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“Just as the arts of tanning and dyeing were practiced long before the scientific principles upon which they depend were known, so also the practice of Chemical Engineering preceded any analysis or exposition of the principles upon which such practice is based”. ~William H. Walker “Chemical engineering is the profession in which a knowledge of mathematics, chemistry and other natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop economic ways of using materials and energy for the benefit of mankind”. ~AIChE Chemical Engineering is a branch of engineering that applies physical sciences (physics and chemistry), life sciences (microbiology and biochemistry), together with applied mathematics and economics to produce, transform, transport, and properly use chemicals, materials and energy. A chemical engineer designs large-scale processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms and energy into useful forms and products.Chemical engineers are involved in many aspects of plant design and operations, including safety and hazard assessments, process designs and analysis, control engineering, chemical reaction engineering, construction specification and operating instructions. Chemical engineering contains manufacturing paints, plastics, fuels, medicines, fibers, fertilizers, papers, semiconductors and others. A chemical engineer carries out the chemical experiments, resulting purification and cleaning technology for protecting the environment. Modern chemical engineering is also concerned with pioneering valuable new materials and techniques, such as nanotechnology, fuel cells and biomedical engineering.

Career Way

Diploma in Chemical Engineering
Level Under-Graduate
Duration 3 years
Eligibility After 10th
Entrance Exam --
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹8,000 to ₹2,00,000
Mode Regular
Goal Analytical Chemist etc.

Colleges

Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Tamil Nadu
Adhiyaman College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
Andhra University College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
Anna University, Coimbatore
Assam Engineering College, Guwahati
Babu Banarasi Das National Institute of Technology & Management, Lucknow
Bapatla Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh
Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology, Davangere
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
Calicut University, Calicut
Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin
D Y Patil University (DYPatil), Navi Mumbai
Dayananda Sagar University(DSU), Bangalore
Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal
Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology, Gujarat
Dr K N Modi Institute of Engineering and Technology, ModinagarIndian Institute of Technology BombayIndian Institute of Technology, VaranasiNational Institute of Technology (NIT), SurathkalNational Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
SRM University, Chennai

Key Skills

Analytical Skills
Commercial Awareness
Communication Skills

Career Prospectous

Plant Managers
Production Engineer
Purchase and Quality Control Executive
Safety Management Officer
Chemical Engineer
Analytical Chemist
Energy Manager
Manufacturing Engineer
Materials Engineer
Mining engineer
Production Manager
Quality Manager
Energy engineer
Nuclear engineer
Petroleum engineer
Product / process development scientist
Chemical Plant Designer

Salary


Salary in Chemical Engineering


Salary specifically varies, when talking about Private and Government sectors. The average starting salary is generally between 3-5 Lakh Rupees per year.


Salary in Chemical Engineering


Salary specifically varies, when talking about Private and Government sectors. The average starting salary is generally between 3-5 Lakh Rupees per year.


Role Models

  • Ashutosh Sharma

    Ashutosh Sharma is a Chair Professor at the Department of chemical engineering of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He is the founding Coordinator of DST Thematic Unit of Excellence on Soft Nanofabrication and Chairman of Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur.

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