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    MSc in Analytical Chemistry

    About M.Sc Analytical Chemistry:

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry is a postgraduate programme, which can be completed in two years. The course is designed in such a way that it will enrich the students with the depth of knowledge of the subject. M.Sc Analytical Chemistry provides comprehensive training in the subject as well as in a variety of fields like biomedical, pharmaceutical, food, and environmental analysis. The course covers various core modules of chemistry and all the important analytical techniques too. Students who are pursuing M.Sc in analytical Chemistry also learn spectroscopy analysis and structural analysis along with the research methods.  M.Sc Analytical Chemistry does not confine itself to just discovery of the chemical reactions only but aids a researcher to explore the structure of matter and its existence. There is a lot of scope and demand for this post-graduation programme and there are plenty of opportunities for the candidates who complete this course. 

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry Highlights

    Name of the Course

    Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry

    (M.Sc Analytical Chemistry)


    Master of Science


    Post Graduation


    2 Years


    Graduation in Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology

    Admission Process

    Entrance Examination/ Merit Based

    Course Fees

    INR 40,000 to INR 1,50,000

    Average Salary

    INR 1,00,000 to INR 3,00,000

    Job Roles

    Analytical Chemist, Chemical Supervisor, Quality Control Chemist, Pharmaceuticals R&D Analyst, Chemical Supervisor, Application Support Specialist, Research Analyst

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of M.Sc Analytical Chemistry are given below.

    • The student must have passed a B.Sc degree in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as mandatory subjects.
    • Students should have a minimum aggregate of 50% to 60% of marks in their graduation.
    • The minimum percentage of marks varies from institution to institution.
    • However, the eligibility criteria vary from Institution to Institution. It is advisable to go through the latest prospectus of the college where you are going to apply.

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry Admission Process

    • The M.Sc Analytical Chemistry admission process varies from institution to institution.
    • Some of the reputed Universities and Colleges conduct an entrance exam for admission into M.Sc Analytical Chemistry.
    • The entrance exams conducted for admission into M.Sc Analytical Chemistry are IIT JAM, BHU PET, AMU PG, AUCET, LPU PG, and so on.
    • The admission process of M.Sc Analytical Chemistry is direct.
    •  In such institutions, the admission process depends on the percentage of the marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination.

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry Syllabus

    The syllabus is given below along with details of the Practical syllabus


    • Organic Chemistry – I
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry-I
    • Core Elective I: (i) Principles of Analytical Chemistry (ii) Biomolecules
    • Open Elective I :  (i)Applied Chemistry  (ii) Computers and mathematics
    • Inorganic Chemistry Lab
    • Physical Chemistry Lab-I


    • Organic Chemistry – II
    • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
    • Physical Chemistry-II
    • Core Elective II: (i) Spectroscopy and spectrometry (ii) Applied Analysis
    • Open Elective II:  (i) principles of chemical engineering (ii) Physical Organic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry Lab –I
    • Physical Chemistry Lab-II


    • Quality Management and IPR
    • Separation Methods
    • Spectroscopic Methods Of Analysis
    • Core Elective III : (i) Hyphenated & Other Analytical Techniques (ii) Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Open Elective III : (i) Food Technology, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Analysis (ii) Laboratory Analysis
    • Wet Analysis Lab
    • Analytical Instrumentation Lab


    • Comprehensive Viva –Vove
    • Project Work Review
    • Project Evaluation (VivaVove)

    M.Sc Analytical Chemistry Career Options

    • Manager - Analytical Chemistry Lab
    • Analytical Chemist
    • Analytical Chemistry Manager
    • Senior Process Analytical Scientist
    • Analytical Chemistry Research Associate
    • Group Leader - Analytical Chemistry (MFG Science & Technology)
    • Analytical Chemistry Tutor/Teacher
    • Chemical Supervisor
    • Quality Control Chemist
    • Chemical Supervisor
    • Pharmaceuticals R&D Analyst
    • Application Support Specialist
    • Research Analyst

    FAQs about M.Sc in Analytical Chemistry

    What are the eligibility criteria for M.Sc Analytical Chemistry?

    ·         The eligibility criteria for M.Sc Analytical Chemistry are that the student should have passed B.Sc degree with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as mandatory subjects.

    ·         Students should have a minimum aggregate of 50% to 60% of marks in their graduation.


    What are the job opportunities after M.Sc Analytical Chemistry?

    There are plenty of job opportunities that a candidate can get after completion of the course M.Sc Analytical Chemistry. Some of them are

    • Manager - Analytical Chemistry Lab
    • Analytical Chemist
    • Analytical Chemistry Manager
    • Senior Process Analytical Scientist
    • Analytical Chemistry Research Associate
    • Group Leader - Analytical Chemistry (MFG Science & Technology)
    • Analytical Chemistry Tutor/Teacher

    What is the duration of the course M.Sc Analytical Chemistry?

    The duration of the M.Sc Analytical Chemistry course is 2 years.  


    What is the average fee for M.Sc Analytical Chemistry?

    The average fee for M.Sc Analytical Chemistry is Rs 1, 00,000 per year.


    What are the top colleges offering M.Sc Analytical Chemistry courses?

    The top colleges that offer M.Sc Analytical Chemistry are

    • Ganpat University (GUNI), Mehsana
    • Fergusson College ,Pune
    • Kishinchand Chellaram College of Arts, Commerce & Science, [KCCACS] Mumbai
    • Sophia College for Women, Mumbai
    • Padmashri Vikhe Patil Arts Science and Commerce College, [PVPASCC] Ahmednagar
    • Alva's College, Moodbidri
    • St Vincent DE Paul College, [SVDEPC] Godavari
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