General Aptitude (GA): Common to All Papers Engineering
Verbal Ability
English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.
Numerical Ability
Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.
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.
Combinatory
Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating functions; recurrence relations; asymptotics.
Graph Theory
Connectivity; spanning trees; Cut vertices & edges; covering; matching; independent sets; Colouring; Planarity; Isomorphism.
Linear Algebra
Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
Numerical Methods
LU decomposition for systems of linear equations; numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant, Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods; Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules.
Calculus
Limit, Continuity & differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, evaluation of definite & improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivatives, maxima & minima.
Computer Science and Information Technology
Digital Logic
Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits; Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).
Computer Organization and Architecture
Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage.
Programming and Data Structures
Programming in C; Functions, Recursion, Parameter passing, Scope, Binding; Abstract data types, Arrays, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Trees, Binary search trees, Binary heaps.
Algorithms
Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide-and-conquer; Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; Hashing, Sorting, Searching. Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, upper and lower bounds, Basic concepts of complexity classes – P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.
Theory of Computation
Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Push-down automata, Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undecidability.
Compiler Design
Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environments, Intermediate and target code generation, Basics of code optimization.
Operating System
Processes, Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection and security.
Databases
ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control.
Information Systems and Software Engineering
Information gathering, requirement and feasibility analysis, data flow diagrams, process specifications, input/output design, process life cycle, planning and managing the project, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance.
Computer Networks
ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP(v4), Application layer protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. Network security – basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.
Web technologies
HTML, XML, basic concepts of client-server computing.
Reference Books :
Subject |
Reference Books |
Mathematics |
Higher Engineering Mathematics – Dr. BS Grewal |
Programming and Algorithms |
Data Structure & Algorithm in C - Mark Allen Weiss |
Operating Systems |
Operating System Concept – Silbersehatz Galvin and Gagne. |
Discrete Math and Graph Theory |
Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics – Ralph Grimaldi |
Computer Organization |
Digital Electronics – Morris Mano |
Database |
Database Systems - Korth |
Computer Networks |
Computer Networks – Tanenbaum |
Theory of Computations |
Introduction to automata theory, languages and computation – Hopcroft, Motwani and Ullman |
Compiler Design |
Principles of Compiler Design - Aho and Ullman and ravi sethi |
Software engineering and Web Technology |
A Practitioner's Approach - Roger Pressman |