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Post Graduate Entrance Test [PGCET] 2017

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About Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGCET):

Post Graduate Entrance Test is generally abbreviated as PGCET. It is a state-backed ,national level entrance test for those interested in seeking admission into MCA, MBA and M.E/ M.Tech/ M. Arch courses in Karnataka. PGCET is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority . For candidates who are already GATE-qualified, there is no need to appear for the exam. The non-GATE qualified candidates eligible for PGCET must appear for the exam to avail admissions across the relevant seats in Karnataka.

Date of Examination 02 July 2017
Time of Examination 9:00 AM
Examination Fees Rs.1000
Eligibility criteria for full-time MBA courses:
Candidates willing to seek admission into the full-time MBA courses via PGCET must have:
Completed a three-year graduate degree after completion of 10+2, in any stream. The degree will have to be recognized by the state authority. The marks required at graduation level for all candidates is 50 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
For candidates of scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backward classes and physically handicapped categories; the requisite marks is set at 45 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.

Eligibility criteria for part-time MBA courses:
Candidates willing to seek admission into the part time MBA courses via PGCET must have:
Completed a three-year graduate degree after completion of 10+2, in any stream. The degree will have to be recognized by the state authority. The marks required at graduation level for all candidates is 50 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
For candidates of scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backward classes and physically handicapped categories the requisite marks is set at 45 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
The candidate must be employed with an organization not farther than 40 kilometers from the college campus wherein he/she seeks admission. The total work experience must be at least 3 years as on 31st July 2015 to satisfy eligibilty criteria.

Eligibility criteria for MCA courses:
Candidates willing to seek admission into the MCA course via PGCET must have-

Completed a three-year graduate degree after completion of 10+2, in any stream. The degree will have to be recognized by the state authority. The marks required at graduation level for all candidates is 50 per cent. The candidate must have compulsorily studied  Maths/Stats/Computer Science/Computer Applications/Business Maths, Computer Programming/Business Statistics as one of his/her optional subjects to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
For candidates of scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backward classes and physically handicapped categories the requisite marks is set at 45 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
Starting date of registration 24 May 2017
Last date of registration 12 June 2017
Syllabus for PGCET 2017:

PGCET 2017 examination will be conducted for admission into 10 streams given below.

Each stream will have a separate syllabus
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Electrical Sciences
  • Mechanical Science
  • Architecture
  • Polymer Science and Technology
  • Mathematics and Computer Science

PGCET syllabus for Civil Engineering:

  • Elements of Civil Engineering & Strength of Materials: Force and its types, Concept of equilibrium, Building stones, Bricks. Cement and its properties. Timber and its properties. Columns and Struts, Stress and Mohr’s circle, Types of Beams, Bending moments and Shear force. Bending stress and Shear stress, Cylinders Torsion.
  • Building Engineering Science: Safe bearing capacity, Foundation, Types of Foundation, Footings and types, Reinforced Cement concrete, Mortars, Woods, Types of roofs, Cement, and its types, Bricks Lintels, Chap and Masonry, Staircase, Trusses.
  • Surveying: Chain surveying, Errors in surveying. Compass surveying, Omitted measurements. Plain table surveying, Leveling. Trigonometric surveying,  Tachometric Surveying. Contouring, Curves. Calculation of is and volume.
  • Fluid s Mechanics:  Different types of fluids and units, pressure, buoyant force, Different types of flows, Bernoulli’s theorem, Discharge Measurements, Orifice, the most economical section of the channel, Reynold’s and Fraud’s number, Similarities, Pressure measuring devices. 
  • Structures: Beams — Singly, doubly. flanged beams Slabs — One-way, two-way and flat slabs Stairs Columns and column footings (isolated and combined footings) Raft foundationSteel structures: Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams, and beam- column, column bases, connections — simple and eccentric, beams — column connections. plate girders and trusses, plastic analysis of beams and frames
  • Geotechnical Engineering: Physical properties of soils, Water in soils, Stress in soils. Consolidation and settlement. Shear strength of soils. Shallow foundations. Site investigation. Stability of slopes, Earth pressure.
  • Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering: Quantity of Water-water demand. Population forecast, Sources of Water. A quality of water, Types of pipes. Types of pumps, Water treatment units — sedimentation, aeration, flocculation, filtration, Screening, Pipe joints, Conveyance of Water, Quantity of Sewage, Characteristics of Sewage, pH, BOD, COD, DO and others, Sewers, Sewer Appurtenances, Biological treatment, Sewage treatment units-screening, Grit chamber. Skimming tanks. Detritus tank, Trickling filter, Contact beds Septic tank, Imhoff tank. ASP. Sewage disposal units.
  • Transportation Engineering: Highway Geometric Design: Highway cross-section elements. Sight distance, Design of Horizontal alignment Design of Vertical alignment.  traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, Traffic operation. Pavement materials, Design and evaluation, Rail Gage. Train Resistance, Power of Locomotive, Rails. Sleepers, Curvature of Track, Tunneling of soft soil. Transition curve. Harbour and Dock.
  • Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle rainfall, unit hydrograph flood estimation. reservoir design. well, hydraulics.
  • Irrigation: Duty, Delta. Crop water requirements design of lined and unlined canals. head work, gravity dams and ogee spillways. Irrigation method.

PGCET Syllabus for Chemical Engineering:

  • Process Calculations: Units and Standards, material and energy balance, humidity and saturation and combustion.
  • Fluid Mechanics: Fluid statics, incompressible flow through conduits, flow meters, flow past immersed bodies, transportation of fluids.
  • Mechanical Operations: Size analysis, reduction and separation, filtration, agitation and material handling.
  • Thermodynamics: First and Second law of thermodynamics, PVT relations, thermodynamic relations, phase equilibria and reaction equilibria.
  • Heat Transfer: Conduction, convection, heat exchangers, steady and unsteady state heat transfer and radiation.
  • Mass Transfer: Diffusion, convective mass transfer, gas-liquid contactors, distillation, absorption, adsorption, leaching, drying, evaporation, crystallization.
  • Reaction Kinetics: Theories of reaction rates; kinetics of homogeneous reactions, interpretation of kinetic data, single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors, non-ideal reactors; residence time; non-isothermal reactors; kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic reactions; diffusion effects in catalysis.
  • Process Control: Measurement of process variables; sensors, transducers and their dynamics, dynamics of simple systems, dynamics such as CSTRs, transfer functions and responses of simple systems, process reaction curve, controller modes (P, PI, and RID); control valves; analysis of closed loop systems including stability, frequency response (including Bode plots) and controller tuning, cascade, feed forward control.
  • Pollution Control Engineering: Waste Water Treatment, Air pollution treatment, Solid Waste Treatment, Noise Control.
  • Process Industries: Water, Industrial Gases: CO2, H2, O2, N2, Water Gas, and shift Gas, Sulfur: SO2, SO3, Acids: Sulfuric, Hydrochloric, and Phosphoric Acids. Fertilizers: Ammonia, Urea, Ammonium Chloride, Ammonium Nitrate, Ammonium Phosphate, Ammonium Sulfate, DAP, Concept of Sustained and Solubilised Fertilizer and Formulation, Potash Fertilizers, Bio-Fertilizers. Coal tar distillation and Chemicals from coal. Oils, Fats, and Waxes, Soaps, and Pulp and Paper, Sugar and Starch Industries, Fermentation Industries, Petroleum Industries — Constituents of crude petroleum, refining and processing, polymers and Rubber

