All applicants must hold a minimum of four-year bachelor's degree for admission into
any graduate degree program, with the exception of five-year degree programs, which
allow admission concurrently with completion of the BS.
For admission consideration, prospective students need to complete the following applications
and provide all the supporting documentation. Students must pay the graduate application
fee but department may consider reimbursing it for students who join the department.
We offer admission in the fall as well as spring. Majority of the admissions are offered
for spring semester.
Complete the Graduate college full application online using GRAD APPLICATION with the exception of sending official IELTS and official foreign transcripts to
the Center of Graduate Studies, directly. Online help is provided in the system. The
code for ETS GRE is 2580. The code for TOEFL is B886.
2. Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation from those who are familiar with applicant’s research
capabilities, academic preparation, and work ethic.
3. GRE General Test
The GRE general test is recommended, but not required. The code for ETS GRE is 2580.
Following GRE scores are considered as good standings. This is not a hard bottom-line.
Verbal 145 (25%)
Quantitative 152 (48%)
Analytical writing 3 (15%).
International students whose first language is not English must provide proof of English
proficiency via TOEFL or IELTS. A TOEFL score 80 or above is required to consider
for a graduate teaching assistantship. A minimum TOEFL score of 76 is required for
the consideration of admission without a teaching assistantship. IELTS score of 6.5
is required if TOEFL scores are not available. The code for TOEFL is B886.
5. Statement of Purpose
Applicant should submit an essay that addresses their research interests, current
research experiences, why interested in pursuing a PhD in chemistry, at NMT, and future
career goal. This essay should be more than 1000 words but no more than 2000 words.
6. All Official Academic Transcripts
Transcripts must be either sent directly from the issuing institution to the NMT graduate
office or they must be in sealed envelope.