the expected questions altogether,it is important that you practice on the sample and previous years question papers available for the engineering exam you’d be attempting. You will know the existing pattern and have a fair idea of the type of questions to expect in the paper along with the time constraint.

Mock tests

The paper pattern, duration of the paper and the number of questions to be attempted in the given amount of time is not something you will be able to pick up on the day of the examination. A Mock Test tests a student’s abilities as it not only provides a similar feel of real exams but also helps in building speed and confident to face the exam. Furthermore, they can improve their performance to get an extra edge in actual exams. Try to build up an Engineering Entrance Exam Test Prep MCQ Question Bank

Time management

Time management can be learnt through thorough practice and regular test taking. So it is important that you practice it and practice it well.

Negative marking

Most the entrance examinations will have negative marking and everyone would suggest you stay clear of questions are not sure about. But some experts are of the opinion that you answer the questions in which you are confused between an option or two because there will also be a chance of getting it right.

BUAT 2016 Question Paper Format

online Online
Exam Type
marks 1.0 Mark
Correct Question Mark
marks 0.25 Mark
Negative Marking

BUAT 2016

Banasthali Vidyapith situated in Rajasthan is one of the oldest institutions of higher education. The aptitude test will be common for M.Tech all course programmes. One has to fill only one form for applying to more than one M.Tech. In case of M.Tech. the preferences for the branches are to be given in the application form.

Allocation of branch will be finalized at the time of counselling based on merit.

Courses Offered:

  • M.Tech. (Nanotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
  • M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
  • M.Tech. (VLSI Design)*
  • M.Tech. (Remote Sensing)
  • M. Tech. (Computer Science)
  • M.Tech.(Information Technology)

BUAT 2016 Conducting Body

Banasthali Vidyapith is a fully residential women's university which offers an integrated system extending from the primary to the Ph.D. level. It was on October 6, 1935, that Smt. Ratan Shastri and Pandit Hiralal Shastri founded Banasthali to fill up the vacuum caused by the sudden death of their highly talented and promising daughter Shantabai. They had high expectations that she would work for women's cause when she would grow up. But destiny ordained otherwise. Thus, Banasthali owes its existence neither to the zeal of an educationist, nor to that of a social reformer. It is also not the creation of a Philanthropist's purse. It has arisen like the fabled phoenix from the ashes of a blossoming flower Shantabai. Banasthali is one of the five universities in India meant exclusively for Women. Over these seventy-five years, Banasthali has developed into a National Centre for women's education. Banasthali's educational program aims at an all-round development of the student's personality.

BUAT Contact Details

Address Banasthali Vidyapith, P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan - 304022
Phone no 228371 
Type Institute
Mode Online


1) How does one apply?

The admission forms are normally available in the month of January onwards. The admission advertisements appear in the National and Regional Newspapers where all the details are given. You could get the form by sending Rs. 800/- by demand draft to The Secretary, Banasthali Vidyapith and send the duely filled form by the Last Date given in the Admission Notice. 

2) On whose name the payments are to be made?

The payments are not accepted by cheque. The draft can be drawn on any bank in favour of "Banasthali Vidyapith" payable at Banasthali Vidyapith. 

3) Is Banasthali only for women?

Banasthali University  is only for women providing education from Nursery to Ph. D. level.

4) Who conducts Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech?

Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech is conducted by the Banasthali University.

5) In how many ways can one get the prospectus and the form?

The form can be got in 3 ways through a demand draft of Rs. 800 or in person for Rs. 800 or online along with a dd of Rs. 800.

6) Is it an All-India level exam or a State level exam?

It is an All-India level exam.

7) In Which Month Conducts Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech Exam?

Generally this Exam conducts in the last week of May every year.

8) Who can take admission in Banasthali Vidyapeeth?

Admission to the Banasthali University is open to women only irrespective of their race, religion, caste or color or domicile.

9) What will happen in case there is some problem in computer during the for Banasthali University Aptitude Test For

There will be enough buffer systems available in the examination center to take care of such problems and time lost in change of system will be duly taken care of as each and every second will be recorded by the server.

10) When will I get my Admit Card?

Admit card will be available for view and print in the Second week of may (onwards). You will have to log onto the Banasthali University  website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website.

11) What is the eligiblity criteria for Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech?

  • M.Tech.(Computer Science): B.E./B.Tech.(Computer Science/Engg)/M.Sc.(Comp.Sc.)/MCA/M.Sc.(Maths: Theoretical Computer Science) with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.  
  • M.Tech.(Information Technology): B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engg.) in CS/IT/ECE/EE or MCA/M.Sc.(IT/CS/Physics/Mathematics) or any other equivalent degree in CS/IT from a recognized university with 55% marks.
  • M.Tech.(VLSI Design): B.E./B.Tech.(CS/Electronics), MCA/M.Sc.(CS), M.Sc.(Electronics) with 55% marks.
  • The minimum eligibility for appearing in the Aptitude Test for students passing the qualifying examination from  
  • Banasthali University will be 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.   
  • The minimum Eligibility for appearing in the Aptitude test for SC/ST applicants for all these courses is 40% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.  
  • Applicants who fail to appear in the Aptitude test will not be considered under any circumstances. 

12) What is the examination pattern of Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech?

The examination pattern of Banasthali University Aptitude Test For M.Tech is:-
M.Tech. (CS/IT):-(A) Logical Reasoning
(B) Mathematics
(C) Computer Fundamentals
(D) Computer Science
M.Tech. (VLSI):-(A) Logical Reasoning
(B) Mathematics
(C) Computer Fundamentals
(D) Electronics
Note:-Each candidate has to score 40% in each section and 50% in aggregate to be considered for merit.

13) What is the minimum marks should I get both in the 12th board examination and in entrance exam to avail a seat in Banasthali University for M.Tech ?

The candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 50% marks in Senior secondary exam. He/she should have a required rank in the entrance test.

14) I am a General class candidate and got less than 40% (in the range of 30-40%) in my Graduation . Am I eligible for Banasthali University for M.Tech entrance exams?

No,you are not allowed.

15) What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ?

There is no upper or lower age limit.

16) Will there be any negative marking?

Yes,1/4 marks will be deducted foe each wrong answer.

17) When will the Banasthali University Aptitude Test for M. Tech results be declared?

Results will be available on the website Second week of JUNE .

18) For how long is the Banasthali University Aptitude Test for M. Tech score valid?

The Banasthali University Aptitude Test for B. Tech score is valid for just one year.

19) What are the specializations offered at Banasthali University in ?

Following are the Specialization  :-

  • M.Tech. (Nanotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
  • M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
  • M.Tech. (VLSI Design)*
  • M.Tech. (Remote Sensing)
  • M. Tech. (Computer Science)  
  • M.Tech.(Information Technology).

20) Is Banasthali Vidyapith residential?

  It is a fully residential institution. The admission in hostel starts from class IV onwards.

21) Is it compulsory for the students to live in a hostel?

A student admitted to the Banasthali University has to compulsorily join a hostel of the University unless the student is a ward of some worker of the University and stays with the worker in the campus, or the student belongs to a neighboring village community within a radius of 25 kms .

22) Does Banasthali offer distance learning program?

Banasthali Vidyapith does not offer any program under distance learning.

23) Does Banasthali Vidyapith has any other campus?

The Banasthali Vidyapith presently not offering any other campus.

24) Does Banasthali Vidyapith provide Scholarship?

Yes, there are many schemes helping students financially such as scholarships, for details please see Financial Assistance.

25) Can I study courses in Dance/Horse Riding/Gliding & Flying?

Yes, you can if only you are a full time student of a regular course of Banasthali Vidyapith. All part time courses are open only to full time students of Banasthali Vidyapith.

26) Does Banasthali have a placement cell?

 Yes, Banasthali Vidyapith regularly attracts top Indian and multinational companies’ specially in the field of IT, Management, Biotechnology, Textile Design and has a record of almost 100% placement.