Department of Chemistry

History of the Department


The department has been a comprehensive learning centre of chemistry giving Under graduate, Post graduate and Ph.D research programmes.
The department of chemistry was established in the year 1975 as a Government aided undergraduate department, offering B.Sc chemistry. The post graduate programme  was started in 2004 offering M.Sc degree in chemistry under the unaided stream. It was upgraded to a recognized research department in the year 2002, with a vision to be recognized as department of excellence with a strong teaching base in chemistry with active collaboration with Industries and Institution. The department has distinguished itself as a centre for innovative &pioneering research in a wide range of areas in chemistry
Faculty members are having expertise in contemporary research areas such as crystal growth, solid state chemistry, green chemistry, agricultural chemistry, and supra molecular chemistry and phyto chemistry. The department has successfully produced 19 doctorates and several M.Phil scholars. The department aims in developing academically competent and professionally motivated women leaders, who compassionately faster the scientific temper with a sense of social responsibility.
The department has received funds to a tune of Rs 15 Lakhs for research projects Since inception the faculties and research scholars of the department have published many research papers in International  and national journals and  presented in various conferences
The department has shaped so many young minds to excel in the field of chemistry. The speciality of this department lies in its very rich alumni strength and placement in different academic and non academics fields.
The department is equipped with well furnished laboratory with sophisticated instruments.

Unique Features

  • We develop students to attain practical skills with ability to adapt to change in years and to continue to grow through our curriculum and cutting edge research.
  • Excellent results and University rank holders students each year.
  • Encourage students to present their work at national and international conferences.
  • Chemper Comac association has been conducting youth development programmes twice in a year.
  • Have linkage with CPCL Panangudi , IGCAR Kalpakkam , ONGC Karaikal, and Central University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur.
  • PG students are trained by attending Intenship programme at CPCL and ONGC.
  • Every year we are conducting Chemistry Expo and Women Centered Programmes and Industrial Visits are arranged for students.

Vision

To explore fundamental and advance new chemical frontiers in life science, physical science, medicine, materials and environmental science  to meet regional and national needs and anticipate future social and economic development.


Mission

To achieve excellence in teaching and research
To empower women through knowledge and information.

Objectives


  • To provide required knowledge in chemical sciences for all programmes.
  • To impart the basic analytical and technical skills to work effectively in multidisciplinary areas of chemistry
  • Guiding the youth and counselling them to become healthy social being.
  • Encourage the students to undertake research in emerging areas of chemical sciences for the benefit of the society.
  • To develop skills in the scientific method of planning, developing , conducting, reviewing and reporting experiments.