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Motto in English
|University with a purpose|
|Type||State Public-Private University|
|Chancellor||Dr. S J Chopra|
|Dr. Deependra Kumar Jha|
Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|Campus||Suburban,42 acres (1,800,000 sq ft)|
|Affiliations||UGC, NAAC, DSIR, IGNOU, AIU, IAU, BCI|
The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) is an Indian University located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand known traditionally for its education and research in fields of energy & power. The University has been expanding its offerings in the sectors like Information Technology, Transportation, Public Policy, Design, Architecture, Business and Legal Studies.
UPES Dehradun, Established in 2003, UPES is a leading multi-disciplinary university with campuses in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. UPES gives its students a competitive advantage through strategic industry partnerships that transforms them into employable, agile, future-ready professionals. Given its industry-oriented programs and emphasis on holistic development, UPES graduates are a preferred choice for recruiters employers, ensuring a track record of 90% + placements over the last few years. UPES is committed to develop future leaders for diverse high-growth sectors in India and globally.
The awe-inspiring UPES campus, /sprawls over 44 acres with world class infrastructure, multimedia enabled classrooms, modern research labs, playing fields, food courts, hostels and other facilities for all curricular and extra-curricular activities. UPES offers industry-aligned and specialized programs through its five schools.
The campus is located in Dehradun
It is well connected and in proximity to popular Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Nainital, Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Char Dham.
Cultural activities like dramatics, Speaking, Literary Arts, Music and Fine Arts also mark an important feature in the life of a student of UPES. Student activities have been distributed into three broad categories, technical, cultural and sports.
The annual youth festival Uurja is held in the month of October. The most attractive feature of this 2-day event are the competitions, games and musical concerts.
Ignite is the Annual Techno-Legal-Management festival, IGNITE aims at building a platform to bring students of all domains under a single umbrella to work together, learn together and grow together, IGNITE is first Techno-Legal-Management festival in India.
Jigyasa is the Annual fest organised by UPES FIPI Student Chapter(formally UPES Petrotech SC). It is the oldest FIPI student chapter in India operating since 2007 in UPES. It consists of various events covering paper and poster presentation, guest lectures from Industry experts. It provides platform to showcase one's knowledge and potential in Oil and Gas Industry.
UPES SPE Fest is held in month of February every year since 2010 and is India's largest Student Organized-Petroleum Engineering Fest under Society of Petroleum Engineers. It comprises various events such as competitions, exhibits and talks from guest speakers which aims to provide a common platform for mutual sharing of knowledge, experience and to strengthen the bonds between the students and Oil and Gas Industry.
GEMS team of UPES organized an instrumental competition- 'GEMS INSTRU-BLITZ' for the students on campus. Students enthralled the audience by playing wonderful tunes on Guitar (Acoustic & electric), Tabla and Keyboard. The event was sponsored by Resizone residency, USP and Mark industries. Mr. Vivek Aggarwal from Resizone group and Mr. Rahul Bhatnagar from USP were the guests of honor. The event was judged by Mr. Gaurav Dimang, a well-known vocalist from Dehradun and Ms. Namita Molasi, Head of the music Dept. at Raja Ram Mohan Roy Academy. 
"Kalakriti"- Your strokes, their smiles, was the event organized on Campus. The event is organized by UPES GOOGLE HUB. It focused on a creative way of spreading awareness about Google and its products with the fun of chart painting competition. This event had a massive participation of 75 teams from the various courses of College of engineering Studies, College of management Studies and College of Legal Studies.
UPES has 5 schools and a Center in the campus. The university offers over 100 undergraduate and postgraduate programs. UPES is the one of the first university of India to provide UG, PG and PhD programs in the core sectors of petroleum and energy.
SoE offers B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs across a wide spectrum of specialization areas. These include Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Exploration, Energy Systems, Geoinformatics Engineering, Geo-Science Engineering, Automotive Design Engineering, Mining engineering, Instrumentation & Process Control, Aerospace Engineering, Disaster Management, Mechatronics Engineering, Robotics, Nanotechnology, Fire Safety Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and several others.
The SoE has the following Departments:
SoB is situated at Kandoli Campus of UPES which offers BBA, MBA & Ph.D. programs in varied domains such as Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Power, Infrastructure, Transportation & Logistics, Aviation, Information Technology, Information Systems and International Business.It allows the students to understand sector specific business and economic concepts; empowering them with management and leadership skills.
SoB has following Departments.
It offers basic and specialized law courses in Corporate Law, Energy Specialization, Taxation Laws and Technical courses like Intellectual Property Rights and Cyber Law and integrated and specialized programs which are the first of their kind in the South Asian region. These include BA LLB with specialization in Energy Laws, BBA LLB (Hons) Corporate Law and B.Com + LLB with specialization in Taxation Laws and B.Tech Energy Technology + LLB with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights and B. Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Laws.
School of Design provides creative design courses that help students understand and master visual design aspects of transportation, industrial and product development and build a successful career in the industry of various choices.
The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) and Centre for Aviation Studies (CAS) offer Executive programs through distance learning mode for the work professionals.