Established in 2008
The Department, with its most conducive academic environment and learner centric approach, aims at providing an opportunity for two Post Graduate programmes [M. Sc. Chemistry and M. Sc. Organic Chemistry]. Teaching and research are synergistic to each other in the department which attracts best students of different states. The department constitutes faculty expertise in frontier level of teaching and research in the field of coordination chemistry, analytical chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, polymer science, green chemistry, nano-chemistry and solid-state chemistry. Digital modes of learning are prioritized apart from practical and theoretical methods of learning. Curriculum involves student research projects. Emphasis is given to value education, current affairs, certificate courses, student lecture series, skill enhancement programmes, extension activities, Placement Training Programs, which include training students in group discussions, facing interviews and so on. Students are motivated and encouraged to participate in intercollegiate fests, seminars and conferences. The Department is recognized by Tumkur University as Research Centre.
Association & Activities
The Departmental Association: CONCHEM- Consortium of Chemists run by students wherein they organize various activities to excel to end up in zenith career.
Faculty along with a team of students visit nearby places to orient and create awareness about boons and banes of chemicals in daily life among public. Inculcating cleanliness and 3R’s (Reuse, Recycle and Reduce) to community by various programmes.
PG Department of Chemistry, SDM has vibrant research activities which includes basic frontier areas of research. The faculty work in synthesis, property examination and theoretical aspects of matter at molecular level. The funding for research comes from various government and private organizations. Current research spans the breadth of chemistry, including research in the areas of coordination chemistry, analytical chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, polymer science, green chemistry, nano-chemistry and solid-state chemistry. Outcomes through reputed Journals and Books are holistically impacting the society and young researchers.
Research collaboration with SDM Centre for Research in Ayurveda and Allied Sciences also boosts emerging of new vital ideas in interdisciplinary research. Students are provided with an exposure to the recognised research institutions and pharmaceutical industries through Summer Research Projects.