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LABORATORY

Part A: Overview

The college has five departments which have laboratories. In academic Session 2018-2019 total number of laboratories was 11. After renovation of laboratories under RUSA 2.0 three laboratories were added. The department wise number of laboratories is shown in the Table below:

 

Department

Existing No (2018-2019)

New

Chemistry

2

1

Physics

3

1

Botany

3

0

Zoology

2

1

Geography

1

0

TOTAL

11

3

Part B: Department wise description

Department of Physics

 

  1. Total no. of laboratories                                              :              04
  2. Name of the Laboratories (e.g. PL-1)                      :              PL-1, PL-2, PL-3, PL-4.
  3. No. of store rooms, if any, with area (LxB)               :              01, 20×8 sq ft
  4. No. of gas chambers, if any, with description         :              NA
  5. Specification of the laboratories                                :              As mentioned below

Name of the labs

PL-1

PL-2

PL-3

PL-4

Area (LxB)

32×25 sq ft

(15×12)+(40×25) sq ft

50×30 sq ft

17×12 sq ft

Type of flooring

Tiles

Tiles

Tiles

Tiles

No of racks with size

NA

NA

NA

NA

No & size of working tables

06(7×4.5 sq ft) and

01(4×2.5 sq ft)

 

 

 

Total=07

06(7×4.5 sq ft),

06(4×2.5 sq ft),

01(8×2.0 sq ft),

01(6×2.5 sq ft),

01(6×3.0 sq ft),

02(12×2.5 sq ft)

 

Total=17

03(8×2.5 sq ft),

03(6×2.5 sq ft),

01(4×2.5 sq ft),

01(10×4.5 sq ft)

 

 

 

Total=08

 

01(6×2.5 sq ft)

 

 

 

 

 

Total=01

Type of working tables (whether wooden or marble or other top)

wooden

wooden

wooden

wooden

Whether gas pipeline connected

(Y/N)

No

No

No

No

Whether water pipeline connected (Y/N)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No of basins

02

02

01

Nil

No of liquid waste outlets

01

01

01

01

No of exhaust fans

Nil

Nil

Nil

01

Whether fire extinguisher installed (Y/N)

Only one fire extinguisher

Remarks (if any)

 

 

 

 

           

 

  1. Whether first aid box is kept in the department (with no.):    No
  2. Name of the recurring items (chemicals/glass apparatus/specimens) kept in the labs or in the store room:  limited materials
  3.  Nonrecurring items/ instruments:      

  Experimental setups and Instruments:   PL-2

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument/setup

Type (Digital/analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments/ setup

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument/setup

On table/in store

 

 

1

Slide Caliper

 

Non-electrical

300mm: 01

150mm: 03

120mm: 11

06pcs: old

05pcs: 2014

01pcs: 2015

03pcs: 2019

Measurement of length or diameter

store

 

 

2

Screw gauge

Non-electrical

34

30pcs: old

02pcs: 2015

02pcs: 2019

Measurement of length or diameter

store

 

 

3

Spherometer

Non-electrical

13

07pcs: old

03pcs: 2012

03pcs: 2014

Measurement of length or diameter

store

 

 

4

Travelling microscope

Non-electrical

08

04pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

01pcs: 2014

01pcs: 2019

Measurement of length or diameter

store

 

 

5

Digital Ammeter

Digital

01

old

Measurement of Current

store

 

 

6

Analog Ammeter

Analog

26

16pcs: old

08pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

Measurement of Current

store

 

 

7

Analog Voltmeter

Analog

31

19pcs: old

08pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2016

02pcs: 2019

Measurement of Voltage/potential drop

store

 

 

8

Digital Voltmeter

Digital

01

old

Measurement of Voltage/potential drop

store

 

 

9

Galvanometer

Analog

30

13pcs: old

05pcs: 2012

10pcs: 2014

02pcs: 2019

Detection of small amount current and voltage

store

 

 

10

Ballistic Galvanometer

Analog

18

10pcs: old

06pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

Measurement of charge and current sensitivity

store

 

 

11

Resistance Boxes

Analog

36

22pcs: old

10pcs: 2012

04pcs: 2019

To control the specific value of current to flow through the circuit

store

 

 

12

P.O. box

Analog

02

old

To measure an unknown resistance

store

 

 

13

Rheostat

Analog

06

05pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

To control the current flow in a circuit

store

 

 

14

DC Power supply

Analog

14

09pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

03pcs: 2019

To supply a DC voltage

store

 

 

15

Tapping Key

Electrical

21

14pcs: old

05pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

To direct the current in a specific direction

store

 

 

16

One way key

Electrical

10

old

To direct the current in a specific direction

store

 

 

17

Commutators

Electrical

10

06pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

To control the flow of the current in a direct and reverse direction

store

 

 

