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Default Re: VIT Master's Entrance Examination syllabus

As you want to get the syllabus of exam of VIT Master's Entrance Examination so here is the information of the same for you:

I am having the syllabus of these fields:

Chemical Engineering [CE]
Chemistry [CH]
Civil Engineering [CI]
Computer Science And Engineering , Information Technology & Software Technology [CS]
Electrical And Electronics Engineering [EE]
Electronics And Communication Engineering [EC]
Instrumentation Engineering [EI]
Life Sciences [LS]
Mathematics [MA]
Mechanical Engineering [ME]
NanoTechnology [NT]
Pharmacy [PM]
Physics [PH]

Here for your reference I am giving you the syllabus of Chemical Engineering:

Atomic Structure

Planck’s quantum theory ‐ wave particle duality ‐ Heisenberg’s principle ‐ Schrodinger wave equation – particle in a box and hydrogen atom ‐ VB and MO theories.


Ro tat i o n a l and vi brat ional s pectra ‐ harmonic anharmonic oscillator and Rigid Rotor ‐ selection rules ‐ fundamentals, overtones and combinational bands ‐ calculation of force constants (diatomic molecules) ‐ Group frequencies ‐ electronic spectroscopy ‐ potential energy diagram – term symbols ‐ selection rules – L‐S and J‐J coupling – Frank Condon principle ‐ oscillator’s strength ‐ effect of solvents on spectra.


Laws of thermodynamics – First law ‐ second law ‐ third law (terms and their relations).

Chemical kinetics and equilibrium

Rate constant of chemical reactions, temperature dependence, collision and transition state theories ‐ co nsecutive and para llel rea c t i o n s ‐ chemical equilibrium and response of chemical equilibrium to temperature and pressure.

D and F block elements

General characteristics of d and f block elements; Coordination chemistry; structure and isomerism; stability; theories of metal‐ligand bonding (CFT and LFT); mechanisms of substitution and electron transfer reactions of coordination complexes. Electronic spectra and magnetic properties of transition metal complexes, lanthanides and actinides. Metal carbonyls, metal‐ metal bonds and metal atom clusters, metallocenes; transition metal complexes with bonds to hydrogen, alkyls, alkenes and arenes; metal carbenes; use of organometallic compounds as catalysts in organic synthesis. Bioinorganic chemistry of Na, K, Mg, Ca, Fe, Co, Zn, Cu and Mo.

Solid State

Crystal systems and lattices, Miller planes, crystal packing, crystal defects; Bragg’s law, ionic crystals, band theory, metals and semiconductors, different structures of AX, AX2, AX3 compounds, spinels.

Instrumental methods of analysis

Atomic absorption and emission spectroscopy including ICP‐AES, UV‐Visible spectrophotometry, NMR, Mass, Mossbauer spectroscopy (Fe and Sn), ESR spectroscopy, chro mato graphy including GC and HPLC, electroanaly tica l me thods (co u lo met r y, cyclic voltammetry, polarography ‐ amperometry, and ion selective electrodes). Structureal determination of organic and inorganic compounds using UV‐Visible, IR, NMR and mass spectroscopy.


Chirality of organic molecules with or without chiral centres. Specification of configuration in compounds having one or more stereogenic centres. Enantiotopic and dias te re otopic at oms, groups and fa c es . Stereospecific synthesis. Conformational analysis of acyclic and cyclic compounds. Geometrical isomerism. Conf igurat ional and co nformational effe c ts on reactivity and selectivity / specificity.

Reaction Mechanism

Electrophilic and Nucleophilic substitution reactions in aliphatic and aromatic compounds and their mechanisms ‐ Addition and Elimination reactions and their mechanisms ‐ Rea c t i o n intermed iates carbocations, carbanions, carbenes, nitrenes and free radicals.

Organic synthesis

Synthesis, reactions, mechanisms and selectivity involving the following ‐ alkenes, alkynes, arenes, alcohols, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, halides, nitro compounds and amines. Use of compounds of Mg, Li, Cu, B and Si in organic synthesis. Concepts in multistep synthesis ‐ retrosynthetic analysis, disconnections, synthons, sy nth eti c e quiva lents, umpolung in chemis tr y, selectivity, protection and deprotection of functional groups.

Heterocyclic compounds

Structure and reactions of furan, pyrrole, thiophene, pyridine, indole and their derivatives.


Structure, properties and reactions of mono‐ and disaccharides, physicochemical properties of amino acids, chemical synthesis of peptides, structural features of proteins, nucleic acids, steroids, terpenoids, carotenoids, and alkaloids.

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