Drug Chemistry


The M.Sc Drug Chemistry postgraduate programme at Sandip University trains students to deal with the complexities and procedures involved in developing drugs. Students are taught how to deal with the process of drug development, starting with cutting-edge research, application of research, development of formula, and finally industrial production.

Students will also learn about drug design, its impact on human metabolism, related toxicology, and applications of synthetic drug chemistry. The programme is a combination of various aspects of human biology and modern medicine. Sandip University’s M.Sc Drug Chemistry programme is spread across two years and further segregated into four semesters. Each semester includes a variety of subjects relevant to drug chemistry and lab work that trains students in those subjects.

Sandip University is one of India’s best colleges for M.Sc Drug Chemistry because its course curriculum is the perfect balance between academic knowledge and practical skills required as per industry standards. Students at Sandip University receive a holistic and scientific education that helps them become employable professionals after receiving their qualification.

Benefits of the Programme:

  • Industry-synced curriculum designed by faculty members in collaboration with industry experts
  • Innovative career opportunities in the thriving pharmaceutical industry
  • Hands-on training through industry visits, field trips, workshops, and guest lectures
  • Focus on skill development in high-tech labs equipped with latest tools and equipments

Career & Placement Opportunities:

The pharmaceutical industry is currently one of the fastest expanding industries in the world. Every day millions of dollars are poured into cutting-edge research for better drugs and medicines to cure diverse diseases afflicting the human body. Professionals holding an M.Sc Drug Chemistry degree can be hired as Clinical Research Associates, Drug Safety Associates, Production Chemists, Quality Control Chemists, Production Chemists, and Professors. Sandip University provides 100% placement assistance to students by organising placement drives which are held annually. Students are recruited by the University’s 150+ recruitment partners at these placement drives.:

  • Sun Pharma
  • Mankind Pharma
  • Cipla Limited
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory
  • Piramal Group
  • Lupin Limited

If you wish to pursue this course or have any further queries, please call Sandip University’s toll-free number 1800-212-2714.

M.Sc. (Drug Chemistry): Course Highlights

Course Level Post Graduate
Duration 2 years
Examination Type Semester System
Eligibility Graduation from respective stream or equivalent course with minimum 50% marks for open and 45% marks forreserved category students
Top Recruiters Government & Private Sector Companies
Area of Work Pharmaceutical Industry, Food & Beverage Sector, Agrochemical Companies, Research Labs, Colleges & Universities
Top Job Profiles Quality Control Analyst, Analytical Scientist, Clinical Research Associate, R&D Chemist, Senior Process Regulator, Analytical Chemist, and Professor
Placement ** Placement Assistant available
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Course Details:

Physical Chemistry I Inorganic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry I Analytical Chemistry I
Physical and Inorganic chemistry Laboratory I Organic and Analytical chemistry Laboratory I
Research Methodology Physical Chemistry II
Inorganic Chemistry II Organic Chemistry II
Program Elective I Physical and Inorganic chemistry Laboratory III
Program Elective I Laboratory
Analytical Chemistry II Polymer Chemistry
Programme Elective I Laboratory
Organic and Analytical chemistry Laboratory IV Organic & Polymer chemistry laboratory IV
*Application of Spectroscopic Methods in Molecular Structure Determination Drug Discovery, development and design
Heterocycles and Biologically active molecules Medicinal Chemistry
Preparation of Important drug molecules and their intermediates Multistep synthesis of heterocyclic molecules
Research Project
Sr. No. Activity Weightage Assessment type Credits Marks Time Shedule
1 1stReview (acceptance of project title)

5 %

F 1 25 Beginning of Term
2 IInd Review and confirmation of methodology 10 %

F 1 25 45 days
3 IIIrd Review and results 10 %

F 2 50 After 75 days
4 Final Submission as per format 25 %

F 5 125 After 90 days
5 External examiners detailed report and Viva-Voce examination 50 S 10 250 -
5 125 After 90 days
Total 100 - 20 500 3-4 Months

CIA:Continuous Internal Assessment

L:Theory Lecture



TH:Theory Exam.

#:Internship for 15 Days.

*:Oral Examination

UC:University Core

PC:Programme Core

PE:Programme Elective






Home Assignment



Mid-Term Exam(MTE)



Seminar Presentation



Research Based




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Programme Sem Year Mode Eligibility Academic Fees
Per Year (INR)
Special Fees
(Incl. Library Fee & Examination Fees)
Per Year (INR)
Fees Per Year


M.Sc. (Drug Chemistry) 4 2 Sem
  • Graduation from respective stream or equivalent course with minimum 50% marks for open and 45% marks forreserved category students
Rs. 42,000 /- Rs. 7,000 /- Rs. 49,000/-
  • Admission Form and Prospectus Rs. 1000/- (One Time).
  • Caution Money Rs.1000 (Refundable)
  • Hostel Fees Rs. 90,000/- per annum (Deposit Rs 5, 000 at the time of Admission Only on Refundable basis)
  • Transportation Fees as applicable based on Route and Pick Up Point.
  • Uniform cost Rs. 5500/-

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