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The Department of Chemical Engineering was started in 1996 to cater to the requirements of chemical industry. The department has highly experienced and dedicated faculty & staff with educational background from renowned institutions in the country. The intake of the department is 30 at present. Department of Chemical Engineering endeavors to develop the competencies in the students for any challenge in their professional practice and contribute to society. Students are encouraged to take up projects, which will help them to sharpen their Chemical Engineering skills in practice.

Department is presently being headed by Dr. Rajiv Arora who has obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from PU, Chd. He is actively involved in research, expert talks and has been undertaking funded projects.

Dr. Rajiv Arora(HOD CHE)
Vision of the Department
To be identified as a preferred destination for professional studies responsive to industrial and societal needs of the country.

Mission of the Department
  1. Empowering the students technically for pursuing professional carrier in Chemical Engineering by providing adequate facilities to the students.
  2. Creating the strengths of the versatility, urge for excellence, ethical values and eagerness to learn new concepts amongst students.
  3. To provide conducive environment enabling students, staff and faculty to make lasting contributions to the advancement of knowledge and Engineering practice.

Programme Educational Objectives

Professional accomplishments
  Placement of Graduates in reputed Industrial houses/ regulatory bodies handling production, projects and consultancy demonstrating expertise in Chemical Engineering practice
Professional development
  Engagement of Graduates in life-long learning demonstrated by pursuance of Post- graduation in relevant fields of Engineering/management and subsequent placement as managers/team leaders
Design and innovation
  Involvement of Graduates in Research & Development showing their ability for realization of new/novel techniques/solutions
Social and professional ethics
  Ability of Graduates to demonstrate team spirit, responsibility towards society and sound ethical behavior

Programme Outcomes

The following are the expected programme outcomes for Graduates of the department. Graduates of Chemical Engineering will demonstrate:
  1. Proficiency in the areas of processing, reaction engineering, transport phenomenon, dynamics and control.
  2. Proficiency in use of basic principles of science and mathematics for solution, economic analysis and optimization of chemical engineering problems.
  3. The ability to visualize and work in industrial environment.
  4. The ability to design various types of equipments and plant.
  5. Skills to use modern engineering tools, software and equipments.
  6. Knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  7. The ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
  8. Awareness of the environmental and contemporary issues.
  9. The ability to work as a team for some common cause.
  10. Confidence for self education and ability for life-long learning.
  11. The ability to analyze and understand relevant data.
  12. Preparedness to successfully compete in competitive examinations like GATE, GRE, and CAT and take up higher studies in leading universities in India and abroad.

Programme Outcomes

Engineering graduates will be able to:
  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one's own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

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