SLIET Entrance Test (SET-I & SET-IA) for admission to ICD Programme will consist of one paper of two & half hours duration. This
paper will have 150 objective type questions of 150 marks from English, General Knowledge, Mental Aptitude, Mathematics,
Physics & Chemistry.
Note: Answers of all the objective type questions are to be filled in the OMR answer sheet given separately during the

 There will be 25% negative marking for wrong answers.


Marks: 150 Time: 2½ Hours


Marks: 20 (20 Questions)

Syllabus: Usage of Tenses; Fill in the Blanks with Prepositions; Active Passive Voice; General Knowledge / Awareness; Aptitude


Marks: 50 (50 Questions)

ALGEBRA : Integers, rational and irrational numbers, ratio and proportions. Polynomials, GCD and LCM of Polynomials by
factorization method. Linear equations in one variable; solution of simultaneous equations. Quadratic equations and their solutions.
Law of indices .Arithmetic progression;

 Trigonometric ratios-sin x, cos x, tan x, cot x, cosec x and sec x for 0 o , 30 o ,
45 o , 60 o and 90 o . Trigonometric Identities. Use of Trigonometric tables. Simple problems on heights and distances;

Perimeter and area of a triangle, square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezium, quadrilateral and circle.
Volume and surface area of cube, right prism, cylinder, cone and sphere.

 Point, line, collinear points, intersecting and non-intersecting lines in a plane. Family of lines, concurrent lines,
distance between two parallel lines. Angle-acute, obtuse and right angles. Triangle, its sides and angles. Similarity of triangles.
Congurence of triangles. Pythagoras theorem and its converse. Circle. Diameter and circumference of a circle. Arc and sector
of a circle. Chord and segment of a circle. Tangent to a circle. Family of concentric circles. Direct and transverse common
tangents. Centroid, and orthocentre.

STATISTICS : Collection and tabulation of statistical data. Graphical representation of statistical data, bar diagram,
histograms, pie-charts. Measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode).simple problems on probability.


Marks : 40 (40 Questions)
Motion : Uniform and non-uniform motion (qualitative idea only), displacement, speed and velocity, acceleration, equations of
motion; Force : Definition, Inertia of a body, balanced and unbalanced forces, relationship between force, acceleration and mass of
an object, action and reaction of forces; Gravitation : Laws of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity; Work : Work done by a
force, relation between work and energy, kinetic energy and potential energy; Wave Motion : Nature of wave, propagation of a
wave through a medium, type of waves; longitudinal, transverse, simple harmonic motion (graphical representation), amplitude
of wave, relationship between wave length, frequency and velocity of wave.
Light : Perception of energy carried by light waves, human eye structure and function of human eye, focal length of eye-lens,
image formation on the retina, perception of color-composition of white light.
Heat : Mechanical work and heat, heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, specific heat, thermal expansion, change
of state, idea of latent heat, idea about relative humidity.
Electricity : Conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance. Heating effect of electric
current, quantitative relationship between heat, current, resistance and time of flow of current, electric appliances based on
heating effect of current, measurement of electric energy, units of electric power and energy; Magnetic effects of Electric
Current : Magnetic field of a current carrying conductor, coil and solenoid, electric motor & its applications, Electromagnetic
Reference Book : Science: for Class-IX and X, Published by NCERT.


