Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai


Program Overview
Open to students with bachelors degree in science or engineering . There is a variety of core-courses that emphasize the fundamentals while keeping in mind the evolving nature of subjects. A strong laboratory component allows you explore a range of experiments from classic ones to those that are more recent and advanced. A platter of advanced elective courses offer a glimpse into frontier areas of research and allow for you to choose a topic for the one-year project.
Selection Process
Structure of the Program
The program consists of 4 semesters . The first two semesters consists of cores courses. The third and fourth semesters are largely elective courses. There is a project component last semester.
Career Prospects
Opportunities after our M. Sc. program include doing research in leading national and international universities, laboratories and research institutes. Some of the students go ahead to do industrial research in various fields, or opt to take up non-academ