# GITAM GAT 2017 Syllabus

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GITAM GAT 2017 Syllabus – The syllabus of GITAM GAT  2017 is based on 10+2 programme as well as graduation level exam in particular subjects. Candidates applying for GITAM GAT should have complete knowledge about the GITAM GAT 2017 syllabus. The systematic study of the GITAM GAT syllabus 2017 will help the candidates to prepare effectively for the exam. The GITAM GAT syllabus mainly covers three subjects Mathematics/ Biology, Physics and Chemistry. The complete details of the syllabus is mentioned below. The candidates are advised to check the GITAM GAT syllabus 2017 to check the weightage-wise distribution of subjects in the question booklet. It will help the candidates to make a strategy to attempt a question in the entrance examination. Candidates can check the complete of three subjects from the article GITAM GAT 2017 syllabus below.

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GITAM GAT 2017 Syllabus for Section A: MATHEMATICS

Unit 1:

SETS, RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS:
Sets and their representations, Union , Intersection and compliment of sets, and their algebraic properties , power set, Relation, Types of relation, Equivalence relation, Functions, one-one, into and onto functions, composite functions.

UNIT 2:

MATHEMATICAL INDUCTION:
Principle of Mathematical Induction and its simple applications.
MATHEMATICAL REASONING: Statements, Logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if. Understanding of tautology, contradiction, Converse and Contra positive.

UNIT 3:

QUADRATIC EQUATIONS & THEORY OF EQUATIONS:
QUADRATIC EQUATIONS in real and complex number system and their solutions. Reminder and Factor Theorems, common Roots, General Quadratic expression, Finding the range of a function, Location of roots, Solving inequalities using location of roots.

THEORY OF EQUATIONS: The relation between the roots and coefficients in an equation; Solving the equation when two or more roots of it are connected by certain relations; Equations with real coefficients, imaginary roots occur in conjugate pairs and its consequences; Transformation of equations, Reciprocal equations.

UNIT 4:

BINOMIAL THEOREM AND ITS SIMPLE APPLICATIONS:
Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, general term and middle term, properties of Binomial coefficients and simple applications.

UNIT 5:

SEQUENCES AND SERIES:
Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, insertion of arithmetic, geometric means between two given numbers. Relation between A.M. and G.M. Sum to ‘n’ terms of special series  ∑n ∑n² ∑n³ .Arithmetic – Geometric progression.

UNIT 6:

PERMUTATIONS & COMBINATIONS:
Definition of linear and circular permutations; To find the number of permutations of n dissimilar things taken ‘r’ at a time. To prove () ()  1 1 1 r r r P P P n n r n – = – + – from the first principles; To find number of Permutations of n Dissimilar things taken ‘r’ at a time when repetition of things is allowed any number of times.; To find number of circular Permutations of n Different things taken all at a time.; To find the number of Permutations of ‘n’ things taken ‘r’ at a time when some of them are alike and the rest are dissimilar; To find the number of combinations of ‘n’ dissimilar things taken ‘r’ at a time; To prove
i) If r Cs n n C = then n = r+s or r=s ii) + ()1 1 r r C r C C n n n – + = +

UNIT 7:

MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS:
Matrices, algebra of matrices, types of matrices, determinants and matrices of order two and three. Properties of determinants, evaluation of determinants, area of triangles using determinants. Adjoint and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and elementary transformations, Test for consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using determinants and matrices, and rank of matrix.

UNIT 8:

VECTOR ALGEBRA:
Algebra of Vectors – angle between two non-zero vectors – Linear combination of vectors – Geometrical applications of vectors. Scalar and vector product of two, three and four vectors and their application.

UNIT 9:

THREE DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRY:
Co-ordinates of a point in space, Distance between two points, Section formula, Direction ratios and direction cosines, Angle between two intersecting lines. Skew lines, the shortest distance between them and its equation. Equations of a line and a plane in different forms, Intersection of a line and a plane, Coplanar lines.

UNIT 10:

TRIGONOMETRY:
Trigonometric ratios, Compound angles, multiple and sub-multiple angle, Transformations, Trigonometric expansions using Demovier’s Theorem. Trigonometric equations, Inverse Trigonometry and Heights and distances (only 2D problems).

UNIT 11:

PROPERTIES OF TRIANGLES:
Sine rule, cosine rule, Tangent rule, projection rule, half angle formulae and area of triangle. In-circle and excircle of a Triangle. Pedal Triangle, Ex-central Triangle, Geometry relation of Ex-centres, Distance between centres of Triangle. m-n Theorem, problems and quadrilateral, regular polygon, solution of Triangle (Ambiguous cases). COMPLEX NUMBERS: Definitions, Integral Power of iota(i), Algebraic operations with complex numbers, square root of a complex number, Geometrical representation of a complex number, Modz, Arg of Z, polar term of Z, Eulors form of Z, Conjugate of Z, Properties of conjugate, solving complex equations, Demovre’s Theorem, Properties of √1 3 , √1 4 , √1 ???? , Geometrical applications of complex numbers.

UNIT 12:

LIMITS, CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY (LCD):
Real – valued functions, algebra of functions, polynomials, and rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, inverse functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, continuity and differentiability. Differentiation of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions. Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite and implicit functions; derivatives of order upto two.

UNIT 13:

APPLICATIONS OF DERIVATIVES:
Rate of change of quantities, Errors and approximations, Tangent and normals, maxima and minima of functions of one variable, mean value theorems (Rolle’s, lagrange’s, Intermediate value theorem).

UNIT 14:

INDEFINITE INTEGRATION:
Fundamental Integration formulae, Method of integration, Integration by parts, Integration by substitution, Integration of Rational and Irrational Algebraic functions, Integral of the form ∫ ???? (a+???? ) p???????? Integration using Euler’s substitution. Reduction formulae over indefinite integrals, Integration using differentiation.

UNIT 15:

APPLICATIONS OF INTEGRALS:
Integral as limit of a sum. Fundamental Theorem of integral calculus. Problems on all the properties of definite integrals. Libnitz rule. Determining areas of the regions bounded by curves.

UNIT 16:

CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY:
Locus: Definition of locus; Equation of locus and its illustration on complete geometry; Translation & Rotation of axes and its illustrations STRAIGHT LINES : Different forms of straight lines, distance of a point from a line, lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, angular bisectors of two lines, Foot of perpendicular, Image point (vs) point, point (vs) line and line (vs) line. Concurrences of lines, centroid, orthocenter, incentre and circumcentre of triangle.

UNIT 17:

CIRCLES:
Equation of a circle-Standard form-centre and radius-Equation of a circle with a given line segment as diameter- Equation of circle through three non-collinear points-parametric equations of a circle. Position of a point in the plane of the circle- power of a point-Def. of a tangent-Length of tangent. Position of a straight line in the plane of the circle-condition for a straight line to be a tangent– chord joining two points on a circle – equation of the tangent at a point on the circle – point of contact – Equation of normal. Chord of contact-Pole, Polar-conjugate points and conjugate lines Equation of chord with given midpoint. Relative positions of two circles touching each other-externally, internally, common tangents-points of similitude-Equation of tangents from an external point. Angle between two intersecting circles. Conditions for Orthogonal ties. Concepts of Radical axis and Radical Centre.

UNIT 18:

PARABOLA, ELLIPSE, HYPERBOLA AND POLAR CO-ORDINATES:
a) PARABOLA: Conic sections-parabola-Equation of parabola in standard form-Different forms of parabola; parametric equations. Equation of tangent and normal at a point on the parabola (Cartesian and parametric)- condition for a straight line to be a tangent.

b) ELLIPSE: Equation of Ellipse in standard form, parametric equations. Equation of tangent and normal at a point on the Ellipse(Cartesian and parametric) condition for a straight line to be a tangent.

c) HYPERBOLA: Equation of hyperbola in standard form-parametric equations, Rectangular Hyperbola.; equation of tangent and normal at a point on the hyperbola (Cartesian and parametric) condition for a straight line to be a tangent. Asymptotes.

UNIT 19:

DIFFERENTIAL EQUALITIONS:
Ordinary differential equations, their order and degree. Formation of differential equations. Solution of differential equations by the method of separation of variables, solution of homogeneous, Non-Homogenous, linear differential equations. Bernoulli’s Equation, Orthogonal Trajectory. Applications of Differential equations.

UNIT 20:

PROBABILITIES, RANDOM VARIABLES & DISTRIBUTIONS AND STATISTICS:
PROBABILITY: Random experiment, random event, elementary events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events, Sample space, Sample events, Addition theorem on Probability. Dependent and independent events, multiplication theorem, Baye’s theorem.

RANDOM VARIABLES & DISTRIBUTIONS: Random variables, Distributive functions, probability distributive functions, Mean, variance of a random variable; Bernoulli trials and Binomial distributions. STATISTICS: Measures of Dispersion; Calculation of Mean, Median, Mode of grouped and ungrouped data, Calculation of Standard Deviation, Variance and Mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data.

GITAM GAT 2017 Syllabus for SECTION A: BIOLOGY

BOTANY

Diversity in living world:
1. What is living? Biodiversity, Need for classification. Three domains of life. Taxonomy & systematic concepts of species and taxonomical hierarchy. Binomial nomenclature tools for study of Taxonomy, Herbaria, Botanical gardens.
2. Five kingdom classifications, Silent features and classification of Monera,Protista and Fuji into major groups. 3. Salient features and classification of plants into major groups. Algae (spirogyra) Bryophytes (Funenia), Ptenidophytes (Pteris), Gymnosperms (Cycas).

UNIT 2:

External morphology: Root, Stem, Leaf, Inflorescence, Flower, Fruit and Seed.

UNIT 3:

Internal Morphology:
1. Histology: Meristems, Simple tissues, Complex tissues and special tissues.
2. Tissue System: Epidermal, Ground and Vascular tissue systems.
3. Anatomy: Anatomy of Dicot and monocot root, dicot and monocot stem, dicoct and monocot leaf, secondary growth in dicot stem and dicot root.

UNIT 4:

Cell Biology:

1. Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life. Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell, plant and animal cell. Cell wall, cell membrane, cell organelles structure and function 1 chromosomes.
2. Biomolecules: Structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, enzymes.
3. Cell division: Cell cycle, Mitosis and meiosis.

UNIT 5:

Plant Taxonomy:
Introduction: Principles of plant classification, brief account of Bentham & Hooker’s system. Families: Fabaceae, Asteraceae, Solenacrae, Liliaceae poaceae.

UNIT 6:

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1. Reproduction organisms, Modes of reproduction. Asexual and sexual. Asexual regproduction – Binary fission, Sporulation, Budding, gemmule, Fragmentation, Vegetative propagation in plants.
2. Sexual reproduction flowering plants. Development of male and female gametophytes. Pollination types, agents. Out breeding devices, Double fertilization, post fertilization changes. Development of endosperm, embryo and seed. Apomixis, parthenocerpy, polyembryony.

UNIT – 7

Microbiology:
Bacteria and Viruses
Microbes in human welfare: In household food processing, industrial production, sewage treatment , energy generation and as bio control agents and bio fertilizers.

UNIT – 8

Human welfare:
Improvement in food production. Plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, Mushroom cultivation, Bio fortification.

UNIT – 9

Biotechnology and its applications:
1. Principles and process of Biotechnology, Genetic engineering.
2. Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture and health. Human insulin and vaccine production, genetherapy, Genetically modified organisms, Bt. Crops, Trasgeric animals, Biosafety issues – Biopiracy and patents.

