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About the Department

Petroleum engineering is a combination of innovation, exploration, Exploitation and expansion. Petroleum engineering encompass with many of the engineering disciplines, including Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, chemical and civil engineering along with the earth science.

Energy plays a key role in our daily life right from our smartphones to our vehicles to our offices and houses. It raises our standard of living. Through teamwork and an innovator's mindset, Petroleum Engineers fuel the world. Using Geology, Geophysics, Physics and Mathematics, petroleum engineers are able to address and solve important issues that will lead to energy security and thus are in high demand.

Petroleum referred to as Black Gold, is a naturally occurring substance made up dominantly of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons and their compounds along with minor amounts of inorganic substances. Owing to its wide usage in almost all walks of life, the petroleum industry is flourishing all over the world. University has started a four year multidisciplinary, industry-oriented B.Tech. Under graduate program in Petroleum Engineering with effect from the academic year 2012-13. The curriculum structure covers the entire gamut of the petroleum industry – upstream and downstream. Industrial visit and exposure to field-based experiences are integral parts of this program. Projects are planned on oil and gas field problem-oriented research.

With well-equipped laboratories and modern classroom facilities, the Department has well-qualified faculty - many with industry based experience. Each student has access to high-performance computational resources too. All the major Industry standard software’s are available for hand on practice and lab exercises in the department. It has also the facilities for Doctoral research. The department collaborated with well-known MNCs like Emerson, Paradigm, CGG, HLS & ONGC etc to impart industry-oriented training to the students.

The Under Graduates program will offer the opportunity to study:

  • Geological understanding for entrapment of hydrocarbons
  • Static and dynamic model based study of  oil and gas reservoirs
  • Onshore and offshore drilling Technology
  • Oil and Gas production and recovery mechanism
  • Data analytics of Petroleum industry standard format

Petroleum engineers use supercomputers and latest sate of art technology, not only in analysis of exploration data & simulation of reservoir behavior, but also in automation of oilfield production and drilling operations. Petroleum engineers have a future full of challenges and opportunities. They must develop and apply new technology to recover hydrocarbons from oil shale and offshore oil and gas fields. They must also devise new techniques to recover oil left in the ground after application of conventional producing techniques.

Learning objectives


Name of the Department

Petroleum Engineering


The  department of petroleum engineering visualizes itself as an internationally recognized centre in the field of petroleum engineering  through education, research, and management to produce engineers, who are enquiry driven, ethically engaged and work collaboratively with sound engineering skills and foundational knowledge for positive transformation in the world of oil and gas industry with social responsibility.


M1. To provide quality education and training in Petroleum Engineering through state of the art infrastructure, excellence in teaching and research.
M2. To provide sound theoretical and practical knowledge with strong faculty and infrastructure.
M3. To inculcate ability of tackling simple to complex problems working individually as well as in collaboration, engage ethically. 
M4. To produce capable petroleum engineers and enhance the capabilities of current practitioners for positive transformation in the world of oil and gas industry through innovation, and transformation of fundamental scientific discovery into applied industrial applications with social responsibility.

Programme name

B. Tech (Petroleum Engineering)

Programme Code


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)



To provide quality education to produce qualified employable petroleum engineers, who effectively apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and petroleum engineering specialization to identify, formulates, analyze, investigate and design solution of complex problems in oil and gas industry using modern tools.


To inculcate effective communication skill, ethics, leaderships qualities, engineering and management principles to act as technical leaders in the world of oil and gas industry working individually and in a team.


To inculcate the ability to engage in research and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change for positive transformation in oil and gas industry through innovation, and transformation of fundamental scientific discovery into applied industrial applications with social responsibility and are able to pursue higher studies and research in areas of engineering and other professionally related fields.

Program Outcomes



Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.


Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.


Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.


Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions for complex problems.


Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.


The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.


Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.


Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.


Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.


Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.


Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.


Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific outcomes



Our graduates will possess the knowledge and skills of geology, geophysics, reservoir engineering, modelling and simulation, drilling, completion, production, workover and risk to understand and address problems related to upstream oil and gas industry and develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.


Our graduates will possess the knowledge and skills of refining, process engineering, gas engineering, petrochemicals, storage transport, corrosion, health, safety and environment to understand and address problems related to downstream oil and gas industry and develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.


Our graduates will recognize the value of continuing professional development throughout their career. This may take the form of advanced degrees, industry courses, and formal mentoring and coaching.