SCHOOL OF STUDIES IN ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

Courses Offered:
  • M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry (in UGC Emerging Programme)
  • M.Sc. Instrumentation and Commercial Methods of Industrial Analysis (MICA)
  • M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Profile of the Department:
M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry
This course provides a unique focus for addressing some today?s most pressing environmental and chemical problems. The study of environment commenced in 1978 by scientists who were not trained as environmentalist but experts in allied fields. This course provides major challenges in determining nature, quantity and various reactions of specific pollutants in the environment. This leading M. Sc. Course delivers a core course which provides interdisciplinary training in the following fields

Instrumental methods of chemical and pharmaceutical analysis Pharmacokinetics and its fate in the environment
Monitoring of various environmental problems Environmental Impact assessment (EIA) and Toxicology
Monitoring of different pollutants in the environment Environmental Laws and ISO 14000
Control and treatment of different kinds of effluents Atmospheric and Pesticide Chemistry

This course is providing first hand exposure of the highly sophisticated instruments like HPLC, GC, FT-IR, CVS, AAS, ASV etc to the students for timely and accurate analysis and to meet the growing global environmental problems being faced in the 21st century. This course is an exciting field which combines knowledge and expertise of many streams viz. analytical instrumentation, computers, electronics, biology, sociology, law and of course management and chemistry. Students are encouraged to take the lead in creating environmental awareness. The mission of this course is to provide students with the modern and comprehensive chemical education required to live and work in technologically advanced society. Our students are trained to hold key environmental positions in industry, commerce, consultancy, education and public services. This mission is fulfilled through a range of educational opportunities that allow students to learn, discover and explore the major chemical concepts that contribute to their lives and the lives of others around the world. The course, deploying both, internal staff and environmental practitioners, provides a comprehensive post-graduate training in the fundamental and applied aspects of the origin, behaviour and fate of chemical species in aquatic, atmosphere, terrestrial and biotic environmental media. The course is intended for students proficient in undergraduate chemistry who wish to specialize in environmental chemistry and also apply their chemical education to the principles and practice of environmental and industrial control.
PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Students of this course have got placement in R & D of pharmaceutical laboratories, in air, water and soil pollution laboratories, environmental monitoring and assessment, academic research, private consultancy, various pollution control boards, waste treatment in chemically related jobs in teaching or sales. Many students have pursued advance degree at leading university across the globe in the areas of environmental chemistry, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry etc. Also many students are actively working in bioanalytical studies in various pharmaceutical industries and contract research organizations (CROs).

M.Sc. in Instrumentation and Commercial Methods of Industrial Analysis (MICA)
This course provides a broad base of scientific knowledge while learning chemical and instrumental analysis methods and systemization technologies. The present course has been designed to generate and chanalise potential of manpower especially for quality control and R & D divisions of chemical industries. The present course made systematic effort to train students who are going to look after the quality of products and to fulfill long felt need of quality, which is the most important component of any industry. The mission of this course is to educate graduate students to pursue postgraduate degree at one of the nation?s best university for employment in industry, government, or academia with doctoral students learning how to function as independent researcher. The present Post-graduate course (MICA) offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and students can look forward for being absorbed in private / public sector / autonomous organizations.

PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
After completing two year Post Graduate course in Instrumentation and Commercial Methods of Industrial Analysis, most of the students got placement through campus in various quality assurance laboratories, pollution control laboratories, effluent treatment plants of various industries, R & D laboratories, Thermal Power Corporation, ONGC, Industries manufacturing paper, dyes, drug, glass, pharmaceuticals, ceramics, cement, polymer, food and food products, alloys, fertilizer, pesticides, soaps, detergents, paint, varnishes, enamels, fine chemicals etc. The students of the course are imparted three months practical training at the end of 4th semester, in some industries/institutes and are required to submit project report after training.

M. Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
This course provide a broad base of scientific knowledge while learning chemical and instrumental analysis methods and systemization technologies. The present course has been designed to generate and chanalise potential of manpower especially for quality control and R & D divisions of pharmaceutical industries. The present course systematic train students who are going to look after the quality of pharmaceutical products and to fulfill long need of quality, which is the most important component of pharmaceutical industry.

