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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC Laboratory Assistant Syllabus 2018 for PDF and Exam Pattern Mentioned below the page. TNPSC Laboratory Assistant Exam Date & Exam Centre mentioned below the page. TNPSC Laboratory Assistant Syllabus for PDF, TNPSCLaboratory Assistant …

Service Name Tamil Nadu Forensic Science Subordinate Service
Board Name Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Post name Laboratory Assistant
Number of Vacancies 56
Notification Number 02/2018
Job type Tamil Nadu Govt Jobs
Examination Date 06.05.2018
Application Mode Online
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Category Syllabus
Status Released
Official website tnpsc.gov.in

Syllabus for TNPSC Laboratory Assistant 2018

PHYSICS

UNIT – I: ELECTROSTATICS

Frictional electricity, charges and their conservation; Coulomb’s law – forces between two point electric charges. Forces between multiple electric charges – Superposition principle Electric field – Electric field due to a point charge, electric filed lines; Electric dipole, electric filed intensity due to a dipole – behaviour of dipole in a uniform electric field – application of electric dipole in microwave oven. Electric potential – potential difference – electric potential due to a point charge and due a dipole. Equipotential surfaces – Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges.

UNIT –II: CURRENT ELECTRICITY

Electric current – flow of charges in a metallic conductor – Drift velocity and mobility and their relationship with electric current. Ohm’s law, electrical resistance. V-I characteristics – Electrical resistivity and conductivity.

UNIT- III: EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT

Heating effect. Joule’s law – Experimental verification. Thermoelectric effects – Seebeck effect – Peltier effect – Thomson effect – Thermocouple, thermoemf, neutral and inversion temperature. Thermopile.

UNIT-IV: ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND ALTERNATING CURRENT

Electromagnetic induction – Faradys’s law – induced emf and current – Lenz’s law. Self induction – Mutual induction – Self inductance of a long solenoid – mutual inductance of two long solenoids. Methods of inducting emf – (1) by changing magnetic induction (2) by changing area enclosed by the coil and (3) by changing the orientation of the coil (quantitative treatment) analytical treatment can also be included. AC generator – commercial generator. (Single phase, three phase)

UNIT – V: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND WAVE OPTICS

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics – Electromagnetic spectrum, Radio, Microwaves, Infra red, visible, ultra violet – X rays, gamma rays. Emission and absorption spectrum – Line, Band and continuous spectra – Flourescence and phosphorescence.

UNIT – VI: ATOMIC PHYSICS

Atomic structure – discovery of the electron – specific charge (Thomson’s method) and charge of the electron (Millikan’s oil drop method) – alpha scattering – Rutherford’s atom model. Bohr’s model – energy quantisation – energy and wave number expression – Hydrogen spectrum – energy level diagrams – sodium and mercury spectra – excitation and ionization potentials. Sommerfeld’s atom model.

UNIT – VII: DUAL NATURE OF RADIATION AND MATTER – RELATIVITY

Photoelectric effect – Light waves and photons – Einstein’s photo – electric equation – laws of photo – electric emission – particle nature of energy – photoelectric equation – work function – photo cells and their application.

UNIT – VIII: NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Nuclear properties – nuclear Radii, masses, binding energy, density, charge – isotopes, isobars and isotones – Nuclear mass defect – binding energy. Stability of nuclei – Bain bridge mass spectrometer.

UNIT –IX: SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

Semiconductor theory – energy band in solids – difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors based on band theory – semiconductor doping – Intrinsic and Extrinsic semi conductors.

CHEMISTRY

UNIT – I: ATOMIC STRUCTURE-II

Dual properties of electrons – de-Broglie relation – Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle – Wave nature of an electron – Schrodinger wave equation (only equation, no derivation) – Eigen values and Eigen function – significance only – molecular orbital method. Application to Homo diatomic and Hetero diatomic molecules – Metallic Bond – Hybridization of atomic orbital’s Hybridization involving s, p and d Orbital’s – Types of forces between molecules.

