The P. G. Department of Chemistry has been established in 2011 and is affiliated to Rani Channamma University, Belagavi. Chemistry has got lots of scope in industries viz., pharma, dyes, cosmetics, agriculture, health care products, plastics, polymers, perfumes, petroleum products, textile, leather industries, glass, cement, sugar industries, nano and material sciences etc. The department has well equipped laboratories and access to the C.N.R. Rao research center. The department is aiming to strengthen the fundamentals, experimental skills and to create the interest in research useful to the society.


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Dr. B. N. Kirasur

M.Sc., Ph.D.



Dr. V. S. Hegde

M. Sc., Ph.D.

2016 – till date


Sl. No. Name Qualification Present designation
1 Dr.V.S.Hegde M.Sc., Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Coordinator
2 Dr.M.B.Patil M.Sc., Ph.D. Assistant Professor
3 Mrs.S.A.Kumbar M.Sc., B.Ed. Assistant Professor
4 Mrs.S.B.Rajamani MSc., B.Ed Assistant Professor
5 Miss.S.S.Puranikmath M.Sc. Assistant Professor

List of Scientific instruments:

• Infrared (IR) Spectrometer

• High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

• UV – Visible Spectrometer

• Rota evaporator

• Digital Abbe’s Refractometer

• Ultra Sonicator

• Muffler Furnace

• Vacuum Oven

Research Activities

Research Area: Coordination Chemistry / Metal Complexes, Organic Synthesis, Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Nano and Material Science.

Scientific instruments available in the laboratories and research center:

Number of research papers published by faculty members; International : 38 National : 01

Papers presented by the staff and students (2012-17); International : 03 National : 11

Course Outcomes

Semester – ISemester – ICourse Code and Name:- CHIT-1.1: Inorganic Chemistry-IStudents should be able to learn and apply following concepts:

CO1. Types of bonds existing in the nature, theories of bonding and applications

CO2. Study of various compounds of non transition elements –properties, reactions

CO3. Industrial applications of non transition compounds.

CO4. Bonding theories and the geometries of different coordination compounds .

CO5. Structure, properties, classification, synthesis, and binding modes of different Pi acid metal complexes.

CO6. Various theories which explain the concepts of acids and bases and it’s types.

CO7. Acidic and basic properties of various compounds

CO8. Factors effecting the acid base strength and their applications, HSAB theory

Course Code and Name:- CHOT-1.2: Organic Chemistry – I

Students should be able to learn and apply following concepts:

CO1. Basics of Organic Chemistry like hybridization, electronic effects

CO2. Structure, stability, formation of reactive intermediates

CO3. Methods of determining the reaction mechanism – Kinetic and non-kinetic methods

CO4. Mechanisms, regioselectivity, stereochemistry and applications of addition of Ionic reagents to alkene

CO5. The mechanisms, applications of Addition of oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur nuclephiles to carbonyl group

CO6. Mechanism, regioselectivity, stereochemistry of Elimination (E1, E2, E1cB) reactions

CO7. Mechanism, factors affecting, applications of Substitution reactions.

CO8. Concept of chirality, chiral structures, relative configuration-Fischer’s DL notation

CO9. Threo and erythro nomenclature and 3 absolute configurations-R,S nomenclature Sawhorse, Newman, Fischer and fly wedge formulae

CO10. Enantiomers, epimers, anomers ,recemic mixtures and resolution

CO11. New methods of asymmetric synthesis and Enantio selective synthesis and diastereo selective synthesis

CO12. Geometrical isomerism in substituted alkenes, oximes, monocyclic and fused and bridge ring system.

Course Code and Name:- CHPT-1.3: Physical Chemistry-I

Students should be able to learn and apply:

CO1. Comparative studies between classical and quantum theory

CO2. Application of equation to one dimension box.

CO3. Basic principles of thermodynamics (I and II laws of thermodynamics), concept of free energy and entropy.

CO4. Electrolytic solutions, strong electrolytes, ionic atmosphere. Relaxation and electrophoretic effects,

CO5. Fundamentals of batteries, classification of batteries, size of batteries, battery characteristics,

CO6. Monomers, polymers and degree of polymerization.Polymer molecular weight: Number average and weight average molecular weights.

CO7. Nano particles. One dimention, two dymention, three dymention and quantum dots. Synthesis: Chemical vapour transportor (CVT) and sol-gel methods.

Course Code and Name:- CHGT-1.4: Spectroscopy –I

Students should be apple to understand and apply

CO1. Principles of microwave (rotational) spectroscopy

CO2. UV-Vissible spectroscopy – Principles and instrumentation, applications

CO3. Principles and applications of Raman Spectrsocopy

CO4. Principles, instrumentation, applications of IR (vibrational) spectroscopy.

