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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)

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


  • To provide quality education in Chemical Engineering in...

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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 251-300 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: 300 (last 6 years)
  • Book Chapters – 10
  • h-index -33


The School of Chemical Engineering encourages the faculty members to file National and International patents.


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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 TECHNOSCAPE

International Biennial Conference TECHNOSCAPE

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.

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TECHNOSCAPE 2023 - 5th Interna

Water, the most vital natural resource, has touched every...



The fifth edition of Chem-A-Thon is a 36 hour non-stop,...


Chenigma - Student Regional Co

The Student Regional Conference (SRC) is an annually held...


Value Added Course on Software

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Industry Academia Conclave - 2

Industry Academia Conclave-2021

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Student Chapter Achievements

1. AIChE Outstanding Student Chapter Award for the year 2022-23 Award won for the 8th Consecutive term
2. SPE Presidency Excellence Outstanding Student Chapter Award 2019 Award won for the 2nd time
3. Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence Award - Mr. Nimish Khandelwal (21BCM0169) Presented to the student with highest GPA in the Freshmen and Sophomore year
4. Freshman Recognition Award - Ms. Aditi Sridhar (21BCM0035) Presented for active participation in all the Chapter Related Activities
5. International Student Chapter Leadership Development Travel Grant - Mr. Smriteek Dash (18BCM0100) Fully sponsored trip to attend Annual Student Conference at USA


Summary of Events conducted by Student Chapters


Type of Events Jan 2023 - Dec 2023 Jan 2022- Dec 2022 Jan 2021 -Dec 2021 Jan 2020 -Dec 2020
Events conducted by student chapters 44 130 142 27


Student Chapter

1.American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 


2.Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE)


3.Society of Petroleum Engineers – VIT Chapter 





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

Student Entrepreneurs

S.No. Name Batch Affiliation
1 Navneet Makharia
2007-2011 Director, CNB Pharma Care Pvt Ltd (Speed Medicine)
2 Shreyansh Shah
2011-2015 CEO & Director, Lexcru Water Tech Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
3 Palash Pandey
2011-2015 Director, Renaura Wellness Private Limited
4 Khushwant Fatnani
2013-2017 Founder,Unacademy, Physics with Fatnani IITJEE Physics Educator
5 Anubhav Mishra
2015-2019 Director, Legal Mind, Intelligent Knowledge Management Systems

Students Achievements

S.NO Image Achievements

Harshdeep Singh Bakshi (Batch of 2017-2021)awarded Scholarship to undergo MS programme at Imperial College, London. Received offer to study Master's Programme at top 12 universities including London School of Economics, University of Wageningen etc.


R Kiran (Batch of 2016-2020)Selected for Fully Funded Masters in Chemical Engineering at YokohamaNational University, Japan. He was selected through VIT-YNU Exchange Programme.


Mohammad Ahmed Khan (Batch of 2016-2020) published are view article in the Journal of Catalysis Reviews with an impact factor of 20.19


Muskaan Kothari (Batch of 2018-2022)Awarded Scholarship by Aditya Birla Group for her extraordinary performance in Academic and Co-curricular activities


Ayushi Agarwal (Batch of 2017-2021)published an article in the Journal - Renewable and sustainable Energy Reviews with an impact factor of 15.0

Higher Studies

Some Top Universities where our students are undergoing Master's / Ph. D. programme is given below :

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