University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun Overview
Established in 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand, UPES is a UGC recognised and NAAC accredited University. UPES offers specialised B.Tech, BBA, B.A, B.Des, LL.B courses at undergraduate level and M.Tech, MBA, M.A, LLM programs at a post-graduate degree.
UPES campus in Dehradun, which is amongst the most beautiful universities in India, sprawls over 44 acres with world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia enabled classrooms, modern research labs, playing fields, food courts, hostels and other facilities for all curricular and extra-curricular activities of students. UPES faculty comprises of over 500 national and international faculty members.
At UPES the employability of graduates very seriously, and it shows in placement figures. In 2017 UPES placed 91% of graduates who were eligible and opted for placements.QS- Qacquarelli Symonds, which is a reputed global ranking system, has awarded five stars to UPES for internships and campus infrastructure and four stars for teaching.
UPES has MoUs and associations with leading organisations like IBM, L&T, Xebia, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Philips Carbon Black and many more.
UPES has expanded its reach across the globe by entering into international academic collaborations with 40 partners in 18 countries. These collaborations are in the form of joint seminars, faculty exchange programs, joint research, review of PhD theses and mutual exchange of scientific publications.