Polytechnic Syllabus
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Category  Polytechnic Syllabus 2020 
Exam Name  Mechanical/CS/Civil Engineering Entrance Exam 
Polytechnic Exam Pattern 2020:
There are total 120 questions from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry only. The exam is of objective type basis. Check the Polytechnic Syllabus 2020 by scrolling down this page to get good marks:
Sr. No.  Subjects Name  Max Question 
1  Maths  60 
2  Physics  30 
3  Chemistry  30 
Total  120 
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Polytechnic Syllabus 2020
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Polytechnic Syllabus For Computer Science:
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 and Algebra: Sets; Relations; Functions; Groups; Partial Orders; 
Lattice; Boolean Algebra 
Combinatorics: Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating 
Functions; recurrence relations; asymptotics. 
Graph Theory: Connectivity; spanning trees; cut vertices & edges; covering; 
Matching; independent sets; Coloring; 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 nonlinear 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. 
Theory of Computation 
Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Pushdown automata, 
Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undesirability; NPcompleteness. 
Digital Logic 
Logic Functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits; Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point). 
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. 
Compiler Design 
Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environments,Intermediate and target code generation, Basics of code optimization. 
Databases 
ERmodel, 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. 
Computer Organization and Architecture 
Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and datapath, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface (interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage. 
Algorithms 
Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide andconquer; Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; Hashing, Sorting, Searching. 
Operating System 
Processes, Threads, Interprocess communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection and security. 
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. 
Polytechnic Civil Engineering Syllabus:
Engineering Mathematics 
Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigenvectors.Calculus: Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector Identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems. Differential equations: First order equations ( linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s Integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multistep methods for differential equations. 
Mechanics 
Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Simple stress and strain relationship; Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, stress transformation, Mohr’s circle. Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, unsymmetrical bending, shear centre. Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses. 
Structural Analysis 
Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames, displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods), influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures. Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis. 
Steel Structures 
Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams and beam columns, column bases. Connectionssimple and eccentric, beamcolumn connections, plate girders and trusses. Plastic analysis of beams and frames. 
Foundation Engineering 
Subsurface investigations scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopes infinite slopes, finite slopes. Foundation typesfoundation design requirements. Shallow foundationsbearing capacity, effect of shape, water table and other factors, stress distribution, settlement analysis in sands and clays. Deep foundationspile types, dynamic and static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, negative skin friction. 
Water requirements 
Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment.Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal. Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards and limits. Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal). Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution, measurement of noise and control of noise pollution. 
Concrete Structures 
Concrete Technology properties of concrete, basics of mix design. Concrete designbasic working stress and limit state design concepts, analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads. 
Soil Mechanics 
Origin of soils, soil classification, threephase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationships, permeability and seepage, effective stress principle, consolidation, compaction, shear strength. 
Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics 
Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and Bernoulli’s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines.Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, stage discharge relationships, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing. Well hydraulics. Irrigation: Duty, delta, estimation of evapotranspiration. Crop water requirements. Design of: lined and unlined canals, waterways, head works,gravity dams and spillways. Design of weirs on permeable foundation. Types of irrigation system, irrigation methods. Water logging and drainage, sodic soils. 
