D.K.M College For Women

( AUTONOMOUS )

Vellore - 1

Affiliated To Thiruvalluvar University

NAAC REACCREDITED

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Unaided - 9489537911 / 9443341270

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Department of Chemistry / வேதியியல்

Department of Chemistry

Year of Establishment
B.Sc., Chemistry : 1973
M.Sc., Chemistry
:
2006
M.Phil., Chemistry (Full time& Part time)
:
2009
Ph.D., Chemistry (Full time & Part time)
:
2007

Scope of the Course

Chemistry has a wide scope in almost all the fields such as industries, research, teaching etc.,

Courses Offered

  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • M.Phil. Chemistry (Full time / Part time)
  • Ph.D. Chemistry (Full time / Part time)
Department Highlights
  • Department of Chemistry – year of establishment 1972
  • Department of Chemistry (UG) Aided year of establishment 1975
  • Department of Chemistry (PG) Unaided – year of establishment 2006
  • D Chemistry year of establishment 2008
  • Phil Chemistry year of establishment 2009
Ranks

UG: Ever year, students get ranks at the university level both under Madras University and Thiruvalluvar University. Especially the three students have secured first rank from Madras University during different years.

PG: The department produced three university ranks in the first batch itself.

Result: The department has produced (both UG and PG) consistently very good result every year. Always more than 85% result is produced and sometimes the department has produced 100% results also. Teaching Highlights

All the teachers are well experienced. 75% of the staff members are Doctorates. Many of the staff members in this department have cleared CSIR/NET and SLET exams. Many have registered for Ph.D and one member is already a research supervisor. They also give training for the CSIR/NET, SLET exams to the students.

Teaching Aids

Over head projector (OHP), PowerPoint Presentation (LCD), Molecular Models (Board and chalk)

Course Highlights

  • Any UG Chemistry graduate can go for higher studies in this college itself upto Ph.D.
  • Both UG and PG chemistry graduates can get into courses such as Dialysis etc. in medical colleges and placed there itself.
  • They can also prepare for UGC-CSIR fellowship and do research with stipend and also become teachers, lectures
  • They can appear for various competitive exams like IAS, IPS, IFS, Central excise and get placed in good administrative position in government departments.
  • They can also get into banks in different positions.
Placements
  • Chemistry graduates have high job scope as chemists (in R & D lab, Quality control lab etc., ) in many industries like
  1. Pharmaceutical industries
  2. Cosmetics
  3. Fertilizer industries
  4. Clinical and Basic Sciences research organization.
  • Post graduates in chemistry are in high demand in space research & defence research.
  • They shine very well in teaching profession (both in schools and colleges).
  • All the engineering college need good chemistry faculty in large numbers.
Projects

Many projects are funded by UGC, Tamilnadu State Council of Science and technology (TNSCST), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), etc. Students pursue projects in industries like Biocorn, CLRI, State Universities etc.

D.K.M. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN (AUTONOMOUS), VELLORE-632 001
Department of Chemistry (UG) with effect from 2019-2020
Program Objective
  1. To impart work-based training to Chemistry graduates of the institute
  2. To develop as independent thinkers who are responsible for their own learning.
  3. To inculcate the leadership and collaboration skills
  4. To develop the ability to solve problems involving chemistry.
  5. To develop an appreciation of the applications of Chemistry in daily life.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To create an attitude for pursuing future studies and in the field of research.
  2. To achieve excellence in the subject and to pursue their career.
  3. To make the students to gain practical knowledge in Chemistry by doing more laboratory experiments.
  4. To make the students to understand the modern and sophisticated instrumentation and proper interpretation of the data resulting from the use of these instruments.
  5. To make the students to gain knowledge for their careers as professionals in the fields of chemistry.
Programme Outcomes
  1. To know the basic concepts of Chemistry and to create interest in the study of the subject.
  2. To understand the role of chemistry in daily life and in the society.
  3. To create thirst in critical thinking, analyzing and problem solving skills.
  4. To create a knowledge in promising areas of chemical sciences and to motivate the students to pursue their future studies.
  5. To develop the activity in understanding and applying the principles of chemistry.
  6. To equip with the skills to compete for competitive examinations and to find employment in various sectors.
  7. To provide knowledge on theory and applications of different analytical techniques used in Chemistry.
  8. To provide a broad foundation in chemistry that stresses scientific reasoning and analytical problem solving with a molecular perspective.
  9. To enable the students to acquire the means to understand, explain, predict and control nature.
  10. To acquire knowledge, conceptual understanding and skills to solve problems in scientific contexts.
Programme Specific Outcomes

