The Department of Chemistry, established in September, 1963, is one of the twenty three Departments/Centers of IIT Delhi. The Department offers core courses in chemistry for undergraduate B.Tech. students of Engineering in the Institute. In addition, it offers a two years M.Sc. programme and a Ph.D programme in Chemistry. Doctoral and post-doctoral research is carried out in all major areas of chemical and allied sciences. Major thrust is in the areas of analytical chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics, polymers, organometallics, solid state & materials chemistry, nanomaterials, organic synthesis, carbohydrate chemistry, structural biology, molecular recognition, NMR methodology, X-ray crystallography, theoretical chemistry, computer simulations and others. The Department has a dedicated team of staff members and distinguished faculty, trained at renowned Institutes in India and abroad. The faculty members attract substantial financial support for their research activities from both governmental and private agencies. Several members of the faculty have been elected as fellows of various scientific academies and some have been awarded medals/prizes for distinction in their areas of research. The faculty has been active in organizing scientific meetings from time to time and they are being invited to deliver lectures at various national and international conferences and symposia. The Department offers a vibrant atmosphere to students and faculty to nurture the spirit of scientific inquiry and to pursue cutting-edge research in a highly encouraging environment.
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Please write to Ms. Dimple for any queries regarding the department at
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology
or call +91 11 2659-1501
Bright young faculty candidates may please apply through the IIT website and also forward their CV to the HEAD, CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT (email: hod(AT)chemistry.iitd.ac.in).
For arranging seminars please drop an email to the seminar in-charge.
The details are given on the IIT website. In case of any clarifications, please write to the DRC convener.
The details are given on the IIT website. In case of any clarifications, please write to the MTech. Co-ordinator.
The admissions are through JAM. The details are given on the IITD website. In case of any clarifications, please write to the MSc. Co-ordinator.