ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION
objective and conventional type papers)
(1) Materials and Components:
Structure and properties of Electrical Engineering materials; Conductors,
Semi-conductors and Insulators, magnetic, Ferro-electric, Piezoelectric,
Ceramic, Optical and Super-conducting materials. Passive components and
characteristic Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors; Ferrites, Quartz crystal
Ceramic resonators, Electromagnetic and Electromechanical components.
(2) Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and
Electrons and holes in semi-conductors, Carner Statistics, Mechanism of current
flow in a semi-conductor, Hall effect; Junction theory; Different types of
diodes and their characteristics; Bipolar Junction transistor; Field effect
transistors; Power switching devices like SCRs, GTOs, power MOSFETs; Basics of
ICs-bipolar, MOS and CMOS types; basic and Opto Electronics.
(3) Signals and Systems:
Classification of signals and systems; System modeling in terms of differential
and difference equations; State variable representation; Fourier series; Fourier
transforms and their application to system analysis; Laplace transforms and
their application to system analysis; Convolution and superposition integrals
and their applications; Z-transforms and their applications to the analysis and
characterization of discrete time systems; Random signals and probability;
Correlation functions; Spectral density; Response of linear system to random
(4) Network Theory:
Network analysis techniques; Network theorems, transient response, steady state
sinusoidal response; Network graphs and their applications in network analysis;
Tellegen's theorem. Two port networks; Z, Y, h and transmission parameters.
Combination of two ports, analysis of common two ports. Network functions: parts
of network functions, obtaining a network function from a given part.
Transmission criteria: delay and rise time, Elmore's and other definitions
effect of cascading. Elements of network synthesis.
(5) Electromagnetic Theory:
Analysis of electrostatic and magneto-static fields; Laplace's and Poisson's
equations; Boundary value problems and their solutions; Maxwell's equations;
application to wave propagation in bounded and unbounded media; Transmission
lines: basic theory, standing waves, matching applications, microstrip lines;
Basics of wave guides and resonators; Elements of antenna theory.
(6) Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation:
Basic concepts, standards and error analysis; Measurements of basic electrical
quantities and parameters; Electronic measuring instruments and their principles
of working: analog and digital, comparison, characteristics, and applications.
Transducers; Electronic measurements of non-electrical quantities like
temperature, pressure, humidity, etc.; basics of telemetry for industrial use.
(1) Analog Electronic Circuits:
Transistor biasing and stabilization. Small signal analysis. Power amplifiers.
Frequency. response. Wide banding techniques. Feedback amplifiers. Tuned
amplifiers. Oscillators, Rectifiers and power supplies. Op Amp, PLL, other
linear integrated circuits and applications. Pulse shaping circuits and waveform
(2) Digital Electronic Circuits:
Transistor as a switching element; Boolean algebra, simplification of Boolean
function Karnaugh map and applications; IC Logic gates and their
characteristics; IC logic families: DTL, TTL, ECL, NMOS, PMOS and CMOS gates and
their comparison; Combinational logic circuits; Half adder, Full adder; Digital
comparator; Multiplexer De-multiplexer; ROM and their applications. Flip-flops.
R-S, J-K, D and T flip-tops; Different types of counters and registers. Waveform
generators. A/D and D/A converters. Semi-conductor memories.
(3) Control Systems:
Transient and steady state response of control systems; Effect of feedback on
stability and sensitivity; Root locus techniques; Frequency response analysis.
Concepts of gain and phase margins; Constant-M and Constant-N Nichol's Chart;
Approximation of transient response from Constant-N Nichol's Chart;
Approximation of transient response from closed loop frequency response; Design
of Control Systems; Compensators; Industrial controllers.
(4) Communication Systems:
Basic information theory; Modulation and detection in analogue and digital
systems; Sampling and data reconstructions; Quantization and coding; Time
division and frequency division multiplexing; Equalization; Optical
Communication: in free space and fiber optic; Propagation of signals at HF, VHF,
UHF and microwave frequency; Satellite Communication.
(5) Microwave Engineering:
Microwave Tubes and solid state devices, Microwave generation and amplifiers,
Wave guides and other Microwave Components and Circuits, Microstrip circuits,
Microwave Antennas, Microwave Measurements, Masers, Lasers; Micro-wave
Microwave Communication Systems-terrestrial and satellite based.
(6) Computer Engineering:
Number Systems. Data representation; Programming; Elements of a high level
programming language PASCAL/C; Use of basic data structures; Fundamentals of
computer architecture; Processor design; Control unit design; Memory
organization, I/o System Organization. Microprocessors: Architecture and
instruction set of Microprocessor's 8085 and 8086, Assembly language
Programming. Microprocessor Based system design: typical examples. Personal
computers and their typi