Chemistry

Introduction to the course

Chemistry is the central science of the composition, structure, properties, and reaction of materials, namely atomic and molecular system. B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry is an under-graduate chemistry course that lasts for the span of 3 years i.e. 6 semesters. This course requires the minimum eligibility criteria as the candidate must complete 10+2 examination in science stream with a minimum of 50% marks secured in chemistry subject in aggregate from a recognized board of the country. B.Sc. Honours in Chemistry course is designed to provide a rich mix of fundamental courses in all the sciences, namely chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics for first four semester and then to develop advanced theoretical, practical, and research skills, during on Chemical sciences and allied subjects among students during last two semesters. It is a more standardised degree and focuses usually on Chemical Sciences. In the present course structure, the six main branches of Chemistry viz. organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, material chemistry and biological chemistry have been focused along with some innovative skill enhancement areas as prescribed by Choice Based Credit Course system of UGC.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in course in chemistry will provide the foundation for students either to embark on a career in chemistry or to pursue advanced degrees in chemistry and allied interdisciplinary areas. The strong laboratory programme, exposure to modern instrumentation, and the research training will be of immense value to students in either pursuit. Nowadays most of the industries use the chemicals in everything directly or indirectly like in pharmaceuticals, electronic products, construction even in food products. This creates an opportunity for chemical science graduates, as they have vast and in-depth knowledge about the different types of chemicals, compositions and their properties. The research laboratories, industries (mainly chemical & pharmaceutical) and colleges & universities are the three major sectors where they recruit the chemical graduates.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • To develop the ability to apply the principles of Chemistry.
  • To appreciate the achievements in Chemistry and to know the role of Chemistry in nature and in society.
  • To develop problem solving skills.
  • To be familiarised with the emerging areas of Chemistry and their applications in various spheres of Chemical sciences and to apprise the students of its relevance in future studies
  • Knows the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals and can follow the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling when using chemicals.

Specializations:

In undergraduate courses are intended to develop an overall expertise over the six main branches of Chemistry viz. organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, material Chemistry and biochemistry have been focused along with some innovative skill enhancement areas as prescribed by Choice Based Credit Course system of UGC.

Lab Infrastructure:

  • Chemistry wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry instrumentation laboratory
  • Chemistry research Laboratory

Internships/Project work

Two students had pursued their project works in IISER, Kolkata; 3 students have worked under DST sponsored in house projects. Mr. Abhisek Banerjee got opportunity to carry out further project works Carborundum Universal Limited, Tamilnadu on the basis of the project works .

Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects.

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Introduction to the course

Students who wish to pursue a more specialized course of study and become more competitive in their fields of employment may choose to get a Masters degree in a science field.  Post-graduate education in chemistry is generally pursued by students who have an undergraduate degree in the same field. However, a M.Sc. in Chemistry is often more specialized, allowing students to pursue a specific type or area in the field of chemistry. Most people with an MSc in Chemistry pursue careers in research, teaching, laboratory work, or medicine. The course offered by Adamas University consists of advanced lessons in, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry, Materials Sciences, and Polymer Sciences along with traditional specialization like Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistr, and Analytical Chemistry. M.Sc in Chemistry is two years duration i.e. course with four semesters. Candidates who have completed their graduate level of education in Chemistry or related fields can join this course.

There are various higher study options for candidates who have completed their post graduation in Chemistry. They can join for various other post graduation and research courses related to the topic. Some of the higher study options are listed below.

  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Geoengineering
  • Diploma in Paint Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Chemistry

The degree can also be useful for some engineers and people who work in industry, as well as people interested in certain areas of environmental science. Post graduates in MSc. Chemistry can find various jobs in both public and private sector organisations. Various job profiles available for graduates in MSc. Chemistry are listed below:

  • Teacher
  • Lab Chemist
  • Production Chemist
  • Research & Development Manager
  • Paint Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Associate
  • Biomedical Chemist
  • Industrial Research Scientist
  • Quality Controller
  • Production Officer
  • Safety Health and Environment Specialist

The course curriculum of M.Sc. in Chemistry at Adamas University is designed to ensure that they are adequately prepared to directly enter a PhD programme. The unique opportunity to engage in an intense one-semester research project in a creative and exciting environment would enable students to make intelligent career choices.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Students will have a firm foundation in the fundamentals and application of current chemical and scientific theories including those in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistries.
  • Students will be able to design and carry out scientific experiments as well as accurately record and analyze the results of such experiments.
  • Students will be skilled in problem solving, critical thinking and analytical reasoning as applied to scientific problems.
  • Students will be able to clearly communicate the results of scientific work in oral, written and electronic formats to both scientists and the public at large.
  • Students will be able to explore new areas of research in both chemistry and allied fields of science and technology

Specialisations:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 

Lab Infrastructure:

  • Chemistry wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry instrumentation laboratory
  • Chemistry research Laboratory

Internships/Project work

Previous students have pursued project works in DST-SERB funded project works.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Ms. Sanchayeeta Paul had been given job offer as Chemist in Torrent Pharmacutical Co. Pvt. Limited. Ms. Srasta Mukherjee, Mr Kingshuk Mondal, Ms. Sudipta De, Ms. Alolika Sarkar have been offered for the post of trainee chemist by Macleloids Pharmacuticals, Gujrat. Ms. EFRAC and Keventor Co. are also in line to recruit students having M.Sc. in Chemistry from Adamas University. All these job opportunities has been made possible by CDC, Adamas University.

Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation with respective subjects.