UNIT – 10

Plant Physiology:
1. Transport in plants: Movement of water, gases and nutrients; cell to cell transport – Diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; plant-water relations – Imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; Long distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation. Transpiration – Opening and closing of stomata; Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients – Transport of food, phloem transport, Mass flow hypothesis; Diffusion of gases (Brief mention).
2. Mineral nutrition: Essential minerals, macro and micronutrients and their role; Deficiency symptoms: Mineral Toxicity; Elementary idea of Hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; Nitrogen metabolism; Nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.
3. Photosynthesis : Photosynthesis as a means of Autotrophic nutrition, Site of photosynthesis take place; pigments involved in Photosynthesis (Elementary idea); Photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis; Cyclic and non-cyclic and photophosphorylation; Chemiosmotic hypothesis; Photorespiration C3 and C4 pathways;
4. Factors affecting photosynthesis.
5. Respiration: Exchange gases; Cellular respiration-glycolysis, fermentation (anaerobic), TCA cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); Energy relations-Number of ATP molecules generated; Amphibolic pathways; Respiratory quotient.
6. Plant growth and development : Seed germination; Phases of plant growth and plant growth rate; Conditions of growth; Differentiation, dedifferentiation and redifferentiation ; Sequence of developmental process in a plant cell; Growth regulators – auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, ethylene, ABA; Seed dormancy; Vernalisation; Photoperiodism.

Zoology

UNIT – 1

Animal Classification:
1. Salient features (3 to 5) and two examples of Non-chordate phyla.
2. Salient features (3 to 5) and two examples of chordate classes.

UNIT – 2

Structural Organisation in animals:
1. Cockroach: Brief account of morphology, anatomy and functions of digestive circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive systems.
2. Animal tissues: Epithelial, connective, muscular and nervous tissues.

UNIT – 3

Human Physiology-
Digestive and Respiratory systems:
1. Digestive System : Alimentary canal and digestive glands; Role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; caloric value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Egestion; Nutritional and digestive disorders-PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, Jaundice, diarrhea.
2. Respiratory system: Respiratory organs in animals (recall only); Respiratory system in humans; Mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans – Exchange of gases; transport of gases and regulation of respiration; Respiratory volumes; Disorders related respiration-Asthma Emphysema, Occupational respiratory disorders.

UNIT – 4

Circulatory and Excretory Systems:
1. Circulatory System: Composition of blood, blood groups, coagulation of blood; composition of lymph and its function; Human circulatory system – Structure of human heart and blood vessels; Cardiac cycle, Cardiac output, ECG, Double circulation; Regulation of Cardiac activity, Disorders of circulatory system – Hypertension, Coronary artery disease, Angina pectoris, Heart failure.
2. Excretory System : Modes of Excretion – Ammonotelism, ureotelism, Uricotelism; Human excretory system – Structures and function; Urine formation, Osmoregulation; Regulation of Kidney function – Renin – angiotensin, Atrial Natriuretic Factor; ADH and Diabetes insipidus; Role of other organs in excretion; Disorders; Uremia, Renal Failure, Renal calculi, Nephritis; Dialysis and artificial Kidney.

UNIT – 5

Human Physiology–Locomotion & Movement and Neuro Endocrine System:
1. Locomotion and Movement: Types of movement – ciliary, Flagellor, muscular; Skeletal muscle – Contractile proteins muscle contraction; Disorder of muscles. Myasthenia gravis, Tetany, Muscular distrophy.
2. Skeletal System and its functions: joints; Disorders of skeletal system – Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Gout.
3. Nervous System: Neurons and nerves; Nervous system in humans – central nervous system, Peripheral nervous system and visceral nervous system; Generation and conduction of nerve impulse; Reflex action; Sense organs: Elementary structure and function of eye and ear.
4. Endocrine System: Endocrine glands and hormones; Human endocrine system – Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Pineal, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Pancreas, Gonads; Mechanism of hormone action (Elementary idea); Role of hormones as messengers and regulators, Hypo and hyperactivity and related disorders(e.g. Dwarfism, Acromegaly, cretinism, goiter, exophthalmic goiter, diabetes,

UNIT – 6

Reproduction:
1. Human Reproduction: Male and Female reproductive systems; Microscopic anatomy of testis and ovary; Gametogenesis – Spermatogenesis & oogenesis; Menstrual Cycle; Fertilization, Embryo development upto blastocyst formation, implantation; Pregnancy and placenta formation (Elementary idea); Parturition (Elementary idea); Lactation (Elementary idea).
2. Reproductive Health: Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); Birth control – Need and Methods, Contraception and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP); Amniocentesis; Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies – IVF, ZIFT, GIFT ( Elementary idea for general awareness);

UNIT – 7

1) Heredity and Variations: Mendelian Inheritance; Deviation from Mendelism – Incomplete dominance, co-dominance, multiple alleles and inheritance of blood groups, Pleiotropy; Elementary idea of polygenic inheritance; chromosome Theory of inheritance; chromosomes and genes; Sex determination – In humans, birds, honey bee; Linkage and crossing over; Sex linked inheritance – Hemophilia, Colourblindness; mendelian disorders in humans – Thalassemia; Chromosomal disorders in humans – Down’s syndrome, Turner’s and Klinefelter’s Syndromes.
2) Molecular basis of Inheritance : Search for genetic material and DNA as genetic material; Structure of DNA and RNA; DNA packaging; DNA replication; Central dogma; Transcription; genetic code; translation Gene expression and regulation – Lac operon; Genome and human genome project; DNA finger printing.
3) Evolution: Origin of life; Biological evolution and evidences for biological evolution from Paleontology, comparative anatomy, embryology and molecular, evidence – Darwin’s contribution , Modern synthetic theory of Evolution, Mechanism of evolution – Variation (Mutation and Recombination) and Natural selection with examples, types of natural selection; Gene flow and genetic drift, Hardy – Weinberg’s principle; Adaptive Radiation ; Human evolution.

UNIT – 8

Human Health and Diseases:
1) Pathogens; Parasites causing human diseases (Malaria, Filariasis, Ascariasis, Typhoid Pneumonia, Common Cold, Amoebiasis, Ringworm).
2) Basic concepts of immunology – Vaccines; Cancer, HIV and AIDS.
3) Adolescence, Drug and alcohol abuse.

