M.Sc. (Space Science)

COURSE STRUCTURE OF
B. SC. (HONS) IN SPACE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

First Semester:
SST 301: Astronomy (2+1)
SST 311: Introduction to Computer Programming (2+1)
PHY 301: Mechanics & Properties of Matter (subsidiary) (2+1)
Math 301: Algebra (subsidiary) (3+0)
Compulsory-I  (3+0)

Second Semester:
SST 302: Introduction to Astrophysics (3+0)
SST 312: MATLAB programming (2+1)
PHY 302: Waves, Oscillation & Thermodynamics (subsidiary) (2+1)
Math 302: Calculus & Differential Equations (subsidiary) (3+0)
Compulsory-II  (3+0)

Third Semester:
SST 401: Foundation of Aerospace Science (3+0)
SST 411: Statistical Analysis (2+1)
PHY 401: Electricity & Magnetism (subsidiary) (2+1)
Math 401: Geometry & Vector Analysis (subsidiary) (3+0)
Compulsory-III  (3+0)

Fourth Semester:
SST 402: Foundation of Remote Sensing (2+1)
SST 412: Meteorology (3+0)
PHY 402: Modern Physics & Electronics (subsidiary) (2+1)
MATH 402: Differential Equations (3+0)                     
Compulsory-IV  (3+0)

Fifth Semester:
1. SST 501: Classical Mechanics (3+0)
2. SST 503: Orbital Mechanics (3+0)
3. SST 505: Signals & Systems (3+0)
4. SST 507: Mathematical Physics (3+0)
5. SST 509: Analog & Digital Electronics (2+1)
6. SST 511: Numerical Computing (2+1)

Sixth Semester:
1. SST 502: Mathematical Astronomy (3+0)
2. SST 504: Space Flight Dynamics (3+0)
3. SST 506: Digital Signal Processing (2+1)
4. SST 508: Introduction to Database (2+1)
5. SST 510: Geographical Information Science (2+1)
6. SST 512: Communication Systems (3+0)

COURSE STRUCTURE OF
M. SC. (PREVIOUS) IN SPACE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

First Semester:
1. SST 501: Classical Mechanics (3+0)
2. SST 503: Orbital Mechanics (3+0)
3. SST 505: Signals & Systems (3+0)
4. SST 507: Mathematical Physics (3+0)
5. SST 509: Analog & Digital Electronics (2+1)
6. SST 511: Numerical Computing (2+1)

Second Semester:
1. SST 502: Mathematical Astronomy (3+0)
2. SST 504: Space Flight Dynamics (3+0)
3. SST 506: Digital Signal Processing (2+1)
4. SST 508: Introduction to Database (2+1)
5. SST 510: Geographical Information Science (2+1)
6. SST 512: Communication Systems (3+0)

 

COURSE STRUCTURE OF
M. SC. (FINAL) IN SPACE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

First Semester:
1. SST 601: Gravitation Physics (3+0)
2. SST 603: Satellite Communication (3+0)
3. SST 605: Fluid Mechanics (2+1)
4. Optional Subject-I
5. Optional Subject-II
6. Optional Subject-III

Second Semester:
1. SST 602: Quantum Mechanics (3+0)
2. SST 604: Solar and Ionospheric Physics (3+0)
3. SST 606: Introduction of Space Plasma (3+0)
4. Optional Subject-IV
5. Optional Subject-V
6. Optional Subject-VI

Module 1: Computational Astronomy & Astrophysics
Module 2: Satellite Communication
Module 3: Aerospace Science
Module 4: Atmospheric Science
Module 5: Remote Sensing & GIS

 

Module 1: Computational Astronomy & Astrophysics
Six optional courses are required to be taken during 7th and 8th semester, three courses from each group.  

Group A:
SST 611: Computational Fluid Dynamics (2+1)
SST 613: Experimental Astronomy (1+2)
SST 615: Radio Astronomy (3+0)
SST 617: Modern Astrophysical Techniques (3+0)
SST 619: High Performance Computing (2+1)
SST 661: Astronomical Spectroscopy (3+0)
SST 663: Research Methodology
SST 680: Thesis (0+6)

Group B:
SST 612: Stellar Structure and Evolution (3+0)
SST 614: Galaxies and Universe (3+0)
SST 616: Cosmology (3+0)
SST 618: Celestial Mechanics (3+0)
SST 620: Statistical Inference & Data Mining (2+1)
SST 682: Project (0+3)

Module 2: Satellite Communication
Six optional courses are required to be taken during 7th and 8th semester, three courses from each group.  

Group A:
SST 621: Antennas and Radio Wave Propagation (3+0)
SST 623: Wireless Communication (3+0)
SST 625: GNSS-I (3+0)
SST 627: Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics & Control (3+0)
SST 629: Data Communication (3+0)
SST 663: Research Methodology
SST 680: Thesis (0+6)

Group B:
SST 622: Digital Communication (3+0)
SST 624: Fiber Optics Communication (3+0)
SST 626: GNSS-II (3+0)
SST 628: Automation & Robotics (3+0)
SST 630: Small Satellite Engineering and Applications
SST 620: Statistical Inference & Data Mining (2+1)
SST 682: Project (0+3)

 

Module 3: Aerospace Science
Six optional courses are required to be taken during 7th and 8th semester, three courses from each group.  