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Introduction to the course:

Applied Chemistry and Material Sciences consists of two research groups, “Molecule Chemistry Course” which focuses on controlling a variety of chemical reactions by a molecular level, and “Materials Chemistry Course” which pursues novel functionalities of materials from an atomic and molecular level.Both courses devote to educating students to develop their ability with sharp creativity and high originality. Our students will gain broad knowledge in chemistry and related fields, and study on novel methods of creating molecules and materials through lectures and their works under a high level and international research environment.

Flexible Structure:

The applied chemistry track is more flexible. With a broader selection of courses, you can customize your program of study—focusing on analytical and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, or organic chemistry—to prepare for a variety of careers or further graduate study.In either track, you will build a solid foundation in methods, statistics, and research design in your core courses. You will apply what you’ve learned as you engage in your own original research to produce a master’s thesis of publishable quality.

Projects and Dissertation:

Our course has been designed in the way that all the students will be do project works and review of science literature during last two semester. Moreover, after completion of 2nd semester he or she can opt for internship in national or international industries and academia.

Eligibility:

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Introduction to the course:

The curriculum for the first two semesters (first year) is common to all students opting their carrier in science and engineering. and specialization in Chemistry begins from the third semester. The core courses in the subject of specialization provide strong foundations in both theoretical and experimental aspects of the discipline. Even after specialization in second year, students are required to go through a certain number of courses in other desciplines. All students are required to go through a small number of compulsory courses in humanities, technical communication, history of science, environmental and energy sciences, advantages of law in daily life.Throughout the five-year programme, students will be encouraged to take up summer projects and visit reputed national laboratories and universities. Eminent scientists from India and abroad will be regularly invited to give colloquia/seminars and interact with the students.

Duration:

5 years. This course includes UG (3 years) and PG (2 years) degrees.

Course outcome:

A integrated Masters Degree in Chemistry can provide students with many potential job opportunities. They may go on to work in the pharmaceutical, medical, resource extraction, technological, or manufacturing industries. Many graduates choose to join research labs for government agencies, universities, or private organizations. Some may also choose to continue their education, earning a doctorate and working within academia.

Project and Dissertation:

Our course has been designed in the way that all the students will be do project works and review of science literature during last two semester. Moreover, after completion of 2nd semester he or she can opt for internship in national or international industries and academia.

Eligibility:

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Introduction to the course:

Following M Sc in Chemistry or allied subjects, students have to go through couse work and subsequently carry out reasearch work within depatment under respective faculty. Successful defence of thesis in front of PhD committee will conclude the degree.

Specializations offered:
1. Non Linear Sprectoscopy and Reaction Dynamics.
2. Supramolecular Chemistry and Metal Organic Frame Work.
3. Study of Protein Immobilazation.
4. Drug Designing and Natural Product Synthesis.
5. Study of Inorganic Clusters.
6. Study of Synthesis and Properties of  Nano Materials.
7. Study of Reaction in Environmental Friendly Reaction Media.

Eligibility:

Introduction to the course

This is an undergraduate course in Environmental Science, offered by the School of Basic and Applied Sciences jointly with the School of Engineering and Technology. Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary domain in the truest sense possible, incorporating almost all known conventional subjects. Primarily it bridges a gap between the subjects of physics, chemistry, biology and engineering and environmental and ecological problems faced by us today.  The three-year undergraduate course is divided into six semesters. Candidates should have completed 10+2 or its equivalent exam in Science stream. It is tailor made course for those students who

  • have an intense desire to know about anything and everything around us, who is inquisitive, have an analytical mind, infused with creativity and scientific thought process.
  • want to get trained in a fashion so as to see the world with a different lens, where the air, water, soil is cleaner, a proper balance between economy and ecology is struck, where the humans form an integral part of the biosphere.
  • love the nature around us, the trees, the flowers, the orchids, the butterflies, the birds, wildlife, i.e. every other living being in the environment, and having an inherent urge for its conservation.
  • are willing to specialise in subjects such as pollution management, disaster management, wildlife conservation, ecological restoration, green city management, eco-tourism, environmental journalism, at higher levels (for example, in their PG level courses)
  • have the ability to think and make decisions in an integrated and holistic way.

How is B.Sc. (Hons.) Environmental Science Course Beneficial?

  • The UG course lays the foundation stones of how to deal with a multidisciplinary subject. How to have a grasp on each of the core subjects while not losing focus on the interdisciplinary theme.
  • The students will be eligible for admission to PG level courses with specialisation in domains suitable to their capacities and interests.
  • After successful completion of the course the candidates can find employment in organisations dealing with environmental problems.
  • The students can appear for various grad-level competitive become a private teacher in schools and after having passed the Master’s degree plus NET exam they can become a permanent lecturer in colleges/universities.
  • They can create awareness among the public about various environmental issues and their responsibility to keep the natural system in a condition that it sustains life.
  • The students will be able to apply quantitative reasoning and/or mathematical skills/statistical models to field and laboratory data to address environmental problems.
  • Use geospatial technologies (including global positioning systems, geographic information systems, and remote sensing) to address environmental problems.
  • Demonstrate and awareness of ecosystems in the context of coupled human-environmental interactions.
  • Competently implement an individual or group scientific project, which may include literature review, experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Master core concepts of ecological and physical sciences and their applications vis a vis local and global environmental issues.
  • Master core concepts of economic, political, and social analysis as they pertain to the laying out of environmental policies and governance.
  • Appreciate the ethical, cultural, anthropological, and historical context of environmental issues and connection between human and nature.
  • Understand the holistic and trans-boundary character of environmental problems including plausible interactions across local to global scales.
  • Understand interactions between social and environmental processes.
  • Understand the network between citizens, consumers and environmental factors in an interconnected fashion.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in quantitative methods, qualitative analysis, critical thinking, and written and oral communication.
  • Master core concepts and methods from ecological and physical sciences and their application in environmental problem solving.
  • Experience of collection of field samples, visit and assess the status of terrestrial and aquatic sites, and industry visits.

