University of Delhi

Alipur, Delhi - 110036

About Department

The Department of Chemistry is one of the esteemed department of the college. It was established in 1967. The Department offers a three years B.Sc. Hons. and a B.Sc prog. In addition, it offers core and elective courses in chemistry and allied areas for undergraduate B.Sc courses in the College. The Department of Chemistry has a learned and dedicated faculty complemented by industrious and motivated laboratory staff. The department has five well- equipped laboratories along with an instrumentation laboratory that houses modern instruments, such as U.V.-Visible Spectrophotometer, Flame Photometers, Potentiometers, pH meters and colorimeters etc. The department is keen in adapting new innovation techniques in learning and encourages students to take active part in research.

Faculty

Dr. Bhupinder Mehta
Associate Professor

: M. Sc. (Chemistry), Ph. D(Broad area of research –Heterocyclic Chemistry)
: bhupindermehta@ss.du.ac.in View Profile
Dr. Gajendra Gaur
Associate Professor
: M.Sc. Ph.D
: ggaur@ss.du.ac.in, dalton_chem@yahoo.com View Profile
Dr. Pradeep Pratap Singh
Associate Professor
: M.Phil., Ph.D
: ppsingh@ss.du.ac.in, singhp22oct@gmail.com View Profile
Dr. Saraswati Kanodia
Associate Professor
: M.Sc. , Ph.D
: skannodia@ss.du.ac.in View Profile
Dr. Suman Yadav
Associate Professor
Ph.D Chemistry
: sumanyadav@ss.du.ac.in View Profile
Dr. Seema Gupta
Assistant Professor
M. Sc. (Chemistry), M. Phil., Ph. D. from Delhi University
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Dr. Megha Munjal
Assistant Professor
Ph.D (BioInorganic Chemistry), Delhi University
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Dr. Mamta Kharkwal
Assistant Professor
M.sc. , Ph.D
: mamtakharkwal@ss.du.ac.in, mamtakhar@gmail.com View Profile
Dr. Ramesh Chand
Assistant Professor
Ph.D
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Dr. Chhagan Lal
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D.
: chhagan@ss.du.ac.in View Profile
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sharma
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D
: yogesh@ss.du.ac.in, yksharmadu@gmail.com View Profile
Amar Singh Meena
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., NET
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Dr. Gobind Ji Rai
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., JRF, Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) from University of Delhi
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Dr. Geeta Devi Yadav
Assistant Professor
Ph.D
: geeta_yadav89@yahoo.in View Profile
Narbir Singh
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (H) chemistry, M.Sc. (Chemistry), CSIR-NET
: Singhnarbir0608@gmail.com View Profile

Alumni

S.No.

Name

Designation

University/Institution

Batch

1.

Vinayak Sidana

Ph.D Scholar

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison,

United States

2013-2016

2.

Dilip Kumar Ojha

Analytical

Chemist

Geo-Chemistry Laboratory

PVT Ltd

2013-2016

3.

Shilpa

Ph.D Scholar

CSIR-CSMCRI

2013-2016

4.

Akash Baluja

Content Writer and Subject matter

expert

Doubtnut Company

2013-2016

5.

Vivek Parashar

Senior Sales

Executive

Aceto India Ltd.

2013-2016

6.

Liyakat Ali Kamran

Technologist

Project Sales Department

Asian Paints Ltd.

2013-2016

7.

Mohit Chahar

Sub Inspector

Delhi Police

2013-2016

8.

Vinay Gupta

PGT

Rising star academy ,Delhi

2013-2016

9.

Akanksha

Senior Content

Analyst

Edu Review

2013-2016

10

Amit Barsiwal

Ph.D Scholar

CDRI Lucknow

2016-2019

11.

Honey Tyagi

Ph.D Scholar

IIT Delhi

2016-2019

12.

Mohit Kumar

Ph.D Scholar

IIT Guwahati

2016-2019

13.

Meenakshi

Chemist

LT Foods

2016-2019

14.

Gaurav

Gautam

Ph.D Scholar

University of Delhi

2016-2019

15.

Mohd Shavaz

M.Sc Student

IIT (BHU) Varanasi

2017-2020

16.

