Department of Chemistry


  • The Chemistry Department was formally established in the year 1977 with B.Sc. (Chemistry) Course

  • The M.Sc. (Chemistry) Course was started in 2003 as a Self – Supporting course which was converted into Aided course in June 2006 by the State Government

  • The M.Phil. (Full Time and Part Time) and Ph.D. (Full Time and Part Time) research courses were started in year 2012

Courses Offered

  • B.Sc., Chemistry (Tamil / English Medium).
  • M.Sc., Chemistry
  • M.Phil., Chemistry (Part Time/ Full Time).
  • Ph.D., Chemistry (Part Time/ Full Time).


    Staff Members

    S. No. Name Qualification Designation 
    1 Dr. P. Shanmugasundaram M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor & Head
    2 Mr. P. Durairaju M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
    3 Ms. P. Vennila M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
    4 Mr. P. Madhu M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
    5 Dr. M. Shanmugam M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    6 Dr. K. Saravanan M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed., Assistant Professor
    7 Dr. P. Venkatesan M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SLET., Assistant Professor
    8 Dr. N. Thilagavathi M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    9 Dr. V. Manivannan M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    10 Dr. M. Sivaraju M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    11 Dr. M. Periyasamy M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    12 Dr. P. Subbramaniyan M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    13 Dr. R. Prabhu M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor


  • The Laboratory of Chemistry is fully equipped for the functioning of B.Sc. and M.Sc. and M.Phil courses.

  • Department library has 2721 books and Journal of Chemical Science and Current Science are available.

  • To educate, train and develop highly competent chemists capable of providing solutions to improve quality of human life and environment.

  • The interaction of students with the faculty is encouraged and is reflected in the high degree of success of the students in interviews, competitive examinations & technical presentations.

  • Faculty members of the department with focus on the following thrust areas of research to be a part of solving today’s challenges.

    • Organic Synthesis  |  Computational Chemistry | Materials Science | Polymer Science | Solid State Chemistry | Coordination Chemistry
    • Electrochemistry | Green Chemistry | Environmental Science | X-Ray Crystallography | Nano –materials | Organometalic Chemistry