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MAHE OET Syllabus
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MAHE OET 2021 Physics Syllabus
Physics  
Measurement  Physical quantities, errors in measurement, units, dimensions, significant figures, dimensional analysis and error analysis. 
Kinematics 

Force and Motion 

Work and Energy 

Rotational Motion and Rigid Body 

Gravitation  Kepler’s laws of planetary motion and gravitational potential. Gravitational potential energy. Escape velocity, orbital velocity of a satellite. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Geostationary satellites and the universal law of gravitation. 
Properties of Matter 

Heat and Thermodynamics 

Oscillations and Waves 

Electrostatics 

Current Electricity and Magnetism 

Optics 

Modern Physics 

Electronic Devices 

Communication Systems 

MAHE OET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus
SectionA (Physical Chemistry)
Physical Chemistry  
Basic concepts in Chemistry 

States of matter 

Atomic structure 

Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

Solutions 

Equilibrium  Meaning of equilibrium, the concept of dynamic equilibrium.

Redox reactions and Electrochemistry 

Chemical Kinetics 

Surface chemistry 

Chemical thermodynamics 

Section  B (Inorganic Chemistry)
Inorganic Chemistry  
Periodic properties 

Principles and processes of metal extractions  Thermodynamic and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of metals.Modes of occurrence of elements in nature, minerals, ores, steps involved in the extraction of metals – concentration, reduction (chemical and electrolytic) and refining concerning the extraction of Al, Cu, Zn and Fe. 
Hydrogen  Physical and chemical properties of water and heavy water, structure, preparation, reactions and uses of hydrogen peroxide, classification of hydrides – ionic, covalent and interstitial, hydrogen as a fuel. Isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen. 
Sblock elements  Preparation and properties of NaOH and NaHCO3. Industrial use of lime, limestone, plaster of Paris and cement, the biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca. general introduction, electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationships. 
Pblock elements  General electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements across the periods and groups, unique behaviour of the first element in each group.

d and f block elements  Transition elements, magnetic properties, catalytic behaviour, complex formation, interstitial compounds and alloy formationelectronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics, general trends in properties of 3d series  electronic configurations, size, variable oxidation states, colour, Preparation, properties and uses of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.

Coordination compounds  Werner’s theory – bonding – valence bond approach. Importance of coordination compounds in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and in biological systems ligands, coordination number, denticity, chelation, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism. 
Environmental chemistry 

Section – C (Organic Chemistry)
Organic Chemistry  
Purification and characterization of organic compounds  Quantitative analysis – basic principles involved in the estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, halogens, sulphur and phosphorus.

Basic principles of organic chemistry 

Hydrocarbons  Classification, isomerism, IUPAC nomenclature, general methods of preparation, properties and reactions

Organic compounds containing halogens  General methods of preparation, properties and reactions.Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers:

Organic compounds containing oxygen  General methods of preparation, properties, reactions and uses.

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen  General introduction and classification of polymers, natural and synthetic rubber and vulcanization, some important polymers with emphasis on their monomers and uses – polyethene, nylon 6,6; polyester and bakelite general methods of polymerization – addition and condensation, copolymerization. 
Biomolecules  General introduction and importance of biomolecules

Chemistry in everyday life 

Principles related to practical chemistry.  Detection of extra elements (N, S, halogens) inorganic compounds, detection of the functional groups – hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl and amino groups in organic compounds

MAHE OET 2021 Mathematics Syllabus
Mathematics I (Algebra)
Mathematics I Algebra  
Partial fractions  Reduction of improper fractions as a sum of a polynomial and a proper fraction, Rational functions, proper and improper fractions. Rules of resolving a rational function into partial fractions in which denominator contains(i) Linear distinct factors, (ii) Linear repeated factors, (iii) Non repeated nonfactorable quadratic factors [problems limited to evaluation of three constants]. 
Logarithms  (i)Definition Of logarithm(ii)Laws with proofs(iii)Indices leading to logarithms and vice versa (iv)Common Logarithm: Characteristic and mantissa; use of logarithmic tables, problems theorem 
Mathematical induction  (i) Principle of mathematical induction proofs of a. bc. By mathematical induction(ii) Recapitulation of the terms of an AP and a GP which are required to find the general term of the seriesSample problems on mathematical induction 
Summation of finite series  (i) Summation of series using,(ii) Method of differences (when differences of successive terms are in AP)(iii) ArithmeticGeometric series(iv) By partial fractions 
Theory of equations  (i) FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM OF ALGEBRA: A degree equation has roots (without proof)(ii)Concept of synthetic division (without proof) and problems. A solution of equations by finding an integral root between and by inspection and then using synthetic division.(iii) Cubic and biquadratic equations, relations between the roots and the coefficients. Solutions of cubic and biquadratic equations given certain conditions(iv) Solution of the equation. Introducing square roots, cube roots and fourth roots of unityIrrational and complex roots occur in conjugate pairs (without proof). Problems based on this result in solving cubic and biquadratic equations. 
Binomial theorem  Permutation and Combinations: Recapitulation of and and proofs of(i) Statement and proof of the Binomial theorem for a positive integral index by induction. Problems to find the middle term(s), terms independent of and term containing(1)general formulae(2) Binomial coefficient 
Mathematical logic  Proposition and truth values, connectives, their truth tables, inverse, converse, contrapositive of a proposition, tautology and contradiction, logical equivalence – standard theorems, examples from switching circuits, truth tables, problems. 
Analytical geometry  1. Coordinate system(i) Rectangular coordinate system in a plane (Cartesian)(ii) Locus of a point. Problems.(iii)Distance formula, section formula and midpoint formula, centroid of a triangle, area of a triangle – derivations and problems.2. Straight line(i) Straightline: Slope of a line, where is the angle made by the line with the positive axis, slope of the line joining any two points, general equation of a line – derivation and problems.(ii) Angle between two lines, point of intersection of two lines, condition for concurrency of three lines. Length of the perpendicular from the origin and from any point to a line. Equations of the internal and external bisectors of the angle between two lines – Derivations and problems.(iii) Different forms of the equation of a straight line: (a) slopepoint form (b) slopeintercept form (c) two points form (d) intercept form and (e) normal form – derivation; Problems. (iv) Conditions for two lines to be (i) parallel, (ii) perpendicular. Problems.3. Pair of straight lines: Pair of lines, homogenous equations of second degree. General equation of second degree. Derivation of (1) condition for pair of lines (2) conditions for pair of parallel lines, perpendicular lines and distance between the pair of parallel lines. (3) Condition for pair of coincidence lines and (4) Angle and point of intersection of a pair of lines. 
Limits and continuity  (1) Limit of a function – definition and algebra of limits.(2)Statement of limits (without proofs): Problems on limits(3) Standard limits (with proofs)(i) ( rational)(ii) and ( in radians)(4) Evaluation of limits which take the form [ form] [ form] where. Problems.(5) Continuity: Definitions of lefthand and righthand limits and continuity. Problems. 
Trigonometry  Measurement of Angles and Trigonometric FunctionsTrigonometric functions – definition, trigonometric ratios of an acute angle, Trigonometric identities (with proofs) – Problems. Trigonometric functions of standard angles. Problems. Heights and distances – angle of elevation, angle of depression, Problems. Trigonometric functions of allied angles, compound angles, multiple angles, submultiple angles and Transformation formulae (with proofs). Problems. Graphs of, and.Radian measure – definition. Proofs of:(i) radian is constant(ii) radians(iii) where is in radians(iv) Area of the sector of a circle is given by where is in radians. ProblemsRelations between sides and angles of a triangleSine rule, Cosine rule, Tangent rule, Halfangle formulae, Area of a triangle, projection rule (with proofs). Problems. Solution of triangles given (i) three sides, (ii) two sides and the included angle, (iii) two angles and a side, (iv) two sides and the angle opposite to one of these sides. Problems. 
Mathematics II
Mathematics II  
Elements of number theory  (i) Divisibility – Definition and properties of divisibility; statement of division algorithm.(ii) Relatively prime numbers, prime numbers and composite numbers, the number of positive divisors of a number and sum of all positive division of a number – statements of the formulae without proofs. Problems. (iii)Greatest common divisor (GCD) of any two integers using Euclid’s algorithm to find the GCD of any two integers. To express the GCD of two integers and as for integers and. Problems. 
Vectors  (i) Definition of vector as a directed line segment, magnitude and direction of a vector, equal vectors, unit vector, position vector of point, problems.(ii) Two and threedimensional vectors as ordered pairs and ordered triplets respectively of real numbers, components of a vector, addition, subtraction, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, problems.(iii) Position vector of the point dividing a given line segment in a given ratio.(iv) Scalar (dot) product and vector (cross) product of two vectors.(v) Section formula, midpoint formula and centroid.(vi) Position vector of the point dividing a given line segment in a given ratio.Position vector of the point dividing a given line segment in a given ratio.(vii) Application of dot and cross products to the area of a parallelogram, area of a triangle, orthogonal vectors and projection of one vector on another vector, problems.(viii) Scalar triple product, vector triple product, volume of a parallelepiped; conditions for the coplanarity of 3 vectors and coplanarity of 4 points.(ix) Proofs of the following results by the vector method 
