Objectives

B.Sc. Chemistry

  1. To provide a basic  knowledge of various chemical phenomena including the recent developments in Chemistry.
  2. To instill in the students the confidence  to do independent laboratory work.
  3. To ensure a fair  knowledge of applications in Chemistry.
  4. To enable the students to get employed in the emerging fields.

M.Sc. Chemistry

  1. To provide adequate knowledge of various chemical phenomena including the recent developments in Chemistry.
  2. To instill the confidence in the students to do independent research work.
  3. To ensure an excellent knowledge of applications in Chemistry.
  4. To enable the students to get employed in the emerging fields of environmental chemistry, food preservation techniques and also in other thrust fields of chemistry.

M.Phil. Chemistry

  1. To provide in-depth knowledge of various chemical phenomena including the recent developments in the field of Chemistry.
  2. To instill in the students the confidence to do independent research work.
  3. To ensure the mastery over the applications of Chemistry.
  4. To get prepared for various competitive examinations such as CSIR, GATE, NET etc.

Conducted Seminars / Workshops
SI.No
Programme
Date
1
Department of Chemistry organizes SERB sponsored two day National Level Seminar on "Emerging Trends in Bioinorganic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry" on 27.02.2018 and 28.02.2018.
27-02-2019
2
Department of Chemistry organises TNSCST sponsored Awareness Programme - 2019 on "Food Adulteration" from 21.02.2019 to 23.02.2019.
21-02-2019
3
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr. K. Saravanakumar (F9517), Research Scholar in Chemistry, Guide: Dr.V.Muthuraj, Asst. Prof. in Chemistry, VHNSNC, External Examiner: Dr.P.Shanmugam, Sr. Principal Scientist, Organic & Bio-organic Chemistry, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai, venue: VHNSN College.
21-01-2019
4
Department of Chemistry organized (Autonomy Grant) Guest Lecture programme topic: EPR Spectra of Coordination Compounds, Resource person: Dr. A. Thamaraichelvan, Former Principal, Thiagaraja College, Madurai
27-12-2018
5
Rs. 154240/- was sanctioned by Science Academies’ Education Programme, Bengaluru, to the Department of Chemistry for conducting three day Academy Lecture Workshop on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences Coordinator: Dr. N. Raman, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSNC. 123 participants
27-09-2018
6
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr. K. Prakash, Guide Dr.S.Karuthapandian, Asst. Prof. in Chemistry, VHNSNC, External Examiner: Dr.E. Murugan, University of Madras, venue: VHNSN College. Syndicate letter no. S8/F9520/Chemistry/572/18, dt. 09.11.2018.
17-09-2018
7
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mrs.R. Vahini, Asst. Prof. in Chemistry, Guide Dr.S.Karuthapandian, Asst. Prof. in Chemistry, VHNSNC, External Examiner: Dr.K.Krishnasamy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, venue: VHNSN College.
11-09-2018
8
PG Chemistry Golden Jubilee function
12-08-2018
9
Department of Chemistry organized DST sponsored INSPIRE Internship-2018 Science Camp, totally 149 school student participated in the programme. Coordinator: Dr. N. Raman, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSNC.
1-08-2018
10
PG Chemistry Golden Jubilee Expo- 2018
10-07-2018
11
Department of Chemistry organized International Conference on "Recent Advances in Materials for Energy and Environmental Remediation", Convener: Dr. P. Sami
28-06-2018
12
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mrs.P. Latha, Guide: Dr.S.Karuthapandian, Asst. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.E.Murugan, University of Madras, Chennai, Venue: VHNSN College. Syndicate letter no: S8/F944/ Chemistry / 375 / 17, dt. 20.09.2018
25-06-2018
13
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.K.Selvakumar, Guide: Dr.P. Sami, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr. V. Raj, Periyar University, Salem Venue: VHNSN College. Syndicate letter no. S8/F9070/Chemistry/501/17, dt. 24.09.2018
22-06-2018
14
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.T. Chandrasekar, Guide: Dr.N. Raman, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Prof.S.Syed Shafi, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, Venue: VHNSN College. Syndicate letter no: S8/P3466/ Chemistry / 728 / 17, Dt. 24.09.2018.
22-06-2018
15
