Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Oil Technology) - Course Overview




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    Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Oil Technology Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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    B. Tech. in Oil Technology is a 4- year undergraduate course, consisting of eight semesters, divided across a period of six months. The course offers eligible students the opportunity to learn about the various technologies employed in processing, refining, transporting, and storing oil and oil products and in taking care of the environment, waste disposal and associated safety systems.
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    The basic eligibility criterion needed to be fulfilled for application to the course is a higher and senior secondary level qualification (classes X and XII) from a recognized educational Board such as CBSE. In India, students can pursue the course for an average annual fee ranging between INR 3 and 12 Lacs, depending upon the institute offering the course.

    Successful graduates of the course get employment opportunities in various private and government sectors in the country, with an average initial salary of about INR 3 to 10 Lacs, depending upon the candidate’s expertise.

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: Course Highlights

    Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.

    Course LevelUndergraduate
    Duration4 Years
    EligibilityX and XII with minimum 55% marks in aggregate
    Admission ProcessCounseling after taking entrance examination
    Examination TypeSemester System
    Course FeeINR 3 to 12 Lacs
    Average Initial SalaryINR 2 to 10 Lacs

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: What is it About?

    Oil Technology is a field of engineering aimed at researching, designing, developing, repairing, and evaluating precision machinery that can be used to locate, extract, process and refine natural gas and petroleum.

    Candidates learn to apply GIS (Geographic Information System) for locating oil reserves and to simulate computer images and interpret these images. Radio-frequency interpretation, seismic interpretation, telecommunication, etc. are all a part of the course.

    B. Tech. in Oil Technology: Top Institutes 

    Tabulated below are some of the top institutes in India, offering graduation in Oil Technology, with their corresponding locations and fees charged by each.

    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)Dehradun3,00,000
    University of Technology & Management (UTM)Shillong2,00,000
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Bombay-
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)Chennai95,000
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Guwahati91,000
    Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU)Gandhinagar1,175,000
    M.S. Engineering CollegeBangalore85,000
    Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)Uttar Pradesh1,00,000
    Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (LIT)Nagpur26,000
    Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI)Kanpur58,000
    Mumbai University Institute of Chemical TechnologyMumbai-
    International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)Pune1,85,000
    Rashtra Sant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur UniversityNagpur-
    North Maharashtra UniversityMaharashtra1,00,000
    West Bengal University of TechnologyKolkata50,000
    Vijaya Institute of Technology for Women (VITW)Vijayawada52,000

    Eligibility for B. Tech. in Oil Technology

    Candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

    • A minimum aggregate score of 55% in both higher and senior secondary examinations, i.e. X and XII, and a minimum aggregate score of 60% with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as main subjects, completed from a recognized educational Board.

    • Diploma holders in Oil Technology, with the diploma, competed after class X, can get direct admission to the second year of the course.

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: Admission Process

    For admission to the course, aspiring eligible candidates need to qualify an entrance examination conducted at any of national, State and university levels, often followed by rounds of group discussion and personal interview, for assessment of the student’s aptitude.

    Some of the major entrance exams held in India for admission to the course are:

    • JEE MAINS conducted by CBSE for admission to NITs and private universities.
    • JEE ADVANCED conducted by seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB) for admission to IITs.
    • BIT SAT conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani)
    • SRMEEE conducted by Sri Ramaswami Memorial University.
    • VITEEE conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology.

    However, some private institutes provide admission based solely on the candidate’s performance in the qualifying exam.

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: Syllabus & Course Description

    A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given below.



    Physics 1

    Physics 2

    Mathematics 1

    Mathematics 2


    Data structures using C

    Problem solving with ‘C’

    Engineering Graphics

    Professional Communication 1

    Professional Communication 2

    Environmental Studies

    Introduction to PHP


    Dynamic Paradigm in O&G Informative 1


    Introduction to Mathematic Logic



    Mathematics 3


    OOPS using C++

    Data Communications & Networks

    Technical Communication

    IT Applications & Open Standards in Oil & Ga Industry

    Database Management Systems and Data Modeling

    Dynamic Paradigm in O&G Informative 2

    Philosophy of Science

    Operating Systems

    Electronic Devices and Circuits

    Advanced SQL


    Theory of Automata and Computation



    Software Engineering and UML

    Software Project Management

    Telemetry and SCADA systems 

    Enterprise JAVA

    Computer Graphics

    Fundamentals of Refining

    Java Programming

    Dynamic Paradigm in Retail Informative 3

    Advanced IDE

    Storage Technology Foundation

    Organizational Behavior

    Understanding Petro-chemicals





    Health, Safety & Environmental Issues

    Network Security & Cryptography

    Web 2.0 Technologies

    Dynamic Paradigm in O&G Informative 4

    Versioning & Bug Tracking

    Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse

    Production Engineering

    Geophysical Data Acquisition: Processing & Interpretation

    Photogrammetric: Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS

    Spatial Data Analysis & Modeling

    Spatial Database System

    Entrepreneurship and Product Development

    Managerial Economics

    Professional Ethics

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: Who Should opt?

