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Subject Code 03: GSET-2022 : Chemical Sciences Syllabus

GSET-2022 Chemical Sciences Syllabus is given below:

Section : AGujarat SET 2022 (GSET-2022) Chemical Sciences: Inorganic Chemistry Syllabus

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Chemical periodicity
  • Structure and bonding in homo- and heteronuclear molecules, including shapes of molecules (VSEPR Theory).
  • Concepts of acids and bases, Hard-Soft acid base concept, Non-aqueous solvents.
  • Main group elements and their compounds: Allotropy, synthesis, structure and bonding, industrial importance of the compounds.
  • Transition elements and coordination compounds: structure, bonding theories, spectral and magnetic properties, reaction mechanisms.
  • Inner transition elements: spectral and magnetic properties, redox chemistry, analytical applications.
  • Organometallic compounds: synthesis, bonding and structure, and reactivity. Organometallics in homogeneous catalysis.
  • Cages and metal clusters.
  • Analytical chemistry- separation, spectroscopic, electro- and thermo-analytical methods.
  • Bioinorganic chemistry: photosystems, porphyrins, metalloenzymes, oxygen transport, electron- transfer reactions; nitrogen fixation, metal complexes in medicine.
  • Characterization of inorganic compounds by IR, Raman, NMR, EPR, Mössbauer, UV-vis, NQR, MS, electron spectroscopy and microscopic techniques.
  • Nuclear chemistry: nuclear reactions, fission and fusion, radio-analytical techniques and activation analysis.

Section : BGujarat SET 2022 (GSET-2022) Chemical Sciences: Physical Chemistry Syllabus

Physical Chemistry:

  • Basic principles of quantum mechanics: Postulates; operator algebra; exactlysolvable systems: particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator and the hydrogen atom, including shapes of atomic orbitals; orbital and spin angular momenta; tunneling.
  • Approximate methods of quantum mechanics: Variational principle; perturbation theory up to second order in energy; applications.
  • Atomic structure and spectroscopy; term symbols; many-electron systems and anti-symmetry principle.
  • Chemical bonding in diatomics; elementary concepts of MO and VB theories; Huckel theory for conjugated π-electron systems.
  • Chemical applications of group theory; symmetry elements; point groups; character tables; selection rules.
  • Molecular spectroscopy: Rotational and vibrational spectra of diatomic molecules; electronic spectra; IR and Raman activities – selection rules; basic principles of magnetic resonance.
  • Chemical thermodynamics: Laws, state and path functions and their applications; thermodynamic description of various types of processes; Maxwell’s relations; spontaneity and equilibria; temperature and pressure dependence of
    thermodynamic quantities; Le Chatelier principle; elementary description of phase transitions; phase equilibria and phase rule; thermodynamics of ideal and non-ideal gases, and solutions.
  • Statistical thermodynamics: Boltzmann distribution; kinetic theory of gases; partition functions and their relation to thermodynamic quantities – calculations for model systems.
  • Electrochemistry: Nernst equation, redox systems, electrochemical cells; Debye-Huckel theory; electrolytic conductance – Kohlrausch’s law and its applications; ionic equilibria; conductometric and potentiometric titrations.
  • Chemical kinetics: Empirical rate laws and temperature dependence; complex reactions; steady state approximation; determination of reaction mechanisms; collision and transition state theories of rate constants; unimolecular reactions; enzyme kinetics; salt effects; homogeneous catalysis; photochemical reactions.
  • Colloids and surfaces: Stability and properties of colloids; isotherms and surface area; heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Solid state: Crystal structures; Bragg’s law and applications; band structure of solids.
  • Polymer chemistry: Molar masses; kinetics of polymerization.
  • Data analysis: Mean and standard deviation; absolute and relative errors; linear regression; covariance and correlation coefficient.

Section : BGujarat SET 2022 (GSET-2022) Chemical Sciences: Physical Chemistry Syllabus

  • Basic principles of quantum mechanics: Postulates; operator algebra; exactly solvable systems: particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator and the hydrogen atom, including shapes of atomic orbitals; orbital and spin angular momenta; tunneling.
  • Approximate methods of quantum mechanics: Variational principle; perturbation theory up to second order in energy; applications.
  • Atomic structure and spectroscopy; term symbols; many-electron systems and antisymmetry principle.
  • Chemical bonding in diatomics; elementary concepts of MO and VB theories; Huckel theory for conjugated π-electron systems.
  • Chemical applications of group theory; symmetry elements; point groups; character tables; selection rules.

Section : CGujarat SET 2022 (GSET-2022) Chemical Sciences: Organic Chemistry Syllabus

  • IUPAC nomenclature of organic molecules including region- and stereoisomers.
  • Principles of stereochemistry: Configurational and conformational isomerism in acyclic and cyclic compounds; teratogenicity, stereoselectivity, enantioselectivity, diastereoselective and asymmetric induction.
  • Aromaticity: Benzenoid and non-benzenoid compounds – generation and reactions.
  • Organic reactive intermediates: Generation, stability and reactivity of carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, benzynes and nitrenes.
  • Organic reaction mechanisms involving addition, elimination and substitution reactions with electrophilic, nucleophilic or radical species. Determination of reaction pathways.
  • Common named reactions and rearrangements – applications in organic synthesis.
  • Organic transformations and reagents: Functional group interconversion including oxidations and reductions; common catalysts and reagents (organic, inorganic, organometallic and enzymatic). Chemo, region and stereoselective transformations.
  • Concepts in organic synthesis: Retrosynthesis, disconnection, synthons, linear and convergent synthesis, umpolung of reactivity and protecting groups.
  • Asymmetric synthesis: Chiral auxiliaries, methods of asymmetric induction – substrate, reagent and catalyst controlled reactions; determination of enantiomeric and diastereomeric excess; enantio-discrimination. Resolution – optical and kinetic.
  • Pericyclic reactions – electrocyclization, cycloaddition, sigma tropic rearrangements and other related concerted reactions. Principles and applications of photochemical reactions in organic chemistry.
  • Synthesis and reactivity of common heterocyclic compounds containing one or two heteroatoms (O, N, S).
  • Chemistry of natural products: Carbohydrates, proteins and peptides, fatty acids, nucleic acids, terpenes, steroids and alkaloids. Biogenesis of terpenoids and alkaloids.
  • Structure determination of organic compounds by IR, UV-Vis, 1H & 13C NMR and Mass spectroscopic techniques.

Section : D- Gujarat SET 2022 (GSET-2022) Chemical Sciences: Interdisciplinary Topics Syllabus

  • Chemistry in nanoscience and technology.
  • Catalysis and green chemistry.
  • Medicinal chemistry.
  • Supramolecular chemistry.
  • Environmental chemistry.


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