Kajal

M.Sc Student

University of Delhi

2017-2020

17.

Jaya

M.Sc Student

Chandigarh University

2017-2020

18.

Megha

M.Sc Student

Chandigarh University

2017-2020

Technical Staff

Mr. Anuj Malhotra
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: B.Sc. , M.A.
Mr. Joginder Singh
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mr. Rakesh Kumar
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mr. Vijay Kumar Sharma
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mrs. Nirmala Sharma
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: B.Sc.
Mrs. Pooja
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: B.A.
Mr. Kamaldeen
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mr. Ashok Sharma
Lab Assistant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mrs. Garima
Lab Attendant (Permanent)
: B.A.
Mr. Somitra Gaur
Lab Attendant (Permanent)
: MBA (Finance)
Mr. Gaurav Sharma
Lab Attendant (Permanent)
: 12th
Mr. Ashish Dagar
Lab Attendant (Permanent)
: B.A.
Rahul Kumar
Lab Attendant (Contractual)
: 12th
Mr. Manoj Kumar
Lab Attendant (Contractual)
: B.A.
Mr. Sunil Kumar
Lab Attendant (Contractual)
: B.A.
Mr. Mukesh Kumar
Lab Attendant (Contractual)
: 12th
Mr. Jitendra Kumar
Lab Attendant (Contractual)
: B.Com.

Programs/ Courses

Course/ Programme Sem Core Course Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
B.Sc.(H) Chemistry I Inorganic Chemistry -I Atomic structure and Chemical Bonding
Physical Chemistry-I States of Matter & Ionic Equilibrium
II Organic Chemistry-I Basic and Hydrocarbons
Physical Chemistry-II Chemical Thermodynamics and its Applications
III Inorganic Chemistry II S and p block Elements Chemistry of cosmetics and perfumes
Organic Chemistry-II Oxygen Containing Functional Froup
Physical Chemistry III Phase Equilibria and Electrochemical cell
IV Inorganic Chemistry-III Coordination Chemistry Basic Analytica L Chemistry
Organic Chemistry- III Heterocyclic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry -IV Conductance and Chemical kinetics
V Organic Chemistry-IV Biomolecules DSE-I Novel Inorganic Solid
Physical Chemistry -V Quantum Chemistry & Spectroscopy DSE-II Analytical Methods in Chemistry
VI Inorganic Chemistry -IV Organometallic Chemistry DSE-I Green Chemistry
Organic Chemistry-V Spectroscopy DSE-II Industrial Chemicals & Environment
B.Sc. (P) Physical Science/ Life Science I Atomic Structure, Bonding, Gener al Organic Chemistry & Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
II Chemical Energetics,Equilibria and Functional Group Organic Chemistry-I
III Slution, Phase Equilibrium, Conductance, Electrochemistry and Functional Group Organic Chemistry-II SEC-I Chemistry of Cosmetics & Perfumes
IV Chemistry of s- and p- Block Elements, States of Matter and Chemical Kinetics SEC-II Basic Analytical Chemistry
V SEC-III Green Methods in Chemistry DSE-I Chemistry of d- Block elements, Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
V SEC-IV Pharmacutical Chemistry DSC-II Organometallics, Bioinorganic chemistry, Polynuclear hydrocarbons and UV,IR Spectroscopy
B.Sc.(P)Applied Science I Inorganic Chemistry
II Organic Chemistry-I
III Physical Chemistry SEC-I Conventional Insecticides
IV Organic Chemistry-2 SEC-II Analytical Techniques involved in Pesticide Analysis
V SEC-III Biological Insecticides DSE-I Fungicides
VI SEC-IV Pesticide Formulation DSE-II Herbicides
B.Sc (H) Generic I Atomic Structure, Bonding, General Organic Chemistry & Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
II Organometallics, Bioinor ganic Chemistry, Polynuclear hydrocarbons and UV, Ir Spectroscopy
III Solutions,Phase Equilibrium,Conductanc e, Electrochemistry & Functional GroupOrganic Chemistry
IV Chemistry of s- and p- Block elements, States of matter and Chemical Kinetics

Research

Name Publications
Dr. Bhupinder Mehta
Dr. Gajendra Gaur
Dr. Pradeep Pratap Singh
Dr. Saraswati Kanodia
Dr. Suman Yadav
Dr. Seema Gupta
Dr. Megha Munjal
Dr. Mamta Kharkwal
Dr. Ramesh Chand
Dr. Chhagan Lal
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sharma
Dr. Gobind Ji Rai
Dr. Geeta Devi Yadav

Projects

S.No.

 Title of Project

 Funding Agency

Year & No.

Faculty Involved

1.

Fabricating Multifunctional Materials Based on Novel Layered Double Hydroxides

Young Scientist Fast Track Project Department of Science and Technology

No.SR/FT/CS-89/2011.(2012-2016)

Dr. Mamta Kharkwal

2.

Morphology Controlled Synthesis of Multiferroic Nanomaterials by wet-chemical Method and their Optoelectronic, Magnnetoelectric and Photocatalytic Properties

University of Delhi

2013-2014

(SSNC-207)

Dr. Gajendra Gaur

Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sharma

3.

Assessment of Microbial & Chemical quality of drinking water samples from various localities of Delhi NCR and checking the efficacy of various technologies available to make it potable,along with Department of Microbiology

University of Delhi

2013-2014

(SSNC-205)

Dr. Saraswati Kanodia

Dr. Seema Gupta

4.

Where chemistry meets culture: Estimation of nutrient content of food cooked by different methods and its impact on health of people of various regions in India

University of Delhi

2013-2014

(SSNC-204)

Dr. Mamta Kharkwal

5.

Novel anticorrosive anti pollution coating for prevention of pollution

University of Delhi

2013-2014
(SSNC-203)

Dr. Suman Yadav

6.

Novel anticorrosive anti pollution coating for prevention of pollution

(Extended)

University of Delhi

2014-2015
(SSNC-203)

Dr. Suman Yadav

7.

Solid state fermentation of Urban waste into food through Pleurotus cultivation along with department of Botany

University of Delhi

2015-2016
(SSNC-301)

Dr. Saraswati Kanodia

Dr. Seema Gupta

8.

High Luminescent and small band gap Quantum Dots

University of Delhi

2015-2016
(SSNC-305)

Dr. Mamta Kharkwal

Seminars/ Talks/ Workshops

  • Organized a lecture on “E-Learning” by Prof. A.K. Bakshi in the Seminar Hall of the New building in the academic year 2010-11.
  • Organized a talk on “Antimalarials” by Prof. D.S. Rawat in the Seminar Hall of the New building in the academic year 2011-12.
  • Organized one day seminar on “ Design of Conducting Polymers for electronic applications” by Dr. S.K. Dhawan on 19th October 2012 in the Seminar Hall of the New building.
  • Organized a “Quiz Contest for Undergraduate students of Science stream” from 5th March 2013 to 7th March 2013 in the Seminar Hall of the New building.
  • Organized a “Book Fair” in the new campus of the College on 28th January 2014.
  • Organised a talk on “Chemistry in daily life” by Prof. J. M. Khurana in the Seminar Hall of the New building in the academic year 2014-15.
  • Organized one day seminar on “Importance of Chemistry” by Prof. Gurmeet Singh on 30th Aug. 2016 in the Seminar Hall of the New building
  • Organized two day Workshop from 25th Sep- 26th Sep 2017 on “Formulation of Cosmetics” & a talk by renowned speaker Sh. Sanjay Sharma, a Herbal Cosmetic Consultant in the Labs of Dept. of Chemistry.
  • Organized one day Seminar on “ Water is Everybody’s Business” by Prof. A. K Susheela, Former Professor of AIIMS, N. Delhi on 21st Aug.2018 in the Seminar Hall of the New building.
  • Organized a Webinar on “Towards Achieving Excellence in Higher Education in India in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” by Prof. A. K. Bakshi , Vice Chancellor, PDM Univ., Bahadurgarh on 25th Aug. 2021.
  • Organized “tree plantation drive” in the College Premises & a talk on “Prakritivandan & Podharopan” by Honourable Shri Vijay Ji ,Social thinker on 7th Sep. 2021 in the Seminar Hall of the New building.

Awards

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