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The Department of Biochemistry is one of the primordial departments took co-birth with this great institution which came into existence during the academic year 1988. The department offers UG, PG and M.Phil programmes with a team of highly qualified, well experienced and dedicated faculty produced many gold medalist and rank holders over a two and half decades. Simultaneously the Alumni of this department are being well placed in vital fields including clinical laboratory services and pharmaceuticals and also involved in biomedical research and teaching in India and abroad.


Laboratory Facilities

  • Well equipped lab with bacteria free ambience to carry out extensive research activities
  • Wet lab provides the following necessary utensils
  1. Laminar airflow
  2. Cooling centrifuges
  3. Flame photometer
  4. UV Spectrophotometer
  5. Various chromatographic equipments
  6. pH meter
  7. Electrophoretic unit
  8. Incubator etc

Department Activities

  • To enhance the wisdom of the students, Lectures on current happenings are made available regularly through the department’s association- “LIFE”
  • To explore the world of science the association is conducting many workshops, conferences and seminars frequently.
  • Each and every year our student’s names are hitting the rank list of Periyar university
  • Our students have bagged many Gold medals in the past years
  • Frequent visit to the near by pharma industries are made by the students to give tem practical and analytical skills
  • Our students are eagerly presenting papers and posters in various National level seminars and have won many prizes.
  • Constant guidance from the faculties to get hands on training to the students in the near by laboratories before they finish the course
  • Our department supports the students to carry out leading M.Sc., projects in our lab
  • Many of our students are representing periyar university in many events of sports.
  • Most of our students are placed in familiar pharmaceuticals nation wide
  • Our faculty are a part to conduct TNSCST, Govt of Tamilnadu sponsored programmes, young students scientist program, creation of scientific awareness program for school students, SHG members and farmers.
  • Our department has received funds from TNSCST for student projects.



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Dr.T.Pakutharivu M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Professor & Head

Ms.T.A.Anitha M.Sc., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor

Ms.S.Chitra M.Sc., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor

Ms.S.Priyadharsini M.Sc., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor