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Madurai Kamaraj University is a public university in India located in Madurai city in southern Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1966 as you are asking about it given below is the same for you

M. Sc. Chemistry

Medium of Teaching

Eligibility criteria
B.Sc. Chemistry / B.Sc. Applied Science

Course Duration:

2 Years – (Non-Semester System)

1 Inorganic Chemistry-I

2 Organic Chemistry-I

3 Physical Chemistry-I

4 Analytical Chemistry-I

5 Practical – I: Organic Chemistry

6 Practical – II: Analytical Chemistry

Second Year

1 Inorganic Chemistry-II

2 Organic Chemistry-II

3 Physical Chemistry-II

4 Chemistry of Biomolecules

5 Practical – I: Inorganic Chemistry

6 Practical – II: Physical Chemistry

M. Sc. Chemistry Syllabus of Madurai Kamaraj University

First Year
Paper –I Inorganic Chemistry Unit-1:Covalent and Ionic Bondings
V.B. approach to covalent bonding -Heitler -London, Pauling- Slater refinements,
Hybridization and structure of molecule. VSEPR theory -shapes of molecules. M.O. approach
to covalent bonding -symmetry and overlap of atomic orbitals -symmetry of molecular
orbitals -sigma- pi-and delta -bondings -energy levels in homo -and hetero nuclear diatomic
molecules -bond length, bond order and bond energy -ionic character in a covalent bond. The
concept of multi centre bonding. Structure and bonding in fluorine and oxygen compounds of
xenon and krypton. Bonding in simple tri atomic molecules/ions.
Lattice energy and its calculations by Born-lande and born-Meyer equations -Determinations
by Born –Haber cycle- Kapustinski equation, Energetics of dissolution of ionic compounds in
polar solvents. Properties of ionic compounds- Hardness and electrical conductivity.

Unit II: Chemistry of Lanthanides and Actinides and Studies on Magnetism
Lanthanides- occurrence, extraction and separation techniques (fractional crystalization,
precipitation, ion-exchange, solvent-extraction and thermal decomposition,
selective reduction and oxidation) -position in the periodic table. - electronic configuation -
oxidation states -size relationships -lanthanide contraction -spectral and magnetic properties -
condition compounds of lanthanides -uses of lanthanides and their compounds.
Actinides : Synthesis of elements -position in the periodic table, electronic configuration and
oxidation states- spectral and magnetic properties -comparative account of lanthanides and
Magnetism: Types of magnetic behaviour -determination of magnetic susceptibilities by
Gcuy Method and Faraday method -calculation of magnetic moment from experimental data -
magnetic properties of free ions -Effects of ligand field and orbital contribution -magnetic
behaviour of complexes with A, E and T ground terms -Temperature independent
paramagnetism- evaluation of spin orbit coupling constant from spectral and magnetic
moment data -the orbital, contribution reduction factor k-magnetic properties of 3d, 4d, 5d, 4f
and 5f ions anti-ferromagnetic interactions in simple molecules and in lattice structures.

Unit III. Chemistry of Non-aqueous Solvents
Classification of solvents -properties of ionising solvents -a general study of the typical
reactions in liquid ammonia, sulphur dioxide, dinitrogen tetroxide, anhydrous hydrogen
fluoride, sulphuric acid and acetic acid -solution in fused salts non-acqueous titration's.
HSAB concept of acids and bases -acid, base strength and hardness and softness -symbiosis -
theories of hardness and softness -electronegativity and hardness and softness.

Unit IV: Nuclear Chemistry
Properties of nucleus -different types of nuclear forces -liquid drop model, shell model of
nucleus -nuclear reactions induced by charged particles -nuclear reaction cross -section,
significance and determination -theory of nuclear fission -conditions for controlled fission
chain reaction -Nuclear reactor and its components -Production of feed materials for nuclear
reactors -disposal of radioactive wastes- nuclear fusion, steller energy, Application of
radioisotopes in agriculture, industry and medicine -neutron activation analysis -hot atom

Unit V: Chemistry of Solid State
Close packing of atoms and ions FCC,HCP and BCC types of packing tetrahedral and
octahedral void redius ratio -derivation -its influence on structures -representative structures
of AB and AB., types of compounds- rock salt, calcium chloride,wurtzite, sine blende,rutile,
fluorite,antifluorite,cadmimum iodide and nickel arsenide. .Structure of graphite and diamond
-spinels normal and inverse types and perovskite structure

Contact Detail

Alagarkoil Road,
Tallakulam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002

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