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Details of the Course
1. Course  Title Diploma course in Chemical Engineering
2. Entry Qualification 10th /12th
3. Course Duration    Three years -10th  / Two years – 12th
4. Course structure Semester system
5. Course deals with  



  • Design & setting up of large scale production plants to process naturally occurring raw materials into a variety of useful products such as pharmaceuticals, petroleum products, synthetic fibres, paper, plastics, rubber, paints, oils, foods etc. 
  • To look after the pollution control requirements for waste disposal.
  • To manufacture various chemical products from raw materials.
  • To work on Air, water and steam plant utilities for running the various process equipment efficiently
  • To work with heat transfer equipments such as heat exchanges, condensers, boilers, evaporators, furnaces, etc .

Main subjects in diploma curricula

  • Basic Chemical Engineering
  • Applied Chemistry 
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Material 
  • Mechanical Operations 
  • Fluid Flow
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Environmental Engg.
  • Industrial Management
  • Heat Transfer 
  • Chemical Technology
  • Mass Transfer 
  • Processing Instrumentation
  • Safety & Chemical Hazar

Higher Study

  • Degree through A.I.I.A.
  • Degree through A.M.I.E.
  • Certain Universities admit diploma students in to 2nd year degree course
  • One can also diversify into the field of biotechnology, bio medical engineering, micro- electronics or materials science, food engineering and mineral engineering.

Employment Opportunities

  • Chemical engineers may work in companies involved in the production of such things as food, plastics, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, metals and glass. 
  • Many chemical engineers also find employment in environment protection and the reclamation or cleanup of contaminated sites, or in research laboratories, chemical plants and petroleum refineries.
  • Other major employers of chemical engineers include manufacturers of basic iron and steel products, Textiles and Adhesives Industry, organic industrial chemicals and the mining industry.
  • Engineers working in this field may specialize as combustion engineers, petroleum engineers, principal chemical engineers, smelting engineers, water treatment engineers or environmental engineers.
  • Teaching and Research in various firm


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