University of Petroleum and Energy Studies






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The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) is a public state university located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand well known for education and research in the fields of energy and power. UPES was founded in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. Its mission is to develop industry focused professionals with global outlook in Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, IT and allied sectors. UPES is recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). UPES is the one of the first universities of India to offer UG, PG and PhD programmes in the core sectors of petroleum and energy. It is the first Indian energy institution to set up an in-house Bio-Diesel Laboratory.


The 42 acre wifi enabled UPES campus hosts 100 spacious and well lighted multimedia enabled lecture halls, a well-stocked library featuring 73,327 volumes of publications including books, standards, reports, proceedings and more than 150 national and international journals in the fields of Petroleum Exploration, Power, Infrastructure, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology and Management. UPES has also acquired institutional memberships of the British Council Library, the American Centre Library, the AIMA Library, the Central Secretariat Library, and DELNET, IIP, WIHG Dehradun. UPES hosts well-equipped laboratories for different departments such as Aerospace, Mechanical engineering, civil and chemical engineering, basic science, R & D labs. Sports facilities at UPES include: 1. Widespread sports ground for playing hockey, cricket, football and other sports 2. A well built volleyball court 3. A state of the art basketball court 4. Tie-ups for shooting practice and training 5. Supervised trekking tour


UPES offers 3 colleges, 4 schools and a centre in the campus. College Of Engineering Studies (CoES) The College of Engineering Studies offers B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes and houses the following departments: Department of Petroleum Engineering & Earth Sciences Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering Department of Health, Safety and Environment Department of Aerospace Engineering Department of Nuclear Science Technology Department of Chemical Engineering Department of Civil Engineering College of Management and Economics Studies (CoMES) The College of Management & Economics Studies at UPES offers BBA, MBA & Ph.D programmes in varied domains such as Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Power, Infrastructure, Transportation & Logistics, Aviation, Information Technology, Information Systems and International Business. The College of Management & Economics Studies has following Departments: Department of Strategic Management Department of Accounting & Finance Department of Human Resource Department of QT, RM & Operations Department of Oil & Gas Department of Power & Infrastructure Department of Transportation Department of Economics & International Business Department of Information Systems Management For more details, please refer

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Eligibility criteria for B.Tech/ B.Des/ BFA- 1. UPESEAT entrance exam (80% seat distribution) 2. Through Board Merit/JEE Main (20% seat distribution) 3. Online design test after UPESEAT for B.Des applicants Eligibility criteria for BBA- Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) Eligibility criteria for M.Tech- (1) Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) (2) B.Tech /BE in related subjects For more details, please refer Online application form can be downloaded from Cost of prospectus and application form For Indian Resident By demand draft / online- Rs.1850/- for all programmes By cash- Rs.1750/- for all programmes For foreign resident- US$ 75 (as per prevailing Indian conversion rate) Fee - Fee structure for B.Tech aerospace engineering is as follows: Sem Tuition fee I Rs. 69,300/- II Rs. 69,300/- III Rs. 74,100/- IV Rs. 74,100/- V Rs. 79,200/- VI Rs. 79,200/- VII Rs. 84,600/- VIII Rs. 84,600/- For detailed information on fees, please contact the institution.


UPES is the only university to set up a working model oil rig on campus.It is the first Indian energy institution to set up an in-house Bio-Diesel Laboratory. UPES is the only Asian University to receive the World Oil Award. UPES is an endeavour of Hydrocarbons Education & Research Society (HERS), a non profit organisation registered under the Societies Act 1860 dedicated to promoting education and training in Energy and allied sectors.


UPES provides separate hostels for boys and girls with all modern amenities.


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