Program Details

B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering (4 Years)

  • About the program

    The B Tech in Petroleum Engineering program is a four-year undergraduate program that is designed to equip students with a highly specialized skill set and knowledge base to excel in the field of petroleum engineering. This program focuses on the exploration, production, and management of oil and gas resources, and requires students to master complex concepts in Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Fluid Mechanics, Drilling engineering, Reservoir engineering, production engineering, and petroleum economics. Petroleum engineers play a pivotal role in the global energy industry, and their expertise is essential for ensuring that the world's energy needs are met in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner. They use modern technologies to optimize oil and gas production, reduce costs, and increase efficiency, while also addressing the environmental and societal impacts of petroleum extraction and production.
    Upon completion of the B Tech in Petroleum Engineering program, graduates can pursue a wide range of exciting career opportunities in the oil and gas industry, including positions in exploration and production, drilling and completion, reservoir management, and production operations. They may also work in government agencies, consulting firms, and other related fields. The demand for petroleum engineers is expected to continue growing in the future, as the global demand for energy increases and new oil and gas fields are discovered and developed. Graduates of this program will be well-positioned to excel in this dynamic and challenging field, and to make a positive impact on the world's energy future.
    DIT University is a prestigious institution offering an unparalleled B. Tech in Petroleum Engineering program, designed to prepare students for a thriving career in the oil and gas sector. The B. Tech Petroleum Engineering program at DIT University is meticulously structured, imparting students with an intricate understanding of the industry's core principles, processes, and practices. The program intends to endow students with the knowledge and competencies essential to navigate industry-related challenges proficiently and address problems with agility.
    The program is facilitated by a distinguished faculty of erudite scholars, proficient in the field of petroleum engineering. The program's ardent E-learning module offers an extensive range of electives, delivered by experts and distinguished academicians of the university. The program is meticulously crafted for students with an innate passion for exploring innovative concepts in engineering and technology, aspiring to pursue a potential professional career in the oil and gas sector. The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of engineering fields, primarily in upstream, midstream, and downstream operations. The program's curriculum, distinguished faculty, and the comprehensive E-learning module make it one of the preeminent petroleum engineering colleges in Dehradun, India.

    Higher Education

    Considerable number of students opt for higher education from India & abroad alike in both technical & management domains. The department has a rich history of successful students in some of the premier institutes nationally as well as internationally.


  • The program offers 2 elective courses in VII and VIII Semester
  • 1 minor Industrial training (compulsory to all – 6 weeks break between VIth and VIIth semester)
  • 1 major Industrial internship (Optional – 6 months in VIIIth semester),
  • 1 Industrial Tour
  • 1 minor project of 1 semester in VIth Semester
  • 1 major project of 2 semester duration starting VIIth Semester
  • The program offers upstream software based training to the students
  • The program accounts for interdisciplinary development as well
  • The Program witnesses about 20+ research articles either published or presented at International or National Conferences every year from the students
  • The students participate and win various National and International levels events (SPE, Petrotech, WPCC etc) of academic and co-curricular in nature at industry and academia alike
  • Clubs facilitate holistic development. The university has many clubs / societies. The Department has the following society: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

The BTech program in Petroleum Engineering deals with new paradigms in Petroleum Engineering. It offers flexible credit based courses for diversified teaching-learning processes. It provides teaching and learning on Industry relevant courses in cutting edge technology areas of Petroleum Engineering. It has active participation of Industries in teaching-learning process through industry visits & guest speakers. Modern laboratories with latest equipment are the integral component of this program.

Program Educational Objectives

PEO1 Be practical, employable and qualified petroleum engineers to meet the local, national and international requirements.
PEO2 Keep updated knowledge through proper training and instructions to move forward in their career with leadership roles.
PEO3 Serve society by encouraging the ideals of ethical behavior, professionalism, and environmentally responsible use of natural resources.

Outcomes of the Program

PO1 Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2 Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO3 Design/ Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO4 Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO5 Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO6 The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO7 Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO9 Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO10 Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11 Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO12 Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.