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Overview | Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry in MMEC is well-reckoned for highly experienced and qualified faculty, Chemistry professionals, industry analysts, scientists and other specialists who focus on exposure driven and quality education that make students expert in their forte right from the very start.

The Department of Chemistry came into existence in 2007 to provide skill-based quality. Numerous special sessions, industry meets, conferences and lectures, and talks are organized by the Department every year for students’ holistic growth. The department is committed to cultivate creative and innovative research in various fields of Chemistry.


  • Accredited by NAAC with Grade A
  • NIRF RANKINGS 2020- Ranked 93rd Amongst Top 100 Universities of India
  • 1st University in North India to be Awarded QS Five Stars Global Rating for Employability, Teaching, Facilities & Social Responsibility


  • University Grants Commission(UGC)
  • All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE)

Key Features

  • World-class curriculum and state-of-the-art infrastructure at the campus
  • Highly qualified faculty with deep knowledge of industry trends and research practices.
  • Insightful education in different aspects of Chemistry
  • Research-oriented approach which helps the faculty in imparting technical and skill-based education and exposure to the students
  • Chemistry labs equipped with UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, FTIR, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer, HPLC, Rota evaporator, Potentiometer, Fume Hood Calorimeter, Microwave etc
  • Seminars and regular sessions by academia and industry experts from all across the world
  • Fully-functional departmental library with Wi-fi connection, Research Journals, Compendiums and academic books

Research Outcomes

Total Publications: 210, Cumulative Impact factor~182.477, h-Index~19, i10-index = 36; total citations = 1363

Patents filed

09 Patents

Innovative Projects

1.Polymer Coating of Explosives

The project was done by M.Sc final year students at Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, DRDO, Ramgarh. The The Objective of the work was to prepare RDX coated particles to reduce the sensitivity for defence applications.

Cyclotrimethylene trinitramine (RDX) is the most widely used crystalline high explosive in military applications. RDX has been commonly used as a chief explosive ingredient for ammunition ; e.g., propellants, shells, and bombs. Many factors such as crystal size, crystal shape, crystal size distribution affects the sensitivity of explosives. For bulk of applications, RDX need a pretreatment to decrease the sensitivity. By reducing sensitivity of explosives we can improve the properties of explosives. Polymer coating was developed by some researchers to reduce sensitivity of explosives.

The structural analyses of RDX coated particles with the help of Fourier Transform Infrared technique. The coated RDX particles were analysed for its sensitivity measurement. TGA/DSC results show that the explosive composition is thermally stable. The slurry coating is a useful option for coating of explosive particles for product reliability. These explosive particles are well coated with polymer matrix, confirmed by SEM study. These coated particles are used for pressable explosive composite in defence application.

2.Extraction of essential oils

M.Sc final year students of the Department of Chemistry, MM (DU) did this project on essential oils like castor oils, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oils etc. which were extracted by using n-hexane as solvent in soxhlet apparatus.

The main objective of the students was to extract these medicinal oils and to analyze their antibacterial and antifungal activity. The oils were characterised by UV-visible and IR spectroscopy. The purity of the oils were analysed by some chemical test such as specific gravity, iodine value, saponification number, acid value etc. The peppermint oils are often used for their flavor and their therapeutic or odoriferous properties and products such as foods, medicines. Castor oil and its derivatives are used in the manufacturing of soaps, lubricants, hydraulic and brake fluids, paints, dyes, coatings, inks, cold resistant plastics, waxes and polishes, nylon pharmaceuticals and perfumes. Eucalyptus oil is used as a topical application for headache due to cold, as an expectorant component of cough and cold compounds in various oral dosage forms, including lozenges and syrups, and as an inhalant in vapour baths.

3.Preparation of Sensors

Cost effective sensors were prepared by the students of the Department using Schiff base. These sensors can be used for the removal of hazardous ions from water.