UNIT – 9

Ecology and Environment:
1) Organisms and environment : Habitat and niche; Population and Ecological adaptations; Population Interactions – Mutualism, Competition, Predation, Parasitism; Population attributes – Growth, birth rate and death rate, age distribution.
2) Ecosystem: Patterns, Components; Productivity and decomposition; Energy flow; Pyramids of numbers, biomass, energy, Nutrient cycling (carbon and phosphorous); Ecological succession; plant communities; Ecological services – carbon fixation, pollination, oxygen release. 3) Biodiversity and its conservation: Concept of Biodiversity; Patterns of Biodiversity; Importance of Biodiversity; Loss of Biodiversity; Biodiversity conservation; Hotspots; endangered organisms, extinction; Red Data Book; Biosphere reserves, National parks and sanctuaries. 4) Environmental issues: Air pollution and its control; Water pollution and its control; Agrochemicals and their effects; Solid waste management; Radioactive Waste management; Greenhouse effect and global warming; Ozone depletion; Deforestation; Any three case studies as success stories addressing environmental issues.

GITAM GAT Syllabus 2017 for SECTION – B: PHYSICS

UNIT 1:

A.UNITS AND DIMENSIONS:
Units for fundamental and derived quantities; Systems of Units; SI system of units – rules for writing unit, derived units, multiple units and sub multiple units in SI system; Measurement for quantitative study, Accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; Errors due to external causes – constant type, systematic type and environmental type; Errors due to imperfections in experimental techniques/procedure/personal/observation – random errors, gross errors, absolute errors, mean absolute error and relative error percentage error; errors due to addition, subtraction, multiplication division and powers of observed quantities; Significant figures, Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional formulae, applications and limitations of dimensional analysis.

B. ELEMENTS OF VECTORS:
Classification of physical quantities as vectors and scalars Geometrical representation of vectors – Addition and subtraction of vectors. Laws of addition of vectors – Equal and null vectors. Unit vectors – Unit vectors in Cartesian co-ordinate system – position vector and its magnitude. Parallelogram law of vectors – Expression for the resultant vector. Triangle law and polygon law of vectors – concept of relative velocity- application to relative motion of a boat in a river. Multiplication of a vector with a scalar – Scalar product with examples of work and energy – Vector product with examples of torque and angular momentum – Vector and Scalar product of unit vectors.

UNIT 2:

A. KINEMATICS : Force and Inertia, Newton’s Law of Motion, Momentum, Impulse. Concept of resultant force, equilibrium of concurrent forces. Force of Friction, Types of friction, Types of Coefficient of friction. Angle of friction, Angle of repose. Motion of a body on a smooth and rough horizontal surface. Motion of a body on a smooth and rough inclined plane. Law of Conservation of Linear momentum and its applications. Motion in a straight line, speed and velocity. Uniform non uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity, Uniformly accelerated motion. Position-time graph, Velocity-time graph, Acceleration-time graphs relation for uniformly accelerated motion. Motion of freely falling body, Vertically projected body. Projectile motion.

B. WORK-POWER-ENERGY: Work done by a constant force and a variable force. Power, Types of Energies: Mechanical Energy, Potential energy and Kinetic energy. Work energy theorem. Conservative and Non-Conservative forces. Conservation of Mechanical energy. Potential energy of a spring.

UNIT 3:

A. CENTRE OF MASS: Introduction, Centre of mass, difference between centre of mass and centre of gravity. Co-ordinates of centre of mass. Centre of mass of particles along a line, center of mass of system of particles in a plane, center of mass of system of particles in space. Centre of mass of rigid body with homogenous distribution of mass of a thin rod, circular ring, disc and sphere. Motion of centre of mass (Velocity and acceleration of center of mass) characteristics of centre of mass, laws of motion of the centre of mass, velocity and acceleration. Explosion – motion of the centre of mass of earth – moon system.
B. COLLISIONS: Introduction – Elastic and inelastic collisions. Collisions in one dimension (elastic and inelastic) body at rest, bodies moving in same direction and opposite directions. Co- efficient of restitution definition. Equation for height attained for freely falling body after number of rebounds on floor. Two dimensional collision.

UNIT – 4

A. ROTATORY MOTION: Introduction, uniform circular motion, concept of angular displacement, angular velocity and angular acceleration, relation between linear velocity and angular velocity, centripetal acceleration and Centripetal force, torque, couple. Moment of Inertia: Perpendicular axis theorem. Parallel axis theorem. MI of a thin rod, uniform disc, rectangular lamina, solid and hollow spheres, circular ring and cylinder. Angular Momentum: Relation between angular momentum and torque, law of conservation of angular momentum with examples. Motion in vertical circle. Rolling without shipping and toppling.
B. GRAVITATION: Basic forces in nature; The Universal law of gravitation; Nature of gravity; Relation between Universal gravitational constant (G) and acceleration due to gravity(g); variation of “g” with altitude, depth, latitude and shape of earth; Limitations of Newton’s third Law. Idea of inertial and non-inertial frames – Inertial and gravitational masses – Gravitational Potential and Gravitational Potential Energy. Escape velocity, orbital velocity and relation between them – Geo stationary Satellites, their uses.

UNIT 5:

A. ELASTICITY: Elasticity & Plasticity – Stress and Strain – Hooke’s Law, Moduli of elasticity (Y, n, K) – Poission’s ratio – definition and its limit; behaviour of wire under gradually increasing load – elastic fatigue, strain Energy.
B. SURFACE TENSION: Surface tension – definition and applications, Molecular theory of surface tension, surface energy. Angle of contact, Capillarity Determination of surface tension by capillary rise method – theory and experiment. Effect of temperature on surface tension, Excess pressure in liquid drops and soap bubbles.
C. FLUID MECHANICS: Introduction, Principle of Buoyancy, pressure due to fluid column. Pascal’s Law and its applications. Stream line flow, Turbulent Flow, Reynolds number, Bernoulli’s theorem. Applications- aerodynamic lift, motion of a spinning ball. Viscosity, coefficient of viscosity, effect of temperature on viscosity, Poiseuille’s equation. Motion of objects through fluids, Stoke’s law, terminal velocity.

