of Chemistry is one of the first department
to be established by the Savitribai Phule Pune University in April 1950. Department of
Chemistry, situated in the picturesque surroundings on the University
Campus, offers programs leading to M. Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees.
Department of Chemistry is rated as one of the best in the country for its
teaching and research activities.
It has been selected as a Centre for Advanced Studies in Chemistry by the
University Grants Commission since 1998.
Department of Chemistry has received funds from the University Grants
Commission (UGC), under Departmental Special Assistance Programme (SAP) and
Committee on the Strengthening of Infra-structure in Science and Technology
(COSIST). It has also been identified by the DST under FIST – I and FIST –
II programmes. Various other government funding agencies viz. CSIR, BRNS,DST,
DAE, INSA, DRDO,C-DAC have also funded projects.