Chemical Engineering, KPR Institute Engineering and Technology, Autonomous Engineering Institution, Coimbatore, India


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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 need chemical engineers to produce them. Chemical engineers help 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, Material Science and Information Technology. However, they also know about Economics, Management, Safety and 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.



To produce engineers of high academic standards in all aspects of the engineering profession by providing quality education through research and innovation thereby improving their skills to compete globally.


  • To provide a comprehensive learning ambience and an industry driven and dynamic academic program to train the students in basic sciences, chemical and related engineering fields and to inculcate professional ethical practices
  • To encourage principles of professional ethics, sustainability and stimulate the evolution of environmental friendly techniques for the benefits of the society
  • To motivate students to be professionally vibrant and versatile
  • To promote qualities of leadership and teamwork in students to become successful entrepreneurs

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.

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Department Information

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

Dr S. Balasubramanian
Professor & Head
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Dr. M. Ramasamy
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Lt. Dr. A. K. Priya
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Dr Karunakaran S
Associate Professor
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Dr.Surendran G
Associate Professor
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Dr. Nakkeeran. E
Associate Professor
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Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. M. Laxmi Deepak Bhatlu
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Mr. Rohan J
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Mr. Murugesan K
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Mr. Arunkumar N
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Dr. Nitu Kumari
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms. Dharani L
Assistant Professor
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Laboratories Existing :

Chemical Analysis

Fluid Mechanics

Heat Transfer

Design and Simulation Lab

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Mechanical Operations

Skill Development Center & Research Laboratory

Process Control

Mass Transfer

Name of the Event Date Link
Inauguration of IIChE Student Chapter06.01.2022Read More
Webinar on Higher Study Opportunities in Foreign Universities24.10.2021Read More
Webinar on Role of Chemical Engineers in Research and Industries in the Digital Age30.09.2021Read More
Engineers Day Celebration22.09.2021Read More
Webinar on Challenges Ahead of Chemical Engineers12.08.2021Read More
Webinar on Cracking GATE-Chemical Engineering06.07.2021Read More
Webinar on Higher Education in EU Nations-Chemical Engineering19.05.2021Read More
Webinar on A guide to secure your dream job-Chemical Engineering23.04.2021Read More
Workshop on Basics of Aspen Plus20.03.2021Read More
Webinar on Solid Waste Management and Value Added Product Recovery08.01.2021Read More
Webinar on “Opportunities in Govt. Sector for Chemical Engineering” 24.11.2020 Read More
Webinar on “An insight into Chemical Industries” 20.07.2020 Read More
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

Tamilnadu Candidates

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

Other State Candidates

As the candidates from other states are considered under General Category, a Pass with minimum average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as 45% (General Category)

NRI (Non-Resident Indian Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as in General Category

FN (Foreign National Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together

Eligibility Criteria for Lateral Entry (Direct Second Year) B. E. / B. Tech Programmes

Passed Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in any branch of Engineering and Technology


Opportunities for Students at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

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