University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. With an ambitious vision and unique approach, UPES emerged as an innovative institution offering industry-focused specialized graduate, post graduate and doctoral programs in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology and Legal Process.
Founded by prominent educationalists and industry experts, UPES is committed to maintain high standards in providing quality education. The university endeavours to be recognized as a 'Nation Builders University' with a progressive vision of creating specialized professionals in the core sectors that can contribute in the economic growth of the country.
The university’s objective is to develop domain specific and competent technocrats, professionals and managers who are ready to join the core industries. Advanced teaching methodologies, innovative and updated curricula and the focus on 'on-the-job exposure' give UPES students the edge to be readily deployable in the chosen field.
UPES has made a steady growth in the past decade and has become the “Institution of Choice” for students and corporates in Energy and allied core sectors. The progressive learning aspect is further enriched with inclusion of new programs in the EIT sectors such as Robotics, Nanotechnology and Nuclear Energy. Research & Development activities are carried out rigorously at the constituent colleges, to generate new knowledge.
|Duration:||3 Years||2 Years|
|Affiliation:||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun|
|Fees:||As per University||As per University|
|Seats:||As alloted by the university||As alloted by the university|
|Approved by:||UGC Approved||UGC Approved|
|Mode of Learning:||Regular||Regular|
|Course Category:||Under Graduate||Post Graduate|
The Lecture halls at UPES are modern, equipped with ceiling mounted LCD/DLP Projectors, computers, and wireless microphones. All the students have been provided with multi-purpose smartcards, which can be used for attendance, and access control.
The classes are conducted on separate floors for each constituent college and the buildings have been designed in a way that lecture halls received less disturbances during lectures.
The Lecture halls are been designed to accommodate a large number of audience while providing ample space for audio-visual equipment, instructor’s area, movement space, and vacant room between the occupant’s seat and projection screen, video monitor or chalkboards etc. The Orientation of the halls, encourage the sound reflection from an end of the room to the rear end.
Learning Resource Center
The Learning Resource Centre at UPES encompasses an amalgamation of books, reports, CD/ Web based learning material, eBooks, magazines/ journals, access to exhaustive online resources and more.
A well equipped library is the backbone of any university. Constructed in a total area of more than 22465 sq. ft., UPES’s new age Learning Resource Centre has a seating capacity of more than 400 students and contains over 73,327 volumes of publications including books, standards, reports, proceedings and more than 150 National and International journals in the fields of Petroleum Exploration, Power, Infrastructure, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology and Management, etc.
There are 82 laboratories at UPES for domain specific practical learning as well as research and development activities. These include 7 innovative outdoor labs for sector centric learning and practice.
The labs cater to pure sciences, engineering, advanced engineering as well as sector specific requirements.The university provides modern infrastructural & instructional facilities to the students and faculty to create a modern learning environment. As new courses keep on adding to the list of program offerings, the infrastructure is also upgraded and new labs are added to accommodate the learning requirements.
UPES campus is located in the sylvan surroundings of the Pondha valley at the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, offering an environment conducive to academic, personal and professional growth.
42 Acres of lush green campus set amidst the peaceful Pondha Valley
600000 sq ft. of built-up area
100+ multimedia enables classrooms
90 teaching & research labs
Energy Incubations Centers
ENERGY stands for Energy (Entrepreneurship Nurturing Enterprise Resourcing for Graduate and Youth) Incubation Center.
It is an initiative by UPES aimed at providing aspiring entrepreneurs with opportunities to convert their business ideas into reality. This is done by facilitating start-up businesses with mentoring, infrastructure support, networking opportunities, and financial support. UPES has collaborations with prominent entrepreneurs, professionals, and academicians who contribute to this initiative through mentorship, guidance, and also networking.
Activities and engagements beyond academics are an equally important aspect of overall growth of an individual. The expansive campus of UPES also encompasses sports playgrounds and courts along with world class sports facilities and equipment.
