Karnataka Public Service Commission
Lecturer of Science in Junior Technical School
Syllabus For Lecturer (Science) in Junior
Technical School in The Department of Technical Education
Units and dimensions, S.I.Units, Motion in one & two dimensions, Newton’s Law
of motion with applications variable mass systems frictional forces, work power
and energy. Conservative and non conservative systems. Collisions, Conservation
of energy, Linear and angular momentum, Rotational Kinematics, Rotational
dynamics, Equilibrium of rigid bodies gravitation, Planetary motion, Artificial
satellites, Surface tension and Viscosity. Fluid dynamics, stream line and
turbulant motion. Bornoulli’s equation with applications. Strokes law and its
application. Special theory of relativity. Lorentz transformation. Mass energy
2. Waves and Oscillations:-
Simple Harmonic motion, Travelling and stationary waves. Super position of
waves, Beats forced oscillations, Damped oscillations, Resonance, Sound waves,
vibration of air column strings and rods, ultrasonic waves and their
applications. Doppler effect.
Matrix methods in paraxial optics, the lens formulae, Nodal planes. Systems
of two thick lenses, Chromatic and Spherical aberation. Optical instruments. Eye
pieces Nature and propagation of light. Interference Division of wave front.
Division of amplitude. Simple interferometers. Diffraction, Franhofer and
Fresnol. Gratings, Resolving power of optical instruments. Rayleigh criterion
polarisation production and detection of polarised light. Rayleigh scattering
and Ravan scattering. Lasers and their applications.
4. Thermal Physics:-
Thermometry, laws of thermodynamics, Heat engines Entropy, Thermodynamics
potential and Maxwells rings, Vandernalls equations of State,Critical constants.
Joule – Thompson effect, phase transtition. Transport phenomenon, Heat
conduction, specific heat in solids, Kinetic theory of gases. Ideal gas quation,
Maxwells velocity distribution. Equipartition of energy, mean free path,
Brownian motion. Black body radiation. Plank’s law.
5. Electricity and Magnetism:-
Electric charge, fields and potentials, Coloumb’s law. Gauss law,
Capacitance, Dielectrics ohm’s law. Kirchoff’s laws. Magnetic field, Ampere’s
law, Faraday’s laws of electro magnetic induction. Lenz’s law, Alternating
currents, LCR Circuits, Series and Parallel resonance. Q-factor, Thermoelectric
effect and their applications, Electro magnetic waves. Motion of charged
particles in electric and magnetic fields partical oscillations. VandeGraff
6. Modern Physics:-
Bohr’s theory of hydrogen atom, optical and x ray spectra, photo electric
effect, Crompton effect, wave nature of matter and wave particle duality,
Natural and artifical radio activity, Alpha, Beta and Gama radiation, Chain
decay, Nuclear fission and fusion Elementary particles and classification.
Vacuum tubes and triode, P and N type materials, P.N.diodes and transistors,
Circuits for rectification, amplification and oscillation, logic gates.
1. Section A:
Atomic number, Electronic configuration of elements, periodic classification
of elements ‘ s ‘ ‘ p ‘ ‘ d ‘ and ‘ f ‘ block element, Atomic and ionic radii,
ionization potential, electron affinity and electro negativity. Natural and
artifical radioactivity, Theory of nuclear disintegration, Radio active series,
nuclear bindings energy, nuclear reaction, fission and fusion, Radio active
isotopes and their uses. Electronics theory of valency, covalent bonds, shapes
of simple molecules, bond order and bond length oscillation states and oxidation
member, common redox reactions. Ionic equation, Chemistry of common elements and
their compounds, principles of extraction of metals.
2. Organ compounds:
Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes, Aliphatic compounds, halides, alcohols,
aldehydes, Ketones, acids esters, ethers, quines and nitro compounds.
Classification and general reactions, structure of Glucose, fructose and
sucrose, Benzene and its compounds, Chemistry of oils, fats, proteins and their
4. Kinetic theory of gases and gas law, specific heat of gases.
5.Thermodynamics: Laws of thermo dynamics, isothermal and adiabatic
expansion, Enthalpy, heat capacities and thermo Chemistry, Heats of reaction,
calculation of band energies.
6. Solutions:- Osmotic pressure, Lowering of vapour pressure.
7. Electro Chemistry:- Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Strength of
acids and bases, Hydrolysis of salts, Theory of titration.