Established in 1944, the Department of Chemistry is one of the oldest departments on the campus. The department has grown with strong research interests in Physical Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, etc.

The department is equipped with a state-of-the-art instrumentation facility and research laboratories and is supported by DST-FIST and UGC-SAP. Faculty members are involved in pursuing high-quality research and have received significant research funds from national government agencies and Industry