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# VITEEE Maths Syllabus Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) Mathematics Syllabus

**Keep in mind, this syllabus is not for Biology stream students, go through biology syllabus for VITEEE for bio-medical courses entrance exam . MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS Types of matrices, addition and multiplication of matrices-Properties, computation of inverses, solution of system of linear equations by matrix inversion method. Rank of a Matrix - Elementary transformation on a matrix, consistency of a system of linear equations, Cramer's rule, Nonhomogeneous equations, homogeneous linear system, rank method.

THEORY OF EQUATIONS, SEQUENCE AND SERIES Quadratic equations - Relation between roots and coefficients - Nature of roots - Symmetric functions of roots - Diminishing and Increasing of roots - Reciprocal equations. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic Progressions-Relation between A.M., G. M ., and H.M. Special series: Binomial, Exponential and Logarithmic series - Summation of Series.

VECTOR ALGEBRA Scalar Product - Angle between two vectors, properties of scalar product, applications of dot products. Vector Product - Right handed and left handed systems, properties of vector product, applications of cross product. Product of three vectors - Scalar triple product, properties of scalar triple product, vector triple product, vector product of four vectors, scalar product of four vectors. Lines - Equation of a straight line passing through a given point and parallel to a given vector, passing through two given points, angle between two lines. Skew lines - Shortest distance between two lines, condition for two lines to intersect, point of intersection, collinearity of three points. Planes - Equation of a plane, passing through a given point and perpendicular to a vector, given the distance from the origin and unit normal, passing through a given point and parallel to two given vectors, passing through two given points and parallel to a given vector, passing through three given non-collinear points, passing through the line of intersection of two given planes, the distance between a point and a plane, the plane which contains two given lines, angle between two given planes, angle between a line and a plane. Sphere - Equation of the sphere whose centre and radius are given, equation of a sphere when the extremities of the diameter are given.

related rates .Addition formula and their applications Trigonometric equations . Rectangular Hyperbola -standard equation of a rectangular hyperbola. polar form principal value. Stationary Points . decreasing. tracing of the ellipse (x^2/a^2 )+(y^2/a^2 ) = 1 (a> b). Errors and approximations . minima. vector interpretation.Increasing. De Moivre's theorem and its applications.absolute. Angle measuresCircular function-Trigonometrical ratios of related angles . curve tracing. Roots of a complex number . parametric forms of a conics. partial derivatives . concavity convexity points of inflexion. L' Hospital's Rule. equation of chord of contact of tangents from a point (x1 . Maxima and Minima. DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS Derivative as a rate measure . sum. conjugate . Other standard form of the ellipse.General equation of a conic. chords.Euler's theorem. tangents and normals Cartesian form and parametric form. conjugate. other standard parabolas.Inverse trigonometric functions-Properties and solutions of triangle.properties. ordered pair representation. the process of shifting the origin. Ellipse . classification of conics with respect to eccentricity. relative. INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND ITS APPLICATIONS METHODS OF INTEGRATION STANDARD TYPES .y1 ) Asymptotes.rate of change . solutions of polynomial equations.Taylor's and Maclaurin's series. maxima. general forms.nth roots.standard equation. Mean value theorem.COMPLEX NUMBERS & TRIGONOMETRY Complex number system. other form of the hyperbola. product quotient. Modulus properties. general form of the standard equation.velocity-acceleration . classification with respect to the general equation of a conic. cube roots.Rolle's Theorem . percentage errors.Standard equation of a parabola tracing of the parabola. Parabola .Derivative as a measure of slopetangent. geometrical representation meaning. ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY Definition of a Conic . fourth roots. difference. tracing of the hyperbola (x^2/a^2 )-(y^2/a^2 ) = 1 . some practical problems Hyperbola .Lagrange Mean Value Theorem . some practical problems.Standard equation of the ellipse. normal and angle between curves.

length. relations.monoids. axioms. x^2. Area.theories and .zoological parks and museums and economical and cultural importance . Probability density function. reduction formulae for sin^n (x) and cos^n (x) .Semi groups . algebraic properties. linear equations. truth tables. order of a group. Neo-Lamarkism . Poisson. combination. groups (Problems and simple properties only).Normal. order and degree. Binary Operations . permutation. sets. cos mx. solving differential equations (1st order) variable separable homogeneous. BIOLOGY TAXONOMY OF LIVING ORGANISMS Linnaeus and binomial nomenclature . Second order linear equations with constant coefficient f (x)=e^m(x). theorems on probability. conditional probability. Induction. order of an element. continuous distribution . DISCRETE MATHEMATICS Mathematical Logic . Neo-Darwinism.x. Random Variable. functions. distribution function.history and types of classification . discrete distributionsBinomial . volume and surface area.Logical statements.classification of angiosperms up to series level (Bentham and Hooker's system) . DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Formation of differential equations. variance. PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability.status of bacteria and viruses botanical garden and herbaria .salient features of nonchordates upto phylum level and chordates up to class level.salient features of various plant groups .Properties of definite integrals. Lamarkism. sin mx. connectives.modern concepts of natural selection . mathematical expectation. EVOLUTION Darwinism. tautologies.

