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B.Tech Chemical Engineering is an undergraduate program which is of a total of 4 years duration, divided into 8 semesters. The candidates who have passed 12th or any equivalent degree in any Science stream can pursue a course in B.Tech Chemical Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of Chemical Engineering with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemical management and extraction concepts. The various areas of concepts which are covered by B.Tech in Chemical Engineering course include Chemistry, Solid and Mechanics, Chemical Engineering basics, petrochemicals, Chemical Plant Designing and Operations, etc.
The selection of candidates for admission to B.Tech Chemical Engineering course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as JEE Mains. The average course fee for B.Tech Chemical Engineering ranges somewhere in between 50K to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute.
The major highlights of the B. Tech Chemical Engineering course are given in the table below:
4 years (8 semesters)
INR 50K- 2 lakh
Must be passed in 12th PCM/PCB from a recognised Board
Minimum Aggregate Required
Merit-Based, Entrance Exam
INR 5 to 7 LPA
Production Engineer, Project Manager, Plant Manager, Purchase and Control Quality Executive, Plant Designer, Chemical Engineer, etc.
The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in B.Tech Chemical Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to B.Tech Chemical Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.
The eligibility criteria required for admission to B.Tech Chemical Engineering are given below:
The candidates must have passed 12th or an equivalent degree from a recognised institute/board.
The candidate must have opted for Mathematics and Physics as the major subjects in class 12th along with one of the optional subjects as Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology.
The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 60% (55% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination.
The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to B. Tech Chemical Engineering course.
The admission process for B.Tech Chemical Engineering is based on national-level/ state-level/ deemed-university entrance exams. There is a provision for direct admission too. You can check the detailed admission process below -
Admission Process through Entrance Test: Candidates can appear for exams like JEE Main, MHT CET, WBJEE, AP EAMCET, TS EAMCET, SRMJEEE, KLEEE, VITEEE etc for admission in B.Tech Chemical Engineering. The performance of the candidates in the entrance test will be considered for admission.
Direct Admission: Candidates can also get admission direct admission in private colleges without appearing for the entrance test. Such candidates can directly visit the college to see admission.
The course fee for B. Tech Chemical Engineering depends on various factors such as the type of the institute, the popularity/ ranking of the institute, and the merit/ scholarship earned by the student. For instance, the student having higher marks in the entrance exam will be provided a higher scholarship, accounting for a lower course fee as compared to students with direct admission. On the other hand, the government based institutes will have much lower fees as compared to private institutes. On average, the course fee for B. Tech Chemical Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.
The semester wise syllabus for B. Tech Chemical Engineering program has been given in the table below:
Engineering Chemistry 1
Mechanics of Solids
Engineering Physics 2
Engineering Physics 1
Chemical Process in Industries
Analysis and Instrumental Methods
Instrumentation Dynamics and Control
Materials Sciences and Technology
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Safety of Plants
Inventory Management System
Tools and Control of Machines
Application of Mechanical
Open Elective II
Open Elective IV
Open Elective III
Open Elective V
Chemical processing Technology
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After completing a course in B. Tech Chemical Engineering, the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in B. Tech Chemical Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based industry. The various job options which the candidates can take after pursuing a degree in B. Tech Chemical Engineering includes Production Engineer, Project Manager, Plant Manager, Purchase and Control Quality Executive, Plant Designer, Chemical Engineer, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for B. Tech Chemical Engineering ranges in between INR 5 to 7 LPA.
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Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : BITS Pilani-K K Birla Goa Campus (Goa) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) , Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani) , Indian Institute of Information Technology (Allahabad) , International Institute of Information Technology (Hyderabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Tech Chemical Engineering or not.
The average fee for B.Tech Chemical Engineering is INR 50K-2 Lakh per year.
Some of the popular specializations for B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) are : Surface Coating Technology , Bioinformatics Engineering , Genetic Engineering , Safety and Fire.
B.Tech Chemical Engineering is a 4 year course.
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