Phone: +91-422 2243624

New Siddhapudur

Coimbatore - 641 044

Department of Biochemistry

  • Home
  • /
  • Department of Biochemistry

Biochemistry 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 LifeScience and Research Laboratories, IT, Teaching, Government and Private Sectors Globally.

The department has a state-of-the-art laboratory with modern equipments like microcentrifuge, 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 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.

Courses Offered

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


  • + In education, to apply innovative teaching methods offering high quality courses in Biochemistry equipping our graduates with transferable skills who can contribute to an exceptional talent pool in India and abroad.
  • + In research, to perform scientific research at the highest levels and to translate our discoveries into meaningful applications for better healthcare and economic development.
  • + In career, to emphasize on the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills making the graduates to be confidently placed in all the sectors of life science as well as entrepreneurial and trend setting in its endeavours.


  • + Train Students with the sound knowledge of the fundamental principles and practice of Biochemistry, skills and values required to address the need for high-level manpower.
  • + Inculcate the values of professionalism and dedication to health care thereby providing opportunities for students' career development communities.

Highlights - Academics

  • + 95 University Ranks and 18 gold medals produced during past tenure of 26 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.