About Us

The OP Jindal University (OPJU) is the ONLY private university dedicated to meet the challenges of the country’s iron and steel industry by establishing a dedicated centre to promote research, knowledge sharing, provide training and programs to meet the needs of the industry in the areas of Steel Technology, Power Technology, Welding Technology and Environmental and Waste Management.The Centre of Steel Technology and Product Development (CSTPD) has been established at OPJU, Raigarh by the Jindal and Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) Group to cater to the needs of the entire Indian Iron & Steel producers and User Industries. OPJU is considered to be the India’s Steel University established under the JSPL flagship.

  • The center will be the nodal point for developing and imparting skills across all cadres; workers, technicians, engineers and management to enhance and upgrade technical and management proficiency for the steel industry workforce.

  • Establish a robust research program to formulate new technologies and product development to address the internal challenges of steel companies and evolve new market opportunities thorough a practical curriculum that will involve learning the newest technologies and application to current industry needs. The primary thrust areas will include ore beneficiation, cost reduction in iron and steel making, Waste management, energy efficiency, incorporating industry 4.0 into current process in Iron and Steel making, weld 4.0 technologies, and new product development initiatives.

  • Create a platform for partners to share ideas through regular conferences and symposia to address the main challenges faced by the iron and steel making industry and also create an advocacy platform to formulate the country’s steel policy.

  • Host regular learning symposia/roundtables with leading academic and industry experts on new and emerging technologies in the iron and steel making industry.

  • Ferrous Process Metallurgy

  • Process Modelling

  • Thermo-mechanical processing of Steels

  • Structure PropertyCorrelations

  • Corrosion Protection of Steels

  • Welding Technology

  • Power Technology

  • Environmental and Waste Management

  • 4 year B Tech Program with a specialization in Steel Technology with a dual degree options with global partners. To be further expanded to start programs in related areas such as Environmental Sciences, Waste Management, and Energy Efficiency, etc.

  • 2 Year M Tech program in Steel Technology with a focus on solving industry problems. Academic work will be jointly done with academic partners from premier institutes from across the globe.

  • A full time PhD Program with a focus on creating new knowledge in the field of steel technology with industry and academic input from subject matter experts from our partner ecosystem.

  • Post Graduate Diploma Programs, and other short term training initiatives for capacity building in the field of Steel Technology.

  • Drive L & OD initiatives for industry partners in technical and management fields related to Steel Technology.