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SRMJEEE - Syllabus

SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination

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Updated On - November 13 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

Candidates can check the SRMJEEE 2024 Syllabus given in the table below:

The SRMJEEE 2024 exam will have 125 questions of five subjects - physics, chemistry, maths or biology, English and aptitude. The physics section will cover topics such as units and measurement; gravitation, mechanics of solids and fluids gravitation; electrostatics; current electricity; magnetism and magnetic effects of current; electromagnetic induction, alternating currents and electromagnetic; optics; dual nature of radiation and matter and atomic physics; nuclear physics; and electronic devices.

Unit | Topic |

Units and Measurement | Units for measurement, a system of units-S.I., fundamental and derived units, measurements - errors in measurement - significant figures, dimensions - dimensional analysis - applications. |

Gravitation, Mechanics of solid and Fluids | Gravitation: The universal law of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity - a variation of ‘g’ with altitude, latitude and depth - gravitation potential -escape velocity and orbital velocity geostationary satellites - Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Mechanics of solids and fluids: Solids - elastic behaviour, stress-strain - Hooke’s law - Moduli of elasticity-relation between them - surface tension capillarity -applications – viscosity - Poiseuille’s formula - Stokes law applications - streamline and turbulent flow Reynolds number - Bernoulli’s theorem - applications. |

Electrostatics | Electric charge - Conservation laws - Coulomb’s law-principle of superposition - continuous charge distribution - electric field - electric field lines - electric dipole -electric field due to a dipole - torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field - Electric flux - Gauss’s theorem - field due to infinitely long straight wire - uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Electric potential - the potential difference - equipotential surfaces - electrical potential energy - Dielectrics and electric polarization - capacitors and capacitance - a combination of capacitors in series and parallel - capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium - energy stored in a capacitor |

Current Electricity | Electric current - drift velocity - mobility - Ohm’s law -V-I characteristics - electrical energy and power - electrical resistivity and conductivity - Carbon resistors - series and parallel combinations of resistors - temperature dependence - Internal resistance of a cell - potential difference and emf of a cell - a combination of cells in series and parallel Kirchhoff’s laws – applications - Wheatstone bridge - Metre bridge - Potentiometer - comparison of EMF of two cells - a measurement of internal resistance of a cell. |

Magnetism and Magnetic Effects of Current | Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements -magnetic field due to a magnetic dipole - torque on a magnetic dipole - tangent law, tangent galvanometer deflection magnetometer - magnetic properties of a material – dia, para and ferromagnetic materials - applications. Magnetic effects of electric current – Biot Savart’s law - force on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field - moving coil galvanometer - conversion of a galvanometer into voltmeter and ammeter |

Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current and Electromagnetic Waves | Electromagnetic induction - Faraday’s laws, induced EMF and current - Lenz’s Law - Eddy currents - Self and mutual induction - Alternating currents, peak and RMS value of alternating current/voltage - reactance and impedance - LC oscillations - LCR series circuit - resonance - power in AC circuits - power factor - wattless current - AC generator and transformer - Electromagnetic waves – characteristics - Electromagnetic spectrum. |

Optics | Reflection of light - spherical mirrors - mirror formula - refraction of light -total internal reflection- optical fibres - refraction at spherical surfaces – lenses - thin lens formula - lensmaker’s formula – magnification - the power of a lens - a combination of thin lenses in contact - refraction of light through a prism - Scattering of light -Microscopes and astronomical telescopes. Wavefront and Huygen’s principle - reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface- laws of reflection and refraction using Huygen’s principle – Interference - Young’s double-slit experiment and expression for fringe width - diffraction due to a single slit -width of central maximum – polarization - plane polarised light - Brewster’s law. |

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter & Atomic Physics | Dual nature of radiation - Photoelectric effect - Hertz and Lenard’s observations - Einstein’s photoelectric equation-particle nature of light. Matter waves-wave nature of particles - de-Broglie relation - DavissonGermer experiment - Alpha-particle scattering experiment - Rutherford’s model of the atom - Bohr model - hydrogen spectrum. |

Nuclear Physics | Nuclear radius, mass, binding energy, density, isotopes, mass defect- Bainbridge mass spectrometer-nuclear forces neutron discovery – radioactivity-α, β and γ decay-half life - mean life-artificial radio activity-radio isotopes-radio carbon dating-radiation hazards. Nuclear fission nuclear reactor-nuclear fusion-hydrogen bomb - cosmic rays-elementary particles. |

Electronics Devices | Semiconductors-doping-types-PN junction diode – biasing-diode as a Rectifier – Special purpose PN junction diodes – LED – photodiode - solar cell and Zener diode - characteristics - Zener diode as a voltage regulator- transistors-transistor characteristics – amplifier – gain-feedback in amplifiers-logic gates basic logic gates-NOT, OR, AND, NOR, NAND-universal gates-De Morgan’s theorems. |

The chemistry section will have questions dealing with solution; electrochemistry; chemical kinetics; surface chemistry; : p-block elements; d and f-block elements coordination compounds; haloalkanes and haloarenes; alcohols, phenols and ethers; aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids; organic compounds containing nitrogen; and biomolecules.

