Department of Chemistry
School of Chemical and Life Sciences
The Department of Chemistry is well known for its excellence in teaching and research. The mission of the Department is to provide knowledge in Chemistry that offers opportunities for a comprehensive learning experience for students. The Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Chemistry under the new education policy as well as research guidance to Ph.D. and Post-doctoral students.
The curriculum of the postgraduate program is an outcome of a continued, collective and collaborative effort with a vision to develop an innovative, responsive, inclusive, flexible, and dynamic curriculum in tune with the global educational needs of the 21st century and the national education policy 2020. Our curricular structure, courses, pedagogy, and assessment caters to the development of diversified, integrated, interdisciplinary skills as well as the inculcation of the values to survive in the highly competitive and skilled society.
Advanced level optional courses are also offered at the Ph.D level. Collaborative research programs with many research laboratories and research institutes in Delhi and outside India are also operating very successfully with mutual benefit. The Department has distinguished itself as a centre for innovative and pioneering research in a wide range of areas in chemistry interfacing with physical and biological science. Department has funding from the Ministry of AYUSH, WHO, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), University Grant Commission (UGC).
The students are assigned intensive project assignments on topics of current research interest and are exposed to sophisticated instrumental techniques. The exposure gives them an idea of high-quality research in their budding stage and by widening their knowledge horizons in range and depth shapes them into skilled graduates committed to integrity, professionalism, and lifelong learning. With a Wi-Fi facility in the department and hostel, the students have access to all the contemporary web sources including most of the research journals, books, search engines and relevant databases round the clock.
Students are prepared for competitive examinations including NET, GATE, etc. It enhances their accessibility to research institutions for doctoral and postdoctoral positions, as well as employability in reputed pharmaceutical companies like Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Jubilant Organosys, Glenmark, Wockhardt, Rexin, Indian Oil, and other allied industries in addition to placements in Universities and colleges for teaching positions. The department also offers a program in PG Diploma in Chemoinformatic under Open and Distance Learning Mode.
The faculty members with varied expertise are engaged in teaching and research and are highly reputed in their areas of research as evident from their publications in peer-reviewed journals of high impact factor viz in American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Wiley Interscience, Elsevier, Springer Science group and Nature etc publication houses.