The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun is a private university established in the year 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. The university is popularly known as UPES and it is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university has been accredited by NAAC with an “A” grade. UPES has received 5 stars on Employability (placements), by globally acclaimed QS Rating. The university has been ranked 3rd best private university in India in QS World Rankings 2023. As per NIRF Ranking 2023, UPES University secured the 52nd position in the university category. The university is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), International Association of Universities, World Design Organisation, Confederation of Indian Industry and PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

UPES Dehradun has eight schools in total. The university offers UG, PG and doctoral courses through the School of Advanced Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Liberal Studies, School of Health Sciences & Technology, School of Design, School of Modern Media, School of Law and School of Business. The university offers more than 200 courses including B.Tech, B.Sc, M.Tech, BA LLB, MBA, M.Sc, MA etc. programmes. Admission in UPES is done based on the entrance exam conducted by the university. To ensure the holistic growth of students, the university has collaboration with more than 50 international institutions. The University of Adelaide, Taipei Medical University, University of Calgary to name a few are some of the international academic partners of the university.

UPES Dehradun campus covers an area of 44 acres. The campus has all the necessary facilities to aid the learning process of students. The university has modern classrooms, a library with ample books, cafeterias, indoor and outdoor sports facilities etc. For accommodation of students, UPES also has boys and girls hostels.

UPES Highlights: Facts and Figures

UPES full form University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Popular name UPES and UPES Dehradun
Establishment year 2003
Campus size 44 acres
Approvals & recognitions UGC
Accreditation NAAC
Constituent colleges
  • School of Advanced Engineering
  • School of Computer Science
  • School of Liberal Studies
  • School of Health Sciences & Technology
  • School of Design
  • School of Modern Media
  • School of Law
  • School of Business
Faculty strength 1500+
Students strength 13000+
Courses offered B.Com, BA, B.Tech, MBA, M.Tech, M.Sc + PhD, MA etc.
Entrance exams accepted JEE Main, MAT, CMAT, UGC NET, CSIR NET, ICAR (ASRB),  GPAT,  ICMR, DST – INSPIRE etc.
Official website
International collaborations
  • Taipei Medical University
  • University of Adelaide
  • Kyungpook National University
  • Taylor’s University
  • University of California
  • University of Calgary
  • University Technology Petronas
Campus location P.O. Bidholi Via Premnagar, Dehradun-248007
Type of university Private
Mode of application Online
Contact details Click here for contact number
Email ID Click here for email id
Placement percentage 2022 96.55%
Average CTC 2022 Rs 7 lakh per annum
Highest CTC 2022 Rs 50 lakh per annum
Campus facilities Air-conditioned classrooms, amphitheatre, well stocked library, laboratories, separate hostels for boys and girls, cafeterias, computer labs etc.

UPES Dehradun Accreditation and Rankings 2023

The university is one of the renowned private universities in India. Because of its exceptional academic and placement record, UPES University has secured top ranks in various national and international rankings. Below given is the information about UPES rankings and accreditation.

UPES Accreditation

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has given “A” grade to UPES University Dehradun.

UPES NIRF Ranking 2023

Ranking Body Category Rank
NIRF Overall 79th
University 52nd
Engineering 54th
Management 39th

UPES Courses and Fee Structure 2023

The university offers courses at three levels: undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. UPES courses list includes more than 200+ programmes of engineering, management, science, commerce etc. streams. The university offers all its courses in full-time mode. Some of the popular courses offered by UPES Dehradun are B.Tech, BA, B.Com, BBA, MBA, M.Tech, PhD etc. UPES fee structure and eligibility criteria are different for each programme. The law courses offered by the university are recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). You can check out the UPES eligibility criteria and fee structure of some of the popular courses mentioned below.

UPES Courses, Fees and Eligibility Criteria 2023

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Degree Name Annual Fees Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech Rs 3,52,000 to Rs 4,35,600 Minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th from a recognised board. Must have physics, chemistry and mathematics in Class 12
BBA Rs 2,63,000 and Rs 3,16,800 Class 10 and Class 12 with at least 50% marks from a recognised board
B.Pharm Rs 2,06,400 Minimum 50% Marks at X & XII with physics, chemistry, biology/ maths and English as a Major Subject in XII from a recognised board
BCA Rs 1,62,200 50% marks in class 10th and 12th with mathematics / computer science / information technology as one of the main Subject in Class 12th
B.Des 4,65,400 At least 50% marks in 10th class and in 12th class from a recognised board
MA Rs 2,60,000 Aggregate score of 50% marks in Class X, XII & Graduation. Graduation must be from a recognised university
MBA Rs 7,63,200 to Rs 8,50,600 Class 10, Class 12 and bachelor’s degree from a recognised institute with at least 50% marks
M.Tech Rs 1,65,200 to Rs 3,37,600 Class 10 and Class12 with minimum 60% and BE/B.Tech in concerned stream from a recognised university with at least 60% marks
LLB Rs 3,80,000 At least 50% marks in 10th and 12th standard from a recognised board
LLM Rs 2,58,400 Minimum 50% marks in Class 10 and Class 12 and LLB or equivalent degree with at least 50% marks from a recognised university

