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					                         DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
                            EVALUATIVE REPORT

1. Name of the Department & its Year of Establishment
     Chemistry – 1986
2. Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated
   Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)
     Under Graduate Courses             : B.Sc., MPC, BZC, MBC and FMC
     Certificate Course under EDC       : Preparation of Household products

3. Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved
      Interdisciplinary courses     Departments involved
      Milk and Processing of           Arts, Commerce,
      Consumer Products             Biological and Applied
                                           Sciences
4. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system
   Semester and Choice Based Credit System.

5. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments
       The faculty teach
       “Science & Technology”, “Contemporary India, Economy & Polity & Society”,
          “Environmental Studies” to the students of all the courses.
       Water analysis of fish pond water samples in aquaculture maintained by Zoology
          was conducted.
6. Number of teaching posts sanctioned and filled (Professors/Associate Professors/Asst.
    Professors)
                             Sanctioned           Filled
       Asst. Professors             5               5

7. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization (D.Sc./D.Litt./
Ph.D./ M.Phil., etc.)
   Name                  Qualificat Designation Specialization            No. of
                         ion                                              Years of
                                                                          experience
   Smt. S.Kalpana        M.Sc,       Asst.Prof     Organic Chemistry      24
                         M.Phil.
   Smt. B.G.S.Sowrabha M.Sc,         Asst. Prof    Inorganic Chemistry    24
                         B.Ed
   Smt. T.Anjali         M.Sc,       Asst. Prof    Organic Chemistry      23
                         B.Ed
   Smt. K.Durga Harika M.Sc          Asst. Prof    Organic Chemistry      2
   Kum. V.Suguna         M.Sc        Asst. Prof    Organic Chemistry      1

8. Percentage of classes taken by temporary faculty- program- wise information
       45%
9. Program wise student Teacher ratio
       B.Sc( MPC) 39 : 1            B.Sc(B.Z.C) 44: 1
       B.Sc(MBC) 22 : 1

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10. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned
    and filled
       Administrative:   Sanctioned -2 Filled-2
       Technical:        Sanctioned -1 Filled-1

11. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International
    funding agencies and c ) Total grants received:
        The course is a self-financed course. Hence no agency funded projects are under
    taken. But the Management funded the project by two faculty members on “Separation of
    Chlorophyll Pigments by Thin Layer Chromatography”.

12. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST, DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received
       A Minor project done on Water Analysis under U.G.C. Basic Scientific Research
    Grants. The Management funded projects are
            Red cabbage as natural indicator.
            A project study on tea leaves.
            Rose as an indicator.
            Role of onion for the identification of acids and bases.
            Estimation of alkali by using hibiscus as an indicator.
            Determination of PH in different water samples.
            Estimation of Casein in different types of Milk.

13. Research facility
        Research facility is provided in the departmental Laboratory and instrumentation
        room by using UV – Visible Spectrophotometer.

14. Publications:
     Monographs : 2
            Comparative study on natural indicators and synthetic indicator.
            Booklet on Noble Laureates of Chemistry

15. Details about Patents and income generated
       Nil

16. Areas of consultancy and income generated
     Consultancy is offered to local housewives on the preparation of home needs.
     Educated local farmers on usage of Pesticides.
17. Faculty recharging strategies:
       Faculty recharge themselves by attending orientation programmes conducted by other
    universities, presenting papers in State, National and International Seminars, Symposia
    and Workshops.
       National Seminars attended: 21               Papers Presented: 3
18. Student projects:
     Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter –
       departmental
                       70%

       Percentage of students doing projects in collaboration with industries / institutes
                      Nil

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19. Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by
       Faculty : Received Best Department Award from the Management for two
        successive years
       Students
         Name of the Event        Presented/ Participated        Prizes
          National Seminar                     5                   2
          National Workshop                    1                   --
          National Quiz                        4                   --

20. Seminars/Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding National/
     International) with details of outstanding participants, if any.

    Date        Name of the activity         Topic/ Exhibits          Name of the expert
 30-11-2007     Science Exhibition       Live Models and Charts     Sri. N. Kumar, H.O.D,
                                                                   Department of Chemistry,
                                                                    PBS College of Arts &
                                                                         Science, VJA
 17-08-2008       Chemistry QUIZ           General Chemistry        Sri Karatikayan, Lec in
                                                                  chemistry, P.B. Siddhartha
                                                                  College of Arts & Science,
                                                                          Vijayawada
 14-09-2011     Science Quest – 2011           Power Point         Dr. M.Sarath Babu, HOD,
 &                                            Presentation on     MIC College of Technology,
 15-09-2011                                  “Applications of                VJA.
                                             Nanomaterials”         Dr.T.V.Reddy, H.O.D,
                                          essay writing on “The    Department of Chemistry,
                                         Contribution of Women      PBS College of Arts &
                                                to Science”              Science, VJA
 13-12-2011      CHEM-FEST-2011                   Debate,           Dr. Basaveswara Rao,
                 (On the occasion of               JAM,             H.O.D, Department of
                 International year of            Collage,            Chemistry, Krishna
                      Chemistry)         Chem Comedy Skit on              University
                                                 Cosmetics         Dr. Debendra Mahopatra,
                                          Short Film Making on       Senior Scientist IICT,
                                                 Pollution                Hyderabad

21. Student profile course wise:

          Name of the Course         Applications      Selected       Pass
          (refer question no. 2)       received                    Percentage
        B.Sc(MPC)                         80              45            60%
        B.Sc (BZC)                        56              48            60%
        B.Sc(MBC)                         40              19            83%




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22. Diversity of Students
        Name of the % of students from % of students % of students                 % of students
           Course         the College  from the other from other                  from the other
       (refer question                    Colleges       State                      Countries
            no. 2)
      B.Sc (MPC)              30%           70%            --                            --
      B.Sc (BZC)              30%           70%            --                            --
      B.Sc(MBC)               20%           80%            --                            --


23. How many students have cleared Civil Services, Defense Services, NET, SLET, GATE
    and any other competitive examinations?
      15% of the students appeared for competitive exams like Railway Recruitment, APPSC,
      Group – II, III, IV, Bank Services and P. Officers. etc.

24. Student progression
                                Student progression                %
                     UG to PG                                     80%
                     PG to M.Phil.                                 Nil
                     PG to Ph.D.                                   Nil
                     Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral                        Nil
                     Employed
                            Campus selection                       5%
                            Other than campus recruitment          5%
                     Entrepreneurs                                 5%


25. Diversity of staff
                               Percentage of faculty who are graduates
                         of the same parent university              20%
                         from other universities within the State   20%
                         from other universities from other States  60%

26. Number of faculty who were awarded with Ph.D., D.Sc. and D.Litt. during the
    Assessment period:
              One member is pursuing Ph.D.
27. Present details about infrastructural facilities
     a) Departmental Library
                                         Books       : 318
                                   Question Banks : 4
                                       e-Materials : 10
                                   Study materials : for all papers.
                               Laboratory Manuals : for all papers.
     b) Internet facilities for staff and students : Internet facility is provided to staff and
                                                                    students in the Department.
     c) Total number of class rooms                  : 12, 2 labs and 1 instrumentation room.
     d) Class rooms with ICT facility                :2
     e) Students laboratories                        :4
     f) Research laboratories                        : Library and Instrumentation room is
                                                     used for research and project works.

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28. Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from College/
    University
       40 students get financial assistance from Spoorthi Cell, Durga Priya, Poor Students
    Fund and Siddhartha Foundation.

29. Was any n e e d a s s e s s m e n t e x e r c i s e u n d e r t a k e n before d e v e l o p m e n t of
    new Program? If so, give the methodology.
           Feedback collected from the alumni, industrialists, and academicians is analysed
    and discussed in the Board of Studies. Curriculum is changed as per the need and
    approved by the Academic Council.

30. Does the department obtain feedback from
    A. Faculty, on curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation, if so, how does
       the department utilize it?:
               In the departmental meetings the need for changes in curriculum and teaching
       learning evaluation is discussed and suggestions of the faculty are considered.
    B. Students on staff, curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation and what
       is the response of the department to the same?
               The department collects feedback from the students and accordingly changes
       are made in the curriculum and teaching methods. Keeping their feedback in view
       the department is arranging field trips and project works.
    C. Alumni and employers on the programmes and what is the response of the
       department to the same?
               Old students attend the alumnae meets, College Day celebrations and Fete.
       They also visit the department and interact with the faculty. Some of them are also
       appointed as members of Board of Studies. The department considers the suggestions
       of the alumnae to update the curriculum.

31. List the distinguished Alumni of the department (maximum 10)
          S.No          Name                         Designation
          1      K.Visali              Software Engineer, U.S.A
          2       Y.Samatha                  Regional Environment Engineer, Guntur.
          3       P.Lakshmi Prasanna         Software Engineer, Chennai.
          4       B.Visali                   Senior Scientist, Reddy Labs, HYD.
          5       N.Madhavi                  Head P.G Chemistry, JKC College,
                                             Guntur(Member, BOS)
          6       S.Kavitha                  Asst.Professor in Chemistry,
                                             V.R.Siddhartha Engineering college, VJA.
          7       T.Renuka                   Asst.Professor in Chemistry Sri Chaitanya,
                                             Jr.College, VJA.
          8       R.Anuradha                 Asst.Professor in Chemistry, K.B.N,
                                             Engineering College, VJA.
          9       M.Kiranmai                 Associate Professor, S.R.K. Engineering
                                             College, VJA.
          10      K.K.Rama Devi              Programmer, HCL, HYD.




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32. Give details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures/ workshops
    seminar) with external experts:
            Date             Activity               Topic                 Name of the guest
        02-03-2007 Special Lecture             “Spectroscopy”         Prof. K.Saraswathi HOD,
                                                                  PG Dept P.B.Siddhartha College
        01-09-2007 Special Lecture             “Gene therapy”             Sri C.Bala sekhran,
                                                                    Asst.Professor, Dept. of Bio-
                                                                     technology P.B.Siddhartha
                                                                                College
        22-08-2009 Seminar                   “Nano sciences and        Dr.B.Sreedhar Assistant
                                             Nanotechnology an       Director, IICT, Hyderabad
                                                introduction”
        09-09-2009          Arranged                “Nava                  III MPC students
                           Natural and          Ratnalu,Nava
                            Chemical            Dhatuvulu and
                           substances         Nava Dhanyalu”
        13-07-2010 Special Lecture           “Stereo chemistry”      Prof.P.V.V.Satyanarayana,
                                                                          HOD of chemistry,
                                                                    Acharya Nagarjuna University
        16-09-2010 Seminar                   Ozone layer and its    Retired professor K. Bayyapa
                                                 significance            Reddy, Department of
                                                                       Environmental Sciences,
                                                                    Acharya Nagarjuna University
                                                                   and Sri A.Subba Rao, Manager,
                                                                       Pollution Control Board
        13-08-2011 Seminar                    Usage of Drugs –    Sri. Y.Sateesh, Director, Quality
                                              Lasting Impact on      Control, Baxter Health Care
                                                Human Body              (Asia) P.Ltd, Singapur.
        09-11-2011 Special Lecture           “Green Chemistry”        Dr.M.Manoranjani, HOD,
                                                                         Chemistry PG centre,
                                                                  P.B.Siddhartha College of Arts &
                                                                                Science
        24-01-2012 Special Lecture               “Molecular              Dr.C.Venkateswarlu,
                                                 Symmetry “        Asst.Professor, K.V.R College,
                                                                               Nandigama
        31-01-2012 Special Lecture                “Pericyclic            Dr.C.Venkateswarlu,
                                                Compounds”         Asst.Professor, K.V.P College,
                                                                               Nandigama
        03-02-2012 Special Lecture             ”Drugs, Source,       Dr.G.Devalarao, Principal,
                                              Classification and    K.V.S.R Siddhartha college of
                                                  Analysis “           Pharmaceutical sciences
        11-02-2012. Special Lecture         “Chemistry of Solid        Ms.Y.Samata, Regional
                                                    Waste               Environment Engineer
                                                Management”
33. List the teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes
            In addition to the traditional chalk and talk method ICT based teaching, practical
    orientation in labs, Power point presentations, display of charts, live models, project
    works, case studies, surveys, seminars, group discussions, Quiz, wall magazines and
    arranging field trips (Model Dairy, Power Plant, Agro Oil Mills, Aluminum and Steel
    Industry, Vijaya Bakery, G.M.C. Balayogi Science Park, K.C.P Sugar Factory, Recycling
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    Industry, Retrading of Tyres) to have practical exposure.
34. How does the department ensure that programme objectives are constantly met and
     learning outcomes monitored?
             Yes. After every programme the department conducts a review meeting with
   their wards and based on the suggestions changes are made. Feed back is taken
   periodically to ensure that the students are benefited with the programmes and parent
   teacher meets are arranged to inform the performance of the wards.
35. Highlight the participation of students and faculty in extension activities:
        The department inaugurated a club “Analyte” with faculty and students of Chemistry
        as members. The activities taken up by the club are –
         Publishing of News letter and Wall Magazine.
         To promote “Earn While You Learn“ programme students are trained in the
           preparation of home needs.
         Arranged a magic show by a renowned magician Sri.Kranthikar on social evils.
         The Department adopted Boyapati Sivarama Krishnaiah Municipal High School,
           RCM Aided Elementary School and Ammavadi, a home for destitutes and Street
           children. Students have been participating in the extension activities since 2005.
          Activities at Municipal Schools.
            1.To promote self employment of the orphans at SKCV Upper Primary and Child
              Aid Foundation Schools, conducting practical orientation classes and motivation
              classes for RCM Aided Elementary school.
            2.An elocution competition was conducted on “Global Warming” for the students
              of Boyapati Sivarama Krishnaiah Municipal High school.
          Ammavadi
            1.Donated note books, pens, files and provisions worth of Rs 9,000/-, and
              conducted competitions to the orphans of “Ammavadi”.
            2.E. Padmaja, III MPC celebrated her birthday with the children of Ammavadi, an
              orphanage.
            3.To have the habit of sharing and serving students and faculty distributed
              Uniforms on the occasion of Joy of Giving Week.
         Environmental Awareness Activities:
              In collaboration with Pollution Control Board Vijayawada, the department has
            been conducting environmental awareness activities since 2006.
            1.Participated in a “cycle rally” with placards, paintings, conducted elocution,
              essay writing and painting competitions, Bio-fashion show, celebrated Eco-
              friendly Week, given power point presentation, formed a human chain and took
              an oath, Say No to Plastic programme, Pollution check-up camps and shown
              Oscar awarded movie “wall-e”.
            2.Given Safety instructions for local formers on using ‘Pesticides’.
          Other Activities:
            1.Students rendered community service at Help Hospital Vijayawada and
              conducted a rally on National Science Day in collaboration with Jana Vignana
              Vedika.
            2.The staff of the department adopted the children of HIV affected parents.
36. Give details of “Beyond syllabus scholarly activities” of the department:
    The Department conducted six Surveys on –
         1. Effect of Pesticides positive and negative on the health and economic conditions
            of the farmers in and around Vijayawada.
         2. Effect of Industrial Pollution in Autonagar.
         3. Primary School Children, their living conditions and their impact on their studies.
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         4. Usage of Cosmetics.
         5. Condition & treatment of patients in Help & Prashanth Hospitals.
         6. Handloom weavers of Mangalagiri village.
    S.Kalpana HOD Chemistry
     Invited as the Chief guest for the week long celebrations of Ravindra Bharathi School
        Vijayawada.
     Participated in the panel discussion “Generation Gap” conducted by Rotary Club.
     Speaker in a regional seminar conducted by press club on How to Prevent Ragging
        and Suicides in Corporate Colleges.
     Acted as a Judge for Science Exhibition at V.P. Siddhartha Public School,
        Vijayawada.
     Acted as a Quiz Master in a Quiz competition on Water Resources at Nalanda Vidya
        Nikethan , Vijayawada.
     Visited various industries and international laboratories in Salalah, Oman and Dubai.
    B.G.S.Sowrabha : Is a member of Board of Studies J.M.J College, Tenali and acted as a
    Judge for Science Exhibition at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada.
    Smt T.Anjali, Additional Controller of Examinations Visited examination section in
    Ethiraj College, Chennai and various industries and laboratories in Pune, Switzerland,
    Paris, Singapore and Indonesia.
37. State whether the programme/ department is accredited/ graded by other agencies
    Give details
        Yes.
            1. IQAC of the college accredits the department annually.
38. Detail any five Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges (SWOC) of
     the department
      Strength:
       Unity, Team Spirit, Planning and Co-operation of the faculty.
       80% prefer to join in post graduation courses.
       Providing learning material for slow learners.
     Weakness:
                 All the members of the faculty are interested in pursuing M.Phil & Ph.D. As
     most of them are adhoc lecturers they can neither avail FIP nor eligible to take up minor
     or major research projects funded by U.G.C.
     Opportunities:
       Well equipped laboratories to introduce innovative experiments.
       Autonomous System helps to change the papers to suit the needs of the learners.
     Challenges:
       The department strives hard to promote all round development of the students.
       To motivate the students to participate in extracurricular activities.
       Upliftment of the academic standards of slow learners is a challenging task.
 39. Future plans of the department.
        To improve research orientation and encourage minor UGC project works.
        To improve the academic qualification of the faculty.
        To introduce more job oriented Certificate Courses & Diploma Courses.
        To promote internship and on-job training programmes.
        To encourage the students towards extension activities the Chemistry Club is trying
           its best to make the students of Chemistry as ideal individuals to serve the nation



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