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Department of Chemistry (Aided)

  • The vision of the department is to empower rural young women through quality chemistry education.
  • Offering learners deep knowledge in theoretical and practical chemistry.
  • Facilitating learners to recognize the applications of chemistry in everyday life to progress as entrepreneurs.
  • Sharpening analytical and soft skills of the learners for their profession development.
History of the Department
  • The Department of Chemistry became a full-fledged department with the beginning of degree course in the year 1977. The Department offers B.Sc. (Chemistry) under the Choice Based Credit and Semester System with Mathematics/Botany and Physics as allied courses. It has 42 golden years of glorious history to its credit. This is one of the largest science departments of the college with a well equipped laboratory, furnished storeroom and three spacious classrooms.
Highlights of the Department
  • Introduction of environment friendly microscale experiments in organic analysis to reduce pollution and requirement of chemicals.
  • Harvesting rain water in chemistry laboratory and demineralising it using ion-exchanger for usage as distilled water in science laboratories.
  • Presenting papers at Regional, National and International level conferences by the faculty members .
  • Visiting various industries as field trips.
  • Celebrating National days by students under the guidance of the faculty.
  • Organising Interdepartmental course on "Processing of consumer products".
  • Encouraging students to undergo summer training projects/ workshops in various scientific institutions.
  • Exposing the students to the latest trends in chemistry by organizing a series of guest lecturers every academic year.

Programmes offered

S.No. Name of the Programme Sanctioned Strength Syllabus

Faculty Members

Mrs. M. Dhanalakshmi
Head & Assistant Professor
Dr. M. Amutha
Assistant Professor
Mrs. R. Nagasathya
Assistant Professor
Dr. J. Kavitha
Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Anitha
Assistant Professor
Mrs. A. Prasanna
Assistant Professor
Department Achievements
  • The Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Chemistry of Sri S.Ramasamy Naidu Memorial College, Sattur on 31st July of 2019 for three years.
  • COnducting VALUE ADDED Interdepartmental course on “Processing of consumer products” SINCE 2018.
  • Giving consultation services for water quality analysis and lime powder for Building construction.
  • Chemistry Association functions with various activities at the interdepartmental level and intercollegiate level.
Staff Achievements
  • Mrs. M. Dhanalakshmi published paper on “Alloys and Compounds Fabrication of novel surface Plasmon resonance induced visible light driven iridium decorated tin oxide nanorods for degradation of organic contaminants”
  • Dr.M.Amutha obtained guideship from Madurai Kamaraj University.
  • Mrs.R.Nagasathya published paper on “Phytochemical analysis and study of antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Syzygium cumini and Delonix regia” in the Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary Research in Chemistry and Physics (ICAT –IRCP) 2019.
  • Dr.J.Kavitha achieved Minor Research Project for 4,00,000 from UGC-SERO and from Tamilnadu State Council for Science & Technology for Rs 10,000
  • Dr.A.Anitha published Book Chapter 8, Biomass Carbon: Prospects as Electrode materials in Energy Systems, Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group, New York, 2018.
  • Mrs.A.Prasanna presented research work on “Green Synthesis of Indolylxanthenones using Keggin-type heteropoly-11-molybdo-1-vanadophosphoric acid, H4[PVMo11O40] supported on Montmorilonite K 10” in International conference at SFR College, Sivakasi
Students Achievements
  • 10 students from UG chemistry passed NPTEL online courses.
  • Won prizes in inter and intra collegiate level Seminars and competitions


Details of Consultancy

S.No. Name of the Consultancy Project Consulting / Spooling Agency
1Analysis of Lime Powder used for building constructionsRaja WaterSupplies, Virudhunagar
2Analysis of Lime Powder used for building constructionsSwastic Lime Industries, Amattur
3Estimation of hardness of ground and drinking waterWater samples in and around Virudhunagar from the Public
4Analysis of Lime Powder used for building constructionsSwastic Lime Industries, Amattur
5Estimation of hardness of drinking waterV.V.V. College, Hostel (old and new) Mineral Water Plants
6Estimation of hardness of drinking waterV.V.V. Nursing College Mineral water plant
7Estimation of hardness of ground waterVignesh Colony, Virudhunagar
Alumnae have distinguished themselves as
  • Teachers in Schools and Colleges
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Junior Assistants in Banks and Government Offices.

Our prominent alumni are:
  • Dr.Ramalakshmi, Joint Director of Planning & Development, Directorate of Collegiate Education,Vellore Region, Vellore
  • Mrs.R.Rajalakshmi, Sub Inspector of Police (Finger Print),Single Digit finger print Bureau, District Police Office, Virudhunagar District
  • Dr.Veeralakshmi, DST – Women Scientist, Department of Applied Science and Technology, A.C. Tech. Campus,Anna University,
  • Mrs.Lakshmi Balasubramanian, Manager -Administration, HopeWorks Foundation, Bangalore
  • Mrs.S.Vidhya Priya ,Proprietor, MS instruments and Equipments, Chennai
  • Dr.V.Gomathi Sangareswari, Associate Professor of Chemistry,G.V.N.College, Kovilpatti
  • Dr.L.A.Uma Maheswari, Assistant Prof. of chemistry, M.V.Muthiah Govt. Arts College for Women, Dindigal
  • Dr.Hemalatha, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Devanga Arts College,Aruppukottai
  • Mrs.P.Niranjana, P.G.Assistant in Chemistry, Kalaimagal.Hr.Sec.School Ramachandrapuram-626126, Srivilliputhur
  • Dr.Dhanalakshmi,Post-Doctoral Fellow,IPC,Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore
  • Mrs.M.Kaleeswari, P.G.Assistant, Govt. Hr. Sec. School,Kallamanaickerrpatti
  • Mrs.R.Uma, B.T.Assistant, S.S. Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School, Rajapalayam
  • Mrs.V.Rajalakshmi, B.T.Assistant, Government Hr. Sec. School, Kalkudi, Pudukkottai District
  • Mrs.S.Vannialakshmi, B.T. Assistant, Municipal High School,Kottai, Namakkal
  • S.Durga Devi, PG. Assistant, Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Kattanoor
  • Mrs.Ramathilagam,PG Assistant in Chemistry, Municipal Hr. Sec. School, Sivakasi.
  • Mrs.Surekha, Primary Teacher, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chennai
  • Dr.Mariammal, Guest Lecture, M.V. Muthiah Govt. Arts College for Women, Dindigal
  • Mrs.N.Santhanalakshmi,BT Assistant,Kshatriya Girls’ Higher Secondary School,Virudhunagar
  • Mrs.R.Alagu Murugayee,PG Assistant, SP Girls’ Higher Secondary School , N.Mettupatti
  • Mrs.S.Kavitha,BT Assistant, R.M.R.M.Govt.G.Hr.Sec.School,Singampunari
  • Mrs.M.Subbulakshmi, Ph.D Resarch Scholar, S.R.N.M. College, Sattur
  • Mrs.M.Subbulakshmi Ph.D Resarch Scholar, S.R.N.M. College, Sattur
  • Mrs.S.Induja, Ph.D Resarch Scholar, Thiagarajar College, Madurai.
  • Ms.Lakshmi Priya ,Ph.D Resarch Scholar,Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • Ms.K.Porkodi, Project Assistant, Department of Inorganic and Physical chemistry, Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore – 560012.

Address : Mrs. M. Dhanalakshmi,
Head & Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry(Aided),
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar - 626 001.

Mail Id :chemistryr@vvvcollege.org

Contact Number: 94890 88709