NEET Physics Syllabus1.
Electric Charges and Fields- Electric Charges: Conservation, properties, and types
- Conductors and Insulators: Conductors, insulators, and semiconductors
- Electric Field: Electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines, and electric dipole
- Electric Flux: Gauss's law and applications
- Electric Potential: Electric potential due to a point charge, electric potential due to a dipole, and relation between electric field and potential
- Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium: Electrostatic shielding and capacitors
- Dielectrics and Polarization: Dielectric constant, electric polarization, and capacitors with dielectrics
2.
Physical World, Units and Measurements- Units of Measurement: Fundamental and derived units, system of units, and SI units
- Dimensional Analysis: Applications and limitations
- Measurement of Length, Mass, Time, and Electric Current: Accuracy, precision, and errors in measurement
- Significant Figures: Rules for determining significant figures
- Dimensions of Physical Quantities: Dimensional equations and their applications
3.
Laws of Motion- Newton's Laws of Motion: First law, second law, third law, and their applications
- Inertial and Non-inertial Frames: Inertial frames, non-inertial frames, and pseudo forces
- Conservation Laws: Conservation of linear momentum, angular momentum, and energy
- Friction: Types of friction, laws of friction, and its applications
- Circular Motion: Centripetal force, banking of roads, and vertical circular motion
4.
Thermodynamics- Thermal Equilibrium and Temperature: Zeroth law of thermodynamics and temperature scales
- Heat, Work, and Internal Energy: Heat transfer, work done, and internal energy
- First Law of Thermodynamics: Statements and applications
- Second Law of Thermodynamics: Statements, Carnot engine, and refrigerators
- Entropy: Concept of entropy, entropy change, and entropy and the second law of thermodynamics
5.
Work, Energy and Power- Work and Energy: Work-energy theorem, conservative forces, and non-conservative forces
- Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy: Gravitational potential energy, elastic potential energy, and conservation of mechanical energy
- Power: Concept and calculations
- Collisions: Elastic and inelastic collisions, and collision in one dimension
6.
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter- Photoelectric Effect: Experimental observations, Einstein's photoelectric equation, and applications
- Dual Nature of Radiation: Electromagnetic waves and their properties
- Dual Nature of Matter: De Broglie wavelength, Davisson and Germer experiment, and limitations of classical physics
7.
Motion in a Straight Line- Position, Path Length, and Displacement: Position vector, path length, and displacement
- Average Velocity and Average Speed: Average velocity, average speed, and instantaneous velocity
- Instantaneous Velocity and Speed: Instantaneous velocity, instantaneous speed, and graphical representation
- Acceleration: Average acceleration, instantaneous acceleration, and graphical representation
- Kinematic Equations: Equations of motion and their applications
8.
Atoms- Atomic Models: Thomson's model, Rutherford's model, and Bohr's model
- Atomic Spectra: Line spectra and Bohr's theory of hydrogen atom
- Excitation and Ionization: Excitation, ionization, and emission spectra
- Quantum Mechanical Model of Atom: Wave-particle duality, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, and quantum numbers
9.
Semiconductor Electronics- Semiconductor: Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, p-n junction, and diode as a rectifier
- Transistor: Transistor action, transistor as an amplifier, and transistor as a switch
- Logic Gates: OR gate, AND gate, NOT gate, and truth tables
- Communication Systems: Analog and digital signals, amplitude modulation, and frequency modulation
10.
Moving Charges and Magnetism- Magnetic Force: Magnetic field, magnetic field lines, magnetic force on a moving charge, and magnetic force on a current-carrying conductor
- Motion in a Magnetic Field: Cyclotron, force on a current-carrying conductor in a magnetic field, and torque on a current loop
- Magnetic Field due to a Current Element, Straight Current-Carrying Conductor, and Circular Loop
- Ampere's Circuital Law and its Applications: Magnetic field due to a solenoid, toroid, and magnetic field inside a long straight conductor
11.
Current Electricity- Electric Current: Drift velocity, mobility, and Ohm's law
- Electric Power: Electric power and heating effect of current
- Electric Cells: Primary cells, secondary cells, and fuel cells
- Electrical Energy and Household Circuits: Electric energy, electric power, and series and parallel combination of resistors
12.
Electromagnetic Induction- Electromagnetic Induction: Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's law, and Fleming's right-hand rule
- Eddy Currents and Inductance: Eddy currents, self-inductance, mutual inductance, and inductive reactance
- Alternating Current: Peak and RMS value of current and voltage, average and instantaneous power
13.
