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Programme Details


Master of Science (MSc) in Analytical Chemistry


9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

About the Programme

This postgraduate programme in Chemistry is designed to give students a good foundation in Chemistry and develop their problem-solving and experimental skills so that they are well prepared for further studies in specialised areas of Chemistry.

The syllabus of this programme is carefully designed to provide the students with deep knowledge and keen insight into the advanced aspects and frontier areas of the subject. The curriculum is aimed at enabling the students to develop the necessary analytical and practical skills so that they would be successful in any field that is related to Chemistry. In order to inculcate research interest in postgraduate students, the Department has introduced research-based project work in the PG curriculum. The Department has established a tie-up with industries for the students to do their research projects.

Procedure for Withdrawal / Cancellation of Admission

A. Withdrawal/Cancellation before the commencement of the academic year

If an admitted candidate would like to withdraw the admission, such candidates need to write a formal letter addressed to the Registrar duly signed by the candidate and the parent. The scanned copy of the signed formal letter to be emailed to the mentioning clearly his/her full name, application number, admitted programme, date of admission, and amount of fee paid and attach a copy of the fee-paid receipt to the email. 

The cancellation of Admission and refund of the fees as per the Refund Policy will be completed within two weeks’ time from the date of the email received with all the required details.

B. Withdrawal/Cancellation after the commencement of the academic year

If an admitted candidate would like to withdraw the admission after the commencement of the academic year, such candidates need to follow the following procedure:

  • A written request letter addressed to the Registrar, seeking cancellation/withdrawal of admission mentioning clearly his/her full name, application number, admitted programme, date of admission, amount of fee paid, and the fee-paid receipt in original. This letter must be signed by one of the parents or the guardian. 
  • Such a candidate has to meet his/her class mentor and obtain the mentor's signature on the letter. 
  • Then he/she will meet the Dean of the respective school and obtain his/her approval.
  • This will be followed by a meeting with one of the student counsellors and approval.
  • No due certificates need to be obtained from the Library, Admin Office and laboratories if applicable.
  • The candidate will meet the Registrar after completing the above procedure for his final approval. 

The cancellation of Admission and refund of the fees as per the Refund Policy will be completed within 15 working days from the date the required details are provided to the Registrar’s office for final approval.

Admission Cancellation / Refund Policy

The Management of the Institution follows the refund procedure as laid down by UGC under Notification on Refund of Fees and Non-Retention of Original Certificates (with effect from October 2018).

The University will acknowledge any appeal for cancellation/refund or disengagement of admission from any chosen/offered programme to a candidate if the request is as per the prescribed policy of the Institution. Provision to apply for cancellation of admission is available during the time of admission for the academic year or any time later. Application for cancellation of admission and refund, if any, must be given in writing in physical form or a duly signed, scanned letter via email by the concerned student and parents. The request must be supported by an original fee receipt and original acknowledgement given by the Institution.

Refund includes only the Academic Programme Fee based on the actual paid to the Institution. No refund shall be provided towards the Application Fee or /and Admission Registration Fee.

The option to apply for a Refund of Admission Fees will be available as per the table below. Students looking for cancellation and refund of Admission Fees shall be eligible for it as per the table given below:

The date of closure of admission for the academic year 2023-24 is 31 May 2023

Submission of Refund Application 15 days or more prior to the last date of admissions for the particular programme Less than 15 days prior to the last date of admissions for the particular programme 15 days or less after the closure of admissions for the particular programme

30 days or less but more than 15 days after the closure of admissions for the particular programme

Beyond 30 days after the closure of admissions for the particular programme

Lower than 5,000 or 5 %

10% 20% 50% 100%
Total Refund Balance amount 90% 80% 50%


All refunds will be made only to the bank account of the student/parents as per the bank details furnished and it will take a maximum of 15 working days from the date of approval of the cancellation of admission by the University Office.

Legal proceedings, if any, regarding the refund of fees, irrespective of the domicile of the student/parent shall be only in the city of Bengaluru. 

Admission Queries

For all queries related to admissions please contact the following:

Landline Number 080-222-74079 / 080-222-11429
Mobile Number 76767 59199
Email ID

Note: Admission queries are addressed only through the above contact numbers and email ID.

