Department of Chemistry is the leading department in the College with BSc programme established in 1952.
In 1993, it became a constituent college of the Mangalore University.
Department of Chemistry offers a Bachelor’s program in science streams. It also gives students the option to carry out full-time or part time research.
Among the five faculty including guest faculty, one is research guide. Many research papers are published from the department.
The Chemistry Department undertakes sponsored research programmes supported by funding agencies such as DST, VGST, UGC and Mangalore University.
It has collaborative research programs in association with premier research laboratories and institutes in India and abroad. National and state level conferences are organized by the department. The faculty members of Chemistry are not only involving in curricular activities; they also motivate students towards their overall growth.