Dr. Pooja Bhagat

Dr. Pooja Bhagat is a recipient of Prof. R. P. Mitra Gold Medal for securing top position in Chemistry and Prof K. B. L. Mathur Gold Medal for obtaining highest score in M. Sc. examination with Organic Chemistry as her specialization. She has authored several books in Chemistry and has a number of research publications to her credit. She has been actively involved in revision of NCERT books in Chemistry for the classes XI and XII.

Title

Dr. 

First Name

 Pooja

Last Name

Bhagat

Photograph
Designation

Associate Professor

Department Chemistry

Address
(Campus)

Acharya Narendra Dev College
Govind Puri,
Kalkaji
New Delhi-110019.

Phone Number
(Campus)

011-26412547, 011-26293224, 011-26294542

Fax

011-26294540

Email

poojabhagat@andc.du.ac.in
Education Subject Institution

Ph.D.

Organic Chemistry

University of Delhi

M.Sc.

Organic Chemistry

University of Delhi

B.Sc.(Hons.)

Chemistry

University of Delhi

Research Interests/ Specialization
 Organic Chemistry
Teaching Experience
 20 Years (Since 1995), Organic Chemistry in B.Sc. (Honours) Chemistry  I, II, III Year , B.Sc. (Programme) I, III Year and B.Sc.(Honours) Physics, Botany, Zoology and Biomedical Sciences,  I Year Bio-organic Chemistry in B.Sc. (Honours) Chemistry , 5th Semester, III Year, B.Sc. Physical sciences and Life Sciences, 3rd semester.
Conferences / Workshops Participated
  • Poster presentation in International Symposium on Perspectives in Bioorganic Chemistry at Delhi, 8-9th December, 1994.
  • Paper presentation in 84th Indian Science Congress at Delhi, 3-8th January, 1997.
  • A workshop on Easy now organized by ANDC from 5th to 9th Oct 2009.
  • Developed an e-content on 'Detection of Extra Elements in Organic Compounds' on 'Eduframe.net'.
  • Attended an Orientation Program as an Expert organized by Department of Teacher Education & Extension, NCERT for PGT Chemistry of KVS through Videoconferencing during 14-15 December 2009.
Workshops Conducted
  • Acted as a resource person in a 3-Week Refresher Course in Chemistry (CH-51) conducted by CPDHE, University of Delhi, New Delhi in June 1995
  • Member of Organizing committee of National Symposium on Biotechnology - Expanding Horizons, New Delhi in November 2004.
  • Member of Organizing committee of International conference on Recent Developments in Carbohydrate Chemistry, New Delhi in November 2006.
  • A member of the organising Committee of National Symposium on Chemistry in Biology: The Future of Life Sciences, Organised by Acharya Narendra Dev College on 12 -13 Feb 2010
Scholarships/Awards
1) Prof. R.P. Mitra Gold Medal for 1st position in M.Sc. Chemistry in Delhi University
2) Prof. K.B.L. Mathur Gold Medal for 1st position in M.Sc. Organic Chemistry in Delhi University
3) Merit Certificate and prize by Delhi University Student Union in 1994 for 1st position in M.Sc. Chemistry
4) Merit Certificate and prize by Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi for 1st position in M.Sc. Chemistry (Previous and Final) Delhi University, Delhi
5) Lala Bhagwan Das Goel Memorial Scholarship in M.Sc. (Final)
6) Science Meritorious Award in M.Sc. (Previous) and M.Sc. (Final)
7) Scholarship by Delhi Administration, Government of Delhi in M.Sc Chemistry (Previous)
8) Science Meritorious Award in B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.) for 1st and 3rd Year.
Other Academic Contributions

Books published 

  • Laboratory Techniques in Organic Chemistry by Prof. V.K. Ahluwalia, Dr. Pooja Bhagat and Dr. Renu Aggarwal (2005)
  • Intermediates for Organic Synthesis by Prof. V.K. Ahluwalia, Dr. Pooja Bhagat, Dr. Renu Aggarwal and Prof. Ramesh Chandra (2005)
  • Multiple Choice Questions for Medical Entrance by Prof. V.K. Ahluwalia & Dr. Pooja Bhagat. (2006)
  • How to Face Chemistry by Dr. Sunita Hooda, Dr. Seema Gupta & Dr. Pooja Bhagat. ( A book for Class XI ) (2006)
  • Understanding Chemistry through Assertions & Reasons by Prof. V. K. Ahluwalia and Dr. Pooja Bhagat (2008)
  • Engineering Chemistry" by M M Uppal and Dr. Pooja Bhagat (Under Print)

NCERT Assignments

  1. A Programme entitled ‘Development of Exemplar Problems in Chemistry’ for Class XII from 18th to 22nd August 2008 at NIE Campus, NCERT.
  2. A Programme entitled ‘Development of Exemplar Problems in Chemistry’ for Class XII from 17th to 21st  November 2008 at NIE Campus, NCERT.
  3.  A Programme entitled ‘Development of Exemplar Problems in Chemistry’ for Class XII from 19th to 23rd  January  2009 at NIE Campus, NCERT.
  4. Attending Workshop "Development of Training Package in Chemistry at Higher Secondary Stage" from 24 to 27 February 2014 organized by Department of Education in Science & Mathematics, NCERT, New Delhi.
  5. Attending Workshop "Development of Training Package in Chemistry at Higher Secondary Stage" from 18 to 21 March 2014 organized by Department of Education in Science & Mathematics, NCERT, New Delhi.

ILLL Assignment (e-learning)

  • Working as a resource person in Institute of Life Long Learning (ILLL) for development of Question bank for B.Sc. Programme Part –III

e-Content Development

  • Develop e- content on  'Detection of Extra Elements in Organic Compounds' in Easy Now workshop held in AND college. My web page address is www.eduframe.net/andc.

Administrative Duties:

  1.  College Coordinator Exams
  2.  Convener Admission Committee for 2 years
  3.  Convener Internal Assessment
  4.  Teacher-in Charge of Chemistry for 2 terms
  5.  Teacher-in Charge of  Physical  Sciences
  6.  Superintendent Annual Practical Examination for 2 years
  7.  Member of Selection Committee for 2 terms
  8.  Member of Governing Body
  9.  Member of Proctorial Committee
  10.  Examination Committee
  11.  Prize & Fellowship Committee
  12.  Work-load & timetable Committee
  13.  Library Committee
  14.  Faculty Enrichment Committee
  15.  Admission Committee
  16.  Departmental Purchase Committee
  17.  Maintenance Committee
  18.  Alumni Committee
  19.  Internal Assessment Committee

Creative Positions

  1. Worked as paper setter of Entrance Examination for the course of B.Sc. Biomedical Science (1999-2000)
  2. Worked as paper setter & checker of Base line Examination in Chemistry (2003-2004 & 2004-2005)
  3. Worked as a resource person in Institute of Life Long Learning (ILLL) for the development of Question Bank for B.Sc. Programme Part-III.
  4. Worked as an expert in Developing Exemplar Problems in Chemistry for Class XII,  NCERT in 2008.
  5. Worked as an expert in Developing Training Package in Chemistry at Higher Secondary Stage for Class XI & XII, NCERT in 2014.