The Department of chemistry was established in 1973 with under graduate level teaching. At present B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. courses are being run by the department. The department has specialization in organic chemistry at M.Sc. level. It has facilities to carry out the research work in the field of natural product, synthetic organic chemistry, nuclear chemistry and environmental chemistry. The department has produced 12 Ph.D’s and published over 80 research papers in the journal of national and international repute.