SCNS Programme of Study Science & M.Tech. in Electronics


Winter semester (January - June) 2016 

(i) Ph.D. Program
Candidates shall be considered for admission to the Ph.D. programme on the following basis:
(a)    Obtained M.Phil./M.Tech. Degree of a recognized University/Institution with one publication
(b)    M.Sc. degree of a recognized University/ Institution and 2 years of research experience with one publication
(c)    Centre reserves the right to adopt additional criteria for short listing of the applications.
(d)    Candidates must have M.Sc. / M.Tech./ M.E. / B.Tech. / B.E. degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point. 
The candidates must have qualified UGC- CSIR/ICMR/NBHM/DBT fellowship or DST Inspire fellowship or any other national level examination that guarantees a fellowship from the funding agency concerned.
Additional requirements are mentioned in the JNU website
(ii) M.Tech. in Science & M.Tech. in Electronics
M.Tech. Degree Credit Requirements:
No student admitted to the program shall be eligible for the award of M.Tech. degree unless he/she secures 55 credits in all out of which at least 45 credits shall be for course work and 10 credits for the dissertation and final presentation. Students securing minimum required CGPA as per ordinance will be eligible for M. Tech. degree.
Additional requirements are mentioned in the JNU website

The Center will eventually offer  special topic courses in the area of Nanoscience.  A Ph.D. program is envisaged in future.

Special Topic Course Outline

(A representative elective course for M.Sc final year student)
(Nano-Science & Technology)
(3+1 contact hours/week)
(Total 40 lecture)


  • Module-I
  • Principal & preparation of model nano-particals (metallic, semiconducting, (bio) polymeric, carbon based) (5)
  • Size and Surface characterization (LLS, UV-VIS, FTIR-RAMAN/ XRD/PL/TEM/SEM/AFM) (8)
  • Applications (physical, biological, environmental) (3)

(16 lectures)

  • Module-II
  • Intermolecular forces & potentials
  • Phase transitions in nano-system
  • Molecular self-assembly
  • Molecular Building Block (diamondoids, DNA & DNA-protein directed, bio-molecular scaffoldings) (20 lecture)
  • Module-III
  • Current challenges (4 lecture)