The Faculty of sciences came into being in 1974 introduction to new education policy. Previously it was the Basic Sciences and Arts. There are nine departments in it and presently it is the 2nd biggest faculty of the University.
The Faculty of Sciences offers M.sc. and M.Phil, degrees in disciplines of Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology & Fisheries. Ph.D. degree programs are also offered in disciplines of Botany, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Zoology & Fisheries. The Faculty is also offering MBA (Regular), MBA (Executive), MBIT and M.Com. degrees since 1998.
Forty-five research projects of multifarious nature have so far been successfully in the faculty. Currently twelve projects funded by different funding agencies are being executed. In 2002 , the Ministry of Science & Technology granted an extensive project worth Rs. 39.975 millions to strengthen laboratories and library facilities of the science departments of the faculty.