Admission guidelines (UG, PG and Ph.D. programmes) For FOREIGN STUDENTS (International Students) at Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy/
The category of students from abroad viz Foreign Nationals, Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) will be admitted to Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, India subject to the fulfilment of requirements under different UG, PG and Ph.D. programmes.
2. Eligibility and Academic Qualifications Table
|International students interested in B.Tech have to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced) conducted by the IITs. International students interested in pursuing MSc. need to appear for Joint Admission Test from MSc. Conducted by IITs.||Bachelor's degree in Engineering /Technology or a Master's degree in appropriate Sciences with a good academic record along with SOP, letters of reference and work experience as the case may be. For international students with UG degree from India a valid GATE score or online interview is also required. The Department/ School/ Centre may put additional requirements for admission.||B.Tech / M.Sc / M.Sc.Tech / M.Tech / ME / or equivalent with 60% marks/6.0 CGPA on 10 point scale or equivalent. Applicants with excellent UG and graduate acdemic credentials are asked to appear for a online (video) interview. The Department/ School/ Centre may put additional requirements for admission.|
3. Admission procedure and application deadline
Interested international students should send their complete curricula vitae, academic credentials, and relevant certificates indicating following details with all supporting documents wherever applicable to Registrar, IIPE, Visakhaptnam-53003, A.P., India:
i) Birth certificate for age proof
ii) Class XII pass certificate
iii) Citizenship certificate/Foreign Passport/PIO card wherever applicable
iv) Duration of the completed undergraduate programme/qualifying examination
v) Cumulative CGPA and class obtained/percentage of marks
vi) Transcripts of all the courses cleared in the undergraduate /qualifying examination with explanation of assigned grades (certified English translation is required, if document is in other language)
vii) Proof of English proficiency (or proof of IELTS score)
viii) Proof of clearance from MOE/MOEA/MoPNG where ever applicable
ix) Three recommendation letters from previous faculty,/employer etc
x) Scanned copy of passport pages showing nationality and person details
xi) Statement of purpose for Ph.D programme
xii) Medical Fitness certificate
xiii) 3 passport size photographs (colour)
Application Deadlines (tentative)*
- Undergraduate: June
- Masters: April/May for July/August session
- Ph.D : End of March for July/August session; End of September for January session
*Applicants are advised to visit www.iipe.ac.in to see exact application deadlines
Application Fee: Nil
4. Admission Offer
Offer will be made based on recommendations received from the department/Centre. The selected student will be informed by email. Students applying through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be intimated through ICCR.
5. Joint PhD and short term visit program
IIPE offers Joint Doctoral Programs (JDP) and student exchange with its partner institutions as per the terms and conditions mentioned in the MoU. Under JDP (wherever applicable) students will get an opportunity to live and study in both countries during their candidature and earn their doctoral degree jointly awarded by the partner institutes. The thesis is evaluated by each Institute as per its guidelines and the joint nature of the work is acknowledged in the degree certificate(s).
International student enrolled in a degree program abroad can carry our course work or project work at IIPE Visakhapatnam for a period of not more than two semesters subject to approval and guidelines by the institute prevailing at that time. Students from the Univeristy/Institute having MoU with IIPE will be considered accordingly as per the terms and conditions mentioned in the MoU.
Full time registered student in home institute can be considered for financial support for the short term visit depending upon the availability of the funds or scholarships on reciprocal basis (between IIPE and foreign Institutes/Universities).
6. Modes of admissions:
6.1. Self-sponsored International Students
The International students under this category are required to submit their applications and required documents/certificates to the Academic Section at IIPE. The submitted applications will be scrutinized by respective department/centre of IIPE and will be processed further accordingly if found suitable for admission.
6.2. ICCR Scholarship (GoI)
Interested candidates seeking admission at IIPE under this fellowship programme must apply through Indian High Commissions/Embassy or the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) as the case may be. Applications received from ICCR at IIPE will be considered for admission and suitable candidates will be intimated about the same through ICCR. (http://iccr.gov.in)
6.4 Study in India (GoI)
Candidates desirous of admission under this programme are required to apply through study in India portal and also at IIPE portal (as applicable). The applications will be processed further as per Institute (IIPE) guidelines. For more details, please refer: https://studyinindia.gov.in/
6.5 ASEAN Scholarships
The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam. Interested candidates can apply online under this scheme as applicable and selected students will be considered as per Institute guidelines. Candidates need to apply on ASEAN portal and also at IIPE (as applicable). For more information, please refer:https://www.moe.gov.sg/financial-matters/awards-scholarships/asean-scholarships
6.6 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Region Scholarship Programme
The DAAD Regional Office in New Delhi office promotes academic exchange between Germany and India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Students can apply accordingly and their application will be processed as per Institute guidelines. For more detail please refer https://www.daad.in/en/
6.7 Foreign Government Sponsorships
The application should be submitted to the Academic Section at IIPE either by sponsoring authority or by the candidate through concerned Ministry for admission. The received applications will be scrutinized as per institute guidelines for admission and suitable candidates will be intimated accordingly either directly or through sponsoring authority.
6.8. Students under Memorandum of Understanding
Admission (M.Tech and PhD) of foreign nationals/international students will be considered as per the terms and conditions mentioned in the MOU between IIPE and the country / University /Institution concerned. In all the above-mentioned modes of admission, IIPE will examine each application in accordance with its prescribed eligibility criteria and documentation as mentioned in section 3. If the applicant is found eligible by the concerned Department/Centre, he/she will be admitted to the desired programme, as per the rules and guidelines of the Institute, which will be binding 5 on him/her. The institute reserves the right to amend the guidelines for admission from time to time.
7. VISA and No Objection Certificate
Only persons with the purpose of studying in India and entering the country on Student Visa and Research Visa shall be eligible to apply for admission to a particular course. Foreign students seeking admission to Ph.D. programmes must obtain RESEARCH VISA from Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs. A copy of their Passports, Visa and No Objection Certificate (from MOEA) need to be submitted to the Institute at the time of joining the Institute. Please refer following link/website for foreign students information and extension of visa related information: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/
8. Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction at IIPE Visakhapatnam is ENGLISH only. Those candidates who have studied the subjects in the English Language medium will only be considered for admission to the programmes and need to submit a valid document proof in this regard as applicable.
9. Payment of Tuition Fees
9.1. The proposed fee structure is given below:
|Program||Degree||Tuition fees per year in INR|
|For SAARC nationals||For non-SAARC nationals|
|Master’s Program||M.Tech and 2 yr MSc||10,000||50,000|
|Non-degree candidates for research only||NA||Nill||Nill|
Thesis submission fee and convocations charge will be collected at the time of thesis submission
In addition to tuition fee, other few includes:
|Registration related||15,000||At the time of admission|
|Miscellaneous fees (includes library fee, sports fee, student medical insurance etc)||10,000||Per semester|
|Accommodation fee* (Double occupancy)||30,000 – 40,000||30,000 – 40,000|
* Hostel and Mess fees depend on the accommodation provided and choice of menu.
*Mess fee will be extra as per actuals (Approx. INR 5500/- per month)
9.2. The candidate will be required to pay the fees:The candidate will be required to pay the fees (Non-refundable) at the time of registration via cheque/draft/online mode. The Cheque/Draft should be drawn in favour of Registrar, Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, India. The candidate must ensure his/her eligibility, medical fitness, and required documentation support for admission to avoid any future inconvenience.
Mess Fee and Hostel Fee may be revised from time to time as per Institute Guidelines. In case of any query, applicant can write to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Number of Seats: Total seats allotted to the foreign national candidates (International Candidates) will be supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course.