Presidency College, Kolkata
ADMISSION TEST 2010
INFORMATION REGARDING ADMISSION TESTS
(The syllabus to the tests would be of Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent standard)
|SUBJECT||NATURE OF TEST|
|BENGALI||Substance writing or amplification, short notes on important books and essay writing.|
|BOTANY||Objective and short answer type questions.|
|CHEMISTRY and BIOCHEMISTRY||Objective and short-answer type questions and problems on Chemistry.|
Group A: Two comprehension passages and essay writing.
Group B: Mathematics (Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry), Differential and Integral Calculus.
|ENGLISH||Grammar component, Essay, An unseen poem/verse passage with questions designed to test powers of comprehension and appreciation.|
|GEOLOGY||Objective and short answer type questions on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics on the basis of a syllabus notified on the Departmental notice board.|
|HINDI||Essay, literary appreciation, comprehension, expansion in Hindi, grammatical questions.|
|HISTORY||General comprehension, substance, passage writing and comments, multiple-choice/objective questions, dialogue.|
|MATHEMATICS||Multiple choice type and comprehensive type questions on Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry (2D), Calculus, differential equation, Probability theory and vector algebra.|
|PHILOSOPHY||Objective and conceptual questions, summary and essay writing.|
|PHYSICS||Part I: Objective (multiple choice) question.
Part II: Problems and short questions on Physics.
|PHYSIOLOGY||Objective and short-answer type questions on Biology (mainly on Human Physiology), basic numerical problems of Physics and Chemistry, Comprehension in English on Physiology of 5/10 marks, elementary mathematics.|
|POLITICAL SCIENCE||Essay (English or Bengali) and Comprehension test (English); basic concepts in Political Science (English or Bengali), recent developments in the World (English or Bengali).|
|SOCIOLOGY||Essay in English or Bengali; concepts on recent social issues (English or Bengali); comprehension test (English) or an English passage; short answer type questions on Indian society and concepts.|
|STATISTICS||Short answer and objective type questions on H.S. Mathematics (excluding Statics and Dynamics) questions on data interpretation to be answered in English.|
|ZOOLOGY||Objective type and short discussion type questions; drawing of labeled diagrams of Zoological features.|