UPES Admissions 2023

UPES admissions are offered to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria determined by the university. Candidates who wish to apply for UPES Dehradun admission can fill out the application form of the university via online mode. The university conducts UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPSEAT) for admission in B.Tech courses. JEE Main scores are also considered for UPES B.Tech admission. For admission to law courses, UPES Legal Studies Aptitude Test is conducted. UPES Dehradun admission in MBA courses is done based on MAT/CMAT/UPESMET scores and performance in a personal interview conducted by the university.

UPES Dehradun Admission 2023: Entrance Exam Accepted

Course Name Entrance Exam Accepted
B.Tech JEE Main and UPESEAT
B.Des UPES DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

UPES Cut Off 2023

UPES cutoff 2023 is yet to be released by the university. In order to take admission in courses offered by the university candidates need to meet UPES cut off requirements. For B.Tech admission, candidates need to meet the UPESEAT cut-off. For admission, the cut off is released on the official website of the university. UPES cut-off varies for each programme and as per the categories of candidates.

UPES Placements 2023

UPES Dehradun placements 2023 are ongoing now. The Enhanced Development Growth and Enrichment (EDGE) programme at the university assists students in choosing the right career path and also helps them in training. EDGE provides aptitude and comprehensive training to students and prepares them for UPES placements. The university also invites its alumni to deliver guest lectures on career guidance at the campus. Along with placements, the university has an excellent summer internship record. Every year thousands of students are provided summer internships in renowned companies to learn professional skills. Below given are the highlights of UPES University placement 2023.

UPES Dehradun Placements 2023: School of Advanced Engineering

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 7,00,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 33,00,000 per annum


UPES Placement 2023: School of Computer Science

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 8,66,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 36,00,000 per annum

UPES University Placements 2023: School of Business (MBA)

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 8,12,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 27,83,000 per annum

UPES Placement Data 2023: School of Design

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 7,22,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 12,50,000 per annum

UPES Dehradun Placements 2023: School of Law

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 5,00,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 16,60,000 per annum

UPES Placement Record 2023: School of Health Sciences and Technology

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 4,00,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 7,00,000 per annum

UPES University Placements 2023: School of Modern Media

Particulars Statistics
Average CTC offered Rs 3,50,000 per annum
Highest CTC offered Rs 4,50,000 per annum

UPES Placement Highlights 2022

Particulars Statistics
Placement percentage 96.55%
Number of companies participated 760+
Number of offers made 4057
Number of students placed 2570+
Average package offered Rs 7,00,000 per annum
Median package offered Rs 6,00,000 per annum
Highest package offered Rs 50,00,000 per annum

UPES Top Recruiters

Adani Accenture Microsoft
Hyundai Amazon Capgemini
Wipro Genpact Infosys
Deloitte Healthians Royal Enfield

UPES Dehradun Hostel 2023

The university has limited accommodation facilities for students. UPES has individual boys and girls hostels located within the campus. The hostels are allotted to students on a first come first serve basis. UPES hostels have triple-sharing rooms for students. However, the university has limited double-sharing rooms for girls students. Below given is the UPES hostel fee structure for the academic year 2023-24.

UPES Hostel Fees 2023

Campus Hostel Type Room Type Annual Fee
Bidholi Campus Boys Triple sharing Rs 1,65,000
Girls Attached washroom Rs 2,10,000
Girls AC and Attached washroom Rs 2,20,000
Kandoli Campus Boys Triple sharing Rs 1,65,000
Girls Attached washroom Rs 1,80,000
Girls AC and Attached washroom Rs 1,90,000

UPES Address and Location

The university is located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. UPES address is ENERGY ACRES, UPES, BIDHOLI, via Prem Nagar, Uttarakhand 248007. The campus is well connected with roads. For transportation, the university has buses for students. Candidates going for the first time to the campus can search the UPES Dehradun location on google maps. In case of any confusion, they can dial the UPES contact number, +91 0135 2770137 and +919997799474,