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M.Tech Chemical Engineering (M.Tech Chemical Engineering)

Updated By Abhik Das on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
60 K-2 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
GATE, CUCET, APSET ...

About M.Tech Chemical Engineering

M. Tech Chemical Engineering is a postgraduate program which is of a total of 2 years duration, divided into 4 semesters. The candidates who have passed B. Tech in Chemical Engineering or any equivalent stream can pursue a course in M. Tech Chemical Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the advanced 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 Advanced Chemistry, Solid and Mechanics, Advanced Chemical Engineering, petrochemicals, Chemical Plant Designing and Operations, etc.

The selection of candidates for admission to M. Tech Chemical Engineering course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as GATE. The average course fee for M. Tech Chemical Engineering ranges somewhere in between 50K to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute. 

M. Tech Chemical Engineering Course Highlights

The major highlights of the M. Tech Chemical Engineering course are given in the table below:

Level

Postgraduate

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50K- 2 lakh

Exam Type

Per Semester

Eligibility 

Must be passed in B. Tech/BE in any stream from a recognised institute

Minimum Aggregate Required

55%

Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

Starting Salary

INR 5 to 7 LPA

Job Options

Production Engineer, Project Manager, Head Plant Manager, Purchase and Control Quality Manager, Plant Designer, Head Chemical Engineer, Professor, etc.

M.Tech Chemical Engineering Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M. Tech Chemical Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M. 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 M. Tech Chemical Engineering is given below:

  • The candidates must have passed Bachelors of Technology (B. tech)/ Bachelors of Engineering (BE) or an equivalent degree from a recognised institute.

  • The candidate must have opted for Chemical Engineering or any other stream in the graduation level.

  • The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 55% (50% 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 M. Tech Chemical Engineering course.

Admission Process

While some colleges offer admission to M. Tech Chemical Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in GATE, some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of graduation level Science, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated. Based on the performance of the student in the entrance exam, the qualified candidates are further called for the personal interview round conducted by the colleges. Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and the interview round, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. 

M. Tech Chemical Engineering Course Fees

The course fee for M. 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 with 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 M. Tech Chemical Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.

M.Tech Chemical Engineering Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech Chemical Engineering program has been given in the table below:

Semester I

Semester II

Process Modelling and civilization

Fluidization engineering advancement

Advanced process control

Chemical process design

Advanced chemical engineering

Phenomena of Advanced transportation

Advanced Mathematics

Advanced Organic Chemistry 

Analysis of chemical reactors

Elective

Designing of chemical reactors

Workshop

Elective

-

 

Semester III

Semester IV

Chemical Process in Industries

Analysis of Energy Engineering

Analysis and Instrumental Methods

Advancement in Materials Sciences and Technology

Advanced Chemical Engineering

Open Elective

Workshop

Project

Open Elective

Internship

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M.Tech Chemical Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing a course in M. Tech Chemical Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M. 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 M. Tech Chemical Engineering includes Production Engineer, Project Manager, Head Plant Manager, Purchase and Control Quality Manager, Plant Designer, Head Chemical Engineer, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for M. Tech Chemical Engineering ranges in between INR 5 to 7 LPA.

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FAQs about M.Tech Chemical Engineering

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

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test , Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test , ITM National Entrance and Scholarship Test , Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Tech Chemical Engineering courses.

What are the top colleges offering M.Tech Chemical Engineering courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (New Delhi) , Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) , Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) , Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Tech Chemical Engineering or not.

What is the average fee for the course M.Tech Chemical Engineering ?

The average fee for M.Tech Chemical Engineering is INR 50K-2 Lakh per year.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Tech Chemical Engineering ?

Some of the popular specializations for Master of Engineering-M.E. are : Construction Engineering , Electronics Engineering , Geotechnical , Mechatronics , VLSI & Embedded Systems.

What is the duration of the course M.Tech Chemical Engineering ?

M.Tech Chemical Engineering is a 2 year course.

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