Central Instrumentation Facility

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF), Kalinga University is well equipped with the state of the art instruments like X-Ray Diffractometer, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Thermal Cycler (PCR), Horizontal Mini Gel Electrophoresis Unit, UV Transilluminator, FT-IR Spectrophotometer, Bio-Chemistry Analyzer, Touch Screen Viscometer, Digital Viscometer, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Turbidity Meter, Digital Flame Photometer, Rotary Tablet Press. The CIF provides all the Students, Researchers, Faculty of the Kalinga University, and external users the platform to use all the sophisticated instruments under one roof at nominal cost.

The objective of the CIF Hands-on Training Program

  • To provide students and faculty, as well as external academic institutes and R&D organizations, with access to high-end research instruments.
  • To provide the public with hands-on training on various sophisticated equipment through training programs/workshops for their professional development.
  • To ensure that research culture is properly implemented and promoted in our society.

Programme Details

Workshop Date: 20th-21st Dec 2021

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Dr. V.P. Kolla, Ph.D.

Dean of Science

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Forensic Science
  • Biomedical Research
  • Art
  • Soil and Rock
  • NanoScience
  • Wire Industries
  • Element Analysis

Registration Fee of the program: 3000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), which includes:

  • Magnification and higher resolution – as electrons rather than light waves are used, it can be used to analyze structures that cannot otherwise be seen. The resolution of electron microscopy images is in the range of up to 0.2 nm, which is 1000x more detailed than light microscopy.
  • Diverse applications – Electron microscopy has a diverse range of applications in many different fields of research including technology, industry, biomedical science, and chemistry.
  • Plays important role in semiconductor inspection, computer chip manufacture, quality control and assurance, analysis of atomic structures, and drug development.
  • High-quality images – electron microscope uses the system to produce highly detailed images of structures that are of high quality, revealing complex and delicate structures that other techniques may struggle to reproduce.

Workshop Date: 7th-8th Jan 2022

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Dr. N.K. Dhapekar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Engineering

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD).

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Forensic Science
  • Geological Applications
  • Microelectronic Industry
  • Glass Industry
  • Food Industry
  • Civil & Construction Industry (Steel, Cement Industry)

Registration Fee of the program: 3000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD), which includes:

  • X-Ray crystallography provides a two-dimensional view that indicates the three-dimensional structure of a material
  • Relatively inexpensive and simple
  • Useful for large structures: Not limited by size or atomic weight.
  • Can yield a high atomic resolution.
  • The pharmaceutical industry, Forensic science, Geological applications, Microelectronics Industry, Glass industry.

Workshop Date: 28th-29th Jan 2022

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Dr. Sushma Dubey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & HOD-Biotechnology

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Molecular Techniques.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Research & Development Center
  • Agriculture Industry
  • Medical and Forensic Laboratories
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Biochemistry Analysis
  • Forensic Science

Registration Fee of the program: 2000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Molecular Techniques, which includes.

  • The PCR can be used in many different laboratory procedures. For example, most mapping techniques in the Human Genome Project (HGP) relied on PCR.
  • PCR is also valuable in several indicated laboratories and clinical techniques, including DNA finger printing, detection of bacteria or viruses, and diagnosis of genetic disorders.
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction is used in Medical, Forensic, and Applied Sciences
  • Gene expression, Mutagenesis, Cloning & Gene expression studies
  • In mycology and parasitology, PCR technology favors the early identification of microorganisms

Workshop Date: 12th Feb 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Ms. Khushboo Gupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor- Pharmacy

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC).

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Analytical Laboratories
  • Protein-Based Molecule
  • Agro-Industry
  • Biological Studies
  • Toxicology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food and Dairy Industry
  • Clinical Science
  • Bio-Chemistry Research

Registration Fee of the program: 2000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), which includes.

  • Qualitative analysis - Separation of thermally unstable chemical and biological compounds, e.g., drugs (aspirin and ibuprofen), salts (sodium chloride), proteins (egg white or blood), organic chemicals (polystyrene and polyethylene), herbal medicines, and plant extracts.
  • Quantitative analysis - To determine the concentration of a compound in a sample by measuring the height and area of the chromatographic peak.
  • Preparation of pure substances for clinical and toxicology studies and in organic synthesis. This is also called preparative chromatography.
  • Trace analysis – this is the analysis of compounds present in very low concentrations in a sample. This is very useful in pharmaceutical, toxicology, environmental, and biological studies.

Workshop Date: 26th Feb 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Mr. Abhishek Pandey, M.Sc. (Botany), Ph.D. (Pursuing)

Assistant Professor- Botany

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Microscopy.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Doctors, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Pathology Laboratory
  • Hospitals/ Medical Institutions
  • Agriculture Industry
  • Educational Institutes
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratories
  • Quality Control
  • Life Science (Microbiology, Zoology, Biochemistry, Botany)
  • Biotechnology

Registration Fee of the program: 1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Microscopy, which includes.

