Candidates need to appear for an entrance test in order to take admission in Thapar University for the academic year, commencing from 2019. This page has enlisted TIET M.Tech Admission 2019 Syllabus for various ME/MTech courses. Candidates need to prepare according to the syllabus prescribed by the University. Candidates who have previously appeared for the TIET M.Tech Admission 2019 entrance test have found it to be of moderate difficulty level. Every question asked will be according to the syllabus that has been prescribed by the University. Get all the important information regarding the TIET M.Tech Admission 2019 Syllabus from this page.

TIET M.Tech Admission 2019 Syllabus for Entrance Test

TIET M.Tech Admission 2019 Entrance Test will be held after the primary preference has been given to the candidates having a valid score. Also, such students are exempted from appearing for this entrance exam. Before we start with course wise syllabus of each ME/MTech course, let’s be clear with the entrance test pattern.

Duration of Entrance – 2 hours

No. of questions to be attempted – 90 questions

Marking Scheme – Maximum marks – 90. Each question carrying 1 mark with no negative marking.

Test Sections – Engineering Maths, General Aptitude, and Knowledge of the Specific Course


As engineering mathematics is a section which is common to all the courses, it needs to prepare well. 15 questions will be asked in this section.

Linear algebra

  • Subtopics – Algebra of matrices,  rank of matrix, system of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors


  • Subtopics – Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Local maxima and minima, Evaluation of definite and indefinite integrals, application of definite integral to area, Partial derivatives, total derivative, double and triple integrals, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, surface and volume integrals, Gauss, Stoke’s and Green‘s theorem

Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE)

  • Subtopics – First order (linear and nonlinear) equations, higher order of linear Differential equations with constant coefficients, Euler – Cauchy equations

Probability and statistics

  • Subtopics – Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation Definitions of probability, Conditional probability, Bayes theorem; random variables, Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions; Correlation and regression analysis

Numerical Methods

  • Subtopics – Numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, numerical solution of first order differential equation by using Euler’s method and fourth order Runge – Kutta method


As this particular section is common to all courses like the engineering mathematics section. This section although carries 15 marks but needs to be prepared well.

Verbal Ability

  • English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction

Numerical Ability

  • Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation


20 questions from each of the three mentioned sections, making it 60 questions from this section.


  • Subtopics – Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Machine Design, Theory of Machines, Mechanical vibrations, Machine Drawing, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Robotics, Industrial Automation

Thermal Engineering

  • Subtopics – Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic Cycles (Carnot, Otto, Diesel, Rankine, Braytan) IC Engines and Gas Turbines, Turbo Machines, Fluid Mechanics and Machinery, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Heat and Mass Transfer, Power Plant Engineering, Non-conventional Sources of Energy, Combustion Stoichiometry

Production and Industrial Engineering

  • Subtopics – Manufacturing Processes/Technologies, Machining Science, Industrial Engineering, Production Management, Inspection and Quality Control, Measurement Techniques, Material Science and Metallurgy


60 questions from this part

  1. 24 questions from Structural Engineering
  2. 8 questions from Geotechnical Engineering
  3. 8 questions from Highway and Transportation Engineering
  4. 8 questions from Water resource and Hydraulic Engineering
  5. 12 questions from Environmental Engineering, Surveying and Construction Management

Structural Engineering

  • Subtopics –  Bending moment and shear force diagrams. Analysis of pin jointed and rigid plane frames. Influence lines
  • Concrete Technology: Concept of quality control. Concrete making materials. Properties of fresh and hardened concrete. Methods of concrete mix design
  • Reinforced Concrete Design: Limit state design methods for flexure, shear, bond, and torsion.
  • Design of basic elements using IS: 456-2000
  • Design of Steel Structures: Design of tension and compression members.
  • Design of beams and columns(including bases and foundations as per IS: 800-2007). Welded and riveted joints. Earthquake resistant design of structures

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Soil classification, engineering properties of soil, permeability and seepage, effective stress principle: consolidation, compaction, shear strength
  • Subsurface investigation, earth pressure theories, foundation design requirements, bearing
    capacity, shallow and deep foundations, load capacity of piles in sands and clays

Highway & Transportation Engineering

  • Highway planning, Geometric design of Highways, Testing and specifications of paving materials, Design of flexible and rigid road pavements as per IRC guidelines, Geometric design of runway & taxiways, Pavement markings & lighting, FAA method of runway & taxiway pavement design, Marshall method of mix designing, Geometric & structural design of Permanent way as per Indian Railways

Water Resources and Hydraulics

  • Subtopics – Hydrostatics, applications of Bernoulli equation, laminar and turbulent flow in pipes, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, hydraulic jump, dimensional analysis and hydraulic modelling
  • Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation infiltration, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, Irrigation methods, Duty, delta, estimation of evapotranspiration, crop water requirements, design of lined and unlined canals

Environmental Engineering

  • Subtopics – Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, effluent discharge standards

Surveying & Construction Management

  • Principles of surveying; Errors and their adjustment; Maps – scale, coordinate system; Distance and angle measurement – Levelling and trigonometric levelling, Traversing and triangulation survey
  • Types of construction projects, Tendering and construction contracts, Rate analysis and standard specifications, Cost estimation of building & road projects, Project planning and network analysis – PERT and CPM


