To provide frontier education in Polymer Science and Engineering at the postgraduate level to:
The Centre for Polymer Science and Engineering was formerly a constituent of the Centre for Materials Science & Technology which was established in 1975 under the interdisciplinary program of the Institute for developing and undertaking research on materials for specific end uses.
It holds the privilege of being the only Centre for Polymer science and Engineering amongst all the IITs. The Centre started a post-graduate program (M. Tech. in Polymer Science and Technology) in 1980. CPSE became an independent entity in 1993. The principal thrust of the Centre is manpower development and research for enhancing the fundamental knowledge as well as developing new polymeric materials.
CPSE is recognized as a centre of excellence and has been awarded the Plasticon Awards ’09 for its recognition as the best educational institution.
Core Research Strengths: