The department was established in 1995 With a B.Sc in Bio-chemistry. The department was upgraded to a Post-Graduate Department in 1999. We have spacious, well equipped laboratories (UG,PG)to train the students as per the University of Madras Syllabus. Sufficient equipments and Chemicals are available to fulfill the students project scheme.
Applicants who have cleared higher secondary examination with or without mathematics and taken science are eligible.
A person with a bachelor's level education in Biochemistry is prepared to assume a wide variety of positions in industry, MNC's, health sectors, and academia. The more obvious positions for which a background in biochemistry is important are those in pharmaceuticals, R&D, Quality control, clinical trials, Laboratories testing etc.