Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University was established through PDPU Act, a legislature passed by Gujarat state assembly in 2007. The University is recognised by UGC (University Grants Commission) and is a member of AIU (Association of Indian Universities). The university has been accredited with Grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The university is ranked 55th in India and 1st in Gujarat by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. PDPU has also been awarded Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) recognition by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
The university has four schools, located on the same campus. The schools include the School of Petroleum Technology, School of Technology, School of Petroleum Management, and School of Liberal Studies. The President of University Board of Governors is Dr. Mukesh Ambani and the Chairman of the Standing Committee is Shri D. Rajagopalan, IAS, Government of Gujarat.
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The university pursues active partnerships with universities in various countries through MOUs include Adam Gilchrist (University of Wollongong) at PDPU, Washington & Jefferson College, Memorial University, Edith Cowan University, University of Bahrain, University of Manitoba, University of Wollongong, University of Alberta, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma University, University of Houston, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Western University, University of Trinidad & Tobago.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.