Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Unit-I: Inorganic: Chemical bonds and molecules: Shapes of simple molecules, bond energy, bond length, resonance and Hydrogen bond.
Radioactivity: Natural and artificial, group displacement law, half life period, binding energy, nuclear reaction equations, isotopes, tracers, radiodating, Application of radioactivity.
Periodic table: Modern periodic table, periodicity in properties of element, atomic radii, ionic and covalent radii, ionization energies, electron affinity, electron-negativity.
Ores and Minerals: Principles involved in the extraction of metals from ores, including their refining and purification. General trends in the Chemistry of S-block elements (Group IA & IIA).
Gases: Kinetic theory of gases, van der Waal’s equation, critical constants, Liquefaction of gases.
Chemical Kinetics: Velocity of a reaction, Law of mass action; determination of rate constant for first and second order reactions, collision theory of bimolecular reactions.
Catalysis: Promoters and Poisons, Enzyme catalysis.
Paper II-Organic and Physical
Unit-I: Organic: Organic chemistry is Chemistry of carbon compounds. Methods of purification, tests of purity; qualitative and quantitative elemental analysis, determination of molecular formula. Tetrahedral concept in carbon compounds, functional groups, nomenclature and isomerism.
General methods of preparation and properties of alkane, alkenes, alkynes, halogen substituted alkanes (CH2, Cl2, CHCl4, CCl4, ClH2) and others.
Grignard reagent: Its preparation and synthetic uses Ethyl alcohol, Propanol; glycol, glycerol, aldehydes, ketones, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acetone. Monocarbosylic acids and their simple derivatives, Descriptive studies of dicarboxylic acids, viz malic oxalic, tartaric, malcic, fumaric acits. Tri-carboxylic acid, citric acid and urea stereoisomerism; geometrical and optical.
Keto-enol tautomerism; aceto-acetic ester and malonic ester Petroleum; Fractionation, cracking and synthetic petrol.
Unit-II: Physical: Chemical equilibrium: Reversible reactions, equilibrium law equilibrium constant factors influencing equilibrium states.
Electrochemistry: Electrolysis, laws of electrolysis, ionization specific, equivalent and molecular conductance, ionization constant common ion effect; Hydrogen ion concentration. pH value. Theory of acid base indicators, buffer solutions, hydrolysis of salts and solubility product simple calculations based on these concepts.