BIT  Birla Institute of Technology  Online Entrance Test for M.Sc. 
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(40
questions – objective type)
Classical Mechanics: Kinematics,
Newton's laws, work and
energy, oscillatory motion,
rotational motion about a
fixed axis, central forces,
threedimensional particle
dynamics, Lagrangian and
Hamiltonian formalism.
Electromagnetism: Electrostatics,
currents and DC circuits,
magnetic fields in free
space, Lorentz force,
induction, Maxwell's
equations, electromagnetic
waves, AC circuits, magnetic
and electric fields in
matter.
Optics and Wave
Phenomena: Wave
properties, superposition,
interference, diffraction,
geometrical optics,
polarization.
Thermodynamics and
Statistical Mechanics:
Laws of thermodynamics,
thermodynamic processes,
equations of state, ideal
gases, kinetic theory,
thermal expansion and heat
transfer.
Quantum Mechanics
:
Fundamental concepts,
solutions of the Schrödinger
equation (including square
wells, harmonic oscillators,
and hydrogenic atoms), spin,
angular momentum, wave
function symmetry.
Atomic Physics: Bohr
model, energy quantization,
atomic structure, atomic
spectra, selection rules,
blackbody radiation,
xrays, atoms in electric
and magnetic fields.
Special Relativity:
Introductory concepts, time
dilation, length
contraction, energy and
momentum, Lorentz
transformation, velocity
addition.
Nuclear Physics:
Elementary nuclear physics,
radioactive decay, fission
and fusion, reactions,
fundamental properties of
elementary particles.
Solids and Semiconductor
Devices: Crystal
structure, xray
diffraction, electron theory
of metals. Energy bands in
solids, conductors,
insulators and
semiconductors, pn junction,
diodes, diode as rectifier,
transistor action,
transistor as an amplifier.
