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Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar


  • State : Gujrat
  • City : Gandhinagar
  • Status : Private University

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University’s 100 acre campus is located in Gandhinagar, which is the capital city of Gujarat and located 23 Km North from a well developed city called Ahmedabad with a population of 8 million people. The city is famous for its remarkable cultural development and social life.

PDPU offers multiple courses ranging from engineering, arts and management along with maximum exposure and opportunities to its students through various national and International exchange programs with best University worldwide. For development of its faculties and staff the University endeavors for various Joint Exchange and Research programs.


Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) has been established by GERMI as a Private University through the State Act enacted on 4th April, 2007. The University offers programs to address the need for trained human resources in the domains of Science, Technology, Management and Humanities. It intends to broaden the opportunities for students and professionals to develop core subject knowledge which are duly complemented by leadership training interventions, thereby helping the students to make a mark in the global arena. This objective is being further addressed through a number of specialized and well-planned undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs as well as intensive research projects.


School of Petroleum Management offers M.B.A. and Ph.D., Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Management for Executives, and Management Development Programmes focused on Energy & Infrastructure Sector.
The School is approved by AICTE

School of Petroleum Technology offers B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering. It is academically engaged in creating a high quality talent pool for the hydrocarbon sector across the entire value chain.

School of Technology offers B.Tech. in the fields of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, & Chemical Engineering, besides the Ph.D. Program. It also offers M.tech in Nuclear Engineering.

School of Liberal Studies offers four year Bachelor programme in the field of Liberal Studies, M.A. in Public Administration/International Relations /Political Science as well as the Ph.D. programs.

School of Solar Energy offers M.Tech. and Ph.D. in the field of Solar Engineering.


  • Emphasis on problem solving and practice with soundfundamentals, through active and continued partnership with energy &infrastrucuture sector companies and National and InternationalUniversities, Consultants and Vendors.
  • Top down approach from ‘Systems to Components’ tobetter appreciate holistic education.
  • Rural, Industry, and Research internships to provide abetter understanding and challenges faced in rural and urban Indianlandscape, industry culture and career options for students.
  • Emphasis on holistic engineering as key to long-termeconomic and environmental sustainability of communities.

The University has collaborations with the following Universities of International repute:

  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Houston
  • Ontario, Canada
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Texas A & M University, USA
  • Georgia Tech University
  • University of Sasksatchewan, Canada
  • University of Regina, Canada
  • Georgia Tech Research Corporation
  • University of Trinidad & Tobago

Earlier, PDPU had facilitated a 3 week training programme in association with University of Houston, University of Tulsa and University of Oklahoma to expose petroleum engineering students to state-of-the-art technology in the upstream sector. This training helped the students to get acquainted faster with changing technology in the sector.

The University has 70 full time faculty and 35 visiting and adjunct faculty. There are more than 1700 undergraduate students and 225 postgraduate students in the University.

Colleges Affilated to Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar
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