**Odisha DET 2015 - **Odisha Diploma Entrance Test acronym as Odisha DET is conducted by the Department of Employment and Technical Education & Training, Government of Odisha for admitting candidates to all the Professional diploma courses of the state polytechnics (both government and private).

**Eligibility criteria for admission to 1 ^{st} Semester Diploma in Engineering /Technology.**

- For first semester diploma courses (All Engineering except Mining & Drilling)-3 years course-.

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

Pass in HSC examination conducted by BSE, Odisha/ 10th standard examination declared equivalent by BSE, Odisha and obtained at least 35% marks at the qualifying examination with pass in both Math & Science subject.

**Age Limits **

Lower age 14 years and Upper age – No bar

- For first semester diploma courses (Mining & Drilling Engineering)-3 years course-

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

Pass in HSC examination conducted by BSE, Odisha/ 10th standard examination declared equivalent by BSE, Odisha and obtained at least 35% marks at the qualifying examination with pass in both Math & Science subject.

**Age Limits**

Lower age 16 years and Upper age – No bar

**Eligibility for admission to 1 ^{st} Semester/1^{st} year Diploma in non-engineering courses**

- For Modern Office Management (MOM) – a 3 years course-

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

Pass in 10+2 Examination from CHSE, Odisha or its equivalent examination in Science/ Arts/ Commerce recognized by CHSE.

**Age Limits**

Lower age 16 years and Upper age – No bar

- For Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HM&CT)- 3 years course-

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

Pass in +2 Examinations from CHSE, Odisha or its Equivalent examination with Science/ Arts/ Commerce and obtained at least 35% Marks at the qualifying examination.

**Age Limits **

Lower age 16 years and Upper age – No bar

- For Pharmacy – a 2 years course-.

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

Pass in +2 Science Examination from CHSE, Odisha or its equivalent examination and obtained at least 35% marks at the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics as approved by PCI or Mathematics or as approved by PCI.

**Age Limits **

Lower age 16 years and Upper age – No bar

- For 3rd Semester Diploma in Engineer ing/Technology under Lateral Entry.

**Eligibility Condition**

**Educational Qualification**

2 years Pass in +2 Science Examination from CHSE, Odisha or its equivalent examination with PCM / +2 Vocational (2 years course) in any Engineering Trades /2 years ITI in Engineering Trade with pass in HSC examination conducted by BSE, Odisha/ 10th standard examination declared equivalent by BSE, Odisha.

**Age limits as on 1 ^{st} July, 2015**

Lower age 14 years and Upper age – No bar

**How to apply for Orissa DET?**

Aspiring candidates can adopt any of the two modes i.e ONLINE and OFFLINE modes to apply for Orissa DET. For more information visit the official website http://detorissa.nic.in/AppForm/FormSub.aspx

Odisha DET Consists of 100 multiple choice type questions to be answered in two and half hours. Each correct answer shall fetch four marks whereas each incorrect answer will lead to deduction of one mark. Each un-attempted question will fetch zero.

For Admission to 1st Semester of Diploma Courses

**Syllabus of Mathematics (50 Nos.)**

Ratio, Proportion & Variation: Definition, continued proportions, direct variation, inverse variation & joint variation.

Indices: Laws of indices, problems, solution of exponential equations.

Polynomials: Factorisation of polynomials, Remainder. Theorem, Factor Theorem, Synthetic division and their applications.

Equations: Different methods of solving simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns, problems, Quadratic equations, its solutions by completing the square, Discriminant, nature of roots, Relation between roots & co-efficient, simple problems.

Logarithms: Definition, laws of logarithm, common logarithm, characteristics, Mantissa, Antilogarithm, Tables of logarithm and antilogarithm, applications.

Number System: Natural numbers, Integers, Rational numbers, Real numbers as union of rational and irrationals, Axioms on operations on real numbers.

Computers: Different parts of computer (Main parts only). Applications of computers, Binary number system, Conversion of binary to decimal and vice-versa.

Functions and Graphs: Domain and Range of Real valued function.

