The Research ( Department of Chemistry,Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce), was established in the year 2010. It conducts post-graduate courses in Physical, Inorganic, Organic and Analytical Chemistry, leading to the award of M. Sc. (By Research) degree of the University of Mumbai. In addition, it also conducts Ph. D. degrees. The department runs projects received from the various national funding agencies such as UGC, and University of Mumbai.

All the research students are comfortably accommodated in the various research laboratories.
The department is well equipped with the necessary infrastructure and instruments like UV-Visible spectrophotometers, fluorimeter, Digital Polarimeter, Sonometer , U.V Chamber, Rotatory evaporator Microwave Oven, etc. The department has also acquired new technological devices such as Audio-Visual system, LCD Projector. Internet accesses are provided to the staff and research students.

In the last five years the Research Department has produced 15 Research papers published in National and International Journals and two Reference Books. The students have participated and presented papers in various conferences and received prizes.

There are 5 seats allotted to M.Sc by Research students and 5 for Ph.D students by University of Mumbai.