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B.Tech Chemical Engineering

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

  • About the Programme
  • Vision & Mission
  • Programmes Offered
  • Faculty
  • Research Projects
  • Publications
  • Placements
  • Rank Holders
  • Industrial Collaboration
  • Awards & Achievements
  • Career Prospects
  • Laboratories
  • Curriculum & Syllabus
  • Honours & Minors

About the Department

Department of Chemical Engineering under the school of Mechanical Sciences was established on 2009 and offers Bachelor of Technology programmes in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. The department is multi-disciplinary with faculty expertise ranging from Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Polymer Science, Nanotechnology and Environmental Engineering. The department has well established laboratories as well as good infrastructure to carry out research.

About the Programme

Chemical Engineering is the branch of engineering which deals with the processing of raw materials to desired products on large scale with the objective of the economical and successful design of unit processes and unit operations for commercial purposes.


A chemical engineer is required to:

  • To design equipments and operate chemical plants.
  • To determine the problems and find the best methods of production.
  • To create synthetic replacements for those natural materials and resources those are in short supply.
  • To improve and maintain of the quality of human life.
    As these requirements are in great demand, the scope for a chemical engineer is vast and varied when compared to the other branches of engineering.

Duration : 4 Years

For more details on faculty, infrastructure and projects, please visit https://hindustanuniv.ac.in/hits-chemical/index.html

Vision & Mission


To achieve the pinnacle of success through quality education, research and entrepreneurship in emerging areas of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

  • To provide innovative education empowered with excellent technical and leadership skills
  • To create state-of-the-art infrastructure for research and training, promote scientific discovery and development by fostering relationship with research organizations and industries

Programmes Offered

  • B.Tech Chemical Engineering (Duration : 4 years )
  • B.Tech Biotechnology (Duration : 4 years )

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

B.Tech in Chemical Engineering at Hindustan covers a wide range of domains spanning from basic sciences to applied science emphasizing on research and development. This programme serves as a bridge between industry and academics and is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge about the various processes in the chemical industry. It strives to develop industry-centric professionals specialized in chemical engineering principles, process design, petroleum refining, unitoperations, unitprocesses and other core chemical engineering subjects


Biotechnology is defined as any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives of thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use ( UN Convention Biological Diversity, Art.2). In simple words, Biotechnology is technology based on biology. It is a fusion of science and technology where living organisms or systems are used to develop or manufacture new products.

Our Faculty

1 Dr. A. Anitha Professor View
2 Dr. B. Vivekanandan Associate Professor & HOD View
3 Dr. A. Saravanan Associate Professor View
4 Dr. Govindarajan R Assistant Professor (S.G) View
5 Dr. Sakthidasan J Assistant Professor (S.G) View
6 Dr. R. Anitha Assistant Professor (S.G) View
7 Dr. J. Sandhya Assistant Professor (S.G) View
8 Dr. B Abirami Assistant Professor (S.G) View
9 Mr. Arul Jayan M Assistant Professor (S.G) View
10 Mr. Vijay Samuel Assistant Professor (S.G) View
11 Ms. Lakshmi Sundeep Assistant Professor View

Adjunct Faculty

1 Dr. Sanjeev Gupta Chief Scientist, CLRI, Chennai
2 Dr. Priya K Department of Clinical Research, The Voluntary Health Services Hospital, Chennai
3 Dr. Kathirvel Pandian PMFGR Centre, ICAR-NBFGR, CMFRI Campus, Kochi, Kerala

Research Projects

  • DST funded project (2014 -2017) Nanoparticles of TPA and CsTPA as catalysts for Biodiesel Production from Used Cooking Oils with high acid value" - 25 Lakhs by Dr. A.Anitha
  • DST funded project (2016-2019) " Enhancement on heat transfer using Silicon Carbide Nanoparticles and Whiskers based Nanofluids" -28 Lakhs by Dr.N.Kavitha


1 Eau Chemical (Mfg.) Pvt. Ltd., Chennai YOKESH A 2022
2 Avante Garde, Chennai R SUDARSHAN 2022
3 The Madras Pharmaceuticals, Karapakkam, Chennai ALTHAF JAFAR 2022
4 Skill Lync, Chennai KUNCHAPU HARIPRASAD 2022
5 VA Tech Wabag Ltd., Chennai TANYA MOHAN 2022
6 Avante Garde, Chennai JOHNCY SAJI MATHEW 2022
7 Eau Chemical (Mfg.) Pvt. Ltd., Chennai VIVEK M 2022
8 Eurobuild Construction Speciality Products, UAE MOHAMMED FASIL P 2021
9 Infosys Ltd, Bangalore ANKIREDDY DURGA PRASAD REDDY 2021
10 Bioneemtech Pvt Ltd, Chennai VELAN M R 2021
11 Byju's Pvt Ltd ASHWIN A 2021
12 Sim Infosystems Pvt Ltd, Chennai MAGENDRA VARMAN T 2021
13 Welkinz Organization, Chennai HARITHA S 2021
14 Tagros Chemicals India Limited,cuddalore RAMKUMAR N 2021
15 Rostfrei Steels, New Delhi POULAMI PATRA 2021
16 Greenstar Fertilizers Limited,Tuticorin AJITH KUMAR G 2021
17 Sim Infosystems Pvt Ltd, Chennai BHARATHY PREETHA U 2021
18 Epiqindia, Karaikal SATHISH P 2021
19 Lumina Datamatics, Chennai RUTH SHEELA RANI KOLLA SURESHKUMAR 2021
20 OPAL, Gujarat SHABU NISHAD P 2021
21 Elista Pharmaceuticals, Chennai GOWTHAM RAJ B 2021
22 Nlc India Pvt. Ltd., Ram Kumar K 2020
23 Bioneemtec India Pvt. Ltd., Nahib 2020
24 Indian Additives Ltd. Santhosh Kumar B 2020
25 Ongc Mangalore Petrochemicals Ltd Meghana K 2020
26 Softgel Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Mugundhan R 2019
27 Softgel Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Mevlin Thomas 2019
28 Zifo Technologies Pvt Ltd., Vajja Utham 2019
29 Zoho Corporation Vajja Utham 2019
30 Idbi Neeraj Raju Sujatha 2018
31 Biocon Ltd., S.S. venugopal 2018
32 Biocon Ltd., Rohith A R 2018
33 Css corp Ashik Muhammed Fazal 2017
34 Css corp Ritesh Kumar 2017
35 First source Satish Kumar G 2017
36 Infosys Aby Sebastian 2017
37 Infosys Vaisakh Unnithan 2017
38 Qspiders Siva Subash P 2017
39 SGS Sai Venkatesh R 2017
40 Tech Mahindra Alhasiff S 2017
41 Tech Mahindra Jyothis James 2017
42 Tech Mahindra Gokul Rajendran 2017

Rank Holders

Name Batch Rank
ALTHAF JAFAR 2018-2022 First Rank
TANYA MOHAN 2018-2022 Second Rank

Industrial Collaboration

Faculty and students visited CLRI, Chennai on 5th October ,2018
Industrial visit to National Institute of Technology and Science , Chennai
Dr. G. S. Venkata Ratnam, Principal Scientist-CLRI and CHAIRMAN IIChE-CRC delivering talk on Safety and Hazard
Dr. K. Subramaniam from Indian Institute of Technology Madras delivering the talk on Germline stem cells

Awards & Achievements

Mr. Vijay Samuel, Assistant Professor (SG), Dr. Abirami, Assistant Professor (SG) and students team got sanctioned Rs. 5 lakhs in Carbon Zero Challenge, IIT Madras at December 2022
International Conference on Health, Energy & Materials (ICHEM’22) was organised in April 2022
Ms. Talitha - Chemical Engg. student was a State Championship – Chennai zone winner for Basketball tournament at 2022
Students of B.Tech Biotechnology III year Mariam Girma Milky & Renuka received best paper presentation award at International conference in SITAM, Chennai at October 2022
Adithiya Krishna M, IV Year B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) received Mitacs Globalink Research Internship at the University of Alberta in January 2022.
Ms. Lakshmi M, Assistant Professor presented in International Conference in Florida, USA at 2022
"Nanotechnology for sustainable future" workshop was conducted and keynote speech was given by Dr. R. Jayavel, Dean, A.C. Tech, Anna University at December 2022
Dr. Abirami, Assistant Professor (SG) become a DAAD RISE Internship provider to international students at 2022
Mr. Vijay Samuel, Dr. Govindarajan & Dr. Anitha A received an Australian Patent at 2021
Ms. Tanya Mohan - Chemical Engg. student was a quarter finalist in Table Tennis event held at Chennai at 2021
Mr. Mritul Eshwar Chemical Engg. student got Gold medal in the 6th National youth Rural Games 2019
Mr. Preetam Reddy and Ms. Priyadharshini received second prize in poster presentation at INNOV AVIT 2018
Namya C participated in Anata Aspen Emerging Leaders Program from 2nd to 7th October, 2018
Mukundhan receiving first prize in paper presentation Crescent Institute of Science & Technology
Mukundhan receiving first prize in paper presentation at Crescent Institute of Science & Technology

Career Prospects

A chemical engineer is required to:

  • To design equipments and operate chemical plants.
  • To determine the problems and find the best methods of production.
  • To create synthetic replacements for those natural materials and resources those are in short supply.
  • To improve and maintain of the quality of human life.
    As these requirements are in great demand, the scope for a chemical engineer is vast and varied when compared to the other branches of engineering.


Arhenius Lab
Edward Davis Lab
Louis Pasteur Lab
Richard Feynman Lab


  • Energy Management in Industry


  • Safety Engineering