Dr. Amit Kumar Jana

Assistant Professor

Born on : 19/Apr/1980

Contact Information

Office Phone No.: 03228249332-3104(Extn)

Email: amit@cemk.ac.in

Quarter No: FH-2/6

Educational Qualification

 PhD from  IIT Kharagpur in  Synthetic Organic Chemistry in the year of 2011

 MSc from  BHU in  Organic Chemistry in the year of 2005 with  1st Class.

Teaching & Research Experience

 Assistant Professor,  College of Engg. and Management Kolaghat,  2011 to till date.

 SRF,  IIT Kharagpur,  2008 - 2011.

 JRF,  IIT Kharagpur,  2006 - 2008.

Research Paper published in International Journal

A benzannulation for the regiodefined synthesis of 2-alkyl/aryl-1-naphthols: Total synthesis of Arnottin I by  D. Mal, A. K. Jana, P. Mitra P and K. Ghosh ,  J. Org. Chem. in  2011

A rapid entry to C-prenylcarbazoles: total synthesis of clausamine C–D, clausevatine D and clausine F by  A. K. Jana and D. Mal ,  Chem. Commun. in  2010

DBU-CH3I, a potential substitute for CH2N2 in the preparation of methyl esters and methyl aryl ethers: studies with assorted acids by  D. Mal, A. K. Jana, S. Ray, S. Bhattacharya, A. Patra and S. R. De ,  Synth. Commun. in  2008

Anionic [4+3] heteroannulation of 2-azidoacrylates: A modular synthesis of 2-benzazepine-1-ones by  B.K. Dinda, A.K. Jana and D. Mal ,  Chem. Commun. in  2012

Lateral lithiation-initiated annulations in the synthesis of 1-oxygenated carbazole alkaloids and a cycloheptacarbazole by  A. K. Jana, P. Pahari and D. Mal ,  Synlett in  2012

Recent trends in the synthesis of carbazoles: an update by  J. Roy, A.K. Jana and D. Mal ,  Tetrahedron in  2012

Research Paper published in National Journal

A convenient procedure for bis-esterification of cyclic anhydride by  A. K. Jana, R. Karmakar, B. K. Dinda, P. Mitra, K. Ghosh, R. D. Karmakar and D. Mal ,  J. Ind. Chem. Soc. in  2012

Sponsored Project

Project Title:  A convergent synthetic approach towards different carboline derivatives Sponsor:  SERB, DST Investigator (s): Dr. Amit Kumar JanaAmount: 22,60,000/-Duration: Three years.


1) Eli Lilly Asian Best Thesis Award with 1st Prize of $1500

2) Senior Research Fellow granted by UGC - (2007-2010)

3) Junior Research Fellow granted by UGC - (2005-2007)


Grants Fetched

A DST Fast Track Project granted by SERB, DST


Subject taken at Undergraduate Level

Engg. Chemistry

Area of Specializations/Research Areas

Synthetic organic Chemistry


The major functions of this Cell are organizing specialized training both in domain as well as soft skill area for corporate grooming of the students and to provide assistance for suitable placement in different corporates / industries.