This postgraduate program in chemical engineering is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge in the field and also provides you with a strong background to pursue a research based career. Chemical engineering plays an important role in the development of an economy. Most of our industries have some or the other link with the chemical industries. With the growth of the industrial sector, the chemical industry too is getting benefitted. With experience and right attitude, this course ultimately is a useful one to achieve a leadership role in this industry.
Eligibility and course duration
B.E./B.Tech or AMIE in Chemical Engineering or a related field like petroleum, environmental, biotechnology and bioprocess. Minimum marks in qualifying degree should be 60% and above. The cut-off differs among institutes. Admissions to the best colleges are through GATE scores or separate entrance tests.
Duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.
More about the course
This is a 4 semester course, which gives due weightage to both theory and practical aspects of the course. There are regular workshops, seminars and assignments during the complete tenure of the course. The final semester is however dedicated completely to a research based project work which is to be completed after getting exposure to the industries. The course covers topics on designing chemical plants and maintaining them. You learn methods that help you transform raw materials, chemicals and even living cells into useful products. Other than the fundamentals, this course provides you with necessary professional skills including communication, to make a mark in this field. You learn on managing chemical plants, manage process changes and troubleshoot problems. Thermodynamics, mathematical methods in chemical engineering and transport phenomena are some important topics.
There are plenty of job opportunities in diverse fields for chemical engineers. From mining, petroleum, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, rubber industry, tyre manufacturers, material science, metallurgy, minerals and energy production, there are numerous jobs in every field. From government jobs to the private sector, chemical engineers are in demand in most sectors. With this postgraduate degree, one can easily opt for a doctoral program like Ph.D and specialize in one of the fields. Then there are opportunities to opt for a teaching job in one of the numerous institutes in the country. Other than in the country, there are ample opportunities in this field in countries like the Gulf and the western countries.
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