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5 Year Int. MSc Physics with Specialization in Theoretical Physics / Applied Materials is an integrated program offered by School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore Campus.

There will be exit option with B.Sc. degree at the end of three years and with B.Sc. (Hon) degree after four years.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22MAT106 Single variable calculus 3 1 0 4
22BIO101 Basic Principles of Biology 2 1 0 3
22PHY104 Mechanics 3 1 0 4
22CHY103 General Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22CSA103 Introduction to Scientific Computing Using Python 3 0 1 4
21ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 3
21CUL101 Cultural Education I 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 24
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22MAT117 Multivariable calculus 3 1 0 4
22BIO111 Cellular and Molecular Biology 2 1 0 3
22PHY111 Basics of Electricity and Magnetism 3 1 0 4
22CHY112 Principles of Physical Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22PHY184 Physics Lab I – Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism 0 0 2 1
22CHY183 Chemistry Lab I 0 0 2 1
21ENG111 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2
21CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2
22AVP103 Mastery Over Mind 1 0 2 2
TOTAL 23
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY204 Physical Organic Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22PHY201 Waves, Oscillations & Ray optics 3 1 0 4
22PHY202 Introduction to Mathematical Physics 3 1 0 4
21SSK201 Life skills I 1 0 2 2
21ENV200 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3
22CHY283 Chemistry Lab II 0 0 2 1
22PHY281 Physics Lab II – Optics 0 0 2 1
22CSA281 Programming Lab I 0 0 2 1
21AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 21
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22CHY215 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry 3 1 0 4
22PHY211 Basics of Electronics 3 1 0 4
21SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2
22PHY212 Introduction to Computational physics 3 1 0 4
22PHY282 Physics Lab III – Modern Physics 0 0 2 1
22PHY213 Basics Experimental Techniques 3 1 0 4
21AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 20
Semester 5
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY301 Classical Mechanics I 4 1 0 4
22PHY302 Thermal and Statistical Mechanics 3 1 0 4
22PHY303 Applied Electronics 3 1 0 4
22PHY304 Electricity and Magnetism in Matter 3 1 0 4
22PHY390 Open Elective/Live in Lab 3 0 0 3
22PHY381 Physics Lab IV – Electronics 0 0 3 1
Core Elective I 3
Professional elective I 3 0 0 3
TOTAL 26
Semester 6
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY311 Basics of Quantum Mechanics 3 1 0 4
22PHY312 Mathematical Physics I 3 1 0 4
22PHY313 Elements of Condensed matter physics 3 1 0 4
Core Elective II 3 0 0 3
22PHY314 Wave Optics 3 1 0 4
Professional Elective II  3 0 0 3
22PHY382 Project Based Lab (for Int. MSc students) 0 0 3 2
TOTAL 24
22PHY399 Project (for Exit-option students) 3
TOTAL (for Exit-option students) 141

 

Semester 7
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY501 Quantum Mechanics 3 1 0 4
22PHY502 Classical Mechanics II 3 1 0 4
22PHY503 Mathematical Physics II 3 1 0 4
22PHY504 Electrodynamics 3 0 1 4
22PHY581 Physics Lab – VI (Project Based Lab – Common to both streams) 0 0 4 2
Core Elective III 3 0 0 3
22PHY505 Statistical Mechanics 3 1 0 4
21SSK301 Life skills III  1 0 2 2
TOTAL 27
Semester 8
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY511 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 1 0 4
22PHY512 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 1 0 4
Core Elective IV 3 0 0 3
22PHY513 Condensed Matter Physics 31 0 4
22PHY582/22PHY583 Physics Lab VII – (Project Based – Applied Materials/ Theoretical Physics) 0 0 4 2
Core Elective V 3 0 0 3
22RM500 Research Methodology 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 22
Semester 9
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY695 Project – Phase 1 10
22PHY690 Viva voce (Theory) 2
TOTAL 12
Semester 10
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
22PHY698 Project Phase –II -Dissertation 10
TOTAL 10
TOTAL CREDITS 209
Electives
Code Specialization L T P Cr