UNIT 6:

A. THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER: Temperature and heat, measurement of temperature. Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases. Specific heat capacity, Colorimetry, change of state, latent heat, Triple point. Heat transfer, Conduction, Convection and Radiation. Black body radiation, Stefan’s Law, Wien’s Displacement Law, Newton’s Law of Cooling.
B. THERMODYNAMICS: Thermal Equilibrium, Zeroth Law of thermodynamics. Heat internal energy and work. First law of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic processes – Isothermal, Adiabatic, Isobaric, Isochoric, Quasi static processes. Second law of thermodynamics; Reversible and Irreversible processes. Carnot engine and refrigerator.
C. KINETIC THEORY OF GASES: Gas Laws, ideal gas equation, Kinetic theory of gases – assumptions, pressure of an ideal gas. Kinetic interpretation of temperature, RMS speed of a gas molecule. Degree of Freedom, Law of equipartition of energy. Specific heats of gases. Mean free path, Avogadro’s number.

UNIT  7:

A. SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION: Periodic motion – Period, Frequency, Displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion and its equations, phase. Oscillations of simple pendulum, Oscillations of a spring – Restoring force and force constant. Energy in S.H.M – Kinetic and potential energies. Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance.
B. WAVE MOTION: Longitudinal and transverse waves, Equation for a progressive wave, principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves. Formation of stationary waves on a stretched string.
C. SOUND: Characteristics of sound – speed of sound in solids, liquids and gases Standing waves in Organ Pipes – Open Pipes, Closed Pipes, Fundamental frequency, Overtones, Harmonics, Beats. Doppler Effect: Applications and limitations of Doppler Effect. Echoes.

UNIT  8:

A. RAY OPTICS AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS: Reflection of light, Reflection of light at plane and spherical surfaces, mirror formula. Reflection of light, Snell’s Law, Total internal reflection. Lens formula, Magnification power of a lens, Combination of lenses, Culling of a lens, Silvering of a lens. Refraction through a prism. Microscope and astronomical telescope and their magnifying powers.
B. WAVE OPTICS: Huygens Principle and wavefront. Law of reflection and refraction using Huygens principle. Interference of light, Young’s double slit experiment, Fringe width. Diffraction of light, Diffraction due to a single slit, Width of central maxima. Resolving power of a microscope and telescope. Polarization of light, Plane of polarized light. Brewster’s law. Polaroids and their uses.

UNIT  9:

A. ELECTROSTATICS AND CAPACITORS: Charges – conservation of charge and additive property of charges. Coulomb’s Law: Permittivity of Free Space and Permittivity of Medium – Force between two point charges. Force due to multiple charges – Principle of Superposition with examples. Electric field – Electric lines of force, their properties – Electric intensity definition – Electric intensity due to isolated charge and due to -multiple charges. Electrostatic Potential – Definition of Electrostatic Potential in an electric field – Potential due to single charge – multiple charges – Electrostatic potential energy – Relation between electrostatic potential and electric intensity. Electric Flux Definition, Gauss’ Law – Statement of Gauss’ Law, Application of Gauss’ Law to find electric intensity and electrostatic Potential due to continuous charge distribution of Infinite Long wire, Infinite Plane Sheet and Spherical Shell. Capacitance – Definition of Electrical Capacity of a Conductor – Capacitance – Dielectric constant – Definition of Condenser, its uses – Parallel plate Condenser – Formula for Capacitance of Parallel Plate Condenser, Dielectric – Dielectric Strength – Effect of dielectric on capacitance of capacitors. Capacitors in series and in parallel – derivation of the equivalent capacitance for the above cases. Energy stored in a Condenser – Effect of dielectric on Energy of Condenser – Types of capacitors – their uses.
B. CURRENT ELECTRICITY: Electric current – Flow of Electric charges in a metallic conductor – Drift velocity and mobility – Relation between electric current and drift velocity. Ohm’s Law: Ohmic and Non Ohmic elements with examples conductance-specific resistance-variation of resitivity with temperature-variation of resistance with temperature – thermistors, Colour code for resistors. E.M.F. of Cell – Internal resistance and back E. M.F. – Difference between EMF of a Cell and potential difference. Electrical energy, Power definition of KW hr. Kirchhoff’s laws: Statement of Kirchhoff’s voltage law – Kirchhoff’s current law – Application to Wheatstone bridge – condition for balancing Meter Bridge – Determination of resistance of a conductor using Meter Bridge. Principle of Potentiometer determination of internal resistance and E.M.F. of a cell using potentiometer. Series and parallel combination of cells – Derivation of equivalent EMF for the above cases.
C. CR CIRCUITS (DC ONLY): Growth of charge in C-R series circuit. Decay of charge in C-R series circuit. Time constant of C-R circuit.

UNIT 10:

A. ELECTROMAGNETISM: Biot-savart Law – Ampere Law – Magnetic field near a long straight wire and magnetic field at the center of a circular coil carrying current (with derivation) – Field on the axis of a circular coil carrying current (with expressions only)Tangent Galvanometer – principle and working – Definition of reduction factor – force on a moving charge in a magnetic field – force on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field – force between two long straight parallel conductors carrying current – definition of ampere – Fleming’s left hand rule-current loop as a magnetic dipole, force and torque on current loop in a uniform magnetic field – magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron – principle , construction and working of a moving coil galvanometer –conversion of moving coil galvanometer into ammeter and voltmeter – comparison of M.C.G with T.G.
B. MAGNETISM: Magnetic moment, Magnetic moment of bar magnet. Magnetic induction on the axial and equatorial line of a bar magnet. Couple on a bar magnet in a magnetic field. Elements of Earth’s magnetism dip, declination. Dia, Para, Ferro magnetic substances.
C. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND AC CIRCUITS: Faraday’s Law, induced emf and induced current. Lenz’s Law, Fleming’s right hand rule. Self-induction, Mutual induction, Motional emf. Alternating currents. Peak, RMS and average values of AC and AV. Series L-R, CR, L-C and L-C-R Circuit. Reactance, impedance. Resonance of L-C-R circuit. Quality factor, power in AC circuits, Transformers.

