Admission Procedure


Meeting the Requirements

Before you apply to The Petroleum Institute, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements and conditions. Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be considered.


Applying through the online portal

Create an account and register through the online Admissions Portal. Fill in all details mentioned in the application form. Once the form is filled and submitted, a reference number will be generated with the option to print the application form.


Compiling the Documents

With a copy of the duly filled and printed application form, all the required documents should be compiled together. Please note that any application with incomplete documentation will not be considered


Submitting the application

Contact the TOEFL/IELTS testing center and request the original score certificate to be sent to PI directly. TOEFL/IELTS certificates personally submitted by applicants are not accepted.

Submit the application form with the required documents to the PI Admissions Office in person.


Waiting for evaluation

Admission is reserved for UAE Nationals and expats whose mother is a UAE national. Acceptance of applicants is based on academic merit and evaluation of their grades through a highly selective admission process. The candidate’s reference number will be used in all communications between PI and the applicant.


Confirming the acceptance

Please check your account in the online portal for any updates on the status of your application.

Accepted candidates will be sent an SMS (UAE mobile numbers only) followed by a phone call.

Instructions to complete the final procedures before intake will then be provided.

If the above steps are not clear or wish assistance in applying, please contact us or visit the Admissions Office.

The Governing Board reserves the right to change the minimum admission requirements from published admission requirements. In such cases, changes in admission policy will be publicized accordingly.