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Syllabus for ACET Examination

Syllabus

Syllabus

Mathematics
  • Notation and standard functions
  • Numerical Methods
  • Algebra
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Matrices
Statistics
  • Permutations and combinations.
  • Types of data
    • Statistical diagrams, bar chart, histogram, dot plot, stem-and-leaf, boxplot.
  • Measures of location
    • mean, median, mode
  • Measures of spread
    • range, interquartile range, standard deviation, variance, Skewness
  • Probabilities
    • basic rules of probabilities
  • Advanced probabilities
    • tree diagrams, conditional probabilities
  • Discrete random variables
    • definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
  • Continuous random variables
    • definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
  • Discrete distributions
    • discrete uniform, Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson
  • Continuous distributions
    • continuous uniform, exponential, the normal distribution
  • Correlation
    • scatter plots, covariance, correlation coefficient
  • Regression
English
  • Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
  • English Usage or Grammar
  • Sentence Correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Cloze Passage
  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Meaning-Usage Match
  • Summary Questions
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Facts / Inferences / Judgements
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary: Vocabulary questions test the candidate’s knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words, etc.
  • Grammar: Grammar-based questions test the candidate’s ability to spot and correct grammatical errors. It should generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers, parallel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles, prepositions, etc.
  • Verbal Reasoning: Verbal Reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate’s ability to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words or sentences.
Data Interpretation

Data is given in form of tables, charts and graphs. In this section it is tested that how can you interpret the given data and answers the questions based on it.

  • Tables
  • Column Graphs
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line Charts
  • Pie Chart
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Caselets

Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

Logical Reasoning
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Calendars
  • Clocks
  • Cubes
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Binary Logic
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Logical Sequence
  • Logical Matching
  • Logical Connectives
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations

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