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Candidate must focus on following syllabus in order to get an idea regarding the topics to be covered. Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus contains the section of topics which is mandatory to be referred before giving the examination. Applicants should refer exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2021 to be well prepared for the exam. Karnataka PGCET 2021 examination will be conducting admission into 10 streams.
Each stream will have a separate syllabus for examination in order to test candidate's strength in field which he has taken an undergraduate course. Streams are listed as below:
 Civil Engineering
 Chemical Engineering
 Computer Science and Engineering
 Environmental Engineering
 Textile Technology
 Electrical Sciences
 Mechanical Science
 Architecture
 Polymer Science and Technology
 Mathematics and Computer Science
Karnataka PGCET 2021 syllabus for Civil Engineering
Topics involved in Civil Engineering are as mentioned below:
Hering
 Physical properties of soils, Water in soils, Stress in soils
 Consolidation and settlement
 Shear strength of soils Shallow foundations
 Site investigation
 Stability of slopes, Earth pressure
Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering
 Quantity of Waterwater demand
 Population forecast, Sources of Water
 Quality of water, Types of pipes
 Types of pumps, Water treatment units — sedimentation, aeration, flocculation, filtration, Screening, Pipe joints, Conveyance of Water, Quantity of Sewage, Characteristics of Sewage, pH, BOD, COD, DO and others, Sewers, Sewer Appurtenances,
 Biological treatment elements of Civil Engineering & Strength of Materials: Force and its types, Concept of equilibrium, Building stones, Bricks. Cement and its properties. Timber and its properties, Columns and Struts, Stress and Mohr’s circle, Types of Beams, Bending moments and shear force, Bending stress and Shear stress, Cylinders Torsion
Building Engineering Science
Topics covered under Biological Engineering Science is mentioned below:
 Safe bearing capacity
 Foundation
 Types of Foundation
 Footings and types
 Reinforced Cement Concrete, Mortars, Woods
 Types of roofs
 Cement and its types
 Bricks Lintels
 Chap and Masonry
 Staircase
Surveying
Topics covered under surveying are prescribed as below:
 Chain surveying, Errors in surveying
 Compass surveying, Omitted measurements
 Plain table surveying, Leveling. Trigonometric surveying, Tachometric Surveying
 Contouring, Curves
 Calculation of is and volume
Fluid Mechanics
Topics covered under Fluid Mechanics are mentioned as below:
 Different types of fluids and units
 Pressure
 buoyant force
 Different types of flows
 Bernoulli’s theorem
 Discharge Measurements
 Orifice, the most economical section of the channel
 Reynold’s and Fraud’s number
 Similarities
 Pressure measuring devices
Structures
Topics covered understructures are described as below:
 Beams — Single, double
 Flanged beams Slabs — Oneway, twoway and flat slabs Stairs Columns and column footings (isolated and combined footings)
 Raft foundationSteelstructures: Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams, and beamcolumn, column bases, connections — simple and eccentric, beams — column connections
 Plate girders and trusses, plastic analysis of beams and frames
Geotechnical Engine
Candidates need to look through the following topic for Geotechnical Engine as mentioned below:
 Sewage treatment unitsscreening, Grit chamber, Skimming tanks, Detritus tank, Trickling filter, Contact beds Septic tank, Imhoff tank. ASP. Sewage disposal units
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Transportation Engineering
Topics in Transportation Engineering are mentioned as below:
 Highway Geometric Design: Highway crosssection elements. Sight distance, Design of Horizontal alignment Design of Vertical alignment
 Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, Traffic operation. Pavement materials, Design, and evaluation, Rail Gage
 Train Resistance, Power of Locomotive, Rails
 Sleepers, Curvature of Track, Tunnelling of soft soil
 Transition curve
 Harbour and Dock
Hydrology:
Topics involved in Hydrology are mentioned as below:
 Hydrologic cycle rainfall, unit hydrograph flood estimation
 Reservoir design
 Well and hydraulics.
Irrigation:
Candidates need to look at the following topics covered under irrigation:
 Duty, Delta
 Crop water requirements design of the lined and unlined canal
 Headwork, gravity dams, and ogee spillways
 Irrigation method
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Chemical Engineering
Applicants need to look at different sections of Chemical Engineering who are willing to appear for the exam. Sections are listed as below:
Process Calculations
 Units and Standards
 material and energy balance
 humidity and saturation and combustion
Fluid Mechanics
 Fluid Statics
 incompressible flow through conduits
 flow meters
 flow past immersed bodies
 transportation of fluids.
Mechanical Operations
 Size analysis
 reduction and separation
 filtration
 agitation and material handling
Thermodynamics
 The first and Second law of thermodynamics
 PVT relations
 thermodynamic relations
 phase equilibria and reaction equilibria
Heat Transfer
 Conduction
 Convection
 heat exchangers
 Steady and unsteady state heat transfer and radiation.
Mass Transfer
 Diffusion
 convective mass transfer
 gasliquid contactors
 distillation
 absorption
 adsorption
 leaching
 drying evaporation
Reaction Kinetics
 Theories of reaction rates
 kinetics of homogeneous reactions
 interpretation of kinetic data
 single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors, nonideal reactors
 residence time
 nonisothermal reactors
 kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic reactions
 diffusion effects in catalysis
Process Control
 Measurement of process variables
 sensors, transducers and their dynamics, dynamics of simple systems, dynamics such as CSTRs, transfer functions and responses of simple systems, process reaction curve, controller modes (P, PI, and RID)
 control valves
 analysis of closed loop systems including stability, frequency response (including Bode plots) and controller tuning, cascade, feedforward control
Pollution Control Engineering
 Waste Water Treatment
 Air pollution treatment
 Solid Waste Treatment
 Noise Control
Process Industries
 Water, Industrial Gases: CO_{2}, H_{2}, O_{2}, N_{2}, Water Gas, and shift Gas, Sulfur: SO2, SO3, Acids: Sulfuric, Hydrochloric, and Phosphoric Acids
 Fertilizers: Ammonia, Urea, Ammonium Chloride, Ammonium Nitrate, Ammonium Phosphate, Ammonium Sulfate, DAP, Concept of Sustained and Solubilised Fertilizer and Formulation, Potash Fertilizers, BioFertilizers
 Coal tar distillation and Chemicals from coal
 Oils, Fats, and Waxes, Soaps, and Pulp and Paper, Sugar and Starch Industries, Fermentation Industries, Petroleum Industries — Constituents of crude petroleum, refining and processing, polymers and Rubber
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science Engineering consists of the following topics:
Engineering Mathematics
Mathematical Logic
 Propositional Logic,
 First Order Logic.
Probability
 Conditional Probability, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation, Random Variables;
 Distribution
 uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial
 Set Theory & Algebra: Sets
 Relations, Functions
 Groups
 Partial Orders
 Lattice
 Boolean algebra.
Combinatorics:
 Permutations
 Combinations
 Counting
 Summation
 Generating functions
 Recurrence relations
 Asymptotic
Data Structures and Algorithms:
 The notion of abstract data types, Stack, Queue, List, Set, String, Tree, Binary search tree, Heap, Graph
 Tree and graph traversals, connected components, Spanning trees, shortest paths
 Flashing, Sorting, Searching
 Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divide and conquer)
 Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average case) of time and space, Upper and Lower bounds on the complexity of specific problems, NPcompleteness
Logic Design and Computer Organization:
 Logic functions, Minimization, Design, and synthesis of Combinational and Sequential circuits
 Number representation and Computer Arithmetic (fixed and floating point)
 Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and Datapath, hardwired and microprogrammed control, memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), a Serial communication interface, Instruction pipelining, Cache main and secondary storage
Formal Languages and Automata Theory:
 Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Pushdown automata
 Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undecidability
System software:
 Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environment
 Code generation, linking (static and dynamic)
Operating Systems:

Classical concepts (concurrency, synchronization, deadlock), Processes, threads and Interprocess communication, CPU scheduling, Memory management, File systems, I/O systems, Protection, and security.
Databases:
 Relational model (ERmodel, relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms)
 Query languages (SQL)
 File structures (sequential files, indexing, 134± trees), Transactions and concurrency control
Computer networks:
 ISO / OSI stack Data encoding and transmission
 data link control, sliding window protocols
 LAN architecture
 LAN systems
 Ethernet
 Token ring
 routing protocols
 Packet switching
 Network devices – switches, gateways, TCP / UDP, application layer protocols and systems (HTTP, SMTP, DNS, FTP), network security.
Web technologies:
 Three tier webbased architectures
 JSP, ASP, J2EE, NEET systems
 HTML, XML
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Environmental Engineering
Syllabus under Environmental Engineering comprises of the following:
Environmental Chemistry, Microbiology, and Ecology:
Chemistry
 Basic concepts of physical chemistry — Osmosis, Dialysis, Adsorption
 Pollution Parameters — pH, COD, BOD, DO, TOC, Nitrogen, Fluoride, Sanitary Significance of Sulphate, Nitrates, and Phosphates.