Marks: 40 (40 Questions)
Matter-Nature and Behaviour : Nature and behaviour of different types of substances, elements, compounds and their mixtures,
structure of matter, atomic theory, molecules and atom; Structure of atom-electrons, protons and neutrons; composition of nucleus-
atomic number and mass number, distribution of electrons in different energy levels in an atom, valence electrons and valency.
Atomic Mass and Molecular Mass: Mole concept; percentage composition of compounds.
Physical and Chemical Changes: Combination, displacement, decomposition, slow, fast, exothermic and endothermic reactions,
catalyst; chemical equations.
Electrochemical Cell: Construction and working of a simple voltaic cell; lead storage battery and dry cell; electrolysis-
movement of ions during electrolysis; Faraday’s Laws; electroplating.
Classification of Elements: Periodic Law, periods & groups; General trend in properties of elements in periodic table. Fuel : Type
of fuels, coal; natural fuels, conditions for combustion, heat produced during combustion, combustion of food in living organisms.
Mineral Cycles : Carbon cycle, role of carbon and its compounds, nitrogen cycle, nitrogen fixation, oxygen cycle, oxidation
process, water cycle, role of energy in different cycles.
Water : Water a natural resource, origin of life in it, a medium for the activity of the living, a solvent, uses, saturated and
unsaturated solution, sea water as habitat of organism, salts from sea.
Air : Composition, Atmosphere & its role in radiation, Carbon dioxide and its diverse effects on living organism, role of
trees, release of carbon dioxide from fossils, fuels and automobiles, corrosion of metals, damage of historical monuments
from acidic gases, effect of metallic particles, asbestos, etc., on living organisms. Carbon monoxide and its ill effects, air pollution
and its effects on human beings.
Dependence of Man on Natural Resources : Minerals from earth, metals and non-metals, uses of non-metals.
Carbon and its Compounds : Introduction, allotropes of carbon and their occurrence, structure, related properties and uses;
hydrocarbons - their elementary structure, properties and uses; isomerism (elementary idea); 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 non-metals (Si, P,S) occurrence, properties and uses; general metallurgical operations
for extraction of pure metal (extraction of copper, iron and aluminum). Properties of metals, uses of metals and non- metals;
properties of some alloys (brass, gunmetal, German silver, Solder, bronze), uses at home and in industry.

Reference Book : Science-A Text Book for Class IX & X, Published by NCERT.

Sample Objective Type Questions :

Fill the choice of the alternative you think to be correct answer in the OMR answer sheet.
Q.1 The name of the city which is known as a pink city.
(a) Chandigarh (b) Mumbai (c) Jaipur (d) Delhi
Q.2 In a right angled triangle the sides perpendicular to each other are 15 cm and 8 cm. Its perimeter is :
(a) 46 cm (b) 60 cm (c) 120 cm (d) 40 cm
Q.3 The least distance of distinct vision of normal eye is
(a) 30 cm (b) 25 cm (c) 15 cm (d) 20 cm
Q.4 To remove hypermetropia, lens used is
(a) concave (b) convex (c) cylindrical (d) plano-concave
Q.5 Isotopes of an atom have
(a) same mass number (b) different atomic number (c) same atomic number (d) none of the above
Q.6 Chemical name of baking soda is
(a) sodium chloride (b) sodium carbonate (c) sodium bicarbo


SET-I (ICD) 2014

SET-I (ICD) 2015

SET-I (ICD) 2016

SET-I (ICD) 2017



FOR ADMISSION TO B.E. (lateral Entry), 


SLIET Entrance Test (SET-III) for admission to B.E. (Lateral Entry) will consist of one paper of two and half hours duration. This
paper will have 150 objective type questions of 150 marks from English, General Knowledge, Mental Aptitude, Mathematics,
Physics, Chemistry and Basics of Engineering (appropriate group).
Note: Answers of the objective type questions are to be filled in the OMR answer sheet given separately during the
Examination. There will be 25% negative marking for wrong answers.


Marks: 150 Time: 2½ Hours

Marks: 20 (20 Questions)

Syllabus :

The paper will include questions covering the following topics:-
1. General Science
2. Current events of National and International importance
3. History of India
4. Indian Politics and Economy
5. Indian National Movement
6. General Mental ability
7. Idioms/Phrases
8. Usage of Tenses
9. Change the form of Narration
10. Fill in the blanks with suitable words.

Marks: 20 (20 Questions)

