Department of Chemistry




  • Sound foundation for Chemical Education and Leadership Skills


  • Providing quality education with scientific temper and critical skills
  • Practicing fair and just methods for assessment and evaluation
  • Fostering value practices and social responsibilities

Courses Offered : B.Sc with Chemistry as optional subject

Short term Certificate Courses : Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemistry in Daily Life

Teaching Methods Adopted
  • Usage of audio-visual aids
  • Student presentations, quiz
  • Self-study concept
  • TED lectures
  • Lecture on demand through EDUSAT

Higher Education

  • M.Sc in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Applied Chemistry Industrial Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • M.Sc in Food Technology at ACFTRI, Mysore
  • Integrated Ph.D in IIScs
  • M.Sc in Biotechnology , Biochemistry , Microbiology, Environmental Chemistry
  • Direct admission to 4th year of integrated M.Sc Chemistry at IITs
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Hospital Administration

  Placement Opportunities in Chemistry

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Petrochemical Company
  • Polymer/Paint/Semiconductor/Materials Industry
  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Fertilizer Industry
  • Quality Control Labs
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Manufacturer’s Representatives
  • Instrumentation Specialist
  • Professors in Universities and Colleges
  • Scientists in Research Institutes , Industries and Laboratories

Any other Highlights of the department

  • Good infrastructure and well equipped laboratories
  • UGC sponsored Minor Research Projects - Two completed , One ongoing
  • VGST recognized Nodal Center to organize IYC-2011 programmes in three districts
  • Organized National and State level Workshops/Seminars/ Conferences
  • Published Research papers in National / International journals


Sl. No Name Qualification Designation View Profile
1 Dr. P. Vishwanatha M.Sc., Ph.D Associate Professor & H.O.D

Name : Dr. P. Vishwanatha
Designation : Associate Professor & H.O.D
Qualification : M.Sc, Ph.D
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2 Ms. K. P. Nanda Kumari M.Sc Associate Professor

Name : Ms. K. P. Nanda Kumari
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Sc.
E-mail-ID :
3 Ms. Divya M.Sc Assistant Professor

Name : Ms. Divya
Designation  : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc.
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4 Ms. Ganavi D. M.Sc Lecturer

Name : Ms. Ganavi D.
Designation  : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Sc.
5 Ms Sangeetha B. M.Sc Lecturer

Name : Ms Sangeetha B.
Designation  : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Sc.
6 Dr. Rajesh N. Hegde M.Sc., Ph.D Assistant Professor

Name : Dr. Rajesh N. Hegde
Designation  : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D
7 Ms Sowmya K.P. M.Sc. Lecturer

Name : Ms Sowmya K.P.
Designation  : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Sc.

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