Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Chemistry) – Course Overview
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or B.Sc. Chemistry is an undergraduate course which introduces students to the fundamentals of chemical sciences. It is a 3-year course and is divided into 6 semesters. The basic eligibility for admission to the course is a 10+2 with science subjects including Chemistry.
For distance program, the minimum duration is 3 years and the maximum duration is 6 years during which a student needs to fulfill the requirements of the course. B. Sc. chemistry is one of the oldest undergraduate science courses to be introduced in the Indian education system. It addresses the issue of generating, trained and skilled professionals specifically in the field of Chemistry.
B.Sc. Chemistry: Course Highlights
Mentioned below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester system|
|Eligibility||10+2 from a recognized educational board with Chemistry as the main subject|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Pharmaceutical Companies, Chemical Laboratories, Clinical Laboratories, Educational Institutes, Health Care Industry, Cosmetics and Perfume Industry|
|Job Profiles||Chemist, Pharma Assistant, Lab Assistant, Clinical Research Associate and others such.|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 8,000 to 15,000|
B.Sc. Chemistry: Career Prospects
A Bachelor degree in Chemistry opens up job prospects in both the private and public sector. While the course aims at employment mostly in fields which require knowledge of chemical processes, these courses reach is to other sectors as well in terms of employment.
In Public Sector, a B.Sc. graduate can apply for various government job vacancies which require a candidate to have a Bachelor’s degree to be eligible. There are job opportunities for B.Sc. Chemistry graduates in PSUs, Government departments etc.
In the Private sector, B.Sc. Chemistry graduates can find employment in the following sectors:
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Chemical Laboratories
- Clinical Laboratories
- Educational Institutes
- Health Care Industry
- Cosmetics and Perfume Industry
Some of the top companies in the Chemical, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical industry are:
- SRF Limited
- Reliance Industries Limited
- Gujarat Fluorochemicals
- Deepak Nitrite Limited
- Gharda Chemicals
- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
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- Duration 35 hours
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