About Chemical Engineer
Chemical engineering is one of the emerging careers that deal with designing and supervision of chemical reactions in an industry for the purpose of energy production or human development. In the current scenario, chemical engineering is significant as there is a global shift towards renewable resources such as hydroelectric and solar. These fields require innovation and development to make sure that these resources can meet our energy needs. The major responsibility of the chemical engineers is to apply the principles of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology to solve the problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, drugs, food and many other products. The design equipment and processes for large-scale manufacturing and direct facility operations.

Chemical Engineering – Skills Set
an understanding of engineering principles and mathematics
project management skills
resource management skills
oral and written communication skills
analytical and problem-solving ability
the ability to work as part of a team
the capacity to motivate and lead a team
strong IT skills
a careful and methodical approach with good attention to detail
commercial and business awareness
creativity and innovation.

Eligibility to become Chemical Engineer
For taking up Bachelor’s degree courses in Chemical Engineering/ Chemistry, students must have passed Class 12 in science stream.with ore than 50%

Chemical Engineering -Syllabus

The syllabus followed by universities and colleges are as follows:

Biochemical Engineering and Bioinformatics
Plastics Engineering
Corrosion Engineering
Nuclear Reprocessing
Industrial Gas
Corrosion and Environmental Engineering
Process Design, Control and Development
Chemical Process Modelling
Biomedical Engineering
Paper Engineering
Study of Chemical Reactors
Textile Engineering

Engineering Chemistry I
Engineering Chemistry II
Process Calculations
Mechanical Equipment Design
Applied Mathematics II
Applied Mathematics-IV
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II
Fluid Flow Operations (FFO)
Solid-Fluid Mechanical Operations (SFMO)
Chemical Technology
Chemical Engineering Economics
Engineering Chemistry I (Lab Practice)
Engineering II (Lab Practice)
Chemical Engineering Lab Practice
Chemical Engineering Lab III (SFMO)

Business Communications & Ethics
Transport Phenomenon
Chemical Reaction Engineering – I (CRE I)
Chemical Reaction Engineering – II (CRE II)
Mass Transfer Operation – I
Mass Transfer Operation – II
Heat Transfer Operations (HTO)
Environmental Engineering
Electives: Pipping Engineering Advanced Material Sciences Instrumentation Colloids and Interfaces
Electives: Operational Research Computational Fluid Dynamics Biotechnology

Process Engineering
Energy Stream Design
Process Equipment Design (PED)
Modelling, Simulation & optimization (MSO)
Process Dynamics and Control (PDC)
Project Engineering & Entrepreneurship Management
Electives: Corrosion Engineering Petroleum Technology Industrial Organization and Management
Electives: Total Quality Management Polymer Technology Advanced Process Control Advanced Separation Technology

Job Profile -Chemical Engineer
Chemical Engineers are required for diverse jobs. The following are some of the job profiles that chemical engineers can take up after obtaining the necessary skills.
Analytical Chemist: An analytical chemist is a scientist who studies and tests the chemical compositions and behaviours of varied substances.
Energy Manager: An energy manager monitors the usage of energy across the industry or organisation. He/ She also undertake energy audits.
Environmental Engineer: These engineers use the principles of biology, chemistry, soil science and engineering to develop solutions to environmental problems. They also involved in different initiatives to improve recycling, public health, waste disposal and water & air pollution control.
Manufacturing Engineer: the major responsibility of manufacturing engineer is to evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programmes. They also apply their knowledge of various activities involved in the manufacturing process.
Materials Engineer: These engineers specialise in metals, ceramics or plastics. They also develop composite materials and study the atomic structure of materials.
Mining Engineer: Mining engineers play a vital role in extracting the underground resources such as minerals, oil, gas and metals.
Production Manager: The major responsibility of the production managers is to assess project and resource requirements. They also plan and organise production schedules.
Lecturer: Chemical engineers can also become lectures in universities and colleges after attaining the necessary qualifications.
Site Engineer: They in work liaison with contractors, taking care of safety and supervision of the activities.
Quality Manager: Ensures the quality of product and service provided in order to maintain the quality standards .
Materials Engineer: Study the structure of atoms, design and develop new methods for their application in mechanical and chemical properties
. Fire & Safety Officer: Ensure care and safety by following the necessary regulations. Respond to emergencies and carry out the required measures and investigation in case of fire.

Top Recruiting Companies for Chemical Engineers
Some of the top companies and industries require skilled chemical engineers for various positions. The list of top recruiting companies for chemical engineers can be checked below.
Reliance Industries
Essar Oil Limited
Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals
Arofine Polymers
Reliance Petroleum Limited
Colour-Chem Ltd
Gujarat Gas Company Limited
Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd
Godavari Fertilisers & Chemicals
L & T
TCS Limited’
Infosys Limited

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