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The department of Chemistry was founded in the year 1956 and since then it has steadily developed into a leading centre of research and teaching in Jadavpur University. It has acquired the status of being chosen for the DSA and COSIST Programmes of the UGC. The areas of taught courses and research that comprise this department include Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analytical & theoretical branches of Chemistry.
Head Of The Department : Dr. Chittaranjan Sinha
Faculty Summary Full Time
No. of teachers with Ph.D / D.Sc. as the highest qualification 34
No. of teachers with First class Master Degree as the highest qualification 1
Professors
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. /  Email ID Specialization
Ambikesh Mahapatra
Ph.D.
9433468795
ambikeshju@gmail.com
Physical Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics
Chandan Kumar Mondal
Ph.D.
9836262198
pcckm@yahoo.co.in, ckmondal @chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Physical Chemistry/
Theoretical Chemistry
Chittaranjan Sinha

csinha @chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
GOURHARI MAITI

Jnan Prakash Naskar

jpnaskar @chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Kajal Krishna Rajak
Ph.D.
033-2457-2780 / 9830905167 / 9433366012
kkrajak@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in / kajalrajak@gmail.com / kajalrajak@rediffmail.com
Coordination Chemistry
Kalyan Kumar Das
Ph.D.
2107
kkdas@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Physical Chemistry
Quantum Chemistry
Computational Chemistry
Kausikisankar Pramanik
Ph.D.
08910935661 / 9433366013
kpramanik@hotmail.com kpramanik@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Mahammad Ali
Ph.D.
033-24843602
mali@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Nitin Kumar Chattopadhyay
Ph.D.
9433948648
nitin.chattopadhyay@yahoo.com
Physical Chemistry / Spectroscopy & Photochemistry
Rina Ghosh
033 24572504 (O), 8902356969 (M)
ghoshrina@yahoo.com / rina.ghosh@jadavpuruniversity.in
Organic Chemistry (Carbohydrate Chemistry)
Samaresh Bhattacharya
Ph.D.
2431 0998 (R)
sbhattacharya@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Sanjay Bhar
Ph.D.
91-033-22415930 (R)
sanjay_bhar@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Saurabh Das
Ph.D.

dasrsv@yahoo.in; sdas@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Soumen Ghosh
Ph.D.
033-2414 6411 (O)
soumen.ghosh@jadavpuruniversity.in / soumenghosh@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Physical Chemistry / Surface Chemistry
Subrata Mukhopadhyay
Ph.D.
2546 1508 (R),2556 6552 (R)
smukhopadhyay@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic chemistry
Reaction mechanism
Subratanath Koner
Ph.D.
913324572778
snkoner@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Molecular Magnetism
Heterogeneous Catalysis
Mesoporous Materials
Sujoy Baitalik
Ph.D.
03324572032
sujoyb@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Swapan Kumar Bhattacharya
Ph.D.
2425 0559 (R)
skbhattacharya@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Physical Chemistry
Solution Chemistry ( Thermodynamics, Kinetics)
Electrochemistry
Umesh Chandra Halder

uchalder @chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
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Associate Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Arup Gayen
Ph.D.
8697671002
agayenju@yahoo.com
Physical Chemistry
Biplab Bhattacharjee
Ph.D.
2411 9468 (R)
bbhattacharya@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Theoretical Chemistry
Statistical Mechanics
Computer Simulation Studies (Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo)
Partha Roy
Ph.D.

icroy@yahoo.com
Inorganic Chemistry
Partha Pratim Parui
Ph.D.
+91 33 2457 2776 (Off) 09433490492 (Mob)
parthaparui@yahoo.com
Physical Chemistry, Bio-physical Chemistry etc.
Pradip Kumar Mahapatra
Ph.D.
9433257808
mppradip@hotmail.com, mppradip12@gmail.com, pkmahapatra@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Bio-Physical Chemistry
SHOUVIK CHATTOPADHYAY
Ph.D.
033-24572941
shouvik.chem@gmail.com; souvik@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Coordination Chemistry
SUMAN DAS
Ph.D.
(033) 2457 2349
sumandas10@yahoo.com
Biophysical Chemistry/Physical Chemistry

Carcinogen - Nucleic acid interactions

Studies on the non-covalent binding of ligands to duplex and triplex DNA and RNA

DNA and RNA structure and polymorphism

Photochemistry and photobiology of alkaloids

Enzyme activity and the effect of transcription inhibitor

Small molecule-protein interaction
TAPAN KUMAR MONDAL
Ph.D.
03324572970/9831637108
tapank.mondal@jadavpuruniversity.in / tkmondal@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in / tkmondal_ju@yahoo.com
Metal carbonyls and catalysis
Organometallic chemistry of Platinum Group Metals
Study of metal mediated organic transformation reactions
DFT Computation and electronic structure
Metal ion sensors
UMASISH JANA

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Assistant Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Amit Saha
Ph.D.
+91-9433950204
amit.saha@jadavpuruniversity.in / amitsahaiacs@yahoo.co.in
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Amrita Saha
Ph.D.
+91-9836660224
asaha@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in / amritasahachemju@gmail.com / amritaa74@hotmail.com
Inorganic Chemistry
Arunabha Thakur
Ph.D.
9937760940
arunabha.thakur@jadavpuruniversity.in / babuiitm07@gmail.com
Organic Chemistry
Asamanjoy Bhunia
Ph.D.

