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Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, [PDPU] Gandhinagar Reviews

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Nitya
Nitya
BA/BBA, batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

We have amazing clubs like Jharokha - the literature club, South Block, Society for Public Policy and Governance, Debsoc.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

We have a Girls' Hostel, an undergraduate Boys Hostel, and High Rise. The meal is reasonably good in the mess and other outlets are also present on the campus.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

We have classes from 9 am to 6 pm. The quality of teaching, as well as extracurricular activities, is very good and the faculty is very helpful.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

The course fee is around INR 2 lakhs per year, however, the NRI quota charges more for admission.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

Companies like Reliance, Apollo Tyres, Larsen and Toubro, CEAT Tyres typically come for placements.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

We had two tests succeeded in an interview. The first test was an MCQ base paper including General Knowledge, Logical Ability, and English. The second part of the test was Creative Writing. Then we gave an interview with a panel of three faculties accessing us.



Navoneel
Navoneel
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA], batch of 2021
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

I have done my internship through KNE and got a stipend of INR 9,000 per annum. The key companies majored in finance comes for the campus recruitment. The average salary package is INR 4-5 lakhs per annum.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The students must score minimum 50% in the 12th boards for the admission which is followed by entrance written test and personal interview.



Rushabh
Rushabh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

The are several clubs and association on the campus. The main festival is "Petrocup" which is celebrated every year.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

College is available on the campus. The hostel fee is INR 5000 per month. Food quality is also good in the canteen.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
5/10

The class timing is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The quality of teaching is average.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

My course fee is INR 2.2 lakh per annum. The scholarship and loan facility is also available for the students.  


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

I have not done any internship. Placement is above good.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The student must pass the 12th grade with good percentage. JEE Main is the entrance exam to get the admission in this college. There is no cutoff.



anand
Anand
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

There are more than 15 to 20 clubs and societies in. BRAHMAND, MIND-RIPPLE, AVIONICS, ESPA, KAIZEN, BAJA, PUNNERVA-YOGA, VELOSO, SOUTH BLOCK, and a lot more. There are two key fests each year. Flare is the annual fest. Tesseract is the technical fest. The annual sports fest is the largest in the Gujarat- PETROCUP. Other fests are held during different parts of the year. Life is really good and I enjoy being at pdpu.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

There are 3 hostels near pdpu. Two of them are owned by the pdpu itself and the third one is private. The hostels have a fabulous infrastructure. There is internet available 365*24. The rooms are also very good and they are cleaned daily by an agency. Hostels provide facilities of night canteen, gym, tv room, hot water, mineral water, table tennis, etc. The hostel charges are Rs72000(INR) per year. PG option is also readily available in a radius of 2 km around the college. The pg charges are 1500-2000 per month. The mess facility is compulsory for the hostelites. The classrooms have a very good interior. Each classroom and lab has a projector and computer fitted with speaker and mic. Wifi is available throughout the campus. A library is also excellent.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

The classes start from 9 am and extend upto 5 pm. The faculties are regular in conducting the lectures and labs. Projects are given based on the type of course undertaken. 2 exams are conducted in each sem mid sem and end sem. Assignments are given on regular basis so that a student can grasp whatever is taught in the class. The quality of teaching is really good. There are around 21 labs in mechanical dept. And out of 21 faculties in mech dept, 16 have a Ph.D. degree and remaining 5 are pursuing Ph.D. The overall experience till date has been pleasant.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
5/10

The fees for BTech course is 2.25(INR) lakhs per year. Students having family income less than 6 (INR) lakhs per annum get a scholarship. Students who excel in academics also have an option for getting a scholarship. Around 25-30% of the students get scholarship under govt scheme. I have not taken any education loan. So, I don't know about it.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

We have had a rural and a social service internship after 1st year. The remaining of the internships will be at the end of 2nd, 3rd and during 4th year respectively. Few of the companies that visit our campus are Reliance, TCS, ONGC, Infosys, Jubilant foodworks, and more. Average salary per annum offered is 3 lakhs and the highest salary offered is 18 lakhs(INR) per annum. In petroleum department, the placement percent is maximum. In other depts, around 20-30 percent of the batch gets placed. Frankly, I do not know about alumni network.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The minimum requirement to apply for an admission in Btech course, SOT, PDPU is student must have cleared grade 12 board examinations with a minimum of 45 percentage in Physics, Maths and Science. A student must have appeared in JEE MAIN. Later on, the student shall fill the 3 forms available for admission. Admission on the basis of ACPC rank form. Admission based on All India Rank form. Admission based on NRI quota form. All the three forms are chargeable. After applying for admission by filling these forms, you get a merit rank in each category respectively and counseling is conducted. I appeared for JEE MAIN entrance examinations. The cutoffs for the course vary every year. During my admission, the cutoff was around 2000 rank in the first round of counseling in acpc quota. But the cutoff reduces due to the cancellation of admission and sliding process takes place. The cutoff must have reached around 7000 acpc ranks.



