University of Petroleum and Energy Studies


University of Petroleum and Energy Studies commonly known as UPES was established in 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003 of State Legislature of Uttarakhand. Having the ambition and unique approach towards education, UPES slowly emerged as an innovative educational institution. It focuses on offering mainly industry-focused specialised graduates, post graduates and doctoral programs. Its key area lies in the areas of study such as Information Technology, Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Design, Planning and Architecture, Legal studies, Public Policy and so on.

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

The institute endeavours to get recognition as one of the ‘Nation Builders University’. With progressive vision and mission of creating various pioneer professionals in all the core sectors. In order to contribute to the economic growth of our country. With advanced teaching methodologies and innovative as well as updated curriculum, UPES gives its students edge to be absolutely readily deployable in their chosen field.

The university has made a very steady growth in past decade hence has become the Institute of Choice for the students. The aspect of progressive learning is further enriched with the inclusion of new such as Nanotechnology, Robotics, and Nuclear Energy. (R&D) Research & Development activities are also carried out very rigorously at the constituent colleges of UPES in order to generate new knowledge.

The last date to apply for the various program of UPES is 03 May 2017 and for UPES-EAT 2017 is 13 May 2017.

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Mission and Vision of UPES 2017:


UPES has the vision be the Institution of global standing in order to develop professionally competent and perfectionistic talent contributing to the building of our nation.


The university of Petroleum and Energy Studies has the following mission:

  1. To develop industry-focused good professionals with a global outlook in Infrastructure, Energy, Transportation, Information Technology and other allied sectors.

  2. Deliver world-class education by meeting or preferably by exceeding the students’ expectations.

  3. Inculcate integrative thought processes among the students that can draw professional respect.

  4. Develop an ambience of knowledge creation through rigorous training, R&D (research & development) and consultancy.

  5. Facilitate effective interactions among the faculty and students, and hence to foster networking with the stakeholders.

  6. In order to practice and promote very high standards of professional ethics along with transparency & accountability at all the levels.

  7. Develop environmentally sustainable and reciprocal relationship with the society at large.

Awards and Achievements:

  1. Best Training Institute Award.

  2. The university of Petroleum and Energy Studies is awarded the ‘Stellar 5 Star Rating in Employability’ and a 5 Star rating in the Campus Facilities by the QS.

  3. UPES has the National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratory Certification.

  4. The university has been awarded by the ‘Competition Success Review or CSR’ under the category of “CSR Excellence in Education”.

  5. UPES was awarded at the World Education Submit 2013.

  6. The ‘Best Innovative University’ Award was awarded to UPES by the Hon’ble Minister of Human Resources Development of India.

  7. The University received the “Best B-School with an Excellent Industry Interface” in 2009.

Course Overview:

  1. Engineering Studies

  2. Management and Economics Studies

  3. Legal Studies

  4. Information Technology

  5. Design Studies

  6. Planning and Architecture

  7. Public Policy and Governance

Application/Admission procedure:

  1. All students must download the official UPES Admission Brochure and UPES Information Bulletin first, in order to get all the relevant information regarding the admission criteria and procedure.

(Candidates must take note that their applications will get activate once the student complete his/her filling of the form. And also after making a certain payment as application fee. Then the University will dispatch the UPES prospectus to the students’ address.)

Instructions to complete the Online Application Process:

  1. Candidates must click on the link mentioning their status: as Indian Resident or as Foreign Resident.

  2. Then they must sign up in order to buy their Admission Prospectus.

  3. Candidates must fill up the Sign-Up form then mentioning all the details and mention the program according to their desire.

  4. Finally, they should click on ‘Submit’ button.

  5. After this, they will get an email (from UPES) on their email id as mentioned in their Sign Up Form and the student must click on the link given on that mail to verify the email ID and activate their UPES account.

  6. Then they can proceed towards the Application Form fill up online and complete the process by paying the application fee by Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking.

After completing the entire submission process properly and successfully, the candidates must positively take a printout of their completed application form for any future reference.


The university of Petroleum and Energy Studies also offers some specific number of scholarships in a few specific programs. As per the decision of the university administration the distribution of the scholarship takes place. These scholarships distribution will rely on the academic profile of a student. The wavering of the Tuition Fee in a partial/full manner are also for those who have the provision of scholarship.

The details of all scholarships will hold a place in student’s bulletin. Scholarship provision will be during the registration process. However, students must remember that these Awards of Scholarships will entirely depend on UPES Committee. And, it will hold the right to take the final decision.

  1. 25% concession on Tuition fee are for those who are:

Uttarakhand resident students (solely on merit-cum-means basis) subject to fulfilling these following conditions:

  1.  For those whose Gross annual family income is less than 3 lakhs.

  2. Those who possess a valid Uttarakhand domicile certificate.

  3. Those who have passed class 10 and 12 level from Uttarakhand.

2. 100% Scholarship on Tuition Fee:

  1. Students securing an aggregate of 85% in class 12 as well as 90% marks, in PCM.

Note: Continuation of Scholarship in the subsequent year will be as per the University policy

Research at a Glance:

 UPES aims towards developing world class research and development spanning all the colleges configured to give maximum opportunities for the various multidisciplinary areas. In order to accomplish all this, the University has formed eleven virtual centres or institutes of research with each of those working in particular strategic areas, through bringing together all its research expertise, knowledge base as well as the key skills in interdisciplinary teams. All these centres and institutes represent the view of UPES of all the integrated solutions to the various pressing challenges faced by our present society.

Seminars, Conferences, Projects, and Patents:

  1. International Conference on Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices-2016

  2. National Conference on “Executing Organizational Strategy

  3. National Conference on “Water Resources & Hydro Power

  4. 3rd Aerospace HR Round Table witnesses Bigwigs from Aerospace

  5. Conference of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers R10 Mini POCO

  6. Maiden Law Round Table Conference congregates a Galaxy of Luminaries

  7. Two Day National Conference on Bio Fuels & Bio Energy begins in UPES- 2015

  8. International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ICMI) 2015


  1. Dr. Santosh Kumar Joshi, Journal of applied science, 2011.

  2. Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Research Papers

  3. Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Book & Paper Publication

  4. Vivek Kaundal, International Journal

Campus Location:

UPES University

Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar,

Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

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