Algebra : Solution of quadratic equations, relationship between their roots and coefficients. Equations reducible to quadratic equation.
Symmetric Functions of roots. Formation of a quadratic equation with given roots. Arithmetic progression, Geometric
progression and Arithmetico-Geometric series. Series of natural numbers (∑ n, ∑ n 2 , ∑ n 3 ). Mathematical induction. Permutations and
Combinations. Binomial theorem for any index.
Trigonometry : Trigonometric ratios and their relations. Trigonometric Identities. T-ratios of allied angles. Addition and
Subtraction formulae. Transformation of product into sum or difference and vice-versa. T-ratios of multiple and sub-multiple angles.
Heights and distances. Solution of Trigonometric Equations.
Coordinate Geometry : Rectangular Cartesian coordinates. Distance between two points. Section formulae. Locus of a point.
Equation of a straight line in various forms. Angle between two given lines. Condition for two lines to be parallel or perpendicular.
Distance of a point from a line. Line through point of intersection of two given lines. Concurrency of lines. Equation of a circle in
various forms. Intersection of a circle with a straight line. Intersection of two circles. Equations of the parabola, ellipse and
hyperbola in the standard forms.
Calculus : Function, its domain and range. Limit, continuity and differentiability of a function. Derivative of sum, difference, product
and quotient of two functions. Derivative of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic and Inverse
trigonometric functions. Chain rule. Derivative of functions expressed in implicit and parametric forms. Maxima & Minima. Equation
of tangent and normal. Integration as the inverse process of differentiation. Integration by parts, by substitution and by partial
fractions. Integration of rational and irrational functions. Definite integral and its application for the determination of area (simple


Marks: 15 (15 Questions)

Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic: Symbols, formulae, oxidation, reduction, oxidation number, balancing of
simple chemical equations, mole concept, empirical formulae and molecular formulae.
Chemical families – Periodic Properties: Mendeleev’s and Modern periodic tables, classification of elements into s, p, d and f
blocks, periodic properties (ionization potential, electron affinity, atomic and ionic radii, oxidation states).
Atomic Structure, Bonding and Molecular Structure: Bohr’s theory, brief description of hydrogen spectrum, the wave nature of
matter, de-Broglie’s theory, Uncertainty principle, Quantum numbers, Pauli’s exclusion principle, Hund’s rule of maximum
multiplicity, shapes of orbitals, electronic configuration of atoms upto atomic no. 30. Types of bonding (ionic, covalent and co-
ordinate covalent), Lewis structure, VSEPR theory, Molecular orbital theory and molecular shapes, hybridization (sp, sp 2 and sp 3 ) and
molecular structure, hydrogen bond, metallic bond, Vander Waals forces.


Marks: 15 (15 Questions)

Description of Motion : Motion in a straight line, uniform motion, speed and velocity, equation of motion in a straight line,
position time graph, instantaneous velocity and acceleration, motion in two dimensions, projectile motion, uniform circular
motion, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum, centripetal and centrifugal forces, centre for mass,
motion of centre of mass and momentum conservation.
Moment of Inertia: Moment of Inertia (M.I.) of rigid body, radius of gyration, theorem of parallel and perpendicular axes, M.I. of
a straight rod, circular ring, circular disc, relation between torque and M.I., kinetic energy, motion of point mass tied to the string
to the wound on a cylinder, motion of cylinder rolling without slipping on an inclined plane.
Kinetic Theory of Gasses: Boyle’s and Charles’s laws, gas equation, gas constant, pressure exerted by gas, kinetic energy of
molecules, kinetic interpretation of temperature, derivation of gas laws from kinetic theory of gases. Electromagnetic Waves,
Atomic and Nuclear Physics: Production and properties of e.m. waves, e.m. spectrum, nature and velocity of e.m. waves,
propagation of radio waves in earth’s atmosphere, photoelectric effect, laws of photoelectric effect, production of x-rays, soft
and hard x-rays, uses of x-rays, Radio activity laws, half life and average life for radioactive materials, nuclear fission and fusion.

Objective Type Questions

Fill the choice of the alternative you think to be correct answer in the OMR answer sheet.
Q1. A ball thrown up is caught by the thrower 4s after start. The height to which the ball has risen is
(assuming g =10 m/s 2 )
(a) 20 m (b) 10m (c) 400m (d) 2m
Q2. What determines the nature of path followed by the particle?
(a) speed (b) velocity (c) acceleration (d) none of these


GROUP – A (Electrical, Electronics and Computer Group)
GROUP – B (Mechanical Group)
GROUP – C (Chemical and Food Group)

GROUP – A (Electrical, Electronics and Computer Group)

Marks : 80 (80 Questions)

