Department of chemistry was affiliated to the university of Kerala in 1963 and was later shifted to the university of Calicut in 1968 and has 50 golden years of glorious history to its credit.The department has vaulted the heights in excellence & their greatest assets are their students who have garnered many academic laurels consistently down the year. Our emphasis is in imparting skills of dedication and resilience in search of perfection and innovation in problem solving of contemporary issues. A post graduate department in pure chemistry has started functioning since 2012.The faculty has been giving extension lectures in various schools and at local organizations. A number of community development programmes were also carried out by the department.The department also conducted a three year add on course in “Entrepreneurial Skill Development" with functional assistance from UGC.
At present there are 9 teaching faculty members (4 Permanent & 5 Adhoc )There are 4 non-teaching staff members. Dr.Lali Thomas Kotturan is the HOD of the department since 2018 .
Excellence in achievements
To enhance the scientific temper of the society instilled through humanistic values and spiritual growth.
To develop confidence of students by fostering excellence in chemistry which will make them globally competent.
Curricular & Co-curricular activities
Cerificate & Diploma courses
Inter collegiate Seminars
Subject oriented seminars & lectures
Industrial & Institutional visits
Carrier guidance programmes
NET Coaching for PG students
Extra curricular activities
Inter Collegiate quiz competitions
Exhibition for College, Higher Secondary & High School Students
Awareness Programmes on current environmental problems.
Extention activities conducting in the neighbouring colonies(Community Service Programmes)
Participation in Arts Festivals
Participation in blood donation campaign
Participation in N.C.C. & N.S.S.
Innovations in Teaching
ICT Enabled teaching
Use of different teaching aids
Group Study & Group discussion
Effective feed back System
Self awareness programmes
Classes on stress management & healthy life
Visit of Old age homes &Disabled students residences
Publications of faculty members in different journals
High result percentage with university ranks & grades
Smart Class Rooms
Separate store rooms for acids and toxic chemicals
Well synchronized Moden Laborataries
Internet facility and desktop system
Lap top computers
Double beam microprocessor UV-Visible spectro photometer model LT-2900 with PC & Printer
Incubator for fungal studies
Thin Layer & column chromatography apparatus
Hot air oven with thermostat
Digital Photo electric colorimeter
Digital conductivity/Total dissolved solid meter
Digital pH meter
Electronic top loading balance
Water distillation unit etc.