- To empower the students with scientific knowledge and skills and mould them with pioneering spirit, innovative thinking and leadership.
- To instill in the students the fervour to pursue technical self-directed and critical learning and carry out projects catering to the health issues prevalent in the society and pave way for better living.
History of the Department
The departmet of M.Sc., Biochemistry was started in the year 1993. Our department has excellent infrastructural facilities and a well furnished laboratory. The department comprises of highly spirited and dedicated teachers and Lab assistant. The department has a credit of TNSCST sponsored student’s projects. M.Phil. Biochemistry was started in the year 2016. Our Department is also conducting two years Diploma course in Medical Laboratory Technology for all Science students. Department promote scientific temper and creativity in students and exposes them to industries/ institutes off campus. We have celebrated 2018 as silver Jubilee year and marching towards Coral Jubilee year.
The Department of Biochemistry also offers a University Affiliated Diploma Course in Medical Laboratory Technology.
Highlights of the Department
- Students regularly receive TNSCST funding for their projects.
- We arrange industrial visits for students as a regular feature that enable the students to get ideas for their Projects to get exposure towards job opportunities.
- Our students do in/out projects guided by our faculty as a part of their curriculum in final year. Students those who are interested will do their projects in collaboration with other Institutions, Hospitals and Research Institutes.
- We conduct Parents- Teachers(PTA) meeting to create a good rapport between the teachers and parents.
- We conduct a job oriented Diploma programme in Medical Laboratory Technology and students from various disciplines are joining the programme as the classes are conducted only after the completion of regular classes. Internship programme is arranged for DMLT students in reputed city hospitals in summer vocation.
- Our department conduct outreach programme(ORP) for the School students every year aims at making young children to develop an affinity towards science especially in Biochemistry.
- An Inter Collegiate competition – VEE QUBE BIOHOME FEST was organized in collaboration with Home Science Dept. On 21.02.2018.
- We have Academic linkages with the following Research Institutes
- Venture Intitute, Pasumalai, Madurai
- AVN Arogya Ayuveda, Herbal hospital,Vilacherry, Madurai
- Center for Research in Medical Entamology, Chinnachokkikulam, Madurai
- Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu
- Biogeneic Institute , Nammakkal
- CECRI, Karaikudi
- Sankaralingam Bhuaneswari College of Pharmacy, Anaikuttam, Sivakasi
- We arrange for on-campus placement interviews in the reputed companies for our students every year and few of them are selected and get jobs.
- We have a well-equipped A/C Room attached laboratory with all infra-structure facilities.
- We have a very good Department Library with Basic and advanced Text Books(401) , Research journals(10) , Magazines(7) and CDs(4)
- Our II M.Sc. Students present their projects findings in research forum of our college regularly.