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Physics Placement Test Topics

Physics Topics Required For PPT (Physics Placement Test)

(same topics required officially for grade-12 life science section)


  1. Basic Physical Concepts
  2. Units of measurements
  3. Dimensional units

 

  1. Energy
  2. Work & power
  3. Kinetic energy
  4. Potential energy
  5. Mechanical energy
  6. Internal energy and total energy
  1. Linear Momentum- Collision- Explosion

 

  1. Mechanical Oscillator (Damped- Undamped). Application: Elastic Pendulum
  1. Forced Oscillations- Mechanical Resonance

 

  1. Electricity
  2. Electric current
  3. Electromagnetic induction
  4. Self induction- Induced electric current
  5. Time delay of the growth or decay of the electric current in a coil
  6. Charging and discharging of a capacitor
  7. RLC-series circuit with alternating sinusoidal current- Electric resonance
  8. Transformers
  1. Aspects of Light
  2. Wave aspect of light
    1. Diffraction
    2. Interference
  3. Corpuscular aspect of light

2.1) Photoelectric effect

  1. Atomic Structure & Atomic Nucleus

 

  1. Nuclear Reactions
  2. Spontaneous
    1. Radioactivity
    2. Decay law
    3. Period or half- life
    4. Activity
  3. Provoked

2.1) Fission
2.2) Fusion