Department of ChemistryEstablished in 1955, the Department of Chemistry supports undergraduate, postgraduate & Ph.D. programmes offered by the Institute in chemistry. Promoting interdisciplinary research, teaching and service activities within the organization, the Department is also actively involved in promoting environmental awareness amongst the tribal and rural population in Jharkhand.

The DST FIST supported Department is committed to high quality research programmes supported by UGC,  DBT, CSIR, AICTE, UNICEF and World Bank and major thrust areas of research activities that include – 


Non-Linear Dynamics &Oscillatory Chemical Reactions

Frontal  Polymerization

Electrochemical  Machining

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry

Polymer & Environmental research

Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modeling

Inorganic Chemistry and Electrochemistry


Postgraduate & Ph.D. Programmes

Chemistry courses for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students are imparted by the Department. The postgraduate programme (M. Sc. in Chemistry) [Contact e-mail:]  approaches the multidisciplinary aspect of chemistry with an updated curriculum that introduces new dimensions of chemistry to the students. The overall course curriculum and student activities are designed to encourage student interest in advanced research, higher studies and  industrial applications of the subjects.


Dr. P.K.Srivastava

Professor & Head

Department of Chemistry

BIT- Mesra, Ranchi

Jharkhand- 835215.

Tel: +91-651-2276531 Fax: +91-651-2275401