Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil Institute of Technology and Engineering (Polytechnic)

Chemical Engineering

The department was established in 1988. It is one of the oldest departments in our institute, and is endowed with a highly competitive diploma program affiliated to Maharashtra Board of Technical Education, Mumbai (MSBTE).  It has well developed laboratories like Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical operation and Computer etc. Vibrant and creative learning environment is provided for Students. Aside from excellence in curriculum, the department has made significant contributions to the extra curriculum development of students. Our faculty as well as students participated in state and national level paper presentation, poster presentations and technical debates etc. Our students have excelled both in chemical industry and academia. The department has been continually adapting and responding to the rapidly changing economic, social and technological scenarios at the national levels.


To train technicians in Chemical engineering consistently matching with the latest requirements of industry and to promote all round personal development inculcating social concern.


  • To train technicians to adopt technological development and professional practice in the field of Chemical engineering.
  • To foster excellence by promoting creativity, critical thinking, sensitivity toward society and respect for the environment.
  • To enhance career opportunities for students through exposure to higher education, industry and entrepreneurship.


  • Understand how chemical engineering produces the goods, services needed by industry and society.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to respond to recent technological changes.


Faculty Information

Sr.No Name of Faculty Qualification Designation Experience
1 Prof.  N.M. Garad M.E.Chemical Engineering HOD 26 Yrs
2 Prof . A.S. Shirsath M.E.Chemical Engineering Lecturer 17 Yrs
3 Prof.  S.C. Dighe M.E.Chemical Engineering Lecturer 10 Yrs
4 Prof. P.S. Kale M.E.Chemical Engineering Lecturer 10 Yrs
5 Prof . P.R. Gulave M.E.Chemical Engineering Lecturer 06 Yrs


Mr. J.B. Katore BSC Chemistry, LCHM Lab Assistant 15 Yrs


Laboratory Information:

Department has well equipped and well-furnished laboratories with all latest equipments necessary for Research Project Work and conducting practicals as per MSBTE curriculum.

Sr.No Name of Laboratory
1 Mass transfer Operation
2 Heat Transfer Operation
3 Mechanical Operation
4 Fluid Flow Operation
5 Process Inst.& Control
6 Chemical Process Technology


1. Technical Paper Published in Journal by Faculty

Sr. No. Date Name of Staff Name of Journal Title of Paper Level
1 May.2016 Prof.N.M.Garad
Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. Hydrodynamic Cavitation as a Novel approach for treatment of Waste Water Inter national
2 June.2016 Prof.A.S.Shirsath Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. Green Fuel Bioethanol from Agriculture Waste by wheat straw Inter national

2. Technical Paper Presented in conference by Faculty

Sr. No. Date Name of Staff Title of Paper Place National/ International
1 22/01/2016     To
Prof P.R.Gulve
Geopolymeric Building Material Using Industrial Waste Senior  College , Satral National

3. Achievements by Department

  • Department received excellent grade Award from Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai for Academic Performance in 2015-16.
  • Mr. Vishal Thorat of Third Year received National Level Athletics Bronze Medal in 400 meters and Gold Medal in 200 meters. He has been selected for Asian Games 2017.
  • Mr. Parveez  Mansuri of Third Year received third State level Merit prize of Rupees 2000/ -in April 2015 Examination.
  • Our toppers in summer 2016 examination.
Sr. No. Name of Students Marks Obtained Percentage
1 Kasar Samadhan Bhausaheb 1425/1650 86.36
2 Kanwade Bhushan Bhausaheb 1412/1650 85.58
3 Pathare Dhananjay Vilas 1387/1650 84.06
  • Campus placements
Sr.No Name of Industry Approached for Campus Interview No. of Students Selected Salary Per Annum in Lacks
1 Alkyl Amines  Ltd Kurkumb,Daund 16 1.80
2 Cipla  Pharmaceutical, Kurkumb,Daund 14 1.60
3 Toyo Engineering, Bombay 03 2.20
4 Privi Organic Ltd, Mahad 04 1.70
5 Gharda Chemicals, Dombivali 05 1.44

4. Other Activities for overall Development of Students.

  • Remedial Classes Conducted for Students.
  • MOUs signed with Industries.
  • Various Co-curricular activities and Expert Lectures were conducted for Personality Development of Students.
  1. Expert Lecture Conducted
Sr.No Name of Industry Expert Topic Date
1 Mr. Laxman Magar Senior Processes Engineer, Petrokon Ltd,Singapur Career Opportunities for Chemical Engineering Students 16/07/2016
2 Mr.Atul Pilgar
Production Manager
Aarti drugs,Ltd
Unit operations & Unit Processes in Pharmaceutical Industries 30/08/2016
  1. Activity Conducted
Sr.No Activity Conducted Date
1 Celebration of World Youth Skill day 15/07/2016
2 State Level Debate Competition 17/09/2016
3 Speech Competition 17/09/2016
4 Poster Presentation on Industrial safety 27/09/2016
5 Tree Plantation 24/09/2016




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