National Conference on Advances in Chemical Sciences
   (NCACS – 2018)   
Sponsored by DST-SERB

Theme: Materials for Sustainability
2 – 3, November 2018


Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication, commerce and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campus in Dubai (UAE), Nepal, Antigua and Malaysia. Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education. For more info… visit,


Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) was established in 1957 and is recognized as one of the top private engineering institutions in India. MIT is offering the undergraduate and post graduate and Ph.D. programs in engineering with state-of-art class rooms and laboratory facilities. The academic programmes are approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA. MIT has highly motivated and well qualified faculty. The MIT is spread in about 198 acres’ land with 5 academic blocks, 22 hostel blocks with modern amenities, a food court and messes. The faculty has research collaborations with nationally and internationally reputed institutions and have various research projects funded by various Govt. funding agencies like SERB (DST), CSIR, DBT, BRNS (DAE), Ministry of Earth sciences etc


Department of Chemistry is catering its services from the inception of MIT. The department offers Masters and Ph.D. programmes in Chemistry. The department has self-motivated faculty and most of them are recognized as research guides by MAHE. The faculty also guiding the research students of affiliated research centres of MAHE like Biocon, GE, SEBIC, PPRI etc. The faculty have national and international research collaborations. The faculty have research activities in various fields like Liquid Crystals, Corrosion studies, Green Chemistry, Medicinal chemistry, polymers, Super capacitors, Chemical Education, Synthetic Chemistry etc. The department is equipped with sophisticated facilities like NMR (central facility), FTIR, UV-Visible spectrometer, Electrochemical work station, Thermal analyzer etc., along with the synthetic chemistry lab.