PDPU M.Tech 2019: Application, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility CriteriaPDPU i.e., Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University is an esteemed university that gives wings to your vision. It is an amazing platform to pursue post-graduation specifically M. Tech. The university conducts admissions annually in two phases. It intakes admission on the basis of GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering) score for candidates who appeared for the GATE and the candidates who didn’t appear in the GATE examination might apply as well.

If you are looking forward to applying to the university, next year, you must be up to date with all the information like commencement of the application, eligibility criteria, admission procedure, rules and regulations of the university, modes of admission, etc. You are going to need all the information relevant to the examination and you can get it by following up with this article.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Registration Process:

The first and foremost step towards the application for any examination is registration. It is very important that you register carefully. Below mentioned, is all the information you will need to register for the examination.

STEP 1 – Visit the official website of PDPU i.e., http://www.pdpu.ac.in.

STEP 2 – After logging on to the website, click the link saying “Apply online for PDPU MTech 2019”. The candidates need to register before they proceed with their application.

STEP 3 – Fill the application form: Fill the online form only after reading the instructions carefully. After submitting the online form an online generated Hall Ticket is sent to the applicant’s email Id as specified during the filling of form.

STEP 4 – Upload document: Applicants are supposed to upload their photograph and signature in the format mentioned:

Images should not be more than 200KB in size and the file format should be in:

STEP 5 – Make payment: Select the payment mode (net banking, credit card, debit card), fill in all the required details and complete the payment procedure.

Registration Fee Details.

The candidates are required to submit an application/entrance fee of rupees 1500/-.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Application Form Details:

The candidates are required to fill in the following fields in the application form for PDPU M. Tech WAT.

Personal Details:

  • Candidate’s Name.
  • Father’s Name.
  • Email Id
  • Mobile number.
  • Date of Birth.

The applicants are advised to provide their primary contact details that they actively use, to not miss out on any kind of important information relevant to the examination.

Qualifying Exam Details.

Course preference.

Educational Qualification:

  • Exam passed.
  • Year of passing.
  • Board University.
  • Marks obtained.
  • Total Marks.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Rules and Regulations:

The rules to be followed to get into the university are:

  1. The admissions are conducted in two phases:

Phase I:

All the candidates who appeared in the GATE examination, are eligible for this phase. The candidates are supposed to apply in the university before the deadlines mentioned on the official website. After the application, a merit list is prepared on the basis of the GATE score.

If two or more candidates have the same GATE score, then their graduation percentage, all India Rank for GATE, and marks out of 100 in GATE Score Card is taken into account to proceed with the application.

Phase II:

In this round, GATE qualified candidates, as well as the non-gate candidates, can apply. There is a sequence to be followed which includes.

  • The taking of the written examination i.e., PDPU M. Tech WAT.
  • The list of eligible candidates (who qualified the written examination) is displayed on the official website.
  • Personal interview of all the qualified candidates is carried out.
  • A final merit list is displayed.
  1. When called for counseling in first as well as the second phase, candidates must carry the following documents:
  • Original GATE Score Card (if applicable).
  • 10th standard certificate as proof of age.
  • Degree Certificate and Mark Sheet of all semesters.
  • Category Certificate.
  • Medical Certificate in case of PWD candidates.
  • Any other document required.
  • Demand draft of the amount mentioned on the website in favor of “Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University” payable at Ahmedabad.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

Basic eligibility criteria that must be fulfilled by all the candidates:

  1. Candidates must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or a CPI/CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale in the qualifying degree in the respective programme.
  2. Candidates whose results are awaited can also apply.
  3. 50% of the seats are reserved for aspirants with a valid GATE score.

Branch-specific eligibility criteria:

Programme Eligibility Criteria
For MTech. (Petroleum Engineering): BE /BTech or equivalent in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Hydrocarbon Refinery Engineering, Petrochemical Engineering, or 2 or 3 years MSc/MSc (Tech) in Applied Geology/Exploration Geophysics/Applied Geophysics/Earth science with three years BSc (Honours) in Basic Sciences or Earth Science or 5 Year Integrated MSc in Applied Geology/Exploration Geophysics/Applied Geophysics/Earth  science with Mathematics as one of the course of study at the undergraduate level. Anyone of these qualifications is required to be with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.
MTech. (Nuclear Engineering): BE/BTech or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control/Chemical / Civil / Metallurgical / Production/Industrial Engineering OR MSc in Electronics/Physics/Nuclear Physics; with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.
MTech. (Energy Systems & Technology (Focused on Solar Energy)): B E/BTech or equivalent in Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation & Control/Mechaical / Semiconductor Technology/ Energy Science & Engineering OR MSc or equivalent degree in Physics/Applied Physics/ Electronics/ Optoelectronics; with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.
MTech. (Electrical Engineering (Power Systems)): BE/BTech or equivalent in Electrical Engineering with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters
MTech. (Mechanical Engineering (Thermal)): BE/BTech or equivalent in Mechanical / Energy Science & Engineering with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters
MTech. (Civil Engineering (Infrastructure Engineering & Management)): BE/BTech or equivalent in Civil Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Construction Technology /Planning/ Architecture & Planning or BArch with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.
MTech. (Chemical Engineering): BE/BTech or equivalent in Chemical Engineering/ Chemical Technology with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.
MTech. (Environmental Engineering & Studies): BE/BTech or equivalent in Civil Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering or MSc in Environmental Science with minimum 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale as an aggregate of all the semesters.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Exam Dates:

The dates are tentative and are liable to change.

Events Important Dates
Commencement of online application Last week of April 2019
Final Date to Submit the Application Form 2nd week of June 2019
Phase 1 – For GATE Qualified Candidates
The release of Merit List 4th week of June 2019
Payment of Fees of Selected Candidates 4th week of June 2019
Phase 2 – GATE and Non-GATE Candidates
List of Eligible Candidates 4th week of June 2019
Personal Interview 1st week of July 2019
Display of the Merit List 1st week of July 2019
The announcement of Admission Counselling Process at the PDPU campus and Payment of Fees through Bank Demand Draft 2nd week of July 2019
 Final Date for Admission Last week of July 2019
Start of First Semester Last week of July 2019

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Exam Pattern:

  1. Mode of examination: Offline.
  2. Type of questions: Multiple choice questions.
  3. The medium of examination: English Medium.
  4. Marking scheme: 1 mark is awarded for each correct answer.
  5. Negative marking: 25 marks is deducted from the total score for every wrong answer.
  6. Duration of examination: 2 hours or 120 minutes.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Syllabus:

The syllabus for PDPU written examination includes:

  1. General Aptitude.
  2. Verbal Ability.
  3. Numerical Ability.
  4. Questions from core topics of respective engineering branches.

PDPU M.Tech 2019 Preparation Tips:

First things first, you need a plan. A plan helps you every step of the way and brings you closer to your goal. It saves your time of going back and forth and lets you move only in one direction and that is forward.

STEP 1 – Note down your goals.

STEP 2 – Divide your goals into smaller tasks.

STEP 3 – Assign a deadline for every task.

STEP 4 – Make a plan to execute the tasks.

STEP 5 – Start the execution of the plan.

Always keep track of your progress.

A few things that will help you in getting a better score are:

  • Take regular mock tests – it will help you finish the exam within the provided time.
  • Practice any questions as you can.
  • Start early preparation.
  • Focus on your weak as well as strong points, equally.

All the best for the examination, prepare well.