B.Sc in Chemistry

About B.Sc in Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of matter, the composition, properties, and structure of substances. The discipline deals with compounds and elements that consists of molecules, atoms and ions. Advancements in chemistry have a great impact on the world which range from new medicines to new materials to new sources of energy.

B.Sc in Chemistry is an undergraduate three-year programme that is divided into six semesters. 

The programme focuses on topics like Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and more. The science of matter is also concerned with physics. However, chemistry is a more specialised subject. After pursuing B.Sc in Chemistry, candidates can get a number of opportunities including Chemical Engineering Associate, Lab Chemist, Production Chemist, Analytical Chemist, etc. Chemistry graduates can also go for further studies like MSc in Chemistry. 

B.Sc in Chemistry Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to take up a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry should have-

  • Passed 10+2 from a recognised board.
  • Chemistry as one of the mandatory subjects in 10+2.
  • Secured at least 50-55% in Class 12 exam.
  • Passed every subject in 10+2.

B.Sc in Chemistry Syllabus

B.Sc in Chemistry Career Options and Job Prospects

Industries like electronic products, construction, pharmaceuticals, etc. make use of chemicals on a day-to-day basis. After completing B.Sc in Chemistry, the candidate can either go for further studies or search for jobs in the related field. If further studies interest you then M.Sc in Chemistry, M.Sc in Drug Chemistry, M. Sc in Physical and Materials Chemistry, PhD etc. can be one of the few courses that you can take up.

If not, career opportunities including Quality Controller, Biomedical Chemist, Chemical Engineering Associate, Industrial Research Scientist or research laboratories, colleges and universities are the sectors that recruit the highest number of Chemistry graduates.