Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Amethi – 2021

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) was established in 2007 by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) Government of India as a public institution at Jais Amethi Uttar Pradesh in an area of 47 acres in a serene green atmosphere to provide excellent education, research, and training to the engineers and make them efficient to meet the demand of the petroleum and energy sector in India. This institute is co-promoted as an energy domain-specific by six big oil companies, namely, Oil and Natural Gas Limited, IOC, Oil India Limited, Gail India Limited, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited in association with Oil Industry Development Board, and it has been accorded with Institute of National Importance along the lines with IITs of India.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where RGIPT gave its reports.

Courses Offered at RGIPT Amethi

RGIPT offers a decent number of 8 courses in undergraduate programs and 2 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at RGIPT Amethi

Students Intake
RGIPT admitted a decent number of 132 students in 2021, 120 students each in 2020 and 2019 at UG programs and a modest number of 72 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
RGIPT has 36 distinguished professors at its faculty and all of them are Ph.D. holders, and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:11, that is, one professor is available for every 11 students.

RGIPT Amethi Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
RGIPT spent Rs. 17.16 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 6.74% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a significant 59.85% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 4.03% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 29.38% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 12.36 crores and it was around Rs. 7.74 crores in 2019. The spending of capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure

RGIPT spent over Rs. 20.53 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 74.2% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a decent 24.02% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining 1.78% spent on Seminars/Conferences/Workshops. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 22.22 crores in 2020 and Rs. 13.09 crores in 2019.

RGIPT Amethi Research Details

Patents Details
As RGIPT has good faculties and scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 1 patent application each in 2021 and 2019, however, it didn’t get any patent either.
Sponsored Projects
As RGIPT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 76.15, Rs. 66.64, and Rs. 86.99 lakhs through 18 sponsored research projects each from every 6 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
As RGIPT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 64.67 lakhs through 7 consultancy projects from 3 companies in 2021. However, it didn’t work on any consultancy projects in 2020 and 2019.

RGIPT Amethi Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At RGIPT, a modest number of 120 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a decent 55% of them graduated, of whom 88% got placements at top companies, and 16 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 94.03% of students graduated, of whom 75% got placements and 19 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 95.45% of students graduated, of whom 63.04% got placements and 17 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At RGIPT, a modest 55.55% of them graduated, of whom 66.67% got placements at top companies, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2021; however, neither got admission nor placement nor selection for higher studies in 2020; and 71.43% of the students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 3 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a considerable number of 80 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 4 students each graduated in 2021 and also in 2020 and 3 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020, and Rs. 10.56 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 7.03 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 3.82 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of RGIPT are Times of India, Future Group, ITC, Wipro, Petronet LNG Limited, GAIL (India) Limited, AEGIS, Indian Oil, Mahanagar Gas, Bharat Petroleum, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Shell, Zomato, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at RGIPT for their companies.

Students Diversity at RGIPT Amethi

At RGIPT, a modest number of 428 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 94.63% are boys and merely 5.37% are girls, 109 students are from within the state, and a significant number of 319 students are from other states.

Facilities on RGIPT Amethi Campus

RGIPT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, IT infrastructure, an alumni association, guest rooms, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.

Campus Festivals at RGIPT Amethi

RGIPT celebrates KALTARANG as the annual cultural festival for three days in February where students from many colleges and central institutions participate and a spectrum of colorful events such as Group Song, Debate, Extempore, Quiz, Group Discussion, Solo Song, Solo Dance, T-Shirt Painting, Mask Making, Face Painting, Origami, Nukkad Naatak, Ad-Mad, Antakashari, Baraat Dance, Connectivity, Kavyanjali, Mimicry, Group Dance, Fashion Show, Rangoli, Pot Painting, Nail Art, Tattoo Making, etc., are organized to exhilarate the energetic students. Besides these, the show-stopping events, Kavi Sammelan, Army Band, and the local band are conducted to excite the students to sky level, and this cultural festival makes the students innovative, productive, and passionate people.

URJOTSAV is the annual technical & entrepreneurial festival celebrated for three days in February where a plethora of technical events such as Paper Presentation, Robo Show, Code Guru, Mineralogy, Chem-E-Car, B-plan, Green City Design Challenge, etc., are conducted to make students interested and well-versed in engineering & technology and create a platform to showcase their technical skills.


As RGIPT is in Amethi, one of the industrial cities in Uttar Pradesh, therefore it has a good transport system along with a railway station. However, it doesn’t have an airport though it is available in Lucknow. Both Amethi Railway Station which is around 33.5 km away and Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Amausi Lucknow which is at a distance of 104 km away from the institution are available for commuting to this institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at RGIPT Amethi

For UG Courses at RGIPT: Candidate who passed the +2 exam or any other equivalent exam with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST candidate) needs to take and get a required JEE (Advanced) score/rank to get admission to UG courses at this institution. (Candidates who have color blindness are not admitted to BE Petroleum Engineering but they are admitted to BE Chemical Engineering.)

For PG Courses: The candidate who passed the UG degree from any AICTE-approved institution with at least 60% marks or 6.0 on a 10-point CPI scale (55% marks or 5.5% CPI for SC/ST candidate) need to take the GATE and get a required GATE score/rank (or be sponsored candidates with at least two-year experience with assurance from their employers stating that they will bear all expenses during this period and allow them to continue the job after compilation of the course) and shortlisted candidate based on merits in the qualifying exam and GATE score (sponsored-candidates are exempted from taking GATE) are invited for interview and admitted based on merit.

Fee Structure at RGIPT Amethi

Students need to pay around Rs. 8.81 lakhs as total fees for UG courses at RGIPT, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 6 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.

RGIPT Amethi Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: RGIPT has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 58.91%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: RGIPT has some distinguished professors and research scholars and it has been able to file two patent applications, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive. Therefore it scored 7.14%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As RGIPT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time allocated. Therefore it scored 49.49%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: RGIPT has students from every section and every part of India, and it has also admitted more students from other states. Therefore it scored 42.47%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: RGIPT has a good faculty, good infrastructures, a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are decent, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 2.17%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

RGIPT Amethi got 34.18% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 167.

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