Syllabus and Reference Books for ISAT Exam
Undergraduate courses like B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, B.Tech in Avionics, and B.Tech in Physical Sciences are offered at IIST. Selection of eligible candidates in to these courses is done through an entrance test, namely ISAT (IIST Admission Test). Topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of 12th class form the syllabus of ISAT exam. One can refer NCERT books, Books of H.C Verma, Arihant, etc for exam preparation.
Detailed Syllabus of ISAT
Syllabus  Physics
Mechanics
 Units and Measurements
 Motion in a straight line
 Motion in a plane
 Laws of motion
 Work, Power and Energy
 System of particles and rotational motion
 Gravitation
Electromagnetism
 Electrostatic Potential and capacitance
 Electric charges and Fields
 Alternating Current
 Electromagnetic induction
 Moving charges and Magnetism
 Current Electricity
 Magnetism and Matter
Optics and Waves
 Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
 Wave Optics
 Waves
Properties of Matter, Thermodynamics
 Kinetic theory
 Thermal properties of matter
 Mechanical properties of solids
 Thermodynamics
Syllabus  Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
 Basic Concepts of Chemistry
 Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
 d and f Block Elements
 SBlock Elements (Group 1 and Group 2 elements
 PBlock Elements
 Actinides
 Hydrogen
 General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
 Lanthanides
Physical Chemistry
 States of Matter
 Thermodynamics
 Equilibrium
 Redox Reactions
 Electrochemistry
 Chemical Kinetics
 Surface Chemistry
 Nuclear chemistry
Organic Chemistry
 Hydrocarbons
 Aromatic hydrocarbons
 Haloalkanes and haloarenes
 Aldehydes, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Syllabus  Mathematics
 Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
 Sets, Relations and Functions
 Mathematical Induction
 Permutations and Combinations
 Sequences and Series
 Trigonometry
 Matrices and Determinants
 Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
 Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
 ThreeDimensional Geometry
 Integral Calculus
 Differential Equations
 CoOrdinate Geometry
 Statistics and Probability
 Vector Algebra
Reference Books for ISAT
Books for Chemistry
 NCERT Chemistry XI & XII
 Chemistry Principles & Applications by Sienko & Plane
 Concept of Organic Chemistry by M. S. Chauhan
 Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
 General Chemistry by Ebbing
 Numerical Chemistry by R.C. Mukherjee
 Organic Chemistry by Arihant Prakashan
 Organic Chemistry by Francis Carey
 Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
 Organic Chemistry by R.T. Morrison, R.N. Boyd
 Physical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
 Inorganic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
 University Chemistry by Bruce H. Mahan
Books for Physics
 NCERT Physics XI & XII
 Advanced Level Physics by Nelkon and Parker
 Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S Krotov
 Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
 Dynamics of a Particle & of Rigid Bodies by S.L. Loney
 Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
 Physics Problems w/solutions by Chen, Min
 Problem in Physics by V.Zubov & V.Shalnov
 Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
 Problems in Physics by A.A Pinsky
Books for Mathematics
 Maths XI & XII by R. S. Agarwal
 Maths XI & XII by R.D. Sharma
 Algebra by Arihant
 Algebra Made Easy by K.P. Basu
 Calculus by J. Edward
 Coordinate Geometry by S.L. Loni
 Differential Calculus by Arihant
 Higher Algebra by Hall Knight
 Integral Calculus by Arihant
 Introduction Probability & Its Applications by W. Feller
 Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron
 Plane Coordinate Geometry by S. L. Loni
 Trigonometry by S. L. Loney
 Vector and 3D Geometry by Arihant Prakshan
Apart from reference books, guides containing solved questions and answers can also be used as study material.

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