CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory

List of PhD Courses offered in different semesters:

The following is the list of PhD courses offered in the January and August semesters under the disciplines of Chemical, Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences. Some of the courses are compulsory for certain disciplines. Students are free to choose the elective courses from any discipline, depending on their area of research, to complete the required number of credits under each level.

Science courses:

Level 100
Research Methodology
Basic Mathematics and Numerical Methods
Analytical Methods & Instrumentation
Basic Chemistry for Interdisciplinary Sciences
Introduction to Nanoscience & Nanotechnology

Level 200
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Advanced Materials Science
Advanced Polymer Chemistry
Advanced Surface Science
Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Advanced Quantum Mechanics
Advanced Organometallic Chemistry
Advanced Biomaterials
Advanced Photochemistry
Advanced Catalysis    
Advanced Materials Characterization Techniques
Advanced Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Organic Spectroscopy Applications
Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Organic Biomolecular Chemistry
Green Chemistry

Advanced Techniques in Biology
Introduction to Infectious Diseases
Concepts in Microbiology
Concepts in Plant Biotechnology
Structure Determination and Analysis of Biomolecules

Level 300
Mathematical Methods
Numerical Methods
Total Synthesis
Operando Surface Techniques
Mass Spectrometry Applications
Chromatography Techniques
X-ray Diffraction and Structure of Solids
Electrochemical Power Sources
Catalysis in Petroleum Refining
Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass
Chemistry and Biology of Heterocycles
Modern Polymerization Methods for Functional Macromolecules
Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics for Soft Matter

Applications of Plant Biotechnology
Advances in Microbiology and Microbial technology
Beyond Genomes: Concepts in Comparative and Functional Genomics

Engineering courses:

Level 200
Transport Phenomena
Mathematical Fundamentals
Reaction and Reactor Engineering
Numerical Methods and Programming
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Level 300
Industrial Flow Modeling
Data Driven Modeling
Non-linear System Dynamics
Modeling of Biological Systems
Multiscale Simulations in Materials
Advanced Topics in CES: Algorithms
Advanced Topics in CES: Separation Science
Advanced Topics in CES: Environmental Pollution Control