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