The Department of Chemistry is a hub of scientific exploration, delving into the properties, composition, and behaviour of matter. It encompasses diverse disciplines such as organic, inorganic, physical, and analytical chemistry, fostering a comprehensive understanding of molecular structures and chemical reactions. Through research, it contributes to advancements in materials science, drug discovery, and environmental sustainability. The department equips students with laboratory skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities. The department plays a pivotal role in shaping scientific inquiry and technological progress.

The courses offered by Department of Chemistry aim to strengthen the fundamental and varied ideas in chemistry with a keen focus on research-oriented growth in the current fields of applied chemical sciences. The primary goal of our undergraduate and graduate programs in chemistry is to foster a deep understanding of chemical principles, cultivate critical thinking, and prepare students for impactful careers in research and industry. Students enrolling in research-focused courses will be introduced to comprehensive and well-rounded ideas in specific fields of chemistry, such as industrial and nanomaterial-based chemistry, food chemistry, and medicinal chemistry.

Course Duration

  • M.Sc. Chemistry – 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • M.Sc. Chemistry – 2 years
    B.Sc. with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Chemistry from a recognized university


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M.Sc. Chemistry – 2 years

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry

After completion of an academic programme in Chemistry, students will be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge and hands-on training in foundation courses involving basic and advanced techniques of organic syntheses of smart molecules for healthcare and industry.
  • Develop the required skills and state-of-the-art analytical techniques for carrying out the physico-chemical characterization of small and nano-sized molecules.
  • Gain knowledge of cross-talk between chemical structure and biological mode of action of commercially available food and drugs for catalytic and other relevant applications in health and industrial materials.
  • Focus on basic training in computers for effective analysis of data of biochemical experiments.

Studying chemistry fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation, offering versatile career paths and contributing to scientific understanding and global challenges. Following are the main advantages:

Scientific Understanding: Gain insights into the composition and behaviour of matter at the molecular level.

Problem-Solving Skills: Develop analytical and critical thinking abilities crucial for scientific and real-world challenges.

Innovation: Contribute to advancements in medicine, technology, and environmental solutions.

Versatility: Chemistry knowledge is applicable across diverse industries, from pharmaceuticals to energy.

Laboratory Skills: Acquire hands-on experience with experimental techniques and instrumentation.

Global Relevance: Address global issues such as climate change, pollution, and health.

Interdisciplinary Opportunities: Collaborate with experts in biology, physics, engineering, and more for holistic problem-solving.

Career Opportunities: Access diverse career paths in research, academia, industry, and healthcare.

Personal Impact: Understand everyday phenomena, enabling informed choices and a scientifically literate society.

Continuous Learning: Contribute to a field that evolves, ensuring ongoing intellectual engagement and professional growth.

The faculty at our university is highly recognized around the country for having been hand-selected from the best universities. Many academic members with a range of expertise in the chemical sciences and other pertinent subjects are currently employed by Amity University Punjab, Mohali. They have a great deal of professional expertise and are extremely qualified. They also really believe in providing excellent tutoring in chemistry. Besides being trained and experienced, they employ creative pedagogical abilities and practical expertise.

Many employment options are available to those with a degree in chemistry. Opportunities for our students include research and development, forensic science, pharmaceuticals, environmental science, and materials science. Professional paths in academia, quality assurance, and manufacturing are prevalent, with medical chemistry and biochemistry being in great demand. Green chemistry positions are emerging as sustainability is given more attention. Professionals in chemistry can also contribute to sectors like nanotechnology and biotechnology because of the multidisciplinary character of the subject, offering a wide range of fulfilling and influential employment opportunities.

Students can work in industries, in the following positions:

  • Research Chemist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Forensic Specialist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Food Safety Officer
  • Toxicologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Formulation Chemist
  • Food Scientist
  • Lab Assistants
  • Quality Controller
  • Technical Support Professional
  • Process Chemist
  • Hazardous Waste Management Chemists
  • Textile Chemists
  • Science Policy Analysts
  • Cheminformatics Data Scientists
  • Crystallographers
  • Industrial Managers