PGCET Syllabus for Computer Science and Engineering:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic, First Order Logic. Probability: Conditional Probability, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation, Random Variables; Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial. Set Theory & Algebra: Sets; Relations, Functions; Groups; Partial Orders; Lattice; Boolean algebra. Combinatorics: Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating functions; recurrence relations; asymptotic.
  • Data Structures and Algorithms : Notion of abstract data types, Stack, Queue, List, Set, String, Tree, Binary search tree, Heap, Graph; Tree and graph traversals, connected components, Spanning trees, shortest paths; Flashing, Sorting, Searching; Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divide-and-conquer); Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average case) of time and space, Upper and Lower bounds on the complexity of specific problems, NP- completeness.
  • Logic Design and Computer Organization : Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of Combinational and Sequential circuits; Number representation and Computer Arithmetic (fixed and floating point); Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and Data-path, hardwired and microprogrammed control, memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Serial communication interface, Instruction pipelining, Cache main and secondary storage.
  • Formal Languages and Automata Theory : Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Push-down automata, Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undecidability;
  • System software : Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environment, Code generation, linking (static and dynamic);
  • Operating Systems : Classical concepts (concurrency, synchronization, deadlock), Processes, threads and Inter-process communication, CPU scheduling, Memory management, File systems, I/O systems, Protection, and security.
  • Databases : Relational model (ER-model, relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, I34± trees), Transactions and concurrency control;
  • Computer networks : ISO / OSI stack, Data encoding and transmission, data link control, sliding window protocols, LAN architecture, LAN systems, Ethernet, Token ring, routing protocols, Packet switching, Network devices – switches, gateways, TCP / UDP, application layer protocols and systems (HTTP, SMTP, DNS, FTP), network security.
  • Web technologies : Three tier web based architectures; JSP, ASP, J2EE,NEET systems; HTML, XML

PGCET Syllabus for Textile Technology:

