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University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. UPES is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).UPES offers 87 graduate and post graduate courses in the high-growth sectors like oil and gas, power, infrastructure, information technology, transportation, electronics, high technology, design, business, planning and architecture, public policy, legal studies and more. BBA, MBA, B Tech, M Tech, B Des, M Des, LLB, LLM, B Plan, M Plan, MA and many more are offered under these schools and colleges. Because of its multi disciplinary courses, UPES graduates are a preferred choice for the companies. UPES has maintained a consistent placement track record of 85% placements year on year. This demonstrates UPES’ commitment, quality of students, and the holistic approach of its dedicated faculty.
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UPES Unveils New Brand Identity to Reflect its Transformation and Vision for the Future

Marking a major milestone University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) today announced that it has undergone a brand identity makeover and introduced its new logo to that effect. The rebranding reflects both the transformation of UPES since its establishment in 2003 as well as its visi... (more)
UPES Students Represent India at Moon-Mars Exploratory Mission in Poland

Two Aerospace Engineering students of UPES represented India at the Poland Mars Analogue Simulation (PMAS) 2017, organized by the Space Exploration Project Group in collaboration with European Space Agency. The mission’s aim was to evaluate the joint human and robotic surface operatio... (more)
UPES Encourages Entrepreneurship with its New Placement Policy

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) today announced two new - on campus and off campus - initiatives for today’s youth. To support its students who wish to take entrepreneurial route UPES has introduced a new placement policy. Under this policy UPES will p... (more)
Design a Successful Career with a Master’s Degree in Interaction Design

The growth of digital economy globally and in India has given rise to an exciting interdisciplinary field- Interaction Design - where human behavior meets the digital interface. To meet the demand for this new-age profession, School of Design Studies (SoDS) at UPES today announced that it h... (more)
MoU Signed Between NITI Aayog and UPES to Assess National Energy Issues

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between NITI Aayog, Government of India and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun. This MoU provides as a framework for cooperation between NITI Aayog and UPES to collaborate for designing, developing and conducting c... (more)
UPES Introduces New Age IT Programs in Academic Collaboration with Xebia

UPES today announced entering into an academic partnership with Xebia IT Architects India to introduce two new full-time B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering (CSE) programs starting academic year 2017-18. These programs are B.Tech (CSE) with specialization in DevOps and B.Tech (CSE) with ... (more)
UPES Announces Scholarships and Teaching Assistantship of Upto INR 3.53 Crore for Meritorious Students

UPES today announced that it will award a total of 590 scholarships worth INR 3.53 crore to deserving students for academic year 2017-18. This year the university is awarding scholarships worth INR 1.53 crore more compared to last academic year and has included new programs like B. Design, ... (more)
UPES Power HR Roundtable: Skilled Manpower Need of the Hour for Growth of Power Sector

India has the fifth largest power generation portfolio worldwide but most of the discussions, plans and policies around this sector remain limited to generation, transmission and distribution of power. However, senior executives from leading public and private power companies gathered at th... (more)
‘Students should Pursue Industry Aligned, New Age Courses’: UPES CEO

It is the age of digital business. A disruptive change in business models is transforming employment landscape in India and globally at a rapid pace. According to Gartner, by 2018 digital business will drive a 500% boost in digital jobs. Mobile, User Experience and Data Sciences are driving... (more)
UPES Gets Top Recognition for Employability from Globally Renowned QS Star Ratings

5 Stars for employability and campus facilities
4 Stars for teaching
Overall 3 Stars 
Globally renowned higher education analysts QS, has given 5 star  ratings for employability and campus facilities to UPES. UPES, with overall 3 Stars,... (more)