This is a two year part-time postgraduate course offered by the Department of Chemistry to candidates with B.Sc. (Hons.) or equivalent qualifications. The aims of the Course are two-fold: a) to provide an opportunity for further education for working professionals in the field of analytical chemistry and related areas, and b) to offer a Course of study relevant to the need of public and industrial laboratories as well as research organizations. Students graduated from the Course will possess a more integral view on real life problems of analytical nature and the ways and means at their disposal to solve them. The Course also provides training in laboratory management, quality assurance, computer applications and laboratory automation and help to instil an integrated analytical mind in students so that they can comfortably assume supervisory or managerial positions in establishments dealing in chemical analysis or related fields.