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Syllabus for appointment to the Post of Junior Chemist in RVUN

1. Basic Principles and applications of quantum mechanics- hydrogen atom, angular

momentum, Basics of atomic structure, electronic configuration, shape of orbitals, hydrogen atom spectra, Chemical periodicity, Structure and bonding in homo- and heteronuclear molecules, including shapes of molecules.

2. Experimental determination/ correlations of Physico-chemical parameters: viscosity,

surface Tension etc.; Emulsion.

3. Chemical applications of group theory, Chemical thermodynamics, Concepts of

catalysis, Polymer chemistry, Molecular weights and their determinations, Kinetics of chain polymerization. techniques, bonding, thermal, electrical and magnetic properties, Colloids and surface phenomena, Error analysis, Statistical analysis of data, Analytical chemistry – separation techniques, Spectroscopic electro- and thermoanalytical methods, Bioinorganic chemistry – photo systems, porphyrines, metalloenzymes, oxygen transport, electron- transfer reactions, nitrogen fixation, Physical characterization of inorganic compounds by IR, Raman, NMR, EPR, Mossbauer, UV-, NQR, MS, electron spectroscopy and microscopic techniques, Nuclear chemistry – nuclear reactions, fission and fusion, radio-analytical techniques and activation analysis, radio carbon dating – C14, half life period,

4. Solids – structural classification of binary and ternary compounds, diffraction

5. Chemistry of the main group elements and their compounds, Allotropy, Synthesis,

Bonding and structure, Chemistry of transition elements and coordination compounds – bonding theories, spectral and magnetic properties, reaction mechanisms , Inner transition elements – spectral and magnetic properties, analytical applications, Organometallic Compounds – synthesis, bonding, structure and reactivity, Organometallics in homogenous catalysis.

6. Cages, metal clusters and nano-compounds. 7. Corrosion and its prevention. 8. Concepts of acids and bases. 9. IPUAC nomenclature of organic compounds. 10. Principles of stereochemistry, conformational analysis, isomerism and chirality. 11. Reactive intermediates and organic reaction mechanisms. 12. Concepts of aromaticity, Pericyclic reactions, Named reactions. 13. Transformations and rearrangements. 14. Principles and applications of organic photochemistry, Fee radical reactions. 15. Reactions involving nucleophobic carbon intermediates. 16. Oxidation and reduction of functional groups.

*** . power station of Rajasthan. stack monitoring. Ambient monitoring. Basic applications and awareness of computers. Sampling procedures. Protecting groups. 28. inorganic and organometallic) in organic synthesis. monitoring of pollutants. peptides. Ecological changes. nucleic acids and lipids. Chemistry of natural products such as steroids. Physical characerisation of organic compounds by IR. Industrial Pollution Abatement. Introduction to Nanotechnology 25. Ash analysis. recycling and conservation of 23. 26. MS. Petrochemical and Natural Gas Engg: elementary concepts. 19. Air Water. Ecology & Environment. Testing equipments. 18. Fuels (solid. 24. regioselectivity. stereoselectivity. Selective organic transformation – chemoselectivity. 22. 20.conventional energy sources water. liquid & gaseous ). 21. terpenes. Process plant utilites. 27. Water chemistry – various processes to be monitored. Petrochemical Technology: elementary concepts. Chemistry of aromatic and aliphatic heterocyclic compounds. Green chemistry. Non. Chemical Technology. enantioselectivity. Common reagents (organic. Process Safety & Hazards Management. Equations and Basic Knowledge. alkaloids. and NMR. carbohydrates.17. Petroleum. Sound pollution. UV-.