Unit | Topics |

Solution | Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, the solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties - the relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult’s law, the elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass, Can't Hoff factor. |

Electrochemistry | Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity, variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and law of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell-electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells, Relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells, corrosion. |

Chemical Kinetics | Rate of a reaction (Average and instantaneous), factors affecting rate of reaction: concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction, rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half-life (only for zero and first-order reactions), the concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment). Activation energy, Arrhenius equation. |

Surface Chemistry | Adsorption - physisorption and chemisorption, factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids, catalysis, homogenous and heterogenous activity and selectivity; enzyme catalysis colloidal state distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspension; lyophilic, lyophobic multi-molecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation, emulsion - types of emulsions. |

General Principles and processes of isolation of Elements | Principles and methods of extraction - concentration, oxidation, reduction - electrolytic method and refining |

p - block Elements | Group 16 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, dioxygen: Preparation, Properties and uses, classification of Oxides, Ozone, Sulphur - allotropic forms; compounds of Sulphur: Preparation Properties and uses of Sulphur-dioxide, Sulphuric Acid: industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses; Oxoacids of Sulphur (Structures only). Group 17 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens, Preparation, properties and uses of Chlorine and Hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds, Oxoacids of halogens (structures only). Group 18 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses. |

d and f - block Elements | General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first-row transition metals - metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation Lanthanoids - Electronic configuration oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanoid contraction and its consequences. |

Coordination Compounds | Coordination compounds - Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. Bonding, Werner’s theory, VBT, and CFT; structure and stereoisomerism, the importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative inclusion, extraction of metals and biological system). |

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes | Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions, optical rotation. Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (Directive influence of halogen in monosubstituted compounds only). Uses and environmental effects of - dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT. |

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers | Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only), identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols, mechanism of dehydration, uses with special reference to methanol and ethanol. Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophilic substitution reactions, uses of phenols. Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses. |

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids | Aldehydes and Ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of nucleophilic addition, the reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes, uses Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses. |

Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen | Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines. Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry. |

Biomolecules | Carbohydrates - Classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharides (glucose and fructose), D-L configuration oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen); Importance of carbohydrates. Proteins - Elementary idea of - amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, the structure of proteins - primary, secondary, tertiary structure and quaternary structures (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes. Vitamins - Classification and functions. Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA |

Polymers | Copolymerization, some important polymers: natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon polyesters, bakelite, and rubber. Biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers. |

Chemistry in Everyday life | Chemicals in medicines - analgesics, tranquillizers antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines. Chemicals in food - preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants. Cleansing agent soaps and detergents, cleansing action |

Chapters covered in mathematics sections include sets, relations and functions; complex numbers and quadratic equations complex; matrices, determinants and their applications; combinatorics permutations and combinations; algebra; differential calculus and its applications; integral calculus and its applications; analytical geometry; vector algebra; statistics and probability; and trigonometry.

Unit | Topics |

Sets, Relations and Functions | Sets and their representations, union, intersection and complements of sets and their algebraic properties, relations, equivalence relations, mappings, one-one, into and onto mappings, the composition of mappings. |

Complex Number and Quadratic Equation | Complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane. Argand diagram. Algebra of complex numbers, modulus and argument of a complex number, square root of a complex number. Cube roots of unity, triangle inequality. Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions. The relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, the formation of quadratic equations with given roots; symmetric functions of roots, equations reducible to quadratic equations. |

Matrices, Determinants and Their Application | Determinants and matrices of order two and three, properties of determinants, evaluation of determinants, addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and the inverse of a matrix. Computing the rank of a matrix– a test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations using determinants and matrices. |

Combinatorics | Permutations and Combinations: Fundamental principle of counting: permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection, Meaning of P(n,r) and C(n,r). Simple applications Mathematical Induction and its Applications: Stating and interpreting the principle of mathematical induction. Using it to prove formula and facts. |

Algebra | Binomial theorem and its Applications: Binomial theorem for a positive integral index; general term and middle term; Binomial theorem for any index. Properties of binomial coefficients. Simple applications for approximations. Sequences and Series: Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions. Insertion of arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means between two given numbers. The relation between A.M., G.M. and H.M. arithmetic, geometric series, exponential and logarithmic series. |

Differential Calculus and its application | Polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions. Inverse functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, continuity, differentiation of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, differentiation of trigonometric, inverse Applications of Differential Calculus: Rate of change of quantities, monotonic–increasing and decreasing functions, maxima and minima of functions of one variable, tangents and normals, Rolle’s and Lagrange’s mean value theorems. Ordinary differential equations, their order and degree. Formation of differential equations. The solution of differential equations by |

Integral Calculus and its application | Integral as an anti-derivative. Fundamental integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Integration by substitution, by parts and by partial fractions. Integration using trigonometric identities. Integral as limit of a sum. Properties of definite integrals. Evaluation of definite integrals; Determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves. |

Analytical Geometry | Straight Lines in Two Dimensions: A cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates in-plane, distance formula, area of a triangle, condition for the collinearity of three points and section formula, centroid and incentre of a triangle, locus and its equation, translation Circles in Two Dimensions: Standard form of the equation of a circle, the general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre, equation of a circle in the parametric form, equation of a circle when the endpoints of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and a circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent to the circle. Conic Sections in Two Dimensions: Sections of cones, equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard form, condition for y = mx+c to be a tangent and point(s) of tangency. |

Vector Algebra | Vectors and scalars, the addition of vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three-dimensional space, scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product. Application of vectors to plane geometry. |

Statistic and Probability Distribution | Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion: Calculation of mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data. Calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data. Probability: Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability and their applications; Conditional probability; Baye’s theorem, the probability distribution of a random variable; binomial and Poisson distributions and their properties. |

Trigonometry | Trigonometry ratios, compound angles, trigonometrical equations, solution of triangles, Properties of triangles, including, incentre, circumcentre and orthocenter, solution of triangles. |

Unit | Topic |

Diversity in the living world | Biodiversity, Importance of classifications, Taxonomy & Systematics, Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy, Binomial nomenclature, Tools for study of Five kingdom classification: Monera, Protista and Fungi into major groups; Lichens; Viruses and Viroids. Salient features of them. Classification of plants into major groups - Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperm and Angiosperm - salient and distinguishing features. Angiosperms - classification up to class, characteristic features and examples. Classification of animals- non-chordate up to phyla level and chordate up to classes level - salient and distinguishing features. |

Structural organization in Animals and Plants | Plant tissues: Morphology and modifications, Tissues, Anatomy and functions of different parts of flowering plants: Root, stem, leaf, inflorescence, flower, fruit and seed. Animal tissues: Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive) of an insect (cockroach) |

Cell Structure and Function | Cell theory, Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell, Plant cell and animal cell. Cell envelop, cell membrane, cell wall. Cell organelles - structure and function: Endomembrane system- endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, lysosomes, vacuoles, mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, microbodies: Cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles. Nucleus – Chemical constituents of living cells: Biomolecules – structure and function of proteins including Enzymes– types, properties, enzyme action, carbohydrates, lipid Cell division: Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis and their significance. |

Plant Physiology | Transport in plants: Movement of water, gases and nutrients, Cell to cell transport – Diffusion, active transport; Plant – water relations– Imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; Long-distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, Mineral nutrition: Essential minerals, macro and micronutrients and their role, Deficiency symptoms, Mineral toxicity, Elementary idea of Hydroponics, Nitrogen metabolism Photosynthesis: Significance - site of photosynthesis - Photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis, Cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation; Chemiosmotic hypothesis; Photorespiration; C3 and C4 pathways; Factors affecting photosynthesis. Respiration: Cellular respiration – glycolysis, fermentation (anaerobic), Kreb’s cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); Energy relations – Number of ATP molecules generated; Amphibolic pathways; Respiratory quotient. 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, Photoperiodism, Vernalisation. |

Human Physiology | Digestion and absorption: Alimentary canal and digestive glands, Role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones, Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, Calorific value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, Egestion; Nutritional and digestive disorders– PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhoea. |

Candidates can check the SRMJEEE Exam Pattern 2024 mentioned below:

Subjects | Number of Questions | Marks per Question | Total Marks |

Physics | 35 | 3 | 105 |

Chemistry | 35 | 3 | 105 |

Mathematics | 35 | 3 | 105 |

Biology | 50 | 2.1 | |

Total Marks | 315 |

Given below are some Preparation tips for an SRMJEEE entrance exam for the candidates help:

- Plan a schedule and prepare a timetable accordingly to allot equal time to each subject & topic.
- Focus on important topics first. Do not try to leave difficult portions unattempted. Rather give more time and focus on the difficult topics.
- Having an idea about the exam pattern & syllabus is important during preparations.
- Try to solve the previous 4-5 years questions papers and also the sample papers for having a better idea about the format of the exam.
- Stay calm and focus on your health along with the studies.

23 Nov 2022

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