How to study Ph.D in Chemistry Abroad?


Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity for those who want to get acquainted with advanced level facilities available in various fields. There are many advantages on pursuing the Ph.D course in Chemisty abroad. Most important advantage is that the candidates can make use of world class laboratories for their research. Candidates should search about the recognition and eligibility requirements of the foreign universities before applying for the Ph.D course.

Eligibility criteria to study Ph.D in Chemistry abroad

To pursue Ph.D in Chemistry abroad, one should complete their graduation or post graduation in the related stream. Some of the institutes give admission to post-graduates only. Those who possess required educational requirement should qualify the English Proficiency test to pursue their studies abroad. Most of the foreign institutes prefer International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. Colleges in United States of America consider SAT score apart from all these scores.

Application procedure to study Ph.D in Chemistry abroad

First of all the candidates should decide in which country they would like to pursue their Ph.D course in Chemistry. Then they should search about the best colleges available in that country and go through the website of the concerned college to get the details of eligibility requirements. If the candidates fulfill all the specified eligibility requirements, then they can apply to the desired college through the website itself. The concerned institution may conduct entrance test for the selected applicants so as to give admission based on the entrance test score. If there is no entrance test, then the institution will consider the marks of the qualifying examination for the admission.

List of Ph.D in Chemistry colleges abroad

  • Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • NIE Singapore (NTU), Singapore
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
  • Iowa State University, USA
  • University of South Florida, USA
  • University of North Texas, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • University of Southern California, USA
  • University of California, USA
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Stanford University, USA
  • University of Florida, USA
  • Syracuse University, USA
  • San Jose State University, USA
  • California Institute of Technology, USA
  • De Montfort University, UK

Foreign institutes which offer Ph.D course in Chemistry to the aspirants are listed above. It is better to pursue the Ph.D course in USA as it has got large number of institutes than other foreign countries and many of them are considered the best ones in the world.



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2 Responses to “How to study Ph.D in Chemistry Abroad?”

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    I would like to get a Phd from USA.
    My husband is working in denver Co, USA
    I am an Indian,and i possess L2 Visa.
    Presently I am in India.
    What should i do to do a phd from CO.
    What are the requirements.

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    Preety Kaur Saini:

    Reapected sir / madam i have done hons school (chemistry )and hons school (chemistry )from panjab university chandigarh ,india. i have scored 80% in gradution and 78.60% in post gradution . i am bronze medalist in 2011-2012 session post gradution . ihave cracked UGC -NET held on 17-06-2012 csir all india rank 49 , roll no. 107296, and panjab university ph.d entrance test held on 22-07-2012 all india rank 2 . i am short of financial funds to afford ielts/toefl and gre fee. i have joined ph. d . in p.u. chandigarh to earn money and to avoid study gap year . i’ii get stipend in march and after march i could give such entrances. but i wan to join ph. d. in abroad (usa/canada/ australia) . tell me some way to apply for ph.d. in abroad . i eagery want to go abroad and to change fate of family. also to apply somewhere to teach chemistry in abroad.