Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)

Updated on 03 Oct, 2016

Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 8,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Science Graduates with Chemistry as one of the subjects [ B.Sc. (Biotech), B. Pharma., B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering), etc. are also eligible]

List of Study Centres


Post-Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC) is a continuing education programme aimed for the enhancement of skills of the chemists employed in Industry, Research & Development and National Laboratories. It is also useful for all those Science Graduates who are aspiring to get employment in these labs.

The broad objectives of the Programme are:

  • To provide training in modern analytical techniques to the learners,
  • To provide appropriate theoretical background and develop practical skills for analysing materials even in trace amounts using modern analytical methods and instruments,
  • To enable students acquire the analytical data and interpret the same using statistical principles
  • To inculcate a problem solving approach by coordinating different analytical techniques.
Infrastructural and Human Resource for the Laboratory Work
A.     List of laboratory courses, experiments and requirements of apparatus and chemicals for them
List of experiments
List* of Apparatus and Chemicals
*    This contains the Apparatus and Chemicals required for smooth conduct of the designed experiments for the listed courses; the study centres are approved accordingly.
B.     List of approved Study centres......    Click here 
For the following, please visit the website of the respective Regional Centres
a)      List of approved Study Centres under a Regional Centre
b)      List of Approved Counsellors for the Study Centres under the Regional Centre
c)      Schedule of the conduct of Laboratory Courses at the Study Centres under the Regional Centre
CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MCH-001  Basic Analytical Chemistry  6
 MCH-002  Separation Methods  6
 MCH-003  Spectroscopic Methods  6
 MCH-004  Electroanalytical and Other Methods  6
 MCHL-001  Basic Analytical Chemistry Lab  2
 MCHL-002  Separation Methods Lab  2
 MCHL-003  Spectroscopic Methods Lab  2
 MCHL-004  Electroanalytical And Other Methods Lab  2
Regional Centres: