Duration of Program 4 years (8 Semesters)


Seats 50

*Total Seats in B.Tech (Chemical Engineering)

The B. Tech. Chemical Engineering Spl in Clean Energy Technologies is a specialization in Chemical Engineering to be launch in 2022, is aimed to towards training students in the area of various clean energy technologies and produce scientifically and technologically skilled graduates. The major subject areas covered in this program include alternate energy sources, energy generation, distribution, utilization, green energy technologies, waste to energy, and biofuels, etc. This specialization prepares the students to be suitable for various roles in the industry as production engineer, solar power engineer, solar PV designer, research and development engineer, monitoring & field testing engineer, design engineer, petroleum engineer, refining engineer, process engineer, research engineer, technical sales engineer, and energy engineer. 

Co-Delivered Courses by Partner Universities

Academic Framework

The foundation of higher learning at UPES since its inception has been to explore and promote areas of learning that are innovative and future focused. This has led to constant evolution in facilitating creative and collaborative learning engagements for students through realignment of curriculum and exploration of virtual tools, and open-source courseware; thereby creating borderless learning and access to limitless information.

The new curriculum framework at UPES, ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence) is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. The learning is segmented into core subject studies, core specialism studies, minors/exploratory subjects, and signature and life skills learning. The latter three are offered by the newly-instituted School for Life.

SFL (School for Life) is an intrinsic part of the composite UPES student experience and facilitates learning and education that is a balance between what students want, and what is needed of them as future global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. With courses designed to equip students with lifelong learning skills, a focus on a wide range of contemporary issues, and a mandatory social and professional internship experience that is unique, UPES believes in igniting to inspire the best version within an individual to better the world.

Graduates will develop a sound mathematical and scientific foundation to provide Engineering solutions in Chemical/ Petrochemical areas.

Graduates will have successful careers in leading Chemical/Petrochemical industries.

Graduates will interact with leading researchers and academicians of Chemical/ Petrochemical areas, to participate in lifelong learning and R&D.

Graduates will acquire lateral thinking and leadership skills to become industry leaders.

Graduates will contribute to the welfare of the society /environment by taking professionally responsible decisions

Design and operate unit processes and equipment of modern refining and petrochemical plant

Solve practical chemical engineering problems using heat and mass conservation and transfer, reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, process control, economics and safety

The B. Tech. Chemical Engineering spl in Clean Energy Technologies prepares the students to be suitable for various roles in the industry as follows 


  • Chemical 
  • Refining & Petrochemicals 
  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Speciality chemical Industries 
  • Fertilizers and allied sectors 
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction 
  • Research & Development 
  • Energy 
  • Renewable energy 

 Suitable Roles offered in Industries: 

  • Production Engineer 
  • Design Engineer 
  • Petroleum Engineer 
  • Refining Engineer 
  • Process Engineer 
  • Research Engineer 
  • Technical Sales Engineer 
  • Energy Engineer 

The curricula for the program have been framed in consultation with industry, academia, alumni and parents to make the students industry ready on graduation. 

We at the department believe in experiential teaching and learning and strive to imbibe problem solving skills and critical thinking in the students. The following practices are in place to improve the quality of Teaching-Learning and student experience:

  • Design and Review of individual Course Plans at the beginning of session
  • Course Completion Report (CCR)
  • Academic Planning & Monitoring
  • Real world/Project based assignments
  • Quality Laboratory Experience
  • Encouraging Advanced Learner
  • Slow Learners Support
  • ICT enabled Classroom (sound system, mic and projector)
  • Guest lectures from industry experts
  • Industry led Courses.
  • Certification Courses
  • Professional Software Training (PST) and Certification
  • NPTEL lectures
  • Prototype development
  • Use of Virtual labs
  • Participation in competitive events (In-house/National/International).
  • Participation in Conferences/Seminars/Workshops (National/International).
  • Semester Exchange Program.
  • FDP/Industry Attachment Program for Faculty members (Abhigyat)
Minimum 50% Marks in Class X and XII. Minimum 50 % in PCM (Physics/Chemistry
and Mathematics) in Class XII
Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 60% 10th,12th, & Graduation   

