Department of Chemistry

The department of chemistry was established in the year 1969 with B.Sc., Chemistry. Then in 1995, M.Sc., course was added and later M.Phil., and Ph.D., courses were introduced in the year 2008. The programmes provide students with comprehensive training in theoretical concepts, laboratory techniques and research methodologies across various sub disciplines of chemistry. The department comprises a diverse team of faculty members and their research interests span a wide range of areas.

AIM :

• To provide the fundamental principles and theories of chemistry

• To equip students with critical thinking abilities, problem solving skills and analytical skills necessary for pursuing careers in the field of chemistry

• To promote ethical conduct in scientific research and practice including adherence of safety protocols

 
 

Objective :

• To enhance the quality of chemistry education through implementing academic practices.

• To encourage the students of first generation learners for better understanding of basics and applications of chemistry.

• To promote the economically downtrodden students to acquire better job opportunities.

S No Date Name of the Activites Title Chief Guest
01 29-02-2020 A State Level One Day Workshop on “Micro Level Research Analysis of Chemical Substances”
1. Dr.V. ALEX RAMANI, Associate Professor of Chemistry, St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. 2. Dr. S. ANTONY SAKTHI, Associate Professor of Chemistry, St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
02 10.06.2020 National Level Webinar on “New Age Teaching”
Dr. S.K.KAVITHA, Assistant Professor & Coordinator – Office of Academic, Collaborations, Vellalar College For Women, Erode.
03 23.04.2022 National Webinar on “Entrepreneurial Stimulation for Youth” jointly organized by the Department of Chemistry, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur-Namakkal-638182 & Indian Chemical Society (ICS), Tamil Nadu Branch.
1. Dr. E. SUKUMAR, Co-Convener & Secretary, ICS-Tamil Nadu Branch. 2. Dr. J. DANIEL CHELLAPPA, Eminent Nuclear Scientist, Chennai. 3. Mr. N. S. VENKATARAMAN, Director, Nandini Consultancy Centre, Chennai. 4. Mr. B. GOPALAN, Former Scientific Officer (H) & Dy. General Manager, Nuclear Fuel Complex, Department of Atomic Energy (NFC), Hyderabad. 5. Dr. G. NAGAPPAN, Professor and Head, Dept. of Computer Science Engineering, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai. 6. Mr. K. VIJAYAN, Dy. General Manager, Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank Ltd., Thoothukudi. 7. Dr. V. SESHADRI, Chairman, ICS-Tamil Nadu Branch, Chennai.
04 15.12.2023 to 29.12.2023 Refresher Course in Chemistry (Online) under the aegis of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching Ministry of Education
Department of Chemistry, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur, Namakkal. in collaboration with 1. Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi. 2. Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Coimbatore.
Activities

2020-2021

National Seminar on Research Methods in Nonlinearity with Unidirectionality

Under Graduate :

B.Sc Chemistry

Post Graduate :

* M.Sc Chemistry

Research Programme :

*M.Phil Chemistry(Full time/Part Time)

*Ph.D Chemistry(Full time/Part Time)

* Unaided Courses

Staff Profile
S No Name Designation
01 Dr.S.VEDANAYAKI
M.Sc., M.Phil., SLET., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor & Head
02 Dr.A.SANKAR
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
03 Dr.N.LATHA
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., PGDYE.,
Associate Professor
04 Dr.M.SENTHIL
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
05 Dr.J.PRAKASH
M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., SET., Ph.D.,
Assistant professor
06 Dr.D.SAKTHILATHA
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET., M.A.,
Assistant professor
 

                HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

             
S No Name From To
1 Mr.R.MAHARAJAN
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1963 1997
 2 Mr.C.RANGASAMI
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1997 2003
 3 Mr.M.DHANDAPANI
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
2003 2005
 4 Mr.R.SIVAGNANAM
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
2005 2007
 5 Dr.V.RAGUNATHAN
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
2007 2011
 6 Dr.S.VEDANAYAKI
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
2011  

 

                RETIRED PROFESSORS

S.No Name From To
1 Mr.R.MAHARAJAN
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1963 1997
 2 Mr.C.RANGASAMI
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1997 2003
 3 Mr.K.PALANISAMI
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1965 1996
 4 Dr.T.PALANIVELU
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
1971 2002
 5 Mr.M.DHANDAPANI
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1971 2005
 6 Mr.A.VAIGUNTHAVASAN
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1964 1999
 7 Mr.R.SIVAGNANAM
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1971 2006
 8 Mr.A.JEGADESAN
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
1972 1982
 9 Mr.V.MURUGESAN
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1973 1974
 10 Mr.G.GOPAL
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
1974 1980
 11 Dr.V.RAGUNATHAN
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
1977 2010
 12 Dr.K.MOHAN KUMAR
M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D.,
2006 2019
S No Date Name of the Events Resource Person
01 17.09.2018 Association Function
Dr. T. SELVARAJU, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046.
02 17.09.2019 Association Function
Thiru. K. THANGARAJU, Chief General Manager (Production), TNPL, Kagithapur, Karur.
03 18.03.2022 Association Function
Dr. P. MAHESWARAN, Vice President (Administration), PGP Group of Educational Institutions, Namakkal – 638 182.
04 12.06.2022 Alumni Meet
Alumni's
05 29.01.2023 Alumni Meet (1997-1999 Batch)
Alumni's
06 03.04.2023 Association Function
Thiru. D.S. KANNAN, Formulation Scientist, Novozymes South Asia Pvt.Ltd., Bangalore.
07 01.03.2024 Association Function
Dr. K. MOHANKUMAR, Senior Lecturer / Chemistry, Basic Engineering, The Karur Polytechnic College, Karur - 639008.

Experiential Learning

S No Date Name of the Events Venue
01 07.03.2020 One day Industrial Visit
Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited, Kagithapuram, Karur, Tamilnadu.
02 06.03.2023 One day Industrial Visit
Kannan Devan Tea factory, Munnar, Kerala
03 24.03.2023 One day Industrial Visit
The Erode District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd., Chithode, Erode, Taminadu.
04 26.09.2023 One day Industrial Visit
CSIR - Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu.(Trivandrum)
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