The students will be able to

  1. Gain knowledge about the periodic table, coordination chemistry, transition and inner transition elements.
  2. Gain knowledge about the various aspects of organic chemistry such as molecular rearrangements, stereoisomerism, conformational analysis, heterocyclic compounds and natural products
  3. Gain knowledge about the principle and applications of phase rule, surface chemistry, chemical kinetics, group theory, photochemistry and electrochemistry.
  4. Gain knowledge about data analysis, principles of gravimetric analysis, thermal analysis, purification methods of solids and liquids, various separation techniques and spectroscopy.
  5. Gain knowledge about common diseases and their treatment, Indian medicinal plants, drugs chemistry, hormones and vitamins.
  6. To understand the concepts and theories in chemistry
  7. To make the students to understand the interdisciplinary nature of Chemistry to integrate the knowledge of Maths, Physics and Biology.
  8. To provide students with the skills required to succeed in chemical industries so that they can get job opportunities in industries.
  9. To understand the relationship of chemical substances, its properties and their applications in life.
  10. To provide new solutions to problems in health, materials and energy usage.
CBCS PATTERN
The course of study and Scheme of Examination

SEMESTER I

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language Paper I 6 4 Tamil-I View
2 II English Paper I 6 4 English-I View
3 III Core Paper I 6 5 Fundamental concepts of Chemistry View
4 III Practical Prac.I 3 0 Titrimetry View
5 III Allied theory Paper I 4 4 Physics-I View
6 III Allied Practicals Prac. I 3 0 Physics Practicals View
7 IV EVS 2 2 Environmental studies View

SEMESTER II

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language Paper II 6 4 Tamil-II View
2 II English Paper II 4 4 English-II View
3 III Core Paper II 5 5 General Chemistry-I View
4 III Practical Prac.I 3 3 Titrimetry View
5 III Allied theory Paper II 4 4 Physics-II View
6 III Allied Practicals Prac.I 3 2 Physics Practicals View
7 IV Value education 3 2 Value education View
8 IV Soft skill 2 1 Soft skill View

SEMESTER III

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
9 I Language Paper III 6 4 Tamil-III View
10 II English Paper III 6 4 English-III View
11 III Core Paper III 4 4 General Chemistry-II View
12 III Practical Prac.II 3 0 Semimicro Qualitative Analysis View
13 III Allied theory Paper III 4 4/5 Zoology/Mathematics-I View
14 III Allied Practicals Prac.II 3 0 Zoology Practicals View
15 IV Skill based Paper I 2 2 Role of Chemistry in Everyday Life View
16 IV Non-major Paper I 2 2 Medicinal Chemistry View

SEMESTER IV

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
17 I Language Paper IV 6 4 Tamil-IV View
18 II English Paper IV 6 4 English-IV View
19 III Core Paper IV 4 4 General Chemistry-III View
20 III Practical Prac. II 3 3 Semimicro Qualitative Analysis View
21 III Allied theory Paper IV 4 4/5 Zoology/Mathematics-II View
22 III Allied Practicals Prac. II 3 2/0 Zoology Practicals View
23 IV Skill based Paper II 2 2 Water Analysis and Treatment View
24 IV Non-major Paper II 2 2 Chemistry in Everyday Life View
* Summer internship programme at the end of IV semester (Optional) – Extra credit-1-2

SEMESTER V

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
25 III Core Paper V 4 4 Inorganic Chemistry-I View
26 III Core Paper VI 5 5 Organic Chemistry-I View
27 III Core Paper VII 4 4 Physical Chemistry View
28 III Elective Paper I 3 3 *Any one paper from the following: 1.Analytical chemistry 2. Green Chemistry View View
29 III Elective Paper II 3 3 *Any one paper from the following: 1. Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2.Textile Chemistry View View
30 III Core Practical Paper III 3 0 Gravimetric Analysis View
31 III Core Practical Paper IV 3 0 Organic Analysis View
32 III Core Practical Paper V 3 0 Physical Chemistry Practicals View
33 IV Skill Based Paper III 2 2 Polymer chemistry View

