WHAT IS PETROLEUM ENGINEERING ?

Petroleum Engineering is a branch of science which deals with the study of extraction of crude oil and natural gas present on the deposits found below the surface of Earth. Students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Petroleum Engineering study about the designing aspect of oil and gas reservoirs used for storage and transportation. The course also makes them aware of the procedure required in drilling the surface of the earth for refining petroleum products.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • For UG: Minimum aggregate marks as 60% in Class XII with subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • For PG: B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering.
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SCOPE OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

  • The scope of different industries investing in the petroleum sector and collaboration with foreign investors has increased the recruitment drives for petroleum engineers.
  • The expansion of oil refineries on partnerships of government agencies with private organisations.    
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Acoustics and Noise control
  • Advanced Marine Structures
  • Calculus 1- Functions of one variable
  • Computational Engineering/ Thermodynamics
  • Drilling Vessels and support crafts
  • FEM Applied to Ocean Engineering
  • Flow Induced Vehicle
  • Ocean Energy
  • Ocean Mining and Dredging
  • Physical Modelling and Instrumentation

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 13.89 Lakhs University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    Minimum Fees 0.1 Lakhs University of Calcutta, Kolkata
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.95 Lakhs Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
    Minimum Fees 0.215 Lakhs Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim Univers...
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.

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Shiv Kumar PandeyLast Seen: 4 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 12-Jan-2018

My son is studying in class 12 at Kota, Rajsthan. Can he eligible for Petroleum Engineering. If yes, what is the selection criteria.

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Arnab Ghosh 4 days ago

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Arnab GhoshLast Seen: 7 hours 7 min agoJoined on: 24-Aug-2016
Yes definitely. No different curriculum in procedure..
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sachin parmar 5 days ago

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Sachin ParmarLast Seen: 5 days 11 hours agoJoined on: 24-Nov-2017

Exam application form ki last date and first date and Gujarat me kaha pe center hoge and Gujarati language me hoga kya exam paper ????

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Shefali Expert 5 days ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 14 hours 4 min agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016

Please mention the name of the entrance exam you are asking for?

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Harsh Singhal 9 days ago

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Harsh SinghalLast Seen: 1 day 13 hours agoJoined on: 25-May-2017

Career in petroleum engineering

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 6 days ago

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Prabhavati DhavalaLast Seen: 2 days 33 min agoJoined on: 28-Jul-2012
If you are studying in class 12, then JEE Main and JEE Advanced will be required to study petroleum engineering at some of the best colleges in the country. IIPE in Vizag and RGIPT are exclusive insti...Read More
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Priyanshu ShrivastavaLast Seen: 2 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 27-Dec-2016

I want know about petroleum engeneering in cu and placements

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 2 days ago

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Prabhavati DhavalaLast Seen: 2 days 33 min agoJoined on: 28-Jul-2012
Hi,Placement details are sketchy as Chandigarh University just mentions overall placements and not specific to Petroleum Engineering. Given a choice, I would recommend that IIPE, RGIPT are better opti...Read More
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Priyanshu ShrivastavaLast Seen: 2 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 27-Dec-2016

Is petroleum engineering in chandigarh university is good

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Priyanka Kashyap Expert 8 days ago

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Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 6 days 19 hours agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016
As per Careers360 rating, Chandigarh University has got AAA which says this is an above average college overall whether you talk about cut off trend, faculty, facilities, national an state ranking etc...Read More