TSGENCO Chemist Posts Exam Pattern and Syllabus: Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) has published Chemist Posts 2016 recruitment notification and invites the online application forms from the eligible, interested and qualified candidates for the post of “ Chemist”.
The written test comprising of 100 marks consisting of 100 Multiple choice questions and each question is carrying “One” Mark. The Section-A consisting of 80 questions on the core subject of discipline; and the Section-B consisting of 20 questions on General Awareness and Numerical Ability. The duration of the Written Examination will be 120 Minutes (2 hours).
The Syllabus for the examination is given the link below. Only those candidates who qualify in the written examination by being ranked high, community wise will be called for verification of Original Certificates in 1:1 ratio.
Written Exam Total Marks: 100
Section A: 80 Marks(Subjects)
Section B: 20 Marks(General Awareness and Numerical Ability)
SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF CHEMIST IN TSGENCO:
Section –A Total 80 Marks
TSGENCO Chemist Posts Exam Pattern and Syllabus:
1) COORDINATION CHEMISTRY:
Metal – ligands bonding – valance bond – crystal field and molecular orbital theories of stability of coordination compounds – its determination – chelate compounds – Applications of magnetic moment data for
the determination of oxidation states, bond type, and stereochemistry.
2) ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY:
Chemistry of organometallic compounds of Li, Na, Mg, Zn, Hg, Al, Pb, Sn
3) BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY:
Importance of metal ions in biological systems – Oxygen transport and storage – Structure and function of Haemoglobin and Myoglobin – Vitamin B6 catalyzed reactions – Transamination, Decarboxylation and Dealdolation reactions – Role of metal ion in model system studies.
4) Thermal Methods, AAS, AES, ICP-AES:
Thermal methods of analysis: Thermogravimetry – Differential Thermal Analysis and Differential Scanning Calorimetry, instrumentation – Methodology of TG, DTA and DSC. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS): Principles of AAS, Instrumentation – flame AAS and furnace AAS, resonance line sources, sensitivity and detection limits in AAS, interferences – chemical and spectral, evaluation methods in AAS and application in qualitative and quantitative analysis. Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (AES): Principles of AES, Instrumentation, evaluation methods, Application in quantitative analysis. Inductively Coupled Plasma – Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES): Limitations of AES, Principles of plasma spectroscopy, plasma as an excitation source. Inductively coupled plasma source, ICP-AES – Instrumentation.
5) QUANTUM CHEMISTRY:
Black body radiation – Planks concepts of quantization, wave particle duality and uncertainty principle, Eigen functions and eigen values, operations – operator algebra, communication of operators well behaved functions, Normalized and orthogonal function. Particle in a box – one-dimensional and three-dimensional – energy and wave functions of particle in a box – degeneracy application to the spectra of conjugated molecules.
First law of thermodynamics and its applications – second law of thermodynamics and its applications – definition of free energy – clapeyron and clausius – clapeyron equations –activity and activity coefficient.
7) CHEMICAL KINETICS;
Collision and transition state theory, Unimolecular reactions and Lindamanns theory, opposing , parallel and consecutive reaction chain reaction, H2 – Br2 reactions, its rate law General acid catalysis ( hydrolysis of ester ) general base catalysis (aldol reaction) enzyme kinetics – Michaelis – Minton Kinetics.
Theories of strong electrolytes – interionic interaction and their experimental manifestation – Debye Huckel theory of activity coefficients – measurement of activity coefficient and experimental verification of Limiting law – electrochemical cells and Nernst equation. Origin of back e.m.f. in different type of cells
9) SURFACE CHEMISTRY:
Liquid interfaces – stability of the interface – Gibbs Adsorption equation – surface films and Experimental methods for their study – Gas – solid adsorption isotherms and surface area measurements.
