Faculty Profile

Dr. Bhaskara Nand Pant

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
ARSD College, Dhaula Kuan
University of Delhi
Mobile: +91-9971882520
E-mail: bhaskarpantdu@gmail.com, bnand@arsd.du.ac.in

Educational Qualification

Department Of Chemistry, University of Delhi    

PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. Thesis title “Some Green Approaches for the Development of Novel Synthetic Methodologies and the Synthesis of Biologically Important Heterocycles.”

Kumaun University Nainital              

Master of Science in Chemistry (M.Sc.). Specialization in organic chemistry.

   Fellowship, Achievements          

  • Project Fellow “Nickel Boride Mediated Synthesis of Novel Heterocycles and their Related Applications.”
  • Junior/ Senior Research Fellowship
  • Qualified CSIR-NET/JRF
Career Profile

  • Teaching Experience: 12 Years

Assistant Professor: ARSD College, DU since from 2011

CSIR Senior Research Fellowship

CSIR Junior Research Fellowship

Project Fellow: Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Project Title “Nickel Boride Mediated Synthesis of Novel Heterocycles and their Related Applications.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Development of new synthetic methodologies, synthesis of organocatalysts and their application in design and synthesis of drug like molecules by using multi-component and multistep reactions, precise synthesis of heterocycles and their hybrid molecules with medicinal point of view, computational studies.

Subjects Taught

  • Organic Chemistry: 3rd year Chemistry Hons, 2nd year chemistry Hons, 1st year chemistry Hons  (theory/lab)
  • Inorganic Chemistry: 2nd year chemistry Hons (theory/lab)
  • Industrial Chemistry: B.Sc. A.P.S. (I.C.) 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year (theory/lab)
  • Biochemistry: 3rd year chemistry Hons (theory/lab)
  • Analytical Chemistry: B.Sc. Hons Chemistry (theory/lab)
  • Physical Chemistry: B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, B.Sc. (Prog.)/ B.Sc. (IC) Chemistry (theory/lab)
  • polymer chemistry: B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry (theory/lab)
  • Green chemistry:  B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, B.Sc. (Prog.)/ B.Sc. (IC) Chemistry (theory/lab)
Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)


