Engineering in India

Scope of Chemical Engineering in India

by Shiksha


Chemical Engineers are in demand at mineral-based industries, petrochemical plants, synthetic fiber units, petroleum refining plants, chemical industries, refineries, pharmaceutical companies, paints manufacturers, fertilizer industry, textiles sector, plastics, and explosives.

Scope of Chemical Engineering in India is growing as research organizations, laboratories, defence establishments, atomic power plants, and forensic investigation departments also need chemical engineering experts. Biochemical Engineering, covered above, is often seen as one of the most popular sub-branches of Chemical Engineering but other sub-arenas that attract engineering students with alluring career prospects are Nanotechnology and Environmental Engineering.

In fact, it has been observed that most girls, who choose Chemical Engineering as their core discipline, generally drift to Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, and Environmental Engineering during their specialization phase. Among the conventional Chemical Engineering streams, there are Ceramics, Chemical Processes, Electrochemical Processes, Molecular Chemistry based fields, Fertilizers & Pesticides, and Plastics & Polymers that are still in vogue.

Some of the best colleges to pursue Chemical Engineering are:

  • Bapatla Engineering College, Andra Pradesh
  • Dr. S. George Institute of Engineering, Andra Pradesh
  • Loyola Academy, Andra Pradesh
  • IIT Delhi and IIT Guwahati
  • Assam Engineering College, Assam
  • LD College of Engineering, Gujarat
  • Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujarat
  • BITS Pilani
  • Trichur Engineering College, Kerala

- Compiled by Ruchi Shrimali | Shiksha.com



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S Ananad 3 years ago

what about IIT Bombay? I suppose that is regarded as the best in India .

mradul42546 she knows that much only...
2 years ago
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