Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry of Malabar Christian College with a history of sixty years and has grown into one of the best postgraduate Chemistry department affiliated to Calicut University. At present the department has all the basic requirement for running M. Sc Chemistry, B. Sc Chemistry main and B. Sc Chemistry Subsidiary courses and Add-on course in Cheminformatics. There are about 600 books available to students in the department library.

The department was supported by the DST- FIST grant for upgrading infrastructure facilities. The Research lab of the department has an instrumentation room which houses the sophisticated instruments like IR Spectrometer and UV – Visible Spectrophotometer.

The department also has its own computer lab with internet facility where programming related to research and PG practicals are conducted.

There are 10 faculties and 4 laboratory staff in the department.

The department is a research centre approved by the University of Calicut.  Three of the faculty are approved research guides and five research students. Some of the faculty have minor projects funded by UGC.

Courses Offered

B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as subsidiaries (Since 1957)

M.Sc. Chemistry (Four Semesters) with Environmental and Analytical Chemistry as special paper. (Since 1999)

Doctoral Programme

Members of the Faculty

Former Faculty

  1. Sri. O. Achutha Menon (…1957)
  2. Sri. P. P. Krishnan, M.A., A.I.I.S.C (1954 –79)
  3. Sri. K. Ramachandran, B.Sc.(Hons) (1958 – 92)
  4. Sri. P. S. Subramanian, B.Sc. (1962 – 92)
  5. Sri. M. Haridas Menon, M.Sc. (1963 – 95)
  6. Dr. P. K. Unni, M.Sc., Ph.D (1965 – 99)
  7. Sri. P. K. Madhavan, M.Sc., L.L.B. (1970 – 2000)
  8. Sri. M. P. Sreedharan Nair, M.Sc., M.A. (1968 – 2001)
  9. Sri. K. Venugopalan, M.Sc. (1969 –2004)
  10. Smt. R. Geetha, M.Sc., B.Ed
  11. Dr. Koshy Kunjumalayil, M.Sc., Ph.D
  12. Dr. Susan Varkey, M.Sc., Ph.D
  13. Dr. K. K. Devadasan, M.Sc., M.Phil.
  14. Dr. P. V. Marykutty, M.Sc., B. Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D
  15. Dr. Deepa C. S, MSc, PhD

Supporting Staff

  1. V. C. Gopidasan – Gasman (HG)
  2. Andrews Vijayan – Lab Assistant (HG)
  3. Symon. G. – Lab Assistant
  4. Sunil Joison Stanly