Department Profile

The formal Chemical technology-Paint Technology degree education in India was started during 1964 with “B.Sc. (Chem. Tech.) Paint Technology”, of three year duration. In 1991 the 3 years B.Tech course after B.Sc. was changed to 4 years B.Tech course after I. Sc. (10+2), at par with other Engineering and Technology courses. There are Ph. D. program also in the Department. The Paint Technology Department remained joined with Oil Technology Department for a very long time. The twin department used to be known as Oil and Paint Technology Department. After the status of University, the new Department Chemical technology – Paint Technology was formed on 9th January 2017, and Professor P.K.Kamani was appointed as the first Head of the Department.


The department of paint technology aspires to achieve excellence in teaching-learning, research and innovation in Paint and allied areas.


The mission of the department of Chemical Technology- Paint Technology are
M1 : To develop state of the art facilities to impart technical knowledge and skill to the graduate students for paint and allied industries and research organizations
M2 : To be a center of research and innovation for betterment of society in sustainable manner.
M3 : To develop state-of-the-art technologies for testing, training and consultancy for industry and society.
M4 : To cultivate strong ethical values to be a successful professionals and to become life-long learners.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Graduates of B.Tech. Chemical Technology-Paint Technology programme will:
PEO1 : Be globally competent in the field of pigments, resins, paints and additives processing and allied areas to cater the need of country.
PEO2 : Develop innovative designs, production of materials and processes for sustainable development of society.
PEO3 : Serve the industry to meet the challenges in terms of quality assurance and standardization to withstand the global competitiveness.
PEO4 : Discharge duties with professional attitudes and ethics.

Student-faculty-Industry Bond

The students of the Paint Technology Department, are endowed with the inherent attributes of Excellence and Perfection. The department has undoubtedly been a centre of excellence for learning in the country. There is a close relationship among students, faculty members and industries. The faculty regularly provides technical updates regarding the latest industrial trends. The students are given research oriented working projects at UG level. They are motivated for paper writing, presentation in seminars, symposium, conferences etc. to develop their professional perception. The department has sculpted numerous engineers, who had proved their mettle by becoming the souls and roots of various industries in the field of research in the country and abroad, and are repatriating credit and fame to the department.

Paint TechInstitute-industry interaction at HBTU auditorium

Various programs are designed to impart knowledge, and strengthen concepts and intellectual skills through course work, seminars and project/ thesis work and cater to the needs of industry, R&D organizations, and educational institutions. The department maintains a close touch with other National and International educational Institutions & industries and has accomplished several research & development projects in collaboration with them.

Placement, Higher Education, Scholarship and Association

There are more than 100% placement at UG level at various applications ( Maruti, Honda, Hero motors, Hyundai, TVS, Volkswagen, Tata motors, Railways etc, ) and manufacturing hero (Asian Paints, Kansai Nerolac, PPG, Sherwin Williams, Berger Paints, Indigo Paints, etc.) industries. The students graduating from the department are having the caliber of putting their own startup after 2-3 years industrial exposure also. Further to add, the department is proud of having the students of high caliber as most students go abroad for higher education MS, Ph.D. MBA, M. Tech etc. Many students have completed their higher education from Eastern Michigun University USA. The department is also having the Scholarship from Asian Paints Charitable Trust Mumbai and every year the 3-5 poor students with high rank are given full scholarship. There is a National level Association PACT (Paint and Coating Technologists’ Association of India) in the department having more than 700 members (Alumni) associated with premier industries who provide support to the students as well as department in various manner e.g. delivering expert lectures to educate & update the students, supporting in placement and training etc. There are number of activities organised under the banner of PACT, e.g. seminars, workshops, quizes, presentations interaction with industries etc.

