### Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test (B.Sc. Agriculture) Exam Pattern

#### Exam Pattern

**Total Marks-**120 x 4 = 480 marks**Total Questions-**120**Test Duration-**2 Hours**Marking System –**- Each correct answer fetches
**4 marks**. - There is negative marking.
**1 mark**will be deducted for every wrong answer.

- Each correct answer fetches

### Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject | 3 |
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No. Of Unit | 64 |

No. Of Chapter | 239 |

- 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

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

- 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,

- Redox Reactions
- Electrolytic Conduction

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

- Alkanes
- Alkenes
- Alkynes
- Aromatic Hydrocarbons

- Transition elements
- Actinoids
- Lanthanoids

- General Introduction and classification of polymers

- Atomic Introduction
- Quantum mechanics
- Electron atoms
- Periodicity

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

- 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
- Hydrogen in periodic table
- Physical and Chemical Properties of water

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

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

- Force and Inertia
- Newton’s laws
- Circular motion
- 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

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

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

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

- 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 Periodic 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

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

**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 :**2 Hours

#### Important Instructions

The SAAT – 2016 will be held at different centres as per the schedule. The medium of examination is English. The examination hall shall be opened to the candidates half an hour before the examination commences. No candidate will be allowed to enter into the examination hall without a valid original / duplicate admits card. Candidates are required to take their respective seats at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the examination, strictly according to the sitting chart notified earlier by the Centre Superintendent. In no case, a candidate shall be allowed to enter the examination hall after the examination starts. Attendance will be taken by the invigilators on the Attendance Roll sheets provided by the Director (Admissions), with full signature of candidates against their Roll Numbers, 15 minutes before the commencement of examination. During the examination, the candidates have to enter their Roll Number, the Application Number and the Answer Sheet and also Serial Number on the Attendance Roll sheets, which shall be verified by the invigilators. No candidate will be allowed to leave the hall without surrendering his/ her question booklet and answer sheet until the examination is over. Ordinarily no candidate shall be allowed to leave the hall temporarily during the examination. Candidates suffering from any disease which renders their presence in the examination hall undesirable in the interest of other candidates will not ordinarily be allowed to enter the examination hall. Candidates are not allowed to have substitute writers, normally. Candidates should bring their own black / blue ball pens, HB pencils for writing and blackening the circles. Books, printed papers (other than their Admit Cards), manuscripts, or electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, cell phones and electronic diary calculators etc, should not be taken into the examination hall. The candidates are advised to check the perfectness the question booklet and answer sheet before attempting to answer. In case page/pages are found missing, torn or not in order, the candidates should immediately report to the invigilator and get a fresh question answer book issued after surrendering the defective ones. Candidates are not permitted to talk to each other in the examination hall. No one should receive any help from or assist another in any manner. Malpractice in any form detected during or after the examination would lead to not only cancellation of candidature but also more severe punishment as deemed fit by the SAAT–2016 committee. A candidate should write his/her roll number as assigned in his/her admit card and sign in the space provided in the question booklet and answer sheet. He/she should in no case write anywhere else on the answer sheet his/ her own name, roll number or anything else that is not strictly related to the answers to the questions given. Writing of any such thing a serious offence. The answer sheet without the candidate’s roll number clearly written in the space provided will not be examined. A candidate wishing to say anything should stand up in his/her seat and remain standing till the invigilator attends him/her. He/she should in no case leave the seat or make any noise to draw the invigilator’s attention. In any other matter not mentioned in these rules, the Centre Superintendent is empowered to take necessary decisions.