Candidates appearing for GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering (PE) must know the exam pattern, syllabus, Important topics, books for GATE PE exam to crack the exam with a better GATE score
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GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering Syllabus And Books for Preparation

GATE i.e. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering score/rank is a gateway for admissions to postgraduate studies in engineering (ME, MTech, MS, Direct PhD) in institutes like IITs, IISc and other prestigious Institutes as well as recruitment in PSUs. Candidates appearing for GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering (PE) must know the exam pattern, syllabus, Important topics, books for GATE PE exam to crack the exam with a better GATE score.

The GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Exam will be conducted for 25 different fields and Petroleum Engineering is one of them. Since the GATE 2020 examination is scheduled to be conducted by IIT Delhi in 1st and 2nd week of February i.e. 01, 02, 08 and 09 February, the candidates must be aware of all the details required.

To pursue a higher degree in Petroleum Engineering (PE) from top Institutes through GATE, a candidate needs to know how to prepare for GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering (PE).

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Petroleum Engineering is being offered in some of the well known institutes in India like University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun, Dibrugarh University : Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET)-Dibrugarh (Assam), Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology – Raebareli, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University – Gandhinagar, and ISM Dhanbad – Dhanbad in addition to some of the IITs and other institutes.

As far as guidance concerned, AfterGraduation brings the Syllabus, books to be referred for Petroleum Engineering GATE preparation, understanding the GATE pattern and basic mantras to prepare and score well in GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering. The candidates of GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering are required to check the eligibility criteria and then fill the application form from September 2019 onwards.

Few Steps to Start GATE 2020 Preparation

  • know your GATE Exam syllabus
  • Select Best Reference Books
  • Prepare a Study plan
  • Prepare own Preparation and short Notes
  • Practice Previous years Question Papers
  • Practice few Mock Test Papers

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Know the GATE 2019 Petroleum Engineering (PE) Syllabus

The first step the students need to take is to collect the correct syllabus. This requires a good checking of the GATE 2020 Syllabus for Petroleum Engineering to know in detail the topics that need to be covered. You can segregate the topics as per your learning capabilities – difficult, easy and to be learned topics. The topics you are strong in need to be revised properly and carefully while the others require a good effort of learning.

It is highly recommended for Petroleum Engineering GATE aspirants to study the complete prescribed GATE 2020 PE Syllabus.

Books for GATE 2020 Petroleum Engineering Preparation

GATE Petroleum Engineering aspirants have to be studied from individual books authored by domain experts under multinational publishing houses, as there is no general book for preparing each topic.

Books Authors
Oil Well Testing Handbook Amanat Chaudhry
Drilling Engineering By Dr. J. J. Azar And Dr. G. Robello Samuel
Elements of Petroleum Geology

Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling & Production

Richard C. Selley, Sonnenberg, Stephen

Norman J. Hyne

Modern Petroleum Refining Process

Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering L P Dake
Applied Geophysics Telford, W.M

Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation Practices

Bhagwan Sahay
Modern Petroleum refining process Bhaskara B K
Drilling Operation Practice Manual ONGC’s Publication
Fundamentals of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering Ulag Mahadevan
Petroleum Formation Evaluation Edward J.Lynch, The English Book Depot, Dehra Dun
Basic Concepts in Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes M Baviere
Enhanced Oil Recovery Field case Studies James Sheng
Environmental Technology in the Oil Industry Stefan Orszulik
Health, Safety, and Environmental Management in  Offshore and Petroleum Engineering Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Wiley Publications

Our experts suggest following the textbook that you are most comfortable and which clears your doubts and improve your basics. The main objective from above books is to be clear your fundamentals before appearing for any exam.

ALSO READ: GATE 2019 Exam Schedule, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips And Other Details

Some Important Guidelines

  • Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude constitute about 30 marks of the total marks in the  GATE question paper. It is imperative that you place emphasis on the preparation of these sections, which will ensure a good score.
  • Take help of your seniors while preparing for GATE exam.
  • While preparing for GATE Petroleum Engineering, make short notes to revise in the last days of the exam.
  • Scheduling and planning are very important, study in the best manner that is suited to you.

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