Operating System: Introduction to various operating systems, single user, multiuser, batch processing, time sharing, real
time, multiprogramming and multiprocessing systems, distributed computing, resources management, memory
management; System Software: Introduction, system software, application software, compilers, assemblers, loaders, linkers;
Application Development: Algorithms and flowcharts, program writing, debugging and execution, compilation,
interpretation, programming using C language, Object Oriented Programming concepts; Information Technology (IT):
Internet and its applications, web browser, E-mail; e-marketing & e-payment Data management and organization:
Introduction to databases, architecture and structure of DBMS, data models; Introduction to data structure : arrays, linked
list, stacks and queues; Computer Networks: Applications, introduction to OSI and TCP/IP, Networking
topologies/technologies; Latest Technologies: Latest processor and memory configurations and related technologies.
Software Engineering: Software Development Life Cycle, Software metrics, Coding and Testing; Computer System
Architecture: Number system, Boolean Algebra, K-map, Instruction formats, Addressing modes, I/O interfacing, Control unit
organization, Pipelining, Cache and main memory, Modes of data transfer.
Conductors, semiconductors, insulators, Extrinsic & Intrinsic semiconductors. PN Junction Diode - its V-I characteristics,
Rectifiers, filters. BJT - various transistor configurations, their input/output characteristics. FET, MOSFET their construction &
characteristics. Modulation - Need & types of modulation (AM, FM, PM). Radio Receivers - TRF & superheterodyne. Pulse
modulation PAM,PCM,, PWM, PPM. Logic gates - Definition, symbols & truth table of NOR, OR, AND, NAND, EX-OR gates,
various Flip Flops (SR, JK, T, D), Registers & Counters. Operational Amplifier - Inverting & Non inverting amplifiers, Op Amp as an
inverter, scale changer, adder, subtractor, differentiator, integrator.
AC fundamentals: single phase, rms value, peak to peak value, average value. RL, RC & RLC circuits, Power & Power factor, power
measurement. DC& AC Bridges: Wheatstone bridge, Maxwell’s Bridge, De-Sauty’s Bridge, Owen’s Bridge, Kelvin’s Double
Bridge, Hay’s Bridge. Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, superposition, Norton, maximum power transfer theorem, reciprocity and
Tellegen’s theorems. Electromagnetic & Magnetic circuits: Principle of AC & DC machines and Transformers. DC Circuits: Circuit
components (resistor, inductor and capacitors) and DC Circuits resonance. Errors in measurement system, Galvanometer,
PMMC and Moving iron instruments, DC potentiometers, Multimeter, LED/LCD/Segment Displays, CRO, Basic components of
instrumentation system, sensors & transducers, resistive, capacitive & inductive transducers. Signal Conditioning: A/D and
D/A converters, filtering and impedance matching, operational amplifiers.


SET-III (GROUP-A : Electrical, Electronics & Computer Group) 2017 
SET-III (GROUP-A : Electrical, Electronics & Computer Group) 2015

SET-III (GROUP-A : Electrical, Electronics & Computer Group) 2014

SET-III (GROUP-A : Electrical, Electronics & Computer Group) 2013

SET-III (GROUP-A : Electrical, Electronics & Computer Group) 2012

GROUP – B (Mechanical Group)

Marks : 80 (80 Questions)
Thermal Engineering: Basic concepts, thermodynamic properties: intrinsic and extrinsic, open, closed and isolated systems,
heat and work, specific heat, thermal and thermodynamic equilibrium, Zeroth law and first law of thermodynamics, internal
energy, entropy, enthalpy. Clausius and Kelvin-Plank statement of second law, different thermodynamic processes like isobaric,
isochoric, isothermal, and reversible adiabatic, C.I. engine, S.I. engine, Otto Cycle, Diesel Cycle, Carnot Cycle, Steam Formation:
Dry, Wet Steam, Dryness Fraction
Applied Mechanics, Strength of Material and Machine Design: Concept of mechanics and applied mechanics, laws of forces,
moments, friction and laws of motion. Stress & strain, concept of load, tensile, compressive, shear stress, torsion, Bending Moments
and strains. Columns, Springs, Beams, stress concentration, types of loading, theories of failure, factor of safety, endurance limit,
efficiency of riveted and welded joints, keys and its types, stress in shafts, design of shafts (solid and hollow).
Fluid Mechanics: Concept of fluid, fluid mechanics and hydraulics, properties of fluid (viscosity, specific weight, specific volume,
specific gravity) with their units. Pascal’s law, concept of atmospheric pressure, gauge pressure, absolute pressure, vacuum
and differential pressure, Buoyancy, Centre of Buoyancy, Metacentre, Metacentre Height and Application.
Manufacturing Engineering & Management: Introduction and classification of engineering materials, thermal, chemical, electrical
and mechanical properties of commonly used engineering materials. Purpose of heat treatment, various heat treatment
processes like cyaniding, nitriding, hardening, case hardening, annealing, normalizing, tempering, and their applications. Arc and
gas welding processes, pattern materials and pattern allowances used in pattern making, cores, basic foundry processes and
powder metallurgy. Different machining operations, principles of operations, cutting tools and machine tools used to carry out
turning, milling, drilling, shaping & planning operations. Quality control, control charts, acceptance sampling, TQM. Plant
location, layout and line balancing. Types of plant layouts. Inventory control, Inventory classification, and EOQ and ABC


