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Janata Shikshan Sanstha's

Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, Wai

Tal-Wai, Dist-Satara, Maharashtra(India)-412803

NAAC Status - Grade 'B+' CGPA (2.66)

Chemistry is a sub-discipline of science that deals with the study of matter and the substances that constitute it. It also deals with the properties of these substances and the reactions undergone by them to form new substances. The five primary branches of chemistry are Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry. Apart from these primary branches, there exist several specialized fields of chemistry that deal with cross-disciplinary matters which include medicinal chemistry, neurochemistry, material chemistry, nuclear chemistry, environmental chemistry, polymer chemistry and Thermochemistry. The Department of Chemistry, Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, Wai was established in the year 1982. It offers Under Graduate course in Chemistry and Post Graduate course in Organic chemistry. In addition to that short-term Certificate Courses are also undertaken by the Department. Department organizes Excursions, Industrial Visits, Project work regularly to encourage innovative and analytical approaches among the students. All colleagues strive hard to cultivate a research attitude amongst students through academic activities such as guest lectures, seminars and workshops.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry

The Nobel Prize 2023 in Chemistry has been awarded to Moungi G Bawendi, Louis E Brus and Alexei I Ekimov "for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.