  1. Delhi university innovation project (completed)
  2. Startup grant of University grants commission (completed)  


Publications Profile

  1.  V. K. Vishvakarma, Bhaskara Nand, Vinod Kumar, Kamlesh kumara, Indra Bahadur, Prashant Singh (2020). Xanthene based Hybrid Analogues to inhibit protease of Novel Corona Virus: Molecular docking and ADMET studies, Computationl Toxicology, 2468-1113.
  2. Nand, B.; Meena, K.; Gupta, S.; Khurana, J. M.; Malik, A.; Sharma, C.; Panwar, H. (2017). Synthesis of novel 2-(3-aryl/alkylaminopropoxy)-12arylxanthene derivatives as antifungal and antibacterial agents. Chem. Bio. Letters. 4 (2), 81-90.
  3. Singh, P.; Vishvakarma, V. K.; Pant; B.; Yadav, J.; Yadav, A.; Kumari, K.; Patel, R.; Chandra, R. (2017). Computational docking studies of Nosapines: A potential bioactive agent. American journal of pharmacology and pharmacitherapeutics, 4 (1), 9-14.
  4. Chaturvedi, N.; Pal, A.; gaur, A.; Nand, B.; Singh, P.; Mittal, A.; Kumari, K.; Yadav, A.; Chandra, R. (2016). A theoretical study on inclusion complexes of various noscapines with different cyclodextrines. International journal of nanochemistry, 2 (3), 1-9.
  5. Singh, H.; Khanna, G.; Nand, B.; Khurana, J. M. (2016). Metal-free synthesis of 1, 2, 3-triazoles by azide-aldehyde cycloaddition under ultrasonic irradiation in TSIL [DBU-Bu]OH and in hydrated IL Bu4NOH under heating. Montashefte fur Chemie, 147 (7), 1215-1219.
  6. Nand, B.; Khanna, G. Chaudhary, A.; Lumb, A. Khurana, J. M. (2015). 1, 8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU): A Versatile Catalyst in Organic Synthesis. Current Organic Chemistry, 19, 790-812.
  7. Nand, B.; Chaudhary, A.; Lumb, A. Khurana, J. M. (2015). Synthesis and characterization of hybrid chloroquinoline_xanthene derivatives, Cogent chemistry, 1 (1), 1071227.
  8. Khurana, J. M.; Nand, B.; Saluja, P. (2014). DBU: A highly efficient catalyst for one-pot synthesis of substituted tetrahydo-4Hchromenes, tetrahydro[b]pyrans, pyrano[d]pyrimidines and 4H-pyrans in aqueous medium. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 51 (3), 618-624
  9. Khurana, J. M.; Lumb, A.; Chaudhary, A.; Nand, B. (2014). Acid catalyzed efficient syntheses of aryl-5H-dibenzo[b,i]xanthene-5,7,12,14-(13H)-tetraones, 3,3-(arylmethylene)bis(2-hydroxynaphthalene-1,4-diones) and in vitro evaluation of their antioxidant activity. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 51 (6), 1747-1751.
  10. Singh, H.; Nand, B.; Sindhu, J.; Khurana, J. M. Sharma, C.; Aneja K. R. ( 2014). Efficient One Pot Synthesis of Xanthene-Triazole-Quinoline/Phenyl Conjugates and Evaluation of their Antimicrobial Activity. Journal of Brazilian Chemical Society, 25 (7), 1178-1193.
  11. Khurana, J. M.; Lumb, A.; Chaudhary, A.; Nand, B. (2013). Efficient and green syntheses of 12-aryl-2,3,4,12-tetrahydrobenzo[b]xanthene-1,6,11-triones in water and task specific ionic liquid . Synthetic Communications, 43 (16), 2147-2154.
  12. Khurana, J. M.; Lumb, A.; Chaudhary, A.; Nand, B. (2013). Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of antioxidant activity of diverse naphthopyranopyrimidines, diazaanthra[2,3-d][1,3]dioxole-7,9-diones and tetrahydrobenzo[a]xanthen-11-ones. RSC Advances, 3 (6), 1844-1854.
  13. Khurana, J. M.; Sneha; Nand, B. (2013). An efficient synthesis of novel 3-hydroxy-12-arylbenzo[a]xanthene-11-ones and 2,12-diarylxantheno[2,1-9]xanthne-4,12-diones using pTSA in [bmim]BF4. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 91 (8), 698-703.
  14. Khurana, J. M.; Chaudhary, A.; Nand, B. Lumb, A. (2012). Aqua mediated indium (III) chloride catalysed synthesis of fused pyrimidines and pyrazoles. Tetrahedron Letters, 53 (24), 3018-3022.
  15. Khurana, J. M.; Chaudhary, A.; Lumb, A.; Nand, B. (2012). An expedient four-component domino protocol for the synthesis of novel benzo[a]phenazine annulated heterocycles and their photophysical studies. Green Chemistry. 14 (8), 2321-2327.
  16. Khurana, J. M.; Chaudhary, A.; Lumb, A.; Nand, B. (2012). Efficient one-pot syntheses of dibenzo[a, i]xanthene-diones and evaluation of their antioxidant activity. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 90 (9), 739-746.
  17. Khurana, J. M.; Nand, B.; Kumar, S. (2011). Rapid synthesis of poly functionalized pyrano[2,3-c]pyrazoles via multicomponent condensation in room temperature ionic liquids. Synthetic Communications, 41 (3), 405-410.
  18. Khurana, J. M.; Nand, B.; Sneha (2011). An efficient and convenient approach for the synthesis of novel 2-hydroxy-12-aryl-8,9,10,12-tetrahydrobenzo[a]xanthene-11-ones using pTSA in ethanol and ionic liquid. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 48 (6), 1388-1392.
  19. Khurana, J. M.; Nand, B. (2010). Aqueous sodium hypochlorite mediated chemoselective oxidation of chalcogenides to monoxides and dioxides by microwave exposure. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 88 (9), 906-909.
  20. Khurana, J.M.; Nand, B.; Saluja, P. (2010). DBU: a highly efficient catalyst for one-pot synthesis of substituted 3,4-dihydropyrano[3,2-c]chromenes, dihydropyrano[4,3-b]pyrans, 2-amino-4H-benzo[h]chromenes and 2-amino-4H-benzo[g]chromenes in aqueous medium. Tetrahedron, 66 (30), 5637-5641.
  21. Khurana, J. M.; Kumar, S.; Nand, B. (2008). Facile reductive dehalogenation of organic halides using nickel boride at ambient temperature. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 86 (11), 1052-1054.
Conference Participation / Presentations

  1. 44th Annual convention of chemists December 23-27, 2007 at Jaipur (India) 
  2. 11th CRSI national symposium in chemistry February 6-8, 2009 at NCL Pune (India).
  3. ISCBC-2009 13th ISCB international conference on interplay of chemical and biological sciences: impact on health and environment 26th February-1st March 2009 at University of Delhi, Delhi (India).
  4. T3D-2010 international symposium on Trends in Drug Discovery and Development 5th January-8thJanuary 2010 at University of Delhi, Delhi (India).
  5. 4th Indo-Italian seminar on green chemistry and natural products 17th November 2010 at University of Delhi (India).
  6. 13th CRSI national symposium in chemistry and 5th, CRSI-RSC national symposium in chemistry February 4-6, 2011 at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar (India).
  7. Emerging trends in development of drugs and devices January 21st -23rd 2013 at University of Delhi (India)
  8. Trends in research and innovaons in life sciences at undergraduate level, 30th march 2016, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya college DU (India)
Administrative Assignments

  1. Head examiner/examiner for the semester examination Delhi University.
  2. Member college Internal assessment committee 
  3. Member college magazine committee 
  4. Member Departmental purchase committee 
  5. Member Departmental laboratory setup committee 
  6. Member campus improvement committee
  7. Member library committee
  8. Member coordination work committee for NAAC
Research Guidance

currently One student is pursuing Ph.D. under my guidence and many other undergraduate and master students are working with me.