IIT JEE Syllabus

Physical chemistry General topics: Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton¶s atomic theory; Mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality. Gaseous and liquid states: Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation; Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation; Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature; Law of partial pressures; Vapour pressure; Diffusion of gases. Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers; Wave-particle duality, de Broglie hypothesis; Uncertainty principle; Qualitative quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of s, p and d orbitals; Electronic configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36); Aufbau principle; Pauli¶s exclusion principle and Hund¶s rule; Orbital overlap and covalent bond; Hybridisation involving s, p and d orbitals only; Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species; Hydrogen bond; Polarity in molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only); VSEPR model and shapes of molecules (linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral and octahedral). Energetics: First law of thermodynamics; Internal energy, work and heat, pressure-volume work; Enthalpy, Hess¶s law; Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization; Second law of thermodynamics; Entropy; Free energy; Criterion of spontaneity. Chemical equilibrium: Law of mass action; Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier¶s principle (effect of concentration, temperature and pressure); Significance of DG and DGo in chemical equilibrium; Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions; Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts); Hydrolysis of salts. Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; Nernst equation and its relation to DG; Electrochemical series, emf of galvanic cells; Faraday¶s laws of electrolysis; Electrolytic conductance, specific, equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch¶s law; Concentration cells. Chemical kinetics: Rates of chemical reactions; Order of reactions; Rate constant; First order reactions; Temperature dependence of rate constant (Arrhenius equation). Solid state: Classification of solids, crystalline state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b, c, ), close packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices; Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects. Solutions: Raoult¶s law; Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point. Surface chemistry: Elementary concepts of adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms); Colloids: types, methods of preparation and general properties; Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants and micelles (only definitions and examples). Nuclear chemistry: Radioactivity: isotopes and isobars; Properties of rays; Kinetics of radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon dating; Stability of nuclei with respect to

Formation. aluminium chloride and alums. copper. IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds (only hydrocarbons. Halogens: hydrohalic acids. carbanions and free radicals. Cu2+ and Zn2+. cis-trans and ionisation isomerisms. Carbon: oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid). Optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centres. Aluminium: alumina. hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear. Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction and decarboxylation reactions. magnesium and calcium. sulphuric acid and sodium thiosulphate. tin. Phosphorus: oxides. boric acid and borax. Brief discussion on fission and fusion reactions. Silicon: silicones. Zn2+. hydroxides. Pb2+. Ores and minerals: Commonly occurring ores and minerals of iron. potassium. Self reduction method (copper and lead). Fe3+. carbonates. Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide. sulphurous acid. oxidation states and their stabilities. colour (excluding the details of electronic transitions) and calculation of spin-only magnetic moment. Boron: diborane.proton-neutron ratio. Resonance and hyperconjugation. Coordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. Al3+.S and E. magnesium. Determination of empirical and molecular formulae of simple compounds (only combustion method). silicon. sulphate and sulphide.Z nomenclature excluded). Nitrogen: oxides. Xenon fluorides. sulphur and halogens. Polarity and inductive effects in alkyl halides. Combustion and halogenation of alkanes. Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman projections). Properties of allotropes of carbon (only diamond and graphite). oxygen. bleaching powder. physical properties of alkanes (melting points. silver oxide. oxyacids and ammonia. nitrogen. Organic Chemistry Concepts: Hybridisation of carbon. Ca2+. Cu2+. oxides. tetrahedral. Principles of qualitative analysis: Groups I to V (only Ag+. Inductive and resonance effects on acidity and basicity of organic acids and bases. bicarbonates. oxyacids (phosphorus acid. phosphoric acid) and phosphine. Extractive metallurgy: Chemical principles and reactions only (industrial details excluded). zinc and silver. Preparation. silicates and silicon carbide. halides (excluding fluoride). general characteristics. chlorides and sulphates of Fe2+. Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide. Ba2+. phosphorus and sulphur. . Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides. Sigma and pi-bonds. Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead. structure and stability of carbocations. (R. mono-functional and bi-functional compounds). Hg2+. square planar and octahedral). phosphorus. Structural and geometrical isomerism. Shapes of simple organic molecules. aluminium. Keto-enol tautomerism. boiling points and density). Mn2+ and Mg2+). potassium dichromate. chlorides and sulphates of sodium. peroxides. Carbon reduction method (iron and tin). silver nitrate. Hydrogen bonds: definition and their effects on physical properties of alcohols and carboxylic acids. Electrolytic reduction method (magnesium and aluminium). lead. Cyanide process (silver and gold). Reactive intermediates produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavage. Inorganic Chemistry Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals: Boron. Potassium permanganate. Bi3+. Cr3+. Nitrate. properties and reactions of alkanes: Homologous series. silver thiosulphate. Oxides. oxides and oxyacids of chlorine. Transition elements (3d series): Definition.

