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Department Of Chemistry

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VISION

To produce disciplined and committed students through effective teaching-learning for the professional growth and research aimed at a greener environment and healthier living of humankind.

MISSION

  • To produce quality and knowledgeable chemistry graduates capable of creating new developments for the society that are applicable in daily life thereby enabling them to become entrepreneurs.
  • Inspiring students to fulfill the expectations of local, national and global needs.
  • Motivate the students to pursue higher studies and research to cater to the need of industries.

OBJECTIVES

  • To continuously update the domain knowledge of students for continuous professional development with focus on research and industry interaction.
  • To endorse multiple utility of chemistry to create innovations in providing solution for sustainable green environment.
  • To enhance the ability for effective communication and to understand ethical responsibilities.
  • To acquire inter-social relationship and interpersonal skills in order to attain leadership qualities.
  • To enable students to seek a suitable career and crack competitive examinations

Timeline

Year Milestone
1950 B. Sc. Chemistry (With Maths & Physics ancillary) B. Sc. Chemistry (With Zoology & Physics ancillary)
1957 M. Sc. Chemistry
2017 Ph. D. Chemistry
2018 M. Phil. Chemistry

Highlights of the curriculum

  • The research centre and PG Department of Chemistry is renowned for teaching as well as research in Chemistry.
  • The Department offers B.Sc., M.Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. programme in Chemistry.
  • Establishesa fundamental or logical understanding of the academic field of Chemistry, its different learning areas and applications in basic chemistryand its linkages with related disciplinary areas/subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Life sciences, Environmental sciences.
  • Validates the multiple utility of chemistry in the regions of industrial chemistry, material chemistry, medicinal chemistry, green chemistry, nanochemistry and polymer chemistry.
  • Employs critical thinking and the scientific knowledge to design, carryout, record and analyze the results of chemical reactions.
  • Inculcates the scientific temperament in the students and outside the scientific community.

Skills Imparted

  • To handle sophisticated instruments like FT-IR, UV-Vis and CV available in the Department.
  • Tackle problems and offer creative ideas based on analysis and critical thinking in all branches of Chemistry.
  • Problem-solving skills to solve various kinds of chemistry-related problems with well-defined solutions and tackle complicated problems that belong to the disciplinary area limits.

Carrier opportunities

  • As the research project provided to PG students is not only for the partial fulfillment of the course but also to develop the student capability to work independently
  • Department provides exclusive paper for CSIR/SET/GATE preparations in PG curriculum
  • Aids the students to work in pharma industry, agro-chemical industry and in various research and development (R&D) laboratories

Infrastructure

DST-FIST funded Instrumentation centre
Laboratories
PG Laboratories : 3
UG Laboratories : 2
Ancillary Laboratories : 1
Research Laboratories : 1
Total available laboratories : 7
Classrooms available : 4(2 for B. Sc. and 2 for M. Sc.)
Equipments / instruments
S.No Equipment/instrument Model
1 UV-Visible double beam Spectrophotometer Schimadzu
2 Electrochemical work station Biologic and CH Instruments, USA
3 FT-IR Spectrophotomer Schimadzu
4 Rotavapour Superfit
5 Microwave Synthesizer Ragatech
6 Distillation plant Systronics
7 Orbit Shaker Kemi
8 Shaking incubatore Lab Tech
9 Magnetic stirrer with hot plate (10 nos.) Remi& SH
10 Overhead stirrer Remi
11 Heating mantle (500 ml, 1 lit, 2 lit) Guna enterprise
12 Hot air oven (3 nos.) Sigma, tempo, Kemi
13 Melting point apparatus Sigma
14 Water bath (with and without thermostat) Sigma
15 Weighing balance (2, 3 and 4 decimal) Sartorius, Wensar
16 Refrigerator (2 nos.) LG, Electrolux
17 High vacuum pump (3 nos.) Prabivac
18 Domestic MW oven Samsung
19 UV Chamber Deep vision

Salient features

  • Department provides a Diploma course in Water Analysis & a certificate course in food adulterants
  • Around 3,000 books are available in the department for faculty and students to enrich knowledge.
PSO For B.Sc. Chemistry

