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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>

UPES-MET is conducted by whom ? <p><strong>University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES),</strong> Dehradun&nbsp;conducts&nbsp;UPES-MET as an entrance exam for taking admission to two year Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Petroleum &amp; Energy Studies</p>

How do we apply for the UPES-MET ? <p>You&nbsp;have&nbsp;to&nbsp;apply&nbsp;online&nbsp;to&nbsp;appear&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;<strong>UPES-MET</strong>.&nbsp;The&nbsp;application&nbsp;form&nbsp;is&nbsp;available&nbsp;here&nbsp;<strong>(</strong>&nbsp;.</p>

What is the fee to appear for the UPES-MET ? <p>The&nbsp;fee&nbsp;to&nbsp;appear&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;UPES-MET&nbsp;is<strong>&nbsp;Rs.&nbsp;1750/-</strong>&nbsp;by&nbsp;Cash&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;<strong>Rs.1850</strong>&nbsp;by&nbsp;Demand&nbsp;Draft.</p>

How do we make payment of the fee ? <p>Online form submission facility is applicable only to those candidates who wish to apply and pay online by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking &nbsp;<br /> <strong>Demand Draft (DD)</strong> &ndash; For purchasing the UPES Prospectus and Application Form, the candidates can draw a DD of Rs. 1850/- in favour of &ldquo;UPES Fee Account&rdquo; payable at New Delhi.<br /> <strong>Cash</strong> &ndash; The candidates can also purchase the Prospectus and Application Form for UPES MET from the admission counters at Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai. To purchase, the candidates are required to make a cash payment of Rs. 1750/- .</p>

Where do we send the demand draft ? <p>The candidates must send the DD to the following address:<br /> University of Petroleum &amp; Energy Studies<br /> Enrollment Office, 210, 2nd Floor<br /> Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III<br /> New Delhi 110020.</p>

How do we know whether our application has been received and accepted ? <p>An&nbsp;email&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;sent&nbsp;to&nbsp;you&nbsp;once&nbsp;we&nbsp;receive&nbsp;the&nbsp;payment&nbsp;to&nbsp;appear&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;UPES-MET.</p>

When is it conducted ? <p>It&nbsp;is&nbsp;usually&nbsp;conducted&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;month&nbsp;of&nbsp;March.&nbsp;This&nbsp;year,&nbsp;the&nbsp;entrance&nbsp;test&nbsp;is&nbsp;being&nbsp;conducted&nbsp;on&nbsp;Third&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;march.</p>

Where will the exam centres be formed for the exam ? <p>The test will be conducted at 29 cities. The list of UPES-MET test centres can be obtained using the link given below:- <strong></strong></p>

When will I get my Admit Card ? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in the First week of March(onwards). You will have to log onto the JGU website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website :-</p>

What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card ? <p>The admit card will contain the following details: Name of the candidate Test date Test City &amp; Centre address User ID / Registration Number PWD/DA status.</p>

Do you have spot registration on the day of exam ? <p>No,&nbsp;you&nbsp;cannot&nbsp;make&nbsp;a&nbsp;spot&nbsp;registration&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;day&nbsp;of&nbsp;exam.</p>

Could I Submission of Application Form through On line ? <p>Yes&nbsp;,you&nbsp;can&nbsp;Submitted&nbsp;the&nbsp;Application&nbsp;Form&nbsp;through&nbsp;On&nbsp;line.</p>

If I miss the test, can I take it up on another day without paying for the test ? <p>No,&nbsp;you&nbsp;are&nbsp;not&nbsp;allowed.&nbsp;</p>

If I miss the test on the scheduled date, will I be eligible for a refund? <p>No.&nbsp;you&nbsp;are&nbsp;not&nbsp;allowed.&nbsp;</p>

What is the mode of conduction of UPES- MET Exam ? <p>Online&nbsp;or&nbsp;Computer&nbsp;based&nbsp;examination.</p>

What will be the medium of Online UPES- MET examination ? <p>Medium&nbsp;of&nbsp;examination&nbsp;is&nbsp;English.&nbsp;</p>

