UPES Dehradun : Admission , Ranking , Fees , Placement , Courses , Campus 2024 - 2025 by Adarsh Barnwal

UPES Dehradun : Admission , Ranking , Fees , Placement , Courses , Campus 2024 – 2025

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University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies, Dehradun is popularly known as UPES Dehradun. The university was established under the UPES Act, 2003. UPES is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The university is accredited by NAAC with a Grade ‘A’. UPES has sprawling 44 acres campuses in Dehradun, namely UPES Bidholi and UPES Kandoli. As per NIRF 2023 rankings, UPES has ranked 79 for overall and 52 for the University.

UPES offers 20+ industry-aligned and specialized UG and PG programs through its seven schools: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Design, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences and School of Modern Media. UPES B.Tech is the flagship program offered in 20 specializations. Selection to the B.Tech program is based on JEE Main or UPESEAT conducted by the university. The total fee for the program is INR 15.21 lakhs. The university’s MBA course is also quite popular. Admission to the UPES MBA program is based on CAT/XAT/MAT/UPESMET. UPES MBA Course fee is INR 14.20 lakhs.

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Upes Dehradun Details

Year of establishment2003
NAAC accreditation‘A’ Grade
Constituent institutes7
Number of courses offered20+
Scholarship criteriaMerit-based
Scholarship range25% – 100% fee waiver
Highest CTC (2023)INR 36 LPA
Total collaborations30+
Industrial CollaborationsOracle, IBM, Infosys, GitHub, Microsoft
Academic CollaborationsUniversity of California, London School of Business, UC Riverside

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UPES Dehradun Admission

The University conducts UPESEAT for BTech and UPESMET for MBA admission. Apart from these, UPES Dehradun also accepts several nation-level entrance exams score for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. Given below is a list of course-wise entrance exams accepted by UPES: 

CourseAccepted Entrance Exam

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UPES Dehradun Infrastructure

The University campus is spread over an area of 44 acres with domain-specific labs, hostels and facilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities. Some of the highlights of the infrastructure of UPES is as follows:

Library: UPES library 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. It also has a rich collection of online resources in terms of CDs, access to specialized portals on oil and gas and power-related information.

Hotels: UPES has a separate hostel for boys and girls with a capacity of more than 2000 students at the Bidholi and Kandoli campuses. All the hostels have a wi-fi facility for learning. A common room has been provided in each hostel for relaxation and a 24*7 power backup and solar power water heaters facility is available.

Cafeteria: The university has a multi-storied food court within the campus, it has a number of food courts and cafeterias with a modern ambience to provide nutritious and balanced meals, snacks and beverages to students of both campuses.

Sports Complex: UPES has a multipurpose playground for playing hockey, cricket, football and other sports with world-class sports facilities and equipment.

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UPES Dehradun Rankings

The University has been ranked under several streams, such as Management, Law and Engineering. A few of the important UPES Dehradun rankings are mentioned below:

Ranking BodyCategoryRanked At
NIRF 2023Overall79
NIRF 2022Overall97

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UPES Dehradun Placements

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun has released the 2023 placement statistics for various Schools affiliated with it. As per the latest report, till May 2023 the highest package and average package offered to School of Computer Science students was INR 36 LPA and INR 8.66 LPA, respectively. Further, the highest package and average package offered to MBA students were INR 27.83 LPA and INR 8.12 LPA, respectively. In addition to this, the highest package and average package offered to School of Design students during 2023 placements were INR 12.50 LPA and INR 7.22 LPA, respectively. 

How were the placements at UPES in 2023?

As per the latest report, the participating recruiters resented over 2,000 job offers to the batch 2023 from various courses of the University like BTech, MBA, and MTech, etc. The key highlights of the UPES placements for the class of 2022 and 2023 are presented below:

Particulars Placement Statistics (2022) Placement Statistics (2023) 
Placement percentage 96.07% NA 
Highest PackageINR 50.09 LPAINR 36 LPA
Average PackageINR 8.41 LPAINR 8.66 LPA
Total recruiters 765250+
Total students placed2,577NA
Total offers4,0572,000

Note: The placements are going on for the academic year 2022-2023. The data mentioned above for 2023 placements is till May and may vary once the final placement report 2023 is out.

