The Department of Biochemistry was established in 1995. Ever since its inception it has made substantial contribution to the growth and reputation of the college by consistently producing good academic results. Students of the department secured top ranks at the University exams which include 12 first ranks, 7 second ranks and 4 third ranks. The faculty comprises three members. All members are Ph.D. holders. The department has a well-equipped laboratory with all facilities required for Undergraduate course. The department is equipped with an excellent reference section with books around 450 in number. One of the faculty members is a research guide in Biochemistry. He has produced one Ph.D. and two scholars have submitted their Ph.D. theses under his guidance. The department publishes a news letter “The Southern Biochemist”. Dr.K.G.Padmakumaran Nair is the present Head of the Department and he is also an Academic Council member of University of Kerala.