UNIT 11:

A. DUALNATURE OF MATTER AND RADIATION: Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz’s and Lenard’s observation. Einstein’s photoelectric equation particle nature of light. Matter wave’s and de-Broglie’s theory, Davison-Germer experiment.
B. ATOMS AND NUCLEI: Rutherford’s alpha-particle scattering experiment. Bohr’s atomic model, Hydrogen spectrum, energy levels. Composition of nucleus, atomic mass unit, isotopes, isobars, isotones. Radio activity, radioactive disintegration law α. β and γ decay. Mass defect, Binding energy, average binding energy. Binding energy curve. Mass energy relation. Nuclear fission and fusion.
C. SEMI-CONDUCTOR DEVICES AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS: Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors (n and p type) Junction diode – p-n junction, depletion layer and barrier potential, forward and reverse bias – current voltage characteristics of junction diode – p-n diode as half wave and full wave rectifier, (only qualitative treatment) Zener diode as a voltage regulator – I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode – Transistor – function of emitter, base and collector – p-n-p, n-p-n transistors – Biasing of transistors, current, voltage – Characteristics of transistor in CE configuration – Transistor as common emitter amplifier (qualitative treatment). Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR) – Communication systems; Elements of communication systems (block diagrams only) Bandwidth of signals (speech, TV and digital data) bandwidth of Transmission medium – Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky and space wave propagation – Modulation – Need for modulation.

GITAM GAT 2017 Syllabus for Section – C: CHEMISTRY

UNIT – 1

1. ATOMIC STRUCTURE: Characteristics of Electron, Proton and Neutron, RutherFord’s model of atom – Nature of electromagnetic theory – Plancks Quantum Theory, Explanation of photoelectric effect – Features of atomic Spectra – Characteristics of Hydrogen spectrum, Bohr’s theory of structure of atom, Bohr’s explanation of spectralines, failure of Bohr’s theory – Wave particle nature of electron – de Brogile’s hypothesis, Heisensbergs uncertainly principle, Important features of the Quantam mechanical model of atom, Quantum numbers, concept of orbitals – Expressing atomic orbitals interms of quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbitals, Aufbau principle, paulis exclusion principle, Hunds’.rule of maximum multiplicity. Electronic configuration of atoms, explanation of stability of half – filled and completely filled orbitals.
2. NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY: Composition of Nucleus, Isotopes, Isotones, Isobars, Isodiaphers, Factors effecting nuclear stability, mass defect, binding energy, N/P ratio. Radioactive disintegration and its rate – Half life and average life, Types of nuclear reactors – Fission and Fussion with examples one each. Radioactive isotopes and their applications – Iodine 131, Cobalt 60, Sodium 24, C14 and P30-Properties of α β and γ rays.
3. CHEMICAL BONDING: Orbital overlap and covalent bond, Ionic bond and Fajan’s rules, Lattice energy, Hybridisation involving S, P and d orbitals, MOT(Homo nuclear diatomic species only), H-bond, Dipolemoment, VSEPR theory and shapes of molecules.

UNIT – 2

1. CLASSIFICAITON OF ELEMENTS AND PERIODICITY OF PROPERTIES : Concept of grouping of elements in accordance with their properties, The periodic law, The significance of atomic number and electronic configuration as the basis for periodic classification – Classification of elements into s,p,d, f blocks and their main characteristics – Classification of elements based on their properties.
2. HYDROGEN AND ITS COMPOUNDS : Position of hydrogen in the periodic table. Occurance, isotopes of hydrogen, Preparation, properties and uses (including as fuel) of hydrogen. Reactions of hydrogen with different types of elements leading to Ionic, molecular and non-stoichiometric hydrides, Physical and chemical properties of water and heavy water, hydrogen peroxide – Methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties – oxidation – reduction, decomposition and disproportionate and addition reactions. Detection of hydrogen peroxide -structure and uses of Hydrogen peroxide.
3. ALKALI AND ALKALINE EARTH METALS: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anamolous properties of first element in each group, diagonal relationship, trends in properties like Ionisation enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii, reactivity with oxygen, hydrogen, halogens and water. Preparation and properties and uses of the compounds sodium hydroxide, salts of oxoacids, sodium carbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate, sodium chloride, biological importance of sodium and potassium, preparation and uses of CaO, CaCO3 and CaSO4 , Industrial uses of lime and limestone – Biological importance of Mg and Ca.

UNIT – 3

GASES AND LIQUIDS: Grahams Law of diffusion, Dalton’s law of partial pressures, Avogadro’s law. Ideal behavior, Emperical derivation of Gas equation, Ideal gas equation. Kinetic molecular theory of gases, Kinetic gas equation (No derivation) and deduction of gas laws from kinetic gas equation, Distribution of molecular velocities – types of molecular velocities, behavior of real gases, Deviation from ideal behavior, compressibility factor Vs pressure diagrams of real Conditions for liquefication of gases, critical temperature, Liquid state – properties of liquids in terms of Intermolecular attractions, Vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (Quantitative Idea only. No mathematical derivation).

CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS :
THERMODYNAMICS: Concepts of system, types of systems, surroundings, work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions, First law of thermodynamics-internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, Exothermic and endothermic reactions. Measurement of U and H, Enthalpies of bond dissociation, combustion, neutralization, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization and dilution, Thermo-chemical equations. Hess’s law of constant heat summation, Driving force for a spontaneous process, Thermodynamic representation of criteria of spontaneity in terms of entropy, entropy as a state function, Gibbs free energy, Gibbs free energy change for spontaneous, non spontaneous process and equilibrium process.

