PhD in Chemical Technology


If after completing your masters, and the so-called inquisitive bug is still there inside your brain craving for more, then what could be a better option other than PhD in chemical technology. This is a very competitive course and is offered by only a selected few, which makes the competition even tougher and demanding.

What You Can Learn Or Achieve

The students can expect to learn modern areas of chemical technology and inter related disciplinary areas like biosciences, molecular stimulations, nano science, etc. They are exposed to work in best experimental facilities provided and thus develop strong written science communications skills. Candidates are able to publish their paper and get a chance to participate in various consultancy projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Students aspiring to pursue this course must have a B.Tech or B.E degree in Engineering / M.Sc (Chemistry/Physics/Maths) with excellent academic record and must have cleared the GATE exam also. Some colleges even accept students with M.E/ M.Tech in engineering directly for the PhD program.

Course Outlook

The course is mainly of four or five years which comprises of 8 semesters. Each semester has its own new set of theory and practical work. In each semester the courses are designed in such a way that the students are exposed to different specialized courses like chemicals, polymers, pharmaceuticals along with computer information technology and are made to work with best infrastructural facilities to make them technically sound and professionally competent.

Job Prospectus

This field holds a lot of scope in the petroleum, fertilizers & pharmaceutical industries and even in the R& D department.

Best Places to Pursue

1.    Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
2.    All Indian Institutes of Technology IITs.
3.    All most all NITs.



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One Response to “PhD in Chemical Technology”

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    Sir,i had completed my organic chemistry.i am very much intrested to do chemical technology through gate.wheather i am eligible to do chemical technology