The Department of Applied Chemistry started functioning from the day of inception of the College.The Department has qualified and well experienced faculty and staff. The Department is engaged in research activity in the areas of Corrosion Science, Environmental Chemistry and Organic Synthesis. The department is well equipped with excellent lab facilities. Nine faculty members possess Ph.D. qualification and Seven are recognized as research supervisors. The department is an approved research center by Anna University, Chennai. Eleven candidates have registered for part time Ph.D. programme.

Courses handled by the department are,
1st Year B.E/B.Tech Chemistry
B.Tech Chemical Engineering