The objective of establishing IIPE is to meet the quantitative and qualitative gap and supply of skilled manpower for the Petroleum Sector and to boost the research activities needed for growth of the sector.
Learn, Experience and Implement is what IIPE strives for and inculcates the same in the students.
The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Engineering is an Institute of National Importance at par with IITs and IIMs and enacted by Parliament vide the Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Act, 2017 (No: 3 of 2018). It has started its operations in Visakhapatnam, the state of Andhra Pradesh at AU College of Engineering as its temporary campus. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has allotted Ac 201.80 cts of land at Vangali Village, Sabbavaram Mandal, Visakhapatnam where the permanent campus is going to come. IIPE is an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India and backed by public sector Oil and Gas giant viz. HPCL, IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, OIL whose CEOs are on the Board of IIPE.
IIPE aims to be one of the top ranked institutes at National and International level in the Petroleum and Energy sector, research has the core activity.
The students will be selected based on the JEE Advanced ranks.
IIPE has tied up with IIT Council for the selection of candidates for every academic session that began on August 01, 2016. Consequently for the coming academic year 2020-21,IIPE has been tied up with IIT Delhi for the selection of candidates.
The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy is offering two undergraduate courses viz. Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering. The first batch for the academic session 2016-17 has commenced in the first week of August. Now four batches have been admitted and fifth batch admission of 2020-21 are in progress. The campus is fully loaded with laboratories, workshops, e-library and Wi-Fi access for all the students.
Within a span of short time, IIPE entered into academic MoUs with Texas A & M University, USA and University of Houston, USA for research collaboration, faculty exchange, student internships etc.