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M. Sc. Chemistry

Eligibility: 50% marks in graduation with Chemistry as main subject and Mathematic as a main / ancillary subject

Programme Duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)

A post graduate programme in Chemistry for any science graduate who wishes to pursue a career in chemistry, a subject that has endless possibilities and a huge demand for experts and researchers in various realms.
- Special attention to applied branches of Chemistry in addition to the core areas.
- Rigorous curriculum that trains students to secure research fellowships and jobs in public and private sector industries in Chemistry and related interdisciplinary areas.
- Giving significant exposure to research methodology.
- 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.

  • 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.

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