The Department of Chemistry was established in the year 1998. It serves to provide strong foundation in Applied Chemistry which in turn serves as a baseline for all Engineering streams. The department has highly qualified and dedicated faculty members. The faculty members of the department attend various National conferences, workshops and symposiums frequently to update and enhance their knowledge to serve the social and student community. The department has a well established laboratory to accommodate students for Engineering Chemistry Lab Class.
The department has been recognized as Research Centre by Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli for conducting Ph.D. Programme. An Institution driven by knowledge necessarily need to have strong research positioning in order to identify itself in national arena. In sight of above fact, the teaching staff members are engaged in various research fields viz., Polymer chemistry, nanocomposites, inorganic chemistry etc.