Matrices and Determinants  (i) Recapitulation of types of matrices; problems(ii) Minor and cofactor of an element of a square matrix, adjoint, singular and nonsingular matrices, inverse of a matrix. Proof of and hence the formula for. Problems.(iii) Determinant of square matrix, defined as mappings and. Properties of determinants including, Problems.(iv) Solution of a system of linear equations in two and three variables by (1) Matrix method, (2) Cramer’s rule. Problems. 
Circles  (i) Definition, equation of a circle with centre and radius r and with centre and radius. Equation of a circle with and as the ends of a diameter, general equation of a circle, its centre and radius – derivations of all these, problems.(ii) Power of a point, radical axis of two circles, Condition for a point to be inside or outside or on a circle – derivation and problems. Poof of the result “the radical axis of two circles is straight line perpendicular to the line joining their centres”. Problems.(iii) Length of the tangent from an external point to a circle – derivation, problems(iv) Equation of the tangent to a circle – derivation; problems. Condition for a line to be the tangent to the circle – derivation, point of contact and problems.(v) Radical centre of a system of three circles – derivation, Problems.(vi) Orthogonal circles – derivation of the condition. Problems 
Parabola  The latus rectum, ends and length of latus rectum. Equation of the tangent and normal to the parabola at a point (both in the Cartesian form and the parametric form) (1) derivation of the condition for the line to be a tangent to the parabola, and the point of contact; Equation of parabola using the focus directrix property (standard equation of parabola) in the form ; other forms of parabola (without derivation), equation of parabola in the parametric form; (2) The tangents drawn at the ends of a focal chord of a parabola intersect at right angles on the directrix – derivation, problems. 
Ellipse  Derivations of the following: (1) Condition for the line to be a tangent to the ellipse at and finding the point of contact (2) Sum of the focal distances of any point on the ellipse is equal to the major axis (3) The locus of the point of intersection of perpendicular tangents to an ellipse is a circle (director circle)Equation of ellipse using focus, directrix and eccentricity – standard equation of ellipse in the form and other forms of ellipse (without derivations). Equation of ellipse in the parametric form and auxiliary circle. Latus rectum: ends and the length of latus rectum. Equation of the tangent and the normal to the ellipse at a point (both in the Cartesian form and the parametric form) 
Hyperbola  Derivations of the following results: (1) Condition for the line to be tangent to the hyperbola and the point of contact. (2) Difference of the focal distances of any point on a hyperbola is equal to its transverse axis. (3) The locus of the point of intersection of perpendicular tangents to a hyperbola is a circle (director circle) (4) Asymptotes of the hyperbola (5) Rectangular hyperbola (6) If and are eccentricities of a hyperbola and its conjugate then. Equation of hyperbola using focus, directrix and eccentricity – standard equation hyperbola in the form Conjugate hyperbola and other forms of hyperbola (without derivations). Equation of hyperbola in the parametric form and auxiliary circle. The latus rectum; ends and the length of latus rectum. Equations of the tangent and the normal to the hyperbola at a point (both in the Cartesian form and the parametric form). 
Complex numbers  (i)De Moivre’s theorem – statement and proof, method of finding square roots, cube roots and fourth roots of a complex number and their representation in the Argand diagram. Problems.(ii) Definition of a complex number as an ordered pair, real and imaginary parts, modulus and amplitude of a complex number, equality of complex numbers, algebra of complex numbers, polar form of a complex number. Argand diagram. Exponential form of a complex number. Problems. 
Differentiation  (i) Differentiation of inverse trigonometric functions by substitution, problems. (ii) Derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions. (iii) Differentiation of composite functions – chain rule, problems.(iv) Differentiability, derivative of function from first principles, Derivatives of sum and difference of functions, product of a constant and a function, constant, product of two functions, quotient of two functions from first principles. Derivatives from first principles, problems.(v) Differentiation of implicit functions, parametric functions, a function w.r.t another function, logarithmic differentiation, problems. (vi) Successive differentiation – problems upto second derivatives. 
Applications of Derivations  (i) Geometrical meaning of, equations of tangent and normal, angle between two curves. Problems. (ii) Maxima and minima of a function of a single variable – second derivative test. Problems. (iii) Derivative as the rate measurer. Problems. (iv) Subtangent and subnormal. Problems. 
Inverse Trigonometry functions  (i) Solutions of inverse trigonometric equations. Problems. (ii) Definition of inverse trigonometric functions, their domain and range. Derivations of standard formulae. Problems. 
General solutions of trigonometry equations  Problems. General solutions of derivations. 
Integration  Standard formulae. Methods of integration, (1) substitution, (2) partial fractions, (3) integration by parts. Problems. (4) Problems on integrals Statement of the fundamental theorem of integral calculus (without proof). Integration as the reverse process of differentiation. 
Definite integrals  (i) Evaluation of definite integrals, properties of definite integrals, problems.(ii) Application of definite integrals – Area under a curve, the area enclosed between two curves using definite integrals, standard areas like those of circle, ellipse. Problems. 
Differential equations  Solution of firstorder differential equations by the method of separation of variables, equations reducible to the variable separable form. General solution and particular solution. Problems. Definitions of order and degree of a differential equation, Formation of a firstorder differential equation, Problems. 
Probability  conditional probability, Independence, Total probability theorem, Bayes Theorem, Elementary counting, Basic probability theory. 
Inequalities  Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean Inequalities. 
MAHE OET 2021 Biology Syllabus
Biology  
Biosystematics 