SEMESTER VI

S.No. Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
34 III Core Paper VIII 6 5 Inorganic Chemistry-II View
35 III Core Paper IX 6 5 Organic Chemistry-II View
36 III Elective Paper III 4 3 *Any one paper from the following: 1. Electrochemistry View
2. Nanochemistry View
37 III Elective Paper IV 3 3 *Any one paper from the following: 1. Spectroscopy View
2. Food Chemistry View
38 III Core Practical Paper III 3 3 Gravimetric Analysis View
39 III Core Practical Paper IV 3 3 Organic Analysis View
40 III Core Practical Paper V 3 3 Physical Chemistry Practicals View
41 IV Skill Based Paper IV 2 2 Industrial Chemistry View
42 Extension activity 3
PG Department of Chemistry with effect from 2019-2020

CBCS PATTERN

Program Objective
  1. To impart work-based training to Chemistry graduates of the institute
  2. To develop as independent thinkers who are responsible for their own learning.
  3. To inculcate the leadership and collaboration skills
  4. To develop the ability to solve problems involving chemistry.
  5. To develop an appreciation of the applications of Chemistry in daily life.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To create an attitude for pursuing future studies and in the field of research.
  2. To achieve excellence in the subject and to pursue their career.
  3. To make the students to gain practical knowledge in Chemistry by doing more laboratory experiments.
  4. To make the students to understand the modern and sophisticated instrumentation and proper interpretation of the data resulting from the use of these instruments.
  5. To make the students to gain knowledge for their careers as professionals in the fields of chemistry.
Programme Outcomes
  1. To know the basic concepts of Chemistry and to create interest in the study of the subject.
  2. To understand the role of chemistry in daily life and in the society.
  3. To create thirst in critical thinking, analyzing and problem solving skills.
  4. To create a knowledge in promising areas of chemical sciences and to motivate the students to pursue their future studies.
  5. To develop the activity in understanding and applying the principles of chemistry.
  6. To equip with the skills to compete for competitive examinations and to find employment in various sectors.
  7. To provide knowledge on theory and applications of different analytical techniques used in Chemistry.
  8. To provide a broad foundation in chemistry that stresses scientific reasoning and analytical problem solving with a molecular perspective.
  9. To enable the students to acquire the means to understand, explain, predict and control nature.
  10. To acquire knowledge, conceptual understanding and skills to solve problems in scientific contexts.
Programme Specific Outcomes
The students will be able to
  1. Gain knowledge about the periodic table, coordination chemistry, transition and inner transition elements.
  2. Gain knowledge about the various aspects of organic chemistry such as molecular rearrangements, stereoisomerism, conformational analysis, heterocyclic compounds and natural products
  3. Gain knowledge about the principle and applications of phase rule, surface chemistry, chemical kinetics, group theory, photochemistry and electrochemistry.
  4. Gain knowledge about data analysis, principles of gravimetric analysis, thermal analysis, purification methods of solids and liquids, various separation techniques and spectroscopy.
  5. Gain knowledge about common diseases and their treatment, Indian medicinal plants, drugs chemistry, hormones and vitamins.
  6. To understand the concepts and theories in chemistry
  7. To make the students to understand the interdisciplinary nature of Chemistry to integrate the knowledge of Maths, Physics and Biology.
  8. To provide students with the skills required to succeed in chemical industries so that they can get job opportunities in industries.
  9. To understand the relationship of chemical substances, its properties and their applications in life.
  10. To provide new solutions to problems in health, materials and energy usage.
The course of study and Scheme of Examination SEMESTER-I
S. No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
1 Core Paper I 4 4 Structure and bonding of Inorganic compounds View
2 Core Paper II 4 4 Substitution reactions and stereochemistry View
3 Core Paper III 4 4 Chemical kinetics and electrochemistry View
4 Elective Paper I 3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a.Bioinorganic Chemistry and Separation Techniques b. Drug Design c. Green Chemistry View View View
5 Core Practical I 5 0 Organic Chemistry Practical – I View
6 Core Practical II 5 0 Inorganic Chemistry  Practical – I View
7 Core Practical III 5 0 Physical Chemistry Practical – I View
8 Optional Self Study Paper - 2* Environmental Chemistry for  sustainable world View

