I am a post graduate in organic chemistry and want to know the career opportunities, kindly let me know the different universities that offer Ph. D programmes in the field and the source of getting the application forms.
You can get a job in various companies involved in organic chemicals & biochemicals like pharmaceutical companies, food processing companies, biotech companies, etc. Jobs are mostly in their analytical and process laboratories as well as in quality control laboratories. You can also get into basic research and development in these companies.
Almost all the Universities in India, IITs and Indian Institute of Science offer Ph. D in Organic Chemistry. You can also do M. Tech in Biotechnology/Biomedical Engineering/Food Technology or a Ph.D. in various biological fields and subsequently pursue research or teaching in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Genetics. Some of the fields related to Biological Science in which you can do a Ph. D are: Gene Targeting, Gene Therapy & Molecular Parasitology, Life Science, Biochemistry, Genetics, Gene Regulation, Molecular Design, Biochemical Engineering, Applied Microbiology, Protein Science, Cell Biology & Immunology, Ecological Science, Molecular Reproduction & Developmental Genetics, etc.
For admission contact the Universities directly. Some of the Universities you can contact are:
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046
Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 585 106
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and Kharagpur
University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 110 025
Karnataka University, Dharwad 580 003
University of Madras, Chennai 600 005
University of Mumbai, Mumbai 400 032