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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education

M.Sc. – Chemistry


To be a centre of excellence of international repute in education and research in the field of chemistry and other related interdisciplinary sciences.


To promote the advancement of science and technology in the broadest in chemistry in all of its branches and other related interdisciplinary areas through quality education, research and service missions that produce technically competent, socially committed technocrats and scientists.


Welcome to the Department of Chemistry, Kalasalingam University, a vibrant mix of faculties, researchers and students. Since its inception in 1984, the excellence of Department of Chemistry – an oldest one of Kalasalingam University, in each and every aspect has played an imperative role in the University. The Department offers B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in Chemistry, and also offers diverse courses to undergraduate programmes of other disciplines.

The faculties of the Department are highly competent, intellectual and devoted. The faculties are well veterans in diverse fields and trained from Japan, UK, France, Malaysia, South Korea, and Taiwan etc. They are not only involved in teaching but also in advanced research. The Department has well equipped research laboratories, internet and library facilities which lead to pour innovative ideas to the students.

Why M.Sc. – Chemistry?

Since the Department has dynamic research programmes in numerous areas, the students in the Master of Science degree itself have the opportunity to perform cutting edge research in the thrust areas of Organic, Inorganic, Physical and Analytical Chemistry under the potential supervision of the vibrant faculty of the department.

Having the significance of the competitive examinations, the today’s nucleus in higher education, such as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET), State Eligibility Test (SET) etc. in mind, the curriculum and syllabus for M.Sc. programme are designed with specialized subjects of current interests.



  • Candidates who have passed B.Sc Examination from science stream with relevant subject are eligible to apply.


  • Selection will be done on the basis of Kalasalingam Common Entrance Examination and merit considering 10+2 marks.
  • Kalasalingam Common Entrance Examination (KCEE)
  • Admission is through counselling based on the marks obtained in Kalasalingam Common Entrance Examination (KCEE).


  • Step 1: Candidate Registration
  • Enter all the relevant information Carefully.
  • Registration details will be sent to your registered Mobile Number and Email ID.
  • Step 2: Filling Online Application Form
  • Login with your registration details sent to your Email / Mobile number.
  • Provide all relevant details carefully, before submission.
  • Step 3: Photo and Signature Upload
  • Photograph Image: A Recent Passport Size Photograph ( in .jpg format with Maximum size 80 KB).
  • Signature Image: Size should be between 10KB to 200 KB with the dimension of 3.5 CM X 1.5 CM.
  • **For Photograph, the background must be plain white or off-white. The Head must be directly facing the camera with your full face in view. No hats or head coverings, unless you wear them daily for religious purposes. Your full face must be visible and your head covering cannot cast shadows on your face.
  • Step 4: Mode Of Payment
  • Online Mode through Netbanking / Credit / Debit card/UPI. Application Cost (Rs: 600) – for General Candidates.
  • NRI students – USD 35 can pay through online.

Curriculum & Syllabus

M.Sc. Chemistry – Curriculum

2018 Curriculum


2017 Curriculum


PO1 – The firm foundation in chemical principles and higher level of understanding in each of the chemistry sub-disciplines such as organic, inorganic, physical, and analytical as well as fundamental principles of biotechnology, mathematics and physics have been developed.

PO2 – Developing the working knowledge of chemical instrumentation and laboratory techniques and be able to use of skills to design and conduct independent work.

PO3 – An understanding of current ethical issues in chemistry and be able to apply ethical principles in industries / research laboratories.

PO4 – Familiarity with the applications of computers in chemistry: Modelling and simulation of chemical phenomena.

PO5 – Communicate results of work to chemists and non-chemists, including respect for the tradition of careful citation of prior contributions.

Expertise in Chemistry:

Will be able to nurture the needs of industries/laboratories related to chemistry including pharmaceutical/analytical chemistry.

Professional Growth:

Will be able to demonstrate information literacy skills for acquiring knowledge of chemistry, as a chemist/researcher and also as a life-long learner.

Analytical Skills:

Will be able to communicate effectively the scientific information and research results in written and oral formats, to both professional scientists and to the public.

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