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Coimbatore - 641 044

Department of Biochemistry

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Biochemistry referred to as Biological Chemistry is the study of how inanimate and non-living molecules get together to constitute, maintain and perpetuate life. The study of the subject is useful not only in understanding the basic functions of the living body including that of man at the cellular and molecular level, but also in finding remedies for a variety of ailments. Biochemistry has many new frontiers today. Well-qualified and trained biochemists are in huge demand and could secure job Opportunities in Life Science and Research Laboratories, IT, Teaching, Government and Private Sectors Globally. The department has a state-of-the-art laboratory with modern equipments like micro centrifuge, cold room, UV spectrophotometer and Clinical Biochemistry analyzer, all of which enable the students to carry out basic research activities under the guidance of the highly experienced faculty members.

The department organizes International and National Conferences, Workshops and guest lectures by eminent experts from various academic, research institutes and other organizations to provide exposure to the students. Field visits to industrial and research institutes and value-added technical programmes are regularly arranged. Students are encouraged to attend various International, National and State level seminars, conferences, workshops and symposia where they present papers and participate in various events.

The department arranges industrial visits and internships with several reputed institutes like IISC, BHABHA Atomic Research Center, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Pasteur Institute, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories.

Courses Offered

  • + B.Sc (Biochemistry)
  • + M.Sc(Biochemistry)
  • + M.Phil. (Biochemistry) (FT & PT)
  • + Ph.D (Biochemistry) (FT & PT)


To be renowned as a centre for excellence in Biochemistry through innovative teaching methods and highest level scientific research thereby transforming women to an exceptional talent pool globally


  • + To train students with a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles and practice of biochemistry
  • + To perform scientific research at the highest levels and to translate discoveries into meaningful applications for better healthcare and economic development
  • + To emphasize on the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • + To inculcate the values of professionalism and dedication making the graduates to be confidently placed in all the sectors of life science

Highlights - Academics

  • + 108 University Ranks and 22 gold medals produced during past tenure of 27 years of existence.
  • + Awarded with Somasundaram Science Award -Bharathiar University for Outstanding Performance among all Science Graduates of Colleges under Bharathiar University.
  • + Awarded with the E.R.B. Shanmugasundaram Endowment Award -Bharathiar University for the first rank holder in Biochemistry for consecutive five years since 2013.
  • + Received gold medal in both UG and PG Biochemistry during the past 2 years.