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Chemical Engineering

Our vision is to be a leading Chemical Engineering Department in the Nation, to create and develop technocrats, entrepreneurs and business leaders

The department fosters chemical engineering as a profession that interfaces engineering and all aspects of basic sciences to disseminate knowledge in order to prepare the students to be successful leaders and practitioners and to meet the present and future needs of the society by highest degree of standards and ethics.

        The Department of Chemical Engineering, a DST –FIST sponsored department, was started in the year 1945. It was the second college to offer an undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering in Tamilnadu. Total outlay of the funding attracted by the department from various funding agencies is 341.51 Lakhs. All the laboratories are well equipped with most modern equipment. The department offers consultancies to various leading industries.

        The first PhD of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is from this department and has thus far produced 104 Ph.Ds . The department offers 12 programmes through Distance Education. It has an excellent industrial tie up. The department boasts an unparalleled support from its Alumni.


Funding Agencies

  • University Grants Commission
  • Dept. of Biotechnology
  • Dept. of Science & Technology
  • Ministry of Environment & Forest
  • Ministry of Food Process Industries
  • Ministry of Earth Science



Programmes Offered
  • B.Voc.Catering Technology & Hotel Management (UGC – Skill Development Programme)
  • B.E. Chemical Engineering
  • M.E. Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech. Industrial Biotechnology
  • M.Tech. Food Processing Technology
  • M.Tech. Industrial Safety Engineering (Approved by LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT DEPARTMENT)
  • Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering
  • Ph.D- Chemical Engineering - Biotechnology
  • Ph.D- Chemical Engineering - Food Technology
  • Ph.D- Chemical Engineering - Industrial Safety
The Professor and Head
Department of Chemcial Engineering
Annamalai University
Annamalai Nagar-608002
Tel Number: 04144-239737
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