Highway Planning 
Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements. Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity. Importance of surveying, principles and classifications, mapping concepts, coordinate system, map projections, measurements of distance and directions, leveling, theodolite traversing, plane table surveying, errors and adjustments, curves. 
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Polytechnic Syllabus For Mechanical:
Engineering Mathematics 
Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigenvectors.Calculus: Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multistep methods for differential equations. 
Theory of Machines and Vibrations 
Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of slidercrank mechanism; gear trains; flywheels.Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems; effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance, critical speeds of shafts. Design: Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted, riveted and welded joints, shafts, spur gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes and clutches. 
HeatTransfer 
Modes of heat transfer; one dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept, electrical analogy, unsteady heat conduction, fins; dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes; thermal boundary layer; effect of turbulence; radiative heat transfer, black and grey surfaces, shape factors, network analysis; heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods. 
Manufacturing Engineering 
Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials, heat treatment, stressstrain diagrams for engineering materials.Metal Casting: Design of patterns, moulds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design, design considerations. Forming: Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes; principles of powder metallurgy. Joining: Physics of welding, brazing and soldering; adhesive bonding; design considerations in welding. 
Production Planning and Control 
Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning.Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models; safety stock inventory control systems. 
Applied Mechanics and Design 
Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations; impact.Strength of Materials: Stress and strain, stressstrain relationship and elastic constants, Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain, thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; strain energy methods; thermal stresses. 
Fluid Mechanics 
Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy; control volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli’s equation; viscous flow of incompressible fluids; boundary layer; elementary turbulent flow; flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends etc. 
Thermodynamics and Applications 
Zeroth, First and Second laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic system and processes; Carnot cycle. Irreversibility and availability; behaviour of ideal and real gases, properties of pure substances, calculation of work and heat in ideal processes; analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. Power Engineering: Steam Tables, Rankine, Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat.I.C. Engines: airstandard Otto, Diesel cycles. Refrigeration and airconditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle, heat pumps, gas refrigeration, Reverse Brayton cycle; moist air; psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes. Turbomachinery: Peltonwheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines – impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams. 
Machining and Machine Tool Operations 
Mechanics of machining, single and multipoint cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of nontraditional machining processes; principles of work holding, principles of design of jigs and fixturesMetrology and Inspection: Limits, fits and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. 
Operations Research 
Linear programming, simplex and duplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM. 
Polytechnic Syllabus 2020
TRB polytechnic syllabus for ECE: Polytechnic ECE syllabus covers following subjects:
First Year
 English
 Engineering Mathematics – I
 Engineering Physics
 Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Studies
Scheme Syllabus for Polytechnic 3rd Year ECE
Third Semester
 Engineering Mathematics ?II
 Electronic Circuits ?I
 Communication Systems – I
 Digital Electronics
 Circuit Theory
Fourth Semester
 Electronic Circuits II
 Communication Systems II
 Microprocessors
 Electronic Measurements
 Audio & Video Systems
Fifth Semester (If5c)
 Practical Training in the Industry for 6 Months
Sixth Semester
 Industrial Management and Entrepreneurship
 Micro Controllers
 Advanced Communication Systems
 Industrial Electronics
 Elective Subjects
 Data Communication & Computer Networks
 Computer Hardware
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Mechanical syllabus: covers following subjects
Scheme Syllabus for Polytechnic 1st Year
First Semester (Me1g)
