Holycross College Nagercoil



To create a cadre of students who are academically well equipped
To lead them towards hi-beam research
To prepare students to adapt for changing environment
To produce young chemists with sound of values and skills


  • Gain knowledge on the fundamental principles of the different branches of chemistry.
  • Provide a firm foundation in chemical concepts, laws, and theories.
  • Relate chemistry with medicine, food, environment, and polymer science.
  • Develop and sharpen the scientific knowledge.
  • Impart theoretical knowledge about practical.


The department of chemistry was established in the year 1965. B.Sc. Degree course was started in the year 1966. The department aims at training the students to acquire scientific knowledge and practical skills.

Science talent tests, quiz programmes, exhibitions and periodical visits to chemical industries are some of the notable features of the department. Job-oriented subjects like polymer chemistry and dairy chemistry are offered as optional papers.

The Department of Chemistry has well equipped laboratories to impart quality education to students at the undergraduate and post graduate levels.

Holycross College Nagercoil