Jobs after M.Tech in Chemical Engineering


Chemical engineering is one of the most growing fields of engineering. It provides tremendous job opportunities for the candidates after their M.Tech in chemical Engineering. There are numerous career opportunities available for the candidates who have master’s degree in chemical engineering. They have job opportunities in private sector, public sector in India and also in foreign countries. Industries like Food, Minerals, plastics, fertilizers and biotechnology have wide variety of openings for the Chemical Engineers. They can do research and project works for the companies.

Some job openings areas for the candidates after M.Tech chemical engineering are:

  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Plant
  • Computer Systems
  • Food industries
  • Health Care
  • Mining industries
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oil and Natural gas industry
  • Petrochemicals engineering
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Waste Treatment
  • Water Treatment
  • Textile manufacturing

Private Sector Jobs after M.Tech in Chemical Engineering

There are many private companies in India which conduct recruitment process for selecting good candidates after Post Graduation in Chemical Engineering. The M.Tech in Chemical Engineering helps the candidates to get higher position in the firm. Those who have some years of experience with the master’s degree in chemical engineering will be able to get managerial posts in the private companies. They can get jobs in areas processing, operations, research and development, design, teaching. The major employers in the private sector are

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Essar Oil Limited
  • Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals Corp. Ltd
  • Gujarat Gas Company Limited
  • Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd
  • Reliance Petroleum Limited
  • Arofine Polymers Ltd
  • Colour-Chem Ltd
  • Godavari Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited
  • Tecnimont ICB Ltd
  • Toyo Engineering India Ltd
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd
  • Century Textiles and Industries Ltd
  • Hindustan Lever Ltd

The private sector jobs offer more salary package based on the performance and more promotion opportunities. The private sector jobs offer a more challenging career for the Chemical Engineers. The job opportunities for the Chemical engineers in private sectors are given below.

  • Chemical engineers
  • Senior chemist
  • Process Engineer
  • Technical Specialist
  • Project Manger
  • Project Engineers

Government Sector Jobs after M.Tech in Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineers can also work in government organizations. For getting a government job, the chemical engineering graduates have to attend certain test conducted by PSC and UPSC for selecting appropriate employees for the government organizations. Government appoints the chemical engineers for water treatment, energy conservation and in recycling areas etc. The top public sectors companies recruiting Chemical engineers in India are listed below.

  • Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
  • Bihar Drugs & Organic Chemicals Limited
  • Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited
  • Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited
  • IOCL
  • Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited
  • ONGC
  • Pyrites, Phosphates & Chemicals Limited
  • SAIL
  • Travancore Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited

The government job offers more job security to the employees. They also get more benefits when compared to their counterparts in private sector. The Chemical engineers can work in government organizations in the fields of

  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Petrochemical Industries
  • Mining Industries
  • Oil and Natural Gas industry
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Atomic Power plants
  • Research Institutes
  • Refineries

Job Prospects Abroad after M.Tech in Chemical Engineering

The candidates who have M.Tech in Chemical Engineering have job opportunities in Foreign Countries also. Multi National Companies recruit Chemical Engineering graduates for various projects of the company. The major MNCs Recruiting candidates are:

  • Exxon Mobil
  • Shell
  • Dow chemical
  • Rhodia Group

Chemical engineers are the most paid professionals and they have may job opportunities in our country. So it is a good choice for the students to take an M.Tech in chemical Engineering.



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