Microbiology:
 Plant kingdom, Animal kingdom
 Morphology and Growth of Bacteria
 Air, Water and Soil, Microbiology, Virology
 Microbial Metabolism of Pesticides and Heavy Metals.
Ecology:
 Ecosystem concepts, Food Chain and Food Web
 Energy Flow in Ecosystem — Lotic and Lentic Systems, Eutrophication of Lakes
 Population Growth Forms, Carrying Capacity, Quantitative Ecology, Concept of Ecosystem
 Environmental Fluid Mechanics And Water Resources Engineering: Fluid properties and classifications, Newton’s Law of Viscosity, Fluid Pressure and its measurements; Hydrostatics, Kinematics of Fluids, Bernoulli’s equation, Momentum equation
 Flow through Pipes — Darcy’s equation, Friction factors, Pipes in Series, Parallel and equivalent pipe, minor losses
 Flow measurements — Orifices, Mouthpieces, Notches, and Weirs
 Flow in Open Channels — Uniform Flow, most economical sections, specific energy, critical flow, hydraulic jump
 Water Hammer in pipes, the impact of Jet on Vanes, Turbines — types
 Pumps — Types, working, and problems
 Quantitative and Qualitative Hydrologic Cycle, Precipitation and Runoff Estimation
 Unit Hydrographs, Stream Flow Analysis — time series, return period, mass diagrams for computing storage capacity, stream flow measurement
 Groundwater — Definitions, type of Aquifers
 Well Hydraulics — Steady state, the Basic equation of groundwater flow
 Open and Tube wells — type
 Yield estimation, drilling maintenance of borewells
 Artificial recharge, water conservation, and Reuse, Soilconservation, Economic aspects of water resource planning
Water Supply and Treatment:
 Drinking and Industrial Water Quality Standards
 Water Quantity based on various demands
 Types of intakes, raising main economics, Pumps in series and parallel
 Hazen William Equations, Types of reservoirs, Preventive maintenance, regional water supply system
 Physicochemical and Bacteriological characterization of water — surface and subsurface
 Aeration, coagulation and Flocculation, Sedimentation, Filtration – slow rapid and pressure
 FIardness and colour removal
 Disinfection process — Mode, rate, and factors
 Corrosion and corrosion control
 Operation and Maintenance of water treatment system
Wastewater and Treatment:
 The quantity of Domestic Wastewater, characteristic wastewater, Disposal of Sullage water in rural areas
 Classification of Wastewater Treatment Techniques — Unit operations and process; Screening, Grit Chamber, primary, sedimentation
 Biological units: Suspended and fixed growth system, Aerobic and Anaerobic systems, activated sludge process, Trickling filters, RBC, Biofilter, Secondary sedimentation tank, Stabilization ponds — aerobic, facultative and Anaerobic Lagoons, Septic tanks, digesters, sludge drying beds
 Industrial Wastewater Survey
 Vat nation in Quantity and Quality of Industrial wastewater
 Guidelines for the discharge of Industrial Effluent on land into Municipal Sewers and Natural water
 Joint treatment, volume reduction, strength reduction, equalization neutralization and proportioning
 Estimation of process kinetic parameters
 Origin, characteristics, and treatment of cane sugar industry, dairy, distilleries, and pharmaceuticals
 Wastewater reuse and waste recovery from different industries.
Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management:
 Sources, Composition and properties of Municipal Solid Wastes, Solid Waste Generation, storage and processing at the source
 Landfill — Classifications, types, control of gases and leachates, preliminary design of landfills
 Separation, Transformation and recycling — size reduction, density separation
 Thermal processing — combustion, pyrolysis, gasification, energy recovery
 Composting — Aerobic and Anaerobic digestion and energy production; Incineration — Types, processes, heat recovery, incineration products
 Definition, sources and classification of Hazardous waste
 Characterization of Hazardous Waste — Ignitability, Corrosivity, Reactivity, Toxicity, Quantification, Waste Minimization
 Toxicology — Toxic effects, Carcinogens, Ecotoxicology, Toxicology Assessment
 Physicochemical and Biological treatment — Air stripping, Soil vapor extraction, carbon absorption, steam stripping, stabilization and solidification
 Slurry phase and solid phase treatment
 Thermal methods — combustion, liquid injection; Land disposal and site remediation, monitoring of disposal sites.
Atmospheric Pollution and Control:
 Atmospheric structure and composition, Air pollution episodes
 Sources and classification of air pollutants — Natural and anthropogenic, primary and secondary pollutants
 Properties of major air pollutants along with sources and sinks — particulate and gases, photochemical air pollutants, air pollution due to automobiles
 Air pollution effects on human health and welfare, vegetation, animals, materials and structure/ monuments, visibility problem, acid rain, greenhouse effect, Ozone depletion and heat island effect
 Measurement of air pollutants — Measurement of gaseous and particulate pollutants, sample train, air pollution indices and index
 Air pollution Dipterology — scales, factors like heat, solar radiation, temperature, lapse rate, wind, humidity, precipitation, mixing height, pressure atmospheric stability conditions, wind velocity by profile, windrose diagram
 Atmospheric dispersion of stack effects — Plume rise, effective stack height, plume rise formulations, Gaussian dispersion coefficients, ground level concentration
 Air pollution control equipment — setting chambers, inertial separators, cyclones, fabric filters, scrubbers, ESP
 Control of gaseous pollutants — adsorption, absorption, combustion and condensation
Transport Processes and Water Quality Assessment
 Process Dynamics — Transport and Reaction Process, Material Balance, Kinetic Approach to Equilibrium
 Mechanics of Mass Transport — Diffusive Mass Transport and convective Mass Transport in Molecular and Turbulent Flow Regimes
 Chemical Thermodynamics — Free Energy, Entropy Formation, Effects of Ionic Strength on the value of the equilibrium constant
 Simultaneous reactions
 Factors affecting equilibrium concentration and their temperature effects
 Process Kinetics — First order reaction, parallel, reversible and enzyme reaction
 Gas Absorption and Adsorption, Particle treatment, Ion exchange and electrodialysis
 Groundwater Quality — Basic Differential Equation, 1D and 2D approaches
 Ultimate Disposal of wastewater in water bodies and on land
 Wastewater disposal in rivers — effects of Oxygen demanding outfit I, pipe and diffuser outfall
 Wastewater disposal in Lakes — Steady state ‘DO’ analysis for completely mixed and stratified lake, nutrient loading
 Wastewater disposal in estuaries —characteristics of Estuarine flow regime
 Wastewater disposal on land — application rate, leaching factor, SAR, Microbial effects on soils
 Subsurface WaterQuality Assessment Impacts of a point source, discharge and leachate from landfill sites.
Environmental Impact Assessment
 Introduction — Rapid and comprehensive EIA, Need of EIA studies
 Baseline data
 Hierarchy in EIA, Statutory requirements of ETA
 Advantages and Limitation of EIA, Stepbystep Procedure for conducting EIA
 Objective and Scope of EIA
 Environmental attributes, Public participation in EIA, Environmental, and Disaster Management Plans; Project Activities — Attribute, Activity relationships, Matrices and BEES
 Impact Quantifications — Hazardous Waste Dumpsites, Sanitary Landfilling
 EIA of Infrastructural Projects — Highways, Airports, Water supply and Sanitation, Wastewater treatment; ETA of Construction projects — Effects and Mitigation
 EIA of Water Shed Development Programme (Reservoirs, Dams, Irrigation and Agricultural Activity)
 ETA of Power projects — Hydro, Thermal and Nuclear
 EIA of Industrial Developmental Process.
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Textile Technology
Syllabus for Karnataka PGCET 2021 related with Textile Technology is given below:
Textile Fibres
 Classification of PolymersApplication of PolymerStudy of Various methods of polymerization —Study of various types of initiators —Techniques of polymerization — the Physical structure of polymersPolymer reactionsThermal analysis of polymers
 Study of different structures of textile fibres using various techniquesStudy of different properties of various textiles fibres i.e., moisture relations, mechanical properties optical properties, electrical properties and thermal properties
 History on the origin of textiles  Study of different textiles fibresBasic requirements of textile fibres Geographic distributionCultivation and grading of cotton, wool, silk and jute fibres —Physical and chemical properties of important natural fibers
 The sequence of operations in the conversion of important natural fibers into fabric
 Study of different manmade fibre spinning — Fundamentals of fluid flow in manmade fiber spinningHigh speed melt spinningFormation of fibre structure during various methods of manmade spinningProduction of microdenier and specialshaped fibres
 Production and Properties of various regenerated fibresProduction of various raw materials for different synthetic fibers —Properties of different synthetic fibresEffect of various parameters on various synthetic fibresStudy of a semicontinuous and integrated continuous process for the production of Nylons; Study of different highperformance fibers
 Study of spin finish —heat setting and drawing of fibers
 Study of different methods of texturing and various parameters affecting texturizing —Test methods of textured yarns
 Study of different yarn count systems conversion from one system to another system.
