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### Cochin University Science & Technology Admission Test- B.Tech Exam Pattern

#### Exam Pattern

• The Entrance Exam will consist Multiple Objective type Questions and Exam Duration will be of 3 hours.
• The test comprises of :-
• Mathematics: 125
• Physics+ Chemistry: 125 (in the ratio 3:2)

Total Duration:- 3 Hours
Total Questions:- 250
Total Marks:- 750
Marking Scheme:-

• Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response.
• For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

Note:- All Questions will be asked as per the syllabus of Class 11th and 12th.

### Syllabus Summary

 No. Of Subject 3 64 239
Chapters
1. Ordinary Differential Equations
2. Solution Of Differential Equations
3. Homogeneous And Linear Differential Equations
Chapters
1. Measures Of Dispersion
2. Standard Deviation
3. probability
Chapters
1. Principle Of Counting, Permutation
Chapters
1. Application of definite integrals
2. Definite integrals and their properties
3. Methods of integration
4. Integration as the inverse process of differentiation
Chapters
1. Mathematical Induction And Applications
Chapters
1. Complex Numbers
2. Algebra Of Complex Numbers
Chapters
1. Sets And Their Representation
2. Equivalence Relations, Functions
Chapters
1. Statements
2. Logical Operations
4. Converse And Contrapositive
Chapters
1. Inverse Trigonometric function
2. Solution of Triangle
3. Measurement of angles
Chapters
1. Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes
2. Angle between two lines
3. Equation of a plane
Chapters
1. Binomial Theorem For Integral Index
Chapters
1. Matrices & Determinants
2. Determinants
3. Inverse of A Square Matrix
4. Transformations
Chapters
1. Real – Valued Functions
2. Algebra Of Functions
3. Polynomials
4. Rational, Trigonometric
5. Inverse Functions
6. Rolle’s And Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems
7. Applications Of Derivatives
8. logarithmic and exponential function
Chapters
1. Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
2. Straight Lines
3. Circles, Conic Sections
Chapters
1. Vectors And Scalars, Products
Chapters
1. Arithmetic and geometric progressions
2. Special Series
3. Geometric Progression
Chapters
1. Solid state
2. Liquid state
3. Gaseous state
4. Chemical reactions
5. Measurement
Chapters
1. Morden Peirodic Law of Periodic table
Chapters
1. Alkali and Alkaline
2. Earth Metals
Chapters
1. Alcohols
2. Phenols
3. Ethers
4. Aldehyde and Ketones
5. Carboxylic Acids
Chapters
1. Organic Compound hydroxyl
2. Inorganic Compound
3. Titrinilide Excerises
Chapters
2. Colloidal State
3. Enzyme catalysis
Chapters
1. Aspects of Kinetics
2. Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions
3. Mechanism of Reaction
Chapters
1. Mole Concentration
2. Chemical Solutions
3. Physical Equilibrium
4. Chemical Equilibria
5. Ionic Equilibria
6. Factors Affecting Equilibria
Chapters
1. Purification – Crystallization
2. Quantitative Analysis
3. Qualitative analysis
Chapters
1. Chemicals In Medicines
2. Chemicals In Food
3. Cleansing agents
Chapters
1. Group 13 elements
2. Group 14 elements
3. Group 15 elements
4. Group 16 elements
5. Group 17 elements
6. Group 18 elements
Chapters
1. Amines
2. Diazoniums salts
Chapters
1. General Introduction of biomolecules
Chapters
1. Halogens Reactions
2. Environmental Effects Of Chloroform & Iodoform
Chapters
1. Valence electrons, Ionic Bond
2. Molecular Structure
3. Covalent Bond
4. Metallic Bond
5. Intermolecular Forces
Chapters
1. Introduction To Co-Ordination Compounds,
Chapters
1. Electrolytic Conduction
2. Redox Reactions
Chapters
1. The Biological Cell
2. Carbohydrates
3. Nucleic Acids
4. Vitamins
5. Polymers
6. Pollution
7. Chemicals in medicine, health-care and food
8. Proteins
Chapters
1. Alkanes
2. Alkenes
3. Alkynes
4. Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chapters
1. Transition elements
2. Actinoids
3. Lanthanoids
Chapters
1. General Introduction and classification of polymers
Chapters
1. Atomic Introduction
2. Quantum mechanics
3. Electron atoms
4. Periodicity
Chapters
1. Classification of Organic Chemistry
2. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
3. Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
4. Common types of organics Reactions
Chapters
1. Dalton’s atomic theory
2. Mole concept and molar mass
3. Atomic And Molecular Masses
4. Laws Of Chemical Combination
5. General introduction
Chapters
1. Different Concentration Of Solution
2. Vapour Pressure Of Solutions And Raoult’s Law
3. Ideal And Non-Ideal Solutions
Chapters
1. Principles and Methods of Extraction
Chapters
1. Hydrogen as a fuel
2. Physical and Chemical Properties of water
3. Hydrogen in periodic table
Chapters
1. Description of rotation velocity
2. Rotational motion
3. Moment of inertia
4. Torque and angular momentum
5. Conservation of angular momentum
6. Rolling motion
Chapters
1. Bio-Savert’s law and its applications
2. Ampere’s law and its applications
3. Magnetic moment of a current loop
4. Lorentz force Law
5. Force in Uniform Magnetic Field
Chapters
1. Newton’s laws
2. Circular motion
3. Force and Inertia
4. Statics and Kinetics friction
5. Dynamics of uniform circular motion
Chapters
1. Newton’s law of gravitation
2. Gravitational potential energy
3. Motion of planets
Chapters
1. Law Of Equipartition Of Energy
2. Application Of Specific Heat Capacities
Chapters
1. Coulomb’s law
2. Electric field
3. Electrostatic potential and Electrostatic potential energy
4. Gauss’ law and its applications
5. Electric dipole
6. Capacitance and dielectrics
Chapters
2. Hertz And Lenard’s Observations
3. Photoelectric Effect
4. Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation
5. Particle Nature Of Light
6. Matter Waves-Wave Nature Of Particle
7. De Broglie Relation
8. Davisson-Germer Experiment
Chapters
1. Logic gates
2. Junction transistor
3. Semiconductor diode
4. Energy bands in solids
Chapters
1. Thermal equilibrium and temperature
2. Specific heat, Heat Transfer
3. Heat, Work and Internal Energy
4. Second Law of thermodynamics, Carnot engine
Chapters
1. kirchhof's Law
2. Ohm’s law, Joule heating
3. Electric Cell and Internal Resistance
Chapters
1. Laws Of Reflection And Refraction
2. Lenses and mirrors
3. Optical instruments
4. Interference
5. Interference in thin films
6. Electromagnetic waves
7. Diffraction due to a single slit
8. Polarization
Chapters
1. Progressive sinusoidal waves
2. Standing waves in strings and pipes
3. Superposition of waves, beats
4. Doppler Effect
Chapters
1. Work done by a force
2. Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem
3. Power
4. Conservative forces and potential energy
5. Conservation of mechanical energy
Chapters
1. Units Different systems of units, SI units
2. Dimensional Analysis
3. Precision and significant figures
4. Fundamental measurements in Physic
Chapters
1. Properties of vectors
2. Position, velocity and acceleration vectors
3. Motion with constant acceleration
4. Projectile motion
5. Uniform circular motion
6. Relative motion
Chapters
1. Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, eddy currents
2. Self and mutual inductance
3. Transformers and generators
4. Alternating current
5. AC circuits, LCR circuits
Chapters
1. Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
2. Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
3. Forced & damped oscillations
Chapters
1. Electromagnetic Waves Characteristics
2. Electromagnetic Spectrum
Chapters
1. Propagation Of Electromagnetic Waves
2. Bandwidth Of Transmission Medium
3. Basic Elements Of A Communication System
Chapters
1. Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
2. Elasticity
3. Viscosity and Surface Tension
4. Bernoulli’s theorem
Chapters
1. Alpha-Particle Scattering Experiment
2. Rutherford’s model of atom
3. Bohr Model, Energy Levels
4. Hydrogen Spectrum
5. Composition and size of nucleus
6. Isotones
8. Beta And Gamma
10. Mass-Energy Relation And Defect
11. Binding Energy Per Nucleon
12. Nuclear Fission And Fusion

#### How to prepare

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.

Revision of Class XI and XII concepts

Make sure that you revise your 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 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.

Duration : 3 Hours

#### Important Instructions

1. Use of electronic gadgets such as cellphone ,papers , calculators etc, is not permiited inside the examination center.
2. Candidates indulging in any form of malpractice will be evicted from the exam hall.
3. Please inform the invigilator in case of any technical issuses.
4. Please do not talk to or disturb other candidates.
5. You cannot leave exam room before submitting the paper & before the expiry of scheduled duration of test.