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CSIR - Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP)

P.O. IIP, Mohkampur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India- 248005


One of the most widely setup National laboratories under Council of Scientific & Industrial Res...

Courses Offered

PG Research Programme (Engineering) in Advanced Automotive Technology , PG Research Programme (Engineering) in Advanced Petroleum Science and Technology ,

About College

  • One of the most widely setup National laboratories under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
  • Developed and transferd more than 50 technologies to industry, in the domains of petroleum refining, natural gas, petrochemicals, utilization of petroleum products
  • Indirectly funded & supervised by Ministry of Science & Technolgy

Placement Services

The candidates undergoing Post Graduate Research Programmes are eligible to be designated as Trainee Scientists as per the QHS Scheme. There are a certain number of positions as such, which are mentioned on CSIR's website.

On successful completion of the M.Tech with distinction, the Trainee Scientists (TS) will be eligible to be considered by CSIR for absorption in CSIR as Scientists in Pay Band-3 of the Government of India (Scale Rs. 15600 - 39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/- plus other allowances as applicable).

Quick Hire Fellow (QHF) positions are also available for meritorious candidates for which Quick Hire Fellowships may be utilised by the individual CSIR laboratories.

NET Engineering and GATE (JRF) qualified candidates will be eligible to apply for Integrated M.Tech-Ph.D. programme. If selected, they will obtain stipend (JRF/ SRF) from CSIR-EMR for completing the M.Tech and Ph.D. programs.

Rankings & Awards

The institute was awarded with the CSIR Technology Award 2011 for Business Development & Technology Marketing Category.

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

The institute is setup on a 257 acre land, situated in Dehradun, on NH-72 the capital of Uttarakhand. Its annual budget is around 18 crores.

The institution is under indirect supervision of Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of india. It has over the years applied for more than 185 patents in India & 29 patents abroad.

Its research and development oriented approach is well established by extensive technology infrastructure in the areas as follows:


  • Thin Film Oven Apparatus
  • Surface Area / Pore Analyzer
  • Asphalt Rheometer
  • RF Sulphur Analyser
  • GC with FID and TCD (online system)
  • Powder X- Ray Diffractometer (XRD)

Pilot Plant / Reactors / Bench-scale Unit
  • Vis-breaking Pilot Plant
  • Delayed Coking Pilot Unit
  • Biodiesel Pilot Plant
  • Bioreactors
  • Aviation Bio fuels Unit
  • Waste Plastic Unit
  • Hydropyrolysis reactor
Automotive Fuels and Lubricants : for all categories of vehicles
  • Transient
  • Dynamometer
  • On-board Emission Analyzer
  • Metrology
  • Engine test beds
  • CLR - 38
  • CAT 1 H2/1G2
  • CFR Engine
  • Spray Imaging System
Tribology and Lubricant / Grease Testing Facilities
  • 4 - Ball Wear Tester
  • 4 Ball EP Tester
  • Journal Bearing Test Rig
  • Pin on Disc M/c
  • FZG Gear test Rig
  • IAE Gear test Rig
  • Emcor Rust test Rig
Standard Analysis of Lubricants
  • Auto Viscometer
  • Automatic Densitometer
  • Automatic Pour Point
  • Foaming characteristics
  • Emulsion characteristics
  • Copper strip corrosion
  • Anaerobic
  • Workstation
  • Refrigerated
  • Floor Top Centrifuge
  • Cell Disruptor
  • Biomass hydrolyser
  • Fermentor systems
Modeling and Simulation
  • Process modeling and simulation
  • Process optimization and heat integration

Top Faculty

Dr. Savita Kaul
Principal Scientist

Dr. T Bhaskar
Senior Scientist

Dr. D K Adhikari
Chief Scientist

Dr. Anil Sinha
Senior Scientist

Dr Ajay Kumar

Dr.Neeraj Atray
Senior Scientist

Dr G Das
Senior Principal Scientist

Institute Description

The Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), setup in 1960, on a vast, scenic land of Dehradun, is one of the constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). It is a premier organisation dedicated to  Research & Technology development  in the hydrocarbon sector.

  • ISO 9001:2008 certified
  • Devoted to multidisciplinary areas of Research and Development in the down stream sector of hydrocarbon and related industry
  • Pole position in conducting training programme for technical personnel from refining industry & petrochemical plants
  • Recognised as an internationally renowned R&D organisation, providing quality research and innovative technologies to global clients
  • A vital source of S&T for Energy, Chemical and Automotive sectors of industry
  • Think tank of knowledge for providing solutions to the problems of Hydrocarbon industry
  • Data centre for consultancy to the Government of India and industry for policy decisions in petroleum refining, chemical and gas industry

Partner Institutes

The institute has associations & partnerships with renowned institutions & organisations from all across the globe as follows:


  • Castrol, BP, UK
  • University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
  • SABIC Petrochemicals, UK
  • University of Alberta, CANADA

Private Sector
  • Ashok Leyland, CHENNAI
  • Birla Carbon, RAIGAD
  • CAIRN Energy

Public Sector
  • BHEL
  • EIL
  • GAIL
  • IOCL
  • MRPL

Government Sector
  • Coconut Dev Board, KOCHI


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