SET-III (GROUP-B : Mechanical Group) 2014

SET-III (GROUP-B : Mechanical Group) 2015

SET-III (GROUP-B : Mechanical Group) 2016

SET-III (GROUP-B : Mechanical Group) 2017

GROUP – C (Chemical and Food Group)

Marks : 80 (80 Questions)
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic properties, general thermodynamic
relationships. Application for open/closed systems and reversible/irreversible processes, Raoult’s Law. Chemical reaction
Chemical Reaction Engineering: Molecularity and order of reaction, reaction kinetics, different types of ideal reactors and
their performance equations.
Heat Transfer: Different modes of heat transfer with governing relationships, Fourier’s law, Steady state heat transfer through plain
and composite slab, Cylindrical and spherical surfaces, Natural and forced convection, Radiation heat transfer. Heat transfer
equipments and their industrial applications.
Mass Transfer: Fick’s law of diffusion, Mass transfer operations and their applications, Molecular diffusion, eddy diffusion,
diffusion in solids. Simple (differential) distillation, Rectification (Fractionating column) distillation, crystallization, drying - Moisture
content on dry and wet basis, Equilibrium moisture content, Constant and falling rate phase calculations, Critical moisture
content, absorption, equipment for separation and industrial application.
Unit operations: Calculation of energy required in grinding by Ritinger’s law and Bond’s law, Mixing index, Rate of mixing, agitation,
Constant rate filtration, constant pressure filtration, Filter cake compressibility, Centrifuge equipment like cream separator and
clarifiers used in dairy industry, crystallization.
Fluid flow: Physical properties of fluid, Classification of fluid flow, Continuity equation, Bernoulli’s theorem, Concept of Reynold’s
number and its determination, Flow through parallel plates and circular pipes, Different type of pumps like centrifugal, reciprocating,
rotary and piston displacement pumps, Concept of viscosity, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids.
Material and Energy balance: Material and energy balance calculation in processes with recycle/bypass/purge.
Chemical Process Industries: Raw material and process description for the manufacturing of ammonia, urea, ammonium
phosphate, cement, soda ash, caustic soda, glass, sulphuric acid, hydrochloric acid and nitric acid.
Process Instrumentations: Instruments for temperature, pressure, liquid level, flow and pH measurement.
Environmental Engineering and Safety: Different types of liquid, air and solid pollutions from industries, effect of chemical
pollution on ecology and environment. Pollution control methods. Hazards from wastes, toxic gases, chemicals; symptoms and
their remedial action. Fire, noise pollution in industry and their control.
Food Chemistry and Microbiology : Classification, physical and chemical properties of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids; types of
pigments, vitamins and minerals; morphology, methods of reproduction and types of bacteria and fungi; microbiology of
various food products.
Food Process Technology: Milling of cereals and pulses; oil extraction methods; standardization, homogenization and
pasteurization of liquid milk; meat and poultry processing; production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; technology of
manufacturing of fruits and vegetable products; different preservation techniques in foods.
Food Analysis and Quality Control : Quality attributes; food adulteration and its detection; physico-chemical and mechanical
properties of foods; sensory evaluation; HACCP; Food Safety and Standards Act.

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