Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry PGDAC

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, and
  • To inculcate a problem solving approach by coordinating different analytical techniques.

Eligibility: Science Graduate with Chemistry or B. Pharma./B.Tech. degree holders.

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 3 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 9,600/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MCH 1 Basic Analytical Chemistry 6
MCH 2 Separation Methods 6
MCH 3 Spectroscopic Methods 6
MCH 4 Electro-analytical and Other Methods 6
MCHL 1 Basic Analytical Chemistry Lab 2
MCHL 2 Separation Methods Lab 2
MCHL 3 Spectroscopic Methods Lab 2
MCHL 4 Electro-analytical and Other Methods Lab 2
Total Credits 32


IGNOU will try to make every effort to conduct Laboratory Courses in the programme at the Study Centre chosen by you. But in case of any difficulty, you may be advised to attend the Laboratory Courses at some other Study Centre. You should be prepared for such a situation.

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