Petrochemical engineering is a branch of Chemical Engineering which deals with operations involved in refining petroleum or crude oil by the use of advanced technology. The course also includes extraction of crude petroleum obtained from the core of earth. Students learn about the mechanism and techniques involved in activities like exploration, production and exploitation of oil or natural gases. After the completion of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in petroleum engineering, students can work in job profiles like petroleum geologists, drilling engineers, reservoir engineers and production engineers.


  • For UG: Candidates must be Class XII passed out from a recognised institute.
  • For PG: Candidates must have completed B.Tech in Petrochemical Engineering from a recognised AICTE institute.


  • The collaboration of government and private firms with international investors and oil companies in gulf countries has increased employment opportunities for pass outs in petrochemical engineering.
  • There are multinational companies based in UAE offering good salary packages to experienced employees in job profiles of petroleum geologists, drilling engineers, reservoir engineers and production engineers   


  • Acoustics and Noise control
  • Advanced Marine Structures
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Computational Engineering/ Thermodynamics
  • Concept of Engineering Design
  • Flow Induced Vibration
  • Guidance and control of Marine Vehicles
  • Ocean Mining and Dredging
  • Port and Harbour Structures
  • Random Vibration


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 4.18 Lakhs Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune
    Minimum Fees 0.82 Lakhs Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 0.76 Lakhs Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh
    Minimum Fees 0.03 Lakhs Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


Petrochemical Engineering

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Tanmay Agarwal 2 months ago

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What are various institution for mining and petrochemical engineering

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 2 months ago

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The most famous for mining ofcourse is ISM Dhanbad  which is now IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. Apart from this, IIT Kharagpur, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, IIEST Shibpur, NIT Nagpur, Rourkela, Raipur, Surathkal - al...Read More
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Maulik joshi 3 months ago

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Maulik JoshiLast Seen: 3 days 23 hours agoJoined on: 19-Dec-2016

What about petrochemical field for job? What about for chemical engineering? Which is best??

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Shefali Expert 3 months ago

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Petrochemical Engineering is  a specilization course of chemical engineering branch.  If we compare both the branches then chemical engineering has good scope in the future. Petrochemical br...Read More

Mohammad gunder 3 months ago

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To crack for petroleum engineering, how much should i score in jee mains?

In jee mains,how much marks should I score to crack petroleum enginering branch in PDPU?

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Shefali Expert 3 months ago

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Cut off marks vary according to the colleges.


Can you please specify the name of the college?


fact brozzz 3 months ago

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Fact BrozzzLast Seen: 3 months 4 days agoJoined on: 15-Oct-2017

How can i became a petro chemical engineer in government

How to become an government employ in petri chemical engineering?

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 3 months ago

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Petro chemical engineering is a branch of Chemical Engineering which deals with the operations of refining and petrochemical technology. You will first require degree in petroleum engineering/chemical...Read More