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Department offers MSc. two year (semester wise), B.Sc (Hons.)  three year courses  and Ph.D. programme in different fields (for details click to individual faculty)

 

  ACADEMIC CURRICULUM

 M. Sc. (chemistry)

 (Effective from the Session 2004-2005

M. Sc. Previous 

 

Teaching Scheme

Contact Hours per week

Exam.

Duration (hr.)

 

Distribution of Marks

S. No.

 Paper No.

 Paper’s Title

Credit

L

 P

 T

P

CWS

PRS

TE

PE

Total

I  SEMESTER

1.

MCH- 411

Analytical Chemistry-I

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

2.

MCH- 412

Inorganic Chemistry-I

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

3.

MCH- 413

Organic Chemistry-I

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

4.

MCH- 414

Physical Chemistry-I

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

5.

MCH- 415

Chemical Binding

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

6.

MCH- 416

Laboratory Work-I

6

--

12

--

18

--

30´3

--

70´3

100´3

 

 

 

Sub Total

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

800

II  SEMESTER

1.

MCH- 421

Analytical Chemistry-II

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

2.

MCH- 422

Inorganic Chemistry-II

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

3.

MCH- 423

Organic Chemistry-II

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

4.

MCH- 424

Physical Chemistry-II

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

5.

MCH- 425

Molecular Spectroscopy

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

6.

MCH- 426

Biological Chemistry

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

7.

MCH- 427

Laboratory Work-II

6

--

12

--

18

--

30´3

--

70´3

100 x 3

 

 

 

 

 

SubTotal

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

900

  M. Sc. Final 

 Teaching Scheme

Contact Hours per week

Exam. Duration (hr.)

 Distribution of Marks

S. No.

Paper No.

 Paper’s Title

Credit

L

P

T

P

CWS

PRS

TE

PE

Total

III  SEMESTER

1.

MCH- 531

Solid State Chemistry

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

2.

MCH- 532

Major Elective-I

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

3.

MCH- 533

Major Elective-II

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

4.

MCH- 534

Major Elective-III

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

5.

MCH- 535

Laboratory Work-III

(Specialization wise)

6

--

12

--

7

--

30

--

70

100

6.

MCH- 63X

Minor Elective-I

2

2

--

2

--

30

--

70

--

100

7.

MCH- 63X

Minor Elective-II

2

2

--

2

--

30

--

70

--

100

 

 

 

 

 

Sub Total

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

700

IV  SEMESTER

1.

MCH- 541

Environmental Chemistry

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

2.

MCH- 542

Computer Applications in Chemistry

3

2

4

2

4

15

15

35

35

100

3.

MCH- 543

Major Elective-IV

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

4.

MCH- 544

Major Elective-V

3

3

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

5.

MCH- 545

Laboratory Work-IV

(Specialization wise)

6

--

12

--

7

--

30

--

70

100

6.

MCH- 64X

Minor Elective-III

2.5

2.5

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

7.

MCH- 64X

Minor Elective-IV

2.5

2.5

--

3

--

30

--

70

--

100

 

 

 

Sub Total

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

700

 

 

 

Total

90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3100

q       X May be any number from 1 to 7.

  L – Lecture           P – Practical          T Theory            CWS – Class Work Sessional           PRS – Practical Sessional

TE – Theory Examination                   PE – Practical Examination

Total Credits 90 (Core =  54, Major Electives (15) + Special Practical (12) =  27, Minor Elective  =  9 )

 

 Major Electives I-III   

(one of the following specializations to be selected)

1.

Analytical Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-532 (A)

MCH-533 (A)

MCH-534 (A)

Principles of Analytical Chemistry

Spectrochemical Analysis

Microanalytical Techniques

2.

Inorganic Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-532 (I)

MCH-533 (I)

MCH-534 (I)

Organometallic Chemistry of Transition Metals

Bio-inorganic Chemistry

Structural Methods in Inorganic Chemistry

3.

Organic Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-532 (O)

MCH-533 (O)

MCH-534 (O)

Application of Spectroscopy to Structural Analysis

Reaction Mechanisms and Stereochemistry

Natural Products

4.

Physical Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-532 (P)

MCH-533 (P)

MCH-534 (P)

Electrochemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Quantum Chemistry

 Mode for opting Specialization (Major Electives) :  The number of seats in each specialization would be up to a maximum of 30 % of the total eligible candidates.

 Major Electives IV & V 

 (one of the following 4 groups as per specialization to be selected)

1.

Analytical Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-543 (A)

MCH-544 (A)

Separation Techniques

Electroanalytical Methods

2.

Inorganic Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-543 (I)

MCH-544 (I)

Inorganic Rings, Chains, and Clusters

Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

3.

Organic Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-543 (O)

MCH-544 (O)

Reagents and Organic Synthesis

Heterocycles and Vitamins

4.

Physical Chemistry Specialization

 

MCH-543 (P)

MCH-544 (P)

Statistical Mechanics

Physical Methods in Chemistry

Minor Electives

 (Any 2 to be taken in III Semester from Group A and any 2 in IV Semester from Group B)

 

Group-A

Group-B

MCH-631   Materials Chemistry

MCH-632   Inorganic Photochemistry*

MCH-633   Molecular Reaction Dynamics

MCH-634   Radio and Radiation Chemistry

MCH-635   Medicinal Chemistry

MCH-636   Organic Photochemistry

MCH-637   Forensic Analyses

MCH-641   Modern Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Technique

MCH-642   Polymer Chemistry*

MCH-643   Bio-organic Chemistry

MCH-644   Chemical Applications of Group Theory

MCH-645   Industrial Chemical Analysis and Quality Control

MCH-646   Nuclear Chemistry

MCH-647   Photochemistry

 

 

Note : Depending upon the facilities, the Minor Electives floated in each of III & IV Semester will be announced separately. To run a particular Minor Elective, at least 5 students should opt for it. 

* Reshuffled as Minor Revision as per decision taken in Teachers Meeting held on 30.06.2006

Download complete Syllabi of M.Sc.

 

 

B. Sc. (Hons.) Courses

Students admitted to 3-year B. Sc. (Hons.) course of the Banaras Hindu University have to choose any one combination of 3-subjects. The subject-combinations, which have Chemistry as one of the subjects, are

(A)   In the Faculty of Science (Male and Female both)

(i)            Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry,

(ii)          Botany, Zoology, Chemistry,

(iii)         Botany, Geology, Chemistry,

(iv)        Geology, Geography, Chemistry, and

(V)    Botany, Chemistry, Industrial Microbiology

(B) In Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (MMV) (Female only)

(i)            Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry

(ii)          Botany, Zoology, Chemistry

(iii)         Zoology, Chemistry, Psychology

(iv)        Botany, Home Science, Chemistry

 

B.Sc. (Hons.) CHEMISTRY Syllabi

 (Effective from Session 2000-2001)

(A) Theory Papers:

B.Sc. I                                                                                             Marks            

BCH-101  :  Inorganic Chemistry                                                  50       

BCH-102  :  Organic Chemistry                                                    50       

BCH-103  :  Physical Chemistry                                                    50       

                                                                                                                                                                      150       

                               B.Sc. Part II

BCH-201  :  Inorganic Chemistry                                                     50

BCH-202  :  Organic Chemistry                                                       50

BCH-203  :  Physical Chemistry                                                       50

                                                                                                                                                                        150

B.Sc. Part III

BCH-301  :  Analytical  Chemistry                                                    75

BCH-302  :  Inorganic Chemistry                                                      75

BCH-303  :  Organic  Chemistry                                                       75

BCH-304  :  Biomolecules, Polymers, and Drugs                           75

BCH-305  :  Physical Chemistry                                                        75

BCH-306  :  Physical Chemistry - A Molecular Approach              75

                                                                                                                                  450

 

(B)  Practicals

B. Sc. Part I

Section A (Quantitative)

Marks

Section B (Qualitative)

Marks

Physical

8

Inorganic Mixtures

10

Volumetric

7

Organic

5

Viva

5

Viva

5

Sessional

5

Sessional

5

 

25

 

25

  

 

B. Sc. Part II

 

SectionA (Quantitative)

Marks

Section A (Qualitative)

Marks

Physical

8

Inorrganic Mixtures

10

Volumetric

7

Organic

5

Viva

5

Viva

5

Sessional

5

Sessional

5

 

25

 

25

 

B.Sc. Part III

 

 

                                  Section A   :

Physical          50

 

 

                                  Section B   :

Inorganic         50

 

 

                                  Section C   :

Orrganic          50

 

 

 

                     150

 

 

           

 

Note : Separate examinations will be held for each section of practical.

 

Download complete Syllabi of BSc. I, II, III