IIT Jodhpur

 Masters in Chemistry (2 Years) Post Graduate Program 



The Department of Chemistry hosts a two-year M.Sc. (Chemistry) Program in Chemistry. The primary objective of M.Sc. Chemistry program at IIT Jodhpur is to bring out professionals with the fundamental knowledge and skill sets of various aspects of Chemistry. The program comprises a strong collection of courses spanning among organic, inorganic, physical, and theoretical chemistry with associated laboratory and hands-on sessions to provide practical knowledge. As part of the M.Sc. program, students carry out one major and one minor research project under the guidance of the faculty members of the department to get an exposure to the modern research going on in various subdomains of chemistry.

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Objective of the Programme

The major objective of the program is to bring out professionals having fundamental knowledge, and specific skill sets of various aspects of chemistry such as Organic Reactions and their Mechanism, Main-Group and Transition Metals, Organometallics and Catalysis, Physical and Spectroscopic techniques, Inorganic and Solid State Material synthesis, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. The department focuses on preparing future students to take up challenges at various levels of academics, R&Ds and industries.


Expected Graduate Attributes

  • Capability to appreciate synthetic methods for development of important chemical products such as pharmaceutical drugs, paints, petrochemicals, food additives, plastics etc
  • Ability to use characterization tools for analysing reactions and monitoring chemical processes for product development
  • Ability to handle analytical, spectroscopic, microscopic and other instrumental methods for interdisciplinary research areas
  • Use of computational tools to understand and analyse chemical and biophysical processes, molecular structures and advanced materials
  • Ability to comprehend, write and present scientific articles and technical reports
  • Develop oral and written communication skills
  • Appreciation and adherence to norms of professional ethics and sense of intellectual integrity
  • Ability to plan and manage technical research projects and work in a team


Learning Outcomes

  • Strong fundamentals in theoretical and practical aspects of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry
  • Develop appreciation of hands-on wet chemistry, analytical, instrumentation, and experimental data handling skills to solve scientific problems to address technological challenges in various domains
  • Knowledge of computational and theoretical chemistry
  • Skills for material synthesis and processes for device integration
  • Develop the ability to exercise independent learning, thinking and problem solving skills
  • Develop the ability to interact in a cross-cultural environment and acquire time and project management skills for carrying out guided research work in any of the research areas related to science and technology
  • Develop skills to communicate scientific learning and present ideas


Duration: 2 years 

Proposed Intake: 38 (including EWS)

Eligibility: JAM (Chemistry) qualified candidates will be considered as per the existing norms of M.Sc. programs.  

Faculty Coordinator: Prof. Ananya Debnath (Email: ananya@iitj.ac.in)