WOMEN UNIVERSITY of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Bagh

Introduction

Department of Chemistry is one of the major departments of the Women University AJ&K Bagh. Presently around 181 students are in it. The Department has well defined areas of research in Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry. Students at various levels are being taught by people who are passionate about their subject and whose research and industrial experience directly feed into the courses they teach. The major focus of the department is to train the students in their respective specializations.
Vision & Mission
Vision: The Department envisions endorsing eminence education and research in the different branches of chemistry to ensure a doable and practical solution to all the problems in the various research areas. Mission: We are committed to the advancement of highest level of theoretical and practical knowledge of chemistry. The department aims to train chemists capable of making significant contribution in the areas of education, industry medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, enzymology and other related fields.

Faculty of Chemistry

S.No Name Designation Qualification Qualification Email
1 Munira Khalid Lecturer munirakhalid@wuajk.edu.pk
2 Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad Khan Assistant Professor(HOD) ashfaqahmad@wuajk.edu.pk
3 Dr. Muhammad Suleman Assistant Professor PHD,Pakistan PHD,Pakistan muhammadsuleman@wuajk.edu.pk
4 Dr. Shazia Nouren Assistant Professor & HoD Ph.D. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Ph.D. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad shazianouren@wuajk.edu.pk

Enrolled students

  • BS Chemistry: 45
  • MSc Chemistry:96
  • MPhil Chemistry: 38

Courses


1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
BOT-3101 DIVERSITY OF PLANTS 3 1 4
Inorg-Chem-3101 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2 1 3
ZOO-3103 PRINCIPAL OF ANIMAL LIFE I 2 1 3
ENG-3106 ENGLISH FUNCTIONAL 3 0 3
MATH-3104 MATHEMATICS 3 0 3
COMP-3105 PAKISTAN STUDIES 2 0 2
Total   15 3 18

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-3201 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 3 1 1
Bot-3202 Plant Systematic 2 1 1
Zoo-3203 Principles of animal life–II 2 1 1
Math-3204 Mathematics- II 3 0 0
Gen-3205 Islamic Studies/ Ethics 2 0 0
Eng-3206 English-II (Functional) 3 0 0
Total   15 3 3

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-4301 Introduction to Biochemistry 2 1 1  
Chm-4302 Applied Chemistry 2 0 0  
Chm-4303 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry  2 0 0  
Bot-4304 Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution 2 1 1  
Zoo-4305 Animal Diversity: Invertebrates 2 1 1  
Eng-4306 English-III (Technical writing and presentation skills) 3 0 0  
Total   13 3 3  

4th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-4401 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3 1 1
Chm-4402 Analytical Chemistry 2 1 1
Zoo-4403 Animal Diversity: Chordates 2 1 1
Bot-4404 Plant Physiology and Ecology 2 1 1
 Eng-4405 English-IV (Advanced Academic Reading and Writing) 3 0 0
Gen-4406 Pakistan Studies 2 0 0
Total   14 4 4

5th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-5501 Physical Chemistry-I 3 1 1
Chm-5502 Organic Chemistry-I 3 1 1
Chm-5503 Inorganic Chemistry-I 3 1 1
Chm-5504 Biochemistry-I 3 1 1
Stat-5505 Applied Statistics 3 0 0
Total   15 4 4

6th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-5601 Physical Chemistry-II 3 1 1
Chm-5602 Organic Chemistry-II 3 1 1
Chm-5603 Inorganic Chemistry-II 3 1 1
Chm-5604 Biochemistry-II 3 1 1
Gen-5605 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling  2 0 0
Total   14 4 4

7th Semester(Specialization in Physical Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
(Specialization in Physical Chemistry) Theory Lab
Chm-6701 Electrochemistry   3 0 0
Chm-6702 Polymer Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6703 Advanced Quantum Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6704 Surface chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6705 Solution Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6706 Physical Lab-III 0 3 3
  Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6707 Literature Survey 1 0 0
Total   13 3 3

7th Semester(Specialization in Inorganic Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
(Specialization in Inorganic Chemistry) Theory Lab
Chm-6714 Coordination Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6715 Pi- acceptor ligands and Inorganic Polymers 3 0
Chm-6716 Inorganic Spectroscopy 3 0 0
Chm-6717 Instrumental Methods 3 0 0
Chm-6718 Environmental Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6719 Advanced Separation Techniques 3 0 0
Chm-6720 Inorganic Lab-III 0 33
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6707 Literature Survey 1 0 0
Total   13 33

7th Semester(Specialization in Organic Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
(Specialization in Organic Chemistry) Theory Lab
Chm-6708 Fundamentals of  Heterocyclic Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6709 Fundamentals of  Organometallic Compounds 3 0 0
Chm-6710 Fundamentals of Reactive Intermediates 3 0 0
Chm-6711 Organic Recation Mechanism-I 3 0 0
Chm-6712 Organic Spectroscopy-I 3 0 0
Chm-6713 Organic Lab-III 0 3 3
  Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6707 Literature Survey 1 0 0
Total   13 3 3

