School of Petroleum Management

The Management School was first established as the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG) in 2006 by GERMI (Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute), established as a trust and a society by GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), a Government of Gujarat undertaking. Subsequently in 2007, when GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU). IPMG became the constituent of PDPU and changed the name to School of Petroleum Management (SPM).


Visits  mba admission

On 11th January 2017 PDPU hosted Mr. Jin Liqun, President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (


Prof C. Gopalkrishnan, Director, School of Petroleum Management, addressing delegates at the Global Energy Security Forum Annual Seminar in Beijing in June 2016.

Global Energy Security Forum

Dr. Pramod Paliwal, Dean, SPM has been invited as a Speaker & Panelist in the 2nd Energy Branding Conference to be held at Reykjavik, Iceland on 9th & 10th October 2017. He shall be joining a galaxy of experts that among others include CEOs, Policy Makers and Energy Sector Branding Experts. He shall be deliberating on aspects of Energy Utility Branding. Dr. Paliwal has also been invited on the jury that shall be assessing the entries/case studies for Charge Energy Branding Awards 2017. More details about the event can be obtained from

Charge Pramod Paliwal

Dean-SPM along with GAIL, OIL, CMDs, Cairn-COO, Ex-CMD-ONGC Dep. Director-DGH, Chairman-ORF and
FICCI Officials on Panel Discussion on Unleashing India's Domestic E&P Potential" (New Delhi-11th January 2018).

mba admission 2018

NAAC Accreditation 'A' Grade (CGPA 3.39/4.0)

Ranked among Top 100 B-Schools in India by
T.I.M.E. MBA Education & Careers 2017

Ranked among Top 40 B-Schools in India by
CSR-GHRDC B-Schools Survey 2017

MBA Admissions 2018

Applications Closed for 2018 Admissions

For more information call 079-23275109/19 | 9727703101

ICEIM 2018 - Energy Conclave Schedule: 15th February, 2018

Name Designation Organisation
Inaugural Ceremony
Timings: 10.30 AM to 11.30 AM
E. Ranganathan Managing Director Indraprastha Gas
Debasis Basu Ahmedabad Asset Manager ONGC
Arun Kumar Singhal Editor Dew Journal
Lunch Break – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Plenary Session on
Conference Theme

Timings: 2.30 PM to 4 PM
Shailesh Tiwari GM (HRD) IOCL
Shaleen Sharma Ex-Head of Upstream Shell India
Ajit Mishra CMO, Advisor Essar Oil, Rosneft
D. K. Srivastava Group EGM ONGC
Awdhesh Jha Vice President Fortum
Sandeep Roy Chaudhry Head of Climate Finance VNV Advisory Services


ICEIM 2018 - Energy Conclave Schedule: 16th February, 2018

Name Designation Organisation
Track 1:
Renewables & Energy Policy

Timings: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sishir Garemella Founder & CEO Sunvest Energy
Pankaj Patel President Abellon Energy
Prafull Pathak Secretary General Solar Energy Society on India
Gauri Jauhar Director - Consulting IHS Markit
Vijay Singh GM Azure Power
Lunch Break – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Track 2:
Future of Hydrocarbons

Timings: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sundararaman Chintamani Practice Head - Oil & Gas Tech Mahindra
Manishkant Verma Vice President Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd
D. R. David Head of Marketing HPCL
Sandeep Roy Chaudhry Head of Climate Finance VNV Advisory Services
Amit Gupta Partner - Risk Advisory Deloitte