• Department of Chemistry
  • Department profile

    The Department of Chemistry inducted in the year 1967 with inception of B.Sc. Degree programme has grown to become a postgraduate research department with M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes with quality chemistry education. The graduates are mentored to gain core knowledge and imbibe values and prerequisite skills needed to build their career and contribute to the community.

    The Department of Chemistry also plays a prime role in educating undergraduate students from the Departments of Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Bio informatics, Zoology, Botany, Physics, Textiles and Clothing, Food Science Nutrition and Food Service Management and Dietetics in their discipline specfic elective chemistry course


    The Department of Chemistry seeks to be recognized as one of the best centres of Chemical Education in South India and distinguish itself by its successful education of students in the chemical sciences. Strengthening of core areas of research and contribution to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research that addresses societal problems is envisioned.


    The Department of Chemistry serves to disseminate knowledge in Chemistry by educating students at the graduate and postgraduate levels. Learning, research and engaging with community will be the prime focus of action of the students.The Department is committed to prepare competitive and professional graduates for a diverse and changing world. Every student is mentored to attain her academic potential by creating a suitable environment.


    • 1967 Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Chemistry
    • 1995 Masters Degree Programme in Chemistry
    • 1995 Ph.DProgramme in Chemistry
    • 1997 M.PhilProgramme in Chemistry

    Thrust areas of research include

    • Corrosion Inhibition Studies
    • Phytochemistry
    • Nanoparticle synthesis and applications
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    • Advanced Materials Chemistry

    Best Practices of the Department

    • Adopting ICT in teaching
    • Green Practices in the Labs
    • On the Job training opportunities facilitated for post graduate students
    • Efficient Dissemination of Information regarding all academic activities through conduct of regular departmental meetings
    • Mentoring Students in curricular co-curricular and extracurricular aspects
    • Providing information on recent research to students and scholars through invited lectures by eminent academicians and scientists

    The department also encourages community engagement and entrepreneurial activities. Corporate connect, lab to field studies and social service activities are part of routine in the department

    Contact mail id : [email protected]

  • Programmes Offered

    Programmes Offered
    • B.Sc.   Chemistry
    • M.Sc.   Chemistry
    • Ph.D   Chemistry


    • B.Sc. : Science (group I group or II group in Higher Secondary)
    • M.Sc. : B.Sc.Chemistry/Physics double Major or B.Sc.Chemistry
    • Ph.D. :M.Sc./M.Phil in Chemistry or Organic Chemistry or Applied Chemistry
  • Syllabus
  • Facilities


    There are four well established labs for practical teaching which can accommodate 200 major students and around 200 ancillary students every semester. Our department offers ancillary chemistry to 7 departments in their I /II year of undergraduate study.

    One research lab with sophisticated equipment including GC MS spectrometer caters to the needs of the scholars.

    Sufficient ICT facilities are available for teaching. A departmental library hosts 500 books for use by the students

    Equipment Available for Research

    • Electrochemical Workstation
    • UV Visible spectrophotometer
    • Frequency Response Analyser
    • Pilot extraction unit (25 Kg Capacity)
    • Ultrasonic Homogeniser
    • Cyclograph
    • GC-MS Spectrometer
    • Microwave Synthesizer
  • Faculty Profile
    Staff Photo Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Email id
    Dr.(Mrs.) Subhashini.K.Sripathi
    M.Sc., Ph.D
    Deputy Dean, School of Physical Sciences & Computational Sciences
    Organic chemistry and Phytochemistry 1993 subhashiniksripathi_chem@ avinuty.ac.in,
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) R.Saratha
    M.Sc., M.Ed, M.Phil., Ph.D
    Professor and HOD Corrosion - Inhibitors studies Environmental Chemistry 1996 [email protected]
    [email protected],
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) P.Lalitha
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
    Professor and
    Dean, R&D (i/c)
    Nanochemistry , Organic, Phytochemistry,
    1999 [email protected],
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) M.Gowri
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
    Assistant Professor-SG Organometallic Chemistry 2006 [email protected]
    Dr.(Ms.) V.Sharulatha
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET
    Assistant Professor-SG Organic chemistry,
    DC Polarography.
    2007 [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) A.Prithiba
    M.Sc, M.Phil
    Assistant Professor-SS Corrosion Science 2009 [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs) M.Amutha Selvi
    M.Sc., Ph.D
    Assistant Professor (SS) Co-ordination Chemistry 2014 [email protected]
  • Publications

Last updated on 29.06.2022