SYLLABUS FOR SOLDIER TECHNICAL
1. PATTERN
Ser No

Subject

Questions

Marks

Pass Marks

Remarks

(a)

General Knowledge

10

20

40


(b)

Maths

15

30

(c)

Physics

15

30

(d)

Chemistry

10

20


2. SYLLABUS
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Abbreviations  National and International.
Sports  National and International.
Awards & Prizes  National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel Prizes.
History  Important dates & battles in Indian and World
History and land marks of Indian History, national movement.
Geography  Solar System Space exploration, The earth principal Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.
Terminology  Geographical terms, Economic terms,
Astronomical terms, Legal terms and Misc terms.
UNO
Indian Armed Forces.
Indian Towns, States and Uts.
Institutions and Research Stations, International space Stations and Festivals of India and World.
Indian News Agencies and Dailies.
Continents and Sub Continents.
Inventions and Discoveries.
Environment.
The Constitution of India.
Religious communities and Principal Languages.
National and International Days.
International Organizations.
Books and Authors.
The world of Plants and animals.
Current Affairs and “Who’s Who”.
Note The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.
PHYSICS
Motion, Force and Energy
Matter Physical measurements, scalar and vector quantities. Simple machines, structure of matter.
Motion Motion and displacement , uniform and nonuniform motion, speed and velocity, acceleration, equations of motionderivation and simple numerical.
Force Meaning of force, inertia of a body, Newton’s laws of motion, momentum, relationship between forces, acceleration and mass of an objectsimple numerical based on these.
Gravitation Newton’s law of gravitation, freefall and acceleration due to gravity, simple pendulum and restoring force, relationship between length and time period.
Work and Energy Energy, mechanical energy – potential and kinetic – their formulae, concept of work, work done by a constant force, relation between work and energy, simple numerical on work and energy.
Light Reflection, law of reflection, refraction, law of refraction, refraction through prisms, lenses and optical instruments, simple and compound microscope.
Heat Heat as a form of energy, mechanical work and heat, heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, idea of Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and their conversion, specific heat, simple numerical based on it. Idea of conversion of heat into work and viceversa, meaning of mechanical equivalent of heat – its determination by Joule’s experiment. External and internal combustion engine.
Electricity A source of energy, conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance – Ohm’s law, simple numerical based on it. heating effect of current, quantitative relationship between heat, electric current, resistance of common electrical appliances based on heating effect, measurement of electrical energy – its unit, electrical power, simple numerical.
Magnetism Type of magnet, properties of magnet, magnetic field, electromagnet and their applications, DC & AC motors. Fleming ‘s left hand rule.
Sound Sound and its property, propagation of sound, velocity, resonance, wave motion and applications.
Wave Motion Nature of a wave, propagation of a wave through a medium, types of waves – longitudinal and transverse, periodic motion, idea of simple harmonic motion (graphical treatment). Definitions of displacement, amplitude, frequency, time period, wave length and their units, relationship between wavelength, frequency and velocity of a wave, simple numerical, energy transferred during propagation of waves.
Domestic electric circuit Elementary ideas about wiring, fuse, possible hazards and safety measures.
Sun as a Source of energy Absorption of solar energy by the earth, photosynthesis, solar heaters, solar cells; wind energy – wind mills; electricity from sea waves.
Fuels Bio mass as a fuelbiogas, fossil fuelscoal, types of coal; petroleum, fractional distillation of petroleum, L.P.G, natural gas, classification of fuels –solid, liquid and gaseous fuels; characteristics of fuelcalorific value of fuels and its determination, ignition temperature, combustion of fuels, combustion of food in living organisms; characteristics of an ideal fuel.
Heat engines Idea of conversion of heat into work and viceversa, meaning of mechanical equivalent of heat – its determination by joule’s experiment (simple numerical based on work and energy conversion). External combustion engine (basic idea), working of internal combustion engines.
Nuclear energy Sources of the Sun’s energy, composition of sunlight; basic idea of atomic nucleus, nuclear fusion, nuclear fission, chain reaction, energy released during fission, examples of uncontrolled fission and fusion, simple idea of nuclear reactor and atomic power plant. Radiation hazards. Energy crisis –causes and possible solution for overcoming it.
