University of Petroleum Energy Studies(UPESEAT) - 2018

Notification Date: 2017-12-02
Last Updated on: 2017-12-24

What is UPESET-2018 ?

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies(UPES) is an Public-Private Indian University located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. UPES emerged as an innovative institution offering industry-focused specialized graduate, post graduate and doctoral programs in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology, Design, Planning & Architecture, Public Policy and Legal studies.

Courses Offered: B-Tech

    B Tech Programmes in the following specializations:
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Planning and Architecture
  • Infrastructure
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Mechanical
  • Information Technology
B.Tech Geo-Science EngineeringB.Tech Geo-Informatics Engineering
B.Tech. Mechatronics EngineeringB.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
B.Tech. Electrical EngineeringB.Tech. Civil Engineering Specialization in Infrastructure Development
B.Tech. Fire & Safety EngineeringB.Tech CSE with specialization In Mainframe Technology
B.Tech CSE with specialization In Oil & Gas InformaticsB.Tech CSE with specialization In E-Commerce, Retail and Automation
B.Tech CSE with specialization In IT InfrastructureB.Tech CSE with specialization In Banking , Financial Services & Insurance
B.Tech CSE with specialization In Graphics & GamingB.Tech CSE with specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities
B.Tech CSE with specialization in Mobile Application and DevelopmentB.Tech CSE with specialization in AI & Machine Learning


Age Criteria:

  • Only candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1995 are eligible to apply for admission. Date of Birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board only will be taken as authentic.
Examination Pathway
Eligibilty CriteriaAdmission Criteria
Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and Minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th)UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)
Exam will be conducted in May, 2018
Non- Examination Pathway through Board Merit / JEE Merit(Subject to number of setas allotted)
Board Merit
Minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class)
JEE Merit
  1. Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class).
  2. JEE Merit cut off will be announced after JEE Exam 2018.
Centralized Counseling through Merit Ranking
Upto 20% seats shall be filled through Board Merit / JEE Merit category. Incase of seats following vacant in this category; UPES has the right to fill these through UPES Examination. University also reserves the right to conduct further physical (paper pencil test) / online test for admission

**Candidates can also apply for B.Design and BA LLB through this notification. For Eligibility and exam pattern for B.Design and BA LLB is available at


  • Scholarship will be offered to students securing an aggregate of 85% marks in class XII & 90% marks in PCM for B.Tech. (All Streams) in CBSE or ICSE Examination Board passing out in 2018. Such scholarships will be limited to 5% of seats in each B.Tech. Program. Scholarships will be allotted after commencement of the classes in Merit order to eligible candidates.
  • Scholarships will be given on the basis of merit only.
  • Continuation of Scholarship in the subsequent year will be as per the University policy.

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: online / offline

For Indian ResidentBy Demand Draft / OnlineRs.1850/- for all Programs
For Foreign ResidentFee : US$ 75 (as per prevailing Indian conversion rate)

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: online / pen and paper

Test Duration : 3 Hrs.
SubjectNo.Of Questions
English Language Comprehension30
Current Affairs Awareness20

Important Dates:

Sale of Applications starts from3rd week of November 2017
Last date of submission applications20th april, 2018
Download of admit cards25th april, 2018
UPES Examonline exam:11th to 13th may 2018
offline exam: 5th may 2018
ResultsLast week of May, 2018
Counselling2nd or 3rd week of June, 2018

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