University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - UPES Dehradun

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies also known as UPES is situated in Dehradun. It is an UGC (University of Grants Commission) and NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council) approved private university, which started its operations in 2003 under State Legislature of Uttrakhand. University offers both UG and PG courses in streams like cloud computing, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering, mechatronics engineering, fine arts, big data analytics, public administration, machine design engineering, computer science, petroleum, graphic and many more

UPES provides beautiful and well-maintained infrastructure spread across 44 acres along with hostel facility provided for both boys and girls. Students can take admission either through merit or entrance exam held at National and University level. University has maintained its track record of 94% placements every year with the renowned and top recruiters in the market. Not only this but university is also known for its UCIE Activity of Incubation and seed-funding of innovative start-ups, which is helping start-ups with incubation services like networking, marketing, expert advice and so on. UPES also gave assurance to students by establishing “Student Grievance Redressal Mechanism” who works on various students’ issues like Ragging, Discrimination, Internal Complaints, Discipline and so on. UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) is considering being one of the best universities to take admission. 

UPES Dehradun Highlights

Established | Type of College 2003 | Private University
Also Know As  UPES, Dehradun
Approvals  UGC & NAAC
Mode of Application  Both Online & Offline mode
Placement Statistics 94% placement every year (2000+ student placed in 2019)
Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance Exam
Accommodation | Scholarship Hostel & Scholarship both are available 
Name of Entrance Exam B.Tech - UPESEAT
B.Plan - UPAT
Ph.D - RET
Official Website

Awards and Rankings

  • UPES is the recipient of Stellar 5 Star Rating in Employability and 5 Star rating in Campus Facilities by QS.
  • Institute has been recognized as Best Distance Education University in MBA Program and received Pride of Indian Education Award for the same.
  • UPES has achieved Global Quality and Brand Icon Awards – 2019 for being best executive education university of the year. 
  • UPES has also won World Education Summit Awards for providing excellence in Open and Distance Education. 
  • Accomplished Best Training Institute Award for Port & Shipping Program at International SHIPTEK conference 2016 held in Dubai.
  • NABL (National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibration Laboratories) successfully acknowledged UPES as certified Health, Safety & Environment Laboratory for the purpose of analysing Air & Water (Waste & Drinking both).

UPES Dehradun - Courses offered and Fees Structure

Students those who want to take admission in UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) can take a fair idea from below table about the fee structure of some major courses offered by the university.


Exam Accepted

Course Duration

Course Type

Total Fee

B.Tech Programmes
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • GeoScience Engineering
  • Geoinformatics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development


4 Years

Full Time


B.Plan UPAT 4 Year Full Time 5,33,250
B.Des ULSAT 4 Year Full Time 16,04,500
LLB (Hons) ULSAT 5 Year Full Time 16,48,500
MBA UPESMAT 2 Year Full Time 13,34,000

UPES Dehradun Admission 2020

The candidate who are interested in taking admission in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun has two options. They can either opt for an examination process or non-examination process. In Examination process, students have to give entrance exam conducted by UPES and in Non-examination process is done on merit basis and marks secured in National Level Entrance Exams.

UPES Dehradun Application Process 2020 

The application form for all the UG & PG courses offered by UPES, can be filled online as well as offline as preferred by the candidate. Below are the steps that students can follow for the processes.

How to Apply Online for UPES?

Step 1: Fill the Online Application form by clicking on this link 

Step 2: Create a login ID and password by entering the required details and click on submit button.

Step 3: After form submission, you will receive an e-mail from UPES to verify your e-mail address & to create an account on UPES website.

Step 4: Now, login to the website and enter the academic, personal, work experience details. 

Step 5: Pay the application fee of INR 1350/- online through debit or credit card or via net banking. 

Step 6: Print the application form and acknowledgement slip for future reference.

How to Apply Offline for UPES?

Step 1: Candidate is required to collect the application form along with the information brochure from the Admission office, at the Campus. 

Step 2: Fill in the application form and submit it in person at the campus. 

Step 3: The application fee for offline application form is to be submitted at the campus. 

Step 4: Keep the acknowledgement receipt for future correspondence. 

Document Required

Following documents are required for admission -

  • Scanned passport size photo of the candidate in JPG or JPEG format
  • Scanned copies of marksheet and certificate of 10th, 12th and graduation. 
  • A valid e-mail ID and mobile number
  • Entrance Exam scorecard

UPES Dehradun Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates before applying to any course in UPES, should check and fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as per their chosen program at UPES
  • Candidates applying for admission to undergraduate programs should have obtained higher secondary school certificate (with a minimum 50 % of marks) and taken requisite courses necessary to meet the eligibility criteria for the Program of admission.
  • For admission to a postgraduate program at UPES, the equivalence for the Undergraduate Degree earned by the candidate from any recognized board is required.

