WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
The department of chemistry is one of the leading departments in this college and was established in the year 1964. B.Sc. programme in Chemistry was started in the year 1978. Since its inception, the department has been imparting quality education, with support of highly qualified and experienced faculties. There are five faculty members and three technical staff. In addition to the core course, the department offers complementary course to B.Sc. Physics, Botany and Zoology and open course to UG students of all other departments. In the last five years the faculties have contributed towards the publication of over 15 research papers. Faculties have completed 2 minor research projects sponsored by various government organizations. Our department faculty is a popular speaker, writer and debater. Also, our faculty members are executing significant governance roles like chairman of the board of studies, NSS program officer and coordinator of palliative care unit.
The department adopts student friendly teaching methods like seminars, discussions, project work and lectures. There are several student enrichment programs like Scholar Support Program (SSP), Walk With Scholar (WWS) and JAM coaching. We encourage peer group learning. A lot of charity work is initiated by the department to assist the needy students. The department in known for its rain water harvesting system and semi micro scale approach used in the laboratory.
• B.Sc. Chemistry (6 semesters – 3 Years)
The department has a group of dynamic and committed teachers who are actively involved in curricular as well as co-curricular activities.
ACTIVITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE DEPARTMENT
- Extension lectures to schools and colleges
- Academic seminars
- Academic excellence awards
Chemistry Alumni Association
The department has a very active alumni association which renders a lot of support in the progress of the department. We annually conduct alumni meet. Prominent alumni working in different fields often visit the department and motivate the present students to different careers. The alumni is offering an academic excellence award to the best outgoing student every year. They have constructed a multi-purpose pavilion named “Chemilion” in the department premise.
The department owns more than 1000 books covering all branches of chemistry, in addition to a good stock of latest books in the general library.
The department has separate laboratories for core and complementary courses. We have modern equipment like digital balance, visible spectrophotometer, distillation unit, soxhlet apparatus, centrifuge and water analyser.