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  • About The Department
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  • PEOs, POs, PSOs and Course Outcomes
  • Department Advisory Committee
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About The Department

As the world is highly dependent upon petroleum as a source of energy, a career in the field is bound to be attractive and challenging considering the inclination towards petroleum engineering has started a bachelor degree course in petroleum engineering in 2013.

Job Opportunities

This field always suffers in short supply of professionals. Due to the ever increasing demand of safe sources of energy, it is worth to gain a degree in the field of petroleum engineering. Petroleum Engineering offers excellent career opportunities to the graduates. The scope for fresher’s in public firms is very high. The corporate sector also provides ample space for the fresh graduates to set in. The various fields offered in this sector include the exploration, extraction and production of petroleum. The petroleum engineers can be given responsibility as petroleum geologists, reservoir, production, drilling, and mud engineers among several other profiles. The petroleum engineers mainly have needs in refineries of petrochemical plants as well as downstream petroleum industries and R & D Organizations also. One can also join hands with the research field by implementing new ideas which in turn contributes to the growth of this industry.

Some of the familiar hiring companies of Petroleum Engineering are

Indian Oil Corporation, IBP Co. Limited, • Lubricants India, • Oil Gas India, • Petrosil Group, • Shiv-Vani Universal, • ONGC, • Bharat Petroleum. Schlumberger, British Gas, Halliburton Services, Essar Oil, GSPC, Shell, Gas Authority Of India Ltd, Cairn Energy, IOCL, Essar Oil Ltd, Niko Resources, Geoenpro, Mecom Ltd, Baker Hughes, Reliance Energy, Etc • Reliance Petroleum Limited. Geo Enpro Petroleum Ltd, Total Gas.


The petroleum engineering is regarded as a course which is in great demand among many students. Petroleum engineers are involved in working in areas of oil and natural gas production and extraction. The demand for this course is very high in India as well as abroad. It is the task of the Petroleum Engineers to discover natural sources of oil, extract them from the earth, refine them and make it usable. Petroleum engineering can be divided into two parts, upstream sector and downstream sector. The upstream sector activities include exploration, production and exploitation of oil and natural gases. The downstream sector consist activities such as the refining, marketing and distributing of petroleum products.


To educate students for petroleum industries from the local and rural areas by illuminating them to perform engineering technologies by improving their standard of living along with satisfying the needs of industry and society as supervisors and managers through quality teaching, research and service with strong foundation of social and professional ethics.


  • To be recognized as a center of educational excellence in petroleum engineering programs by the global petroleum industry and other educational institutions.
  • To facilitate students to engage in projects developing petroleum engineering knowledge for making optimum use of natural resources and the growing demands for energy.
  • To function as competent professional educational institution through continual process improvement.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • To practice in the field of exploration in a responsible and highly commendable manner in the general platforms like onshore and offshore advanced surveying, modelling, drilling systems used in industrial and government an organization which is useful to the society.
  • To possess the necessary communication and leadership skills to grow up effectively in a professional multi-disciplinary environment.
  • To exhibit success in solving complex technical problems in a wide range of disciplines subject to quality engineering processes, team work activities, and professional ethics.
  • To develop professionally through life-long learning, advanced education, and other creative pursuits in advanced technology, which can be exposed to the global level.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:
  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

  • An ability to apply knowledge of basic concepts of exploration techniques and design the projects using professional ethics.
  • To improvise and identify the industrial challenges and trouble shoot problems towards green environment.

Course Outcome

Department Advisory Committee

The Department of Automobile Engineering has constituted Department Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee consists of Secretary, Principal, Management Representatives, Member from Core Industry, Head of the Department, Senior Academician from other Institution and Senior Faculty of the Department, renowned Alumni, and Parents.

The present members of the committee are

S.No Name of the Member Designation
1. Thiru.R.DurgaShankar Secretary, JCT Institutions, Coimbatore
2. Dr.V.J.Arulkarthick Principal,JCTCET,Coimbatore
3. Mr.A.Chandrahasan Administrative Officer,JCT Institutions, Coimbatore
4. Mr.T.Prakash Market -CEO,Mercedes Benze,Sundram Motors, Coimbatore.
5. Dr.P.Viswanathan Associate professor,Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology,Coimbatore
6. Prof.J.Prabahar HOD/AUTO,JCTCET,Coimbatore
7. Prof.P.Suresh Kumar Assistant Professor -AUTO-JCTCET, Coimbatore
8. Mr.S.Safeeq Alumni Student, (2013-2016 Batch)
9. Mr.K.Arumugam Parent,(F/O) Mr.A.Marimuthu (2014-2018 Batch)


To enhance the practical knowledge of the students,. The various components of an automobile are displayed (clutch, gearbox etc.). In this lab, the students will study about the basic principle involved and perform dismantling and assembling of engine and chassis components.

