Why Study Chemistry?

You can do anything with a chemistry degree! Chemists make new materials, create revolutionary drugs, develop sensors for the Mars Rover, and are working on solutions to our most pressing issues – alternative energy, biodegradable plastics, pollution control, climate change, on-the-spot disease diagnosis, solar energy conversion, and curing cancer. A degree in chemistry will teach you to think about and analyze the world around you. And, importantly, a chemistry degree opens the door to a variety of career options.

Programs Offered

M.Sc. Chemistry

M.Sc. Integrated Chemistry

Ph.D Chemistry



15 Faculty

2 DST Faculty

5 Staff

6 PostDoc/Research Scientists

75 Research Fellows

90 M.Sc. Graduates

150 M.Sc. Integrated Graduates

  • Students Achievements in GATE, CSIR 2019

    Congratulations for the following for their achievements in recently concluded GATE (February2019) , CSIR (December 2018) examinations. Faculty and Staff members of Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University wishes you all […]

  • Friday Coffee Event

    [wzslider autoplay=”true” lightbox=”true”] Discussions play a valuable role in developing high quality research output. Friday Coffee event organized by research students of Department of Chemistry is an informal academic discussion […]

  • NSRAC 2019

    National Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemistry is a multifaceted topics in Chemistry and Chemical Sciences. Many of the most pressing scientific problems humans currently face are due to limitations […]

  • CTC-2018

    Chemistry and chemical processes are important things for many industrial activities. It is an undisputed fact that may industrial innovations came from results of basic scientific research inside academic departments, […]

Welcome to Department of Chemistry!



The Chemistry Department sits at an intellectual and physical nexus of the basic sciences and medicine at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. In addition to conducting our own forms of exciting research, our natural synergies with the other sciences have led our faculty and students into fascinating exchanges and collaborative projects across disciplines. Our distinguished faculty and alumni include numerous national and international awards and nominated and elected members of various scientific societies. Join us as we continue to advance fundamental knowledge in chemistry and open new vistas in the areas of the environment, energy, and human health.

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