The book explains:
This book has been specially designed to use a simple and easily understandable approach that explains the basics of symmetry elements and operations, how to identify point groups and the application of group theory in spectroscopy. The numerous worked-out examples and illustrations of symmetry elements and operations guide the reader in a step-wise manner through the subject. Even those without a background in mathematics will find this approach easy and helpful. The book is based on the prescribed syllabus for M Sc Chemistry and can be used by students across India as a textbook. It can be used as a reference book by B Sc Chemistry students.