MA in Chemistry:Physical ChemistryUniversity of Jammu
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MA in Chemistry:Physical Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry, established in 1962, has since emerged as one of the leading science Departments of the University of Jammu. Set up with a meager strength of faculty members, the Department now has six professors, five readers, two senior lecturers and one lecturer for a strength of eighty two students (at Post Graduate level), fourteen (at M. Phil. level) and thirteen (Ph.D. level) students besides non-teaching staff. All the faculty members have excelled in their respective specialization in teaching as well as in research.
The students are given rigorous training for a period of two years for their Master's degree programme to meet the growing challenges in various sectors. Many of them are serving in industry, atomic energy establishments, faculty members in Universities and Colleges and some have even excelled in administrative services. Based upon academic achievements of faculty members both nationally and internationally, the Department of Science and Technology has adjudged the Department for funding under FIST level-1 head to pursue research in the thrust areas. Along with academic achievements, the department is aiming to strengthen instrumentation programme and is in process to provide many more such facilities.
Each year, thirty-four students including open and category Intake Capacity are admitted in first semester. In addition five to ten students are admitted in payment category. In each semester, we have about forty students in Masters Degree Programme (MDP). For all the students admitted in Masters Degree Programme, Course No. C-400 to C-402, C-403 (for students from Medical stream)/C-404 (for students from Non-medical stream), C-405 to C-406 are compulsory for all first semester students; Course No. C-450 to C-454 are compulsory for all second semester students; Course No. C-500 to C-507 are compulsory for all third semester students. For the fourth semester students, there are three specializations - Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. In each specialization, we have almost equal number of students. Each student has to take four theory Courses from Course No.: C-550 to C-566 and one laboratory Course from C-567 to C-569.
Each year, there is a regular batch of M.Phil students. This year, sixteen students have been admitted in this course. At present, number of Ph.D. students including part time research scholars is fifteen.