The Department of Chemical Engineering with its well qualified faculties provide high standard of education and research in the diversified fields of Chemical Engineering. We have NBA accredited B. Tech programme in Chemical Engineering with 120 seat capacity and PhD in the core and applied domain of Chemical engineering. We are starting a new BTECH programme in Food Engineering and Technology with 30 Seat Capacity starting in July 2023.
The academic curriculum of both the existing and proposed courses is up-to-dated to CBCS in line with the recent scenario in the field while retaining the core concepts from the discipline. Faculty introduced new electives related to their research and recent industrial developments. Over last few years, an increase in sponsored research, industrial collaboration and consultancy, research publications, technology transfer and patent filling reflect our continuous progress. We are DST-FIST supported department and we received continuous sponsored research funding from DRDL, DRDO, DBT, DST, ICMR, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Coir Board, CCL, etc.
We tried to maintain a strong Academia –industry relationship and we insist our students to take part in the industrial projects, and to accept pre placement offers as final year project in the Industry. Our students are placed in esteemed core and software companies across the word. To name some of our recruiters ADITY BIRLA, TATA STEEL, ZINDAL, RELIANCE, PWC, STARLITE, GOOGLE, WIPRO, AMAZON, ACCENTURE and many more with an average CTC of 8 Lac.
Our students are pursuing their higher studies in the institute of national and international repute including different IITs and NITs, University of Illinois (Urbana CHAMPEIN), Purdue, BROWN university, University of Iowa and many others.
In addition we have IICHE, BIT MESRA student chapter to make the students aware with the recent requirement and progress of chemical engineering and to give an opportunity to be a member of wide chemical engineering fraternity.
We have state of the art laboratory facilities comprising the high end equipments, processing line and cutting edge computational facility with modern simulations software to cater the modern industrial requirements. We have 7 undergraduate laboratories covering the length and breadth of the core concepts of the disciplines that includes Heat and Mass transfer lab, fluid and mechanical operations, reaction engineering and energy, process control, Chemical engineering, Chemical synthesis, material processing and computational lab with new edge software like COMSOL, ASPEN, ANSYS, MAT LAB and others. In addition, we have 4 advanced research lab covering the area of recent advancement of energy, material, process engineering, and computational fluid dynamics.
We have also well-equipped facility supporting the recent industrial need of food engineering and technology. The laboratory facility has been augmented in line with the recent requirement of industry 4.0. There are 6 available high end laboratories in Food Engineering and technology domain to make the student familiar the current industrial and research advancements including food chemistry, food process engineering, food microbiology & safety engineering, food quality control, food process data analytics, and a state of the art food proceeding pilot plant.
We welcome you all to visit our department for your valuable remarks and suggestion.
To be a centre of excellence for the provision of effective teaching/learning, skill development and research in the areas of chemical engineering and allied areas through the application of chemical engineering principles.
To educate and prepare graduate engineers with critical thinking skills in the areas of chemical engineering & polymer science and engineering, who will be the leaders in industry, academia and administrative services, both at national and international levels.
To inculcate a fundamental knowledge base in undergraduate students which enable them to carry out post-graduate study, do innovative interdisciplinary doctoral research and to be engaged in long-life learning.
To train students in addressing the challenges in chemical, petrochemical, polymer and allied industries by developing sustainable and eco-friendly technologies.
The Department of Chemical Engineering offers one Undergraduate four year programme, and Doctoral programme. The department also runs one five year Integrated M.Sc. Food Technology programme.
- B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) - Intake: 120
- B.Tech. (Food Engineering and Technology) - Intake: 30
Doctoral Programme in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science & Engineering, and, Food Processing Technology.
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) programme:
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) programme is accredited by National Board of Accreditation, India. The first accreditation was from 01.07.2018 to 30.06.2021 which was further extended for one year till 30.06.2022. Based on the compliance report, the programme has been again accredited for the academic years 2022-2023 to 2024-25 i.e. upto 30.06.2025.
The minimum number of credits required for a B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) degree is 168. The curriculum is based on Bloom’s Taxonomy.
As per curriculum, Programme core courses (38%), Programme Elective courses (11%) and Project work (9%) are offered by the department. Foundation science courses (15%) are offered by science department while General Engineering courses (14%) are offered by other engineering departments of the institute. For details click here.
Our curriculum offers the flexibility for students to include an In-depth Specialization in:
- Chemical Process Engineering, or
- Polymer Technology.
Students who have registered for B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering should complete 20 additional credits of courses. For details click here.
For other department students, B. Tech. Minor in Chemical Engineering will be awarded if he/she completes 20 credits of courses. For details click here.
Chemical Engineering (As per GATE syllabus)
Polymer Science & Engineering/ Material Science (As per GATE syllabus)
Food Technology(As per GATE syllabus)
Dr. Akhil Kumar Sen
Head, Department of Chemical Engineering
BIT- Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand, INDIA 835215
Phone: 0651-227 6053
Fax No.: 0651-2275401