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    Diploma in Chemical Engineering

    About Diploma in Chemical Engineering

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering is a three-year diploma level engineering programme that equips the learners with the knowledge of creating something useful and new using chemicals or raw materials along with life sciences and physical sciences. Economics and Mathematics are also applied in the process of creating something new. The students who opt for this three-year diploma programme not only master the technique of creating new things but also understand the world of Chemical Science deeply by the time they complete their studies. 

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering - Course Highlights

    The table below contains the Diploma in Chemical Engineering course highlights - 

    Level of Programme

    Diploma Level

    Duration of Programme

    Thre Years

    Eligibility Criteria

    Xth class qualified students from a recognised Board with at least 45% aggregate who have studied Maths and Science at the qualifying level

    Admission Process

    Entrance Test Based Admission Process

    Examination Type

    Semester Type

    Average Programme Fee

    INR 6K to INR 100K

    Average Beginning Salary

    INR 2.0 LPA to INR 9.0 LPA

    Usual Job Positions

    Associate Scientist, Field Operator, Process Engineer etc

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering Eligibility Criteria

    To be able to apply for admission into the Diploma in Electrical Engineering programme, the applicants have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria - 

    • Must have qualified their Class Xth exam from a recognised Board
    • Must have secured at least 45% at the qualifying level
    • Must have studied Mathematics and Science at the qualifying level

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering Admissions via Entrance Exams

    Entrance exams are conducted by various states for the purpose of granting admission in the polytechnic colleges of their state to the aspirants who wish to pursue the Diploma programme in Chemical Engineering like Uttarakhand JEEP, DTTE CET, Gujarat Polytechnic, Haryana Polytechnic etc. Eligible candidates have to appear in one such entrance exam for admission into the diploma in Chemical Engineering programme and on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in one of these exams, the officials will conduct a counselling process through which only the most suitable candidates out of the shortlisted ones will be granted admission. 

    If you want to know more about such polytechnic entrance exams for admission into the Diploma in Chemical Engineering programme, then you must click on the link provided below - 

    List of Polytechnic entrance exams in India - About, Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process

    Direct Admissions in Diploma in Chemical Engineering

    The following steps will help the aspirants apply for direct admission into the Diploma in Chemical Engineering programme without having to appear in any diploma entrance exams - 

    • Click on the link - to start the process
    • Hit the link - “Common Application Form” below the “Trending Today” section
    • Hit the “Search Colleges” tab and choose the “Diploma” degree tab
    • Select your field (engineering in this case) and tap on the “Submit” button
    • Enter the name of the city/es and click on the college you wish to take admission 
    • Click on the “Next” button and choose all the colleges which offer the programme you desire (do not forget to check the text boxes to finalise your choice)
    • Enter your basic personal details like name, email address and contact number
    • Choose your preferred payment gateway and submit the “Common Application Form” fee
    • Fill up the rest of the details in the final phase of the common application process

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering Syllabus

    Check out the detailed syllabus for Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the table provided below - 



    Semester - I

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Physics - I
    • Engineering Drawing - I
    • Chemistry - I
    • Basic Mathematics
    • Development of Life Skills
    • Workshop

    Semester - II

    • Engineering Mathematics
    • Communication Skill
    • Physics - II
    • Engineering Drawing - II
    • Chemistry - II
    • Basics of Computer Systems
    • Organic and Physical Chemistry

    Semester - III

    • Mechanical Operations
    • Technology of Inorganic Chemicals
    • Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals
    • Polymer Chemistry
    • Electrical Technology
    • Strength of Materials

    Semester - IV

    • Material of Construction
    • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer
    • Basic Electronics
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Principles of Stoichiometry
    • Technology of Plastics
    • Technology of Organic Chemicals and Products

    Semester - V

    • Industrial Management
    • Plant Utilities
    • Chemical Engineering Drawing
    • Stress Management
    • Elective - I
    • Chemical Reaction Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
    • Plant Training

