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Overview

After several decades, the Indian Education system is undergoing a revolutionary transformation to fulfil the objectives of the National Education Policy – 2020 (NEP-2020) which envisages a holistic approach to education through inclusion of interdisciplinary topics along with the core subjects in the curriculum. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is at the forefront of implementing this much awaited change in the education system through the introduction of programs aligned with NEP-2020.

The 4 year “B.Sc (Honours) in Chemistry with Minor in Materials Design” offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru Campus is one such unique program which has a clear edge over conventional UG courses in chemistry through the introduction of a Minor in Materials Design in addition to the Chemistry courses. The program equips the students with the top skills in demand by the industry as well as academia. Join this exciting program and be among the first to reap the benefits of NEP-2020.

Curriculum

Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY104 Chemistry Paper I – Atomic Structure, Chemical
Bonding and Analytical Chemistry
3 0 2 4
22PHY105 Physics Paper I – Mechanics 3 0 2 4
22MAT107 Mathematics Paper I – Calculus 3 1 0 4
21ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 3
# Language I 1 0 2 2
21CUL101 Cultural Education 2 0 0 2
22AVP103 Master Over Mind 1 0 2 2
Subtotal 21
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY113 Chemistry Paper II – Thermodynamics, Chemical
Kinetics and Photochemistry
3 0 2 4
22PHY113 Physics Paper II –
Waves, Heat and Thermodynamics
3 0 2 4
22SEC100 Skill Enhancement Course I – Digital Fluency 1 0 2 2
21ENG111 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2
# Language II 1 0 2 2
21CUL111 Cultural Education – II 2 0 0 2
22VAC100 Value based course – I (Health & Wellness) 1 0 2 2
21ENV200 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3
Subtotal 21

Exit option with Certificate (42 credits) + UGC-NHEQF Norms

Semester III
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY205 Chemistry Paper III – Organic Reaction Mechanisms 3 0 0 3
2CHY286 Chemistry Paper IV – Organic Chemistry Laboratory 0 1 2 2
22PHY204 Physics Paper III –  Optics and Electrodynamics 3 0 0 3
22PHY283 Physics Paper IV – Optics and Electrodynamics Laboratory 0 1 2 2
22MAT222 Mathematics Paper III – Differential Equations 3 1 0 4
21SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2
22SEC200 Skill Enhancement Course  II –  (Technology for Daily Usage) 2 0 0 2
# Amrita Value Programme 1 0 0 1
# Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Subtotal 22
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY216 Chemistry Paper V – States of Matter, Chemistry of s and p block
elements, Transition elements.
3 0 0 3
22CHY287 Chemistry Paper VI – Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 0 1 2 2
22PHY215 Physics Paper V – Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 0 0 3
22PHY284 Physics Paper VI – Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory 0 1 2 2
22MAT223 Mathematics Paper IV – Modern Algebra 3 1 0 4
21SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2
22SEC300 Technical Writing I 1 0 2 2
# Amrita Value Programme 1 0 0 1
22CHY292 Open Elective / Live in labs 3 0 0 3
Subtotal 22

Exit option with Diploma (86 credits) + UGC-NHEQF Norms OR Choose Chemistry as the major with Materials Design
as a minor for the third year

Semester V
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY309 Chemistry Paper VII – Chemical equilibria, Solutions.
Electrochemistry (Major)
3 1 0 4
22CHY387 Chemistry Paper VIII – Physical chemistry laboratory (Major) 0 1 2 2
22CHY310 Chemistry Paper IX – Coordination and
Organometallic Chemistry (Major)
3 0 0 3
22CHY388 Chemistry Paper X – Coordination chemistry laboratory (Major) 0 1 2 2
22CHY319 Materials Science Paper I – Inorganic Materials (Minor) 3 1 0 4
22CHY389 Material Science Paper II – Inorganic Materials laboratory (Minor) 0 1 2 2
21SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2
22CHY392 Elective / Live in labs 3 0 0 3
22SEC400 Technical Writing II 1 0 2 2
Subtotal 24
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY320 Chemistry Paper XI – Heterocyclic and Natural Product Chemistry (Major) 3 1 0 4
22CHY481 Chemistry Paper XII – Phytochemistry laboratory (Major) 0 1 2 2
22CHY321 Chemistry Paper XIII – Chemistry of Biomolecules (Major) 3 1 0 4
22CHY322 Material Science Paper III – Organic Materials (Minor) 3 1 0 4
22CHY482 Material Science Paper IV – Organic Materials Laboratory (Minor) 0 1 2 2
22CHY323 Material Science Paper V – Design of Materials (Minor) 3 0 0 3
22CHY397 Minor Project (Minor) 3
Subtotal 22

Exit option with Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Chemistry with minor in Materials Design (132 credits) +
UGC-NHEQF Norms Or Choose Chemistry as major for the fourth year

Semester VII
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY401 Chemistry Paper XIV – Concepts in Inorganic Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22CHY402 Chemistry Paper XV – Principles in Organic Chemistry 3 0 0 3
22CHY403 Chemistry Paper XVI – Quantum Chemistry 3 0 0 3
22CHY483 Chemistry Paper XVII – Inorganic Semi-micro Qualitative Analysis Lab. 0 0 5 2
22CHY484 Chemistry Paper XVIII – Organic Quantitative Analysis Lab. 0 0 5 2
# Chemistry Elective A 3 0 0 3
# Chemistry Elective B 3 0 0 3
22RM501 Research Methodology 3 0 0 3
Subtotal 23
Semester VIII
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY411 Chemistry Paper XIX – Spectroscopy of Organic and
Inorganic Compounds
3 0 0 3
22CHY412 Chemistry Paper XX – Group Theory and its Applications 3 0 0 3
# Chemistry Elecive C 3 0 0 3
22CHY499 Project 12
Subtotal 21

Award of Bachelor of Science Honours, B. Sc. (Hons) degree in Chemistry with minor in Materials Design (176 credits)

Electives: Chemistry
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY431 Applied Electrochemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY432 Bioanalytical Chemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY433 Industrial Chemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY434 Industrial Stoichiometry 3 0 0  3
22CHY435 Material Science and Nanochemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY436 Medicinal Chemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY437 Supramolecular Chemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY438 Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications 3 0 0  3
22CHY439 Industrial Metal Finishing Processes 3 0 0  3
22CHY440 Biosensors: Fundamentals and Applications 3 0 0  3
22CHY441 Computational Chemistry 3 0 0  3
22CHY442 Sustainable Chemical Science 3 0 0  3
Open Electives
Course Code Course Title LTP Cr. ES
21OEL231 A Journey towards Free India 300 3 J
21OEL232 Political Leadership 300 3 J
21OEL233 Social issues in Contemporary India 300 3 J
21OEL234 The Story of Indian Business 300 3 J
21OEL235 Industrial Psychology 300 3 J
21OEL236 Advertising 300 3 J
21OEL237 Basic Statistics 300 3 J
21OEL238 Citizen Journalism 300 3 J
21OEL239 Creative Writing for Beginners 300 3 J
21OEL240 Desktop Support and Services 300 3 J
21OEL241 Development Journalism 300 3 J
21OEL242 Digital Photography 300 3 J
21OEL243 Emotional Intelligence 300 3 J
21OEL244 Essence of Spiritual Literature 300 3 J
21OEL245 Film Theory 300 3 J
21OEL246 Fundamentals of Network Administration 300 3 J
21OEL247 Gender Studies 300 3 J
21OEL248 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity 300 3 J
21OEL249 Graphics and Web-designing Tools 300 3 J
21OEL250 Green Marketing 300 3 J
21OEL251 Healthcare and Technology 300 3 J
21OEL252 History of English Literature 300 3 J
21OEL253 Indian Writing in English 300 3 J
21OEL254 Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare 300 3 J
21OEL255 Introduction to Ancient Indian Yogic and Vedic Wisdom 300 3 J
21OEL256 Introduction to Computer Hardware 300 3 J
21OEL257 Introduction to Event Management 300 3 J
21OEL258 Introduction to Media 300 3 J
21OEL259 Introduction to Right to Information Act 300 3 J
21OEL260 Introduction to Translation 300 3 J
21OEL261 Linguistic Abilities 300 3 J
21OEL262 Literary Criticism and Theory 300 3 J
21OEL263 Macro Economics 300 3 J
21OEL264 Managing Failure 300 3 J
21OEL265 Media Management 300 3 J
21OEL266 Micro Economics 300 3 J
21OEL267 Micro Finance, Small Group Management and Cooperatives 300 3 J
21OEL268 Negotiation and Counselling 300 3 J
21OEL269 New Literatures 300 3 J
21OEL270 Non-Profit Organization 300 3 J
21OEL271 Personal Effectiveness 300 3 J
21OEL272 Perspectives in Astrophysics and Cosmology 300 3 J
21OEL273 Principles of Marketing 300 3 J
21OEL274 Principles of Public Relations 300 3 J
21OEL275 Science, Society and Culture 300 3 J
21OEL276 Statistical Analysis 300 3 J
21OEL277 Teamwork and Collaboration 300 3 J
21OEL278 The Message of Bhagwad Gita 300 3 J
21OEL279 Understanding Travel and Tourism 300 3 J
21OEL280 Videography 300 3 J
21OEL281 Vistas of English Literature 300 3 J
21OEL282 Web-Designing Techniques 300 3 J
21OEL283 Organic Farming 300 3 J
21OEL284 Basic Legal Awareness on Protection of Women and Rights 300 3 J
21OEL285 Ritual Performances of Kerala 300 3 J
21OEL286 Documenting Social Issues 300 3 J
21OEL287 Fabrication of Advanced Solar Cell 300 3 J
21OEL288 Basic Concepts of X-ray Diffraction 300 3 J
21OEL289 Introduction to FORTRAN and GNUPLOT 300 3 J
21OEL290 Introduction to Porous Materials 300 3 J
21OEL291 Forensic Science 300 3 J
21OEL292 Introduction to solar Physics 300 3 J
21OEL293 Recycling Recovery and Treatment Methods for Wastes 300 3 J
21OEL294 Acting and Dramatic Presentation 202 3 J
21OEL295 Computerized Accounting 202 3 J
21OEL296 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 202 3 J
21OEL297 Painting 202 3 J
21OEL298 Reporting Rural Issues 300 3 J
Amrita Value Programmes for UG Programmes
Course Code Title L-T-P Credits
22ADM201 Strategic Lessons from Mahabharatha 1-0-0 1
22ADM211 Leadership from Ramayana 1-0-0 1
22AVP210 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 1-0-0 1
22AVP218 Yoga Therapy and Lessons 1-0-0 1
22AVP212 Introduction to Traditional Indian Systems of Medicine 1-0-0 1
22AVP201 Amma’s Life and Message to the modern world 1-0-0 1
22AVP204 Lessons from the Upanishads 1-0-0 1
22AVP205 Message of the Bhagavad Gita 1-0-0 1
22AVP206 Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda 1-0-0 1
22AVP207 Life and Teachings of Spiritual Masters of India 1-0-0 1
22AVP208 Insights into Indian Arts and Literature 1-0-0 1
22AVP213 Traditional Fine Arts of India 1-0-0 1
22AVP214 Principles of Worship in India 1-0-0 1
22AVP215 Temple Mural Arts in Kerala 1-0-0 1
22AVP218 Insights into Indian Classical Music 1-0-0 1
22AVP219 Insights into Traditional Indian Painting 1-0-0 1
22AVP220 Insights into Indian Classical Dance 1-0-0 1
22AVP221 Indian Martial Arts and Self Defense 1-0-0 1
22AVP209 Yoga and Meditation 1-0-0 1
Languages
Paper I
Course Code Course Title LTP Cr. ES
21TAM101 Tamil I 1 0 2 2 B
21HIN101 Hindi I 1 0 2 2 B
21MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0 2 2 B
21SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0 2 2 B
21KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2 B
         
