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Last updated on: August 11, 2003 14:06 IST
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Bachelor Of Technology (BTech) In Applied Petroleum Engineering 

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies is a statutory university established through an act of the state legislature, Government of Uttaranchal, at Dehradun. It will be India's first university dedicated exclusively for petroleum and energy studies.

The following courses would be available for students desirous of enrolling themselves for the academic year 2003-2004 through full time/part time/distance learning curriculum.

To equip professionals with knowledge necessary to operate effectively in multi-disciplinary teams in the petroleum industry. Covering basic sciences, mathematics, engineering and applied fields in the petroleum engineering area, the course prepares graduates who can work effectively in a challenging environment, whether upstream, midstream or downstream.

Duration: Four years. Full Time.

Eligibility: 10+2 from recognized board in science with PCM

Admission Basis: Through Petroleum Engineering Aptitude Test or Direct Admission. 

Master of Technology (M Tech) Gas Engineering

This course will help in gaining professional competence and develop advanced levels of expertise in Gas Engineering and Processing including the areas of CNG and LNG.

Duration:  Two years. Full Time. Part Time: 3 years.

Eligibility: Engineering graduates from a recognized university.

Admission Basis: Merit of Last Qualifying Exam.

M Sc in Oil Economics

For scientists, engineers, technologists and economists who wish to gain and upgrade knowledge of the economic and policy dimensions of the oil and gas industry. Professional skills in economics, risk management, options and derivatives are part of the curriculum of the course.

Duration:  One-and-a-half years. Full Time. Part Time: 2 years.

Eligibility: Graduates in Economics/Commerce, Business Studies, Engineering from a recognized university or professional qualifications like CA/CFA/ICWA.

Admission Basis: Merit of Last Qualifying Exam.

MBA (Oil and Gas Management)

This course will develop future managers/professionals for the oil and gas industry. Focus will be on increasing the understanding of the business through practical applications underpinned by relevant academic theory including Business Management, Petro Finance & Petro Economics, Petro Retail & Marketing, etc.

Duration:  Two years. Full Time. Part Time: 3 years.

Eligibility: Graduate from a recognized university.

Admission Basis: Through Petroleum Management Aptitude Test or Direct Admission.

LLM in Petroleum Law & Policy

For legal professionals holding an LLB degree and wanting to pursue a career in the petroleum industry. This course will provide in-depth knowledge of the legal and policy framework pertaining to the industry in view of the ever-increasing regulatory and legislative environment in the petroleum sector. Also useful to lawyers currently advising oil and gas companies.

Duration: Two years. Full Time.

Eligibility: Law Graduate

Admission Basis: Merit of Last Qualifying Exam.


MBA (Oil and Gas Management)

Eligibility: 70% in CAT/MAT or Graduate Engineers with 70% marks OR candidate holding professional qualifications such as CA/CS/ICWA.

Bachelor of Technology (Applied Petroleum Engineering)

Eligibility: All India Engineering Entrance Exam with 70% mark or XII with 75% mark in Physics, Chemistry & Maths.


P-MAT (Petroleum Management Aptitude Test) for MBA: · Language Comprehension  · Mathematical Skills · Data Analysis and Sufficiency · Intelligence and Critical Reasoning · Indian & Global Environment

P-EAT (Petroleum Engineering Aptitude Test) for B.Tech: · Language Comprehension · Intelligence and Critical Reasoning · Physics · Chemistry · Mathematics

Test Date: August 24, 2003.

Test Time:  9.30 AM to noon.

Test Centre Addresses For P-MAT and P-EAT

Bhubaneswar:  (Centre Code 700)  · Regional College of Management, GD 2/12 & 13, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar 751023.

Chennai: (Centre Code-620) Loyola College, Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600034.

Dehradun:  (Centre Code 220) DAV (PG) College, Dehradun 248001.

Guwahati: (Centre Code 740) Aryabhatta Junior Science College, Ganeshguri, G S Road, Guwahati 781005.

Hyderabad: (Centre Code 520) Bankatlal Badruka College for Information Technology, Kachiguda, Station Road, Hyderabad 500027.

Kolkata: (Centre Code 710) Mahatma Aswini Datta Memorial Study Centre, 94/2, Park Street (Near Park Circus Maidan), Kolkata 700017.

Kanpur: (Centre Code 240) Kanpur Vidya Mandir Mahila (PG) Mahavidyalaya, 7/147, Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur 208002.

Mumbai: (Centre Code 450) Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Opp Railway Station, Ghatkopar (West), Mumbai 400086.

New Delhi: (Centre Code 130) Vidya Bhawan Mahavidyalaya Sr Secondary School, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003.

Haldwani: (Centre Code 263) Amrapali Institute Shiksha Nagar, Kaladhungi Road, Lamachaur, Haldwani 263139.

Patna: (Centre Code 830) Dr Zakir Husain High School, Sultanganj, PO Mahendru, Patna 800006.

The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained from the Dehradun and Delhi office for Rs 200. For outstation candidates request along with demand draft of Rs 225 should be sent to Delhi address given below:

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Regional Centre: A-1, Kailash Colony, New Delhi-110048. Tel: 51730151-54. e-mail:

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Post Graduate Degree Course in Master in Communication And Journalism, Admission 2003-2004

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline with 50% of marks (45% for Reserve Category)

Applications can be made on fullscape paper giving details -- name, date of birth, address, permanent address, nationality, caste, College/University from where the Bachelor degree is obtained, year of passing, subjects offered and percentage of marks. Please provide only the information specifically asked for.

Applications should reach by August 14, 2003 to The Registrar, University of Mumbai, Room No 130, Fort, Mumbai 400 032.

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