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M.Sc. (Chemistry)

Why take this course?

M.Sc. Chemistry - Chemistry is responsible for many of the most important breakthroughs in science. The course at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is designed to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life. Though the core branches of chemistry such as Organic, Inorganic and Physical are the main focus of the course, other emerging topics, such as Nanotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, and other interface branches are also added to expose students to new and exciting trends in present day research along with thorough fundamental knowledge of Chemistry.

What will I experience?

On this Master's course you can:

  • Perform research projects to enhance your learning experience in an academic or commercial environment.
  • Experience teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching.

What opportunities might it lead to?

There are a wide variety of career options for a post-graduate in Chemistry. From teaching to research and development, the field of chemistry is wide and diverse. A post-graduation in Chemistry opens up job opportunities in research and development institutions, industrial sector, government departments, health sector, laboratories and academia. Chemists can get jobs in pharmaceutical companies, petroleum companies, chemical industries, perfume industries etc. The field of chemistry is highly rewarding and lucrative field of study. You can also pursue research which expands the job horizons.

Degree Awarded

Master of Science

Course Commencement

June 2020


The minimum qualification required is bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/ Institution having Chemistry as a major subject. Those who are due to appear in qualifying examination can also apply.

Study Campus

  • Centre for Nano and Material Sciences
  • Jain (Deemed-to-be University), Jain Global Campus
  • 45th km, NH – 209, Jakkasandra Post
  • Kanakapura Main Road, Bangalore

Admissions Office

  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 560069
  • P +91 80 46650127

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Semester I
  • Inorganic Chemistry - I
  • Organic Chemistry - I
  • Physical Chemistry - I
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Mathematics for Chemists
  • Environmental and Green Chemistry
  • Learning labs
    - Inorganic Chemistry - I
    - Organic Chemistry – I
Semester II
  • Inorganic Chemistry - II
  • Organic Chemistry – II
  • Spectroscopy - I
  • Learning labs
    - Physical Chemistry - I
    - Organic Chemistry – II
Semester III
  • Inorganic Chemistry - III
  • Organic Chemistry - III
  • Physical Chemistry - III
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Learning labs
    - Physical Chemistry - II
    - Inorganic Chemistry – II
Semester IV
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy - II
  • Electives (any one)
    - Chemistry of Biomolecules
    - Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    - Nano Technology
  • Learning lab
    - Nano Chemistry
    - Project - Presentation and Defense & Comprehensive Viva-voce

Teaching and Assessment

A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty makes it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows building a closer student-professor relationship.

How are you assessed?

On this course, you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including:

  • - Internal tests
  • - Assignments
  • - Seminar presentation
  • - Class tests
  • - Preparatory theory and Practical examination
  • - End term theory and Practical examination