Theoretical Physics

22PHY531 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics 3 0 0 3
22PHY532 Advanced Particle Physics 3 0 0 3
22PHY533 Physics of Compact Stars 3 0 0 3
22PHY534 Theory of Nanostructures 3 0 0 3
22PHY535 Special Theory of Relativity 3 0 0 3
22PHY536 Introduction to Classical field theory 3 0 0 3
22PHY537 Introduction to General Theory of Relativity 3 0 0 3
22PHY538 Quantum Field Theory 3 0 0 3
Applied Materials
22PHY541 Physics of Semiconductors 3 0 0 3
22PHY542 Physics of Nanomaterials 3 0 0 3
22PHY543 Thin Film Technology 3 0 0 3
22PHY544 Advanced Solar Cell Fabrication 3 0 0 3
22PHY545 Optoelectronic Devices 3 0 0 3
22PHY546 Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems 3 0 0 3
22PHY547 X-Ray & Electron Diffraction Techniques 3 0 0 3
22PHY548 Physics of Smart Materials 3 0 0 3
22PHY549 Thermodynamics of Defects and Phase Transitions in Solid State 3 0 0 3
22PHY550 Biomaterials 3 0 0 3
22PHY551 Micro and Nano Magnetism Materials and its Applications 3 0 0 3
22PHY552 Computational Materials Science 3 0 0 3
Professional Elective I & II
22CSA571 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 0 0 3
22CSA572 Machine Learning I 3 0 0 3
22CSA573 Machine Learning II 3 0 0 3
22MAT553 Probability and Statistics with R 3 0 0 3
22MAT554 Optimization Methods 3 0 0 3
OPEN ELECTIVES (Physics)
22OEL299 History and Philosophy of Science 3 0 0 3
22OEL300 EU History of Science and Technology 3 0 0 3
Open Electives
Course Code Course Title L – T – P Cr. ES
21OEL231 A Journey towards Free India 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL232 Political Leadership 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL233 Social issues in Contemporary India 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL234 The Story of Indian Business 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL235 Industrial Psychology 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL236 Advertising 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL237 Basic Statistics 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL238 Citizen Journalism 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL239 Creative Writing for Beginners 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL240 Desktop Support and Services 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL241 Development Journalism 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL242 Digital Photography 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL243 Emotional Intelligence 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL244 Essence of Spiritual Literature 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL245 Film Theory 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL246 Fundamentals of Network Administration 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL247 Gender Studies 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL248 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL249 Graphics and Web-designing Tools 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL250 Green Marketing 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL251 Healthcare and Technology 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL252 History of English Literature 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL253 Indian Writing in English 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL254 Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL255 Introduction to Ancient Indian Yogic and Vedic Wisdom 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL256 Introduction to Computer Hardware 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL257 Introduction to Event Management 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL258 Introduction to Media 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL259 Introduction to Right to Information Act 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL260 Introduction to Translation 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL261 Linguistic Abilities 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL262 Literary Criticism and Theory 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL263 Macro Economics 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL264 Managing Failure 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL265 Media Management 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL266 Micro Economics 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL267 Micro Finance, Small Group Management and Cooperatives 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL268 Negotiation and Counselling 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL269 New Literatures 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL270 Non-Profit Organization 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL271 Personal Effectiveness 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL272 Perspectives in Astrophysics and Cosmology 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL273 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL274 Principles of Public Relations 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL275 Science, Society and Culture 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL276 Statistical Analysis 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL277 Teamwork and Collaboration 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL278 The Message of Bhagwad Gita 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL279 Understanding Travel and Tourism 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL280 Videography 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL281 Vistas of English Literature 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL282 Web-Designing Techniques 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL283 Organic Farming 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL284 Basic Legal Awareness on Protection of Women and Rights 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL285 Ritual Performances of Kerala 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL286 Documenting Social Issues 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL287 Fabrication of Advanced Solar Cell 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL288 Basic Concepts of X-ray Diffraction 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL289 Introduction to FORTRAN and GNUPLOT 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL290 Introduction to Porous Materials 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL291 Forensic Science 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL292 Introduction to solar Physics 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL293 Recycling Recovery and Treatment Methods for Wastes 3 0 0 3 J
21OEL294 Acting and Dramatic Presentation 2 0 2 3 J
21OEL295 Computerized Accounting 2 0 2 3 J
21OEL296 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 2 0 2 3 J
21OEL297 Painting 2 0 2 3 J
21OEL298 Reporting Rural Issues 3 0 0 3 J

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  • Reprographic Facility
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