School of Petroleum Management has been one of the top notch colleges in its sector. The Management School was first rooted as the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG) in 2006 as an aegis of Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) which was established as a trust and a society by GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), a Government of Gujarat Undertaking. In the following year of 2007, GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) and IPMG became the constituent of PDPU, and the name of the college was changed to School of Petroleum Management (SPM). The college dwells with a vision of being an internationally renowned national figure and serve as the torch bearer in quality management education. SPM thrives to provide the most and diversified form of Energy Engineering and make intellects who can fulfill their social obligations by making energy efficient and environmentally viable machines. The institute has its prime objective of acting as the hub of research in the field of energy efficiency for the national and international practitioners alike. In this respect many internationally acclaimed universities have signed treaties of intellectual agreement with School of Petroleum Management and serve as assets in its cause of rising as an energy management superpower.

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University School of Petroleum Management (PDPU SPM) is located in Gujarat, Gandhinagar. It is a private University established by GERMI through the State act passed on April 4, 2007. The university offers management courses.

School of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar also has many International collaborations like with university of Tulsa, University of Alberta, university of Saskatchewan and many more. These type of Academic collaborations help students in getting wide exposure and to learn new prospects of education by organizing projects long term or short term period of time.


Established in

4 April, 2007


Gandhinagar, Gujarat


All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

University Grants Commission (UGC)


NAAC – ‘A’

ISO 9001:2008

Type of University



A Reservoir of Knowledge


100 Acres

No. of Students


School of Petroleum Management Courses and Eligibility

School of Petroleum Management offers management courses in:

 (a) Energy and Infrastructure Management

(b) General Management with specialization in:

  • 1. Financial Management
  • 2. Marketing Management
  • 3. Operations Management
  • 4. Human Resources Management

(c) Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Management-Executive (PGDPM-X) 

Eligibility: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.

Selection Process:

  • Candidate must have valid score card of CAT/ XAT to pursue in MBA program.
  • Then, short-listed candidates from test will be called for Group Discussions (GD), Personal interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT).

Selection Matrix

Selection of students shall be done using the following criteria along with the weights indicated below:





Group Discussion


Written Ability Test


Personal Interview


Work Experience


Academic Performance




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School of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar Placements

School of Petroleum Management creates well trained Managers suited for business world. Some top recruiters are Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil, Amul, Toyota, Gail, TCS, Infosys and many more.

Year of Placement

Highest Package

Average Package


17.5 lpa

6.82 lpa


15.12 lpa

7.60 lpa

School of Petroleum Management believes that the entire placement exercise is a joint effort between the School and the students. While the School provides guidance and support and network with potential employers, the students also have the equal stake in the process.

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Awards and Ranking

  • Ranked among Top 40 in India by CSR-GHRDC survey of B-school in 2017.
  • Ranked among Top-100 B-school by T.I.M.E MBA Education and Careers in 2017.