About the department


Department of Chemistry at Atmiya University offers B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. programs in chemistry under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art laboratory and classroom facilities, equipped with modern teaching and learning tools. Department of Chemistry has adequate and competent faculty members having diverse teaching and research experience with exposure from national and international institutes. The Department of Chemistry has collaborative MOU with various Academia and Industries for the training & Placement of students. Department also offers consultancy in the areas of analytical, electroplating, natural products, and synthetic organic chemistry.

Mission, Vision & Values




Department of Chemistry strives to:

  • To provide quality teaching-learning, research and service opportunities leading to holistic development of students through collegial exchange of ideas, independent thought, and the highest ethical standards.
  • To provide high quality academic experiences through comprehensive & relevant curriculum at all UG & PG levels.
  • To foster research aptitude by extending infrastructural support and research guidance.
  • To inculcate the values of multi-disciplinary approach and innovative thinking by facilitating learning experiences in the field of chemical sciences and its allied fields
  • To produce knowledgeable graduates for careers in academia, industry and GOs/NGOs.
  • To promote an ethical and professional environment amongst faculties and students of the department.



The Department of Chemistry endeavors to be recognized for excellence in Teaching – Learning adjunct by empowering graduating students to compete in and contribute to the developing needs of the society

Graduate Attributes

  • Disciplinary knowledge: An understanding of the nature, practice & application of the chosen science area of study.
  • Initiative and innovative ability: An ability to think and work creatively, including the capacity for self-starting, and the ability to apply science skills to unfamiliar applications. Encompasses problem solving, critical thinking and analysis attributes, and the ability to discover new knowledge.
  • Information literacy: An understanding of, and ability with the different forms of communication – writing, reading, speaking, listening-including visual and graphical, within science and beyond and the ability to apply these appropriately and effectively for different audiences.
  • Modern tool usage. The ability to acquire, develop, employ and integrate a range of technical, practical and professional skills, in appropriate and ethical ways within a professional context, autonomously and collaboratively and across a range of disciplinary and professional areas .
  • Professionalism and participation: An awareness of the role of science within a global culture and willingness to contribute to the shaping of community views on complex issues where the methods and findings of science are relevant.

Program Specific Outcomes



PO no. PSO-Side Heading PSO detail
PSO1 Depth and breadth of knowledge Efficient chemistry graduates with strong fundamental knowledge to cater the needs of industries/laboratories/Academics related to chemistry.
PSO2 Practice, Operation and usage of modern tools and technology Technical skills in the chemistry graduates towards the use of modern & sophisticated instruments, equipments & cheminformatic tools to analyze and obtain molecular information of the material.
PSO3 Research, numeracy and scholarship Ability among graduates to work for the effective & practical solutions for issues related to chemical science while complying with economical, environmental, ethical, and safety aspects.
PSO4 Professional capacity and passion of learning Graduates who can skilfully utilize the chemical literature to assess & identify problems significant to industries & society.
PSO5 Global, moral and aesthetic sustainability Graduates with contemporary training in professional responsibility, including ethics, the global and societal impact of scientific decisions, and the need for lifelong learning.


PSO-Side Heading PSO


PSO detail
Fundamental Knowledge PSO 1 Understand the traditional core of chemistry and acquire the ability to apply chemistry knowledge for qualitative or quantitative behavior of molecules to a broad variety of chemical problems.
  PSO 2 Understand and demonstrate a working knowledge of specialized area comprising Organic / Analytical / Pharmaceutical chemistry
Technical Skill PSO 3 Design and perform a broad variety of analytical and synthetic experiments
  PSO 4 Show ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for the chemistry domain.
Research Skill PSO 5 Comprehend and apply chemical literature for effective problem solving
  PSO 6 Examine and critically evaluate the experimental results and extend the knowledge with skills to secure placement.
Critical Thinking PSO 7 Apply critical thinking skills for the environmental issues & Sustainable development through chemistry research
Effective Communication PSO 8 Communicate scientific information orally and in writing.
Self-directed and life−long learning PSO 9 Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life- long learning in the broadest context socio- technological changes.
Ethics PSO 10 Appraise and Demonstrate professional & ethical responsibility with Universal brotherhood (Atmiyata)

Scope of the Program


Scope of B.Sc. (Chemistry) Program


After doing B.Sc. (Chemistry), one can opt for either further studies or take up various jobs and also take up internships to prepare for industry level entries.

Some of the most relevant further education programs after B.Sc. (Chemistry) includes:

  • M.Sc.
  • B.Ed.
  • MBA
  • MCA

Other than listed opportunities, one can always opt for civil service and other government sector employment exams after successful completion of B.Sc. (Chemistry) program.

In recent times, due to favorable governmental initiatives, opting for a start-up can be an excellent choice for graduates of B.Sc. (Chemistry) program.

Scope of M.Sc. (Chemistry) Program


After doing M.Sc. (Chemistry), one can opt for either further studies or take up various jobs and also take up internships as research assistants (JRF/SRF) to prepare for industrial demands.

Some of the most relevant further education programs after M.Sc. (Chemistry) includes:

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
  • MBA
  • B.Ed.

Employment opportunities for well-prepared M.Sc. (Chemistry) graduates are unfathomable, which is evident from the 100% placement record for almost all past batches. A representative list of recruiters of our students includes: Reliance Industries Ltd., Essar Oil Ltd., Synzeal Research Pvt. Ltd., Oxygen Healthcare Pvt. Ltd Zydus Cadila, Piramal Drug Discovery, Anlon Healthcare, Intas Pharmaceutical, Amneal India Ltd., Pesticide India., Meghmani Organics Ltd. etc..

Dr. Pankajkumar B. Nariya

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D.
Exp.:6 Years 5 Months


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Dr. Satishkumar Dhirajlal Tala

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Post doctorate-Taiwan
Exp.:9 Years 1 Months


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Dr. Mahesh M. Savant

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Postdoctorate)
Exp.:10 Years


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Dr. Archana Yogesh Cholera

Assistant Professor
Exp.:20 Years


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Dr. Devendra J. Kaneriya

Assistant Professor
Exp.:17 Years


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Dr. Anilkumar S. Patel

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Post Doctorate)
Exp.:6 Years 6 Months


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Dr. Pratik A. Ambasana

Assistant Professor
Exp.:6.5 years


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Dr. Sureshkumar B.Koradiya

Assistant Professor
Exp.:8 Years 6 Months


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Kanika Sharma

Assistant Professor
Exp.:3 Years


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Dr. Maulik Nileshkumar Raja

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D.
Exp.:6 Years 11 Months


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Dr. Sunil Manjibhai Galani

Assistant Professor
M.Sc., NET-LS, Ph.D Thesis submitted
Exp.:2 Years 6 Months


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Mr. Yogesh Bhikhabhai Dudhagara

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D.(Running)
Exp.:5 Years


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Neha K Baku

Assistant Professor
Exp.:3 Years 9 months


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Mr. Nikhil P. Savaniya

Assistant Professor
Exp.:2 Years


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Swati Chhaganbhai Daki

Assistant Professor
Exp.:6 Years 11 Months


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Dr. Chintan Maheshbhai Pandit

Assistant Professor
Exp.:7 Years


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  • 4 Faculties have received Outstanding Teacher award-2019.
  • P. B. Nariya has received P. D. Sethi award (2ndrank) for Best Research Article by Camag (Switzerland).
  • 42 PG Students Pass NPTEL/Online MOOC Courses.
  • 5 students has successfully completed Lab workshop of Techniques in Organic Chemistry (Advanced) by NPTEL-SWAYAM.
  • Vishvraj Devmurari, student of M.Sc. Analytical chemistry has been selected in student exchange program between Atmiya Universty and Unversity of Miyazaki, Japan for Research Project work.

Research & Publications


Dr. Pankajkumar B. Nariya


List of Publications:

  1. Pankajkumar B. Nariya*, Vinay J. Shukla, Rabinarayan Acharya, and Mukeshkumar B. Nariya. Isolation and simultaneous determination of three Biologically active flavonoids from some indigenous Cordia species by thin-layer chromatography with Uv absorption densitometry method- Journal of Planar Chromatography30 (2017) 4, 264–270. Impact factor: 0.74
  2. Pankaj Nariya, Nikhil Jirankalgikara & Subrata De. Free radical scavenging potential of selected medicinal plants: quantitative evaluation by a novel online HPTLC-DPPH method. A Journal Of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants-Taylor & Francis,20:386–393, 2014. SJR Impact factor: 0.20
  3. “Triethanolamine catalyzed expeditious and greener synthesis of 2-amino-4H-chromenes” in its current form for publication in Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society.
  4. Pratik A. Ambasana,a,b,* Naval P. Kapuriya,a,b Pankajkumar B. Nariya,b Yogesh T. Naliyapara,a

Rajesh G. Vaghasiya,a Anilkumar S. Patel a,b,* Etidronic acid catalyzed simple, facile and generalized synthetic protocol for preparation of 2-substituted-1H-benzo[d]imidazole-6-carboxylates Chemistry & Biology Interface,Vol. 8 (5), September – October 2018, 276-283

  1. Jayesh Dhalani, Pankaj B. Nariya. A pharmacological review: leptadenia reticulata (wight & arn.); Jivanti: the real life giving plant Folia Medica. 2017 vol. 59 No. 4, 405-412. Impact factor: 0.21
  2. Nariya PB*, Shukla VJ, Acharya RN, Nariya MB, Bhatt PV, Pandit CM, Tada RM. Isolation and characterization of phytosterols from cordia macleodii (hook f. And thomson) bark by chromatographic and spectroscopic method. Asian J Pharm Clin Res, vol 7, issue 5, 2014, 86-88 Impact factor: 0.55
  3. Nikhil Jirankalgikar, Pankaj Nariya, Subrata De In vitro antioxidant activity evaluation and hptlc Profile of cow dung. International Journal of Green Pharmacy.(Pubmed-Medknow) July-September 2014, 158-162
  4. Subrata De* and Pankaj Nariya. A new, rapid online-hptlc method for evaluation of Dpph reduction with ascorbic acid. Journal of Planar Chromatography26 (2013) 1, 21–25. Impact factor: 0.74
  5. Subrata De*, Pankaj Nariyaand Nikhil Jirankalgikar. Development of a novel high-performance thin-layer Chromatographic–densitometric method for the detection Of tallow adulteration in cow ghee. Journal of Planar Chromatography26 (2013) 6, 486–490. Impact factor: 0.74
  6. Subrata De*, Pankaj Nariya, Nikhil Jirankalgikar. A rapid validated high-performance thin-layer Chromatographic–densitometric method for the Simultaneous estimation of different chemical-nature Compounds piperine and gallic acid in pharmaceutical Dosage forms. Journal of Planar Chromatography. 26 (2013) 4, 325–330. Impact factor: 0.74
  7. Rakesh M. Tada, Naimish k. Chavda, Pankaj B. Nariyaand Manish K. Shah. Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial study of newly Thiosemicarbazone. Der Chemica Sinica, 2013, 4(4):36-42
  8. Rakesh M. Tada, Naimish k. Chavda, Pankaj B. Nariyaand Manish K. Shah. Evaluation of stability constants of 1-(3-bromo-4-hydroxy-5-methoxy Benzylidene) thiosemicarbazide(trm-1) with copper (ii), cobalt (ii) and Nickel (ii) complexes by ph metric method. Der Pharma Chemica, 2013, 5(4):244-251
  9. R. Bhalodia, P.B. Nariya, R N. Acharya, and V. J. Shukla. In vitro antioxidant activity of hydro alcoholic extract from the Fruit pulp of cassia fistula linn. AYU-Pubmed Medknow | Apr-Jun 2013 | Vol 34 | issue 2, 209-214
  10. Pankaj Nariya, Subrata De. Development and validation of a reversed phase-planar chromatography (HPTLC) method for determination of BHT and its application in food product –Asian J Pharm Clin Res. vol 6, suppl 5, 76-78, 2013. Impact factor: 0.55
  11. Pankaj b. Nariya, Nayan R. Bhalodia, Vinay J. Shukla, Rabinarayan Acharya, Mukesh B. Nariya. In vitro evaluation of antioxidant activity of cordia dichotoma(forst f.) Bark. AYU-Pubmed Medknow | jan-mar 2013, 124-128
  12. Nikhil M. Jirankalgikar, Pankaj B. Nariya, Arun V. Athavale, Subrata De. Trividha snehapaka of panchagavya ghrita: a critical comparative evaluation. Journal of Ayurveda & Integrative Medicine| April-June 2013 | vol 4 | issue 2, 107-112. Impact factor: 0.56
  13. Arun Athavale, Nikhil Jirankalgikar, Pankaj Nariyaand Subrata De. Evaluation of in-vitro antioxidant activity of panchagavya: a traditional ayurvedic preparation. IJPSR(2012), vol. 3, issue 08, 2543-2549
  14. Pankaj Nariya, Nikhil Jirankalgikar, Rahul Warma & Subrata De.* Analytical study & hptlc profile of panchagavya – a traditional ayurvedic Preparation Asian Journal Of Biochemical And Pharmaceutical Researchissue 2 (vol. 2) 2012, 198-208.
  15. Pankaj B. Nariya,* V.J. Shukla, R.N. Acharya Phytochemical screening and in vitro evaluation of free radical scavenging activity of cordia macleodii bark. (hook.f. & thomson) Free rad. AntioxidantScience Directpublication vol.2 / issue 3 / jul–sep, 2012, 36-40
  16. R. Bhalodia, P.B. Nariya, R N. Acharya, and V. J. Shukla. In vitro antibacterial and antifungal activities of cassia fistula linn. Fruit pulp Extracts. AYU-Pubmed Medknow. 2012 Jan-Mar; 33(1): 123–129
  17. Pankaj B. Nariya*, V.J.shukla, R. N. Acharya & R.G. Warma1In vitro, free radical scavenging activity of cordia rothi bark. J. Biosci. 2012, Vol. 1(1):54-64
  18. Bhargav Bhide, R.N. Acharya, Pankaj Nariya, A.P. pillai, V.J. Shukla Pharmacognostic evaluation of cordia macleodii hook. Stem bark. Pharmacognosy journal| Oct 2011, Vol 3, Issue 26, 49-53. Impact Factor-1.2
  19. Pankaj B. Nariya,Nayan R. Bhalodia, R. N. Acharya, V. J. Shukla. Antimicrobial and antifungal activity of cordia dichotoma. AYUPubmed Medknow |2011 | vol 32 | issue 4, 585-589.
  20. Nayan R. Bhalodia, Pankaj B. Nariya, R. N. Acharya, V. J. Shukla. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant activity of Flowers of cassia fistula linn. International Journal of Pharmtech ResearchCoden (usa): ijprif issn : 0974-4304 Vol. 3, no.1, pp 589-599, Jan-Mar 2011
  21. Gupta P.K., Chandola H.M. Harisha C.R. , Shukla V.J. Pankaj Nariya. Pharmaacognostical and phytochemical evaluation of oleogum resin of shallki. ( boswellia serrata roxb) Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Science2011 6(16), 1-5
  22. Pankaj B. Nariya, Nayan R. Bhalodia, , R. N. Acharya1, V. J. Shukla. Characterization of fatty acid methyl ester contents of cordia macleodii (hook.f.& thomson) bark by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. International Journal of Pharma Research And Development