About the College
The American College is one among the renowned premier institution in India, established in 1881 with a vision to educate the unreached and under previleged. With more than 136 years of academic excellence the college has initiated community college and spread it wings through satellite campus at Chatrapatti, striving to reach the status of potential for excellence.
About the Department
The physical science department established in 1913 was bifurcated into physics and chemistry departments, offering a degree in arts, B.A. chemistry was recognized as a science discipline in 1946. A centenary old James Hall embraces our department. PG chemistry was introduced in 1958, M.Phil., in 2008 housed in the Stoffer Hall. B.Sc Self finance program was started in 2015.
The department was recognized as a center for research leading to Ph.D degree in 1982. The department has also received grants from DST for FIST and STAR college program. The department so far has conducted nearly 14 seminar and national symposia in the last five years funded by UGC, DST, DRDO, CSIR, COSSIP, JNCASR and Indian academy of sciences. The department library is equipped with more than 4500 books with access to e-journals as well.