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Periyar Maniammai University Entrance Test (PMUET)-M.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

The PMU Entrance test (PMUET) for M.Tech - Electronics and Communication Engineering consists of a Single paper of 3 Hours duration.

  • The exam contains 85 Questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks.
  • The test comprises of three sections, namely:
    • Section A - General Aptitude (Verbal and Numerical) – 20 questions of 1 mark each.
    • Section B - Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computing) – 30 question of 1 mark each.
    • Section C - stream specific question – 20 questions of 1 mark each and 15 questions of 2 mark each.

Note : Section A & B are common for all the streams.

Marking System -  

  • Each correct answer is awarded marks assigned to the respective questions as detailed in clause above.
  • There will be no negative marks for the incorrect answer.

Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject 14
No. Of Unit 51
No. Of Chapter 276
Chapters
  1. Sample and Hold Circuits
  2. ADCs and DACs
Chapters
  1. Latches and flip-flops
  2. Finite State Machines
Chapters
  1. Boolean Algebra
  2. Boolean Identities and Karnaugh map
Chapters
  1. ROM
  2. SRAM
  3. DRAM
Chapters
  1. Architecture
  2. Programming
  3. I/O Interfacing
Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Cubes
  9. Matrix
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
Chapters
  1. Logical Sequence of Words
  2. Analogies
  3. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  4. Syllogism
  5. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  6. Course of Action
  7. Causes and Effects
  8. Strong & Weak Arguments
  9. Statements Assumptions
  10. Statements and Conclusions
  11. Statements & Inferences
Chapters
  1. Basic Control System Components
  2. Block Diagram Representation
  3. Frequency Response
  4. Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist stability criteria
  5. Lag, lead and lag-lead compensation
Chapters
  1. Fourier series and Fourier transform representations
  2. Sampling Theorem and Applications
  3. Discrete-time Signals
  4. LTI systems
Chapters
  1. Nodal and Mesh Analysis
  2. Network Theorems
  3. Wye-Delta Transformation
  4. Steady State Sinusoidal Analysis
  5. Time Domain Analysis
  6. Solution of Network Equations
  7. Frequency Domain Analysis
  8. Linear 2-Port Network Parameters
  9. State Equations for Networks
Chapters
  1. PCM, DPCM, Digital Modulation Scheme
  2. SNR and BER for Digital Modulation
  3. Hamming Codes
  4. Timing and frequency Synchronization
  5. Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA
Chapters
  1. Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation
  2. Spectra of AM and FM
  3. Circuits for Analog Communications
Chapters
  1. Entropy, Mutual Information
  2. Channel Capacity Theorem
Chapters
  1. Autocorrelation and Power Spectral Density
  2. Properties of White Noise
  3. Filtering of Random Signals
Chapters
  1. Energy bands in Intrinsic and Extrinsic Silicon
Chapters
  1. Generation and Recombination of Carriers
  2. Poisson and Continuity Equations
  3. P-N junction, Zener Diode
  4. Integrated Circuit Fabrication Process
Chapters
  1. Biasing, Bias Stability
  2. Frequency Response
  3. BJT and MOSFET
Chapters
  1. Clipping, Clamping
  2. Rectifiers
Chapters
  1. Simple op-amp circuits
  2. Sinusoidal oscillators
  3. Function generators
  4. Voltage reference circuits
  5. Power supplies
Chapters
  1. Small Signal Equivalent Circuits
Chapters
  1. Antenna Types
  2. Antenna Arrays
  3. Basics of Radar
  4. Light Propagation In Optical Fibers
Chapters
  1. Differential and Integral Forms
  2. Wave Equation
  3. Poynting vector
Chapters
  1. Reflection and Refraction
  2. Propagation through Various Media
  3. Transmission Line
Chapters
  1. Modes
  2. Boundary Conditions
  3. Dispersion Relations
Chapters
  1. Programming Languages
  2. Data Structure
  3. Logic Design and Circuits
  4. Computer Architecture
  5. Operating Systems
  6. Database Systems
  7. Computer Networks
  8. Design and Analysis of Algorithm
  9. Software Engineering
  10. Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Chapters
