# Syllabus and Practice Questions from Physics for Medical Entrance Exams

Physics is one of the main subjects under Medical Entrance Exams.
On this page, youâ€™ll find the detailed list of topics covered under Physics.
Each topic leads to a page containing practice questions with detailed solutions from that topic.

##### Physics Syllabus

##### Gravitation

Newton's Law of Gravitation
Acceleration due to Gravity
Gravitational Field
Gravitational Potential
Gravitational Potential Energy
Kepler's Laws
Gravitational Effect on Satellites
Polar and Geostationary Satellites
Escape Velocity
Nature of Orbits

##### Work, Energy and Power

Work and Energy
Kinetic Energy
Work Energy Theorem
Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces
Potential Energy
Conservation of Energy
Power
Kinematics of Circular Motion
Dynamics of Circular Motion
Motion in a Vertical Circle

##### Properties of Bulk Matter

Elastic and Plastic Substances
Stress and Strain
Young's Modulus
Bulk Modulus and Shear Modulus
Poisson Ratio
Stress-Strain Curve
Elastic Energy
Atmospheric Pressure
Pressure Measurement
Density
Pressure in Static Fluid
Pressure in Accelerated Fluids
Buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle
Fluid Dynamics
Bernoulli's Equation
Efflux and Torricelli's Law
Viscosity
Stoke's Law and Terminal Velocity
Surface Tension
Surface Energy
Angle of Contact
Liquid Drops and Bubbles
Capillarity
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##### Optics

Reflection at Plane Surface
Spherical Mirrors
Refraction at Plane Surfaces
Total Internal Reflection
Refraction at Spherical Surfaces
Thin Lenses
Combination of Lenses and Mirrors
Prism
Dispersion
Optical Instruments
Some Natural Phenomena
Huygen's Principle
Interference
Diffraction
Polarisation
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##### Thermodynamics

##### Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

##### Oscillations and Waves

Reflection and Transmission of Waves
Fundamentals of Oscillations and Periodic Motion
Displacement in SHM
Velocity in SHM
Acceleration in SHM
Energy in SHM
Force and Torque
Time Period and Frequency
Springs
Pendulums
Free, Forced and Damped Oscillations
Resonance
Introduction to Waves
Wave Equation
Waves on a String
Superposition and Interference
Standing Waves
Modes of Vibration
Sonometer and Laws of Transverse Vibrations
Energy in Waves
Introduction to Sound Waves
Speed of Sound
Superposition and Interference of Sound Waves
Reflection, Transmission and Echo
Standing Waves in Sound Waves
Organ Pipes
Beats
Doppler Effect
Intensity, Loudness and Energy
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##### Electromagnetic Waves

##### Kinematics

Coordinate System and Position Vectors
Distance and Displacement
Speed and Velocity
Acceleration
Uniformly Accelerated Motion
Free Fall
Basics of Projectile Motion
Advanced Projectile Motion
Relative Motion
Special Cases of Relative Motion
Relative Motion in Projectiles
Graphs in Kinematics
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##### Electromagnetic Induction and AC

##### Laws of Motion

Newton's First Law
Newton's Second Law
Newton's Third Law
Application of Newton's Laws of motion
Constrained Motion
Pseudo Force
Basics of Friction
Static Friction
Kinetic Friction

##### Physical World and Measurement

Units - Definitions and Systems
Identification of Units
Conversion of Units
Dimensions
Dimensional Analysis
Measurement
Errors, Accuracy and Precision
Measuring Instruments
Significant Figures and Rounding Off
Absolute and Relative Error
Scalars and Vectors
Vector Addition
Dot Product
Cross Product
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##### Electrostatics

Electric Charge
Coulomb's Law
Electric Field
Electric Flux
Gauss's Law
Electrostatic Potential
Electrostatic Potential Energy
Electric Dipole
Electrostatics of Conductors
Capacitance
Types of Capacitors
Equivalent Capacitance in Series-Parallel
Energy in a Capacitor
Capacitor Circuits
Dielectrics and Polarisation
Dielectrics in Capacitors
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##### Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Centre of Mass
Motion of Centre of Mass
Linear Momentum and its Conservation
Elastic Collisions in One-Dimension
Elastic Collisions in Two-Dimensions
Inelastic Collisions
Impulse
Angular Velocity
Basics of Moment of Inertia
Moment of Inertia of Common Bodies
Torque
Rotational Equilibrium
Angular Momentum
Conservation of Angular Momentum and Energy
Combined Rotational and Translational Motion
Rolling Motion
Collisions in Rotational Motion
Instantaneous Axis of Rotation
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##### Atoms and Nuclei

Nuclear Fission
Nuclear Fusion
Alpha Particle & Rutherford Model
Atomic Spectra and Spectral Series
Bohr Model
Nuclear Structure
First Order Radioactive Decay
Change in Nucleus due to Radioactive Decay
Binding Energy

##### Current Electricity

Electric Current
Drift of Electrons
Resistance and Resistivity
Ohm's Law
Equivalent Resistance in Series-Parallel
Cells and EMF
Kirchoff's Law
Circuit Instruments
Wheatstone Bridge
Potentiometer
Energy and Power
Thermocouple, Seebeck, Peltier and Thomson Effect
Bulbs in Series and Parallel
RC Circuits
Basics of AC
Purely Resistive Circuit
Purely Inductive Circuit
Power in AC Circuit
Transformers
Purely Capacitive Circuit
LC Oscillations
LCR Circuits
Resonance in AC
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##### Communication Systems

Elements of Communication System
Bandwidth of Signals
Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves
Antenna Height and Range
Modulation
Amplitude Modulation

##### Electronic Devices

Energy Bands
p-n Junction
Diode
Zener Diode
Transistor
Logic Gates
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Semiconductors
Rectifier from a Diode
Optoelectronic Junction Devices

##### Kinetic Theory of Gases

Gas Laws
Introduction to Kinetic Theory
Degrees of Freedom
Law of Equipartition of Energy
Mean Free Path