18

Capacitors

Electrical

04

old

To store up the charges

store

 

 

19

Thermometer

Non-electrical

60

34pcs: old

06pcs: 2011

05pcs: 2012

15pcs: 2014

To measure temperature

store

 

 

20

Copper Voltameter

Electrical

01

old

To measure the quantity of electricity from the mass of copper deposited on one of its electrodes

store

 

 

21

Stopwatch

Non-electrical

08

04pcs: old

04pcs: 2012

 

To measure time period/time

store

 

 

22

Digital Stopwatch

Digital

03

2019

Measurement  of time/time period

store

 

 

23

He Lamp

Electrical

05

05pcs: 2012

 

Light source

store

 

 

24

Na Vapour Lamp

Electrical

06

03pcs: old

01pcs: 2007

02pcs: 2012

 

Light source

store

 

 

25

Heating pads

Electrical

02

2012

To generate heat of desired value

store

 

 

26

Frequency Generator

Analog

01

2006

To generate different frequencies

store

 

 

27

Hot water vessel

Non-electrical

03

old

To hold the temperature at a steady level

store

 

 

28

Glass Funnel

Non-electrical

02

old

Experimental accessories

store

 

 

29

Lamp and scale arrangement

Electrical

03

02pcs: 2006

01pcs: 2019

 

Projection of light on Ballistic Galvanometer etc.

store

 

 

30

Knife edges

Non-electrical

02

old

To hold/set up a bar on its edges

store

 

 

31

Tunning fork

Non-electrical

08

06pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

To generate different audible frequencies

store

 

 

32

Jolly’s bulb

Non-electrical

11

old

To determine the pressure coefficient of air at constant volume

store

 

 

33

Test  tubes

Non-electrical

24

old

Containing liquid

store

 

 

34

Measuring cylinders/Beaker

Non-electrical

20

02pcs: old

18pcs: 2012

 

Containing liquid

store

 

 

35

Platinum Resistance Thermometer

Non-electrical

03

02pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

To determine thermal coefficient of resistance

store

 

 

36

Jaeger’s apparatus

Non-electrical

02

old

Determination of surface tension of liquid

store

 

37

Lees Charlton’s set

Non-electrical

01

old

To determine the coefficient of thermal conductivity of  bad conductor

store

 

38

Wet cell anode

Electrical

10

old

To act as an anode plate in Lech lance cell

store

 

39

Wet  cell cathode

Electrical

31

old

To act as an cathode plate in Lech lance cell

store

 

40

Wet cell jar

Non-electrical

16

old

To hold up the anode and cathode and electrolyte solution

store

 

41

Magnetometer

Non-electrical

04

02pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

 

To measure the horizontal component of Earth’s magnetic field

Store and Table

 

 

42

Prism

Non-electrical

02

2012

Determination of angle of prism, wavelength of light source etc.

store

 

 

43

Bi-prism

Non-electrical

02

old

wavelength of light source

store

 

 

44

Thin prism

Non-electrical

02

old

Determination of angle of prism, wavelength of light source etc

store

 

 

45

Balance

Non-electrical

05

04pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

To measure weight

store

 

 

46

Weight boxes

Non-electrical

13

2012

As measuring tools

store

 

 

47

Digital balance

Digital

02

01pcs: old

01pcs: 2019

To measure weight

store

 

 

48

Spring balance

Non-electrical

01

2019

To measure weight

store

 

 

49

Digital Multimeter

Digital

06

2019

For measuring (a) Resistances, (b) AC and DC Voltages, (c) DC Current, (d)

Capacitances, and (e) Checking electrical fuses.

store

 

 

50

Spirit level

Non-electrical

02

old

Levelling of Optical Bench, surface

store

 

 

51

Gas burner

Non-electrical

08

old

Heat source

store

 

 

52

Meter Scale

Non-electrical

20

12pcs: old

08pcs: 2012

 

A measuring tool of length

store

 

 

53

Invertyed scale

Non-electrical

05

03pcs: old

02pcs: 2019

Coefficient of linear expansion

store

 

 

54

Bar Magnets

Non-electrical

16

06pcs: old

10pcs: 2012

 

To measure the horizontal component of Earth’s magnetic field etc.

store

 

 

55

Convex lens

Non-electrical

20

14pcs: old

06pcs: 2012

 

Determination of focal length by combination method etc.

store

 

 

56

Cocave lens

Non-electrical

20

14pcs: old

06pcs: 2012

 

Determination of focal length by combination method etc.

store

 

 

57

Beaker(100ml)

Non-electrical

05

2012

To hold up liquid

store

 

 

58

Bottles(10 ml)

Non-electrical

10

old

Specific Gravity/density determination

store

 

 

59

Lycopodium dust

Non-electrical

100g

2012

Determination of refractive index using travelling microscope

store

 

 

60

Connecting wires

Electrical

1.5kg

2016

Used in connection in electrical circuits

store

 

 

61

Constantan wires

Electrical

1.5kg

old

Young’s modulus experiment by Searle’s Method

store

 

 

62

Steel tape rule (10ft)

Non-electrical

01

2019

Length measure

store

 

 

63

Amonium Choloride

Non-electrical

7×500g

2012

In preparation of Solvent of Lech lance Cell

store

 

 

64

Aniline

Non-electrical

11×450 ml

2012

Determination of temperature coefficient of resistance by PRT

store

 

 

65

Castor Oil

Non-electrical

5×450 ml

2012

Determination coefficient of viscosity by Stoke’s method

store

 

 

66

Apparatus for verification of the Superposition, and Maximum power transfer theorems.

Digital

02

2019

To verify the Superposition, and Maximum power transfer theorems.

table

 

 

67

Apparatus for measurement  of the Moment of Inertia of a regular shaped body

Non-electrical

02

old

Determination of moment of Inertia of a regular shaped body

table

 

 

68

Young’s Modulus apparatus using optical lever method

Non-electrical

02

2019

Determination of  the Young's Modulus of a Wire by Optical Lever Method.

table

 

 

69

Apparatus for determination of the value of Young’s Modulus by Flexure method

Non-electrical

02

01pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

Determination of the value of Young’s Modulus by Flexure method

table

 

 

70

Measurement of coefficient of linear expansion by optical lever method

Non-electrical

01

2012

Determination of the coefficient of linear expansion

table

 

 

71

Measurement of coefficient of linear expansion by travelling microscope

Non-electrical

01

old

Determination of the coefficient of linear expansion

table

 

 

72

Apparatus for determination of the Modulus of Rigidity of a Wire by dynamical method

Non-electrical

01

old

Determination of the Modulus of Rigidity of a Wire by dynamical method.

table

 

 

73

Apparatus for measurement of Spring constant and value of g

Non-electrical

01

2019

Determination of the Spring constant

table

 

 

74

Apparatus for determination of the elastic constants of a wire by Searle’s method

Non-electrical

02

2019

Determination of the elastic Constants of a wire by Searle’s method

table

 

 

75

Kater’s Pendulum

Non-electrical

01

2012

Determination of the value of g using Kater’s Pendulum.

table

 

 

76

Digital Timing Technique apparatus

Digital

02

2019

Determination of g and velocity for a freely falling body using Digital Timing Technique

table

 

 

77

Sonometer

Non-electrical

01

old

Determination of unknown frequency

store

 

 

78

Jaeger’s apparatus

Non-electrical

01

old

Determination of Surface tension

table

 

 

79

Jolly’s Apparatus set

Non-electrical

02

old

Determination of pressure coefficient of air

table

 

 

80

Optical bench apparatus

Non-electrical

01

2012

Determination of focal length of a concave/convex lens by combination method

table

 

 

81

Logic gates test kit

Digital

01

2016

To verify different logic circuits

store

 

 

82

Zener Diode test  kit

Analog

03

01pcs: 2012

01pcs: 2015

01pcs: 2016

 

To study the V-I characteristics of a Zener Diode

store

 

 

83

Thermistor

Analog

01

2012

Determination of band gap energy

store

 

 

84

Series and parallel LCR circuit apparatus

Digital

02

01pcs: 2016

01pcs: 2019

 

 

To study response curve of a Series and parallel LCR circuit and determine its (a) Resonant frequency, (b)

Impedance at resonance, (c) Quality factor Q, and (d) Band width.

table

 

 

85

CE Amplifier set

Analog

01

2016

To study the characteristics of a BJT

store

 

 

86

Diode test set

Analog

02

old

To study the V-I characteristics of a Diode

store

 

 

87

Transistor Characteristics kit

Analog

07

05pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

01pcs: 2015

 

To study the characteristics of a BJT

store

 

 

88

Op-AMP kit

Analog

01

old

To design an inverting/non-inverting , adder, differentiator, integrator etc

store

 

 

89

De’Sauty’s bridge.

