Anshuman Ranjan

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering) | Batch of 2021

Anshuman Ranjan's Review on UPES, Dehradun

Overall Rating : 8 / 10

Written on 28 Apr 2018

Academics & Faculty
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8 /10

The daily routine for first-year students is packed from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. which also consists of breaks. It isn't necessary that every branch will have a huge amount of classes, but yeah it depends on a number of subjects of any particular branch. There is quite a fluency in the method of teaching. There are tutorial classes for the PCM subjects in which students practice numerical problems. 

Fees & Scholarship
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5 /10

The course fee per year is almost INR 2.5 lakh. The scholarship options available to students are that their CBSE boards percentage should be above 90% so that there is a hope of getting a scholarship. Moreover, the scholarships are divided branch wise and the students can change the branch too if they need a scholarship. On an average, 1 out of 20 students in the University gets a scholarship. The University also promotes the education of underprivileged students and provides scholarships to them. The need of loan depends on the student's family. 

Placements & Alumni Network
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8 /10

Placements in computer science are quite well and the highest one can go up to INR 20 to INR 25 lakhs per annum. The University also provides internships to third-year undergraduate students as well. Key companies include Reliance, Schlumberger, Microsoft, TCS and many more. The average salary is about INR 4 to INR 5 lakhs per annum and the highest can go up to INR 25 lakhs per annum. Also, almost 99%of the batches get placed. The alumni network is very well in the campus and students often get to know about the success stories of successful alumni from the University.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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7 /10

There are 5 campus hostels and others are private hostels outside the campus. The hostel fee for a year is nearly INR 1,50,000 for an academic session for double sharing rooms. The PGs outside the University is also a good option as they are in the middle of the Bidholi village. 

Clubs & Associations
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9 /10

There are a lot of them to join and learn from them. Uurja and Ignite are the two main college fests. Apart from them there are also many events hosted by clubs and societies from time to time. The college life in general is very good. There is 0% ragging in the University which is itself a record.

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process
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The eligibility criteria for UPES is minimum 60% marks in CBSE boards. Also, admission is taken through UPESEAT exam too. I took the UPESEAT exam to get into the University. For my course cutoff is approx 9000 rank. This is because the University is having domain specific computer science branches due to which seats get increased.


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