Yarn Manufacture
Ginning and Baling
Blow room:
 Objects and methods of mixing —Opening and cleaning Blow room machinery cleaning efficiency —Lap regularity —Modern developments —Auto mixer and calculations pertaining to blow room
 Carding: Objects —Working —Speeds and Setting —Grinding and stripping —Silver quality —Modern developments in cardingCalculations related to carding —Fibre hooks at card— Opening lines required for processing of various blends, Drawing
 Objects and Principles —Roller drafting systems —Modern developments — Calculations pertaining to draw frame
 Combing: Hook formation in carding —Study of preparatory machines — Combing processSetting —Modern —Combers —Calculations pertaining to comber
 SpeedFrame: Objects —working and drafting systems —Twist insertion —Mechanism of winding —Lift of bobbinBobbin building mechanism —Speeds and production calculationsModern speed frames
 Ring Frame: ObjectsWorking and ring frame mechanismsYarns tension during spinning a yarn and package faults —modern developments calculations pertaining to touring frame
 Doubling: Objects — Dry doubling and wet doubling — Fancy yarns — Hosiery and seeing threads – Properties and end uses
 Open End Spinning: Principles of Break spinning — Comparisonoffering and OE yarns – Recent developments in OE spinning — Different types of rotors and opening rollers
 Modern Yarn Production Methods: Twistless spinning — Selftwist spinning — Wrap spinning — Friction spinning and airjet spinning — Comparison of the above methods for their principles and yarn properties — end used and technoeconomic feasibility — Siro, core, and cover spinning methods
Fabric Manufacture Winding
 Objects — Derivation of speeds — coil angles — Cone angle — Study of modern wonders Production Calculations Warping: Objects — Study of modern warping machines — Production calculations
 Sizing: Study of ingredients — Properties — Modern size cooking equipment — Modern sizing machine — Production calculations
 Looms: Study ofPlaintappet loom — Automatic looms — Dropbox looms — Dobby and jacquard loom — Production calculations.
Unconventional Weaving Machine
 Study of Gripper
 Rapier
 Air jet
 water jet machines
Non Wovens
 Classification
 Web productions techniques
 Properties of Binders
 Geometry of Nonwoven structures Identification and testing of Nonwovens
 Study of thermal spun bonding and spun lacing
 Knitting: Well Basic stitches Jersey
 Rid
 Purl
 Interlock
 Warp Basic Stitches
 Pillar
 Atlas
 Tricot
 Study of circular knitting machines
 Advantages of positive feed
 Study of warp knitting machines
 Tricot and Raschel.
Chemical Processing Of Textiles Preprocess
 Preparatory processes to wet processing
 An overview of wet processing – Sequences of wet processing — Resizing — Methods of resizing — Sizing — Methods of sizing — }latching — Souring — Bleaching — Mercerizing
 Methods of purifying fibre yarn and Fabric made from other natural fibre like silk, wool, jute, etc.
 Methods of deciding — Scouring and Bleaching of regenerated cellulose fibre
 Dyeing: Coloration — Theories of coloration / dyeing — Factors that affect Dyeing Mechanism of dyeing — Mechanism used for dyeing — Classification of dyes — Dyeing of Natural fibres using direct, reactive, acid, metal complex, vat, sulphur, Ingrain dyes and other popular dyes using different methods — After treatments and testing o dyed materials — Yarn package dyeing — Dyeing of knitted fabrics — Dyeing of garments
 Printing: Design development for printing — Sources of inspection — the designer's tools and workspace — Different techniques for design generation and reproduction — Transfer of designs on wooden blocks, Screen and Stencil — Scope of printing — Methods and principles of printing — Machinery used for Textile printing — Passage of material through printing machines
Finishing
 Objects of finishing
 Various methods of finishing
 Cotton, Silk, Wool, worsted fabric
 Chemicals formulation of different finishes
 Machiners used for finishing
 Specialty chemicals used for finishing
 Finishing, of Garments.
Textile Testing Fibres
 Regain — Length — Fineness — Maturity — Strength — their determination — HVI and AFIS. Yarn: Yarn count — Twist — Strength — Hairiness — Uniformity — and their determination
 Fabrics: Fabric weight — Thickness — Cover — Tear — Abrasion — Drape — Crease — Colour
 fastness — their determination
 Fabric Handle — KESF and FAST
Silk Technology Cocoons
 Sorting of cocoons, cocoon testing, storage of cocoons, stifling of cocoons, Drying of cocoons cooking of cocoons
 Methods employed — Characteristics of cocoons
 Reeling: Methods of Silk Reeling — Charkha — Cottage basins — Filatures — Semiautomatic types
 Raw Silk testing — Packing of raw silk — Utilization of byproducts
Silk Throwing
 Manufacture of yarns for use in ordinary, chiffon, crepe, georgette fabrics — Number of plies and different twist levels used
 Developments in Silk Throwing Industry
Weaving Industry
 Warp and Weft preparation — Machinery employed in smallscale and organized sections
 Silk Weaving — Handloom and Power bow Weaving — Special features of silk looms — modifications required on power loom to weave silk fabrics
Spun Silk Industry
 Raw materials for Spun Silk Yarn Production
 Production of Spun yarn and their properties
Processing Industry
 Degumming and drying of silk yarns
 Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing of silk fabrics.
