UPES Dehradun: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ashmita Dutta Ashmita Dutta | Sep 25, 2023
Ashmita Dutta
Ashmita Dutta

Updated on - Sep 25, 2023

UPES was established in 2003 and is a UGC-recognised, multi-disciplinary university in Dehradun. It was the first Indian university with QS 5 stars for academic development. UPES offers UG & PG Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace, Mechatronics, Machine Design Engineering, Cloud Computing, Petroleum, Graphics, and Gaming courses. UPES Dehradun UG admissions are based on CUET UG 2023 exam.

UPES Latest Update

  • September 25, 2023: CAT 2023 exam will be conducted on November 26, 2023.

UPES Dehradun, with a superior track record of over 100% placements, offers global exposure with credit transfer opportunities to students to study abroad, student and faculty exchange, joint research, international internships, and more. The institute has over 12000 full-time students and 750+ faculty members. There have been about 3500+ recruiters on campus, and the highest package offered during the latest UPES Dehradun placement drive was INR 50 LPA. 

UPES Highlights 2023

Type of University Private
Year of Establishment 2003
Campus Area
44 Acres
No. of Faculty
No. of Students
International Association of Universities, DSIR, DNV, AIU, IACBE
Recognition UGC
Courses Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., Post Graduate Diploma, etc
Infrastructure Facilities
Multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern high-tech research labs, Medical Facilities, Student Facilitation centres, etc.

UPES Dehradun Admission 2023

UPES Dehradun admission 2023 is ongoing. It offers several undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, doctoral, and distance education courses in various specializations. These include BTech, MTech, BSc, MSc, and Ph.D. The candidates must perform well in the entrance exam and GD/ PI for admission to UPES Dehradun admission. Entrance Tests such as CUET/CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT/ XAT will be conducted online. The aspirants can apply online through the official website for their desired courses at UPES Dehradun.

UPES Eligibility Criteria

UPES Dehradun offers various courses in varied disciplines. The University decides strict eligibility criteria for every course and the candidates failing it may consider their applications invalid for admission into the institute. Below is a list of a few courses offered by UPES with their eligibility criteria.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate should have a minimum of 50% marks in a bachelor's degree and 10th and 12th examinations and merit in the university's entrance examination.
  • The candidate must have secured a valid test score of UPESMET or CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT/ XAT.

Read More: UPES MBA

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate should have passed the 10th board examination with 80% in aggregate and the 12th board examination with 80% in aggregate in PCM.
  • The candidate should have a valid test score for the UPESEAT exam.
  • The candidate must have scored more than 50% in JEE exam.

Read More: UPES B.Tech

LLB Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates must have scored 75% of their marks in their 10+2 examinations.
  • The candidates must score 60% or above in the LSAT entrance examination.
  • The candidates applying for LLB at this institute must be ranked up to or in the top 15000 in the CLAT entrance examination.

Read More: UPES LLB

UPES Admission Dates 2023

UPES admissions 2023 is now open. Candidates willing to take admissions can log in to the official page to complete the admissions process. UPES Dehradun accepts CUET/CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT/ XAT entrance examination scores. Candidates who have cleared any of these for the relevant courses will have priority based on admission marks. Check the table below to know the important dates regarding admissions.

Events  Dates 
CUET 2023 Application Open February 09, 2023
CUET 2023 Application Close March 12, 2023
CUET 2023 Exam May 21-May 31, 2023
 B.Tech Entrance (UPESEAT) April 28,  2023, to April 30,  2023
LLB Entrance (ULSAT) April 28, 2023, to April 30,  2023
BBA UG Entrance (UPESMET) April 28,  2023, to April 30,  2023
B.Pharma Entrance (UPESPAT) April 28,  2023, to April 30,  2023
Design (UPESDAT) April 8,  2023, to April 9,  2023

UPES Courses

UPES offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace, Mechatronics, Machine Design Engineering, Cloud Computing, Petroleum, Graphics, and Gaming streams. Some details about the courses are given below.

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 years Passed 10+2 +JEE Main/UPESEAT/SAT scores
BDes 4 years Passed 10+2+UPESDAT/NID DAT/UCEED
MTech 2 years Graduation+ GATE score
LLM 2 years Graduation +ULSAT/CLAT
MSc 2 years Post Graduation+ UPESPAT score
PhD 3 years Post Graduation+NET/GATE score

Read More: UPES Courses

Why Choose UPES Dehradun?

UPES Dehradun commits to providing students with multifaceted growth, reflected in its superior track record of 96.55% placements in the latest placement drive. Even during the lockdown, UPES provided overall development for students. In addition, students will get free access to 3900+ global courses from top institutes with Coursera. UPES Dehradun also provides 100% scholarship facilities to its students.

Given below are a few parameters that might help you choose UPES

1. Placements

Over 2570 students were placed during UPES placements in 2022, with the highest salary package being INR 50 LPA. The university recorded a placement percentage of 100%, around 3500+ recruiters on campus like L&T, Microsoft, HUL, Wipro, Capgemini, Amazon, Cognizant and several more companies participating in the UPES Dehradun placement drives.

2. Courses

  • UPES Dehradun emerged as an innovative institution offering industry-focused specialized undergraduate and postgraduate courses, some of which cater to high-growth areas like cloud computing, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering, machine design engineering, computer science, petroleum, graphics, and gaming.
  • UPES follows a new curriculum for teaching called ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence)
  • UPES Dehradun is an innovation-driven university with 60+ funded research projects, filed 120+ research patents, and published 22,000+ research articles.
  • UPES School of Modern Media offers courses in search engine & social media optimisation, advertising and digital marketing, entertainment, etc., relevant to today's tech-driven world. 

3. Campus

UPES Dehradun is located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun amongst serene and beautiful surroundings and is spread over 44 acres. UPES Dehradun infrastructure offers state-of-the-art facilities to students. It has all the relevant facilities and accommodation facilities for over 2000 students.

4. Achievements

  • According to the QS Asia University Rankings 2023, UPES Dehradun ranked 243rd in Asia.
  • It ranked first among the private universities and ninth overall according to the QS Asia University Rankings 2023.
  • UPES ranked in the 243rd position in Asia as per the QS Asia University Ranking in 2023.
  • UPES Dehradun ranked 65th among the universities across India according to the NIRF Rankings in 2022.

Also Read: UPES Dehradun Academic Advantages

UPES Placements

UPES recorded a fantastic placement rate of 100% in the latest placement drive, and 3500+ recruiters are a part of the campus. With more than 200 offers, UPES Dehradun Placements 2023 have been completed. The School of Computer Science and Health Sciences and Technology at UPES received 100% placements, and 690+ recruiters visited the UPES campus for recruitment. The institute offers lifetime placement assistance for its alumni. According to the School of Advanced Engineering placements, Schlumberger offered the highest package in 2023 as INR 33 LPA.

  • The offers made to the students were 2000+
  • The highest package offered was INR 50 LPA.
  • The average package offered was INR 5.12 LPA.

UPES Top Recruiters

The top recruiters during the latest placement drive are listed below.

IBM L&T Infosys
Xebia Bosch Nestle
NYK Group Novartis Panasonic

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UPES Infrastructure 

UPES campus spreads over 44 acres, is built on the Himalayas' foothills, and provides students with excellent fresh air. The campus offers a multimedia-centric classroom and high-tech research labs. UPES invested in Blackboard Collaborator, which helped in the smooth teaching transition during the lockdown. UPES campus offers students and professors amenities like an auditorium, canteen, hostel, laboratories, etc. The hostel facility is provided at the campus, accommodating 2000+ students. Given below are the facilities offered by UPES Dehradun 

  • Playing Fields
  • Food Courts
  • Library
  • Security
  • Wi-Fi
  • Medical Facility
  • Student Facilitation Centre
  • Computing Centre
  • Design Lab
  • Modelling Lab
  • Domain-Specific Labs
  • Ambulance

Read More: UPES Infrastructure

UPES Ranking

UPES has been securing the highest positions in various national and international institutions. Organizations acknowledge it for its excellent support of education and society. Given below are the UPES ranking and awards.

Body  Rank Year
School of Business (Management Cat) 39 2023

 School Of Engineering  & School Of Computer Science (Engineering Cat)

54 2023
University Category (overall) 52 2023
 QS Asia University Rankings  243 2023
NIRF(Overall) 97 2022
NIRF(B.Tech) 61 2022
NIRF(MBA) 41 2022
NIRF(Law) 21 2022
NIRF(Overall) 101 2021
Outlook-ICARE(top15 B-Schools) 01 2020

Also Read: UPES enters Hall of Fame

UPES Cutoff

UPES cutoff 2023 will be released soon. A minimum University of Petroleum and Energy Studies cutoff of 50 to 55 percentile may be required in the CAT entrance exam for the MBA program for 2023 admissions for the general category students. This year the  cutoffs will also be released for the CUET UG 2023 exam.