Paint TechNational Seminar at HBTU Kanpur 17-18 March 2018

Practical, Testing, Training and Projects

The department is well equipped with Laboratory equipment of general testing and sophisticated instrumental testing along with pilot plant on powder coating application, spray application, resin manufacturing and also paint, putty, past & ink manufacturing etc. The students are given personal attention to perform testing & evaluation, preparation of products etc using theses apparatus/equipments/instruments. The students of the department undergo Industrial training during summer vacation for 8 weeks after completing 6th Semester (3rd Year B.Tech.) and will undergo one semester project work 7th/8th semester in premier paint manufacturing and application industries e.g. Asian Paints, PPG, KNPL, Valspar Coatings, Berger, Nippon, Akzonobel, British Paints Tata Motors, Maruti, Volkswagen, Hero Moto Corp., TVS, Mahindra, Honda Cars etc.

Training, testing and consultancy for industries and institutions

The department conducts training program on paint manufacturing, paint application for various industries & institutes for their skilled and semiskilled workers to develop their skill e.g. TVS Motors, Samsung, BHEL, Tata Pigments Ltd. In addition, the workshops are also organized time to time to train the semi skilled, skilled, educated unemployed youths, BPL youngsters etc. The department is government recognized for providing the certificates and test reports to various government and private agencies. The materials (paint, varnish, raw materials) are tested and evaluated. The consultancy and certificates are provided by experience faculty members of the department.

Faculty & Expert Lecturers

The department is having three regular faculty members and three expert faculty members from industries/institution in addition frequent expert lectures from renowned personals from Industries and Institution and also of Entrepreneurs are arranged. The faculty members are supposed to increase on increasing strength of the students and on start of PG program.

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Industrial/teaching experience Regular/Guest
1 Dr. Pramod Kumar Professor Ph.D. (Tech) 34 years Regular
2 Dr. P.K.Kamani Professor Ph.D. (Tech) 34 years Regular
3 Dr. A Maithani Professor Ph.D. (Tech) 28 years Regular
4 Mr. Sunil Mehrotra Guest Faculty M.Tech. 37 years Guest
5 Mr. M. I. Khan Guest Faculty M.Tech. 36 years Guest
6 Mr. Ghanshyam Guest Faculty M.Tech. 30 years Guest

Future Plan

The post graduate programme ( M. Tech in Chemical Technology – Paint Technology) which was discontinued from 1996-97 session has been proposed to restart from 2019-20. Due to high demand from application and manufacturing sectors the seats in the programme is also under revision to 45 from 30 at entry level. There is a proposal for new building and laboratories for the department. The department has a proposal of educational tie up with the foreign universities for exchange (student & Faculty) programme and for different academic collaboration for the students. In view at this faculty representative from Eastern university (EMD) USA, visited the department.

Paint TechInteraction of Paint Technology HBTU students with Eastern Michigan University representative
B.Tech in Chemical Technology- Paint Technology (4 Years)

M.Tech in Paint Technology (To be started from the session 2019-20)

The admission in Ph.D Chemical Technology- Paint Technology is done as per University norms whose advertisement is displayed on University portal.

B. Tech. in Chemical Technology – Paint Technology


Old Course Structure and detailed syllabi of B. Tech Chemical Technology- Paint Technology VIEW
Revised Course Structure and Detail Syllabi with Course Outcome (CO) of B. Tech Chemical Technology-Paint Technology effective from the session 2017-18 VIEW

Post Graduate- M. Tech in Chemical Technology-Paint technology would be started from 2019-20 the syllabus would be made available soon.

Course structure for PhD program in different specializations.
PhD courses should be taken by students in consultation with their thesis supervisors.

Dr. P.K. Kamani
Professor & Head

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Dr. Arun Maithani

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Dr. Pramod Kumar

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Name Designation Mobile No. Email Id
Mr. Sunil Mehrotra Assistant Professor. 7843931003 [email protected]
Mr. Ghanshyam Assistant Professor 7275105811 [email protected]
Mr. M.I.Khan Assistant Professor 9335437500 [email protected]

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Administrative Officers
Staff Members

1. Dr. (Mrs. ) P. A. Naqvi
Designation: Research Assistant
Mob. No.: 9415209929
2. Mr. Sunil Arora
Designation: Office Assistant
Mob. No.: 8009710511
3. Mr. Anoop Kumar
Designation: Peon
Mob. No.: 9450131032
4. Mr. Prem Prakash Yadav
Designation: Peon
Mob. No.: 8400677525


The department feels proud to say that good number of equipments/ instruments/apparatus/ chemicals/ raw materials are available for working on various types of projects . This is because of excellent rapport of faculty members with industries and with the alumni of the department.

