About the course
It is a post graduate course in Petroleum Engineering with main focus of the course being oiland gas sector. The course covers both on shore and off shore pipelines as the core sector for Mechanical and Chemical Engineering.
- The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.Tech Pipeline Engineering course is pass degree in B.E / B.Tech or equivalent qualification preferably in Pipeline Engineering with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
- Some institutes conduct an entrance examination for admission to their postgraduate course in Pipeline Engineering.
- Students who are awaiting their final degree result are also eligible to pursue this course.
The duration of M.Tech Pipeline Engineering course is 2 years which is divided into four semesters, with each semester lasting for a period of six months. The first 2 semesters are common between all M.Tech students while the end semesters are dedicate to major and minor subjects.
Who should opt for M.Tech Pipeline Engineering course
Students who have attained a Bachelor’s (B.E / B.Tech) degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and those working in the relevant sector of the off shore and ocean related industries are ideally suited for this course.
Candidates with efficient leadership skills and organizing and management efficiency can go for this course.
Eligible candidates are required to qualify the relevant entrance examination followed by a round of group discussion. Qualifying candidates would then need to go through additional rounds of personal interview as the final stage in the process of selection. The main entrance examination held for this course is GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). However, a few colleges have their own entrance examination and admission procedures in place for selecting and admitting candidates.
M.Tech Pipeline Engineering: Internship option
At the end of every year in summer, students pursuing the course need to go for a summer internship program each year. It is a mandatory necessity to be fulfilled for a successful completion of the course and obtaining the degree. The internship needs to last a minimum of 2 months completed from a reputed organization. Stipends offered for the internship differ according to the concerned company’s policies. A few of them are paid and few are unpaid.
Opportunities in construction & maintenance of cross country pipelines, pipeline operations, pipeline integrity system, investigation of pipeline defects, repairs and maintenance etc.
M.Tech Pipeline Engineering Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year
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