School of Petroleum Technology (SPT) started in the year 2007 at the University. The School caters to the academics and industries by creating budding Petroleum Engineers. It offers B. Tech. M. Tech., & Ph. D programs to the students. The School is strategically located in the oil and gas capital of India. Interaction and knowledge sharing from the industry, benefits the students a lot. SPT faculties have a rich industrial as well as academic experience. Students and faculties are engaged in practical research and many papers are documented in reputed peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. The School organizes expert lectures, conclaves, seminars and workshops and also undertakes projects in collaboration with industry, to strengthen Industry - Academia relationship. This not only helps in overall development of students as well as faculty members, but also makes the students aware of the industry expectations, which In turn helps in making them not only employable but deployable as well.
SPT with the help of Government of Gujarat has set up a demonstrative research project on Geothermal Energy harnessing in Gujarat. SPT is also setting up a Drilling and Stimulation Lab under the auspices of Department of Petroleum, Government of Gujarat. The School tries hard to place its student and facilitates higher studies. This is possible because of good industry contacts and links. Students undergo unique course like Rural Internship, Industrial Orientation and Industrial training during the four year undergraduate course. SPT faculty members and students work on collaborative projects with various companies in and around.
The school has provided modality of bringing in cultural diversity by providing 50% of B.Tech seats to candidates from all over India. M.Tech. admissions are offered on All India-Basis. Many students are studying in UG & PG programmes of the School from other States and Union Territories. It is experienced that students with varied cultural and ethnic background live together and promote harmony, integration and share values of living and relationships.
"Inspiring Students to prepare them for life-long learning and leadership in an increasingly knowledge and technology driven world."