UG Programme

The Department of Chemical Engineering has an extremely dynamic faculty and a well experienced support staff having strong research interests in traditional and emerging areas of Chemical Engineering. The laboratories are equipped with several state-of-the-art facilities which have facilitated the research and consultancy activities of the department. In addition, the department provides excellent computational facilities to the faculty and the students at all levels. Over the years, the department has fostered a close link with the chemical and allied industries leading to significant resource generation.

The B.Tech program in chemical engineering begins with a foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. These fundamentals are used to develop the analytical tools of chemical engineering - fluid mechanics, chemical thermodynamics, and chemical kinetics - in the sophomore and junior years. The units of chemical processes - such as chemical reactors, bio-reactors, distillation columns, and heat exchangers - are analyzed with these tools, beginning in the junior year. In the senior year you design chemical processes by integrating process units with regard to economics, safety, and environmental impact. This program will prepare you for professional practice in traditional areas of chemical engineering - chemicals, polymers, petroleum, utilities, pharmaceuticals, computers and information technology - as well as emerging areas of biotechnology and electronic materials.

UG Admission

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

Admission details (http://www.jee.iitb.ac.in/)

Admission

Admission to the first year of the Undergraduate Programmes leading to the degrees of B.Tech., Five-year Dual Degree Programmes and 5-year Integrated M.Tech. and M.Sc. Programmes is made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) which is common for all the six Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur and Madras), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and the Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi.

Admission requirement

The minimum academic qualification for admission through JEE is a pass in the final examination of 10+2 system or its equivalent, referred to as the Qualifying Examination. In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board / University) examination at an earlier level. Those appearing in 10+2 final or equivalent examination may also appear in JEE (Screening Test and Main Examination) for consideration of provisional admission.

The list of qualifying examinations is given below:

* The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognised Central / State Board of Secondary Examination, including Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.

* Intermediate Science or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognised Board / University.

* First year Examination of a degree course of any recognised Indian University / Institute following a Higher Secondary Examination in the 10+1 system.

* Final Examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

* General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

* High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University

* Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system
* H. S. C. Vocational examination

* A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.

 * 3- or 4-year diploma recognised by AICTE or a state board of technical education.

Contact information

jee@cc.iitb.ac.in

UG Curriculum

An overview of the curriculum for undergraduate and dual degree programmes is available from the following link.

A detailed curriculum document is provided in an attachment below.

Minor Curriculum

From 2007 onwards, undergraduate students in IIT Bombay are able to optionally register for a minor degree in a discipline other than their main degree. For students of other departments opting to pursue a minor degree in Chemical Engineering, the following courses have to be credited. Minor courses are offered in Slot 5. Click on the courses below to find details and offerings.

  1. CL 152 Introduction to Chemical Engineering (3-rd Semester)
  2. CL 203 Introduction to Transport Phenomena (5-th Semester)
  3. CL 253 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (6-th Semester)
  4. CL 324 Chemical Reaction Engg (7-th Semester)
  5. CL 417 Process Control (8-th Semester)

