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B.Sc. Astronomy and Astrophysics

B.Sc. Astronomy and Astrophysics

B. Sc. in Astrophysics and Astronomy is a multidisciplinary program that combines coursework in physics, astronomy, and related fields. An overview of the program, what a student can expect to learn in this program:
  • Core physics: Students will learn the fundamentals of physics, including mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and quantum mechanics.
  • Astronomy: Students will study the principles of astronomy, including celestial mechanics, cosmology, and observational techniques. You will learn about the properties of stars, galaxies, and other celestial objects.
  • Mathematics: Astrophysics and Astronomy are heavily reliant on mathematics. Students will take courses in calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and other areas of mathematics.
  • Laboratory work: Hands-on experience is an essential component of an astrophysics and astronomy program. Students will participate in laboratory work, including data analysis, computer simulations, and telescope observations.
  • Programming: Programming skills are crucial for astrophysics and astronomy research. Students will learn how to use programming languages, such as Python and MATLAB, for data analysis and simulations.
  • Interdisciplinary Topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy are interdisciplinary fields that draw on physics, mathematics, and computer science. Students will have opportunities to explore related fields, such as planetary science, materials science, and astrobiology.
  • Communication skills: Astrophysics and Astronomy are collaborative fields, and communication skills are crucial for success. Students will learn how to communicate scientific results through written reports, presentations, and group projects.


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Academic Records

    • The student has cleared all the courses prescribed for the program.
    • The student has obtained at the end of every semester SGPA of at least 4.5 for Diploma & under graduate courses and SGPA 5.0 for post graduate courses. (For M.Pharm, B.Pharm, D.Pharm, B.Pharm (Practice) Courses, SGPA will be 5.0).
    • The student has obtained a minimum CGPA of 5.00 for Diploma & under graduate courses and CGPA 5.5 for post graduate courses.
    • The student has not taken more time than specified for completion of the course.
    • Student has satisfied all the rules of evaluation.
    • No case of indiscipline or unfair means is pending against the student.
    • No dues are pending against the student.

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