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Chemical Engineering Career Options

By SchoolMyKids Counsellor| July 18, 2023

Explore all you need to know about Chemical Engineering (Graduates and Post Graduate), from admission Criteria to Courses/Degrees available to Best colleges offering Chemical Engineering Programs. Continue to read about Chemical Engineering career options - eligibility, courses, colleges, salary and jobs or know about other career Options after 12th with detail on courses after 12th class and admission criteria and top colleges.

Here is the complete guide to a career in Chemical Engineering.

Chemical Engineering Introduction and scope

What is Chemical Engineering?

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 largescale 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.

Chemical Engineering Admission Process, Eligibility Requirements

What is the eligibility criteria for admission to Chemical Engineering courses in India? Know the eligibility criteria for Chemical Engineering courses in India

  • 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.

Chemical Engineering Courses & Degrees

  1. B. Tech
  2. M. Tech

Chemical Engineering colleges/Universities

Top Institutes offering Chemical Engineering course are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
  • Indian institute of Technology (Madras)
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, Rajasthan
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

Chemical Engineering salary

Chemical Engineering salary in India

Average Salary of an Chemical Engineering in India is between per annum

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