OPJU School of Engineering is among the few institutions in the region that offers specialization in Metallurgical Engineering. The department offers both B.Tech. and M.Tech. programmes. The Department has extensive research facilities in many areas of metallurgical engineering and materials science. The department benefits from its proximity and access to the state-of-art manufacturing facilities of JSPL, NSPL and SSD. The students get first hand experience and mentorship through supervised projects. Moreover, collaborations with leading institutions like Colorado School of Mines, USA, and Changwon National University, Korea, provide opportunities for student exchange and research collaborations. The students get unparalleled exposure to experts through international conferences hosted by the department every year.
The department has established Material Advantage Student Chapter, USA in association with most preeminent engineering professional's societies of USA: ACerS, AIST, ASM and TMS at OP Jindal University which is the first chapter in India among any private university/institute. The function of this chapter is as a club on campus, and students organize a variety of social and professional development activities.