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Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology Test (SMIT) 2023

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SMIT 2023 Syllabus

The SMIT 2023 Syllabus includes concepts and theories from the three major science disciplines of physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Candidates must thoroughly prepare for these subjects and ensure that they score well in all areas. The complete syllabus for the SMIT 2023 exam may be found here.

  • Newton’s Laws of Motion: First law of motion – force and inertia with examples -momentum – the second law of motion, mention of spring force F=kx, mention of basic forces in nature – impulse and impulsive forces with examples – second law as applied to the variable mass situation – third law of motion etc.
  • Fluid Dynamics: Explanation of streamline and turbulent motion – statement and explanation of Bernoulli’s Theorem – mention of the equation of continuity – mention of expressions for PE, KE and pressure energy of an element of a liquid flowing through a pipe etc.
  • Work – Power – Energy: Work done by a force – power – units of power – energy – derivation of expression for gravitation potential energy and kinetic energy of a moving body – F.S – unit of work – graphical representation of work done by a constant and variable force – statement of work – energy theorem etc.
  • Gravitation: Statement and explanation of Law of Gravitation – definition of G – definition of orbital velocity and escape velocity – mention of expression for variation of g with altitude – statement and explanation of Kepler’s Laws of planetary motion etc.
  • Gas Laws: absolute zero – Kelvin scale of temperature – mention of the perfect gas equation – Statement and explanation of Boyle’s Law and Charles’ Law – definition of Pressure and Volume Coefficient of a gas – explanation of isothermal and adiabatic changes etc.
  • Mode of heat transfer: Conduction of heat – steady state – temperature gradient – definition of coefficient of thermal conductivity – basic concepts of convection of heat – radiation – properties of thermal radiation – radiant energy etc.
  • Waves: Waves around us – a brief note on light waves, sound waves, radio waves, microwaves, seismic waves – wave as a carrier of energy – classification of waves etc.
  • Sound: Properties of sound – Doppler Effect – derivation of expression for apparent frequency in general case and discussion to special cases – the speed of sound in a gas – explanation of Newton’s Formula for the speed of sound – correction by Laplace etc.
  • Refraction at a plane surface: Refraction through a parallel sided glass slab – deviation produced by a thin prism – dispersive power – derivation of expressions for lateral shift and normal shift etc.
  • Introduction to Theories of Light: A brief explanation of Newton’s corpuscular theory, Huygen’s wave theory and Maxwell’s electromagnetic theory etc.
  • Diffraction: Explanation of the phenomenon – the distinction between Fresnel and Fraunhofer Diffraction -qualitative explanation of diffraction at single slit and analysis of diffraction pattern etc.
  • Stoichiometry: Equivalent mass of elements: definition, principles involved in the determination of equivalent masses of elements by hydrogen displacement method, Expression of the concentration of solutions-ppm, normality, molarity and mole fraction etc.
  • Atomic structure: Introduction: constituents of atoms, their charge and mass. Atomic number and atomic mass, Wave nature of light, Electromagnetic spectrum-emission spectrum of hydrogen-Lyman series, Balmer series, Paschen series, Brackett series and Pfund series etc.
  • Periodic properties: Periodic table with 18 groups to be used, Variation patterns in atomic radius, ionization energy, electron affinity etc.
  • Oxidation number: Oxidation and reduction, rules for computing oxidation number. Calculating the oxidation no. of any particular atom in a specific compound/ion etc.
  • Gaseous state: Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law, Avogadro’s Hypothesis, Dalton’s Law of partial pressures, Graham’s Law of diffusion and Gay Lussac’s Law of combining volumes. Combined gas equation. Kinetic molecular theory of gases-postulates, root mean square velocity etc.
  • Chemical bonding: Covalent bonding-molecular orbital theory: linear combination of atomic orbitals (Qualitative approach), energy level diagram, rules for filling molecular orbitals, bonding and antibonding orbitals, bond order, electronic configuration of H2, Li2 and O2 Non-existence of He2 and paramagnetism of O2 etc.
  • Acids and Bases: Arrhenius’ concept, limitations. Bronsted and Lowry’s concept, merits and limitations. Lewis concept, Strengths of Acids and Bases – dissociation constants of weak acids and weak bases etc.
  • Partial Fractions
  • Logarithms
  • Mathematical logic
  • Binomial Theory
  • Theory of Equations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Summation of finite series
  • Coordinate system
  • Matrices & Determinants
  • Vector
  • Elements of Number Theory
  • Graph Theory
  • Trigonometry and advanced concepts
  • Integrations and equations m

So these are the different subjects and topics which are present in the syllabus for the Sikkim Manipal University entrance examination for the year 2023.

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