About UPES

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a UGC-recognised university, renowned for its industry-aligned curriculum and leading-edge specialisations. Established in 2003 with the commitment to become a ‘University with a Purpose’, UPES is driven by its core philosophy of delivering outstanding student outcomes. In recognition of its efforts to deliver high-quality education, globally-acclaimed QS Rating awarded UPES with 5 Stars for Employability, Academic Development, Campus Facilities, and 4-Stars for Overall Teaching, placing the university on a par with the world’s leading academic institutions. Over the years, UPES has maintained a track record of 90%+ placements, making its graduates the preferred choice for recruiters, a testimony of which is the highest pay package for the year 2020 that stands at ₹ 45 lakh p.a.

  • QS I Gauge E-Lead

    Perfect score of 150/150 as a testament to exceptional E-Learning methods

  • QS 5 Stars Rating

    For Academic Development, Employability, Facilities and Program strength

  • Safe Campus

    Certified for safety and hygiene by Bureau Veritas

About Dehradun

The plethora of choices in terms of the sheer number colleges and universities in Dehradun have transformed it into a leading education hub of the country.
The topography of Dehradun makes it a perfect place for learning. With the majestic Himalayas in the backdrop, breath-taking sunsets, pleasant breeze and a tranquil environment, Dehradun is located 2200 feet above sea level and has a moderate temperature throughout the year.

The UPES campus at Bhidoli has an Air Quality Index of less than 50 which is great for those looking for a pollution-free atmosphere.

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Schools @ UPES

  • School of Engineering

    • B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)
    • M.Tech (Renewable Energy )
    • B.Tech. (Applied Petroleum with spe...
  • School of Computer Science

    • B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering
    • B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons.)
    • B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons.)
  • School of Design

    • B.Des (Transportation and Mobility
    • B.Des (Industrial and Product)
    • B.Des (Fashion Design) (Ongoing)
  • School of Business

    • BBA (Digital Marketing) (Ongoing)
    • BBA (Financial Analysis and
    • MBA (Business Analytics)
  • School of Law

    • BBA LL.B (Hons.) with
    • B. Com. LL.B (Hons.) with specializ...
    • LL.M. with specialization in
  • School of Health Science

    • BBA (Digital Marketing) (Ongoing)
    • BBA (Financial Analysis and
    • MBA (Business Analytics)
  • School of Modern Media

    • BA Journalism and Mass
    • BA Digital and Mass Media
    • B.Des (Fashion Design) (Ongoing)
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Admissions Process

Complete the Online Application

To complete the UPES online application, click on the Link: https://admission.upes.ac.in/apply

Pay your Application Fee

When you submit your online application, you will be assessed a USD50 non-refundable application processing fee through the Credit/Debit Card payment gateway.

Alternatively, you may make a bank transfer:

Beneficiary’s Name University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Bank Name Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
Bank Account 7713353027
SWIFT Code KKBKINBB
Branch IFSC Code KKBK0004605
MICR Code 110485102
Branch Name Ground Floor, Narain Manzil, New Delhi - 110001

Please email the scanned copy of the receipt given to you by the bank to the E-mail ID international.admissions@upes.ac.in (mention your name, course, contact number) and send the below listed documents if available at the time of application:

  1. Secondary school mark sheets/transcripts (e.g. Class 10/ SSC mark sheet / “O” Level / or equivalent)
  2. Senior secondary school mark sheets/transcripts (e.g. Class 12/ “A” Level certificate/ or equivalent
  3. Scanned copy of passport For those applying for post graduate course:
  4. Secondary & senior secondary school transcripts and mark sheets as detailed above
  5. Undergraduate mark sheets/transcripts (Bachelor degree/graduation or equivalent)
  6. Scanned copy of Passport.

Issuance of Offer Letter/Visa Letter

On successful submission of application, the University shall assess the student’s documents for eligibility for the course for which they have applied. If approved, an offer of admission letter/visa letter will be issued to the applicant.

Computing Device

It is mandatory for each incoming student to be equipped with a laptop conforming to the minimum specifications of UPES. Details available on the UPES website www.upes.ac.in

Visas And Registration

Visas

  • International students who wish to study in India must obtain a Student Visa before travelling to India.
  • Please make enquiries at the Indian Consulate/Embassy /High Commission in your country /country of application to ascertain the correct procedure and time necessary to obtain a visa valid for the term of study of your program at UPES.

Registration

All international students are required by law to register with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO)/ local police authorities as per regulation of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. At present, this must be within 14 days of arrival in India but please check this information with the Consulate/Embassy/High Commission in your company before departure as these rules are subject to change.

Students must comply with visa rules and registration requirements and keep abreast of any changes

Accordingly, students are responsible for ensuring that their visas are valid throughout the period of study at UPES and for maintaining their registration with the FRRO/local police.

Students can request assistance from UPES for preliminary registration formalities in Dehradun.

Qualification:

  • Students must fulfill minimum eligibility requirements as laid down for their chosen program at UPES.
  • UPES must be satisfied that candidates applying for admission to undergraduate programs must have obtained higher secondary / ‘A’ Level/ Class 12 certificate (with a minimum percentage of marks as prescribed) and taken requisite courses necessary to meet the eligibility criteria for admission to the program of choice.
  • For admission to a postgraduate program at UPES, the equivalence for the undergraduate degree earned by the candidate in his/her country shall be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). In certain cases, students may be requested to obtain the necessary certification from AIU in this regard.

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant holding a passport of any country other than India is defined as an International student.
However, student holding Indian passport but having qualified higher Secondary examination/UG degree or equivalent from foreign country would have the option to apply as international student.

Students from SAARC countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and non-resident Indians (NRI as defined above) of these countries will pay fees in line with domestic students. However, they are classified as international students and gain admittance through the international pathway.

  1. Students must fulfil minimum eligibility requirements as laid down for their chosen program at UPES.
  2. UPES must be satisfied that candidates applying for admission to undergraduate programs must have obtained higher secondary school certificate (with minimum percentage of marks as prescribed) and taken requisite courses necessary to meet the eligibility criteria for the program of admission.
  3. For admission to postgraduate program at UPES, the equivalence for the undergraduate degree earned by the candidate in his/her country shall be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). In certain cases, students may be requested to obtain the necessary certification from (AIU).
  4. It is recommended that students have the following:
    • School of Business: MBA programs: GMAT score of 600
    • School of Engineering
    • School of Computer science Undergraduate programs: Valid SAT score Postgraduate programs: GRE Score of 1700 (cumulative).
    • Students from non -English speaking countries should satisfy UPES that they have adequate proficiency in English to be able to undertake the program of their choice. If required, an undertaking from such students shall be taken to undergo the English language training for a specific period (depending on the proficiency to be assessed by UPES on arrival) before starting the actual program of admission. Qualifying TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent may not be mandatory but strongly advised.
    • Students must possess a valid passport for the duration of study.

Fee Structure

For NON SAARC/NRI/PIO/OCI 

Program Fee Structure (in USD per Annum):

