Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering Introduction

Chemical Engineering is the design and maintenance of chemical plants and the development of chemical processes for converting raw materials or chemicals into valuable forms including those used to remove chemicals from waste materials, to enable large scale manufacture. It combines knowledge of Chemistry and Engineering for the production of chemicals and related by-products.
This branch of engineering is a varied field, covering areas from biotechnology and nanotechnology to mineral processing. It covers various fields of chemical technology in mineral based industries, petrochemical plants, pharmaceuticals, synthetic fibres, petroleum refining plants etc. Chemical engineers design and operate chemical plants and improve methods of production.

Eligibility of Chemical Engineering

10+2 pass with physics, chemistry and mathematics from recognized Board of examination.
Most of the colleges offer admission on the basis of score obtained in national/state level entrance test.

Institutes/Universities for Chemical Engineering

  1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur
  2. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
  3. Indian institute of Technology (Madras)
  4. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  5. Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, Rajasthan
  6. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

COURSES FOR Chemical Engineering

  1. B. Tech
  2. M. Tech

Salary Package of Chemical Engineering

A Chemical Engineering student or a fresher can earn a stipend of around Rs 20,000 in well-known organizations. The average pay scale of the Chemical Engineers is around Rs. 4.8 Lakhs. The salary of a Chemical Engineer ranges from Rs. 2 Lakhs to 12.05 Lakhs yearly.

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