DEPARTMENT OF Chemical Engineering


  1. Program Educational Objectives

    Graduates of the B. Tech. chemical engineering program should be able to utilize the expertise gained from the program to:


    1. Pursue industrial and research careers in a global environment.

    2. Successfully undergo a postgraduate program.

    3. Contribute to multidisciplinary fields such as food and biotechnology, nanotechnology and advanced materials, energy and environmental engineering, product design etc.

    4. Demonstrate a zeal for life-long learning.

    5. Function effectively in teams, displaying ethical conduct.


    Engineering Graduates will be able to:

    1.    Engineering knowledge:  Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

    2.    Problem   analysis: Identify,   formulate,   review   research   literature,   and    analyze    complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

    3.    Design/development of solutions:  Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design   system   components   or   processes   that   meet   the   specified   needs   with   appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

    4.    Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

    5.    Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

    6.    The  engineer  and  society:  Apply  reasoning  informed  by  the  contextual  knowledge  to  assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

    7.    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in   societal   and   environmental   contexts,   and   demonstrate   the   knowledge   of,   and   need   for sustainable development.

    8.    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

    9.    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

    10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

    11. Project    management    and   finance:    Demonstrate    knowledge    and    understanding    of    the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

    12. Life-long  learning:  Recognize  the  need  for,  and  have  the  preparation  and  ability  to  engage  in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.




    Engineering Graduates will be able to:

    1. Work in chemical engineering organizations demonstrating expertise in conventional chemical engineering design and operations.

    2. Work in diverse, multidisciplinary fields such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, food, energy, environmental, product designs etc.