### UPSEE 2011 Aptitude Test for MBA/MCA Syllabus

UPSEE 2011 Aptitude Test for MBA/MCA

Aptitude Test for MBA

The test is aimed at evaluating the verbal ability, quantitative aptitude, logical & abstract reasoning and knowledge of current affairs. The following is a brief description of contents of the test paper.

Section A (English Language): Grammar, vocabulary, uncommon words, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, relationship between words & phrases and comprehension of passages.

Section B (Numerical Aptitude): Numerical calculation, arithmetic, simple algebra, geometry and trigonometry, Interpretation of graphs, charts and tables.

Section C (Thinking and Decision Making): Creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, verbal reasoning, finding patternstrends and Assessment of figures & diagrams.

Section D (General Awareness): Knowledge of current affairs and other issues related to trade, industry, economy, sports, culture and science.

Aptitude Test for MCA

(i) Mathematics

Modern Algebra: Idempotent law, identities, complementary laws, Demorgan’s theorem, mapping, inverse relation, equivalence relation, Piano’s Axiom, definition of rational numbers and integers through equivalence relation.

Algebra:
Surds, solution of simultaneous and quadratic equations, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progression, Binomial theorem for any index, logarithms, exponential and logarithmic series, determinants.

Probability: Definition, dependent and independent events, numerical problems on addition and multiplication of probability, theorems of probability.

Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, use of mathematical tables, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse functions, DeMoiver’s theorem.

Co-Ordinate Geometry:
Co-ordinate geometry of the straight lines, pair of straight lines, circle, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola and their properties.

Calculus: Differentiation of function of functions, tangents and normal, simple examples of maxima of minima, limits of function, integration of function (by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction), definite integral (application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of sphere, cone and cylinder).

Vectors: Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications.

Dynamics: Velocity, composition of velocity, relative velocity, acceleration, composition of acceleration, motion under gravity, projectiles, laws of motions, principles of conservation of momentum and energy, direct impact of smooth bodies, pulleys.

Statics: Composition of co-planar, concurrent and parallel forces, moments and couples, resultant of set of coplanar forces and conditions of equilibrium, determination of Centroides in simple case, problems involving friction.

(ii) Statistics: Theory of probability, Mean, Median, Mode, Dispersion and Standard Deviation.

(iii) Logical Ability: Questions to test analytical and reasoning capability of candidates.