Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)
(An Institute of National Important Established under an Act of Parliament)
Jais, Amethi- 229304, Uttar Pradesh, India


Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) is a domain specific ‘Institute of National Importance’ in Petroleum and Energy sectors. It has been set up through an Act of Parliament in year 2007 as an autonomous Institute under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India at Jais, District- Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Institute has been offering programmes at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels from its state-of-the-art main campus, located at Jais, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

RGIPT invites applications for appointment to the post of Director from the candidates possessing Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or Geology and having proven administrative, teaching and research background with leadership qualities.

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicants should fulfil the following criteria:

  1. Must possess first class or equivalent in all degrees (Bachelors/Masters and PhD) in Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering or Geology from institutions of international repute.
  2. Should have significant international experience in academics or industry, preferably in Petroleum and Energy sectors. Candidate should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Professor in a reputed educational Institute.
  3. Should be preferably around 60 years of age. The age of superannuation is 70 years.

Pay and Benefits:

The post carries a fixed pay of Rs. 2,25,000/- per month (in Pay Level- 17 as per 7th CPC) with applicable allowances.

Tenure of the Post:

The appointment shall be on contractual basis for a period of five years or till the attainment of seventy years of age, whichever is earlier, as per usual terms and conditions.

Selection process:

The Director will be appointed after obtaining the approval of Competent Authority based on the recommendations made by the Search-cum-Selection Committee, which will consider applications received in response to this advertisement, as well as nominations received from eminent persons.

How to apply:

Interested individuals may apply giving their detailed resume in the Prescribed Format clearly bringing out research, teaching, industry-academia collaborations and administrative achievement, along-with a justification in support of their candidature in 500 words and a vision statement for the Institute in 500 words and contact details of at least two distinguished individuals well acquainted with their work. Please visit: www.rgipt.ac.in to download the Prescribed Format. The application typed in the Prescribed Format along with enclosures may be sent by 10-12-2018 through Registered Post / Speed Post to:


The President (BoG),
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)
OIDB Bhawan, Tower-C, Second Floor,
Sector-73, Noida – 201301
(U.P.), India

Download Application Form ( / )

Persons employed in Government Institutes, Autonomous Organizations or Public Sector Undertakings, should send their application through proper channel, with an Advance Copy to above address so that it reach their on/before 10-12-2018.

Envelope containing the application form should be inscribed on top of it in bold ‘Application for the post of Director-RGIPT’. One copy of the application must be sent electronically (preferably in M.S. Word) to: searchfordirector.rgipt@gmail.com.

Note: A certificate from the employer/ Competent Authority stating that ‘No Vigilance Case’ is either pending or contemplated against the applicant is to be attached with the application.

Last date of application submission: 10-12-2018