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BSc Honours in Chemistry is an undergraduate program offered by Department of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, Amritapuri Campus.

At the end of third year, students can choose exit option with a BSc Chemistry degree.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr ES
21ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 3  
  Language Paper I 1 0 2 2  
22CHY101 General Chemistry I 3 1 0 4  
22CHY102 General Chemistry II 3 1 0 4  
22MAT105 Introduction to Calculus and Matrix Theory 3 1 0 4  
22PHY103 Mechanics 3 1 0 4  
22PHY182 ­Physics Lab. I 0 0 2 1  
21CUL101 Cultural Education I  2 0 0 2  
  Total   24  
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr ES
21ENG111 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2
Language Paper II 1 0 2 2
22CHY111 Inorganic Chemistry I 3 1 0 4
21ENV200 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3
22MAT116 Ordinary Differential Equations and Vector Calculus 3 1 0 4
22PHY112 Electricity and Magnetism 3 1 0 4
22CHY182 Inorganic Quantitative Lab – Volumetric Analysis 0 0 2 1
22PHY183 Physics Lab II 0 0 2 1
21CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2
22AVP103 Mastery Over Mind 1 0 2 2
TOTAL 25 25
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY201 Physical Chemistry I 3 1 0 4
22CHY202 Organic Chemistry I 3 1 0 4
22CHY203 Methodology, Informatics and Analytical principles 3 1 0 4
22MAT207 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3 1 0 4
22PHY208 Basic Electronics 3 1 0 4
22CHY281 Inorganic Qualitative Lab 0 0 3 1
22SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2
22AVP201 Amrita Values Programme I 1 0 0 1
Total 24
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY211 Physical Chemistry II 3 1 0 4
22CHY212 Inorganic Chemistry II 3 1 0 4
22MAT221 Integral Transforms 3 1 0 4
22PHY214 Waves and Optics 3 1 0 4
Open Elective A* 3 0 0 3
22CHY282 Basic Organic Qualitative Lab. 0 0 3 1
21SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2
21AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 0 1
Total 23
Semester 5
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY301 Physical Chemistry III 3 1 0 4
22CHY302 Inorganic Chemistry III 3 1 0 4
22CHY303 Organic Chemistry II 3 1 0 4
  Elective A 3 0 0 3
22CHY381 Physical Chemistry Lab.-Non instrumental 0 0 3 1
22CHY382 Organic Synthesis and Estimation Lab. 0 0 3 1
22CHY390 Live-in-Lab.@ / Open Elective B* 3 0 0 3
21SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2
  Total   22
Semester 6
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY311 Basics of Analytical Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22CHY312 Organic Chemistry III 3 1 0 4
22CHY313 Applied Organic Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22CHY314 Basic Spectroscopic Techniques 3 1 0 4
Elective B 3 0 0 3
22CHY383 Inorganic Quantitative Lab. – Gravimetric Analysis 0 0 5 2
22CHY384 Physical Chemistry Lab. – Instrumental 0 0 5 2
Total 23
22CHY399 Project (for Exit-option students)   6
      29
  Total (for Exit-option students)   147
Semester 7
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY501 Advanced Physical Chemistry I (Quantum Chemistry) 3 0 0 3
22CHY506 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I 3 1 0 4
22CHY507 Advanced Organic Chemistry I 3 0 0 3
22CHY512 Molecular Spectroscopy 3 1 0 4
22CHY505 Advanced Physical Chemistry II (Group Theory and its Applications) 3 0 0 3
22CHY581 Inorganic Semi-micro Qualitative Analysis Lab. 0 0 5 2
22CHY582 Organic Quantitative Analysis Lab 0 0 5 2
  Total   21
Semester 8
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY511 Advanced Physical Chemistry III (Chemical Thermodynamics and Equilibrium) 3 1 0 4
22CHY516 Advanced Organic Chemistry II 3 1 0 4
22CHY504 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II (Coordination Chemistry) 3 0 0 3
22CHY517 Advanced Organic Chemistry III 3 0 0 3
22CHY515 Organometallic Chemistry 3 0 0 3
22CHY583 Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab 0 0 5 2
22CHY584 Inorganic Quantitative Analysis Lab 0 0 5 2
  Total   21
Semester 9
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr
22CHY605 Advanced Physical Chemistry IV 3 1 0 4
22CHY606 Advanced Organic Chemistry IV 3 1 0 4
22CHY603 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry III (Solid State Chemistry and Material Science) 3 0 0 3
22CHY604 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry IV (Bioinorganic Chemistry) 3 0 0 3
  Elective 3 0 0 3
22CHY681 Organic Qualitative Analysis Lab. 0 0 5 2
22CHY682 Instrumental and Analytical Methods Lab. 0 0 5 2
  Total   21
Semester 10
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY699 Dissertation 14
  Total   14
  Grand Total   218
Electives A & B
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
22CHY331 Batteries and Fuel Cells 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY332 Corrosion Science 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY333 Green Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY334 Industrial Catalysis 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY335 Introduction to Food Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY336 Polymer Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY337 Surface Science and Coating Technology 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY338 Forensic Science 3 0 0 3 E
Electives
Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr ES
22CHY631 Applied Electrochemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY632 Bioanalytical Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY633 Chemistry of Biomolecules 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY634 Industrial Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY635 Industrial Stoichiometry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY636 Material Science and Nanochemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY637 Medicinal Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY638 Supramolecular Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY639 Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY640 Industrial Metal Finishing Processes 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY641 Biosensors: Fundamentals and Applications 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY642 Computational Chemistry 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY643 Sustainable Chemical Science 3 0 0 3 E
22CHY644 Sustainable techniques in Chemical Sciences 3 0 0 3 E
Languages
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
Paper I
21HIN101 Hindi I 1 0 2 2 B
21KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2 B
21MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0 2 2 B
21SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0 2 2 B
21TAM101 Tamil I 1 0 2 2 B
Paper II
21HIN111 Hindi II 1 0 2 2 B
21KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2 B
21MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2 B
21SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2 B
21TAM111 Tamil II 1 0 2 2 B

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