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Important Dates
Registration Date
Apr 01, 2016
Test Date
May 15, 2016
Result Date
Jun 01, 2016

UPES-EAT Counselling FAQ

1) Placement percentage of B.Tech for the year 2017?

90%,Placement percentage of B.Tech for the year 2017.

2) Where are UPES courses offered?

The University courses are offered at Dehradun (Uttarakhand).

3) What is the percentage of seats allocation?

Exam – 80%  
Non-exam – 20% (10% for board merit & 10% for JEE main merit).

4) What are the exam Counseling dates?

Tentatively 2nd or 3rd week of June.

5) What are the courses offered in UPES?

As the name of the university suggests, its elite branches are Oil & Gas and Power Engineering. University of Petroleum and Energy science provides a variety of courses, unlike any other college in India, focuses on highly specified branches of engineering:  

  • Oil and Gas:-
    • B.Tech. Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Upstream
    • B.Tech. Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Upstream
    • B.Tech. Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Gas
    • B.Tech. Chemical Engineering with Specialization in Refining & Petrochemicals
    • B.Tech. Geo Science Engineering
    • B.Tech. Geo Informatics Engineering
    • B.Tech. Mining Engineering
  • Power:-
    • B.Tech. Power System Engineering
    • B.Tech. Instrumentation & Control
    • B.Tech. Energy Technology
  • Infrastructure:-
    • B.Tech. Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development
  • Aviation:-
    • B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering
    • B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering with Specialization in Avionics
  • Mechanical:-
    • B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
    • B.Tech. Automotive Design Engineering
    • B.Tech. Production & Industrial Engineering
  • High Technology:-
    • B.Tech. Electronics Engineering
    • B.Tech. Mechatronics Engineering
    • B.Tech. Electrical Engineering
    • B.Tech. Material Science Engineering with Specialization in Nano Technology.

6) Does UPES provide the facility of Girls hostel?

Yes at Bidholi campus. Limited seats available.

7) Is Token fee/fee submitted at the time of counseling refundable or not?

Yes, with a deduction of 1000 rupees (as per UGC norms).

8) Will I get a bank loan to pursue my education at UPES? Is UPES has any tie-up with nationalized / private bank?

For the convenience and benefit of the prospective students of UPES, a formal tie-up is in place with India leading nationalized bank, State Bank of India & Oriental Bank of Commerce. The student can cover all his/her expenses e.g. Course Fee, Hostel etc., while applying for loan.

9) Will the degree awarded by UPES carry emblem of UGC or any other body?

The degrees awarded by the University do not bear the emblem of either UGC or any other body.

10) Has UPES been approved by AICTE? Is there any such requirement?

Under the AICTE Act and its subsequent Regulations, Universities established under a State or Central Act in accordance with Section 2(f) and 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, do not require AICTE approval. However, the Universities are only required to maintain AICTE norms and standards and require no prior approval of AICTE for starting Technical & Professional courses.
This has also been clarified by the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s judgment in the case of Bharathidasan University v/s AICTE wherein the Court had ruled that:
“it is not mandatory for a University, created under an Act, to seek & secure prior approval of the AICTE to start a department for imparting a course or program in technical education or a technical institution as an adjunct to the University itself to conduct technical courses of its choice & selection. The Bench also said that the definition of technical institution excludes from its purview a university, and when by definition a university is excluded from a technical institution, to interpret that such a clause or such an expression, wherever the expression technical institution occurs, will include a university will be reading into the Act what is not provided therein”.

11) Is the University receiving financial assistance from any other sources?

UPES is a self funded University and does not receive any grant or financial assistance from the Uttarakhand State Government. The University is also not entitled to receive any financial assistance or grants from UGC or any other source funded by the Government of India.

12) What is UPES placement track record? Does a public sector company insist on AICTE approval?

The University has excellent placement track. The campus placements since inception have ranged between 75% to 98.3%. For details, visit http://upes.ac.in/placement.asp As explained under Q1, the Universities do not require AICTE approval for starting technical courses. Generally, the Industry goes by the reputation and credibility of UPES while making campus recruitment.

13) Placements are done only through campus? Do these companies follow their normal recruitment process or have a specially designed format for UPES?

Yes, placements are done through campus recruitment. The recruiting companies for campus placements follow their standard selection procedures.

14) How is the student accommodation in UPES?

UPES has a suburban 30 acre campus which has well maintained hostels providing residence to 1045 students. Facilities like Mess, Reading room and newspapers are provided in the hostels.