Cell Biology 

Chromosomes  Types of chromosomes based on the position of centromere. Ultrastructural organization of the eukaryotic chromosome  nucleosome model. Numerical aspects of chromosomes: A brief note on aneuploidy (monosomy and trisomy) and euploidy (haploidy, diploidy and polyploidy). Discovery, shape, size and number of chromosomes, Autosomes and allosomes; Karyotype and idiogram. Chemical composition and function. General structure  Concept of centromere (primary constriction), secondary constriction, satellite, kinetochore, telomere. 
Cell Reproduction  Meiotic division and its significance. Cancer  meaning of cancer, benign and malignant tumours, characters of cancer cells, types of cancer (Carcinoma, Sarcoma, Lymphoma and Leukemia), causes of cancer (physical, chemical and biological carcinogens with examples). Concept of cell senescence and apoptosis (programmed cell death). 
Introduction to Biology 

Biomolecules  Biological significance. Carbohydrates: Definition. Classification  monosaccharides (ribose, deoxyribose, glucose, fructose and galactose), oligosaccharides (maltose, sucrose and lactose) and polysaccharides (starch, glycogen, cellulose, pectin, chitin and agar agar). 
Origin of life and organic evolution  Evolution of man. Origin of life: Introduction. Concept of abiogenesis and biogenesis (experimental evidence not required). A.I.Oparin’s theory of chemical evolution of life (Views of Haldane and Sidney Fox to be mentioned). Stanley Miller’s experiment in support of chemical evolution. Divergent and convergent evolution. 
Molecular Biology 

Genetics  Definitions of the following terms: Allele, Phenotype, Genotype, Homozygous and Heterozygous. Principles of inheritance, dominance, law of segregation (purity of gametes) and law of independent assortment. Monohybrid cross, Dihybrid cross and Test cross. Mendelian genetics: Mendel and his work. 
Biodiversity 

Man in health and diseases 

Continuity of life. 

