Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar

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Academic Courses : Engineering [B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D.]; Management [MBA, Ph.D.]; Liberal Arts [BA/BBA (Hons.), B.Com. (Hons.), B.Sc. (Hons.), MA, Ph.D.]
Area of excellence : Science, Technology, Management and Humanities with below mentioned Center of Excellence: - SOLAR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (SRDC) - SIEMENS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE - CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR GEOTHERMAL ENERGY (CEGE) - CENTRE FOR BIOFUEL AND BIOENERGY STUDIES - DRILLING, CEMENTING AND STIMULATION CENTRE - INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (IACE) - CENTRE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION (CCE)
Research capability and focus area : PDPU resolve to address futuristic challenges in Energy & Infrastructure through Advanced Research & Development with the interdisciplinary research capabilities in the area of Science, Technology, Management, and Humanities.
About Institution : Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) has been established by GERMI as a Private University through the Gujarat State Act enacted in 2007. The university is located at Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat state. The University is recognized by UGC (University Grants Commission) and is a member of AIU (Association of Indian Universities). PDPU is Accredited with “A” Grade with CGPA of 3.39 out of 4.00 by NAAC and certified with ISO 9001:2008. Recently, PDPU has been conferred autonomy by UGC, as one of such 60 Higher Education Institutions across India and the only University in Gujarat State. PDPU is a world-class university in energy education and research, and has been established with a vision to develop leaders & global citizens in the domains of Science, Technology, Management and Humanities. To undertake this vision of the University for its students, the University has developed International Collaboration with premier Universities of USA, Canada, China and Australia. PDPU offers multiple academic programmes at UG, PG & Doctoral levels combined with research initiatives in the fields of Engineering, Liberal Arts, Commerce, Science, and Management with exposure-based opportunities to students through national and International exchange programs in collaboration with prominent foreign institutions. It intends to develop an intellectual knowledge resource with leadership skills to compete in the global arena. This objective is realized through a number of specialized and well-planned Undergraduate, Postgraduate & Doctoral education programs as well as intensive research initiatives.

Industry Associations

Famous Corporate Projects : Famous Corporate Consultancy Projects are Completed/Ongoing: - GSECL: "ERP Implementation at GSECL- Technical Innovation and Business Impact"; - GPCL: "Prefeasibility Study for the Development of 1 MW Geothermal Project"; - L&T: "L&T YHPS Training"; - TSFC: "A Study of State Finances with respect to Third State Finance Commsion:Past, Present & Future"; - GETCO: "Scoping and Need analysis study for commencing Community Development initiative in Charnka village in Patan District"; - GEC: "Preparation of State of Enviornment Report-2011" - B-Safal: "Impact study of Slum Rehabiliation in Ahmedabad"; - GEDA: "Renewable Energy Technology, Policy, Inspection, Verification & Advisory"; - B-Safal: "Impact Assesment study of vasna slum before Rehabiliation in ahmedabad"; - GEDA: "Third Party Inspection of Solar Water Heating system installed under jawaharlal nehru national solar mission (JNNSM) Program of MNRE";
Placement Offerings : The Training and Placement Cell facilitates the process of placements for graduates and post-graduate students at the University. PDPU has an excellent track record of securing placement for its students. PDPU students have been hired by top companies of India and many companies have been visiting PDPU every year for recruiting the students. Some of the top recruiters are as follows: Protiviti (Abu Dhabi) • Bharat Petroleum • Indian Oil • HP • ONGC • Adani • Reliance • Gulf • Gujarat Gas • Torrent Power • GETCO • Sabarmati Gas • GAIL • TCS • Infosys • Wipro • Essar • Yes Bank • Coca-Cola • Amul • Toyota • Accenture • Ogilvy • Vodafone • Adani • Reliance • Future Group • KPMG • Bharat Petroleum • Cadila Pharma • Sintex • Wagh Bakri • Suzlon • Jio • Axis Bank • JK Cement • IMRB • ExxonMobil • L&T Infotech • IRM Energy • Futures First • Welspun • Deepak Nitrite • Essar Oil • Hindustan Power • Tata • Reliance Industries • Jubilant Life Science • Infibeam Inc. • PVCL • HP
Summer internship opportunities : The Training and Placement Cell collaborates with prominent organizations in setting up of internship and training program for students. Students are required to undergo 6 to 8 weeks of Industrial/Corporate Training during summer vacation period as partial requirement for the award of the degree. This training can be carried out either in Industry, at an R&D organization, Corporate, Govt. Organizations, or Departments of Universities. The objective of the training is to make the students familiarize with industry and give them an experience of the real industrial scenarios and practices. An effective training/internship enables the students to prepare according to the industry expectations. The students go beyond the classroom and gain experience in their respective and related fields. They work practically and get a chance to connect their academic knowledge with the well-known companies of the corporate world. Students have done Summer Training in the leading organizations of India.