(i) Pedagogical lectures on QCD and physics of EIC (4 lectures)
Introduction to the strong interaction of quarks and the glue that binds all matter, and how EIC will help us in understanding this.

(ii) Elastic and deep inelastic scattering (6 lectures)
Kinematics, Scattering cross section, Form factors, Structure functions, parton model, scaling, scale evolution, gluons, Fragmentation function, Drell Yan process and kinematics, Polarized scattering, unpolarized and polarized pdfs, momentum and Spin sum rule.

(iii) Exclusive processes (4 lectures)
Deeply virtual Compton scattering and vector meson production, Distribution amplitude, Generalized parton distributions, extraction of GPDs from data, gravitational form factors, energy and pressure distributions inside the nucleon, generalized transverse momentum dependent pdfs and Wigner functions.

(iv) Single spin asymmetries and TMDs (5 lectures)
Semi inclusive deep inelastic scattering, Single spin asymmetries, quark and gluon TMDs, factorization, generalized factorization, process dependence of TMDs (e+e-,SIDIS,DY, HH processes), Sivers function and Boer-Mulders functions, TMD fragmentation functions-Collins function, TMD evolution.

(v) Hadron structure in experiments (3 lectures)
Basics of hard scattering experiments, Experiments (HERA, HERMES, COMPASS, STAR/PHENIX, BABAR, BELLE, BES-II, SOLID), kinematics, measurement of spin asymmetries, extraction of pdfs and fragmentation functions (collinear and TMDs), event generators, EIC, Kinematics, scope of EIC beyond the present experiments.

(vi) Heavy ion physics (5 lectures)
Basics of eA collision, Nuclear pdfs, Initial conditions: Glauber Model and CGC, Relativistic Hydrodynamics, Summary of results from RHIC and LHC, Jets and their Reconstruction, Dijets and Dijet Asymmetry, fragmentation functions,Heavy flavor.