  • Textile Fibres: Classification of Polymers-Application of Polymer-Study of Various methods of polymerization —Study of various types of initiators —Techniques of polymerization —Physical structure of polymers-Polymer reactions-Thermal analysis of polymers; Study of different structures of textile fibres using various techniques-Study of different properties of various textiles fibres i.e., moisture relations, mechanical properties optical properties, electrical properties and thermal properties; History on origin of textiles — Study of different textiles fibres-Basic requirements of textile fibres Geographic distribution-Cultivation and grading of cotton, wool, silk and jute fibres —Physical and chemical properties of important natural fibres; Sequence of operations in conversion of important natural fibres into fabric; Study of different man-made fibre spinning — Fundamentals of fluid flow in man —made fibre spinning-High speed melt spinning-Formation of fibre structure during various methods of man —made spinning-Production of micro denier and special shaped fibres; Production and Properties of various regenerated fibres-Production of various raw materials for different synthetic fibres —Properties of different synthetic fibres-Effect of various parameters on various synthetic fibres-Study of semi-continuous and integrated continuous process for production of Nylons; Study of different high performance fibres; Study of spin finish —heat setting and drawing of fibres; Study of different methods of texturing and various parameters affecting texturising —Test methods of textured yarns; Study of different yarn count systems conversion from one system to another system.
  • Yarn Manufacture: Ginning and Baling: Blow room: Objects and methods of mixing —Opening and cleaning- Blow room machinery cleaning efficiency —Lap regularity —Modern developments —Auto mixer and calculations pertaining to blow room. Carding: Objects —Working —Speeds and Setting —Grinding and stripping —Silver quality —Modern developments in carding-Calculations related to carding —Fibre hooks at card — Opening lines required for processing of various blends, Drawing. Objects and Principles —Roller drafting systems —Modern developments — Calculations pertaining to draw frame. Combing: Hook formation in carding —Study of preparatory machines to comber — Combing process-Setting —Modern —Combers —Calculations pertaining to comber.Speed Frame : Objects —working and drafting systems —Twist insertion —Mechanism of winding —Lift of bobbin-Bobbin building mechanism —Speeds and production calculations-Modern speed frames.Ring Frame: Objects-Working and ring frame mechanisms-Yarns tension during spinning a yarn and package faults —modern developments- calculations pertaining to ring frame.Doubling: Objects — Dry doubling and wet doubling — Fancy yarns — Hosiery and seeing threads – Properties and end uses.Open End Spinning: Principles of Break spinning — Comparison of ring and OE yarns – Recent developments in OE spinning — Different types of rotors and opening rollers.Modern Yarn Production Methods: Twistless spinning — Self-twist spinning — Wrap spinning — Friction spinning and air-jet spinning — Comparison of the above methods for their principles and yarn properties — end used and techno-economic feasibility — Siro, core, and cover spinning methods.
  • Fabric Manufacture Winding: Objects — Derivation of speeds — coil angles — Cone angle — Study of modern winders Production Calculations Warping: Objects — Study of modern warping machines — Production calculations. Sizing: Study of ingredients — Properties — Modern size cooking equipment — Modern sizing machine — Production calculations. Looms: Study of Plain tappet loom — Automatic looms — Dropbox looms — Dobby and jacquard loom — Production calculations.
  • Unconventional Weaving Machine: Study of Gripper — Rapier — Air jet — water jet machines.
  • Non Wovens: Classification – Web productions techniques — Properties of Binders — Geometry of Nonwoven structures Identification and testing of Nonwovens — Study of thermal, spun bonding and spun lacing. Knitting: Well Basic stitches — Jersey — Rid — Purl — Interlock — Warp Basic Stitches — Pillar — Atlas — Tricot — Study of circular well knitting machines — Advantages of positive feed — Study of warp knitting machines — Tricot and Raschel.
  • Chemical Processing Of Textiles Pre-process: Preparatory processes to wet processing; An overview of wet processing – Sequences of wet processing — Resizing — Methods of resizing — Singeing — Methods of singeing — }latching — Souring — Bleaching — Mercerizing; Methods of purifying fibre yarn and Fabric made from other natural fibre like silk, wool, jute etc.; Methods of deciding — Scouring and Bleaching of regenerated cellulose fibre. Dyeing: Coloration — Theories of coloration / dyeing — Factors that affect Dyeing Mechanism of dyeing — Mechanism used for dyeing — Classification of dyes — Dyeing of Natural fibres using direct, reactive, acid, metal complex, vat, sulphur, Ingrain dyes and other popular dyes using different methods — After treatments and testing o dyed materials — Yarn package dyeing — Dyeing of knitted fabrics — Dyeing of garments. Printing: Design development for printing — Sources of inspection — the designer's tools and workspace — Different techniques for design generation and reproduction — Transfer of designs on wooden blocks, Screen and Stencil — Scope of printing — Methods and principles of printing — Machinery used for Textile printing — Passage of material through printing machines.
  • Finishing:Objects of finishing — Various methods of finishing — Cotton, Silk, Wool, worsted fabric — Chemicals formulation of different finishes — Machiners used for finishing — Specialty chemicals used for finishing — Finishing, of Garments.
  • Textile Testing Fibres: Regain — Length — Fineness — Maturity — Strength — their determination — HVI and AFIS. Yarn: Yarn count — Twist — Strength — Hairiness — Uniformity — and their determination. Fabrics: Fabric weight — Thickness — Cover — Tear — Abrasion — Drape — Crease — Colour fastness — their determination. Fabric Handle — KESF and FAST
  • Silk Technology Cocoons: Sorting of cocoons, cocoon testing, storage of cocoons, stifling of cocoons, Drying of cocoons cooking of cocoons. Methods employed — Characteristics of cocoons. Reeling: Methods of Silk Reeling — Charkha — Cottage basins — Filatures — Semi — automatic Automatic types. Raw Silk testing — Packing of raw silk — Utilization of by —products.
  • Silk Throwing: Manufacture of yarns for use in ordinary, chiffon, crepe, georgette fabrics — Number of plies and different twist levels used. Developments in Silk Throwing Industry 
  • Weaving Industry: Warp and Weft preparation — Machinery employed in small scale and organized sections. Silk Weaving — Handloom and Power bow Weaving — Special features of silk looms — modifications required on power loom to weave silk fabrics. 
  • Spun Silk Industry: Raw materials for Spun Silk Yarn Production, Production of Spun yarn and their properties. 
  • Processing Industry: Degumming and drying of silk yarns — Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing of silk fabrics. 
  • Fabric Structure: Study of plain — Twill — Stain — Crepe — Mockleno and Towelling structures. Backed cloths — Extra wrap and Extra Well cloths — Double cloth Terry weaves – Velvet — Velveteens — Gauge and Leno — Damask Brocade cloths.
  • Fashion Design and Garment Technology: Terms and Definitions used in Fashion and Garment Industries — The art and Techniques of Body measurements and standard sizes and measurements prevalent in Garment industries. Principles and Practices of Pattern making — Grading — Computer Aided pattern making and Grading — Cutting room operation — Laying — Cutting — Numbering — Bundling — Sewing operation — Classes of seams and stitches — Sewing threads — Defects is sewing; Garment Finishing section — Buttoning — Labelling — Care labeling — Checking — Pressing — Folding — packing and packing standards. Quality control in garment Industry — Garments washing — dyeing and finishing. Brand culture and Apparel brand names. Sourcing and Merchandising — Apparel Engineering and Production Control.

