About Us

The Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur ranks among the best of the nation and commands very high level of respect both nationally and internationally. Our department has been built over the years by our students, faculty members, staff and alumni.

Ph.D Admissions

Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur is a leading global centre for research. We engage with industry and other world leading institutes to carry out pioneering research that benefits society and changes the world around us.

PG Programmes

Take your engineering qualification to the next level with postgraduate program at Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. We offer a range of postgraduate coursework program with an emphasis on industry-driven projects.

Project positions

Aspiring candidates are also encouraged to visit the project vacancies page for a list of project based positions. The list is updated from time to time.

Our Research

Are you ready to become a part of the Chemical Engineering research community? Find out more about different research fields at Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur and current research opportunities.


You'll find Chemical Engineering alumni right around the globe, working in every conceivable field of engineering, leading the way in their chosen professions and helping the next generation embark on their own engineering journeys.