The stately ceremony of 15th Convocation of University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun held in a jam packed auditorium at the Bidholi campus on 12th June’17 presided over by Dr K K Paul, hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand and also a ‘Visitor” to the University witnessed the presence of Shri Prakash Javadekar, hon’ble HRD Minister, Government of India as the “Chief Guest” along with Sh Trivendera Singh Rawat, hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand as the “Guest of honor” & Dr Dhan Singh Rawat, Higher Education Minister of Uttarakhand as the “Distinguished Guest” in the pre-lunch session. The degree distribution continued in the post lunch session, which was presided over by Mr Phil Shaw, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin India Pvt Ltd who also looks after their entire business in South Asia region. A total of 2645 students were awarded their respective Degrees at the convocation