dehydration and oxidation. density and dipole moments). halogens). cellulose. oxime and hydrazone formation. symmetric functions of roots. Alcohols: esterification. Acidity of alkynes. Carboxylic acids: formation of esters. Arithmetic.and di-saccharides (glucose and sucrose). azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts of aromatic amines. nylon. properties of modulus and principal argument. Amino acids and peptides: General structure (only primary structure for peptides) and physical properties. Permutations and combinations. Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and ozone. Binomial theorem for a positive integral index. preparation from nitro compounds. properties of . arithmetic. acid chlorides and amides. Reimer-Tieman reaction. Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination reactions. carboxyl. Detection and identification of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic). sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers. Electrophilic addition reactions of alkenes with X2. reaction with nitrous acid. sulphonation. S. ester hydrolysis. cube roots of unity. Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation. geometric and harmonic progressions. HX. Mathematics Algebra: Algebra of complex numbers. teflon and PVC. Reduction of alkenes and alkynes. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Grignard reactions. Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution). conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and ketones. Logarithms and their properties. ZnCl2/concentrated HCl. Chemical methods of separation of monofunctional organic compounds from binary mixtures. Amines: basicity of substituted anilines and aliphatic amines. nucleophilic substitution reactions. multiplication. Sandmeyer and related reactions of diazonium salts. electrophilic substitution reactions (halogenation. Cannizzaro reaction. formation of quadratic equations with given roots. triangle inequality. polar representation. Ethers:Preparation by Williamson¶s Synthesis. Phenols: Acidity. geometric interpretations. nitration. aldol condensation. Metal acetylides. Kolbe reaction. Carbohydrates: Classification. amino and nitro.Preparation. haloform reaction and nucleophilic addition reactions (Grignard addition). relations between roots and coefficients. properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes: Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes (boiling points. phosphorus halides. Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation. glycoside formation and hydrolysis of sucrose. reduction. reduction. Effect of o-. conjugation. mand p-directing groups in monosubstituted benzenes. geometric and harmonic means. Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above): Alkyl halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation. mono. nitration and sulphonation). carbylamine reaction. Properties and uses of some important polymers: Natural rubber. HOX and H2O (X=halogen). addition. Perkin reaction. sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions. Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation. infinite geometric series. carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone). Addition reactions of alkynes. Reactions of benzene: Structure and aromaticity. Practical organic chemistry: Detection of elements (N. Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry of addition and elimination). Oxidation. reaction with sodium.

inverse of a square matrix of order up to three. exponential and logarithmic functions. Trigonometry: Trigonometric functions. Locus Problems. intermediate value property of continuous functions. difference. equations of tangent. transpose of a matrix. chain rule. Matrices as a rectangular array of real numbers. parametric equations. limit and continuity of the sum. definite integrals and their properties. equation of a straight line in space. intersection of a circle with a straight line or a circle. equation of a plane. increasing and decreasing functions. Parametric equations of a circle. rational. absolute value. maximum and minimum values of a function. Derivative of a function. Bayes Theorem. polynomial. section formulae. derivatives of polynomial. inverse of a function. Rolle¶s Theorem and Lagrange¶s Mean Value Theorem. sine rule. tangents and normals. Integral calculus: Integration as the inverse process of differentiation. sum. general solution of trigonometric equations. incentre and circumcentre of a triangle. distance of a point from a plane. onto and one-to-one functions. geometrical interpretation of the derivative. derivatives up to order two. their periodicity and graphs. Derivatives of implicit functions. L¶Hospital rule of evaluation of limits of functions. addition. . Three dimensions: Direction cosines and direction ratios. equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines. Equation of a straight line in various forms. their foci. indefinite integrals of standard functions. directrices and eccentricity. derivative of the sum. Addition and multiplication rules of probability. independence of events. difference. ellipse and hyperbola in standard form. exponential and logarithmic functions. equation of a circle through the points of intersection of two circles and those of a circle and a straight line. orthocentre. Lines through the point of intersection of two given lines. formulae involving multiple and sub-multiple angles. Relations between sides and angles of a triangle. Analytical geometry: Two dimensions: Cartesian coordinates. into. computation of probability of events using permutations and combinations. inverse trigonometric. distance between two points. multiplication by a scalar and product of matrices. Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus. diagonal. concurrency of lines. continuity of composite functions. difference. angle between two lines. conditional probability. product and quotient of two functions. inverse trigonometric functions (principal value only). cosine rule. Centroid. Limit and continuity of a function. properties of these matrix operations.binomial coefficients. equations of tangent and normal. determinant of a square matrix of order up to three. rational. solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables. normal and chord. addition and subtraction formulae. distance of a point from a line. equality of matrices. Equation of a circle in various forms. trigonometric. composite functions. product and quotient of two functions. shift of origin. trigonometric. Equations of a parabola. Even and odd functions. half-angle formula and the area of a triangle. product and quotient of two functions. symmetric and skew-symmetric matrices and their properties. Differential calculus: Real valued functions of a real variable.

