The Chemistry Department has an excellent team of teachers known for diligence, experience and commitment. It has four well equipped laboratories and one instrumentation room. Every academic session the Department takes the students on an educational visit to an industry. The Department holds an annual festival `Zusammen`, under the aegis of Chemistry Society which organizes intra and Inter college quiz and debating competitions. In the memory of one of the most dedicated and respected Chemistry teacher in Delhi University, who established the Chemistry Department of Zakir Husain College, the Department organizes the S.P. Suri Memorial lecture every academic session.
Courses: B.Sc. (Hons.) CHEMISTRY
Convener: Mr. Ravi Kant
Members: Ms. Leela Gautam, Dr.Jyotsna Ratan, Dr. Mamta Bai, Dr. Anubha Sharma, Dr. Manohar Lal
The Chemistry Society ‘CHEMUNICATE’ conducted various activities and events in the session 2020-2021 to promote overall holistic and academic development of students. This session’s activities were kicked off by celebrating Teachers Day on 5th of September, where students organized a cultural program for the teachers, recognizing and appreciating their efforts, especially through the tough times of pandemic.
Next up the society organized an inaugural lecture for the freshers, delivered by Dr Pradeep K. Srivastava, Former Dy. Director, Senior Principal Scientist at Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, on ‘Scientoons and Scientoonics’. The Society also organised an international online workshop-cum-webinar on Visual Note taking in collaboration with IQAC which was delivered by Mr. Zaid Ali Alsagoff from Malaysia.
The chemistry department organized the S.P. Suri Memorial award function to recognize students for their commendable efforts. This function was followed by a motivating talk by Prof.Ved Prakash, Former Chairman, UGC. A three-day educational trip to Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh was also organized for the students.
The annual fest ‘ZUSAMMEN’ was conducted this year through online mode, but that did not dampen the spirits of the students and a huge turnout was recorded. Various fun activities and events were organized such as PowerPoint Presentation competition, General Science Quiz, Scientoons, Chemras and Murder Mystery. This intercollege fest was a huge success, and students took part in all the events with great enthusiasm.
Finally, the Farewell program for the outgoing batch of 2022 was also facilitated and the chemistry department wished the best to the students for their future endeavours.
The Chemistry Society ‘CHEMUNICATE’ would like to extend its gratitude towards our Principal, Faculty and Staff. None of the above-mentioned programmes and activities would have been possible without their presence and guidance.
Prof. Usha Bansal