University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun was also known as Petroleum University, Dehradun is the first university in India which provides UG, PG and Doctoral Programs in the core sector of petroleum and Energy. UPES established by endeavor of Hydrocarbons Education and Research Society. UPES collaborated with Laureate International Universities network and it also received the World Oil award.
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Type of University
University Grants Commission (UGC)
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007
How to Reach UPES
18.9 Kms from Dehradun Railway Station, Lakkhi Bagh, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Being the first university offering courses in the field of petroleum and energy, it also has programs pertaining to other relevant fields Viz. Engineering, Management, Public Policy, and Design. The Petroleum University offers courses in Business Administration, law, and Design, while engineering and Architecture and Planning being university’s prime offering.
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UPES Dehradun also has a distance learning center which is well known as a UPES Centre for Continuing Education. It offers distance learning courses in Management
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) is an entrance exam conducted by the Petroleum University for Admission to the B.Tech. program. Any candidate who has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subject are eligible to apply for the entrance. Admission to 85% seats in the B.Tech program at UPES Dehradun is made on the basis of this test, the rest of the seats are filled with candidates who have qualified JEE Main Exam.
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test is an entrance exam conducted for design courses like B.Des, M.Des., and B.F.A.
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ULSAT is a qualifying entrance exam for admission to Law courses i.e. B.A. LL.B., B.Com. LL.B., BBA. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B. (5 years integrated course) offered by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES).
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UPES, Dehradun has a placement record of 91% as per the university’s website. The petroleum university holds placement weeks for every department at different times of the year. The placements weeks are generally conducted in last quarter of the calendar year i.e. October, November, and December. In 2017, around 500 students have been placed in top organizations like L&T Infotech, IBM, Nestle, Reliance Industries etc.
The following graph depicts last three years placement trend:
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