Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry unfolded plethora of scientific, cultural, literary and artistic talents of Josephites, through various competitions, seminars and activities. The department of Chemistry started functioning with the very inception of the college and has the history of 56 years so far. It began teaching Chemistry classes for Pre-Degree course, and within a couple of years it became a full-fledged department with a degree course. The MSc degree course was started in 1995 with the fame of first ever PG Chemistry department in a women’s college affiliated to the University of Calicut. The department was upgraded to the level of a recognized research centre of Calicut  University in 2009. Five of our faculty members are research guides in the university of Calicut. The department provides a scholastic atmosphere through competent instruction, curricular and extra- curricular activities. The academic atmosphere in the department is a rare blend of modern day technical skills and traditional emphasis on imparting knowledge. Many of the post graduate students qualify the UGC-CSIR-JRF and GATE examinations every year. In the academic year 2020-21 self financing B.Sc Chemistry was started. The department offers two certificate courses CISCOM and Gemology.

Goals & Objectives

  • To make students devote and dedicate themselves for achieving academic excellence.
  • To inculcate the ideals of human integrity and harmony.
  • To impart quality and education to enhance the holistic personality of the students.
  • To stimulate activities to strengthen professional competencies of faculty and staff.
Department of Chemistry