Department of Chemistry (UG)


  • 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.


  • 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 Syllabus

Faculty Members

S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation
1Tmty. M.Dhanalakshmi, M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Head & Assistant Professor
2Dr.(Tmty) M.Amutha, M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
3Tmty. R.Nagasathya, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant Professor
4Dr.(Tmty.) J.Kavitha, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
5Dr.(Tmty.) A.Anitha, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
6Tmty. A.Prasanna, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,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

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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

Notable Alumni

Alumnae have distinguished themselves as
  • Teachers in Schools and Colleges
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Junior Assistants in Banks and Government Offices.

Our prominent alumni are:
  • Dr.S.Vasantha, Professor, Chairperson, School of Chemistry and Research Coordinator, Madurai Kamaraj University.
  • Dr.A.Jaya Rajendren, Assistant Professor, Loyola College, Chennai.
  • Dr.B.Mariammal, Assistant Professor, Meenakshi Govt. Arts College for Women, Madurai.
  • Dr.S.Shanthi , Associate Professor & Dr.M.Murugalakshmi, Assistant Professor, S.F.R. College, Sivakasi.
  • Mrs.R.Nagasathya & Mrs.A.Prasanna, Assistant Professors, V.V.V. College, Virudhunagar.
  • Dr.P.Andal, Assistant Professor, Vels Institute of Science and Technology and Advance Studies, Chennai.
  • Dr.P.Devi Meenakshi, Head & Assistant Professor, N.S.College of Arts and Science, Theni.
  • Mrs.M.Muthamil Selvi, Research Associate,Syngene International Limited, Biocon Park, Bengaluru.
  • Ms.V.Kanagalakshmi,Sanitary Inspector, Greater Chennai Corporation.
  • Ms.Y.Pavithra,Junior Assistant, Ex.Service Welfare Department, Pudukottai.
  • Ms.M.Sumitha, Junior Assistant, Medical Education Department, Guindy.
  • Ms.R.Anitha, Clerk, Karur Vysya Bank, Chennai.
  • Ms.U.Ananthi & Ms.S.Ashna Catherine, Ph.D.Scholars, Vels Institute of Science and Technology and Advance Studies,Vellore & Chennai.
  • Mrs. S.Balajothi, Ph.D.Scholar, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
  • Ms.K.Ramila Devi, Ph.D.Scholar, SRM University, Chennai.
  • Mrs. S.Vairalakshmi, Ph.D.Scholar, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore.

Address : Department of Chemistry(Aided),
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.

Mail Id

Intercom Number: 94890 88709