Undergraduate Projects

Undergraduate Research and Design projects are offered as part of BTP and SLP credits (available only for fourth year B.Tech and DD students). Please find a link to the allotment rules at the end of this page. Please contact the respective faculty for more information. Faculty can add new projects to this list by accessing this link (after logging in with their LDAP credentials).
TitleFaculty OfferingProject TypeFloated onsort icon
How do new species form?
BTP
SLP
01 Aug 2020
Using mutation accumulation experiments to understand the distributions of mutations and dominance relationships between alleles
BTP
01 Aug 2020
Modeling the growth of interactive bacterial colonies
BTP
21 Jul 2020
The outlook for the Indian Chemical Industry
BTP
SLP
11 Jul 2020
A review of the industrial risk governance framework for India
BTP
SLP
11 Jul 2020
Boolean modeling of EGFR signaling network
BTP
SLP
09 Jul 2020
reservoir modeling for natural gas hydrates
BTP
08 Jul 2020
Integration of Socio-Economic Value to the Development of Risk Acceptance Criteria
BTP
09 Jan 2020
Integration of Socio-Economic Value to the Development of Risk Acceptance Criteria
BTP
09 Jan 2020
Risk-based Optimization of Process Plant Layout
BTP
09 Jan 2020
Information theory based assessment of global dynamic model
BTP
SLP
31 Dec 2019
Development of Decision Support System for Risk Management in Research Laboratories
BTP
SLP
02 Aug 2019
Risk-based Optimization of Inspection / Maintenance Schedule for Process Equipment
BTP
SLP
01 Aug 2019
Use of Sulphur Dioxide as a Supercritical Reaction Media
BTP
SLP
01 Aug 2019
Scaling Law for nanoparticle diameter with templating drop dameter: Experiments and modeling
BTP
SLP
01 Aug 2019
DIRECT Z-SCHEME G-C3N4/ N-TIO2 NANOCOMPOSITE FOR ENHANCED AND SELECTIVE PHOTOCATALYSIS
BTP
SLP
30 Jul 2019
MESOPOROUS NITROGEN-DOPED TIO2 COUPLED WITH FE3O4, AS A RECYCLABLE, VISIBLE LIGHT PHOTOCATALYST, FOR WATER PURIFICATION
BTP
SLP
30 Jul 2019
Spray drying of drug loaded solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) for lung-delivery
BTP
SLP
30 Jul 2019
Predicting Protein folding.
BTP
SLP
30 Jul 2019
Improved Interatomic Potentials for Metal Alloys Using Tunable Mixing Rule
BTP
26 Jul 2019

Allotment Rules for UG Projects

Mechanism For Supervised Learning Project (SLP)

SLP topics include computational projects, experimental projects and learning projects.

Allotment

  1. SLP is open to B.Tech. (Hons.) and DD students in the fourth year. The prerequisites for registering for SLP are that the student should have successfully completed CL 336 and CL 325. B.Tech. (Hons) students cannot register for both SLP and BTP in the same semester. 
  2. Faculty may float SLP topics in the prior semester by a certain deadline. The details to be provided include a specified scope of work and method of evaluation.
  3. After DUGC approval, the SLP topics are circulated to the students.
  4. The students meet the faculty members and decide topics based on mutual agreement between student and faculty member. It is the faculty member's prerogative to decide whether or not to supervise a student; subject to a maximum of two students.
  5. The students should submit printouts of the form (with the signature of the faculty and the student) in the Head's office in the specified format by the specified deadline.
  6. Faculty decision on accepting or not accepting a student would be final. 

Scheme For Evaluation

[As decided by DUGC in 18 Nov 2010 meeting]:

  1. Student is to be examined at the end of the semester by a panel consisting of the supervisor and at least one examiner (another faculty member of our institute) based on the report and presentation. Each of them gives marks to the students out of 50, and an overall grade is recommended in the SLP evaluation from .
  2.  The department will not be creating common panels, and it will be up to individual supervisors to arrange for examiners for their students.

Mechanism For B. Tech. Project (BTP)

BTP topics include computational and experimental projects only.

Allotment

  1. BTP is open only to final year B.Tech. students on an optional basis as an additional learning component. B.Tech. (Honours) students cannot register for both SLP and BTP in the same semester.
  2. Faculty may float BTP topics in the prior semester by a certain deadline. The details to be provided include a specified scope of work and method of evaluation.
  3. The students will approach the faculty to discuss these topics. It is the faculty member's prerogative to decide whether or not to supervise a student; subject to a maximum of two students.
  4. Faculty will give the details of the BTP in the given format. The student submits the form in the Head's office after taking the supervisor's signature before the specified deadline.
  5. Faculty decision on accepting or not accepting a student would be final.

Scheme For Evaluation

  1. The student is to be examined at the end of the semester by a panel consisting of the supervisor and at least one examiner (another faculty member of our institute) based on the report and presentation. Both guide and examiner will specify marks to the students out of 50, and an overall grade is recommended in the BTP evaluation from .
  2. The department will not be creating common panels, and the individual supervisors will have to arrange for examiners for their students.

 

Placements for UG Students

Under construction