Year of establishment: 1948

HOD: Ms. Jacintha Fernandez , M.Sc.


  • To enable, empower and encourage students to respond pro-actively in the broadest and most liberal manner, for the advancement of science and particularly chemistry through education, research, and service.


  • Frequent interactions between faculty and students.
  • Development of innovative interdisciplinary courses and research programs.
  • Development of the highest quality undergraduate and postgraduate chemistry programs.
  • Producing research findings that have a significant impact on issues such as health, environment, and energy.



  • CBZ: Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
  • PCM: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • BtCB: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Botany
  • BtCZ: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Zoology
  • NDCZ: Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Zoology
  • NDCHd: Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Human development
  • CBM: Chemistry, Botany, Microbiology
  • CZM: Chemistry, Zoology, Microbiology
  • CBE: Chemistry, Botany, Environmental Science
  • CZE: Chemistry, Zoology, Environmental Science

Specialization (M.Sc.):    M.Sc Biochemistry   and  M.Sc Chemistry



Eligibility: UG Courses: Candidates who have passed the two year PUC examination of the Karnataka Pre-University Education Board consisting of at least two science subjects as optional or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto.

PG Course: Candidates who obtain at least 50 % aggregate in B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the Optional subject.

Post Graduation:

The department offers papers for the following PG course. The faculty of the department function as adjunct faculty for the some PG departments.

Name of the course Title of the Paper
Food Science and Nutrition Biochemistry
Nano Science and Technology
  • Supportive Chemistry
  • Material Chemistry
  • Bionanotechnology

Credit Courses offered by the Department:

“Lead: Its impact and application”

Industry Linkage:

Students will get an opportunity to attend workshop with industrial leaders like GE, Ce-Chem Pharmaceuticals and LGC Promochem.

Research Activities:

The institution has a well equipped research lab where students will be exposed to the modern research instruments like Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS), HPLC, Ultra Sonicator and UV-Visible spectrometer, Flame photometer etc.


The Department has four UG & two PG laboratories which are well equipped.

Department Fest:

As a part of “Science Fest” the Department conducts different competitions.

Department Seminars & Conferences:

  • Department conducts seminars, workshops & conferences sponsored by different government agencies once in three years. UGC sponsored National Conference on “Lab to Business World” was conducted in February 2015.
  • Department organized “INSPIRE” (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) SCIENCE INTERNSHIP Camp, in association with the departments of Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology and Electronics, from the 17th to 21st of October 2016. Fifteen eminent speakers from reputed institutes addressed more than 150 students from 12 colleges in Bangalore. The programme was sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, and is being organized throughout the country to give PU students an opportunity to experience the thrill of invention, innovation and discovery.
  • Department organized lecture series on “Motion in the Animal World from a Physics Perspective” by Shri. Madhusudan and on “Recovery of metals from used batteries” by Dr. Keshav Bulbule on the 17th of December 2016.
  • Department organized of chemistry Industry – Academia Interface every year to inspire and motivate the students to do internships in chemical or pharmaceutical companies. This year it was conducted on 6th March 2017. Mr. B.R.S. Rao, Managing director, LGC Promochem Pvt. Ltd, who was the chief guest, spoke in detail on the title of the programme with the global perception and the various qualities to be acquired by students to be a good intern.

Department Library: Has a Departmental library with more than 180 books.

Student Achievers:

  • Namitha Narasimha, Kings College, London.
  • Smrithi Rangaswami, Kings College, London.
  • Radha Krishna Kumar – Craig Venter institute, U.S.A
  • Swathi Srivatsa, Chaithali Mukerji, Vaishnavi Ravikumar, Priya – Max Planck University, Germany.
  • Ishwarya, IIT, Mumbai
  • Maria Leema, Food science, K
  • Preethi Saldana, Studying veterinary science at New Zealand
  • Madhura Mukhopadhyay Human biology at University of Copenhagen
  • Yashika Bhatia, Masters in Human Nutrition and Biochemistry, MCgill University in Canada

Department News Letters: Has published the news letter “Radiance”

The Department Conducted CDP for under graduate students and lab attenders titled “Laboratory Safety Measures”.

Gallery:Photos 2017

Department mail id:

Sports Day

The Fitness Pledge

Fit India Movement

Fit India Movement

Science Day - Model Making

Science Day - Model Making



Independence Day Celebration

Pre-Launching of Project Mint and App Factory

Stauros - Western and Vernacular

Stauros - Street Play

KHADI EXHIBITION to Commemorate 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi


Under 25 Summit

Under 25 Summit

Under 25 Summit

Under 25 Summit

Cul Week - Coffee Painting

Cul Week - Poster Making

Cul Week - Solo Dance IDA

Cul Week - DJ

Cul Week - Western Acoustics

Cul Week - Jam

150th Birth Anniversary
Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhiji on Canvas

Gandhiji on Canvas

NAAC Peer Team

Fresher's Day - DJ

Fresher's Day - Minute to win it

Fresher's Day - Minute to win it

Fresher's Day - Big Pop Quiz

Investiture 2019

Student Union

Kannada Sangha

International Yoga Day 2019

Indian Dance Association

Western Dance Association

Street Dance Association

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