UNIT- II: PERIODIC CLASSIFICATION-II

Review of periodic properties – Calculation of atomic radii – Calculation of ionic radii – Method of determination of Ionisation potential – Factors affecting ionisation potential – Method to determine the electron affinity – Factors affecting EA – Various scales on electro negativity values.

UNIT- III: p- BLOCK ELEMENTS – II

Group-13 General trends – Potash alum – Preparation, Properties and uses – Group-14 General trends – Silicates – Types and structure – Silicones – Structure and uses – Extraction of lead – Group-15 General trends – Phosphorous – Allotropes and extraction – Compounds of phosphorous – Group-16 General trends – H2SO4 – Manufacture and properties – Group-17 General characteristics. Physical and Chemical properties – Isolation of fluorine and its properties – Interhalogen compounds Group 18 Inert gases – Isolation, properties and uses.

UNIT- IV: d- BLOCK ELEMENTS

General characteristics of d-block elements – First transition series – Occurrence and principles of extraction – chromium, copper and zinc – Alloys – Second transition series – Occurrence and principles of extraction of silver – Third transition series – Compounds – K2Cr2O7, CuSO4.5H2O, AgNO3, Hg2Cl2, ZnCO3, Purple of cassius.

UNIT-V: f- BLOCK ELEMENTS

General characteristics of f-block elements and extraction – Comparison of Lanthanides and Actinides – Uses of lanthanides and actinides.

UNIT-VI: COORDINATION COMPOUNDS AND BIO-COORDINATION COMPOUNDS

An introduction – Terminology in coordination chemistry – IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds – Isomerism in coordination compounds – Structural isomerism – Geometrical isomerism in 4-coordinate, 6-coordinate complexes – Theories on coordination compounds – Werner’s theory (brief) – Valence Bond theory – Crystal field theory – Uses of coordination compounds – Bio-coordination compounds. Haemoglobin and chlorophyll.

BIOLOG (BOTANY)

UNIT – I: TAXONOMY OF ANGIOSPERMS

Types of classifications – artificial – natural – phylogenetic. Biosystematics – bionomial nomenclature – herbarium and its uses. Bentham and Hooker’s classification of plants – families – Malvaceae – Solanaceae – Euphorbiaceae – Musaceae and their Economic importance.

UNIT – II: PLANT ANATOMY

Tissue and tissue systems – anatomy of monocot and dicot roots – anatomy of monocot and dicot stems – anatomy of dicot leaf.

UNIT – III: CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS

Chromosomes – structure and types – genes and genomes – linkage and crossing over – gene mapping – recombination of chromosomes – mutation – chromosomal aberrations – DNA as genetic material – structure of DNA – replication of DNA – structure of RNA and its types. 19

UNIT – IV: BIOTECHNOLOGY

Recombinant DNA technology – transgenic plants and microbes – plant tissue culture and its application – protoplasmic fusion – single cell protein.

UNIT – V: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Photosynthesis – significance – site of photosynthesis – photochemical and biosynthetic phases – electron transport system – cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation – C3 and C4 pathways – photorespiration – factors affecting photosynthesis – mode of nutrition – autotrophic – heterotrophic – saprophytic – parasitic and insectivorous plants – chemosynthesis – respiration – mechanism of glycolysis – Krebs cycle – pentose phosphate pathway – anaerobic respiration – respiratory quotient – compensation point – fermentation. Plant growth – growth regulators – phytohormones – auxins – gibberellins – cytokinins – ethylene and abscisic acid. Photoperiodism and vernalization.

UNIT – VI BIOLOGY IN HUMAN WELFARE

Food production – breeding experiments – improved varities and role of biofertilizers. Crop diseases and their control – biopesticides – genetically modified food – biowar – biopiracy – biopatent – sustained agriculture and medicinal plants including microbes. Economic importance – food yielding (rice) – oil yielding (groundnut) – fibre yielding (cotton) and timber yielding (teak) plants.

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