# AIMS CET Syllabus

College / University: Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS)

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Amrita Univesity conducts an Common Entrance test (CET) for admission towards its various courses of medicine, Medical, Dental and Nursing in the department of Medical Sciences. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Common Entrance Test (AIMS CET) Syllabus Given below.

## Physics

Current Electricity

Electric Current

Resistance and Ohm's Law

Variation of Resistance With Temperature

Electric Cell

Combination of Resistances

Kirchoff's Law

Combination of Cells

Wheatstone's Bridge

Potentiometer

Moving Coil Galvanometer

RC Circuits

Electrostatics

Electric Charge

Coulomb's Law

Electric Field

Electric Potential and Electric Potential Difference

Electric Potential Energy

Equipotential Surfaces

Electric Dipole

Electric Flux

Gauss's Law

Dipole in Uniform External Field

Continuous Charge Distribution

Non-uniform Charge Distribution

Heat and Thermodynamics

Zeroth Law and Concept of Temperature

Thermometry

Thermal Expansion

Gas Laws

Ideal Gas Equation

Concept of Specific Heat

Thermal Equilibrium

First Law of Thermodynamics

Second Law of Theromdynamics

Thermodynamic State Variables

Thermodynamic Processes

Heat Engines

Reversible and Irreversible Processes

Carnot Engine

Heat Transfer

Absorptive and Emissive Powers

Perfectly Black Body

Kirchoff's Law

Stefan's Law

Newton's Law of Cooling

Wien's Displacement Law

Laws of Motion

Concept of Force

Free Body Diagram

Newton's First Law of Motion

Newton's Second Law of Motion

Newton's Third Law of Motion

Pulleys

Friction

Tension and Springs

Gravitational Force

Normal Reaction Force

Magnetic effect of Current and Magnetism

Biot - Savart law

Magnetic Field

Ampere's Circuital Law

Magnetic Field of Moving Charge

Force on a Current Carrying Conductor

Lorentz Force

Motion of Charge Particle

Force Between Parallel Current Carrying Wires

Bar Magnets and Magnetic Dipoles

Torque on Bar Magnet

Potential Energy of a Magnetic Dipole

Magnetic Field Strength

Earth's Magnetism

Deflection Magnetometer

Vibration Magnetometer

Magnetisation of Materials

Curie's Law and Curie Temperature

Hysteresis

Modern Physics: (Atomic Models)

Atomic Structure

Rutherford's Atomic Model

Alpha-particle Scattering

Atomic Spectra

Bohr Model of Hydrogen Atom

Line Spectra of Hydrogen Atom

de-Broglie's Explanation

Bohr's Second Postulate

Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus

Size of Nucleus

Motion in One Dimension

Distance and Displacement

Average Speed and Velocity

Instantaneous Velocity

Average and Instantaneous Acceleration

Uniformly Accelerated Motion

Non-uniformly Accelerated Motion

Variable Acceleration

Graphs in One Dimensional Motion

Relative Motion

Physics of Nucleus

Electron Emission

Wave Theory of Light

Einstein?s Photoelectric Equation

Photoelectric Effect

Dual Nature of Radiation.

Wave Nature of Matter

Davisson-Germer experiment.

Particle Nature of Light.

Simple Harmonic Motion

Oscillations

Simple Harmonic Motion

Force Law of SHM

Energy in SHM

Angular Simple Harmonic Motion

Harmonic Oscillators

Compositions of Two SHMs

Solids and Semiconductor Devices

Crystal Lattice

Energy Bands in Solids

Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors

n-Type Semiconductor

p-Type Semiconductor

p-n Junction

p-n Junction Diode as Rectifier

Transistor

Common Base Amplifier

Common Emitter Amplifier

Digital Electronics and Logic Gates

Wave Motion

Types of Waves

Types of Wave Motion

Progressive Waves

Plane Progressive Harmonic Wave

Sound Waves

Speed of Mechanical Waves

Energy in Wave Motion

Reflection and Transmission of Waves

Superposition of Waves

Vibrations of a Stretched String

Vibrations of Air Columns In Organ Pipes

Musical Sound and Noise

The Doppler's Effect

## Chemistry

Alcohol Phenol Ether

Methods of Preparation - Alcohols

Physical Properties - Alcohols

Chemical Properties - Alcohols

RO-H Bond Cleavage

Characterization of Alcohols

Victor-Meyer Method

Methods of Preparation - Phenols

Physical Properties - Phenols

Acidic Nature of Phenols

Williamson Synthesis

Formation of Esters

Ring Substitution

Kolbe Reaction

Reimer-Tiemann Reaction

Other Chemical Reactions - Phenols

Methods of Preparation - Ethers

Chemical Reactions - Ethers

Biomolecules

Biomolecules and Biological Processes

Carbohydrates

Amino Acids

Proteins

Enzymes, Isozymes and Coenzymes

Nucleic Acids

Lipids and Steroids

Chemical Bonding

Lewis Diagram

Ionic or Electrovalent Bond

Lattice Energy

Covalent Bond

Coordinate (Covalent) Bond

Octet Rule

Electric Dipole

Fajan's Rule

Overlapping of Orbitals

Hybridisation

Electron Pair Effect

Molecular Orbital Theory

Bond Order

Diamagnetic and Paramagnetic Substances

Hydrogen Bond

van der Waals' Forces

Dipole-Dipole Interactions

Chemical Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Extensive and Intensive Properties

State Functions

Thermodynamic Processes

Internal Energy

First Law of Thermodynamics

Enthalphy

Hess's Law

Heat Capacity

Joule-Thompson Effect

Spontaneity of Processes

Second law of thermodynamics;