Paper II 
Course Code Course Title LTP Cr. ES
21TAM111 Tamil II 1 0 2 2 B
21HIN111 Hindi II 1 0 2 2 B
21MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2 B
21SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2 B
21KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2 B
Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility

A pass in +2 or equivalent with minimum 50% marks with Mathematics as a subject.

Programme Duration

4 years, 8 Semesters, Aligned with NEP-2020 with multiple exits and entries

Career Opportunities

Chemical Analysts, Materials Chemist, Analytical Chemists, Quality Controllers, Pharmaceutical Chemists, Biochemist, …

Overview

Highlights
  • Highly qualified faculty members with PhD and Post-Doctoral experience from IITs, IISc and IISERs
  • State of the art laboratories with sophisticated research facilities
  • Curriculum aligned with NEP-2020 provides significant interdisciplinary skills in diverse topics
  • Significant exposure to research through projects in chemistry and materials design
  • Flexible curricular structure with rich pool of electives in advanced topics
  • Specialized skill enhancement courses to enhance employability
  • High employability in chemical and materials science industry
  • Frequent seminars and visiting lectures by esteemed scientists and researchers
  • Holistic approach to education through exposure to diverse disciplines

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2019

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2019

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2022

16th

Overall Rankings 2022
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Contact Us

Mysuru Campus

Admission Convenor
Mobile: +91 9945531123
Email: admissions@my.amrita.edu

Admission Team
Phone: 0821 – 2973999
Mobile: +91 8792911234,
+91 8951311234, +91 8296230123,
+91 8296220123
Email: mysuruadmissions@amrita.edu

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