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August 18, 2017 04:25 PM

The application process for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP 2017 is underway. Candidates who are planning to ...

August 18, 2017 03:59 PM

CAT 2017 application process is underway and MBA aspirants who wish to take admission in either of the Indian ...

August 18, 2017 10:09 AM

AICTE or All India Council for Technical Education is the nodal authority that is responsible for conducting the CMAT ...

August 17, 2017 04:54 PM

The notification for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018 has been released and registration process has begun from August ...

August 17, 2017 04:34 PM

All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct ATMA 2018 thrice (in one year) for the admission to PGDM/ PGBA/ ...

FAQ

How was UPES sponsored ? <p>UPES is sponsored by Hydrocarbons Education &amp; Research Society (HERS) which is registered under the &ldquo;Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860&rdquo; (Registration No. S-41894 of 2002). HERS is a not-for-profit society promoted by a group of prominent professionals from the Industry.</p>

How has the University been created? Does it belong to the Uttarakhand State Govt./MoPNG/Oil Companies ? <p>UPES has been created under an Act of Uttarakhand State Legislature notified vide Government of Uttarakhand Notification No. 830/Higher Education/2003-3(18)/2003 dated September 1, 2003. However, the Governor of Uttarakhand is the Visitor of the University and the Principal Secretary, Higher Education; Govt. of Uttarakhand is the &ldquo;Representative&rdquo; of the State Government on various Boards of the university.</p>

Is the University approved by UGC? What is the significance of Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956? Are UPES courses recognized? <p>Is the University approved by UGC? What is the significance of Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956? Are UPES courses recognized?</p>

Has UPES been approved by AICTE? Is there any such requirement? <p>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 &amp; Professional courses. This has also been clarified by the Hon&rsquo;ble Supreme Court&rsquo;s judgment in the case of Bharathidasan University v/s AICTE wherein the Court had ruled that: &ldquo;it is not mandatory for a University, created under an Act, to seek &amp; 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 &amp; 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 insti</p>

Has UPES been approved by AICTE? Is there any such requirement? up <p>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 &amp; Professional courses. This has also been clarified by the Hon&rsquo;ble Supreme Court&rsquo;s judgment in the case of Bharathidasan University v/s AICTE wherein the Court had ruled that: &ldquo;it is not mandatory for a University, created under an Act, to seek &amp; 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 &amp; 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 insti</p>

Will the degree awarded by UPES carry emblem of UGC or any other body? <p>The degrees awarded by the University do not bear the emblem of either UGC or any other body.</p>

What is UPES placement track record? Does a public sector company insist on AICTE approval? <p>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.</p>

Placements are done only through campus? Do these companies follow their normal recruitment process or have a specially designed format for UPES? <p>Yes, placements are done through campus recruitment. The recruiting companies for campus placements follow their standard selection procedures.f</p>

Where are UPES courses offered? <p>The University courses are offered at Dehradun (Uttarakhand)</p>

How many intakes are there for the Program in each Academic Year? <p>Only one intake per Academic Year, which usually commences in July end or early August each year.</p>

Will the degree awarded by UPES carry emblem of UGC or any other body? <p>The degrees awarded by the University do not bear the emblem of either UGC or any other body.</p>

What is UPES placement track record? Does a public sector company insist on AICTE approval? <p>The University has excellent placement track. The campus placements since inception have ranged between 75% to 98.3%. For details, visit&nbsp;http://upes.ac.in/placement.asp&nbsp;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</p>

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