The Department of Biochemistry was started with UG programme in the year 1977 and PG was introduced in 1978. The Department has been functioning with accolades and has made rapid strides in teaching. Being a vibrant and ambitious department, it is offering M.Phil and Ph.D programmes. The Department also offers Career Oriented Certificate/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma courses on Diagnostic and Clinical Laboratory Management and Nutraceuticals for Human Health. The Department is actively engaged in conducting seminars, guest lectures and conferences. The Department has been funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Basic Science Research (BSR) and Tamil Nadu Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST). The Department is recognised to receive funds under DBT STAR College scheme (2015) and DST FIST from 2019 onwards.
To motivate and train much sought after graduates with hands on exposure in the state of the art laboratory techniques in Biochemistry
To produce outstanding students in specialized areas of Biochemistry and encourage them either to take up research in reputed National and International research institutes and to enhance their employability in modern Biochemistry and Biomedical fields.