Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Chemistry Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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M.Phil. (Chemistry) is 1 year full-time postgraduate philosophy course in chemistry.Eligibility for the course is masters degree in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry from a recognized university with 55% of marks.

Most of the colleges offer M.Phil Chemistry course in various states of India. A Government, Private, and Deemed universities also offer this course. Every college has their own eligibility criteria, admission procedure, syllabus, fees structure, and placement training.

Top colleges and universities offer this course include:

The average fee for this course ranges between INR 1,000 to 5 Lacs.

Admission to M.Phil Chemistry course is based on Merit-list or an Entrance-exam. Most of the colleges conduct counseling and select students based on the merit list prepared by the state-wise universities. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exams to select students for this course admission. Entrance exams may vary from state to state. Few colleges conduct the personal interview followed by the entrance exam. Those colleges select students based on their performances in an entrance exam and the personal interview.

This course concerns the properties of matter, structure, behavior, and composition, as well as changes it undergoes during chemical reactions. In this course, students study various atoms, crystals, molecules, and other aggregates of matter whether in an isolation or combination in relation to the spontaneity of the chemical processes.

After completing this course, graduates may get opportunities in areas like Petrochemical Companies, Colleges, Universities, Research Organization, Perfume Industries, Agrochemical Companies, Plastics, Polymer Companies, Military Research Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, etc. The average salary for these professionals ranges between INR 1 to 10 Lacs as per their experience and expertise in this field.

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Course Highlights Table

Written below are some of the major highlights of the course.

Course Level Postgraduate
Duration 1 Year
Examination Type Semester type
Eligibility Master’s degree
Admission Process Merit-list or Entrance-based
Top recruiting organizations Bharath Petroleum, Indian Oil Corporation, Berkeley, UC Riverside, ETH Zürich, KU LEUVEN
Top recruiting areas Petrochemical Companies, Colleges, Universities, Research Organization, Perfume Industries, Agrochemical Companies, Plastics, Polymer Companies, Military Research Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies
Top job profiles Subject Matter Expert, Research Chemist, Synthetic Chemistry Scientist, Scientist, Quality Assurance Officer, Bio-Chemistry Assistant Scientist, Chemistry Content Writer, Scientific Data Entry Specialist, Chemical Business Analyst
Course Fee INR 1,000 to 5 Lacs
Average Starting Salary INR 1 to 10 Lacs

M.Phil. (Chemistry): What is it about?

M.Phil (Chemistry) course helps to study fundamental chemical and physical properties and principles of their applications and transformations of the materials. Some of the major topics students can study are acid chemistry, base chemistry, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, ionic equilibrium, kinetics, elementary chemical thermodynamics, and basic quantitative chemical laboratory techniques.

The main aim of this course is to provide candidates with a sampling of fundamentals and applied chemistry research problems from a chemical point of view. In this course, students learn chemical principles which can be obtained from the chemical theory and experiments and also understand in an additional activity. This course emphasizes the mechanisms, organic chemistry of biological compounds, and synthetic applications of organic reactions.

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Top Institutes 

Given below are the college names, location and the average structure of the fees which will be taken by the college for this course.

COLLEGE NAME CITY AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE IN INR
AISECT University Raisen INR 60,000
Amity University Noida INR 73,500
Annamalai University Cuddalore INR 55,980
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research Chennai INR 1,20,000
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani INR 3,37,000
Chaudhary Devi Lal University Haryana INR 21,680
Christ University Bangalore INR 3,80,000
Desh Bhagat University Punjab INR 58,500
Dr. Ambedkar Government Arts College Chennai INR 1,642
Agra University Agra INR 70,000
GITAM Vishakhapatnam INR 46,000
Government College Kota INR 3,300
Gulbarga University Gulbarga INR 62,000
Himachal Pradesh University Shimla INR 1,45,000
Ideal Institute of Management and Technology Rampur INR 21,755
Jadavpur University Kolkata INR 2,784
Jain University Bangalore INR 3,00,000
Jiwaji University Gwalior INR 6,000
Khallikote College Orissa INR 1,053
Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra INR 25,000
Lovely Professional University Jalandhar INR 1,89,000

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Eligibility 

Candidates who have completed Master’s degree in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry from a recognized university are eligible for M.Phil (Chemistry) course. Candidates should obtain 55% of marks in their Master’s degree for this M.Phil Chemistry course eligibility. The percentage may vary from one college to another. Eligible candidates may apply for this course through online or offline.

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Admission Process

Admission to M.Phil Chemistry course is based on Merit-list or an Entrance-based. Most of the colleges conduct counseling and select students based on the merit list prepared by the state-wise universities. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exams to select students for this course admission.

Some of the major entrance exam conducted by the reputed colleges and universities are:

Entrance exams may vary from state to state. Few colleges conduct the personal interview followed by the entrance exam. Those colleges select students based on their performances in an entrance exam and the personal interview.

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Syllabus and Course Description

A semester-wise syllabus for M.Phil (Chemistry) is given below. The syllabus may vary from one college to other.

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
Research Methodology Thermodynamics and Physical Properties of Liquid Solution
Physical Methods in Chemistry Reactivity of Ether Linkage
Recent Trends in Chemistry Kinetics and Mechanism
Natural Products Chemistry Advanced Coordination Chemistry
Advanced Coordination Chemistry Advanced Studies of Macro Cyclic Complexes
Thermodynamics of Liquid Solutions Organic Reaction Mechanism
Physical Methods in Organic Chemistry Physical Methods in Organic Chemistry
Electro Organic Chemistry Corrosion Inhibition of Metals
Organic Synthesis Organic Reaction Mechanism

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Who should opt for this course?

