Established in 1933, the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai is one of the most prestigious engineering colleges in India. In 2019, ICT was ranked as the 12th best engineering college in India by the NIRF and shortlisted among the top 100 colleges by the ARIIA. It has also been accredited by the NBA in the Tier-I category, and by the NAAC with the rare ‘A++’ grade. An AICTE and UGC-approved institute, ICT has also been ranked among the 100 best engineering colleges in the world by Shanghai Rankings and 118th by QS Ranking.
The engineering department consists of 134 accomplished faculty members. All but four of them hold PhDs.
ICT offers 55 specializations across 9 courses: B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Chem.Engg, M.Tech, M.Pharm, M.Chem.Engg, Executive M.Tech, M.Sc and PhD.
For admission to B.Tech, candidates need to have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with 50% marks. For selection, candidates must take the JEE Main or MHT CET. The JEE Main cutoff is 737- 2,784, while the MHT CET cutoff is 125-158.
For admission to B.Pharm, the minimum eligibility is 10+2 in the Science stream. Selection will be based on performance in the MHT CET.
For those who wish to study B.Chem.Engg., the minimum eligibility is a pass in 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects. Candidates are selected on the basis of performance in JEE Main or MHT CET.
The institute offers the M.Tech course to candidates who have a B.Tech degree with 60% marks, and a positive score in GATE. The M.Tech executive course is offered to those candidates who have a B.Tech degree, along with at least eight years’ experience in a university. Candidates are selected based on their GATE scores.
ICT invites candidates for admission to their M.Chem.Engg. course if the candidate has a B.Tech degree with 60% marks. The candidate requires a valid GATE score for selection.
The institute offers the M.Sc course to candidates who have completed 10+2 with Science with 55% marks. Selection is based on merit. It also offers an M.Pharm course to candidates with a B.Pharm degree, provided they have acquired a positive score in the GPAT.
Candidates who wish to pursue PhD may do so at ICT if they have a Masters degree in the relevant field with 55% marks. Selection will be based on a written test and personal interview.
ICT has an excellent placement record. The B.Chem.Engg. leads the others in terms of placements. The highest package that has been offered is 1.8 million INR, while the average package is 600,000 to 700,000 INR per year. The recruiters include L&T, UOP India, Reliance, and so on.
|Course||Eligibility Criteria||Course Fee (INR)||Link|
|B.Tech||10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||3,41,400 INR||Click here|
|M.Tech||B.Tech with 60% marks||1,41,500 INR||Click here|
|College||B.Tech Fee (INR)||JEE Main Cut-off||Link|
|Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology||4,20,000 INR||4,636- 32,418||Click here|
|KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology||6,21,600 INR||1,171- 4,098||Click here|
|IIT Bombay||8,45,600 INR||1- 5,413||Click here|
ICT Mumbai Highlights 2020
|Name of Institute||Institute of Chemical Engineering|
|Affiliated with||Deemed to be University|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit-based|
|Entrance Exam||B. Chem. Engg., B.Tech: MHT CET/JEE Main; B.Pharm: MHT CET; M.Chem.Engg, Executive M.Tech and M.Tech: GATE; M.Pharm: GPAT|