The Department of Chemistry was established in 1978 at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Since then it has been making continuous, advancement for excellence in quality education an dresearch. This department is one of the leading departments in a broader setup.

A part from running teaching classes for undergraduate studies leading to honors degree, postgraduate studies in Organic, Physical, Biochemistry and Analytical are also running. The departmentis actively engaged in research. It is intended to introduce new disciplines such as polymer, environmental, Industrial and natural product Chemistry, for which schemes are already submitted for financial grants.

The Department of Chemistry is providing teaching facility in discipline of General, Organic & Physical to under graduate students of Department of Physics & Biochemistry.

The well equipped five research laboratories have established uder the programs "Strengthening of Labs, and Library, Department of Chemistry" Launched by Ministry of Science and Technology & Higher Education Commision, Islamabad.