The development of Schiff base sensors has received wide attention because of their extensive use in environmental monitoring and clinical analysis via rapid, accurate, reproducible, and low-cost methods. Chemically modified CPEs have frequently been employed as potentiometric sensors in trace analysis for metal ions, organic pollutants and biological substances. Most of these electrodes are operated via the ion-exchange process of the active component incorporated into the carbon paste matrix. These sensors have high selectivity, lower detection limit, and fast response time.

4.Extraction of Rose water

Rose water was extracted by using simple distillation process by M.Sc. 2nd year students. The process can easily be
employed at laboratory scale.
Rose Water is the generic term used for all the different variations of the rose flower
water obtained through different methods of extraction. Over 6,000 varieties of roses worldwide, only few are known as
oil-bearing roses that can be used for the production of high quality Rose Water. Major factors contributing to the
quality of Rose Water are:
(i) Method of production (steam distillation)
(ii) Species of roses used; fresh or dried
(iii) Region in the world where the roses were grown and processed. The method of production is an important factor for the quality of Rose Water. One way is simply mixing rose oil with distilled water. In this way the so called “Rose Water” is not an authentic Rose.The other way, which is the authentic Rose Water production method, is through meticulous steam-distillation of the fresh organic rose petals. Rose Water produced through meticulous steam distillation of the fresh rose petals has much more health and beauty benefits than rose water made by mixing rose oil with distilled water. Rose Water produced through meticulous steam-distillation of the fresh rose petals contains nutritious juices and pure rose oil

5.Synthesis of Elephant toothpaste

Students of B.Sc prepared the elephant toothpaste by using the safe chemicals. This was used to develop the foam easily by a simple laboratory technique. Elephant’s toothpaste is a foamy substance caused by the rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide using potassium iodide or yeast and warm water as a catalyst. The rate of reaction depends on the concentration of hydrogen peroxide. About 50 ml of concentrated hydrogen peroxide is first mixed with liquid soap or dishwashing detergent. Then, around 10 ml potassium iodide solution or catalase from baker’s yeast, is added to make the hydrogen peroxide decompose very quickly. Hydrogen peroxide breaks down into oxygen and water. As a small amount of hydrogen peroxide generates a large volume of oxygen, the oxygen quickly pushes out of the container. The soapy water traps the oxygen, creating bubbles, and turns into foam. About 5-10 drops of food coloring could also be added before the catalyst to dramatize the effect.

Courses | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

MMDU is the leading university of North India established in 2001 to impart internationally accepted education and training in all science and technology programs. The Department of Science in MMDU offers B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.)

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The university offers BSc with medical and non-medical streams. These courses are highly in demand and are esteem degree courses carried out at the graduate level.

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Post Graduate Course M.Sc in Chemistry is designed as per UGC norms considering Choice Based Credit System. The Program is offered in such a way that student from any combination in MSc, can opt for MSc in chemistry.

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Facilities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana


Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

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Name of Conference



National Conference on Innovative Trends in Mathematics



International Conference on Innovative Trends in Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences (ITMCIS-17)

9/3/2017 & 10/3/2017


International Conference on Contemporary Social Issues



National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences

11/11/2016 & 12/11/2016


National Conference on Contemporary Social Issues



International Conference on Newest Drifts in Mechanical Engineering

20/12/2014 & 21/12/2014


National Conference On Emerging Trends In Applications of Electronics and Communication Technology (ETAECT-2014)

15/1/2014 & 16/1/2014


Renewable Power Technology and Electric Drives (RPTED-2013)

19/12/2013 & 20/12/2013


2nd National Conference on River Hydraulics

22/03/2012 & 23/03/2012


HYDRO 2010

16/12/2010 & 18/12/2010

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Designation of the speaker

Topic of Lecture with brief summary in two lines

Date of Lecture

Mr. Ravi Shankar Joshi

GM North India Division, IVEX Paper Chemicals Ltd

He has highlighted the significance of yoga in our routine life. He encouraged all to do yoga in order to make themselves physically and mentally fit.



Dr. Kusumdeep

Prof. In Mathematics, IIT Roorkee

She discussed the innovative trends in the field of Mathematics. She explained her points in a very simple and effective manner.


Dr. Anil Vashisth

Prof in Mathematics, Kurukshertra University, Kurukshetra

He gave his views on the importance of Mathematics in professional as well as personal life.


Er. Rajat Chauhan

Zonal manager, CAD DESK INDIA, PTTS Pvt. Ltd, Ambala

Matlab & its Applications: He told the students about the importance of Matlab Software in Electronics and Communication Engineering field. He also discussed importance of AutoCAD software.


Mr. Madhukar

IBM, Bangalore

Smart India Hackathon 2017: Online guest lecture was organized by CSE Department on 28rd Feb 2017. Two teams of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Maharishi Markandeshwar Engineering College are selected for the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2017, to fulfill the Vision for Digital India of Hon'ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi ji.

28rd Feb 2017

Er. Ankur Malhotra

Assistant Manager, IISCO Steel Plant, (Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)) at Burnpur, West Bengal

He motivated the students for self-study and shared his experience in the industry.


Dr. Satnam Kaur

Prof. In English, Jammu University, Jammu

She presented her views about Women Empowerment. She said that women empowerment is the need of the hour. Moreover, she exhorted women very clearly that they must develop their power of independent decision making.


Dr. Tejinderkaur

Director, Daisporic Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala

She gave an expert talk on Communication Skills in English and expressed her views on the importance of English in our day to day life. She encouraged the students to learn the basics of English in order to improve their communication skills.


Ms. Manisha

Student from MIT

Guest Lecture on Entrepreneurship: The talk was a perfect blend of innovation and the social causes that affect each and every one of us. The society has many issues which one sees everyday, and despite having solutions for them do not take action. The speaker encouraged the students to take a stand and do what is right by using what they have that is, their technical skills and the hunger to do more.


Dr.Anil Raina English, Punjab University Chandigarh

He suggested some very useful and valuable tips to improve communication skills in English.


Prof. K. Sreeniwas

Professor, Deptt. of Physics & Astrophysics Director, Univ. Science & Inst. Centre (USIC), Delhi University, Delhi

Research and applications of Magneto-Electric Effect, Materials & Devices.


Kumaresan N.


Webinar was based on Quality assurance using Agile Software. The process of software testing was discussed in the webinar which was very beneficial for the students


Prof. Ravi Bhushan

Professor, Chemistry Department, IIT Roorkee

Less Known Features of Stereochemistry of Racemic Pharmaceuticals in the Market.


Prof. A. K. Sharma

Professor & head, Biotechnology, MMEC, MM(DU) Mullana

Seminar on Scientific Report Writing.


Dr. Pradeep Kumar

Professor, IIT Roorkee

Six Sigma: Data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects in any process from manufacturing to transactional and from product to service.


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Mahajan

Professor & Dean (Colleges) Department of Chemistry, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar-143005 India

Electrochemical sensors for cation/anion recognition.


Mr. E. V. Gireesh

Dynamic Trainer and Inspirational Speaker

Green The Environment, Clean the Mind, Positive thinking, Psychology of Winning, Self-Management, Values in Education and Power of Meditation.


Mr. Kamod Mishra

Human Resource Head Simplex Infrastructures Limited

Mr. Mishra share his views about the basic necessary requirement of the students how to face an interview. He talks about the necessity of growing good communication skills.


Mr.Vivek SheelDutt and Mr.Nitin Tiwari

Manager & Design Engineer, DKOP labs Pvt. Ltd., Noida

Expert talk on VLSI DESIGN flow and its FPGA Implementation using Verilog.


Prof. M. R. Maurya

Professor, Chemistry Department, IIT Roorkee



Dr. Bonapali Pal

Professor, Thapar University, Patiala

Concept of Impact of Nanoscience on the improved physiochemical properties of materials.


Dr. Alok Verma

Professor, Old Dominion University, US

Lean Manufacturing: Systematic method to eliminate wastes in the industry.


Mr. Rajesh Kumar; MrsShubhangi; Mr Kumar Rohi

Deputy General Manager; Assistant Manager(Tech); Assistant Manager(Tech); National Small Industries Corporation(NSIC), Rajpura

Entrepreneurship Orientation Program (EOP).


Dr. Jonathan Joshi

CEO, Eduvance Technologies, Mumbai

Embedded Technology.


Dr. S. P. Harsha

Associate Professor, IIT Roorkee

Mechanics of Materials: Deals with the behavior of solid objects subject to stresses and strains.


Prof. P.K Joshi

TIFR, Mumbai

Nuclear Physics Experiments and its applications.


Prof. Sarbjit Singh

Ex Scientist H, Radiochemistry Division, BARC, Mumbai

Nuclear Radioactivity, its applications and nuclear waste.


Dr. J. S. Saini

Professor, EED, DCRUST

Research Motivation.


Dr. L. M. Saini

Professor, EED, NIT, KKR

Renewable Energy Sources Based Technologies.


Prof. Mahavir Singh

Professor Department of Physics Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla

Fabrication and Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles.


Dr. G. N. Pillai

Professor, IIT, Roorkee

Advancement in Neural Network along with its Applications.


Mr. Jaswinder Singh

NexGen Consultancy

Power Automation System.


Dr. Dheeraj Joshi

Associate Professor, DTU, Delhi

Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Electrical Engineering.


Dr. Ashwani Kumar

Professor, EED, NIT, KKR

Available Transfer Capability (ATC) Determination in Deregulated Electricity Markets to improve the reliability of the power system.


Naveen Kumar

CEO, EMTECH Foundation

Embedded System Technology.


Dr. D. R. Panda

Sr. Manager, QA, Ranbaxy Lab, Ponta Sahib

Analytical Techniques.


Prof. S.K. Chakarvarti

Dean Research ManavRachna International University, Faridabad

What is Research? How can get entered into it. What are opportunities and how you can avail those?


Dr. Pawan Kumar

Professor, Chemistry Department, Kurukshetra University

NMR Spectroscopy and its application.


Dr. Rameshwar Dass

Professor, Guru NanakKhalsa College, Yamunanagar

UV Spectroscopy and its application.


Prof. O.P. Pandey

School of Physics & Material Science Thapar University Patial

Nano Science and its craze. Physical, Chemical, electrical and Biological properties of Nanomaterial.




Three-day workshop under 'TI University Program'

15/2/2017 to 17/2/2017


06th to 10th February 2017

One-day workshop on "Industrial Automation"


Three day Workshop on Communication Skills

7-10 Jan, 2017

Workshop on "PCB and Circuit Design"


Workshop on Brain Power


A two days' workshop is organized by Centre of Excellence-National Instrument

18/10/2016 & 19/10/2016

Induction Training Program through ICT On "Web based Content Development using Moodle

03-07 Oct. 2016

One day workshop on Virtual Labs in Collaboration with IIT, Delhi


MS Office Workshop

17th ,24th September, 2016

Advances in Computer Aided Drug Design & Discovery


Cyber Crime Investigation & Ethical Hacking


Mendeley For Researchers


Two days' workshop on "Vision Robotics" by Rob sapiens in association with IIT Delhi

2/2/2016 & 3/2/2016

Vedic Mathematics

5/11/2015 & 6/11/2015

Cloud Computing


One day workshop on Virtual Labs in Collaboration with IIT, Delhi


Sustainable Environment Management

23rd to 27th February 2015

Lab Safety in Chemistry


Environmental Engineering Management through ICT, NITTTR Chandigarh

3rd to 7th March 2014

Two Day workshop on Physics and Astronomy

4/3/2017 & 5/3/2017

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp

3rd -5th April 2012

Phoenix Training Program


Tech. Fest

21/3/2011 & 22/3/2011

"Overhauling of Maruti Suzuki Car Engines" Collaboration

8/3/2011 & 9/3/2011.

ICT based two days' workshop on "2G & 3G

3/9/2015 & 4/9/2015



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