Scholarship: 50% waiver for 1st semester tuition fee on 5% seats in each program

Disclaimer: Only one category of scholarship can be availed by student, Multiple scholarship to one candidate will not be granted 

UPESEAT / JEE Mains / Board Merit / SAT


Examination Pathway:

Name of Program Name of Test Mode of Test Test Dates Last Date to Apply
B.Tech. UPESEAT Centre Based / Online Test will be conducted as per govt. guidelines 13th May to 15th May 2022 9th May 2022


Non - Examination Pathway:

Eligibility Criteria Admission Criteria
JEE Main, SAT & Board Merit
(1) Minimum 50% marks at Higher& Senior Secondary level (10th&12th) and minimum 50% aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) at Senior Secondary level (12th class).
(2) JEE Main cut-off Rank to be announced (on UPES website) after the declaration of JEE Main 2022 results)
(3) SAT Cut off - 50 percentiles and above
(4). Minimum 80% Marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level and Minimum 80% aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Math’s) at
Senior Secondary Level
Through Merit Rank / Cut-off Score

# Upto 20% seats shall be filled through the non-exam category (10% through JEE Mains and 10% through Board Merit). In case of seats following vacant in this category; UPES has the right to fill these through UPES Examination. University also reserves the right to conduct further CBT / Pen Paper / Online tests for admission



Category Course Credits
Life Skills Life Skills 1 2
Life Skills Life Skills 2 2
Major Mathematics I 4
Major Physics I 4
Major Object Oriented Programming 3
Major Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering 3
Major Object Oriented Programming Lab 1
Major Basic Electrical and Electronics Engg Lab 1
Major Physics I Lab 1
  Total 21





Category Course Credits
Signature Course Signature 1 3
Life Skills Life Skills 3 2
Major Chemistry I 4
Major Mathematics II 4
Major Workshop Practices 2
Major Engineering Graphics 2
Major Chemistry I Lab 1
  Total 18





Category Course Credits
Exploratory Exploratory 1 3
Life Skill Life Skill 4 2
Major Engineering Mechanics 2
Major Process Chemistry  4
Major Material and Energy Balance Computations 4
Major Momentum Transfer 4
Major Thermodynamics I 4
Life Skill Social Internship 0
  Total 23





Category Course Credits
Signature Course Signature 2 3
Life Skills Life Skills 5 2
Major Mass Transfer I 4
Major Momentum Transfer Lab 1
Major Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering 4
Major Process Heat Transfer 4
Major Thermodynamics - II 4
  Total 22





Category Course Credits
Signature Course Signature 3 3
Life Skills Life Skills 6 2
Exploratory Exploratory 2 3
Major Chemical Reaction Engineering I 4
Major Heat Transfer Lab 1
Major Mass Transfer II 3
Major Mass Transfer Lab 1
Major Particle and Fluid Particle Processing 3
Major Particle and Fluid Particle Processing Lab 1
Major Specialization Course  I 3
  Total 24





Category Course Credits
Signature Course Signature 4 3
Exploratory Exploratory 3 3
Major Chemical Reaction Engineering II 3
Major Chemical Reaction Engineering Lab 1
Major Process Equipment Design and Economics 3
Major Process Dynamics, Instrumentation & Control 4
Major Industrial Visit 0
Major Project 1 2
Major Specialization Course II 3
  Total 22





Category Course Credits
Signature Course Signature 5 3
Exploratory Exploratory 4 3
Major Design and Simulation lab​ 2
Major Instrumentation and Control Lab​ 1
Major Transport Phenomena​ 4
Major Specialization Course III 3
Major Comprehensive Viva 0
Major Industrial Internship 0
Major Project 2 4
  Total 20





Category Course Credits
Exploratory Exploratory 5 3
Signature Course Signature 6 3
Major Project 3 6
Major Specialization Course IV 3
  Total 15





Course Credits
Process Design* 3
Introduction to Process Intensification 3
Process Optimization* 3
Chemical Engineering Safety 3
Chemical Industry 4.0 3
Operator Training system 3
Chemical Process – by PCBL 3


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