Specializations: 

The discipline specific electives or specializations offered in this program are: 

  • Remote Sensing and GIS/Environmental Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Solid Waste Management/Waste Water Engineering
  • Environmental Health and Toxicology/Hazards and Disaster Management
  • Estimating and Costing/Sewerage System and Management

 

 Lab Infrastructure (if applicable): 

  • Chemistry Wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Surveying Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory

 

 Internships/Project work 

Students will be encouraged and facilitated to take up compulsory summer internship either in relevant industry or reputed research organizations. Through internship, students can harness their skill, knowledge and theoretical practice that they learn in the classroom to get a first-hand experience of working in the real world. Internship and project work give student an extra edge in their career which subsequently enhance their job scope.

 

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

  • After obtaining graduation degree in Environmental Science students can apply for post-graduation studies offered by various universities in India and abroad.
  • Interdisciplinary nature of this subject offers a plethora of job opportunities to environmental science degree holders. They may find job in government and private organizations, such as, pollution monitoring organizations, water authority and urban planning, waste management, public health sectors, resources conservation, environmental consultancies, and in industries, such as, mining, power plant, textile and dying industry, food processing, fertilizer plants as manager with the help of career development cell (CDC) of our university.
  • The other career options include working as environmental journalist, content writer of environmental journal or working with NGOs.

 

Eligibility

Students should complete 10+2 in Science with at least 50% marks.

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Introduction to the course

The M.Sc. in Environmental Science programme will be offered by the School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Adamas University. The programme is designed to develop future professionals with profound and inveterate scientific consciousness willing to look for meaningful, impactful and responsible careers. Being a multidisciplinary subject, skill development in the form of capacity building of students in several facets of various scientific disciplines is the primary objective of the course. An ever-increasing consciousness of the human race regarding the environment and the ecosystem services will lead to the demand for experts with scientific dexterity in almost all related domains. The programme is structured in such a sagacious manner that the society as a whole will gain from the contributions of the alumni of this department.

How is M.Sc. in Environmental Science Course Beneficial?

  • Quantitative reasoning and/or mathematical skills or statistical models to study environmental phenomena.
  • Use geospatial technologies to address environmental problems.
  • Awareness of ecosystems in the context of human-environmental interactions.
  • Competently implement a project, which may include literature review, experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Students will understand key concepts in the life and physical sciences and will apply them to environmental issues.
  • Students will be able to locate, evaluate and synthesize information from the scientific literature.
  • Students will analyse data using appropriate statistical methods and will be able to evaluate the use of statistics by others in a variety of contexts.
  • Students will apply knowledge of the sciences within an interdisciplinary context in solving environmental issues such as environmental health, food and agriculture, energy, waste and pollution, climate change, population, resource management, and loss of biodiversity.
  • Students will carry out an applied research project in the natural sciences.
  • Students will be able to communicate science effectively through written work and oral presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Students will apply the tools commonly used in field research, particularly in the study of plants, animals, and soils and will find their way on the landscape using map, compass and GPS technology, and use spatial analysis software such as GIS, Google Earth, and Google Maps.

Relevance

  1. Environmental Science is an inter-disciplinary subject and its components along with their interactions through assiduous study of Ecology, Biodiversity, Environmental Chemistry, and Environmental Microbiology
  2. Understand the different kinds of pollutions and their sources through study of Climate and Air Pollution Studies, Hazardous Waste & Environmental Toxicology and Soil Pollution and different laws about pollution.
  3. Analyse and determine pollution using Environmental Analytical Techniques, Biostatistics and Computational Techniques.
  4. Understand different technologies like biotechnology, water and wastewater treatment technology to find the solutions and their applications in abatement of Pollution and other environmental problems.
  5. Use of different tools for the management of Environment, Energy resources, solid wastes, Biodiversity conservation like Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems and different methodologies.
  6. Understand the basic principles of disaster management and industrial safety.
  7. Determine the environmental impact due to different developmental projects and find solution to eliminate these impacts.
  8. Through Dissertation, student can identify a particular environmental problem, review the literature for finding the gaps, develop research methodology, collect data and carry out data analysis and interpretation.
  9. Students will also acquire the ability to write the research findings in the form of structured thesis and communicate the research results through oral or poster presentations.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

 

  1. To sensitize students towards environmental issues, and impacts of various anthropogenic activities on global climate and related mitigation strategies.
  2. To provide practical training on modern instrumentation and analytical techniques for environmental analyses.
  3. To enable the students for practical application of their knowledge and prepare them for successful and meaningful careers in research and academics, industries, environmental consultancies and NGOs.
  4. To encourage innovation that is exposure driven, since the dynamics of environmental science ranges from nature study in a locality to climatic and global meteorological issues.
  5. This course will enable the students to get exposed to the real-world situations through nature trails and studies, excursions, industry visits, sophisticated research laboratory visits, rural outreach, socio-economic surveys and many more.

 

Career opportunities

A healthy environment is a prerequisite for survival and sustenance of life on earth. Therefore, experts having domain knowledge in different areas ranging from biodiversity conservation, wetland management to pollution control are required for the society. Hence, students will have a wide spectrum of opportunities to choose from. The students having a PG Degree in the subject Environmental Science shall have the opportunity of serving in several domains like academics, consultancy in projects, industrial pollution control, as environment specialist in the PSUs and other government sectors, Central and State Pollution Control Boards, National Research Institutes/Organizations/Laboratories, NGOs, department of forests of the central and state governments, Water Purification and Treatment Plants and various sectors related to the field of Environment. Here in Adamas University, students getting exposure to disciplines of humanities may have a scientist turned into a semanticist and lead to environmental content writing. Through the School of Law, the students will get exposed to the various issues regarding the environmental laws, acts and statutes of our country, and may develop themselves as environmental law consultants. Students having profound knowledge in this multi-disciplinary subject will have an upper hand while dealing with Public Service Commission examinations and PSU entrance tests, as environmental science has found an important place in those syllabi.

 

Academic and scholarly activity

The primary objective of the inception of this new course is to initiate a course with a broader perspective having an academic as well as professional outlook. Didactic pedagogy will be implemented to suit the individual needs of all students. Skill development in the form of capacity building of the students vis a vis problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and entrepreneurial abilities will be put into effect. Various elements of the course structure will be aligned in such a manner so as to accommodate customized educational plans. Flexibility and continuous mentoring will be provided focusing on development of knowledge, skills, personalities, and most importantly outlook that will enable them to achieve the intended outcomes of the course.

Faculty members will ideally get involved in high quality research activities, through which the students will have a paradigm shift in their approach towards the various disciplines. This will result in widening of their peripheral vision which is a pre-requisite for such a dynamic and socially relevant subject. Since successful in hand training promotes a successful career, arduous effort in setting up laboratory facilities is necessary. Establishing a state of the art laboratory which will support multidisciplinary research and analytical infrastructure will be one of the major focal points. In due course of time, if the laboratory gets required accreditation (NABL), it can act as an avenue for revenue earning through analysis and consultancy. The students in the process, will have access to several real-life environmental problem-solving exercises.

Since all learners cannot learn in the same way and in the same pace, appropriate opportunities will be provided, in as much personalised manner as possible.

Outcomes including knowledge, skills and attitudes will be evaluated through examinations, tutorials, assignments, Project work, Labs, Presentations, continuous and comprehensive assessments.

Compulsory credit points is associated with the summer training included in the curriculum. Students will visit industries dealing with pollution abatement or where environmental management is a critical issue. Students may also visit institutes or laboratories of national and international repute. In either of the cases, the trainee students will experience first hand knowledge which will enhance their employability.

Career guidance will also be provided on behalf of the department as a continuous and keystone support system for the students. After successful completion of their PG course the students will find themselves ready to get employed in disciplines of their choice and interest.

Through a competitive learning atmosphere, students will be provided with special academic modules for NET and GATE examinations. Another important highlight of this course will be in the domain of other professional and competitive examinations. Syllabus has been planned so as to prepare the students for higher education which includes research and academics, as well as orient them for Civil service and other competitive and professional examinations.

 

Specializations:

Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Planning and Management/Soil Science

Industrial Pollution Prevention and Clean Technologies/ Design for Water and Wastewater Systems

Environmental Economics, Ethics and Policies/ Occupational health safety and Environmental Management 

 

Lab Infrastructure (if applicable):

 

Chemistry Wet Laboratory

Chemistry Instrumentation Laboratory

Geoinformatics Laboratory

Microbiology Laboratory

 

Internships/Project work

Students will be sent to various industries and research organizations for internships based on their interest. Internships will help students to apply their knowledge learnt in classroom to the real workplace. Through internship, student will gain experience which is desirable for most of the recruiters. Moreover, it is a good opportunity for professional networking and to develop interpersonal skills that may be beneficial for finding a job. Internship in research organization will help them to expose to the current research work, laboratory rule, team work which will ignite the passion for research in the young minds.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Students can apply for Ph.D. fellowship in national and international research organizations after completion of M.Sc. They can also join as research assistant/officer in various Government and private Laboratories. Besides, doctoral research, students find jobs in various companies. Career Development Cell (CDC) organizes several events for placement and campus interview.

 

Possible job profiles after M.Sc. in Environmental Science:

  • Environmental Analyst
  • Ecologist
  • Wildlife Conservation Biologist
  • GIS Analyst
  • Sustainability Analyst
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Consultant- Sustainability and Climate Change
  • EHS & Sustainability Consultant
  • Public Health Officer
  • Manager- Environment
  • Manager- Sustainability Reporting
  • Assistant Manager/Manager- Water and Waste Water Treatment
  • Teaching Faculty/Assistant

 

List of some potential recruiters:

  • AECOM
  • Arcadis
  • Atkins
  • CPCB
  • Coal India Ltd.
  • ERM
  • GIST Advisory Pvt. Ltd.
  • Golder Associates
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • Jal Borad
  • KPMG
  • MOEFC
  • ONGC
  • Praj Industries
  • Rambol
  • Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd.
  • Reliance India Pvt. Ltd
  • Siemens
  • SUEZ Environmental Services
  • Tata Consulting Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
  • United Phosphorus Ltd
  • UEM India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Veolia Water India
  • World Resources Institute
  • WWF India 

 

Eligibility

50% overall in graduation with Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics/Geography/ Life Sciences

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B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry

Introduction to the course

Chemistry is the central science of the composition, structure, properties, and reaction of materials, namely atomic and molecular system. B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry is an under-graduate chemistry course that lasts for the span of 3 years i.e. 6 semesters. This course requires the minimum eligibility criteria as the candidate must complete 10+2 examination in science stream with a minimum of 50% marks secured in chemistry subject in aggregate from a recognized board of the country. B.Sc. Honours in Chemistry course is designed to provide a rich mix of fundamental courses in all the sciences, namely chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics for first four semester and then to develop advanced theoretical, practical, and research skills, during on Chemical sciences and allied subjects among students during last two semesters. It is a more standardised degree and focuses usually on Chemical Sciences. In the present course structure, the six main branches of Chemistry viz. organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, material chemistry and biological chemistry have been focused along with some innovative skill enhancement areas as prescribed by Choice Based Credit Course system of UGC.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in course in chemistry will provide the foundation for students either to embark on a career in chemistry or to pursue advanced degrees in chemistry and allied interdisciplinary areas. The strong laboratory programme, exposure to modern instrumentation, and the research training will be of immense value to students in either pursuit. Nowadays most of the industries use the chemicals in everything directly or indirectly like in pharmaceuticals, electronic products, construction even in food products. This creates an opportunity for chemical science graduates, as they have vast and in-depth knowledge about the different types of chemicals, compositions and their properties. The research laboratories, industries (mainly chemical & pharmaceutical) and colleges & universities are the three major sectors where they recruit the chemical graduates.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • To develop the ability to apply the principles of Chemistry.
  • To appreciate the achievements in Chemistry and to know the role of Chemistry in nature and in society.
  • To develop problem solving skills.
  • To be familiarised with the emerging areas of Chemistry and their applications in various spheres of Chemical sciences and to apprise the students of its relevance in future studies
  • Knows the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals and can follow the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling when using chemicals.

Specializations:

In undergraduate courses are intended to develop an overall expertise over the six main branches of Chemistry viz. organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, material Chemistry and biochemistry have been focused along with some innovative skill enhancement areas as prescribed by Choice Based Credit Course system of UGC.

Lab Infrastructure:

  • Chemistry wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry instrumentation laboratory
  • Chemistry research Laboratory

Internships/Project work

Two students had pursued their project works in IISER, Kolkata; 3 students have worked under DST sponsored in house projects. Mr. Abhisek Banerjee got opportunity to carry out further project works Carborundum Universal Limited, Tamilnadu on the basis of the project works .

Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects.

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M.Sc. in Chemistry

Introduction to the course

Students who wish to pursue a more specialized course of study and become more competitive in their fields of employment may choose to get a Masters degree in a science field.  Post-graduate education in chemistry is generally pursued by students who have an undergraduate degree in the same field. However, a M.Sc. in Chemistry is often more specialized, allowing students to pursue a specific type or area in the field of chemistry. Most people with an MSc in Chemistry pursue careers in research, teaching, laboratory work, or medicine. The course offered by Adamas University consists of advanced lessons in, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry, Materials Sciences, and Polymer Sciences along with traditional specialization like Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistr, and Analytical Chemistry. M.Sc in Chemistry is two years duration i.e. course with four semesters. Candidates who have completed their graduate level of education in Chemistry or related fields can join this course.

There are various higher study options for candidates who have completed their post graduation in Chemistry. They can join for various other post graduation and research courses related to the topic. Some of the higher study options are listed below.

  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Geoengineering
  • Diploma in Paint Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Chemistry

The degree can also be useful for some engineers and people who work in industry, as well as people interested in certain areas of environmental science. Post graduates in MSc. Chemistry can find various jobs in both public and private sector organisations. Various job profiles available for graduates in MSc. Chemistry are listed below:

  • Teacher
  • Lab Chemist
  • Production Chemist
  • Research & Development Manager
  • Paint Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Associate
  • Biomedical Chemist
  • Industrial Research Scientist
  • Quality Controller
  • Production Officer
  • Safety Health and Environment Specialist

The course curriculum of M.Sc. in Chemistry at Adamas University is designed to ensure that they are adequately prepared to directly enter a PhD programme. The unique opportunity to engage in an intense one-semester research project in a creative and exciting environment would enable students to make intelligent career choices.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Students will have a firm foundation in the fundamentals and application of current chemical and scientific theories including those in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistries.
  • Students will be able to design and carry out scientific experiments as well as accurately record and analyze the results of such experiments.
  • Students will be skilled in problem solving, critical thinking and analytical reasoning as applied to scientific problems.
  • Students will be able to clearly communicate the results of scientific work in oral, written and electronic formats to both scientists and the public at large.
  • Students will be able to explore new areas of research in both chemistry and allied fields of science and technology

Specialisations:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 

Lab Infrastructure:

  • Chemistry wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry instrumentation laboratory
  • Chemistry research Laboratory

Internships/Project work

Previous students have pursued project works in DST-SERB funded project works.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Ms. Sanchayeeta Paul had been given job offer as Chemist in Torrent Pharmacutical Co. Pvt. Limited. Ms. Srasta Mukherjee, Mr Kingshuk Mondal, Ms. Sudipta De, Ms. Alolika Sarkar have been offered for the post of trainee chemist by Macleloids Pharmacuticals, Gujrat. Ms. EFRAC and Keventor Co. are also in line to recruit students having M.Sc. in Chemistry from Adamas University. All these job opportunities has been made possible by CDC, Adamas University.

Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation with respective subjects.

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M.Sc. (Tech) in Applied Chemistry and Material Science

Introduction to the course:

Applied Chemistry and Material Sciences consists of two research groups, “Molecule Chemistry Course” which focuses on controlling a variety of chemical reactions by a molecular level, and “Materials Chemistry Course” which pursues novel functionalities of materials from an atomic and molecular level.Both courses devote to educating students to develop their ability with sharp creativity and high originality. Our students will gain broad knowledge in chemistry and related fields, and study on novel methods of creating molecules and materials through lectures and their works under a high level and international research environment.

Flexible Structure:

The applied chemistry track is more flexible. With a broader selection of courses, you can customize your program of study—focusing on analytical and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, or organic chemistry—to prepare for a variety of careers or further graduate study.In either track, you will build a solid foundation in methods, statistics, and research design in your core courses. You will apply what you’ve learned as you engage in your own original research to produce a master’s thesis of publishable quality.

Projects and Dissertation:

Our course has been designed in the way that all the students will be do project works and review of science literature during last two semester. Moreover, after completion of 2nd semester he or she can opt for internship in national or international industries and academia.

Eligibility:

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Integrated M.Sc. in Chemistry

Introduction to the course:

The curriculum for the first two semesters (first year) is common to all students opting their carrier in science and engineering. and specialization in Chemistry begins from the third semester. The core courses in the subject of specialization provide strong foundations in both theoretical and experimental aspects of the discipline. Even after specialization in second year, students are required to go through a certain number of courses in other desciplines. All students are required to go through a small number of compulsory courses in humanities, technical communication, history of science, environmental and energy sciences, advantages of law in daily life.Throughout the five-year programme, students will be encouraged to take up summer projects and visit reputed national laboratories and universities. Eminent scientists from India and abroad will be regularly invited to give colloquia/seminars and interact with the students.

Duration:

5 years. This course includes UG (3 years) and PG (2 years) degrees.

Course outcome:

A integrated Masters Degree in Chemistry can provide students with many potential job opportunities. They may go on to work in the pharmaceutical, medical, resource extraction, technological, or manufacturing industries. Many graduates choose to join research labs for government agencies, universities, or private organizations. Some may also choose to continue their education, earning a doctorate and working within academia.

Project and Dissertation:

Our course has been designed in the way that all the students will be do project works and review of science literature during last two semester. Moreover, after completion of 2nd semester he or she can opt for internship in national or international industries and academia.

Eligibility:

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PhD in Chemistry

Introduction to the course:

Following M Sc in Chemistry or allied subjects, students have to go through couse work and subsequently carry out reasearch work within depatment under respective faculty. Successful defence of thesis in front of PhD committee will conclude the degree.

Specializations offered:
1. Non Linear Sprectoscopy and Reaction Dynamics.
2. Supramolecular Chemistry and Metal Organic Frame Work.
3. Study of Protein Immobilazation.
4. Drug Designing and Natural Product Synthesis.
5. Study of Inorganic Clusters.
6. Study of Synthesis and Properties of  Nano Materials.
7. Study of Reaction in Environmental Friendly Reaction Media.

Eligibility:

B.Sc (Hons) in Environmental Science

Introduction to the course

This is an undergraduate course in Environmental Science, offered by the School of Basic and Applied Sciences jointly with the School of Engineering and Technology. Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary domain in the truest sense possible, incorporating almost all known conventional subjects. Primarily it bridges a gap between the subjects of physics, chemistry, biology and engineering and environmental and ecological problems faced by us today.  The three-year undergraduate course is divided into six semesters. Candidates should have completed 10+2 or its equivalent exam in Science stream. It is tailor made course for those students who

  • have an intense desire to know about anything and everything around us, who is inquisitive, have an analytical mind, infused with creativity and scientific thought process.
  • want to get trained in a fashion so as to see the world with a different lens, where the air, water, soil is cleaner, a proper balance between economy and ecology is struck, where the humans form an integral part of the biosphere.
  • love the nature around us, the trees, the flowers, the orchids, the butterflies, the birds, wildlife, i.e. every other living being in the environment, and having an inherent urge for its conservation.
  • are willing to specialise in subjects such as pollution management, disaster management, wildlife conservation, ecological restoration, green city management, eco-tourism, environmental journalism, at higher levels (for example, in their PG level courses)
  • have the ability to think and make decisions in an integrated and holistic way.

How is B.Sc. (Hons.) Environmental Science Course Beneficial?

  • The UG course lays the foundation stones of how to deal with a multidisciplinary subject. How to have a grasp on each of the core subjects while not losing focus on the interdisciplinary theme.
  • The students will be eligible for admission to PG level courses with specialisation in domains suitable to their capacities and interests.
  • After successful completion of the course the candidates can find employment in organisations dealing with environmental problems.
  • The students can appear for various grad-level competitive become a private teacher in schools and after having passed the Master’s degree plus NET exam they can become a permanent lecturer in colleges/universities.
  • They can create awareness among the public about various environmental issues and their responsibility to keep the natural system in a condition that it sustains life.
  • The students will be able to apply quantitative reasoning and/or mathematical skills/statistical models to field and laboratory data to address environmental problems.
  • Use geospatial technologies (including global positioning systems, geographic information systems, and remote sensing) to address environmental problems.
  • Demonstrate and awareness of ecosystems in the context of coupled human-environmental interactions.
  • Competently implement an individual or group scientific project, which may include literature review, experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Master core concepts of ecological and physical sciences and their applications vis a vis local and global environmental issues.
  • Master core concepts of economic, political, and social analysis as they pertain to the laying out of environmental policies and governance.
  • Appreciate the ethical, cultural, anthropological, and historical context of environmental issues and connection between human and nature.
  • Understand the holistic and trans-boundary character of environmental problems including plausible interactions across local to global scales.
  • Understand interactions between social and environmental processes.
  • Understand the network between citizens, consumers and environmental factors in an interconnected fashion.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in quantitative methods, qualitative analysis, critical thinking, and written and oral communication.
  • Master core concepts and methods from ecological and physical sciences and their application in environmental problem solving.
  • Experience of collection of field samples, visit and assess the status of terrestrial and aquatic sites, and industry visits.