UNIT – 4

1. SOLUTIONS: Classification of solutions, Molarity Normality, Molality, Mole fraction, Dilute solutions, vapour pressure, Raoult’s Law, Limitations of Raoults Law Colligative properties, relative lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point, depression in freezing point, Osmosis and osmotic pressure, theory of dilute solutions, determination of molar masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass.
2. IONIC EQUILIBRIUM: Lowry – Bronsted acids and bases theory, Lewis theory, limitations of Lewis theory, Ionic equilibrium, ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionic product of water. Concept of pH , Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), hydrolysis constant, buffer solutions, solubility product and common ion effect with illustrative examples.
3. CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM: Equilibrium in physical and chemical process, Dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, Equilibrium constant, Factors affecting equilibrium, Relation between Kp and Kc, Le- Chatlier’s principle, applications to the industrial processes like (I) ammonia – Haber’s process (2) H2SO4-Contact process.

UNIT – 5

1. SOLID STATE: Classification of solids based on different binding forces such as molecular, ionic, covalent solids and metallic solids, Treatment of metallic bond and metallic / solids, Amorphous and crystalline solids, Unit cell in twodimensional and three- dimensional lattices, Seven crystal systems and Bragg’s equation, X-ray study of crystal structure, Bragg’s method. Calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, No. of atoms per cubic unit cell. Point defects – Schottky and Frenkel defects. Electrical and magnetic properties.
2. SURFACE CHEMISTRY: Adsorption, physical and chemical adsorption. Adsorption of gases on solids, factors affecting the adsorption – pressure (Langmuir and Freundlich Isotherms) and temperature, Catalysis-types of catalysis, autocatalysis. Colloidal state – colloidal solutions, classification of colloidal solutions, protective colloids and Gold number emulsions – classification of emulsions, micelles, cleansing action of soap, properties of colloids -Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, Coagulation.

UNIT – 6

1. CHEMICAL KINETICS: Concept of reaction rate, factors affecting reaction rates, Rate law, units of rate constant, Order and molecularity, methods of determination of order of reaction, Integrated rate equations and half lives for zero and first order reaction, Collision theory of reaction rates (elementary ideas), concepts of activation energy (Arrhenius equation).
2. ELECTRO CHEMISTRY: Conductance in electrolytic solutions, Specific and molar conductances- variation of conductance with concentration, Kohlrausch’s law, application to calculation of equivalent conductance of weak electrolytes. Electrolytes and non-electrolytes, redox reactions, electrolysis – some typical examples of electrolysis viz; fused NaOH, brine solution, fused MgCl2, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Galvanic and voltaic cells representation and notation of electrochemical cells with and without salt bridge, Standard hydrogen electrode and electrode potentials, electro chemical series, EMF of cell, Nernst equation and its applications, calculation of EMF of electro chemical cells, Primary cell-dry cell/Lechlanche cell, secondary cells – fuel cells – Hydrogen – Oxygen fuel cell.

UNIT – 7

1. GROUP 13 ELEMENTS: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurance, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, Anomalous properties of first element of the group, Boron: – Physical and chemical properties, uses, some important compounds: Borax and Boric acid. Boron hydrides, aluminium – uses, reactions with acids and alkalies, Alums.
2. GROUP 14 ELEMENTS: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, Variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, Anomalous behavior of the first element of the group Carbon – catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties and uses. Similarities between carbon and silicon, uses of oxides of carbon, Important compounds of silicon – silicon dioxide and a few uses of silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites (Elementary ideas) Fuel gases : Manufacture and uses of producer gas and water gas.
3. GROUP 18 ELEMENTS (ZERO GROUP ELEMENTS): General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, Isolation trends in physical and chemical properties, uses, compounds of xenon oxides and xenon Fluorides (structures only).

UNIT – 8

1. GROUP 15 ELEMENTS (V A GROUP ELEMENTS): Occurrence- physical states of Nitrogen and Phosphorous; allotropy, catenation. electronic configuration, oxidation states, General characteristics of hydrides, structure of hydrides, general characteristics of oxides, general characteristics of halides, Oxyacids of nitrogen, Oxyacids of phosphorous, preparation and uses of nitric acid and ammonia, superphosphate of lime.
2. GROUP 16 ELEMENTS (VI GROUP ELEMENTS): Occurrence, electronic configuration, oxidation states,physical states of Oxygen and Sulphur and their structure, allotropy, general characteristics of hydrides, oxides and halides, structural aspects of oxyacids of chalcogens, Ozone, uses of ozone, Sodium thiosulphate, Sulphuric acid – industrial process of manufacture.
3. GROUP 17 ELEMENTS (VII A GROUP ELEMENTS): Occurrence, electronic configuration and oxidation states, Physical states of halogens, I.P values, electronegativity and electron affinity, bond energies, chemical reactivity, oxidizing power of fluorine, chlorine, structural aspects of oxy acids of chlorine, preparation, properties and uses of fluorine, chlorine and bleaching powder, Interhalogen compounds -structures only.

UNIT – 9

1. TRANSITION ELEMENTS: General introduction, electronic configuration, Occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of first row transition elements- metallic character, ionization energy, Variable oxidation states, atomic and ionic radii, color, catalytic property, magnetic property, interstitial compounds, Alloy formation. Preparation and properties of KMnO4, K2Cr2O7, Ag2O, AgNO3, Ag2S2O3.
2. LANTHANIDES : Electronic configuration, variable oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanide contraction.
3. COORDINATION COMPOUNDS: Introduction, ligands, coordination number, Werner’s theory of coordination compounds, Shapes of coordination compounds, valence bond theory, IUPAC nomenclature of mono nuclear coordination compounds, Bonding, isomerism, EAN rule, Importance of coordination compounds in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals, Biological systems (chromo proteins, haemoglobin, chlorophyll structures only).

UNIT – 10

1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF METALURGY: Principles and methods of extractionconcentration, reduction by chemical and electrolytic methods and refining, Occurrence and principles of extraction of copper, zinc, iron and silver. Process of molten electrolysis to extract Al, Mg and Na. Extraction of gold and lead.
2. PRINCIPLES OF QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS: Group I to V (only Ag+, Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+,Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+, Al3+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+); nitrate, halides (excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.

