SPM Gandhinagar: Official Discussion Thread for Admissions 2015

For admissions related queries for SPM PDPU Gandhinagar, feel free to post on this thread and we will take utmost care to answer them as fast as possible.

SPM Gandhinagar offers a two-year full-time residential programme at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU).

The School of Petroleum Management (formerly, Institute of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar - IPMG) was established in 2006 by GERMI (Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute), a trust and a society promoted by GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), a Government of Gujarat undertaking. In 2007, when GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), the institute became a constituent of PDPU leading to the rechristening of the Institute to School of Petroleum Management (SPM).

Following specialisations are offered at MBA programme: 1. Energy and Infrastructure 4. Operations Management 2. Finance 5. Human Resources Management 3. Marketing

Total number of Seats: 120


Only Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 conducted by IIMs are eligible to apply.  A candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate in all semesters/trimesters or equivalent CGPA, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education.

Selection Process: 

Selection Matrix: Selection of students shall be done using the following criteria along with the weights indicated below: Criterion Weights CAT Score 60%, Group Discussion 10%, Written Ability Test 05%, Personal Interview 10%, Work Experience 10%, Academic Performance 05%.  Academic performance in standard 12 and at bachelor degree will be appropriately factored in the selection.

The last date of receiving the application form is 27 th February, 2015.

For more details, visit the official SPM PDPU site.


CAT/XAT last cut-off year..?

what types of roles offered by public sector companies like BPCL GAIL on placement @spm ??

Wht was last year cutt off?

Average package offered?

what profile State government and PSU  are providing ?and which Specializations  they look for ?

Sir, I had gone through all b school rankings, but they had not mentioned SPM !! Though Placements are good, why they had not considered it in B school ranking?????  

Except oil and gas is there other psu related to Energy and power come to recurit?

Hello all,

Find below the official links for SPM,PDPU. You can also ask your  queries here. 😃



Placements details of 2012-14 batch:

The whole lot of 60 prospective managers  were able to find their employers which helped us making 100% placements mark.

There were completely active efforts by Placement Officer and placement committee who is on campus to make the dreams of students come true.

Lets get to statistics.

Highest Package: 12.5 LPA  Avg: 6.8 Lowest: 3.6 LPA (of course, Exclusive of perks offered)

Company's for final placements:As far as PSUs are considered BPCL, GAIL, MGL, GSPC LNG, GSPC GAS, GMDC, GNFC, Uttar Guj Vij Company Ltd, ONGC Ltd.were among the major recruiters and to name a few from MNCs EY, Sapient, Beroe, Infosys, Wipro, Sbi Caps and KPMG visited the campus.

P.S.: Ogilvy Mather, Futures Group, Bank of Baroda, ING Vyasa Bank, Coca Cola, Business Standard, Motif Group, ONGC, BPCL, HPCL, Total etc are few names from domain specialization summer internship that highlights the stunning start of Domain MBA alongside flagship E&I; MBA that needs no introduction.

Which specialization is in demand for the PSUs

10th,12th &btech-61.3%,47.77%,62.20% respectively. having 34 months of exp in an itegrated steel plant(pvt ltd), worked as an electrical maintenance engg.expecting 75-80 percentile in cat 2014. interested in spm e&i management . do my 12th mark be a problem for me? really worried abt it a lot, i may not be eligible for any mba colleges, mba would b a dream for me even if i get a 90 percentile...

please let me know student placed private to psu in number and package avg and median ?

I have done BE in Automobile and I am planning to apply for MBA in E&I.Will I have a disadvantage while placements to those who have  Bachelors in Civil/Mechanical field (assuming that my performance in MBA is on par with them)?

Greetings aspirants!

Our Summer placement brochure for 2014-16 batch has now been uploaded on  SPM website.

Please find the attached link below.



Xth: 90.4

XII: 86.4

b.tech (mech.): 8.432

cat '14: 76.1

6mnth experience in sales and business development division of German automobile ancilliary.

what are my chances for getting admission in E&I??

cat 42%

10 90%

12 93%

btech 80%

any chances

 CAT 14, got 64 percentile . (Btech with 15 months of work ex 10th-78,12th-81.4,Btech-76%).  what are my chances?

i have already submitted the form. So now that i have received my cat score do i need to send it by courier to SPM ?