Welcome to UPES
Preparing you for Life
Admissions Open 2021-22
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a private university in the Indian city of Dehradun. Since 2019, it has own by the for-profit education group Global University Systems Established in 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. UPES is a UGC-recognized university. The University has received 5-Stars on Employability (placements), Academic Development Program Strength and campus facilities and 4-Stars for overall teaching by globally acclaimed QS Rating. UPES offers graduate and postgraduate programs through its seven schools: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Design, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, and School of Modern Media.
94% Placement* Record
16 Years of experience
150 + specialized programs
Industry collaboration with IBM, Xebia, Microsoft, PCBL, Oracle and many more
Free access to 3900+ global courses from top institutes with Coursera
Industry Experts on Advisory Board
The foundation of higher learning at UPES since its inception has been to explore and promote areas of learning that are innovative and future-focused. This has led to constant evolution in facilitating creative and collaborative learning engagements for students through the realignment of curriculum and exploration of virtual tools and open-source courseware, thereby creating borderless learning and access to limitless information. The new curriculum framework at UPES, ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence), is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. The learning is segmented into core subject studies, core specialism studies, minors/exploratory subjects, and signature and life skills learning. The latter three are offered by the newly-instituted School for Life. SFL (School for Life) is an intrinsic part of the composite UPES student experience. It facilitates learning and education that is a balance between what students want and what is needed of them as future global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. With courses designed to equip students with lifelong learning skills, a focus on a wide range of contemporary issues, and a mandatory social and professional internship experience unique, UPES believes in igniting to inspire the best version within an individual to better the world.
Integrated (BBA) – (MBA)
Integrated (B.Com (Hons.) – (MBA)
BA/B.Com./BBA LL.B. (Hons.)
BA Legal Studies
LL.B. 3 years
Integrated (B.Des.) – (M.Des.)
Nutrition and Dietetics
B.Tech. (Food Technology)/ (Biotechnology)
Integrated (B.Pharmacy) – (MBA)
Integrated (B.Tech. (Biotechnology)) – (MBA)
Integrated (B.Tech. (Food Technology)) – (MBA)
Journalism and Mass Communication
Digital and Mass Media
Communication Research, Public Health and Communication
20% Scholarship for Girl Students
Up to 100% Merit based Scholarships
Overall Students placed in 2019-20*
Placements in 2019-20*
Recruiters on Campus in 2019-20*
Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements.
Mahila Shiksha Award Recipient
UPES School of Law Alumna Rachiyta Jain is Mahila Shiksha Award Recipient and co-founder of The Cyber Blog India.
Telemedicine App – Spotdoc
Ambika Negi, School of Design student along with Dr Anirban Chowdhury, Associate Professor, designed and developed an AI-based telemedicine app ‘Spotdoc.’
Winner at Mybo Talent Hunt
Sparsh Gupta, a student of, School of Health Sciences, raced his way to the top at Mybo Talent Hunt Pharma Quiz, 2020.
Research Articles covering a wide range of subject areas
Funded Research Projects
Total Number of Patents
- UPES Faculty & Industry Experts Co-Design, Co-Develop, Co-Deliver
and Co-Certify courses
- Summer Internship for students and exposure to real-life projects.
- Faculty training by industry experts.
- 4-week study abroad programme in London, Berlin, Vancouver & Singapore
- International academic collaborations with 40 partners in 18 countries.
- 50% scholarship for PG courses in international universities affiliated with UPES.