Department Profile

The Department of Chemistry was established by the college in June1986. Courses offerby department are B.Sc., M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry), M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees. Department of Chemistry is one of the largest departments in the college for its strength, results and research activities. There are 19 faculty members in the department out of which 8 are Ph.D. degree holdersand 3 haveregistered for Ph.D. Three faculty members are recognized as Ph.D. guides by SPPU. In academic year 2018-2019 total students enrolled in F.Y. B.Sc. /S.Y B.Sc. /T.Y. B. Sc. and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)classes are 747. Our faculty members published 239 research papers in national and international journals and proceedings of conferences and department organized three national and one International Conference. Department of Chemistry has received funds from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for Major and Minor Research Projects, from BOD Pune University; it has also been funded by the DST under FIST. The department possesses several sophisticated instruments to do frontier research in a broad range of disciplines. This include UV-VISIBLEspectrophotometer, FT-IR spectrophotometer, flame photometer. Department has aactive collaboration with the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), IISER, Department of Chemistry SPPU, Pune, VSIManjri, Maharashtra Grape Research Centre for teaching and research activities. Students from our department get placed in various reputed multinational companies, institutes through campus and off campus drive. The department also provides training to the students to enhance their soft skills and instrument handling skills through various short term courses.

1. Name of the Department:Chemistry

2. Year of Establishment:

1) Under-Graduate :June 1986

2) Post-graduate (Organic Chemistry):June 2011

3) Research Centre :June 2015

3. Names of programs/ courses offered:

* Courses offered:

Sr. No. Name of the Course Name of the Subject Intake Capacity
1 B.Sc. Degree Chemistry 120 (G), 120 (NG)
2 M.Sc. Degree Organic Chemistry 48 (NG)
3 M.Phil. Degree Chemistry 04
4 Ph.D. Degree Chemistry 12

G= Granted; NG=Non-Granted

* Certificate Courses:

Sr. No. Name of the Course Eligibility Intake Capacity Duration
1 Soil analysis PG 50 2 months
2 Water Testing UG 50 2 months
3 Perfume making UG 50 2 months
4 Household Chemical preparations UG 50 2 months
5 Safety in chemical laboratory PG 50 2 months
6 Hands on training for chemicals and instruments For high school students 100 1 week

* Other Courses:

Sr. No. Name of the Course Eligibility Intake Capacity Duration
1 NET/SET Crash course M.Sc. 100 1 months

4. Annual/Semester/Choice based Credit system (program wise):

B.Sc. (Semester Pattern)

M.Sc. (Choice based Credit system)

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