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


Admission Criteria

(A) No. of Seats:

  • ​​M.Sc (Chemistry)         : 30 seats

    • Organic Chemistry​    : 20 seats

    • Analytical Chemistry : 10 seats

(B) Qualifying Exam

Refer to Eligibility for Admission 

(C) Mode of Admission

Merit Based

(D) Eligibility for Admission:

  • Candidate must have passed B Sc or equivalent (10+2+3) from any University recognized by GSFC University and passed B Sc in relevant subjects with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. (45% for SC/ST/OBC with non-creamy layer/PD/EBC)

  • For M Sc Chemistry – B Sc Degree with Chemistry as a subject for three years.

  • For M Sc Biotechnology – B Sc degree or equivalent with either Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology,Biochemistry, Zoology, Botany, Life Science, Biological Science, Agricultural, Veterinary and Dairy Sciences,Pharmacy, Genetics, Bioinformatics or B Tech/BE in Biotechnology or Biomedical Engineering with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all semesters.

  • Intake percentage for students of GSFC University: 20%

  • Intake percentage for students outside GSFC University:80% (Out of 30 seats in Chemistry, 6 seats for GSFCU students, and out of 20 Biotechnology seats, 4 seats would be reserved for GSFC University students, to be
    filled on merit and selection procedure based on test)

  • In case the seats in the reserved category remains vacant, the same will be automatically transfer into Non-reserved seats & vice versa.

(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 list based on test. Test to be conducted Online at the University premises on a designated day based on core subjects. Pattern of paper - Multiple Choice Questions and or short answers type. Sample papers are put up on our website

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GSFC University is recognized under the Gujarat Private University (Second Amendment) Act, 2014 and is established by the GSFC Education Society - an initiative of Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd.

Our educational abode dwells on the philosophy of "Buddhi Gyanen Shudhayanti”. It means purification of mind and intellect through knowledge, which is vital to human life.

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P. O. Fertilizernagar,

Vadodara-391750, Gujarat,


Last updated on : 28    March 2020


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