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About Pandit Deendayal Energy University

About Pandit Deendayal Energy University Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), formerly known as Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, was established by the PDPU Act, 2007; Acts of the Gujarat Legislature and Ordinances promulgated and Regulations made by the Governor, in the State of Gujarat, India.

The University addresses the need for trained and specialized human resources for the energy industry worldwide. It intends to expand students' and professionals' opportunities to develop an intellectual knowledge base with leadership skills to compete globally. This objective is being addressed through several specialized and well-planned undergraduate and postgraduate energy education programs and intensive research initiatives, in management, engineering and humanities.

PDEU has been assessed and accredited with 'A' Grade and CGPA of 3.39/4.0 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2016.

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Vision

Vision
  • To emerge as a world class Institution of Excellence in Energy Education, Research and Innovation which will prepare and sensitize the youth and ultimately the society for radical yet sustainable societal transformation.

Mission

Mission
  • Undertake a unique obligation for Education in Energy Engineering and Management with special responsibilities in domain specific aspects of Energy & Infrastructure.
  • Seek to nurture students of extraordinary motivation and ability and prepare them for life-long learning and leadership in an increasingly knowledge driven world.
  • Envisage to establish institutes of excellence in education, competitive edge in research and real time relevance with futuristic thrusts in offering programmes and undertaking of activities and projects.
  • 21 Buildings

  • 43 Labs/Workshops

  • 6200 Students

  • 150 IPR (100+ Granted)

  • 6200 Students

  • 100 Visiting Faculty

Center of Excellence

International Automobile Center of Excellence (iACE)

International Automobile Center of Excellence (iACE)

Maruti Automobile Centre of Excellence (I-ACE) developed by Maruti Suzuki India Limited in association with the Government of Gujarat and PDEU as Knowledge Partner spreads over 9600 m2 caters to the needs of the whole value chain of the Automotive Industry encompassing both Manufacturing and Servicing.

It is supported by the expertise dispensed by industry-academia collaborations with Indian and foreign players to ensure the industry relevance of learning interventions.

1 MW Solar Power Plant Integrated to the Grid

1 MW Solar Power Plant Integrated to the Grid

The ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) power plant is the first of its kind in Gujarat, with Multiple Technologies available in one place. It was implemented in 106 days in 2011.

It has Solar Radiation Resource Assessment (SRRA) and Advanced Measurement Stations (AMS) supported by NIWE to carry out assessment and quantification of solar radiation, data processing, quality of data, modelling, and support making solar atlas of the country. It also has a facility for collecting and analysing solar and meteorological data crucial for research and developmental activities.

Solar Research Development Centre (SRDC)

Solar Research Development Centre (SRDC)

Solar Research & Development Center, funded by Gujarat Energy Development Agency, Asian Development Bank, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Department of Science and Technology, is the hub of research conducted in Material Characterization, New Material Development, and Fabrication.

The Center maintains state-of-the-art facilities of more than 500 m2 area. It provides a versatile analytical, simulation, and development platform that utilizes a wide range of materials to develop solar cells and develops advanced process equipment for thin film deposition, wafer cleaning, and characterization.

Siemens Automotive Centre of Excellence

Solar Research Development Centre (SRDC)

The Siemens CoE in Automotive, established in 2014, operates with the primary focus of creating a robust technical education ecosystem through its experience in industrial products and services. There are nine sophisticated laboratories for Design and Validation, Advanced Manufacturing, Test and Optimization, Automation, Electrical and Energy savings, Process Instrumentation, Mechatronics, CNC Machines, CNC Controller, Robotics, and Rapid Prototyping, which provide the opportunity for promising and future innovations.

This unique multi-faceted CoE offers skill development courses, internships, research and development assistance, and industrial consultancy services across various sectors.

Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE)

Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE)

CEGE was founded in response to the national need for training, skilled human resources, research collaborations and supports the government on Policy Advisory with the required help from Gujarat Energy Development Agency, Government of Gujarat.

CEGE has conducted extensive exploration surveys for geothermal prospects identification in several parts of Gujarat and has drilled two shallow wells in Dholera. It has established the first of its kind project on direct heating and cooling applications in Dholera and has demonstrated societal benefits such as

honey-processing and Balneology using geothermal water. CEGE is currently drilling its first medium depth well in Unai, Gujarat, and is working with the Government of India committee to draft a roadmap for geothermal energy utilization in India.

Drilling, Cementing & Stimulation (DCS) Research Centre

Drilling, Cementing & Stimulation (DCS) Research Centre

DCS Research Center is established on the premise of PDEU under the aegis of the Government of Gujarat and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (GSPC), whose worth is around Rs. 10 crores currently. It is in alignment with the "Make in India" vision of our honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi. It is utilized for research, training, and consultancy. It also helps the government of India in formulating various policies about the upstream petroleum industry.

The Center currently focuses on research areas such as Enhanced Oil Recovery, Unconventionals, Stimulation (Hydraulic Fracturing and Proppant Performance evaluation), Flow Assurance, Formation Damage, and Cementation. The Centre has undertaken a consultancy worth Rs. 1 crore in ER screening and has conducted proppant testing amount to 3 lakhs. The research center also has several cutting edge research projects in production enhancement.

Centre for Bio-fuel & Bio-energy Studies (CBBS)

Centre for Bio-fuel & Bio-energy Studies (CBBS)

PDEU founded the Centre for Biofuels and Bioenergy Studies (CBBS) to strengthen the research base in bio-fuel and promote the translation of processes and technologies from research to scale up and commercialization. Faculty members and researchers are working in interdisciplinary areas related to bioenergy and biofuel production. The Centre has developed an expertise in designing energy-efficient biodiesel processes and innovative designs. It focuses on developing an energy-efficient biodiesel reactor unit capable of producing biodiesel from multi feedstocks that are readily available in our country, thereby facilitating the reduction in dependency on imported fossil fuel and a sense of security self-sufficiency in the energy sector.

Schools and Academic Programs

School of Petroleum Management (SPM)

School of Petroleum Management (SPM)

The Management School was first established as the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG) in 2006. SPM is ranked among the top 75 (out of 630 B-Schools) in NIRF B-School Rankings-2020 (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India).

Programs:
M.B.A. , Post Graduate Diploma, Management Development Program, Ph. D. Read More

School of Liberal Studies (SLS)

School of Liberal Studies (SLS)

The School of Liberal Studies is poised to take radical initiatives that chart out how differently traditional discrete areas of learning could be integrated and even choice-based learning in higher education could be made learner-centric to provide seamless wholesome acquisition of knowledge and skills.

Programs:
B.A. / B.B.A. (Hons.), B. Com. (Hons.) , B. Sc. (Hons.), M.A., M. Sc. (Finance), Ph. D. Read More

School of Technology (SOT)

School of Technology (SOT)

The School of Technology offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs in various spheres of Science and Technology.

Programs: Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information & Communication Technology, Computer Science Read More

School of Petroleum Technology (SPT)

School of Petroleum Technology (SPT)

The School of Petroleum Technology was started in the year 2007. The School caters to the Academics and Industries by creating budding Petroleum Engineers.

Programs: B. Tech, M. Tech, Ph. D. Read More

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