Ramakrishna Mission
Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara
An Autonomous College (Status By UGC)
College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)

Accredited by NAAC with Grade A

Research Activity of Chemistry Department
Teachers of the Department of Chemistry have started their research work from mid 1995 with a nominal facility in the college. Subsequently, some minor research project grants from UGC (1996 onward) supported the research activities. At present the department is having a well-equipped research laboratory and is engaged in uni- and multi disciplinary research activity. The department has successfully completed ten (10) minor research projects sponsored by the University Grant Commission. Now two major research projects sponsored by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are going on. The second project is multi disciplinary and collaborative project.

Publication : Around fifty research papers have been published in national and international journals of considerable repute. More than 80% of these research papers are published in the journals like Tetrahedron, Tetrahedron Letters, Polyhedron, Synthesis, Inorganic Chimica Acta, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, Synthetic Communications, Transition Metal Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Research etc.

Ph.D : Some of the faculty members of this department have been recognized as Ph.D research-guide by the University of Calcutta and four students had already been awarded Ph.D degree by the University of Calcutta. First had got his Ph.D. award in the year 2007 , second in the year 2010, third and fourth in 2012. Two more students have been registered for their Ph.D degrees under the same University this year and are working as Junior Research Fellow in the CSIR sponsored projects.