Fabric Structure:
 Study of plain — Twill — Stain — Crepe — Mockleno and Towelling structures
 Backed cloths — Extra wrap and Extra Well cloths — Double cloth Terry weaves – Velvet — Velveteens — Gauge and Leno — Damask Brocade cloths.
Fashion Design and Garment Technology
 Terms and Definitions used in Fashion and Garment Industries — Theart and Techniques of Body measurements and standard sizes and measurements prevalent in Garment industries
 Principles and Practices of Patternmaking — Grading — Computer Aided pattern making and Grading — Cutting room operation — Laying — Cutting — Numbering — Bundling — Sewing operation — Classes of seams and stitches — Sewing threads — Defects is sewing
 Garment Finishing section — Buttoning — Labelling — Care labeling — Checking — Pressing — Folding — packing and packing standards
 Quality control in garment Industry — Garments washing — dyeing and finishing
 Brand culture and Apparel brand names. Sourcing and Merchandising — Apparel Engineering and Production Control
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Electrical Sciences
Topics covered under Electrical Sciences are as follows
Engineering Mathematics
 Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen Vectors
 Calculus: Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability; Partial Derivatives; Maxima and Minima; Sequences and Series; Test for convergence; Fourier series.
 Vector Calculus: Gradient; Divergence and Curl; Line; Surface and Volume integrals; Stokes. Gauss and Green's theorems.
 Differential Equations: Linear and nonlinear first order ODEs; Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations; Laplace transforms; PDEs — Laplace. heat and wave equations
 Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Random variables; Poisson, normal and binomial distributions: Correlation and regression analysis
 Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations; Integration of trapezoidal and Simpson ‘s rule: single and multistep methods for differential equations.
Electric Circuits & Fields
 Network Topology: Graph of Network, the concept of links, tie set schedule, cutset schedule
 Circuit Concepts: Source transformation, circuit analysis using loop current and node voltage methods, stardelta conversion, dual networks and concept of controlled sources. Network theorems, Resonant circuits, locus diagrams, Coupled circuits, polyphase circuits. Laplace transformations and applications, Nonsinusoidal waveforms, initial conditions.
 Network Functions: Network functions of one and twoport networks, driving point & transfer functions, concepts of poles and zeroes. Twoport Network: Y and ZParameters and h —Parameters of twoport networks. PR functions & Hurwitz Polynomial, Gauss’s theorem, electric field intensity and plane charges, the capacitance of parallel plates and coaxial cylinders. Ampere’s and BlotSavart’s laws, the inductance of long and short solenoids.
Analog and Digital Electronics
 Analog Electronics: Transistor biasing and bias stability, Class A, Class B & Class C Amplifiers, small signal hparameter equivalent circuit Expression for current gain, voltage gain, input impedance. RC coupled amplifier, frequency response, half power frequencies, bandwidth, factors influencing the bandwidth RC Coupled emitter follower amplifier, current gain, voltage gain. input & output impedance, applications FETRC coupled Amplifier
 Power Amplifiers: Class A, Class B, pushpull and Class C power amplifiers. max power output Driving power requirements
 Feedback amplifiers & oscillators: Concept of positive & negative feedback advantages of negative feedback. Voltage & current feedback, the effect of the same on performance characteristics. The condition for oscillation, Wein bridge oscillator, the expression for frequency of oscillation, Crystal oscillators, voltage regulator, operational amplifiers, comparator, ZCD, precision rectifier. I to V & V to I converters, instrumentation amplifiers, square wave, triangular wave & sawtooth wave generator.
 Waveshaping circuits: Clipping, Clamping, integrator & differentiator circuits.
 Digital Electronics: Digital signals, Boolean constants, and variables, Basic logic operations, AND. OR, NOR gates and realization or truth tables, Boolean expressions, simplification
 Number Systems & codes: Decimal, binary, octal, hexadecimal, binarycoded decimal; octal, hex numbers. Excess 3 and Gray codes, binary arithmetic. Karnaugh map method of obtaining logic expressions, maxterm, minterm realization of logic functions using basic gates & also using NAND & NOR gates. Half adder, Full Adder
 FlipFlops: RS flipflop, Clocked RS, DFT, JK, MasterSlave JKFF, Edgetriggered flipflops Sequential Logic: Registers, Shill registers, asynchronous counters, synchronous counters sequential circuits. AID and D/A converters, Multiplexers, Demultiplexers.
 Semiconductor memories: RAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, and EEPROMS
Control Systems
 Basic control system concepts, transfer function, Block Diagram reduction, signal flow graph, DC & AC servomotors & their TF; analogous systems FV, FI analogies, Timedomain and frequency domain analysis.
 Stability: Absolute and relative stability, RH criterion. Polar plots, phase crossover & gain crossover frequencies. Bode plots, phase plot and gain plot, determination of gain and phase margin Nyquist stability criterion: Principle of mapping of the Nyquist path, gain margin, phase margin. Nyquist stability criterion. Root Locus.
 Statespace technique, state variables state model of linear systems, the solution of state equation, state transition matrix.
Microprocessors
 8085architecture, Instruction set, Addressing modes, Timing Diagram.
 Programming: Main and subroutine programs. Conditional call and return, counter and delay subroutines
 Interrupts: Vector interrupts, interrupts routines, Restart instructions.
 Memory & 110 Interfacing: Memory map and I/O map methods & interfacing devices, 8255 (PPI), 8253(PIT), 8259(PIC). Architecture and Instructions of 8bit
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering
Topics covered under Mechanical Engineering are as follows
Engineering Mathematics
 Linear Algebra: Matrices, System of Linear Equations Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Calculus: Taylor’s Series, Partial Derivatives, Iota Derivatives, Definite Integrals
 Differential Equations: Linear Ordinary Differential Equations, First Order NonLineal Ordinary Differential Equations, Initial, and Boundary: Value Problems, Laplace Transformation, Partial Differential Equations
 Numerical Methods: System of Linear Equations, Jacobi, GaussSiedel and Clout’s methods, Rung( Kutta and Newton – Raphson methods
 Probability and Statistics: Gaussian and Weibull distribution and properties, Method of Least Squares, Regression Analysis, Analysis of Variance.
Engineering Materials
 Structure and properties of engineering materials
 Heat treatment
 composite materials and their applications
Engineering Mechanics
 Free body concepts
 Equations of Equilibrium
 Centroids and Moment of inertia.
Strength Of Materials
 Stress and Strains
 Elastic Constants
 Principal Stresses
 Maximum Shear Stress
 Shear Force and Bending Moment diagrams
 Stresses in Beams
 Deflection of Beams
 Torsion
 Columns
 Struts
Fluid Mechanics
 Fluid properties
 Fluid statics
 Manometry
 Buoyancy
 Conservation laws
 Euler’s equation
 Bernoulli’s equation
 Viscous flow of incompressible fluids
 Laminar and Turbulent flows
 Flow through pipes
 Dimensional analysis
Thermodynamics:
 Laws of thermodynamics
 internal energy
 enthalpy and entropy
 Thermodynamic processes
 Heat and work
 Irreversibility and availability
 Perfect gas
 Properties of pure substances
 Air standard and fuelair cycles
 IC engines and Gas turbines
 centrifugal and axial flow compressors
 Basic concepts of Jet propulsion
Theory Of Machines
 Analysis of planar mechanisms, Dynamic analysis of Slider Crank mechanism Cams and followers. Kinematics of Gears, Governors, and flywheels, Balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses
 Free and Forced vibrations of single degree freedom systems. Effect of damping, Transmissibility, Vibration Isolation, the Critical speed of shafts
Design Of Machine Elements
 Material and manufacturing considerations, Design of Shafts, keys, couplings, bolted, riveted and welded joints
 Dynamic loads, Design of power screws, helical springs, Spur gears, clutches and brakes, Hydrodynamic lubrication, Journal bearings, and antifriction bearings.
Production Engineering:
 Metal casting processes, Melting and Pouring of cast iron, Ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys, casting defects, Inspection of castings Hot and Cold working of metals
 Metal joining processes
 Solderingbrazing and welding, modern welding processes
 Metal cutting tools – machine tool operations. Nontraditional machining processes
Industrial Engineering And Management:
 Introduction to workstudy and method study
 Principles of organization, types of organization types of ownership, functions of personnel management, functions of sales management
 Materials management inventory control, value analysis scheduling & production control, PERT and CPM.