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We have expert Professors in different areas of surface coatings who undertake time to time the training programmes for staff and faculty members of educational institutions such as Institute of Research, Development & Training (IRDT), Government of Uttar Pradesh. The training is also given to management, engineers, shop floor employee of various Organised and unorganised sectors. The important reputed industries across the country include-
• Tata Pigments Limited, Jamshedpur
• TVS Motors, Hosur, Tamil Nadu
• Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
• Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Haridwar
• Samsung India Pvt. Limited, Noida
• Etc.

The department is a government approved centre for testing of products related to paints and allied industries, such as Paints, Lacquers, Printing Inks, Adhesives etc. The reputed companies and government organization such as Rites; Kansai Nerolac Paints, Berger Paints India Ltd. and several local small & medium scale companies have been provided authentic reports on their several products.

3. MoU
The Department is having memorandum of understanding with several small, medium and large industries for technical/testing/training/commercial exchange.

The department is also involved in developing the products as per industrial requirement. Some of recently developed products are as:
1. Dr. Arun Maithani had developed “Low bake Mono-coat for automotive industry” in 2016-17 & 2017-18
2. Mr. M.I. Khan had developed “Automobile Clear coat using polyester and acrylic resin along with silicone touch” in2016-17&2017-18
3. Mr. Ghanshyam had developed “Super hydrophobic coating” in 2016-17 & 2017-18
4. Dr. P.K. Kamani had developed “Low cost acrylic distemper based on cow dung” 2016-17 & 2017-18.
5. Dr. Arun Maithanni had developed “Thermoplastic road marking paints” in 2016-17 & 2017-18.
6. Dr. Kamani has developed mono-coat coating for corrosion resistant. 2017-18.
6. Mr. Pradyumn Sharma had developed “Insulating Varnish based on CNSL resin” in 2016-17 & 2017-18.


Professional societies/chapters and organizing engineering events
The department is having a National Level Association of more than 400 members started in 1998 and registered with society named as Paint and Coating Technologists Association (PACT). The association is also having a student chapter who organized seminar/workshop/training and care for training and placement. The following had been the office bearers under student chapters

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Research/ Project/ Consultancy
The department is proud to have consultancies/training/testing facilities for various Industries/institution, e.g. TVS motors, BHEL, Samsung, TATA Pigments Ltd. etc. are some latest example. The detail record is available in the department.

Sr. No. Name of industry/Institution providing consultation/training/testing
1 TATA Pigment Ltd., Jamshedpur
2 Kansai Nerolac Paints, Mumbai
3 Samsung India Ltd., Noida
4 BHEL, Haridwar
5 Om Paints, Varanasi
6 Times Project, IOCL, Nagpue
7 Seven Seas Paints Pvt. Ltd., Noida
8 IRDT Kanpur

The faculty members are actively involved in research activities and publishing the research work in reputed journals. Publication of Dr. Pramod Kumar
Publication of Dr. P. K. Kamani
Publication of Dr. Arun Maithani

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Dr. P. K. Kamani

Professor & Head
Department of Chemical Technology – Paint Technology

Phone: 9839027026, 7081300540

Email: [email protected],
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Alumni of Paint Technology

The department has produced hundreds of entrepreneurs who are running their industries successfully from last more than 40 years. Some of these are pioneer industry in the country.
Many alumni of the department are at the helm of pioneer National and International Organization.

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The placement of the department is excellent as almost 100% students are placed every year of which about 90% by campus placement and rest 10% are placed off campus. This is again because of high reputation of its Alumni in Industries and also because of excellent Institution-industry relation.

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