  1. Reading Comprehension
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Verbs
  6. Prepositions
  7. Articles
  8. Tense
  9. Subject Verb Agreement
  10. Modifiers
  11. Parallelism
  12. Sentence Improvement
Chapters
  1. Synoymns
  2. Antonym
  3. Analogy
  4. Sentence completion
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Homophones
  7. Confusables
  8. Idioms and Pharses
  9. Migratory Words
  10. Word Usage
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Limits, continuity and differentiability
  2. Partial Derivatives
  3. Maxima and Minima
  4. Sequences and Series
  5. Tests for Convergence
  6. Fourier Series
  7. Taylor series
Chapters
  1. Linear and non-linear first order Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE)
  2. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients
  3. Cauchy’s And Euler’s Equations
  4. Laplace transforms
  5. Partial Differential Equations - Laplace, heat and wave equations
Chapters
  1. Matrices and determinants
  2. Systems of Linear Equations
  3. Eigen values and eigen vectors.
Chapters
  1. Gradient
  2. Divergence and Curl
  3. line
  4. Surface and Volume Integrals
  5. Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems
Chapters
  1. Mean, median, mode and standard deviation
  2. Random Variables
  3. Poisson, Normal And Binomial Distributions
  4. Correlation And Regression Analysis
  5. Tests of significance, analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Chapters
  1. Solutions Of Linear And Non-Linear Algebraic Equations
  2. Numerical integration - trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule
  3. Numerical solutions of ODE
Chapters
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
Chapters
  1. Percentage 
  2. Profit, Loss and Discount
  3. Time, Speed and Distance
  4. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  5. Relative speed
  6. Simple Intrest
  7. Compound interest
  8. Averages
  9. Ratio and proportion
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Time and Work
  12. Pipes and Cisterns
  13. Age
Chapters
  1. BODMAS/Simplification
  2. Number System
  3. LCM and HCF
  4. Linear Equation
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Permutation and Combination
  7. Probability 
  8. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  9. Indices
  10. Logarithm
  11. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  12. Geometry and Mensuration
  13. Angles, lines
  14. Properties of Triangles
  15. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  16. Properties of Circles
  17. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  18. Height and Distance
Chapters
  1. Purification – Crystallization
  2. Quantitative Analysis
  3. Qualitative analysis
Chapters
  1. Introduction to energy
  2. Conventional sources
  3. Numerical problems
  4. Liquid fuels
  5. Petroleum cracking
  6. Knocking
  7. Bio energy-bio fuels
Chapters
  1. Electrolytic Conduction
  2. Redox Reactions
Chapters
  1. Metallic corrosion
  2. Types of corrosion
  3. Stress corrosion
  4. Factors affecting the rate of corrosion
  5. Corrosion control
  6. Corrosion inhibitors
  7. Cathodic Protection-sacrificial anode method
Chapters
  1. Mechanism of battery operation
  2. Classification of batteries
  3. Classical batteries
  4. Modern batteries
  5. Fuel Cells
  6. Types of fuel cells
  7. Description and working of H2-O2 and MeOH-O2 fuel cells
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. Dual Nature Of Radiation
  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. Energy bands in solids
  2. Semiconductor diode
  3. Junction transistor
  4. Logic gates
Chapters
  1. Laws Of Reflection And Refraction
  2. Lenses and mirrors
  3. Optical instruments
  4. Interference
  5. Interference in thin films
  6. Diffraction due to a single slit
  7. Polarization
  8. Electromagnetic waves
Chapters
  1. Coherence
  2. Population inversion
  3. Basic principle and operation of a laser
  4. Einstein A and B coefficients
  5. type of lasers
Chapters
  1. Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
  2. Elasticity
  3. Viscosity and Surface Tension
  4. Bernoulli’s theorem
Duration : 180 Minutes

Important Instructions

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