University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun 

University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun was established in the year 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. The university is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). UPES has a sprawling 44 acres campus in the lush and verdant environment of Dehradun. The university offers industry-aligned and specialized courses through its distinct schools.

UPES Dehradun is ranked 46 for MBA and 91 for the program by the NIRF in its 2021 rankings. 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, LLB, LLM, BA, MA, BBA, MBA, Ph.D., etc. Admission to the university is entrance-based. The university accepts various exam scores such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, etc. UPES Dehradun also conducts its own entrance exams such as UPESEAT, ULSAT, UPESMET, etc. Candidates can apply online through the official website with an INR 1350 application fee.

Graduates from the university are placed in top-notch companies such as Accenture, AIS, Xebia, Exxon Mobil, Hilti, Honeywell, Dell R&D, Nestle, L&T Infotech, etc.

UPES Dehradun Quick Facts

UPES, Dehradun is India’s only university to offer the largest choice of 150+ specialization-focused UG and PG programs.
– 15 Years of purposeful Education. – 1st University to partner with industry giants like IBM.
– 1st University to introduce industry internship to faculty.
– 1300+ Research Articles covering a wide range of subject areas.
– 45+ Funded Research Projects.
– 40+ Total number of Patents.
– International academic collaborations with 40 partners in 18 countries.
– Exchange semester opportunities at foreign universities for UPES students.

UPES Dehradun Rankings

  • UPES Dehradun is ranked 46 for MBA and 91 for the program by the NIRF in its 2021 rankings.
  • UPES Dehradun is ranked 66 for MBA and 167 for the program by the NIRF in its 2020 rankings.
  • Best Industry-Academic Partnership by India Today TV – Higher Education Excellence Award 2018.
  • India’s Best University for Innovation and value-based Education by the Corporate Council for Leadership and Awareness (CCLA).
  • Best Academic Industry Interface by DNA (a leading Indian Media House) in 2018.

UPES Dehradun Course Eligibility

UPES Engineering

The institute offers several specializations in B.Tech and B.Tech (Hons.). Additionally, the university also offers an M.Tech program at the PG level.


  • The minimum eligibility to apply for the engineering program at UG level is 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in PCM, subject to qualifying JEE Mains or UPESEAT followed by Centralized Counseling.
  • Whereas, at the PG level the minimum eligibility to apply is a B.Tech/ B.E in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks followed by Screening of Application and Personal Interview.

UPES Dehradun Placement

UPES Dehradun have started its 2021 placement drive. More than 500 recruiters visited the campus. The major recruiters included Deloitte USI, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd, Wipro Limited, Accenture GEP Worldwide etc. More than 3000 recruiters were placed. The highlights of the placement drive are mentioned below:

  • 800+ students received multiple placement offers.
  • Students from B.Tech programmes have achieved 100% placements.
  • Schol of Engineering & School of Computer Science have also achieved 100% placement record.
  • More than 700 students from the School of Engineering were placed.
  • 800+ students from the School of Computer Science received placement offers.
  • The highest salary stood at INR 27 LPA. 

UPES Dehradun Faculty

Given below are the details of the faculty of UPES:

Dr. Neelu Jyoti Gupta

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: B.Sc, M.Tech, MBA, Ph.D
  • Area of Specialization: Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, Intelligent Tutoring, ICT and Cloud Computing

Dr. Deepshikha Bhargava

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Master in Computer Science, Ph.D
  • Area of Specialization: AI, Nature Inspired Computation and Software Agents

Pramod Kumar Painuly

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: B.Sc, M.Sc
  • Area of Specialization: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production, Risking and Project Economics and International Business

Atul Rawat

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA, Ph.D. (pursuing)
  • Area of Specialization: Monitoring and Evaluation, Industry Policy Studies, Planning and Budgeting, Competitor and Product Analysis, Mentoring, Industry and Market Analysis and Research, Conduct Knowledge Sharing Sessions and Operations.

Dr. Mamta Rana

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D, UGC-NET
  • Area of Specialization: Family Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Rights

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