A qualification in chemistry Creates a wide range of career options. Chemistry is involved in our everyday lives and there is a vast range of jobs and careers open to those who have studied chemistry at any level and great career opportunities exist both inside and outside the lab.

Chemistry helps you to be analytical and logical – these skills are useful for many carueers, not just in field of science.




Now Let me Give you a Brief Overview of different job opportunities After Msc. Chemistry

Research jobs

a) There are many research institutes in our country that require professionals in the field of chemistry. The ISRO, DRDO, Bhabha Atomic research Centre (BARC), Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer etc. take students from M.Sc. Chemistry very frequently via national level entrances.

b) On top of this, the UPSC, CSIR – UGC,GATE, SSC etc. carries out entrance exams for the recruitment of qualified candidates into the various departments of the government as Scientists.

c) In addition to this candidates with M.Sc. Chemistry can also appear in the Civil Service exams and state PCS where a sound background in chemistry provides an edge.

d) It is also possible for them to join petroleum companies such as the Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil Corporation, ONGC, and NTPC etc. which regularly conduct recruitment exams for officers. Sound knowledge of chemistry is necessary.

Teaching Jobs

• M.Sc.Chemistry post-graduates can join various govt. recognized universities as Asst. Professors if they have cleared NET.

• Candidates with M.Sc. and B. Ed degree can go for teaching career in schools, where chemistry teachers are in high demand.

Jobs in private sector
    A candidate with a Master’s degree in Chemistry can get jobs in

  • •chemical industries
  • •pharmaceutical industries
  • •Paper Industry
  • •Fertilizer Industry
  • •textile industries
  • •agriculture industries
  • etc•Semi-Conductor indrustry
  • •Cement indrustry etc.

as quality controllers,Plant supervisor,research analyst etc.

Research Options
If you clear CSIR-UGC-JRF/ NET exam, you may have the following options:

•Do Ph.D. from any one of IITs, IISc., NCL, CDRI, TIFR or any other Indian University.

•Join CSIR or DST funded projects.

And Also can do M.Tech from IITs in anyone of the fields

  • Nano Technology
  • Chemical Synthesis and Process Development
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  • Polymer Science & Technology
  • Modern method of Chemical Analysis
  • Textile Engineering
  • Material Science and Metallurgy
  • Energy Studies
  • Fiber Science
  • Rubber Technology
  • Advanced Chemical Analysis
  • Material Sciences
  • Solid State Tech. etc.
List of Common Entrances
Entrance Exam Website Important Dates
CSIR-NET csirhrdg.res.in Exam Date:3rd week of December

Online Form filling Starts in 4th week of August

Gate-2017 http://gate.iitr.ernet.in/ The GATE 2017 examination shall be held on 4-5 & 11-12 February, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays only)
JAM-2017

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is an all-India entrance examination administered and conducted across the country jointly by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of Ministry of Human Resources Development(MHRD),Government of India.

http://jam.iitd.ac.in/ Online Registration:September 05, 2016

Last date for Online Form submission:October 06, 2016

Date of Exam:February 12, 2017

Result Announcement:March 27, 2017

TIFR GS 2017

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. GS stands for Graduate School Admission Test. TIFR is the one of the topmost institute for advance research in fundamental sciences.This institute offers Ph.D program as well as M.Sc and Integrated Ph.D program. TIFR offers Ph.D programs in various subjects like Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer and System Sciences and Science Education. Candidates will get admission in Ph.D programs by qualifying in entrance test conducted by TIFR

http://tifr.res.in Online Application will Start on September 2016

Exam Held in December

Besides All these Job opportunities and Career options ,You can go for various other Central and State level govt. jobs.
India is now becoming an emerging power and you with such high qualification can contribute to Empower other by your Innovations and new ideas in education and Research.So my Recommendation is that stay focused ,think for best in you and “Never Say Never”.