Department of Chemistry

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

This programme is aimed to broaden the Chemistry background of students enabling them to prepare and develop themselves to meet country’s future academic and industrial needs Unique Features. This programme is designed keeping it in line with national and international practices as well as market demands. It has been further modified to link it to various industries in Pakistan and across the globe. The graduates produced from this programme will study courses from Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or Nano Chemistry. The first three years of BS programme will be same for all students where they will be equipped with knowledge of all the disciplines of Chemistry. However, from the seventh semester, students will take courses in specialized areas of chemistry in accordance with their choice. Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry occupies a big market for Chemists in Pakistan. The complete detail of courses and their semester-wise breakup is given below:

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Programs Offered

Scheme of Studies
Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
Semester-I
CHEM-101 Inorganic Chemistry-1 4(3-2)
ENG-101 Functional English 3(3-0)
PKS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
CS-105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3(2-2)
BOT-425 Industrial and economic botany 3(3-0)
PHYS-105 Elementary Mechanics 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 18
Semester-II
CHEM-102 Organic Chemistry-I 4(3-2)
ENG-102 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
ISL-101/ETH-101 Islamic Studies/ Ethics 2(2-0)
MATH-104 Basic Mathematics 3(3-0)
CS-106 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3(3-0)
CHEM-102 Organic Chemistry-I 4(3-2)
Credit Hours 15
Semester-III
CHEM-201 Physical Chemistry-I 4(3-2)
CHEM-202 Industrial Chemistry 2(2-0)
ENG-201 Writing & Presentation Skill 3(3-0)
STAT-101 Introduction to Statistics 3(3-0)
MATH-101 Calculus-I 3(3-0)
QURAN-101 Quran Translation-I 2(2-0)
Credit Hours 17
Semester-IV
CHEM-203 Environmental Chemistry 3(3-0)
CHEM-204 Analytical Chemistry-I 3(2-2)
BIOC-101 Introduction to Biochemistry 3(2-2)
MGT-306 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
STAT-201 Applied Statistics 3(3-0)
QURAN-102 Quran Translation-II 2(2-0)
Credit Hours 17
Semester-V
CHEM-203 Environmental Chemistry 3(3-0)
CHEM-204 Analytical Chemistry-I 3(2-2)
BIOC-101 Introduction to Biochemistry 3(2-2)
MGT-306 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
STAT-201 Applied Statistics 3(3-0)
QURAN-102 Quran Translation-II 2(2-0)
Credit Hours 18
Semester-VI
CHEM- 305 Physical Chemistry-III 3(2-2)
CHEM-306 Inorganic Chemistry-III 3(2-2)
CHEM-307 Organic Chemistry-III 3(2-2)
CHEM-308 Applied Chemistry 3(3-0)
CHEM -309 Research Planning & Report Writing 3(3-0)

*Elective-I 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 18
Semester-VII Specialization (Analytical/Inorganic/Organic)
CHEM-/CHEM- **Research Thesis-I/Project-I/ 3(0-3)/3

*** Internship/ Research Report/

****Special Paper (from approved list)
CHEM-401 Atomic Spectroscopy 3(3-0)
CHEM-402 Electroanalytical Techniques 3(3-0)
CHEM-403 Advanced Separation Techniques 4(3-2)
CHEM- Internship-I/ Final Year Project (FYP)-I/Thesis-I/Special Problem-I 3(0-3)/3
Optional (any one subject of the followings)

CHEM-408 π-Acceptor Ligands and Inorganic Polymers 3(3-0)

Reactive Intermediates and Rearrangement Reactions
CHEM-414
3(3-0)
Credit Hours 16
Semester-VIII
CHEM-/ CHEM- **Research Thesis-II/ Project-II/ ****Special 3(0-3)/3

Paper (from approved list)
CHEM-404 Luminescence Spectroscopy and Thermal 3(3-0)

Analysis
CHEM-405 Nuclear Analytical Techniques 3(3-0)
CHEM-406 Food and Drug Analysis 3(3-0)
Optional (any one subject of the followings)
CHEM-410 Organometallics 3(3-0)
CHEM-416 Natural Products 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 15
Total Credit Hours: 32
Scheme of Studies
Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
Semester-I
CHEM-505 Surface Chemistry and Catalysis 3(3-0)
CHEM-506 Research Planning and Scientific Writing 3(3-0)
CHEM- Elective-III 3(3-0)
CHEM- Elective-IV 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 12
Semester-II
CHEM -603 Research Thesis 6(0-6)
Credit Hours 06
Semester-III
CHEM -603 Research Thesis 6(0-6)
Credit Hours 06
Total Credit Hours: 30
Semester-IV
CHEM -603 Research Thesis 6(0-6)
Credit Hours 06
Total Credit Hours: 30

Faculty

Teacher
Dr. Mehboob Hassan
Assistant Professor (Coordinator) PhD
mehboob.hassan@uon.edu.pk Google Scholar Link




Teacher
Dr. Mirza Mahmood Baig
HEC IPFP Fellow
mahmood.baig@uon.edu.pk Google Scholar Link




Teacher
Mr. Muhammad Adnan
Lecturer
muhammad.adnan@uon.edu.pk Google Scholar Link




Teacher
Ms. Asma Shaheen
Associate Lecturer
asma.shaheen@uon.edu.pk Google Scholar Link