The department of chemistry was established in the year 1965. B.Sc. Degree course was started in the year 1966. The department aims at training the students to acquire scientific knowledge and practical skills.

Science talent tests, quiz programmes, exhibitions and periodical visits to chemical industries are some of the notable features of the department. Job-oriented subjects like polymer chemistry and dairy chemistry are offered as optional papers.

The Department of Chemistry has well equipped laboratories to impart quality education to students at the undergraduate and post graduate levels.