Chemistry Courses, Subjects, Colleges, Syllabus, Scope, Fees, Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Chemistry

Certain eligibility criteria are necessary to get admissions to certain universities, particularly for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree.


For undergraduate degree

  • A minimum aggregate mark of 50% to 60% in class 12.

  • Candidates must have previously studied science during their 10+2.

  • Entrance exams or merit-based entry as per the guidelines of the university/institution.

For Postgraduate degree

  • The minimum eligibility criteria for a postgraduate degree requires a minimum aggregate mark of 50%to 60% depending on the institution.

  • Candidates must have completed their Bachelor's degree in science stream.

  • Entrance exam scores as per the need of the university applied to. 

Entrance Exams for Chemistry

Entrance exams are conducted by universities for the admission process to BSc and MSc degree courses. Some universities also proceed with admissions based on the merit list.

IIT JAM – IIT JAM is an entrance exam conducted by IITs of different states on a rotational basis on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). It is a national level entrance examination to screen candidates for admissions to various M.Sc. degree courses at IITs. It is conducted once every year, and the admission is based on the scores obtained at the entrance exam.

NEST– NEST conducted by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneshwar and the University of Mumbai annually. By qualifying this, candidates become eligible for admissions to M.Sc. and P.hD. degree courses in science.

GITAM GAT– It is an entrance exam conducted by GITAM Institute of Science every year for admissions to all M.Sc. courses in the institute.