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Chancellor's Message

Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar


For the first time in Sikh history a unique institution of higher learning in the form of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University has been established under Punjab State Act 20/2008, at Fatehgarh Sahib, near Chandigarh (India).

Vice - Chancellor's Message

Dr. Sukhdarshan Singh Khehra

Vice Chancellor

In this era of globalisation and specialisation when ever-widening horizons of knowledge are endeavouring to scale the acme of excellence, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, in tune with the times, visualise

SGGSWU Departments Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry was formed in this newly established Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, which started its first academic session in July, 2011. This department has been established to foster chemistry education and research, in order to meet the growing need of qualified and efficient individuals in the country and across the globe.

At present, the Department of Chemistry provides the opportunity for postgraduate (M.Sc.) and undergraduate (B.Sc. Hons.) students to obtain a thorough fundamental knowledge of all fields of Chemistry. There are lecture courses in the general and broader areas of chemistry for students. Laboratory experience is provided in inorganic and organic synthesis, and physical chemical measurements. The equipment and techniques desirable to the post-graduate and undergraduate students are available in chemistry labs.

More important than the formal lecture and laboratory courses is the intellectual environment provided by the department. The department is growing steadily with strong commitment for teaching and research. The University has started Ph.D. program from July, 2013.

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1 Ph.D.

Seats: To be notified before the entrance test.

Duration: N/A.

Eligibility: As per UGC/University norms

2 M.Sc.

Seats: 60

Duration: 2 year

Eligibility: Bachelors degree in Science with Chemistry as one of the major subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.

3 B.Sc. Honors School (3 years)/M.Sc. Honors (5 years integrated course)

Seats: 60

Duration: 3 years/5 years

Eligibility: 10+2 (Medical or non-medical) with at least 45% marks in PCB or PCM from the recognized board.

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1 Dr. Pritpal Singh Professor and Head Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
2 Dr. Rahul Badru Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
3 Dr. Deepti Goyal Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry
4 Dr. Sandeep Kaushal Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry
5 Dr. Navjot Kaur Assistant Professor
6 Dr. Jaspal Kaur Assistant Professor
7 Dr. Rashmi Sharma Assistant Professor
8 Dr. Akul Sen Gupta Assistant professor
9 DR. NACHIKETA CHATTERJEE Assistant Professor
10 Dr. Kanchan Bala Assistant Professor
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1 Research Papers

1. Sandeep Kaushal, Pritpal Singh andSusheelK. Mittal,“Electrochemical studies on zirconium phosphoborate based heterogeneous membranes” Journal of Electrochemical Science & Engineering, 2014, 4 (1), 55-65.

2. Sandeep Kaushal, Pritpal Singh andSusheelK. Mittal, “Yttrium (III) Selective Electrode Based On Zirconium (IV) Phosphoborate” Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 2014, 17, 5-8.

3. Sandeep Kaushal,Pritpal Singh, Susheel Mittal “Study of Effect of Temperature on the Properties and Structure of ZrPB ion-exchanger” International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science, 2014, 02,663-669.

4. SandipShinde, Jennifer Binder, BhupeshGoyal, Brian Woodrum, Sonia De Munari, Marcia Levitus, Giovanna Ghirlanda,“A Designed Buried Salt Bridge Modulates Heterodimerization of a Membrane Peptide” Biopolymers (Peptide Science) 2014, 106, (6), 437-443.

5. Rahul Badru and Baldev Singh, “Synthesis of imidazolidin-2-ones employing dialkyl carbonates as ecofriendlycarbonylation source” RSC Advances,2014, 4, 38978-38985.

6. Rahul Badru and Baldev Singh, “Triethylamine catalysed synthesis of oxazepine from maleamic acids” Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, DOI 10.1002/jhet.2114.

7. Sakshi Shah, Rahul Badru and Baldev Singh, “Diastereoselective synthesis of novel Spiro-isoxazolidines via [3+2] cycloaddition”Synthetic Communications.2013, 43, 1073-1082.

8. ManpreetKaurand Baldev Singh, “Benzophenone sensitized one-pot photoredox reaction of N-(α-cyano-α-substituted phenyl)- methylanilines leading to the synthesis of benzoimidazoloquinolines”International journal of current research and review,2013,05 (11).

9. Prabhpreet Singh, Lalit Singh Mittal, Sandeep Kumar, Gaurav Bhargava and Subodh Kumar, “Perylenediimide appended 8-hydroxyquinoline for ratiometric detection of Cu2+ ions and metal displacement driven “turn on” cyanide sensing”Journal of Fluorescence,2014, 24, 909-915.

10. Sandeep Kumar, Prabhpreet Singh, Aman Mahajan and Subodh Kumar, “Aggregation Induced Emission Enhancement in Ionic Self-Assembled Aggregates of Benzimidazolium Based Cyclophane and Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate” Organic Letters, 2013, 15, 3400-3403.

11. Sandeep Kumar, Prabhpreet Singh, GeetaHundal, Maninder Singh Hundal and SubodhKumar,“A chemodosimeter for ratiometric detection of cyanide in aqueous media and human blood serum” Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 2667-2669.

12. Neeraj Gupta, DeeptiGoyal, Preparation of Indole and its derivatives in water. Chem. Heterocyc. Compd. 2014 (just accepted, Reg. No. 2039)

13. SambasivaraoKotha, DeeptiGoyal,Arjun Shankar Chavan, Diversity Oriented Approaches to Unusual Amino Acids and Peptides: Step Economy, Atom Economy, Redox Economy and BeyondJ. Org. Chem.2013, 78, 12283.

14. SambasivaraoKotha, DeeptiGoyal,ArunaBitra, NiranjanThota, G. Kruger, RuchiAnand, Diversity Oriented Approach to Triazole Based Peptidomimetics as Mammalian Sterile 20 Kinase Inhibitors,RSC Adv.2013,3, 24447.

15. Sandeep Kaushal, Pritpal Singh, Susheel Mittal, “Yttirium selective Electrodes based on Zirconium (IV) Phosphoborates” Journal of  New Material and Electrochemical Systems, 2014, 17, 5-8.

16. Sandeep Kaushal, Pritpal Singh, Susheel Mittal “Electrochemical Studies on Heterogeneous Ion Exchange Membrane” Journal of Electrochemical Science and Engineering, 2014, 4 (2), 55-65.

17. Sandeep Kaushal,Pritpal Singh, Susheel Mittal “Study of Effect of Temperature on the Properties and Structure of ZrPB ion-exchanger” International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science, 2014, 02,663-669.

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1 Labs

Well equipped labs with modern instruments for the practical and research purpose.

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1 Educational visit to CSIR-IHBT, Palampur

The Department of Chemistry had organized an educational visit to CSIR-IHBT, Palampur from Oct. 08-10, 2014. CSIR-IHBT (Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology), a constituent laboratory of CSIR, India is located at Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. Research in the mentioned premier institute is focused on Plant Biology, Nanotechnology, Microbiology, Chemical Sciences, Bio-diversity and Tea Sciences etc. The labs in institute are well equipped with modern instruments like 300Mz and 600 MHz NMR, preparatory and analytical HPLC, GC, GC-MS, microwave synthesizer, super Critical Extraction Unit with head space, spray dryer, industrial scale rotary evaporator, distillation units and other routine equipment’s. Students were well demonstrated by the research scholars of Natural Plant Product Unit especially about chemistry instruments.

2 Fresher Party, 2014

The Department of Chemistry had organized a fresher party on September 5, 2014. The event served as a right platform for the students admitted in the department during session 2014-15 to interact with their seniors and the faculty members of the department.

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