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# CUSAT CAT 2016 - Exam Pattern

**Exam Paper Type** : Online |

- The Entrance Exam will consist Multiple Objective type Questions.
- There will a total number of
**250**questions in the paper. Questions will be divided among Physics and Chemistry. - The total marks combining both the papers is
**750**. - The distribution of questions is given below:
- The paper of Mathematics will bear a total number of
**125 questions**. - The other paper will also have a total number of
**125 question**s which will be divided among Physic and Chemistry in the ratio 3:2.

- The paper of Mathematics will bear a total number of

Subjects |
No. of Questions |

Mathematics | 125 |

Physics | 75 |

Chemistry | 50 |

Total |
250 |

**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.
- The separate minimum score of 10 marks in each of the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is compulsory for being qualified to be included in the rank list.
- This requirement of minimum marks, however, will not be applicable for candidates coming under SC/ST communities.

## CUSAT CAT 2016 Syllabus

- Ordinary Differential Equations
- Solution Of Differential Equations
- Homogeneous And Linear Differential Equations

- Measures Of Dispersion
- Standard Deviation
- probability

- Principle Of Counting, Permutation

- Application of definite integrals
- Definite integrals and their properties
- Methods of integration
- Integration as the inverse process of differentiation

- Mathematical Induction And Applications

- Complex Numbers
- Algebra Of Complex Numbers
- Quadratic Equations

- Sets And Their Representation
- Equivalence Relations, Functions

- Statements
- Logical Operations
- Contradiction
- Converse And Contrapositive

- Inverse Trigonometric function
- Solution of Triangle
- Measurement of angles

- Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes
- Angle between two lines
- Equation of a plane

- Binomial Theorem For Integral Index

- Matrices & Determinants
- Determinants
- Inverse of A Square Matrix
- Transformations

- Real – Valued Functions
- Algebra Of Functions
- Polynomials
- Rational, Trigonometric
- Inverse Functions
- Rolle’s And Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems
- Applications Of Derivatives
- logarithmic and exponential function

- Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
- Straight Lines
- Circles, Conic Sections

- Vectors And Scalars, Products

- Arithmetic and geometric progressions
- Special Series
- Geometric Progression

- Solid state
- Liquid state
- Gaseous state
- Chemical reactions
- Measurement

- Morden Peirodic Law of Periodic table

- Alkali and Alkaline
- Earth Metals

- Alcohols
- Phenols
- Ethers
- Aldehyde and Ketones
- Carboxylic Acids

- Organic Compound hydroxyl
- Inorganic Compound
- Titrinilide Excerises

- Adsorption
- Colloidal State
- Enzyme catalysis

- Aspects of Kinetics
- Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions
- Mechanism of Reaction
- Surface Chemistry Adsorption

- Mole Concentration
- Chemical Solutions
- Physical Equilibrium
- Chemical Equilibria
- Ionic Equilibria
- Factors Affecting Equilibria

- Purification – Crystallization
- Quantitative Analysis
- Qualitative analysis

- Chemicals In Medicines
- Chemicals In Food
- Cleansing agents

- Group 13 elements
- Group 14 elements
- Group 15 elements
- Group 16 elements
- Group 17 elements
- Group 18 elements

- Amines
- Diazoniums salts

- General Introduction of biomolecules

- Halogens Reactions
- Environmental Effects Of Chloroform & Iodoform

- Valence electrons, Ionic Bond
- Molecular Structure
- Covalent Bond
- Metallic Bond
- Intermolecular Forces

- Introduction To Co-Ordination Compounds,

- Electrolytic Conduction
- Redox Reactions

- The Biological Cell
- Carbohydrates
- Nucleic Acids
- Vitamins
- Polymers
- Pollution
- Chemicals in medicine, health-care and food
- Proteins

- Alkanes
- Alkenes
- Alkynes
- Aromatic Hydrocarbons

- Transition elements
- Actinoids
- Lanthanoids

- General Introduction and classification of polymers

- Atomic Introduction
- Quantum mechanics
- Electron atoms
- Periodicity

- Classification of Organic Chemistry
- Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
- Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
- Common types of organics Reactions

- Dalton’s atomic theory
- Mole concept and molar mass
- Atomic And Molecular Masses
- Laws Of Chemical Combination
- General introduction

