TS EAMCET Syllabus – Subject Wise Topics, Books, Sample Papers

The TS EAMCET syllabus was released for both Agriculture and Engineering streams by TSCHE. The syllabus has been prescribed by the conducting body of the exam – Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad. Questions in both the papers would be based on the 10+2 (or equivalent) syllabus. The mode of examination for TS EAMCET 2020 will be online (computer-based). 

Candidates must note that even though the examinations conducted for Agriculture and Engineering streams have a similar pattern, their syllabuses are different. 

Read this article further to get comprehensive information on TS EAMCET Syllabus

Important Updates

  • TS EAMCET 2020 exam dates released. TS EAMCET Engineering examination will be conducted on September 9, 10, 11 and 14, 2020 with two shifts each day.
  • TS EAMCET Agriculture exams will be held on September 28 and 29, 2020.
  • TS EAMCET application date has been extended till 31st August, 2020. Interested candidates can apply with a late of Rs. 10, 000.
  • New TS EAMCET 2020 exam centre added – Moula Ali (Hyderabad Central).
  • Candidates need to install the Aarogya Setu app on their mobile phones to enter the exam venues. The dashboard of the Aarogya Setu app will be checked by security guards at the gates of the examination centre.
  • Candidates without smartphones have to bring a self-attested COVID-19 self-declaration form together with the admit card. This form should state that the candidate is not COVID-19 positive or a potential carrier of the virus.

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TS EAMCET Syllabus – Important Information

  1. Candidates are advised to prepare for TS EAMCET as per the 10+2 syllabus.
  2. As per the TS EAMCET Syllabus, the Agriculture paper will consist of questions from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany.
  3. On the other hand, the TS EAMCET Engineering paper will consist of questions from Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Read More : TS EAMCET Admit Card – Dates, How to Download, Guidelines, Exam Centres

TS EAMCET Syllabus and Weightage of Marks – Engineering

TS EAMCET Syllabus for Physics 

Candidates need to focus on all the topics of Physics mentioned-below as it is one of the most crucial sections in the TS EAMCET paper. Candidates who want to excel in the TS EAMCET Physics section must pay attention to these topics. Buddy4Study has created a study chart based on the weightage/ importance of topics. This way, candidates can obtain good scores in the upcoming TS EAMCET exam by giving more preference to the topics that get a heavy weightage of marks.

TS EAMCET Physics Section – Topics and Weightage

TopicsApproximate Weightage of Marks
Thermodynamics9%
System of Particles and Rotational Motion6%
Work, Energy and Power6%
Moving Charges and Magnetism5%
Laws of Motion5%
Motion in a Plane5%
Current Electricity4%
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance4%
Waves4%
Gravitation4%
Oscillations4%
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments3%
Communication Systems3%
Semiconductor Electronics3%
Nuclei3%
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter3%
Alternating Current3%
Electromagnetic Induction3%
Electric Charges and Fields3%
Waves Optics3%
Thermal Properties of Matter3%
Mechanical Properties of Fluids3%
Motion in a straight line3%
Atoms2%
Electromagnetic Waves2%
Magnetism and Matter2%
Kinetic Theory2%
Mechanical Properties of Solids2%
Units and Measurements2%
Physical World1%

TS EAMCET Syllabus for Chemistry 

Chemistry questions are tricky and Buddy4Study team advises candidates to thoroughly study the basics of the Periodic Table. The TS EAMCET syllabus for Chemistry includes 3 major topics, as mentioned in the table below.

TS EAMCET Chemistry Section – Topics and Weightage

TopicsApproximate Weightage of Marks
Inorganic Chemistry57%
Organic Chemistry22%
Physical Chemistry21%

TS EAMCET Chemistry Section – Sub-Topics and Weightage

The weightage of marks for each of the 3 major topics in the Chemistry section is given in the table above. Candidates can now read further about the subtopics (under each of the three main topics) and check their respective weightages. 

Inorganic Chemistry
TopicsApproximate Weightage of Marks
p-Block Elements: Group 14, 15 and 17, d-Block elements, Group 13, Group 18 and Group 179%
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties5%
Hydrocarbon4%
f- Block elements2%
Metals and metallurgy2%
s- Block Elements (Alkali and alkaline earth elements)2%
Coordination compounds1%
Organic Chemistry
TopicsApproximate Weightage
Polymers2%
Carboxylic acids2%
Carbohydrate2%
Aldehydes and Ketones2%
Alcohols2%
Haloalkanes (Alkyl halides)2%
Haloarenes2%
Basic concepts of Organic Chemistry1%
Amino acids and proteins1%
Amines1%
Phenols1%
Ethers1%
Aromatic compounds1%
Physical Chemistry
TopicsApproximate Weightage
Atomic structure and chemical bonding8%
Solutions7%
Gaseous and liquid states4%
Thermodynamics4%
Chemical kinetics3%
Solid state3%
Surface Chemistry1%
Measurements in Chemistry1%
Mole concept1%

TS EAMCET Syllabus for Mathematics 

For the candidates appearing for the Engineering stream, mathematics is the priority subject requiring the most attention. Since it is a scoring subject, candidates should memorise the important mathematical formulas and also focus on 2D, 3D Geometry and Arithmetic. 

In the table below, candidates will find the most important math topics that they need to cover to score high marks.

TS EAMCET Mathematics Section – Topics and Weightage

TopicsWeightage
Arithmetic32%
Geometry32%
Calculus23%
Trigonometry9%
Algebra4%
TS EAMCET Syllabus – Sub-Topics in Mathematics Section
SubjectSyllabus
Calculus
  • Definite Integrals
  • Differential equations
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Integration
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Differentiation
Coordinate Geometry
  • Three-Dimensional (3D) Coordinates 
  • Plane
  • Hyperbola
  • The System of circles
  • Locus
  • Transformation of Axes
  • Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
  • Ellipse
  • Parabola
  • Circle
  • The Straight Line
  • A pair of Straight Lines
Probability
  • Probability
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Random Variables and Probability Distributions
Trigonometry
  • Trigonometric Ratios up to Transformations
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Equations
  • Properties of Triangles
  • Hyperbolic Functions
Algebra
  • Matrices
  • De Moivre’s Theorem
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Functions
  • Theory of Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Expressions
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Partial fractions
Vector Algebra
  • The Product of Vectors
  • The Addition of Vectors

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TS EAMCET Syllabus – Agriculture and Medicine

Similar to the Engineering stream, the TS EAMCET paper of Agriculture and Medicine stream contains questions from Physics and Chemistry. However, candidates of Agriculture and Medicine also have Botany as an extra and important subject. The syllabus of Botany is subdivided into:

  1. Botany
  2. Zoology

TS EAMCET Syllabus for Biology 

From Biology, a total of 40 questions will be asked. 1 mark shall be allotted for every correct answer and there will be no negative marking for wrong or unattempted questions.

TS EAMCET Botany Section – Topics and Sub-Topics

Diversity in the Living World
  • Diversity in the Living World
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Systematics
Structural Organization in Plants
  • Molecular Biology – Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Biotechnology and its Application
  • Reproduction in Plants
  • Plants, Microbes and Human Welfare
  • Cell- The Unit of Life 
  • Genetics – Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Cell Structure and Function of Plants
  • Internal Organization of Plants
  • Morphology of Flowering Plants

TS EAMCET Zoology Section – Topics and Sub-Topics

A total of 40 questions will be asked from the Zoology section. The maximum questions are expected from the topic β€˜Invertebrate Phyla’.

Animal Diversity-I
  • Human Reproduction
  • Genetics
  • Organic Evolution
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology-II
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology-III
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology-IV
  • Locomotion & Reproduction in Protozoa
  • Applied Biology
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Invertebrate Phyla
Animal Diversity-II – Phylum
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology-I
  • Type Study of Periplaneta Americana
  • Biology & Human Welfare
  • Structural Organization in Animals
  • Chordata

Get Detailed TS EAMCET Agriculture and Medicine Syllabus 2020 HERE

TS EAMCET Syllabus – Section-wise Distribution of Questions

TSCHE has released the TS EAMCET syllabus along with the official information/instruction booklet. Candidates can find both on the official website (https://eamcet.tsche.ac.in/).  Apart from the TS EAMCET syllabus, candidates must know about the details of the exam structure, how it will be conducted, distributions of questions and marks, etc. This will help the aspirants prepare strategically for TS EAMCET. 

Agriculture & Medicine Stream – Distribution of Marks

SubjectsMaximum QuestionsMaximum Marks 
Physics 4040
Chemistry4040
Zoology4040
Botany4040
Total160160

Engineering Stream – Distribution of Marks

SubjectsMaximum QuestionsMaximum Marks
Chemistry4040
Physics4040
Mathematics8080
Total160160

 TS EAMCET Syllabus – Recommended Books

With every passing year, the difficulty level of the TS EAMCET exam also increases. Engineering and Agriculture & Medicine candidates need to prepare well for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as these 3 subjects are common for both the streams. 

Buddy4Study advises candidates to prepare well for their upcoming exam and follow the books used and recommended by previous years toppers.

