ECET 2013 Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 8, 2013

Below are selected topics for ECET subjects. Note that the syllabus differs for diploma holders and B.Sc. (Mathematics) degree holders.

For diploma holders


Matrices, partial fractions, trigonometry, analytical geometry, differentiation and its applications, integration and its applications, differential equations.


Units and dimensions, elements of vectors, kinematics and friction; work, power and energy; simple harmonic motion and acoustics, heat and thermodynamics, modern physics.


Atomic structure, chemical bonding, solutions, acids and bases, water technology, corrosion, polymers, fuels and environmental chemistry.

Chemical engineering

Material technology, chemical process principles, organic chemical technology, inorganic chemical technology, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, mechanical unit operations, thermodynamics and reaction engineering, mass transfer, instrumentation and process control, environmental studies and pollution control engineering, energy technology and plant operation.

Civil engineering

Strength of materials, theory of structures, reinforced concrete structures, surveying, hydraulics and irrigation engineering.

Computer science and engineering

Digital electronics, microprocessors, computer organization, C and Data structures, computer networks, operating systems, RDBMS, object oriented programming through C++, Java programming and Internet programming.

Electronics and communication engineering

Electronic devices and circuits, circuit theory, electronic measuring instruments, industrial and power electronics, communication systems, advanced communication systems, digital electronics, microcontrollers and microprocessors, audio video systems, data communications and computer networks.

Electrical and electronics engineering

Basic electrical engineering, D.C. machines, batteries and measuring instruments, A.C. machines, power system generation and protection, transmission and distribution, electric traction, electrical estimation, basic electronics and digital electronics, power electronics and micro controllers.

Electronics and instrumentation engineering

Electrical engineering, industrial electronics and control engineering, electronics, digital electronics, electronic measuring instruments, process instrumentation, process control, communications and linear IC applications, analytical and biomedical instrumentation, microcontroller and PLCs.

Mechanical engineering

Workshop technology; welding, forging, foundry and conventions in drawing; engineering materials and solid mechanics, design of machine elements, thermodynamics, hydraulic machines and pneumatics; steam boilers, nozzles and turbines; refrigeration, industrial management and engineering, automobile engineering.

Metallurgical engineering

Elementary principles of metallurgy; fuels, refractories and pyrometry; metallurgical thermodynamics, physical metallurgy, heat treatment technology, ferrous extractive metallurgy, non-ferrous extractive metallurgy, material testing, mechanical metallurgy, foundry technology and welding technology.

Mining engineering

Elements of mining, mining geology, methods of working - coal, methods of working - metal, mine environmental engineering, mine surveying, mining machinery, mining legislation and mine management.

Ceramic technology

Geology and mineralogy of ceramic raw materials, white ware and heavy clay ware, refractories, glass technology, cement technology, advanced ceramics; fuels, furnaces and pyrometry, enamels and glazes.


Basic industrial biotechnology, bio-physics, genetics and cell biology, microbiology, bio-reactor engineering, molecular biology, plant biotechnology, animal biotechnology, bio-informatics, enzyme engineering.


Pharmaceutics I - dosage forms, packing of pharmaceuticals, mixing and homogenization, distillation, sterilization, process of capsules. Pharmaceutics II - dispensing pharmacy, dispensed medications, biphasic liquid dosage forms. Pharmaceutical jurisprudence - pharmaceutical legislation in India; Pharmacy Act, 1948; the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and other acts. Pharmaceutical chemistry I - General discussions on inorganic compounds, inorganic official compounds, radio pharmaceuticals and contrast media, quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals. Pharmaceutical II - introduction to organic chemical systems nomenclature, pharmaceutical organic compounds. Bio-chemistry and clinical pathology, pharmacognosy, drug store and business management, health education and community pharmacy subjects, human anatomy and physiology theory, pharmacology and toxicology, hospital pharmacy, clinical pharmacy.

For B.Sc. (Mathematics) graduates


Differential equations, higher order linear differential equations, elements of number theory, binary operations, vector differentiation, planes, real numbers, differentiation, rings, vector spaces.

Analytical ability

Data sufficiency, sequences and series, data analysis, coding and decoding problems.

Communicative English

Grammar, vocabulary, error analysis, usage, reading comprehension, rearrangement of parts in sentences and functional English.

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