The University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, UICTE (earlier known as Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, DCET) was established in 1958 in collaboration with I.I.T., Chicago in the present building of the University Campus. Professor R. E. Peck from I.I.T. Chicago joined as the first Head of Institute. Since its inception in 1958, the Institute has established itself as a premier institution engaged in imparting quality technological education and providing support to research and development activities.
Computer Laboratory : The Institute is endowed with one of the best computer labs in the country. It has 80 computers (Pentiums). The laboratory is linked by modem to the main Computer Centre of the University. Students have the option of mastering softwares concerning general usage (PC Tools, XT pro), scientific languages (Fortran, Pascal), advanced languages (C, C++), word processing (WS-2000), business (D-BASE), design (CAD) and Chemical Engineering (CAPS) softwares.
Library: The Institute has well furnished library having about 10,453 books and subscribes to over 19 Indian and foreign journals for the exclusive use of the students and faculty of the Institute.