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TS EAMCET Syllabus – Best Books for Mathematics

Book NamePublisher/Author
Handbook of Mathematics – A Multipurpose Quick Revision ResourceArihant Experts
EAMCET Mathematics (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana)Arihant Experts
35 Years Chapterwise Solved Papers 2013Amit M. Agarwal
Problems Plus in IIT MathematicsA. Dasgupta

TS EAMCET Syllabus – Best Books for Chemistry

Book NamePublisher/Author
EAMCET Chemistry Chapterwise 23 Years Solutions & 5 Mock Tests 3rd EditionArihant Experts
Fundamentals of Inorganic ChemistryAnanya Ganguly
EAMCET Chemistry (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana)Arihant Experts
Organic Chemistry 7th EditionRobert Neilson Boyd, Robert Thornton Morrison, Saibal Kanti Bhattacharjee

TS EAMCET Syllabus – Best Books for Physics

Book NamePublisher/Author
Keynotes Terms, Notes, Formula (Handbook of Physics)Arihant Experts
Concepts of Physics (Volume – 1)HC Verma
EAMCET Physics (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana)Arihant Experts
Concepts of Physics (Volume – 2)HC Verma

TS EAMCET Syllabus – Best Books for Biology 

Book NamePublisher/Author
ACE Biology for NEET Medical Entrance ExamsNarang
Modern ABC Of Biology Class-XII (Set Of 2 Parts)A. Dasgupta, B.B. Arora, A.K. Sabharwal
Complete Biology for NEET and Other Medical Entrance ExaminationsKumar Bhatia
EAMCET Crash Course BiologyAnnapurna Experts

TS EAMCET Exam Pattern

Candidates who have registered and applied for TS EAMCET 2020 should go through the exam pattern thoroughly and practice well with the help of online mock tests before attempting the exam. Here are a few key points that they should definitely keep in mind:

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameTelangana State Engineering and Medical Common Entrance Test 2020
Duration of Exam3 hours (180 minutes)
Examination ModeComputer-based (online mode)
Medium of ExamCombination of languages –

  • English and Urdu
  • English and Telugu
Type of QuestionsObjective/Multiple-Choice (MCQ)
Number of QuestionsTS EAMCET Agriculture Exam:

  • Chemistry: 40
  • Physics: 40
  • Biology (Botany and Zoology: 80 (40 + 40)

TS EAMCET Agriculture Exam:

  • Chemistry: 40
  • Physics: 40
  • Mathematics: 80
Marks per Question1 Mark
Total Marks160 Marks
Marking Scheme
  • +1 for Every Correct Answer
  • No Negative Marking for Incorrect or Unattempted Answers
Exam Shifts
  • Forenoon (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
  • Afternoon (3:00 PM to 6:00 PM)
Level of QuestionsQuestions in both the papers (Agriculture & Medical stream and Engineering stream) are of 10+2 level

TS EAMCET Syllabus – Sample Question Papers and Preparatory Guides

As an effective method of preparation, candidates must attempt the online mock tests available on the TS EAMCET official website. Also, they should solve sample question papers to raise their chances of scoring well in TS EAMCET 2020. Candidates will find a list of sample question papers in the below table with which they can prepare better for the upcoming TS EAMCET examination. 

TS EAMCET Sample Papers 

Engineering Sample Question Papers SAMPLE PAPER 1
SAMPLE PAPER 2
SAMPLE PAPER 3
SAMPLE PAPER 4
SAMPLE PAPER 5
Agriculture and Medicine Sample Question PapersSAMPLE PAPER 1
SAMPLE PAPER 2

To help the candidates prepare better and practice well, Buddy4Study has compiled all the important formulas of the 3 major subjects of TS EAMCET in the table below:

Preparatory Guides

Formula & Guide BooksDownload Link
Physics FormulasClick Here
Mathematics FormulaClick Here
Chemistry FormulaClick Here

TS EAMCET Syllabus – FAQs

How many questions will be asked in the TS EAMCET 2020 exam?

A total of 160 questions would be asked in the TS EAMCET 2020 exam. The Engineering stream question paper will have 40 questions each under the Physics and Chemistry sections, and 80 questions will be asked for the Mathematics section. Similarly, in the question paper for Agriculture and Medicine, Physics and Chemistry sections will have 40 questions each and the Biology section will have a total of 80 questions (40 questions each under Botany and Zoology).

Will the marks scored in  10+2 get any weightage during the TS EAMCET final calculation of marks?

Yes. During the final calculation of marks, the TS EAMCET exam marks are given 75% weightage and the Class 10+2 marks are given 25% weightage. Hence, the 10+2 hold importance for the TS EAMCET candidates. 

What are the subjects included in TS EAMCET syllabus 2020 for agriculture and medicine?

The major subjects included in TS EAMCET agriculture and medical syllabus are Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Is studying from Class 12 NCERT books sufficient while preparing for the TS EAMCET 2020 exam?

Yes. Preparing with class 12 books of NCERT will definitely help candidates to score well in the exam as the TS EAMCET syllabus is majorly based on Class 12th curriculum. 

Does TS EAMCET have negative marking?

No. There is no negative marking for any wrong or unattempted answer. Hence, candidates can attempt all the questions without worrying about negative marking.

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