Mensuration: Circumference, Arc Length, Area of Sector of a circle, triangle, Rectangle, Square, Parallelogram, Trapezium, Rhombus. Surface area and volume of cylinder, Cone, Sphere.

Geometry: Straight lines and angle between two straight lines, Parallel lines, Theorems on congruency and similar triangles. Radius, Chord, Arc of a circle, cyclic quadrilaterals, Theorems and related problems.

Statistics: Data, Frequency distribution, Grouped frequency distribution, Graphical representation of data, Histograms, Pie diagrams & Frequency polygon, Measures of Central tendency (Mean, median & mode)

**Syllabus of Chemistry (25 Nos.)**

Matter-Nature & Behavior: Element, compound, Mixture, Type of mixture, Structure of matter, states of matter, atom, molecule, symbol & valency, Chemical formula, Chemical equation.

Atomic Structure: Electron, Proton, Neutron – their charges, masses & properties, atomic number, mass number, Atomic models, electronic configuration, mole concept

Periodic classification: Periods & groups, periodic law properties of elements along a period and in groups

Chemical Bond: Formation of ionic & covalent bonds, important properties of electrovalent and covalent compounds

Physical and chemical changes: Difference between physical and chemical changes, combination reactions, displacement reactions, decomposition reaction, slow and fast reaction, catalyst, exothermic and endothermic reactions, Oxidation & reduction, Oxidants, reductants, Acids & Bases, PH Scale. Importance and general properties, preparation and uses of hydrogen

Extraction of metal: Ore, mineral, general methods of extraction of metal, Ore dressing, Concentration, reduction, Purification, distillation, electrolytic refining.

Alloys: Definition, Ferrous and non-ferrous - Brass, Stainless Steel.

Sources of Energy: Types of fuel, Good fuel, Calorific value of fuel, Fossil fuels, Coal, Fractional distillation of petroleum products, Petroleum gas, petrochemicals, Natural Gas.

Water: Sources of water, soft and hard water, types of hardness, removal of hardness of water by cold and hot soda lime process, ion exchange process.

Environmental Chemistry: Pollution of air and water (causes, health hazards & control)

**Syllabus of Physics (25 Nos.)**

Motion: Uniform and non uniform motion, distance and displacement, velocity and acceleration, graphs for uniform and uniformly accelerated motion, Equation of motion.

Force: Force and motion, Newton’s laws of motion, Momentum, Gravitational force, acceleration due to gravity, mass and weight.

Thrust and pressure: Archimedes’s Principle and its applications, relative density.

Work, Energy and Power: Work done by a force, relation between work and energy, Potential Energy, Kinetic energy, power, units of work, energy and power.

Heat: Heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, effects of heat, thermal expansion, change of State (Latent heat, cooling due to evaporation). Joule’s law of mechanical equivalent of heat.

Electricity: conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance, ammeter, voltmeter, Ohm’s law, Combination of resistances in series and parallel connection, heating effect of electric current, Joule’s law, electric appliances based on heating effect of current, measurement of electric energy units, power.

Magnetic effect of electric current: Magnetic field due to current carrying conductor, straight & circular wire, Fleming’s Left Hand Rule, D.C. motor and its application, Generation of electricity, electromagnetic induction, Fleming’s Right Hand Rule, Electric Generator, dynamo. Domestic electric circuits.

**Important :** The syllabi given hereunder for DET-2013 are only illustrative and not exhaustive. The syllabi are in line with courses of studies in Mathematics & Science (Physics & Chemistry) for H.S.C. Examination, 2013 of Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.