Analog

02

2019

To compare capacitances using De’Sauty’s bridge.

table

 

 

90

Anderson’s bridge

Analog

02

2019

To determine self inductance of a coil by Anderson’s bridge.

table

 

 

91

Apparatus for  the Photo-electric effect

Digital

01

2019

To study phot-current vs. intensity and wavelength of light.

table

 

 

92

Apparatus for measuring low resistance using Potentiometer

Analog

01

2019

Determination of low resistance

table

 

 

93

Apparatus for measuring the Planck’s constant using LED

Digital

01

2019

Determination of Planck’s constant

table

 

 

94

Apparatus for  measuring the e/m ratio

Digital

01

2019

Determination of e/m ratio

table

 

 

95

Milikan Oil drop expt. setup

Analog

01

2019

Determination of charge of an electron

table

 

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument/setup

Type (Digital/ analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments / setup

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument/setup

On table/in store

 

1

Fly-wheel

Non-electrical

01

2019

Determination the moment of inertia of a fly-wheel/regular body

table

 

2

Digital stop watch

Non-electrical

02

2019

Measurement  of time

store

 

3

Tape rule(3m)

Non-electrical

01

2019

Measurement of length

store

 

4

Spring balance

Non-electrical

01

2019

Measurement of weight

store

 

5

Travelling Microscope

Non-electrical

01

2012

Measurement of length,breadth etc.

table

 

6

Barometer

Non-electrical

01

old

Measurement of atmospheric pressure

table

 

7

Potentiometer

Electrical

03

01pcs: old

02pcs: 2016

 

Determination of low resistance

store

 

8

Kater’s pendulum

Non-electrical

02

01pcs: old

01pcs: 2019

 

Determination of ‘g’

table

 

9

Coupled Oscillator

Non-electrical

01

2019

To investigate motion of coupled oscillators

table

 

10

Poiseuille’s Apparatus

Non-electrical

02

01pcs: old

01pcs: 2019

 

Determination of  Coefficient of Viscosity of water by Capillary Flow Method (Poiseuille’s method).

table

 

11

Lees and Charlton apparatus

Non-electrical

01

old

Determination of the coefficient of thermal conductivity of a bad conductor

table

 

12

Apparatus for measuring the Thermo emf using Thermo-couple

Non-electrical

01

old

To study the variation of thermo-emf of a thermocouple

table

 

13

Apparatus for measuring the temp. coefficient of resistance by PRT

Non-electrical

01

old

To determine the temperature coefficient of resistance by PRT

store

 

14

Stoke’s apparatus

Non-electrical

02

01pcs: 2012

01pcs: 2019

 

Determination of  Coefficient of Viscosity of highly viscous liquid by Stoke’s method

table

 

15

Maxwell’s needle apparatus

Non-electrical

02

2019

Determination of the Modulus of Rigidity of a Wire by Maxwell’s needle  method.

table

 

16

Bar Pendulum

Non-electrical

01

2019

Determination of the value of g using Bar pendulum.

table

 

17

Apparatus for determination of the value of Young’s Modulus by Flexure method

Non-electrical

01

2019

Determination of the value of Young’s Modulus by Flexure method

table

 

18

Carry Foster’s Bridge

Analog

02

2019

Determination of an unknown Low Resistance using Carry Foster’s Bridge.

table

 

19

Analog Voltmeter

Analog

03

2012

Measurement of Voltage/potential drop

store

 

20

Galvanometer

Analog

04

02pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

 

Detection of small amount current and voltage

store

 

21

Analog Ammeter

Analog

03

old

Measurement of Current

store

 

22

Resistance box

Analog

20

14pcs: old

06pcs: 2019

 

To control the specific value of current to flow through the circuit

store

 

23

Rheostat

Analog

06

old

To control the current flow in a circuit

store

 

24

Connecting wires

Electrical

100g

old

Used in connection in electrical circuits

store

 

25

Tapping key

Electrical

15

10pcs: old

03pcs: 2012

02pcs: 2019

 

For providing momentary contact in an electrical circuit

store

 

26

Commutator

Electrical

02

2019

To control the flow of the current in a direct and reverse direction

store

 

27

Wet cell jar

Non-lectrical

03

old

To hold up the anode and cathode and electrolyte solution

store

 

28

Stabilized Power supply

Analog

01

old

To supply a stabilized voltage

store

 

29

DC power supply

Analog

03

01pcs: old

02pcs: 2019

 

To supply DC voltage

store

 

30

Battery Eliminator

Analog

02

old

To supply fixed  DC voltage

store

 

31

CRO

Analog

01

2006

To measure voltage, time period of period waveform etc.

table

 

32

Meter bridge

Analog

03

02pcs: old

01pcs:2012

To study the variation of thermo-emf of a thermocouple

table

 

33

Pohl’s commutator

Electrical

01

2006

To draw the B-H curve of a Ferromagnetic material

store

 

34

Resistances(1 ohm)

Analog

04

02pcs: old

02pcs: 2019

 

In different electric circuits

store

 

35

Search coil

Analog

02

2019

Measurement of field strength B and its variation with distance using search coil.

table

 

36

Thevenin’s apparatus

Analog

02

2019

To verify the Thevenin theorems.

table

 

37

Norton’s apparatus

Analog

02

2019

To verify the Norton theorems.

table

 

38

RC low pass, high pass, band pass, band stop filter

Analog

01

2019

To study the characteristics of RC circuit

table

 

39

Series and parallel LCR circuit apparatus

Analog

01

2019

To study response curve of a Series and parallel LCR circuit and determine its (a) Resonant frequency, (b)

Impedance at resonance, (c) Quality factor Q, and (d) Band width.

table

 

40

Funnel

Non-electrical

01

old

To pour the liquid in other vessel.

store

 

                   

                                                 Setups and Instruments:   PL-3

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument

Type (Digital/analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument

Picture of the instrument

On table/in store

1

Prism

Non-electrical

02

2012

Determination of angle of prism, wavelength of light source etc.

 

store

2

Spirit level

Non-electrical

03

old

Levelling of Optical Bench, surface

 

store

3

Single/Double slit

Non-electrical

01

old

To adjust the slit width of a fringe

 

store

4

Diffraction grating+stand

Non-electrical

02

2012

To determine the dispersive power and resolving power of a grating

 

store

5

Convex lens

Non-electrical

03

2012

In Newton’s Ring’s experiment etc.

 

store

6

He Lamp

Electrical

04

2012

Light source

 

store

7

Na Vapour Lamp set

Electrical

02

2012

Light source

 

table

8

High voltage discharge tube

Analog

04

2012

For supplying High Voltage

 

store

9

Audio Oscillator

Analog

01

old

To generate audio frequency

 

store

10

Optical bench for Fresnel-Biprism expt. set

Non-electrical

02

01pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

To determine the wavelength of Sodium light

 

table

11

Travelling Microscope

Non-electrical

01

old

Measurement of length or diameter

 

store

12

CRO

Analog

01

2006

To measure voltage, time period of period waveform etc.

 

table

13

Spectrometer

Non-electrical

05

02pcs: old

02pcs: 2012

01pcs: 2019

 

In different light experiments

 

table

14

PO Box

Analog

02

old

To measure an unknown resistance

 

store

15

RC Coupled Transistor Amplifier test set

Analog

01

old

To study the frequency response of voltage gain of RC coupled transistor amplifier

 

store

16

Resistance box

Analog

03

2012

To control the specific value of current to flow through the circuit

 

store

17

High resistance box

Analog

01

old

To supply high resistance

 

store

18

Pohl’s commutator

Electrical

01

old

To draw the B-H curve of a Ferromagnetic material

 

store

19

Rheostat

Analog

02

old

To control the current flow in a circuit

 

store

20

One way key

Electrical

04

old

To direct the current in a specific direction

 

store

21

Tapping key

Electrical

04

2012

For providing momentary contact in an electrical circuit

 

store

22

Make and break special type key

Electrical

02

2012

For providing momentary contact in an electrical circuit as per requirement

 

store

23

Polarimeter set

Non-electrical

03

02pcs: old

01pcs: 2012

 

To determine the specific rotation of sugar solution

 

store

24

Apparatus for measuring the High resistance using Charge Leakge method

Analog

01

2012

Determination of high resistance

 

table

25

Apparatus for the determination of wavelength of H-alpha emission line

Analog

01

2019

To determine the wavelength of H-alpha emission line of H-atom

 

table

                                                         Setups and Instruments:   PL-4

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument

Type (Digital/analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument

Picture of the instrument

On table/in store

1

Computer

Digital

02

2020

To solve computational problems

 

table

Department of Chemistry

 

1.

Total no. of laboratories

03

2.

Name of the Laboratories

CL-1 (Inorganic & Organic) & CL-2 (Physical), Room No-115 (Computer and Instrumental Lab)

3.

No. of store rooms, if any, with area (L x B)

01 (15’×15’= 225 sq ft)

4.

No. of gas chambers, if any, with description

01 (run by petrol)

 

  1. Specification of the laboratories                    

Name of the labs

CL-1

(Inorganic & Organic Labs)

CL-2

(Physical Lab)

Room No-115

(Computer and Instrumental Lab)

Area (LxB)

39.5’×24.5’=967.75 sq ft

25.8’×22’=567.60 sq ft

15’×15’=225 sq ft

Type of flooring

Vitrified

Vitrified

Vitrified

No of racks with size

09,

9×(4’×1’=04 sq ft)=36 sq ft

4×(6.5’×2.5’=16.25 sq ft)=65 sq ft

Total: 101 sq ft

3×(6.25’×1’=6.25 sq ft)=18.75 sq ft

8×(5.25’×0.5’=2.625 sq ft)=21 sq ft

Total: 39.75 sq ft

One concrete rack with granite top (1.5’×10’)

No & size of working tables

04,

4×16’×4’=256 sq ft

 

03,

3×16’×4’=192 sq ft

Two ply wooden tables (2’×4’ each) and two L-type concrete tables (2’×8’ each)

Type of working tables (whether wooden or marble or other top)

Wooden tables with granite top

Wooden tables with granite top

Two L-type concrete tables.

Two ply wooden tables.

Whether gas pipeline connected

Yes

Yes

No

Whether water pipeline connected

Yes

Yes

No

No of basins

11

10

NA

No of liquid waste outlets

04

03

NA

No of exhaust fans

03

02

NA

Whether fire extinguisher installed

Yes

Yes

Yes

Remarks (if any)

 

 

 

 

6.  Whether first aid box is kept in the department (with no.): Yes (01)

 

7. (a) Name of the recurring items (glass apparatus) kept in the labs or in the store room:

 

SL No

Name of the items

No of the items

SL No

Name of the items

No of the items

1

Test tube

200

22

Burette stand (50cc)

10

2

Beaker (100ml) 

20

23

Round bottomed flask

10

3

Beaker (500ml)

10

24

Funnel (L,S)

20,20

4

Beaker (250ml)

20

25

Blow pipe

10

5

Beaker (1000ml)

05

26

Stalagmometer

20

6

Pipette (5ml)

15

27

Thermometer

15

7

Pipette( 10ml)

50

28

Ostwald Viscometer

20

8

 Graduated Pipette (20ml)

10

29

Condenser

06

9

Pipette( 25ml)

30

30

Burette with stand (50 cc)

50

10

Burette(25ml)

 

31

Stopwatch

10

11

Burette(50ml)

20

32

Volumetric flask(50ml)

20

12

Fusion tube

100

33

Volumetric flask(100ml)

30

13

Measuring cylinder(10ml)

05

34

Volumetric flask(250ml)

30

14

Measuring cylinder(100ml)

02

35

Volumetric flask(500ml)

20

15

Dropper (10ml)

10

36

Volumetric flask(1000ml)

10

16

Spatula

15

37

Volumetric flask(2000ml)

005

17

Watch glass

05

38

Wire gauge with stand

05

18

Test tube holder

10

39

Wash bottle

10

19

Bunsen Burner

30

40

Jar

40

20

Mortar and pestle

15

41

Sp Gravity Bottle (15ml)

15

21

Graduated Pipette (25ml)

30

 

 

 

  1.  Name of the nonrecurring items (Chemicals) kept in the laboratory store room:

Almost all necessary chemicals related to UG Hons. & Gen. Practical following CBCS curriculum

8. Name of the nonrecurring items/ instruments:

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument

Type (Digital/analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument

Picture of the instrument

1.

Suction Pump

Electrical

03

2000

Fast filtration

 

2.

Double distillation unit (Cabinet borosil)

Electrical

01

2014

Preparation of conductivity grade water

 

3.

Kip’s apparatus

Glass

03

2000

Production of hydrogen sulphide gas

 

4.

Analytical weight balance

Analytical

05 (Upto 1mg precision)

2015

Fine weighing

 

5.

Conductometer (Table top)

Digital

05

2000, 2006, 2015

To measure equivalent conductance of solution

 

6.

Table top TDS & conductivity indicator

Digital

01

2019

Hardness quality of water

 

7.

Photoelectric colorimeter

Digital

02

2015

To measure colour intensity of solution

 

8.

Analytical balance (200gm)

Digital

03

2010

Weighing

 

9.

Single Distillation Unit

Electrical

02

2019

To produce singly distilled water

 

10.

Desiccator Ground flang

Glass made

04

2014

To keep samples moisture free

 

11

Conductivity Meter (portable)

Digital

01

2019

To measure equivalent conductance of solution

 

12

Magnetic stirrer cum heater

Digital

02

2014

To warm and stir sample simultaneously

 

13

pH meter

Digital

01

2014

To measure the pH of a solution

 

14

Shaking machine

Analogue

01

1996

Shaking the mixture.

 

15

Hot air oven

Analogue

01

1996

Drying up of crucible

 

16

Refrigerator

Analogue

01

1996

Refrigeration

 

17

Overhead projector

Electrical

01

2002

Projection of slides

 

18

Barometer

Analogue

01

1990

To measure air pressure

 

19

Petrol gas plant

Electrical

01

1990

To produce petrol gas for burners

 

20

Ion exchanger

Non-electrical

01

2010

To produce deionised water

 

21

Ultracentrifuge machine

Analogue

01

2014

To centrifuge colloidal solutions

 

22

Desktop

Electronic

03

2012, 2019

Computation related practicals and other official works

 

23

Printer

Electronic

01

2019

To take hard copy

 

24

Water bath

Electrical

02

2003

To keep the temperature at 1000C

 

25

Potentiometer

Digital

01

2014

To measure redox potential

 

Department of Zoology

Laboratory profile:

  • Total no. of laboratories: Three (3)
  • Name of the Laboratories: ZL-1 (Both Hons & Gen),

                                       ZL-2 (Both Hons & Gen),

                                       ZL-3 (only for Hons.)

