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Top 10 Chemical Engineering Colleges in India

Chemical engineering is a field that involves the study of physical sciences (physics and chemistry) and life sciences (biology, biochemistry and microbiology). Students of chemical engineering study the development, management, invention and design of chemicals and processes to be applied in the industry. There are various colleges that offer undergraduate and postgraduate course in chemical engineering in India; however, we are providing a list of top 10 institutions for chemical engineering. The Institutes listed below are not ranked in any particular order - but these are considered among the best institutions for chemical engineering in India:

1. IIT, Bombay

2. IIT, Delhi

3. IIT, Kanpur

4. IIT, Kharagpur

5. IIT, Madras

6. IIT, Roorkee

7. BITS Pilani

8. IIT BHU Varanasi

9. IIT Guwahati

10. NIT Trichy

Some other colleges which are among the best institutions for chemical engineering in India:

1. NIT Surathkal

2. Jadavpur University Faculty Council of Engineering & Technology

3. MNNIT Allahabad

4. MNIT Jaipur

5. VNIT Nagpur

6. Thapar University Patiala

7. NIT Rourkela

8. Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal

9. R.V.College of Engineering Bangalore

10. SSN Colleges of Engineering Chennai

Most of these colleges offer admission on the basis of JEE main scores. Chemical engineering offers multiple career opportunities which is the reason for its growing preference among the students. Chemical engineers can apply for jobs in public as well as government sector. There are also lucrative employment opportunities in industries like food, fertilizer, specialty chemicals, paints, pesticides, plastics, polymers, pharmaceuticals, etc. They can also opt for teaching as a career or go for research in other organisations like atomic power plants and defense services. Also, there can be seen a rise in demand for chemical engineers in the fields like nanotechnology and biotechnology.