Inclusion of SRMIST under 12(B) of the UGC Act

About the department


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)'s Chemistry Department has been engaged in opening up the fascinating world of Chemistry to students since 1985. The Department comprises of a goal oriented group of highly qualified, experienced and dynamic faculty members. The Department offers M.Sc. and Ph.D Programmes.


The Department of Chemistry has 41 faculty members whose areas of expertise and research include inorganic, organic, physical, environmental, electrochemistry and nanotechnology. They participate in training and development activities, which keep them up-to-date in the current development of chemical sciences and help to promote advanced research activities. Students are guided in their Ph.D., PG and UG level programs in Engineering and Technology.


The Department has independent laboratories fully equipped with instruments and consumables, and advanced equipments for teaching and research activities. The facilities available in the laboratories include Gas chromatograph, UV-visible spectrophotometer, Electrochemical work station, Flame Photometer, melting point apparatus,  High temperature programmable-furnace and High pressure reactor.

Activities and Achievements

Faculty members have contributed to academics by publishing books, contributing research articles in journals, presenting papers in conferences and delivering guest lectures. Faculty members have filed 5 patents. Faculty members have been recognized by national agencies and Universities with awards for their contribution to research. The Department organizes National Conferences, workshops and faculty Development Programmes for the benefit of people from academics and industries.


There are 28 approved guides as resource persons to guide Ph.D candidates. Currently 67 research scholars are working for their Ph.D including 7 part time candidates.

The Department has tie-ups with recognized institutions, industries and R&D laboratories for student projects, training and research activities.