UPES Admission 2019 – With the release of the application forms, the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has stated the admission process for the academic session 2019-20. To apply for UPES Admission 2019 in courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, BBA, MBA, LLB, LLM, BDes, MDes, BCA, BCom, BSc, BA, MA etc the candidates have to fill the application form online at upes.ac.in. In addition to that, the candidates have to qualify the entrance exam of the University that goes by the name UPESEAT, ULSAT, UPESMAT, UPES DAT, UPESEEE. Also, UPES intakes admission based on national level entrance exam scores, interviews and direct admission based on qualifying exam marks. UPES is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) situated in the state of Uttarakhand. To know more about the university and its admission process, facilities, fee structure, courses, placements keep reading below.

Latest: UPES Admission 2019 is open. To apply for various UG and PG courses – Click Here!

UPES Admission 2019

Via the 4 available modes of admission in UPES – via entrance exam of the university, via direct admission, via interviews or on the basis of the marks in the national level entrance exam, candidates can take admission in any one of the programmes of their choice. Check the dates of the entrance exam and last dates to apply for UPES 2019 Admission in the table below:

Course Last Date to Apply Entrance Exam
B.Tech 08 May 2019 UPESEAT
13 – 19 May 2019
LLB 25 April 2019 ULSAT
13 – 19 May 2019
MBA 25 Mar 2019 UPES MET
29 – 31 Mar 2019
B.Des 03 Apr 2019 25 Apr 2019 UPES DAT
11 – 14 Apr 2019 28 – 30 Apr 2019
M.A. Energy Economics To be announced UPESEEE followed by personal interview
M.Tech Interview
M.Des 25 Apr 2019 UPES DAT followed by Skype interview
28 – 30 Apr 2019
B.Plan Counselling and Interview
BA Counselling and Interview
BBA GD and interview
BCA GD and interview
LLM ULSAT

UPES Admission 2019 Courses Offered

All the 51 courses that are offered at the university are grouped under departments that are called schools. Here is the list of 6 schools that offer various UG and PG courses:

1. School of Engineering (SoE)

UG Courses Offered:

  1. B.Tech Aerospace Engineering
  2. B.Tech Aerospace Engineering with specialization In Avionics Engineering
  3. B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Gas
  4. B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Upstream
  5. B.Tech Automotive Design Engineering
  6. B.Tech Chemical Engineering with Specialization in Refining & Petrochemicals
  7. B.Tech Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development
  8. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance in academic collaboration with IBM
  9. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Big Data in academic collaboration with Xebia
  10. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Business Analytics and Optimization in academic collaboration with IBM
  11. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology in academic collaboration with IBM
  12. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics in academic collaboration with IBM
  13. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Dev Ops in academic collaboration with Xebia
  14. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in E-Commerce, Retail & Automation in association with IBM
  15. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Graphics and Gaming in academic collaboration with IBM
  16. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities in academic collaboration with IBM
  17. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in IT Infrastructure in academic collaboration with IBM
  18. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Mainframe Technology in academic collaboration with IBM
  19. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in AI and Machine Learning in academic collaboration with IBM
  20. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Mobile Application and Development in academic collaboration with IBM
  21. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Oil & Gas Informatics in academic collaboration with IBM
  22. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Open Source & Open Standards in academic collaboration with IBM
  23. B.Tech Electrical Engineering
  24. B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering
  25. B.Tech Fire & Safety Engineering
  26. B.Tech Geo Informatics Engineering
  27. B.Tech Geo Science Engineering
  28. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
  29. B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering

M.Tech Courses Offered:

  1. M.Tech Aerospace Engineering With Specialization In Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  2. M.Tech Automation and Robotics Engineering
  3. M.Tech Chemical Engineering with specialization in Process Design Engineering
  4. M.Tech Computational Fluid Dynamics
  5. M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering
  6. M.Tech Embedded Systems with Specialization In Wearable Technology
  7. M.Tech Energy Systems
  8. M.Tech Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering
  9. M.Tech Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering with specialization in Disaster Management
  10. M.Tech Petroleum Engineering
  11. M.Tech Pipeline Engineering
  12. M.Tech Renewable Energy Engineering
  13. M.Tech Robotics Engineering
  14. M.Tech Rotating Equipment
  15. M.Tech Structural Engineering

2. School of Business (SoB):

UG Courses offered:

  1. BA (Hons.) Economics (with specialization in Energy Economics)
  2. BA Public Policy & Administration with embedded Civil Services Coaching and Test Preparation
  3. BBA Accounting and Information Systems
  4. BBA Auto Marketing
  5. BBA Power Management
  6. BBA Aviation Operations
  7. BBA Digital Marketing
  8. BBA E-Business
  9. BBA Financial Analysis & Services
  10. BBA Foreign Trade
  11. BBA General Management with specialization in Human Resources Management/Marketing Management/ Operations Management
  12. BBA Logistics Management
  13. BBA Media Management
  14. BBA Oil & Gas Marketing

PG Courses Offered:

  1. MA Economics (Specialization in Energy Economics)
  2. MBA Aviation Management
  3. MBA Business Analytics in academic collaboration with IBM
  4. MBA Energy Trading
  5. MBA International Business
  6. MBA Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  7. MBA Oil & Gas Management
  8. MBA Port & Shipping Management
  9. MBA Power Management
  10. MBA Real Estate Infrastructure & Smart Cities
  11. MBA General Management with specialization in Human Resources / Marketing / Financial & Accounting / Operations Management

3. School of Law (SoL)

UG Courses Offered:

  1. B.A., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in Energy Laws
  2. B.A., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in Criminal Law/ Labor Law/ Constitution Law
  3. B.Com., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in Taxation Law
  4. B.Sc LLB (Hons) with Specialization in IPR/Medical Law/Health Law/Food Law/Forensic Law
  5. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering LLB (Hons.) with Specialization in Cyber Laws/IPR
  6. B.Sc LLB (Hons) with specialization in IPR/Medical Law/Health Law/Food Law/Forensic Law
  7. BBA., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in Corporate Laws
  8. BBA., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in International Trade & Investment/ Banking,Finance & Insurance/ Media & Entertainment Law

PG Courses Offered:

  1. LLM with Specialization in Energy Law/Business Law/International Economic Law/Law & Technology

4. School of Design (SoD)

UG Courses Offered:

  1. Industrial & Product Design
  2. Transportation & Mobility Design
  3. Graphics Design
  4. Animation & VFX
  5. Interaction Design
  6. Gaming Design
  7. Interior & Retail Space Design

PG Courses Offered:

  1. Industrial Design
  2. Transportation Design
  3. Interaction Design

5. School of Computer Science (SoCS)

UG Courses Offered:

  1. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology
  2. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Open Source & Open Standards
  3. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Mainframe Technology
  4. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Oil & Gas Informatics
  5. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In E-Commerce
  6. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In IT Infrastructure
  7. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Business Analytics & Optimization
  8. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Banking , Financial Services & Insurance
  9. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Cyber Security & Forensics
  10. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization In Graphics & Gaming
  11. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities
  12. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Mobile Application Development
  13. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in AI & Machine Learning
  14. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in DevOps in Academic Collaboration with Xebia
  15. B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Big Data in Academic Collaboration with Xebia
  16. BCA with integrated training to earn industry certifications

6. School Of Health Sciences

  1. B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
  2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharma)
  3. Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharma)
  4. BBA Hospital & Healthcare Management

UPES 2019 Admission Criteria

It has been discussed earlier that there are 4 modes to apply for UPES admission: Direct, on the basis of national level entrance exam score, on the basis of performance in personal interviews, and on the basis of the University’s own entrance exam. Check what course follow what admission criteria below:

Admission based on Entrance exam of the University: Now the courses that requires the candidates to appear in the university’s own entrance exam such as ULSAT, UPESEAT, UPES MET, UPES MEET, UPESEEE, UPES – DAT are:

  • LLB, LLM
  • B.Tech, M.Tech
  • MBA
  • MA Economics
  • B.Des, M.Des

Direct admission based on qualifying exam scores: Also there are courses where the admission is based on the qualifying exam scores. Of the candidates is eligible for direct admission they don’t have to appear in the UPES entrance exams. Such courses are:

  • B.Tech
  • LLB
  • LLM

Based on the marks of national level entrance exam: UPES also intakes admission based on the marks of appropriate national level entrance exam like CEED, JEE Main, LSAT, CLAT etc. The candidates who have the marks needed in the entrance exam are not required to appear in the University’s entrance exam. Check the details of such courses herein:

  • B.Tech – JEE Main scores
  • MBA – MAT / XAT / CMAT / NMAT / GMAT
  • M.Des – CEED
  • B.Des – UCEED / JEE Main
  • LLM – CLAT
  • LLB – CLAT / LSAT

Based on Personal Interview and portfolio: There are certain courses where the candidates have to present portfolio and appear in the personal interview rounds after the selection based on the entrance exam. Check the list of such courses below:

  • BBA – Group Discussion and Interview
  • MBA – Entrance Exam + Group Discussion & Interview
  • MA Economics – UPESEEE + Personal Interview
  • M.Des – National level entrance exam + Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio
  • B.Des – National level entrance exam + Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio
  • LLB – Entrance Exam + Group Discussion & Interview

UPES Admission

UPES Admission 2019 Entrance Exam

UPES conducts entrance exams for admission in MBA, M.Des, M.Tech, B.Tech, B.Des, LLB and LLM courses. Here are the entrance exams that UPES conducts:

  • ULSAT – This entrance exam is held for admission in Law programmes.
  • UPESEAT – For B.Tech engineering courses
  • UPES MET – For MBA courses
  • UPESEEE – For MA courses
  • UPES-DAT – For design courses.

UPES Engineering (B.Tech and M.Tech) Admission 2019

The engineering course of UPES is under the School of Engineering (SoE). To take admission in the engineering courses the candidates have to have minimum eligibility. Check the eligibility below:

  • B.Tech admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. Minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level(12th)

If a candidate wishes to claim direct admission then the eligibility is:

  1. Minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. Minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level(12th)

Mode of admission: UPESEAT or JEE Main 2019

  • M.Tech admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. B.Tech / BE in the respective branch the candidates are applying for with minimum 60% marks.

Mode of admission: Screening of application forms and interview

UPES Management (MBA and BBA) Admission 2019

The management courses at UPES comes under the School Of Business (SOB). To take admission in the SOB the candidates have to have the following minimum requirements:

  • BBA admission eligibility:
  1. Science / Commerce stream in 10+2.
  2. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th).

Mode of admission: Group Discussion & Interview

MBA admission eligibility:

  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th).
  2. Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.

Mode of admission: UPES MET / National Level Test (MAT / XAT / CMAT / NMAT / GMAT) + Group Discussion & Interview

UPES Law (LLB and LLM) Admissions 2019

The LLB and LLM course fall under the School of Law (SoL). The candidates can check below the minimum eligibility needed to take admission in the Law courses offered at SoL.

  • LLB admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum 50% Marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)

Mode of admission: ULSAT / Board Merit / CLAT Merit or LSAT India Merit followed by Group Discussion & Interview

  • LLM admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum of 50% Marks at Higher & Secondary Level (10th & 12th)
  2. An LLB Degree

Mode of admission: ULSAT / CLAT

UPES Design (B.Des and M.Des) Admission 2019

The School Of Design (SoD) houses the UG and PG courses in design. To take admission in one of the design courses the candidates have to have the following eligibility:

  • B.Des admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. Candidates claiming to take direct admission in the basis of board merit must have 65% marks in class 10 and 12 (Any Stream).

Mode of admission: UPES-DAT / Board Merit / UCEED followed by Presentation of Portfolio and Interview.