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After completion of the programme, the students will be able

PEO1 To continuously update their domain knowledge for continuous professional development with focus on research and industry interaction
PEO2 To endorse multiple utility of chemistry to create innovations in providing solution for sustainable green environment
PEO3 To accomplish the ability for effective communication and to understand ethical responsibilities
PEO4 To acquire inter-social relationship and interpersonal skills in order to attain leadership qualities.
PEO5 To prefer suitable career and crack in competitive examinations

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

At the end of the programme, the students will be able to

PSO Statement Graduate Attributes
PSO1 Establish a fundamental or logical understanding of the academic field of Chemistry, its different learning areas and applications in basic chemistry like atomic structure, quantum mechanics, periodic properties, chemical bonding, hydrocarbons, different states of matter, radioactivity, nuclear chemistry, metallurgy, surface chemistry, catalysis, solutions, colloidal state, corrosion, food deterioration & adulterants, water analysis and treatment and its linkages with related disciplinary areas/subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Life sciences, Environmental sciences.
  • Knowledge in core competency
  • Environment and Sustainability
PSO2 Tackle problems and offer creative ideas based on analysis and critical thinking in all branches of Chemistry.
  • Problem Analysis
  • Design and Development of solutions for complex problems
PSO3 Problem-solving skills that are needed to solve various kinds of chemistry-related problems with well-defined solutions and tackle complicated problems that belong to the disciplinary area limits.
  • Problem Analysis
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems
PSO4 Gains basic knowledge on organic synthesis, reaction mechanism, substitution, derivative formation, stereochemistry and also analytical techniques; Enable the students to understand the properties of s,p ,d and f block elements and its important compounds; to enlighten the properties and uses of inorganic complexes, organometallic compounds, co-ordination chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry and solid state chemistry.
  • Knowledge in core competency
PSO5 Gain knowledge in the areas of kinetics, phase rule, molecular spectroscopy, thermodynamics, photochemistry, group theory, principle and applications of cell reactions and also to identify chemical formulae and solve numerical problems.
  • Knowledge in core competency
  • Problem Analysis
PSO6 Validates the multiple utility of chemistry in the regions of industrial chemistry, material chemistry,medicinal chemistry, green chemistry, nanochemistry and polymer chemistry; employ critical thinking and the scientific knowledge to design, carryout, record and analyze the results of chemical reactions; inculcate the scientific temperament in the students and outsidethe scientific community; Aids the students to work in pharma industry, agro-chemical industry and in various research and development (R&D) laboratories.
  • Ethics
  • Individual and team work
  • Communication
  • Project management and Finance
PSO7 Gain practical knowledge to compare the strength and amount of the organic and inorganic substances; Through volumetric and gravimetric methods, to determine the physical properties like boiling point, melting point and also to check the purity of the samples; to handle various instruments like potentiometer and conductivity bridge.
  • Modern Tool usage
  • Individual and team work
  • Communication
PSO For M.Sc. Chemistry

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After completion of the programme, the students will be able to

PEO1 Have noteworthy prospects in various service domains at national and international level, and can work as scientist, analyst, quality controller, academics and research organizations.
PEO2 Do various synthesis, separation, analysis, computational, design and development of new products.
PEO3 Take leadership quality to handle all kind of situations in diversities by providing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary learning environment.
PEO4 Endorse multiple efficacies of chemistry to generate innovations in providing solution for sustainable green environment and to adopt new skills and techniques to overcome the problem related with new technologies.
PEO5 Formulate, explore and examine scientifically real-life problems along with ethical attitude which works in multidisciplinary team.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