UPES Cutoff 2023(Expected)

MBA Specializations Cutoff Percentile
International Business 50-55
Logistics & Supply Chain Management 50-55
Media and Entertainment 50-55
Oil and Gas Management 50-55
Operations Management 50-55
Power Management 50-55

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UPES Scholarships

UPES Dehradun provides 50% of its academic seats for female students to promote girls' education at the graduate and postgraduate levels and provides up to 100% scholarships to students based on entrance exams. Scholarships are also available to students based on state and central government merit. Other scholarships are based on research requirements and financial conditions. Recently around 4400+ scholarships have been offered to girl students. Scholarships provided by UPES are listed below.

Scholarship Description
Academic Scholarships These scholarships are provided to meritorious students
Scholarships for Bonafide Uttarakhand Students These scholarships are provided to support the students of the host state
Sports Scholarships These scholarships are provided to students achieving great results in the sports field and to further strengthen the culture of sports and fitness

Read More: UPES Scholarships

UPES Faculty

UPES Dehradun offers the best team of faculties for candidates. There are over 100 teachers as a part of the team. There are around 25 faculty members, with about 1% of them as researchers, according to the Stanford List. The faculties are highly educated and work hard to keep up the quality of teaching. They also introduce different topics and ideas from the syllabus to help the candidates keep themselves updated about their field. The faculties update the students about their research projects and try to involve them. 

UPES Result

UPES Dehradun declares the UPES results for its UG, PG, and other courses on its official website. Students can check their UPES Dehradun results using their application number and date of birth. Candidates need a minimum total score of 40% in their internal and external assessments to be eligible for promotion to the next semester. 

Read More: UPES Dehradun Result

UPES Departments

UPES Dehradun has various departments for engineering, science, law, etc. In addition, students can study M.Tech, MA, BA, M.Sc, B.Des, M.Des, etc., in different departments. The departments are specially designed to offer value education in the relevant field. Given below are some of the departments provided by UPES Dehradun.

Engineering Computer Science
Law Design
Business Health Sciences and Technology
Modern Media Liberal Studies

UPES Dehradun Notable Alumni

UPES has started a unique initiative called UCONNECT, which will help alumni pursue higher education, counselling support, upskilling & reskilling with Coursera, and 5-year placement assistance. UPES Alumni can log in, create profiles, and share their experiences and achievements with other alumni. Some of the notable UPES alumni are

Notable Alumni


Shikhar Kansal

Founder, Inception Global Trade Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Klaus Larsen

Director, Portfolio & BD&L


Founder of Naari organization

UPES Dehradun Collaborations

UPES has various industry collaborations for mutual benefits like the international credit transfer program, academic collaborations, student exchange programs, etc. UPES has collaborated with various industries to provide industry exposure to students. The collaborations and partnerships of UPES Dehradun are listed below.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
USA University of California, UC Riverside
Australia The University of Queensland, Adelaide University
Malaysia Taylor's University
Canada University of Calgary
United Kingdom University of Essex

National Collaborations

  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Infosys
  • CIMA
  • Xebia
  • Pixel Galaxy
  • Surana & Surana
  • HP
  • Desmania
  • Hub Hopper

UPES Highlights

Institution Type Private
Total Faculty 561
Year of Establishment 2003
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 14541
Campus Area 44 Acres
Accredited by NAAC-A, NIRF
Recognised by AIU UGC +1

UPES Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#52 in 2023 University
#54 in 2023 Engineering
#39 in 2023 MBA
#31 in 2022 BBA
#24 in 2022 Law
#48 in 2021 University

UPES Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BTech ₹10,45,080 4 Years
MBA ₹13,24,681 2 Years
B.Des ₹20,35,400 4 Years
LLB ₹9,06,000 3 Years
BSc ₹7,19,720 3 Years
M.Des ₹9,40,000 2 Years
MTech ₹4,39,480 2 Years
BCA ₹3,86,400 3 Years
B Pharmacy ₹5,41,600 4 Years
BBA ₹9,89,000 3 Years

UPES Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by UPES

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Offline On Campus

₹ 20,35,400 (4 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 9,06,000 (3 Years)

M.Des [Master of Design]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CEED

₹ 9,40,000 (2 Years)

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,39,480 (2 Years)

BCA [Bachelor of Computer Application]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: UPESEAT

₹ 3,86,400 (3 Years)

B.Pharmacy [Bachelor of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: UPESPAT

₹ 5,41,600 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: UPESPAT

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 9,46,468 (3 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus


Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CLAT

₹ 11,58,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: CLAT

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,58,400 (2 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,01,000 (2 Years)

₹ 3,40,400 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted by UPES



Exam Date: Jan 22, 2023

Result Date: Mar 07, 2023


Is UPES Dehradun a recognised university?

