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Welcome to the School of Chemical Engineering, VIT Vellore.

Since the inception in 1994,...

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School of Chemical Engineering (SCHEME)


To improve the quality of life through innovations in Chemical Engineering.


  • To prepare the graduates for a rewarding career by providing quality education in Chemical Engineering in tune...

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Programmes Offered



The School of Chemical Engineering offers B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering to the candidates selected through VITEEE (VIT Entrance Examination).

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The SCHEME is determined to nurture new talents and create leaders and entrepreneurs who can bring value addition to the chemical and allied process industries.

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The faculty members of the school are actively participated in executing a number of sponsored projects from government agencies including DST, DBT and also from many reputed industries.


The research output by the faculty in peer reviewed standard journals have placed the School of Chemical Engineering among top 351-400 institutes globally. In India the Chemical Engineering stream is ranked 11th among all colleges offering the course and First among private institutes.

  • Number of Journal papers published: 147 papers
  • Book Chapters – 7
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The School of Chemical Engineering encourages the faculty members to file National and International patents.



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Academic Experts


The School of Chemical Engineering (SCHEME) is determined to nurture new talents and create leaders and entrepreneurs who can bring value addition to the chemical and allied process industries. Our mission is to drive excellence in Chemical Engineering education and training thereby leading to creation of a common platform for connecting academia and industry in the exchange of knowledge.


The school has regularly promoted from international associations facilitated by University-level MoUs with a number of leading foreign universities.


The school has well equipped classrooms and laboratories with modern facilities, relevant software for chemical engineering and also provide the state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and advanced research


  • Membrane Technology
  • Alternate Fuels


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International Biennial Conference TECHNOCAPE

International Biennial Conference TECHNOCAPE

Conference under the name TECHNOSCAPE is a Biennial event that brings in experts, academicians and industrialists under one platform to disseminate the innovative and advanced research in the domain of Chemical Engineering and related fields of Petroleum, Biotechnology and Environment Engineering.

AIChE – VIT Student chapter Awards

AIChE – VIT Student chapter in the Annual Conference of AIChE


There are 3 Technical student chapters namely IIChE (Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering), AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineering) and SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) actively involved in mentoring the students for overall development. Due to enthusiastic support from the management and faculty coordinators the chapters have received accolades on international platforms by securing the Best Chapter Awards for 3 years consecutively.

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Student Achievements

Student Chapter Achievements

Co-Curricular Activities

Student chapters organize 36 hours marathon activities to develop the thinking skills and application of chemical engineering principles in solving the Industry problems as Hands–on process or Generating innovative ideas. These programs make the student Industry ready candidates to encounter any eventualities Head-on.

Placement Companies

AIChE - VIT Student Chapter Awards - 2018-19

School Achievements

  • Mr.Sanjay V has received Best Project Award in 2018
  • AIChE India Student Regional Conference - 2018
  • Mr. Kartik Bomb was awarded the Donald P. Othmer Sophomore award by AIChE Global for AY 2016-17
  • Mr. Suyash Pathak was awarded the Fresher man award by AIChE Global for AY 2016-17

Faculty Achievements

  • Dr. Jaykumar B. Bhasarkar received “Young Scientist in Chemical Engineering Award 2017” by Venus International Foundation Chennai.


  • Dr. Aslam Abdullah received “Young Researchers Award 2017” by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA).

Student Chapter

1.American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 


2.Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE)


3.Society of Petroleum Engineers – VIT Chapter 





How does the school help your students or community?

The school strives in all possible ways for the holistic development of the students. It provides the students with a strong foundation on chemical engineering to encourage them to be our ambassadors in the professional activities that they choose to undertake in service of society at national and international levels. The training imparted to the students enables them to devise new solutions to the ever persisting problems in industries and well as society. The school inculcates an atmosphere for inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary research leading to better solutions to the industrial and societal problems.

How do you differentiate yourself from other Universities?

  • Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCS) adopted in VIT allows the students complete freedom in tailoring their courses.
  • Publication of research paper in high impact factor ISI peer reviewed international journals.
  • Outstanding student chapter awards from AIChE and SPE
  • MoUs with universities in abroad

Dr. Muruganandam L

Professor Higher Academic Grade & Dean

School of Chemical Engineering

Vellore-632 014


0416-220 2672 / 2671