M.Sc, Chemical Oceanography is a postgraduate course of duration 2 years. This course is offered as a specialisation course in chemical sciences. The candidates who cleared their B.Sc with Chemistry as one of the subjects are eligible for applying for this course. The minimum qualifying mark is 55%. There will be reservations to SC/ST/BC and other categories as per the UGC norms. The percentage required for such reserved categories is 50%. The admission will be on the basis of the candidate's performance in the entrance test. The first of this course will dedicate to the general aspects of various chemistry subject and Oceanography. The second year of the course will deal with the chemical oceanography and its applications and usefulness to our life. In this course, more importance will be given to advanced topics in oceanography linked with chemistry. This is a multidisciplinary course with more focus on chemistry related to oceans.
The candidates who are completing this course can go for their doctorate degree in the subject of importance. They can also opt for teaching jobs in various colleges as chemistry or oceanography lecturers. There are some institutes dedicated to the research on this subject and the candidates who obtained first class in this course will be taken as scientists in these institutes which are funded by CSIR.
The person s who want to go for a lecturer post has to apply for NET that is being conducted by UGC. The persons qualified for this test will be eligible for joining as lecturers with UGC scales. They will also continue their PhD studies wherein these candidates will get Junior Research fellowship for two years and then as senior research fellowships basing on the progress made.
The persons who are qualified in this course will have many openings in Oceanography centres and other government departments related to oceanography.
The people who are interested in doing some advanced research on this subject can join with the University professors having different schemes under which they may appoint some research officers for carrying out the research work. While working in this schemes you can apply for your doctorate course and the work carried out in the scheme can be useful to the candidate as his thesis work. They can publish this work in national and international journals with a consent from the project director. They can go as lecturers for both chemistry as well as oceanography subjects.
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