COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING /
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Salient Features of Indian Constitution
Salient features of the Constitution - Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
interpretation of the Constitution.
Fundamental Rights - Directive Principles of State Policy - Relation between
Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles - Fundamental Duties.
Executive - Legislature - Judiciary - Both at Union and State Level. - Other
Centre-State Relations - Legislative - Administrative and Financial.
Services under the Union and the States.
Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities
Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare
Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education - various missionary organisations and their
functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana
Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma
Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor
Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry
Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc.
Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala
Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen,
Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam,
Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha
Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal,
Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr
Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan,
Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T
Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias
Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor
Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai,
A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C
Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran,
Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S
Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon,
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam
Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen
vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and
independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous
functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) –
Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector
functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator –
Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal
fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property –
inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions
multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary
differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms.
Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations,
systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential
equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary
differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations),
Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear
transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor
and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and
even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support
reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –
applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics –
rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel,
aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction –
types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling
work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of
steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air
conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power
transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process –
casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process –
turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous
curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic
induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self
and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period,
average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current
relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three
phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency
response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV : Computer Organization & Architecture
Digital Logic: Logic functions, minimization, design and synthesis of
combinational and sequential circuits, number representation and computer arithmetic
(fixed and floating point).
Computer Organization: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU,
CPU control design, memory interface, I/O interface, DMA, interrupts, pipelining,
memory hierarchy, parallel computer models.
Microprocessors: Internal architecture of 8085 and 8086, interfacing with
peripheral devices, microcontrollers.
Module V : Programming Languages & Information Systems
Object Oriented Programming: Object oriented design concepts,
programming in C++, Java.
Databases: ER model, relational algebra, tuple calculus, database design, integrity
constraints, normalization, SQL, B-trees, B+ - trees, transactions and concurrency
Software Engineering: Software process models, planning and managing a
software project, design, implementation, software testing, quality models and
Programming Language Concepts: Parameter passing, binding, scope,
recursion, functional and logic languages.
Module VI : Data Structures & Algorithms
Data Structures: Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees,
binary heaps, graphs.
Algorithms: Analysis, space and time complexity. Design – greedy approach,
dynamic programming, divide-and-conquer, sorting and searching, complexity classes
– P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.
Graph Theory: Connectivity, covering, colouring, planarity, isomorphism.
Computer Graphics: Line drawing, circle drawing, filling, hatching, 2D/3D
transformations, projections, hidden surface removal.
Module VII : Computing and System Software
Set Theory: Sets, relations, functions, groups, partial orders, lattice, algebraic
Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata, context-free
languages & pushdown automata, recursively enumerable sets & Turing machines,
System Software: Compiler design, lexical analysis, parsing, syntax directed
translation, code generation and optimization, Assemblers, linkers and loaders,
macroprocessors, operating systems – processes, threads, inter-process
communication, synchronization, deadlocks, CPU scheduling, memory management
and virtual memory, file systems, I/O systems, protection & security.
Module VIII : Networking & Web Technology
Computer Networks: Layered architecture, LAN technologies, wireless LAN,
flow and error control, routing algorithms, congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets,
IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP, MIME, Hubs, switches, routers
and gateways, public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls,
wireless networks, 2G and 3G networks, Bluetooth.
Web Technologies: HTML, XML, client-server computing, web server, proxy
server, web application development, MVC architecture, e-commerce, web services.
Distributed Systems: Characteristics, inter-process communication, distributed