Curriculum

The curriculum for the Scholarship Examination conducted by the GST is provided here.

For 12 th Students

Subjects:

  • Analytical and logical reasoning
  • English
  • Maths
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • MENTAL ABILITY

The optional subjects (Select any two)

  • Business Accounting
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Commerce
English

1. Parts of speech
2. Tenses
3. Correction of Sentences
4. Phrases
5. Articles
6. Synonyms
7. Antonyms
8. Comprehension
9. Common Errors in English Language

Science

Physics : Electricity, Light, Motion, Force & Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power

Chemistry : Chemical Reactions, Mole Concepts, Acids, Bases & Salts, Atomic Structure, Carbon & its Compounds

Biology : Plant Physiology - Photosynthesis, Respiration, Basics of Control & Coordination (Nervous & Endocrine), Excretion, Nutrition (Digestion), Respiration in Human Beings

Mental Ability

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning - Series, Analogy, Classification
General Logical & Analytical Reasoning
Problems based on Figures
Coding-Decoding
Data Interpretation

The Accounting System

A) Recording Financial Information
B) Accounting Principles

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

D) Preparation of Financial Statements
E) Capital (Equity)
F) Business Purchase

FINANCIAL REPORTING AND INTERPRETATION

H) Interpretation and Analysis
I) Company Financing

ELEMENTS OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

J) Costing Principles and Systems
K) Budgeting
L) Standard Costing
M) Investment Appraisal

Commerce

1. Production
2. Retail Trade
3. Consumer Credit
4. Consumer Protection
5. Wholesale Trade
6. Documents Of Trade
7. International Trade
8. Advertising
9. Communication
10. Insurance
11. Banking
12. Finance

Economics

1. Basic economic problem
2. The allocation of resources
3. The individual as producer, consumer and borrower
4. The private firm as producer and employer
5. Role of government in economy
6. Economic indicators
7. Developed and developing economies: trends in production, population and living
8. International aspects

Physics
I General Physics

1. Physical quantities and units 2. Measurement techniques

II Newtonian mechanics

3. Kinematics 4. Dynamics 5. Forces 6. Work, energy, power 7. Motion in a circle 8. Gravitational field

IV Oscillations and waves

14. Oscillations
15. Waves 16. Superposition

V Electricity and magnetism

17. Electric field
18. Capacitance
19. Current of electricity
20. D.C. circuits
21. Magnetic fields
22. Electromagnetism
23. Electromagnetic induction
24. Alternating currents

VI Modern Physics

25. Charged particles
26. Quantum physics

Physical chemistry

1. Atoms, molecules and stoichiometry
2. Atomic structure
3. Chemical bonding
4. States of matter
5. Chemical energetics
6. Electrochemistry.

Inorganic chemistry

1. The Periodic Table: chemical periodicity
2. Group II
3. Group IV
4. Group VII
5. An introduction to the chemistry of transition elements
6. Nitrogen and sulphur

Organic chemistry

1. Introductory topics
2. Hydrocarbons
3. Halogen derivatives
4. Hydroxyl compounds
5. Carbonyl compounds
6. Carboxylic acids and derivatives
7. Nitrogen compounds
8. Polymerisation

Biology

1. Cell Structure
2. Cell Membranes and Transport
3. Cell and Nuclear Division
4. Nutrition, Digestion ,Absorption
5. Circulation and Exchange of gases
6. Osmoregulation and Excretion
7. Infectious Disease
8. Immunity
9. Energy and Respiration
10. Photosynthesis
11. Biodiversity and Conservation
12. Gene Technology (includes some material originally in O)
13. Biotechnology
14. Aspects of Human Reproduction

Mathematics

1. Quadratics equations
2. Functions
3. Coordinate geometry
4. Circular measure
5. Vectors
6. Series
7. Algebra
8. Logarithmic and exponential functions
9. Trigonometry
10. Numerical solution of equations
11. Differential equations
12. Integration
13. Complex Numbers

Computer Science
1. Communication and Internet technologies

1.1 Networks
1.2 IP addressing
1.3 Client- and server-side scripting

2. Hardware

2.1 Input, output and storage devices
2.2 Main memory
2.3 Logic gates and logic circuits

3. Processor fundamentals

3.1 CPU architecture
3.2 The fetch-execute cycle

4. Database

4.1 Database Management Systems (DBMS)

5. Algorithm design and problem-solving

5.1 Algorithms
5.2 Structure chart

6. Data representation

6.1 Data types
6.2 Arrays
6.3 Programming basics
6.4 Selection
6.5 Iteration
6.6 Built-in functions
6.7 Structured programming

7. Software development

7.1 Programming
7.2 Program testing
7.3 Testing strategies