Establishment : February 13, 1998.
Introduction : The Department of Chemistry is working under the umbrella of Faculty of Sciences with the aim to promote the value of chemistry in everyday life. Its faculty consists of four Associate Professors, four Assistant Professor and three Lecturers. The Department is located in Science Block at AIOU, Main Campus where it has established 3 Teaching Laboratories for BS and M.Sc. Chemistry practicalís, 8 Research Laboratories for M.Phil. / Ph.D. students and 2 Multidisciplinary Laboratories. The department have most modern equipment / instrumentation in its teaching and research labs in the Science Block at AIOU main campus. These equipment / instrumentation include CHNS Analyzer, Thermal Analyzer, UV-Visible, Fluorescence and FTIR Spectrophotometers, GC-MS, HPLC, Atomic Absorption spectrometer and Electrochemical System etc. The department has developed all the courses for undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and PhD level in accordance with the guideline provided by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). These courses are reviewed from time to time through Committee of Courses to incorporate emerging modern trends in the subject. The Committee of Courses of the department has distinguished Professors and Scientists of the country as members besides departmental faculty. Department has also signed MOU with university of Rostock, Germany. By this MOU, our PhD students get opportunity to do research work in Germany. Moreover department has also signed MOU with University of Kebangsaan Malaysia. This collaboration will be very useful for our MPhil and PhD students.

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Objectives : 1. To promote the higher studies and research in the field of Chemistry.
2. To introduce courses related to Chemistry at different levels.
3. To establish a cadre of productive scientists who can provide effective leadership in guiding and conducting quality research in various branches of chemistry.
Future Plans : Currently the Department is offering specialization in Organic Chemistry, Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry and Physical Chemistry at BS and MSc level. At MPhil level, the Department is offering specialization in Organic Chemistry and intends to start specializations in Analytical / Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry in near future.
Academic Facilities : The Department has been successfully offering BS, MSc, MPhil and Ph.D. Chemistry Programs since 2003. The Department is also coordinating Chemistry courses of F.Sc. program of this university.
Postal Address : Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Science Block, AIOU, Sector H-8, Islamabad.
Phone : For queries about academic matters please contact: 051-9250081, 051-9057754
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Staff Members : Staff Members Details
Programmes: Certificate/Diploma (Forensic Science)
B.S (Chemistry)
M.Sc. Chemistry
M.Phil Chemistry
Ph.D. Chemistry

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