UPES Dehradun (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies)

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About UPES Dehradun

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES Dehradun) is a Dehradun-based private university. It's a UGC-recognized university established in 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003 of Uttarakhand's State Legislature. The for-profit education group, Global University Systems, owns it since 2019.

UPES or The Petroleum University Dehradun has introduced a new curriculum called ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence) that focuses on students' individual needs to discover, experience, explore, and grow.

University Highlights:

Name of The University UPES, Dehradun - University of Petroleum & Energy Studies
Application Fee/Mode INR 1300/- Online
Established Year 2003
Campus Size 44 acres
Accredited By NAAC 'A' Grade
University Type Private University
Approvals UGC (University Grant Commission)
Programme levels offered UG, PG, Doctorate
Admission Criteria Merit Based
Top Recruiting Companies Accenture, Honeywell, Exxon, AIS, Xebio, Tata Technologies, Philips Carbon Black, Reliance Industries, etc.
Top Facilities Hi-Tech Labs, Hostel, Hospital, Wi-Fi, Sports, Gymnasium, Library, Auditorium

Awards & Achievements

UPES has been recognized and awarded with some of the best awards and also their achievements are to be known for their best and quality education as follows:

  • QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Limited), in their star rating for worldwide Universities, star marked UPES with 5-star rating for both campus facilities and employability.
  • UPES has been awarded as the best distance education University in the program of MBA.
  • In the year 2019, Global Quality and Brand Icon Awards has awarded UPES as the best Executive Education University of that year.
  • World Education Summit Awards has awarded UPES for its excellence in open and distance education.
  • For the Port and Shipping Management program at international SHIPTEK conference held at Dubai on 29th May 2016, UPES was Awarded Best Training Institute Award.
  • Corporate Council for Leadership and Awareness (CCLA) has awarded UPES as India’s best University for Innovation and Value-Based Education.
  • In the year 2008, UPES has been awarded by India Today as Best-Industry-Academic Partnership with Higher Education Excellence Award.
  • Education World has ranked UPES as Best-Academia-Industry Alliance among other private universities.

UPES Dehradun Rankings

Below mentioned are the ranks secured by UPES in the year 2022 and 2021:

  • UPES is ranked as top 65th college in India in the overall category of the year 2022 by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
  • As per India Today rankings in the year 2021, UPES was ranked as top 33rd private engineering college in India.
  • Below mentioned are the ranks secured by UPES in the year 2022 by NIRF rankings for different schools:
    • School of law has ranked as top 21 in India.
    • School of Engineering as ranked as top 61 in India.
    • School of Management as ranked as top 41 in India.

Facilities At UPES Dehradun

Students who want to pursue their careers at The Petroleum University Dehradun are provided with the following facilities to get a quality education in the best possible ways:

  • They have a library which consists of 400 students seating capacity, 32500+ books.
  • A cafeteria that comprises nutritional and tasty food.
  • They have separate boys and girls hostel which comprises of wi-fi, 24*7 power facility, solar water heaters, also with some of the Air-conditioning rooms.
  • UPES consists of a big multi-purpose playground along with volley ball court and basket ball court where students can play variety of sports and games such as hockey, football, cricket etc., and many more.
  • UPES also has  a gymnasium, wi-fi facility, hospital & medical services, transportation service, auditorium, convenience store and many more.

UPES Dehradun Placements

Below mentioned are some of the highlights and statistics of placements at UPES in the year 2022:

  • Highest package secured in the year 2022 was INR 50.09L by a student from the course of B.Tech CSE.
  • Increase in the placement percentage of 2022 compared to 2021 was 27%.
  • Total number of placements increased by more than 800 in the year 2022 compared to the year 2021.
  • Total percentage of placements was 96%.
  • Total number of recruiting sectors is more than 20
  • Total number of students got placed is more than 3,800
  • Highest stipend offered for apprenticeship was INR 1.5LPA.

What Distinguish UPES Dehradun?

Location and Infrastructure

The university is located in the lush Dehradun Valley, where students enjoy an excellent curriculum and a natural environment. The university also offers first-class infrastructure, modern research laboratories, smart classrooms, large playgrounds, hygienic food courts, and clean hostels.


UPES Dehradun strives to provide multi-faceted growth and development for its students by focusing on industry-oriented programs and holistic development. The university has a track record of doing nearly 90% of placements each year, leveraging its strategic alliances with industry giants, and creating responsible and bright professionals.

UPES Over Others

UPES has established strong roots in the academic field and can be easily distinguished from many providers as they foster professional development through imagination, innovation, expertise, and critical thinking. Few academic institutions focus on building responsible professionals who actively transform society and serve their individual purposes, and UPES emerges as a clear winner here.

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