    Semester - VI

    • Mass Transfer
    • CADD & Estimation
    • Elective - II
    • Process Instrumentation and Control
    • Introduction to Energy System Engineering
    • Project
    • Field Training

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

    Here is a list of opportunities for the Diploma holders in Chemical Engineering from which they can choose as per their discretion - 

    • Technical Service Representative
    • Associate Scientist
    • Chemical Engineer
    • Process Engineer
    • Supervisor
    • Field Operator
    • Maintenance Technician
    • Plant Operator

    FAQs about Dip. in Chemical Engineering

    What are the top colleges offering Diploma in Chemical Engineering courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Delhi) , P.S.G. College of Technology (Coimbatore) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) , Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (Nagpur) , International Institute of Information Technology (Hyderabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Diploma in Chemical Engineering or not.

    I want admission in Diploma in Chemical Engineering. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Delhi University Arts , Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology Joint Entrance Exam , Chhattisgarh Pre-Polytechnic Test , Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test , Assam Polytechnic Admission Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Diploma in Chemical Engineering courses.

    What is the average fee for the course Diploma in Chemical Engineering ?

    The average fee for Diploma in Chemical Engineering is INR 15000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to Diploma in Chemical Engineering ?

    Some of the popular specializations for Diploma are : Obstetrics & Gynaecology , Mushroom Cultivation , Hotel Management Catering Technology & Tourism , Development Administration , Information Science.

    What is the duration of the course Diploma in Chemical Engineering ?

    Diploma in Chemical Engineering is a 3 year course.
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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    After completing a Diploma, an aspirant will get a bundle of placement opportunities at NLSIU Bangalore. Top recruiters such as L&L Partners, AZB & Partners and KPMG will hire the deserving candidates. Go through the Placements at NLSIU Bangalore to find out more about it.

    In case of admission related enquiry, do not hesitate to reach out to our admission experts by simply dialling the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or filling-up the Common Application Form. For more questions, write back to us in the QnA zone.

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    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    As an alumnus of LPU, I had many friends who did fashion designing and are own working with top brands. LPU has faculty from premier design institutes to sharpen design visualization and execution. Labs and equipment to simulate the industry environment with practical exposure to the fashion industry right from design to merchandising. Option of specialization in Design or Technology. Quality learning has created skilled professionals that are recruit-able much before they graduate.There are 15+ global brands for placement and training,16+ labs to stimulate industry environment and 20+ lifestyle products created every year. School of design alumni are working in best design houses like Anshul Rajwansh (Delhi), Archana Kochhar (Mumbai), Sabeena Bani Ahuja (singapore), Aslam Khan (Delhi), Pam Mehta (Delhi). Companies like H&M, Raymond’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Gini & Jony, Shahi export, Orient Craft selected LPU students. LPU is also a hot ground for fashion start ups Some names include Nidhi & Ankita brand name “Akhyan”, Sumandeep handa brand name “SumanHanda Design ”, Abhishek Harshbardhan brand name “Harshbardhan”, Aditi Brand name “Pankh”, Tanvi Bansal “Modian Designer House” In Academics students do experimental design and production. Students are exposed to fashion shows, craft fairs, industry internships and craft documentation. Intensive exposure to practical work in Pattern making, Draping, Weaving, Printing, Dyeing, Garment Construction labs. Students are given various Live-projects during the course of the program to create commercially viable designs.

    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student

    Bilaspur College of Polytechnic, Bilaspur does not offer admission to Diploma in Hotel Management. The college only offers Diploma in Engineering program in Mining, Civil, Electrical and Computer Science. If you are interested in admission in any of these polytechnical programs then you can fill our Common Application Form or call our toll-free number 18005729877. The minimum eligibility criteria for admission to these programs is 10th pass from any recognised board. However, if you are looking for hotel management colleges near Bilaspur then you may check some well-known colleges provided below.

    You can also refer to some of the articles provided below for hotel management admission

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