The department of Petrochemical and Petroleum Engineering at GIET University has a dedicated, qualified and experienced faculty and supporting staff. The sole aim of the faculty is to use different pedagogical techniques to create an interest among the students of their curriculum. The following are the various innovative teaching methods employed by the faculty for the delivery of the course:
Lecture method and Interactive Learning
The faculty make use of audio-visual aids like PowerPoint presentations, video lectures etc. to make the course work interesting and visually appealing. Students learn difficult concepts through means of analogy, real-world examples and so on.
During the lecture hour, the initial few minutes are devoted to revising topics taught in the previous class. This ensures that students get a continuity of the previous day topics. Accordingly, the last few minutes of a class is used to give a summary of the current class. This ensures that all doubts of the students are cleared proactively.
Library and Laboratory facilities
Students have access to every facility in the form of an in-house library that is endowed with the latest and updated version of books and journals. The department also has six well-equipped laboratories which are Geology laboratory, Rock museum, Rock-eval pyrolysis laboratory, seismic work station laboratory, Petroleum Analysis Laboratory and Petroleum Engineering Laboratory.
To make sure that the students are constantly updated about the latest demands of the job market. The department invites a host of visiting faculties and industry experts from prominent institutions. Some of the important institutions include Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Oil India Limited (OIL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Cairn India, Essar Oil Limited, etc.
Other innovative methods adopted by the faculty are: