The department was established in 1995 and the study started out from batch (17). The undergraduate programme awards hounor degrees in chemistry and biology after the completion of eight semesters with success.
The ultimate objective of the department is to prepare and qualify competent teachers of chemistry and biology who have good morals. Proudly, the department has qualified 761 students since it was established. Some graduates are now working at schools and others at Sudanese universities. Providing services to secondary school students in terms of training and presenting lessons in the labs is also one of the objectives of the department