Enropy

Gibbs Free Energy

Coordination Compounds

Double Salts and Coordination Compounds

Werner's Theory

Ligands

Co-ordination number

Effective Atomic Number

Isomerism in Complexes

IUPAC nomenclature

Bonding in Complexes

Stability Constants and Stability

Applications of Coordinate Chemistry

General Organic Chemistry

General Introduction

Tetravalence of Carbon

Structural Representation of Organic Compounds

Classification of Organic Compounds

Nomenclature of Organic Compounds

Structural Isomerism

Stereo Isomerism

Substitution Reactions

Elimination Reactions

Rearrangement Reactions

Hybridisation

Inductive Effect

Electromeric Effect

Conjugation

Mesomeric Effect

Resonance

Ionic Equilibrium

Electrolytes

Common Ion Effect

Solubility and Solubility Product

Acids and Bases

Ostwald Dilution Law

Degree of Dissociation

Arrhenius concept

Bronsted - Lowry concept

Lewis Concept

pH Scale

Buffer Solutions

Buffer Capacity

Salt Hydrolysis

Indicators

p-block Elements

Group 13 (IIIA - The Boron Family)

Group 14 (IVA - The Carbon Family)

Group 15 (VA - The Nitrogen Family)

Group 16 (VIA - The chalcogens)

Group 16 (VIIA - The Halogen Family)

Group 18 (VIIIA - The noble gases)

Trends Across the Periods

s-block Elements

Periodicity

Alkali Metals

Compounds of Sodium

Compounds of Potassium

Anomalous Behavior of Lithium

Alkaline Earth Metals

Reactions of Alkaline Earth Metals

Compounds of Alkaline Earth Metals

Other s-Block Compounds

Transition Elements (d and f block)

Transition Elements (d-Block)

Inner-Transition Elements (f-Block)

Compounds of Chromium

Compounds of Manganese

Compounds of Iron

Compounds of Copper

Compounds of Silver

Compounds of Zinc

Compounds of Mercury

## Biology

Animal Morpho

Earthworm-Pheretima Posthuma

Cockroach - Periplaneta Americana

Frog - Rana Tigerina

Rat - Rattus Rattus

Animal Reproduction and Dev

Asexual Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction

Parthenogenesis

Sex Organs

Human Reproduction

Male Reproductive System

Female Reproductive System

Embryonic Development

Gametogenesis

Fertilization

Cleavage

Morula

Blastula

Gastrulation

Organogenesis

Morphogenesis

Differentiation

Placenta

Embryo Formation

Animal Tissues

Epithelial Tissue

Connectice or Supportive Tissue

Cartilage

Bone

Blood

Lymph

Muscular or Contractile Tissue

Nervous Tissue

Cell

Tools and Techniques for Cell Study

Cell - The Basic Unit of Life

Prokaryotic Cell and Its Organisation

Cell Size

Components of Bacterial Cell

Eukaryotic Cell and its Organisation

Cell Wall

Protoplast

Plasmalemma

Membrane Organisation

Specializations of Plasmalemma

Transport

Cellular Movements

Cytoplasm

Endoplasmic Reticulum

Ribosomes

Golgi Apparatus

Lysosomes

Mitochondria

Plastids

Spherosomes

Microbodies

Cytoskeletal Structures

Centrioles

Basal Bodies

Cilia and Flagella

Vacuoles

Nucleus

Cell Inclusions

Chromosomes

Chemical Coordination

Types of Glands

Hormones

Pineal Gland

Hypothalamus

Pituitary Gland

Disorders

Thymus

Sex Hormones

Pancreas

Kidneys

Heart

Tissue Hormones

Pheromones

Molecular Mechanism of Hormones Action

Genetics

Introduction to Genetics

Mendel's Laws of Inheritance

Dominance and Pleiotropy

Complementary Genes

Chromosome Theory of Inheritance

Linkage and Crossing Over

Pedigree Analysis

Genetic Disorders in Human Beings

Genetics-Molecular Basis of Inheritance

DNA and its Structure

Gene Expression

DNA Replication

Genomics

Mineral Nutrients

Absorption

Distribution

Metabolism

Essential Elements

Micronutrients

Macronutrients

Ion Traffic in Roots

Mineral Transport

Nitrogen Cycle

Monera

Characteristics of Monera

Archaebacteria

Eubacteria

Gram's Staining Technique

Reproduction in bacteria

Cyanobacteria

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis - Concept

Photosynthetic Pigments

Chlorophylls

Absorption Spectrum

Phycobilins

Photosynthetic Unit

Photosystems

Photophosphorylation

Electron Transport Chain

Carbon Fixation

C3 Pathway

Hatch Slack Pathway

CAM Pathway

Photorespiration

Factors Affecting Photosynthesis

Baterial Photosynthesis

Chemosynthesis

Translocation of Organic Nutrients

Plant Morpho

Diversity in Angiosperm Morphology

Root

Stem

Leaf

Inflorescence

Flower

Fruit

Seeds

Fruit and Seed Dispersal

Families of Flowering Plants

Internal Structure - Meristems

Internal Structure - Permanent Tissues

Anatomy of Plant Parts

Physiology of Plants

Plantae

Classification of Plantae

Thallophyta or Algae

Bryophyta

Pteridophyta

Ferns

Gymnosperms

Angiosperms

Reproduction in Higher Plants

Vegetative Reproduction

Agamospermy

Artificial Methods of Vegetative Propagation

Culture Experiments

Sexual Reproduction

Pollination

Fertilization

Endosperm

Embryogeny

Seed and Fruit Formation

Sexual Incompatibility

Systematics

History of classification

Systems of classification

Basics in classification

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