UPES Dehradun Selection Criteria

  • Admission to any course will be granted on the basis of the entrance exam (conducted by UPES), any National Entrance exam or on merit basis
  • On the basis of a valid score in any of the above-mentioned Entrance test candidates will be called for Group discussion and Personal Interview.

Test Scheme for UPESMET as sample is shown in below table 


Number of Questions

General English, Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning & Verbal Ability


Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency


General Awareness, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario


Analytical & Logical Reasoning




*Note: Minimum percentage required in Entrance Exam varies from course to course. 

Important Dates


Registration Date

Examination Dates



27 Jan - 29 Jan, 2020



08 May - 15 May, 2020



28 Apr - 30 Apr, 2020



08 May - 15 May, 2020

B. Pharma


08 May - 15 May, 2020







UPES Dehradun Placements

UPES is recognized for its placement record that it has set from last so many years. Taking the current numbers of 2019-20 it has already closed 2023 placements and 2475 offers from top recruiters of diverse industries. Among all “School of Design” has recorded 100% placements with an average package of 6.63 LPA. This tremendous placement record always boast new and existing students in the campus. Not only students but the recruiters also seeks for world-class pool of young talent ready to step into the corporate world, which will eventually grew their organization to next level. 

Talking about previous year numbers the university has successfully placed 94% of graduates who opted for placements. Some of the top recruiters who visit the UPES for placements are Accenture, Adani, Amazon, Anand & Anand, Ashok Leyland, Baker Hughes, Byjus, Decathlon, Dell R&D, Deloitte, Exxon Mobil, EY, FedEx, General Motors, Haliburton, Indian Navy, Infosys, L&T, LinkedIn, Maruti Suzuki, Nestle, ONGC, Protivity Global, Reliance, Schlumberger, Surana & Surana, Swiggy, Vedanta, etc.

Placement Packages

Highest salary offered


Average salary offered

INR  6.63 LPA

UPES Dehradun Scholarship

UPES offers various scholarships and these scholarships are given purely on the basis of academic merit cum means record. Scholarship covers 25% of tuition fee for Boys and 35% for Girl students in the first year.

*Note: Students can continue to get the scholarship in the upcoming years if they are able to secure SGPA of 8/10

UPES Dehradun Hostel Fees

UPES provides both boys and girls separate hostel in the college campus. Below is the table which shows the per year charges of hostel with basic amenities and on Triple Sharing basis. Hotel is situated in Bidholi and Kandoli Campus. Institute allocate seats on first come, first serve basis after checking necessary documents like Medical Certificate and Policy Verification report of the student.


INR 1,46000


INR 1,46000 (with common Washroom)

INR 1,62750 (with attached Washroom)

INR 1,83250 (with attached Washroom and A/C

Hostel Fees charges for international / NRI students for both Boys & Girls

  • Room on triple sharing basis with common wash rooms - USD2250
  • Room on triple sharing basis with attached wash rooms -USD2510
  • Room on triple sharing basis with attached wash- rooms & air-conditioning - USD2825

*Note: A refundable security deposit of USD 150 is payable on the reservation of hostel accommodation.

UPES Dehradun - Facilities and Infrastructure

All the candidates who are willing to take admission in UPES should rest assure with campus living standards. UPES provides safe and nurturing space for all the students with beautiful serene campus in the foothills of Himalayas. University is well-equipped with latest modern facilities listed below:

  • Best Residential Facilities
  • Food Courts with multi-cuisine menu
  • Various Labs like Chemistry Lab, Prototyping/3D Modeling, Computing Centres and so on
  • Medical facility available along with free medicines provided to any sick student
  • Mineral water (RO service)
  • 24 hrs. internet connectivity in the rooms through WI-FI
  • Electrician and Plumber for immediate solution
  • Tight security arrangements to ensure a pleasant stay thereby enabling students to focus on academics.
  • Indoor Games

Frequently Asked Question

Ques. Is UPES, Dehradun in UGC approved?
Ans. Yes, UPES (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies), Dehradun is an UGC & NAAC approved university and has been established through an act of the state legislature of Uttrakhand

Ques. Does UPES (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies) offer placement to their students?
Yes, the university offers world-class placement opportunities to their students. Placement cell conducts various placement drives for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses students

Ques. What was the average package offered by the companies in UPES?
The avaerage salary package offered by the companies was INR 6.63 LPA.

Ques. Who all are the top recruiters that visited the campus at the time of placement?
The top companies included Infosys, IBM, Nestle, HP, Philips, Panasonic, Flipkart, HSBC and many more.

Ques. How are the placement records of the university?
The university has already closed around 2023 placements in 2019-20, with 2475 offers from top recruiters. UPES has recorded 94% placements in 2018-19, which boost all the young talents in their career. 

Ques. Does UPES provide any answer key for its Entrance Test?
Yes, UPES, Dehradun provides answer key for their Engineering Aptitude Test i.e. UPESEAT, which students can easily get on its official website.

College Details

Email ID

[email protected]



P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar, Dehradun-248007