# DDCET - Diploma to Degree CET Syllabus and Study Material [GTU]

## DDCET Syllabus : (Common to all Programmes of Diploma Engineering)

### PAPER-1- BE-01

Sr no Topic Sub-topic Weightage (%)
1 Units and Measurement • Physical quantities and units.
• Interconversion of units MKS (SI) to CGS and vice versa.
• Errors, Estimation of error, relative error, percentage error, propagation of errors.
• Measurement with Vernier caliper and micrometer screw gauge.

| Practice MCQs For Physics Set 1

| Practice MCQs For Physics Set 2
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2 Classical Mechanics • Linear motion, velocity, acceleration, force, Newton’s laws of motion, linear momentum and impulse of force.
• Circular motion, angular velocity, angular acceleration, centripetal and centrifugal force.
• Work, energy, kinetic energy, potential energy, power.
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3 Electric Current
• Ohm’s Law and application
• Charge, interaction of charges, Coulomb’s force.
• Electric field, electric potential, electric flux, electric current.
• Resistance, conductance, resistivity, conductivity, series and parallel combination of resistors.
• Capacitance, parallel plate capacitor, series and parallel combination of capacitors.
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4 Heat and thermometry • Modes of heat transfer
• Various temperature scale, conversion of temperature, Kelvin – Celsius, Kelvin – Fahrenheit, Fahrenheit – Celsius and vice versa.
• Heat capacity and specific heat.
• Thermal conductivity, coefficient of thermal conductivity, linear thermal expansion.
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5 Wave motion, optics and acoustics • Types of waves, (progressive, stationary, mechanical, non-mechanical, transverse, longitudinal).
• Frequency, wavelength, periodic time and their relations.
• Properties and applications of electromagnetic waves (ordinary light, LASER) and sound waves (ultrasonic wave, audible wave).
• Amplitude, intensity, phase and wave equations.
• Reflection, refraction, Snell’s law, absolute refractive index, relative refractive index, total internal reflection, critical angle, optical fiber (construction, properties and applications).
• Reverberation, Reverberation time, Sabine’s formula, echo, absorption coefficient.
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6 Chemical Reactions and Equations
• Chemical Equations: Writing a Chemical Equation, Balanced Chemical Equations.
• Types of Chemical Reactions: Combination Reaction, Decomposition Reaction, Displacement Reaction, Double Displacement Reaction.
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7 Acids, Bases and Salts
• Understanding the Chemical Properties of Acids and Bases.
• Reaction of Metallic Oxides with Acids.
• Reactions of an Acid or a Base in Water Solutions.
• Importance of pH in Everyday life.
• Salts: Family of salts, pH of salts
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8 Metals and Non-metals
• Physical properties of Metals and Non-metals.
• Chemical Properties of Metals.
• How do Metals and Non-metals React? : Properties of Ionic compounds.
• Corrosion of Metals.
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9 Computer Practice
• Basics of Computer System
• Introduction to Internet HTML
• Using MS - Word /MS-Excel/MS-Power Point

### Study Material DDCET:

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10 Environmental Sciences
• Ecosystem
• Pollution and its types
• Climate Change
• Renewable Sources of Energy such as Hydro, Solar, Wind, Bio-mass, Tidal and Geothermal - their availability and limitations.
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### PAPER-2 – BE-02 – Aptitude Test

Sr. no Topics Sub-topics Weightage(%)
1 Determinant
and Matrices
• Determinant and its value up to 3rd order (Without properties)
• Concept of a Matrix
• Types of Matrices (Rectangular matrix, Square matrix, Null matrix, Diagonal matrix, Scalar matrix, Identity matrix, Singular and Non-singular matrix)
• Addition, Subtraction and multiplication by scalar of matrices
• Product of two matrices
• Adjoint and Inverse of a matrix of order 2X2.
• Solution of Simultaneous linear equations of two variables

