The written test for admission to the M.Sc. degree course consists of objective type questions. Candidates are expected to have sound knowledge of B.Sc. level general Chemistry and basic Mathematics. The question paper for the test consists of two parts. Part I carries 25 marks and Part II carries 75 marks. The paper consists of multiple choice questions and carries negative marks for wrong answers.
The written test for Ph.D. consists of two parts, Part I contains objective type questions and carries 25 marks, Part II contains short answer questions and numerical problems and carries 50 marks. Part II contains 30 questions (10 each from Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry) at the M.Sc. level; the candidate is required to answer any ten questions.