- Different Concentration Of Solution
- Vapour Pressure Of Solutions And Raoult’s Law
- Ideal And Non-Ideal Solutions

- Principles and Methods of Extraction

- Hydrogen as a fuel
- Physical and Chemical Properties of water
- Hydrogen in periodic table

- Description of rotation velocity
- Rotational motion
- Moment of inertia
- Torque and angular momentum
- Conservation of angular momentum
- Rolling motion

- Bio-Savert’s law and its applications
- Ampere’s law and its applications
- Magnetic moment of a current loop
- Lorentz force Law
- Force in Uniform Magnetic Field

- Newton’s laws
- Circular motion
- Force and Inertia
- Statics and Kinetics friction
- Dynamics of uniform circular motion

- Newton’s law of gravitation
- Gravitational potential energy
- Motion of planets

- Law Of Equipartition Of Energy
- Application Of Specific Heat Capacities

- Coulomb’s law
- Electric field
- Electrostatic potential and Electrostatic potential energy
- Gauss’ law and its applications
- Electric dipole
- Capacitance and dielectrics

- Dual Nature Of Radiation
- Hertz And Lenard’s Observations
- Photoelectric Effect
- Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation
- Particle Nature Of Light
- Matter Waves-Wave Nature Of Particle
- De Broglie Relation
- Davisson-Germer Experiment

- Logic gates
- Junction transistor
- Semiconductor diode
- Energy bands in solids

- Thermal equilibrium and temperature
- Specific heat, Heat Transfer
- Heat, Work and Internal Energy
- Second Law of thermodynamics, Carnot engine

- kirchhof's Law
- Ohm’s law, Joule heating
- Electric Cell and Internal Resistance

- Laws Of Reflection And Refraction
- Lenses and mirrors
- Optical instruments
- Interference
- Interference in thin films
- Electromagnetic waves
- Diffraction due to a single slit
- Polarization

- Progressive sinusoidal waves
- Standing waves in strings and pipes
- Superposition of waves, beats
- Doppler Effect

- Work done by a force
- Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem
- Power
- Conservative forces and potential energy
- Conservation of mechanical energy

- Units Different systems of units, SI units
- Dimensional Analysis
- Precision and significant figures
- Fundamental measurements in Physic

- Properties of vectors
- Position, velocity and acceleration vectors
- Motion with constant acceleration
- Projectile motion
- Uniform circular motion
- Relative motion

- Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, eddy currents
- Self and mutual inductance
- Transformers and generators
- Alternating current
- AC circuits, LCR circuits

- Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
- Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
- Forced & damped oscillations

- Electromagnetic Waves Characteristics
- Electromagnetic Spectrum

- Propagation Of Electromagnetic Waves
- Bandwidth Of Transmission Medium
- Basic Elements Of A Communication System

- Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
- Elasticity
- Viscosity and Surface Tension
- Bernoulli’s theorem

- Alpha-Particle Scattering Experiment
- Rutherford’s model of atom
- Bohr Model, Energy Levels
- Hydrogen Spectrum
- Composition and size of nucleus
- Isotones
- Radioactivity-Alpha
- Beta And Gamma
- Radioactive Decay Law
- Mass-Energy Relation And Defect
- Binding Energy Per Nucleon
- Nuclear Fission And Fusion

## CUSAT CAT Exam Prepartions FAQ

**1) What is the eligiblity criteria for CUSAT B.Tech Entrance exam ?**

Pass in the Plus Two Examination of the State of Kerala or any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects securing a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.

**2) What is the examination pattern of CUSAT B.Tech Entrance exam ? **

The Test for PG Programmers comprises 150 objective type questions designed to assess the proficiency of the applicant at the Graduate level in the test subject chosen by the candidate.

**3) What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? **

Should not have completed 20 years of age on July 1st of the year of admission; 22 years in the case of SC / ST and OBC candidates.

**4) Will there be any negative marking? **

Negative marking not specified.

**5) Am I allowed to carry a calculator or mobile into the test venue? **

No ,you are not allowed to carry a calculator or mobile into the test venue.

**6) I am Lateral Entry candidate. How do I proceed further for getting admission CUSAT B.Tech? **

You have to register online when the option registration is started. The dates will be announced in the news papers. You can also keep updated by visiting the website.