Department of Industrial Chemistry was established in 1921 at Banaras Hindu University. Subsequently, it was renamed as the Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology in 1956. The Department has established several benchmarks of achievements in teaching and research. It modernizes its programmes to impart education in upcoming areas of chemical engineering.
Currently it is ranked among the nation's top departments in chemical engineering. The Department is endowed with faculty members who are dedicated teachers and distinguished researchers and carry out cutting-edge research in all modern areas of chemical engineering, as well as in inter-disciplinary areas like environmental biotechnology, biosciences, hydrogen energy, and others.
The Department provide a vibrant and creative learning environment for our students. We also participate extensively in R&D and consulting for a host of chemical and processing industries in India. Our alumni (graduates with Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees from our department) have distinguished themselves both in academia and industry, and continue to inspire our current generation of students. The Department invites you to explore more about it through this website, and also invite