Established in 1966, the Department of Chemistry of St. Teresa’s College is under the charismatic leadership of Dr. (Sr.) Bertille. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. programs in Chemistry. Faculty members have excellent academic credentials and are highly regarded. All the permanent faculty members are Ph.D. holders with postdoctoral experience from Cochin University of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota (USA) & Georgia Tech (USA) and won many prestigious national and state awards. They also serve on the editorial boards of national and international journals, and review technical articles for journals on a regular basis. The department has a distinguished record in both academics and research.
Chemistry Department has a research centre equipped with new scientific instruments. The research groups of the department engage themself in highly productive research work in some of the important areas of Chemistry such as nanomaterials, metal complexes, polymer nanocomposites, green synthesis etc. They have been publishing their work in reputed international and national journals and executing externally funded research projects. Text books based on curriculum are also written by faculty members on regular basis. Over the years the department has conducted several excellent International, national, state and regional level seminars and workshops on frontier areas of chemistry for the benefit of students, faculty and research scholars. The good work of the department has been recognized by DBT and DST through the award of DBT-STAR college status and DST-FIST funding.
Message from HOD
Greetings from the Department of Chemistry !!!!
Established in the year 1966, the Department of Chemistry has completed 53 glorious years in its pursuit of excellence and was upgraded as a research center in 2018. We have molded young girls of many generations into outstanding women, who have served the community in many ways. We have always ensured that the students entrusted to our care are inculcated with high morale, spiritual values, and ethics.
The main emphasis of the Department is on the creation and application of knowledge and remains committed to the overall development of students by integrating teaching, research, and co-curricular activities. The Department is also fortunate to receive the unstinted support and cooperation from our alumnae, STARS, PTA, and Non-teaching Staff. Above all the guidance and blessings we have received from the almighty have helped us to reach this far and we firmly believe that the same grace will lead us ahead in the years to come.