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Why Should I Study Chemical Engineering?

Chemical engineers work to improve the quality of people's lives. Most items used by people everyday have needed chemical engineers to produce them. Chemical engineers are helping to end starvation, disease and poverty. They are working to save the environment by developing alternative technologies to combat acid rain, lead pollution and the greenhouse effect.

What will I Learn??

Chemical engineers have technical knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, materials science and information technology. However, they also know about economics, management, safety and the environment. The tools used include sophisticated scientific experiments, the latest developments in computing, and large-scale pilot plants.

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Chemical engineering remains one of the best-paying professions in the world with salaries rising by 30% over the last decade.


Duration: 4 years (Regular) / 3 Years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters: 8 (Regular) / 6(Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats: 60

Career Opportunities

Even those graduates who choose not to accept jobs in industry are highly employable in other areas because they are experienced at solving problems and have good analytical and management skills. Chemical engineering graduates can go on to successful careers in finance, consultancy or scientific journalism, to name but a few.

Department Information

Know more about Department of Biomedical Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

  Name Affiliation
Dr.S.Prabhakar Scientist (Rtd.,) BARC
Dr.T.Kannadasan HoD - Chemical (Rtd.,) - CIT
Mr.M.Lakshmanan COO - Kavin Engineering and Services Pvt Ltd
Mr.T.M.Khaleel Joint Managing Director - EKM Leather Processing Co.

Laboratories Existing :

Chemical Analysis

Fluid Mechanics

Heat Transfer

Skill Development Center & Research Laboratory

Under Establishment

Mechanical Operations

Process Control

Design and Simulation Lab

Mass Transfer

Chemical Reaction Engineering

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International webinar on “Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on future of our education” 29.06.2020 Read More
International Webinar on “Opportunities and Challenges ahead for Chemical Engineers – A Bird’s Eyeview” 10.06.2020 Read More
Webinar on “Environment & Sustainability” 05-06-2020 Read More
Webinar on “Chemical Engineers in Developing the Nation” 26.05.2020 Read More
Research centre visit to DRDO-BU centre 24.02.2020 Read More
Industry Connect and Expectations from students 13.02.2020 Read More
Visit of Dr. M. Ramasamy from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) 07.01.2020 Read More
Environmental Legislations 18.10.2019 Read More
Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd.,(FACT)” 20-09-2019 & 21-09-2019 Read More
Recent Air Pollution Scenario in Industries and Urban Areas “ 20.07.2019 Read More
Scope for Chemical Engineers in Oil & Gas Industry in India and Abroad” 20.07.2019 Read More
Water Management and Conservation conducted 21-03-2019 Read More


Who can Study B.E in Chemical Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

The candidates must have passed the 12th (intermediate) or its equivalent examination from the government recognized board with the subjects as Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry with the percentage as 50% (for general candidates), 45% (for backward class including Muslim), 40% (MBC & DNC) and 35% (for SC/ST/SCA) candidates.


Opportunities for Students at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

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