### Aliah University Admission Test (AUAT)-M. Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering(ECE) Exam Pattern

#### Exam Pattern

**Part – A **(25 Marks) on English, Islamic Studies, and General Knowledge (in the ratio of approximately 2:2:1).

**Part-B** (75 Marks) [for all 2-years Masters programs]:** **As per syllabus of 3-year Bachelor Degree Courses of recognized Indian Universities in Honours/Major disciplines.

**Total Marks -** 100

**Total Questions** - 100

**Time Duration -** 2 hours

**Marking System- **Each question awarded one mark.

### Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject | 8 |
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No. Of Unit | 29 |

No. Of Chapter | 108 |

- Sample and Hold Circuits
- ADCs and DACs

- Latches and flip-flops
- Finite State Machines

- Boolean Algebra
- Boolean Identities and Karnaugh map

- ROM
- SRAM
- DRAM

- Architecture
- Programming
- I/O Interfacing

- Basic Control System Component
- Block Diagram Representation
- Frequency Response
- Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria
- Lag, Lead and Lead-Lag Compensators

- Fourier series and Fourier transform representations
- Sampling Theorem and Applications
- Discrete-time Signals
- LTI systems

- Nodal and Mesh Analysis
- Network Theorems
- Wye-Delta Transformation
- Steady State Sinusoidal Analysis
- Time Domain Analysis
- Solution of Network Equations
- Frequency Domain Analysis
- Linear 2-Port Network Parameters
- State Equations for Networks

- Antenna Types
- Antenna Arrays
- Basics of Radar
- Light Propagation In Optical Fibers

- Differential and Integral Forms
- Wave Equation
- Poynting vector

- Reflection and Refraction
- Propagation through Various Media
- Transmission Line

- Modes
- Boundary Conditions
- Dispersion Relations

- Energy bands in Intrinsic and Extrinsic Silicon

- Generation and Recombination of Carriers
- Poisson and Continuity Equations
- P-N junction, Zener Diode
- Integrated Circuit Fabrication Process

- Biasing, Bias Stability
- Frequency Response
- BJT and MOSFET

- Clipping, Clamping
- Rectifiers

- Simple op-amp circuits
- Sinusoidal oscillators
- Function generators
- Voltage reference circuits
- Power supplies

- Small Signal Equivalent Circuits

- PCM, DPCM, Digital Modulation Scheme
- SNR and BER for Digital Modulation
- Hamming Codes
- Timing and frequency Synchronization
- Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA

- Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation
- Spectra of AM and FM
- Circuits for Analog Communications

- Entropy, Mutual Information
- Channel Capacity Theorem

- Autocorrelation and Power Spectral Density
- Properties of White Noise
- Filtering of Random Signals

- Mean value theorem
- Chain rule
- Partial Derivatives
- Maxima and Minima
- Gradient
- Divergence and curl
- Directional derivatives
- Integration

- First order linear and nonlinear differential equations
- Higher Order Linear Odes
- Partial differential equations
- Laplace transforms
- Numerical methods for linear and nonlinear algebraic equations
- Numerical integration and differentiation

- Analytic Functions
- Cauchy's Integral Theorem
- Cauchy's Integral Formula
- Taylor's and Laurent's series
- Residue Theorem

- Vectors in Plane and space
- Vector Operations
- Gauss's, Green's and Stoke's Theorems

- Vector Space
- Linear Dependence and Independence
- Matrix Algebra
- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
- Solution of Linear Equations

- Sampling theorems
- Conditional probability
- Mean, Median, Mode
- Poisson distribution
- Binomial distribution
- Regression analysis

- Solution of nonlinear equations
- Methods for Differential Equations
- Convergence Criteria

#### How to prepare

**Preparation Strategy**

**Make a proper Time Table**

It is very important that you make a timetable 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 rotes 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 basics and concepts before moving on.

**Prepare Notes**

It is very important to 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.

**Revision of Class XI and XII basic concepts**

Make sure that you revise the basic concepts from the syllabus of these classes before starting anything new as most of the engineering exams will be for admission to undergraduate courses and so the syllabi from class XI and XII becomes the testing ground to check students.

**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 learned 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.

**Duration :**2 Hours

#### Important Instructions

Candidates are instructed to visit the Website of Aliah University http://www.aliah.ac.in and http://www.aliahadmission. com 1. Fill-up the NAME, CHOICE OF CENTRE,CHOICE OF PROGRAMME ,DATE OF BIRTH, YEAR OF PASSING AND PERCENTAGE OF MARKS very carefully. If a candidate is appearing in the H.S/qualifying examination, he/she must NOT enter any percentage of marks. Enter the year and percentage of marks of 10th class only. Similarly, if a candidate appearing in the graduation examination, he/she must NOT enter any percentage of marks in graduation. Enter the year and percentage of marks of Part - I and Part - II , and aggregate Marks. 2. Photograph and signature must be maintained in proper pixel and aspect ratio. 3. For Choice of Centre: Proper selection of centres to be made. 4. For Choice of Programme: Please Give the code number for your desired subject only 5. You are advised to ensure the correctness of your complete mailing address, PINCODE, e-mail address and mobile number. Please note that the University will not be responsible if you cannot be reached due to incomplete or illegible address, email, or mobile number. 6. Options given in the Application cannot, in general, be changed at the later stage. 7. The cost of the application is non-refundable. 8. Select the choice of codes for programmes for which you intend to appear at AUAT-2015. 9. Select the centres in order of your preference Final decision regarding allotment of the centre for AUAT-2016 will be taken by the authority. 10. Request for change of Test Centre will not be entertained. 11. Candidates are cautioned against falling prey to any assurance/offer by any individual/agency for all sorts of Admission to Aliah University. N.B. No donation or capitation fee is required to be paid for admission to any course offered by the University.