Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering) - Course Overview

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering is a four year undergraduate degree in engineering. 10+2 pass or equivalent students are eligible to take admission. Chemical engineering degree can get you a job in different sectors like Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and consumer goods, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Industries and various PSUs. The salary of Chemical Engineering fresher ranges from Rs. 3.9 lakhs to Rs. 21.00 lakhs per annum. Chemical engineering students have a plethora of options for higher studies. They can do their MS, MBA, M.Tech or PhD from India and abroad.

Like every other engineering discipline, Chemical Engineering is based on the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and chemistry. Therefore, you must have an aptitude in these subjects in order to excel as a chemical engineer.

It is surmised that there will be a upsurge in demand for qualified chemical engineers in areas such as renewable resources, sustainability etc.

Top Public and Private Colleges for Chemical Engineering

Most of the engineering institutes in India offer Chemical Engineering course. However, very few of them are considered good for chemical engineering. Some institutes like ICT Mumbai,UPES Dehradun are the examples of such colleges which offer great opportunities for chemical engineers. Following are some of the best public and private colleges for chemical engineering-

  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Roorkee
  • BITS Pilani
  • ICT Mumbai
  • NIT Trichy
  • PEC University of Technology
  • VIT Vellore
  • PSG Tech

Eligibility Of the Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering)

10+2 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) is the basic requirement to take admission in any BE/B.Tech program. Percentage required in qualifying exam is 50% for most of the engineering institutes. Apart from this there are certain other criteria on which various institutes provide admission.