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    Cochin University P.O.



    The Departmental Admission Test (DAT) 2018 to various M.Tech. (Full Time) courses of the School of Engineering will be conducted on 22.06.2018. The examination will be of 2 hours

    duration consisting of 100 multiple choice questions. The details of the DAT are given below:-

    SL.No Specialisation Time (From-



    Time Syllabus

    1 Civil Engineering

    (Geotechnical Engg.)

    9.30 am-11.30 am 9.00 am

    GATE 2018

    syllabus for

    Civil Engg.

    2 Mechanical Engineering

    (Thermal Engg.) --do-- --do--

    GATE 2018

    syllabus for




    Electronics &

    Communication Engineering

    (Wireless Technology)

    --do-- --do--



    4 Electronic Design &

    Technology --do-- --do--

    5 Information Technology

    (Software Systems) --do-- --do--


    Computer Science &

    Engineering. (Network


    --do-- --do--

  • 7

    Industrial Safety (Health,

    Safety & Environment


    1.00 pm 3.00 pm 12.30 pm



    Venue: School of Engineering, CUSAT Main Campus, Kochi-22

    *Applicants are requested to visit the university website ( to know updated details.

    For more details contact 0484-2862035.

    *Candidates are requested to submit copies of their SSLC, +2, qualifying certificate

    (B.Tech/BE/AMIE etc), community certificate, nativity certificate and other certificates to claim

    reservations at the time of appearing for the examination.

    * It is compulsory that candidates bring their 8th & 6th semester mark list of B.Tech / B.E

    respectively in original at the time of appearing for the examination.

    * The provisional list of candidates for DAT-2018 has been published in the university website.

    * Hall Tickets (in the format published in the university website) and soft copy of the corresponding

    syllabus (other than GATE) will be emailed to candidates at their registered email ids.

    06.06.2018 PRINCIPAL

    School of Engineering


    Departmental Admission Test -2018 for M-Tech (Full Time) Programmes

    Common Syllabus for Electronic Design & Technology, Wireless Technology, Software

    Systems and Network Computing

    Probability and Statistics:

    Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random

    variables, Discrete and continuous distributions, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distribution,

    Correlation and regression analysis.


    Limit, Continuity & differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of integral calculus,

    evaluation of definite & improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivatives, maxima &


    Linear Algebra:

    Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.

    Numerical Methods:

    LU decomposition for systems of linear equations; numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic

    equations by Secant, Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods; Numerical integration by

    trapezoidal and Simpsons rules.

    Programming with C:

    Data types, syntax, input-output, preprocessor commands, operatorsatements, functions, arrays,

    strings, structures, pointers and expressions,control

    Analog and Digital Circuits:

    Diodes, BJTs, MOSFETs and analog CMOS. Simple diode circuits, clipping, clamping, rectifier.

    Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers.Amplifiers: single-and multi-stage,

    differential and operational, feedback, and power. Frequency response of amplifiers. Simple op-

    amp circuits. Sinusoidal oscillators; criterion for oscillation; single-transistor and op-amp

    configurations.Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean functions; logic gates; digital IC families

    (DTL, TTL,ECL, MOS, CMOS). Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits, code converters,

    multiplexers,decoders, PROMs and PLAs. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters and

  • shift-registers.Sample and hold circuits, ADCs, DACs. Semiconductor memories.

    Microprocessor(8085):architecture, programming, memory and I/O interfacing.

    Computer Organization and Architecture:

    Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory

    interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory,

    Secondary storage.

    Data Communication and Computer Networks:

    Communication model, Transmission media, Channel coding, Channel capacity, Modulation,

    Multiplexing,ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control

    techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP(v4), Application

    layer protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and

    routers. Network security basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.




    Departmental Admission Test -2017 for M-Tech (Full Time) Programmes

    Syllabus for DAT - 2018 for M.Tech. in Industrial Safety (Health Safety & Environment


    Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigen vectors.

    Calculus: Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Evaluation of definite and improper

    integrals, Partial Derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Fourier series. Vector

    identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green's


    Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential

    equations with constant coefficients, Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy's and Euler's

    equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial Differential Equations and variable

    separable method.

    Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem and integral formula, Taylor's

    and Laurent' series, Residue theorem, solution integrals.

    Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and

    standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and continuous distributions, Poisson, Normal and

    Binomial distribution, Correlation and regression analysis.

    Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations, single and multi-step methods

    for differential equations. Transform Theory: Fourier transform, Laplace transform, Z-transform.

    Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work;

    kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and

    momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations; impact.

    Strength of Materials: Stress and strain, stress-strain relationship and elastic constants,principal

    stresses, stress transformation, Mohr's circle for plane stress and plane strain, thin cylinders; Simple

    bending theory, unsymmetrical bending, shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and

    shear stresses; deflection of beams; Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, combined and

    direct bending stresses.Torsion of circular shafts; Euler's theory of columns; strain energy methods;

    thermal stresses.

    Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass,

    momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and

    Bernoulli's equation, Viscous flow of incompressible fluids; laminar and turbulent flow, flow in

    pipes, head losses in pipes, bends etc., pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth.

    Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept,

    hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks and pipes.

    Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Kinematics of flow, velocity diagrams and specific

    speed of pumps and turbines.

    Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems Zeroth, First and Second law of thermodynamics -

    Internal energy, enthalpy - Carnot Cycle - Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems -Petrol and

    Diesel engines, ignition, fuel, cooling and lubricating systems.

  • Environmental Science: Natural resources - forest resources, water resources, mineral resources,

    food resources and energy resources - Concept of an ecosystem - structure and function - energy

    flow in the ecosystem - ecological succession - food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids -

    structure and functions of a forest ecosystem and an aquatic eco system. Biodiversity - genetic,

    species and ecosystem diversity. Air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution,

    marine pollution, thermal pollution and nuclear hazards - environmental legislations in India.

    Sustainable development - rain water harvesting, water shed management - Climate change, global

    warming, acid rain, ozone layer depletion, nuclear accidents and