**For admission to Lateral Entry Entrance Examination for ITI / +2 Science /+2 Vocational passed out students. **

**Syllbus of Physics (25 Nos.)**

1. UNITS and DIMENSTIONS,SCALAR and VECTER: Dimension and dimensional formula of physical quantities,vector addition & subtraction,Triangle law and parallelogram law of vector addition, Resolution of vector,Simple Numerical problems

2. LINEAR & CURVILINEAR MOTION: Equation of motion along a straight line, Projectile Motion, Simple numerical problems on projectile motion. Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy. Work- Energy theorem & application to simple numerical problems, uniform circular motion, angular displacement, angular velocity and acceleration, centripetal and centrifugal forces, banking of roads, bending of cyclist

3. GRAVITATION AND S. H. M. Newton's Law of Gravitation, Kepler’s laws and its application, Variation of 'g' with altitude depth & latitudes, Simple numerical problem, Escape velocity and orbital velocity of satellite, amplitude, frequency and time period in S.H.M,velocity and acceleration of a particle executing SHM

4. SOUND & ACOUSTICS Progressive wave and stationary wave, Longitudinal & Transverse Waves, relation between different wave parameters , Newton’s formula for velocity of sound and Laplace’s correction, the effects of temperature, pressure and humidity on velocity of sound, Doppler’s effect ,Acoustics of building, Echo

5. HEAT AND THERMODYNAMICS Different units of heat, specific heat, thermal capacity, water equivalent and latent heat. Numerical problems on principle of calorimetry, Relationship between Coefficient of Linear, Superficial and Cubical expansion of Solids, Relation between Coefficient of real and apparent expansion of liquids, relation between Cp and Cv, thermal conductivity and its units, mechanical equivalent of heat

6. OPTICS Reflection, Refraction, Laws of Reflection and Refraction, Critical Angle, Total Internal Reflection, relation between Refractive Index and Critical angle. mirror and lens formula Simple Numerical problem. power of mirror, Lens and its unit

7. MAGNETISM Coulomb's law in Magnetism,unit Pole, Magnetic field Intensity. magnetic line of force, Magnetic flux, Flux density, magnetic moment of bar magnet

8. ELECTROSTATICS Coulomb's law in Electrostatics, Define unit charge. Electric field intensity and Electric Potential, capacity of a conductor and capacitor. capacity of a parallel plate capacitor and the effect of dielectric on the capacitance of the capacitor.Problems on Grouping of capacitors in series and parallel.

9. CURRENT ELECTRICITY Electric Current,Ohm's law.laws of resistance, specific resistance.Effect of temperature on resistance. Grouping of resistors in series and parallel.Kirchoff's laws and it's application to Wheatstone Bridge,Electrical Energy and Electric Power, Joule's laws of heating effect of electric current

10. MAGNETIC EFFECT OF CURRENT Biot-Savarts law, numerical problems on Magnetic field Induction due to current through a straight wire and at the centre of a circular coil,Force experienced by a current carrying conductor placed in a magnetic field,Fleming's left hand Rule.

11. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION Faraday's laws of Electromagnetic Induction, Lenz's law, Fleming's Right Hand Rule.

12. NUCLEAR AND MODERN PHYSICS Define Atomic Number, Mass Number, Mass Defect and Binding Energy, Nuclear fission and Nuclear fusion, Application of nuclear fission & nuclear fusion. LASER : Properties and application. the properties & uses of Alpha, Beta and Gamma rays

**Syllabus of Chemistry (25 NOS.)**

Chapter-1 (Physical Chemistry)

- Chemical formula, Chemical Equation, Balancing of Chemical equation by hit & trial method & Partial equation Method.
- Bohr’s atomic model, Bohr Bury Scheme, electronic configuration, Aufban’s Principle, Hund’s Rule, Pauli’s exclusion Principle
- Definition of Chemical Bond, Types of Chemical Bond : Electrovalent, Covalent and Co-ordinate bond with example.
- Arrhenius theory, Lowry Bronsted theory and Lewis theory of Acid and Base. Determination of equivalent mass of Acids, Bases and salts. PH of a solution, its application, Buffer solution and its application.
- Definition of Electrolyte, electrolytic cell, Faraday’s 1st law and 2nd law of electrolysis Application of electrolysis : Electroplating and Electro refining.