Electrostatics Potential and Capacitance- Electrostatic Potential: Electrostatic potential due to a point charge, electric potential due to a system of charges, and relation between electric field and potential
- Capacitance: Capacitor, parallel plate capacitor, combination of capacitors, and energy stored in a capacitor
- Effect of Dielectric on Capacitance: Capacitors with dielectrics and dielectric strength
14.
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments- Reflection of Light: Laws of reflection, plane mirrors, and spherical mirrors
- Refraction of Light: Laws of refraction, refractive index, and total internal reflection
- Optical Instruments: Microscope, telescope, and camera
15.
Motion in a Plane- Scalar and Vector Quantities: Scalar and vector quantities, addition and subtraction of vectors, and resolution of vectors
- Projectile Motion: Horizontal projectile motion, vertical projectile motion, and range of projectile
- Circular Motion: Angular displacement, angular velocity, and centripetal acceleration
- Relative Motion: Relative velocity and relative acceleration
16.
Alternating Current- Introduction to Alternating Current: Alternating current, alternating voltage, and time-varying current and voltage
- AC Voltage Applied to a Resistor: Average and RMS value of current and voltage, power factor, and AC through resistors
- AC Voltage Applied to an Inductor, Capacitor, and Combination of Both: AC through an inductor, AC through a capacitor, and resonance in series LCR circuit
17.
Wave Optics- Huygens' Principle: Wavefront, Huygens' principle, and construction of plane and spherical wavefronts
- Interference: Young's double-slit experiment, conditions for constructive and destructive interference, and interference in thin films
- Diffraction: Single slit diffraction, diffraction grating, and resolving power of microscope and telescope
18.
Magnetism and Matter- Magnetic Field: Magnetic field due to a current element, straight current-carrying conductor, and circular loop
- Magnetic Properties of Materials: Diamagnetism, paramagnetism, and ferromagnetism
- Permanent Magnets and Electromagnets: Permanent magnets, electromagnets, and magnetic field due to a solenoid
19.
System of Particles and Rotational Motion- Centre of Mass: Centre of mass of a two-particle system and a rigid body
- Moment of Inertia: Moment of inertia of a particle, a system of particles, and a rigid body
- Angular Momentum: Angular momentum of a particle, a system of particles, and a rigid body
- Torque and Angular Acceleration: Torque, angular acceleration, and rotational motion under constant torque
20.
Kinetic Theory- Kinetic Theory of Gases: Assumptions of kinetic theory, gas laws, and kinetic interpretation of temperature
- Behavior of Gases: Ideal gas equation, real gases, and deviation from ideal behavior
21.
Waves- Types of Waves: Transverse waves, longitudinal waves, and progressive and stationary waves
- Wave Motion: Wavefront, wavefronts and rays, and speed of wave
- Superposition Principle: Principle of superposition, interference, and standing waves
- Doppler Effect: Doppler effect for sound, Doppler effect for light, and applications
22.
Gravitation- Universal Law of Gravitation: Gravitational force, gravitational field, and escape velocity
- Acceleration due to Gravity: Variation of g with altitude, depth, and latitude
- Motion of Planets and Satellites: Kepler's laws of planetary motion, geostationary satellites, and gravitational potential energy
23.
Nuclei- Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus: Atomic masses, isotopes, and isotones
- Radioactivity: Alpha, beta, and gamma decay, radioactive decay law, and half-life
- Nuclear Energy: Nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, and nuclear reactors
24.
Oscillations- Periodic Motion: Periodic motion, simple harmonic motion, and oscillatory motion
- Restoring Force and Oscillating Systems: Restoring force, simple pendulum, and spring-mass system
- Damped Oscillations: Damped oscillations, forced oscillations, and resonance
25.
Mechanical Properties of Solids- Elastic Behavior of Solids: Stress, strain, Hooke's law, and elastic moduli
- Elastic Constants: Young's modulus, bulk modulus, and shear modulus
- Deformation in Solids: Tensile stress and strain, compressive stress and strain, and elastic fatigue
26.
Thermal Properties of Matter- Heat and Temperature: Heat transfer, specific heat capacity, and latent heat
- Thermal Expansion: Linear expansion, area expansion, and volume expansion
- Calorimetry: Calorimetry, heat transfer, and heat exchange
27.
Mechanical Properties of Fluids- Pressure and Atmospheric Pressure: Pressure, atmospheric pressure, and Pascal's law
- Surface Tension: Surface tension, excess pressure, and capillary rise
- Viscosity: Viscosity, coefficient of viscosity, and streamline and turbulent flow
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Electromagnetic Waves- Electromagnetic Waves: Electromagnetic spectrum, properties of electromagnetic waves, and polarization of light
- Electromagnetic Spectrum: Radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma rays
- Applications of Electromagnetic Waves: Communication systems, remote sensing, and medical applications
This course is helpful for the following exams: NEET