The university provides excellent opportunities to the students to unwind and bring out their competitive spirit through inter university, inter district, state level and national level tournaments and championships. The highlights are:
A widespread Sports ground for playing Hockey, Cricket, Football and other sports
A well built Volleyball court
A state of the art Basketball court
Tie-ups for Shooting practice and training
Supervised Trekking Tour
The students are encouraged to participate in extra curricular activities to build a competitive spirit in them and strengthen their mind and bodies during their stay at UPES.
There are five hostel blocks at UPES with a bed capacity of 1045. Students are provided accommodation facilities based on first come first server bases, however the university gives preference to outsider students more for hostel facilities.
The hostels are well constructed keeping in mind the peaceful and comfortable environment that the students need. There are various facilities available to students, such as a reading room with newspapers, where students can spend their free time productively and acquire some knowledge about the current affairs.
The hostels have a modern mess which is hygienic and well maintained. UPES provides a positive environment to the students which are helpful in their overall development and make their stay at the university a memorable, productive and joyful journey.
UPES always encourages futuristic approach towards learning and curriculum . It believes in providing the best facilities to its students so that their learning graph is always growing.
The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled thereby providing instant and uninterrupted internet access in all the parts of the university. Learning is therefore not confined within the four walls of the classroom; you can access online data, interact with fellow students or faculty, and access useful online resources anywhere within the campus. The network connects all the computers within the campus and also provides high speed internet connection to students and faculty.
UPES has multi storied food court within the campus where the students gather to spend their free time and grab a delicious meal.
The café carries a modern ambience and offers great food. Proper care is taken to ensure hygiene and quality in terms of food and cooking/ serving area cleanliness.
FIRST Energy & Core Sector University in the Pan Asian region
FIRST Indian Energy University recognised by UGC
FIRST Indian Energy University with energy Programs accredited by the Energy Institute, UK
FIRST Indian University of its kind to be accredited by NAAC
FIRST University in the world to offer co-branded B.Tech programs with industry giant IBM
FIRST Indian Energy Institution to set up an in-house Bio-Diesel Laboratory
FIRST Design School in Uttarakhand
FIRST University to have solar Radiation Resource Assessment Station site on campus
FIRST Indian Institution to offer 88 specialized programs across Energy,Infrastructure,Transportation(EIT) and Application IT
ONLY Asian University to receive the prestigious World Oil Award
ONLY University to set up an Oil Rig on campus
ONLY University to have a TATRA truck on campus
ONLY University to be honoured with GRIHA rating
ONLY University to have MIG23 on campus
Office of Career Services
UPES has emerged as the single largest creator of specialized talent for extremely niche and high growth sectors of Oil & Gas, Power, Transportation, Infrastructure and Logistics & Supply Chain sectors. Our ready-to-deploy professional managers, engineers and other professionals have received excellent response from the industry.
The Office of Career Services serves as a coordination point for the University’s broad array of corporate and business relationships. The Office works closely with the University’s corporate partners to develop & support collaborative activities beneficial for industry, higher education, students and community at large.
The broad activities of the Office include :
Organising Summer Placements
Coordinating Final Placements
Liaison with Industry bodies and think tank organisations
Organise experience sharing Seminars
Conducting Executive Development programs
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Welcome to University of Petroleum & Energy Studies!
Established more than a decade ago, UPES has evolved as a center of excellence for EIT studies and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs across diversified domains such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Application IT, Design, Planning & Architecture and Public Policy.
Based on our core values of respect, excellence, teamwork, innovation and performance, UPES ensures the inclusive development of all students that come under its charge..
The existing campus at Bidholi and the recently developed state-of-the-art facility at Kandoli have the requisite infrastructure and provide an ideal environment for intellectual stimulation and the holistic development of impressionable young minds.
We take pride that our alumni have been well accepted by industry and hold some key positions in globally renowned organizations. Be it the Estonian Space Agency or the Indian mission to Mars, UPES students have left a mark everywhere. More than 7000 UPES alumni are currently working in 600+ companies of national and international repute, both in India and abroad.
I am confident that you will be a valuable addition to the UPES community of rising stars.
I wish you all the best for your incredible journey at UPES.
Dr. S. J. Chopra