Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai – 2021

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai was established in 1933 as the University Department of Chemical Technology of the University of Bombay for excelling the nation’s knowledge resources in Chemical Science & Technology in Mumbai Maharashtra in an area of 16 acres in a serene sylvan atmosphere. It was granted partial autonomy in 1985 by the University of Mumbai, and it was converted into the University Institute of Chemical Technology in 2002. Under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of the World Bank, it was granted full autonomy in 2004 and was finally converted into a Deemed-to-be-University by the Government of India. Maharashtra granted it the Elite Status and Center for Excellence in 2012. In 2018, ICT established its second campus in Jalna, outside of Mumbai in a sprawling area of 203 acres.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details pertaining to the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduations & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fee structures. All details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where ICT gave its report.

Courses Offered at ICT Mumbai

ICT offers 7 courses in undergraduate programs and a massive number of 13 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at ICT Mumbai

Students Intake
ICT admitted a decent number of 211 students to UG courses and 272 students to PG courses and 120 students to integrated PG courses in 2021; 211 students to UG and 272 students to PG and 120 students to integrated PG in 2020; and 211 students to UG in 2019.
ICT has eminent professors and research scholars who are known for publishing research papers. Currently, there are 142 professors at the faculty and 95.07% of them are Ph.D. holders. The faculty-to-student ratio at its faculties is 1:11, that is, one professor is available for every 11 students.

ICT Mumbai Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
ICT spent Rs. 43 crores as capital expenditure in the year 2021, of which 14.7% on the library for buying periodicals, books and e-resources, a whopping 69.03% on buying new equipment and software for conducting quality research, merely 0.25% on engineering workshops, and the remaining 16.02% on capital asset creations like build new buildings. It spent Rs. 89 crores as capital expenditures in 2020 and Rs. 17 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
ICT spent Rs. 87 crores as an operational expenditure in 2021, of which a significant 49.11% on salaries for professors and supporting staff, a considerable 48.32% on maintaining academic infrastructures in the institution, and the remaining 2.57% on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops at ICT. It spent Rs. 110 crores as operational expenditure in 2020 and Rs. 83 crores in 2019.

ICT Mumbai Research Details

ICT has good faculty, better infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere for research, so it filed 25 patents in 2021 and 32 patents were granted; it filed 13 patents in 2020 and 24 were awarded; and it filed 14 patents in 2019 and 19 were awarded.
Sponsored Projects
ICT has published many scholarly and innovative articles on chemical science & technology and chemical engineering for years. So, in 2021, 87 agencies have funded 150 projects at ICT and it earned Rs. 29.1 crores through these projects. In 2020, 89 agencies funded 169 projects, through which it earned Rs. 26.6 crores, and in 2019, it earned Rs. 4.4 crores from 153 projects sponsored by 89 agencies.
Consultancy Projects
ICT has worked on 194 consultancy projects from 157 companies and earned Rs. 5.7 crores in 2021, it earned Rs. 4.26 crores through 128 projects from 115 companies in 2020, and it earned Rs. 7.73 crores through 193 projects from 132 companies in 2019.

ICT Mumbai Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
There were a decent number of 244 students admitted to ICT at UG programs and all of them were awarded graduations, of whom 53.8% got placements at top companies and 73 were selected for higher studies in 2021; all of the students were awarded graduations, of whom 76.15% got placements and 84 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and all of the students were awarded gradations, of whom 92.62% got placements and 83 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At ICT in PG programs, all of the students were awarded graduations, of whom 52.89% got placements at top companies and 12 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a considerable 88.57% of students were awarded graduations, of whom 59.09% got placements and 10 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a huge 94.44% students were awarded gradations, of whom 65.30% got placements and 23 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
At ICT, 389 students have been pursuing programs in chemical science & technology and chemical engineering till 2021, of whom 86 students graduated in 2021, 76 students graduated in 2020 and 129 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates from ICT: Rs. 7 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.75 in 2020 and Rs. 5.75 in 2019.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.8 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 5.3 LPA in 2019.
There are hundreds of top companies in India and the world such as Adidas, Aditya Birla Group, Asian Paints, BEML, Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Godrej, Henkel, Hindustan Petroleum, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at ICT for their companies.

Students Diversity at ICT Mumbai

ICT has a blend of students who came from all sections and all parts of India. A considerable number of 1580 students are pursuing their studies, of whom 67.85% are boys and a decent 32.15% are girls. There are 1166 students from within the state and 414 from outside of the state.

Facilities on ICT Mumbai Campus

ICT has various facilities for students. It has medical facilities, hostels, an information processing center, a wi-fi campus, cafeteria, A/C classrooms, shuttle services, an animal house, an auditorium, a post office, playgrounds, a sports complex, and lifts/ramps.

Campus Festivals at ICT Mumbai

Manzar is the annual cultural festival where around 10000 students from various colleges participate, and in this festival, many competitions like singing, dancing, painting, etc., are organized to bring out the hidden talents of the students and ward off the nostalgia of students due to long studies in the classrooms.


As ICT in Mumbai where improved infrastructures and good transport facilities like metro rails are available, students from any part of the country and the world can commute to this institution. The nearest railway station is Dadar Railway Station Terminus which is 2.4 km away and Bandra Railway Stations Terminus which is around 7.4 km away and Mumbai Central which is 9.1 km away from the institution are available for commuting to the institution by train. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Santa Cruz is available for travel by air, which is 12.2 km away from the institution. Therefore, students from anywhere can reach this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at ICT Mumbai

For UG courses at ICT: Students who passed and scored 75% marks in 10+2 or appeared in the +2 exam can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and should get the minimum marks/rank set by ICT in JEE advanced exam and also it gives admission on based on MH-CET scores.

For PG courses: Students who passed a respective bachelor’s degree or appeared in the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should get the minimum GATE scores/rank required at ICT to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at ICT Mumbai

Students need to pay Rs. 3.41 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at ICT, but the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7 LPA from top companies, so they can get back this amount within a year after completion of graduation and getting a job at a top company.

ICT Mumbai Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: ICT has a good faculty and better infrastructures for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 75.45%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: ICT has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it publishes many research papers, so it scored 54.62%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As ICT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 72.56%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: ICT has students from every section and every part of India and has admitted a decent number of girl students, therefore it scored 45.67%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: ICT has good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it doesn’t get a good reputation like first-generation IITs/NITs. Therefore it scored 21.98% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

ICT Mumbai got 60.31% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 15.

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