ACADEMICS

Bengaluru campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers M. Sc. (Master of Science) in Physics. The broad objective of the programme is to develop manpower in the field of science and technology to undertake teaching and research in the fields of basic and applied sciences which will help the society and the nation at large.The programme prepares a student to take up research in the area of pure and applied Physics. The courses are a mix of fundamental and applied areas. Special emphasis is attached in developing analytical, numerical, experimental and computational skills.

Duration of the Course :  Two years

Eligibilty : 60% marks in Bachelor of Science in Physics with 4 Mathematics courses at UG level

CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
15PHY501 Classical Mechanics 3 1 0 4
15PHY502 Applied Electrodynamics 3 1 0 4
15PHY503 Mathematical Physics I 3 1 0 4
15PHY504 Quantum Mechanics 3 1 0 4
15PHY581 Physics Lab A 0 0 6 2
15CUL501 Cultural Education 2 0 0 P/F
  Total   18

SEMESTER 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
15PHY511 Quantum Mechanics II 3 1 0 4
15PHY512 Mathematical Physics II 3 1 0 4
15PHY513 Statistical Mechanics  3 1 0 4
15PHY514 Advanced Electrodynamics 3 1 0 4
15PHY585 Physics Lab. B 0 0 6 2
15PHY515 Experimental Techniques 3 1 0 2
15AVP501 Amrita Value Program 1 1 0 1
  Total   23

SEMESTER 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
15PHY601 Advanced Electronics / Elective I 3 1 0 3/4
15PHY602 Condensed Matter Physics 3 1 0 4
15PHY603 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 1 0 4
  Optics / Elective II 3 1 0 3/4
  Elective III 0 0 3 3
15PHY681 Advanced Electronics Lab / Advanced Moder Modern  Physics Lab 2 0 0 1
  Free/Open Elective / Live-in-Lab 0 0 3 3
  Total   22/23

SEMESTER 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
15PHY696 Dissertation   12
  Total   12

ELECTIVES(ANY FOUR)

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr
15PHY531 Antennas and RF Communication 3 0 0 3
15PHY532 Biophotonics 3 0 0 3
15PHY533 Astrophysics 3 0 0 3
15PHY534 Biophysics 3 0 0 3
15PHY535 Earth's Atmosphere 3 0 0 3
15PHY536 Earth's Structure and Evolution 3 0 0 3
15PHY537 Nonlinear Dynamics 3 0 0 3
15PHY538 Optoelectronic Devices 3 0 0 3
15PHY547 Optics 3 0 0 3
15PHY548 Fundamentals of Plasma Physics 3 0 0 3
15PHY539 Physics of Cold Atoms and Ions 3 0 0 3
15PHY540 Mathematical Physics II 3 0 0 3
15PHY541 Quantum Optics 3 0 0 3
15PHY542 Thin Film Technology 3 0 0 3
15PHY543 Fibre Optic Sensors and Applications 3 0 0 3
15PHY544 Fibreoptics and Technology 3 0 0 3
15PHY545 Nanophotonics 3 0 0 3
15PHY546 Nuclear Physics 3 0 0 3
15PHY549 Space Physics 3 0 0 3

      CORE COURSES

Classical Mechanics
Applied Electrodynamics
Mathematical Physics I
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics II
Mathematical Physics II
Statistical Mechanics
Advanced Electrodynamics
Condensed Matter Physics
Nuclear and Particle Physics
Dissertation

 

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Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campuses: 
Bengaluru