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M.Sc Chemistry (M.Sc Chemistry)

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
10 K-35 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
Study Mode
Regular,Distance Learning

About M.Sc Chemistry

M.Sc. in Chemistry is a postgraduate degree programme that can be completed in 2 years of duration. The course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in Chemistry and help students gain mastery in the discipline. M.Sc Chemistry programme curriculum is designed with detailed insights about various aspects of chemistry, which is needed by students to make a career in industry, research or teaching.

The course covers various fundamental topics in details. Some of the topics studied at the master’s level are organic, inorganic and physical chemistry, analytical biochemical, Electrochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Photochemistry, Environmental chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry etc. The course also covers research-based thesis and projects to enhance the knowledge of students. It also includes laboratory practicals which s must to understand the concepts of chemistry.

Both theoretical and practical concepts are balanced to help students gain practical knowledge and skills, which eventually helps them to excel in their career.

M.Sc Chemistry Course Highlights

Course Name

Master of Science(M.Sc) in Chemistry


Master of Science(M.Sc)




2 years

Course Fees

INR 30,000/- to INR 1,20,000/-

Average Starting Salary

INR 4,00,000/- to INR 7,00,000/- per annum

M.Sc Chemistry Eligibility Criteria

?       The candidate must hold a B.Sc degree and must have studied Chemistry in the qualifying degree.

?       The minimum percentage obtained in the qualifying examination should be 55%

M.Sc Chemistry Admission Process

The reputed institutes in India conduct an entrance exam for admission in M.Sc Chemistry course. Some of the M.Sc entrance examinations in India are IIT JAM, BHU PET, AMU PG entrance tests, AUCET, LPU PG entrance test etc. Candidates seeking admission in M.Sc Chemistry course must ensure to appear in the required entrance examination for admission.

Candidates can also check the list of colleges in India that offer admission in M.Sc Chemistry on merit basis and complete the admission process for the same.

M.Sc Chemistry Syllabus

M.Sc Chemistry curriculum is divided and studied in 4 semesters. The semester wise syllabus followed in most of the institutes in India is as follows:

Semester I 

  • Inorganic Chemistry-I
  • Organic Chemistry-I
  • Physical Chemistry-I
  • Analytical Chemistry-I
  • Introduction to MATLAB & its application
  • Labs

Semester II

  • Inorganic Chemistry-II
  • Organic Chemistry-II
  •  Physical Chemistry-II
  • Analytical Chemistry-II
  • Renewable Energy Sources: Solar And Hydrogen Energy
  •  Labs

Semester III

  • Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Inorganic Chemistry-III
  • Physical Chemistry-III
  • Organic Chemistry-III
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Polymer Science and Technology
  • Labs
  • Thesis

Semester IV

  • Inorganic Chemistry-IV
  • Physical Chemistry-IV
  • Organic Chemistry-IV
  •  Medicinal Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Nanomaterials

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M.Sc Chemistry Career Options and Job Prospects

M.Sc Chemistry candidates have numerous job opportunities and they can choose a job role according to their area of interest. Some of the job roles that M.Sc Chemistry candidates can opt are as follows:

?       Chemist

?       Chemical Engineering

?       Industrial Research Associate

?       Assistant Scientist

?       Research & Development Manager

?       Health and Environment Specialist

?       Professor

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FAQs about M.Sc Chemistry

I want admission in M.Sc Chemistry. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Delhi University Arts , Presidency University Master's Degree Entrance Test , Telangana Common Post Graduate Entrance Test , Calcutta University Entrance Exam , Institute of Engineering & Management Joint Entrance Examination are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Sc Chemistry courses.

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

Following are some of the top colleges offering Science courses : St. Joseph's College (Calicut) , St. Stephen's College (Delhi) , Loyola College (Chennai) , St. Xaviers College (Mumbai) , A.G. Teachers College (Ahmedabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Sc Chemistry or not.

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

The average fee for M.Sc Chemistry is INR 10000 per year.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Sc Chemistry ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Sc. (Master of Science) are : Medical Lab Technology , Human Nutrition , Psychiatric Medicines , Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery , Digital Animation.

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

M.Sc Chemistry is a 2 year course.

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