Chemsophy was organised on 3rd March 2016 by Department of Chemistry, Maitreyi College. The fest received a participation of around 150 students from various colleges like KMC, IIT Delhi, Sri Venkateswara college, Gargi, DCAC, IGNOU.
The fest started by lighting of the lamp by our chief guest Dr. S. C. Mittal, Executive Director, Premier Forensic Sciences Institute and Labs. An informative lecture was delivered by the chief guest on the topic “Forensic Science: Solving White Collar Crimes”. The lecture made students aware of fingerprint extraction, detection of fake documents under UV rays and more.
The lecture was followed by Paper Presentation on the topic was Forensic Science or IPR. The competition was judged by the Chief Guest. . The best speaker went to Nancy from Sri Venkateswara College. In Poster Making Competition, the topic was given on the spot – Forensic Science or Green Chemistry. During the second half of the day “Quizeolite” – A scientific quiz which organised by Quizcraft Global, one of the largest quizzing company took place. A cross team from Kirori Mal College and Delhi College of Arts and Commerce emerged as winners.
Shortly after, “Fun in Lab” was organized where different techniques of chemistry were being used to detect the knowledge of participants under very legitimate rules and regulations. The first prize was bagged by Miranda House and second by Gargi College. All the winners were awarded cash prizes, coupons and goodies.