Specializations: 

The discipline specific electives or specializations offered in this program are: 

  • Remote Sensing and GIS/Environmental Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Solid Waste Management/Waste Water Engineering
  • Environmental Health and Toxicology/Hazards and Disaster Management
  • Estimating and Costing/Sewerage System and Management

 

 Lab Infrastructure (if applicable): 

  • Chemistry Wet Laboratory
  • Chemistry Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Surveying Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory

 

 Internships/Project work 

Students will be encouraged and facilitated to take up compulsory summer internship either in relevant industry or reputed research organizations. Through internship, students can harness their skill, knowledge and theoretical practice that they learn in the classroom to get a first-hand experience of working in the real world. Internship and project work give student an extra edge in their career which subsequently enhance their job scope.

 

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

  • After obtaining graduation degree in Environmental Science students can apply for post-graduation studies offered by various universities in India and abroad.
  • Interdisciplinary nature of this subject offers a plethora of job opportunities to environmental science degree holders. They may find job in government and private organizations, such as, pollution monitoring organizations, water authority and urban planning, waste management, public health sectors, resources conservation, environmental consultancies, and in industries, such as, mining, power plant, textile and dying industry, food processing, fertilizer plants as manager with the help of career development cell (CDC) of our university.
  • The other career options include working as environmental journalist, content writer of environmental journal or working with NGOs.

 

Eligibility

Students should complete 10+2 in Science with at least 50% marks.

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M.Sc. in Environmental Science

Introduction to the course

The M.Sc. in Environmental Science programme will be offered by the School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Adamas University. The programme is designed to develop future professionals with profound and inveterate scientific consciousness willing to look for meaningful, impactful and responsible careers. Being a multidisciplinary subject, skill development in the form of capacity building of students in several facets of various scientific disciplines is the primary objective of the course. An ever-increasing consciousness of the human race regarding the environment and the ecosystem services will lead to the demand for experts with scientific dexterity in almost all related domains. The programme is structured in such a sagacious manner that the society as a whole will gain from the contributions of the alumni of this department.

How is M.Sc. in Environmental Science Course Beneficial?

  • Quantitative reasoning and/or mathematical skills or statistical models to study environmental phenomena.
  • Use geospatial technologies to address environmental problems.
  • Awareness of ecosystems in the context of human-environmental interactions.
  • Competently implement a project, which may include literature review, experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Students will understand key concepts in the life and physical sciences and will apply them to environmental issues.
  • Students will be able to locate, evaluate and synthesize information from the scientific literature.
  • Students will analyse data using appropriate statistical methods and will be able to evaluate the use of statistics by others in a variety of contexts.
  • Students will apply knowledge of the sciences within an interdisciplinary context in solving environmental issues such as environmental health, food and agriculture, energy, waste and pollution, climate change, population, resource management, and loss of biodiversity.
  • Students will carry out an applied research project in the natural sciences.
  • Students will be able to communicate science effectively through written work and oral presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Students will apply the tools commonly used in field research, particularly in the study of plants, animals, and soils and will find their way on the landscape using map, compass and GPS technology, and use spatial analysis software such as GIS, Google Earth, and Google Maps.

Relevance

  1. Environmental Science is an inter-disciplinary subject and its components along with their interactions through assiduous study of Ecology, Biodiversity, Environmental Chemistry, and Environmental Microbiology
  2. Understand the different kinds of pollutions and their sources through study of Climate and Air Pollution Studies, Hazardous Waste & Environmental Toxicology and Soil Pollution and different laws about pollution.
  3. Analyse and determine pollution using Environmental Analytical Techniques, Biostatistics and Computational Techniques.
  4. Understand different technologies like biotechnology, water and wastewater treatment technology to find the solutions and their applications in abatement of Pollution and other environmental problems.
  5. Use of different tools for the management of Environment, Energy resources, solid wastes, Biodiversity conservation like Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems and different methodologies.
  6. Understand the basic principles of disaster management and industrial safety.
  7. Determine the environmental impact due to different developmental projects and find solution to eliminate these impacts.
  8. Through Dissertation, student can identify a particular environmental problem, review the literature for finding the gaps, develop research methodology, collect data and carry out data analysis and interpretation.
  9. Students will also acquire the ability to write the research findings in the form of structured thesis and communicate the research results through oral or poster presentations.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

 

  1. To sensitize students towards environmental issues, and impacts of various anthropogenic activities on global climate and related mitigation strategies.
  2. To provide practical training on modern instrumentation and analytical techniques for environmental analyses.
  3. To enable the students for practical application of their knowledge and prepare them for successful and meaningful careers in research and academics, industries, environmental consultancies and NGOs.
  4. To encourage innovation that is exposure driven, since the dynamics of environmental science ranges from nature study in a locality to climatic and global meteorological issues.
  5. This course will enable the students to get exposed to the real-world situations through nature trails and studies, excursions, industry visits, sophisticated research laboratory visits, rural outreach, socio-economic surveys and many more.