SEMESTER-II

S. No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
9 Core Paper IV 3 3 Coordination chemistry View
10 Core Paper V 3     3 Organic Reaction mechanisms and Rearrangements View
11 Core Paper VI 4 4 Quantum Chemistry and Analytical Techniques View
12 Elective Paper II 3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a.  Modern Synthetic Strategies and Renewable Energy Resources b. Pharmaceutical Chemistry c.  Heterocyclic chemistry View View View
13 Compulsory paper 2 2 Human rights View
14 Core Practical I 5 5 Organic Chemistry Practical – I View
15 Core Practical II 5 5 Inorganic Chemistry  Practical – I View
16 Core Practical III 5 5 Physical Chemistry Practical – I View

SEMESTER-III

S. No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
17 Core Paper VII 4 4 Nuclear Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry View
18 Core Paper VIII 4 4 Spectroscopy and Applications View
19 Core Paper IX 4 4 Thermodynamics and group theory View
20 Elective Paper III 3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a. Material Chemistry View
b.Basic Pharmacology c. Industrial Chemistry View View
21 Core Practical IV 5 0 Organic Chemistry Practical – II View
22 Core Practical V 5 0 Inorganic Chemistry  Practical – II View
23 Core Practical VI 5 0 Physical Chemistry Practical – II View
24 Optional Self Study Paper - 2* Online course

SEMESTER-IV

S. No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credit Title of the paper Syllabus
25 Core Paper X      6 5 Photochemistry, Heterocycles and Natural products View
26 Elective Paper IV      3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a. Scientific Research Methodology View
b.Supramolecular Chemistry View
c. Nanoscience and Technology View
27 Compulsory paper - 2 Comprehensive Viva
28 Core Practical IV 5 5 Organic Chemistry Practical – II View
29 Core Practical V 5 5 Inorganic Chemistry  Practical – II View
30 Core Practical VI 5 5 Physical Chemistry Practical – II View
31 Core Project 6 5 Project with Viva Voce
  • Smart class room for students.
  • Well equipped and separate laboratories for UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D with all facilities.
  • Well equipped classrooms for students for both UG & PG for all sections with proper Lighting & air circulation.
  • Separate book bank is available.
  • Department library with many books were available for reference of students.
  • RO is available for drinking purpose.
  • Two computers with printers.
  • A Xerox machine.
  • Scanning facility is available in the department.
  • Fire extinguisher is available in the lab as well as in the department.
  • Separate research room with free internet connection for both students and staffs involving in research activities.
  • Separate staff rooms for both UG & PG.
List of instruments available in department (Lab facilities)
Name of the Instrument Purpose
Electrospinning Machine To produce charged threads of polymer solutions (fibres)
IR Spectrophotometer To record IR spectra- identification of various functional groups
UV-Visible Spectrophotometer To record UV spectra- Solution concentration analysis
Vacuum Oven with pump To remove the moisture content present in the samples by creating vacuum.
Guoy balance To measure magnetic susceptibility
Hot air oven To dry the samples
Electronic balance To measure the weight of samples
pH meter To measure pH
Mechanical shaker To attain equilibrium of solutions by shaking
Ultrasonicator For solubility measurement
Water analysis Kit To measure BOD, COD, Alkalinity, Acidity.
Digital Potentiometer To measure EMF
Digital Conductometer To measure conductance
Polarimeter To measure optical activity
Fluidised Bed Reactor Column studies
Water filtration (fabricated) To filtrate the samples
Ultrafiltration Cell glass assembly Membrane filtration
Centrifuge Machine To separate the suspensions and emulsions by the rotation of sample around the fixed axis-
Magnetic Stirrer To rotate the sample using the magnetic pellet
Electrical Stirrer To rotate the sample using the electrical connection
Photoelectric Colorimeter To measure the optical density of the samples (absorbance or transmittance)
Laboratory homogeniser To homogenize various types of material, such as tissue, plant, food, soil, and many others