7th Semester(Specialization in Biochemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
(Specialization in Biochemistry) Theory Lab
Chm-6721 Biomedical Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6722 Molecular Biology 3 0 0
Chm-6723 Physical Techniques in Biochemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6724 Physiological Biochemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6725 Animal and Plant Biotechnology 3 0 0
Chm-6726 Biochemistry Lab-III 0 3 3
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6707 Literature Survey 1 0 0
Total   13 3 3

8th Semester(Specialization in Physical Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6827 Chemical Kinetics 3 00
Chm-6828 Photochemistry 3 00
Chm-6829 Nuclear Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6830 Colloids 3 00
Chm-6831 Physical aspects of Molecular Spectroscopy 3 00
   Elective Course-II (other than the field of specialization) 3 0
Chm-6832 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 33
Total 15 + 0    OR     12 +3 15 + 0    OR     12 +3

8th Semester(Specialization in Organic Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6833 Natural Products 3 0 0
Chm-6834 Organic Synthesis 3 0 0
Chm-6835 Medicinal Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6836 Organic Recation Mechanism-II 3 0 0
Chm-6837 Organic Spectroscopy-II 3 0 0
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6832 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 33
Total 15 + 0    OR     12 +3 15 + 0    OR     12 +3

8th Semester(Specialization in Inorganic Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6838 Organometallics Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6839 Symmetry and Magnetochemsitry 3 00
Chm-6840 Radiochemistry 3 0
Chm-6841 Bio-coordination chemistry 3 00
Chm-6842 Elementary group theory 3 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6832 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Total 0 15 + 0    OR     12 +3 15 + 0    OR     12 +3

8th Semester(Specialization in Biochemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6843 Microbiology and Immunologgy 3 00
Chm-6844 Bionanotechnology 3 00
Chm-6845 Nutritional Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6846 Clinical Biochemistry 3 00
Chm-6847 Clinical Pharmacology 3 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6832 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Total 0 0 15 + 0    OR     12 +3 15 + 0    OR     12 +3

8th Semester(Specialization in Physical Chemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Bot-3102 Diversity of Plants 2 11
Zoo-3103 Principles of Animal Life–I 2 11
Math-3104 Mathematics-I 3 0 0
Comp-3105 Computer Applications 3 0 0
Eng-3106 English-I (Functional) 3 0 0
Bot-3202 Plant Systematic 2 11
Zoo-3203 Principles of animal life–II 2 11
Math-3204 Mathematics- II 3 0 0
Gen-3205 Islamic Studies/ Ethics 2 0 0
Eng-3206 English-II (Functional) 3 0 0
Bot-4304 Cell Biology,Genetics and Evolution 2 11
Zoo-4305 Animal Diversity: Invertebrates 2 11
Eng-4306 English-III(Technical writing and presentation skills) 3 0 0
Zoo-4403 Animal Diversity: Chordates 2 11
Bot-4404 Plant Physiology and Ecology 2 11
Eng-4405 English-IV (Advanced Academic Reading and Writing) 3 0 0
Gen-4406 Pakistan Studies 2 0 0
Stat-5505 Applied Statistics 3 0 0
Gen-5605 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 0 0

1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-5101 Physical Chemistry-I 3 11
Chm-5102 Organic Chemistry-I 3 11
Chm-5103 Inorganic Chemistry-I 3 11
Chm-5104 Biochemistry-I 3 11
Math-5105 Applied Mathematics 2 00
Total   14 44

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-5201 Physical Chemistry-II 3 11
Chm-5202 Organic Chemistry-II 3 11
Chm-5203  Inorganic Chemistry-II 3 11
Chm5204 Biochemistry-II 3 11
Comp-5205 Computer Applications 2 00
Total   14 44

3rd Semester(Specialization Physical)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6101 Electrochemistry 3 00
Chm-6102 Polymer Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6103 Advanced Quantum Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6104 Surface Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6105 Solution Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6106 Lab-III 0 33
Stat-6107 Applied Statistics 2 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6108 Literature Survey 1 00
Total   15 4 4

3rd Semester(Specialization Organic)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6109 Fundamentals of  Heterocyclic Chemistry 3 0 0
Chm-6110 Fundamentals of  Organometallic Compounds 3 0 0
Chm-6111 Fundamentals of Reactive Intermediates 3 0 0
Chm-6112 Organic Recation Mechanism-I 3 0 0
Chm-6113 Organic Spectroscopy-I 3 0 0
Chm-6114 Lab-III 0 33
Stat-6107 Applied Statistics 2 0 0
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6108 Literature Survey 1 0 0
Total   15 4 4

3rd Semester(Specialization Inorganic)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6115 Coordination Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6116 Pi- acceptor ligands and Inorganic Polymers 3 00
Chm-6117 Inorganic Spectroscopy 3 00
Chm-6118 Instrumental Methods 3 00
Chm-6119 Environmental Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6120 Lab-III 0 3
Stat-6107 Applied Statistics 2 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6108 Literarture Survey 1 00
Total   15 44