Years Name of Course One time Fees
(1st year)
1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year 5th year 6th year Total Fees
4 B Tech (Stream-I)* 1000 7125 7125 7125 7125     29500
4 B Tech (Stream-II) Non-CS 1000 6338 6338 6338 6338     26352
4 B.Tech Renewable & Sustainable Energy Engineering 1000 6338 6338 6338 6338     26352
4 B.Tech Advance materials & Nano Technology 1000 6338 6338 6338 6338     26352
4 B Tech Medical Devices 1000 7125 7125 7125 7125     29500
2 M Tech Non-CS 1000 4700 4700         10400
2 M Tech (Pr Stream-HSE/HSE DM) 1000 4900 4900         10800
4 B Tech (Stream-II) CS 1000 7125 7125 7125 7125     29500
3 B.Computer Application (BCA) 1000 2250 2250 2250       7750
3 BCA Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 1000 2250 2250 2250       7750
2 Master of Computer Application 1000 2750 2750         6500
2 M Tech CS 1000 4700 4700         10400
2 M.Tech CSE by Research 1000 2125 2125         5250
3 B.Science (B.Sc) - PCM 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
3 B.Sc (Hons) Geology 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
2 M.SC - PCM 1000 2750 2750         6500
2 M.Sc Geo Science Informatics 1000 2750 2750         6500
2 M.Sc Petroleum Informatics 1000 2750 2750         6500
5 Integrated B.Sc. M.Sc. (PCM) 1000 2800 2800 2800 2800 2800   15000
  Integrated M.Sc. PhD                
3 BBA 1000 4967 4967 4967       15901
3 BBA Green Energy and Sustainability 1000 4967 4967 4967       15901
3 BA (Public Policy) 1000 4850 4850 4850       15550
3 BA Energy (Economics) 1000 3117 3117 3117       10351
3 BA (HONS.) ECONOMICS 1000 2217 2217 2217       7651
3 B.Com 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
3 B.Sc Actuarial Science 1000 2150 2150 2150       7450
2 MBA 1000 11650 11650         24300
2 MBA Agri Business 1000 10475 10475         21950
2 MA (Energy Economics) 1000 5975 5975         12950
2 MA ECONOMICS 1000 2925 2925         6850
4 B.Design/B.Des Fashion Design 1000 7338 7338 7338 7338     30352
4 B.Des Life Style and Accessory Design 1000 7338 7338 7338 7338     30352
5 B.Des + M.Des 1000 8410 8410 8410 8410 8410   43050
2 M.Design/M.Des Fashion Design 1000 9450 9450         19900
2 M.Des Graphic Design 1000 9450 9450         19900
6 B Tech CS + LLB 1000 5458 5458 5458 5458 5458 5458 33748
5 BA/BBA/B.com + LLB 1000 5750 5750 5750 5750 5750   29750
  BA Legal Studies                
3 BA LLB                
1 LLM 1000 3200           4200
4 Bachelor of Pharmacy 1000 3063 3063 3063 3063     13252
2 Diploma in Pharmacy 1000 1850 1850         4700
3 BBA Healthcare Management 1000 4967 4967 4967       15901
3 B.SC Food, Nutrition & Dietetics 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
3 B.Sc Clinical Research 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
3 B.Sc Microbiology 1000 2017 2017 2017       7051
4 B. Optometry 1000 3638 3638 3638 3638     15552
4.6 B. Physiotherapy 1000 3700 3700 3700 3700 1850   17650
3 B.Sc. Biochemistry 1000 2117 2117 2117       7351
4 B. Tech Food Technology 1000 6338 6338 6338 6338     26352
4 B.Tech Biotechnology 1000 6338 6338 6338 6338     26352
5 B.Pharm + MBA 1000 5480 5480 5480 5480 5480   28400
5 B.Tech Biotech + MBA 1000 8030 8030 8030 8030 8030   41150
5 B.Tech Food Tech + MBA 1000 8030 8030 8030 8030 8030   41150
2 M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics 1000 2875 2875         6750
2 M.Sc. Clinical Research 1000 2875 2875         6750
2 M.Sc. Microbiology 1000 2400 2400         5800
2 M.Sc. Pharmacology and Toxicology 1000 2400 2400         5800
2 M.Sc. Biochemistry 1000 2925 2925         6850
2 MBA Healthcare Management 1000 8475 8475         17950
4 B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 1000 2838 2838 2838 2838     12352
2 MSc. Agronomy 1000 3900 3900         8800
3 BA Journalism & Mass Communication 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
3 BA Digital & Mass Media 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
3 BA Advertising & Digital Marketing 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
3 BBA Events, PR & Corporate Communications 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
3 BA (Communication Research, Public Health and Communication) 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
3 BA Cinema Studies 1000 2884 2884 2884       9652
2 MA Journalism & Mass Communication 1000 4050 4050         9100
2 MA Digital & Mass Media 1000 4050 4050         9100
2 MA Advertising & Digital Marketing 1000 4050 4050         9100
2 MA Events, PR & Corporate Communications 1000 4050 4050         9100
2 MA Photography 1000 4050 4050         9100
2 MBA Media & Entertainment 1000 11650 11650         24300

For SAARC Countries, Please Click Here.

SAARC Countries constitute of - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Scholarships

UPES offers various scholarships to international students:

Merit Scholarship

  1. UPES offers up to 70% scholarship on tuition fee to international students which is further based on performance in their qualifying examinations. Students who wish to avail the MERIT scholarship must send their transcripts/ certificates to dsmith@upes.ac.in for assessment and calculation.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

  • UPES provides financial concession to students from low income families. Students, who wish to avail benefits under this category must send their applications to dsmith@upes.ac.in for consideration by the scholarship committee.

