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About Department

About

          POST GRADUATE AND RESEARCH DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

email Id:chemistrynirmala@gmail.com

Milestones


Started academic functioning in 1953


B.Sc. Degree course started in 1957

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M.Sc. Degree course in 1967


Research centre of  M.G. University since 1992
3 Ph.Ds are produced from the research centre under the guidance of Dr. Dominic Jacob  

COURSES OFFERED


The Department offers UG and PG courses in Chemistry. Besides it is an approved centre of Research in Chemistry of Mahatma Gandhi University.

 

 1. B.Sc   Chemistry as core subject .

Choice Based course- Nanochemistry and Technology

 Open course – Chemistry in everyday life.


 2. Chemistry is offered as complementary subject for       Physics,  Botany and Zoology core


3. M.Sc.         Branch III Chemistry


4. Ph. D.Chemical Sciences

Student intake for B.Sc is 36 and for M.Sc. is 10.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT

1.Rev.Dr.Mathew Thottyil Endowment Lecture

Rev.Dr. Mathew Thottyil, former Principal and H.O.D. of Chemistry, has  served Nirmala college muvattupuzha from 1967--,1984. He died on 10th November 2000. In memory of his dedication to the profession and to the institution the colleagues of Rev. Dr. Mathew Thottiyil instituted a memorial lecture on chemistry. This memorial lecture was started in November 2001 and is continuing  in the second week of Novemberin every year

    

2.Department Alumni meeting on Second Saturday of November in every   year.

3.Annual Chemical exhibition.

  • 4.P.G.Grant availed from seventh plan period onwards 

Highlights of the Academic year 2010-11

 

 

Date

 

 

Imp.Events

 

16th Sept 2010    

Inauguration of the Chemistry Association activities By Dr. Dominic Jacob,Former faculty member, Research Guide

 

 

23rd Sept 2010

Mrs. Thresiamma George was awarded Ph.D.in ‘Nanoscience” from M.G. University

 

7th October2010

Inter Departmental presentation competition on- Air pollution and healthhazards organized by Chemistry Association

13th Nov. 2010 

10a.m.

Rev Dr.Mathew Thottyil Endowement Lecture by Dr.Rani Joseph, Professor,Cochin University of Science &Technology on Applications of Nano composites

13th Nov. 2010 

2 p.m.

 

 

 

 31st March 2011

 

 

 

 

Chemistry Alumni meeting

 

 



Three faculty members prof. Lailamma Chacko, Dr..Thomas Francis & Prof. P.J.Valsa retired from service. 




Highlights of the Academic year 2011-12 

 

 

Date

 

Imp.Events

14th July 2011 

 

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Inauguration of the Chemistry Association activities By Dr. Thresiamma George,Former faculty member,

 

 

12th Nov.2011

 

Rev Dr.Mathew Thottyil Endowement Lecture by Prof.Dr.M. padmanabhan, IISER, TVM,                                     o n 'Isolobal Concept'

 

1st December 2011

Invited Lecture by Prof. C.P. Aravindashan,

2nd December 2011

Invited lecture by Prof S. Sivadas

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 12/11/2011

 

 

 18/12/2011

 

Chemistry Alumni meeting


Get together   of B.Sc. 2007 Batch

 

Highlights 2012-13

03/08/2012

Association Inauguration by Prof. M.T. John,Newman college Thodupuzha followed by a talk on Rain harvesting and remedies

10/11/2012

12th Rev.Dr. Mathew Thottyil Endowment lecture by Prof. Anoop A, IIT Kharagpur(Alumnus)on Computational Chemistry-an Overview 

10/11/2012

CAAN Gathering at 2.00pm and distribution of CAAN award to Gopika R and 

a cash Award to Rajasree S, who have got distinction in M.Sc.Exam in  2012