M.Tech Petroleum Engineering

Programme Overview

The M.Tech in Petroleum Engineering at MIT-WPU focuses on subsurface oil and gas exploration, drilling, production, and management. Building on undergraduate knowledge, it trains students in principles, tools, and systems for resource extraction and refining. The curriculum, aligned with the Society of Petroleum Engineers' matrix, includes internships, projects, and research opportunities. Offering specialised tracks in Subsea Engineering, Health and Safety Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Geosciences, graduates pursue careers in national and international oil companies, government agencies, consulting firms, universities, and research organisations. The programme's industry connections with leading companies like ONGC, Cairn, Shell, and Halliburton provide extensive placement opportunities, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for professional success.

2 Years

Last Date To Apply : 17 May 2024
Programme Name

M.Tech Petroleum Engineering

Fee Per Year

Rs. 1,95,000

Highest CTC


Minimum 50% aggregate score in graduation (4 years) of relevant Engineering Branch from UGC approved University or equivalent (at least 45% marks, in case of Reserved Class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only)
GATE Qualified (Obtained a positive score in GATE 2022, 2023, 2024) /MIT-WPU CET 2024 /PERA CET 2024
Sponsored Candidate (Need 2 years of work experience after graduation, in field related to graduation)

Selection Process

The Selection process for this programme is based on the merit of MIT-WPU CET 2024 score / PERA 2024 Score or GATE Score (2022/2023/2024) & Personal Interaction conducted by MIT-WPU.
For admission under sponsored category, candidate should have minimum two years of fulltime work experience in a registered firm/ company/ industry/ educational and/or research institute / any Government Department or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field in which admission is sought.

Programme Highlights
  • Case-based learning pedagogy forms the foundation, enhancing practical understanding and problem-solving skills.
  • MoUs with over 231 corporate firms enable extensive training, research, and development collaborations, enriching learning experiences.
  • State-of-the-art lab facilities provide hands-on learning opportunities with cutting-edge technologies like iOS Training using Swift, mobile application development (using Kotlin), full stack development, internet technologies, IoT, data science, cyber security, etc.
  • National and international immersion programmes offer diverse cultural and academic exposure, whereas Industry visits, guest lectures, seminars, and workshops by eminent researchers and industry practitioners from Cybage, Inteliment, Xpansion International, Barclays, CISCO among others, broadening perspectives.
  • Skill enhancement courses in business communication and effective presentation add professional polish.
  • A Minor in Computer Engineering for non-computer branches offers a competitive edge and broader expertise, enhancing career prospects.
  • A six-month industry internship ensures valuable work experience, preparing students for real-world challenges.
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Programme Outcomes
  • Analyse, design, operate, maintain, and evaluate components, methods, and systems in Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation using state-of-the-art technology.
  • Design and conduct experiments, analyse data, and provide clear solutions, demonstrating proficiency in research and analytical skills in the field of petroleum engineering.
  • Design system components or processes that meet specific needs and standards while considering public health, safety, and environmental factors.
  • Utilise modern engineering tools, techniques, and skills while understanding their limitations, ensuring effective engineering practice and lifelong learning.
  • Effectively practice as professional engineers, managers, and leaders in maritime and other industries, demonstrating expertise in Petroleum Engineering.
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