Future Prospects of M.Sc Chemistry


M.Phil in Industrial Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry or PhD in Organic Chemistry/ Electro Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry can be selected by students interested to have higher studies after M.Sc (Chemistry). They can also seek job opportunities in different organizations like JNARDDC, IIT – Rourkee, Balmer and Lawrie & Company Limited, NIOH and MPEDA. Junior Research Fellow, Project Associate, Research Manager and Senior Research Fellow, etc are some of the job positions available for these graduates.

Higher Studies after M.Sc Chemistry

  • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Industrial Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Ion Exchange
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Organic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Inorganic Chemistry (Nuclear and Radio Chemistry)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electro Chemistry

Career Avenues after M.Sc Chemistry

M.Sc (Chemistry) graduates can have diverse job opportunities in organizations like IACS, IOCL, JNARDDC, IIT, and SSC. They can apply for Research Associate job post in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS). The salary offered for this job post is Rs 22, 000/- per month. Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) is another reputed organization that recently invited applications for Assistant posts.

It is also possible to opt for Junior Research Fellow position in Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminum Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC). Suitable candidates can earn salary up to Rs 12, 000 per month. Staff Selection Commission (Eastern Region) invites applications from M.Sc (Chemistry) post graduates for Research Associate job position. The pay scale offered to selected candidates is Rs.5200–20200/- (including a Grade Pay Rs.2400/-). It is compulsory to qualify in SSC written examination to get selected for this job position.

Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Rourkee often invites applications for Project Associate position. The selection process is carried out through Personal Interview. National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) recruits M.Sc (Chemistry) qualified candidates for Senior Research Fellow position. It is compulsory to have at least 2 years of research experience in related field to apply for this job. The salary range for this post is Rs.18000/- per month (plus a 20% HRA).

Balmer and Lawrie & Company Limited recruits M.Sc (Chemistry) graduates for Manager (Research and Development) position with a salary package of Rs.16400 - 40500/-per month. They can also join to Analyst position in Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and can have up to Rs 15, 000/- per month as salary. Those M.Sc (Chemistry) post graduates who have passed UGC NET exam can apply for Junior Research Fellow position in Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT). A salary of INR Rs.12000/ + HRA (20% on basic) will be given for this job post.



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    Rajesh Das:

    I am persuing Msc in chemistry from IIT kanpur. What best salary package can I get and from where?

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    Tarun Kumar Naiya:

    Is there any chance to peruse M. Sc. in Chemistry after B. Sc. without Honours. What is the future prospect?