Chapter 4
Electives and PhD Courses

 4.1 Biological Sciences
  BIO307: Microbial technology
  BIO405: Advanced biochemistry
  BIO451: Microbial genetics
  BIO452: Infectious diseases and epidemiology
  BIO453: Principles underlying instrumental biomacromolecular analyses
  BIO454: Neuroscience
  BIO455: Computational structural biology
  BIO456: Cancer cell biology
  BIO457: Ecosystem ecology
  BIO458: Advances in plant cell and molecular biology
  BIO501: Topics in biology-I
  BIO512: Topics in biology-II
  BIO601: Techniques in biology
  BIO602: Regulation of gene expression
  BIO606: Biostatistics
  BIO609: Immunology
  BIO610: Advanced topics in molecular genetics
  BIO611: Fluorescence in biology
  BIO612: RNA biology
  BIO613: Developmental neurobiology
  BIO614: Topics in evolutionary biology
  BIO615: Developmental biology
  BIO616: Animal behaviour: Proximate mechanism, ultimate causes
  BIO623: Protein folding, misfolding and amyloid biology
  BIO624: Case studies in hypotheses-driven molecular and cellular biology
  BIO625: Molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  BIO626: Immunological tools, techniques and technologies
  BIO627: Origin, ecology and bioresources of western Himalaya
  BIO628: Synthetic biology
  BIO629: Bioinformatics
 4.2 Chemical Sciences
  CHM307: Electrochemistry and ionic equillibria
  CHM601: Advanced inorganic chemistry
  CHM602: Magnetic resonance
  CHM603: Elements of NMR theory
  CHM604: Advanced organic chemistry
  CHM605: Advances in solid state NMR
  CHM606: Bio-organic chemistry
  CHM607: Chemical crystallography
  CHM608: Advanced industrial chemistry
  CHM609: Polymer chemistry
  CHM610: Chemistry of natural products
  CHM611: Frontiers of organometallic chemistry
  CHM612: Asymmetric synthesis and catalysis
  CHM613: Supramolecular chemistry
  CHM615: Kinetics and dynamics of chemical reactions
  CHM616: Computational chemistry
  CHM617: Chemical dynamics and non-adiabatic interactions
  CHM618: Bioinorganic chemistry
  CHM619: Numerical methods in chemistry
  CHM620: Energetics and dynamics of chemical reactions-2
  CHM621: Advances in X-ray crystallography and its applications
  CHM622: Chemistry, energy and environment
  CHM623: Concepts in nanomaterials and chemical applications
  CHM624: Soft matter, colloids and interfacial phenomena
 4.3 Earth and Environmental Sciences
  EES401: Quantitative data analysis in earth and environmental sciences
  EES636: The quarternary period-environments, animals adaptations during the last 2.5 million years
  EES637: Introduction to aeronomy
  EES638: Paleoclimatology
  EES639: Space weather
  EES640: Global tectonics
  EES641: Radiogenic isotope geology
 4.4 Humanities and Social Sciences
  HSS301: Construction of identity and knowledge
  HSS302: Concepts of space and time in the humanities and social sciences
  HSS304: Visual art: Studio practice and theory
  HSS402: Introduction to linguistics
  HSS601: Identity, power and place
  HSS602: Social theory: concepts and debates
  HSS603: Advanced qualitative research design and methods
  HSS611: Literary appreciation
  HSS612: The idea of evolution: Before and after Darwin
  HSS613: The social history of science in modern India, 1780-1950
  HSS614: Women’s history of science
  HSS615: Introduction to archeology with special reference to the Indian subcontinent
  HSS616: Bones, stones & chromosomes: The story of our evolution
  HSS617: From Plassey to partition: A history of modern India
  HSS618: India from prehistory to early history
  HSS619: Ancient greek theatre: Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides
  HSS620: Imagining India: An intellectual history of orientalism
  HSS621: Intellectual and cultural sources of modernity
  HSS622: Cities: Urban theory and laboratory
  HSS623: Bodily encounters: Mobility, migrancy and movement
  HSS624: Understanding cultures: Past and present using fieldwork, laboratory and archives
  HSS625: The archaeology of ancient technologies
  HSS626: Economic history of modern India
  HSS627: The idea of India: Intellectual imaginary of nation
  HSS628: Epistemology of science
  HSS629: Metaphysics of science
  HSS630: Social theory and religion
  HSS631: Epistemology and logic
  HSS632: Philosophy of rationality
  HSS633: Ethics
  HSS634: Themes in infrastructure studies
  HSS636: Climate change and sustainable development
  HSS637:Reading Records
  HSS638:Ethnographic research and writing
 4.5 Mathematical Sciences
  MTH405: Homological algebra
  MTH406: Fourier analysis
  MTH407: Algorithms and complexity
  MTH408: Riemannian geometry
  MTH409: Computational methods
  MTH410: Algebraic topology
  MTH411: Commutative and homological algebra
  MTH412: Structure of algebras
  MTH413: Advanced probability
  MTH414: Advanced complex analysis
  MTH415: Enumerative problems in geometry
  MTH416: Arithmetic of elliptic curves
  MTH418: Fuchsian groups
  MTH419: Number theory
  MTH420: Linear operators in Hilbert spaces
  MTH421: Combinatorial group theory
  MTH422: Representations of finite groups
  MTH423: Structure of finite groups
  MTH424: Introduction to Lie algebras
  MTH425: Geometric group theory
  MTH426: Algebraic curves
  MTH427: Introduction to Global Analysis
  MTH428: Commutative Algebra and Combinatorics
  MTH601: Topics in algebra
  MTH602: Topics in topology
  MTH603: Mathematics seminar course
  MTH604: Homological and commutative algebra
  MTH605: Topics in analysis
  MTH606: Mathematics seminar course
  MTH607: Euclidean harmonic analysis
  MTH608: Algebraic number theory-I
  MTH609: Algebraic number theory-II
 4.6 Physical Sciences
  PHY421: Laser physics and advanced optics
  PHY422: Computational methods in physics
  PHY423: Mathematical methods for physicists
  PHY424: Relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory
  PHY601: Review of classical mechanics
  PHY602: Review of electrodynamics
  PHY603: Review of statistical mechanics
  PHY604: Review of quantum mechanics
  PHY622: Topics in mathematical methods
  PHY631: Quantum computation and quantum information
  PHY632: Advanced experiments in physics
  PHY633: Mesoscopic physics
  PHY634: NMR in physics and biology
  PHY635: Gravitation and cosmology
  PHY636: Advanced condensed matter physics
  PHY637: Astrophysics
  PHY638: Physics of fluids
  PHY639: Topics in biophysics
  PHY640: Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
  PHY641: Advanced classical mechanics
  PHY642: Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
  PHY643: Electrodynamics of continuous media
  PHY644: Foundations of quantum mechanics
  PHY645: Topics in quantum physics
  PHY647: Basic atomic collisions and spectroscopy
  PHY648: Lasers, devices and applications
  PHY649: Advanced experiments in physics: Lasers and optics
  PHY650: Ultra low temperature physics
  PHY652: Phase transition and critical phenomena
  PHY653: Physics of polymers
  PHY654: Cosmology and galaxy formation
  PHY655: Special topics in particle physics
  PHY656: Quantum principles and quantum optics
  PHY657: Radio-frequency and microwave circuits
  PHY658: Radiative effects and renormalization group in relativistic quantum field theory
  PHY659: Gauge theories, the standard model and beyond
  PHY660: Nonlinear optics
  PHY661: Selected topics in classical and quantum mechanics
  PHY662: Statistical physics of fields
  PHY663: Relativistic cosmology and the early universe
  PHY664: Quantum Thermodynamics
 4.7 Inter-disciplinary Elective Courses
  IDC305: Selected analytical techniques
  IDC306: Biocomputing
  IDC307: Introduction to Computational Biology
  IDC401: Theoretical biology
  IDC402: Nonlinear dynamics, chaos and complex systems
  IDC403: Protein engineering
  IDC404: Computational genomics
  IDC405: Atmospheric dynamics
  IDC407: Network science
  IDC620: Computational biology
  IDC621: Modelling complex systems
  IDC622: Physical basis of medical diagnostics
  IDC623: Field and lab-based methods in geology, ecology, and archaeology
  IDC631: Geochemistry
  IDC632: Introduction to atmospheric chemistry and physics
  IDC633: Introduction to environmental sciences
  IDC635: Aerosol measurements: Principles and applications
 4.8 Nano-Science Elective Courses
  INS651: Biomolecular interactions: Spectroscopic and calorimetric methods
  INS652: Characterization of nanomaterials
  INS653: Chemistry of nanomaterials: Synthesis, properties and applications
  INS654: Electron microscopy
  INS655: Photoluminescence spectroscopy with emphasis on applications in materials science including nanomaterials
  INS656: Principle and applications of synthetic and biological self-assembling materials
  INS657: Carbon nanomaterials and its applications
  INS658: Nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine: Basics and applications
  INS659: Thermal properties at nanoscale
  INS660: Plasmonics and its applications
 4.9 Seminar and Project Courses
  Seminar Courses
  Project Courses