Microscopes are used in examining the ailments by getting a larger view of the blood sample in detecting the parasites, bacteria’s attacking the red blood cells.

  • Scientists use a microscope for studying microorganisms, cells, crystalline structures, and molecular structures.
  • Microscopes help doctors diagnose the tissue sample.

Workshop Date: 5th Mar 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Mr. Sudip Mandal, M. Pharma

Assistant Professor

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR). The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR), which includes.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Automobile Industry
  • Paint Industry
  • Polymer & Plastics Industry
  • Food Industry
  • Forensic Industry
  • Quality Control

Registration Fee of the program: 1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR), which includes.

  • Analysis of thin films and coatings
  • Quality verification of incoming/outgoing materials
  • Monitoring of automotive or smokestack emissions
  • Microanalysis of small sections of materials to identify contaminants
  • De-formulation of polymers, rubbers, and other materials through thermogravimetric infra-red (TGA-IR) or gas chromatography infra-red (GC-IR) analysis.

Workshop Date: 12th Mar 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Dr. Sandeep Tiwari, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & H.O.D, Faculty of Pharmacy

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Advance Instrumentation (Digital Viscometer).





Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Food Industry
  • Dairy Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Automobile Industry
  • Biofuel Industry (Oil Refineries)
  • Polymer & Plastics Industry
  • Petroleum Production
  • Chemical Industry
  • Dye Industry
  • Agriculture Industry

Registration Fee of the program: 1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Advance Instrumentation (Digital Viscometer), which includes.

  • Dairy and Brewage Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Coatings Solvents
  • Polymer Solutions Oils Paints
  • Inks Latex Adhesives (Solvent base)

Workshop Date: 17th Mar 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Dr. Preeti Pandey, Ph.D. Ms. Priyanka Gupta, M.Sc.

Assistant Professors -Chemistry

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Water Analysis.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Steel Industry
  • Pollution Control Board
  • Beverage Industry
  • Dairy Industry
  • Agriculture Industry
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Commercial and Industrial Applications

Registration Fee of the program:1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Water Analysis, which includes.

  • A turbidity meter for the detection of turbidity of liquids and aqueous solutions can be found here.
  • An accurate turbidity meter is used in suspensions.
  • There are hand-held turbidity meters or bench-top units.
  • The turbidity meter for waterworks by infrared method or with the USEPA measuring technique.
  • Turbidity is caused by undissolved, finely dispersed substances in a liquid.

Workshop Date: 26th Mar 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Mr. Abhishek Pandey, M.Sc. (Botany), Ph.D. (Pursuing)

Assistant Professor - Botany

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Protein Analysis.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • UV Spectroscopy
  • Drug Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Dye Industry
  • Biochemistry
  • Food analysis
  • Bacterial Nutrient Availability

Registration Fee of the program: 1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments)

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Protein Analysis, which includes.

  • Detection of Impurities in organic molecules
  • Structure elucidation of organic compounds
  • In the quantitative determination of compounds that absorb UV radiation
  • Detection of the presence or absence of functional group in the compound
  • UV spectrophotometer may be used as a detector for HPLC
  • Kinetics of reaction can also be studied using UV spectroscopy

Workshop Date: 9th Apr 2022

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Resource Person: Mr. Sudip Mandal, M. Pharma

Assistant Professor - Pharmacy

Kalinga University, Raipur

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) of Kalinga University is conducting a Hands-on Training workshop on Biochemistry Analyzer.

Whom it is meant for?

Academicians, scientific officers, Master's and Ph.D. students, and anyone who is keen to learn are all encouraged. It is useful in the various industries:

  • Diagnostic Industry
  • Product Development
  • Drug Industry
  • Research Industry
  • IVF Clinics
  • Pre-Clinical and Clinical Studies

Registration Fee of the program: 1000/- per participant

(Inclusive of participation certificate, handouts, lunch, and refreshments) indicates

What to expect from the training program?

The participant after attending will be able to understand and analyze the various usage of the Biochemistry Analyzer, which includes.

  • Perform tests on whole blood, serum, plasma, or urine samples to determine concentrations of analytes (e.g., cholesterol, electrolytes, glucose, calcium),
  • To provide certain hematology values (e.g., hemoglobin concentrations, prothrombin times),
  • To do assay of certain therapeutic drugs (e.g., theophylline), which helps diagnose and treat numerous diseases, including diabetes, cancer, HIV, STD, hepatitis, kidney conditions, fertility, and thyroid problems.