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Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry established in the year 2013 with an intention to support and cultivate the sound knowledge of chemical sciences. Since inception, Department is growing with a steady pace with a commitment to provide intelligent, innovative & motivational surroundings to students, and faculty members. Our Department has produced alumni who are excelling in the science as well as other fields all around the world. The Department laboratories have state-of-the-art research facilities to carry out the standard experiments of physical, inorganic, organic and interdisciplinary chemistry based research. We have collaborations with various national and international laboratories and institutions. The Department is offering B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., and Ph.D. Programmes along with the interdisciplinary courses. We have a choice-based credit system (CBCS) with a flexible and career-oriented curriculum and syllabus. Department has motivated and dynamic faculty members who are always ready to extend their full support in order to inculcate scientific temperament to the students.


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  • B. Priya, N. Kumar, D. Mishra and Roopa, A xanthene-based probe with dual reaction sites enables fluorescence turn-on detection of thiophenol in an aqueous medium, New Journal of Chemistry, 2023 47, 2942.
  • Sandeep Kumar, Prince, Monika, Prashant Kumar, Christophe Len and Brajendra K. Singh,“ An Unified, Microwave Assisted, Palladium Catalyzed Regioselective Ortho monohalogenation of Different 3-Phenylquinoxalin-2(1H)-ones”, ChemistrySelect, 2023, (Impact Factor: 2.109, ISSN No. 2365-6549, SCI)
  • Sriparna Dutta, Prashant Kumar, Sneha Yadav, Ruchi Dubey Sharma, Parimala Shivaprasad, Karani S. Vimaleswaran, Anju Srivastava and Rakesh K. Sharma,” Accelerating Innovations in C-H Activation/Functionalization through Intricately Designed Magnetic Nanomaterials: From Genesis to Applicability in Liquid/Regio/Photo Catalysis”, Catalysis Coummunications, 2023, (Impact Factor: 3.51, ISSN No. 1566-7367, Scopus)


  • G. Cheung, D. Bataveljic, J. Visser, N. Kumar, et al. Physiological synaptic activity and recognition memory require astroglial glutamine, Nat. Commun. 2022, 13, 753.
  • B. Priya, N. Kumar, Roopa, Photophysical characterization of coumarin and rhodanine derivatives as viscosity sensitive fluorescence turn-on probes, Dyes and Pigments, 2022, 207, 110707.
  • Deepak Mishra, Atiya Fatima, Prashant Kumar, Nupur S Munjal, Brajendra K Singh, Ram Singh, Multistep synthesis of novel benzothiazole linked triazole conjugates and their evaluation against cholinesterase enzymes, Chemistry Select, 7 (46), e202203060, 2022.
  • On the mixing of graphene and oleic acid in kerosene: a dissipative particle dynamics study. Ajay Shankar, Mahesh Chand, Sandeep Sharma, Applied Physics A : Materials Science and Processing. (2022)
  • Prince, Sandeep Kumar, Ram Sunil Kumar Lalji, Mohit Gupta, Prashant Kumar, Ravindra Kumar and Brajendra K. Singh, “Sustainable C-H Activation Approach for Palladium-Catalyzed, Regioselective, Functionalization of 1-Methyl-3-phenyl quinoxaline-2(1H)-ones in Water”, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022, 20, 8944-8951. (Impact Factor: 3.876, ISSN No. 1477-0539, SCI)
  • Deepak Mishra, Atiya Fatima, Prashant Kumar, Nupur S Munjal, Brajendra K Singh, Ram Singh,” Synthesis of Benzothiazole Linked Triazole Conjugates and Their Evaluation Against Cholinesterase Enzymes”, ChemistrySelect, 2022, doi: 10.1002/slct.202203060. (Impact Factor: 2.109, ISSN No. 2365-6549, SCI)


  • Roopa, B. Priya, V. Bhalla, M. Kumar and N. Kumar, Fluorescent molecular probe-based activity and inhibition monitoring of histone deacetylases, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 11153.
  • B. Priya, V. Mahajan, N. Kumar and Roopa, Xanthene-based Fluorescence Turn-on Probe for Highly Acidic pH Range in Aqueous Solution, Journal of Fluorescence, 2021, 31, 853.
  • N. Kumar, Roopa, V. Bhalla and M. Kumar, Beyond zinc coordination: Bioimaging applications of Zn(II)-complexes, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2021, 427, 213550.
  • D. Mishra, R.R. Maurya, K. Kumar, N.S. Munjal, V. Bahadur, S. Sharma, P. Singh, I. Bahadur, Structurally modified compounds of hydroxychloroquine, remdesivir and tetrahydrocannabinol against main protease of SARS-CoV-2, a possible hope for COVID19: Docking and molecular dynamics simulation studies, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 335, 116185. 2021.
  • Mahak Vij, Harsh Yadav, Sahil Goel, Nikita Vashistha, Sonia, Debabrata Nayak, Prashant Kumar, K.K. Maurya, “Crystal structure, High resolution X-ray diffraction and Hirshfeld surface analysis of a novel third order nonlinear optical crystal: Diisopropylammonium oxalate”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2021, 1246, 131177. (Impact Factor: 3.196, ISSN No. 0022-2860, SCI)
  • Gunjan Arora, Ruchi Shrivastava, Prashant Kumar, Rakeshwar Bandichhor, Dhileep Krishnamurthy, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Avtar S Matharu, Mohammad Rizwan, “Recent advances made in the synthesis of small drug molecules for clinical applications: An insight”, Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2021, 4, 100097. (ISSN No. 2666-0865, SCOPUS).
  • A Kumar, P Kaushik, S Incerpi, JZ Pedersen, S Goel, AK Prasad, V Rohil et. al., Evaluation of the Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Ellagic Acid and Ellagic Acid Peracetate by EPR Spectrometry. Molecules 26 (16), 4800, 2021[IF=4.148]


  • Preeti Kaushik, Ajit Kumar, Prashant Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, Brajendra Kumar Singh & Vijay Bahadur, cu-catalyzed one-pot multicomponent approach for the synthesis of symmetric and asymmetric 1,4-dihydropyridine (1,4-dhp) linked 1,2,3-triazole derivatives. Synthetic communications 50(13) 2020 [IF=1.796].
  • Avinash Singh, Sujata Yumnam, Amit Kunwar, V.S. Tripathi, Suman Neogy and M. C. Rath, ChemistrySelect 2020, 5, 7743 –7752, One-Pot, Rapid and Facile Synthesis of Thioglycolic Acid capped CdSe quantum dots: Tuning of Properties, Mechanistic Investigations by Cyclic Voltammetry and Cytotoxicity Studies (1.81).
  • Chander Amgoth, Rompivalasa Santhosh, Avinash Singh, Tirupathi Malavath, Banavoth Murali and Guping Tang, ChemistrySelect 2020, 5, 8221 –8232, The solubility of Glycine and Interlocking Nature on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Industrial and Pharmaceutical Applications (IF-1.8)
  • Avinash Singh, Priyanka Mangla, Sujata Yumnam, Chander Amgoth and M.C. Rath AIP Conference Proceedings (2020). Radiation-Induced Synthesis of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Solution: A Mechanistic Approach,
  • Chander Amgoth, Chiuyen Phan, Sujata Yumnam, Avinash Singh and Guping Tang AIP Conference Proceedings (2020) Surface functionalized porous nanomaterials for theranostics applications.
  • Kumar, Y. Hori, M. Nishiura and K. Kikuchi, Rapid no-wash labeling of PYP-tag proteins with reactive fluorogenic ligands affords stable fluorescent protein conjugates for long-term cell imaging studies, Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 3694–3701. (IF: 9.34)
  • Prashant Kumar, Sriparna Dutta, Sandeep Kumar, Vijay Bahadur, Erik V. Van der Eycken, Karani S Vimaleswaran, Virinder S. Parmar and Brajendra K. Singh, Aldehydes: magnificent acyl equivalents for direct acylation, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 7987-8033. (Impact Factor: 3.412)
  • Radhika Gupta, Prashant Kumar, Nighat Fahmi, Bhaskar Garg, Sriparna Dutta, Shilpee Sachar, Karani S Vimaleswaran “Endocrine Disruptors and Obesity: A current review on Environmental Obesogens ” Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2020, 3, 100009. DOI: 10.1016/j.crgsc.2020.06.002
  • Mahak Vij; Harsh Yadav; Nikita Vashistha; Manju Kumari; Hemant Kumar Verma; Prashant Kumar; Kamlesh Kumar Maurya “Crystal structure, Hirshfeld surface analysis and thermal behavior of diisopropylammonium succinate, a novel third-order nonlinear optical crystal” Journal of Materials Science, 2020, 55, 16900–16913. (Impact Factor: 3.442)
  • Preeti Kaushik, Prashant Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, Ajit Kumar, Brajendra K. Singh, Vijay Bahadur “Cu-Catalyzed One-pot Multicomponent Approach for the Synthesis of Symmetric and Asymmetric 1,4-Dihydropyridine (1,4-DHP) linked 1,2,3-Triazole Derivatives” Synth. Commun. 2020, 50, 2033-2042. (Impact Factor: 1.377)
  • Mahak Vij, Sonia, Harsh Yadav, Nikita Vashistha, Prashant Kumar, K. K. Maurya “Crystal growth, structure and Z-scan studies of novel diisopropylammonium nicotinate crystal” J. Mol. Struct. 2020, 15, 127759. (Impact Factor: 2.011)
  • Snigdha Singh, Nelly El-Sakkary, Danielle Skinner, Prem P Sharma, Sabine Ottilie, Yevgeniya Antonova-Koch, Prashant Kumar, Elizabeth Winzeler, Poonam Singh, Conor R. Caffrey, and Brijesh Rathi, “Synthesis and bioactivity of phthalimide analogs as potential drugs to treat schistosomiasis, a neglected disease of poverty” Pharmaceuticals, 2020, 13, 25. DOI: 10.3390/ph13020025, (Impact Factor: 4.286)


  • Smriti Gupta, Ajit Kumar, Vishwajeet Rohil, ADAM33: “Role and pathogenesis study in COPD in Delhi NCR Population” International Journal of Biological & Medical Research 10 (1), 2019, 6623 – 6630 [IF=5.51]
  • Smriti Gupta, Ajit Kumar, Vishwajeet Rohil Anuj K Bhatnagar: Role of Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-α) in Pulmonary Pathophsiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 10(7) 2019, 105-110. [SJIF=6.405]
  • Chander Amgoth, Avinash Singh, Rompivalasa Santhosh, Sujata Yumnam, Priyanka Mangla, Rajendra Karthik, Tang Guping and Murali Banavoth, RSC Adv., (2019) 9, 33931-33940, Solvent assisted size effect on AuNPs and significant inhibition on K562 cells (IF-3.07)
  • Deepak Mishra, Ram Singh, Chittaranjan Rout, Atiya Fatima, Nupur S Munjal, Vineet Mehta and UdayabanuMalairaman; Synthesis and evaluation of coumarin-phenylthiazole derivatives as cholinesterase inhibitors, Journal of Chemical biology letters, 6(2), 23-30, 2019.
  • Roopa, Kumar, Manoj Kumar and Vandana Bhalla, Design and Application of Small Molecular Probes for Calcium Detection, Chemistry-An Asian Journal, 2019, 14, 4493-4505. (IF: 3.69)
  • Kumar, Y. Hori and K. Kikuchi, Photoactive yellow protein and its chemical probes: an approach to protein labelling in living cells, The Journal of Biochemistry, 2019, 166(2), 121–127. (IF: 2.58)
  • Q. Pham, N. Kumar, M.-H. Ha Thi, I. Leray, Sensitive and selective detection of uranyl ions based on aggregate-breaking mechanism, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2019, 373, 139-145. (IF: 3.30)
  • Mohit Gupta, Sandeep Kumar, Prashant Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh, Vijay Bahadur, and Brajendra K. Singh “N-Directed Pd-Catalyzed Direct Ortho-Acetoxylation and Orthotert- butoxylation of 2-Phenyl-4H-Benzo[d][1,3]oxazin-4-ones via C-H Activation” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 13992-13997. (Impact Factor: 1.716)
  • Yogesh Kumar, Pooja FNU, Nimisha Sinha, Sonu Kumar, Atul FNU, Sumit Kumar, Prashant Kumar, Abhishek Pandey, Pragya Sharma, Vithika Aggarwal, Poonam FNU, Poonam Mothsra, Brajendra Kumar Singh, Rishi Pal Singh “Synthesis of coumarin based triazolyl thiazolidinones and their apoptotic inducer activity against caspase-3” Chem. Biol. Lett. 2019, 6, 31-38. (Impact Factor: 4.195)
  • Sonia, N. Vijayan, Mahak Vij, Anuj Krishna, Harsh Yadav, K. K. Maurya, S. A. Martin Britto Dhas, Prashant Kumar “An efficient piezoelectric single-crystal l-argininium phosphite: structural, Hirshfeld, electrical and mechanical analyses for NLO applications” Applied Physics A 2019, 125, 363. (Impact Factor: 1.784).
  • Nagpal, S. Arora, P. Ponnan, Kharu-Nisa, A. Dandia, S.M.S. Chauhan, Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Porphodimethene Conjugates: Conformational Features and Acid-Anion Binding Properties. Chemistry Select, 2019, 29,8444-49 (IF:1.81)
  • Anu Sharma, Anita Yadav, Nikesh Gupta, Sandeep Sharma, Rita Kakkar, Katherine Cwiklinski, Elizabeth Quaye, Supriya D Mahajan, Stanley A Schwartz, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Multifunctional mesoporous Curcumin Encapsulated Iron-Phenanthroline Nanocluster: A New Anti-HIV agent. Journal of Colloidal Interface (2019) (IF= 7.49)


  • Rajesh Sinha, Pooja Singh, Neeraj k Saini, Ajit Kumar et al., “Methyl-accepting chemotaxis like Rv3499c (Mce4A) protein in MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSISH37Rv mediates cholesterol dependent survival.” Tuberculosis 109(2018): 52-60. [IF=2.790]
  • R Sinha, P Singh, O Nath, IR Mangangcha, A Kumar, et al., Structural and functional insights into putative TAG accumulating hydrolase protein (Rv1179c) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv. Gene Reports 13 (2018): 66-71. [IF=0.610]
  • Avinash Singh, Apurav Guleria, Suman Neogy and M.C. Rath, Mater. Res. Exp., (2018) Highly facile and rapid one-pot synthetic protocol for the formation of Se nanoparticles at ambient conditions with controlled phase and morphology: role of starch and cytotoxic studies (IF-1.41))
  • Avinash Singh, Amit Kunwar and M. C. Rath, Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 18, (2018) 3419–3426, L-Cysteine Capped CdSe Quantum Dots Synthesized by Photochemical Route (IF-1.35).
  • Avinash Singh, Apurav Guleria, Suman Neogy and M.C. Rath, J. Chem., (2018) UV induced synthesis of starch capped CdSe quantum dots: Functionalization with thiourea and application in sensing heavy metals ions in aqueous solution (IF- 4.76).
  • Avinash Singh and M. C. Rath, Phy. Chem. 152 (2018) 49-55, Radiation-Induced Synthesis of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots in Aqueous Solution Containing Different Alcohols: A Pulse Radiolysis Study to Investigate the Radiolytic Formation Dynamics (IF-2.22)
  • Avinash Singh, V. S. Tripathi, S. Neogy, and M. C. Rath, Chem. Phys. 214 (2018) 320-329, Facile and Green Synthesis of 1-thioglycerol Capped CdSe Quantum Dots in Aqueous Solution (IF-3.41).
  • Kumar, Y. Hori, K. Kikuchi, Live-Cell Imaging of DNA Methylation Based on Synthetic-Molecule/Protein Hybrid Probe; The Chemical Record, 2018, 18, 1672-1680. (IF: 6.16)
  • P. Xuan, L. Jonusauskaite, A. Depauw, N. Kumar, J. P. Lefevre, A. Perrier, M.-H. Ha-Thi, I. Leray, New water-soluble fluorescent sensors based on calix[4]arene biscrown-6 for selective detection of cesium; Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2018, 364, 355-362. (IF: 3:30)
  • Ram Singh, Geetanjali and Deepak Mishra; The Effects of Alcoholism on the Brain; Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms. Effects and Treatment edited by B.S. Chhikara, V.K. Shanwal; ISBN: 9789386677488; Manakin Press, India, 2018 35-52. (
  • Prashant Kumar, Mohit Gupta, Vijay Bahadur, Virinder S. Parmar and Brajendra K. Singh “Radical Induced, Pd-Catalyzed C-H Activation: A New Approach to Functionalize 4H-benzo[d][1,3]oxazin-4-one Derivatives with Toluenes, Aldehydes and Benzyl Alcohols.” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 1552-1558. (Impact Factor: 3.029)
  • Amit K Singh, Vinoth Rajendran, Snigdha Singh, Prashant Kumar, Yogesh Kumar, Archana Singh, Whelton Miller, Vladimir Potemkin, Poonam, Maria Grishina, Nikesh Gupta, Prakasha Kempaiah, Ravi Durvasula, Brajendra K Singh, Ben M Dunn and Brijesh Rathi “Antiparasitic activity of hydroxyethylamine analogs: Synthesis, biological activity and structure activity relationship of plasmepsin inhibitors.” Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2018, 26, 3837-3844. (Impact Factor: 2.850)
  • Elisabetta Profumo, Brigitta Buttari, Lavinia Tinaburri, Daniela D’Arcangelo, Maurizio Sorice, Antonella Capozzi, Tina Garofalo, Antonio Facchiano, Rita Businaro, Prashant Kumar, Brajendra K. Singh, Virinder S. Parmar, Luciano Saso and Rachele Riganò “Heat Shock Protein 90 and Autoimmunity in Atherosclerosis: Role of Oxidative Stress and Potential Usefulness of the Antioxidant 7,8-Dihydroxy-4-methylcoumarin to Prevent Endothelial Dysfunction in Vitro Triggered by Anti-HSP90 Antibodies.” Oxid. Med. Cell. Longev. 2018, (Impact Factor: 4.868)
  • Vessela D. Kancheva, Adriana K. Slavova-Kazakova, Silvia E. Angelova, Prashant Kumar, Shashwat Malhotra, Brajendra K. Singh, Luciano Saso, Anil K. Chhillar, Ashok K. Prasad, Virinder S. Parmar “Protective effects of new antioxidantcompositions of 4-methylcoumarins andrelated compounds with DL-𝜶-tocopheroland L-ascorbic acid.” J. Sci. Food Agric. 2018, 98, 3784-3794. (Impact Factor: 2.422)
  • Mohit Gupta, Prashant Kumar, Vijay Bahadur, Krishan Kumar and Brajendra K. Singh “Metal Free, “Regioselective, Dehydrogentative Cross Coupling Between Formamides/Aldehydes and Coumarine via C-H Functionalization.” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 896-900. (Impact Factor: 3.029)


  • Avinash Singh, Apurav Guleria, Amit Kunwar, Suman Neogy and M. C. Rath. Chem. Phys. 199, (2017),609-615, Saccharide Capped CdSe Quantum Dots Grown via Electron Beam Irradiation (IF-3.41).
  • Deepak Mishra, C. Rout and R. Singh; A facile amidation of chloroacetyl chlorideusing DBU; International Journal of ChemTech Research, 10(3), 365-372, 2017. [ISSN 0974-4290].
  • Deepak Mishra, R. Singh and C. Rout; Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Pyrazoles Using AlCl3 as Catalyst; Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 9(6):16-19, 2017. [ISSN: 0975-7384].
  • Kumar, Q. Pham-Xuan, A. Depauw, M. Hemadi, N.-T. Ha-Duong, J.-P. Lefevre, M.-H. Ha-Thi and I. Leray, New sensitive and selective calixarene-based fluorescent sensors for the detection of Cs+ in an organoaqueous medium; New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 7162-7170. (IF: 3.28)
  • Depauw, E. Dossi, N. Kumar, C. Fiorini-Debuisschert, G. Huberfeld, M.-H. Ha-Thi, N. Rouach and I. Leray, A highly selective potassium sensor for the detection of potassium in living tissues; Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14902-14911. (4.85)
  • Kumar, I. Leray and A. Depauw, Chemically derived optical sensors for the detection of cesium ions; Coord. Chem. Rev., 2016, 310, 1-15. (IF: 15.36)
  • Gupta and N. Kumar, A review of mechanisms for fluorescent ‘‘turn-on’’ probes to detect Al3+ ions; RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 106413-106434. (IF: 3.07)
  • Prashant Kumar, Angela O. Achieng, Vinoth Rajendran, Prahlad C. Ghosh, Brajendra K. Singh, Manmeet Rawat, Douglas J. Perkins, Prakasha Kempaiah, Brijesh Rathi “Synergistic Blending of High-valued Heterocycles Inhibits Growth of Plasmodium Falciparum in Culture and P. Berghei Infection in Mouse Model” Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 6724, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-06097-z. (Impact Factor: 4.525)
  • Prashant Kumar, Akanksha Matta, Snigdha Singh, Johan Van der Eycken, Christophe Len, Virinder S. Parmar, Erik V. Van der Eycken and Brajendra K. Singh “A Facile, Catalyst-free, Microwave-assisted Synthesis of 2-Aryl/Alkyl-3-(1H-benzo[d]imidazol-2-yl)-2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones.” Synth. Commun. 2017, 47, 756-763. (Impact Factor: 1.377)
  • Hemandra Kumar Tiwari, Prashant Kumar, Nidhi Jatana, Sandeep Garg, N. Latha, Puran Singh Sijwali, Kailash C. Pandey, Nickolay Yu. Gorobets, Ben M. Dunn and Brajendra Kumar Singh “In Vitro Anti-malarial Evaluation of Piperidine and Piperazine Based Chalcones: Inhibition of Falcipain-2 and Plasmepsin II Hemoglobinases Activities from Plasmodium Falciparum.” ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 7684-7690. (Impact Factor: 1.716)
  • Sonia, N. Vijayan, Mahak Vij, Prashant Kumar, Budhendra Singh, Subhasis Das, Rajnikant, Soumya H. “Assessment of the Imperative Features of an L-Arginine 4-Nitrophenolate 4-Nitrophenol Dehydrate Single Crystal for Non-linear Optical Applications.” Mater. Chem. Front. 2017, 1, 1107-1117. (Impact Factor: 6.788)
  • Nagpal, S. Arora, A.K. Rawat, P. Ponnan, S.M.S. Chauhan, Solvatochromism, anion binding and electrochemistry in 5,15-porphodimethenes. Dyes and Pigments, 2017, 142,262-271. (IF: 4.04)
  • Arora, R. Nagpal, S. Mishra, S.M.S. Chauhan, Sulphonated graphene – an efficient catalyst for waste water treatment. Advanced Materials Proceedings, 2017, 2(11), 704-710.
  • Akanksha Matta, Vijay Bahadur, Toshiaki Taniike, Johan Van der Eycken, and Brajendra K. Singh. Synthesis, characterisation and photophysical studies of oxadiazolyl coumarin: A new class of blue light emitting fluorescent dyes. Dyes and Pigments 2017, 140, 250.  (IF: 3.7)


  • Smriti Gupta, Ajit Kumar, Vishwajeet Rohil: COPD: Role and Challenges of Biomarkers International J of Molecular Biotechnology 1(2) 2016
  • Vishwajeet Rohil, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Neetu Beetan , Anju Sharma, Karuna Sharma, Ajit Kumar: Role of polyphenolic acetates and calreticulin induced hyperacetylation via epigenetic modulation on apoptosis in ehrlich ascites tumour mice model . Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 7 (2016):13-20.
  • Avinash Singh, M. Ahmed, A. Guleria, A.K. Singh, S. Adhikari and M.C. Rath   Lumin. 179 (2016) 122–131, An Insight into the optical properties of CdSe Quantum Dots During Their Growth in Bovine Serum Albumin Solution (IF-3.28).
  • Depauw, E. Dossi, N. Kumar, C. Fiorini-Debuisschert, G. Huberfeld, M.-H. Ha-Thi, N. Rouach and I. Leray, A highly selective potassium sensor for the detection of potassium in living tissues; Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14902-14911. (4.85)
  • Kumar, I. Leray and A. Depauw, Chemically derived optical sensors for the detection of cesium ions; Coord. Chem. Rev., 2016, 310, 1-15. (IF: 15.36)
  • Gupta and N. Kumar, A review of mechanisms for fluorescent ‘‘turn-on’’ probes to detect Al3+ ions; RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 106413-106434. (IF: 3.07)
  • Prashant Kumar, Anil K. Singh, Vijay Bahadur, Christophe Len, Nigel G. J. Richards,Virinder S. Parmar, Erik V. Van der Eycken, and Brajendra K. Singh “Microwave-Assisted, Metal-Free, Base-Mediated C−N Bond Formation/Cleavage: Synthesis of Benzimidazo[1,2‑a]quinazoline Derivatives.” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 2206-2210. (Impact Factor: 7.632)
  • Arora, R. Nagpal, P. Chauhan, S.M.S. Chauhan, Triazole linked Ruthenium (II) porphyrin: Influence of connectivity pattern on photophysical and electrochemical properties. New J. Chem.,2016, 40, 8878-8885. (IF: 3.288)
  • Arora, R. Nagpal, S.M.S. Chauhan, Sulphonated graphene-an efficient catalyst for waste water treatment. International Conference on Materials Science & Technology 2016Proceedings, DOI: 10.5185/icmtech.2016
  • Mishra, S. Arora, R. Nagpal, S.M.S. Chauhan, Guanidine-graphene catalyzed synthesis of flavones via aldol-michael-oxidation.‎ J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol, 2016, 16, 1-6. (IF: 1.354)
  • Poonam; Nagpal, S. Arora, S.M.S. Chauhan, Efficient synthesis of metallatedthioporphyrazines in task specific ionic liquids and their spectroscopic investigation of binding with selected transition metal ions. J. Chem. Sci., 2016, 128, 1417–22. (IF: 1.406)
  • Nikesh Gupta, Chetna Gupta, Sandeep Sharma, Brijesh Rathi, Rakesh Kumar Sharma and H. B. Bohidar. Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles encapsulating horseradish peroxidise (HRP): synthesis, characterization and carrier for the generation of free radicals for potential applications in cancer therapy., RSC Advances (2016) (IF=3.01)
  • Sandeep Sharma, Nitish Panchal, Surinder Kumar Sharma, Rakesh Kumar Sharma and Phool Kumar Patanjali. The Kinetic Study of Hydrolysis of Chlorpyrifos Using Gallic Acid Coated Silver Nanoparticles., Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine (2016) (IF= 1.0)
  • Anil K. Singh, M.V. Volodymyr, V. S. Oleg, Vijay Bahadur, B. K. Singh, Narayanasamy Vijayan, Vadivel u Balachandran, Hemandra K. Tiwari, Brajendra K. Singh and Brijesh Rathi. Crystal Engineering Directed Second Harmonic Generation Response of Novel Chiral Phthalimides Functionalized with Arylpiperazines.
    J. Chem. Sci. 2016, 128, 297. (IF: 1.2)


  • Rini joshi, Shvetambri arora, Ajit kumar et al., the competence of 7,8-diacetoxy-4-methylcoumarinand other polyphenolic acetates in mitigating the oxidative stress and their role in angiogenesis. Current topics in medicinal chemistry 2015 doi: 10.2174/1568026615666141209162446[IF=3.442]
  • Deepak Mishra, A. Fatima, C. Rout and R. Singh; An efficient one-pot synthesis of 2- Aminothiazole Derivatives; Der Chemica Sinica, 6(8), 14-18, 2015. [ISSN 0976 – 8505].
  • Roopa, Kumar, V. Bhalla and M. Kumar, Developments and sensing applications of fluorescent motifs within mitochondrial environment; Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 15614-15628. (IF: 5.99)
  • Yogesh Kumar, Akanksha Matta, Prashant Kumar, Virinder S. Parmar, Erik V. Van der Eycken and Brajendra K. Singh “Cu(I)-Catalyzed Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of 1,2,3-Triazole Linked with 4-Thiazolidinones: A One-pot Sequential Approach.” RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 1628-1639. (Impact Factor: 3.049)
  • Kumari, R. Nagpal, P. Chauhan, V. Yatindranath, S.M.S. Chauhan, Efficient Iron(III) Porphyrins-Catalyzed Oxidation of Guanidoximes to Cyanamides in Ionic Liquids. J. Chem. Sci.,2015, 127, 13–18. (IF: 1.406)
  • Nikesh Gupta, Chetna Gupta, Sandeep Sharma, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, H.B. Bohidar, Comparative study of antibacterial activity of standard antibiotic with silver nanoparticles synthesized using ocimum tenuiflorum and garcinia mangostana leaves., Chemical Biology Letters (2015) (0.89)
  • Vijay Bahadur, Daniela Mastronicola, Amit Kumar Singh, Hemandra Kumar Tiwari, Leopoldo Paolo Pucillo, Paolo Sarti, Brajendra Kumar Singh, Alessandro Giuffrè, Antigiardial of novel triazolyl quinolone-based chalcone derivatives: when oxygen makes the difference. Front Microbiol. 2015, 6, 1. (IF: 4.07)


  • Prija ponnan, Ajit Kumar et al. Comparison of Protein Acetyltransferase Action of CRTAase with the Prototypes of HAT. The Scientific World Journal. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 578956, 9 pages. [IF= 1.219]
  • Rini Joshi, Ajit Kumar et al., Calreticulin transacetylase mediated upregulation of thioredoxin by 7,8-diacetoxy-4-methylcoumarin enhances the antioxidant potential and the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in peripheral blood mono nuclear cells. Chemico Biol. Interact. 266 (2014) 327-336. [IF=3.407].
  • Kamal, N. Kumar, V. Bhalla, M. Kumar and R. K. Mahajan, Rhodamine-dimethyliminocinnamyl based electrochemical sensors for selective detection of iron (II); Sens. Actuators B, 2014, 190, 127-133. (IF: 7.1)
  • Kumar, V. Bhalla and M. Kumar, Resonance energy transfer based fluorescent probes for Hg2+, Cu2+ and Fe2+/Fe3+ ions; Analyst, 2014, 139, 543-558. (IF: 3.97)
  • Mishra, S. Arora, R. Nagpal, S.M.S. Chauhan, Sulfonated graphenes catalyzed synthesis of expanded porphyrins and their supramolecular interactions with pristine grapheme. J. Chem. Sci.,2014, 126, 1729–1736. (IF: 1.406)
  • Henam Premananda Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Surinder Kumar Sharma and Rakesh Kumar Sharma Biogenic synthesis of metal nanocatalysts using Mimosa pudica leaves for efficient reduction of aromatic nitrocompounds RSC Advances (2014) (IF=3.01)
  • Vijay Bahadur, Daniela Mastronicola, Hemandra Kumar Tiwari, Yogesh Kumar, Micol Falabella, Leopoldo Paolo Pucillo, Paolo Sarti, Alessandro Giuffrè and Brajendra Kumar Singh,O2-dependent efficacy of novel piperidine/piperazine-based chalcones against the human parasite Giardia intestinalis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2014, 58, 543. (IF: 4.98)
  • Anil K. Singh, Ram Kishan, Vijay Bahadur, Narayanasamy Vijayan, Vadivel u  Balachandran, Hemandra K. Tiwari, Brajendra K. Singh and Brijesh Rathi. Synthesis structural aspects and Non-linear optical properties of novel phthalimide derivatives: Theoretical and Experimental approach. J. Phy. Org. Chem. 2014, 27, 490 (IF: 1.25)
  • Yogesh Kumar, Vijay Bahadur, Anil K. Singh, Virinder S. Parmar, Erik Van der Eycken, Brajendra K. Singh. Microwave-assisted Cu(I)-catalysed, three component synthesis of 2-(4-((1-phenyl-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4- yl) methoxy) phenyl)-1H benzo[d]imidazoles. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1413. (IF: 2.3)


  • Ajit Kumar et al., Comparative specificities of Calreticulin Transacetylase to O-acetyl, N-acetyl and S-acetyl derivative of 4-methylcoumarins and their inhibitory effect on AFB1-induced genotoxicity in vitro and in vivo.Food Chem. Toxicol. 52 (2013)216-224 [IF=3.775].
  • Kumar, V. Bhalla and M. Kumar, Recent developments of fluorescent probes for the detection of gasotransmitters (NO, CO and H2S); Coord. Chem. Rev., 2013, 257, 2335-2347. (IF: 15.36)
  • Bhalla, N. Sharma, N. Kumar and M. Kumar, Rhodamine based fluorescence turn-on chemosensor for detection of Fe3+ ions; Sens. Actuators B, 2013, 178, 228-232. (IF: 7.1)
  • Kumar, N. Kumar and V. Bhalla, Naphthalimide based chemosensor for Zn2+, pyrophosphate and H2O2: Sequential logic operations at the molecular level; Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 877-879. (IF: 5.99)
  • Yogesh Kumar, Vijay Bahadur, Anil K. Singh, Virinder S. Parmar, Brajendra K. Singh. Microwave-Assisted Copper Azide Alkyne Cycloaddition (CuAAC) reaction using D-Glucose. J. Indian. Chem. Soc. 2013, 90, 1893. (IF: 0.1)

Programme Overviews

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • To produce graduates who possess the scientific skills, and theoretical and experimental aspects of chemistry.
  • To help graduates improve their problem-solving capability through continuous learning to produce quality Chemists, Scientists, Academic intellectuals, etc. in the field of Science and Technology.
  • To provide graduates with the support for pursuing world-class research: clinical, theoretical, empirical, experiential, and foster creative endeavor.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

  • Students at the time of graduation will be totally in tune with the current needs of the industry and will have considerable problem-solving acumen.
  • Students at the time of graduation will be thorough with the concepts and research approaches for their higher career in the field of chemistry and develop their scientific interests.

Programme Outcomes (PO)

  • The Programme will help students develop the ability to integrate technologies through inter-disciplinary learning.
  • Through the learnings of the Programme, students will be able to apply knowledge of basic sciences combined with engineering skills in getting solutions to issues of chemical and allied industries.

Current Research Project

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Ajit Kumar, Associate Professor
    Project Title: Regional Innovation Science Hubs for Inventors (RISHI)
    Funding Agency: DST, Govt. of India, Grant Amount: Rs. 16, 83000J
    Status: In Progress
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Prashant Kumar, Assistant Professor
    Project Title: Visible light-mediated CO2 fixation for the synthesis of valuable heterocyclic molecules under mild reaction conditions. Grant Amount: 18.3 Lakhs.
    Funding Agency: Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) scheme of SERB-DST.
    Status: In Progress   


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