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    MSc Organic Chemistry

    About M.Sc Organic Chemistry

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry is a postgraduate degree programme that involves the study of structure, properties and reactions of organic compounds. It is the sub-discipline course of Chemistry. The application of M.Sc Organic Chemistry is found in various fields as most of the products we use in our daily to day life are made of organic compounds. It includes drugs, polymers, electronic equipment, parts of machinery etc.  

    The two years M.Sc Organic Chemistry degree programme is useful to understand the chemical synthesis of products, drugs, and polymers.

    An individual who is enrolled in the M.Sc Organic Chemistry course studies about the organic compounds in detail. They are involved in various laboratory work for practical understanding of concepts. All the details about M.Sc Organic Chemistry can be checked here.

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry Course Highlights

    Course Name

    Master of Science (M.Sc) in Organic Chemistry


    2 years


    Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or equivalent

    Admission Process

    Merit basis/ Entrance Exam

    Course Fees

    Rs 1 Lacs to 2 Lacs


    The scope of Scholarships for M.Sc Organic Chemistry are less. Only a limited number of deemed universities offer merit scholarships.

    Higher Studies Scope

    M.Phil and Ph.D in relevant fields.

    Average Salary

    Rs 5.40 Lacs per Annum

    Job Roles

    • Synthetic Organic Chemist
    • Analytical Chemistry Associate
    • Research Chemist
    • Organic Chemistry Professor
    • Lab Assistant
    • Toxicologist

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry Eligibility Criteria

    Following are the minimum academic qualification for admission in M.Sc Organic Chemistry course: -

    The candidates must have passed a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or with Chemistry as one of the combination subjects. The candidates must have a minimum of 50% of marks in B.Sc Chemistry to be eligible for the admission process.

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry Admission Process

    Different universities in India conduct an entrance exam for admission in M.Sc Organic Chemistry course. The candidates will have to clear the entrance test to be eligible for the admission process. Some universities consider direct admission on the basis of the marks scored in the B.Sc degree. However, the candidates are advised to check the eligibility and selection process of the respective university before applying for the admission.

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry Syllabus

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry is a 2 years course. The syllabus is divided into semesters in most of the institutes in India. The semester wise syllabus of M.Sc Organic Chemistry is as follows:  -

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    Organic Chemistry I

    Organic Chemistry II

    Organic Synthesis

    Bio-Organic Chemistry

    Basic of Computer Application

    Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    Organic Chemistry Practicals

    Organic Chemistry Practicals

    Year II

    Semester III

    Semester IV

    Organic Reaction Mechanism

    Advanced Organic Chemistry

    Oxidation and Reduction

    Biotechnological Applications of Enzymes


    Enzymes and Enzyme Model

     Organic Spectroscopy

    Synthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry

     Chemistry of Heterocycles and Biologically Active Molecules

    Chemistry of Natural Products

    Labs and Seminars

    Labs and Seminars

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry Career Options and Job Prospects

    M.Sc Organic Chemistry gives candidates an opportunity to work in the diversified field and they can choose the job role of their choice, Some of the job roles available for  M.Sc Organic Chemistry candidates are as follows: -

    • Synthetic Organic Chemist
    • Analytical Chemistry Associate
    • Research Chemist
    • Organic Chemistry Professor
    • Lab Assistant
    • Toxicologist

    Related Questions

    I want to read in IARI
    -Moumita -Updated on Jul-31-20222 Answers

    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi offers the Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme in a wide range of specializations.

    The eligibility critieria for these programmes include a bachelor's / B.Sc degree in a related discipline.

    Admissions to these programmes are granted on the basis of merit created on the marks scored in an entrance exam conducted by the education division of ICAR.

    Please feel free to write back to us if you need information about any particular M.Sc specialization in IARI.

    Thank you.


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