Chemistry Department Facilities

Department of Chemistry

Facilities available in the Department

Glass Blowing Unit



The department has 5 M.Sc Laboratories and 8 Research Laboratories.



Nature & type of research

The Department has active research groups in the areas of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Dynamics, Structural Chemistry, Heterocyclic and structural Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Nanoscience, Peptide Chemistry, Liquid Crystals, Drug Discovery, Analytical, Co-ordination and organometallic chemistry. It also has MOU with NPC Kaiga etc., and extended several research projects with grants from funding agencies namely, UGC, BRNS and DST etc.

The thrust areas of research:

  1. Analytical Chemistry- to develop new techniques and reagents
  2. Structural and Coordination Chemistry
  3. Physical Organic Chemistry – Reaction dynamics and mechanisms
  4. Synthetic and Heterocyclic Chemistry
  5. Bio-organic and Medicinal Chemistry
  6. Electrochemistry
  7. Solvation Dynamics and Corrosion
  8. Environmental and Water Chemistry
  9. Polymer Chemistry
  10. Organometallic Chemistry
  11. Green Synthetic Techniques and Catalysis
  12. Liquid Crystals
  13. Catalysis
  14. Nanocomposites
  15. Drug Discovery
  16. Peptide Chemistry


Recognized Research Centres:


  1. Centre for Nano Science & Soft Matter Research (CNSMR), Bangalore
  2. Centre for Marine Fisheries Research  Institute(CMFRI), Cochin
  3. BRIT, Mumbai
  4. St. Agnes Collge, Mangalore
  5. St. Aloysius College, Mangalore
  6. S. D. M. College, Ujire

Industries which visit the Dept for campus placements

  1. Adani Wilmar Ltd., Mangalore
  2. Anthem Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
  3. Arkgen PharmaPvt., Ltd
  4. Aron Universal Ltd., Bangalore
  5. Auriga Research Pvt. Ltd.
  6. Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd.
  7. BASF India Ltd.
  8. CAMPCO Ltd., Puttur
  9. Cardolite Speciality Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.
  10. CARER, MU, Mangalagangothri
  11. Chemlife Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
  12. Hindustan Insecticides Ltd., Kerala
  13. Jubilant Organosys Ltd., Nanjanagud
  14. KIOCL, Panambur, Mangalore
  15. Laboratories Daffodil
  16. Lake Chemicals Pvt., Ltd., Bangalore
  17. MCF, Panambur, Mangalore
  18. Microlab Ltd., Bangalore
  19. Mylan Laboratories Ltd., Bangalore
  20. NITK, Surathkal, Mangalore
  21. One Earth Enviro Labs, Mangalore
  22. Petropath Fluids India Ltd., Bangalore
  23. Sequent Scientific Ltd., Mangalore
  24. SIGMA, ALDRICH, Bangalore
  25. Syngene International Limited, Bangalore
  26. Syngenta Biosciences Pvt., Ltd., Goa


Ph.D.s produced 239
Research papers Published
(in Journals of Impact factor 0.35 to 3.895)
Citation index   of One of the Articles 531
Contributions from the Dept   helped in getting a grant  of Rs. 9 crores  from DST-Purse