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Architecture:
Syllabus for Architecture is specified below:
City Planning:
 Historical development of city planning
 principals of city planning new towns
 The survey method
 site planning and planning regulations and building byelaws
Housing:
 Concept of shelter
 housing design and policies
 the role of government agencies
 finance and management
 Landscape Design: Principles of landscape design, landscape elements, materials, planning design
Visual and Urban Design:
 Principles of visual composition
 Proportion scale
 Rhythm
 Symmetry
 Asymmetry
 Harmony
 the balance of form and colour sense of place and space
 the division of space
 focal point vista
 visual survey.
History of Architecture:
 Indian — Indus valley, Vedic, Buddhist, IndoAryan, Dravidian and Mughal periods
 European — Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance
Development of Contemporary Architecture:
 Development and impact on society since the industrial revolution
 the influence of modern art on architecture works of national and international architects
 postmodernism in architecture.
Planning Theory:
 Planning process
 comprehensive planning
 land use and density in a residential and nonresidential area
 central place theory
 ranksize rule settlement pattern
 land utilization
 district level planning.
Techniques of planning:
 Application of remote sensing techniques in urban and regional planning surveys
 methods of preparation of urban and regional development plans
 structure plans
 strategy plans etc and site planning principles and design
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Polymer Science and Technology
Topics covered under Polymar Science is mentioned as below
Fluid mechanics and statics
 Types of fluids – shear stress and velocity gradient relation, Newtonian and nonNewtonian fluids, laminar and turbulent flow. Flow in boundary layers.
 Reynolds number, Bernoulli equations, Variation of pressure with height – hydrostatic equilibrium, Barometric equation, Measurement of fluid pressure — monometers
Chemical process calculations
 The concept of mole, Mole fraction, Compositions of mixtures of solids, liquids, and gasses. Ideal gas law calculations.
 General material balance equation for steadystate.
Chemical engineering thermodynamics
 Basic concepts– System, Surrounding and processes, Closed and Open systems
 State and Properties, Intensive and Extensive Properties, State and Path functions
 General statement of the first law of thermodynamics
 The first law for cyclic process
 The PVT behaviour of pure fluids
 equations of state and ideal gas law
 Processes involving ideal gas law
 Constant volume
 constant pressure
 constant temperature
 VanderWaals equation
Heat and mass transfer
 Modes of heat transfer
 unilateral multiplayer condition
 forced and natural convection
 Introduction to molecular diffusion
 In gasses and liquids
 theories of mass transfer
 principles
 types of distillations
Polymer science:
 Classification of polymers
 Definition of polymerization
 Chain polymerization (free radical, ionic and coordination polymerizations)
 Step (condensation) polymerization, copolymerization Methods of Polymerization (bulk.solution, Suspension, Emulsion.)
Polymerization kinetics:
 Definition of reaction rate, order
 Molecularity
 different theories of reaction rate
 Activation energy
 kinetic expressions for simple first order & secondorder chemical reactions, kinetics of linear stepreaction polymerization
 kinetics of addition polymerization initiated by free radical initiator: the steadystate assumption
Processing Technology:
 Extrusion
 Injection moulding
 Blow moulding Compression moulding
 Rotational moulding, thermoforming, Calendering
Polymer manufacturing:
 Industrial production methods of HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, PVC, PMMA, Nylon 6 and Nylon 66
Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Mathematics and Computer Science
Syllabus for Mathematics and Computer science are as follows
Mathematics:
 Analytical Geometry of 2D — Lines, Curves, Analytical Geometry of 3d — Lines, Planes and cones
 Differential Calculus — Derivatives of any order, Derivatives of functions, curves, Polar coordinates, Partial differentiation
 Integral Calculus — Integrals of standard functions, Reduction formulae, Applications,
 Differential equations — Up to second order homogeneous equations, Solutions using Laplace transforms
 Probability — Events, Sample space, Basic Theorems, conditional probability, Independence,
 Statistics — Frequency tables, Histograms, Measures of averages and dispersion
 Combinatorial analysis — Permutations & Combinations, Linear and NonLinear equations — Solution, Application
 Set theory — Basic concepts, Operations on sets, Venn diagrams, De Morgan’s law, Power sets
 Relations — Composite, Equivalence, Recurrence
 Number system — Binary, Ternary, and others
 Logic — Operators, Truth tables, Tautologies
 Algebraic structures Groups, Rings
 Sequences and Series Convergence
Computer Science
 Fundamentals of Computers
 Office Automation
 Basics of Internet
 ‘C’ Computer LanguageBasic Data types, Fundamentals of C programming, Control structures, Bitwise operators, Storage classes, Functions, Arrays, Pointers.
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