Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) is located in Gandhinagar in an area of 100 acres with a placid atmosphere. It has been established by the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) as a Private University through the State Act enacted on 4th April 2007. The University offers programs to address the need for trained human resources in the fields of Science, Technology, Management, and Humanities. It intends to broaden the opportunities for students and professionals to develop core subject knowledge which is duly complemented by leadership training interventions, thereby helping the students to achieve in the global arena. This objective is being further addressed through several specialized and well-planned undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs as well as intensive research projects.
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 fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where PDPU gave its reports
Students Intake at PDPU Gandhinagar
PDPU Gandhinagar Annual Expenditures
PDPU spent over Rs. 87 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which half of 56.2% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 43.22% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.58% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 61 crores in 2020 and Rs. 52 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure has also increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
PDPU Gandhinagar Research Details
PDPU received Rs. 5.8 crores through 54 consultancy projects from 42 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1 crore and Rs. 45.8 lakhs through 28 and 5 consultancy projects from 15 and 5 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
PDPU Gandhinagar Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At PDPU, 862 students have been admitted to UG degree courses and 87.7% of them graduated, of whom 67.57% got placements at top companies and 201 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 84.79% of students graduated, of whom 84.51% got placements and 275 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 89.22% of students graduated, of whom 51.64% got placements and 110 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 99.23% of students graduated, of whom 58.68% got placements at top companies and 8 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 99.06% of students graduated, of whom 34.34% got placements, and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 98.2% of students graduated, of whom 22.11% got placements and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, PDPU admitted 130 students to research studies, of whom 36 students graduated in 2021, 12 and 8 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.2 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3 in 2020, and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019.
Students Diversity at PDPU Gandhinagar
Facilities on PDPU Gandhinagar Campus
Annual Festivals at PDPU Gandhinagar
Tesseract is the annual technical festival where students from many schools and colleges participate and share their innovative ideas for innovation. Events like robotics, brain game, workshops, exhibition, guest lectures, and gala shows are being organized to induce interest in engineering, science & technology.
How to Get Admission at PDPU Gandhinagar
Admission to PG courses: Candidates who passed a bachelor’s degree in their respective stream with 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale in the qualifying degree recognized by the UGC/AICTE can take and should clear GATE/PGCET. And also, the performance score obtained in a personal interview by the candidates is considered for the candidates who have not taken GATE/PGCET.
Fee Structure at PDPU Gandhinagar
PDPU Gandhinagar Scores by NIRF
Perception: PDPU has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is a new and private institution, therefore it has not gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs yet, so it scored merely 2.87% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.