The Master of Technology (M.Tech.) degree course with specialisation in "Petroleum Refinery Engineering" was started in 2004. Currently, department offers three specialisations in the M.Tech. degree course (since 2011), viz. (1) Petroleum Science and Technology (2) Materials Science and Technology and (3) International Joint M.Tech Degree in Food Science and Technology to the candidates selected through GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). The master degree courses follow a four semester system. In the first two semesters, the postgraduate students are exposed to advanced common courses of Chemical Engineering as well as specialisation related courses. The curriculum involves one year thesis work (semesters III and IV) which includes fundamental and applied research.