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Date of establishment: 1957
Department of Chemistry is one of the prestigious departments of Assumption College Autonomous, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. The department celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in 2017.
Twenty two dedicated teachers have served the department in its long and glorious history. Presently the department has six permanent faculty and one guest faculty. The faculty of the department has more than 25 international publications which has high impact factor and citation index. They have presented papers in various international and national conferences which supplement their research knowledge. The faculty of the department has been the Principal investigator for more than 10 SPYTiS (Scheme for Promoting Young Talents in Science) student projects of KSCSTE.
The department cherishes a history of good and consistent academic performance. The students of the department bagged four of the first ten ranks including the first rank in the MG University CBCSS Degree Examination March 2018. In order to nurture the research aptitude and global competency of the students, the department considers it as a responsibility to ensure that her students get enrolled in prestigious summer research fellowships in National institutes like IISc, IISER, JNCASR etc. Besides, interested students are motivated, encouraged and assisted to clear National level tests to get them placed in National Institutes of good repute for higher studies.
The alumnae of the department have excelled in various walks of life. They include IAS officers, College Principals, Scientists, University and College Professors and Govt. Employees. More than 100 alumnae participated in the alumni meet ‘Ormacheppu’ organized by the department on 20th January 2018 in connection with the Diamnd Jubilee Celebrations. They contributed generously towards the institution of Diamond Jubilee memorial All Kerala Intercollegiate Quiz Competition. With the support from alumni and teachers, Rs. 1, 00,000 was raised to conduct the event.
In addition to interdepartmental and intradepartmental competitions, the department conducts SPARK-All Kerala Intercollegiate Paper Presentation competition and Diamond Jubilee Memorial All Kerala Intercollegiate Quiz Competition every year. The department also conducts value added programmes like alumni lecture, expert lecture etc.
MSc, MPhil, PhD and Integrated MSc-PhD