The department of Agricultural Chemistry encompasses the disciplines of Soil Science and Food Science. Students obtain adequate practical skills through well designed laboratory and field practical.
Soil science deals with soil and its formation, rocks and minerals, soil survey mapping, soil classification and properties, and fertilizer management. Adequate laboratory practical includes soil analysis and chemical and physical properties. Food science deals with basic biochemistry of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, enzymes, vitamins and minerals. The course also includes processing and preservation of foods and its nutritional aspects.