Microwave spectroscopy – selection rules, reduced mass bond length rotational spectra of diatomic molecules energy equation. IR: Anhormonic nature of vibration spectra – group frequencies – calculations, of force constant of a diatomic molecules from vibrations spectra – group frequencies – identification of functional groups – hydrogen bonding – Cs – Trans isomerisation. NMR: Basic principle Larmor frequency chemical shift including calculations, spin-spin splitting – first order spectra – double resonance – applications of PMR spectroscopy in structure determination
Symmetry of molecules and criterion for optical activity different configurationally notations asymmetric induction stereo specific reactions – activity of nitrogen compounds – dynamic enantiomerism conformational analysis of cyclic and acyclic molecules – cis, trans isomerism.
12) REACTION MECHENISM:
Electronic effects, addition to c=c and c=o. Aliphatic and aromatic nuclephilic and electrophilic substitution reactions. Neighbouring group participation. Different types of Elimination reaction. Various methods of studying the reaction mechanisms. Generation, detection and stability of reactive intermediates.
Structure and configuration of monosaccharide’s – reducing and non reducing disaccharides – polysaccharides.
Criteria – different rules molecular orbital approach – annulenes – aromatic cations and anions – metallosenes– nonbenzionoid aromatics.
15) Introduction to analytical chemistry:
Safety in laboratory; Analytical balances – types, care & use, weights and reference mass; Water for lab use –different grades and methods of purification of water; Reagents and Standard solutions – Expression and units of concentrations, Classification of Errors-Systematic & random errors, identification and reduction of these errors; Significant figures; Qualitative and Quantitative analysis; Statistical functions and reliability of results;
16) Gravimetric analysis and titrimetric analysis:
Principles of precipitation gravimetry; Nucleation, precipitation, and growth of precipitates; Particle size and filterability of precipitates; Precipitation from homogeneous solution; Co-precipitation – impurities in precipitation, Washing, drying, incineration of precipitates; Use of organic reagents in Gravimetric analysis Titrimetric Analysis: Principles underlying titrimetric methods: Primary standards & standards solutions; Equivalence point and endpoint; detection of an endpoint; types of titrations. Redox titrations: Principle and detection of equivalence point by visual & potentiometric methods. Applications – Use of Jones reductor; Karl Fisher reagent for water determination.
Complexometric titrations: Principles of complexometric titrations, stability constants, Use of EDTA for the determination of metals and practical considerations.
17) Water Technology
Hardness of water – Temporary and permanent Hardness- units. Desalination of Brackish water- Reverse Osmosis and Electro dialysis. Industrial treatment of water- Lime soda ash method-Chemical reaction- problems- zeolite and ion exchange process. Boiler troubles- scale and sludge formation – Caustic Embrittlement and boiler corrosion- Internal conditioning methods- phosphate and carbonate conditioning- priming and Foaming.
18) Fuel Technology
Classification of fuels, characteristics of fuels-calorific value units (lower, higher) and its determination- Bomb calorimetric method. Solid fuels – classification of coal, Rank analysis of coal – proximate and ultimate analysis.
19) Environmental Awareness and Analysis of Air & Water Pollutants
Environmental pollution, atmosphere,-Air pollution, Hydrosphere-Water pollution Lithosphere-soil pollution and their health effects. Air quality standards, sampling, analysis of air pollutants-SO2, H2S NO-NOx CO & CO2 Hydrocarbons, Aromatic hydrocarbons in automobile exhaust, petrol, air, O3, particulate matter analysis. Objectives of analysis, sampling, preservation and pre-concentration methods, physical analysis – colour, odour, temperature, pH, EC, redox potential, total desolved solids, Chemical analysis of anions – CN-, Cl-, F-, NO2-, NO3-, SO4, PO4. Determination of BOD, COD, TOC & DO Analysis of Toxic Metals: Hg, As, Pb, Cd, Be, Al, Cr.
20) Power Plant Engineering:
Steam Power Plant, Combustion Process, various types of power plants, brief introduction to power plant equipment & machineries such as Boiler, Turbine, Pumps, Fans, Condenser, Heat Exchanger etc., Environmental considerations- Effluents from Power Plants and impact of environment, Pollution and pollution standards-Methods of pollution control.
Section –B Total 20 Marks.
General Awareness and Numerical Ability:
i) Analytical & Numerical Ability
ii) General Awareness
iv) Related to Telangana Culture, Movement
v) Computer Knowledge