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BE - Petroleum Engineering (BE-PE PE201)


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.

Best Petroleum Engineering College in Punjab

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
Petroleum Engineering College in North India

Exclusive Labs

  • Geosciences Lab
  • Reservoir Engineering Lab
  • Pipeline design engineering Lab
  • Petroleum Testing Lab
  • Drilling Fluids & Cement Lab

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.

Program Fee Amount
Semester Fee 79500/- INR
Parameters CUSAT Scholarship Amount Amount to pay after CUSAT Scholarship
100% of semester fees
Top 1% students on the basis of merit
79500/- INR Nil
50% of semester fees
Next 2% students on the basis of merit
39750/- INR 39750/- INR
25% of semester fees
Next 3% students on the basis of merit
19875/- INR 59625/- INR
10% of semester fees
Next 4% students on the basis of merit
7950/- INR 71550/- 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
Uniform Fee (One Time) 2900/- INR
Fee Regular Exam (Sem Wise) 1500/- INR
Security (1st 2 Semester) 1000/- INR
CU Fest (Anually) 500/- INR
Other Charges 150/- INR
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 Recruiters

Top recruiting industries for Petroleum Engineers include:

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • ONGC
  • Shell
  • Oil India Limited
  • Gas Authority of India Ltd.
  • Essar Oil
  • GSPC
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Reliance Energy
  • Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation
  • Bharat Petroleum
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation

Course info

Level of Study Under-Graduate

Institute University Institute of Engineering

Duration 4 year full-time

Start August


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