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Masters'

MSc Programme 

The department offers MSc programme in 2016-17 session. Interested students can upgrade MSc to PhD degree. The students are admitted through Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM). Students interested in this program can find more information about eligibility requirements and application procedure through JAM website. Students joining this program will receive a MSc degree after successfully completing degree requirements in two years. After MSc, students will be encouraged to join the PhD program, provided they meet specific criteria given below. 

The PG Coordinator for the chemistry department is Dr. C. M. Nagaraja.   


Program Structure
I Semester (Core)
S No    
Course No
TitleL-T-PCredits (contact hours)
1CYL411Concise Inorganic Chemistry
3-0-0 3
2CYL412Concise Organic Chemistry
3-0-0 3
3CYL413Coordination Chemistry
3-0-0 3
4CYL414
CYL415
An Introduction to Biochemistry
Numerical Methods for Chemists
3-0-0 3
5CYL416Reaction Rates and Chemical Thermodynamics
3-0-0 3
6CYP410Practical - 1
0-0-12 6
Total credits: 21
Students have to credit either CYL414 or CYL415. The other course can be taken as audit. 

II Semester (Core)
S No   Course NoTitleL-T-PCredits (contact hours)
1CYL421Advanced Organic Chemistry
3-0-03
2CYL422Bioorganic Chemistry
3-0-03
3CYL423Solid State Chemistry
3-0-03
4CYL424Electrochemistry and Statistical Thermodynamics
3-0-03
5CYL425Quantum Chemistry and Group Theory
3-0-03
6CYP420Practical -2
0-0-126
Total credits: 21

III Semester (Core)
S No
Course No   
Title    L-T-PCredits (contact hours)
1CYL511Instrumentation Analysis
3-0-03
2CYL512Interpretative Molecular Spectroscopy
3-0-03
3CYL513Polymer Chemistry
3-0-03
4CYL514Environmental Chemistry
3-0-03
5CYT530Project - I
0-0-2010
Total credits: 22
Dissertation with presentation for Project - I

IV Semester (Core and Electives)
S No
Course No
Title
L-T-P
Credits (contact hours)
   Core  
1CYS500 Seminar 2
2CYT540 Project - II
0-0-30
15
   Electives  
3CYL604Electronic Structure Calculations
2-0-23
4CYL605Quantum Molecular Reaction Dynamics
3-0-03
5CYL611Advances in Catalysis
3-0-03
6CYL612Molecular Recognition
3-0-03
7CYL613The Chemistry of Metal Carbon Bond
3-0-03
8CYL621Advanced Quantum Chemistry
3-0-03
9CYL622Applied Electrochemistry
3-0-03
10CYL623Heterogeneous Catalysis and Interfacial Phenomena
3-0-03
11CYL624Chemistry of Natural Products
3-0-03
12CYL625Inorganic Material Chemistry
3-0-03
13
CYL626Synthetic Organic Chemistry
3-0-03
Minimum credits: 23
Students must opt for Elective courses including open for a minimum of 6 credits 

Minimum CGPA to qualify for MSc degree: 5.0
For continuation in the Dual M.Sc.-PhD programme, CGPA at the end of 4 semesters should be above 7.5/10.0. Students are encouraged to qualify GATE/CSIR-NET exam. 

For Students continuing in Dual MSc-PhD programme at the end of semester 4, the following structure will be followed:

V Semester (Electives, CYL600 or CYL700 levels)
S No        
Course No    
TitleL-T-PCredits (contact hours)
1
CYL701Molecular Spectroscopy
3-0-03
2CYL702
Chemistry of Novel Heterogeneous Catalytic Materials
3-0-03
3CYL703
Strategies in Supramolecular Chemistry
3-0-03
4CYL704Chemical Synthetic Strategy of Organic Reactions
3-0-03
5CYL705Bioconjugates: Techniques and Applications
3-0-03
6CYL706Advances in Ab Initio Methods
3-0-03
7CYL707Non-adiabatic Effects in Chemical Systems
3-0-03
Minimum credits: 6
For Dual M. Sc. - Ph. D. students: Minimum 6 credits is required in 600 or 700 level courses

VI Semester
For Dual M. Sc. - Ph. D. students: (1) Comprehensive Examination; and (2) Candidacy Confirmation

Students have the option to opt out from Dual M. Sc. - Ph. D. program with a M. Sc. - M. S. degree by successfully securing a minimum of 6 credits (in V semester) and qualifying M. S. Thesis at the end of VI semester

S No
Course No
Title
 Credits (contact hours)
1
CYL599
M. S. Thesis
40
MS Thesis will be evaluated by a committee

Program
I Sem
II Sem    
III Sem
IV Sem
V Sem
VI Sem
Total
MSc 
212122
23
  87
Dual MSc-MS 
2121
22236
40
133

VII-XII Semester
For Dual MSc - PhD students: Synopsis; Thesis Submission; and Viva-voce