    Aspiring eligible candidates having analytical and problem-solving skills to assess complex plans for drilling, and skills to foresee possible flaws and complications before the company commits money and people to the plan, are ideally suited for the course.

    Also, ideal candidates would possess creativity, good communication, and numerical skills.

    B. Tech in Oil Technology: Career Prospects

    Some of the popular professional avenues open for graduates in Oil Technology are mentioned below along with the basic duties and salaries associated with each job profile.

    Oil Technology
    Site EngineerTo provide technical advice about planning, organizing and supervising construction projects.2.5 to 4 Lacs
    Oil TechnologistsTo operate equipment that shall help increase the oil flow from producing wells and also to help increase production by observing load variations on strain gauges, mud pumps, and motor pressure indicators; and monitoring engines, rotary chains, etc.3 to 7 Lacs
    Oil Field GeologistTo use physics, mathematics, and geological knowledge in an exploration of oil, gas, minerals, or underground water.3.5 to 5 Lacs
    Gas and Oil EngineerTo install and maintain the pipelines that supply homes and businesses.3 to 6 Lacs
    ResearcherTo work with team members to identify project goals, research methods, variables, and other test parameters and to choose how to collect data and offer recommendations on evaluating the project.3 to 5 Lacs

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Oil Technology) : 36 Answered QuestionsView All

    • Top Answer By Neha Rani on 23-Oct-2020

    Ans. In 2019, NIRF ranked Banasthali University #87th and #74th in the overall category in India by QS Ranking 2020. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Delhi) is ranked in rank-band 251-300 by NIRF in 2020. Eligibility Banasthali University It offers a B.Tech program in specializations including Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Electrical & Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, and Mechatronics. The selection criteria are based on merit and aptitude test conducted by the university. To be eligible, the applicant needs 10+2 with PCM subjects and at least 50% aggregate marks. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Delhi) The university offers a B.Tech program in 5 specializations including Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, and Instrumentation & Control Engineering. 90% of the admissions to B.Tech are based on IPU CET followed by counseling and the remaining 10% are through management quota. The eligibility required for admission is 10+2 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks and Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Placements Banasthali University The university assists the students and by far the alumni of the university are efficiently working at state and national levels.  The highest package offered is INR 5.2 LPA and the average package is INR 3.6 LPA.  For B.Tech, top recruiters visiting the campus are Flipkart, IBM, TCS, Deloitte, Accenture, Amazon, etc. On average, 70 students out of 100 are placed. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Delhi) The university conducts summer training and industrial training programs. Through the academic year 2014-2018, the overall placement rate was 76.24%. The top recruiters are Mahindra, E&Y, Samsung, Zycus, Indian Navy, Nagarro, HSBC, etc. Additionally, around 15 to 20% opt for higher education and join reputed institutions in India including XLRI, IITs, IIMs as well as foreign universities. Scholarship The scholarship offered by the Banasthali University is- Merit Scholarship, Merit cum need Scholarship, and Other sources (These are as per the govt. rule). On the other hand, Bharati Vidyapeeth Delhi does not offer any scholarships to the students. Both universities are renowned for their high standard of education and experienced faculty.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Aarushi Kalra on 14-Sep-2020

    Ans. Both IIIT Delhi and IIITDM Jabalpur have been ranked by NIRF at 81 and 55 respectively in the latest rankings 2020. Both the institutions have good faculty holding their highest degrees with several research journals.  The table given below gives quick highlights of both the institutions.  Particulars IIITDM Jabalpur IIIT Delhi Courses offered B.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, M.Tech, Ph.D  B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D Total students  364 (267 students in UG, 97 students in PG) 750 Entrance tests UG: JEE Mains PG: GATE B.Tech: JEE Mains M.Tech: GATE Fee(B.Tech 1st Year) 1.38 Lakhs 3.6 Lakhs Highest Salary 23 LPA 39 LPA Admissions: IIITDM Jabalpur The college enrolls UG and PG students based on their performance in JEE Main and GATE. The cut-off varies based on the program that you choose.  IIITDM Jabalpur has a total of 364 students. Out of which, 267 students have enrolled in UG courses while the rest are in PG courses.  It offers various programs in B.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, M.Tech, and Ph.D. IIIT Delhi The college enrolls students based on the score obtained in JEE Main and GATE.  B.Tech students are also taken based on the UCEED and JAC test scores. The total seats in the college are 750. The college offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs.  Students can take admission to Ph.D based on the performance in the personal interview.  Facilities: IIITDM Jabalpur has several facilities for the students including a library, hostels, gym, sports, games, wifi, big auditoriums, labs, stores, and many more.  Students at IIIT Delhi have access to various facilities like wifi, hostels, library, cafes, stores, A/C classrooms, music halls, medical facilities, sports, auditorium, etc. Placements:  IIITDM Jabalpur The highest salary offered to the students at this campus is 23 LPA. Whereas, the average salary is 9.9 LPA.  Some of the top companies visiting the campus are Amazon, Oracle, IBM, TCS, L&T, Infosys, Samsung, Reliance Jio, Airtel, DRDO, BARC, ITH Technologies, PXIL, Zolo Stays, etc. IIIT Delhi The highest salary received by the students is 39 LPA. Whereas, the average salary is 16.5 LPA.  The companies visiting the campus frequently includes Paytm, Zomato, Infosys, Microsoft, Wipro, Dell, Intel, ZS, Indian Mart, Texas Instruments, Up-Grade, Xilinx, Microsemi, STMicroelectronics, etc.  Based on the information given above, one can choose the college based on their preferences in terms of Placements and Facilities.  Read more