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.G. Kumaravel, Guide: Dr.N. Raman, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Prof. R. Ramesh, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli Venue: VHNSN College. (Syndicate letter no. S8/F9627/ Chemistry/732/17, dt. 26.09.2018.
21-06-2018
16
PG & Research Department of Chemistry organized Inter-Collegiate Chem - Talent Show "PG - CHEM GOLD - 2018", Convener: Dr. R. Boominathan, Head, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry.
24-02-2018
17
Department of Chemistry organized Guest Lecture on "Introduction to NMR and 2D-NMR" Resource Person: Prof. S. Muthusubramanian, CSIR Emeritus Scientist, School of Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
13-02-2018
18
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.R. Paulpandiyan, Guide: Dr.N. Raman, Assc. Prof. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Prof. P. Manisankar, Vice-Chancellor, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Venue: VHNSN College.
25-01-2018
19
Department of Chemistry organized Guest Lecture on "Tackling the Challenges in Academia and Chemical Industries", Resource Person: Dr. G. Rajendran, Process Technology Consultant Enviro Tech Chemical Services Houston, Texas, USA.
24-01-2018
20
Department of Chemistry organized Guest Lecture Programme on "Recovery of Carbon from Recycled Tyre Rubber for Energy Storage Applications" Resource Person: Dr.M.Paranthaman, Distinguished Corporate Fellow & Group Leader, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN 37831, USA.
29-12-2017
21
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mrs. J. Sherin, Guide Dr.S. Karuthapandian, Dept. of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr. S. Anandan, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, Venue: VHNSN College.
27-10-2017
22
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.P.Santharaman, Guide Dr.C.Karunakaran, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar, External Examiner: Dr.Srigiridhar Kotamraju, CSIR Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, Venue: VHNSN College.
7-08-2017
23
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mrs. T. Shanmugaprabha, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Guide Dr.P. Sami, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar, External Examiner: Dr.T.Jeyakumar, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Venue: VHNSN College.
3-08-2017
24
Department of Chemistry organized Indian Council of Medical Research sponsored Two day National Level Conference "Recent Developments in the Applications of Transition Metal Complexes in Bioinorganic and Medicinal Chemistry (RATMCBMC-2017)" on 14.07.2017 & 15.07.2107.
14-07-2017
25
Department of Chemistry organized Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) sponsored Two day National Seminar "FRONTIER AREAS IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES (FACS-2017)" on 22.06.2017 & 23.06.2017.
22-06-2017
26
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.P. Senthil Kumar, Guide Dr.S.Karuthapandian, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.R.Karvembu, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, Venue: VHNSN College.
10-05-2017
27
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.V.Muniyandi, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.P.Manisankar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Venue: VHNSN College.
24-02-2017
28
Department of Chemistry organized Guest Lecture Programme, Lecture 1: Dr.R.Ranjith Kumar, Department of Organic Chemistry, MKU, Madurai 2, Lecturer - 2: Basic Concepts and Fabrication of Solar Cells, Resource Person: Dr.M.Jayanthinath, Department of Material Science, MKU, Madurai.
18-02-2017
29
Department of Chemistry organized ACT sponsored One day National Seminar on Recent Advances in Bioinorganic and Medicinal Chemistry (RABAMCHEM-2017) (On the Eve of PG Golden Jubilee Celebrations).
15-02-2017
30
Department of Chemistry organized UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemical Research (RACR-2017), organizing secretary: Dr.E.Jayabharathi, on 24-01-2017 and 25-01-2017.
24-01-2017
31
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.G.Muneeswaran, Guide Dr.C. Karunakaran, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.S.Kumaresan, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Venue: VHNSN College.
17-11-2016
32
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.M.Balamurugan, Guide Dr.C. Karunakaran, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.B.Viswanathan, IIT Madras, Chennai, Venue: VHNSN College.
17-11-2016
33
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.S.Packianathan, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar, External Examiner: Dr.P.Manisankar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Venue: VHNSN College.
23-09-2016
34
Department of Chemistry organized Guest Lecture Programme, Lecture 1: Mathematics for Quantum Chemistry, Lecture 2: Application of variation principle to simple molecules and multi electron atoms, Resource Person: V.Sivaprasad, Former Professor of Chemistry, Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Kerala.
24-08-2016
35
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.N.Pravin, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.V.Raj, Periyar University, Salem, Venue: VHNSN College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar.
8-08-2016
36
Department of Chemistry for the conduct of DST sponsored INSPIRE Internship-2015 Science Camp, from 01-08-2016 to 05-08-2016.
1-08-2016
37
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.T.Arun, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.S.Abraham John, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Venue: VHNSN College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar.
10-06-2016
38
Department of Chemistry organised Guest Lecture Programme topic: Two Dimensional NMR Spectroscopy for Structure Analysis of Organic Compounds, Chief Guest: Prof.S.Muthusubramaniyan, School of Chemistry, MKU, Madurai.
22-02-2016
39
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mrs.R.Mahalakshmi, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.M.G. Sethuraman, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Venue: VHNSN College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar.
19-01-2016
40
Department of Chemistry UG Association organised Guest Lecture topic: Graphene Based Photo catalytic system for the increased hydrogen fuel production via water splitting, Resource Person: Dr.S.Ganesh Babu, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
31-12-2015
41
Department of Chemistry organised Academy Lecture Workshop on "Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences", Sponsored by Indian Science Academies (IAS, INSA, NASI), from 09-10-2015 to 11-10-2015.
9-10-2015
42
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Ms.M.Selvaganapathy, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.K.R.Sankaran, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Venue: Chemistry Conference Hall, VHNSN College.
31-08-2015
43
Department of Chemistry for the conduct of DST sponsored INSPIRE Internship-2015 Science Camp, from 01-08-2015 to 05-08-2015.
1-08-2015
44
Department of Chemistry organised Guest Lecture Programme-2015, topic: Recent Developments in Co-ordination Chemistry" Chief Guest: Dr.S.K.Ramalingam, MKU, Madurai.
9-07-2015
45
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.T.Madasamy, Guide Dr.C.Karunakaran, Department of Chemistry, Co-Guide: Dr.A.Rajendran, Department of Botany, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.Kalpana Bhargava, Scientist E, & Division Head, Peptide and Proteomics Division, DIPAS-DRDO, Delhi. Venue: VHNSN College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar.
18-08-2014
46
Ph.D. Viva Voce candidate Mr.A.Sakthivel, Guide Dr.N.Raman, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, External Examiner: Dr.V.Murugesan, Anna University, Chennai. Venue: Chemistry Conference Hall, VHNSN College
9-08-2014
47
Department of Chemistry organised DST sponsored INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) - 2014 the residential Science Camp, from 02-08-2014 to 06-08-2014.
2-08-2014
48
Department of Chemistry organised UGC sponsored National Conference on Modern Trends in Chemical Sciences (MTCS-2014), on 18-07-2014 and 19-07-2014.
18-07-2014
Faculty members attended Seminars / Conference / Workshop / Symposium
UNIVERSITY RANKS - PG
Batch
Name
Class
University Rank
2012 T. KARTHEESWARI M.Sc. Chemistry II
2011 S. VEERALAKSHMI M.Sc. Chemistry II
2010 P. SHANTHI M.Sc. Chemistry II
2009 T. SUGANTHI M.Sc. Chemistry I
2009 S. GANESH PRABU M.Sc. Chemistry II
2007 T. KANAGALAKSHMI M.Sc. Chemistry IV
2006 T. KUMARAGURU M.Sc. Chemistry II
2005 T. PONPANDIAN M.Sc. Chemistry II
2005 C. PRAVEEN M.Sc. Chemistry IV
UNIVERSITY RANKS - UG
YEAR
NAME OF THE CANDIDATE
DEGREE
RANK
2010
D. SARMILA
B.Sc. Chemistry
II
2006
B. MARICHAMY
B.Sc. Chemistry
VI
Grants

S.No
Staff Name
Programme
Title
Funding Agencies
Amount
Period
1
Dr. N. Raman
Seminar
National level Seminar on "Frontier Areas in Chemical Sciences".
Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi.
1,25,000