Department of Chemistry

About Department

The Department of Chemistry was established as a separate department in 1989. The Chemistry section was as a part of the Department of Chemistry Fuel & Metallurgy since 1926.The department offers 3 academic programmes. 5 year integrated M.Sc in Chemistry(started in 2006) admission for which is through IIT JEE, 2 year M.Sc in Chemistry(started in 2006) admission for which is through ISM Entrance Examination, M.Phil in Applied Chemistry (started in 1982) admission for which is through NET/GATE or an all India level test conducted by ISM. The department also offers Ph. D programme, for which candidates are selected through NET/GATE or ISM Entrance Test, also offers a number of courses in various B. Tech and M. Tech programmes.

It is actively involved in R & D programmes in the frontier areas of Applied Research on:

Fly ash characterization and utilization

Clay catalysis

Ceramics Materials

Surface coatings/surface modification

Prevention of scale formation in oil wells

Corrosion science and technology


Synthetic Inorganic / Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis.

Arsenic Contamination

Environmental Pollution

Heterogeneous Catalysis and Nano materials synthesis

Supramolecular Chemistry

Supramolecular/Host-guest chemistry

Molecular Recognition

Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis and Organic Methodology

Polymer Chemistry, Biomaterials, Nano composites

Organic Synthesis, Organic Photochemistry

Students obtaining M. Phil / Ph. D from the Department are almost 100% absorbed in industry or academic institution.

For further details, please contact:

Head of the Department
Phone: 0326-223-5281 (O)
Fax: 0326-2296563

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