Note The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.
MATHS
Arithmetic
Natural numbers, integers, fractions, rational/irrational numbers, decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, square root, ratio and proportion, percentages, averages, profit & loss, simple and compound interest.
Algebra
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of algebraic expressions, HCF & LCM, factorization, simple equations, surds, indices, logarithms, Solution of linear equations of two and three variables.
Ratio and proportion meaning and standard form, roots and discriminate of a quadratic equation ax^{2 }+ bx + c = 0;
Calculus. Elementary and basic problems of different and integral calcus. Basic concept of continuity.
Mensuration
Area and Volume
Area of four walls of a room, area of a circle, sector and segment of a circle; surface area and volume of cube, cuboids cone, cylinder, sphere.
Trigonometry
Trigonometric ratios of an angle A of a right angle triangle, Simple applications of trigonometric ratios for solving problems of different types, Simple identities based upon the above.
Heights and Distances
Solution of simple problems of height and distance using trigonometrically tables and logarithmic tables.
Geometry
Lines and Angles
Different characteristics of lines and angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, inserting lines, some of angles and triangles, interior and exterior angles.
Trianglesproperties, equality, congruency and similarity with respect to sides and angles.
Parallelogramtypes and properties.
Circles – Properties, arc, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.
Parallelogram. Types and properties.
Circles. Arcs, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.
Statistics
Histograms with given intervals, classification of data, frequency, frequency polygons, ogives. Mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data, problems related to statistical techniques.
Probability. Basic problems related to probability.
Computing
Introduction to computers : role and use of computers in modern society,
Hardware and software aspects of computers,
Knowledge of applications and languages,
Flow chart and solutions of problems through problem algorithm.
Note : The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.
CHEMISTRY
MatterNature and Behaviour
Nature and behaviour Different types of substances, elements, compounds and their mixtures, Structure of matter. Atomic theory, molecules and atoms; Structure of atomelectrons, protons and neutrons, Composition of nucleus – atomic number and mass number, Valence electrons and valency.
Preparation and properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbondioxide.
Oxidation and Reduction, Acid, bases and salts.
Electrochemical cell construction of a simple voltaic cell; working of an electrochemical cell; lead storage battery and dry cell.
Classification of elements Similarities and dissimilarities in the properties of some elements. Periodic law, periods and groups, gradation of properties of elements along a period and in the groups.
Carbon and its compounds Introduction, allotropies of carbon and their occurrence, structure, related property and uses. Hydrocarbon and their elementary structure, related property and uses, simple compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and their uses. Petroleum products, introductory account of synthetic fibres, plastics, rubber, soaps and detergents.
Extraction of metals Metals and nonmetals; occurrence, general metallurgical operations for extraction of pure metal, properties of metals and some alloys, uses of metals and nonmetals, their compounds.
Chemical bond Formation of ionic and covalent bonds, important properties of electrovalent and covalent compounds.
Electrolysis Movement of ions during electrolysis; relationship between current, time and amount of metal deposited during electrolysis; electroplating.
Natural Resources
Water Water as a natural resources, origin of life in water as medium for the activity of the living, water as solvent, saturated and unsaturated solution, sea water as habitat of organism, salts from oceans, ocean current, use of water Dependence of man on natural resources – minerals from earth metals and nonmetals, use of non metals.
Air Role of atmosphere in protection from radiation, composition of atmosphere, water and particulate matter in atmosphere, carbon dioxide and its adverse effect on living organisms, role of trees, release of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels and automobiles, corrosion of metals, damage of historical monuments from acidic gases, toxic effects of metallic particles, asbestos etc on living organisms carbon monoxide and its ill effects, smog, air pollution noise pollution and its effects on human beings.
Note The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE