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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY  
       
     ACADEMIC PROGRAMS  
     
    Three year Honours Degree Course (C.U Syllabus).

Two Year General Degree Course to cater to Honours Students (C.U. Syllabus) of :

  1. Botany
  2. Zoology
  3. Mathematics
  4. Physics
Environmental Science
  Wall Magazine   Chemistry Lab  

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    PRESENT FACULTY  
       
   
       
Name of the Teaching staff   Designation Highest qualification Specialization
               
  Smt. Indrani Sinha Ray   Associate Professor & Head   M.Sc. (1st Class), B.Ed. (I)   Inorganic Chemistry
               
  Dr. Gautam Bandyopadhyay   Associate Professor   M.Sc., Ph.D.   Physical Chemistry
               
  Dr. Sucheta Singha
(Chandra)
  Associate Professor   M.Sc. (1st Class), Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry
               
  Dr. Rita Sengupta
(Karmakar)
  Associate Professor   M.Tech., (1st Class), Ph.D.   Applied Chemistry
               
  Dr. Bimal Kumar Dirghangi   Associate Professor   M.Sc., Ph.D.   Inorganic Chemistry
               
  Dr. Sulakshana Karmakar   Assistant Professor   M.Sc. (1st Class), Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry
               
               
      
 
   

 

 
    EXTENSION ACTIVITIES  
   


Students participated in NSS activities in college.
First year students were enthusiastically engaged in the making of Departmental Wall Magazine.

Soumita Chakraborty, Samhita Saha and Somali Mukherjee of 3rd Year Participated in Inter Coillege Quiz Competition in Bose Institute on 25.09.2013.

Departmental Seminar in Chemistry (Funded by CPE, Bethune College) was organized on 25.09.2013. Eminent Teacher and Author Prof. Subrata Sengupta delivered an Invited Talk on “Stereochemistry: An Overview” in that seminar. Another Invited Talk was on “Bonding in Boranes” by Dr. Sanchita Goswami, Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Calcutta University.

Suchismita Kar and Anushree Poddar of 1st Year participated in Science Quiz competition at CU on 22.9.2013, organized by Young Scientists’ Forum (SCINTILLA 2013).

Students and Teachers of the department visited Garchumuk at Howrah for a Field Trip on 07.12.2013.

Sharmistha Dolai of 1st Year stood second in Javeline and Shotput in College Annual Sports held during 19 - 20.12.2013. She with her group also bagged the second prize in 4x50 metre Relay race.

1st Year students participated in Acharyya Satyendranath Bose Smarak Bijnan O Prajukti mela at Hedua, organized by Paschim Banga Bijnan Mancha from 29.01.2014 to 02.02.2014. They demonstrated models and charts on the topic “Green Power”.

Soumita Chakraborty, Samhita Saha and Deblina Datta of 3rd Year Participated in Inter College Quiz Competition in Presidency University on 21.03.2014.

 

 
Students’ Seminar Students performing in Teachers’ Day celebration
   
Students explaining models at Science Fair, Hedua Students interacting with visitors & Media at Science Fair, Hedua

 
       
    Departmental Seminar in Chemistry on 25.09.2013  
    Funded by CPE, Bethune College

Lecture 1: Stereochemistry: An Overview by Prof. Subrata Sengupta
Former Reader in Chemistry, Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara

Lecture 2: Bonding in Boranes by Dr. Sanchita Goswami
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Calcutta University

 

 
       
       
    STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENTS 
  • B.Sc. Part-III Examination, 2014
    No. of candidates appeared: 24
    No. of candidates securing 1st Class: 19
     
  •  A handful of students qualified JAM this year and got chance in different IITs for post graduation.
     
    Name Rank IITS
    Soumita Chakraborty   Guwahati
    Payel Mondal   Hyderabad
    Ria Rana   Hyderabad

     

  • Samhita Saha (of 2014 batch) got admitted to Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Course at IISER, Kolkata.
     
  • Apabrita Mallick (of 2013 batch) got admission to Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Course IISER, Kolkata.
     
  • Bipasa Samanta of the same batch has been admitted to M.Sc. course of Indian School of Mines at Dhanbad.
     
  • Karabi Nath (2011 batch) qualified CSIR (Rank 8) in NET, held in December, 2012 and also GATE (Rank 16) in 2013.
     
  • Pallabita Basu (2011 batch) qualified NET in December, 2012 and GATE (Rank 102) in 2013.
     
  • Ishani Majumdar (of 2011 batch) qualified GATE, 2013.
     
  • Bandhan Saha (2010 batch) qualified CSIR (Rank 16) in NET, held in December, 2012 and also GATE (Rank 3) in 2013.
     
  • Priyanka Samanta (of 2012 batch) qualified GRE in 2014 and joined University of Illinois Chicago, USA for Pre-doctoral research
     
  • Amrita Das (of 2012 batch) also qualified GRE in 2014 and went to Japan for Pre-doctoral research.
     
  • Priyanka Basak (of 2009 Batch) completed her Post Graduation from IIT, Mumbai and went to University Massachusetts @ Amherst for Pre-doctoral research in 2013.
     
 
       
       
       
   
 

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