AS is the entrance stream for the following programs:
The M.Sc. Entrance examination will be “Computer Based Examination” of two hours duration, consisting of two sections. Section- A consists of 45 questions for 50 marks. While Section-B consists of stream specialized course with 50 questions of 1 mark each. Each question will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and negative marking for each wrong answer is 10%.
1. Mechanical Waves & Oscillations 
• Wave motion: Mechanical wave, Velocity of wave, energy, power & Intensity; stationary wave
• Acoustic phenomena: Echo & reverberation, beats, modes of vibration in string and pipes
• Ultrasound: production, applications
2. Heat & Thermodynamics 
• Fundamentals of heat: Calorimetry, Change of state
• Transfer of heat: Conduction, convection and radiation
• Thermodynamics: Gas laws, kinetic theory of gas, first law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics,
• Applications: Entropy, heat engines, refrigerators
3. Electromagnetic Waves & Oscillations 
• Electric and Magnetic fields: Intensity, potential, potential gradient, capacitors
• DC and AC Circuit: LR, LC, RC, LR, LCR circuits
• Maxwell's Equations: Gauss law, Faradays law of electromagnetic induction, Ampere's law & its modification
• Wave optics: Interference, diffraction, polarization, optical fibers
4. Modern Physics 
• Electrons: e, e/m, motion of electron in electric and magnetic fields
• Photoelectric Effect: Einstein's equation, solar cell, Photovoltaic cell
• Advanced Materials: Semiconductor, dielectric materials, magnetic materials, superconductor, Nano-technology & materials
• Quantization of energy: Bohr’s theory, energy level, wave-particle duality, uncertainty principle, Laser.
• Radioactivity: radioactive disintegration, fission, fusion
• Energy and Environment: Renewable and non-renewable energy resources, ultraviolet radiation, green-house effect, climate change.
5. Chemistry in Daily Life [3+2]
• Carbohydrates, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, drugs and their classifications- antacids, antihistamines, neurologically active drugs- tranquilizers, analgesics, antimicrobials antibiotics, anti-septic’s and disinfectants, soaps and detergents.
• Organic and Inorganic polymers, biodegradable and non-bio degradable, conducting polymers
6. Environmental Chemistry 
• Water Pollution: Surface and ground water pollution, water pollutants-visible and invisible, chemical and microbiological, their adverse impacts and remedies.
• Air Pollution: Air pollutants, gases SOX, NOX, COX, O3, hydrocarbons, particulate- dusts, smokes and fly ash.
7. Water 
• Soft and hard, degree of hardness, alkalinity, specification for domestic and industrial purposes, boiler feed water, sludge and scale, water treatment.
8. Catalysts 
• Action of catalysts, characteristics and mechanism of catalysis.
9. Electrochemistry 
• Electrode potential and its measurements, standard electrode potential, electrochemical cells, electrolytic cells, Nernst equation, EMF of cells, buffer, pH, corrosion, electrochemical series,
10. Applied Chemistry [2+2]
• Fuel and Combustion: classification calorific values, coal, petroleum, kerosene, gasoline, biogas.
• Explosives: classification, preparation and applications.
11. 3d Transition Elements 
• Electronic configuration, oxidation states, complex formation, alloy formation and magnetic properties.
12. Isomerism 
• Stereoisomerism- geometric isomerism, optical isomerism.
13. Instrumental Technique in Chemical Analysis 
• Visible and ultraviolet spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)