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UPES Admission 2021(Ongoing): Eligibility Criteria


UPES Admission 2021 is ongoing for all programs. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies 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.

The institute offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Law, Design, Business, Health Science, and Modern Media. Programs offered are B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, B.Sc, B.Com, MBA, BPT, BCA, LLB, LLM, B.Des, M.Des, BA, MA, BBA, PhD, etc. Admission to the university is entrance-based. It also accepts various exam scores such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, etc. Also, conducts its own entrance exams such as UPESEAT, ULSAT, UPESMET, etc. Candidates.

UPES Admission 2021 Status

Admission notification Announced
Application Window Open

Latest Updates

  • The candidates can apply for UPES B.Tech, B.Sc, B.Paharma Admission 2021 until 12 June 2021.

UPES Admission 2021 Dates

The candidates seeking to study in the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies can take a look for entrance exam dates for various courses:

MBA – UPESMET 2021 Registration Last date 22 February 2021
UPESMET 2021 Exam 26 – 28 February 2021
Last Date to Apply for B.Des & M.Des May 11, 2021
UPES DAT 2021 Exams May 14, 2021; May 15, 2021
UPESEAT 2021 Application Deadline 12 June 2021
UPESEAT 2021 Exam 17 – 19 June 2021
ULSAT 2021 Application Deadline 12 June 2021
ULSAT 2021 Exam Jun 17, 2021 – Jun 19, 2021
UPES PAT 2021 Application deadline Jun 12, 2021
UPES PAT 2021 Exam Jun 17, 2021 – Jun 19, 2021
UPES MBA Interview Mar 8, 2021 – Mar 9, 2021
UG Personal Interview Apr 6, 2021

UPES Engineering Admission 2021 Courses and Eligibility Criteria

UPES offers full-time B.Tech in 33 specializations. The regular B.Tech. courses are offered in 16 specializations, the specialized courses in collaboration with IBM and XEBIA are offered in 13 and 3 specializations respectively.

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Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology Open Source & Open Standards Mainframe Technology Oil & Gas Informatics
E-Commerce IT Infrastructure Business Analytics and Optimization Manufacturing Sytem
Chemical Engineering with Specialization in Refining & Petrochemicals Mechanical Engineering Automotive Design Engineering Mechatronics Engineering
Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering with Specialization in Avionics Electronics & Communication Engineering Civil Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering B.Tech Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering Metallurgical & Material Engineering Computational Sustainability
Graphics & Gaming Cyber Law IPR Law
Cyber Security & Forensics Petroleum Engineering Internet of Things and Smart Cities Infrastructure Development
Blockchain Technology AI & Machine Learning Food Technology Big Data
DevOps Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Upstream Geo-Informatics Engineering Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Gas Stream

B.Tech Admission Eligibility Requirements

  • The minimum eligibility to apply is 50% marks in class 10 and 10+2 along with 50% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • For admission through the Non-examination pathway, candidates must have 50% marks in XII level as well as in PCM subjects for board merit and 50% marks in 10+2 and PCM subjects for JEE Main merit.

Selection Process

UPES admission is based on UPESEAT through the examination pathway and also based on JEE Main/10+2 merit through the Non-examination pathway.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
M.Tech Chemical Engineering with specialization in Process Design Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B. Tech/BE in Chemical Engineering/ Chemical Technology/Petro Chemical Engineering/ Petroleum Engineering with minimum 60% marks On the basis of screening of the application followed by an interview
Petroleum Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Petroleum/ Gas Engineering/ Petroleum Refining/ Petrochemical Engineering/ Geo-Science/ Mechanical/ Chemical or M.Sc. in Geology with minimum 60% marks
Pipeline Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Mechanical/Chemical/Civil/ Petroleum Engineering with minimum 60% marks
Energy Systems 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech/BE in Electrical/Mechanical/Chemical/EEE/ Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering with minimum 60% marks
Renewable Energy Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Electrical/ Electronics/ EEE/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering with minimum 60% marks.
Structural Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech/BE in Civil Engineering with minimum 60% marks
Rotating Equipment 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Mechanical/ Production & Industrial / Mechatronics/ Industrial Automation with minimum 60% marks
Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Chemical/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Civil/ Industrial Safety/ Petroleum Engineering/ GeoScience Engineering/ Fire Safety Engineering/ Electronics/ Geo-Informatics with minimum 60% mark
HSE with specialization in Disaster Management
Computer Science & Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech./ BE (IT/CSE), MCA, M.Sc. (Physics/Mathematics/Statistics) with minimum 60% marks
Automation and Robotics Engineering 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech /BE in Electronics /Mechanical /Electrical /CSE/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering/ EEE with minimum 60% marks
Computational Fluid Dynamics 60% marks in 10th and 10+2 level AND B.Tech./ BE in Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical/Civil/Chemical Engineering with minimum 60% marks

How to Apply for UPES Admission 2021?

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 activated 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 the ‘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.

UPES Admission 2021 Scholarships

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies also offers a 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 the 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 the 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

UPES Admission 2021 Important links

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UPES Admission 2021 Highlights

Name of the University University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)
University Type State
Basic Admission Criteria Merit and entrance based
Application Mode Online and offline
Entrance Name University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) for B.Tech
UPES Planning Aptitude Test (UPAT) for B.Plan
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) for B.Des
ULSAT for integrated LLB
Research Aptitude Test (RET) for Ph.D.
Counselling Centralized
Scholarship Yes
Official website https://www.upes.ac.in/

Mission and Vision UPES


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 levels.

  7. Develop an 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.

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