Major Research Areas in Faculty of Science

  1. Department of Biochemistry: Faculty of the department have been involved in research in various thrust areas of Transgenic Technology, Enzymology, Protein Chemistry, Plant Biochemistry, Animal Biotechnology, Drug Development, Diagnostics, Cancer Molecular Biology, Biochemical Toxicology, Fungal Pathogenesis & Lipid Biochemistry as well as Bioinformatics. 
  2. Department of Botany: The department is known for its extensive work on Bryology, Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding, Environment & Soil Science, Floristics & Morpho taxonomy, Molecular Plant Virology & Microbiology, Mycology & Plant Pathology, Phycology, Plant Physiology & Nutrition and Seed Plant Biotechnology. 
  3. Department of Chemistry: The Faculty members of the department have been working on various areas.
    • In Inorganic Chemistry, the thrust areas are Supramolecular Chemistry, Organometallic & Co-ordination Chemistry, Synthesis & Structural Aspects & Chemistry of Cr, Mo, Te in different oxidation states, Ion Transport mechanism in solids & Liquids, Synthetic & Spectroscopic aspects of metallo-organic compounds with biologically relevant N-heterocycles, Designing & Characterization of Pd(II) & Pt(II) complexes, Bio-inorganic Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.
    • In Organic Chemistry, the thrust areas are Chemistry of Natural Products, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Bio-organic Chemistry, Synthetic Methodology using new reagents, Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Application of multinuclear and 2D NMR Spectroscopy and Computational Chemistry.
    • In Physical Chemistry, the thrust is on Kinetics & mechanism of catalysed and uncatalyzed ligand substitution reactions, Adsorption of sugars & related polyhydroxy compounds onto various surfaces, Electro catalysis of oxygen evolution/reduction, Ion-ion & Ion Solvent interactions and Polymer Chemistry & Ion Exchange studies. 
  4. Department of Computer Science: The department is having a good hold and recognition in the research areas such as Network Security & Reliability, Software Quality & Reliability and Artificial Intelligence. 
  5. Department of Geology: The major research contributions of the department have been in the thrust areas like Sedimentology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Glaciology, Palaeontology, Engineering Geology, Petrology, Ground water resource & management, Environmental Geochemistry and Remote Sensing & GIS. 
  6. Department of Mathematics and Astronomy: The department has made significant contributions to the advancement of Mathematics throughout last eight decades in various thrust areas like Differential Geometry, Fluid Mechanics, Approximation Theory, Special Functions, Algebra, Complex Analysis, Differential Equations, Cryptography, Graph Theory, Mathematical Biology and Astrochemistry & Astrobiology. 
  7. Department of Physics: The faculty and research students of the department have made original contributions in Experimental as well as Theoretical fields of research in thrust areas like Astrophysics & Cosmology, Condensed Matter Physics, Solid State Physics, High Energy Physics, Liquid Crystals, Materials Science/Nanomaterials, Nuclear Physics, Optoelectronics, Plasma Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Renewable Energy, Sensors, Space/Atmospheric Physics and Spectroscopy. 
  8. Department of Statistics: The department has earned for itself an excellent reputation in teaching and research in different thrust areas like Probability, Sampling, Inference, Design of Experiments, Applied Statistics, Gender Statistics, Medical Statistics, Bayesian Statistics, Bio-Statistics, Application of Statistical Techniques, Psychological & Educational statistics, Linear Models, Optimization Biostatistics, Sampling and Demography. 
  9. Department of Zoology: The faculty members and students of boasts a great diversity in research specializations, ranging from the smallest organisms (Protozoa), to parasitic helminths, insects, fishes, reptiles, birds, mammals and humans. Faculty in the department engage in research in a wide variety of fields like Parasitology, Entomology & Pest Management, Chronobiology & Reproductive Biology, Toxicology & Fish Genetic Research, Molecular & Human Genetics, Molecular Endocrinology & Bone Biology as well as Biodiversity & Wildlife.