Rigid body. linear first order differential equations. cylinders and spheres. Speed of sound in gases. scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations. Collision of point masses with rigid bodies. Gauss¶s law and its application in simple cases. Kinetic and potential energy. Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits. equation of continuity. longitudinal and transverse waves. Wien¶s displacement law. Impulse. dimensional analysis. Flux of electric field. Systems of particles. superposition of waves. solution of homogeneous differential equations. Angular momentum. bulk modulus of gases. Ideal gas laws. Young¶s modulus by Searle¶s method. Hooke¶s law. such as. application of definite integrals to the determination of areas involving simple curves. latent heat. Kirchhoff¶s law. Bernoulli¶s theorem and its applications. moment of inertia. Escape velocity. separation of variables method. parallel and perpendicular axes theorems. Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field. Terminal velocity. Electric field lines. Isothermal and adiabatic processes. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Doppler effect (in sound). Pascal¶s law. scalar multiplication. Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference. focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method. Thermal physics: Thermal expansion of solids. Torque. Law of gravitation. significant figures. Electric field and potential. Work and power. Newton¶s law of cooling. Beats. Linear and angular simple harmonic motions. Stoke¶s law. Vectors: Addition of vectors. Physics General: Units and dimensions. Uniform Circular motion. Relative velocity. Wave motion (plane waves only). Young¶s modulus. Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy. Progressive and stationary waves. Viscosity (Poiseuille¶s equation excluded). Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive powers. Speed of sound using resonance column. Heat conduction in one dimension. Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation. Verification of Ohm¶s law using voltmeter and ammeter. Centre of mass and its motion. projectiles. Conservation of angular momentum. Rolling without slipping of rings. Acceleration due to gravity. Newton¶s laws of motion. Electricity and magnetism: Coulomb¶s law. Vibration of strings and air columns. . Pressure in a fluid. dot and cross products. Streamline flow. Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter.Integration by parts. Surface energy and surface tension. Equivalence of heat and work. Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer). Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases). liquids and gases. Stefan¶s law. Determination of g using simple pendulum. least count. integration by the methods of substitution and partial fractions. Gravitational potential and field. Mechanics: Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only). moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes. Static and dynamic friction. Elastic and inelastic collisions. capillary rise. Calorimetry.Resonance. Formation of ordinary differential equations. Elementary concepts of convection and radiation. First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases). and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box. Buoyancy.

colour. Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire. Sense of colour grouping or application. Biot±Savart¶s law and Ampere¶s law. from memory. Architectural awareness: General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations ± both national and international. uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Magnetic moment of a current loop. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture. Binding energy and its calculation. Context mapping. Characteristic and continuous Xrays. de Broglie wavelength of matter waves. triangles. angles. RC. along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid. Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics. Wave nature of light: Huygen¶s principle. Modern physics: Atomic nucleus. Bohr¶s theory of hydrogen-like atoms. cylinders. Electric current. cubes. Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field. equipment.c. Electromagnetic induction: Faraday¶s law. Heating effect of current.to find field due to infinitely long straight wire. Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells. designers etc. Aptitude Test Freehand drawing: This would comprise of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion. Moving coil galvanometer. Visualization through structuring objects in memory. Creativity check through innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. voltmeter. relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale.c. sources. volume and orientation. ) in the related domain. Total internal reflection. Ohm¶s law. Half-life and mean life. Geometrical drawing: Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines. cones. Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop. Study of plan (top view). Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces.. Three-dimensional perception: Understanding and appreciation of three-dimensional forms with building elements. Moseley¶s law. Thin lenses. quadrilaterals. Energy stored in a capacitor. polygons. beta and gamma radiations. interference limited to Young¶s double-slit experiment. surface texture. elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms. splayed surface holders etc. Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism. Capacitance. Optics: Rectilinear propagation of light. Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity: Composition exercise with given elements. Lenz¶s law. Photoelectric effect. Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses. Magnification. Self and mutual inductance. LR and LC circuits with d. Kirchhoff¶s laws and simple applications. and a. Capacitors in series and parallel. . Fission and fusion processes. places and personalities (architects. etc. Energy calculation in these processes. Law of radioactive decay. circles etc. ammeter and their conversions. Alpha. Decay constant.

00 AM to 12. Candidates desirous of joining the B. Candidates have to qualify in the Aptitude Test to become eligible for admission to either B. will be in English only . (Architecture) and B. courses. Des. Des. (Design) courses will be required to qualify in an aptitude test to be conducted at each counselling institute on June 10. The test will consist of one paper of three hours duration from 09. 2010. Question papers for aptitude test for B. erasers and colour pencils or crayons for the Aptitude Test.00 noon. pencils.Candidates are advised to bring geometry box sets. Arch. Arch. Des. or B. Arch. and B.

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