Department of Chemistry

Greeting from the Department of Chemistry Shri Shivaji Science College Amravati. Department of Chemistry is a biggest department in the collegeand well recognize in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University with 16 expertise teaching staff . Department of chemistry was established in 1958 by the visionary and foresighted founder President of Shivaji Education Society Hon’ble Dr. PanjabraoDeshmukh . Whose dream to educate the youth from rural background is being fulfilled.Chemistry play a integral role in todays scientific endeavor. Diverse fields of research like Nanotechnology and Genetics Engineering look to chemistry when they look to the future, for that is where the ultimate understanding the molecular level reside. In this new and inspiring era, chemistry has achieved enormous height, glorified with its immense contribution in almost all fields like Agriculture, Medicine, Material Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Forensic, Engineering etc.From the beginning the whole hearted devotion and hard work of the faculty has laid down a strong foundation and the path for progress . In 1998 post graduate teaching department of chemistry was established with specialization in organic chemistry.

The research lab of the department has been recognized in 2000 by SGBAU Amravati, for Ph. D. and M. Phil with capacity of 20 research students. Chemistry department is the heart of the institute with 75% students offering Chemistry. Teachers are actively engaged in teaching, Administrative work of the college. The nine professor in the department are actively working in research withinterdisciplinary areas like Inorganic, Organic , Analytical, Physical Chemistry, Material Science and Nanotechnology through publications, Guiding the PG students, research students and operating the research projects funded by UGC, DST and MOSF.The goal of the department is to make learning easy and create interest in the students. Apart from the traditional teaching process our staff insist on use of modern teaching tools like OHP and LCD projector and Chem software. Students are encourage to make oral and power point presentation, gives seminar to enhance creativity, communication skill and confidence. Innovative teaching methodologies incorporated in the regular teaching program helps to develop and maintain students interest in chemistry like industry/ research lab visit, experiment demonstration , use of models, Quiz, Poster Presentation, Guest lecture. The department also offers skill base three years career oriented course in Cosmetology since 2006 and B.Voc in forensic science degree course from 2019. These skilled courses have also given employment to the college and external students .The government employs these students as Vocational Trainer in Beauty and wellness sector in Maharashtra Schools under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of “Vocationalisation of Higher Secondary Education Program” in alignment with NSQF(National Skill Qualification Framework) Appointment.The outcome is quite evident that most of our students are glowing in various field of the society like Educations, Administration and Public Sector . Being HOD its my pleasure to wish great success to our students in Future. We welcome the prospective students and researchers for a useful stint with us.