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    • Top Answer By Neha Rani on 05-Sep-2020

    Ans. Rajalakshmi Engineering College and Easwari Engineering College, both are privately owned engineering colleges located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Both colleges have their advantages and disadvantages.  Given below is a brief comparison between the two institutes. Particulars Rajalakshmi Engineering College Easwari Engineering College Rank (NIRF) 106 201 Programs offered B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech, MBA B.E, B.Tech, M.E, MBA Selection criteria B.E, B.Tech: TNEA M.E, M.Tech: GATE MBA: Merit-based B.E, B.Tech: TNEA M.E, MBA: TANCET Fees (1st-year fee) B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech: INR 50,000 MBA: INR 35,000  B.E, B.Tech: INR 55,000 M.E: INR 60,000 MBA: INR 41,000 Average CTC 4.5 LPA 4 LPA Highest CTC 24 LPA 28 LPA Top recruiters Bata, Amazon, Apollo Munich, Capgemini, TCS, Zifo, Concept Tree, Omics, Byju's, Zoho, Vernalis, Verizon, Wipro, Accenture, Hyundai Motors, Pega Systems, Cognizant TCS, Wipro, Amazon, Justdial, Delta engineering, Quintana, Zoho, Guvi, Volante, Jaro Education, Maestro, ICICI Securities, ZoomRx, Agira, Sanmina, The Elitists, Aspire Systems, Blue Star, Honeywell, Torry Harris The table above makes a general comparison between Rajalakshmi Engineering College and Easwari Engineering College. However, both the colleges are reputed and offer similar placement opportunities. You should compare the colleges based on the course you will choose and pick the college that offers a better program.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Kiran Chugh on 05-Sep-2020

    Ans. EEC is a premier institute located in Chennai. The institute offers quality education in the field of Engineering. Besides academics, the institute also gives emphasis on various extracurriculars. Also, the recent placement statistics suggest that the institute has a good placement rate.  A brief overview of academics and placements of the institute is given in the table below. Rank 201(NIRF for B.Tech) Programs offered B.E, B.Tech, M.E, MBA Course fee (1st-year fees) B.E, B.Tech: INR 55,000,  MBA: INR 41,000, M.Tech: INR 60,000  Selection criteria TNEA, TANCET Average CTC 5-7 LPA Highest CTC 28 LPA No of companies visited (2020) 309 No of offers received (2020) 697 (ongoing) Students placed (2020) 591 (ongoing) Top recruiters BYJUS, Coding Mart, Accenture, Tech Mahindra, IBM, Bosch Limited, ZOHO, Wipro The institute also conducts mock tests in the 2nd, 3rd and final year to help students get prepared for the placement drive. Many, core companies, IT companies, and product development companies take part in the placement drive of the institute.  All the branches have decent academics and placement however, CS, IT, ECE are the most preferred branches at SRM Easwari Engineering College.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Mora Venkata Krishna Moha on 05-Sep-2020

    Ans. It is difficult to decide which institute is better between Dr. Br. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, and UVCE as the course is not specified. Given below is a general comparison between the two institutes based on various parameters like  popular courses they offer, placements, fees, etc. Particulars UVCE Dr. Br. Ambedkar Institute of Technology Established | Type 1917 | Public Institute 1980 | Public (Autonomous) Affiliated to  University of Bangalore VTU, Belgaum Approved by  AICTE AICTE, NBA Programs offered B.E, B.Arch, M.E, and Ph.D B.E, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, PhD Entrance exams B.Arch, B.E: KCET, M.E: GATE, and PGCET M.Sc and Ph.D.: Test by University of Bangalore B.Tech: KCET/COMEDK UGET, M.Tech: GATE, MBA/MCA: PGCET Average CTC 4 LPA 4-5 LPA The course most students opt for in both the universities is B.E CSE. Both the universities offer decent academics however, in terms of placements UVCE is a little ahead of Dr. Br. Ambedkar Institute of Technology.Read more

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    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Oil Technology) Fee Structure in India

    1.34 L (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES1.34 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.34 L (Average Fee)
    5.1 L (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES5.17 L (Maximum Fee)
    5.13 L (Average Fee)



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