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Master of Science (M.Sc) in Chemistry is a two-year-long postgraduate degree programme in the field of Science and it is divided into four semesters. M.Sc. Chemistry provides an understanding of the variety of physical and biological phenomena with the knowledge of natural and chemical processes. The chemistry course at the postgraduate degree programme is specially designed for students who are willing to learn the properties, changes, areas of chemical reactions and chemical composition of substances. It includes scientific and professional knowledge along with advanced theoretical and practical of Chemistry such as lab tests and research. The course deals with the Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry. In this course, the candidates will get knowledge to solve complex problems in various fields such as pharmaceuticals and other research-based industries. It will give a wide range of scope and career opportunities for students in science-related fields both in private as well as government companies. One can find out a number of job opportunities like being a researcher, lab technician, chemist analyst, toxicologist, forensic scientist and many others.

  • This course aims to help the students to study in detail the basics of very important substitution reactions in organic chemistry. Along with the revision of basic concepts of electrophilic and nucleophilic reactions, further applications in advanced fields of organic chemistry are to be discussed.
  • This course aims at to accustom the students the basic concepts of thermodynamics along with the Non-ideal systems including the basic Debye Huckel theory. Students will be guided to apply phase rule to various systems (1, 2 and 3 component systems) and introduction to the basic concepts of non equilibrium thermodynamics along with the applications is another purpose.
  • The student will learn to perform rigorous characterization of their compound using 1- and 2-dimensional NMR techniques (1 H and 13C), mass spectrometry, infrared spectroscopy, and UV-Vis spectroscopy.

  • Students will have able to apply the fundamental and thorough knowledge of modern chemical and scientific theories including those in all branches of Chemical Sciences.
  • Students will be able to identify, assess, analyze, plan, design and carry out scientific experiments as well as accurately record and analyze the results of such experiments, thereby making them skilled in problem solving, critical thinking and analytical reasoning as applied to scientific problems. Students will be able to function as a member of an interdisciplinary problem solving team.
  • Postgraduate students will be able to clearly and effectively communicate the results of scientific task in oral and written formats.
  • Students will be able to comply with human values and ethics and its strict applications in the profession.
  • Foster evidence-based comparative chemistry approach for organic, and inorganic synthesis and analysis of the chemical compounds.
  • Recognize and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern scientific theories with an understanding of scientific principles.
  • Students will be able to explain the role of Chemistry and utilize it for addressing social, economic, and environmental problems.
  • Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning staying abreast of advancements in technology and practices related to chemistry.

  • Chemistry post graduates will be prepared to achieve critical thinking in different areas of chemistry where the students will be able to design, synthesize new molecular probes, study the results of different chemical reactions associated with it and will have the potential to analyze the reactions, understand the kinetic as well as thermodynamic energies associated with the reaction using their scientific knowledge.
  • Students will gain mastery over different analytical techniques that will be helpful for them to get different job opportunities in pharmaceutical, clinical or industrial fields. This will help the graduates to compete with the global scenario.
  • Students will be able to understand the need to educate the society towards the effectiveness of environmental awareness.

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Odd Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

This paper is intended for students to impart knowledge on chemical bonding theories, bonding and structure of different borane compounds. The students will gain knowledge on the different structural arrangements related to ionic solids, metallic bonding. The acid base concepts, oxidation reduction reactions are also being discussed elaborately.

Course Outcomes

  • Define chemical bonds and different bonding theories associated with various types of molecules.
  • Identify the structure and bonding of borane and other polyhedral boranes.
  • Describe the basics of different packing spheres associated with ionic solids.
  • Analyze and apply the concepts of acid base theories.
  • Identify the different oxidation and reduction reactions along with the knowledge on corrosion and its prevention.

Course Overview

Organic Chemistry involves the study of stereochemistry of organic compounds which helps to understand the temporal aspect of molecular geometry and its significance in physicochemical properties and reaction mechanisms. The thorough study of the reaction mechanisms of organic reactions and the reactive intermediates is of fundamental importance in order to build a strong base for further study of organic chemistry and designing and synthesis of novel organic compounds.

Course Outcomes

  • Explore the different modes of representation of organic compounds, their interconversion, and explain the concept of isomerism and chirality in organic compounds.
  • Explain the concept of stereogenic center, topicity and prostereoisomerism.
  • Describe the reaction mechanisms encountered in organic chemistry.
  • Analyse and describe the structure & reactivity of reactive organic intermediates like carbocations, carbanions, ylides.
  • Analyse and describe the structure & reactivity of reactive organic intermediates like carbenes, nitrenes, free radicals.

Course Overview

This course is designed for describing the behavior of microscopic (e.g. atomic scale) systems. In early centuries some of the developed theory has been essential for understanding many of the scientific advances and has enabled a comprehensible picture of atomic-scale phenomena. A qualitative understanding of quantum is necessary for a chemist, and an understanding of the fundamentals of quantum mechanics is valuable for any chemistry involved with research. In this course we will study the fundamentals of quantum mechanics and how they apply to chemical systems.