List of Equipments

  • Multi Cylinder Petrol Engine and Diesel Engine
  • Petrol and Diesel Fuel system
  • Heavy duty and Light duty vehicle chassis
  • Front axle
  • Rear axle
  • Differential
  • Clutch and Gear box (light duty, heavy duty) Steering systems with different gearboxes


  • Our Department Jointly Organized One day International Conference “New Scientific Ideas and Innovations in Engineering and Technology”.
  • Mr.Prabahar of our faculty has Organized Various Conference and Seminars related to Automobile field.
  • A.Vinodh Kumar of our faculty has Involving Consultancy activities in the Field of Materials Science.
  • Our Department Organized  National Level Conference  and faculty development programme frequently.
  • Every year our department conducted Technical symposium (Pravega) for the benefit of the Students.
  • J.Prabahar and Mr.P.Suresh Kumar as our faculty has published more than 5 research papers in reputed International Journals.
  • J.Prabahar, Mr. A.Vinodkumar and Mr.P.Suresh Kumar as our faculty members are the question paper setters in various institutions like SNS Institutions ,Nandha Institutions ,Karpagam Institutions.
  • K.Santhosh and Mr.P.Suresh Kumar of our faculty are the Coordinators for SAE Club in our department.
  • Our department signed Various MOU with the reputed companies like Ambal autos, Sharp Engineering, Avinash Engineering, AS Engineering Works,
  • Our students received Best Project Award during 2015-2016.
  • In the year of the 2016-17 we started the Driving school with collaboration with Reputed driving Institution.
  • K.Santhosh, Mr.V.Prakash and Mr.S.Vighneswaran our faculty members are involve the consultancy works related Engine performance and emission testing.
  • S.Pradeep and Mr.P.Sureshkumar of our faculty received Internal Auditor certification of ISO 9001:2015 standard in the year 2018.
  • Our Department involve the various Social Service Activities Like Tree Plantation And NSS Camp.
  • Our Department Organised Hands On Training Programme For The Second, Third and Final Year Students.
  • J.Prabahar of our faculty overall coordinators for college graduation day.
  • J.Prabahar and Mr.P.Ravisankar Our faculty involve the applied funding projects like various government agency
  • V.Prakash and Mr.S.Pradeep of our faculty  coordinator for placement activates.
  • C.Sujith  student of  Automobile Department got the “Gold medal” in the Anna University Examinations 2016-2017.
  • Eight of our Faculty members registered NPTEL Online Course in the year 2018-2019.

