Syllabus for Master of Science (Organic Chemistry)
Syllabus for Master of Science (Organic Chemistry)
Course Details

The course aims at providing a comprehensive study of various branches of chemistry to develop a critical and analytical approach to all major areas of the subject. The various papers in the all four semesters are presented in such a way as to give the students a harmonious view of the subject followed by the specialization papers along with an industrial/institutional project in all four semesters - which is unique approach started by Uka Tarsadia University.

The teaching methodology includes lecture, demonstration, seminars, projects and presentations. This course covers various thrust areas from Organic, Physical, Inorganic and Analytical chemistry combined with other frontiers like Green Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry and QSAR to cater the need of Modern chemical industry.

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry

Intake

50 Seats

Duration

2 years (4 Semester)

Evaluation Scheme
  • The Credit allotted for each semester as follows:
    Semester 1 2 3 4 Total
    Credits 30 30 30 30 120
  • The academic performance evaluation of a student is according to a letter grading system based on Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) and Semester End Examinations (SEE).
  • Based on the performance in CIA and SEE the letter grade is awarded to a student in a course. A student should secure minimum of 50% in CIA and 50% in SEE in Theory and Practical, including Project viva, if any and minimum of 50% in CIA and SEE together.
  • The distribution of weightage among different parameters of CIA is as follows:
    Parameter Frequency Weightage (in each course)
    Internal Test Two Duration 2 hours of each test.
    Internal tests have 66.66% weightage in CIA score.
    Unit test At least Three Duration may be from 40 to 50 minutes. Unit tests have 20% weightage in CIA score. Question paper shall include answer of descriptive nature. Questions should test analytical ability to analyze a scenario and apply theory for the solution.
    Any one from following parameters.
    Quiz At least Four Duration may be from 20 to 25 minutes. This parameter has 13.33% weightage in CIA score. It includes very short answer questions like MCQ, Fill in the blanks, Match the following, True/False, Program error and output, etc.
    Assignment At least Two This parameter has 13.33% weightage in CIA score. Assignment should test ability to validate statements, analyze a scenario and design solution, etc.
    Seminar/ Technical White Paper/ Projects/ Case Study One Presentation time must be from 20 to 25 minutes. This parameter has 13.33% weightage in CIA score.
  • The student shall have at least 90% attendance during the semester so as to appear in the SEE.
  • SEE would be of 3 hours for theory and 2 hours for practical.
  • The Question paper format for SEE for a course would be as follows:
    Section- I - 35 marks
    Question 1: a)Short Type Question (7) [Each of 1 mark]
    b)Theory Questions (4 out of 6 )[Each of 2 marks]
    07 marks
    08 marks
    Question 2: Practical/Scenario based Problem (2) with Internal Option
    [Each of 5 marks]
    10 marks
    Question 3: Theory Question (2 out of 3)
    [Each of 5 marks]
    10 marks
    Section: II - 35 marks
    Question 4: a)Short Type Question (7) [Each of 1 mark]
    b)Theory Questions (4 out of 6 )[Each of 2 marks]
    07 marks
    08 marks
    Question 5: Practical/Scenario based Problem (2) with Internal Option [Each of 5 marks] 10 marks
    Question 6: Theory Question (2 out of 3) [Each of 5 marks] 10 marks
    • Question 1(a) and 4(a) includes very short answer questions whose answer can be given in one statement,which may also include to idenitify program error, find out program output etc.
    • Question 2 and 5 includes question of short answer of 20-25 words based on the basic introductory facts, objectives, and functions to test the understanding of the subject matter. Further the question items may includes parameters like advantages, disadvantages, comparison, effectiveness, etc. of concepts.
    • Question 3 and 6 include question of long answer of 150 words test the analytical ability to analyze a scenario and apply theory for the solution.
  • The letter grade awarded to a student in a course shall be based on CIE and SEE. The letter grades O A B C D E F indicate level of academic achievement assessed on a 10 point scale.
    Letter Grades: O A B C D E (Pass) F (Fail)
    Grade Points: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4
    Raw Score: 90% and above Below 90% - 80% and above Below 80% - 70% and above Below 70% - 60% and above Below 60% - 55% and below Below 55% - 50% and above Below 50%
  • The overall performance of a student will be indicated by two indices:
    SGPA (Semester Grade Point Average) and CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average).
    SGPA is calculated on the basis of course credit and grade point of all courses in that semester. CGPA is cumulative in nature.
Curriculum   Syllabus
SEMESTER - 1
Sr.No Subjects Teaching Scheme Theory (Marks) Practical (Marks) Total (Marks)
Theory (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit CIE SEE CIE SEE
Theory Practical
1 040080101-Inorganic Chemistry - I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
2 040080102-Organic Chemistry - I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
3 040080103-Physical Chemistry - I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
4 040080104-Special Organic Chemistry - I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
5 040080105-Practical-Inorganic - - 2 - - 40 60 100
6 040080106-Practical-Organic - 4 - 2 - - 40 60 100
7 040080107-Practical-Physical - 4 - 2 - - 40 60 100
8 040080108-Seminar - 4 - 4 - - 100 - 100
9 040080109-Project work - 4 - 4 - - 40 60 100
Total 16 20 16 14 160 240 260 240 900
SEMESTER - 2
Sr.No Subjects Teaching Scheme Theory (Marks) Practical (Marks) Total (Marks)
Theory (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit CIE SEE CIE SEE
Theory Practical
1 040080201-Inorganic Chemistry - II 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
2 040080202-Organic Chemistry - II 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
3 040080203-Physical Chemistry - II 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
4 040080204-Special Organic Chemistry - II 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
5 040080205-Practical-Inorganic - 4 - 2 - - 40 60 100
6 040080206-Practical-Organic - 4 - 2 - - 40 60 100
7 040080207-Practical-Physical - 4 - 2 - - 40 60 100
8 040080208-Seminar - 4 - 4 - - 40 60 100
9 040080209-Project work - 4 - 4 - - 40 60 100
Total 16 20 16 14 160 240 160 240 900
SEMESTER - 3
Sr.No Subjects Teaching Scheme Theory (Marks) Practical (Marks) Total (Marks)
Theory (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit CIE SEE CIE SEE
Theory Practical
1 040080301-Organic Spectroscopy 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
2 040080302-Industrial and Analytical Techniques 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
3 040080303-Natural Products and Dyes-I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
4 040080304-Selected Topics in Medicinal Chemistry-I 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
5 040080305-Practical - 12 - 6 - - 120 180 300
6 040080306-Seminar - 4 - 4 - - 100 - 100
7 040080307-Project work - 4 - 4 - - 40 60 100
Total 16 20 16 14 160 240 260 240 900
SEMESTER - 4
Sr.No Subjects Teaching Scheme Theory (Marks) Practical (Marks) Total (Marks)
Theory (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit CIE SEE CIE SEE
Theory Practical
1 040080401-Advanced Organic Synthesis and Patenting 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
2 040080402-Natural Products and Dyes-II 4 - 4 - 40 60 - - 100
3 040080403-Selected Topics in Medicinal Chemistry-II 4 - 4 - 30 70 - - 100
4 040080404-Dissertation and Seminar - 24 - 18 - - 200 300 500
Total 12 24 12 18 120 180 200 300 800
Fee Structure
1. Tuition Fee

