NEST 2019 Syllabus for Chemistry

NEST 2019 – In Basic Sciences such biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, for candidates seeking admission into 5-year integrated M.Sc. program NEST is a national level entrance exam serving as a gateway. In the month of June 2019, NEST 2019 is expected to take place.

Important Dates to Remember for NEST 2019

  • The release of official notification for NEST 2019: 4th week of December 2018
  • Commencement of online form filling: 1st week of January 2019
  • Last date to fill the NEST 2019 application form: 1st week of March 2019
  • Availability of NEST 2019 Admit Card: 4th week of April 2019
  • NEST 2019 exam date: 1st week of June 2019
  • NEST 2019 declaration of result: 3rd week of June 2019

Exam Pattern for NEST 2019        

  • The medium of instruction: English
  • The total duration of exam: 3 hours
  • Total marks: 230
  • Total sections: 5
  • Marks for every correct answer: 1
  • Marks deducted for every wrong answer : 0

Syllabus of Chemistry for NEST 2019

  • Mole Concept
  • Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Hydrogen Element
  • p-block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Periodic Table
  • d-block Elements
  • Metallurgy
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Solid State
  • Colloids
  • s-block Elements
  • f-block Elements
  • Metals and Non-Metals

Organic Chemistry Syllabus for NEST 2019 Exam

  • Shapes of simple organic molecules
  • Electromeric effect
  • Resonance effect
  • Hybridisations of carbon
  • Hyperconjugation
  • Sigma and pi-bonds
  • Representation of organic compounds
  • Inductive effect
  • Determination of empirical and molecular formulae.
  • Reactive Intermediates
  • Carbanion and free radical
  • Structure and stability of carbonation
  • Formation
  • Homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavages

Isomerism

  • Racemic mixture
  • Chirality Structural and stereoisomerism
  • Geometrical isomerism
  • Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman projections)
  • Optical isomerism of compounds

Nomenclature

  • Monofunctional and bi-functional compounds
  • IUPAC of only hydrocarbons including benzene derivatives
  • IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds

Alkanes

  • Preparation
  • Combustion and halogenation of alkanes
  • Wurtz reaction
  • Properties and reactions
  • The idea of homologous series
  • Mechanism of photo-halogenation

Alkenes and Alkynes

  • Reduction of alkenes and alkynes
  • Ozonolysis
  • Markownikoff rule
  • Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry)
  • Addition reactions of alkynes
  • Isomerization

Aromatic compounds

  • Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation (No mechanism)
  • Structure of benzene
  • Isomerism in substituted benzenes

Haloalkanes (Alkyl halides)

  • Nucleophilic substitution reactions of alkyl halides with different nucleophilic species
  • Alcohols
  • Halogen exchange reaction
  • Olefins
  • Grignard reagent and its reaction

Reference books for Chemistry- NEST 2019

  • A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for IITJEE by R.K Gupta
  • An objective Approach to Organic Chemistry by R.K Gupta
  • Textbook of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th by NCERT
  • IIT Chemistry by O.P Agarwal
  • Entrance Chemistry by Bhakta

Other Information about NEST 2019

NEST 2019 Examination on June 1 and application process begins on January 7
NEST 2019 – Application, Eligibility and Admit Card
NEST 2019 Syllabus for Physics
NEST 2019 Syllabus for Biology
NEST 2019 Syllabus for Mathematics

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