PU Engineering Entrance Syllabus

POKHARA UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING Pokhara-30, Kaski, Nepal

SYLLABUS (B.E. Entrance Examination-2077)

Subject wise contents

English: [20×1=20]

• Comprehension of reading passages on a variety of topics and style with special references

(i) General English and (ii) Technical English Grammar – Familiarity with the following aspects:

Parts of Speech. Basic Grammatical Patters / Structures, Tense and Aspect, Conditional sentences. Verbals: infinitives. Participles and Gerunds, Direct and Indirect Speech. Active and Passive Voice, Kinds of Sentences, Transformation of sentences. Concord /Agreement. Vocabulary. Use of Prepositions. Idiomatic expressions. Punctuation. Phonemes and phonetic symbols, Word Stress.

Chemistry: [15×1=15]

Language of Chemistry & Physical Chemistry:

Symbol, formulate valency and chemical questions. Problems based on chemical equations (relation with weight and weight, and weight and volume):

Atomic Structure:

Study of Cathode rays, and discovery of electrons, Rutheford’s X-ray scattering experiment and discovery of nucleus. Rutherford model of atom.. Bohr model of atom, Elementary concept of quantum numbers. Electron configuration of the elements:

Electronics Theory to Valency:

Octet rule, Electrovalency, covalency and coordinate valency,

General characteristics ionic and covalent compounds:

Oxidation and Reduction:

Classical definitions. Electronic interpretations of oxidation and reduction, Balancing of redox equations by oxidation number method:

Periodic Classification of Elements:

Mendeleev’s periodic law, anomalies of Mendeleev’s. periodic table. Modern periodic Law. Periodic Properties viz. ionization potential. electronegativity and atomic radii, and their variation in the periodic table: Equivalent Weight and Atomic Weight: Concept of equivalent weight, and its determination by hydrogen displacement method and oxide method. Concept of atomic weight, equivalent weight and valeney, determination of atomic weight using Dulong and Petit’s rule:

Molecular Weight and Mole:

Avogardo’s hypothesis and its deductions. Avogadro number and concept of mole, Determination of molecular weight by Victor Meyer’s method: Electro-Chemistry: Electrolytes and non-electrolytes, strong electrolytes and weak electrolytes, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis. Solubility product principle and its applications in qualitative anulysis: Theories of Acids and Bases: Arrhenius theory, Bronsted and Lowry theory, Lewis theory: Volumetric Analysis Equivalent weights of acids, base and salts, Principles of acidimetry and alkalimetry, pH and pH scale

Non-Metals :

Water: Hard water and soft water, Causes and removal of hardness of water; Nitrogen and its Compounds: Nitrogen cycle, Preparation of ammonia and nitric acid in the lah, and their properties, Manufacture of ammonia and nitric acid, Sulphur and its Compound. Allotropy of sulphur, Preparation of hydrogen sulphide, sulphure dioxide in the lab, and their properties. Manufacture of sulphuric acid by contact process: Halogens and Their Compound. Position of halogens in the periodic table, Preparation of chlorine and hydrogenc chloridein the lab, and their properties.

• Metals

Compounds of Metals: General methods of preparation and properties of oxides. hydroxides, chlorides, nitrates, sulphates and carbonates of metals: Sodium: Extraction of Sodium (Down’s process). Manufacture of caustic soda sodium carbonate: Copper: Extraction of copper from copper pyrite, Manufacture of Blue vitriol: Zinc: Extraction of zine from zine blend, Galvanization: Iron: Extraction of cast iron from hematite. Cast iron, steel and wrought iron. Types of steel. Manufacture of steel

• Organic Chemistry

Sources and Purification of organic Compounds: Characteristics of organic compounds. Sources of organic compounds, Purification of organic compounds: Classification and nomenclature of organic Compounds: Functional group, homologous series, and isomerism (structural only). Classification of organic compounds. Common names, and LUPA.C. naming system

• Saturated and unsaturated Hydrocarbons & Aromatic compound

Preparation and properties of methane, Preparation and properties of ethylene and acetylene, Alkyl Halides: Preparation and properties of ethyl iodide: Aromatic Compounds: Structure of benzene, Preparation of benzene in the laboratory, Properties of benzene

Physics:(25×1=25)

• Mechanics

Dimensions, Equations of motion, Motion of a projectile. Laws of motion. Addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity. Equilibrium of forces. Moments. Centre of mass. Centre of gravity. Solid friction. Work, power and energy. Conservation of energy. Angular speed. Centripetal force. Moment of inertia. Torque on a body. Angular momentum. Rotational kinetic energy. Laws of gravitation Gravitational intensity, Gravitational potential. Velocity of escape Simple harmonic motion Energy of SHM. Hooke’s Law.

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