Since the inception in 2010 as GLA University, the Department of chemistry was integrated as a supporting department, teaching under graduates (BTech/BCA) and post graduates (MCA) with having its own PhD program.The Department of chemistry came into existence as a truly independent department during 2018-19 after the introduction of BSc (H) Chemistry & MSc Chemistry program successfully.
In order to support the R&D activities, the essential component for any university, Prof P. Pramanik pioneer in nanoscience research joined our department in 2016 as distinguished professor. The department took a giant step towards cancer research by appointing Prof. Manju Ray, recipient of Bhatnagar award for her contribution in cancer research as distinguished professor. Another bold step taken by the university by appointing Dr. SubhashTripathi, Ex. scientist BARC Mumbai as Associate Director R&D.
The remarkable feature is that the faculty members of the department are doctorate and have published more than 25/5 research papers in national and international journals of repute (SCI/Scopus indexed respectively) since 2016. Moreover, department has filled 10 patents in last 3 years.
Faculty members are involved in research in the field of nanocatalyst, nanoscience, cancer research, nano-sensors, protein chemistry, and coordination chemistry. Department of Chemistry has produced 2 PhDs in 2018 whereas 8 PhD scholars and 1 project JRF are actively working in the department presently.
The department of chemistry has received a project from BARC Mumbai and Dr. Prabal Pratap Singh is the Principle Investigator, While another research project is in the process of getting sanctioned (already approved) from BARC Mumbai. To promote collaborative research, Department of chemistry has signed a MoU with Jadavpur University Kolkata.
The department of chemistry is committed to quality education and research.
We, in our Endeavour towards academic excellence have introduced the state of the art laboratories and teaching pedagogy which caters to the demands of industry, as well as higher alter of Goddess Saraswati. Theoretical knowledge and their practical applications are given due consideration and are kept at par with each other.
Experienced faculty members with national and international exposure with eminent luminaries in the field of chemistry (through guest talks) help the students in building their future as well as the nation. We are equally committed to the quality research as well. We welcome you to GLA University, department of chemistry. "Let’s Rise and Shine"