DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Name of Department
  • CHEMISTRY
Year of Establishment
  • 2002
B.Sc in Chemistry (Six units), M.Sc in Organic Chemistry, M.Sc in Analytical Chemistry
Credit based Semester and Grading system.
Sanctioned Filled
Professors -- --
Associate professors -- --
Asst. professors 01 23
Name Qualification Designation Specialization No. of years of experience
Dr. R. D. Bhagat (M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D) Principal Physical Chemistry 37
Mr. Ajitkumar Ingle M.Sc, M.Phil,Pursuing Ph.D. Assistant Professor,In-Charge Analytical Chemistry 12
Mrs. Sheetal Vartak M.Sc, SET Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry 11
Mr. Chetan Meher M.Sc, M.Phil Assistant Professor Inorganic Chemistry 8
Miss. Dipika Chorghe M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry 3
Miss. Kirti Mhatre M.Sc Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry 3
Mrs. Namrata Kawale M.Sc Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry 3
Mr. Kaushik Mestry M.Sc Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry 3
Miss. Dipti Gharat M.Sc Assistant Professor Inorganic Chemistry 2
Mr. Shailesh Gurav M.Sc Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry 1
Ms. Priya Barve M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry 1
Dr. Aarti Dubey M.Sc, Ph.D Assistant Professor Inorganic Chemistry 1
Ms. Priyanka Pereira M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry 2
Dr. Shraddha S. Khamkar M.Sc, Ph.D Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Dr. Promila Nagpal M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D Assistant Professor Inorganic Chemistry
Dr. Gayatri Gadre M.Sc, Ph.D Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Jayashri Naphade M.Sc,Pursuing Ph.D. Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Sheetal R. Powar M.Sc, M Phil,MA in Edu, B.Ed,Pursuing Ph.D. Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry 4
Seema R. Jadhav M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Ashwini K. Bore M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry
Sarika J. Shinde M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Pramod R. Tiwari M.Sc Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Rajashri P. Lonandkar M.Sc, B. Ed Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
Gargi R. Chaphekar M.Sc Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry
SR.NO NAME COLLEGE
1 Dr. A K Srivastava University Dept. Of Chemistry Kalina, Santacruz
2 Dr. M M V Ramana University Dept. Of Chemistry Kalina, Santacruz
3 Dr. G A Meshram University Dept. Of Chemistry Kalina, Santacruz
4 Dr. P A Sathe Ruia College Matunga
5 Dr. (Ms) S M Lele BNN College Bhiwandi
6 Dr. (Ms) S R Puniyani K C College Churchgate
7 Dr. V V Vaidya Ruia College Matunga
8 Dr. D N Shinde BNN College Bhiwandi
9 Dr. C L Patil BNN College Bhiwandi
10 Dr. S M Malushte Sathaye College Villeparle
11 Dr. Ramesh Yamgar Patkar College Goregaon
12 Dr. Rajendra Chaudhari Rizwi College Bandra
13 Dr. Sunetra Chaudhari K C College Churchgate
14 Prof. Udayraj Yadav Institute Of Science Fort, Mumbai
STAFF Sanctioned Filled
Lab Assistant -- 06
Lab Attendant -- 05
Field Collector -- --
Peon -- --
Qualifications No. of Staff
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D 1
M.Sc.,Ph.D 03
M.Sc.,SET,B.Ed 01
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,B.Ed 01
M.Sc.,M.Phil. 02
M.Sc.,B.Ed 07
M.Sc. 08
a) National:Nil b) International funding agencies and grants received:Nil

a. Publication per faculty

Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national/ international) by faculty and students: 01
Dr. Aarti Dubey Published Research Paper on “ Water quality of Arabian sea (Arnala beach) during Ganpati Immersion” in 3rd International Science Congress
Number of publications listed in International Database (for e.g Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database- International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.) : Nil
Monographs: Nils
Chapter in books : Nil
Books edited : Nil
Books with ISBN/ ISSN numbers with details of publishers: : Nil
Citation index : Nil
SNIP : Nil
SJR: Nil
Impact factor : Nil
H-index: Nil

a. Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including interdepartmental/ programme-wise

SR.NO PROGRAMME 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
1 M.Sc (Organic and Analytical Chemistry) -- 100% 50% --

Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research laboratories/ Industry / other agencies

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SR.NO PROGRAMME 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
1 M.Sc.(Organic and Analytical Chemistry) ---- 50% --
1) Dr. Shashikumar Chitre, Renowned astrophysicist 2) Hon. Shri D.K.Soman 3) Padmashri Shri. Sharad Kale, Scientist BARC 4) Dr. Z R Turel, Renowned Nuclear scientist. 5) Dr. A D Sawant, Pro Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University 6) Prin.Dr.R.G. Deshmukh, Karjat College
National: Nil
International: Nil
Orgainsed in-house workshop to sensitize students towards research
       One day workshop on microscale techniques was organised under the esteemed guidance of Dr. R J Deshmukh and Dr. Ms S M Lele for the staff members of chemistry department.
       Workshop for M.sc-I physical chemistry revised syllabus as prescribed by university of mumbai was organised and conducted in our esteemed college on behalf of Mumbai university.
Name of the course/ programme Applications received Selected Enrolled M/F Pass percentage
-- -- -- -- --
*M= Male *F=Female
Name of the course % of students from Same State % of students from other State % of students from abroad
B.Sc. 100 0 --
M.Sc. 100 0 --
Minakshi Bhatu NET- 01,Priyanka Patel SLET- 01,Naushad Ali MPSC-01, Lakshmikant Mishra Banking Exam 01.
Student progression Against % enrolled
2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
UG to PG 25% 25% 40% 25%
PG to M. Phil. -- -- --
PG to Ph.D. -- -- -- --
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral -- -- -- --
Employed
Campus selection
Other than campus recruitment
25% 25% 25% 25%
Entrepreneurship/ Self-Employment -- -- -- --
a. Library: Available, Departmental Library is also Available.
b.Internet facilities for staff & students: Available.
c. Class rooms with ICT facility: Available.
d.Laboratories: Available - 4
Guidancelectures from external eminent professors are conducted for students for their academic enhancement.
Chalk and Talk method
ICT methods
Debate
Group discussion
Seminars
PPT presentations
Students participate in NSS, NCC, extension activity and as well as work as volunteers during various programmes conducted in college.
Strengths:
Department has an excellent reputation as within the college and university for its cooperation and work of faculty.
The department has very supportive alumni. A strong focus on quality teaching with a faculty that excels in teaching students at all levels.
Student interest in department programs is very strong and growing across all programs.
Broad range of high quality practical experience opportunities for students.
Undergraduate and graduate students are committed to their studies and passionate about their future professions.
Excellent placement of graduates.

Weakness:
Various combinations of subjects make it difficult to connect with students and retain our student centered focus.
Some programs need revision to keep up with changes in the field and improve course sequencing, which is in the ambit of the University of Mumbai
Low research output

Opportunity:
Strengthening cross-disciplinary collaboration (research, teaching, service)
Exploring possibilities of securing grant funding
Exploring possibilities of research publications on national and international levels
Geographic location affords opportunities to develop consultancy work.

Challenges:
To meet the growing demands of industry.
To manage the completion of syllabus because of the new CBCGS system
Sustain student quality

Future plan:
To start some bridged interdisciplinary courses with other departments
To setup a separate research laboratory for promoting and carrying research activities.
Academic improvement of the staff.
To start short term diploma courses in chemistry such as Diploma in Instrumentation Techniques, Pollution Analysis, etc to meet the requirements of industries in nearby vicinity.
CLASS ACADEMIC YEAR OVERALL RESULT NAMES OF THE TOPPERS PERCENTAGE/ GRADES
T.Y.B.Sc 2013-14 65% Uttara Rawool
Mohini Yevle
Fayeza Shaikh
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A
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M.Sc ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2013-14 70.58% Deo Shanklesh
Pereira Cliffoed
Purkait Sadhana
A
A
A
M.Sc ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 2013-14 88.80% Tare Mansi
Joshi Sayali
Patil Prajakta
A
A
A

Batch 2012-2013
Rank Name of the Student Percentage
1st HIMALI MAKWANA 77.83%
2nd SARASWATHI THEVAR 77.16%
3rd SHEETAL SOLANKI 76.00%

Batch 2011-2012
Rank Name of the Student Percentage
1st MURTUZA MORBIWALA 76.50%
2nd SANJAY SHARMA 74.16%
3rd SHRADDHA TRIVEDI 73.83%
CO-CURRICULAR / EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES / SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS

Activity undertaken by department :

A seminar on “Safety Measures in Laboratory” was conducted by the department on 29/01/2015. The talk was delivered by Dr. Mrs Leena Rao, SIES college for the teaching and non teaching staff members (Laboratory Assistants) of Chemistry departments of all colleges under the VIVA trust and non teaching staff members (Laboratory Assistants) of Physics, Life Sciences departments.

Name Company Designation
Sonal Patil Lupin limited officer
Jitendra Pandey Neon Laboratories Ltd Territory manager
Jitendra Sharma Sun Pharmaceuticals Trainee sales officer
Vipin Sharma Neon Laboratories Ltd Territory manager
Tejal Shinde Joseph Leslie Drager Mfg Pvt Ltd Lab chemist
Swapnil Sawant Intas pharmaceuticals. Field Sales officer
Amar Daware Pfizer laboratories Medical executive
Diptain Chakraborty Cipla Ltd Area Bussiness Manager
Chetan Karande NGL fine chem ltd. Production Executive
Minakshi Bhatu Vartak college Assistant Professor
Bharti Dhumal SNDT university Assistant Professor
Mitul Chheda Neon Laboratories Ltd Senior Territory Manager
Rabin Singh Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd Medical Executive
Saraswati Chalvadhi National English school, Virar Teacher
Shefali Kadam UDCT, Matunga Sr. Laboratory Assistant
Shital Mane St. Peter’s school, Virar. Teacher
Harshad Raje Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt Ltd Laboratory Technician
Gigi Abraham National English High School. Virar. Teacher
Nilima Dhyani Star Diagnostics Pvt Ltd. QC Assistant
Pornima Chaudhari Ideal curves Pvt Ltd QC chemist
Dharmendra yadav Goldmedal Electricals pvt ltd R and D
Ankush Paygaonkar HAB pharmaceuticals & research ltd Chemist
Sulekha Sahani Invochem Lab Chemist
Reshma Chavan Agron India Ltd R& D Assistant Manager
Neetu Shukla Ever Green High School Teacher
Priyanka Patel Atharva College Of Engineering Assistant Professor
Alpesh Ved Cipla Territory Manager
Ashwathy Nair Vidya Vikasini Scool, Vasai Teacher
Chaitanya Sawant Glenmark pharmaceuticals Ltd. Medical Representative
Sadhana Purkait Vartak college Assistant Professor
Smita Indulkar Cipla Research
Jidnya Bari ENEM Nostrum Scientist Grade1
Seema Singh Don Bosco School Teacher