  • No. of store rooms, if any, with area (L X B): None
  • No. of gas chambers, if any, with description :None
  • No. of fire-extinguishers kept in the Department: None
  • No. of first-aid box available in the Department : None
  • No. of fume-hoods present: None
  • No. of autoclaves present            : None
  • Is there any tissue-culture facility present?: No
  • Is there any microbial culture facility present?: No

 

Specification of the laboratories:

Name of the labs

ZL-1

ZL-2

ZL-3

Area (LxB)

25’6”X 25’6”

25’6”X 27’6”

25’6”X 13’

Type of flooring

Ceramic tiles

Ceramic tiles

Ceramic tiles

No & size of working tables

8;

7;

 

Type of working tables (whether wooden or marble or other top)

Wooden with basins

Wooden with granite top

Wooden with basin

Whether gas pipeline connected

(Y/N)

N

N

N

Whether water pipeline connected (Y/N)

Y

N

Y

No of basins

16

4

8

No of exhaust fans

0

0

0

Whether fire extinguisher installed (Y/N)

N

N

N

Whether First-aid box is available

N

N

N

Remarks (if any)

Used primarily for practical classes

Also used for theoretical classes

Used both for theoretical & practical classes

 

Instruments/ appliances*

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument

Type (mode of operation)

No. of items

Year of purchase

Used for

  1.  

Compound microscope - monocular

Non-electrical/ optical

16

2019

Visualisations of microscopic organisms

  1.  

Compound microscope - binocular

Electrical/ optical

2

2019

Visualisations of microscopic organisms

  1.  

Trinocular microscopes

Electrical/ optical (w/ computer)

1

2019

Visualisations of microscopic organisms

  1.  

Microscopic slide projector (bench-top)

Electrical

1

2019

Projection of microscopic slides

  1.  

Colorimeter

Electrical/ digital

1

2018

Estimation of protein conc.

  1.  

Electronic balance

Electrical/ digital

1 + 1

2018, 2019

Weighing of reagents

  1.  

Microtome

Non-electrical/ hand-operated

1

2018

Preparation of histological tissue-sections

  1.  

Centrifuge

Electrical/ bench-top

1

2019

Centrifugation

  1.  

pH - meter

Battery-operated/ hand-held/ digital

1

2018

Estimating pH

  1.  

pH - meter

Electrical/ bench-top/ digital

1

2019

Estimating pH

  1.  

Bacterial incubator-shaker

Electrical/ digital

1

2019

Incubation of bacterial culture

  1.  

Hot-air oven

Electrical

1

2018

Used in histology

  1.  

Vortex - shaker

Electrical

1

2019

Mixing of reagents

  1.  

Agarose gel-electrophoresis apparatus

Electrical

1

2019

Demonstrating DNA gel electrophoresis

  1.  

UV - transilluminator

Electrical

1

2019

Demonstrating UV visualisation of DNA in gel

  1.  

SDS-PAGE apparatus

electrical

1

2019

Demonstrating SDS-PAGE

  1.  

Paper chromatography apparatus

Non-electrical

1

2018

Demonstrating paper chromatography

  1.  

Hot - plate

Electrical

1 + 2

2018, 2019

Warming histological slides, heating reagents

  1.  

Hemocytometer

Manual/ slide-type

1 + 1 + 1

2016, 2018, 2019

Counting blood-cells

  1.  

Cell counter

Non-electrical / Mechanical

1

2019

Counting cells

  1.  

Sahli’s hemoglobinometer

Manual

1

2019

Estimating haemoglobin in blood

  1.  

Sphygmomanometer

Aneroid

1 + 1

2018, 2019

Measuring blood-pressure in human

  1.  

Camera-Lucida prism

Microscope attachment

1

2016

Optical superimposition of microscopic images

  1.  

Reflex hammer

Taylor model

1

2019

Testing reflex actions in human

  1.  

Thermometer

Battery-operated/ Digital

1

2018

Measuring temperature

  1.  

Secchi-disc

Manual

2

2019

Estimating clarity of water samples

  1.  

Heater

Electrical

1

2016

Heating reagents

*Other than these, our lab has all the necessary glass items and chemical reagents, preserved specimens that would be required for conducting various experiments as per the present curriculum.

Department of Botany

 

  1. Total no. of laboratories                                            :03
  2. Name of the Laboratories (e.g. BL-1)                    :BL-1, BL-2, BL-3
  3. No. of store rooms, if any, with area (LxB)             :NIL
  4. No. of gas chambers, if any, with description       :NIL
  5. Specification of the laboratories                              :

Name of the labs 

BL-1

B L-2

BL-3

Area (LxB) 

700 sq .ft.

500 sq. ft

500 sq. ft.

