Basic Sciences & Humanities

About the Department:

The Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities provides an encouraging environment to clear the fundamental concepts of problem solving ability of students so that they become technocrats of caliber. The Dept. of Basic Sciences and Humanities plays a unique and distinctive role in an Institute where the ethos of science and Technology prevails. The aim of the department is to provide high quality education in the field of applied sciences and humanities for the undergraduate students in various engineering courses. The department deals with the subjects namely, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.

The Dept. of Basic Sciences and Humanities is an essential part of Vivekananda Institute of Technology from the year of its establishment and is backed by a team of qualified and experienced faculty members and supporting staff for its smooth and efficient functioning by imparting quality education and training to the students.

At present, the academic curriculum involves B.Tech. Course in which we have five branches like Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.


  • Build  & Develop the Institute as a Centre of Excellence for creating & crafting well rounded Techno-Managers having competencies in consonance with the contemporary and future global needs.


  • To create and continuously upgrade academic infrastructure.
  • To continuously improve the teaching-learning process.
  • To have a strong institute-industry interface.
  • To develop and maintain effective pedagogy.
  • To promote productive research.
  • Generate industry-institute synergy for shaping technical education to meet the requirement of industry. Undergraduate-curriculum is broad based.
  • Science based engineering education, which enables students to use basic sciences into engineering practice/programs.
  • Involves continuous evaluation to avoid rote learning and semester end examinations.
  • The Department has active collaborations with renowned Institutes.
  • Interactive sessions of the students with researchers, arranged from the well known institutes and organization.
  • In labs and classrooms, students draw on the expertise and knowledge of our able faculty, integrating practical, hands-on research experience with challenging and interesting course-work.
  • The Department is having sufficient classrooms and sophisticated laboratories, all of which are equipped with audio-visual aids. The department is equipped with uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity. The department also has a well stocked library of its own.
  • Moreover, for proper coordination among the faculties, guest teachers and instructors, other staff and the students a healthy environment has been created in the department. The department is associated with the organization of a number of workshops, celebrations, popular talks, training programmes etc.

The Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities is well equipped with the following Laboratories with facilities to conduct experiments as per the Scheme of the Rajasthan Technical University and as specified by the AICTE.

  1. Engineering Physics Lab
  2. Engineering Chemistry Lab
  3. Chemistry and Environmental Engg. Lab
  4. Digital Multimedia Language Laboratory

Salient features:

(1) The Department is well equipped.
(2) It engages the students through regular tutorials and provide the students better understanding of subjects

Engineering Physics Lab   :

The Engineering Physics Lab at the institute is well furnished and equipped with international quality instruments for conducting not only the experiments as prescribed in RTU syllabus but also    beyond syllabus. Dark room facility is available to perform experiments on optics. The experiments are performed by using Newton’s ring, Sextant; Carey foster’s Bridge, Spectrometer, Charging and Discharging, He-Ne gas Laser etc. All the experiments are conducted under guidance of faculty members and technical staff.


Engineering Chemistry Lab :

The Engineering Chemistry Lab is well equipped for conducting not only the experiments as prescribed in RTU syllabus but also beyond the syllabus and experiments are performed by using Penstky Martin apparatus, red wood viscometer, muffle furnaces, pH meter, conductivity meter, vacuum pump and oven. All the experiments are conducted under guidance of faculty members and technical staff.


Chemistry and Environmental Engg. Lab    :

The Chemistry and Environmental Engineering Lab is well equipped to carry out experiments related to water testing and sewage water testing. The main aim of lab is to create awareness about the environment related issues among the students.

Digital Multimedia Language Laboratory:

The English Language Lab operates through digital multimedia language lab software. This lab is well equipped with language learning software courses from Cambridge University Press, Oxford Press and other software courses to prepare students for IELTS, TOEFL, BEC etc. It helps the students with phonetic symbols in an effective ways. They will also learn how to pronounce words correctly.



