Department of Chemistry
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   Introduction :

Year of Establishment: 1964
The Department of Chemistry is leading department on the of Shivaji University campus as teaching and research is concerned. The department has strength of 470 students in various specialization of Chemistry namely Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analytical, Industrial and Applied chemistry. A Certificate course in Analytical Instrumentation is provided to the P.G. students. The performance of the students in the SET and NET is best in Maharashtra. The employment response is more than 90%. The research work carried in the department is of international status with total number of publications so far are 1400. The faulty of the department are reviewers for the national and international journals. Total number of major research projects completed by the faculty in the department in the last five years is nine and on going projects are nine..

  Sponsorship :

DST and UGC Sponsored department

Sr. No.

Funding Agency

Amount in Rs.

1

University Grant Commission

38,47,860/-

2

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

15,30,400/-

3

Department of Atomic Energy

10,27,000/-

4

Department of Science and Technology

58,00,000/-

5

Defense Research  and Development Organization

15,00,000/-

6

DST- FIST

38,00,000/-

7

UGC, DRS-I, SAP

50,00,000/-

8

UGC Equipment and S.U. R7D Grant for NMR

9000,000/-

9

Renovation Grant

93,00,000/-

10

Grant for Industrial Chemistry Laboratory

40,00,000/-

Total

4,48,05,260/-

  Research Areas :

  • Development of new methodologies in organic synthesis and development of Green Chemistry concept.

  • Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of organometallic compounds. (Schiff’s base metal complexes).

  • Smart materials, Nanomaterials and Optoelectronics.

  • Separation Science and Analytical applications.

  • Supramolecular Chemistry, Molecular Recognition, Catalysis and pervapouration.

  Subject Specializations :
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Applied Chemistry

  Academic Programmes Offered : 

M. Sc. Program:
  • M. Sc. Entrance test in the Month of April.
  • Admission in the month may on the basis of merit in the entrance and B. Sc. examination.
  • Teaching start on the 1st June.
  • Internal test conducted in the month of August and September.
  • Semester I and III examination October.
  • Semister practical in the month of November.
  • Results of semester I and III in the month of December.
  • Second term commons from 1st December.
  • Internal test in the month of January and February.
  • Semester II and IV examination in the month of March.
  • Practical examinations in the month of April.
  • Result of the semester II and IV declared in the month of May.

M. Phil.

  • Entrance in the month of July.
  • Admission in the month of August.
  • Teaching commons from the August.
  • M. Phil. Theory examination in the month of May.

Ph. D

  • Ph. D admission twice in the year.

  Course Structure :(Papers)

Sr.No

Details

Part-I/Sem 1 & 2

Part-II/Sem 3 &4

Part-III/Sem 5 &6

M.Phil/Pre-Ph.D

Ph.D

1

UGC Model/Own Syllabus

UGC and Own

UGC and Own

-

Own

Own

2

Year of Revision

2002 ,2005 and

2007

2003, 2006 and

2008

 

2004

-

3

Compulsory Papers

4

3

 

3

 

4

Optional Papers

-

Each branch 3 papers

 

3

 

5

Interdisciplinary Papers

 

 

 

1

1

6

Practical components

Full

Full

 

Full

Full

7

Seminar/Symposium

-

1

 

2

2

8

Viva-Voce

 

 

 

1

1

9

Dissertation/Project

-

1

 

1

1

  Facilities / Services Offered
Instrumentation Facilities Available in Department
  • FT NMR Spectrophotometer
  • FTIR Spectrometer
  • UV-Visible NIR Spectrophotometer
  • Spectrofluorophotometer
  • Gas Chromatography
  Extension Services :

Sr.No.

Name of Faculty

Position

Year

1.

 Prof. M.B.Deshmukh

Co-ordinator,  Agrochemical and Pest Management

2003 - 2004

2007 – 2008

2.

 Prof. S. R. Patil

Teacher Incharge,

 Training

Workshop in Chemistry for NET Examination.

Co-ordinator, Industrial Chemistry.

2006 – 2008

 

 

2007 – to date

3.

 Prof .M. A. Anuse

Co-ordinator, Agrochemical and Pest

Management

2004 – 2007

4.

 Prof. P. N. Bhosale

Co-ordinator, Industrial  Chemistry

Co-ordinator,  Applied  Chemistry

2004 - 2006

2006 – to date

5.