Type of flooring

Tiles

Tiles

Tiles

No of racks with size

03

02

 

No & size of working tables

11

6

7

Type of working tables (whether wooden or marble or other top)

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Whether gas pipeline connected

(Y/N)

No

No

No

Whether water pipeline connected (Y/N)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No of basins

04

01

01

No of liquid waste outlets

01

01

01

No of exhaust fans

Nil

Nil

Nil

Whether fire extinguisher installed (Y/N)

No

No

No

Remarks (if any)

     

 

  1. Whether first aid box is kept in the department (with no.): 01

       vii Name of the recurring items (chemicals/glass apparatus/specimens) kept in the labs or in the store room:

  1. Nonrecurring items/ instruments

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of the instrument

Type (Digital/analogue

/non-electrical)

No of instruments

Description (Year of purchase, specification etc.)

Experiments performed by the instrument

1

Laminar Air Flow

NA

01

2010

Aseptic culturing

2

B.O.D. Incubator Shaker

Digital

01

2010

Growth of microorganism 

3

Cold Centrifuge

Digital

01

2012

Remi, CM12

DNA isolation

4

pH Meter

Digital

02

2019

LIM 139

pH 

5

Colorimeter

Digital

02

2019

LIM 126

Absorbance

6

BinocularMicroscope

NA

NA

04

2019

Model CXL-B

Make GOKO

Ob

Observing cells and tissues

7

Remi Lab Centrifuge

NA

NA

02

2019

Centrifugation

8

Student Microscope

NA

15

2019

Magnus SM 100

Observing cells and tissues

9

Student microscope 

NA

20

2014

Magnus HSA

Observing cells and tissues

10

Binocular Research Microscope

NA

01

2012

Olympus

Observing cells and tissues

11

Gel electrophoresis

NA

01

2019

DNA study

13

Simple Microscope

NA

12

 

Observing tissues

14

Camaralucida

NA

15

 

Drawing of microscopic organisms

15

Autoclave

Analogue

02

2004, 2019

Sterilization

16

Incubator

Analogue

02

2009

Incubation

17

Chemical Balance

Analogue

02

2004

Weighing

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

  1. TOTAL NUMBER OF LABORATORIES:  01
  2. NAME OF THE LABORATORIES:  L1- HONOURS AND PASS
  3. NUMBER OF STORE ROOM IF ANY, WITH AREA (L×B):  NILL
  4. NUMBER OF GAS CHAMBERS, IF ANY, WITH DESCRIPTION :  NILL
  5. SPECIFICATION OF LABORATORIES :

Name of the labs

L1

 

 

Area (L×B)

652 sq feet

 

 

Type of flooring

Cement

 

 

Number of racks with size

 two racks are of 6/5 feet

 One rack is of 4/4 feet

 

 

Number and size of working tables

Three tables are of 6/3 feet

One table is of 4/3 feet

 

 

Type of working tables (whether wooden or marble or other top)

wooden

 

 

Whether gas pipe line connected ( yes/no)

No

 

 

Whether water pipe line connected (yes/no)

Yes

 

 

Number of Basins

One

 

 

Number of liquid waste outlets

One

 

 

Number of exhaust fan

No

 

 

Whether fire extinguisher installed (yes/no)

No

 

 

Remarks

Geography Department started as UG Course from 2000. It is lab based department. The practical classes and the University practical exams are conducted here and also the laboratory counseling of NETAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY are conducted in the department.

 

 

 

  1. Whether first aid box kept in the department (with no): No
  2. Name of the recurring items (chemicals/ glass apparatus/ specimens) kept in the lab or in the store room: Soil Testing Kit

DESCRIPTION OF INSTRUMENTS OF GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT

SL NO NAME OF THE INSTRUMENT TYPE(DIGITAL/ANALOGUE/NON-ELECTRICAL NO OF INSTRUMENT DESCRIPTION(Year of purchase, specification) EXPERIMENTS PERFORMED BY THE INSTRUMENTS PICTURE OF THE INSTRUMENT

1

Prismatic compass

Non-electrical

14

Specification- Optica

2000-2018(6)

2019(8)

Used in navigation and surveying

2

Rota meter Germany

Non-electrical

30

Germany

2000-2018(10)

2019(20)

To measure the length of river, road etc of map.

3

G.P.S

Analogue

01

Etrex 20

2016(1)

Used to identify location

4

Dumpy Level

Non-electrical

09

Optica

2000-2010(3)

2019(6)

Used in surveying and leveling

5

Transit theodolite

Non-electrical

09

Optica

2000-2014(3)

2019(6)

Used in measuring height and altitude

6

Plane Table

Non-electrical

06

2000-2013(2)

2019(4)

Used in surveying purpose

7

Mirror Stereoscope

Non-electrical

02

2004(2)

Used in Aerial photo measurement and getting 3D view of the image