UPES, University of Petroleum And Energy Studies was established in the year 2003 in Dehradun by the Laureate Education India. The institute is highly reputed and was recently bought by Global University Systems (GUS) which is an international network of higher education institutions with its presence in Europe, UK, Canada, and South Asia, known to provide high standards of student experience and training across various fields.
The University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies is ranked No.1 Private Institute in Uttarakhand by Outlook-ICARE 2019 and ranked 56th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of MHRD in the Management Category. UPES offers degree and doctoral programs in the core sector of Petroleum and Energy.
The institute places importance on modern and relevant education and thus, has collaborated with various international organizations to provide a holistic and diversified experience to all its students.
In this current scenario, where Globalization is at its peak, and the competition amongst students is steadily rising, it’s necessary for the students to stand out. This is where the International Collaborations at UPES help students learn about different work ethics, cultures, ideas, beliefs and values especially in Engineering Studies.
A professional degree such as that of Engineering, where cut-throat competition is ever-present requires students to stand out and get an edge over other students. The UPES School of Engineering provides the exact opportunity to the students and readies them to solve the challenges in a novel manner.
Aside from the extensively curated specializations, the institute also provides world-class placement opportunities. The School of Engineering comprises of six different departments, each of which harbors expertise under distinct disciplines of Engineering such as-
- Aerospace Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil & Health Safety Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering and Earth Sciences
UPES has academic collaborations with AWS, IBM, Tableau, and Alibaba.com, due to which the students acquire a unique skillset which further enhances and broadens their vision. The institute has successfully organized various International Visits, Exchange Programs, Certification Courses, Internships, and International Workshops & Seminars which have greatly benefitted the students.
UPES students may choose to study overseas for a period of 4 weeks at one of its many partner institutions, such as- London Academy of Training, London College of Creative Media, London College of Contemporary Arts, London School of Business and Finance, Berlin School of Business and Innovation, Concordia University Chicago, Toronto School of Management, Webster University, University of Applied Sciences Europe, Florida Poly, IBAT College Dublin, ST. Patrick’s, The University of Law, GISMA Business School, Academy A of Creative Design Place and University Canada West.
Apart from the above-mentioned academic collaborations, the institute also has educational tie-ups with the following global industry leaders-
- L&T Infotech
Moreover, UPES graduate students will get a 50% waiver on PG programs tuition fees in over 22 partner institutions in London, Berlin, Canada, Singapore, and Dublin.
Aside from academics, UPES Engineering students have an upper hand with regards to their career goals too. It is regarded as “The First Indian University to be awarded- QS Five Stars (Global Rating for Employability)”
The institute has maintained a spotless placement record which can be observed from the table given below-
|Highest Package||INR. 23 LPA|
|Average Package||INR. 4.35 LPA|
|Maximum Recruitment (Sector-wise)||IT & Software|
With such a strong industrial backing, the institute puts a lot of emphasis on placements, it provides support by assuring placements to all its undergraduate students. In case, if they don’t get placed, students have the option to pursue a post-graduate program with 100% tuition fee waiver, at any of their global academic partner institutions.
UPES students have been recruited by numerous tech-giants such as- Accenture, AIS, Xebia, Exxon Mobil, Hilti, Honeywell, Dell R&D, Nestle, L&T Infotech, Maruti, Reliance Industries, Tata Technologies, Tetra Pak, Jubliant, Ambuja Xements, Prism Cements, Bechtel to name a few.
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With such a high level of global exposure, the students possess an edge over others since they have a better understanding of the economic, social, political, cultural & environmental influences which further broaden their perspective.
In order to understand the worldly dynamics its important for the students to have a proper grasp over some of the essential elements that will necessitate their leadership development, digital transformation, and creative and analytical thinking. UPES facilitates just that by providing the perfect platform to its students.