UPES Dehradun Placements 2023 School – Wise

The below table represents the school – wise salary statistics of UPES Dehradun Placements 2023:

SchoolHighest PackageAverage Package
School of Computer ScienceINR 36 LPAINR 8.66 LPA
School of Advanced EngineeringINR 33 LPAINR 6.88 LPA
School of BusinessINR 27.83 LPAINR 8.38 LPA
School of DesignINR 12.50 LPAINR 7.33 LPA

UPES Dehradun Average Package 2022 – 2023

The average packages for courses offered at UPES Dehradun are as follows:

UPES Dehradun Placements 2022 – 2023
SchoolAverage Package
School of Computer ScienceINR 8.37 LPA
School of BusinessINR 6.48 LPA
School of EngineeringINR 5.4 LPA
School of DesignINR 6.53 LPA
School of LawINR 4.18 LPA
School of Health Sciences & TechnologyINR 3.25 LPA

A comparative analysis of three years’ placements statistics is tabulated below for reference: 

Particulars Statistics (2020) Statistics (2021) Statistics (2022) 
Highest Salary INR 45 LPA INR 40 LPA INR 50.09 LPA 
Average Salary INR 6.30 LPA INR 5.35 LPA INR 8.37 LPA 
Total no. of placements 2,318 3,000+ 3,800+ 
Placement percentage 94% 100% 100% 
No. of recruiters 560+ 800+ NA 
No. of offers 2,844 3,000+ 3,800+

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UPES Dehradun Courses & Fees ( Approx )

Upes Dehradun Fee Structure

UPES Dehradun offers 20+ UG, PG and Diploma Courses across both campuses. These courses are offered in the field of Engineering, Management, Computer Science, Law, Business and Media. The university conducts UPESMET, UPESEAT, UPESDAT, and ULSAT for admission to its courses. Further, UPES also considers national-level entrance tests such as JEE Main, CAT, MAT, XAT, CLAT, and GATE to name a few. Tabulated below are some of the popular courses offered at UPES Dehradun:

CoursesDetailsTotal FeesAverage Package
B.TechEligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: JEE Main, SAT, UPESEAT 
INR 3.3 lakhs – 26.14 lakhsINR 5.40 LPA
BBAEligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: UGAT, UPESMET-UG
INR 5.41 lakhs – 18.9 lakhs
MBAEligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: CAT. MAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT, GMAT, UPESMAT
INR 8.58 lakhs – 28.86 lakhsINR 6.48 LPA
M.TechEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: GATE, UPESMET
INR 3.32 lakhs – 6.88 lakhs
BCAEligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: Merit based
INR 4.82 lakhsINR 8.37 LPA
MCAEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: Personal Interview
INR 8.4 lakhs – 27.42 lakhs
LLMEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: CLAT, ULSAT
INR 2.66 lakhsINR 4.18 LPA
B.DesEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50%-60% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: UPESDAT, UCEED, NID DAT
INR 19.4 lakhs – 27.42 lakhsINR 6.53 LPA
M.DesEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: UPESDAT
INR 8.4 lakhs – 27.42 lakhs
B.ScEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: Personal Interview
INR 3.3 lakhs – 16.67 lakhs
M.ScEligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: UPESPAT
INR 2.06 lakhs – 7.04 lakhs
PhDEligibility: Postgraduation with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria: RET, NET, GATE
INR 1.50 lakhs

UPES Dehradun Scholarships

B.Tech Scholarships: The UPES B.Tech scholarships are offered on the basis of merit and the Uttarakhand state board. The university also considers JEE Main scores. Listed below are the details for the same:

  • Merit-Based Scholarship: The scholarship is offered to students securing an aggregate of 80% marks in classes X and XII and 80% marks in PCM for B.Tech. The scholarships will be limited to 10% of seats in each B.Tech Program. Scholarships will be allotted for the first Semester in Merit order to eligible candidates. Further, the scholarships will be awarded based on Merit only and the continuation of scholarships in the subsequent years will be as per the University policy. The Scholarship amount is 50% of the Tuition fee for the first semester.
  • Scholarship for Uttarakhand State Board Toppers: The merit order allotment of the Uttarakhand State Board is 1 seat per program. The seats reserved under this category will be within the 15% reservation for Uttarakhand resident students. The candidates must have “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” (Permanent Residence Certificate). The students will be entitled only for 1 scholarship at a time (either through Uttarakhand Board Toppers or through the Uttarakhand Resident category). The scholarship will be as per the merit scholarship policy of the University in subsequent years. The amount of scholarship is 25% of the tuition fee waiver for Boys and 35% for Girls students in their first year.

