Undergraduate Admissions

Syllabus of Monsoon Admissions Entrance Examination for Postgraduate Programmes


Computer based entrance test will be conducted in many cities across India. The entrance examination consists of the following two papers:

  • General Aptitude paper – 90 Minutes
  • Subject paper – 90 Minutes

General Aptitude

This paper will emphasize on basic aptitude, logical reasoning and basic questions on computers and mathematics.

Subject Paper

Applicant should appear for one of the following relevant subject papers based on their graduation discipline.

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering

1. Computer Science and Engineering

  • Digital Logic
  • C-Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Basic Algorithms & Problem Solving
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Relational Databases (Functional dependencies, SQL)
  • Computer Networks
  • Operating Systems.

2. Civil Engineering

Engineering Mathematics:

Determinants, matrices, limit, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorems, integral calculus, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, ordinary differential equations and applications, initial and boundary value problems, Laplace and Fourier transforms, test for convergence, sequences and series.

Structural Engineering:

Bending moments and shear Forces in statically determinate beams; Simple stress and strain relationships; Principal stresses, Mohr’s circle; Simple bending theory; Flexural and Shear stresses; Uniform torsion; Analysis of trusses and frames; Analysis of indeterminate structures by force/displacement methods; Influence lines; Matrix methods of structural analysis; Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures-Working stress and limit state design concepts, Design of structural members for flexure, shear and axial compression-Beams, Slabs, Columns, Footings, Staircases; Design of Steel Structures-tension and compression members, beam and beam-columns, column bases, beam-column connections, plastic analysis of beams

Geo-technical Engineering:

Design of Foundation Systems-Bearing Capacity, Shallow & Deep Foundations- Footings, Raft Foundations, Pile Foundations.

Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering: 

Properties of fluids, fluid statics, Continuity, momentum, energy and corresponding equations and applications, Laminar and turbulent flow, Flow in pipes, Flow measurement in channels and pipes, Kinematics of flow; Hydrologic cycle precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, hydrograph analysis, flood estimation and routing, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing, surface run-off models.

Updated in February 2023