 English (ENG17101)
 Basic Science
 Basic Mathematics (BMS17104)
 Engineering Graphics (EGG17001)
 Computer Fundamentals (CMF17002)
 Basic Workshop Practice (WPM17006)
Second Semester (Me2
 Communication Skills
 Engineering Mathematics
 Applied Science (Mechanical)
 Engineering Mechanics
 Engineering Drawing
 Workshop Practice
 Development of Life Skills I
 Professional Practices II
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Scheme Syllabus for Polytechnic 2nd Year Mechanical
Third Semester (Me3e)
 Mechanical Engineering Drawing
 Applied Mathematics
 Strength of Materials
 Mechanical Engineering Materials
 Manufacturing Technology
 Electrical Engineering
 Development of Life Skill II
 Professional Practices III
Fourth Semester (Me4e)
 Theory of Machines & Mechanisms
 Fundamentals of Electronics
 Production Processes
 Thermal Engineering
 Fluid Mechanics and Machinery
 Computer Programming
 Professional Practices IV
Fifth Semester (Me5c)
 Advanced Manufacturing
 Power Engineering
 Measurements & Control
 Metrology & Quality Control
 Elective I
 Industrial Project & Entrepreneurship Development
 Professional Practices V
Sixth Semester (Me6c)
 Management
 Design of Machine Elements
 Industrial Fluid Power
 Production Technology
 Elective – II
 Professional Practices – VI
Information Technology: Information Technology covers following subjects:
First Semester (If1g)
 English (ENG17101)
 Basic Science
 Basic Mathematics (BMS17104)
 Engineering Graphics (EGG17001)
 Computer Fundamentals (CMF17002)
 Basic Workshop Practice (WPI17007)
Second Semester (If2e)
 Communication Skills
 Engineering Mathematics
 Electronics
 Electrical Technology
 Programming in ‘C’
 Web Page Designing
 Developing Life Skills – I
 Professional Practices II
Third Semester (If3e)
 Applied Mathematics
 Object Oriented Programming
 Digital Techniques
 Relational Data Base Management Systems
 Visual Basic
 Professional Practices
Fourth Semester (If4e)
 Microprocessor & Programming
 Computer Networks
 Management Information Systems
 Computer Architecture & Maintenance Data Structure
 Development of Life Skills II
 Professional Practices IV
Fifth Semester (If5c)
 Software Engineering
 Java Programming
 Operating System
 Communication Technique
 Elective I
 Network Management & Administration
 Professional Practices V
Sixth Semester (If6c)
 Management
 Advanced Java Programming
 Data Communication & Networking
 Elective II
 Entrepreneurship Development
 Industrial Projects
 Professional Practices –VI
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Polytechnic Syllabus 2020 For Chemistry
 Solid state
 Solutions
 Electrochemistry
 Some Basis Concepts of Chemistry
 Structure of Atom
 Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
 States of Matter:Gases and Liquids
 Thermodynamics
 Equillibrium
 Redox Reactions
 Hydrogen
 General Introduction of PBlock Element
 Organic Chemistry
 Hydrocarbons
 Environmental Chemistry
 Chemical Kinetics
 Surface Chemistry
 PBlock Elements
 Dand FBlock Elements
 Alcohols,Phenols and Ethers
 Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
 Biomolecules
 Polymers
 Chemistry in Everyday life
Syllabus Of Polytechnic For Mathematics
 Algebra
 Sequence & Series
 Principle of Mathematical Induction
 Permutation and Combination
 Binomial Theorem
 Determinants and Their Properties
 Matrix Algebra
 Complex Number
 Trigonometry
 Trigonometrical ratios of compound angles up to conditional Trigonometrical Identities
 Properties of Triangle
 Logarithm
 Solution of Triangles & General Value
 Inverse Circular Function
 Coordinate Geometry
 Two dimensional: Up to equation of circles
 Three dimensional: Up to straight line
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Polytechnic Entrance Exam Syllabus For Physics
 Units and Dimensions
 Scales & Measurements
 Scalars & Vectors
 Linear Motion
 Laws of Motion
 Motion under Gravity
 Projectile
 Friction
 Oscillations and Waves
 Circular Motion
 Simple Harmonic Motion
 Gravitation
 Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia
 Fluids
 Heat
 Optics
 Electrostatics
 Current Electricity & Magnetism
 Modern Physics
 Physical World and Measurement
 Electronic Devices
 Communication Systems
UP Polytechnic Syllabus 2020
Just go through the below provided UP Polytechnic Syllabus 2020:
Group  Syllabus 
For Group ‘A’:  UP board 10th syllabus of

For Group ‘B’  It will consist of two sections; first section is of Mathematics while another section is of Physics or Chemistry or Agriculture. 
For Group ‘C’  Group C syllabus will consist of three sections:

For Group ‘D’  It includes the 12th class syllabus and will consist of the four sections named as

For Group ‘E’  Those applying for this group have to done the preparation from the 10+2 syllabus. Also, Group ‘E’ syllabus includes the two sections of

For Group ‘F’  B.Sc academics.It includes the sections like

For Group ‘G’  Same syllabus you have studied in your graduation and it includes the sections of

For Group ‘H’ 

For Group ‘I’  It includes the 10+2 UP board syllabus. Also, includes the two sections namely

For Group ‘J’  The syllabus for Group ‘J’ includes the diploma academics and includes five sections i.e.,

For Group ‘K’  From their 10th and 12th class syllabus, you can prepare. The syllabus is broadly divided into two sections;

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