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About the Department
Department & its year of establishment
  • Name of the Department? ??? : Chemistry
  • Year of establishment ????????? : 1961
Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)
  • UG
  • PG
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved
  • Allied chemistry to Mathematics
  • Allied chemistry to Physics
  • Allied chemistry to Biochemistry
Annual / Semester / Choice based credit system
  • Semester system cum Choice based credit system
Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments
  • Courses offered under non-major elective by the other Departments which are taken by our Chemistry students
  • Informational Economics,
  • Business strategy
  • Elements of Accounts
  • Advertising and Salesmanship

  • Mathematics for Competitive Examinations
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Non-Conventional energy sources
  • Astro physics
Computer Science
  • Internet Fundamentals
  • Principles of Web Design
Faculty with ongoing projects from  a) National  b)International funding agencies and Total grants received.

Mention names of funding agencies and grants received project-wise.

  • Nil
Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received
  • Nill
Areas of consultancy and income generated
  • Nil
Faculty recharging strategies
S. No Name Orientation Refresher Workshop Training Programme
- - 1 -
2. Dr.S.R.Xaviern Rajarathinam
- - 1 -
3. Dr.T.Jeyabalan - 2 2 -
4. Fr.Praveen Peter - 1 1 -
5. Dr.V.Collins Arun Prakash - - 2 -
6. Prof. A.Arokia Nepolean Raj - - - 1
Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by
  • Dr.C.M.Varghese is a member of International Union of Salesians-Rome - 2012
  • Dr.C.M.Varghese is serving as President of Tamil Nadu region of Xavier Board of Higher Education -2012
  • ?Budding Innovator Award? by Periyar University received by Dr.V.Collins - 2010
  • Saathanai Arvalar award? received by Dr.V.Collins -2010
Doctoral / post doctoral fellows : Nil
  • Mr.Vimal Kumar III B.Sc Chemistry bagged the top honours in state level elocution competition held at C.A.H College, Melvisharam (Oct 2012)
  • Mr. Nethaji, Bagged top honours in State Level singing competition held at Marudhar Kesari College, Vaniambadi (Oct. 2012)
Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops organized and the source of funding

(national / international) with the details of outstanding participants, if any.

S. No
Name of the Seminar/ Conferences/ Workshops
Funding Agency Outstanding Participants
1. Recent Trends in Chemistry (RTC 2012)
21st Sep. 2012
Sponsors & Sacred Heart College
  • Dr.G.Sekaran, CLRI, Chennai
  • Dr.L.John Kenndy
    VIT, Chennai
  • Dr.Syed Shafi, HOD,
    Dept. of Chemistry, Thiruvalluvar University
2. In service programme for secondary grade science teachers
04th-10th Jan 2010
Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai
  • Dr.Muthu Mohamud, Professor- Biotech, Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi
3. In service programme for secondary grade science teachers 15th Oct to 19th Oct 2012 Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai
  • Dr.Muthu Mohamud, Professor- Biotech, Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi
Present details about infrastructural facilities
  • Books purchased  -  319
  • Journals/Magazines  -  8
Internet facilities for staff and students  -  Yes
Total number of Classrooms  -  6
Classrooms with ICT facility  -  6
Students? laboratories  -  3
Research laboratory  -  1
Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from the College.
  • Educational scholarships are given to the students on yearly basis
  • Mid-day meals are provided to 4 deserving students from each class
  • Endowment? scholarships are offered every year in order to encourage and appreciate the students
Details of `beyond syllabus scholarly activities` of the department.
  • Delivering guest lectures in the nearby academic institutions under the banner of Rural Society for Advancement in Chemistry (RUSAC), a wing which was started by our own Department.
Future plans of the department.
  • To participate in socially relevant research activities.
  • To add more instruments to the existing instrumentation centre.
  • To apply for projects from national funding agencies.
  • To encourage the faculty members to register for their Ph.D.
  • To encourage the faculty members get the guideship for Ph.D.