Gujarat PGCET Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 2021

Gujarat PGCET

Gujarat PGCET Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 2021 – Gujarat PGCET stands for Gujarat post graduate common entrance test. This entrance test Is to be held on a state level entrance examination. This entrance examination is going to be conducted by the admission community of professional course (ACPC). After clearing Gujarat PGCET 2021 entrance exam applicants may be able to sit in the first year of professional postgraduate courses. There are various professional graduate courses included in this entrance examination these are M.Tech/M.E.

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Electronics and Communication Engineering Syllabus

In this section, we are going to discuss Gujarat PGCET 2021 Electronics and Communication Engineering syllabus in detail. But before that, All applicants must be aware of the Gujarat PGCET 2021 exam pattern. Gujarat PGCET exam is the complete offline or pen- paper-based exam. The total duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes (90  minutes). The question to be asked by the question paper is a multiple choice question and there are a total hundred questions to be asked. The question paper will be released in English medium. The marking scheme of the Gujarat PGCET 2021 exam is that every correct answer applicant will be awarded one mark and there will be no negative marking for any wrong answer. 

Gujarat PGCET Syllabus 2021 for Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Engineering MathematicsLinear Algebra
Differential Equations
Complex Variables
Probability and Statistics
Numerical Methods
Electronics and Communication EngineeringNetworks
Electronic Devices
Analog Circuits
Digital Circuits
Signals and Systems
Control Systems
Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
Microwave Engineering
Computer Engineering

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering

Topics covered under Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering is prescribed as below:

Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Calculus: Functions of a single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one-dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.

Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.

Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Electronics and Communication Topics

Topics covered under Electronics and Communication which aspirants need to follow before commencing for the exam are as follows:

Networks: Network graphs: matrices associated with graphs; incidence, fundamental cut set and fundamental circuit matrices, Solution methods: nodal and mesh analysis. Network theorems: superposition, The venin and Norton’s maximum power transfer, Wye-Delta transformation. Steady-state sinusoidal analysis using phasors, Linear constant coefficient differential equations, time-domain analysis of simple RLC circuits, Solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits, 2-port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions. State equations for networks.

Electronic Devices: Energy bands in silicon, intrinsic and extrinsic silicon, Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity, Generation and recombination of carriers, p-n junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, pin and avalanche photodiode, Basics of LASERs, Device technology: integrated circuits fabrication process, oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, photolithography, n-tub, p-tub and twin-tub CMOS process.

Analog Circuits: Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes, BJT, MOSFETs and analogue CMOS, Simple diode circuits, clipping, clamping, rectifier. Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifier, Amplifiers: single-and multi-stage, differential and operational, feedback, and power. The frequency response of amplifiers, Simple op-amp circuits, Filters, Sinusoidal oscillators; criterion for oscillation, single-transistor and op-amp configurations, Function generators and wave-shaping circuits, 555 Timers. Power supplies.

Digital circuits: 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. The microprocessor (8085): architecture, programming, memory and I/O interfacing.

Signals and Systems: Definitions and properties of Laplace transform, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform, DFT and FFT, z-transform. Sampling theorem, Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems: definitions and properties, causality, stability, impulse response, convolution, poles and zeros, parallel and cascade structure, frequency response, group delay, phase delay, Signal transmission through LTI systems.

Control Systems: Basic control system components, block diagrammatic description, reduction of block diagrams. Open-loop and closed-loop (feedback) systems and stability analysis of these systems. Signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems, transient and steady-state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response, Tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis, root loci, Routh-Hurwitz criterion, and Bode and Nyquist plots.

Electronic Measurements and instrumentation: Basic concepts, standards and error analysis, Measurements of basic electrical quantities and parameters, Electronic measuring instruments and their principles of working: analogue and digital, comparison, characteristics, application, Transducers, Electronic measurements of non-electrical quantities like temperature, pressure, humidity etc basics of telemetry for industrial use.

Electromagnetics: Elements of vector calculus, divergence and curl, Gauss’ and Stokes’ theorems, Maxwell’s equations: differential and integral forms, Wave equation, pointing vector. Plane waves: propagation through various media; reflection and refraction, phase and group velocity, skin depth. Transmission lines: characteristic impedance, impedance transformation, Basics of Antennas: Dipole antennas, radiation pattern, antenna gain.

Communications: Random signals and noise: probability, random variables, probability density function, autocorrelation, power spectral density. Analog communication systems: amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of these operations, superheterodyne receivers; elements of hardware, realizations of analogue communication systems, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) for low noise conditions, Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem.

Digital communication systems: Pulse code modulation (PCM), differential pulse code modulation (DPCM), digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), matched filter receivers, bandwidth consideration and the probability of error calculations for these schemes. Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA and GSM. Fundamentals of Wireless Propagation environment, Colour TV Transmission & reception systems, Basics of DTH, HDTV, Plasma & LCD, Optical sources, detectors, fibres, optical network components, optical measurements, basics of optical networks.

Microwave Engineering: Microwave Tubes and solid-state devices, Microwave generation and amplifiers, Waveguides and other Microwave Components and Circuits, Microstrip circuits, Microwave Antennas, Microwave Measurements, Masers, lasers; Microwave propagation. Microwave Communication Systems terrestrial and Satellite-based.

Computer Engineering: Number Systems. Data representation; Programming; Elements of a high-level programming language C/C++; Use of basic data structures; Fundamentals of computer architecture; Processor design; Control unit design; Memory organisation, I/o System Organization. Microprocessors: Architecture and instruction set of Microprocessors 8085 and 8086, Assembly language Programming.

Microprocessor-based system design: typical examples, Personal computers and their typical uses, Microcontroller 8051 family Architecture, programming and interface.