Faculty Profile

Department of BIOCHEMISTRY

Sanctioned Strength: 44

About the Department

Well equipped laboratory with highly sophisticated equipments. We are the first among the colleges affiliated to Periyar University to have nucleic acid extraction system and Real time PCR instruments. We provide hands on training to students in Biochemistry and enable them to compete at all levels. Our faculties have diverse research expertise and high-impact publications.

Organizing special lectures, symposium, seminars, workshops, quiz programs and various competitions for students. It creates an excellent opportunity for the students to bring out their hidden talents, diverse knowledge and research findings in the leading issues in the field of life sciences.


To develop highly qualified competitive professionals required for both academics and industries with excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills.


  • To provide basics and latest concepts in Biochemistry to the young minds.
  • To offer excellent opportunities to acquire hands on experience in Research-oriented education.

PEO 1: To develop a sustained interest and enthusiasm among the students to learn and extend the concepts of Biochemistry in logical and stepwise manner.
PEO 2: To intend the students to be innovative and adaptable personalities in the field of Life Science with quality education.
PEO 3: To provide the skilled manpower required for Research and Development, Industries and Institutions of higher learning.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PO 1: Apply the knowledge of science in the domain of Biochemistry.
PO 2: Solve the complex problems in the field of Biochemistry with an understanding of the societal, legal and cultural impacts of the solution.
PO 3: Identify and solve problems and explore new areas of research in life science.
PO 4: Undertake higher studies in recognized Institutions of higher learning and engage in self-employment.
PO 5: Acquire the necessary theoretical and practical competencies in Biochemistry.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PSO 1: Implicate the concepts of biological components which are needed for optimum functioning of the cells and the entire system.
PSO 2: Demonstrate biological techniques to compile and evaluate the experimental results.
PSO 3: Appraise the changes in the structure and metabolism of the biomolecules leads to abnormalities.
PSO 4: Carry out basic research in Biochemistry including medical and diagnostic fields.
PSO 5: Form a part of member in a team with right attitude and find gainful employment in industry or government sectors.

B.Sc Biochemistry

Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Bachelor of Science under B.Sc. Biochemistry course are required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (Academic stream) conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu or an Examination as equivalent to 10 +2 courses including CBSE, which have been recognized by the Periyar University