Eligibility criteria for Master of Science (M.Sc)


Master of Science (M.Sc) is a postgraduate level course that is offered to students by the majority of universities in our country. This professional degree gives students the required knowledge and more in the subject that have specialized in. The M.Sc course has duration of 2 years with 4 semesters. The Master of Science degree is a vital step for those who aspire to gain a Doctorate degree in any topic.

General Eligibility Criteria for Indian students for Master of Science Course

There is no age limit to join the M.Sc course. Students can join this course after they finish their B.Sc or even at a later stage.

Academic Eligibility Criteria for Master of Science Course

Aspirants who have finished their graduation can apply for the M.Sc course. Students require a score of above 55 percent to get admittance into a college. Also, they will need to write an admission test.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Students for Master of Science Course

Aspirants of foreign nationality who desire to join the M.Sc course must have a valid passport. They must also have a student visa. They can join the M.Sc course upon passing the qualifying exam.

Entrance exams in M.Sc

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS Entrance Exam
  • Annamalai University Entrance Exam
  • Banaras Hindu University Entrance Exam
  • Bharathidasan University PG Examination
  • Bharathiyar University M.Sc Entrance Exam
  • Calicut University Entrance Exam
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Entrance Exam
  • Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Admission Test (IIT –JAM)
  • Indian School of Mines Entrance Exam
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University Entrance Exam
  • Jadavpur University Delhi University Entrance Exam
  • Mahatma Gandhi University PG Admission Test
  • Osmania University Entrance Exam
  • Tamilnadu Open University (TNOU) Entrance Exam
  • The Wild Life Institute of India Entrance Exam
  • University of Pune Entrance Exam

How to Prepare For Master of Science Entrance Test?

Students who wish to appear for the M.Sc entrance exam can prepare themselves by going through the syllabus of their B.Sc course. Even though they will have an idea about their subject of study, they will get more knowledge about the fundamentals of the course they have specialized in. Another thing they can do is buy model question papers and practice on it. Sufficient practice will give students confidence. Also, many reference books from reputed authors will be available for students to refer.



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25 Responses to “Eligibility criteria for Master of Science (M.Sc)”

  1. 25

    can b pharm student apply for msc in chemistry

  2. 24
    Susana sharma:

    I m doing bsc in zoology. I want to know what is the minimum gpa required for msc

  3. 23

    I’m doing BSc. & I want to take admission in Harvard university for MSc.(Biology). so please tell me how can I apply for masters degree in Harvard university? is there any entrance exam for it, if yes then which exam is it & how can I apply for it? is there any scholarship also in this university?

  4. 22

    heloo sir!!
    i have completed b.pharmacy dis year….so i wanted to know if i am eligible for msc (chemistry)???
    plz help me out asap!!!

  5. 21

    Can i get admission in M.S.C.IT after complete B.com from Gujarat University?
    If yes plz send full detail on my E-mail id?

  6. 20

    Btech candidates are eligible for doing msc or not..?

  7. 19

    can I do msc forensic after doing bsc nursing and what type of job I can get after completing my m.sc ??

  8. 18

    i am a b.sc (pcm) graduate. can i persue m.sc courses dealing with life science?

  9. 17
    Vinit Niture:

    I have Passed MSc(Computer Science)under pune university ,which subject select for preparation of SET exam

  10. 16

    i am currently doing b.e. in india. what is the eligibility criteria for msc.

  11. 15

    i have gain 55% marks in b.sci but in 10th my marks not so good .

  12. 14

    I am doing bsc in maths .where can i take admission for msc in maths or integrated phd if i will fail to score 55% in aggregate?

  13. 13

    iam studying B.SC(PCM) final year in bangalore university. I have agregate of 83% (for five semesters) in mathematics. can i apply for msc in mathematics in delhi university and which are the reference books required to prepare for entrance exam?

  14. 12
    gyanendra patra:

    sir, i am doing b.sc. general . i want to pursue m.sc. in physics
    . is it posssible to do pg with general course in b.sc.

  15. 11
    raghavendra reddy:

    i am doing Msc Botany(2nd year) … please let me know what are the job opportunities that i can get after completing my degree…
    if i have to do Phd then which subjects i can take with regards to Botany subjects…………….

  16. 10

    general modal question

  17. 9

    i am enrolled for phd in punjab university and having co guide in delhi university so can i do phd course work in delhi university?

  18. 8

    hi i’m doing my engineering i’m willing to do my MS where is it doing it and would you prefer me some combination or available courses in MS

  19. 7

    i m doing b.sc.(vocational) in which subject are biotechnology,microbiology and chemistry can i do m.sc. in any stream of above biotech,microbiology etc.

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  21. 5

    heyyy. i am currently doing b.e. in india. what is the eligibility criteria for msc. in top american universities(say harvard,MIT etc.) ?

  22. 4

    is it neccesary to get more than 60percent for admision of msc in genetics

  23. 3
    Md. Suman:

    I am from Bangladesh. I am a B. Com. (Hon’s) and have got IDB-BISEW IT Scholarship. My Subject was Database Design and Development. I am also an OCP (Oracle Certified Professional).
    Now I want to become an M.Sc. in CSE. Can it possible. Please answer me as soon as posible.
    With Regards
    Md. Suman

  24. 2

    heyyy i wana know is it good to do msc it after bsc it and wat is criteria for admission ? Which are the good colleges in mumbai?

  25. 1

    i want details about Eligibility criteria for Master of Science in Forensic science, whether there are any entrance to get admission in M.Sc Forensic science.