Events Organized

  • Our College Football Team got a “Park Alumni Trophy” held at Park College of Engineering and Technology , Kaniyur , Coimbatore on 22nd February 2019
  • Guest Lecture on “Evolving Trends in Process Technology and The Role of Process Engineering” organized by the Department of Petrochemical Engineering, JCTCET on 21st February 2019
  • Entrepreneurial Motivation Programme organized by Entrepreneurship Development Cell of JCTCET on 13th February 2019
  • Seminar on “STARTUP BUSINESS 101” organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, JCTCET held on 14th February 2019
  • Seminar on “Energy Conservation”organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, JCTCET held on 13th February 2019
Academic Year 2022-2023
S.No. Date Type of the Programme Title Name of the Resource Person Web Link
1. 03.03.2022 – 05.03.2022 International Conference AICTE Sponsored On Site International Conference On Adcances in Petroleum, Petrochemical and Food Processing Industries(ICAPPCFPI’22) Dr. Bhagwan Gawai, Chairman (Managing Director of Dasoff Petroleum Services LLC., Abu Dhabi. https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/institution-calendar/aicte-sponsored-on-site-international-conference-on-adcances-in-petroleum-petrochemical-and-food-processing-industriesicappcfpi22/
2. 29.09.2022 Association Inaguration PEARL Miss.Suruthi https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/inauguration-of-petroleum-engineering-department-association/
3. 05.11.2022 Special Lecture Fundamental aspects in Control System Dr. P. Kantha Bhabha Formerly Professor & Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/a-lecture-on-fundamental-aspects-in-control-system/
4. 30.11.2022 Special Lecture Institution Idea competition challenge startup Dr.R.Ranjith kumar  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/iic-start-up-institutional-idea-competition-challenge-startup/
5. 29.11.2022 Special Lecture MENTORSHIP startup Dr. C.Kanagaraj  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/iic-startup-program-expert-talk-for-mentorship-startup/
6. 30.11.2022 PIPING INSTITUTE ERNAKULAM MOU Aroon Bhanu, Director, ADLT Education Pvt, Ltd.,   https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/memorandum-of-understanding-with-the-pipe-institution/
7. 27.12.2022 ICDD MOU Mrs S Dhanabagyavathi, Director/ICDD   https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/this-memorandum-of-understanding-mou-institute-of-cheme-design-and-development-coimbatore/
8. 25.01.23 WEBINAR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY Mr.Khalid Mohammed  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/career-opportunities-in-oil-and-gas-industry-webinar/
9. 01.02.2023 TO 07.02.2023 FDP ENERGY TRENDS AND VIRTUAL CHALENGES IN CURRENT SCENARIO Dr. Vamsi Krishna Kudupa, Assistant professor in department of Petroleum Engineering, UPES Dehradun  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/a-faculty-development-programme-was-organized-by-department-of-petroleum-engineering-jct-college-of-engineering-and-technology-on-energy-trends-and-virtual-challenges-in-current-scenario/
10. 16.02.2023 Alumni Talk Modern Drilling Fluids Mr. ABINESHWARAN.T Mud Chemist / QA Analyst, Ennor Muds and Chemicals, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/department-of-petroleum-engineering-organized-an-alumni-talk-on-16th-february-2023/
11. 16.02.2023 WEBINAR Oil And Gas Trends and Business Tactics Miss Jakruthi saxena  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/guest-lecture-on-current-trends-in-oil-and-gas-industry-with-placement-opportunities-was-conducted-by-department-of-petroleum-engineering-on-16-feb-2023/
12. 27.02.2023 Expert talk Water Based Mud System Mr. R. Prasanna Venkatesh. Drilling Fluid Specialist, Schlumberger Qatar  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/department-of-petroleum-engineering-organized-an-expert-talk-on-27th-february-monday-2023/
13. 17.03.2023 Workshop J-Akruthi Dr. S. Manoharan   https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/on-17th-march-2023-jakruthi-a-national-level-technical-symposium-for-polytechnic-students-was-conducted-by-the-deparments-of-petrochemical-petroleum-bio-technology-and-bio-chemical-food-technology/
14. 17.03.2023 Seminar Career Opportunities in Design Piping Mr.Aroon Banu   https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/guest-lecture-on-piping-design-with-placement-opportunities-was-conducted-by-department-of-petroleum-engineering-jct-college-of-engineering-and-technology-coimbatore-on-17-03-2023/
15. 24.03.2023 Webinar INTRODUCTION TO PIPELINE INTEGRITY K.K Anuraj   https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/webinar-on-introduction-to-pipeline-integrity-was-conducted-by-department-of-petroleum-engineering-jct-college-of-engineering-and-technology-coimbatore-on-24-03-2023/
16. 3/28/2023 Webinar Job opportunities In Drilling Rig Mr.Muhammed Fazil  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/webinar-on-job-opportunities-in-drilling-rig-was-conducted-by-department-of-petroleum-engineering-jct-college-of-engineering-and-technology-coimbatore-on-28-03-2023/
Academic Year 2020-2021
S.No. Date Type of the Programme Title Name of the Resource Person Web Link
1. 23.12.2022 CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION Christmas Celebration Principal Dr. S. Manoharan https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/christmas-celebration-in-jctcet/
2. 15.10.22 Graduation day Nineth graduation day Dr.Vinod kumar, Director https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/the-nineth-graduation-day-of-jct-college-of-engineering-and-technology/
3. 30.01.2022 WEBINAR OVERVIEW IN DRILLING SERVICES WEBINAR Mr.Khalid Siddarth https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/overview-in-drilling-services-webinar/
Academic Year 2019-2020
S.No. Date Type of the Programme Title Name of the Resource Person Web Link
1. 07.04.2019 Alumni Meet JCTCET Alumni Association on 07th April 2019 Dr.G.Ramesh https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/third-alumni-meet-organized-by-jctcet-alumni-association/
2. 11.01.2019 PONGAL CELEBRATIONS PONGAL CELEBRATIONS 2019 ORGANIZED BY JCT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ON 11TH JANUARY 2019 Dr.G.Ramesh  https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/pongal-celebrations-2019/
3. 20.01.2019 CYCLE DAY SAKSHAM – CYCLE DAY CELEBRATION 2019 ORGANIZED BY PETROLEUM CONSERVATION AND RENEWABLE ASSOCIATION (PCRA) ON 20TH JAN 2019 Petroleum Conservation and Renewable Association (PCRA). Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/saksham-cycle-day-celebration-2019/
Academic Year 2018-2019
S.No. Date Type of the Programme Title Name of the Resource Person Web Link
1. 24.3.2019 Annual & Cultural Day 10th Annual & Cultural Day Mr.T.Siva, Producer & Actor https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/10th-annual-day-culturals-day-celebrations/
2. 26.01.2018 Republic Day 69th Republic Day Celebrations Dr.G.Ramesh , Principal https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/69th-republic-day-celebrations/
3. 21.2.2018 Paper Presentation Our Students of Iv Year-b.tech Petroleum Engineering Received “first Prize” in Paper Presentation Mr.P.Sanjay Kumar https://www.jct.ac.in/engineering/news-event/our-students-of-iv-year-b-tech-petroleum-engineering-received-first-prize-in-paper-presentation/
Academic Year 2017-2018
S.No. Date Type of the Programme Title Name of the Resource Person Web Link
1. 2/10/2018 Seminar Seminar on Drug and Traffic Awareness Program Mr. T. Kalayappan,M.D, Avinash Engineering, Coimbatore. Mr.Mathews john, Deputy commissioner-Excise,Kerala