Group A:
SST 631: Aerodynamics (3+0)
SST 633: Propulsion and Power Systems (3+0)
SST 635: Mechanics of Materials (3+0)
SST 637: Guidance and Navigation of Aerospace Vehicles (3+0)
SST 639: Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials (3+0)
SST 663: Research Methodology
SST 680: Thesis (0+6)

Group B:
SST 632: Aerospace Vehicle Design (3+0)
SST 634: Control Systems (3+0)
SST 636: Navigation & Space Instrumentation (3+0)
SST 638: Fibers and Textile in Aerospace Application (3+0)
SST 682: Project (0+3)

 

Module 4: Atmospheric Science
Six optional courses are required to be taken during 7th and 8th semester, three courses from each group.  

Group A:
SST 641: Atmospheric Science (3+0)
SST 643: Ionospheric Physics (3+0)
SST 645: Fundamentals of Oceanography (3+0)
SST 647: Renewable Energy Resources (3+0)
SST 649: Radiations and Earth Biosphere (3+0)
SST 663: Research Methodology
SST 680: Thesis (0+6)

Group B:
SST 642: Atmospheric Dynamics (3+0)
SST 644: Environmental Science (2+1)
SST 646: Ionospheric Communication (3+0)  
SST 648: Physical Oceanography (2+1)
SST 620: Statistical Inference & Data Mining (2+1)
SST 682: Project (0+3)

Module 5: Remote Sensing and GIS
Six optional courses are required to be taken during 7th and 8th semester, three courses from each group.  

Group A:
SST 651: Advanced GIS and Spatial Analysis (2+1)
SST 653: Spatial Decision Support System (3+0)
SST 655: Enterprise GIS (3+0)
SST 657: Cartography and Geo-visualization (2+1)
SST 663: Research Methodology
SST 680: Thesis (0+6)

Group B:

SST-652: Advanced Remote Sensing (2+1)
SST-654: Spatial Database and GIS Programming (2+1)
SST-656: GIS Project Management (3+0)
SST 620: Statistical Inference & Data Mining (2+1)
SST 682: Project (0+3)

 

COURSE STRUCTURE OF B. SC. (SUBSIDIARY)

First Semester:
SST 301: Astronomy (2+1)

Second Semester:
SST 302: Introduction to Astrophysics (2+1)

Third Semester:
SST 401: Foundation of Aerospace Science (3+0)

Fourth Semester:
SST 402: Foundation of Remote Sensing (2+1)

 

COURSE STRUCTURE OF M. PHIL. (SPACE SCIENCE)

First Semester:
1. SPA 701: Research Methodology (3+0)
2. SPA 703: Celestial Mechanics (3+0)
3. SPA 705: Computational Fluid Dynamics (2+1)
4. Option-I

Second Semester:
1. SPA 702: Geo-informatics (2+1)
2. SPA 704: Space Flight Dynamics  (3+0)
3. SPA 706: Stellar Astrophysics (3+0)
4. Option-II
5. SPA 730: Thesis (0+6)
Optional Subjects for First Semester (Option-I)
SPA 707: Relativistic Physics (3+0)
SPA 709: Global Navigation Systems (3+0)
SPA 711: Spaceflight Technology Essentials (3+0)
SPA 713: Ocean Wave Dynamics (3+0)
SPA 715: Modeling and Simulation (2+1)
SPA 717: Geomagnetism and Seismology (3+0)
SPA 719: Climate Change and Modeling (3+0)

Optional Subjects for Second Semester (Option-II)
SPA 708: Quantum Physics (3+0)
SPA 710: Space Antennas (3+0)
SPA 712: Missile Guidance and Control Systems (3+0)
SPA 714: Renewable Energy Resources (3+0)
SPA 716: Numerical Weather Forecasting (3+0)
SPA 718: Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control (3+0)
SPA 720: Space Physics (3+0)
SPA 722: Modern Cosmology (3+0)
SPA 724: Observational Astronomy (2+1)
SPA 726: Advanced Ionospheric Physics (3+0)

 

COURSE STRUCTURE OF Ph.D. (SPACE SCIENCE)

 

Ph.D. students are required to complete 18 credit hours courses before submission of Ph.D. thesis. Two courses (viz. Research Seminars and Seminars on Current Advances in the Discipline) are compulsory. Two courses in each semester are electives.

First Semester

  1. SPA 801: Research Seminars (3+0), Compulsory
  2. Option-I
  3. Option-II

Optional Subjects for First Semester (Option-I & II)
01. SPA 803: Advanced Numerical Computing   (2+1)
02. SPA 805: Spacecraft System Design (3+0)
03. SPA 807: Space Plasma Physics (3+0)
04. SPA 809: Satellite Communication Engineering (3+0)
05. SPA 811: Spatial Decision Support for Planning and Crisis Management (2+1)
06. SPA 813: Optimal Control Theory (3+0)
07. SPA 815: Solar Physics (3+0)
08. SPA 817: Atmospheric Turbulence (3+0)
09. SPA 819: Hydrology (3+0)
10. SPA 821: Galaxy Formation and Evolution (3+0)
11. SPA 823: Topics of Special Interest-I

Second Semester

  1. SPA 802: Seminars on Current Advances in the Discipline (3+0), Compulsory
  2. Option-III
  3. Option-IV

Optional Subjects for First Semester (Option-III & IV)
01. SPA 804: Spatial Data Analysis using MATLAB (2+1)
02. SPA 806: Radiowave Propagation (3+0)
03. SPA 808: Radio Astronomy (3+0)
04. SPA 810: Small Satellite Engineering and Application (3+0)
05. SPA 812: Aerodynamics (3+0)
06. SPA 814: Space Weather (3+0)
08. SPA 816: Mesoscale Modeling (3+0)
09. SPA 818: Space Biology and Microgravity Sciences (3+0)
10. SPA 820: Environmental Physics (3+0)
11. SPA 822: Cartography and Data Visualization (2+1)
12. SPA 824: Topics of Special Interest-II