Yes, UPES Dehradun is a UGC recognised university. It has approvals from IAU, DSIR, DNV, AIU, and IACBE as well.

What was the UPES Dehradun NIRF Ranking?

UPES Dehradun stood at 39th position in Management category, 54th in Engineering category and 52nd in University category as per NIRF Ranking 2023.

When was UPES Dehradun established?

UPES Dehradun was established in 2003.

Is UPES Dehradun a private university?

Yes, UPES Dehradun is a private university.

What are the entrance exams conducted by UPES Dehradun for admissions?

UPES Dehradun conducts ULSAT for Law, UPESMET for BBA, UPESPAT for BPharma and UPESDAT for Design. Additionally, UPES will accept CUET-UG 2023 scores for admission to UG courses this year.

How were the UPES placements 2022?

UPES Dehradun placements concluded with a 100% placement rate. The highest package offered was INR 50 LPA and the average package offered was INR 5.12 LPA.

Does UPES Dehradun offer scholarship or loan facilities?

UPES Dehradun offers loan facilities to students that cover accommodation and academic expenses. The university has tie-ups with the State Bank of India and the Oriental Bank of Commerce to provide loan facilities.

What are the streams available at UPES Dehradun?

UPES Dehradun offers courses across Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace, Mechatronics, Machine Design Engineering, Cloud Computing, Petroleum, Graphics, and Gaming streams.

Does UPES Dehradun offer distance education?

Yes, UPES Dehradun offers 12 online programs in the Management Stream. These include BBA and MBA programs across specialisations like Power Management, Oil and Gas Supply management, Marketing, Digital Business and HRM.

Where are the campuses of UPES Dehradun?

UPES Dehradun has 2 campuses in Dehradun. The UPES Bidholi Campus [also called Energy Acres] houses the School of Engineering, School of Design and School of Computer Science. The UPES Kandoli Campus [also called the Knowledge Acres] houses the School of Law and School of Business.

What are some of the UPES Dehradun Collaborations?

UPES Dehradun has collaborated with national and international organisations for international credit transfer and R&D purposes. These include tie-ups with University of California, University of Essex, UC Riverside and others.

Does UPES Dehradun have industrial tie-ups?

Yes, UPES Dehradun has plenty of industrial tie-ups for placements and internship purposes. These include tie-ups with Microsoft, IBM, HP, AIIMS, HubHopper and others.

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Anilvishwakarma882 Batch 2020 BE Computer Science and Engineering
Reviewed on May 23, 2022
4.5 Placements

Placements & Internships : No internships and stipend. Key companies and role like IT. Average salary is 8,00,000 and highest salary 14,00,000 per year.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12th passed with 87% and applied for Computer science & Engineering course, this

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P668953 Batch 2022 B.Tech Aerospace Engineering
Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022
3 Placements
2 Fees
3.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I got one summer internship after completion of 6 th semester from the college itself, the stipend was 15.5k.  IT companies like DXC, Infosys, Cognizant, Capegemini, SAP, Samsung, Microsoft, and my domain company

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Gautam Kumar Batch 2022 B.Tech Chemical Engineering
Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019
4 Placements
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : For computer science, the placement is top notched. Average salary is 8 lakhs per annum and the highest is about 50 lakhs. Bonding with alumni is weak but currently working on that.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : UPES conducted its own exam we mu

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Nikhil Tewari Batch 2022 B.Tech Computer Engineering
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019
3.5 Placements

Placements & Internships : not yet, Microsoft , adventure, wiper google etc, come for placements. Average salary is upto 15 lakh, nearly 85-90% placement. Alumni network getting better with each year

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Class XII and then UPESAT/JEE ,cutoff vari

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Raman Ram Batch 2018 B.Tech Electrical Engineering
Reviewed on May 28, 2018
2 Placements
1.5 Fees
2 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have done an internship in Larsen and Toubro electrical and automation in Mumbai, Maharashtra. There was no stipend given to me. I have been hired by an information technology company known as IBM. I got my package as INR 300000 per annum

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