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Andhra University College of Science & Technology, Visakhapatnam
Year Founded : 1931
Accreditation : NAAC
Recognition : UGC
Affiliation : Andhra University
Contact No : 0891-2844888, 2754615
Email : principal_science@andhrauniversity.info
Website : www.andhrauniversity.info/science/index.html
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Overview

Andhra University College of Science & Technology, Visakhapatnam was established in 1931 as the combined Colleges of Arts, Science and Technology. The college is affiliated by Andhra University and accredited by NAAC with A grade. The college was bifurcated in the year 1966 with Prof. R.Ramanadham as its first principle. It is the biggest constituent college of the University with a teacher to student ratio of nearly 1:12.

 

The college has 18 departments and two units organizing 50 courses. Five departments of the college have special assistance programs supported by the UGC. There are also research and training centers located in the college. Several faculty members of the college have made significant academic contributions both at the National and International levels.

 

Facilities & Services at Andhra University College of Science & Technology -

 

  • Several scientific instruments are placed in various departments of the college. The University Science Instrumentation Centre undertakes maintenance of the instruments.  Facilities for handling radioactive materials and isotopes are available at Centre for Nuclear Techniques.
  • OSTC - Moriculture Laboratories - with continuous supply of sea water for maintaining Marine animals in the Laboratories.
  • Scanning Electronic Micro Scope (SEM) in the Department of Geology.
  • Mircopulse Lidar - Atmospheric Aerosol Vertical Profiling with 30 meters resolution up to 60 kilometers altitude-one of the three facilities in the country 3 rd in the country.
  • Established at Nagaram Palem-1990-Digital Ionosonde to monitor continuously the ionosphere- One of the 6 facilities available in the country.
  • Established Aquaculture shore laboratory (Zoology extension) with running sea water and aeration.

 

Departments at Andhra University College of Science & Technology -

 

  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Geophysics
  • Department of Human Genetics
  • Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
  • Department of Marine Living Resources
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Nuclear Physics
  • Department of Organic Chemistry, Food, Drugs & Water
  • Department t. of Physical, Nuclear Chemistry & Chemical Oceanography
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Systems Design
  • Department of Zoology
Courses
Master of Science in Agriculture Biotechnology
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Category : Agricultural Biotechnology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Agriculture Biotechnology - Stands for Master of Science in Agriculture Biotechnology. Typically, a M.Sc. is for two years, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any science discipline. Agricultural Biotechnology is the field of genetic engineering or plant modification. Subjects studied under this degree are bioinformatics, molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics and plant breeding etc.

Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry
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Category : Analytical Chemistry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry - Stands for Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry. An M.Sc. degree is typically for two years and requires an Undergraduate degree to be eligible to pursue it. Analytical Chemistry is the study of the separation, identification, and quantification of the chemical components of natural and artificial materials. This degree is generally known to be a research field. It offers a comprehensive training on the implementation of analytical chemistry in a laboratory.

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
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Category : Mathematics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Biochemistry
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Category : Biochemistry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Biochemistry - Is a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry. Typically, an M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and is based on the principles of chemistry, biology, mathematics, genetics and physics. Subjects studied under this degree are Chemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics & Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc.

Master of Science in Biotechnology
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Category : Biotechnology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Biotechnology - Stands for Masters of Science in Biotechnology. Typically, M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. Biotechnology or equivalent with subjects such as physics, chemistry, biotechnology and mathematics. Biotechnology applies technological methods to biological systems and living organisms to customize products and processes. Typical subjects studied under this degree are Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Immunology, Genetic Engineering, Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Microbiology etc.

Master of Science in Botany
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Category : Botany
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Botany) - Stands for Master of Science (Botany). Typically, M.Sc.(Botany) is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is graduation in science. Botany is a branch of biology, which encompasses scientific study of plant life. Subjects studied under this degree are Biology, Biodiversity, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Genetics etc.

Master of Science in Electronics
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Category : Electronics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Electronics - Master of Science in Electronics. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc.(Electronics) or any equivalent degree with electronics as a subject. Electronics is a field of science and technology that studies the controlled movement of electrons through various media and vacuum. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Engineering Materials, Digital Electronics, Analog Electronics, Electromagnetics, Data Structure, Programming Languages, Quantum Mechanics, Mathematics, Statistics, Network Analysis, Fundamentals of Electronics, Signals & Devices and Computational Skills.

Master of Science in Environmental Chemistry
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Master of Science in Environmental Sciences
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Category : Environmental Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Environmental science is becoming an interesting career option because of the increase in consciousness about the environment. Environmental scientists are now playing the important role of the guardians of the environment.For M.Sc in Environmental Science which is of two year duration, B.Sc Environmental Science or in any science subject is must.

Master of Science in Geography
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Category : Geography
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Geography - Stands for Master of Science in Geography. A M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Master of Science in Geology
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Category : Geology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Geology - Stands for Master of Science in Geology. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree preferably in Geology. Geology is a science, which studies the Earth and processes that changes the shape and form of the same. Subjects studied under this degree are physical geology and geomorphology, structural geology and engineering geology, structural geology and engineering geology, crystallography and mineralogy.

Master of Science in Mathematics
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Category : Mathematics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Microbiology
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Category : MicroBiology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Organic Chemistry
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Category : Organic Chemistry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry - Stands for Master of Science in Organic Chemistry. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Organic Chemistry is the scientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions and preparation of carbon and its compounds. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Mathematics for Chemistry, Computer Application in Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Chemistry of Natural Products, Spectroscopy, Industrial Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Organic Chemistry, Retrosynthetic Analysis, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Reaction Mechanism , Electro Chemistry etc.

Master of Science in Physics
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Category : Physics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Master of Science in Zoology
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Category : Zoology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Zoology - Stands for Master of Science in Zoology. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Zoology is the branch of Biology that scientifically studies the structure, function, behavior, and evolution of animals. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Structure & Functions of Invertebrates, Quantitative Biology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics, Animal Physiology, Biomolecules, Structural Biology, Environmental Physiology, Biosystematics, Taxonomy & Evolution, Genes & Differentiation, Animal Behaviour, Endocrinology etc.

Master of Science in Statistics
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Category : Statistics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. in Statistics- stands for Masters in Statistics. This is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to exploring data, sampling and experimentation, exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation etc.

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Name : Andhra University College of Science & Technology, Visakhapatnam
City : Visakhapatnam
State : Andhra Pradesh
Country : India
Contact No : 0891-2844888, 2754615
Contact Email : principal_science@andhrauniversity.info
Website : www.andhrauniversity.info/science/index.html