Himanshu
Himanshu
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility for M.Tech Admission 2017 is minimum 6.5 CGPA of all over degree.
  • Personal interview was taken by PDPU.


Viraj
Viraj
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for getting admission in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology is to clear entrance test like AIEEE or State entrance test.


Vikas
Vikas
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2016
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • The average salary for electrical engineering students is Rs. 6.25 lakhs pa.
  • The highest salary is paid to the petroleum management students.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for getting admission in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology is to pass the 12th and clear the JEE MAIN exam.
  • The students should score good marks in entrance exam to get admission in this college.


MITUL
MITUL
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10
  • There are many society and clubs in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology like SPE, SEG, AAPG etc.
  • The main festival on campus is tech.
  • SPE fest which is three days program is held every year. In this fest, other college students are also come and participate in activities.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • There are 3 hostels in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology. One for girls and two hostels for boys.
  • Food is very nice and total living and an eating cost is Rs. 1,07,500.
  • Classroom, labs, Library, dining halls etc. are all nice and high quality.
  • Wi-Fi is also there.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10
  • Our class in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology start at 9:00 am and end at 6:00 pm. 1-hour break at 1:00 am to 2:00 am.
  • The projector is used to teach and method is very nice.
  • My experience is awesome in college.
  • I like to teach because of this method.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10
  • My course fee in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology is Rs. 2,24,000 per year.
  • If your ACPC rank is less than 200 and if your all India rank is less than 20000 then you will get free sit in Pdpu.
  • Yes, the loan is needed.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10
  • I did not do any internship, I am in the first year, internship ship will be done by me in the second year through our college in reputed company.
  • In Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology, were students gets placed with Rs. 8,00,000 salary and maximum is Rs. 25,00,000 salary per year.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Technology has three type admission process, first we take admission through ACPC, second, we take admission through all India sit, third we take admission through NRI sit.
  • I had given JEE MAIN exam and I score 141 marks.


Parth
Parth
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2019
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • No internships are available.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10
  • Fees is quite high. Its Rs 191000 per year (tution fees) Plus some Rs 20000 that makes it over Rs 2 lakhs per year. 
  • Scholarship are available for meritorious students and criteria as per university. 
  • The students getting scholarships are less. 
  • Of course loan is needed if the student family condition is weak. Various banks are there which provides loan to students like SBI, BOB, HDFC etc.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • Well, classes or lectures and labs starts at 9 am and may end up till noon 4pm sometimes evening 5pm or 6pm as per different batches. Classes and labs are fully air conditioned along with projectors and screens. At PDPU its learning with comfort, facilities along with cutting edge modern instruments. 
  • Teaching is good enough. Teaching is conceptual and physical world related which makes a student to understand in a better way. Assignments given by faculties are not just a burden to students but it is really beneficial to us in clearing doubts and building up confidence in that subject. Along with academics various different things are there which are on going in PDPU campus like sports, music, dance, film making, environment awareness, technology events etc.


Zaid
Zaid
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Petroleum Engineering), batch of 2019
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10
  • Hostel facilities are just awesome. Rooms are contains high facilities. Free WiFi entire campus
  • Everything else is awesome. The infrastructure creates a very good atmosphere which gives a good environment for students to study and excel in life.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
6/10
  • Yes, of course a good placement to the shining stars but the case is dangerous for below average or average students. Offers average package of about Rs 3 to 6 lakhs per annum.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10
  • Too high fees (Rs 95500) per semester which is great stroke to the middle class public and poor or sub class people. This fees doesn't include transportation charges and mess charges which is remarkable. Being the highest fees from any other college of Gujarat

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • Healthy atmosphere providing a vivid culture and heterogeneous environment. Excellent tie ups with which industries which provides a bridge link between students and industries


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