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.
Dr. B. N. Kirasur
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|
• Infrared (IR) Spectrometer
• High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
• UV – Visible Spectrometer
• Rota evaporator
• Digital Abbe’s Refractometer
• Ultra Sonicator
• Muffler Furnace
• Vacuum Oven
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
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.
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.
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.
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
|1.||Ms. Sujata Kumbar||2012-13||3rd Rank to RCU|
|2.||Ms. Pooja Jayagondar||2018-19||University Blue (Badminton)|