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Special Scholarship on the basis of Board Merit and JEE Toppers

PercentileJEE Toppers ScholarshipBoard Merit Scholarship
95.01% or more100%100%
90.01% to 95%85%85%
85% to 90%75%75%

MBA Scholarship: UPES MBA Scholarships are given based on marks obtained in CAT. The students who have secured 85% of marks are eligible for the below-mentioned scholarships:

CAT PercentileTuition Fee Waiver (%)
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Academic Scholarship: UPES offers up to 100% merit scholarship, 50% scholarship is reserved for girls students. The scholarship will be offered to students who have applied for admission to UPES Courses and have taken UPES entrance tests. However, the scholarship shall be awarded to only those students who have completed the below mentioned scholarship criteria for the first semester and subsequent renewal, if applicable. The criteria for the same is as follows:

  • Scholarship Criteria: Academic Scholarship will be awarded to upto 10% of Top performers of the UPES Entrance Exam. UPES reserves the right to conduct multiple rounds of entrance examination and the merit list of each round will be prepared separately. However, it is UPES’s sole discretion, to decide to consider next in line of the top 10 for said Scholarship, in case the top performer does not accept the scholarship for any reason. The total number of scholarships available is up to 1900 out of this 50% will be reserved for girls i.e., 950 scholarships and the balance is for the general category including boys and girls both.
  • Scholarship Benefit: Scholarships will be awarded in the range of 20% to 100% on tuition fees for 1st semester only. The renewal of scholarships for the rest of the semesters is at the sole discretion of UPES Dehradun.

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Concession for Bonafide Uttarakhand Students: If the students are Uttarakhand Bonafide residents, they are eligible for 33% concession on tuition fee subject to fulfilment of the following conditions and submission of supporting documents:

  • ‘Sthai Niwas Praman Patra’ Certificate, along with the admission form
  • Income Certificate (proving that your gross family income is not more than INR 12 lakh per annum, along with a copy of the last income tax return filed).

Freeships: The main objective of freeships is to access quality education to all. UPES is providing scholarships to students who come from the economically weaker section but with high aspiration, commitment and caliber. The eligibility criteria for the same is:

  • Total number of 50 seats only for the regular program be on the merit basis.
  • Upper age limit for UG and PG programs: 20 and 25 years respectively (on the date of registration).
  • The minimum academic eligibility for the respective program at the time of admission should be met, as mentioned in the admission prospectus.
  • EWS certificate to be submitted which is issued by District Magistrate (DM) /Additional District Magistrate (ADM) / Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ First Class Stipendiary/ Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Executive Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner.
  • As per JEE notification EWS category income is to be upto INR 8 LPA.
  • Renewal of free ships will be based on 6.0 SGPA / CGPA in the last exam passed

Sports Scholarships: UPES has introduced a new scheme of providing scholarships for talented sports person. This scholarship started with the aim to develop a sports culture in the university. The criteria for new and existing students is tabulated below:

Scholarship/ Free shipsLevel of RepresentationAchievementsOrganizing BodyRemarks
100%InternationalMedal holders (Gold/Silver/Bronze) at the International Level (Representing the country)International Olympic Committee / Commonwealth100% free ship on complete tuition fees and hostel
75%InternationalParticipating at the International LevelInternational Olympic Committee / Commonwealth75% on Tuition fees
50%NationalMedal holders (Gold/Silver/Bronze in team game and fourth place in individual sportNational association / Federations / AIU / IOA / School Games federation of India50% on Tuition fees
35%NationalParticipation at the National LevelNational association / Federations / AIU / IOA / School Games federation of India35% on Tuition fees

No. of Seats under the Scholarship Scheme

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Sports/GameNo. of Seats
Table Tennis5

Scholarships Based On Academic Performance – For Second Year Onwards: The academic scholarship policy is applicable for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The scholarship will be awarded to 10% of the total students enrolled in each of the programs or 1 student whichever is higher. The 10% will be rounded off to the nearest next number. The scholarship policy for the year 2022 is based on the meritorious performance of the students in the academic year 2022-23 as under:

MeritExtent of Scholarship
1st20% of the fees
2nd15% of the fees
Rest of the eligible students10% of the fees

Alumni Scholarship: The scholarship is applicable on only 35% tuition fee waiver for the full duration of the program. Under this scheme, no other scholarship will be offered or clubbed with this scholarship. No alumni fee will be charged and the renewal of the scholarship for the subsequent year will be only based on attaining a minimum of 8 SGPA /CGPA with no backlog and no disciplinary cases registered or reported against the student. The eligibility for this scholarship is:

  1. Applicable to all Alumni who graduated from 2017 onwards. For any Alumni who graduated before 2017, the department of alumni relations will present the case to the scholarship committee for special approval.
  2. Alumni have to meet the notified eligibility criteria for AY 2022-23 for the respective programs.

Digital Innovation Scholarships (Sponsored by Meta) – School of Modern Media (SOMM): The students who have applied for admission for UPES SOMM undergraduate courses whose family income meets the eligibility criteria and have qualified through the selection process are eligible for this scholarship. The criteria for the same is tabulated below:

Scholarship NameScholarship detailTypeTotal Number
Digital Innovation scholarships100 % Merit scholarship (for underprivileged students)External6

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