NERIST NEE II 2015 Vocational Chemistry Syllabus:
Structure of Atom:
Discovery and properties of sub- atomic particles (electrons, proton and neutron) Rutherford’s atomic model; Bohr’s model of electron; de-Broglie equation; quantum numbers; Concept of atomic orbita; Pauli’s exclusion principle; Hund’s rule of maximum multiplicity; Aufbau principle; Electronic configuration of elements up to atomic number.
Ionic; Covalent; Co-ordinate covalent; hydrogen and metallic bonds; properties of compounds having these bonds; hybridization and VSPER theory for the molecular shape of simple molecules.
Periodic properties of Elements:
Mendeleev’s periodic table and long form of the periodic table (main features , merits and demerits) periodic properties (metallic characters; ionization potential electron affinity and electronegativity); Classification of elements into s,p, d & f blocks; General trends of periodic properties of s and p-block elements.
Physical properties of gases; laws governing their behavior (Boyle’s law; Charle’s law; Gay Lussac’s; Avogadro’s law; Dalton’s law of partial pressure; Graham’s law of diffusion) ideal gas equation; kinetic molecular theory of ideal gases; Deviation from ideals behavior; van der Waals equation of state; Continuity of states; Importance of critical constants; Liquefaction of gases.
Reversible reaction; law of mass action and its application to chemical equilibrium; homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibrium; Le Chatelier’s principle and its application; Ionic equilibria. Theory of electrolytic dissociation; Ostwald’s dilution law; Arrhenius; Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis concepts of acids and bases.
Oxidation and reduction process (classical and modern concepts); oxidation state; calculation of equivalent of equivalent mass of oxidizing and reducing agents; balancing of redox reactions using oxidation number and ionelectron methods.
Faraday’s laws of electrolysis (statement; explanation and application); numerical problems; electrical conductance; specific conductance; equivalent and molar conductance; General concept of galvanic cell and its representation; Electrode potential; Standard hydrogen electrode and reference electrode; Electro- chemical series and its applications; EMF of a Galvanic cell; Nerst equation for electrode and cell potentials; some commercial cells and batteries.
Classification of organic compounds; nomenclature of hydrocarbons and compounds containing one functional group; homologous series; isomerism. General methods of preparation and properties of Alkanes; Alkenes and Alkynes; Aromatic hydrocarbons; structure of benzene; electrophilic substitution reaction in benzene.
Organic compounds with one functional group:
Simple methods of preparation and properties of Halo alkanes; alcohols; phenols; ethers; aldehydes; ketones; Carboxylic acids; derivatives of carboxylic acid; amino; cyano; isocyano; azo and nitro compounds.