GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, PUTTUR

Narayanavanam Road, Puttur, Chittoor (Dt), A.P.- 517583

Email: puttoor.jkc@gmail.com, Phone: 08577-221580




DEPARTMENT OF Chemistry PROFILE Established : 1983



Overview

                  The department of chemistry has started from the initiation of college from 1983. P.G. (Organic chemistry) was started in the year 2010 with the intake sanctioned strength of 30 students per year. At present four permanent lecturers are working in the department in addition to two guest lecturers working for PG courses. All faculty members now working are highly qualified, talented, experienced and committed to their duties. Two labs are well equipped with glassware, instruments & chemicals presently allotted for department of chemistry for conducting practicals for UG and PG. MPC, BZC, Microbiology, Biotechnology groups both English medium & Telugu medium nearly 120 students from opted for B.Sc., chemistry subject. The department of chemistry in final year is offering cluster courses to get admissions in PG (Organic chemistry). The department of chemistry is now offering two certificate courses to encourage the students in the chemistry subject. Those who have studied B.Sc., (chemistry), M.Sc (Organic chemistry) getting jobs in chemical and pharma industries at various places in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad &Vizag .

Programmes Offered


Programmme

Programme name

 Group/Subje




UG




B.Sc.,

MPC ( TM)

MPC ( EM)

 BZC ( TM)

BZC ( EM)

Micro-Biology

Bio-Technology

PG

M.Sc.,

Organic Chemistry

                                                    CBCS system is followed for all UG/PG programmes:

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data)



Programme


  Group

Students enrolled


Total

Male

Female


BSc

III MPC(TM)

06

03

09

III MPC(EM)

13

04

17



III BZC(TM)

07

23

30

III MICRO-BIOLOGY

05

06

11

III BIO-TECHNOLOGY

02

05

07

II MPC(TM)

12

07

19

II MPC(EM)

06

04

10

II BZC

09

12

21

II MICRO-BIOLOGY

04

09

13

II BIO-TECHNOLOGY

03

11

14

I MPC(TM)

06

05

11

I MPC(EM)

02

06

08

I BZC(TM)

11

23

34

I MICRO-BIOLOGY

03

10

13

I BIO-TECHNOLOGY

06

03

09

I BZC(EM)

08

04

12

PG

I MSC (ORGANIC CHEMISTRY)




II MSC (ORGANIC CHEMISTRY)




Teaching posts and Non-Teaching Posts


Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Teaching posts

06

06

Non-teaching (Record assistant)

01

01

Programme wise Student – Teacher ratio



Programme


  Group

Students enrolled


Total

Student teacher ratio

Male

Female



B.Sc.,

III MPC(TM)

06

03

09


III MPC(EM)

13

04

17




III BZC(TM)

07

23

30


III MICRO-BIOLOGY

05

06

11


III BIO-TECHNOLOGY

02

05

07


II MPC(TM)

12

07

19


II MPC(EM)

06

04

10


II BZC

09

12

21


II MICRO- BIOLOGY

04

09

13


II BIO-TECHNOLOGY

03

11

14


I MPC(TM)

06

05

11


I MPC(EM)

02

06

08


I BZC(TM)

11

23

34


I MICRO-BIOLOGY

03

10

13


I BIO-TECHNOLOGY

06

03

09


I BZC(EM)

08

04

12


PG

I MSC (ORGANIC CHEMISTRY)



35


II MSC (ORGANIC CHEMISTRY)



24


Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

 


  • Class room teaching
  • Power point presentations
  • Class seminars
  • Group discussions
  •  Quiz programmes
  • Guest lecturers
  • Study projects
  • Demonstration method in teaching
Details of Infrastructural Facilities

 

  •  Departmental  Library  consists of 93 Books (UG&PG reference books)
  • Internet facilities for staff & students.
  • ICT facility: 01 LCD projector 
  • Laboratories – 2 labs.
  • Inorganic and Organic Chemistry lab
  • Physical Chemistry lab

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths

 

  • Efficient & experienced  faculty with  doctoral degrees
  • NET, SLET qualified faculty
  • Good infrastructure and well established laboratories.
  • Consistent good pass percentage.


Weaknesses

 

  • The socio-economic background of many of the students
  • Most of the students are of first generation
  • Poor communication skills in English.

Opportunities

 

  • Improving enrolment
  • Improving the optimum usage of ICT in teaching learning
  • Exploring the starting of new Job-oriented courses
  • Certificate course started for job opportunities
  • PG-Chemistry is on going for interested students

Challenges

 

  • Sustaining quality along with access
  • More placements in labs
  • Generation of resources  for research facilities in the department
  • Encouraging more students to join PG-Chemistry 


Future Plans


  • To start multidisciplinary job oriented courses