BSc Pure Chemistry UG Syllabus-VI
BSc Pure Chemistry UG Syllabus-VI

Department of Chemistry

Dr. Hari Singh Gour University


B.Sc. VIth Semester

Pure Chemistry
CHE C – 611  

Paper I

Inorganic Chemistry

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15 Hrs. (1 Hr/Week)

1. Electronic Spectra of transition metal complexes:

Types of electronic transitions, selection rules for d-d transitions, spectroscopic ground states, spectro-chemical series, Orgel energy level diagram for d1 and d9 states, discussion of the electronic spectrum of [Ti(H2O)]3+ complex ion.

2. Thermodynamic and Kinetic aspects of Metal complexes:                 

A brief outline of thermodynamic stability of metal complexes and factors affecting the stability, substitution reactions of square-planer complexes

3. Silicones and Phosphazines:

Silicones and Phosphazenes as complexes of inorganic polymers, nature of bonding in triphosphazenes





CHE C – 612  

Paper II

 Organic Chemistry

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                                                                             15 Hrs. (1 Hr/Week)

1.     Organo-metallic Compounds

Organo magnesium, organo zinc and organo lithium compounds – preparation properties and structure

2.  Synthetic Polymers

Introduction, addition and condensation polymerization, Zeigler Natta reaction, some important polymers – polyesters, polyamides, phenol- formaldehyde resin, urea-formaldehyde resin, polyureathane, epoxy resin, rubber (natural and synthetic)

3.     Heterocyclic compounds

Introduction, pyrrole, furan, thiophene, pyridine – preparation, properties and structure, Condensed ring systems, Fischer – Skraup and Bischler – Napieralski reaction, Properties and structure of indole, quinoline and isoquinoline.

4.     Organic synthesis via enolates :

Introduction, dimethyl malonate, ethylacetoacetate – preparation and properties, keto-enol tautomerism of ethylacetoacetate, en-amines.


CHE C – 613  

Paper III

Physical Chemistry

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                                                                                      30 Hrs (2 Hrs / Week)

1.     Electronic Spectrum

Concept of potential energy curves for bonding and anti bonding molecular orbitals, quantitative description of selection rules and Frank Condon principle

2.                 Photochemistry  

Interaction of radiation with matter, difference between thermal and photochemical processes, laws of photochemistry, Grothus-Drapper law, Jablonski diagram depicting various processes occurring in the excited states, qualitative description of fluorescence, phosphorescence, non Radiative processes (internal conversion, inter system crossing), quantum yield, photosensitized reaction – energy transfer processes (simple examples)

3.                 Physical properties and Molecular structures

Optical activity, polarization - (Clausius – Mossotti equation), orientation of dipoles in an electric field, dipole moment, induced dipole moment, measurement of dipole moment – temperature method and refractivity method, dipole moment and structure of molecules, magnetic properties, paramagnetism, dimagnetism and ferromagnetism.

4.                 Solutions, Dilute Solutions and Colligative Properties

Ideal and non ideal solutions, method s of expressing concentration of solutions, activity and activity coefficients.

Dilute solutions, colligative properties, Roult’s law, relative lowering of vapour pressure, molecular weight determination, Osmosis, law of osmotic pressure and its measurement, determination of molecular weight from osmotic pressure, Elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point, Experimental methods for determining various colligative properties. Abnormal molar mass, degree of dissociation and association of solutes.


CHE C – 614  

Laboratory Course in Chemistry


Inorganic Chemistry



(a) Job’s method                     (b) Mole-ratio method

Adulteration-Food stuffs

Effluent analysis, water analysis

Solvent Extraction

Separation and estimation of Mg(II) and Fe(II)

Ion Exchange Method

Separation and estimation of Mg(II) and Zn(II)

Organic Chemistry

Synthesis of Organic compounds:

(a) Acetylation of salicylic acid, aniline, glucose and hydroquinone, Benzoylation of aniline and phenol

(b) Aliphatic electrophilic substitution

Preparation of iodoform from ethanol and acetone

(c) Aromatic electrophillic substitution


Preparation of m-dinitrobenzene

Preparation of p-nitro acetanilide


Preparation of p-bromo acetanilide

Preparation of 2, 4, 6- tribromophenol

(d) Diazotisation / coupling

Preparation of methyl orange and methyl red

(e) Oxidation

Preparation of benzoic acid from toluene

(f) Reduction

Preparation of aniline from nitro benzene

Preparation of m-nitro aniline from m-dinitro benzene

Physical Chemistry

Refractometry, Polarimetry

(a) To verify law of refraction of mixtures (for example glycerol and water) using Abbe’s refractometer.

(b) To determine the specific rotation of given optically active compound.

Molecular weight Determination

(a) Determination of molecular weight of a non- volatile solute by Rast method / Beckmann freezing point method

(b) Determination of apparent degree of dissociation of an electrolyte (eg- NaCl) in aqueous solution at different concentration by ebulloscopy


To verify Beer-Lambert law for KMnO4/ K2Cr2O7 and determine the concentration of the given solution of the substance

Books :

  1. Organic Chemistry, I.L.Finar, ELBS Publication
  2. Organic Chemistry, Morrison and Boyed, Prentice-Hall.
  3. Organic Chemistry, Jagdamba Singh, Pragati Prakashan,
  4. Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, Soloman, John Wiley & Sons.
  5. Organic Chemistry, F.A. Carry, Mc Graw Hill Pub.
  6. Advanced experimental Physical chemistry, J.B.Yadav, Goel Publishing House.
  7. Vogel’s text Book of practical organic Chemistry, B.S.Furniss, A.J. Hannaford, V. Rogers, P.W.G. Smith and A.R. Tatchell, ELBS.
  8. Experimental Organic Chemistry, Vol I and II, P.R.Singh, D.S. Gupta and K.S. Bajpai, Tata McGraw Hill.
  9. A laboratory hand book of Organic qualitative analysis and separations, V.S. Kulkarni, S.P.Pathak, D. Ramchandra & Co., Pune.
  10. Text book of organic practical chemistry, V.S. Kulkarni, S.P.Pathak, D. Ramchandra & Co., Pune.
  11. Organic Chemistry, Vol I,II and III, S.M. Mukherjee, S.P.Singh and R.P.Kapoor, Wiley Eastern Ltd. New Age International.