Chemical Engineering as Career
Chemical Engineering Career Options
It includes knowledge of Chemistry and Engineering for the production of chemicals and related by-products. This branch of engineering is a larg field, covering areas from biotechnology and nanotechnology to mineral processing. It conceal various fields of chemical technology in mineral based industries, petrochemical plants, pharmaceuticals, synthetic fibres, petroleum refining plants, etc.
The basic eligibility required to get admitted into BE/B.Tech in Chemical Engineering is 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. BE / B.Tech in Chemical Engineering courses are of 4 years' duration. Choicement into this course is made on the basis of marks secured in 10+2 exam and marks secured in Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) conducted by IITs or All India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE) or other state and national level exams. There are both degree as well as diploma courses. One can go for the 3 year diploma course after the 10th standard (SSC). For M.E or M.Tech in Chemical Engineering one must complete the BE / B.Tech program successfully. Further studies up to Ph.D. level are also an option for anyone interested in Research or Academics.
Some of the Prominent Colleges and institutes offering Chemical Engineering Courses are: