Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), in Jais, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India, is a training and education institute that gives technical and management training to the petroleum industry and was formally opened on July 2008.

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG), Government of India founded the institute through an Act of Parliament (“Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act 2007″). The Institute is empowered to award degrees in its own right. RGIPT is co-promoted as an energy domain specific institute by six leading Oil Public Sector Units (ONGC, IOCL, OIL, GAIL, BPCL and HPCL) in association with the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB) and with an academic mentorship from IIT Kanpur. The Institute is associating with leading International Universities/Institutions specializing in the domain of Petroleum Technology.

It has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status and a governance structure similar to that available to IITs. It admits undergraduate students from the rank list of students who have qualified Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE Advanced) Examination.

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