  • Candidates who have interest in chemistry and its related applications are suitable for this course.
  • Candidates who possess skills like problem-solving, analytical, time management and organization such as undertaking individual and team project work, planning and executing experiments, and completing their dissertation are suitable.
  • Candidates who have to monitor the IT technology and the teamwork for long hours are suitable for this course.

M.Phil. (Chemistry): Career Prospects

There are a lot of career opportunities in the field of chemistry. After completing this course, graduates in this chemistry field are employed in Petrochemical Companies, Colleges, Universities, Research Organization, Perfume Industries, Agrochemical Companies, Plastics, Polymer Companies, Military Research Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, etc. some of the other related areas they can work in pharmaceutical industries, research institutes, institutions, schools and government laboratories.

Professionals can also find employment in government departments, parastatals, production, research and development institutes, biotechnology, quality control, pharmaceutical industry, fertilizer production industry, process industry, plastics industry, tanning industry, pulp and paper industry, consumer industry, textile industry, dyes and paints industry, oil and petroleum industry, cosmetics industry, glass industry, cement industry, water purification, and wastewater purification engineering, etc.

They can work in major positions such as:

  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Research Chemist
  • Synthetic Chemistry Scientist
  • Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Bio-Chemistry Assistant Scientist
  • Chemistry Content Writer
  • Scientific Data Entry Specialist
  • Chemical Business Analyst

Further Study: Candidates who would like to continue their studies in chemistry field can further study Ph.D. Chemistry course. After completing this course, graduates may build their career with high salaries in top chemical industries.

Given below are the major job positions, their descriptions, and the Average annual salary for each position:

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Chemistry annual salary
JOB POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR
Research Chemist Research Chemists are responsible for performing scientific research and apply chemical principles to study human diseases, and their origins and are trained how to treat them. They may also create and study new pharmaceutical drugs to treat them. INR 5 to 6 Lacs
Medical Technologist Medical technologists are responsible for determining normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analysis. They maintain laboratory supplies by checking stocks, anticipating supplies, expediting supplies, placing supplies, and verifying supplies. They also protect patients by identification procedures, adhering to infection control and hazardous waste policies and protocols.  INR 2 to 3 Lacs
Chemistry Lab Assistant Chemistry Lab Assistants are responsible for analyzing chemical compounds and use the information they discover to find new applications for those chemicals, with their ultimate goal of improving our quality of life. They are work in a number of industries that are pharmaceuticals or petrochemicals. INR 6 to 7 Lacs
Medical officer Medical officers are responsible for organizing laboratory services for the cases within the scope laboratory for proper diagnosis of cases. They will make arrangements for the treatment of minor ailments at the PHC through health workers and assistants. They will coordinate and cooperate with other institutions providing medical care services in their areas. INR 6 to 7 Lacs
Chemistry Content Writer Chemistry Content Writers are responsible for coordinating with the various technicians like chemists, medical specialists, lab technicians, doctors, chemical engineers, and surgeons to plan, organize, write, script, develop, edit, and document the chemical reports. They work with either pharmaceutical or biomedical development companies to submit new chemical and related reports. INR 3 to 4 Lacs

M.Phil. (Chemistry) Fee Structure in India


1.20 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES67.67 K  (Maximum Fee)
20.89 K (Average Fee)
2.01 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES4.23 L (Maximum Fee)
61.48 K (Average Fee)

M.Phil. (Chemistry) Fee Structure By state


Tamil Nadu

1.20 KPUBLIC COLLEGES48.05 K
17.99 K
2.01 KPrivate COLLEGES60.50 K
27.16 K

Maharashtra

9.19 KPUBLIC COLLEGES16.37 K
12.76 K
17.10 KPrivate COLLEGES75 K
60.52 K

Karnataka

20.80 KPUBLIC COLLEGES20.80 K
20.80 K
30 KPrivate COLLEGES30 K
30 K

Madhya Pradesh

30 KPUBLIC COLLEGES33.82 K
31.78 K
16 KPrivate COLLEGES66.50 K
47.50 K

Rajasthan

2.57 KPUBLIC COLLEGES20 K
11.29 K
33 KPrivate COLLEGES2.03 L
91.56 K

Kerala

3.60 KPUBLIC COLLEGES8.26 K
6.14 K
20 KPrivate COLLEGES20 K
20 K

Uttar Pradesh

53 KPUBLIC COLLEGES53 K
53 K
24.50 KPrivate COLLEGES1.20 L
73.23 K

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I'm studying M. phil chemistry at Raja Doraisingam Govt arts college sivagangai. My teaching staff is qualified in national eligibility test, and also cleared state eligibility test in tamilnadu. Campus placement is not available in my college. Sorry I don't know my colleges placement.

Admission :

I'm studied on past year. My college is it very good teaching in my life. I love my colleges, professor, friends, I'm very lots of learning. Then my teaching staff is very talented. So I choose that college. I'm joining date is 2019. date is not remember my mind.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

My college is government college. So less fess. Free bus pass card, We are only pay the semester fees, One paper fees is hundredn ten rupees. Approximately we pay the three thousand rupess in each semester. Then also applicable for late fees, Breakage, etc.

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Each department is information giving to internship opportunity with others, Each department to provide for National work shop. Also provide national seminar program. Also provide a junior research fellowship opportunity, And provide project assistant recruitment opportunity, Research and development opportunity

Faculty :

Totally 15 faculty available in my chemistry department. Each faculty 25years experienced Each faculty passed a doctoral program, and faculty cleared A NET & SET exam. Each faculty lots of paper published by research work. Each faculty to help to student pass with gate /net / set exams

Admission :

I'm studying M.phil chemistry Final year Student selection process by only entrance examinations. Two providing entrance exams for all departments, entrance exam type is multiple choice questions type MCQ Exam time is 1hour. Mobile, electronic device, not allowed in exams Hall

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