B.Sc. Chemistry | Tribhuvan University

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.Sc Chemistry) is an undergraduate program offered by Tribhuvan University (TU), under the management of Institute of Science and Technology (IoST). It is a four year annual degree program of 1,600 full marks in total that includes theory, laboratory work and thesis writing. The duration of this degree program was changed from 3 years to 4 years from the year 2069 BS (2012 A.D) to provide international standard education to students at a reasonable price.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program deals with the study of nature and structure of all the substances, atoms, molecules, and changes that occur within them. B.Sc Chemistry program is designed to provide a better and greater understanding of various fields of chemistry and the related sciences to the students, planning to pursue their career in the chemical industries, laboratories of private, public or governmental sector and who intends to become a professional and successful chemist.

List of B.Sc. Chemistry Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for B.Sc. Chemistry program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of B.Sc. Chemistry

The B.Sc Chemistry program was initiated by Tribhuvan University with the following objectives:
  • To produce high-skilled and knowledge based manpower.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepare students for higher studies like Masters’ level program in the area of Chemistry or other related field.
  • To develop skilled, intellectual and passionate chemists to work as Researcher in chemical and related laboratories and industries for the development of new chemical products and materials.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares successful graduates who can work in Pharmaceuticals to design, develop, analyze, evaluate and regulate new and existing pharmaceutical.
  • To prepare the chemist providing them theoretical and practical knowledge for identifying the chemical risks and damaging toxins in any chemical that is to be used for public consumption.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry develop the human resources for the discovery of new medicines and vaccines, for forensic analysis of criminal cases.
  • To prepare chemical experts to run analysis on existing plans and policies in order to ensure that they are up to date with scientific developments.

Admission Requirements in B.Sc. Chemistry

Eligibility for Admission:

Students must have completed their 10+2 (Higher Secondary Education Board), or I. SC from Physical or Biological group in Science with extra Mathematics or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% in aggregate or at least grade C in three subjects in the Advance Level from any Board/University recognized by TU.

Admission Procedure:

  • The application form can be directly collected from the reception of the affiliated campus or can be downloaded on the dates prescribed from the affiliated campus websites for the admission process.
  • The filled in application form, along with the photocopy of the mark sheets and stated cash amount or payable deposit slip in name or account of the affiliated campus should be submitted before the due date.
  • The applicants must appear in the entrance exam conducted by Institute of Science and Technology, TU and pass the exam.
  • The merit list of the applicants will be published and they can seek admission as per the merit list at TU and its affiliated campuses.

Commencement of Course: Kartik/Mangsir each year Note:

Students who have passed their grade 11 board exam and waiting for the result of grade 12 can also fill the application form and appear in the entrance examination. Applicants should submit their mark sheet of +2 exam before the merit list is published or during the admission process.

B.Sc. Chemistry Syllabus


Below is the detailed TU B.Sc. Chemistry Syllabus.

1st Year

Below is the detailed TU B.Sc. Chemistry Syllabus.

2nd Year

Below is the detailed TU B.Sc. Chemistry Syllabus.

3rd Year

  • CHE 301: General Chemistry I
  • CHE 302: General Practical Chemistry I
  • CHE 303: Basic Biochemistry (Elective)
  • CHE 305: Analytical Chemistry (Elective)

Below is the detailed TU B.Sc. Chemistry Syllabus.

4th Year

  • CHE 401: General Chemistry II
  • CHE 402: General Practical Chemistry II
  • CHE 404: General Practical Chemistry III
  • CHE 405: Applied Chemistry
  • CHE 407: Basics of Nanoscience and Technology
  • COM408: Computational Course
  • PRO406: Project Work
  • CHE 403: General Chemistry III

Scope and Career Prospects

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Polymer and Chemical Industries
  • Healthcare sector
  • Environmental consultancy, agriculture and chemical diagnostics
  • Forensic labs

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