Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
कवयित्री बहिणाबाई चौधरी उत्तर महाराष्ट्र विद्यापीठ, जळगाव
Maharashtra, India
'A' Grade NAAC Re-Accredited (3rd Cycle)
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Department of Oils Technology

Dr. G. A. Usmani (B.Tech., M. Tech. Ph. D. Tech.)

Professor and Head

This department runs B Tech course in Oil Tech. with focus on edible oils, oleo chemicals, surfactants, perfumes, waxes and cosmetics.  The division has pilot plant facilities for high pressure pressing of oil seeds (decorticator, cooker, expeller), refining of edible oils (alkali refining, vacuum beaching, dewaxing, steam deodorizer), hydrogenations (high pressure autoclave), soap, detergent (ribbon blender) manufacture and fatty acid distillation.  Characterization Instruments include Lovibond Tintometer, Flash, and smoke point apparatus, penetrometer, pour point apparatus, tensiometer, double door refrigerator, Incubator Shaker, Nephlo Turbidity Meter, Low Temperature Centrifuge etc.

THRUST AREAS: Non traditional oils, biodiesel, lipase catalysed synthesis of oleochemicals, novel surfactants, compact detergents etc.

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO-1: Training of students to provide the strong domain of mathematical, scientific and general engineering foundation besides attitude building for problem solving, teamwork, and professional skills.

PEO-2: To apply and integrate the acquaintance of the scientific and technological principles underlying the major elements of Oil Technology and Chemical Engineering with objective to develop the ability to demonstrate the technical competence in the field of Oils, Oleochemicals and surfactant Technology.

PEO-3: Fulfillment of the growing demands of Technocrats, Scientists and Entrepreneurs of standards at par with national and international competency requirements of Industries and Academic/ Research Institutions by providing additional learning opportunity in the broad spectrum of multidisciplinary fields such as biotechnology,surface coating technology, modern instrumentation techniques, environmental aspects of oil and allied industries etc.

PEO-4: To make responsible Oil Technologist Graduates who can contribute to the Society in a productive manner while taking due care of Ecosystem.

Vision and Mission


To develop professionally skilled technocrats and entrepreneurs to contribute into the betterment of society and industry in a global competitive environment.


To become a centre of excellence in Oils, Oleochemicals, and Surfactants Technology to inculcate the scientific and technological knowledge to the younger generation to fulfill the growing demands for sustainable socio-economic development of society and industry.

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