| Practice MCQs for Maths Set 1
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2 Trigonometry • Units of Angles (degree and radian)
• Trigonometric Functions
• Periods of Trigonometric functions
• Allied & Compound Angles, Multiple –Submultiples angles
• Sum and factor formula
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3 Vectors • Introduction of a Vector
• Direction and Magnitude
• Types of vectors (Null vector, Unit Vector)
• Scalar product (Dot product) and Vector Product (Cross product)
• Angle between two Vectors
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4 Coordinate
Geometry
• Introduction and slope of a line
• Equation of a line (Two-point form, Slope point form, Intercept form, General form)
• Condition of parallel and perpendicular lines
• Equation of Parallel and Perpendicular lines to the given line
• Angle between two lines
• Equation of a circle with centre and radius
• To find centre and radius from general equation of a circle
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5 Function & Limit • Function and simple examples
• Limit of a Function
• Standard formulae of Limit and related simple examples
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6 Differentiation and its
Applications
• Concept of Differentiation
• Working rule: Sum, Subtraction, Product and Quotient
• Chain Rule
• Derivative of Implicit functions, Parametric functions
• Logarithmic Differentiation
• Successive Differentiation up to second order
• Applications: Velocity, Acceleration of given simple functions
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7 Integration • Concept of Integration
• Working rules and Integral of standard functions
• Method of substitution & Integration by parts (simple examples)
• Definite Integral (simple examples)
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8 Logarithm • Logarithm as a function
• Laws of Logarithm and related Simple examples
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9 Statistics • Mean, Median and Mode for ungrouped data 2
10 Comprehension of Unseen Passage An unseen passage will be given followed by 5 questions. Students have to read the passage and answer the questions. 10
11 Theory of Communication • Process of Communication
• Verbal and Non-verbal Communication
• Barriers to Communication

| Practice MCQs for Communication Skills in English

| Question Bank  Employability Skills
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12 Techniques of Writing • Parts of Letter and Email
• Types of Business Letter (Inquiry, Reply, Order, Complaint, Adjustment)
• Common Abbreviations used in Business Letter
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13 Grammar • Parts of Speech
1) Noun
2) Pronoun
5) Verb
6) Preposition
7) Connectors
8) Interjection
• Tenses
• Subject Verb Agreement
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14 Correction of Incorrect Words and Sentences • Word Correction: Students have to choose correct spelling of the word from the options given
• Sentence Correction: Students have to choose grammatically or structurally correct sentence from the options given.
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Marking System:

• Each Correct Answer : 2 Marks
• Each Wrong Answer : 0.5 Negative Mark

### FAQs about GTU's Diploma to Degree CET (DDCET):

1. What is DDCET, and how is it relevant to Gujarat Technological University (GTU)?

DDCET stands for Diploma to Degree Common Entrance Test, a crucial examination at GTU facilitating the transition from diploma to degree programs in the various disciplines.

2. Can you provide an overview of GTU and its affiliation with DDCET?

GTU, located in Gujarat, India, is a public state university with 486 affiliated colleges. DDCET serves as a bridge for students aspiring to shift from diploma courses to degree programs within the university.

3. What are the important dates for the DDCET application process?

The online registration for DDCET typically opens in February 2024, and the exam is scheduled to take place on any Sunday of March 2024.

4. How can I apply for the DDCET, and what is the application fee?

Interested candidates can apply online during the specified registration period. The nonrefundable application fee is Rs. 250 per candidate.

5. What is the selection process for DDCET, and how is merit determined?

The DDCET Rank is available online, and the merit obtained in the exam is valid for the respective year only.

6. Could you provide details about the DDCET exam pattern?

The DDCET exam consists of two papers: BE 01 (Basics of Science and Engineering) and BE 02 (Aptitude Test - Mathematics and soft skills). Each paper has 50 questions, with a total of 100 questions and 200 marks. The duration for the exam is 120 minutes.

7. How is the DDCET exam marked, and are there negative markings?

Each correct answer in DDCET is awarded 2 marks, while each wrong answer incurs a 0.5 negative mark.