Aided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Dr. M. NAGARATHINAM 308CHA01 Head & Associate Professor Click Here
Dr.S. SANTHA LAKSHMI 308CHA02 Assistant Professor Click Here
Dr. N. DHANAM 308CHA03 Assistant Professor  Click Here
Dr.S.SASHIKALA 308CHA04 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  Dr.R.ARUNADEVI 308CHA05 Assistant Professor Click Here

Unaided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Dr. T.GOMATHI 308CHUA01 Assistant Professor & Head Click Here
Mrs. J.SARANYA 308CHUA02 Assistant Professor Click Here
Relieved Staff
Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Dr.D.SHAKILA - Assistant Professor Click Here
2022-2023
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 International Conference 10.06.2022   International Conference on Advances In Chemical and Biological Sciences (ACBS-2022)   View
2 Guest Lecture-I 06.08.2022 Guest Lecture On “Know Your Computer Technology View
3 Guest Lecture-II 10.11.2022 Guest Lecture On “Computational Chemistry: Past, Present And Future”   View
2021-2022
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 Webinar-I 18.08.2021 Recent Trends and Advances in Organic Synthesis View
2 Webinar-II 24.09.2021 Novel Electrode Materials for the Sensing of Environmental Pollutants View
3 PTA 04.12.2021 Parents Teachers Association meeting View
4 Alumi meet 30.01.2022 - View
5 Certificate course 11.03.2022 Cosmetics and toiletries View
6 Workshop cum hands-on training 15.03.2022 Detection of food adulterants View
7 Association meeting 15.03.2022 Women Empowerment and its importance View
2020-2021
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 FDP 04.05.2020 to 10.05.2020 Faculty Development Program On Gchempaint And Libreoffice

View

2 National level quiz competition 30.05.2020 to 05.06.2020  Chemistry in Everyday life View
3 Webinar IGCAR 21.01.2021 Need For Nuclear Energy View
4 Alumnae meet 31.01.2021 - View
5 Webinar 18.02.2021 Conducting Polymers and their Applications View
6 Hands on training cum workshop 05.02.2021 Detection of food adulterants View
7 Certificate course 08.02.2021 to 24.02.2021 Cosmetics and Toiletries View
8 Guest lecture 26.02.2021 Opportunities in Chemical And Pharmaceutical Industries View
9 Association meeting 03.03.2021 Natural and manmade things in Chemistry View
10 PTA 06.03.2021 - -View
2019-2020
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 Industrial Visit 18.07.2019 - View
2 Guest Lecture 23.07.2019 Stereochemistry of Carbon Compounds View
3 Workshop Cum Hands-On Training 04.10.2019 Detection of Food Adulterants View
4 RUSAC 10.10.2019 - View
5 National Conference 06.12.2019 “Emerging trends in Chemical and Biological Sciences” View
6 Extension Activity Report 03.01.2020 - View
7 Guest Lecture 21.02.2020 Group Theory and Spectroscopy View
8 Certificate course Feb-2020 Cosmetics and Toiletries View
2018-2019
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 Guest Lecture 31.08.2018 Chemistry & Physics of oxide superconductors View
2 Extension Activity 06.12.2018 - View
3 National Conference 04.01.2019 Emerging Trends in Chemical and Biological Sciences View
4 Association Meeting 26.02.2019 Organic Synthesis using Simple Reactions and its characterisation using NMR. View
5 Certificate course 05.02.2019 Cosmetics and Toiletries View
2017-2018
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 Extension Activity 30-08-2017 & 10.01.2018  Pollution and its prevention methods View
2 National Conference 05.01.2018 Emerging trends in chemical and biological Sciences (ETCBS-2018) View
3 Association Meeting 7.02.2018 Current trends and future perspectives in Chemistry  View
4 Certificate course Feb-2018 Cosmetics and Toiletries View
2016-17
S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1 Guest Lecture 10.02.2017 What Chemistry can do? View
2 Association Meeting 16.02.2017 Diet secret of people living in blue zone View
3 CSIR-CLRI 28.02.2017 Open Day 2017 View
4 National Conference 02.03.2017 Recent trends in Chemical and Biological Sciences View