At the end of the programme, the students will be able to

PLO Statement Graduate Attributes
PLO1 Comprehend facts, information and skills in Organic, Inorganic, Physical and other related areas of chemistry including interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary courses. Knowledge in core competency
PLO2 Develop laboratory skills in all areas of chemistry Viz., Qualitative, Quantitative Analysis of the chemical compounds and other important techniques.
  • Development of Laboratory skills
  • Problem Analysis
PLO3 Encourage the students to pursue higher studies up to research level in frontier area of chemical sciences and to make the students to appear in National Level Exams like GATE, CSRUGC.
  • Developing student’s competency
  • Problem solving
PLO4 Create synthetic and analytical ability especially synthesis and characterization of Organic and Inorganic compounds.
  • Knowledge in core competency
  • Analytical ability
PLO5 Use relevant ideas and skills, especially Problem solving, interpretation of spectra (UV, IR, NMR) for structural elucidation of chemical compounds to acquire knowledge in several emerging areas of chemistry,
  • Skill development
  • Problem solving

Faculty (Aided Stream)

AIDED FACULTIES
Name Designation Date of Join Area of Specialization Profile
Dr.A.Xavier Associate Professor & Head 19.06.2000 Inorganic chemistry and Bio-Inorganic chemistry-Binding with DNA molecules, Environmental chemistry Profile
Dr.P.S.Harikrishnan Associate Professor 19.06.2000 Inorganic chemistry and Bio-Inorganic chemistry-Binding with DNA molecules, Environmental chemistry Profile
Dr.M.Karpagavalli Assistant Professor 07-03-2007 Organic Chemistry Profile
Dr.P.Gajendran Assistant Professor 20.02.2008 Inorganic Chemistry Profile
Dr.M.Malarvizhi Assistant Professor 22.02.2008 Bio inorganic Chemistry ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.S.V.Karthikeyan Assistant Professor 01.07.2013 Synthetic Organic Chemistry ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Prof.S.Vidhyasankar Assistant Professor 16-6-2016 Physical chemistry ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.R.Ramachandran Assistant Professor 16.06.2016 Physical Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Prof.S.Selva Kumar Assistant Professor 16-06-2016 Physical chemistry Profile
Dr.P.Prasanna Assistant Professor 16.06.2016 Organic Chemistry ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.M.Boominathan Assistant Professor 16.06.2016 Organic Chemistry, Material Chemistry Profile
Dr.M.Hasmath Farzana Assistant Professor 16.06.2016 Environmental/Applied Chemistry ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.J.Shanmugapriya Assistant Professor 19-07-2019 Organic Synthesis, Chemo and Bio Sensors ProfileVidwan Profile Google Scholar Link
AD-HOC FACULTIES
Name Designation Area of Specialization Profile
Dr.R.Sathya Assistant Professor Co-ordination Chemistry ProfileGoogle Scholar Link

Faculty (SF Stream)

SF FACULTIES
Name Designation Date of Join Area of Specialization Profile
Dr.A.Xavier Coordinator 19.06.2000 Inorganic chemistry and Bio-Inorganic chemistry-Binding with DNA molecules, Environmental chemistry Profile
Dr.R.Sakthivadivel Assistant Professor 06/07/2012 Inorganic chemistry Profile
Dr.S.Sujjarani Assistant Professor 17.06.2015 Bio- inorganic chemistry, Co-ordination chemistry Profile
Dr.N.Senthil kumar Assistant Professor 17.06.2019 Chemistry Profile
Dr.B.Dinesh Assistant Professor 16/6/2019 Physical Chemistry (Electrochemistry) Profile

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UG Syllabus

2017-2020 Batch

2017-2020 Batch (CZP)

2020 OBE

PG Syllabus

2017 Batch

2021 OBE

S.NO COURSE TITLE COURSE CODE MAJOR / ANCILLARY / ELECTIVE / SBE / NME / PRACTICAL SYLLABUS
SEMESTER I
1 Organic Chemistry-I 21P1CMC1 Core 1 View Syllabus
2 Inorganic Chemistry-I 21P1CMC2 Core 2 View Syllabus
3 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY - I 21P1CMC3 Core 3 View Syllabus
4 Biomolecules and Separation Techniques 21P1CME1 Elective View Syllabus
5 Applied Chemistry 21P1CNM1 Non-Major Elective View Syllabus
6 Organic Qualitative Analysis 21P1CMP1 Practical I View Syllabus
7 Inorganic Semi micro Qualitative 21P1CMP2 Practical II View Syllabus
SEMESTER II
8 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY - II 21P2CMC4 MAJOR View Syllabus
9 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - II 21P2CMC5 MAJOR View Syllabus
10 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY - II 21P2CMC6 MAJOR View Syllabus
11 Synthetic methods, Green Chemistry 21P2CME2 ELECTIVE View Syllabus
12 Industrial Chemistry and safety 21P2CNM2 PRACTICAL View Syllabus
13 Organic Estimation 21P2CMP3 PRACTICAL View Syllabus
14 Inorganic estimation and Complex 21P2CMP4 PRACTICAL View Syllabus

