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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology.png
Motto in English
Education is the ultimate wealth
TypePublic engineering school
Established2007[1]
Endowment17.7 billion (US$220 million) all campuses[2][3][4]
PresidentK.B. Akhilesh[5]
DirectorA.S.K. Sinha
Administrative staff
80
Undergraduates1100
Postgraduates180
Location,
India

26°15′53″N 81°30′20″E / 26.2648064°N 81.5054372°E / 26.2648064; 81.5054372Coordinates: 26°15′53″N 81°30′20″E / 26.2648064°N 81.5054372°E / 26.2648064; 81.5054372
CampusRural
Websitewww.rgipt.ac.in

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), in Jais, Amethi (formerly in Raebareli), Uttar Pradesh, India, is a training and education institute focusing on STEM and petroleum industry. It was formally opened in July 2008.

It has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status and a governance structure similar to that available to IITs & NITs etc.[6] It admits undergraduate students from the rank list of students who have qualified for Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE Advanced) Examination.[7]

History

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laying foundation stone of RGIPT Assam Campus
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laying foundation stone of RGIPT Assam Campus

Campus

Main campus

Jais, Amethi Campus

Noida Campus

Assam Campus

Bangalore Campus

Organisation and administration

Departments

RGIPT has the following departments:[32]

Departmental Blocks
Departmental Blocks

Future Departments

Budget

Union ministers inaugurating RGIPT's Campus
Union ministers inaugurating RGIPT's Campus

Jais campus

The total estimated capital cost: 861 crores ( 416 crores (Central Exchequer) + 250 crores (GOI) + 150 crores (Oil Industry Development Board) + 45 crores (Institute itself))[33] The institute's permanent campus infrastructure was provided with 129 crores during Congress led UPA government and additional 302 crores were provided by the current NDA government for completion of campus.[19][34] During fiscal 2016–17, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has allocated additional 47 crores while the institute remains independent to generate more funds for operational purposes through college fees and other funds/awards.[2][3][35]

Sivasagar campus

The Detailed Project Report has stated the cost for setting up and running Sivasagar campus will be 8.801 billion (US$110 million) in which 3.96 billion (US$50 million) will be for spent for land acquisition and construction of facilities and 4.83 billion (US$60 million) for running the institute.[4]

Bangalore campus

The Detailed Project Report has stated the cost for setting up and running Bangalore campus will be 18 billion (US$230 million) in which 8 billion (US$100 million) will be for spent for land acquisition and construction of facilities and 10 billion (US$130 million) for research related activities. It one of the most expensive research institutes in India.[4]

Academics

Admissions

Rankings

University and college rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2020)[39]134

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked it 134 among engineering colleges in 2020.[39]

Academic programmes

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology is located in India
Jais (Amethi)
Jais
(Amethi)
Sivasagar (Sivsagar)
Sivasagar
(Sivsagar)
Bangalore (Bangalore)
Bangalore
(Bangalore)
Noida (DoMS, Noida)
Noida
(DoMS, Noida)
Location of the RGIPT Campuses. Green – Operational at permanent campus, Orange – Running at temporary campus with permanent campus under Construction[29]
Degree Specialization Campus
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Mathematics & Computing.[44]

New engineering courses of Fire Engineering, Instrumentation & Controls Engineering and Mechanical Engineering will be started soon.[45]

Jais
Master of Technology (MTech) Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering.[46] Jais
Master of Technology (MTech) Renewable Engineering, Power and Energy Systems Engineering and Energy Science and Technology.[47] Bangalore
Master of Business Administration MBA in Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations Management and Energy Management.[48] Noida & Jais
BSc-MSc Integrated Course Chemical and Petroleum. (To be started soon)[49] Sivasagar
Diploma Course Chemical Engineering, Fire and Safety Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and Petroleum Engineering[43] Sivasagar
PhD All engineering disciplines, interdisciplinary areas, science disciplines and the humanities. Jais
Main Hostel Building
Main Hostel Building

Integrated Aerospace Development Program

D-Block of hostel
D-Block of hostel

RGIPT has collaborated with some pioneer institutes for advancements in aviation/aerospace and Rocket Fuels/Petroleum Technology.[50]

Admission process depends on several factors including aptitude, intellect, personality and learning of the student. The selected students are a group who have qualified at-least one of the required admission tests like JEE-Mains/Advanced, WBJEE, SEE-AKTU and even SATs. The students have been provided residential services in-campus at Jais, Amethi. The educational program will require for transition in between college departments/campuses on an annual even-semester basis.

Student life

Energia

This is an annual festival of three days of activities including sporting events, talent playoffs and similar activities. It was separated from the annual cultural festival in 2017 and since then, sporting events are held in this festival. Sawai godara is the current Energy Chief and prime person behind sport activities in the college [54] In 2019, this event marked its third anniversary as sports were part of annual cultural fest since the beginning of the institute.[55] This festival is currently financed by the institute while some of the amount is fetched by sponsorship.[55]

Kaltarang

Faskaltarna.JPG

Kaltarang is the annual cultural and sports fest of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Amethi. It is a themed fest, generally held in the month of February every year, since the very first time in 2011. It is a three-day fest having events like rock band performance, fashion show, rock band competition, stand-up comedy, cyber gaming, themed events, various sports events.[citation needed]

See also

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