Part Time Distance/Correspondence in M.Sc.

Updated on Jan 11, 2022 08:47 IST
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Students who are not interested in pursuing a regular Master of Science (MSc) degree, they can opt to pursue the course as a correspondence or distance programme. There are various colleges which offer distance/correspondence MSc degree in India. The unique programme emphasis on the courses which have vast potential for candidates in the area of Science and who want to pursue the course online as well. It is the new trend where students, who cannot attend full-time regular courses, opt for a distant course. 

Students can opt to take up and apply for various courses such as Computer Science, Botany, Zoology, and Mathematics and so on. A distance or correspondence course is generally taken up by people who are working or want to pursue a course as they cannot attend regular full-time college. Students, however, need to meet the eligibility criteria set in order to apply for a distance/correspondence course. 

Eligibility Criteria for Distance MSc Courses

Students need to meet the eligibility criteria set in order to apply for admission in a Distance/Correspondence course. The eligibility criteria differ from university to university. Here are the common eligibility criteria set for Distance/Correspondence MSc course. 

  • The candidate should be a BSc graduate from a recognised university. 
  • The candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% in their graduation. 
  • The candidate should have a major or minor in the subject opted for in MSc. 

Admission Process for Distance MSc Courses

Students need to follow an admission process in order to complete the formalities right. 

Chose University/College: The first step a candidate must take is to search for a college or university which offers correspondence or distance courses in MSc. Check the fees, the seats offered eligibility criteria which are set for the course. Identify what the requirements are as offered by college/university. 

Apply for Course: Once the candidate has identified the university which is a correspondence or distance course in MSc, the candidate can proceed to apply for admission. Fill up the details as required and pay the application fee. The application forms are available for a limited period of time so the candidate is advised to know the details way in advance. 

Online Entrance Exam or Merit List: Universities and Colleges generally conduct entrance exams for admission in MSc, be it full time or regular or distance. Students will be judged on the marks secured in their graduation and the marks in the entrance exam. If students manage to make the merit-list and make the cut-off, they advance in the admission process. 

Results: Qualified candidates make the merit list. The student has to get the desired rank and percentage, to be eligible for admission. 

Syllabus MSc Distance/Correspondence Education 

Check below the syllabus for Distance MSc courses in various specializations:

Specialization – Physics 

Year-I 

Year-II 

Mathematical Physics 

Electromagnetic Theory 

Classical and Statistical Mechanics 

Quantum Mechanics 

Electronics 

Spectroscopy and Nuclear Physics 32 

Condensed matter Physics 

Practical II: Electronics Experiments 

Practical I: General Experiments 

Project (Project – 75 and Viva – 25) 

Specialization – Chemistry 

Year-I 

Year-II 

Organic Chemistry I 

Organic Chemistry II 

Inorganic Chemistry I 

Inorganic Chemistry II 

Physical Chemistry I 

Physical Chemistry II 

Polymer Chemistry 

Photo Chemistry 

Spectroscopy I 

Spectroscopy II 

NanoMaterials and Green Chemistry 

Environmental Chemistry 

Organic Chemistry: Practical I 

Organic Chemistry: Practical II 

Inorganic Chemistry: Practical I 

Inorganic Chemistry: Practical II 

Physical Chemistry: Practical I 

Physical Chemistry: Practical II 

Specialization – Mathematics 

Year-I 

Year-II

Algebra 

Complex Analysis 

Analysis 

Mathematical Statistics 

Differential Equations 

Functional Analysis 

General Topology 

Paper: Differential Geometry (or) Difference Equation 

Optional Paper: Mechanics (or) Fluid 

Optional Paper: Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory (or) Numerical 

Dynamics 

Methods 

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Courses Offered in Correspondence/Distance MSc 

Here the various specializations one can pursue as a Distance MSc course: 

MSc Biochemistry 

MSc Bioinformatics 

MSc Biotechnology 

MSc (Information Technology) 

MSc Botany 

MSc Chemistry 

MSc Computer Science 

MSc Interior Designing 

MSc Environmental Science 

MSc Geography 

MSc Statistics 

MSc Physics 

MSc Zoology 

MSc Biology 

MSc Mathematics 

MSc Geophysics 

Top Colleges Offering Correspondence/Distance in MSc 

Here are the list of colleges offering Distance MSc courses: 

IGNOU - Indira Gandhi National Open University 

UNOM - University of Madras 

Alagappa University 

DU - Delhi University 

Punjab Technical University 

Sikkim University 

Birla Institute of Technology and Science 

Madurai University 

Bharathiar University 

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Hi. Aspirants seeking admission to 2 Years Full-Time M.Sc. Programme must have completed Graduation in B.Sc. with 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates with any Science group from the recognised Institute or University. ADMISSION GUIDELINESThe selection of applicant for adm...Hi. Aspirants seeking admission to 2 Years Full-Time M.Sc. Programme must have completed Graduation in B.Sc. with 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates with any Science group from the recognised Institute or University.
ADMISSION GUIDELINES
The selection of applicant for admission to M.Sc. Shall be made strictly on the merit basis.
Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should have passed Graduation with relevant specialisation. It is necessary to have a minimum 50% aggregate marks in graduation degree.
Selection Criteria
Candidates need to appear in an online entrance test for getting admission in M.Sc. Statistics course. Entrance test merit is considered for selecting students for the available seats.

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