asamanjoy.bhunia@gmail.com / chem.asamanjoy@gmail.com
Inorganic Chemistry
Materials chemistry
BIBHUTI BHUSHAN SHOW

Debajyoti Ghoshal
Ph.D.
(033) 2414 6666/6194. Ext.2682
dghoshal@chemistry.jdvu.ac.in
Inorganic Chemistry
Manas Panda
Ph.D.

mannup25@gmail.com / manaspanda.chemistry@jadavpuruniversity.in
Inorganic Chemistry, Solid state and material chemistry
Mohabul Alam Mondal
Ph.D.
9647548599
mohabula.mondal@jadavpuruniversity.in
Organic Chemistry, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry
Partha Mahata
Ph.D.
9734764274
parthachem@gmail.com
Inorganic Chemistry, X-ray Crystallography, Photochemistry, Solid State Chemistry
Samit Guha
Ph.D.
9163750994
samit.guha@jadavpuruniversity.in / samitfsu@gmail.com
Organic Chemistry
SATYADEEP WAIBA
M.Sc
7679539543
waibasatyadeep@gmail.com
Organic Chemistry
Saubhik Haldar
Ph.D.
09830817306
s.haldar@rediffmail.com
Bioorganic Chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Design and synthesis of organic soft materials
Tanurima Bhaumik
Ph.D.
03324572926 (Office)
tanurimabhaumik@gmail.com / tanurima.bhaumik@jadavpuruniversity.in
Organic Chemistry/Synthetic Organic chemistry/Synthesis of optically pure potentially bioactive natural and unnatural molecules from chiral pool precursors
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Degrees Offered/Intake
  Degrees Offered Intake Capacity
B.Sc. (3 years)58
M.Sc. (Day)(2 years)40
M.Sc. (Eve) (3 years)35
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Laboratories Equipment
  Laboratories Equipment
Common Instrumental Facilities X-ray Single Crystal Diffractometer
High Resolution Mass Spectrometer
300 MHz NMR Spectrometer
Nano Second Fluorimeter
Electro-Chemistry System
X-ray Powder Diffractometer
UV-VIS –near IR Spectrophotometer
EPR Spectrometer
CD Spoectrometer
HPLC
GC
Computation Facility
IR Spectrometer
Perkin Elmer Elements Analyser
Fluorimeter
Stopped Flow Spectrometer
Thermal Analyzer
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Thrust Area
Photochemistry and Spectroscopy
Synthetic and Structural Inorganic Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Co- ordination Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry : Statistical Mechanical Studies of Condensed System,
Quantum Mechanical Studies on small Molecules
Kinetics and Reaction Mechanism with Special Reference to Electron
Transfer Reaction
Solution Chemistry and Electrochemistry
Synthetic Organic Chemistry : Carbocyclics and Hetero Cyclic
Carbohydrate Chemistry: Polysaccharides, Glycoproteins
Solvent Extraction Of Metals of Strategic Importance
Chromatographic Separations
Photochemistry and Spectroscopy
Synthetic and Structural Inorganic Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Co- ordination Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry : Statistical Mechanical Studies of Condensed System,
Quantum Mechanical Studies on small Molecules
Kinetics and Reaction Mechanism with Special Reference to Electron
Transformer Reaction
Solution Chemistry and Electrochemistry
Synthetic Organic Chemistry : Carbocyclics and Hetero Cyclic
Carbohydrate Chemistry: Polysaccharides, Glycoproteins
Solvent Extraction Of Metals of Strategic Importance
Chromatographic Separations
Computation of large molecules: ground and excited states
Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Biophysical Chemistry
Bioorganic Chemistry
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Paper Published
Year Number
202019
201990
201887
2017100
2016105
201592
2014107
201398
201280
20111
201154
201050
2009 1
200965
200846
200753
200653
200533
200431
200324
200221
200115
200011
199917
19989
19977
19967
19957
19944
19936
19921
199115
199018
19896
19885
19873
19865
19851
19841
19831
9
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Book Published
Year Number
20102
20081
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Awards and Honours
Year Number
20191
20181
20171
20162
20156
20144
20134
20121
20111
20102
20092
20081
20062
20052
20041
20032
20021
19991
19981
19971
19952
19941
19922
19912
19891
19881
19862
19853
19841
19821
19793
19772
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PHD Thesis Completed
Year Number
201922
20187
201713
201620
201524
201416
201324
201210
2011-20161
2011-1
201110
201012
2009-20131
20097
20088
20073
2006-20121
2006-20103
20068
20056
20045
2003-20081
2003-20071
2003-200121
20031
20023
20011
19991
19981
19961
28
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Patents
Year Number
20161
20131
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Collaborative Programs
Year Number
20181
20161
20151
20141
20121
20101
20092
20071
20051
20021
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Seminars Organized
Year Number
20181
20175
20163
20155
20148
201311
20127
20119
201014
200911
200811
20079
20068
20057
20048
20034
20027
20015
20005
19991
19981
19971
19962
19951
19941
7
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