Chapter-2 (Inorganic Chemistry)

- Define Mineral, ore, flux, slag with examples : General method of extraction of metal :- Dressing, Concentration, Calcination, Roasting, Reduction, refining.
- Composition and uses of Brass, Bronze, Bell metal

Chapter-3 (Organic Chemistry)

- Difference between saturated hydrocarbon and unsaturated hydrocarbon.
- IUPAC system of nomenclature of alkane, alkene, alkyne, alkylhalide

Chapter-4 (Industrial Chemistry)

- Types and causes of hardness of water removal of hardness by lime soda and ion exchange method.
- Types of lubricants and their uses
- Definition and classification of fuel, calorific value of fuel, petroleum products, producer gas, water gas.
- Definition of Monomer, Polymer, Homopolymer, Copolymer, Composition and uses of Polythene, Polyvinyl chloride.

Chapter-5 (Environmental Chemistry)

- Definition with example – Pollutant, contaminant, receptor, pathway of pollutant.
- Water Pollution – its sources and effect on human health.
- Air Pollution – its sources and effect on human health, green house effect, Acid rain, ozone layer depletion.

**Syllabus of Mathematics (50 Nos.)**

- Algebra 1. Complex Numbers ; 2. Binomial Theorem; 3. Determinant; 4. Matrices ; 5. Partial Fraction
- Trigonometry Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric equation and Inverse circular function
- Two dimensional and three dimensional co-ordinates (in Cartesian form only), distance between two points, equation of straight line, circle, sphere and Plane.
- Calculus Variables, Limits and continuity, differentiation of simple functions. Successive differentiation up to second order, Maxima & Minima, partial differentiation, Euler’s Theorem on Homogeneous function up to 2nd order only
- Integral Calculus Integration of algebraic and Trigonometric function, Determination of area bounded by, y = f(x) when x = a and x = b & x – axis & x = f(y) when y = a and y = b and y – axis. Simple differential equations (first order and first degree), vector additions and multiplication and their applications.

**Syllabus for Admission to Non-engineering Diploma Courses **

Syllabus of English (25 Nos.)

- Grammar-Students should be able to answer grammatical questions like fill in the blanks, correcting the errors and finding outs the correct answer in relation to following areas of grammar. 1.1. Determiners, 1.2. Verbs, 1.3. Tense, 1.4. Prepositions, 1.5. Synonyms, 1.6. Antonyms, 1.7. Modal verbs, 1.8. Subject-Verb Agreement
- Reading comprehension:A passage of 100 to 150 words would be given. Multiple choice questions would be set on the passage.

Syllabus of GK (25 nos.)

- National & International affairs, 2. Sports, 3. Invention and Discoveries, 4. Art & Culture.

Syllabus of General Sciences (25 NOS.)

A. PHYSICS:

- Motion: Uniform and non uniform motion, distance and displacement, velocity and acceleration.
- Force: Force and motion, Newton’s laws of motion, Gravitational force, acceleration due to gravity mass and weight.
- Heat: Heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, thermal expansion, change of State.
- Light: Reflection, laws of reflection, types of mirror, reflection from plain mirror, refraction, laws of refraction, power of lens.
- Electricity: conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance, ammeter, voltmeter, Ohm’s law.
- Sound: Production and propagation of sound and its velocity in medium.

B. CHEMISTRY:

- Matter- Element, compound, Mixture, Type of mixture, , states of matter, atom, molecule, symbol & valency, Chemical formula, Chemical equation.
- Atomic Structure: Electron, Proton, Neutron & their charge, mass, atomic number, mass number, electronic configuration.
- Bonding: Formation of ionic & covalent bond, important properties of electrovalent and covalent bond.
- Water: Sources of water, soft and hard water, types of hardness, removal of hardness of water by cold and hot soda lime process.

C. BIOLOGY:

- Cell and Cell Structure: Cell structure difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Function of cell organ less (brief account).
- Diversity in the Living World: General idea of classification of living organizations and their importance, nomenclature classification(two kingdoms) with characteristics and examples upto phylum in plants and invertebrate animals.
- Nutrition: Mode of nutrition, autotrophic, heterotrophic, photosynthesis(main steps) factors affecting photosynthesis.
- Respiration: Respiration and breathing, respiration in plants and animals, types of respiration-aerobic and anaerobic respiration through skill, gills , air tube, lungs(Earth worm, fish, grasshopper & frog).
- Heredity: Mendel’s laws, structure of chromosomes and DNA, the gene. Environment and environmental problems, causes prevention and control (soil erosion), pollution of water and accumulation of waste and environmental problems, biodegradable and non-biodegradable materials.

Syllabus of Basic Mathematics (25 nos.)

- Number System: Natural numbers, Integers, Rational numbers, Real numbers as union of rational and irrationals, Axioms on operations on real numbers.
- Logarithms: Definition, laws of logarithm, common logarithm, characteristics, Mantissa, Antilogarithm, Tables of logarithm and antilogarithm.
- Ratio, Proportion & Variation: Definition, continued proportions, direct variation, inverse variation & joint variation.
- Equations: Different methods of solving simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns, problems, Quadratic equations, its solutions by completing the square, Discriminant, nature of roots, Relation between roots & co-efficient, simple problems
- Functions and Graphs: Domain and Range of Real valued function.
- Mensuration: Circumference, Arc Length, Area of Sector of a circle, triangle, Rectangle, Square, Parallelogram, Trapezium, Rhombus. Surface area and volume of cylinder, Cone, Sphere.
- Statistics: Data, Frequency distribution, Erupted frequency distribution measures of Central tendency (Mean, median & mode)

**Note:** The syllabi given hereunder for DET-2014 are only illustrative and not exhaustive. The syllabi are in line with courses of studies in English, Current Affairs/ General Knowledge, General Science/Everyday Science/Basic Mathematics of 10th Std. Examination.

**Orissa DET Centre**

List of Test Centres in Odisha

Centre |
Code |
Centre |
Code |
Centre |
Code |

Anandpur | 1 | Deogarh | 15 | Nuapada | 29 |

Angul | 2 | Dhenkanal | 16 | Padampur | 30 |

Balasore | 3 | Jagatsinghpur | 17 | Paradeep | 31 |

Barbil | 4 | Jajpur | 18 | Paralakhemundi | 32 |

Bargarh | 5 | Jaleswar | 19 | Phulbani | 33 |

Baripada | 6 | Jeypore | 20 | Puri | 34 |

Berhampur | 7 | Jharsuguda | 21 | Rairangpur | 35 |

Bhadrak | 8 | Kendrapara | 22 | Rayagada | 36 |

Bhawanipatana | 9 | Keonjhar | 23 | Rourkela | 37 |

Bhubaneswar | 10 | Khurda | 24 | Sambalpur | 38 |

Bolangir | 11 | Koraput | 25 | Sonepur | 39 |

Boudh | 12 | Malkangiri | 26 | Sundergarh | 40 |

Choudwar | 13 | Nawarangapur | 27 | Soro | 41 |

Cuttack | 14 | Nayagarh | 28 | Talcher | 42 |

List of Test Centres outside of the state

Centre |
State |
Code |

Jamshedpur | Jharkhand | 43 |

Kolkata (Salt Lake) | West Bengal | 44 |

Patna | Bihar | 45 |

Raipur | Chhattisgarh | 46 |

Ranchi | Jharkhand | 47 |

Srikakulam | Andhra Pradesh | 48 |

Orissa DET Contact Details

Candidates can contact Odisha DET call centre Nos at:

0671-2411600/2411601/2411602/ 2411603/2411604

for any kind of enquiry.

**Odisha DET 2015 Important Dates**

**Sale of Application Forms OFFLINE /Submission of Application Form ONLINE **

- Jan, 2015 (10.00 AM) to Mar, 2015 (05.00 PM)

**Last Date of Receipt of Filled in Application Forms OFFLINE at Sale cum Receipt Counters and deposit of Online Application form Fee **

- Jan, 2015 to Mar, 2015

**Receipt of Filled in Offline Form by Post at BOSE, Cuttack **

- Jan, 2015 to Mar, 2015

**Date of Entrance Test **

- May, 2015

**Date of Result**

- May, 2015

**Odisha Diploma Entrance Test 2014 was held on**

- 4th May, 2014

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