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All the students who enter the institute through IIT JEE have to register for mandatory chemistry courses for at least one semester. These courses cover advanced basics of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry.


M. Sc. (2-yr) Students enrolled in this program first have to qualify for the Joint Admission Test (JAM) for M.Sc. that is generally held in the month of May. The department offers several core (compulsory) courses and many electives. The course materials are so designed such as to facilitate and encourage discussion not only at the fundamental level but to also expose them to new and exciting trends in present day research. The program involves a 2-year (4 semesters) coursework with the last semester being mainly devoted to a research project carried out in any of the research groups of the students'choice.

M. Tech. (2-yr) The department also offers a 2-yr M.Tech program wherein to be eligible students have to qualify the GATE exam and then appear for a formal interview in May. In their final year, students engage themselves in gaining research experience in a research laboratory of their choice.

Ph.D. Students enrolled in the Ph.D. program have to qualify for the GATE or CSIR-NET exams. Interviews for prospective doctoral students are held during the month of May, following which they can join from the Fall semester of the same year after getting accepted. Candidates generally start their research work under the respective faculty member from the first semester itself. Doctoral students are also encouraged to engage in Teaching Assistantship (TA) duties in supervising undergraduate laboratories.