UNIT – 11

1.ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: Some basic principles and techniques: General introduction, methods of purification, quantitative and qualitative analysis. Classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds. Electronic displacements in a covalent bond, Inductive effect, electrometric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation, Fission of a covalent bond – homolytic and heterolytic fissions,Types of reagents : Electrophiles, nucleophiles and free radicals – examples and reactive intermediates, Common types of organic reactions – substitution, addition. Elimination and rearrangement reactions with examples. Shapes of simple organic molecules. Structural and geometrical isomerism; optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centres (R,S and E,Z nomenclature excluded). Keto-enol tautomerism.
2. HYDROCARBONS : Classification of hydrocarbons, Alkanes – Nomenclature, isomerism conformations (Ethane and butane), Methods of preparation of Ethane, physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis of ethane, Cycloalkanes: Preparation and properties of cyclohexane, Alkenes: Nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethene), physical properties, methods of preparation of ethylene, physical properties, chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markonikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition. Reaction with Baeyer’s reagent. AkynesPreparations and properties of alkynes. Acidity of alkynes.
3. AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS: Introduction – IUPAC nomenclature, Benzene , resonance, aromaticity chemical properties: mechanism of electrophilic substitution – nitration, sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel crafts alkylation and acylation, directive influence of functional group in mono substituted Benzene carcinogenicity and toxicity. Effect of O,M,P directing groups in monosubstituted benzene.

UNIT – 12

1. HALOALKANES: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, Ethyl chloride and chloroform, preparation, physical and chemical properties, Mechanism of substitution reactions SN1&SN2 reactions. Reactions of Grignard reagent.
2. HALOARENES: Nature of C – X bond, Chlorobenzene substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for mono substituted compounds only). Nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes.
3. ALCOHOLS, PHENOLS AND ETHERS: ALCOHOLS: Nomenclature, methods of preparation of ethyl alcohol, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only), Identification of primary, secondary, tertiary alcohols, Mechanism of dehydration. Uses of some important compounds – methanol and ethanol PHENOLS: Nomenclature, methods of preparation of phenol, Physical and chemical properties, Acidic nature of phenol, Electrophilic substitution reactions, Uses of phenols. Comparison of acidic nature of substituted phenols. ETHERS: Nomenclature, Methods of preparation of diethyl ether, physical and chemical properties, uses.

UNIT – 13

1. ALDEHYDES, KETONES AND CARBOXYLLIC ACIDS: ALDEHYDES AND KETONES : Nomenclature, Nature of carbonyl group, Methods of preparation of acetaldehyde and acetone, physical and chemical properties, Mechanism of nucleophilic addition, Reactivity of alpha- hydrogen in aldehydes, uses. Distinction of Aldehydes and ketones. Reactions of Benzaldehyde. CARBOXYLIC ACIDS: Nomenclature, acidic nature, Methods of preparation of acetic acid, Physical and chemical properties, Uses. Comparison of acidic strength of aliphatic and aromatic acids. Preparations and properties of Benzoic acid.
2. ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING NITROGEN Preparation and properties of Nitro compounds.
AMINES: Nomenclature, Classification, Structure, methods of preparation of aniline, physical and chemical properties, Uses, Identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines and aromatic amine (Aniline). Comparison of basic strength of aliphatic amines and substituted anilines.
DIAZONIUM SALTS: Preparation, Chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry, Uses of azodyes. Azo Coupling reactions of diazonium salts of aromatic amines.
3. PRACTICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: Detection of elements (N, S, Halogens); detection and identification of the following functional groups: alcoholic and phenolic, aldehyde and ketone, carboxyl, amino and nitro. Chemical methods of separation of mono-functional organic compounds from binary mixtures.

UNIT – 14

1. POLYMERS: Classification of polymers, addition, condensation, copolymerization, Natural rubber, vulcanization of rubber, synthetic rubber, molecular weights of polymers – number average and weight average molecular weights (definitions only). Bio – polymers, bio-degradable polymers, some commercially important polymers like polythene, nylon, polyesters and Bakelite.
2. BIOMOLECULES: CARBOHYDRATES: Classification (aldoses and ketoses), Monosaccharides (glucose and fructose), Oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), Polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen) and Importance. AMINOACIDS AND PROTEINS: Elementary idea of amino acids, peptide, Polypeptides, proteins Primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and quaternary structures (qualitative ideas only). Denaturation of proteins, enzymes. VITAMINS: Classification, Functions in bio systems.
NUCLEIC ACIDS: Types of nucleic acids, primary building blocks of nucleic acids, Chemical composition of DNA & RNA, Structure of D.N.A, genetic code.

UNIT – 15

1. CHEMISTRY IN EVERYDAY LIFE : Uses of chemicals in medicine: Analgesics – narcotics (morphine, codeine), Non- narcotics (Asprin, Ibuprofen); Antipyretic (analgin, Phenacetin, paracetamol), Tranquilizers (barbituric acid, luminal, secpnal, valium, serotonin), Antiseptics(chioroxylenol, bithional), disinfectants (formalin, formaldehyde), Anti-microbials (lysozyme, lactic acid, hydrochloric acid in stomach). Antifertilitydrugs, Antibiotics (pencillin, chloramphenicol, sulphadiazine), Antacids (omeprazole, lansoprazole), antihistamines (histidine), Chemicals in food preservatives (sodium benzoate, potassium metabisulphite etc.), Artificial sweetening agents (aspartame, alitane, sucralose).
2. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY: Definition of terms: Air, water and soil pollution. Oxides of carbon – carbon monoxide, Oxides of Sulphur and Nitrogen, Chloro Fluoro Carbons, Chemical reactions in atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants, acidrains, Ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer. Greenhouse effect and global warming, Pollution due to industrial wastes, Green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution.

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