● To impart relevant education in the field of chemistry through teaching, research and opportunities.
● To utilize experimental and computational skills in pursuing research projects of industrial and societal relevance
• Pre lab &post lab sessions.
• Workshops on “ Safe Laboratory Practices” for F.Y.B.Sc & M.Sc I students
• Reuse & recycling of Unused chemicals & solutions , collected after the practical is over.
Activities of the Department
I ) A.P.Rao Memorial Lecture: Prof.A.P.Rao ,a life member of the Shishkan Prasarak Mandali, an alumnus of Ruia college, faculty of Chemistry department , Head of Chemistry Department , was Vice Principal for two decades and he retired as Principal of the College. He was a born teacher devoted to the subject and to his students. He was friend, philosopher and guide for many of his students and shaped many careers. Students revered him.On the occasion of his 75 th birth anniversary ,in 2007 Principal A.P.Rao Foundation was established by his students friends and well wishers .Every year on his birthday ie 5 th September a Memorial Lecture is arranged by Department of Chemistry in subjects like sports , music and Chemistry in which he was interested. In addition, first rankers in the subject of Chemistry from F.Y. to M.Sc. are awarded cash prizes and a helping hand to a needy student from the graduate and PG students of Chemistry.For last 13 years eminent personalities have delivered Prof.A.P.Rao memorial lectures ,on topics in diverse fields from Philosophy to Sports
II) Chem Fest Any subject can be made more relevant to someone, when it's concepts are correlated with day to day situations with an element of fun to it. With this in mind, Department of Chemistry, , organizes a two day annual inter-collegiate event , “React-ChemFest “ under the aegis of Samanvaya . Many activities like Chem-Quiz, Chem Housie , Situation Resolution, Chem Relay which involve small experiments, are organized by the UG and PG students of the department under the guidance of the faculty. Stall activities like Nitro-Tapri, which encourage entrepreneur skills in the students. This fest receives an overwhelming response from colleges all over Mumbai and is a classic example of an event which is , " Of The Students, For The Students & By The Students"