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Dr. Afshan Siddiqui

Professor, Department of Chemistry
1 B.Sc. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur1984
2 MScChemistryGorakhpur University, Gorakhpur1986
3 PhDChemistryAwadh University, Faizabad1992
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
  • Co-ordination Chemistry
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 LecturerGovt. Girls' P.G. College, Ghazipur08/01/1996 07/01/2000 4 Years 0 Months
2 Senior LecturerGovt. Girls' P.G. College, Ghazipur08/01/2000 07/01/2005 5 Years 0 Months
3 ReaderGovt. Girls' P.G. College, Ghazipur08/01/2005 01/10/2005 9 Months
4 ReaderDDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur02/10/2005 07/01/2008 2 Years 3 Months
5 Associate ProfessorDDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur08/01/2008 07/01/2011 3 Years 0 Months
6 ProfessorDDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur08/01/2011 03/07/2022 (Till) 11 Years 6 Months
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2008DSA Seminar held on March 13, 14, 2008, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.March 13, 14, 2008,
2 2008‘Emerging Trends in Chemical Research’, National seminar (26, 27 Sep. 2008) D.D.U. Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur.(26, 27 Sep. 2008)
3 2009‘Thermodynamics of living and non living systems’, National conference (17, 18 Dec. 2009) D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(17, 18 Dec. 2009)
4 2009‘Nano Materials and Nano Technology’, (21- 23 Dec. 2009) National seminar , Lucknow University, Lucknow.(21- 23 Dec. 2009)
5 2010‘Frontier Areas of Chemical Sciences’, (20,21 March 2010), National seminar , St. Andrew’s College, Gorakhpur.(20,21 March 2010)
6 2011‘Computational Chemistry-Current Perspective’, National conference (14, 15 March 2011) D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(14, 15 March 2011)
7 2011‘Bio-technology for sustainable development’, National conference (15, 16 Nov. 2011) D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(15, 16 Nov. 2011)
8 2012‘Sensitization of Women Scientist’, National Workshop (13 Aug. 2012) Department of Botany, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(13 Aug. 2012)
9 2012‘UGC Sponsored Short term course / Workshop’, (01-07 Sep. 2012) Department of Chemistry, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(01-07 Sep. 2012)
10 2012‘UGC Sponsored 10th Refressor Course’, (17/01/2012–06/02/2012) Department of Chemistry, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(17/01/2012–06/02/2012)
11 2012‘UGC Sponsored 4th Refressor Course’, (29/09/2012 –19/10/2012) Department of Zoology, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(29/09/2012 –19/10/2012)
12 2013‘UGC Sponsored Short Term Course/Workshop’, (23-29 Aug. 2013) Department of Psychology, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(23-29 Aug. 2013)
13 2013‘UGC Sponsored Short Term Course/Workshop’, (17-23 Dec. 2013) Department of Zoology, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(17-23 Dec. 2013)
14 2013Ist Utter Pradesh Science Congress (March 2-4, 2013), D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(March 2-4, 2013)
15 2013Science Exhibition May 2013, Depart of Chemistry, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.May 2013
16 2013‘Current Trends in Chemical Education’, National Seminar (8 Aug. 2013) D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(8 Aug. 2013)
17 2014‘Current Perspectives in Chemical Sciences’, National Seminar (26 Mar. 2014), D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(26 Mar. 2014)
18 2015‘Structural Chemistry’, National Seminar (8 Aug. 2015), D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.(8 Aug. 2015)


UG Experience: 25 Year(s)

PG Experience: 14 Year(s)
  • M.Sc. I Semester
  • M.Sc. II Semester
  • M.Sc. III Semester
  • M.Sc. IV Semester


Total Research Experience: 28 Years
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
  • Co-ordination Chemistry
1 Synthesis andspectral characterization of O,O’-(dialkyl) and alkylene dithiophosphates ofNeodynium(III), U.N. Tripathi and Mohammad Safi Ahmad, Rasheda Mirza, AfshanSiddiqui, Phosphorus, Sulpher and Silicon, 182, 1792, 2007.


Synthesis, spectral Charaterization and antimicrobial activity of arsenic(III) and bismuth(III) tri[3(2’-hydroxy phenyl)-5-(4-substituted phenyl) pyrazolinates]; U.N. Tripathi, Mohd. Safi Ahmad, J.S. Solanki and A. Bhardwaj and

Afshan Siddiqui, Turk. J. Chem., 33, (2009).


High spin complexes of Iron(III) with ethyleneglycol and 3(2’-hydroxy phenyl)-5-(4-substituted phenyl)pyrazolinates; U.N.Tripathi, Mohd. Safi Ahmad, Afshan Siddiqui and Kajal Singh, J.Coored.Chem., Vol 63, No. 5, 10 

March 2010, 894-905

Synthesis, characterization and sol-gel behavior of dichlorotitanium(IV) (O-alkyl, O-cycloalkyl and O-aryl trithiophosphates); U.N. Tripathi, Afshan Siddiqui, Mohd. Safi Ahmad, Nitya Sharma and Neetu Srivastava; phosphorus, sulpher and silicon, 185: 1993-2001, 2010).


Synthesis and spectral studies of Mixed Ligand Complexes of chloroantimony(III) di[3(2’-hydroxy phenyl)-5-(4-sustitutedb phenyl)pyrazolines] with thioglycollic acid, U.N. Tripathi, Afshan Siddiqui & Kanchan Lata Singh, J. Ind. Council Chem., Vol. 27, No.2, 2010, pp. 209-214.


Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial studies of mixed ligand complexes of antimony(III) with 3(2’-hydroxy phenyl)-5-(4-substituted phenyl)pyrazolinates of 2-(N-salicylidine)-5-cholorobenzophenone,U.N. Tripathi, Afshan Siddiqui, Mohd. Safi Ahmad, C. Prasad and Kanchan Lata Singh, Main Gp Metal Chemistry, Vol.33, No.1-2, 2010.


Synthesis and spectral behavior of nanometric Ti(IV) complexes with nitrogen, sulpher and oxygen donors; U.N. Tripathi, Neeta Srivastava, Mohd. Safi Ahmad, Afshan Siddiqui & Shashank K. Dwivedi, J. Cord Chem. Vol. 64, No. 22, 

2011, 3938-3949.


Afshan Siddiqui, Kajal Singh, Kanchan Lata Singh, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Mohd Safi Ahmad, Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Synthesis, physicochemical characterization and biological activity of nano complexes of iron(III) of 3(2'-hydroxyphenyl)-5-(4′-substituted phenyl) pyrazolines and aspartic acid,  Applied Organometallic Chemistry2012, 26(5), 203-211, 1099-0739.


Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Afshan Siddiqui, Kanchan Lata Singh, Shikha Vishwakarma, Praveen Kumar Mishra, Synthesis, spectral and biological investigation of arsenic(III) with [3-(2 '-hydroxyphenyl)-5-(4 '-substituted phenyl)pyrazolines] and N-aryl dithiocarbamateJournal of Indian Chemical Society, 2014, 91(4), 625-638, 0019-4522.

10 U. N. Tripathi*, Afshan Siddiqui, Kajal Singh, Shikha Vishwakarma, Praveen KumarMishra, Synthesis, physicochemicalcharacterization, and biological activity of nanocomplexes of iron(III) of3(2′-hydroxyphenyl)-5-(4-substituted phenyl) pyrazolines and dithiophosphoricacid. Journal of CoordinationChemistry, 2014, 67(7), 1029-0389.
11 Umesh Nath Tripathi*,, Afshan Siddiqui, Iffat Ameen, andRasheda Mirza, Synthesis andspectral characterization of Neodymium (III) tris [O, O’-(dialkyl) and alkylenedithiophosphate] and their adducts with nitrogen and phosphorus donor bases, Int. J. Curr. Sci. Tech., 2014, 3, 1-14,2820-8090.
12 AfshanSiddiqui, Shashank K.Dwivedi, Praveen Kumar Mishra, Shikha Vishwakarma, Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Synthesis,Reactions, and Physicochemical Characterization of Mixed Ligand Complexes ofZinc(II) Containing Schiff Bases and Pyrazoline Ligands. Synthesis andReactivity in Inorganic Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 2015, 45(9), 1553-3174
13 Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Iffat Ameen, Afshan Siddiqui and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, SynthesisCharacterization and Luminescence Behavior of Th(IV) Complexes with3(2’-hydroxyphenyl)5-(4-substituted phenyl) Pyrazolines, J. Chem. & Cheml. Sci.2017, 7, 961-971, 2319-7625.

Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Iffat Ameen, Raj LaxmiMishra, AfshanSiddiqui and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, A luminescence Study of mixed ligand complexes ofThorium(IV) with Oxygen, Sulfur and nitrogen donor ligands; as possibleprecursor for luminescence material,  Int. J. Pure App. Chem., 2018, 13,150-156, 0973-3876.

15 Iffat Ameen, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, RajLaxmi Mishra, Afshan Siddiqui and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, ALuminescence Approach to Synthesize Neodymium Addition Complexes with Nitrogenand Phosphorus Donor Bases, J. Chem.& Cheml. Sci., 2018, 8, 113-124, 2319-7625.
16 Iffat Ameen, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, AfshanSiddiqui, Gaurav Kapil, Shyam S. Pandey and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Synthesis, Characterizations andPhoto-physical Properties of Novel Lanthanum(III) Complexes, J.Taibah Univ. Sci., 2018, 6, 796-808, 1658-3655.
17 Iffat Ameen, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Raj LaxmiMishra, Afshan Siddiqui and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Aging effect on bonding properties of fluorescent neodymium materials, KarbalaInternational Journal of Modern Science, 2018, 4, 258-273,2405-6103 .
18 Iffat Ameen, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Raj Laxmi Mishra, AfshanSiddiqui and Umesh Nath Tripathi*, Astudy on enhancing the quantum yield and antimicrobial activity of Pr(III) byvarying the coordination environment,RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 8412-8425,2046-2069.
19 IffatAmeen, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Raj Laxmi Mishra, Afshan Siddiqui, andUmesh Nath Tripathi* Luminescent,optical, magnetic and metamaterial behavior of cerium complexes. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society. 2019,23, 725-739, 1319-6103.
20 Shubhra Srivastava, Alok Kumar Shrivastava, AfshanSiddiqui, Antifungal activity of newly synthesizednucleosides containing [1,3,4] oxadiazole-2(3H) one core. Journal of AppliedChemistry, Volume 11, Issue 12 Ver. I (December, 2018), PP73-81

Shubhra Srivastava, Alok Kumar Shrivastava,

Afshan Siddiqui,A Review of Nucleoside and theirBiological Activities. 2018IJRAR (January, 2019), Volume 06,Issue 1.

22 IffatAmeen, Raj Laxmi Mishra, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi, Afshan Siddiqui, andUmesh Nath Tripathi* Photo-physicalproperties of lanthanides doped O-bridged conducting indole oligomer. Karbala International Journal of ModernScience, 2020, 6, 103-114, 2405-6103.
23 Abhishekh Kumar Tripathi, Iffat Ameen, Raj Laxmi Mishra, Prof. Afshan Siddiqui and Prof. Umesh Nath Tripathi, Synthesis Characterization and luminescence study of Mixed ligand complexes of Thorium (IV) with S, N and O donorligands As possible precursor for luminescence material, IJRAR. 8,4, 2021
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr. Afshan SiddiquiApril 2007 to 31 March 2009Studies on Ruthenium Poly pyridyl based multi metal complexes as photo sensitizer.1,00,000.00UGC New Delhi2007project completed
2 Dr. Afshan SiddiquiApril 2008 to 31 March 2011Studies on complexes of Poly pyridyl based Iron group metal as photo sensitizer6,31,161.00CST Lucknow U.P.2008project completed
1.        Indian Science Congress Association        (Life Member)
2.        Indian Council of Chemists                       (Life Member)
3.        Purvanchal Academy of Science                (Life Member)
  • Currently Enrolled: 0
  • Awarded:              5

S.NO.Scholar NameThesis TitleYear of Award
1 Ms. Kajal SinghStudies on mixed ligand complexes of 3,5-diaryl substituted pyrazolinates of iron group metals.2011
2 Ms. Kanchan Lata SinghSynthesis, characterization and reactivity of mixed ligand complexes of 3,5-diaryl substituted pyrazolinates of Arsenic and Antimony2011
3 Ms. Shikha VishwakarmaStudies and sol-gel behavior of complexes of Arsenic and Antimony with Oxygen, Nitrogen and sulfur donor ligands2016
4 Ms. Iffat AmeenComplexes of nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur donor ligands with early lanthanide elements: as a possible precursor for active materials.2019
5 Ms. Shubhra SrivastavaSynthesis of some novel nucleosides and their study as antifungal agents.2020

Administrative Responsibility

S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Executive Council Member07/03/201906/03/20201 Year 0 Month

Awards & Fellowships

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