 Dr. S. S. Kolekar

Co-ordinator, University Industry Interaction Cell

Co-ordinator, Certificate Course in Analytical Instrumentation, Department of  Chemistry

Rector, Boys Hostel

2007 to date

 

2007 – 2008

          2005 to date

  Consultancy Services :

Sr. No

Academic Year

Expertise

Industry

1

2002-03

Dr. P. N. Bhosale

Dr. M. A. Anuse

Analysis of silver containg Ore

Analysis of Savanna bhasma for its gold content Analysis of hypo solution for silver content.

2

2003-04

Dr. M. A. Anuse

Analysis of hypo solution for silver content

Water analysis of borwail

3

2004-05

Dr. M. A. Anuse

Analysis of alloy

Food and oil analysis

4

2005-06

Dr. P. N. Bhosale

CST Manufacture Industry Patil Industry Walwekar Chemical Industry

5

2006-07

Dr. M. A. Anuse and Dr. S. S. Kolekar

Water analysis of bore well  Analysis of oil

6

2007-08

Dr. M. A. Anuse and Dr. S. S. Kolekar

 Analysis of hypo solution for silver content Water analysis of borwail

  Instruments/Infrastructure :
  • Multinuclear NMR Spectrophotometer

  • FTIR

  • Gas Chromatography

  • Spectrofluoremeter

  • Rotary Vacuum Flash Evaporator

  • Spectrophotometers

  • Vacuum Coater

  • Densitometer

  • Vapour Pressure Osmometer

  • LCR Bridge

  • UV-Visible NIR Spectrophotometer

  • Nephlometer

  • Cyclic Voltmeter

  • Polarography

  • Karl-Fischer (Moisture content) Titrator

  • Microwave Oven

  Collaboration :
  • DAAD (Germany) and Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) Avaira University, Portugal.

  • Prof. Mark Humphrey, Molecular material Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200

  • Radiochemistry Division, BARC Mumbai, India.

  • NCL, Pune, for Project Work (With Dr. P. P. Wadgaonkar).

  • University of Jammu and Kashmir, Department of Physics for Crystallographic Study, India.

  • BASF, Germany, for screening of the samples

  • Center for Excellence in Polymer Science, Karnataka University, Dharwad.

  • MOU---With Sungkyankwan University, South Korea.

  • MOU---With Department of Chemistry, Hanyang University, South Korea.

  • MOU---With Monash University. (Australia).

  Faculty :
Sr.No. Teacher Name Designation Qualification Specialization
1.  Prof. P. P. Hankare Prof. & Head M.Sc.,Ph.D. Coordination Compounds, Smart Materials and Catalysis
2.  Prof. M.B. Deshmukh Professor M.Sc.,Ph.D. Synthetic Organic Chemistry,Heterocyclic Chemistry,Natural product Chemistry, Physico-organic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry .
3.  Prof. S.R. Patil Professor M.Sc.Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
4.  Prof. M.A. Anuse Professor M.Sc.,Ph.D. Separation science, solvent extraction of metals,
Spectrophotometric determination of metals
5.  Prof. B.S. Mohite Professor M.Sc.,Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry
6.  Prof. P. N. Bhosale Professor M.Sc.,Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry
7.  Prof. G. S. Gokavi Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
8.  Dr. U. V. Desai Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
9.  Dr. (Mrs.) R. S. Salunkhe Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Organic Synthesis and Bio-organic material
10.  Dr. K. M. Garadkar Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Thin Film and Metal/Metal Oxide naoparticles
11.  Dr. S. S. Chavan Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Coordination Chemistry, Organometallics, Nonlinear Optics
12.  Dr. G. B. Kolekar Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Fluorescence Spectroscopy
13.  Dr. S. S. Kolekar Reader M.Sc.,Ph.D. Separation science, solvent extraction of metals,
Spectrophotometric determination of metals,
Thin film technology, Nanomaterials
14.  Dr. D. H. Dagade Lecturer M.Sc.,Ph.D.,NET Thermodynamics, molecular recognition, Dielectric and spectroscopic properties, Molecular modeling and simulation
15.  Dr. D. M.  Pore Lecturer M.Sc.,Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
16.  Dr. P. V. Anbhule Lecturer M.Sc.,Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
17.  Dr. G. S. Rashinkar Lecturer M.Sc.,Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
18.  Mr. P. B. Shrirame Lecturer M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
  Contact Person :

Head,
Department of Chemistry,
Email: chemistry@unishivaji.ac.in