Pre-Arrival Guidelines

Students should make sure about the following points before leaving their home country

  • UPES is 155 miles drive from Delhi International Airport and you need to book your ticket to Delhi International Airport after obtaining a valid Student Visa from the Indian Embassy / High Commission/Consulate.
  • Make sure that you have taken all the required vaccinations like Yellow Fever, Typhoid Vaccine, Hepatitis Vaccine, etc. to avoid medical complications while you are in India.
  • Make sure you inform UPES International Relations Division requesting an airport pickup at least two weeks prior to arrival and provide the complete details of flight.
  • Make sure that you bring the Offer of Admission Letter issued by the University along with all the Certificates/Degrees and Transcripts (in original) and 15 passport size photographs.
  • You can carry all your money in form of Travellers Cheques which can be easily redeemed at the airport as well as a number of foreign exchange offices and banks or you can use International Debit / Credit Cards.
  • Temperature ranges between 30 to 45 degree Celsius during summers and 5 to 25 degree Celsius during winters. Here the winter season starts around November so the warm material (blankets, quilts, woolens, etc.) must be brought accordingly.
  • Whilst everything is available in India, however try to get all that you would require during the initial few days. All the essentials can be availed from the University tuck shops as well as markets situated in a range of about 5 km from the UPES Campus.
  • The electric standard in India works on 240 V. So, ensure that you have an adapter for your mobile or laptop if it operates on a different voltage in your country. Also the electric sockets are 2 or 3 pin so ensure that you carry a converter in case required.

Post-Arrival Guidelines

Students should make sure about the following points after arriving in India

  • After reaching Delhi International Airport, University will arrange Airport Pickup for Students who have shared their flight details with International Relations Division.
  • Student will report to the International Relations Division (IRD) along with all the required documents and interact with the reporting officer.
  • The documents will be checked and verified by IRD staff. Students will fill the registration form and submit the required documents after reading them carefully to get registered in the respective programs.
  • It is a mandatory for all International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan to get their Student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO Dehradun within 14 days of arrival in India. The University will guide and assist students with all the required processes.
  • Students have to report to the International Relations Division (IRD) for Medical Check-up and to collect their Medical Insurance Card.
  • Students who arrive to take admission later than the mandated time for this process may be denied admission.
  • It is the prime responsibility of the student to visit International Relations Department in time to complete the required documentations, so that no fine is levied against him/her.

Visa Extension

  1. Foreign students may approach the concerned FRROs/District Superintendent of Police (FROs) for extension of stay for a period of one year at a time up to the duration of the course or 5 years whichever is less for students pursuing full time and regular course.
  2. The FRROs / FROs cum Superintendent of Police can grant one year Visa extension to students and research scholar desirous to come to study on year to year basis for a period of up to five years subject to due sponsorship by the Institution and nothing adverse against the visa holder.
  3. The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of Visa Extension as per the immigration rules in India:
    • Visa Extension form for extended stay in India
    • 1 Recent passport size photograph
    • Bonafide certificate from College / University / Institute (In original)
    • Copy of passport / VISA / Registration Book
    • Copy of valid and notarized Lease/Rent agreement OR Copy of C-Form from the Hostel OR copy of recent electricity/telephone bill along with the letter from the landlord, towards proof of residence
    • Passport and Registration Book in original

Examination Instructions

Exclusive scholarship For All Girl Students

  • The student shall present the Admit Card for entry to the Examination Hall. Student failing to present the Admit Card shall not be allowed entry.
  • The student shall take the allotted seat 30 minutes before commencement of the Examination. The student shall display the Admit Card on the right hand side of the desk.
  • No student shall be allowed to enter the Examination Hall after 30 minutes from commencement of the examination.
  • No student shall be allowed to leave the Examination Hall during the first hour of the examination.
  • No communication of any kind shall be allowed during the examination.
  • Communication with the invigilator shall only be permitted.
  • Cellular phone, iPod, MP3 player, pager or any other device with text display or digital imaging facility and Programmable Calculators shall not be allowed.
  • Borrowing or lending of examination material (including calculators, pens, pencils, etc.) is prohibited.
  • The student must hand over the answer sheet(s) to the invigilator before leaving Examination Hall.
  • Cases of unfair means shall be dealt as per the provisions of University Ordinances.
  • Mistake in the OMR sheet shall be the sole responsibility of student and may lead to withholding/cancelation of the result.

Contact Details

  • Campus - Energy Acres

    P.O Bidholi Via. Prem Nagar, Dehradun - 248007

  • Campus - Knowledge Acres

    P.O Kandoli Via. Prem Nagar, Dehradun - 248007

  • Corporate Office

    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Upper Ground & First Floor, Greater Kailash-II, New Delhi- 110048

  • Contact Us

    For International Queries :
    International.Admissions@upes.ac.in

    Ms. Deborah Smith -
    +919871651172

    Mr. Nagendra Singh Sirola - +919313181919