Department of Petroleum Engineering




The Department of Petroleum Engineering, the second oldest in India & the only one in Maharashtra, offers a distinctive B.Tech Petroleum Engineering with a specialised, industry-focused curriculum. This programme prepares students to tackle challenges & contribute to the nation’s energy security. The curriculum covers reservoir, production, drilling engineering, & petroleum exploration, drawing from various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, electronics, & chemical engineering. Students also gain exposure to data sciences, machine learning, computer modelling & simulation, & alternate energy, ensuring their readiness for the industry. The department hosts four prominent professional students’ chapters, facilitating direct interaction between students & the professional petroleum engineering community. The MIT-WPU SPE student chapter has consistently received the “Student Chapter Excellence Award” for the past five years.


Our Objectives

  • To be a center of academic excellence in petroleum engineering for sustainable development.
  • To impart comprehensive knowledge in petroleum engineering and foster skills to enhance the economic development of the nation.
  • To facilitate trans-disciplinary research leading to innovative technologies.
  • To collaborate with academia, industry, and research organizations globally.
  • To nurture students for lifelong learning and ethical professional career.

Major Career Tracks

  • Drilling Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Chief Petroleum Engineer
  • Offshore Drilling Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineer
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