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The department of Chemistry was formed in this newly established Akal University, which started its first academic session in July, 2015. This department has been established to foster education and research in Chemistry in order to meet the growing need of qualified and efficient individuals in the country and across the globe.

The department offers undergraduate (B.Sc. Hons.), postgraduate (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. degree. The Department strives to provide national ambience in a local setting. A mentoring based teaching method is followed; where each student is personally guided so that he or she can reach it true potential. Special NET coaching classes are arranged. Research projects and practical oriented teaching are supported with the help of an able lab infrastructure with all required instruments and chemicals. Staying true to our social commitment, the department conducted research project on various local issues, such as water pollution.

The department is supported by exceptionally qualified, and motivated faculty with a strong commitment to teaching and research. All faculty members hold PhD degrees with most of them having postdoctoral experience from reputed institutes in India or abroad.

  • Well-qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty.
  • Career oriented course work and curriculum.
  • Regular research lab visits, industrial visits and tours.
  • Well-equipped classrooms with latest teaching aids.
  • Well-equipped laboratories having advanced instruments.
  • Various other curricular and co-curricular activities.
Sr. No. Name of the Teacher Designation Qualification Specialization Distinction/ Award Publications/ Projects
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Contact Information E-mail
1 Prof. N.K. Ralhan Professor of Eminence M.Sc. (Hons.School), Ph.D., PDF (USA)     Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :
2 Dr. Sandeep Kumar Assistant Professor M.Sc., UGC-NET, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry & Supramolecular Chemistry   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :5
3 Dr. Atul Kumar Assistant Professor M.Sc., UGC-NET, Ph.D., PDF KRICT South Korea Inorganic Chemistry   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :10
4 Dr. Vajinder Kumar Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Hons. School), UGC-NET, Ph.D., PDF (NIPER) Organic Chemistry   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended : 11
5 Dr. Tirtha Mukherjee Assistant Professor M.Sc., M.Phil, UGC-NET, Ph.D, PDF (IISc, Bangaluru) Organic, Bio-Inorganic   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :
6 Dr. Sandip Saha Assistant Professor M.Sc. (IIT, Madras), Ph.D. (IIT, Khargpur ), PDF (Taiwan) Analytical Inorganic Nano science   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :6
7 Dr. Arnab Maity Assistant Professor M.Sc., CSIR-JRF, Ph.D. (IISER), PDF (Israel), PDF (SINP) Physical chemistry Spectroscopy Nano Science   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :6
8 Dr. Raj Kumar Das Assistant Professor M.Sc., CSIR-JRF, Ph.D. (IIT - Kanpur), PDF (IISER), PDF (South Africa) Inorganic Chemistry   Books :
Conferences/Seminars Attended :6
Course B.Sc. (Hons. School) Chemistry
Duration 3 years (Semester system)
Seats 30
Fees Rs. 16,500/- per semester
  • 10+2 Medical/Non-Medical with 60% marks (55% in case of SC/ST)
  • Merit based plus admissible weightages
  • for details see

Course M.Sc. Chemistry
Duration 2 years (Semester system)
Seats 30
Fees Rs. 22,000/- per semester

Course Ph.D.
Duration 3-5 years
Seats Subject to availability
Fees Rs. 30,000/- per semester
  • Any candidate who has passed the Master’s examination in the concerned subject with a score of not less than 60% or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent (55% or 5.5 CGPA for SC/ST/BC Category) marks in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year examination of Master’s degree in the subject concerned from Akal University, Talwandi Sabo or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of A.U.), shall be eligible to appear for the Ph.D. Entrance Test.
  • The students who have qualified UGC-CSIR NET/GATE or any similar examination /test conducted by a notified authority of the Government of India for the purpose, will be exempted from Ph.D. entrance test, subject to approval of the Vice-Chancellor.

Thrust Areas The major research areas of Chemistry Department are:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
The individual faculty collaborations are:

National Collaborations:
  • Department of Chemical Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab.
  • Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, SGGS World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab.
  • School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar University, Patiala.
  • Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

International Collaborations:

  • Department of Chemistry, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kahosiung City, Taiwan.
  • Department of Environmental Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan.
  • Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal.
In this section departmental notices/circulars/other student related information such as Schedule of Monday Test, Schedule of NET Classes, Time Table etc. will be uploaded. The announcements of various events like student symposium, conferences, summer schools etc will also be uploaded here.
(Dr. Sandeep Kumar)
Incharge, Department of Chemistry
Akal University, Talwandi Sabo
Email :,
Contact: +91-9888388330