**[Cr:4, Lc:3, Tt:1, Lb:0]**

- Overview of Particle Physics, including major historical and latest developments.
- Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory.
- Relativistic Kinematics and Phase Space: Introduction to relativistic kinematics, particle reactions, Lorentz invariant phase space, two-body and three- body phase space etc.
- Invariance principles and Conservation Laws: Invariance in classical mechanics and in quantum mechanics, parity, charge conjugation, time reversal invariance, CPT theorem, O(3), SU(2), SU(3), quark model etc.
- Abelian and Non-Abelian gauge transformations: Construction of lAbelian and Non-Abelian gauge invariant lagrangians. Spontaneous symmetry breaking. Spontaneous symmetry breaking of a gauge theory.
- Standard Model of Particle Physics: formulation of V-A theory of weak interactions. Electroweak unification.SU(3)X SU(2)X U(1) gauge theory etc.
- Beyond the standard model: Flavor mixings, mass matrices. CKM and PMNS matrices. CP violation etc. Grand Unified theories.

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- Introduction to Quarks and Partrons, F. E. Close, Academic Press, London, 1979.
- Gauge Theories of Weak, Strong and Electromagnetic Interactions, C. Quigg, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
- First book of Quantum Field Theory, A. Lahiri and P. Pal, Narosa, New Delhi. 2nd ed. 2007.