Established in 1937


Courses Offered


Aided Courses Unaided Courses

1.  B.Sc. Chemistry:

a) Drugs and Dyes.   b)    Non Conventional Energy and Waste Recycling (NCEWR)
 1.   M.Sc. Chemistry (Papers): 

  a) Organic Chemistry (15 seats).

  b) Analytical Chemistry (15 seats) 

2.   M.Sc. Chemistry (Papers):

a) Physical Chemistry.  b) Inorganic Chemistry.   c) Organic Chemistry.             d) Analytical Chemistry. Number of seats 20 at P-I and 20 at P-II
 2.     Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Analytical Chemistry – Part Time Evening Course
3.   Basics of Analytical Chemistry for first year students

3.  M.Sc. Chemistry (Research):

a) Organic Chemistry.  b) Analytical Chemistry.   c) Inorganic Chemistry
4.   Principles of Modern Instrumental  techniques for non-Chemistry students   :Exposure to Sophisticated Instruments


Research Guide for Recognized University PG teacher (for M.Sc. theory) Area of Interest for Research  

Prof. Dr. Suhas Pednekar

M.Sc. Ph. D.

M.Sc., Ph.D. Yes Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Microwave assisted Reactions, Green Chemistry, Marine Biotechnology


Dr. P. A. Sathe

HOD, M.Sc. Ph. D   

M.Sc., Ph.D. Yes Electro-analytical Chemistry

Dr. Ms. Sushama Sathe

 M.Sc., Ph.D

---- Yes -----
 Dr. Ms. Rukmini V.

 M.Sc. Ph. D.

----- Yes -----
 Dr. Vikas Vaidya M.Sc. Ph.D. M.Sc., Ph.D. Yes Instrumental Methods of Analysis for Herbal Medicines & Formulations
 Dr. Vidya Dighe M .Sc. Ph. D  M.Sc., Ph.D. Yes Instrumental Methods of Analysis for Herbal Medicines & Formulations

Dr. Ms. Chandana Rege

M.Sc Ph. D.


M.Sc. Yes -----

Dr. Ms. Jyoti Patwardhan  

M.Sc Ph.D.


----- Yes -----

Dr. Manish Hate

M.Sc Ph.D.


M.Sc., Ph.D. Yes Electro-analytical Chemistry

Dr. A. M. Mapari



----- Yes -----

Dr. Ms. Kamini Donde

M.Sc Ph.D.


M. Sc Yes Co-ordination Chemistry

Ms. Madhavi Badole



----- ----- -----

Mr. Vaibhav Wagh



----- Yes -----

Dr. Vijay L. Chavan

M.Sc, B. Ed, M.Phil, Ph. D.


M. Sc Yes -----

Dr. Sonali Trivedi

M.Sc, Ph.D.
----- ----- -----

About Faculty

     Principal Dr. Suhas Pednekar has been selected as Professor of Chemistry.
  • Awarded Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA  Undergone training  on ‘Micro-scale Techniques in Chemistry’ at Merrimack College, Massachusettes, USA Presented 4 papers at International conferences
  • Paper accepted at the 5th International Microwave In Chemistry Conference at The Imperial College, London, UK
  • President Indian Chemical Society- Mumbai branch
  • Member of NAAC Peer Team
  • Member of a team of Principals which visited the Universities in UK.
  • Was selected to represent academic fraternity in the delegation which visited universities in Canada.

     Mr. P. A. Sathe,

  • HOD Chemistry Department,
  • He is a Chairman of Campus Managenent Committee.
  • Member of the Library Committee.
  • Vice-president Ruia College alumni association
  • Vice president Indian Chemical Society, Mumbai Chapter.    

     Dr. Vikas Vaidya is

  • Co-opted member of Board of Studies in Chemistry
  • Member, Faculty of Science, University of Mumbai
  • Member, Research and Review Comittee in Chemistry, University of Mumbai
  • Approved Ph.D. guide in Chemistry, SRTM University Nanded.

     Dr. Vidya Dighe is 

  • Honorary member of Board of Studies in Chemistry SNDT University Mumbai 

     Dr. Mrs. Jyoti Patwardhan is

  • Actively involved in 'Paryawaran Shala' - NGO for creating awareness about Environment   amongst school children and society.
  • Chairperson of Ruia Film Society. 

     Dr. Manish Hate is

  • VPM (Vidyarthi Pratinidhi Mandal) Chairman.
  • Founder member of social organisation 'Astha Foundation' 
Highlights of Department
The department has been metamorphosed with respect to:  
Infrastructure: New Additions:
1.   Dr. P.S. Ramanathan Advanced instrumentation Centre.
2.   Research Laboratory in F-16
3.     New P.G Laboratory in F-18. (Munificent donation from Aluminus).
4.   New Computer Lab in F-21 under ICT.
5.     New instrumentation Laboratory in F-16 (Mezzanine) under FIST
6.     Renovated Store room.
7.     Renovated Laboratories.
8.     Relocation of the staff room and the seminar room. (Munificent donation from Aluminus) 
Academic developments:
1.     Introduction of permanently non grantable Post graduate course in Analytical and Organic chemistry.
2.     Organization of National Conference on Rational design of Potential drugs.
3.     Organization of 21st Research Scholars’ Meet in collaboration with Indian Chemical Society (Mumbai branch).
4.     UGC sponsored workshop for undergraduate students to celebrate International Year of Chemistry.
5.     Organization of workshop on Instrumental methods in Chemistry for Post graduate students in collaboration with Maharashtra Academy of Sciences and B.A.R.C.
6.     Organization of lecture series for Post graduate students in collaboration with the Royal Society of Chemistry (Western Zone)   
Interactive Computer Technology for the students (ICT):Infrastructure:
1) Computers:                      26
2) Laptops:                            04
3) Internet Connections:   26
4) Projectors:                        02
5) Printers:                             05
6) Xerox Machine:                01
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