brain function and receptor organs . immunoglobins structure .compensation point and fermentation . nephron ultrafilteration . genetics.T-cells. structure of heart Excretion: ureotelism.prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and their ultrastructures.Leeuwenhoek.evidences of evolution (fossil record and biochemical evidences) .lymphoid organs.central dogma of molecular biology .linkage and crossing over .unicellular and multicellular organisms .sources of variation.chromosomal mapping .reproduction: spermatogenesis. Bcells . flowers and their modifications . mutation.Photophosphorylation: cyclic and noncyclic . leaves and stems .glycolysis .nervous system: physiology. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Concept of gene .genetic diversity. genetics and diseases .mechanism of respiration .gene regulation . HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Nutrition: Digestion.origin and concepts of species: speciation and isolation (geographical and reproductive). CELL BIOLOGY Cell theory (Schelieden and Schwann) . Robert Koch. GENETICS Heredity and variation . culture and diseases .respiratory quotient (RQ).RNA structure and types .types and modes of nutrition .rDNA technology -. genetic drift.Discovery of cell and cell as a self contained unit . natural selection . calorie value (ICMR standards).innate immunity .bacteriology: structure. process of pulmonary respiration . leaf.transgenic plants .tools and techniques used in cell biology .mutation and chromosomal aberration .Photosynthesis: light and dark reactions. balanced diet.Muscular systems: mechanism of action .Digestion: enzymes and its action . exchange of gases. Pasteur.chromosomal basis of inheritance .photorespiration .antimicrobial resistance and chemotherapy .Virology: structure. Body-mass ratio. C3 and C4 plants .Protozoan microbiology pathogenecity of microorganisms .tissue and tissue systems . stem.Circulation: mechanisms of blood circulation.transpiration .secondary growth .compound microscope and electron microscope .anaerobic pathway .Karyotyping analysis .DNA as a genetic material: structure. thymus .immune system disorders. replication .cell division: amitosis. recombination.Kreb's cycle .sx linked inheritance . Lister . MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Introduction and history of microbiology . urea biosynthesis. expiration.anatomy of mono and dicot roots. in vitro fertilization endocrines: harmones and their functions. migration. mitosis and meiosis. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY Morphology of root.transplantation and types . obesity -respiration: inspiration. oogenesis. coordination systems.Mendel's laws of inheritance .

Spontaneous and non spontaneous processes .conservation and biodiversity (Biosphere reserves) .Electrical Property Amorphous solid (elementary ideas only). 4 AgNO CuSO and 7 2 2 O Cr K and 4 KMnO .food production: breeding experiments.biopiracy . Biofertilizers .entropy .pollution (water.structural isomerism . Silver and Zinc.biopatent . noise and temperature).Third law of thermodynamics.Uses of coordination compounds .Geometrical isomerism in 4coordinate. Lanthanides-Introduction.genetically modified organisms .ecosystems .Uses of radioactive Isotopes.microbial type culture . X-Ray crystal structure .pisciculture . timber yielding teak .biowar bioethics .crops of economic importance: food yielding rice. COORDINATION CHEMISTRY Introduction .livestock and management . soil.gene bank .IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds . APPLIED BIOLOGY AND HUMAN WELFARE Plant tissue culture and applications .Gibb's free energy Free energy change and chemical equilibrium . SOLID STATE Unit cell.management of plant and animal genetic resources .wild life: legislation and conservation of wild life .cattle breeding and poultry . uses and brief comparison of Lanthanides and Actinides.recent advances in vaccine development.Imperfections in solids . air.biogeochemical cycle (O2 .extinction of species . properties of 3 .Isomerism in coordination compounds . Lanthanide contraction.waste management .genetic conservation . oxidation state-Chemical reactivity. fibre yielding cotton. . Occurrence and principles of extraction: Copper.global warming crisis and green house effect .brief account of crop and animal diseases and their control . ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT Human population and explosion . Nuclear energy. Nuclear fission and fusion-Radio carbon dating Nuclear reaction in sun .gene cloning . oil yielding : groundnut.Valence Bond theory . Preparation.genetic typing studies. CHEMISTRY d AND f-BLOCK ELEMENTS General Characteristics of d-block elements.Theories on coordination compounds . THERMODYNAMICS I and II law of thermodynamics .and microbes . C and N elements) .Terminology in coordination chemistry .farming methods .genetically modified foods .ethical concerns .gene therapy .gene expression .Biocoordination compounds (Haemoglobin and chlorophyll).Types of ionic crystals .Werner's theory (brief) . 6-coordinate complexes .ecological succession .

first order and pseudo first order reaction .General methods of preparation of aliphatic ethers .Properties .Properties .properties . Lactic acid . Aromatic acids. activation energy. 1 .Uses.Properties . ALCOHOLS AND ETHERS Nomenclature of alcohols .Methods of preparation of trihydric alcohols .Uses.Uses .Properties .Synthesis of benzylamine .Properties .Properties .Preparation of benzaldehyde .Properties and Uses.Electrodes and electrode potentials . Aromatic nitro compounds Preparation . Diazonium salts . Amines. Aromatic amines .Uses.CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM AND CHEMICAL KINETICS Applications of law of mass action .Properties . Aromatic ketones preparation of acetophenone . preparation of benzophenone .Classification of alcohols .Reactions of anisole .Properties.Properties . Rate expression and order of a reaction.Properties.Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds.Variation of conductance with dilution Kohlraush's law.Faraday's laws of electrolysis .Aromatic ethers Preparation of anisole . specific conductance.Comparison of aldehydes and ketones. Aromatic aldehydes .methyl acetate .Preparation of aliphatic nitroalkanes .Distinction between 0 0 2 . Monohydroxy mono carboxylic acids.Properties .Uses.Preparation . CARBONYL COMPOUNDS Nomenclature of carbonyl compounds . acetyl chloride ( COCl CH3 ) .Fuel cells Corrosion and its preventions.Methods of preparation of dihydric alcohols: Glycol .Construction of cell and EMF .Preparation of benzene diazoniumchloride .Aromatic alcohols . . Ethers .Preparation .Specific resistance.properties .Uses .preparation.Uses. Aliphatic dicarboxylic acids. Properties . determination of rate constant/order of reaction Temperature dependence of rate constant . ORGANIC NITROGEN COMPOUNDS Aliphatic nitro compounds .General methods of preparation of primary alcohols Properties . Preparation of acetamide. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic amines. Derivatives of carboxylic acids. Ketones . General methods of preparation of aldehydes .acetic anhydride . Preparation of esters .synthesis of lactic acid.Uses.uses.Arrhenius equation.Preparation and properties of phenols and benzyl alcohol. Aliphatic nitriles .general methods of preparation of aliphatic ketones (acetone) .half life period.General methods of preparation . Benzoic and Salicylic acid .Uses.Uses. Cells .Preparation of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids . Preparation of oxalic and succinic acid.Properties.Le Chatlier's principle.Properties .Properties .uses .Properties . aliphatic amines .Uses. Properties.Theory of strong electrolytes .Preparation . equivalent and molar conductance . CARBOXYLIC ACIDS Nomenclature .Aniline . ELECTROCHEMISTRY Theory of electrical conductance . and 0 3 amines.formic acid .Properties . zero order.

