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.


The Department of Chemistry, MIT offers the following programs:


M.Sc - Chemistry




World-class laboratories give learning a practical dimension

Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research


Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study


Paper tree - A green initiative by MIT students of MUTBI

Computing Facility

Wi-fi campus with modern computing and digital facilities

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.