Dr. Navnit J. Chothani


Primary Area:   Industrial, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry


Email:  navnit.chothani@vvwusurat.ac.in                       Phone: +91 99097 76496


    • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2015

    • M.Phil. in Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2012

    • UGC-CSIR NET AIR 33 2023, GSET-2023

    • Master in Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2009

    • Bachelors in Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2007


M.Sc. Courses

    • Symmetry and Group Theory

    • Bioinorganic Chemistry

    • Stereochemistry

    • Reaction Mechanism

    • Coordination Chemistry

    • Organometallic Chemistry

    • Inorganic Reaction Mechanism

    • Name Reactions

    • Oxidizing and Reducing Reagents

    • Phosphors, Sulphur and Silicon Chemistry

    • Cross Coupling reactions

B.Sc. Courses

    • Basic Organic Chemistry

    • Chemical Bonding

    • Substitution Reactions

    • Coordination Chemistry

    • Metal carbonyl

    • Symmetry and Group Theory

    • Name Reactions

    • Carbohydrates

    • Oxidizing and Reducing Reagents

Research Area

Liquid Crystal, Synthetic Drug

Academic Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Vanita Vishram Women’s University, June 2021 – Present

    • Assistant Professor, Sheth P.T. Mahila College of Arts and Home Science, July 2017 – May 2021.

    • Assistant Professor and In-charge Principal in Chemistry, Smt. Ashaben Rashikbhai Vikani Science, College, Ahmedabad, June 2016 – July 2017).

    • Assistant Professor, Arts, Science and Commerce College, Kholwad, August 2015 – June 2016.

Awards & Honors

    • UGC-BSR Fellowship for the research work in Ph.D. (July 2013-2015).

    • NPTEL Discipline Star January-April 2021.

    • NPTEL Believer July-December 2019.


Vanita Vishram Women’s University (VVWU) is the First-ever Women’s University of Gujarat approved under Public-Private-Partnership with the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009. VVWU is committed to provide quality education and employment opportunities to its girl students through its revamped curriculum and pedagogy. The focus is on prioritizing practical component and experiential learning supported through academia-industry linkages, functional MoUs, skill development training, internships etc. It aims at providing opportunities to the girl students for holistic development and self-reliance.