  • M.Des admission eligibility:
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th)
  2. B.Des/ B. Tech / BE in any discipline / B. Arch / BFA 4 years with minimum 50% marks

Mode of admission: UPES-DAT / CEED followed by Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio.

Admission Procedure For International Students

Any applicant holding a passport of any country other than India, including applicants of Indian origin who are not Indian nationals/passport holders, are defined as International Students.

Non-Resident Indians

Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s) or dependents of Non-Resident Indians who have studied and passed qualifying examinations from schools or colleges outside India are defined as International Students and entitled to enrol under this category.

Dependents of NRI’s studying in India are not defined as NRI/International students.

Eligibility Criteria for International students

Students must fulfil 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 school certificate (with a minimum percentage of marks as prescribed) and taken requisite courses necessary to meet the eligibility criteria for the Program of admission.

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.

It is recommended that students have the following:

  • School of Business: MBA programs: GMAT score of 600.
  • School of Engineering: Undergraduate programs: SAT score of 1500/Postgraduate programs: GRE Score of 1700 (cumulative).

Students from non-English speaking countries should satisfy UPES that they have adequate proficiency in English in order 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 of time (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 and Visa for the duration of the study.

Click here to check the detailed Admission procedure for International Students.

Other Courses Offered By UPES

UG Courses

  1. B.Sc. (H) Chemistry
  2. B.Sc. (H) Mathematics
  3. B.Sc. (H) Physics
  4. BA Public Policy and Administration
  5. BA Energy Economics
  6. B. Com (Hons)
  7. B. Com (Hons) Banking and Insurance
  8. B. Com (Hons) Taxation
  9. B.Sc Food, Nutrition & Dietetics
  10. BBA Hospital & Healthcare Management
  11. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)

PG Courses

  • M. Sc Chemistry
  • M. Sc Mathematics
  • M. Sc Physics

Diploma Courses

Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma)

About UPES University

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. It is Asia’s first core sector university and is the first Indian institution to offer 79 graduate and postgraduate programs across 14 core sectors like oil and gas, power, infrastructure, information technology, transportation, electronics, high technology, design, business, planning and architecture, public policy and legal studies.

Awards and Recognition 

  • The University was awarded the Best Academic-Industry Interface’ by DNA (a leading Indian media house) in 2018
  • UPES was awarded the Best Industry-Academia Interface’ at the 12th World Education Summit by Digital Learning & Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd in 201
  • Awarded the Best University for Placements and Employability’ by Times Now- National Education Excellence Award 2018

UPES 2019 Placements

Every year almost 500 students get offers from the top-notch companies like-Accenture, IBM, Dell R&D, Nestle, L&T Infotech, Maruti, Philips Carbon Black, Reliance Industries, Tata Technologies, GATI KWE etc. The University aims at offering good placement opportunities to the deserving candidates. Some of the companies that recruit from UPES Universities are:

  • Airbus
  • Mahindra Aerospace
  • EY
  • FedEx
  • Hindustan Coca Cola
  • Nestlé
  • HDFC Bank
  • Deloitte
  • Indigo
  • Reliance

These are just a few names, many other big recruiters visit UPES to recruit fresh talents.

UPES 2019 Scholarships

The eligible and deserving candidates are offered many scholarships plans after admission. The toppers who take admission at UPES are eligible to claim the following scholarships:

B.Tech Scholarship: This scholarship scheme is purely on the basis of academic merit cum means

Scholarships for top rankers in the UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT): 6 Scholarships of Rs.50,000 each for students securing top ranks in the UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT). 3 out of these 6 scholarships are reserved for girl students.

Other scholarships offered are:

  • BBA Scholarship:
  • LLB Scholarship
  • MBA Scholarship
  • M.Tech. Scholarship
  • M.Des Scholarship
  • B.Des Scholarships

UPES 2019 Contact Details

P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar,
Dehradun-248007
Tel: +91-0135-2770137/2776053/2776054
+91-0135-2776091 , +91-9997799474


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