ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, INDIA
Estd. 1956

NAAC Accredited "A" Grade

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, India

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Department of Chemistry

Chemistry

Brief Profile:

The Department of Chemistry, which was established in the year 1957 is situated on the 3rd floor of the college building having built up area of 9500 sq. ft. and scenic surroundings with a bird eye view of the city. It started offering Chemistry as one of the subjects for undergraduate course from the academic session 1962-63. M.Sc. Chemistry, which is a self-financed course was started in the year 2002. Chemistry department is a recognised research centre of the RashtrasantTukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur. There are currently 05 permanent teaching staffs. Besides, there are 11 Contributory and Ad-Hoc teaching staffs are working in the department. They are assisted by 06 Non-teaching Staffs.  There are about 450 Students learning Chemistry in UG and PG courses. 

The Department of Chemistry houses 04 general Laboratories, 01 instrumentation laboratory, 01 Store stacked with lab-wares, 04 Classrooms and 01 Staff-room. The students of chemistry have ready access to the departmental library, shelved with 280 titles of many fields of chemistry. The department also has large collection of electronic books which are accessible to students.   Staffs of the Department has published research papers in many Journals of National and International repute. The faculty members have authored 6 text books for the B.Sc. students of RashtrasantTukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.   Practical Manuals have been published by the department for internal circulation.

Vision:

The Chemistry Department prepares students for a diverse and changing world. We strive to contribute to a chemically literate society through teaching, scholarship and service.

Mission:

The Chemistry Department provides rigorous preparations of citizens whose career paths require expertise in chemistry. We are dedicated to rigorous standards for content Knowledge, communication skills, and professional behaviour. We are committed to demonstrating science as a human endeavour and as a way to understand the natural world. The faculty in the Chemistry Department see themselves as resources for our units, university, region, state, nation and world.

Goals:

  • Enhance the quality of the chemistry students.
  • Enhance the basic and applied research framework in the Chemistry Department.
  • Enhance services to the socially and financially deprived strata of the society.
  • Build partnerships with the industry to achieve the department goals.​