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    University of the year (North India) Awarded ASSOCHAM

    QS 5 STAR RATING for Academic development, Employability, Facilities and Program strength
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    Unmatched Global Exposure

About Us

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a private university in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. It was established in 2003 through the UPES Act, 2003, of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand.

UPES is a UGC-recognised, multi-disciplinary university, with a sprawling 44-acre campus in the safe and scenic environs of Dehradun.

It offers unique and specialised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. At UPES, students are offered world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern research labs, large expanse of sports fields all around the campus, food courts, hostels and other facilities for curricular and extracurricular activities. With industry-alignment and emphasis on holistic development, UPES graduates have been the preferred choice for employers, reflected in its superior track record of over 90% placements year-on-year. Thus, the university develops and hones future leaders for diverse high-growth sectors, both in India and overseas.



  • 18+ years of experience in nurturing students into leaders
  • Ranked among top 100 Universities in India by NIRF, 2021
  • Multidisciplinary and holistic learning in the scenic environs of Dehradun
  • Unmatched global exposure with credit transfer opportunity to The University of Queensland, Australia for B Tech students, study abroad opportunity at Berkeley Global, student and faculty exchange, joint research, international internships and more
  • 94% placement* record
  • Industry alliances with IBM, Microsoft, L&T, Tata Power, CISCO, Facebook Blueprint and more
  • Unique alumni offerings with placement support up to 5 years, funding and workspace support
  • First Indian university to be awarded QS 5 Stars for Academic Development and also rated 5 Stars for Employability, Facilities and Program Strength


*Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements