Research Programme

The College follows the semester pattern as per the regulations of University of Madras. The Medium of Instruction is English

 M.Phil.Microbiology (Full time)

 M.Phil.Biochemistry (Full time)




  • Dr S SUDHARSAN has been serving as a Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (MRSc ID: 536097) since June 2014.

  • Dr S SUDHARSAN has been serving as a full member of The International NanoScience Community (TINC – Nanopaprika), US since June 2011.

  • Dr S Sudharsan has been serving as a Reviewer in the well-reputed international journals viz., Cogent Chemistry & Cogent Physics (Taylor & Francis publication), International Journal of Nanomedicine; Nanotechnology Science and Applications (Dove Medical press), Advanced Science & Technology and IETOptoelectronics (IEEE publications).

  • Dr S Sudharsan is an approved research guide of Anna University (Ref: 21.07.94) since 2012.

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    A motivational guest lecture

    22 August 2019

    28th August 2019


    A guest lecture entitled “Whether there’s a need for a goal in life” given by Prof HariPriya, Head, Department of Psychology, MSCAS


Department of Chemistry was established in the academic year of 2018-19 to deliver high-quality education and research experience at the graduate levels of chemical sciences. We impart sound theoretical and application knowledge for seeking wide job opportunities in private and government sectors. We also encourage students to participate in cross-discipline projects, workshops and courses with other departments and centres of various institutes.


Department of Chemistry aspires to excel in chemical education, basic & advanced research and persuade social services. We make every effort to develop a chemically literate society through teaching (with classrooms, labs, and research), scholarship and service. We boldly explore and advance new chemical frontiers for students to achieve in this diverse and changing world

  • We provide rigorous preparation of students whose career paths require expertise in chemistry and instigate a unique knowledge platform that supports an inventive culture

  • Educate future leaders about how chemistry underlies in natural systems and processes as a way to understand science as a human endeavour.

  • Lead in fostering solutions to problems of global significance by collaborating inter-disciplinarily both within and external to Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science.

    Courses Offered and Eligibility for Admission

    Eligibility for Admission

    B.Sc., Chemistry Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry will be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of the University of Madras. Candidate should be from science stream with Chemistry as one of the subjects in the Higher Secondary level.

  • Our department has a well-built and designed laboratory with reference to the state of art of basic chemical science possessing the ability to synthesize, analyse and understand the nature of molecules and their properties. As it is vital to advance the elementary and basic essentials of Chemistry at the fundamental level, our laboratory comprises high quality glasswares, 2 Hot air ovens, 2 ultracentrifugers, a modern analytical balance and necessary analytical tools for the practical applications and project developments.


  • Understand the elementary concepts in pure and applied fields of Chemistry.

  • Demonstrate the ability of critical observation, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effectively communicate scientific ideas both orally and in writing.

  • Design and perform simple experiments, analyze data, interpret, relate to the theories and conceive potential applications.

  • Show proficiency in professional, employability and soft skills required for higher education and placements.

  • Work in teams with superior inter-personal skills.

  • Perceive the significance of chemical and environmental disputes faced by humanity at the local, national and international level.

    Staff Profile


    Name of the Staff


    1. Dr S SUDHARSAN M.Sc., Ph.D., HoD
    2. Mrs C SUBASHINI M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Assistant Professor