Opportunities after M.Sc in Chemistry


Candidates who have completed their post graduation in Chemistry can pursue their career in both public and private sector organisations. Candidates can join organizations such as Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer and Indian Institute of Chemical Technology as Junior Research Fellow or Project Assistant. Petroleum Industry is another major field that offers plenty of job opportunities for candidates who have competed post graduation in Chemistry. Apart from this, candidates can seek job opportunities in private firms such as Dabur, Glaxo Smith Kline etc as Junior Chemist with attractive pay packages. Experienced professional can apply for job opportunities available in various industries abroad.

Job opportunities in Public sector after M. Sc in Chemistry

Candidates can seek employment in various job positions such as Biochemist, Industrial Research Scientist, Laboratory Assistant and Quality Controller etc in public sector companies.  They can find ample career openings with government owned pharmaceutical companies or with other public sector undertaking chemical factories. Leading petroleum companies such as Indian Oil Corporation and Bharath Petroleum are the major employers in this sector. Entry level candidates can earn up to Rs. 15, 000/- to Rs. 20, 000/- per month. Candidates who have first class marks in post graduation can join as Junior Research Fellow in research institutes such as Institute of Life Sciences and Agharkar Research Institute with a salary of Rs. 12, 000/- per month. Candidates who qualify the NET exam are eligible to apply for the post of faculty in Government Colleges.

Job opportunities in Private sector after M. Sc in Chemistry

Candidates can start their career in Pharmaceutical Companies, Petrochemical Industry, Paint Manufacturing Companies in private sector. They can join as Analytical Chemist, Production Chemist, and Research & Development Manager in Pharmaceutical sector. Ranbaxy, Hindustan Lever and Cipla are the leading recruiters in this sector. Apart from this, candidates can work as Junior Research Associate in firms such as Sai Advantium Pharma Ltd, Edward Food Research & Analysis Centre Limited and Marvel Drugs Private Limited. Freshers can earn up to Rs. 12, 000/- to Rs. 14, 000/-. Experienced professional can earn up to Rs. 40, 000/- per month. Apart from these jobs, candidates can apply for faculty post in private engineering colleges.

Candidates having industrial experience of a minimum of 2 to 3 years can apply for jobs abroad. Oil companies in gulf countries provide ample job opportunities for M.Sc Chemistry candidates having work experience.



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3 Responses to “Opportunities after M.Sc in Chemistry”

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    Aslam mulla:

    sir i have msc analytical chemistry freshar i want to job in petrochem and chemical company but no found job in this sectar ..you can helpe me, please sir i need for job any wayare in india

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    Sir, i am a b.sc chemistry student , after my degree do am i get any job at petrolium companies?

  3. 1
    i want to MSCchemistry at central university (IIT JAM). what can i do? pls help me. join any coaching centre in hyd pls tell me coaching centre name:

    i will feel happy to this.