The Department of Chemistry was also established in 1958 to impart basic and advanced knowledge of Chemistry and is one of the major departments in the college. This subject is taught from XI up to B. Sc. III level. In addition to regular teaching, the faculty is also engaged in research activities with minor research projects funded by UGC and has published many research papers in national and international journals. Since JUNE 2013, we are offering the PG – M. Sc. Course in Analytical Chemistry.
The department has a very good infrastructure with three spacious laboratories, instrument room, balance room and instruments such as UV- Visible spectrophotometer, spectrophotometer colorimeter, high voltage electrophoresis apparatus, TLC unit, Soxhlet apparatus, pH meters, conductivity meters, digital polarimeters, potentiometers, digital balances, etc.The department is also well equipped with several audio and visual teaching aids such as charts, slides, films, models, overhead projector and slide projector. The department offers consultancy services to small scale industries located in the area. A separate departmental library is also available. The department also conducts self financing short term courses. The current capacity for this course is 22 seats on a non-grant basis. Admission to all the seats is given strictly on merit through an entrance examination conducted by the university with all its rules and that of the government being followed. The eligibility for the course is B. Sc. Chemistry.
The department also conducts several self financing short term courses, which is indigenously designed to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical industries.