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B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics(B.Sc. (PCM))

Course Duration

6 Semesters
(3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Passing in 10+2 with Mathematics as compulsory subject. Scoring at least 45% marks(40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) of any recognized Board/Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.


Delve into the broad spectrum of Physical Science  

This undergraduate programme provides students an ability to identify and solve significant problems across a broad range of application areas, while helping them develop an aptitude to apply the principles of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. The students will gain an in-depth understanding and core knowledge on various subjects of Physical Science.  

The programme acts as a foundation degree to help students develop critical, analytical and problem-solving skills at the first level. The foundation degree makes the graduates employable in scientific organisations and also to assume administrative positions in various types of organisations. The programme helps students understand the importance of chemicals, chemical industries, and their role in improving the quality of human life. 

Course Curriculum

01Language - II:

  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Additional English

02Functional English – I

03Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics


05Mathematics - I

06Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

07 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-I
  • Chemistry Practical-I
  • Mathematics - I Lab

01Language - II:

  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Additional English

02Functional English – II

03Heat and Thermodynamics


05Mathematics - II

06Environmental Studies

07 Sports/Yoga/Music/Dance/Theatre

08 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-II
  • Chemistry Practical-II
  • Mathematics - II Lab

01Language - II:

  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Additional English

02Communicative English - I

03Waves, Acoustics and Optics


05Mathematics - III

06Physics in everyday life

07 Chemistry in daily Life

08 Classical Optimization

09 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-III
  • Chemistry Practical-III
  • Mathematics - III Lab

01Language - II:

  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Additional English

02Communicative English - II

03Electricity and Magnetism


05Mathematics - IV

06Soft Skill Training

07 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-IV
  • Chemistry Practical-IV
  • Mathematics - IV Lab

01Quantum Mechanics


03Mathematics – VI

04Mathematics – VI

05Soft Core :

  • Renewable Energy Resource
  • Solid State Physics
  • Semiconductor Physics

06Soft Core :

  • Hetero Cyclic Chemistry & Chemistry of Natural Products
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry

07 Soft Core :

  • Complex Analysis
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Number Theory

08 Soft Skill Training

09 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-V
  • Physics Lab-VI
  • Chemistry Labl-V
  • Chemistry Labl-VI

01Nuclear Physicsv


03Numerical methods

04Soft Core :

  • Physics of Clouds
  • Astro Physics
  • Digital Electronics and Communication

05Soft Core :

  • Electro Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Bio Molecules
  • Solid State Chemistry

06Soft Core :

  • Fuzzy Mathematics
  • Topology
  • Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory

07 MOOC / Swayam / Internship

08 Soft Skill Training

09 Practicals

  • Physics Lab-VII
  • Chemistry Labl-VII
  • Mathematics - V Lab
  • Mathematics - VI Lab

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:


Work alongside engineering, medical, ICT professionals and scientists to assist them in scientific problem solving


Act as administrators in public, private and government organisations or business administrator with further training and education


Pursue masters and doctoral research degrees to work in colleges, universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

PO 1

Identify and describe basic laws and principles governing natural and man-made physical systems

PO 2

Explain the underlying scientific principles that govern the chemical systems

PO 3

Explain the mathematical methods and their applications

PO 4

Derive simple mathematical relations for physical systems based on laws of Physics, solve and interpret the results

PO 5

Solve well formulated mathematical equations

PO 6

Write and interpret chemical reactions

PO 7

Use appropriate tools and techniques for solving simple physical sciences’ problems

PO 8

Conduct experiments as per the procedures, tabulate data and interpret results

PO 9

Work as a member of a scientific project team and communicate across teams

PO 10

Choose appropriate online programmes for further learning

Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will:

  • PSO1 - Develop knowledge and understanding of various subjects in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
  • PSO2 - Explain, design and analyse field-related problems in these domains

Career Opportunities

  • Pursue Higher Education
  • Agricultural Research Services
  • Chemical Industry 
  • Hospitals
  • Industrial Laboratories
  • Medical Research and Medical Laboratories
  • Manufacturing and Processing Firms
  • Oil Industry and Petroleum Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50