The following measures are adopted for smooth conduct of all the Labs in the Department. These measures are being followed as a Code of Practice to ensure quality and transparency in imparting practical training to the students during the Lab sessions.
• List of Experiments is being displayed in all the Labs
• Lab Time Table with Names of Lab In charge and Lab Asst.
• Students Roaster of Experiments conducted
• List of Equipment.
• Lab Manuals (both hard and soft copies)
• Status of Equipment (Working/Not Working/Last Serviced)
• Name Plate Details of all Equipments
• Charts relevant to the Lab
• Capital Stock Register (both hard and soft copies)
• Consumables Stock Register (both hard and soft copies)
• Purchase Requisition Register
• Checking of all equipment to ensure that they are in working condition before the commencement of the semester.
• Faculty in charge of Lab shall conduct all the experiments in the Lab as per syllabus with help of Lab technician and record the readings in a sample practical note book.
• Lab in charges shall furnish list of consumables/equipment required for the Lab before the commencement of the semester.
• After completion of Practical Examinations, five best record note books for each Lab are being maintained in the Department for inspection.
• Videos on Lab experiments conducted by Faculty In charge in the form of CD’s.
• Virtual Labs – Software for Simulation of Lab Experiments for all Labs.

1 Prof. Dr. Sarita Chaudhary Professor & Head first year and Chemistry 9783701280 Organometallic Chemistry
2 Dr. Mahesh Jangid Associate Prof. & Pro Head of First Year 9468693016 Thin film Material Science, Hydrogen Energy
3 Prof. Dr. Vandana Agrawal Professor 7877432404 Integral Transform and special Function
4 Dr. Pallavi Mishra Associate Prof. 9414393316  Organic Chemistry, Natural products
5 Mr. Manish Sharma Associate Prof. 8619127792  Mathematical Modelling, Bio- mathematics
6 Mr. Manvendra Mishra Assistant Prof. 9694841753  Bio-mathematical models by fractional calculus
7 Dr. Shalini Saxena Associate Prof. 9799947802  American Literature, Value Education
8 Ms. Sonia Khubchandani Assistant Prof. 9784356947  English Learning & Training
9 Mr. Krishan Kant Sharma Assistant Prof. 9928018848  Embedded System, Thin Film deposition

Publications Details of Faculty Members

  1. Sarita Chaudhary, “Geometry optimization and thermodynamic stabilities of mixed ligand complexes”[Cr(acac)L2 ,International J. Chem. 3(4), 343-350 (2014).
  2. Sarita Chaudhary, “Computational analysis of mixed ligand complexes [CoLL´(H2O)2]”, International J. Chem. 3(2), 163-169 (2014).
  3. Sarita Chaudhary, “Geometry optimization and thermodynamic stabilities of mixed ligand complexes [Co(β-diketone)(L)(H2O)2,”,  Indian Chem. Soc. 91, 1501-1507 (2014). ISSN No. 0019 4522.
  4. Sarita Chaudhary, “Co(II) and Ni(II) complexes of 12-membered dioxadiazamacrocycles derived from -diketones and 1,8-diamino-3,6-dioxaoctan”, J. Indian Chem. Soc. 91, 771-775 (2014). ISSN No. 0019 4522
  5. Sarita Chaudhary, “Geometry optimization and thermodynamic stabilities of Zn(II) mixed ligand complexes with salicylaldehyde and substituted salicylaldehydes”, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 91, 387-391 (2014). ISSN No. 0019 4522.
  6. Sarita Chaudhary, “Synthesis and spectral studies of Mg(II), Ca(II), Sr(II) and Ba(II) complexes of 17- membered N2O3 macrocycle”, Indian Chem. Soc., 91, 147 (2014). ISSN No. 0019 4522
  7. Sarita Chaudhary, “Synthesis and spectral studies of chromium(III) and iron(III) complexes of trioxa- diazamacrocycles”, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 91, 137 (2014). ISSN No. 0019 4522
  8. Sarita Chaudhary, “Synthesis and characterization of Mg(II), Ca(II), Sr(II) and Ba(II) complexes of2,15-dimethyl-3,16-diethyl/propyl/phenyl-1,4,14,17-tetraazacyclohexacosa-1,3,14,16-tetraene “, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 88, 653-657 (2011). ISSN No. 0019 4522
  9. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Preparation and Characterization of Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Thin Films Deposited Using Thermal Evaporation Method” Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine 10,1041-1043, 2018.
  10. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Hydrogen Storage Characteristics of Mg-based Mn Thin Films” European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology (EJAET), 1(2), Dec 2014, 1(2), 51-55. (Peer-Reviewed) (ISSN: 2394-658X)
  11. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Study of Annealing and Hydrogenation Effect on Bilayer Mg-Co Thin Film by Thermal Vacuum Deposition” Advanced Engineering Research and Science (IJAERS), 1(7), Dec. 2014, 30-34. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: Arjun Publications New Delhi, ISSN: 2349-6495, I.F. 0.411)
  12. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Electrical and Raman Studies of Bilayer Mg/Co and Mg/Mn Thin Film Metal Hydrides” Global Journal of Researches in Engineering (J), 14(1), April 2014, 1-3. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: Global Journal Inc. USA, ISSN: 2249-4596 )
  13. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Effect of hydrogenation on raman spectra, structural and optical properties of Mg/Al thin films” International Journal of Physics & Research (IJPR), 2(4), Dec 2012, 15-23. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: TJPRC Pvt. Ltd. ISSN: 2250-0030)
  14. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Hydrogenation and annealing effect on electrical properties of nanostructured Mg/Mn bilayer thin films” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, Feb 2012, 3786-3791. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: Elsevier Ltd. ISSN:0360-3199 I.F. 4.053)
  15. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Preparation and Characterization of Mg/Mn Bilayer Metal Hydrides Thin Films” American Institute of Physics,1393, Dec 2011, 311-312. (Publisher: AIP, ISSN: 1551-7616)
  16. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Hydrogenation Effect on Mg/Mn Multilayer Thin Films” American Institute of Physics, 1349, July 2011, 685-686. (Publisher: AIP, ISSN: 1551-7616).
  17. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Optical, Electrical and Raman Properties of Annealed Hydrogenated Mg/Co Bilayer Thin Films” Journal of Nano- Electron. Phys. 3(1), June 2011, 460-468. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine ISSN: 2077-6772)
  18. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Optical and electrical properties of Mg/Co bilayer thin film metal hydrides” International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 2(12), Dec 2010, 7841-7846. (Peer-Reviewed)(Publisher: Engg Journals Publications ISSN:0975-5462)
  19. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Hydrogenation Effect on Mg/Co Multilayer Thin Films” International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 2(11), Nov 2010, 6131-6135. (Peer-Reviewed)(Publisher: Engg Journals Publications ISSN:0975-5462)
  20. Mahesh Kumar Jangid “Role of hydrogen in electrical and structural characteristics of bilayer CdTe/Mn diluted magnetic semiconductor thin films” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,  34(17), Sept 2009, 7306-7310. (Peer-Reviewed) (Publisher: Elsevier Ltd. ISSN:0360-3199 I.F. 4.053)
  21. Pallavi Sharma, “Two New Compounds from the Stem of Nerium oleander”: Indian J of Chemistry, Vol. 49B, 374-378, 2010.
  22. Pallavi Sharma, “Chemical Constituents of Plants from the Genus Nerium”: Chemistry and Biodiversity, Vol.7 (5), 1198-1207, 2010.
  23. Pallavi Sharma, “Two Novel Quaternary Isoquinoline Alkaloids and other known compounds from Berberis Chitria Lindl.”: J Indian Chemical Society, Vol.87 (5), 635-636, 2010.
  24. Pallavi Mishra, “A Study on Harmful Effects of Pesticide Residue in Vegetables”: International Journal of Recent Research and Review, Vol VII (1), 45-48, 2014.
  25. Pallavi Mishra, “Plumeridich acid and other Iridoids from Plumeria dichotoma”: Khoj-An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Vol.(1), 45-48, 2014.
  26. Pallavi Mishra, “Green Solutions for Telecom Towers”: Khoj-An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Vol.(1), 81-83, 2014.
  27. Pallavi Mishra, “Water Fuel Cells and Water Powered Cars Alternative Fuel saves the Environment and cuts energy expenses”: Khoj-An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Vol.(2), 50-51, 2014.
  28. Pallavi Mishra, “Botanical Antioxidants-An Important Class of Phytochemicals for Human Health”: Khoj-An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Vol.(2), 52-54, 2014.
  29. Vandana Agarwal, “Reccurence Relation of Generalized Mittag Leffler Function”, Palestine Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 6(2)(2017) , 562-568
  30. Vandana Agarwal, “A Study of Fractional Integral Operators and Generalized K-Wright Function”, American Journal of Mathematics and Sciences 5(1)(2016),  5-13, ISSN No: 2250-3102
  31. Vandana Agarwal, “A Study Of Fractional Integral Operators and Generalized K-Wright Function”, IOSR Journal of Mathematics (IOSR-JM) e-ISSN: 2278-5728, p-ISSN: 2319-765X. Vol 12(3), Ver. VII (May. – Jun. 2016), 83-93
  32. Vandana Agarwal “A Study of Fractional Integral Operators and Generalized Multivariable Mittag-Leffler Function”, International Bulletin of Mathematical Research, 3(4)(2016) , 68-72, ISSN: 2394-7802.
  33. Vandana Agarwal, “ A Study Of Unified Finite Integral Involving Hypergeometric Function, Multivariable Polynomial And The H-Function” American J. of Mathematics and Sciences, 3(1)(2014 )
  34. Vandana Agarwal “A finite double integral involving Biorthogonal polynomial, A multivariable general class of polynomial and-function” International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences and Technology, 7(1) (2011),68-74
  35. Vandana Agarwal “Summation formulae involving Voigt functions and generalized hypergeometric functions” SCIENTIA, Series A: Mathematical Sciences, 19(2010) , 37-44
  36. Vandana Agarwal “A study of fractional integral operators involving I- function, generalized  Hurwitz Lerch zeta function and the general class of polynomials” Journal of Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics, vol-6(2),(2010) (Slovak Republic)
  37. Vandana Agarwal “A Theorem connecting H-transform and Fractional Integral Operator involving Multivariable H-function” Tamsui Oxford Journal of Mathematical Sciences ,26(4), (2010),383-395.
  38. Vandana Agarwal “Integrals involving the I- Function, Gauss hypergeometric function , a general multivariable polynomial and Fourier series associated with them”, J.Rajasthan Acad. Phy. Sciences, vol-9,no-2, 2010,125-132.
  39. Vandana Agarwal “Applications of unified integral Formula involving the product of I-function and general polynomials”, Journal of Indian Academy of Mathematics, Indore, vol-32,no-1,  2010, 121-130.
  40. Shalini Saxena  and Ms.  Sonia  Khubchandani,  Book -Comprehensive  and  Communication  Skills  in  English published by Publication Consultancy, India, 2015. ISBN-  13 9788193138311.
  41. Shalini Saxena, ‘Linguistic Imperialism and Teaching of English’ in Expanding Words, Shrinking Worlds: Globalization and English published by the Department of English, Jain Vishwa Bharti, Ladnun, 2014, ISBN: 978-93- 83634-10-1.
  42. Shalini Saxena,‘Towards Task Based Instruction: Teaching English to EFL Learners’ inEnglish for Marginalized published bythe Department of English, Jain Vishwa Bharti, Ladnun, 2013,ISBN: 978-94-83634-10-2.
  43. Shalini Saxena, ‘Multi-objective Teaching of English to Engineering Students: Inculcation of Communication Skills& Values through Literature’ in Teaching English Communicatively-Principles, Practices, Perspectives published by Yking Books, Jaipur, 2012, ISBN: 978-93-80930-63-6, pp. 218-227.
  44. Shalini Saxena and ManjuDhariwal, ‘Intercultural Communication: A Study of Different Dimensions and its Impact on Improving Communication’ in Soft Skills: Key to Professional Excellence published by Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi, 2010, pp. 209-215.
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  2. Shalini Saxena,‘Voltaire’s Candide: A Representation of Evils of Contemporary Society’ published in Creative Writing and Criticism, International Biannual Journal of English Studies Vol. X,No.2, April,2013,ISSN 0975-2390.
  3. Shalini Saxena and ManjuDhariwal‘Away From the Homeland: The Problems of De/ Constructing Identities in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels’ published in Notions A Peer Reviewed Journal Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2013, ISSN: 0976-5247.