In the inter-related and inter-disciplinary world of today, a sound knowledge of Chemistry has become an imperative that undergirds virtually all developments.

Whether it is in the field of industrial research and applications, or basic research into the interplay of bio-sciences and the material world, deep insights into and knowledge of chemical structures and processes have become a sine qua non for delving into the intricacies of all known matter (physical, organic and inorganic), and for employing it in the best interests of humanity.

The Postgraduate Course in Chemistry (MSC) at Don Bosco University is designed to equip our graduates with the in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge they need to pursue careers in a wide array of academic and industrial settings.

Areas of Specialization

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

Number of Seats

  • 40 seats are available for M.Sc. in Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation in Science with 50% of the aggregate and Chemistry as a subject. Candidates with honours in Chemistry will have an advantage.
  • Provisional Admission: Applicants who have not yet obtained their Bachelor’s Degree also may apply for admission. Such candidates would be offered provisional admission until they furnish evidence of fulfilling the eligibility criterion stated in (1) above within 3 months of the commencement of the programme.

Course Structure

Semester I
Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
Introduction to Quantum Chemistry and Group Theory
Inorganic Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis and Preparations Lab
Semester II
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Fundamentals of Spectroscopy
Introduction to Green Chemistry
Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab
Semester III
Special Topics in Biochemistry
Modern Techniques of Analysis
Advances in Surface Chemistry and Catalysis
Recent Developments in Environmental Chemistry
Organic Qualitative Analyses and Synthesis Lab
Project Dissertation - Phase I and Seminar
Semester IV
Elective I
  • Modern Methods in Organic Synthesis
  • Recent Advances in Catalysis
Elective II
  • Recent Advances in Heterocyclic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Recent Developments in Polymer Chemistry
Elective III
  • Recent Advances in Natural Product Chemistry
  • Developments in Solid State and Material Chemistry
Project Dissertation - Phase II

For Further Information

Dr. Samrat Dey
Ph: +91 9854 655 097
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Sunandan Baruah
Ph: +91 9435748947
Email: [email protected]


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