MAHE OET 2021 Botany Syllabus
Botany  
Diversity of life on earth  Introduction. Chordata (Animals with backbone)  Fundamental characters and classification of Chordata up to subphyla  Hemichordata, Urochordata, Cephalochordata and Vertebrata with suitable examples. Subphylum Vertebrata  Salient features with examples of (i) Subphylum Pisces: Class Chondrichthyes and Class Osteichthyes); (ii) Superclass Tetrapoda: Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves and Mammalia. Differences between nonchordates and chordates. Outline classification of kingdom Animalia (only the major phyla to be considered). Major animal phyla: Outline classification as treated in ‘A Manual of Zoology’ Vol. I and Vol. II (1971) by Ekambarantha Ayyar. NonChordata (animals without backbone)  General characters and classification up to classes (salient features of classes of Invertebrate phyla not to be given) with suitable examples of the following phyla: Porifera, Coelenterata, Platyhelminthes, Nematoda, Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca and Echinodermata. 
Viruses  Introduction  viral diseases in animalsRabies, Dog distemper, Viral diseases in manJapanese Encephalitis, common cold, Poliomyelitis, HepatitisB, Herpes, AIDS and Conjunctivitis). Structure of T4 Bacteriophage, multiplication of T4 phage (Lytic cycle only); living and nonliving properties of viruses. Types of viruses  Plant viruses, Animal viruses, Bacterial viruses, DNA viruses and RNA viruses (Only definitions with examples to include the following  Viral disease in plants  Tobacco Mosaic, Cauliflower Mosaic, Potato Mottle, Leaf Mosaic of tomato and Banana Bunchy Top. 
Bacteria  Introduction. definition and one example for each group). Ultrastructure of the bacterial cell. Reproduction in bacteria  asexual reproduction by binary fission, endospore formation and sexual mechanism (genetic recombination in bacteria  transduction, transformation and conjugation with details of HFR conjugation only); Classification of bacteria based on mode of nutrition (Heterotrophic bacteria  parasitic, saprophytic and symbiotic  and Autotrophic bacteria  photosynthetic and chemosynthetic. Importance of bacteria 
Cyanobacteria  Introduction. Differences between bacteria and Cyanobacteria. Importance of Cyanobacteria. Structure and reproduction of Nostoc. 
Kingdom Protista  General characters.Taxonomic position of Algae concerning the fivekingdom classification. Importance of Algae (in brief). Mentioning the following divisions with suitable examples  Chrysophyta (Diatoms), Euglenophyta (Euglena) and Protozoa. 
Kingdom Mycota  The Fungi: General characters of Fungi. Duteromycota  Cercospora. Importance of Fungi; A brief account of mushroom culturing (paddy straw mushroom culturing); Mentioning divisions with suitable examples. Zygomycota  Rhizopus: Ascomycota  Saccharomyces; Basidiomycota  Agaricus. 
Kingdom Metaphyta  Mentioning classes with suitable examples  Hepaticopsida  Riccia; Anthocerotopsida  Anthoceros; Bryopsida  Funaria. Bryophyta: General characters of Bryophytes. 
Pteridophyta  Mentioning classes with suitable examples  Psilotopsida  Psilotum; Lycopsida  Selaginella; Sphenopsida  Equisetum; Pteropsida  Nephrolepis. General characters of Pteridophytes. 
Gymnosperms  Mentioning classes with suitable examples  Cycadopsida  Cycas; Coniferopsida  Pinus; Gnetopsida  Gnetum. General characters of Gymnosperms. 
Angiosperms  General characters of angiosperms  Technical terms used in the description of flower  Actinomorphic, Zygomorphic, Unisexual, Bisexual, Pedicellate, Sessile, Bracteate, Ebracteate, Homochlamydeous, Heterochlamydeous. Complete flower, Incomplete flower, Epigynous, Hypogynous and Perigynous flowers. Typical dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants (Brassica and Grass) and difference between dicotyledons and monocotyledons. Study of the Angiosperm flower. The parts of the flower 
MAHE OET 2021 General English Syllabus
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