Department of Chemistry


To develop a Centre of Excellence for teaching as well as research at par with national and international standards. Reach a position of distinction by offering first-class education and serving the community in relevant areas of interest to the rural areas.


Provide an educational environment where students can realize their full potential in chemistry and attain quality education to face the challenges of the future. Provide a dynamic, challenging and ethical environment for pursuing high-quality teaching, learning, research, and service.

About The Department

The Department of Chemistry was established in the year 1990 with a mission to offer Postgraduate degree and research programs in Chemistry. The Department has been offering a full-time 2 year M. Sc., M. Phil., and Ph. D in Chemistry since its inception. 5-year Integrated M.Sc program has been introduced from the academic year 2016-17 with an intake of 24 students and Sundaranar Merit Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for top ten students.

At present, the Department has 2 Professors, 3 Assistant Professors, and 3 Temporary Assistant Professors. The faculty members of the department are highly qualified researchers and the department has a good number of externally funded research projects granted by funding agencies including UGC, DST, DBT, and DRDO etc.

Advanced Academic Programs offered by the Department have been streamlined to make the students competitive and accountable in accordance with the criteria stipulated for national accreditation. The Department has academic links with premier National and International Institutions. Adequate infrastructure facilities and the peaceful campus atmosphere are conducive to the students to pursue their academic endeavors in an excellent manner.

The Department has also been recognized by Department of Science & Technology under FIST program for a period of five years (2014-2019) and an amount of Rs. 1.03 crore has been allotted. In 2012, the Tamil Nadu Government recognized the Department and ordered to upscale the Department with High Tech Laboratories at a cost of Rs. 32 lakhs under one time grant. The Department is functioning in a separate building from 2012.