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
Opportunities for Further Studies
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.
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 Golden Jubilee merit cum means
scholarship for Chemical Engineering students in this 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.
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An understanding of Engineering Principles and Mathematics
Interest in Chemistry
Problem Solving Skills
Analytical Skills. An engineer needs to be as analytical as possible
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
Purchase and Quality Control Executive
Safety Management Officer
Product/process development scientist
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.
Petroleum refineries like Reliance and Essar
Food Processing and Technology sector
Biotechnology Sector etc.
Tentative Starting Salary Range
Salary specifically varies, when talking about Private and Government sectors. The average
starting salary is generally between 3-5 Lakh Rupees per year.