The Department of Chemistry came into existence w.e.f., 1st April, 2003 ,prior to this it constituted a section of the Department of Applied Mathematics, Applied sciences & Humanities.

The department caters to the core courses in chemistry for B.Tech students in I/II Semester curriculum on branch basis. The department is also associated in sharing some course in M.Tech (Materials Science). After attaining the status of National Institute of Technology, the department has undertaken research programme to Ph.D degree. The department is also proposed to add minor courses for B.Tech. students and start M.Sc. Chemistry programme.