PGCET Syllabus for Electrical Sciences:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen Vectors Calculus: Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability; Partial Derivatives; Maxima and Minima ; Sequences and Series; Test for convergence; Fourier series. Vector Calculus: Gradient; Divergence and Curl; Line; Surface and Volume integrals; Stokes. Gauss and Green's theorems. Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs; Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations; Laplace transforms; PDEs — Laplace. heat and wave equations. Probability and Statistics : Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Random variables; Poisson, normal and binomial distributions: Correlation and regression analysis. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; Integration of trapezoidal and Simpson ‘s rule: single and multi-step methods for differential equations.
  • Electric Circuits & Fields: Network Topology : Graph of Network, concept of tree. links, tie set schedule, cutset schedule Circuit Concepts: Source transformation, circuit analysis using loop current and node voltage methods, star-delta conversion, dual networks and concept of controlled sources. Network theorems, Resonant circuits, locus diagrams, Coupled circuits, polyphase circuits. Laplace transformations and applications, Nonsinusoidal waveforms, initial conditions. Network Functions: Network functions of one and two port networks, driving point & transfer functions, concepts of poles and zeroes. Two-port Network: Y and Z-Parameters and h —Parameters of two port networks. PR functions & Hurwitz Polynomial, Gauss’s theorem, electric field intensity and plane charges, capacitance of parallel plates and coaxial cylinders. Ampere’s and Blot-Savart’s laws, inductance of long and short solenoids.
  • Analog & Digital Electronics: Analog Electronics: Transistor biasing and bias stability, Class A, Class B & Class C Amplifiers, small signal h-parameter equivalent circuit of transistor. Expression for current gain, voltage gain, input impedance. RC coupled amplifier, frequency response, half power frequencies, bandwidth, factors influencing the bandwidth RC Coupled emitter follower amplifier, current gain, voltage gain. input & output impedance, applications FET-RC coupled Amplifier: Power Amplifiers: Class A, Class B, push-pull and Class C power amplifiers. max power output Driving power requirements. Feed back amplifiers & oscillators: Concept of positive & negative feedback advantages of negative feedback. Voltage & current feedback, the effect of the same on performance characteristics. Condition for oscillation, Wein bridge oscillator, expression for frequency of oscillation, Crystal oscillators, voltage regulator, opErational amplifiers, comparator, ZCD, precision rectifier. I to V & V to I converters, instrumentation amplifiers, square wave, triangular wave & sawtooth wave generator. Wave shaping circuits: Clipping, Clamping, integrator & differentiator circuits. Digital Electronics: Digital signals, Boolean constants, and variables, Basic logic operations, AND. OR, NOR gates and realization or truth tables, Boolean expressions, simplification Number Systems & codes: Decimal, binary, octal, hexadecimal, binary coded decimal; octal, hex numbers. Excess 3 and Gray codes, binary arithmetic. Karnaugh map method of obtaining logic expressions, maxterm, minterm realization of logic functions using basic gates & also using NAND & NOR gates. Half adder, Full Adder Flip- Flops: R-S flip-flop, Clocked R-S, D-FT, JK, Master Slave JK-FF, Edge-triggered flip-flops Sequential Logic : Registers, Shill registers, asynchronous counters, synchronous counters sequential circuits. AID and D/A converters, Multiplexers, Demultiplexers. Semiconductor memories : RAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, and EEPROMS
  • Control Systems: Basic control system concepts, transfer function, Block Diagram reduction, signal flow graph, DC & AC servomotors & their TF; analogous systems F-V, F-I analogies, Time domain and frequency domain analysis. Stability : Absolute and relative stability, RH criterion. Polar plots, phase cross over & gain crossover frequencies. Bode plots, phase plot and gain plot, determination of gain and phase margins Nyquist stability criterion: Principle of mapping of Nyquist path, gain margin, phase margin. Nyquist stability criterion. Root locus. State space technique, state variables state model of linear systems, solution of state equation, state transition matrix.
  • Microprocessors: 8085 architecture, Instruction set, Addressing modes, Timing Diagram. Programming : Main and subroutine programs. Conditional call and return, counter and delay subroutines Interrupts : Vector interrupts, interrupts routines, Restart instructions. Memory & 110 Interfacing : Memory map and I/O map methods & interfacing devices, 8255 (PPI), 8253(PIT), 8259(PIC). Architecture and Instructions of 8-bit microcontroller.

PGCET Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra: Matrices, System of Linear Equations Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Calculus: Taylor’s Series, Partial Derivatives, Iota Derivatives, Definite Integrals; Differential Equations: Linear Ordinary Differentia Equations, First Order Non-Lineal Ordinary Differential Equations, Initial and Boundary: Value Problems, Laplace Transformation, Partial Differential Equations; Numerical Methods: System of Linear Equations, Jacobi, Gauss-Siedel and Clout’s methods, Rung( Kutta and Newton – Raphson methods; Probability and Statistics: Gaussian and Weibull distribution and properties, Method of Least Squares, Regression Analysis, Analysis oi Variance.
  • Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials, Heal treatment, composite materials and their applications.
  • Engineering Mechanics: Free body concepts, Equations of Equilibrium, Centroids and Moment of inertia.
  • Strength Of Materials: Stress and Strains, Elastic Constants, Principal Stresses, Maximum Shear Stress, Shear Force and Bending Moment diagrams, Stresses in Beams, Deflection of Beams, Torsion, Columns, and Struts.
  • Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties, fluid statics, Manometry, Buoyancy, Conservation laws, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s equation, Viscous flow of incompressible fluids, Laminar and Turbulent flows, Flow through pipes, Dimensional analysis.
  • Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, internal energy, enthalpy and entropy, Thermodynamic processes, Heat and work, Irreversibility and availability, perfect gas, properties of pure substances. Air standard and fuel air cycles. IC engines and Gas turbines, centrifugal and axial flow compressors, Basic concepts of Jet propulsion.
  • Theory Of Machines : Analysis of planar mechanisms, Dynamic analysis of Slider-Crank mechanism Cams and followers. Kinematics of Gears, Governors, and flywheels, Balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses. Free and Forced vibrations of single degree freedom systems. Effect of damping, Transmissibility, Vibration Isolation, the Critical speed of shafts.
  • Design Of Machine Elements: Material and manufacturing considerations, Design of Shafts, keys, couplings, bolted, riveted and welded joints. Dynamic loads, Design of power screws, helical springs, Spur gears, clutches and brakes, Hydrodynamic lubrication, Journal bearings and anti-friction bearings.
  • Production Engineering : Metal casting processes, Melting and Pouring of cast iron, Ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys, casting defects, Inspection of castings Hot and Cold working of metals. Metal joining processes. Soldering brazing and welding, modern welding processes; Metal cutting tools – machine tool operations. Non-traditional machining processes.
  • Industrial Engineering And Management: Introduction to work study and method study. Principles of organization, types of organization types of ownership, functions of personnel management, functions of sales management. Materials management inventory control, value analysis scheduling & production control, PERT and CPM. 

PGCET Syllabus for Architecture:

  • City Planning: Historical development of city planning, principals of city planning new towns, survey method, site planning and planning regulations and building bye-laws.
  • Housing : Concept of shelter, housing design, and policies, the role of government agencies, finance and management. Landscape Design: Principles of landscape design, landscape elements, materials, planning design
  • Visual and Urban design: Principles of visual composition, proportion, scale, rhythm, symmetry, asymmetry, harmony, the balance of form and color sense of place and space, the division of space, focal point vista, visual survey.
  • History of Architecture; Indian — Indus valley, Vedic, Buddhist, Indo-Aryan, Dravidian and Mughal periods; European — Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, and renaissance periods.
  • Devepolment of Contemporary Architecture: Development and impact on society since the industrial revolution, the influence of modern art on architecture, works national and international architects, post — modernism in architecture.
  • Planning Theory: Planning process, comprehensive planning, land use and density in a residential and non-residential area, central place theory, rank — size rule, settlement pattern, land utilization, and district level planning.
  • Techniques of planning: Application of remote sensing techniques in urban and regional planning surveys, methods of preparation of urban and regional development plans, structure plans, strategy plans etc and site planning principles and design.

PGCET Syllabus for Polymer Science and Technology:

  • Fluid mechanics and statics: Types of fluids – shear stress and velocity gradient relation, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, laminar and turbulent flow . Flow in boundary layers. Reynolds number, Bernoulli equations, Variation of pressure with height – hydrostatic equilibrium, Barometric equation, Measurement of fluid pressure — monometers
  • Chemical process calculations : Concept of mole, Mole fraction, Compositions of mixtures of solids, liquids, and gasses. Ideal gas law calculations, general material balance equation for steady state.
  • Chemical engineering thermodynamics: Basic concepts – System, Surrounding and processes, Closed and Open systems, State and Properties, Intensive and Extensive Properties, State and Path functions, General statement of first law of thermodynamics, First law for cyclic process, P-V-T behaviour of pure fluids, equations of state and ideal gas law, Processes involving ideal gas law; Constant volume, constant pressure, constant temperature,. Van-der-Waals equation,
  • Heat and mass transfer Modes of heat transfer, unilayer and multiplayer condition, forced and natural convection, Introduction to molecular diffusion. in gasses and liquids, theories of mass transfer, principles, and types of distillations
  • Polymer science: Classification of polymers, Definition of polymerization„ Chain polymerization (free radical, ionic and coordination polymerizations), Step (condensation) polymerization, copolymerization Methods of Polymerization (bulk. solution, Suspension, Emulsion.)
  • Polymerization kinetics: Definition of reaction rate, order, molecularity, different theories of reaction rate, activation energy, kinetic expressions for simple first order & second order chemical reactions, kinetics of linear step-reaction polymerization, kinetics of addition polymerization initiated by free radical initiator: steady state assumption,
  • Processing Technology: Extrusion, Injection molding, blow molding Compression molding. rotational molding, thermoforming, Calendering.
  • Polymer manufacturing : Industrial production methods of HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, PVC, PMMA, Nylon 6 and Nylon 66

PGCET Syllabus for Mathematics and Computer Science:

  • Mathematics : Analytical Geometry of 2-d — Lines, Curves, Analytical Geometry of 3-d — Lines, Planes and Conics, Differential Calculus — Derivatives of any order, Derivatives of functions, curves, Polar coordinates, Partial differentiation, Integral Calculus — Integrals of standard functions, Reduction formulae, Applications, Differential equations — Up to second order homogeneous equations, Solutions using Laplace transforms Probability — Events, Sample space, Basic Theorems, conditional probability, Independence, Statistics — Frequency tables, Histograms, Measures of averages and dispersion, Combinatorial analysis — Permutations & Combinations, Linear and Non-Linear equations — Solution, Application, Set theory — Basic concepts, Operations on sets, Venn diagrams, De Morgan’s law, Power sets ,Relations — Composite, Equivalence, Recurrence, Number system — Binary, Ternary and others, Logic — Operators, Truth tables, Tautologies, Algebraic structures- Groups, Rings, Sequences and Series- Convergence
  • Computer Science: Fundamentals of Computers, Office Automation, Basics of Internet ‘C’ Computer Language Basic Data types, Fundamentals of C programming, Control structures, Bitwise operators, Storage classes, Functions, Arrays, Pointers.

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Application process for PGCET examination:

Candidates wishing to apply for PGCET examination must follow the below procedure to be eligible to write the PGCET examination.

Candidates willing to apply to any courses will need to fill up separate PGCET application forms for each.

Application process for PGCET 2017:

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Candidates must fill in the registration fields with details of date of birth, identity and residential details. Contact details must be mentioned as well.
Candidates will also need to mention their educational qualifications on the form.
Candidates will have to mention if they are a Karnataka native or otherwise.
After filling in the details, candidates will receive an SMS and email with their password and login ID.
Detailed academic records, as well as GATE score (if relevant) must be entered.
Candidates will need to upload a scanned photograph of passport size in color and not older than six months. They also need to upload a scanned copy of their signature and an impression of the left thumb.
Take a print out  of the PGCET application form.
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