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Integrated M. Sc. Chemistry

Eligibility: 50% aggregate in PU/+2 in Science.

Programme Duration: 5 years (10 Semesters)

A five year programme to create a group of post graduates in Chemistry equipped with skills to continue a career in both academic and commercial organizations.
- Enable students to focus in specialized areas from an early stage.
- Special attention to applied branches of Chemistry in addition to the core areas.
- Giving significant exposure to research methodology.
- Rigorous curriculum that trains students to secure research fellowships and jobs in public and private sector industries in Chemistry & related interdisciplinary areas.
- Guest lectures and invited talks by experts from academia and industry.
- Exposure to highly specialized and advanced topics through electives.
- Customized training and placement assistance.

Course Structure *
*Curriculum is due for revision, subject to approval from academic council.
Subject to Approval by the Academic council.

  • Communicative English
  • Language - I (Hindi/Kannada/Malayalam/Sanskrit)
  • General Chemistry I
  • Problem Solving and Computer Programming
  • Introduction to Calculus and Matrix Theory
  • Mechanics
  • Problem Solving and Computer Programming Lab
  • Physics Lab. I
  • Cultural Education I
  • Professional Communication
  • Language Paper II (Hindi/Kannada/Malayalam/Sanskrit)
  • Advanced Computer Programming
  • General Chemistry II
  • Ordinary Differential Equations and Vector Calculus
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Advanced Computer Programming Lab.
  • Inorganic Qualitative Lab.
  • Physics Lab. II
  • Cultural Education II
  • Physical Chemistry I
  • Inorganic Chemistry I
  • Environmental Studies
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Basic Electronics
  • Inorganic Quantitative Lab. – Volumetric Analysis
  • Life Skills I
  • Amrita Value Programme I
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Inorganic Chemistry II
  • Amrita Value Programme
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Integral Transforms
  • Waves and Optics
  • Open Elective I
  • Basic Organic Qualitative Lab
  • Life Skills II
  • Amrita Value Programme II
  • Physical Chemistry III
  • Inorganic Chemistry III
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Open Elective II / Live-in-Lab
  • Basic Physical Chemistry Lab.
  • Organic Synthesis and Estimation Lab.
  • Elective A
  • Life Skills III
  • Basics of Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry III
  • Elective B
  • Basic Spectroscopic Techniques
  • Inorganic Quantitative Lab.– Gravimetric Analysis
  • Project (for Exit-option students)
  • Group Theory and Quantum Chemistry
  • Concepts in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Aromaticity, Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism
  • Elective I
  • Inorganic Semi-micro Qualitative Analysis Lab.
  • Inorganic Quantitative Analysis Lab.
  • Chemical Thermodynamics and Equilibria
  • Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Reaction Strategies and Functional Group Interconversions
  • Coordination Chemistry and Organometallics
  • Organic Qualitative Analysis Lab.
  • Organic Quantitative Analysis Lab.
  • Physical Methods in Chemistry
  • Physical Methods in Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Solid State and Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab
  • Instrumental and Analytical Methods Lab
  • Elective II
  • Dissertation
Electives A & B (any two)
  • Educational Research
  • Corrosion Science
  • Green Chemistry
  • Industrial Catalysis
  • Introduction to Food Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Surface Science and Coating Technology
Electives I & II (any two)
  • Applied Electrochemistry
  • Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Industrial Stoichiometry
  • Material Science and Nanochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry

* Open Elective courses are to be taken by each student, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.
School Administration reserves the right to modif y the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India