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Academics

Our department offers traditional master’s program in Physics to a limited number of motivated students with good academic record.

They are well trained in both in theoretical as well as experimental physics motivating them to take up higher studies or equip them with necessary skills to seek careers teaching, research in national labs, industries, or related administrative services. Most of our dedicated teaching faculty are doctorates from premiere national and international institutions. The students are also trained in human values and service of society as envisioned by our philanthropic Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi.

The final semester is made free of other course work so that students can explore opportunities for internship / MSc project work in premiere institutions like IISc, IITs, IIST, or National Labs. They gain rich research experience, and an expansive outlook on research ambiance in institutions across the country. Many our students have availed the opportunities to do their internship/project work in many such institutions. Further, our school offers exchange program opportunities to our MSc students through Amrita Centre of International Programs (ACIP). When specific opportunity arises, the centre facilitates them do their MSc projects in universities in US, Europe and Australia. Recently, one of our students went to University of Colorado for his MSc project. A few students have joined for the PhD programs in prestigious institutions.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Code No Course Title L T P Cr
18PHY501 Classical Mechanics 3 1 0 4
18PHY502 Quantum Mechanics I 3 1 0 4
18PHY503 Mathematical Physics I 3 1 0 4
18PHY504 Computational Physics 3 1 0 4
18PHY581 / 18PHYXXX Advanced Physics Lab / Physics Lab A 0 0 6 2
18CUL501 Cultural Education 2 0 0 P/F
18PHY582 Simulation Lab 0 0 3 1
18PHY591 Mini Project 0 0 3 1
TOTAL 20
Semester 2
Code No Course Title L T P Cr
18PHY511 Quantum Mechanics II 3 1 0 4
18PHY512 Mathematical Physics II 3 1 0 4
18PHY513 Statistical Mechanics 3 1 0 4
18PHY514 Advanced Electrodynamics 3 1 0 4
18PHY515/18PHYXXX Experimental Techniques / Advanced Electronics 3 1 0 4
18PHY583/ 18PHYXXX Advanced Electronics Lab / Physics Lab B 0 0 6 2
18AVP501 Amrita Value Programme 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 23
Semester 3
Code No Course Title L T P Cr
18PHY601/ 18PHY517 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics / Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 1 0 4
18PHY602 Condensed Matter Physics 3 1 0 4
18PHY603 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 1 0 4
18PHY604 Elective I 3 0 0 3
  Elective II 3 0 0 3
18PHY681/ 18PHYXXX Spectroscopy Lab / Advanced Electronics Lab 0 0 6 2
18PHY690 Free/Open Elective / Live-in-Lab 3 0 0 3
TOTAL 23
Semester 4
Code No Course Title Cr
18PHY696 Dissertation 18
18PHY697/ 18PHYXXX Viva voce / Seminar 2
TOTAL 20
     
  TOTAL 2 Yr MSc 86
ELECTIVES
Code No Course Title L T P Cr
18PHY632 Astrophysics 3 0 0 3
18PHY633 Biophotonics 3 0 0 3
18PHY634 Earth’s Atmosphere 3 0 0 3
18PHY635 Earth’s Structure and Evolution 3 0 0 3
18PHY636 Fibre-optic Sensors and Applications 3 0 0 3
18PHY637 Fibre Optics and Technology 3 0 0 3
18PHY638 Nanophotonics 3 0 0 3
18PHY639 Nonlinear Dynamics 3 0 0 3
18PHY640 Nuclear Physics 3 0 0 3
18PHY641 Optoelectronic Devices 3 0 0 3
18PHY642 Physics of Cold Atoms and Ions 3 0 0 3
18PHY643 Quantum Electrodynamics 3 0 0 3
18PHY644 Quantum Optics 3 0 0 3
18PHY645 Thin Film Technology 3 0 0 3
18PHY646 Fundamentals of Plasma Physics 3 0 0 3
18PHYXXX Space Physics 3 0 0 3
18PHY648 Ultrafast lasers and Applications 3 0 0 3
18PHY649 Energy and Environment in the 21st century 3 0 0 3
18PHY650 Introduction to solar physics 3 0 0 3
18PHY651 Micro and Nano Magnetism Materials and its Applications 3 0 0 3
18PHY652 X-ray Diffraction and its Applications 3 0 0 3
18PHY653 Solar energy conversion 3 0 0 3
18PHY654 Fabrication of Advanced Solar cell 3 0 0 3
18PHY655 Astrophysics and Cosmology 3 0 0 3
18PHY656 Special Theory of Relativity 3 0 0  3
OPEN ELECTIVES
Code No Open Electives L T P Cr
18OEL631 Advanced Statistical Analysis for Research 2 0 0 2
18OEL632 Basics of PC Software 2 0 0 2
18OEL633 Computer Hardware and Networking 2 0 0 2
18OEL634 Consumer Protection Act 2 0 0 2
18OEL635 Corporate Communication 2 0 0 2
18OEL636 Design Studies 2 0 0 2
18OEL637 Disaster Management 2 0 0 2
18OEL638 Essentials of Cultural Studies 2 0 0 2
18OEL639 Foundations of Mathematics 2 0 0 2
18OEL640 Foundations of Quantum Mechanics 2 0 0 2
18OEL641 Glimpses of Life through Literature 2 0 0 2
18OEL642 Information Technology in Banking 2 0 0 2
18OEL644 Knowledge Management 2 0 0 2
18OEL645 Marketing Research 2 0 0 2
18OEL646 Media for Social Change 2 0 0 2
18OEL647 Media Management 2 0 0 2
18OEL648 Object-Oriented Programming 2 0 0 2
18OEL649 Painting and Sculpture 2 0 0 2
18OEL650 Personal Finance 2 0 0 2
18OEL651 Principles of Advertising 2 0 0 2
18OEL652 Principles of Packaging 2 0 0 2
18OEL653 Scripting for Rural Broadcasting 2 0 0 2
18OEL654 Social Media Website Awareness 2 0 0 2
18OEL655 Theatre Studies 2 0 0 2
18OEL656 Writing for Technical Purposes 2 0 0 2
18OEL657 Yoga and Personal Development 2 0 0 2
18OEL658 Fundamentals of Legal Awareness 2 0 0 2
18OEL659 Solid Waste Management and Utilization 2 0 0 2
18OEL660 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics 2 0 0 2
18OEL661 Robotics and Biology 2 0 0 2
18OEL662 Science of Well Being 2 0 0 2
18OEL663 Operating Systems and Networks 2 0 0 2
18EN600 Technical Writing
18OEL664 Bhagavat Geeta and Personality Development
18OEL665 Chemical Aspects of Forensic Science

* One Open Elective course has to be taken by each student, at 3rd semester, from the list of Open electives offered by the School.
@ Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.

Eligibility

Admission

Amritapuri

Eligibility

B. Sc. in Physics with first class (60%) from any recognized Indian or Foreign University and 60% from all subjects excluding non-science subjects.

Selection

Selection is based on the marks scored in the qualifying examination and interview.

Coimbatore

Eligibility

B. Sc. in Physics with first class from any recognized Indian or Foreign University, with Mathematics as one of the ancillary subjects.

Selection

Based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and interview.

Fee Structure

Amritapuri
The initial amount to be paid is Rs. 51,290, which includes Rs. 3000/- caution deposit. Caution deposit is refundable at the completion of the program, provided no damages are incurred.

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801–1000th

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168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2020

12th

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