Department of Chemistry

Year of establishment:
1986-87
Major introduced from:
Year 1993
Built-up area of the department:
351 Sq. M.

Departmental Staff


Mr. Mohan Karki
M. Sc, Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Vice-Principal since December, 1986

Mr. Karki is the founder HoD in the Dept. of Chemistry. At present he is the Vice Principal of the college

Dr. Munindra Nath Thakuria
M. Sc; Ph. D, Specialization: Physical Chemistry

Select since March, 1988

Dr. Thakuria was the HoD of the Dept.

Dr. Paresh Chakravarty
M. Sc; Ph. D, Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Associate Professor since December, 1988

Dr. Chakravarty has done UGC Minor Research Project. He has published many research papers.

Mr. Pranab Kr. Das
M. Sc, Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry

Associate Professor since August, 1993

He has completed UGC Minor Research Project

Sri Subhash Ray

Lab Bearer since July, 2006

Mr. Mohan Karki
M. Sc, Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Vice-Principal since December, 1986

Mr. Karki is the founder HoD in the Dept. of Chemistry. At present he is the Vice Principal of the college

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Senior Office Assistant since January, 2001

Infrastructure :

  • Two Well-equipped Organic and Inorganic Laboratory.
  • One physical laboratory.
Activities:

Besides the normal academic activities, Department of Chemistry has been conducting state level Chemistry Olympiad annually since 2002 and students of secondary and higher secondary level of Bongaigaon district are motivated to participate in this competition. As a result, a good number of students participate in this state level competition. Performance of the students of Birjhora Mahavidyalaya center is outstanding.

PUBLICATIONS OF PRESENT FACULTY MEMBERS:

  1. Paresh Chakravarty, N.S. Sarma and H.P Sarma. Removal of lead (II) from Aqueous Solution using heartwood of Areca catechu powder. Desalination. 256(1-3), 2010, 6-21. (Elsevier).
  2. Paresh Chakravarty, N.S. Sarma and H.P Sarma, Biosorption of cadmium(II) from aqueous solution using heartwood of Areca catechu. Chemical Engineering Journal.162, 2010, 949-955. (Elsevier)
  3. iii) Paresh Chakravarty, D.C Deka, N.S. Sarma and H.P Sarma, Removal of copper (II) from wastewater by heartwood powder of Areca catechu: Kinetic and equilibrium studies, 40 (2012) 194-203. (Taylor and Francis, U.S.A.)
Other activity relating to research of Dr. P. Chakravarty:

Acted as a Reviewer for the original research article Title: "Biosorption of heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Co and Mn) by thermophilic bacteria, Bacillus thermantarctius and Anoxybacillus amylolyticus: Equilibrium and Kinetic studies" Chemical Engineering Journal, (An ELSEVIER PUBLICATIONS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A)

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