• #5
    in private engg schools
  • 100%
    placement in E&C MIT
  • 800+
    highly experienced faculty
  • 70000
    sq ft central library
  • 18
    departments of engineering


The Department of Chemistry is a multi-dimensional centre for research and innovation in Chemistry.


The department offers courses to the students of first year B.Tech (common subject to all branches), 3rd year B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), open electives and 3rd year Instrumentation and Control Engineering. It also offers courses at other constituent colleges of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.


The department also has a PhD program including course work and subsequent research in various topics.



Key Features

  • Provides a substantial Chemistry background to supplement other disciplines at the institute and at other constituent colleges
  • Gives exposure to state-of-the-art instrumental techniques
  • Placement opportunities in MNCs, allied sectors and academic institutions
  • Strong institution-industry interactions.


The core competencies

  • Organic syntheses
  • Analytical methods and instrumentation
  • Liquid crystal studies
  • Corrosion studies
  • Polymer and composite materials.



Department has a conducive environment for chemistry course and research, in demand by institutions, industries and research labs.”

Dr. Prakash Shetty

Professor & HOD

Research & Publications

The areas of research are liquid crystals, corrosion studies, polymer chemistry, bio organic & medicinal chemistry, composite materials, organic syntheses, organo-metallic chemistry and polymer electrolytes.