60 questions in all from this section –

  1. 16 questions from Communication Systems
  2. 8 questions from Electromagnetism Antennas
  3. 16 questions from Analog and Digital Circuits
  4. 12 questions from Networks
  5. 4 questions from Fundamentals of Computer Programming and Data Structures
  6. 4 questions from Microprocessors and Computer Architecture

Communication Systems

  • Fourier analysis of signals amplitude, phase and power spectrum, Autocorrelation and cross-correlation and their Fourier transforms
  • Signal transmission through linear time-invariant (LTI) system, impulse response and frequency response, group delay and phase delay
  • Analog modulation systems-amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral, analysis of operations, super heterodyne receivers, elements of hardware realizations of analog communication systems
  • Basic sampling theorem
  • Pulse code modulation (PCM), differential pulse code modulation (DPCM), delta modulation (DM),
    amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK)
  • Multiplexing time-division and frequency division, Additive Gaussian noise characterization using correlation
  • Probability density function (PDF), power spectral density (PSD). Signal to noise ratio (SNR) calculation for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency (FM)for low noise conditions

Electromagnetism Antennas

  • Elements of vector calculus: gradient, divergence and curl, Gauss’ and Strokes’ theorems, Maxwell’s equations: differential and integral forms
  • Wave equation
  • Pointing vector Plane waves: propagation through various media; reflection; phase and group velocity; Skin depth Transmission lines: Characteristics impedance; impedance transformation, Smith Chart, Impedance matching pulse excitation
  • Modes in rectangular waveguides; Boundary conditions; Cut-off frequencies; Dispersion relations. Dipole antennas; antenna arrays; radiation pattern; reciprocity theorem; antenna gain

Analog and Digital Circuits

  • Characteristics and equivalent circuits (large and small signal) of diodes, BJTs, JFETs and MOSFETs Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifier Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers
  • Amplifiers: single and multi-stage, differential, operational; feedback and power. Amplifiers; frequency response of amplifiers
  • Simple op-amp circuits
  • Filters, Sinusoidal oscillators: criterion for oscillation; single-transistor and op-amp
  • Function generators & wave-shaping circuits Power supplies, Boolean algebra
    minimization of Boolean functions; logic gates, Digital IC families (DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS, CMOS)
  • Combinational circuits; arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers and decoders
  • Sequential circuits; latches and flip-flops, counters and shift registers
  • Comparators, timer, multivibrators
  • Sample and hold circuits, ADCs and DACs
  • Semiconductor memories


  • Network graphs, matrices associated with graphs, incidence, fundamental cut set and fundamental circuit matrices
  • Solution methods: nodal and mesh analysis
  • Network theorems: superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s Maximum Power Transfer, WyeDelta
    Transformation Steady state sinusoidal analysis using phasors
  • Fourier series. Linear constant coefficient differential and difference equations; time domain analysis of simple RLC circuits
  • Laplace and Z transforms; frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits
  • Convolution 2 port network parameters driving point and transfer functions
  • State equations for networks

Fundamentals of Computer Programming and Data Structures 

  • Basics of Computers; Operators, Datatypes, Expression, Control Flow statement, Functions, Arrays, Strings, pointers, structures, and unions
  • Data types, structures, stacks, queues, and linked lists
  • Sorting and Searching, Btrees, B+ trees and hashing

Microprocessors and Computer Architecture 

  • Evolution, microcomputer architecture; Intel 8085: architecture, addressing mode, Instruction set, programming technique, Interrupt Structure
  • Intel 8086: architecture, concept of segmented memory, addressing modes, Instruction set, programming techniques, Interrupt Structure; Interfacing devices i.e. 8255, 8279, 8257, 8253, 8259 etc. memory and I/O interfacing, read/write timing diagrams
  • Basic computer organization and Design, memory organization, I/O organization, I/O Devices, Data transfer techniques, Register transfer Language Microprogrammed control, CPU, Concept and CISC
    and RISC architecture


60 Questions from any of the below mentioned topics.

Digital Logic 

  • Logic functions, minimization, design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits
  • Number Representation and Computer Arithmetic

Computer Organization

  • Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-paths, hardwired and microprogrammed control, memory interface, I/O interfaces, serial communication interface, instruction pipelining, cache, main and secondary storage

Programming Methodology

  • C programming, program control, functions, recursion, scope, binding, parameter passing, pointers, array handling, structures and unions, file handling, elementary concepts of Object Oriented, Functional and Logic Programming

Data Structures 

  • Notion of abstract datatypes, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, heap, graphs

Algorithms for Problem Solving

  • Tree and graph traversals, connected components spanning trees, shortest paths, hashing, sorting, searching; design technique

Complier Design

  • Lexical analysis, parsing, syntax-directed translation, runtime environment, code generation, linking

Operating Systems

  • Classical concepts (concurrency, synchronization, deadlock), processes, threads and inter-process communication, CPU scheduling, memory management, file systems, I/O systems, protection and security

Database Systems

  • Relational model, ER diagram, relational algebra, database design, normalization, SQL, file structures, transactions management and concurrency control

Computer Networks

  • ISO/OSI stack, sliding window protocol, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), TCP/UDP, IP, Basic concepts of switches, gateways, and routers

Theory of Computation

  • Regular languages and finite automata, context-free languages and pushdown automata, Turing machines

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