Chemical Engineering Department carries Gold Medal in 2017

  • “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third common sense” – Thomas A. Edison
  • We are very pleased to inform that the students of final semester have proved their mettle by bringing together an excellent result, following the traditions of GOLDEN results of VVP- Chemical Engineering Department.
  • KARTIK TANK successfully bags a gold medal for himself and second year consecutively for the department.
  • Amongst 25 Chemical Engineering Colleges under GTU, Our department ranks 6th in the entire GTU and 1st in Saurashtra- Kachchh Zone (Zone-4).
  • Two students Kartik Tank (Rank-2) and Parth Vachhani (Rank-9) secured their positions in the TOP-10 students (Branch- wise, CPI- wise).
  • Overall result of the Department is 92.67%.
  • Congratulation to all the students who have followed the path drawn by the hard work of their teachers!

STUDENTS PROJECT FAIR by Chemical Engineering Department

Chemical Engineering Department of V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot organized Student Project Fair on 29th April 2017 as a part of the initiative taken by the GTU innovation council. In this event final year projects were on display. A total of 12 groups of final year students participated in this event. The students displayed posters explaining their project work. The project fair was organized by the Project Fair Organizing Team (PFOT) of pre-final year students under the able guidance of Dr. Piyush B. Vanzara, Associate Prof. and Head, Chemical Engineering Department.

A committee of experts constituting of Mr.Hiren Raval and Mr. Sunil Aghera from Managing Director of The Gres Ceramics, Morbi evaluated the projects. Alumni, parents and other citizens from Rajkot were also invited to visit the fair. The experts also named the best three projects out from the department. This project will be nominated for GIC i2i Awards 2017.

The project fair was a great success as it gave a good exposure to the students to the outside world. The students faced questions from the experts and persons from different levels of society, which gave new dimensions to the thought process of the students and proved a great value addition towards their improvement.

List of best three projects selected by the experts:

Rank Enrollment No. Name of Students Topic
1 130470105030 Kartik Tank A study on feasible alternatives of plate & frame heat exchanger of DHDS unit
130470105036 Parsewar Chetan
130470105010 Chavda Vanraj
130470105006 Chauhan Ajitsinh
130470105048 Thaker Sitanshu
2 130470105049 Tragta Ila Advanced waste water treatment for pharmaceutical effluent.
130470105052 Vaishnani Bansi
130470105016 Dedakia Krishna
3 130470105005 Butani Kamlesh A study of Leaching kinetics of   E-waste materials
130470105045 Sardhara Jaydip
130470105019 Dudhagara Kishan
130470105002 Bhatt Harsh
130470105002 Rakholia Nikunj

The glimpses of the Project Fair:

Prize Distribution for communities by Das Sir and Vanzara Sir.

Prize Distribution for communities by Das Sir and Vanzara Sir

Chemical Engineering Department conducts a book launch of annual booklet of photography and prize distribution ceremony for the students and winners of communities.

At the department of Chemical Engineering we believe in overall development of the students and hence after the college hours we encourage the students to dwell in their favourite hobbies or passion.

The inception of six various communities were done by the former assistant professor at the department, Ms. Divya K. Rajput under the guidance of HOD Dr. Piyush B. Vanzara.

These communities are currently handled by Mrs. Urvi Parekh, lecturer at the chemical department.

Two such communities which are active in participation and talent, Literature and Blog and Art and Photography.


In this community, the students who love writing write their hearts out in the form of some stories, blogs, micro- tales, poetries etc. Here, language is not a barrier. So we conducted few weekly contests on different themes. The winners were gifted with several motivational books as prizes in the presence of Dr. A.K. Das.

The best writer award was given to Shyam Mandaliya of 8th semester for his overall excellence in writing.

Other students who won prizes were:

  1. Chinmay Joshi (8th sem)
  2. Akshay Attara (6th sem)
  3. Mitesh Sorathiya (6th sem)
  4. Sejal Koriya (3rd sem)
  5. Harsh Vachhani (1st sem)
  6. Ram Kachha (1st sem)
  7. Ruwaif Rizvi (1st sem)

We are very fortunate to have some amazing photographers in our department who are well versed with artistic clicks. So, the department decided to showcase the best 100 clicks in a photography booklet and if the legacy continues, we’d love to make this an annual affair.

Hence, the students poured in their best clicks and out of some thousand odd pictures best 100 were selected and the booklet was fondly named “Photo- Synthesiz” as it was synthesized by chemical engineers.

The cover page picture was given to the best photograph clicked by Jay Parmar of 8th semester for clicking several amazing photographs and contributing towards the community and department.

The book launch for “Photo- synthesiz” was done by Dr. Das on this day.

Expert Lecture by Dr. A. K. Das, the head of R & D and Process Development at Reliance Ind Ltd.

On 12th of January, 2017 on the auspicious occasion of Swami Vivekanada’s 155th birth anniversary, the department of Chemical Engineering welcomed Dr. Asit K. Das, the head of refining R & D and Process Development at Reliance Industries Limited, Jamnagar. He has 31 years of research experience, has developed several processes and commercialized them. He holds more than 60 national/ international patents and more than 70 publications including 5 book chapters.

Dr. Asit Das is a staunch follower of Swami Vivekananda and hence, being a research person and a chemical engineer himself, he chose to speak on a spiritual yet very essential subject for the current generation: “Enhancing Individual’s Efficiency: A Comprehensive Model”.

The programme was hosted by Mr. Abhinav Gupta, lecturer at the Chemical Department. The head of the Chemical department and Associate Professor, Dr. Piyush B. Vanzara welcomed Das sir with a bouquet and a momento.

Dr. A. K. Das began the programme by stating that his lecture was based on Swami Vivekananda’s teachings and his own life experiences. He presented various spiritual models followed by interesting videos. The students of pre- final and final year from various departments besides chemical department as well as all the faculty members thoroughly enjoyed the session. This was the second time Das Sir had graced our institute with his valuable presence.

Industrial visit of semester 6th chemical Engineering Department at PAR PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. & EXCEL CROP CARE PVT. LTD, Bhavnagar on semester 4th March 2015

Industrial visit was organized on 04/03/2016 for semester 6th chemical Engineering Department at PAR PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. &EXCEL CROP CARE PVT. LTD, Bhavnagar.

Forty Seven students actively participated & learned the following:

  1. History of Pharmaceutical Industry,
  2. Manufacturing methods.
  3. Understanding of Batch Reactor with Pitched Blade Agitator.
  4. Understanding of Advanced Control Methodology.
  5. The basic Principle of Plate & Frame Filtration.
  6. Discuss Environmental issues.
  7. Research and Development center.
  8. Learn Basic Principle of BET surface area

On the same day, another visit was also organized for 6th semester students at EXCEL CROP CARE PVT. LTD. Bhavnagar,

Students actively participated & learned the following:

  1. History of EXCEL CROP CARE PVT. LTD.
  2. Important of Safety in chemical industry
  3. Understanding of Effluent treatment Plant
  4. Bio fertilizer Process
  5. Reverse Osmosis for water purification
  6. Packing Process
  7. Pilot plant
  8. Research And Development
  9. Learn Basic Principle of Gas Chromatograph and HPLC.

Students gained practical experience  and practical knowledge by visiting these industries.


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