colour code for carbon resistors.illustration by simple circuits . Kirchoff's law . Self induction Mutual induction .comparing the emf of two cells.Wheatstone's Bridge and its application for temperature coefficient of resistance measurement .Combination of resistors . Magnetic effect of electric current .moving coil galvanometer .Special case of Wheatstone bridge .action of points -Lightning arrester .Self inductance of a long solenoid .forces between two parallel current carrying conductors .Internal resistance of a cell .Primary (Voltaic.Faraday's law .induced emf and current . Ohm's law.Conversion to ammeter and voltmeter .Magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and circular coil . Electric potential . Coulomb's law-forces between two point electric charges .PHYSICS PART-I . Electric dipole. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND ALTERNATING CURRENT Electromagnetic induction . charges and their conservation.Lenz's law.Electro chemical cells .Electrical resistivity and conductivity-Classification of materials in terms of conductivity .rechargeable cell .Force on current carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field .Van de Graaff generator.Dielectric and electric polarisation .Superconductivity (elementary ideas) .energy stored in a capacitor Capacitors in series and in parallel .Thermopile.Experimental verification-Thermoelectric effects .parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium .flow of charges in a metallic conductor .Joule's law .Concept of magnetic field.V-I characteristics .Peltier effect .Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron.Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges.Chemical effect of current .series and parallel Temperature dependence of resistance . Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic field and electric field cyclotron . Electric fluxGauss's theorem and its applications to find field due to (i) infinitely long straight wire (ii) uniformly charged infinite plane sheet (iii) two parallel sheets and (iv) uniformly charged thin spherical shell (inside and outside) Electrostatic induction-capacitor and capacitance .Thomson effect .Drift velocity and mobility and their relation with electric current.Forces between multiple electric charges-superposition principle.Potentiometer.(i) by changing magnetic induction (ii) by changing area enclosed by the coil and (iii) by .potential difference-electric potential due to a point charge and due to a dipoleEquipotential surfaces .mutual inductance of two long solenoids.Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid . Daniel)-Secondary .Carbon resistors . Oersted's experiment . EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT Heating effect . CURRENT ELECTRICITY Electric Current . electrical resistance . Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field .Meterbridge .Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment . neutral and inversion temperature-Measurement of thermo emf using potentiometer .definition of ampere. electric field intensity due to a dipole behaviour of dipole in a uniform electric field-application of electric dipole in microwave oven.lead acid accumulator. Electric Power . electric field lines.Electric field due to a point charge.magnetic field lines. Ampere's circuital law and its application to straight and Toroidal solenoids. thermoemf.Construction and working .Thermocouple.applications of capacitor .Potential difference and emf of a cell. Methods of inducing emf .Seebeck effect .principle . Electric field .Physics: ELECTROSTATICS Frictional electricity. Lechlanche.Tangent galvanometer .Biot-Savart law .

Hydrogen spectrum .Electromagnetic spectrum-radio.DeBroglie relation .particle nature of energy .experimental verification of Einstein's photoelectric equation .Frame of references . charge. Matter waves .holography. three phase).Resonance and Q .Formation of colours in thin films .coherent source . time and mass with velocity . ATOMIC PHYSICS Atomic structure .polarisation by reflection .Relativity of length.RELATIVITY Photoelectric effect . Band and continuous spectra .work function . infrared.Line.AC circuit with capacitor .factor .Laue's experiment .spontaneous and stimulated emission .discovery of the electron.polarimeter. Diffraction . ultraviolet.DeBroglie wavelength of an electron electron microscope. Masers and Lasers .Nuclear mass defect .LCR series circuit .photo cells and their application.Brewster's law .Young's double slit experiment and expression for fringe width .Bainbridge mass spectrometer.energy and wave number expression .commercial generator.isotopes.Ne laser . Scattering of light . diffraction of x-rays .Light waves and photons . Eddy current .Galileon transformations.power in AC circuits. Alternating current .binding energy . detection. Interference . ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND WAVE OPTICS Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics .properties and applications of laser light .nicol prism .uses of plane polarised light and Polaroid's .measurement of AC-AC circuit with resistance . Emission and Absorption spectrum .Einstein's photoelectric equation . density. Special theory of relativity .changing the orientation of the coil (quantitative treatment).AC circuit with inductor . properties. X rays. AC generator .rotatory polarisation .Rayleigh's scattering .Einstein's mass -energy equivalence. Bohr's model energy quantisation .Newton's rings.Stability of nuclei . visible.Wave Electromagnetic and Quantum theories.Transformer .excitation and ionization potentials.Ruby laser.alpha scattering .wave mechanical concept of the atom .Rutherford's atom model.Mosley's law and atomic number.analytical treatment .wave nature of particles . Sommerfeld's atom model-X-rays Production. DUAL NATURE OF RADIATION AND MATTER . Concept of space. time .Fluorescence and phosphorescence. total internal reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts.Bragg's law.Long distance transmission.normal population and population inversion . NUCLEAR PHYSICS Nuclear properties .energy level diagrams sodium and mercury spectra .diffraction grating. absorption. gamma rays.Corpuscular .differences between interference and diffraction of light.X-ray spectra-continuous and characteristic X-ray spectrum .Tyndal scattering Raman effect .Blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Theories of light .laws of photoelectric emission .nuclear radii. Wavefront and Huygens's principle .Reflection. (Single phase. binding energy. Bragg's X-ray spectrometer .specific charge (Thomson's method) and charge of the electron (Millikan's oil drop method) . He. microwaves. masses.Applications . isobars and isotones . mass.interference of light. .Raman spectrum . Polarisation of light waves .double refraction .