Ph.D. in Chemistry

Ph.D. in Chemistry is a 3-year Doctorate level degree program.

About the Ph.D. in Chemistry Program

The Ph.D. in Chemistry program is designed to cultivate expertise in advanced chemical research and scholarship. Students engage in rigorous coursework, seminars, and independent research under the guidance of faculty mentors. Research areas may include organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry. Students develop advanced laboratory skills, critical thinking abilities, and proficiency in scientific communication. The program emphasizes original research, culminating in a doctoral dissertation that contributes to the advancement of scientific knowledge in chemistry. Graduates are prepared for careers in academia, industry, government, and research institutions.

Career prospects

The Ph.D. in Chemistry opens up a myriad of career opportunities in academia, industry, research, and government sectors. Graduates can pursue roles such as:

  1. Research Scientist: Leading innovative research projects in academia, government laboratories, or private industry.
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow: Undertaking advanced research under the mentorship of experienced scientists to further develop expertise.
  5. Professor/Research Faculty: Teaching and conducting research at universities and colleges, contributing to the advancement of knowledge.
  7. Industrial Chemist: Working in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, energy, materials science, or other industries to develop new products and processes.
  9. Analytical Chemist: Performing chemical analyses in laboratories to support quality control, environmental monitoring, or forensic investigations.
  11. Government Scientist: Conducting research and development for government agencies focused on public health, environmental protection, or national security.
  13. Patent Examiner: Evaluating patent applications related to chemical inventions for legal and technical merit.
  15. Science Policy Analyst: Informing policy decisions by providing scientific expertise and analysis to government agencies, non-profits, or consulting firms.
  17. Entrepreneur/Consultant: Starting a business or providing consulting services in areas such as chemical technology, intellectual property, or scientific communication.
  19. Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Ensuring compliance with chemical regulations and standards in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, or environmental management.

Overall, a Ph.D. in Chemistry equips graduates with advanced scientific knowledge, research skills, and problem-solving abilities to make significant contributions to society and address complex challenges in the field of chemistry.

Program Details
Composition Name
Sigma University
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
04 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education
• Diploma Engineering holder will be eligible for admission in Semester-IV of the B.Tech Program and will be considered as D2D admission
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Engineering & Technology (Sigma Institute of Engineering), Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity


Teaching Scheme


Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.


To secure admission for the Ph.D. program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC ( and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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