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  (i)  B.Sc.

  (ii)  M.Sc.

About The Department :

TThe Department of Chemistry of Sri J.N. P.G. College Lucknow, was established in the year 1946. The principal of the college of that time Sri Madan Gopal Mishra was the first head of the Chemistry Department. After him, Sri Ichchharam Chaturvedi, Sri R.C. Dixit, Sri G.N. Shukla, Sri G.C. Mishra, Sri P.P.Bajpai, Sri S.P. Gaur Dr. D. Tripathi, Dr. A.P. Singh, Dr. L.R. Mishra and Dr. S. Shukla headed the department one after the other. Other teachers of the department include Dr. O.N. Srivastava, Sri A.B. Dixit, Sri Subash Chandra, Dr. S.K. Singh, Dr. G.L. Trivedi, Dr. V.K. Tandon and Dr. H. K. Rai. At present Dr. D.K. Awasthi is the Head of the Department and other faculty members include Sri A.K. Mishra, Dr. Niharika Verma, Dr. Sarita Chauhan, Dr. Niranjani Chaurasiya, Dr. Kalpana Singh, Dr. Sangeeta Verma, Dr. Santosh Kumar Singh, Dr. Archana Maurya, Dr. Sugandha Khare, Dr. M. Maurya, Dr. I. Kumar, Dr. S. Gautam, Dr. S. Singh and Dr. A.N. Dixit. The Department also have fourteen supporting staff for handling the laboratory activities.
The Department is involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. The department is well equipped for rendering high quality of research work. It has 4 modern laboratories which cater to the need of 1800 students, besides this it has huge departmental library having 870 books. Recent reputed journals are readily available in the chemistry department for research purpose. The department teachers are involved in various research work and regularly organize as well as participate in workshops and seminars at the national and International level.