Course Outcomes

  • Explore the integrated rate laws to find the value of one variable, given values of the other variables.
  • Apply First and Second Law of Thermodynamics and entropy concepts in analysing the thermal efficiencies of heat engines.
  • Explain the postulates of non-equilibrium thermodynamics.
  • Describe the various types of plastics, rubber and fibre materials, including their characteristics and methods of preparations.
  • Identify and discuss the concepts and procedures of sampling, data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Discuss the postulates of quantum mechanics and operator algebra.
  • State the origin of quantization: Particle in a box and Hydrogen atom.
  • Discuss the Slater determinants, term symbols and spectroscopic states.
  • Explain the valence bond and molecular orbital theories.
  • Apply Huckel π-electron theory to π-conjugated systems.

Course Overview

This course is designed for describing the behavior of microscopic (e.g. atomic scale) systems. In early centuries some of the developed theory has been essential for understanding many of the scientific advances and has enabled a comprehensible picture of atomic-scale phenomena. A qualitative understanding of quantum is necessary for a chemist, and an understanding of the fundamentals of quantum mechanics is valuable for any chemistry involved with research. In this course we will study the fundamentals of quantum mechanics and how they apply to chemical systems.

Course Outcomes

  • Discuss the postulates of quantum mechanics and operator algebra.
  • State the origin of quantization: Particle in a box and Hydrogen atom.
  • Discuss the Slater determinants, term symbols and spectroscopic states.
  • Explain the valence bond and molecular orbital theories.
  • Apply Huckel π-electron theory to π-conjugated systems.
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Even Semester

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Course Overview

This paper is intended for students to impart knowledge on different bonding theories of transition metal complexes, their magnetic properties and the different reaction mechanisms associated with these type of complexes. Learners will also understand about the different radio isotopes and their applications along with the different radioactive processes.

Course Outcomes

  • Summarize the concept of different bonding systems associated with dn systems of transition metal complexes.
  • Explore the different term symbols associated with the different dn systems and their use in construction of the Orgel diagrams.
  • Describe the magnetic properties of transition metal systems.
  • Distinguish the properties shown by lanthanide and actinide elements.
  • Describe the various radioactive processes along with the applications of radio isotopes.

Course Overview

This course of organic chemistry includes understanding of oxidation and reduction reactions of organic compounds. It also focuses on organic photochemistry and pericyclic reactions. A thorough understanding of the different reagents used in organic chemistry and the named reactions are also being included in this course to enable the students to have a sound knowledge as well as prepare them for national and state level competitive exams such as NET/SLET, GATE, etc.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify the different oxidation reactions of organic compounds and the chemoselectivity of the reagents employed.
  • Describe the different reduction reactions of organic compounds and explain the chemoselectivity of the reagents employed.
  • Explain the photochemistry of carbonyl compounds, olefins, conjugated polyenes, vision, enones and singlet oxygen photochemistry.
  • Explain some common and important organic name reactions along with the reagents used.
  • Describe pericyclic reactions and distinguish between their different types.

Course Overview

This course is designed to help students to understand the different surface phenomena and its fundamental background. The course deals with chemical and physical phenomena that are important within heterogeneous catalysis. Further the course discusses the rate of enzyme catalyzed reactions - effect of substrate concentration, pH and temperature on enzyme catalyzed reactions - inhibition of enzyme catalyzed reactions. It also includes the Boltdsmann distribution and the role of the partition function. Moreover, the course defines the Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions determine the free energy and macroscopic quantities from partition function; applications to simple systems like ideal gas, etc. Find out the residual entropy of the system using third law of thermodynamics.

Course Outcomes

  • Discuss surface chemistry phenomena and fundamentals of the chemistry occurring at surfaces and interfaces.
  • Explain the kinetics of enzymatic and fast reactions.
  • Explain different distribution laws and their statistical thermodynamic studies.
  • Determine free energy and macroscopic quantities from partition function and apply them to simple systems (paramagnet, ideal gas, etc.).
  • Apply the third law of thermodynamics to define the residual entropy between a non – equilibrium state and crystal state.
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Course Overview

This course provides an overview of the different types of biomolecules present in human beings and about their chemistry.

Course Outcomes

  • Describe in detail about carbohydrates and lipids.
  • Explain amino acids, proteins and nucleic acids along with classification of amino acids.
  • Describe vitamins, hormones and enzymes and explain their differences.
  • Explain the meaning of essential and non-essential biological elements and the toxicity of different metals in biological processes.
  • Identify the different metals present in metalloproteins and enzymes.

Course Overview

This course will help the students to understand the basic concept of matrices and group theory. The different symmetry elements, symmetry operations necessary to distinguish the molecules are also taught extensively in this course.

Course Outcomes

  • Determine the matrix and elements of group theory.
  • Identify the symmetry elements, point groups and different symmetry operations.
  • Identify the different character tables associated with various point groups.
  • Identify the selection rules for different vibrational frequencies using symmetry.
  • Analyze the bonding of complexes using group theory.

Course Overview

This course is intended to help students to gain independent laboratory skills in certain separation techniques and they will have the ability to interpret data from analytical separation methods. The course aims to provide in-depth theoretical and practical insights into commonly occurring modern electroanalytic techniques. The course also aims to develop the students’ ability to independently select and optimise appropriate electroanalytical methods and to provide a coherent overview of the subject. Course dealing with use of optical methods based on how the sample acts toward electromagnetic radiation. Further, the course deals with discussion about the various thermal methods as well as laws of photochemistry to explain the excitation of electrons in the system.

Course Outcomes

  • Discuss the principles and applications of various separation techniques.
  • Explain in detail the polarographic, voltammetric, coulometric and spectro-electrochemistry methods and their applications.
  • Explain Electron microscopy (SEM, TEM) and various spectroscopic techniques.
  • State the principles and applications of various thermal methods like TGA, DTA, DSC methods and diffraction methods.
  • Apply the laws of photochemistry to explain fluorescence and phosphorescence phenomenon.

Course Overview

This course deals with the content of ecology and Environment, toxicity and hazards, environmental pollution, and application of green principles. In the course students will be introduced to vocabulary used to describe specific toxic effects, as well as resources available to characterize the hazardous properties of chemicals. The course covers processes responsible for the occurrence and release of pollutants in the environment, dispersion mechanisms, the hazards associated with different types of pollutant, problems of accumulation of toxic substances, and procedures for the reduction of emissions and remediation of contaminated environments. Further, the unit Green chemistry is designed as to reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances produced during the chemical processes. Green chemistry applies across the life cycle of a chemical product, including its design, manufacture, use, and ultimate disposal.

Course Outcomes

  • Define Environmental Chemistry, and explain the various terms, segments and cycles.
  • Explain the theory behind toxicity and hazardous chemical reactions on macro and microorganisms.
  • Explain the factors affecting the atmospheric, water and soil pollutions and their remediation.
  • Identify the sources of solid waste, their Classification, and prepare a Management Plan.
  • Explain the principles of green chemistry, synthesis of less hazardous and safer chemicals.
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Even Semester

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Course Overview

This course deals with the concept and develops ideas on the synthetic routes for the formation of organic molecules. A strong background on dynamic stereochemistry is highly essential for efficient designing of methods for formation of complex organic compounds which is included within this course. This course also highlights about heterocyclic compounds which are prominent moieties present in naturally available bioactive compounds.

Course Outcomes

  • Explain the concept of selectivity in organic reactions.
  • Describe the strategies for the formation of carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bonds.
  • Explain the concept of asymmetric synthesis and its importance in the synthesis of complex molecules.
  • Design synthetic strategies for multistep synthesis.
  • Explain in detail the synthesis, structure and reactivity of single and polyheteroatom containing heterocyclic compounds.

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the broad field of natural products chemistry by reviewing the major classes of natural products compounds, delivers knowledge on the identification and chemistry of natural products. The course also deals with their biosynthesis and helps the students to acquire skills to extract, isolate and purify simple products that are derived from plants.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify different types of natural products.
  • Explain the reactions of carbohydrates and illustrate protection and deprotection in carbohydrate synthesis.
  • Discuss terpenoids, their biosynthesis and total synthesis.
  • Explain steroids and carotenoids.
  • Discuss alkaloids, their physiological activity and total synthesis.

Course Overview

This paper is intended for students to impart knowledge on structure, bonding and reactions associated with metal alkyl, arene complexes of organometallic complexes. The students will gain knowledge on the different metal cluster complexes.

Course Outcomes

  • Explain the18 electron system.
  • Describe the structure and bonding of various alkyl, arene complexes.
  • Describe the bonding of metal carbonyl, nitrosyl complexes and apply the concept to identify the stretching strength of the various types of carbonyl compounds.
  • Describe the different metal cluster complexes.
  • Apply the concepts of different organometallic catalytic reactions.

Course Overview

This course will help the students to understand the meaning of labile and inert complexes, the factors on which the complexes can be distinguished. Different inorganic reaction mechanisms like ligand replacement reaction, substitution reaction of square planar and octahedral complexes are also being incorporated.

Course Outcomes

  • Define inert and labile complexes; explain their kinetic as well as thermodynamic stability.
  • Summarize the basic concept and the factors responsible for stability of complexes.
  • Analyze the different inorganic reaction mechanisms, ligand replacement, substitution reactions.
  • Assess the kinetics, reaction mechanisms of different coordination complexes.
  • Analyze the mechanism of redox reactions associated with coordination complexes.
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