What are the various Eligibility Norms of UPES-MET Programme ? <p>ADMISSION TO UPES MBA PROGRAMS ARE OPEN THROUGH TWO PATHWAYS:<br /> 1.Non Examination Pathway &ndash; MBA admissions through National Level Tests - CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/NMAT.<br /> 2.Examination Pathway &ndash; MBA admissions through UPESMET.</p> <ul> <li>SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES THROUGH EITHER OF THE 2 PATHWAYS HAVE TO ATTEND GROUP DISCUSSION &amp; INTERVIEW PROCESS FOR ADMISSION INTO A UPES MBA PROGRAM.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>1. NON EXAMINATION PATHWAY &ndash; MBA ADMISSIONS THROUGH NATIONAL LEVEL TESTS - CAT/MAT/ XAT/CMAT/NMAT.<br /> 2. EXAMINATION PATHWAY &ndash; ADMISSIONS THROUGH UPES MANAGEMENT ENTRANCE TEST (UPESMET)</p> <ul> <li>Candidates whose CAT/ XAT/ MAT/CMAT scores do not meet above-mentioned criteria, but they still have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th and in graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPES MET)</li> </ul>

What is Exam Pattern for UPES-MET ? <ul> <li>The number of questions in each section are as follow</li> </ul> <table style="width:578px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p><strong>Sections&nbsp;</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p><strong>No.of&nbsp;Questions&nbsp;</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p>General&nbsp;English:&nbsp;Reading&nbsp;Comprehension,&nbsp;Verbal&nbsp;Reasoning,&nbsp;Verbal&nbsp;Ability&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p>35&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p>Quantitative:&nbsp;Data&nbsp;Interpretation&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Data&nbsp;Sufficiency&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p>35&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p>General&nbsp;Awareness:&nbsp;General&nbsp;Knowledge,&nbsp;Current&nbsp;Affairs,&nbsp;Business&nbsp;Scenario&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p>35&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p>Analytical&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Logical&nbsp;Reasoning&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p>35&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:427px"> <p>Total&nbsp;No.&nbsp;of&nbsp;Questions&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:151px"> <p>140</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Total&nbsp;Duration-&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;2.30&nbsp;hours&nbsp;</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>There&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;upper&nbsp;or&nbsp;lower&nbsp;age&nbsp;limit.</p>

Will there be any negative marking ? <p>Yes<strong>,</strong>&nbsp;0.25&nbsp;mark&nbsp;for&nbsp;every&nbsp;wrong&nbsp;answer.</p>

Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc for UPES-MET ? <p>Yes,&nbsp;but&nbsp;no&nbsp;electronic&nbsp;devices&nbsp;are&nbsp;allowed&nbsp;in&nbsp;examination&nbsp;hall/room.</p>

Is there any special arrangement for Persons with Disability for UPES-MET ? <p>Yes.&nbsp;Need&nbsp;based&nbsp;assistance&nbsp;shall&nbsp;be&nbsp;provided&nbsp;to&nbsp;the&nbsp;PWD&nbsp;candidates.&nbsp;</p>

When are UPES-MET Results Out ? <p>Results&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;available&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;website&nbsp;last&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;March.</p>

When will I get the Score card ? <p>The&nbsp;candidates&nbsp;will&nbsp;receive&nbsp;the&nbsp;score&nbsp;card&nbsp;last&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;March..</p>

For how long is the UPES-MET score valid ? <p>TheUPES-MET&nbsp;score&nbsp;is&nbsp;valid&nbsp;for&nbsp;just&nbsp;one&nbsp;year.</p>

Will the results be available online? <p>Yes,&nbsp;on&nbsp;UPES-MET&nbsp;University&nbsp;website&nbsp;:-&nbsp;(</p>

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

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.<br /> 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:<br /> &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 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&rdquo;.</p>

Is the University receiving financial assistance from any other sources ? <p>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.</p>

Is the University receiving financial assistance from any other sources? <p>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.</p>

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

Will I get a bank loan to pursue my education at UPES? Is UPES has any tie-up with nationalized / private bank? <p>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 &amp; Oriental Bank of Commerce. The student can cover all his/her expenses e.g. Course Fee, Hostel etc., while applying for loan.</p>

Are there any RESERVATIONS/ QUOTA of seats for seeking admission at UPES ? <p>No&nbsp;Reservations/&nbsp;quota&nbsp;exist&nbsp;for&nbsp;taking&nbsp;admissions&nbsp;to&nbsp;any&nbsp;course&nbsp;at&nbsp;UPES.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>