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GATE - 2018 Time Table

GATE MINI TEST SERIES
S. No. DATE UNIT TEST SYLLABUS
1 09-07- 2017 1, 2 Quantum Chemistry
2 20-07- 2017 3, 4, 5 Classical Thermodynamics, Equilibrium (Chemical & Phase), Solutions & Statistical Thermodynamics
3 31-07- 2017 6, 7 Chemical Kinetics, Nuclear Chemistry & Surface Chemistry
4 11-08- 2017 8, 9 Solid State & Group Theory
5 22-08- 2017 10, 11, 12 Electrochemistry, Ionic Equilibria, Analytical Chemistry, Polymers, Data Analysis
6 02-09- 2017 13, 14 Chemical Periodicity, Chemical Bonding & Main Group Chemistry
7 13-09- 2017 15, 16 CoordinationCompounds (Nomenclature & Isomerism)
8 24-09- 2017 17, 18 Coordination Chemistry
9 05-10- 2017 19, 20 Organometallic Chemistry & Bioinorganic Chemistry
10 16-10- 2017 21, 22, 23 Organic Nomenclature, Stereochemistry & General Organic Chemistry.
11 27-10- 2017 24, 25 Basic mechanistic concepts – kinetic versus thermodynamic control, Hammond’s postulate and Curtin- Hammett principle. Methods of determining reaction mechanisms through identification of products, intermediates and isotopic labeling. Nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution reactions (both aromatic and aliphatic). Addition reactions to carbon-carbon and carbon- heteroatom (N,O) multiple bonds. Elimination reactions. Reactive intermediates – carbocations, carbanions, carbenes, nitrenes, arynes and free radicals. Molecular rearrangements involving electron deficient atoms.
12 07-11- 2017 26, 27, 28 Organic Synthesis: Synthesis, reactions, mechanisms and selectivity involving the following classes of compounds – alkenes, alkynes, arenes, alcohols, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, nitriles, halides, nitro compounds, amines and amides. Uses of Mg, Li, Cu, B, Zn and Si based reagents in organic synthesis. Carbon-carbon bond formation through coupling reactions - Heck, Suzuki, Stille and Sonogoshira. Concepts of multistep synthesis - retrosynthetic analysis, strategic disconnections, synthons and synthetic equivalents. Umpolung reactivity – formyl and acyl anion equivalents. Selectivity in organic synthesis – chemo-, regio- and stereoselectivity. Protection and deprotection of functional groups. Concepts of asymmetric synthesis – solution (including enzymatic), desymmetrization and use of chiral auxilliaries. Carbon-carbon bond forming reactions through enolates (including boron enolates), enamines and silyl enol ethers. Michael addition reaction. Stereoselective addition to C=O groups (Cram and Felkin-Anh models).
13 18-11- 2017 29, 30 Heterocyclic Chemistry, Biomolecules
14 29-11- 2017 31, 32, 33 Organic, Inorganic, Physical Spectroscopy including Instrumental Methods of Analysis
15 10-12- 2017 34, 35 Photochemistry and Pericyclic Reactions

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