Department of
Chemical Engineering, TIET

An amalgamation of research, innovation and theory associated with mathematics, chemistry, and natural sciences that brings to you a world of opportunities

Staying abreast with dynamic trends in chemical engineering while setting a rock solid foundation of basic concepts has been a three-decade long tradition at TIET. A rich experience of over 27 years held by our reputed faculty members exposes you to unbound knowledge and an ocean of career opportunities.

Holding a history of adopting a prismatic outlook towards real-life engineering scenarios. Over 1300+ Chemical Engineering graduates of TIET are excelling across the globe.

Fusion of Science and Skills

Department of Chemical Engineering at TIET is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), U.S.A and National Board of Accreditation (NBA), India.

It runs on the strong pillars of setting new trends in the field, challenging set benchmarks, and renewing global standards of research.

Future awaits you at CHED, Thapar Institute

Transforming hand in hand with latest industrial trends, ChED has given due recognition to a plethora of recent streams and topics to impart knowledge that delivers. Diverse industrial verticals where Thaparians put their best foot forward include manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, microelectronics, electronic and advanced materials, polymers, business services, biotechnology, environmental health & safety (and the list goes on) stand testimony to a promising future that helps you "survive and thrive".

The growth mantra at CHED is


  • To provide professional environment conducive to faculty, students and staff to make lasting contributions to the advancement of knowledge.
  • To be dynamic, innovative and flexible in devising UG & PG programmes in chemical engineering.
  • To produce globally competent Chemical Engineers having creative skills and ethical values.
  • To carry out cutting-edge research and development for the benefit of society.


To be recognized as a leader committed to excellence in higher education, research and innovation that meets the aspirations of the global community.

Message from Head of the Department

Dr. Rajeev Mehta

The Department of Chemical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed-to-be University) was established in 1992 to run under-graduate and post-graduate courses in Chemical Engineering. The department offers three mode of B.E. program namely, B.E. Chemical Engineering (4 years duration) with elective focus in Energy/Materials/Petroleum); B. Chem. Engg. (2+2) degree from University of Leeds, U.K. and Integrated Masters degree (B.E. from TIET and Masters from University Leeds, UK) that will prepare you for a challenging and ever changing global environment. The program offers courses which have a mix of theoretical and practical aspects through classroom teaching and projects, field interactions and industrial training, capstone projects and experiential learning. In addition, the campus offers an outstanding array of events, activities and other multifarious extracurricular and co-curricular programs to enrich your academic experience and make you a rounded personality.

In addition, guiding you through your journey to success are various entrepreneurial ventures and start-ups incubated by your peers at TIET. The Centre for Training and Development trains you in soft skills, whereas, the Centre for Industrial Liaison and Placement brings to you the choicest companies to place you at the forefront of the professional world. Today, our graduates are world leaders and are working in many prominent organizations such as Reliance Industries Ltd, Honeywell UOP, HPCL- Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), etc.

By joining the Department of Chemical Engineering, you will become part of an outstanding legacy and an enriching graduate program that will specialize you in highly sought after disciplines such as Chemical Engineering. Looking forward to seeing you on our campus filled with possibilities for a rewarding future.


MOU with ICT Mumbai

Excellence-oriented Academic Programmes

250 acre campus offering comprehensive chemical engineering programmes

Each programme for Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral levels is designed and developed with the aim of supporting students in their endeavors to pursue higher studies in chosen elective focus (EF) and explore job opportunities in related industries.

Research-Intensive Training

Delivering excellence via varied research avenues, trained faculty and innovation

Major Research Areas

Ongoing Sponsored Projects

Research Facilities

  • Major Milestones

  • 225

    Papers published in science citation index (SCI) Journals in last 5 years

  • ₹ 10.2 million

    2 ongoing sponsored research projects

  • 52

    Papers published in science citation index (SCI) Journals

  • 12

    Faculty trained under Centre for Academic Practice and Student Learning (CAPSL) programme

  • ₹194.40 lakh

    Grant from DST under fund for improvement of S & T infrastructure (FIST)

  • 4 projects worth₹136 lakh

    Sponsored research projects(ongoing)

  • 208 SCI

    Research papers published in the last five years

  • 6

    Book chapters published in the last five years

  • 5

    patents published

  • 1

    patent granted

  • 5

    SCI publications per faculty

  • ₹ 19.4 million

    Infrastructure grant by DST-FIST in 2018

  • ₹ 33 million

    5 ongoing sponsored research projects

  • ₹ 13.3 million

    6 completed projects in the last five years

Choicest faculty to lead you to the pinnacle of success

Some of the most competent industry experts and learned professors at CHED, TIET Patiala, stand to be our greatest assets for ensuring quality education and training in chemical engineering. Research strategy based on current industrial needs at CHED, TIET implements futuristic actions towards advanced research which are envisioned to revolutionise the field. Each faculty trained under Centre for Academic Practice and Student Learning (CAPSL) programme run by Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Alumni Success Stories

Our distinguished alumni members with a roster of noteworthy achievements and accomplishments

Latest Placements

8 lacs per annum

Average Salary Package

40+ Companies

At our Placement drive
  • Lucrative career opportunities, excellent placement prospects and extensive exposure for TIET students.
  • 150+ students given a chance to intern and work with their dream organisations.

Latest News & Events

Update yourself on the latest news, events and highlights straight from the TIET campus

Dr. Rajeev Mehta was awarded 5 th National Award for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals &

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Mr. Abhishek Singh (M.Tech. Chemical Student 2009–11) was trained on simulation software at Equinox, Pune,

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Ms. Vimmi Kathpalia (M.Tech. Chemical Student 2009–11) carried out her thesis work at University of

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