Manohari Devi Kanoi Girls' College

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College Memento


• To provide a broad foundation in chemistry that stresses scientific reasoning and analytical problem solving with a molecular perspective.
• To understand the interdisciplinary nature of chemistry and to integrate knowledge of mathematics, physics and other disciplines to a wide variety of chemical problems.
• To learn the laboratory skills needed to design, safely conduct and interpret chemical research.
• To acquire a foundation of chemistry of sufficient breadth and depth to enable them to understand and critically interpret the primary chemical literature.
• To learn professionalism, including the ability to work in teams and apply basic ethical principles.
MM-101 Chemistry I : Physical + Inorganic + Organic
Total marks: 100

Lectures: 53
• To understand the basic properties of gas, liquid and solid.
• To study about the periodic properties.
• To know the bonding and structure of molecules, different theories involved.
• To study about shape and hybridisation of organic compounds, stability etc.
• To understand basics of stereochemistry.

MM-201 Chemistry II : Physical + Inorganic + Organic
Total Marks: 100
Lectures: 65
• To study about different types of thermodynamic processes.
• To illustrate the salt hydrolysis, ionization, acid-base titration etc.
• To provide the students importance of electronic structure, general properties and comparative study of group of non transition elements, metals and metallurgy.
• To understand about conformations of organic compound, preparation and properties of aromatic hydrocarbons, properties of C-C sigma and pi bond.

Paper: MM301
Units : 3 , Lectures: 45, Marks : 60 (48 th+12 in)
• To define coordination compounds ,its types .
• To distinguish inner complexes and chelates
• To write the name of coordination complexes
• To calculate Effective atomic no
• To define Mullikan’s symbol and draw the orgel diagrams
• To explain magnetic property of octahedral complexes
• To define inorganic reaction mechanism in coordination complexes
• To describe the periodic properties of d and f block elements

Paper: MM302
Units : 3, Marks : 40 (32 th+12 in)
• To analyze different radicals including interfering radical present in a given mixture

Paper: MM303
Units : 5 , Lectures: 50, Marks : 60 (48 th+12 in)
• To write the preparation of alkyl halides
• To describe the mechanism of some preparation and reaction of alkyl halides
• To distinguish nucleophilic substitution reaction and to recognize their stereochemical aspects
• To write the preparation of alcohols , ethers, carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acid, sulphur containing and epoxides .
• To explain mechanism of alcohols , ethers, carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acid, sulphur containing  and epoxides .
Paper: MM304
Units : 3, Marks : 40 (32 th+12 in)
• To detect elements (N,S and halogen) and functional groups.
• To prepare some organic compounds in lab

PAPER : MM 401
Physical Chemistry - I

Units:   3
Marks:  60 (48 + 12)
Lectures:  15 + 20 +15 = 50

• To acquaint students with the knowledge of electrochemistry as the topic really revolutionized the world nowadays.
• To explain the concept of chemical thermodynamic studies to the students.
• To explore the importance of physical chemistry in various aspects of chemistry.

PAPER : MM 402
Physical Lab

Marks:  40 (32 + 8 int)


• To impart practical knowledge about the several physical experiments.
• To acquaint students with physical chemistry laboratory instruments and apparatus such as Ostwald Viscometer, Stalagmometer etc.

PAPER : MM 403
Organic Chemistry - II

Units :   6
Marks:  60 (48 + 12)
Lectures:  8 + 8 + 8 +8 + 10 + 8 = 50

• To demonstrate some properties of active methylene compounds and their derivatives.
• To illustrate some of the nitrogen containing compounds such as aromatic and aliphatic amines and also to give  a concept of several name reactions involved in the preparation of these compounds
• To elaborate the use of several poly aromatic compounds, heterocyclic compounds as well as properties of some alkaloids.

PAPER : MM 404
Organic Lab

Marks : 40 (32 + 8 int)

• To demonstrate the principle of paper chromatography.
• To carry out the chromatographic process for separation of mixtures such as amino acids and phenol or dyes.

Paper: MM303
Units : 5 , Lectures: 50, Marks : 60 (48 th+12 in) , Lectures-60
• To define zero,1st and 2nd order reaction and solve problems related to it.
• To understand rate  laws and mechanism and concept of steady state approximation.
• To understand and compare these theories viz. collision theory, activated complex theory, Eyring equation, Lindeman’s theory
• Basic information  Solution and Colligative Properties,  Roult’s and Henry’s Laws and their applications, Nernst’s Distribution law and application of colligative properties
• Basics of Chemical Equilibrium which deals with Gibb’s- Duhem equation, ef Duhem-Margules equation, concept of activity and activity coefficient, fugacity, derivation of expression of equilibrium constant, temperature pressure and Van’t Hoff equation, Le-chetelier principle (qualitative treatment), their numerical application.
• To understand fundametals of surface chemistry and application of adsorption process.
• 7.   Colloidal chemistry and their phenomenon , knowledge of emulsions,      micelles and their structure, critical micelles concentration, Donnan membrane equilibria

Paper: MM 502
Physical Lab.
Marks- 40 (32 + 8-Int.)
• Identify pH by titration
• Determine the concentration of an optically active substance by polarimetric method,
• Determine the specific reaction rate of hydrolysis of methyl acetate catalyzed by hydrogen ion concentration at room temperature, Conductometric titration  Estimation of acetic acid in vinegar by conductometry.

Paper: MM 503
Inorganic Chemistry II
Marks : 60[48 + 12-Int.]
• Lectures 50

• To give knowledge on organometallic compounds, clusters and organic reagents in inorganic analysis.
• They can solve problems related to electron count, 18 electron rule.
• To define  isolobal analogy, structure and bonding in some  organometallic compounds.
• Knowlwdge on  Oxidative addition and reductive elimination reaction. Uses of some organometallic compounds in catalysis
• To interpret structure, bonding and IR spectral studies of terminal and bridged carbonyls.
• Define metal cluster ,nitrosyl
• Demonstrate rules for Polyhedral Skeletal Electron Pair Theory.

• Define and apply concepts of  accuracy, precession, deviation, standard deviation, classification of errors, minimization of  errors, significant figures.
• Define indicators with some examples.

Paper: MM 504
Inorganic Lab.
• Marks 40 (32 +8-Int .)
• Objective: practicals on volumetric titration and estimation of total hardness

Paper: MM 505
Organic Chemistry-III
Marks: 60[48 +12-Int.]
Lectures 50

• Pericyclic reactions, Cyclo addition reactions ,Bio-molecules  , Nucleic acids & Enzymes,
• Enzymes and their functions as catalyst, Pharmaceutical compounds: Structure and Importance .

• To define Antipyretics, Analgesic,  Antimalerials, Antacids, Antibacterial, chloramphenicol.  And their synthesis methods.
• Terpenes and its behavior with some examples

Paper: MM 506
Organic Lab.
Marks 40 (32 +8-In.)
• Determination amount of glucose by titration with Fehling’s solution.
• Determination of equivalent mass of an acid by direct titration method
• Determination of glycine by formal titration
• To determine the percentage purity of the given carbonyl compound by  2,4-dinitrophynylhydrazine (Gravimetric method)
• Food Analysis
• Turmeric, mustard oil, common salts, milk, sugar, coffee, honey, pulses, cereals, spices-qualitative aspect only.

Paper: MM 507
Symmetry and Quantum Chemistry
Marks: 60[48 +12-Int.]
Lectures 50

• Know quantum mechanics with special reference to classical mechanics, symmetry and group theory and  chemical bonding.

Paper: MM 508
Inorganic Lab.
Marks -40 (32+8-Int)
• Estimation of Nickel (II) using DMG 
• ii) Estimation of SO4-2 by using BaCl2 method
• Estimation of Cu as CuSCN
• Estimation of percentage of mixed oxide in an ore Hematite, dolomite, limestone

PAPER : MM 601
Physical Chemistry - III

Units :   5
Marks:  60 (48 + 12-int)
Lectures:  10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10= 50

• To analyse some of the important topics of physical chemistry and to develop the concept of the basic concepts of physical chemistry.
• To illustrate some of the basic topics of physical chemistry such as Photochemistry, Macromolecules, Catalysis etc.
• To demonstrate the importance of statistical thermodynamics and phase equilibria including its various topics.

PAPER : MM 602
Physical Lab
Marks: 40 (32 + 8 int)

• To demonstrate the principle of several physical experiments which includes rate constant of hydrolysis of sugar, distribution of iodine between CCl4 and water etc.
• Some other experiments include Freundlich isotherm, rate of acid catalyzed iodination of acetone etc.

PAPER : MM 603
Inorganic  Chemistry - III

Units :   4
Marks:  60 (48 + 12-int)
Lectures:  15 + 10 + 10 + 12  = 47

• This paper deals with the objective of demonstrating the concept of bio inorganic chemistry and also to develop a brief introduction to material chemistry.
• To illustrate some of the basic topics of physical chemistry such as Chromatographic methods, industrial chemistry including cement, ceramics, paints etc.

PAPER : MM 604
Inorganic  Lab
Marks:  40 (32 + 8-int)

• To give an idea about several inorganic complexes and crystallization.
• To perform experiments for the preparation of inorganic complexes such as Mohr’s salt, Chrome Alum etc.

PAPER : MM 605
Organic   Chemistry - IV

Units :   6
Marks:  60 (48 + 12-int)
Lectures:  10 + 15 + 8 + 5 + 8 + 5  = 51

• To develop an idea about the concept of disconnection approach in organic chemistry.
• To analyze different analytical tools like UV, IR, NMR and its importance in organic chemistry
• To illustrate the importance of dyes, lipids and polymers and also to summarize the concept of Green Chemistry.

PAPER : MM 606
Organic   Lab
Marks:  40 (32 + 8-int)


• To demostrate two step organic preparations such as benzophenone to benzanilide, benzoin to benzilic acid, benzophenone to benzapinacolone etc. and to analyze it by TLC.

PAPER : MM 607
Molecular Spectrocopy
Units :  5
Marks:  60 (48 + 12-int)
Lectures:  4 + 8 + 6 + 8 + 7 + 12 = 45

• To classify different electromagnetic radiations and also to give an idea about the interaction of electromagnetic radiations with matter in different forms.
• To illustrate different branches of spectroscopy such as Microwave, Raman, IR, spin resonance, Electronic etc.

PAPER : MM 608
Project Work

Marks:  40 (32 + 8-int)

• In this paper, a project work will be organized where the students will perform and experminent with certain laboratory works under the guidance of a faculty member.


NM-101 General Chemistry I : Inorganic + Physical + Organic
Total Marks 100
Lectures: 48
• To understand chemistry in different fields of specialization like Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry.
• To provide the students importance of atomic structure, chemical bonding and molecular structure.
• To understand the basic properties of gas, liquid and solid.
• To understand basics of stereochemistry.

NM-201 Inorganic Chemistry I
Total marks 60 (48+12 Int.)
Lectures: 50
• To understand Inorganic Chemistry in the form of materials science.
• To illustrate coordination chemistry, nomenclature, isomerism etc.
• To give an idea about chemistry of non-metals and inorganic materials.
• To study about metals and metallurgy.

Paper: NM 202
Inorganic Lab
Marks: 40 (32 + 8 Int.)
• To learn the laboratory skills needed to design, safely conduct and interpret chemical research.
• To analyze the samples qualitatively containing acid, basic and interfering radicals.

Paper: NM 301
Organic Chemistry-I
Marks - 60 (48+12 Int.)
Lectures 50
• To write some laboratory preparation and industrial application of Alkenes & Alkynes, Aromatic Hydrocarbons , Alkyl and Aryl halides , Alcohols, phenols and ether , Amines and Diazonium Salts , Alkyl and Aryl halides  ,Alkyl halides
• To understand and explain the mechanism of the reactions above group of organic compounds.
• To predict the major product formation govern by some rules
• To distinguish properties of the above compounds
• To find their application in different field

Paper: NM 302
Organic Chemistry Lab
Marks - 40 (32+8 Int.)
• Objective : This course comprise of the practical knowledge on organic qualitative analysis, purification of organic compounds by crystallization (from water and alcohol) and distillation

PAPER : NM 401
Physical Chemistry - I

Units :   4
Marks:  60 (48 + 12)
Lectures:  10 + 10 + 15 + 10 + 5= 50
• To illustrate the concept of physical chemistry in the form of physical forces which govern our surroundings.
• To classify different units of physical chemistry and to explain the concepts of Ionic equilibrium, solution, chemical thermodynamics, chemical thermodynamics etc.

PAPER : NM 402
Physical Lab

Marks : 40 (32 + 8 int)

• To acquaint students with different physical laboratory appparatus such as Ostwald Viscometer, Stalagmometer etc.
• To perform experiments with these apparatus to calculate surface tension and viscosity of solutions.

Paper: NM 501
Inorganic Chemistry-II + Physical Chemistry-II
Marks : 40+40 = 80 (64 +16-Int.)
Lrctures 60
• Understand nuclear chemistry, preparative chemistry, Bio-Inorganic as well as the importance of electrochemistry, surface phenomena and photo chemical processes are dealt with.

• To define some term like mass defect, radioactivity, nuclear fission, reactors , radiocarbon dating etc
• Application of radio-isotopes in agriculture, medicine and industry.
• To study role of some metals in our biological system.
• To Understand basics of conductance and electrochemistry.

Paper NM 502
Inorganic Lab
Marks -20(16 +4 Int.)
• Objective : This course contains practical on i) Estimation of C2O4-2 or Fe(II) by KMnO4
ii) Estimation of Fe (II) ions by titrating with potassium dichromate using internal indicator.

PAPER : NM 601

Units :  6
Marks:  40 (32 + 8-int)
Lectures:  4 + 8 + 10 + 12 + 10 + 4 = 38

• To understand the preparative organic chemistry as well the importance of organic chemistry in our life processes.
• To classify the different preparative reactions for organic reactions including aromatic nitro compounds, nitro compounds, heterocyclic compounds, hydrocarbons etc.
• To demonstrate different aliphatic and aromatic compounds as well as to give an idea about polymer chemistry.

PAPER : NM 602
Organic lab + Physical Lab + Inorganic Lab

Marks:  60 ( 25 + 25 + 10)
• To acquaint students with different procedures for organic preparations as well to perform experiments for separating mixtures by chromatographic analysis.
• To perform physical experiments such as partition coefficient, molecular weight determination, rate constant etc.
• Food analysis experiments by qualitative methods.

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