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Chemical Engineering

A chemical engineer designs large-scale processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms and energy into useful forms and products.

Post 10th Grade

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Post 12th Grade

  • B.E./B.Tech in Chemical Engineering
  • B.E. (Hons.) Chemical Engineering
  • Integrated B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering + MBA
  • Diploma: 3 years
  • Bachelor degree: 4 years
  • Adhiyaman College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
  • Adiparashakti Engineering College, Tamil Nadu
  • Amaravti University, Amaravti
  • Andhra University College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
  • Anna University, Coimbatore
  • Assam Engineering College, Guwahati
  • Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • Institute of Technology and Management, Gwalior
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • Warangal, Calicut, Surathkal, Rourkela, Nagpur
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

Master Courses

  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering
  • P.G. Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • PhD. in Chemical Engineering

Varies from INR 1.5 lac for the entire course to INR 12 lac.

  • JEE Main
  • JEE Advanced

J C Bose National Fellowship- SERB (Science and Engineering Research Board)

Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research

(Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers) IIChE NRC has instituted a Golden Jubilee Merit scholarship for Chemical Engineering students in the North Indian region. This scheme is open to undergraduate/dual degree Students of II/III/IV year Chemical Engineering/Chemical Technology studying in College/Institute/University run by Govt. in North India and whose parental income does not exceed ₹4.0 Lakh in a year from all sources.

  • Raghunath Anant Mashelkar also known as Ramesh Mashelkar is an Indian Chemical Engineer and Former Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research.
  • Dr Keki Hormusji Ghardais a prominent Indian chemical engineer, chemist and entrepreneur.
  • An understanding of Engineering Principles and Mathematics Interest in Chemistry
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Presentation Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical Skills. An engineer needs to be as analytical as possible
  • Management Skills
  • Process Analysis
  • Project Management Skills
  • Resource Management Skills
  • The capacity to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong IT skills
  • A careful and methodical approach with good attention to detail anything
  • Plant Managers
  • Production Engineer
  • Purchase and Quality Control Executive
  • Safety Management Officer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Plant Designer
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Energy Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mining engineer
  • Production Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Energy engineer
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Product/process development scientist

Government Sectors:

  • ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
  • BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited)
  • DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation)
  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • State owned Fertilizer manufacturing units
  • Food and Drug Department etc.

Private Sectors:

  • Petrochemical sector
  • Petroleum refineries like Reliance and Essar
  • Cement Factories
  • Fertilizer Factories
  • Food Processing and Technology sector
  • Pharmaceutical sector
  • Biotechnology Sector etc.

Salary varies with Private and Government sectors. The average starting salary is generally between 3-5 Lakh Rupees per year.


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