The Department of chemistry is part of National Institute of Technology Sikkim
since its establishment in the 2010. Departmental young Faculty members are actively
engaged in teaching and Research. Presently department offers Chemistry theory course
and laboratory course to different engineering branches of B. Tech. Our faculty members
presently are supervising sponsored projects with very advance problems in the area of experimental chemistry.
Undergraduate student get opportunity to obtain thorough fundamental knowledge of all fields of
chemistry. There are lecture courses in the general areas of inorganic, organic,
and physical chemistry, Laboratory experience is provided to the undergraduate students
in broad area of inorganic and organic synthesis, analytical methods.
Independent and original work is stressed in the laboratories and modern equipment is available
to carry out the work. The equipment and techniques available to the undergraduate
student include UV, IR Spectrophotometers, Rotary evaporators, etc.. Laboratories are fitted with
fume hoods. In addition, special arrangements can be made to use many specialized research
techniques available on the campus. Department also arrange series of seminars by renowned professor
and scientist and National level symposium. Bharat Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao was the Chief Guest in the recently
held RTPC 2015 organised by the Department. The students and research scholars gets access of different research Journal
portals and SciFinder to remain updated about the advance research.
Dr. Taraknath Kundu
HoD (i/c) Dept. of Chemistry