 

Career opportunities

A healthy environment is a prerequisite for survival and sustenance of life on earth. Therefore, experts having domain knowledge in different areas ranging from biodiversity conservation, wetland management to pollution control are required for the society. Hence, students will have a wide spectrum of opportunities to choose from. The students having a PG Degree in the subject Environmental Science shall have the opportunity of serving in several domains like academics, consultancy in projects, industrial pollution control, as environment specialist in the PSUs and other government sectors, Central and State Pollution Control Boards, National Research Institutes/Organizations/Laboratories, NGOs, department of forests of the central and state governments, Water Purification and Treatment Plants and various sectors related to the field of Environment. Here in Adamas University, students getting exposure to disciplines of humanities may have a scientist turned into a semanticist and lead to environmental content writing. Through the School of Law, the students will get exposed to the various issues regarding the environmental laws, acts and statutes of our country, and may develop themselves as environmental law consultants. Students having profound knowledge in this multi-disciplinary subject will have an upper hand while dealing with Public Service Commission examinations and PSU entrance tests, as environmental science has found an important place in those syllabi.

 

Academic and scholarly activity

The primary objective of the inception of this new course is to initiate a course with a broader perspective having an academic as well as professional outlook. Didactic pedagogy will be implemented to suit the individual needs of all students. Skill development in the form of capacity building of the students vis a vis problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and entrepreneurial abilities will be put into effect. Various elements of the course structure will be aligned in such a manner so as to accommodate customized educational plans. Flexibility and continuous mentoring will be provided focusing on development of knowledge, skills, personalities, and most importantly outlook that will enable them to achieve the intended outcomes of the course.

Faculty members will ideally get involved in high quality research activities, through which the students will have a paradigm shift in their approach towards the various disciplines. This will result in widening of their peripheral vision which is a pre-requisite for such a dynamic and socially relevant subject. Since successful in hand training promotes a successful career, arduous effort in setting up laboratory facilities is necessary. Establishing a state of the art laboratory which will support multidisciplinary research and analytical infrastructure will be one of the major focal points. In due course of time, if the laboratory gets required accreditation (NABL), it can act as an avenue for revenue earning through analysis and consultancy. The students in the process, will have access to several real-life environmental problem-solving exercises.

Since all learners cannot learn in the same way and in the same pace, appropriate opportunities will be provided, in as much personalised manner as possible.

Outcomes including knowledge, skills and attitudes will be evaluated through examinations, tutorials, assignments, Project work, Labs, Presentations, continuous and comprehensive assessments.

Compulsory credit points is associated with the summer training included in the curriculum. Students will visit industries dealing with pollution abatement or where environmental management is a critical issue. Students may also visit institutes or laboratories of national and international repute. In either of the cases, the trainee students will experience first hand knowledge which will enhance their employability.

Career guidance will also be provided on behalf of the department as a continuous and keystone support system for the students. After successful completion of their PG course the students will find themselves ready to get employed in disciplines of their choice and interest.

Through a competitive learning atmosphere, students will be provided with special academic modules for NET and GATE examinations. Another important highlight of this course will be in the domain of other professional and competitive examinations. Syllabus has been planned so as to prepare the students for higher education which includes research and academics, as well as orient them for Civil service and other competitive and professional examinations.

 

Specializations:

Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Planning and Management/Soil Science

Industrial Pollution Prevention and Clean Technologies/ Design for Water and Wastewater Systems

Environmental Economics, Ethics and Policies/ Occupational health safety and Environmental Management 

 

Lab Infrastructure (if applicable):

 

Chemistry Wet Laboratory

Chemistry Instrumentation Laboratory

Geoinformatics Laboratory

Microbiology Laboratory

 

Internships/Project work

Students will be sent to various industries and research organizations for internships based on their interest. Internships will help students to apply their knowledge learnt in classroom to the real workplace. Through internship, student will gain experience which is desirable for most of the recruiters. Moreover, it is a good opportunity for professional networking and to develop interpersonal skills that may be beneficial for finding a job. Internship in research organization will help them to expose to the current research work, laboratory rule, team work which will ignite the passion for research in the young minds.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Students can apply for Ph.D. fellowship in national and international research organizations after completion of M.Sc. They can also join as research assistant/officer in various Government and private Laboratories. Besides, doctoral research, students find jobs in various companies. Career Development Cell (CDC) organizes several events for placement and campus interview.

 

Possible job profiles after M.Sc. in Environmental Science:

  • Environmental Analyst
  • Ecologist
  • Wildlife Conservation Biologist
  • GIS Analyst
  • Sustainability Analyst
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Consultant- Sustainability and Climate Change
  • EHS & Sustainability Consultant
  • Public Health Officer
  • Manager- Environment
  • Manager- Sustainability Reporting
  • Assistant Manager/Manager- Water and Waste Water Treatment
  • Teaching Faculty/Assistant

 

List of some potential recruiters:

  • AECOM
  • Arcadis
  • Atkins
  • CPCB
  • Coal India Ltd.
  • ERM
  • GIST Advisory Pvt. Ltd.
  • Golder Associates
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • Jal Borad
  • KPMG
  • MOEFC
  • ONGC
  • Praj Industries
  • Rambol
  • Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd.
  • Reliance India Pvt. Ltd
  • Siemens
  • SUEZ Environmental Services
  • Tata Consulting Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
  • United Phosphorus Ltd
  • UEM India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Veolia Water India
  • World Resources Institute
  • WWF India 

 

Eligibility

50% overall in graduation with Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics/Geography/ Life Sciences

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