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S.NO TITLE OF THE ACTIVITY DATE (S) BENEFICIARIES
1. State Level Seminar on “Frontiers in Chemistry” 18.12.2017 PG Students of the Department of Chemistry & Research Scholars
2. Extension programme for People at Villacheri village - Eye camp 29.12.2017 People of Villacheri Village of Madurai District
3. Guest Lecture on Group Theory 03.01.2018 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
4. Chemistry Club Activity 03.01.2018 Department students
5. Guest Lecture Programme 27.12.2018 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
6. International Seminar on “Frontiers in Chemistry” 2.01.2019 PG Students of the Department of Chemistry & Research Scholars
7. Extension Activity Programme - Chemistry 04.01.2019 People
8. Chemistry Club Activity 09.02.2019 Students of Chemistry Dept
9. Guest Lecture Programme 27.2.2019 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
10. State Level Seminar on Frontier Areas in chemistry 28.08.2019 PG Students of the Department of Chemistry & Research Scholars
11. Guest Lecture Programme - Schottky-diode based sensors for nucleic acid and proteins 06.09.2019 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
12. Guest Lecture Programme on career guidance 08.01.2020 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
13. Energy conservation in Industry and Domestic sector 09.03.2020 UG Students of the Department of Chemistry
S.No Name of the student with Reg. No Company / Organization where placed Designation Date of Appointment
1 NISHA A
2015CMP016
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
2 KARTHICK K
2015CZP006
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
3 PRADEEP KUMAR K
2015CMP019
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
4 SURESH KANNAN J
2015CZP023
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
5 SANKAR S
2015CMP028
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
6 ANANTHI B
2015CZP001
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
7 DHANA LAKSHMI P
2015CZP003
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
8 MEENAMBIKAI R
2015CMP013
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
9 SELVA MEENAKSHI G
2015CZP020
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
10 RAMALAKSHMI E
2015CMP006
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
11 MANI BHARATHI D
2014CMP013
Vedanta Sterlite Copper Process Controller Trainee 11-03-2017
12.ARUN KUMAR A
2014CMP003
Orchid Pharma Limited Trainee Production01-03-2017
13.MANI BARATHI D
2014CMP013
Orchid Pharma Limited Trainee Production 01-03-2017
14. HARIHARAN V
2014CZP007
Orchid Pharma Limited Trainee Production 01-03-2017
15.SRIRAM A
2014CZP022
Orchid Pharma Limited Trainee Production 01-03-2017
16.ARUNKUMAR A
2014CMP003
Orchid Pharma Private Limited Campus Drive 22-02-2017
17.MANIBHARATHI D
2014CMP013
Orchid Pharma Private Limited Campus Drive 22-02-2017
18.HARIHARAN V
2014CZP007
Orchid Pharma Private Limited Campus Drive 22-02-2017
19SRIRAM A
2014CZP022
Orchid Pharma Private Limited Campus Drive 22-02-2017
20MANIBHARATHI D
2014CMP013
Sterlite Copper, Tuticorin Campus Drive 11-03-2017
21KIRUBAKAR M
2014CMP010
Sterlite Copper, Tuticorin Campus Drive 11-03-2017
22MUTHUKUMAR G
2015PGC011
The Sanmar Group Trainee Production 01-03-2017
23SILAMBARASAN C
2015PGC020
The Sanmar Group Trainee Production 01-03-2017
24VENGADESH K S
2015PGC023
The Sanmar Group Trainee Production 01-03-2017

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