The strength of the Department of Chemistry has been and continues to be at its for excellence in research and teaching. The faculty of the department is well qualified, and motivated with a strong commitment towards teaching,research and mentoring. The commitment towards research is reflected in the research paper publications in reputed national and international journals as well as presentations of research papers in national and international conferences/seminars.The department is well equipped to undertake projects sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Department of Science and Technology, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. The department also encourages link with industry sponsored research. The faculty has been active in organizing scientific meetings from time to time. Department offers a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere to nurture the spirit of inquisitiveness amongst students and faculty members.
At the B.Tech. level, the department offers laboratory and theory core courses covering basic concepts in various sub-disciplines of Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Engineering. Besides these, the department also routinely runs Chemistry minor and preparatory programmes.