Student ChaptersOver the years with the great expansion of scientific knowledge, the basis of applying science particularly chemistry to develop technology has increased tremendously. This has lead to the development of the profession of chemical Engineering. Chemical engineers are responsible for the availability of modern high-quality materials that are essential for running an industrial economy.
A good number of students pursuing their studies in chemical engineering are now student members of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. The primary objective of a Studentsí Chapter shall be to promote among Students in Chemical Engineering, a feeling of fraternity and brotherhood and to complement the objectives and activities of the Institute. It shall also render all possible assistance to the Regional Centres in matters relating to Student Members. The Student Chapters guide its members in career choice and arrange lectures, seminars, short term courses, plant visits, etc., at regular intervals . One of such popular seminar is SCHEMCON which is organized by one of the IIChE Student Chapters every year.
Student Members from each Educational and other Institutions offering a Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemical or Allied Process Technology may be permitted to form separate Students’ Chapters. All the Students’ Chapters within the territorial limits of a Regional Centre shall function under the guidance of the concerned Regional Centre. The applications of Student Members separately or jointly to this effect shall be forwarded through the Head of the Department/Institution and Honorary Regional Secretary of the Regional Centre having territorial jurisdiction over the location of the Department/Institution, to the Honorary Secretary of the Institute for the approval of the Council. Read more..
There are five student chapters under IIChE Kochi Regional centre.