B.Sc Chemistry Syllabus

B.Sc Chemistry

B.Sc Chemistry Course Details

The B.Sc. Chemistry program spans four years, divided into eight semesters, offering a comprehensive study of inorganic, organic, physical and analytical chemistry along with interdisciplinary subjects. It encompasses a meticulously structured undergraduate initiative, aimed at furnishing students with theoretical understanding and practical proficiency across diverse facets of chemistry.

Upon graduation, individuals possessing a degree in chemistry are witnessing an increasing demand across various sectors. Prospective career avenues include roles as chemists, R&D scientists, analytical lab chemists, forensic lab chemists, food testing chemists, materials scientists, and geochemists, within pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Furthermore, graduates are qualified to contribute to government and private sectors or laboratories.

The curriculum entails a combination of core theory, laboratory exercises, as well as Ability Enhancement Elective (AEC) and Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) offerings, such as chem-informatics and English, respectively. Spanning eight semesters, it encompasses Core Courses (CC), Discipline Specific Elective (DSE), and Generic Elective (GE) programs, alongside rigorous laboratory practical sessions.

The program facilitates students in conducting extensive laboratory research projects, thereby enabling them to explore chemical phenomena, properties, and reactivity in depth. It provides guidance from leading professors, ensuring students' engagement in individual research projects under their mentorship.

Admission Process

Students can get online admission based on merit or they can simply walk in and after the interaction, they can get approval from Admission Committee.

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria that the students should follow are:-

The Objectives of Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Chemistry:

The overarching objectives of the Bachelor’s degree programme in Chemistry are outlined as follows:

  1. To impart a comprehensive and well-balanced knowledge of chemistry, complemented by a deep understanding of key chemical concepts, principles, and theories.
  2. To cultivate the students' analytical abilities and problem-solving skills, empowering them to excel in both theoretical and applied chemistry challenges.
  3. To furnish students with the knowledge and skills necessary for further studies in chemistry, whether in related fields or multidisciplinary areas, thereby facilitating opportunities for self-employment and entrepreneurship.
  4. To foster an academic environment that ensures holistic cognitive development, prioritizing substantive dialogues about chemistry, chemical equations, and their real-world significance over mere theoretical aspects.
  5. To deliver the latest subject matter, encompassing both theoretical and practical facets, with a focus on nurturing core competencies and encouraging a culture of discovery learning. A graduate emerging from this framework is envisaged to be highly competent in the field, capable of pursuing further discipline-specific studies and initiating domain-related employment.
  6. To shape responsible citizens who possess domain-independent knowledge, including critical thinking and effective communication skills.
  7. To equip graduates for success in national and international competitive examinations, with a particular emphasis on UGC-CSIR NET and UPSC Civil Services Examination, positioning them as candidates well-prepared for diverse career pathways.

The Outcomes of Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Chemistry at Indus University:

Upon completion of the B.Sc. (Honours/Research) Degree in Chemistry. the graduating student is expected to demonstrate the following:

Core Competency:

Attainment of a profound core competency in the respective discipline and related allied subject areas.

Systematic Understanding:

A systematic and coherent understanding of fundamental concepts in the specific disciplines, encompassing Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry.

Comparative Approach:

Proficiency in employing an evidence-based comparative approach to elucidate synthesis, analysis, or principles within the chosen discipline. This may involve comparative methodologies, observations, or applications.

Material Understanding & Experimental Proficiency:

Understanding the basic principles of equipment and instruments utilized in laboratories. Proficiency in demonstrating experimental techniques and methods within their area of specialization.

Disciplinary Knowledge and Skill:

Demonstration of comprehensive knowledge and understanding of both theoretical and experimental/applied principles across various fields such as Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry. Additionally, proficiency in the use of advanced instruments and related software for in-depth material characterization, analysis, and clinical diagnostics.

Effective Communication:

Mastery of basics and advanced training to express subject matter through technical writing and oral presentations within the context of each discipline.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving:

Development of critical thinking ability through problem-solving and numerical exercises, utilizing fundamental knowledge and concepts specific to each discipline.

Sense of Inquiry:

Encouragement of an inquisitive characteristic through appropriate questioning, planning, and reporting of experimental investigations tailored to the specific discipline.

Team Collaboration & Project Management:

Opportunities provided within the curriculum for students to act as team players by contributing in laboratory, field-based situations, and industry. Development of skills as project managers, including knowledge of project management, writing, planning, and understanding ethical standards and rules and regulations related to scientific project operations.

Digital Literacy:

Attainment of a good working knowledge in understanding and conducting data analysis, utilization of library search tools, and proficiency in discipline-specific computational work or simulations.

Ethical Awareness/Reasoning:

Understanding and development of ethical awareness and reasoning, adequately covered in the course curriculum specific to each discipline.

Lifelong Learning:

Inculcation of a habit of continuous learning through the use of advanced ICT techniques and other available resources, including books and journals, for personal academic growth and enhanced employability opportunities in Chemistry.

Laboratory Facilities for Practical Sessions:

The Department of Chemistry boasts an exceptional science lab, providing students with a conducive environment to enhance their technical and analytical skills during lab sessions. A key feature of this lab is its provision of various chemicals and instruments facilitating the detection and estimation of elements and compounds.

These experiments cover a range of topics including different types of titrations and subsequent analyses. Furthermore, laboratory sessions serve as a platform to introduce students to the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, spectroscopy, and other key aspects of physical and analytical chemistry through the experiments.

Key Features:


  1. Good laboratory infrastructure
  2. State-of-the-art instruments
  3. Learning resource centre
  4. Seminars, workshops, symposia
  5. Learning materials & open source materials

Job Prospects in Future:



Placement Cell at Indus

Indus University aims to provide students with excellent infrastructural facilities and laboratories for the students to practice. Provide an opportunity to discover all the magic of Chemistry that performs in our everyday living world. Here, students get to learn the physical and scientific boundaries of chemical compounds.

In this course, students would be able to understand the essential concept of Chemistry, along with other subjects like Physics, Maths, and Biology through separate subjects or integrated subjects. Students in this course learn to experiment with analytical Chemistry and inorganic materials. Laboratory methods will be highlighted, to use different chemical indicators to detect and estimate elements and compounds. People who have earned a B.Sc in Chemistry from the best university in India can find employment in any of the numerous professions in the chemical industry.


What are the eligibility criteria for B.Sc Chemistry?

A student passed from a recognised Higher Secondary in Science, with/without Mathematics, and apply for this course.

What are the job opportunities after pursuing the B.Sc Chemistry?

An individual can choose from various professions including:-

What advantages does a B.Sc in chemistry have?

Numerous career options can be chosen from the field of chemistry, biology, physics, and other natural sciences.

What possibilities are there for continuing study after completing B.Sc?

There are various courses available after B.Sc Chemistry, that can be pursued by a student are M.Sc in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/Biotechnology /Environmental Science/ Biochemistry.

B.Sc Chemistry Subjects

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Department Activities

Faculty Achievement

Prof. (Dr.) Krishna Chandra Roy, Dean, IISHLS at Indus University Ahmedabad, has been honored with the prestigious “Excellence in Leadership Award '' by the Institute of Technical and Scientific Research Foundation in 2024. This recognition, bestowed upon Dr. Roy, acknowledges his outstanding leadership qualities and significant contributions to the field. The award ceremony took place on May 19, 2024 at The Institution of Engineers (India), Rajasthan State Centre, Jaipur.

Parent-Teacher Meet

Clinical Research and Microbiology Departments successfully concluded both offline and online Parents Teacher Meetings with the aim of fostering effective communication between parents and teachers on April 13, 2024.

Indus Science Fest-2024

Indus Institute of Sciences, Humanities and Liberal Studies organized Indus Science Fest-2024 on March 05-06, 2024. Indus Science Fest-2024, a vibrant two-day event, drew participation from over 250 students representing various universities. The inaugural session, marked by traditional ceremonies and esteemed speakers Dr. Arvind C. Ranade, set the tone for the festivities. He highlighted Sir C. V. Raman's contributions to science, discussed the National Science Day theme, and emphasized the role of Indus University in promoting it across Gujarat via the fest. On the first day, competitions like Scientific Rangoli, Poster Presentation, Sci-Innovators, and Scientific Models captivated participants and judges alike. Day Two, continued the momentum with engaging activities such as the Science Scavenger Game, Sci-Toons Competition, and a lively Debate on Science, where students showcased their intellect and creativity. The fest served as a platform for students to exhibit their scientific prowess, fostering collaboration and innovation within the academic community.