Courses @ IISER-K


In the table below, '(T)' stands for theory courses while '(L)' stands for laboratory courses. '(T+L)' implies that, both theory & laboratory based education was imparted in such a course.

Year Courses
Physics Mathematics Chemistry Biology Interdisciplinary
1st
  • Mechanics(T+L)
  • Electricity & Magnetism(T+L)
  • Thermodynamics(T+L)
  • Single Variable Analysis(T)
  • Linear Algebra & Ordinary Differential Equations(T)
  • Chemistry of Elements(T+L)
  • Energetics & Dynamics of Chemical Reactions(T+L)
  • Cell Biology(T+L)
  • Genetics(T+L)
  • Communication Skills(T)
2nd
  • Quantum Mechanics I(T)
  • Quantum & Atomic Physics(L)
  • Waves & Optics(T+L)
  • Complex Variables & Applications(T)
  • Probability & Statistics(T)
  • Spectroscopy & Other Physical Methods for Molecules & Solids(T)
  • Synthesis & Chromatography(L)
  • Bonding Structure & Symmetry(T+L)
  • Biochemistry(T+L)
  • Biological Systems(T+L)
  • Indian Heritage in Science Literature & Art(T)
  • Introduction to Geology(T)
Year Courses
Majors (Physics) Minors/Electives
3rd
  • Classical Mechanics II(T)
  • Electricity & Magnetism II(T)
  • Quantum Mechanics II(T)
  • Statistical Mechanics(T)
  • Condensed Matter Physics I(T+L)
  • Nuclear & Particle Physics(T+L)
  • Experimental Techniques & Workshop(L)
  • Computational Physics (using MATLAB)(L)
  • Elementary Number Theory(T)
  • Computer Laboratory (using C)(T)
  • Biostatistics(T)
  • Statistics Laboratory (using Octave)(L)
4th
  • Quantum Mechanics III(T)
  • Advanced Mathematical Methods(T)
  • Atomic & Molecular Physics(T)
  • Quantum Field Theory(T)
  • General Relativity & Cosmology(T)
  • Nonlinear Dynamics(T)
  • Biological Physics(T)
  • Seminar(T)
  • Laboratory & Theory Rotation(T+L)
  • Evolutionary Dynamics(T)
  • Numerical Analysis Laboratory(L)
  • Computer Laboratory (using Perl)(L)
5th
  • Project (Master's Thesis)
  • Astrophysics(T)
  • Independent Study (Network Theory & Applications)(T)
  • Cognition(T)