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Master in Science - Chemistry

About the course

Science is the basic foundation of any technological and engineering creation. In view of the changing scenario at the national and international level in the field of Science and Technology, there is a great demand for basic sciences with considerable knowledge of its applications. GSFC University is committed to high academic standards. The M.Sc. courses are designed for four semesters (two years) in such a way that a good basic foundation of subjects is laid and applications along with recent developments are covered. Students will also get theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial internship. The more focused specialization course of organic chemistry and analytical chemistry is designed in the 2nd year of PG program to full fill recent demand industrial career. These M.Sc. programs provide an opportunity to make a career in R&D, industries and academic institutions. Opportunity for the placement may be provided by the Institute. For the detailed scheme of M.Sc. Programs, refer to the program brochure.

Program Highlights

M.Sc. (Chemistry) is designed to fulfill a range of purposes. The purpose for which the Program is intended will reflect both the desires and ambitions of students and the traditions and needs of chemical industries and professions.

After completing this course graduate should be capable of demonstrating a systematic understanding of knowledge related to Chemical Science, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of the discipline, field of study or area of professional practice.

In relation to future employment, master's graduates will be expected to possess the skills needed to exercise independent learning and to develop new skills to a high level.

Program Outcomes

The Programme enables the students

  • To understand basic facts and concepts in Chemistry while retaining the exciting aspects of Chemistry so as to develop an interest in the study of chemistry as a discipline.

  • To develop the ability to apply the principles of Chemistry.

  • To appreciate the achievements in Chemistry and to know the role of Chemistry in nature and in society.

  • To develop problem-solving skills.

  • To be familiarised with the emerging areas of Chemistry and their applications in various spheres of Chemical sciences and to apprise the students of its relevance in future studies.

  • To develop skills in the proper handling of apparatus and chemicals.

  • To be exposed to the different processes used in industries and their applications.

Career path one can choose after this program


  • Chemical Engineering Associate

  • Industrial Research Associate

  • Technologist

  • Scientist

  • Chemist

  • Production Officer

  • Quality Controller 

  • Research &   Development Manager

  • Safety Health and Environment Specialist

  • Teacher

MSc Chemistry

Admission Criteria

(A) No. of Seats:

  • ​​M.Sc (Chemistry)         : 45 seats

    • Organic Chemistry​    : 30 seats

    • Analytical Chemistry : 15 seats

(B) Qualifying Exam

A Candidate must have passed B.Sc. Degree with equivalent (10+2+3) from any University recognized by UGC in relevant subjects with minimum 50% marks as aggregate of all the semester /years. (45% for SC/ST/OBC with Non Creamy layer /PD/EWS).

(C) Mode of Admission

Merit Based

(D) Eligibility for Admission:

  • Candidates who have appeared for the final semester of qualifying examination can also apply. In such case, the candidates are required to submit the results as soon as they are available through E-mail (scanned image).

  • 20% of the total seats for any M Sc programmes will be filled in by the students who have passed B. Sc. in relevant branch from GSFC University.

  • Intake percentage for students outside GSFC University: 80% of the sanctioned intake will be filled in by inviting application on All India basis, including the students from GSFC University. The admissions will be offered based on the merit list and test, if required.

  • Out of 30 seats in Chemistry, 6 seats for GSFCU students.

  • Reserved seats remaining vacant after last date of application submission in any category shall be converted to open category seats, after due verification of all the necessary documents for admission.

(E) Registration Fee:

The registration fee for submitting online application form is Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only), which is to be paid online

(F) Selection Process:

  • Merit for admission will be based on the Entrance Examination (Written Test) as conducted by GSFC University.

  • Personal Interview shall be held of the candidates for securing the admission.

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