DEPARTMENT OF Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry was established since the inception of the college i.e.1989.

Vision:

The Department of Chemistry was established since the inception of the college i.e.1989.

Mission

  • To provide distinctive education in the chemical sciences at the undergraduate level.
  • To carry out research and scholarly work with relevance to contemporary problems faced by society and industry.

The Department of Chemistry is Currently Running B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry under CBCS Mode.

There are four well equipped labs namely

  • Inorganic Lab
  • Organic Lab
  • Physical Lab
  • Research Lab

The labs are well equipped with various instruments like uv-vis spectrophotometer, electronic balances, centrifuge-microprocessor based (16000 rpm), magnetic stirrers with hot plate, vortex shaker, rotary vacuum pumps, digital Ph meter, digital and electric melting point apparatus, distillation units, fume hood, etc.

Departmental Library: The Department has a small library/book club. Teachers use its facility for preparation of lectures.

Internet facilities for Staff & Students: The Department has 2 systems with Internet facility. They are available for both staff and students to access web.

The Department has a duly elected Departmental council with following office bearers

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

The Department has a vibrant chemical society “Alchemy” where students and teachers interact beyond classroom. The society organizes popular lectures on regular basis to enrich its members with latest developments across the globe.

  • Biological stains for detecting latent fingermarks on various surfaces (2000-03).
    1. Funding Authority: Department of Science and Technology: Rs 3.27 Lakh.
  • Studies on fingerprint patterns of siblings (2005-07).
    1. Funding Authority: University Grants Commission: Rs 0.33 Lakh.
  • An assessment of consumer’s exposure to pesticides in conventional vegetables and vegetables sold with “Organic” tag in Delhi-NCR region, India (2012-13).
    1. Funding Authority: University of Delhi Grant: Rs 10 Lakh.
  • Small particle reagents for detection of latent fingerprints (2012-15).
    1. Funding Authority: University Grants Commission: Rs 3.0 Lakh.
  • Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles and their role in inhibiting food spoilage organisms.
    1. Funding Authority: University of Delhi Grant: Rs 7.5 Lakh.
  • 6. Assessment and correlation of air quality index of East Delhi region with vital respiratory parameters of adolescent population (2015-16).
    1. Funding Authority: University of Delhi Grant: Rs 6.0 Lakh.