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Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry was founded in the year 1948. Chemistry was taught as an elective subject for B. Sc. Course till 2014. In 2014, the University of Calcutta extended affiliation to teach the Honours Course in Chemistry. The first batch of students in the Honours Course has been admitted in 2015.

Chemistry Honours is a core science subject in high demand. The students of Mathematics Honours, Physics Honours and Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Major Course enroll with Chemistry as Elective subject.

The College Central Library and the College Network Resource Centre adequately cater to the basic academic requirements of the students.

The Department has a well equipped laboratory.

Besides the Central Library of the college the Department also maintains a library for textbooks and reference books for the benefit of the students.
Students of the Department take part in various college activities magazine, wall magazine, social work and cultural activities.
There is a high teacher : student ratio.

Apart from the classroom teaching, all the faculty members try to provide special guidance to the students whenever needed. Special attention is given to the students who are below average. They are also encouraged to undertake the career counselling course offered by the college.
 

Prospects

Study of Chemistry forms an integral part of nearly all the branches of science and technology. Even an elementary course of chemistry has a large number of concepts, definitions, principles and mechanisms of a wide range of reactions. In view of these considerations every effort is made by the Department to help the students develop genuine interest in the subject and apply it in the wider fields.

Scope of Higher studies and plenty of scopes of research in different fields

Job prospect in Industries is very high in addition to the Academic Field.

Subject combination offered

Physics and Mathematics
 

Faculty

Dr. Goutam Mahata
Dr. Mahua Dhara Ganguly
and Guest faculty

Laboratory Attendant

Sri. Shankar Roy Chowdhury
Sri. Tapan Chowdhury (Contractual)

 

 

Activities


A Students Seminar was held in the department of chemistry on 30th March 2017. All the first year students participated with lot of enthusiasm and made brilliant presentations on several topics related to chemistry as well as at the interface of chemistry and biology.

 


A workshop entitled "Qualitative Inorganic Analysis for Undergraduate Students" was organized in the department of chemistry on 15th March, 2017. A special lecture was delivered by Dr. Arunabha Misra, Associate Professor, Vidyasagar College.