Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry started functioning with three pre-degree science batches in 1964 from the beginning of the college itself. It was then upgraded to U.G department in 1968 and to P.G department in 2002. A UGC sponsored course in B.Sc. Environment and Water Management was conducted during the period 2002-2007. The department kept high level of excellence by producing many rank holders in B. Sc. and still continues as one among the best departments of Deva Matha College. Eminent visionaries who struggled to bring the department to its present glory are Late Prof. K. M. Luke, Prof. E. M. Joseph, Late Prof. V. U. Abraham, Prof. K. N. N. Namboothiri and Prof. Mary Floweret.
Some of the prominent alumni of this department include Honourable Mr. Justice T. R. Ramachandran Nair( High Court, Kerala), Dr. Joseph V. Kurian (Technology & Business Development Manager – DuPont), Dr. Eugene Sebastian Nidhiri( Principal Scientist, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore) Mr. Cyriac J Mathew(Technical Specialist for Asian Countries, Apollo Tyres, Thailand), Mr. Tom Thomas Kottukappally( Executive Director Of Technology Projects, CEAT Ltd, Mumbai), Dr.Joseph A.Patani, Dr.Sunny P. Orathel, Dr. Joy Thekkedath (renowned medical practitioners),Prof.(Dr.) Philip Kurian (former Controller of Examinations, CUSAT), Mr. Dennis Joseph ( Popular Film Director and Script writer) and Dr. M N Radhakrishnan Nair, (Former Principal, D B College, Thalayolaparambu). Several prominent faculty members of this department - Prof. K M Luckose, Prof. K. K. Joseph, Prof. P. K. Joy, Prof. C. P. Joy, Prof. T D Joseph and Prof. T.K Thomas were alumni of this college. The department has nine minor research projects to its credit.