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BSc or Bachelor of Science degree opens up a number of career options for the candidates. Whether you are from Maths, Chemistry, Physics or Biology, BSc degree holder can always go for research work, advanced studies or career in related areas.
After pursuing a BSc Chemistry candidates can go for different job opportunities. But we advise you to first pursue MSc degree in Chemistry through IIT JAM Exam and then head-out to secure a job.
Nowadays most of the industries use the chemicals in everything directly or indirectly like in pharmaceuticals, electronic products, construction even in food products.
This creates an opportunity for chemical science graduates, as they have vast and in-depth knowledge about the different types of chemicals, compositions and their properties.
The research laboratories, industries (mainly chemical & pharmaceutical) and colleges & universities are the three major sectors where they recruit the chemical graduates.
After graduating, one can also opt for postgraduate studies to get a sturdy hold of their chemical passion such as Masters in Chemistry.
Diverse career opportunities
Finest and reputed profession
High paid jobs in government and private sectors
|Full Form||Master of Science in Chemistry|
|Eligibility||Graduation (Chemistry as one of the main subjects at 10+2 level)|
|Admission Process||Entrance Exams|
|Direct Admission to College|
|Course Fees||Up to 50,000 (Approx.)|
|Top Entrance Exams||IIT JAM|
|BHU Entrance Exam, Indian Institute of Science MSc|
|Chemistry Entrance exam|
|Top 5 Colleges||Loyola College, Chennai|
|Madras Christian College, Chennai|
|Stella Maris College, Chennai|
|Hansraj College, New Delhi|
|Ramjas College, New Delhi|
Note: Most of the students go for IIT JAM Exam to complete their Master’s Degree through top colleges in India like IITs, NITs, CFITs etc.
Some of the academic PG degrees you can pursue after BSc Chemistry for bright future are listed below:
MSc Analytical Chemistry
MSc Applied Chemistry
MSc General Chemistry
MSc Inorganic Chemistry
MSc Instrumental Analysis
MSc Medical Chemistry
MSc Molecular Chemistry
MSc Organic Chemistry
MSc Physical Chemistry
MSc Theoretical Chemistry
MSc Drug Chemistry
MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
MSc Physical & Materials Chemistry
Master’s degree in Computational Chemistry
M E. / M Tech in Chemical Engineering
If you really find the chemistry between you and this field sparkling you to pursue higher studies after MSc Chemistry can opt for courses like MPhil Chemistry or PhD in Chemistry.
If you are interested in regular PhD after your post-graduation, you can appear in various exams like GATE JRF, TIFR, CSIR NET JRF etc., depending upon your field of study and choice of the universities and colleges.
If you are interested in applying for the Integrated PhD courses right after your graduation, then you can go for exams like IIT JAM Exam, GATE etc. to get into the Best PhD universities in India
There are a few options of certification courses available after BSc Chemistry that help you reinforce your academic prowess, out of which a very common one is PGDAC (Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry).
Employment Areas for Bachelor of Science [BSc] Chemistry – BSc Chemistry graduates can find a career in Chemistry in the following sectors –
Health Care Industry
Cosmetics and Perfume Industry
Government Jobs like – Banking, SSC, Railways etc.
Thus, the subject of Chemistry can offer a wide range of employment opportunities to candidates in both private as well as government sectors.
BSc Chemistry candidates can also pursue their career in the field of teaching and technical writer.
A sea of career options, starting from in industry, government to academic, are available for Chemistry graduates. Pick the one that's your call -
Clinical Research Specialist
Pharmaceutical Sales Executive
Technical Writer etc
Note: If you want to opt research career or willing to become a scientist you can go for CSIR NET Exam.
Top companies in Chemical, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical industry are:
Reliance Industries Limited
Deepak Nitrite Limited
BASF India Ltd
Solar Industries India Ltd
UPL Ltd etc.
Suggested Read –
CSIR Latest Recruitment Jobs – Scientists, JRF, Project Asst.
Here are some Key Stats that BSc Chemistry graduates must know like percentage wise no of male and female candidates go for a job, their salary, job satisfaction and in which cities they are mostly get recruits.
Percentage of Male Candidates - 79%
Percentage of Female Candidates - 21%
Salary – 1 to 10 Lakh per annum
Job Satisfaction while working after BSc Chemistry Degree – Highly Satisfied (Rated as 4 out of 5)
Popular Cities where candidates get recruits – Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad
This is true that there has been a lot of development in the subject of Chemistry over the years, so there are great opportunities for the candidates in the future.
Eduncle suggest choosing the path as per your interest, abilities and satisfaction as every candidate has different talents, values, goals and interest.
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