The mission of this course is to educate postgraduate students at one of the nation?s best university for employment in industry, government, or academia with doctoral students learning how to function as independent researcher. The present Post-graduate course M. Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and students can look forward for being absorbed in private / public sector / autonomous organizations.

M. Sc. Environmental Chemistry (Two years / Four Semesters)
Eligibility : B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects or B.Sc. Instrumentation / Industrial Chemistry / Chemical Technology / Environemntal Science with Chemistry with 50% marks.
Total Seats : Open = 10         Payment = 10        NRI = 03
Mode of Selection : On the basis of the merit in entrance test conducted by the university.
Contact Person : Prof. A.K. Halve, Coordinator

M. Sc. Instrumentation and Commercial Analysis (MICA) (Two years / Four Semesters)
Eligibility : B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects or B.Sc. Instrumentation / Industrial Chemistry / Chemical Technology / Environemntal Science with Chemistry with 50% marks.
Available Seats : Open = 15         Payment = 15        NRI = 03
Mode of Selection : On the basis of the merit in entrance test conducted by the university.
Contact Person : Prof. A.K. Halve, Coordinator

M. Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Two years / Four Semesters)
Eligibility : B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects or B.Sc. Instrumentation / Industrial Chemistry / Chemical Technology / Environemntal Science with chemistry with 50% marks.
Available Seats : Open = 10         Payment = 10        NRI = 03
Mode of Selection : On the basis of the merit in entrance test conducted by the university.
Contact Person : Prof. A.K. Halve, Coordinator
Course Structure :
 First Semester
(Env. Pharmaceutical Chemistry & MICA)
 Second Semester
(Env. Pharmaceutical Chemistry & MICA)
EC/ICA -101 Fundamentals of quantitative analysis & separation methods EC/ICA -201 Environmental and pollution control
EC/ICA -102 Stereochemistry & Thermo analytical methods EC/ICA -202 Spectroanalytical methods of analysis ? II
EC/ICA -103 Spectroanalytical methods of analysis ? I EC/ICA -203 Computer in chemical analysis
EC/ICA -104 Electroanalytical methods of analysis ? I EC/ICA -204 Elementary electronics in chemical instru.
EC/ICA -105 Practicals-I EC/ICA -205 Practicals-I
EC/ICA -106 Practicals-II EC/ICA -206 Practicals-II

 Third Semester (Env. Chemistry)  Fourth Semester (Env. Chemistry)
EC-301 Industrial waste and water treatment EC-401 Atmospheric Chemistry
EC-302 Environmental toxicology & environmental impact assessment EC-402 Organic Pollutants
EC-303 Energy and environmental geochemistry EC-403-406 Industrian Tranning Report and Viva Voce
EC-304 Environmental laws and management EC-306 Practicals- II
EC-305 Practicals- I    

 Third Semester (MICA)  Fourth Semester (MICA)
ICA-301 Industrial analysis-I ICA-401 Industrial analysis ? III
ICA-302 Total quality management & ISO - 9000 ICA-402 Concepts of industrial management & Intellectual property rights
ICA-303 Industrial analysis-II ICA-403-406 Industrial Training report & Viva Voce
ICA-304 Adv. Instrumental methods of chemical analysis    
ICA-305 Practicals-I    
ICA-306 Practicals-II    

 Third Semester (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)  Fourth Semester (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
PC-301 Pharmaceutical Analysis PC -401 Basic Principals of Clinical Research
PC -302 Principal of Pharmacology PC -402 Concepts of industrial management & Intellectual property rights
PC -303 Principal of Drug Development PC -403-406 Industrial Training report & Viva Voce
PC -304 Adv. Instrumental Methods & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology    
PC-305 Practicals-I    
PC-306 Practicals-II    

Fees for the Courses :
CourseI SemesterII SemesterIII SemesterIV Semester
Open Seats -
M.Sc. Env.Chem.Rs. 16615.00Rs. 12725.00Rs. 14075.00Rs. 12725.00
MICARs. 16615.00Rs. 12725.00Rs. 14075.00Rs. 12725.00
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chem.Rs. 16615.00Rs. 12725.00Rs. 14075.00Rs. 12725.00
Payment Seat : M.Sc.  -  Rs. 11000/- additional to the fees for Open Seat
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