DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY    OBJECTIVES    PROGRAMMES    SYLLABUS    FACULTY PROFILE

The department comprises of highly qualified teachers who regard teaching as a vocation and not merely a profession. The faculty strive to remain abreast with the latest development in their field by attending refresher courses, conferences and seminars. Research is a key focus area. Three members of the department are recognized as research guides under Bangalore University and are currently guiding one Ph.D student each. Several members of the department are involved in guiding the research projects of M.SC students. The faculty follow a multidimensional approach towards teaching. Besides the regular classroom teaching, students are encouraged to participate in Chemistry related co-curricular activities both at the intra and inter collegiate levels.



Objectives

- To create interest in Chemistry among the students.
- To make students familiar with the evolutionary growth of Chemistry related to the topic.
- To encourage scientific thinking among the students through laboratory sessions.
- To develop logical and reasoning skills among the students.
- To inculcate the habit of self-learning among the students.
- To encourage students to maintain a scientific temperament in life.
- To motivate greater numbers of students to take up post graduate studies and research.
- To expose students to opportunities for self employment.

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Value added courses

• Medical Laboratory Technology



Department activities :

While chalk and board teaching is the primary mode of teaching, charts, models, videos, OHP and power point presentations are also used as teaching aids. Students are encouraged to develop the habit of self study and and use of the library for reference work.

The department organises lectures and demonstrations on the recent developments in Chemistry by inviting eminent scientists from institutes of higher learning such as Indian Institute of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Studies, Raman Institute, National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India (NRCLPI), St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences and other research organisations. Students are encouraged to participate in workshops, lectures, exhibitions and minor research projects conducted by these organisations.

Industrial visits to chemical manufacturing units are organized every year. Visit to research laboratories like Kalpakkam at Chennai, Central Food and Technology Research Institute, Mysore, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, BHEL, Bangalore, Mandya sugar factory, Jindal Steel factory and R &D departments of various industries help to motivate students to take up higher studies and pursue research in chemistry.

Staff involved in research work have published research papers in various reputed journals and attended National and International conferences and presented papers. A few department members have been carrying out major and minor research projects awarded by University Grants Commission.

The Chemistry Association organises inter class and inter collegiate competitions like lecture, essay writing on current topics, quiz, crossword, poster presentation, model making etc. under the banner "Spatika".

Students have been awarded research projects on "Lead contamination theme" by Quality Council of India (QCI) in collaboration with National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India (NRCLPI).

Faculty Profile

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Dr. Grace S Thomas

Ph.D., M.Phil., M.Sc.

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Dr. Nirmala Vaz

M.Sc., M.Ed., M.Ev., M.Phil., Ph.D.

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Dr. Preeti Mangala

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.

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Dr. Sophia.D

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

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Ms. Ramalakshmi S

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D(Ongoing)

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Mr. Mikhail Rajaram.K

M.Sc., NET, Ph.D(Ongoing).,

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Ms. Mary Arpana

M.Sc., B.Ed, M.Phil., Ph.D(Ongoing).,

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Dr. T S Perundevi

M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D

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Dr. A Karthika

M.Sc.,Ph.D

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Dr. Sakshi Kabra Malpani

M.Sc., PhD, CSIR-UGC NET (JRF)

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Dr. Sonanki Keshri

M.Sc., Ph.D., NET

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Ms. Anishi Renitta I

M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Ed.

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Dr. Mary Anne Anitha

M.Sc.Ph.D.

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Dr. Sudha S

M.Sc.,Ph.D,NET

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Dr.Raghu

M.Sc.,Ph.D

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Dr. Niharika Shringi

M.Sc.,Ph.D.,NET Qualified

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Superannuation Profile

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Dr. Anita Khera

M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Ms. Usha Joseph

M.Sc

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Dr. R. RAMACHANDRAPPA

M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D.

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