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As you want here I am providing Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) entrance exam syllabus on your demand :

1.1 Basic Science (Common)
(25 Marks)
1.1.1 Chemistry
Matter: solid, liquid and gas; change of state - melting (absorption of heat), freezing, evaporation
(Cooling by evaporation), condensation, sublimation
Elements, compounds and mixtures.
Atoms and molecules, Atomic and molecular masses, Valency. Chemical formulae of common
Electrons, protons and neutrons; isotopes and isobars.
Chemical Equation, types of chemical reactions, Acids, bases and salts, concept of pH scale Metals
and non metals formation and properties of ionic compounds,
Carbon compounds, Covalent bonding in carbon compounds. Periodic classification of elements.
1.1.2 Physics
Distance and displacement, velocity; uniform and non-uniform motion along a straight line;
acceleration. Force and motion, Newton's laws of motion, inertia of a body, inertia and mass,
momentum, force and acceleration. Elementary idea of conservation of momentum, action and
reaction forces. Gravitation; universal law of gravitation, force of gravitation of the earth (gravity),
acceleration due to gravity; mass and weight; free fall. Thrust and pressure. Archimedes' principle,
buoyancy, elementary idea of relative density. Work, power, Sound, Basic principles of optics,
Electromagnetic Theory Different forms of energy, conventional and non-conventional sources of
energy: fossil fuels, solar energy; biogas; wind, water and tidal energy; nuclear energy. Renewable
versus non-renewable sources.
1.2 Basic Mathematics - Part I (Common)
(25 Marks)
1.2.1 Number Systems
Real Numbers: Euclid’s division Lemma, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, proof of the results-
irrationality of , , decimal expansions of rational numbers in terms of terminating/non-
terminating recurring decimals.
1.2.2 Algebra
Polynomials: Zeros of a polynomial. Relationship between zeros and coefficients of quadratic
polynomials. Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real

Pair of linear e quations in two variabl es: Pair of linear equations in two variables and their
graphical solution. Geometric representation of different possibilities of solutions/inconsistency.
Algebraic conditions for number of solutions. Solution of pair of linear equations in two variables
algebraically – by substitution, by elimination and by cross-multiplication. Simple problems on
equations reducible to linear equations.
Quadratic equations: Standard form of a quadratic equation
of the quadratic equations (only real roots) by factorization, by completing the square and by using
quadratic formula. Relationship between discriminant and nature of roots.
Arithmetic pr ogressions: General form of arithmetic progression (AP), finite and infinite AP,
common difference, derivation of standard results of finding the nth term and summation of n terms
of AP.
Introduction t o trigonometry: Trigonometry ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle.
Proof of their existence; Values of the trigonometric ratios of 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°. Relationships
between the ratios.
Trigonometric ide ntities: Proof and applications of the trigonometric identities (e.g.
=1). Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles.
Heights and distances: Simple and believable problems on heights and distances.
1.2.4 Coordinate Geometry
Lines ( 2-Dimensions): Concepts of coordinate geometry including graphs of linear equations.
Geometrical representation of quadratic polynomials. Distance between two points and section
formula (internal). Area of triangle.
1.2.5 Geometry
Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles, properties of triangles
(proof and application).
Circles: Definition of tangent to a circle, properties of the tangents drawn to a circle from a point
(proof and application).
1.2.6 Mensuration
Areas related to circles: The area of a circle; area of sectors and segment of a circle. Problems
based on areas and perimeter/circumference of the simple figures such as triangles, simple
quadrilaterals and circles.
Surface areas and volumes: Problems on finding surface areas and volumes of combinations of the
following: cubes, cuboids, spheres, hemispheres and right circular cylinders/cones. Frustum of the
cone. Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed

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