The department of Chemistry commenced its functioning in 1965. B.Sc course in pure Chemistry (Model -1) with environmental Chemistry as the elective paper and with physics and mathematics as subsidiaries was started in 1993.A well equipped laboratory was set up in 1995.The department also engages subsidiary chemistry of B.Sc physics and B.Sc Zoology. The department also offers Food science as the open course to the students of other streams. The department has meritoriously completed its 25 years of service and many former aluminous of the department are placed in many pharmaceutical companies and other related fields .The department also conducts various student enrichment programmes for the students .Prof. Mathew Gregory is the present head of the Department.