Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology

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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
Rgipt Logo.jpg
Established 2007[1]
Type Public university
President D.M. Reddy[2]
Director J.P. Gupta
Admin. staff 40
Undergraduates 230
Postgraduates 80
Location Rae Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
26°14′36″N 81°14′25″E / 26.243334°N 81.24034°E / 26.243334; 81.24034Coordinates: 26°14′36″N 81°14′25″E / 26.243334°N 81.24034°E / 26.243334; 81.24034
Campus Rural, 47.50 acres (192,200 m2)
Website www.rgipt.ac.in

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), in Jais, Rai Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India, is a training and education institute that gives technical and management training to the petroleum industry. Established in 2007, it has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status.

Overview[edit]

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG), Government of India set up the institute at Jais, Rae Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh through an Act of Parliament (“Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act 2007"). RGIPT has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status and was empowered to autonomously award degrees.[3]

RGIPT is co-promoted as an energy domain specific institute by six oil public sector units (ONGC, IOCL, OIL, GAIL, BPCL and HPCL) in association with the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB). The Institute is associated with leading International Universities/Institutions specializing in the domain of Petroleum Technology.

RGIPT plans to offer 33 Bachelors Degree programs and Masters Degree programs, PG diploma courses and Doctoral programs in Petroleum Technology and Management, in phases. From the academic year 2008–2009, NOIDA campus will impart the MBA program and Rae Bareilly campus will impart two technical programs.[4]

Admissions[edit]

  • The institute admits undergraduate students through the Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) and post-graduate through GATE.[5]
  • For MBA, institute admits candidates from qualification in either of the two examinations, CAT or GMAT.[6]

Departments[edit]

RGIPT has the following departments:[7]

  • Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Mathematics

Timeline[edit]

  • Jul 04 2007: the Union Cabinet approved the setting up of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology at Jais in Rai Bareli District of UP.[8]
  • Nov 29 2007: the Rajya Sabha passed the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) Bill 2007.[9]
  • Dec 3 2007: the Lok Sabha passed the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) Bill 2007.[10]
  • 2008 – 2009: start of academic session.[11]
  • 2012: First B.Tech batch passes out.[12]

Budget[edit]

The total estimated capital cost : Rs. 861 crores (Rs. 416 crores (Central Exchequer) + Rs. 250 crores (GOI) + Rs. 150 crores (Oil Industry Development Board) + Rs. 45 crores (Institute itself))[13]

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