RAJASTHAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, AJMER SYLLABUS
FOR EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF LECTURER -
CHEMISTRY (SCHOOL EDUCATION) PAPER – II
Part – I (Senior Secondary Standard)
1 Atomic Structure : Fundamental Particles, Modern concept of atomic structure, quantum numbers, Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle, Hund’s Rules. Electronic configuration of elements, classification of elements and periodicity in properties, s, p, d and f Block elements.
2 Transition Elements Transition elements, electronic configuration, absorption spectra including charge transfer spectra and magnetic properties, co-ordination compounds (Werner’s theory). Nomenclature (IUPAC) Isomerism, Elementary M.O. approach for metallic bond and bond order. Conductors, insulators, semiconductors and super conductors.
3 Lanthanides and Actinides Electronic configuration, oxidation states, Lanthanide and Actinide contraction, principles of isolation and application.
4 Chemical Kinetics & Surface Chemistry Rate of chemical reaction, order of reaction, factors affecting rate of reactions, Physical adsorption and chemosorption, colloids and emulsions.
5 Solutions Types of solutions, solubility and concentrations, vapour pressure, Ideal and real solutions, properties and calculations of molar mass.
6 Thermodynamics Laws of thermodynamics, zeroth and first law and their applications, concept of work and heat, Gibb’s energy, enthalpy and entropy.
7 Alkanes, Alkenes, Dienes and Halo-alkanes Classification, nomenclature (R,S), methods of preparations and chemical reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkadienes and haloalkanes.
8 Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives Classification, nomenclature, methods of preparation, chemical reactions of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives.
9 Aromaticity and Arenes Aromaticity, Benzene, Alkyl-arenes, structure of benzene, electrophilic substitution reactions, orientation of functional groups.
10 Bio-molecules Elementary treatment of carbohydrates, proteins, enzymes, vitamins & nucleic acids.
Part – II (Graduation Standard)
1 Chemical Bonding Theories of chemical bonding, VB and MO theories of Diatomic molecules, VSEPR theory, Quantum mechanics, Schrodinger’s wave equation for one electron system.
2 Co-ordination Complexes Details of Crystal field theory for weak and strong field complexes. Comparison of VB and CFT theories. Factors affecting 10 Dq. Thermodynamic aspects of Crystal fields, John-Teller effect.
3 Co-ordination chemistry of Lanthanides and Actinides Co-ordination behaviour of Lanthanides and Actinide complexes. Magnetic and spectroscopic properties.
4 Chemical Dynamics : Zero, first and second order reactions. Collision and Transition state theories and their comparison.
5 Electrochemistry Electrochemical and Galvanic cells, theory of strong electrolytes. Debye and Huckel theory of activity coefficient, Nernst equation, Ionic equilibria. Fuel cells.
6 Enthalpy and Entropy Enthalpy and its changes at constant pressure and temperature. Entropy as a function of temperature and volume. Hess’s Law of constant heat summation, Gibbs and Helmoltz functions.
7 Conformations and Configuration Conformation of alkanes (ethane, butane). Configuration of alkenes (E/Z) nomenclature. Conformations of cyclo-hexane.
8 Name Reactions Nucleophilic Addition reactions and mechanism of Aldol, Cannizzaro, Perkin, Stobbe, Benzoin, Reformatsky, Knovengel, Baeyer–Villiger, Wittig and Mannich reactions.
9 Halo, Nitro, Amino-Arenes and Diazonium Salts Preparations, Chemical properties, elimination and addition mechanism and synthetic applications of diazonium salts.
10 Polymers and Drugs Polymers, Types of polymerization, natural and synthetic polymers. Drugs (antacids, anti-histamines, analgesics, antipyretics, antibiotics and antifertility).
Part – III (Post Graduation Standard)
1 Molecular Orbital Theory M.O. Theory of polyatomic molecules (AX2, AX3 and AX4)
2 Organometallic Compounds Organometallic compounds of Li, Mg, Sn and Fe. Structure, bounding and Applications.
3 Super Heavy Elements Super heavy elements, electronic configuration and their positions in the periodic table.
4 Kinetics and Catalysis Kinetics of photo-chemical reactions, Acid-Base and Enzyme catalysis.
5 Electrochemistry Measurement of E.M.F., Kohlrausch’s Law and its applications, Membrane equilibria.
6 Thermodynamics Third Law of Thermodynamics and Joule-Thompson’s experiment.
7 Substitutions and Elimination Reactions SN 1 , SN 2 , SN i , E1 and E2 reactions of haloalkanes, Preparation and Chemical reactions of phenols, ethers and epoxides.
8 α,β- Unsaturated Aldehydes and Ketones Reactions of α,β- Unsaturated Aldehydes and Ketones, Michael addition, Favorskii rearrangement.
9 Pericyclic Reactions Electrocyclic, Cyclo-addition and Sigmatropic rearrangement, Photo-organic chemistry of alkenes.
10 Environmental Pollution and Spectroscopy Ozone depletion, Green house effect, Global warming. Elementary idea of IR, UV and NMR techniques.
Part – IV (Educational Psychology, Pedagogy, Teaching Learning Material, Use of computers and Information Technology in Teaching Learning)
1. Importance of Psychology in Teaching-Learning : Learner, Teacher, Teaching-learning process, School effectiveness.
2. Development of Learner : Cognitive, Physical, Social, Emotional and Moral development patterns and characteristics among adolescent learner.
3. Teaching – Learning : Concept, Behavioural, Cognitive and constructivist principles of learning and its implication for senior secondary students. Learning characteristics of adolescent and its implication for teaching.
4. Managing Adolescent Learner : Concept of mental health and adjustment problems. Emotional Intelligence and its implication for mental health of adolescent. Use of guidance techniques for nurturing mental health of adolescent.
5. Instructional Strategies for Adolescent Learner : Communication skills and its use. Preparation and use of teaching-learning material during teaching. Different teaching approaches: Teaching models- Advance organizer, Scientific enquiry, Information, processing, cooperative learning. Constructivist principles based Teaching.
6. ICT Pedagogy Integration : Concept of ICT. Concept of hardware and software. System approach to instruction. Computer assisted learning. Computer aided instruction. Factors facilitating ICT pedagogy integration.