Rs. 25,000 Per Semester.

(Applicable as per fee regulatory committee appointed by Government of Gujarat)
2. Other Fee

Rs. 3,250 Per Semester

(It includes Cultural Activities, Sports Activities, Internal Examination, Laboratory support, Books support, Student Welfare, Campus Development)

3. One Time Fee

Rs. 6,150 At time of admission

(It includes College Deposit, Registration, and I-Card)

Programme Outcome (PO) & Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)
Programme Outcome (PO)
  • PO1. Chemical Sciences knowledge: Apply the knowledge of chemical science, chemistry fundamentals and specialization to the solution of complex chemical science problems.
  • PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex chemistry problems reaching substantiated conclusions using principles of chemical sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex chemistry problems and design processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and for the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions on certain chemical problems.
  • Modern tool usage: Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern softwaretools including prediction and modeling to chemical science activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The Chemist and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional chemical practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impactof the professional chemistry solutions in societal andenvironmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professionalethics and responsibilities and norms of the chemical science practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as anindividual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, andin multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex chemical science activities with the scientific community andwith society at large, such as, being able to comprehendand write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clearinstructions.
  • PO11. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)
  • PSO 1: Students will be able to understand the basic concepts of inorganic, organic, physical and green chemistry.
  • PSO 2: Students will develop theability to present chemical research by means of an oral presentation, a scientific poster or a written report.
  • PSO 3: Students will be able to use and apply professional software’s relevant to chemistry.
  • PSO 4: Students will be able to apply the fundamental and specialized knowledge of chemistry to own start ups or professional practice.
  • PSO 5: Perform procedures as per laboratory standards in the areas of Inorganic, organic, physical, natural products and dyes chemistry.
  • PSO6: Students will be able to apply analytical tools for determination of organic molecules.
  • PSO7: Students will have additional knowledge on natural products chemistry, colour chemistry and medicinal chemistry.
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