Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar

Infrastructure (Campus & Library)

Campus Details

Campus Area : "The niche for PDPU has been being housed in the capital of the State, Gujarat; being part of the renowned Land of Mahatma Gandhiji and getting the best students from all over the world." The University campus is spread across enviable infrastructure amidst 100 acres of scenic lush green, environment-friendly backdrop and a campus which is an epitome of tranquility with academic and residential facilities and student life facility.
IT Infrastructure : IT systems with latest hardware & software and Campus-wide internet connectivity with 1 GBPS leased line with LAN & Wi-Fi network.
Wifi Facility : Yes
Academic Facilities : • Impressive and aesthetically built Academic Area • Ultra-modern labs, equipped with latest technology, simulation models • 57 Lecture Halls with Smart Classroom Facilities
Library Database : 3 Automated Libraries and Latest Communication Facilities. LIBRARY RESOURCES: • 48,150 Books + 13,100 E-books • 8,713 Journals/Periodicals & Magazines • 3,394 Digital Material (CDs, DVDs) • 42 Daily National & International News-Papers
E-Library : Yes
Research facilities & Labs : • 43 Laboratories/Workshops • 1,320 Laboratory Equipments • Centre of Excellences for specific research areas
Hostel/accommodation (along with the facilities provided) : - Hostels as per international standards providing extremely hygienic conditions for living - Fully Furnished Rooms with Triple, Double and Single Self-Contained Occupancy options [AC / NON-AC] - 908 Hostel Rooms with 2,300 Student Capacity - The Bank, Travel Desk and the Medical Centre backed by an Ambulance, the CCTV cameras emphasize our sincere intent to look after you with great care and affection. - The Hostels are modern and self-contained. - FACILITIES: • Elevator Facility • 24x7 CCTV Surveillance • 24-Hour Security • 24-Hour Warden Assistant • Cafeteria With Well Known Food Joints • Room With Attached Bathroom • Lounge With Television & Sitting Space • Newspaper • Hot Water • RO Filter Drinking Water • Access To Performing Arts Room • Medical Dispensary • Medical & Grocery Shop • Bank & 24-Hour ATM Facility On Campus • Stationery Shop On Campus • Fire Safety • Travel Desk Office On Campus • Indoor Sports • Outdoor Sports - FACILITIES ON CHARGEABLE BASIS: • Laundry • Gym • Cycle Service
Hostel Wifi facility? : No
Cuisine served in mess/cafe: Both
Cuisines of food served : Exquisite Dining Hall & Cafeteria with in-house catering and culinary services. Cuisines of Food Served: North Indian, Rajasthani, Gujarati, South Indian, Chinese, Italian and other International Cuisines
Doctors with qualification : Modern Diagnostic Medical Clinic & Wellness Centre + 24 hours Ambulance. PDPU has tie-up with Apollo Hospital for all the students of the university. Doctors with Qualification: 1. Dr. K.V. Mehta (MBBS) 2. Dr. Gaurang Thanki (Psychiatrist) 3. Dr. Nisha Goswami (Gynaecologist)
Pharmacy : Medical & Grocery Shop

Life In Campus

Sports Area : Approx. 23,000 Square Metre
Types of sports currently played : Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Frisbee, Lawn Tennis, Handball, Chess, Carrom, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Skating, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Yoga, etc.
Sports Accomplishments : Winners of various sports in state-level competitions, Winners of PETROCUP 2018, Winners of Various Inter University competitions.
Instruments : Instruments: Acoustic and Electric Drums, Guitars, Amplifiers, Notation & Otapad, Dholak, Mixer, Harmonium, Keyboards, Violin, Sitar etc
Music Accomplishments : Every year 3-4 international level artists perform at PDPU campus. PDPU students win various local competitions and perform at different festivals.
Academic bodies and their contact numbers : Social and Cultural Committee- 9909873609 Science & Technical Committee-7874501661 Sports Committee- 9408648099
Festivals conducted by students : Flare - The Annual Socio-Cultural Festival of PDPU Tesseract - The Annual Technical Festival of PDPU Petrocup - The Annual Sports Festival of PDPU SPM Annual Festival - Management Festival Rangtaal - Annual Navratri Dance Festival
Competitions : PDPU Open Quiz, PDPU Open Tennis Championship, Intra university tournaments of various sports, Intra University competitions of Dance, Drama, Music, Debate, Quiz, Photo & Videography, Lan Gaming, etc.
Official Events : TedxPDPU, Workshops on Modeling, Photography, Fine Arts etc, Weekly quiz, SPIC-MACAY events, Debates, Web Development & Coding workshops, Neon Rush- 10k run, Theatre Productions, etc.

Life Outside Campus

Places to visit near by : The pride of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is a city where India’s glorious history, architectural marvels and delectable food meet. Places to visit near by: Akshardham, Sabarmati Ashram, Adalaj Stepwell, Sarkhej Roza, Kankaria Lake, Hutheesing Jain temple, Siddhi Syed mosque, Rann of Kutch wildlife sanctuary, Auto world vintage car museum, Nal Sarovar bird sanctuary, Balasinor Dinosaur Fossil Park, Manek Chok, etc.
Things To Do : Walk among nature at Indroda Nature Park, Go cycling by renting bikes through various available options. Eateries, Cafes, Movies & Shopping areas: ● City Pulse ● Infocity ● Cinemax Cinemas ● Iskon Mall ● Alpha One Mall ● Balaji Agora Mall ● 4D Mall In case you want to explore street markets you can check Traditional Flea markets in Old City.
Local Language : Gujarati and Hindi are the main languages and people are familiarly responsive to English.
Local Culture : Local Culture of Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar is vibrant yet serene. Cooperative and friendly nature of the people makes the city one of the safest places to live in India.