Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy
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Mottovidyā praśasyatē lokaiḥ (Sanskrit)
Motto in English
Knowledge is extolled by everyone
PresidentParitosh K. Banik
Location, ,

17°47′21″N 83°07′04″E / 17.7893°N 83.1179°E / 17.7893; 83.1179
CampusRural, 201 acres (81 ha) [2]

Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), is an institute of national importance [3] established in 2016, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.[4] Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, a domain-specific Institute at par with IITs and IIMs, is established by the Government of India under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) in the year 2016. The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Act, 2017 (No.3 of 2018) enacted by the Parliament and declared the Institute as an 'Institution of National Importance'. [5]

The university has been allotted 210 acres (85 ha) of land in Vangali Village,[6] near Sabbavaram mandal, Vishakhapatnam. IIPE has collaborated with oil majors like HPCL, IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, OIL, OIDB, BPCL, and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The Institute presently offers 4-year B.Tech courses in Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering based on JEE (Advanced) rankings and Ph.D. programmes. The curriculum of the Institute is domain specialized and in line with the needs of the industries. The faculty of the Institute are from various IITs across the country, having very high academic credentials, research base, and international exposure.

The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched the website of Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam on 27 May 2016[7]

The first batch of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering commenced from the first week of August 2016. As of now, the maximum intake capacity for each course is 50 seats.

Admission Criteria


See also


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  2. ^ Permanent Campus
  3. ^ "University And Higher Education | Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development". Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. ^ Bhattacharjee, Sumit (2 August 2016). "IIPE begins classes in AU". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Winter Session of Parliament updates: Rajya Sabha passes Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017 LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage - Firstpost". Firstpost. 27 December 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  6. ^ "150 acres of land allotted for petro varsity - Times of India". Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  7. ^ Market, Capital. "Petroleum Minister Launches Website of IIPE Visakhapatnam". Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Kharagpur IIT to mentor IIPE for three years". Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  9. ^ INDIA, THE HANS (19 February 2016). "IIPE and Andhra University sign MoU". Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  10. ^ "iipe". Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Visakhapatnam: Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Texas university sign MoU for research". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 24 December 2019.