About this course
Petroleum Engineering is a discipline concerned with the activities related to the exploration, drilling, production, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas.
Chandigarh University is the first and only university of Punjab that offers an undergraduate course in Petroleum Engineering. To match up the standards of international oil and gas industry, Department of Petroleum Engineering -- ranked among the best petroleum engineering college in Punjab and North India sketch course curriculum influenced with the inputs of the national and international experts and universities.
According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of petroleum engineers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024.
Department at a glance
- Project based & Experiential Learning
- Industry - Aligned Curriculum parallel to emerging Oil & Gas Industry
- Unprecedented Industry Patronage
- Impeccable Placements
- 6.1 Times Highest ROI in the Region
Eligibility & Fee Details
Eligibility - 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) in the aggregate.
|Semester Fee||80000/- INR|
|PARAMETERS||CUSAT SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT||AMOUNT TO PAY AFTER CUSAT SCHOLARSHIP|
|100% of semester fees
Top 1% students on the basis of merit
|50% of semester fees
Next 2% students on the basis of merit
|40000/- INR||40000/- INR|
|25% of semester fees
Next 3% students on the basis of merit
|20000/- INR||60000/- INR|
|10% of semester fees
Next 4% students on the basis of merit
|8000/- INR||72000/- INR|
* The students who will score 60% or more marks in CU-SAT will be offered at least 5% scholarship in the course fee.
|OTHER FEE DETAILS||AMOUNT|
|Refundable Security (One Time)||2000/- INR|
|Fee Regular Exam (Sem Wise)||1500/- INR|
|Alumni Fee||To be charged in the pass out year|
|Participation in Red Cross||Optional|
Pathway After Petroleum Engineering
Career prospects are fairly attractive in the field as petroleum companies have great influence and offer lucrative salaries to employees. Depending upon the qualification, skill set and experience, Petroleum Engineer can work as Reservoir Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Senior Geoscientist, Drill Bits System Field Engineer, Petroleum Technologist, Drilling Engineer and more.
Top companies recruiting Petroleum Engineers are as follows:
- Reliance Industries Ltd.
- Gas Authority of India Ltd.
- Reliance Energy
- Bharat Petroleum
- Oil India Limited
- Essar Oil
- Indian Oil Corporation Limited
- Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation