The University has been established by the Act of the Gujarat Legislature, on 4th April 2007. Moreover, the Programme is well recognized by the Industry, in terms of relevance, quality and earnestness to cater to the futuristic need.
The University is recognized by UGC under section 2(f).
Association Of Indian Universities
- PDPU has been granted membership by the Association of Indian Universities. For further information please follow this link to the AIU website.Click below link http://www.aiuweb.org/members/MembersP.asp
- PDPU for strategic planning process including guidelines for assessing on-campus international partnership capacity and developing practical strategic plans for partnership activities in India have planned a collaboration with The International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP), originally funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), is a major initiative of IIE’s Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education
Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research has accorded recognition to Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar as Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO). On receiving this recognition, PDPU is entitled to all administrative support from the Ministry of Science and Technology (DSIR), as may be required on all issues to promote or encourage scientific research activities. Also the University will be entitled to avail custom / excise duty exemption on the import of equipments, instruments, spares thereof, consumables etc.
DSIR, a Government of India body that undertakes promotion of research and transfer of technology to India, carries out thorough evaluation of the R&D unit and ensures compliance with all Government of India regulations before awarding renewals. The recognition and duty waiver is awarded every three years.
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The University Act
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To be an internationally renowned and respected institution imparting excellent education and training based upon the foundation of futuristic research and innovations in the broad context of business and specific to energy & infrastructure sector.