3rd Semester(Specialization Biochemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6121 Biomedical Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6122 Molecular Biology 3 00
Chm-6123 Physical Techniques in Biochemistry 3 00
Chm-6124 Physiological Biochemistry 3 00
Chm-6125 Animal and Plant Biotechnology 3 00
Chm-6126 Lab-III 0 3 3
Stat-6107 Applied Statistics 2 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6108 Literature Survey 1 00
Total   15 44

4th Semester(Specialization Physical )

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6201 Chemical Kinetics 3 00
Chm-6202 Photochemistry 3 00
Chm-6203 Nuclear Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6204 Colloids 3 00
Chm-6205 Physical Aspects of Molecular Spectroscopy 3 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6206 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Gen-6207 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 00
Total 17+0 OR 14+3=17

4th Semester(Specialization Organic)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6208 Natural Products 3 00
Chm-6209 Organic Synthesis 3 00
Chm-6210 Medicinal Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6211 Organic Recation Mechanism-II      
Chm-6212 Organic Spectroscopy-II      
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 0 0
Chm-6206 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Gen-6207 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 0 0
Total

17 + 0 OR  14 + 3 = 17

4th Semester(Specialization Inorganic)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6213 Organometallics Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6214 Symmetry and Magnetochemsitry 3 00
Chm-6215 Radiochemistry 3 00
Chm-6216 Bio-coordination chemistry      
Chm-6217 Elementary group theory      
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6206 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Gen-6207 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 00
Total

17 + 0 OR  14 + 3 = 17

4th Semester(Specialization Biochemistry)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-6218 Microbiology and Immunologgy 3 00
Chm-6219 Bionanotechnology 3 00
Chm-6220 Nutritional Chemistry 3 00
Chm-6221 Clinical Biochemistry 3 00
Chm-6222 Clinical Pharmacology 3 00
   Elective Course-I (other than the field of specialization) 3 00
Chm-6206 Research Thesis / Advanced Lab 0 3 3
Gen-6207 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 00
Total

17 + 0 OR  14 + 3 = 17

ALLIED COURSES

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Math-5105 Applied Mathematics 2 00
Comp-5205 Computer Applications 2 00
Stat-6107 Applied Statistics 2 00
Gen-6207 Foundation of Teachings/ Skill Development and Career Counselling 2 0 0

Physical Chemistry Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Theory Lab
Chm-701 Physical Chemistry of High Polymers   3   
Chm-702 Biophysical Chemistry 3   
Chm-703 Advanced Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry   3   
Chm-704 Advanced Chemical Kinetics 3   
Chm-705 Advanced Surface Chemistry 3   
Chm-706 Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy                                               3   
Chm-707 Advanced Solution Chemistry 3   
Chm-708 Advanced Photochemistry 3   
Chm-709 Chemistry of Advanced Composite Materials 3   
Chm-710 Catalytic Reactions 3   
Chm-711 Recent Advances in Physical Chemistry 3   

Organic Chemistry Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Chm-712 Advance spectroscopy    3
Chm-713 Synthetic application of named reactions 3
Chm-714 Natural Product Chemistry   3
Chm-715 Advanced Heterocyclic compounds 3
Chm-716 Phytochemical Techniques 3

Biochemistry Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Chm-717 Enzyme Kinetics 3
Chm-718 Food Biochemistry 3
Chm-719 Composite & structure of protein and their physiological role    3
Chm-720 Carbohydrate structure and metabolism 3
Chm-721 Lipids chemistry and metabolism 3
Chm-722 Enzyme 3
Chm-723 Biological oxidation 3
Chm-724 Storage and expression of genetic information 3
Chm-725 Biochemistry of endocrine system 3
Chm-726 Biochemical techniques 2+1
Chm-727 Clinical pharmacology 3
Chm-728 Cell biology 3
Chm-729 Immunology 3
Chm-730 Research methodology and scientific writing 3
Chm-731 Computer for chemists 3
Chm-732 Advances in clinical biochemistry 3
Chm-733 Biochemistry of disease 3
Chm-734 Plant biotechnology 3
Chm-735 Transcriptomics 3
Chm-736 Fermentation and biotransformation 3
Chm-737 Fundamentals of molecular biology 3
Chm-738 Gene expression and regulation 3
Chm-739 Kallikreins 3
Chm-740 Metabolic regulation 3
Chm-741 Metabolomics 3
Chm-742 Protemics 3
Chem-743 RNA Processing 3
Chm-744 Lab technique in biochemistry 3
Chem-745 Biostatistics 3
Chm-746 Technique in molecular biology 3
Chm-747 Medicinal chemistry I 3
Chm-748 Principal of pharmacology 3
Chm-749 Systematic pharmacology 3
Chm-750 Medicinal chemistry II 3

Inorganic Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Chm-751 Advavced Seperating technique    3
Chm-752 Analysis and characterization of Polymer 3
Chm-753 Chemistry of Nanoparticles    3
Chm-754 Inorganic Electronic Spectroscopy                                         3

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