In accordance with the Institution’s long-standing policy, St Joseph's University does not entertain any agents for admissions, neither accepts any capitation/donations for admissions nor endorses such practices. This policy is also propagated by our staff, students, and stakeholders. Any staff or student of SJU selling admissions of SJU will warrant legal action. Under no circumstances will the University be held responsible or liable in any way for any losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever resulting or arising directly or indirectly from any individual or group or company or agency falsely promising or guaranteeing seats in SJU.  

St Joseph's University strives to always and uncompromisingly uphold its values.

A step-by-step guide to filling out the online application form

Frequently Asked Questions


Admission process: The applicants must fill in complete information on the online application form and upload all required certificates (whatever is available) and photos.

Selection process: The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. There are two rounds in the interview. Once the final interview is over, candidates have to pay their programme fee within 24 hours and the mode of payment must be online. The dates of the interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates and will be announced on the website.

Eligibility for joining the Master of Science (MSc) in Analytical Chemistry programme: Graduates who have secured 40% marks in the aggregate of all the subjects and 50% marks in Chemistry (cognate subject) and studied Mathematics at least at 10 + 2 or PUC level.

Candidates appearing for the final semester undergraduate examinations in April-May 2023 may apply with the marks of all the previous semesters.

For foreign nationals: Foreign examinations equivalent to Senior Secondary School and Undergraduate programmes recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) (

General: Candidates who have passed the three-year Bachelor’s Degree examination of Bangalore University or any other University considered equivalent thereto by the Bengaluru City University, with the respective subject as optional/major/special/main subject, are eligible for admission to the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate of all the subjects (including English and Languages) and 50% marks in the cognate subject or major subject.

Note: SC/ ST/ Category I candidates having 5% marks less than that mentioned above are also eligible to apply.

Postgraduate applicants will have to indicate their cognate subject while entering the marks. For example, if a student is applying for MSc Chemistry, then the cognate subject is Chemistry in his/her BSc programme. There are some programmes that do not have a cognate subject such as MSW. In such cases, please indicate one of the best core subjects as a cognate subject.

Important Dates

Opening of online application forms: 01 February 2023

List 1 :

Last date to apply for applicants to be considered for 1st list: 10 April 2023

Date of announcement of names of candidates shortlisted for 1st list: 13 April 2023

Dates of interview for 1st list: 17 April 2023

List 2 :

Last date to apply for applicants to be considered for 2nd list: 2 May 2023

Date of announcement of names of candidates shortlisted for 2nd list: 4 May 2023

Dates of interview for 2nd list: 6 May 2023

Commencement of the Academic Year 2023-24


Subject Fee for the First Year
Master of Science (MSc) in Analytical Chemistry 70,000



  A   Other than Karnataka Students * 10% of fees
  B   Eligibility Fee ** 10,000
 C NRI  Nationals *** 50,000
 D SAARC Nationals 30,000
 E Foreign Nationals 80,000
 F Two-Wheeler Parking (other fees) 3,000



* To be exempted from the Karnataka category fee, the candidates should have studied the last 7 years in Karnataka.

[Not applicable for OCI (Overseas Citizens of India), PIO (Person of Indian Origin), and Foreign Nationals].

** Students who have cleared UG from other universities except for Bangalore City University.

*** NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who:

  • Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
  • NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.

Selected candidates must first update the following documents on their admission portal before the interview. The admitted students must submit the original documents at the Admin Office:

  • Class 10th Certificate (High School) and Marks Card
  • Class 11th Certificate and Marks Card
  • Class 12th Certificate (Senior Secondary School) and Marks Card
  • Undergraduate Marks Cards and Convocation Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate from last qualified institution
  • Migration Certificate if the candidate is outside Karnataka state
  • Two passport-size photographs and one stamp-size photograph in formal dress with a white background
  • Two Photocopies of the Online Payment Receipt
  • Valid ID proof such as Aadhaar Card / PAN Card / Voter ID Card
  • Letter of Undertaking.pdf

Candidates belonging to any of these categories -PIO / OCI / SAARC / FOREIGN NATIONALS-must submit the following documents:

  • Photocopy of Passport and Visa Details
  • Copy of PIO / OCI card (whichever is applicable and available at the time of admission)
  • Certificate of Medical Fitness from an approved medical practitioner accredited by the Medical Council of India
  • Resident Permit (If available)

The syllabus for the Master of Science (MSc) in Analytical Chemistry is as follows:

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