Fundamental Engineering 
 Engineering Mathematics : Matrix Algebra, Eigen values and Eigen vectors, Theorems of integral calculus, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green's theorems. First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Cauchy's and Euler's
equations, Complex variables, Taylor's and Laurent' series, Sampling theorems, Mean, Median,
Mode and Standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Fourier
transform, Laplace transform, Ztransform.
 Engineering Physics : Units for measurement, Description of Motion in One, Two and Three dimensions, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Heat
and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Electric Current, Magnetic Effect of Currents, Magnetism,
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents and Electromagnetic Waves, Ray Optics and
Optical Instruments.
 Engineering Drawing : Projection of straight line, planes and solids, Intersection of surfaces, Isometric Projection, Sectional Views of solids, Full section, Introduction to Computer
Aided Drafting.

Specialisation Branch Topics 
 Analog and Digital Electronics : Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET, JFET and MOSFET, Amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response, Oscillators and feedback amplifiers, Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, Simple active filters, VCOs and timers, Combinational and sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Multivibrators, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8bit microprocessor basics, architecture, programming and interfacing.
 Electrical Engineering : Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency, Three phase transformers – connections, parallel operation, Autotransformer; Energy conversion principles, DC machines – types, windings, generator
characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Single
phase and Three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting
and speed control, Starting motors, Servo and stepper motors, Synchronous machines Generators
– performance, regulation and parallel operation.
 Electronic Devices : Energy bands in Silicon, Intrinsic and extrinsic Silicon, Carrier transport in Silicon – diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity. Generation and recombination of carriers, pn junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOS
capacitor, MOSFET, LED, PIN and avalanche photo diode, Basics of LASER. Device technology –
integrated circuits fabrication process, oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, photolithography,
ntub, ptub and twintub CMOS process.
 Control Engineering : Application of open loop and closed loop systems, Principles of feedback, Determination of transfer function by block diagram reduction method, Time domain
analysis of first and second order systems, transient and steadystate errors, damping and
oscillations, Routh and Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, Root loci, Lag, lead and leadlag
compensation, State space model, State transition matrix, Controllability and observability.
 Telecommunication Systems : Random signals and noise – probability, random
variables, probability density function, autocorrelation, power spectral density. Analog
communication – amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of
these operations, superheterodyne receivers, elements of hardware, realisations of analog
communication systems, signaltonoise ratio (SNR) calculations for AM and FM. Fundamentals of
information theory and channel capacity theorem. Digital communication systems – Pulse Code
Modulation (PCM), Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM), Digital modulation schemes:
amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), Matched filter receivers,
Bandwidth consideration and probability of error calculations for these schemes. Basics of TDMA,
FDMA and CDMA. Fundamentals of mobile communication. Fundamentals of optical fibre
communication.
 Microwave Engineering : Wave guides, Waveguide components, Klystrons, Travelling
Wave Tubes, Magnetron, Microwave measurements, Introduction to microstrip lines, Microwave
network analysis, Microwave semiconductor devices, Monolithic microwave integrated circuits.
 Antenna and Wave Propagation : Antenna parameters, Radiation from a current
element in free space, Reciprocity theorem, Resonant and nonresonant antenna, Effective length
and aperture, gain, beamwidth, directivity, radiation resistance, efficiency, polarization, impedance
and directional characteristics of antenna, antenna temperature. Phased array antenna,
Mechanism of radio wave propagation, Reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction of radio
waves. Theory of ground wave, space wave, sky wave and troposcatter propagation.

Allied Engineering Topics 
 Instrumentation : Accuracy, precision and repeatability, Electronic instruments for measuring basic parameters, Theory of Oscilloscopes, Signal generators, Signal analysers,
Characteristics and construction of transducers.
 Computer Networks : ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, Application layer
protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and
routers.
 Network Theory Design : Thevenin's, Norton's, Reciprocity, Superposition, Compensation, Miller's, Tellegen's and Maximum power transfer theorems. Impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal response analysis of first order and second order circuits. Two port parameters and their
interrelations, Application of Laplace transform and Fourier series in the context of network
analysis, Network synthesis.
 Switching Theoryg : Traffic definitions, Introduction to switching networks, classification of switching systems. Grade of Service, Basics of Circuit switching and packet switching.
 Information Technology : Fundamentals of operating system, RDBMS terminologies, Object Oriented Programming, Basics of computer graphics.
 Radar Theory : Radar range equation, Frequencies of operation, fundamentals of Moving Target Indicator (MTI), Pulse Doppler Radar, Tracking radar.