Program Specific Outcome

Students are able to apply following aspects

POS1. Basic concepts and their applications of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry and molecular spectroscopy.

POS2. Capable of understanding theoretical and practical aspects of qualitative and quantitative analysis, organic synthesis, purification techniques and analytical experiments

POS3. Fundamentals, theories and applications of Solid state, Coordination and nuclear chemistry

POS4. Principles of group theory and stereochemistry and their applications

POS5. Ability to understand the synthetic strategy and propose reaction mechanisms of various kinds of reactions, rearrangements, photochemistry and pericyclic reactions

POS6. Use of many Organic Reagents and reterosythesis in Organic Synthesis applicable to Medicinal Chemistry, dyes, polymers, natural products and heterocycles

POS7. Principles, applications – Thermodynamics, Kinetics, electrochemistry

POS8. Critical thinking and applications of classical mechanics and quantum mechanics in various fields

POS9. Properties, synthesis and applications – Polymer, nano and other materials

POS10. Principles, instrumentation applications of UV, IR, Raman, NMR Spectroscopy and Mass spectrometry. Structure elucidation using spectral data.

POS11. Students learn all the requirements needed to work in various fields such as pharma, dyes, agro, polymers, textiles, glass, cement, sugar, food processing industries,

cosmetics and health care products.

Guest Lectures arranged by the Department


1. Dr. P. M. Gurubasavaraj, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rani Channamma University Belagavi delivered a special invited talk on “ESR Spectroscopy” to M.Sc Chemistry students on 20-11-2019.


1. A. B. Halageri Director delivered a invited lecture to M.Sc II and IV semester Chemistry and Physics students on “Material Science” on 26-02-2018. Students have actively participated in the interaction session with Dr. A. B. Halageri, Poorna Pranjna Institute for Scientific Research, Bangalore.


1. Gulshan Relan, Senior Scientist, BARC delivered lecture series on “Nuclear Chemistry and Physics” on 21-22, Feb 2017 to M.Sc Chemistry and Physics students.
2.Basavaraj Padmashali delivered a guest lecture series on “IR Spectroscopy” on 26-10-2016 to M.Sc Chemistry students.
3. Dr (Smt). Rajashri Hodlur of P.G. Department of Physics, JSS College, Dharwad delivered a guest lecture on “Super Conductor and Magnatochemistry” for M.Sc Chemistry IV semester students on 13-15, May 2015.


1. J. N. Patil, JSS College, Gokak delivered a series of guest lecture on “Electro analytical techniques” for I semester M.Sc Chemistry students on 6-7, Nov, 2015
2. V. P. Vaidya, Professor of Organic Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Shimoga delivered guest lecture series on “Medicinal chemistry” to III semester M.Sc Chemistry students on 17-18, Nov, 2015


1. R. S. Vadavi, Assistant Professor, P. G. Department of Chemistry, B. K. College, Belagavi delivered a guest lecture on “Organometalic Chemistry” to III semester M. Sc. Chemistry students.
2. M. N. Kumaraswamy, Assistant Professor, Sir M. V. Vishweshwarayya Govt. College, Bhadravati delivered a guest lecture series on “Electronic Spectra” to III semester M.Sc Chemistry students on 4-5, Dec 2014.


1. R. S. Vadavi, Assistant Professor, P. G. Department of Chemistry, B. K. College delivered an invited lecture on “Ground state term symbols in electronic spectroscopy” to M.Sc Chemistry students on 24-11-2013.
2. R. S. Vadavi, Assistant Professor, P. G. Department of Chemistry, B. K. College delivered an invited lecture on “Theories of metal-legand equilibria” to M.Sc Chemistry students on 04-12-2013.
3. M. N. Kumaraswamy, Assistant Professor, Sir M. V. Vishweshwarayya Govt. College, Bhadravati delivered an invited talk on “Magnetic properties of metal complexes” to III semester M.Sc Chemistry students on 02-12-2014.


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Particulars of achievements


Mr. M. A. Kammar

Qualified CSIR/UGC – NET  (Dec 2016)


Dr. M. B. Patil

“Best oral” award in the national Conference held at Kuvempu University on 9th and 10th Feb 2018


Sl. No. Name Year Achievement
1. Ms. Sujata Kumbar 2012-13 3rd Rank to RCU  
2. Ms. Pooja Jayagondar 2018-19 University Blue (Badminton)

Ms. Sujata Kumbar (2012-13)
3rd Rank in M.Sc Chemistry, RCU, Belagavi  

University Blue (RCU Belagavi, 2018-19)

M.Sc Chemistry
III Rank (RCU Belagavi, 2018-19) Vice President

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