for Diploma Engineering
There shall be one paper containing three sections viz Physic, Chemistry & Maths. All
questions will be objective type as expected in the Secondary School Examination. The
distribution of marks for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics portions shall be 30%, 30%
and 40% respectively.
PHYSICS: Distance and displacement, Scalar and Vector quantities, addition and
subtraction of Vectors, resolution of Vector. Speed and velocity, uniform and non-uniform
motion, circular motion, mass and weight; momentum, impulse, laws of motion,
conservation of momentum; work, power and energy, conservation of energy.
Characteristics of sound waves, longitudinal and transverse waves, v =nλ relation.
Spherical mirror, mirror formulae, laws of reflection and refraction, refraction through a
glass slab and prism, total internal reflection, dispersion of light. Lens formulae, power of
a lens. Microscope and Telescope.
Coulomb’s law, electric current, electric potential and potential difference; Ohm’s law.
Law of resistance in series and parallel. Heating effect of current -electric energy, electric
power. Chemical effect of current – electroplating and electrolysis. Magnetic effect of
current-electric motor, generator- A.C. and D.C.
Nuclear Fission and Fusion, chain reaction.
CHEMISTRY: Atomic and molecular mass, mole concept, Avogadro’s Number,
Avogadro’s law, ideal gas, gas laws, ideal gas equation, diffusion, STP. Fundamental
particles, isotopes and isobars in an atom, cathode rays, Rutherford’s experiment,
Postulates of Bohr’s theory, Electronic configuration of first twenty elements. Periodic
classification of elements and gradation of properties (atomic size, ionization energies,
electron affinities, electro-negativities and metallic character etc.) Electrovalent, covalent
and co-ordinate bonds. Chemical equation. True solution, colloids and suspension.
Strong and weak electrolytes. Acids, bases and salts. pH of a solution. Rate of